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Creating Research and Scientific Documents Using Microsoft Word

Creating Research and Scientific Documents Using Microsoft Word

We’re happy to get you a substantial preview (in DRAFT form) of our upcoming title Creating Research and Scientific Documents Using Microsoft Word, by Alexander Mamishev, PhD, and Murray Sargent, PhD. This preview includes:

Excerpt Chapter 1
Using Templates in Microsoft Word 2013

Excerpt Chapter 3
How to Work with Headings

Excerpt Chapter 6
How to Work with Equations

Download the 92-page PDF or pre-order a print copy.

Programming Windows Store Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

Free Ebook: Programming Windows Store Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, Second Edition

To add to the great information being shared at //build/ this year, we’re happy to provide a First Preview of the upcoming second edition of Kraig Brockschmidt’s Programming Windows Store Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript!

As you might remember, over the course of 2012, we published three versions of the first edition: First Preview, Second Preview, and the final release. All were free. And we’ll be doing the same thing with the second edition; all three releases will be free.

Download the 255-page PDF

Automating Office

From Macros to Apps: Automating Office 2013

Posted by Stephanie Krieger, an Office System MVP.

Millions of people use Microsoft Office to create nearly as many types of content. But one thing holds true for just about all of us: whatever we need to do with Office—regardless of how much experience we have doing it—we always want ways to do it faster or easier.

So, in this post, we’ll look at two timesaving, simplifying, and downright horizon-expanding features—one brand new and one that’s not new at all. This post is all about automating the tasks you need (or want) to do with Office and maybe those you didn’t know you could do. We’ll look at a longtime favorite tool of mine—recording and writing macros—and one great, new idea that’s not just for your smartphone anymore: apps.

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Windows Dev Center: Redesigned across the board

Posted by John Osborne, for the Windows Dev Center.

While we’re still a few days away from rolling out Windows 8.1 Preview to developers at the //Build conference in San Francisco, the Windows Dev Center already has a new layout and new information to make it easier to develop Windows apps. Here’s how the new Dev Center helps speed up your app development.

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Windows Dev Center: Updates to the game portal

Posted by John Osborne, for the Windows Dev Center.

In our first post in this series, we’d like to alert you to significant updates we’ve made to the game portal in the Windows Dev Center. You can get tips on how to port a game from another platform or program a new game for Windows 8 using our free tools. Then, distribute the game through the Windows Store and start making money. (In case you’re unfamiliar with it, the Windows Dev Center can help you through the whole process of making games or apps, from start to finish, including UX design, app development, and selling.)

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Free Webcast: Meet Experts Online

Introduction to SQL Server AlwaysON

Friday, August 23, 2013 @ 10AM PT | 1PM ET

In this webcast we will talk about the new high availability solution that is introduced in SQL Server 2012. The session provides an overview of AlwaysOn and explains how you can build a high availability solution using the new features and capabilities.

Register Now for Free

Check out our Webcast page for on-demand videos of past webcasts and more upcoming live events.

Free Sampler

Free Book Samplers for New Books

Get these new samplers – immediate PDF downloads:
· Microsoft Project 2013 Plain & Simple
· Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Plain & Simple
· PMP Training Kit
· Exam Ref 70-331: Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013
· Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Inside Out
· Windows Phone 8 Development Internals
· Exam Ref 70-332: Advanced Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013
· Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 Step by Step
· Microsoft Office Professional 2013 Step by Step

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Case of the Unexplained 2013: Windows Troubleshooting with Mark Russinovich

Case of the Unexplained 2013: Windows Troubleshooting with Mark Russinovich

Come hear Mark Russinovich, the master of Windows troubleshooting, walk you step-by-step through how he has solved seemingly unsolvable system and application problems on Windows. With all new real case studies, Mark shows how to apply the Microsoft Debugging Tools and his own Sysinternals tools, including Process Explorer, Process Monitor, to solve system crashes, process hangs, security vulnerabilities, DLL conflicts, permissions problems, registry misconfiguration, network hangs, and file system issues.

 

Cheers,
SEA MVP Team

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