Practical WPF Charts and Graphics:1st ed Jack Xu
The Complete Do-It-Yourself Kit for Creating Powerful, Interactive Presentations Master presenter Gene Zelazny has shown thousands of professionals around the world how to design and deliver successful presentations. Now, he combines his bestselling Say It With Charts with his Say It With Charts Workbook into one comprehensive volume-complete with an all-new CD that lets you download and implement Zelazny´s potent PowerPoint charts, graphs, and visuals! This first-of-its-kind Toolkit reveals time-tested tips for putting your message in visual form and translating data into eye-catching, persuasive charts and multimedia presentations. Zelazny offers step-by-step advice on selecting and preparing the right charts, emphasizing key points, and encouraging your audience become active participants. He also shows you how to use today´s digital technologies to create easy-to-follow, attention-grabbing visuals. Nowhere else will you find such comprehensive, authoritative information on: * The different types of charts for any presentation * Audience-tested techniques for communicating information * Hands-on recommendations for lettering size, color, appropriate chart types, and more * Techniques for dramatic eVisuals using animation, scanned images, sound video, and links to pertinent websites * Tactics for customizing graphics to specific audiences
This Element is an excerpt from Presenting to Win: The Art of Telling Your Story, Updated and Expanded Edition by Jerry Weissman, available in print and digital formats. How to make presentation graphics work for you, not against you or your audience--so you can drive your message home, achieve buy in, and get action! Think about a time when you attended a presentation and the graphics didn’t work. What was the problem? These are the most common answers my clients give: ´´The graphics were cluttered.” ´´Too much on the slide.” ´´The slide looked like an eye chart.” ´´The slide was a Data Dump….” 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ken Kliban. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/002085/bk_adbl_002085_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Explore the awe-inspiring wonders of space and discover the most fascinating objects known to astronomy, from glittering starbirth nebulae to supermassive black holes. Stunning 3-D graphics chart all 88 constellations from Andromeda to Virgo, forming a complete map of the night sky. With incredible new imagery, including pictures from the Hubble Space Telescope, and an array of colourful infographic spreads, covering topics from space telescopes to planets outside the Solar System, The Stars is a stunning guide to the wonders of our Universe, capturing the beauty of the cosmos. With a foreword by Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE, presenter of BBC 4´s ´Sky at Night´, The Stars is the ultimate visual guide to the cosmos and a truly out-of-this-world gift for every stargazer.
Learn JavaFX 8 shows you how to start developing rich-client desktop applications using your Java skills and provides comprehensive coverage of JavaFX 8´s features. Each chapter starts with an introduction to the topic at hand, followed by a step-by-step discussion of the topic with small snippets of code. The book contains numerous figures aiding readers in visualizing the GUI that is built at every step in the discussion. The book starts with an introduction to JavaFX and its history. It lists the system requirements and the steps to start developing JavaFX applications. It shows you how to create a Hello World application in JavaFX, explaining every line of code in the process. Later in the book, author Kishori Sharan discusses advanced topics such as 2D and 3D graphics, charts, FXML, advanced controls, and printing. Some of the advanced