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The chance to learn some basic IT skills in the In Easy Steps style, for free!

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Accounts and Bookkeeping skills

(from Practical Accounts and Bookkeeping in easy steps)

What are the different types of business?

What are accounts?

Does a business need an accountant?

 

Android App-building skills:

(from Building Android Apps in easy steps)

What is Android?  

How to install Java  

How to install App Inventor 

How to build an Android app

How to add behavior to an Android app 

How to add components to your Android app 

How to prepare devices for testing Android apps  

How to run an Android App

How to manage projects in App Inventor 

 

C Programming skills

(from C Programming in easy steps, 4th edition)

What is C?

How to install a C Compiler

How to write a C Program

How to compile a C Program

Understanding Compilation

 

C++ Skills

(from C++ Programming in easy steps, 4th edition)

What is C++?

How to install a C++ compiler

How to write your first C++ program

How to create variables in C++

How to employ variable arrays in C++

How to employ vector arrays in C++

How to declare constants in C++

 

Cloud Computing skills

(from Cloud Computing in easy steps

How cloud computing works

The possibilities of the cloud

What you can achieve with cloud computing

Who is offering cloud services?

 

Dreamweaver CS6 skills

(from Dreamweaver CS6 in easy steps)

What is Dreamweaver?

How to use the Start Screen in Dreamweaver

How to use Workspaces in Dreamweaver

How to change preferences in Dreamweaver

How to use the Insert Panel in Dreamweaver

How to use the Properties Inspector in Dreamweaver

How to use External Editors in Dreamweaver

How to set Page Properties in Dreamweaver

How to set Page Tabs in Dreamweaver

Understanding the Toolbars in Dreamweaver

How to change accessibility options in Dreamweaver

How to get help in Dreamweaver

 

Google skills

(from Get to Number 1 on Google in easy steps, 3rd edition)

How does Google work?

 

HTML5 skills

(from HTML5 in easy steps

What is HTML5?

Addressing web pages in HTML5

How to define document structure in HTML5

How to create an HTML document

How to validate HTML5 documents

How to employ an HTML editor

 

iMac skills

(from iMac in easy steps, 4th edition – covers OS X Mountain Lion

What are iMacs?

Understanding iMac jargon

How to input devices to your iMac

How to get started on your iMac

 

InDesign skills

(from InDesign in easy steps, covers CS3, CS4 & CS5)

How to set up an InDesign document

How to choose InDesign tools

How to open InDesign documents

How to use Adobe Bridge

How to use Mini Bridge

How to use InDesign Workspaces and Panels

 

iPad skills:

(from iPad 2 in easy steps and The New iPad in easy steps)

How to find your way around iPad 2 

How to find your way around The New iPad

Understanding Caps Lock and making corrections in iPad 2 

How to attach a real keyboard to iPad 2 

How to select, copy and paste text in iPad 2

Learn keyboard tricks in iPad 2 and The New iPad 

How to search for something on iPad 2 and The New iPad

How to make folders on iPad 2 and The New iPad

How to multitask in the iPad2 and The New iPad

How to make corrections on the New iPad

How to obtain an Apple ID

How to help your child find their way around their new iPad

 

iPhone skills

(from iPhone in easy steps, 2nd edition – covers iPhone 4)

What is the iPhone?

How to find your way around your iPhone

How to use the touch screen display on your iPhone

How to use the virtual keyboard on your iPhone

 

Java Skills

(from Java in easy steps, 4th edition)

What is Java?

How to install the Java Development Kit

How to write your first Java program

How to compile and run a Java program

How to create a Java variable

How to recognize Java data types

How to create constants in Java

How to add comments in Java

How to troubleshoot problems in Java

 

JavaScript Skills

(from JavasScript in easy steps, 4th edition)

What is JavaScript?

How to include inline script

How to call head section script

How to embed external script

How to store data in variables

How to pass function arguments

How to recognize variable scope

 

Mac Skills

(from Mac Basics in easy steps – covers Mac OS X Lion

How to find your way around your Mac

How to set up a Mac user account

How to adjust system preferences on your Mac

How to use Mac Mission Control

How to use the mouse and trackpad on your Mac

How to set keyboard options on your Mac

How to set up Mail, Contacts and Calendars on your Mac

How to network your Mac

How to share files and folders on your Mac

How to set the date and time on your Mac

 

Mac OS X Lion skills

(from Mac OS X Lion in easy steps)

What is Mac OS X Lion?

How to install OS X Lion

How to find your way around OS X Lion

How to change system preferences in OS X Lion

How to change the background in OS X Lion

How to change the screensaver and resolution in OS X Lion

 

MacBook Skills

(from MacBook in easy steps, 3rd edition – covers OS X Mountain Lion)

What is a MacBook?

Understanding MacBook Jargon

How to input devices to a MacBook

How to clean your MacBook

 

OS X Mountain Lion Skills

(from OS X Mountain Lion in easy steps)

What is OS X Mountain Lion?

How to install OS X Mountain Lion

How to find your way around OS X Mountain Lion

How to use System Preferences in OS X Mountain Lion

How to change the background in OS X Mountain Lion

How to change the screensaver in OS X Mountain Lion

How to change the resolution in OS X Mountain Lion

How to change Accessibility settings in OS X Mountain Lion

 

Photoshop Skills

(from Photoshop CS6 in easy steps)

What are Bitmaps and Vectors?

What are Pixels and Resolution?

What are RGB and CMYK Color Models?

How to change the Color Management settings

 

 

Photoshop Elements Skills

(from Photoshop Elements 10 in easy steps)

What is Photoshop Elements? 

How to find your way around Photoshop Elements 10

 

PHP & MySQL Skills

(from PHP & MySQL in easy steps)

What is PHP and What is MySQL?

Understanding the cloud

How to install Abyss Web Server

How to install the PHP engine

How to configure Abyss for PHP

How to embed PHP script

How to install the MySQL Server

How to employ the MySQL Client

How to create MySQL users

How to connect MySQL with PHP

 

PowerPoint Skills

(from PowerPoint 2010 in easy steps)

What is PowerPoint?

How to install PowerPoint 2010

How to start PowerPoint 2010

How to explore the Ribbon in PowerPoint 2010

How to use the Quick Access Toolbar in PowerPoint 2010

How to get help in PowerPoint 2010

 

Sage 50 Skills

(from Sage 50 Accounts 2012)

What is Sage 50 Accounts?

How to start Sage 50

Understanding Sage 50 Desktop Views

How to change settings and passwords in Sage 50

How to set up and change Company Preferences in Sage 50

How to set up and change currency in Sage 50

How to set up and change customer and supplier defaults in Sage 50

How to set up and change finance rates in Sage 50

 

SQL skills

(from SQL in easy steps, 3rd edition)

What is SQL?

How to make SQL queries 

How to install MySQL on Windows

How to install MySQL on Linux

How to install an ODBC driver

How to use Microsoft Query Tool

 

Visual Basic Skills

(from Visual Basic in easy steps, 3rd edition)

What is Visual Basic?

How to install Visual Basic

Exploring the Visual Basic Integrated Development Environment (IDE)

How to start a new project in Visual Basic

How to add a visual control in Visual Basic

How to add functional code in Visual Basic

How to save projects in Visual Basic

How to reopen projects in Visual Basic

 

Windows 8 skills

(from Windows 8 in easy steps)

What is Windows 8?

What is the Windows 8 Interface?

How to navigate Windows 8

 

Word Skills

(from Word 2010 in easy steps)

What is Word?

How to start Word 2010

How to use the Ribbon in Word 2010

How to use the Mini Toolbar in Word 2010

How to use the Quick Access Toolbar in Word 2010

How to use the Status Bar in Word 2010

How to get help in Word 2010

How to edit text in Word 2010

How to select text in Word 2010

 

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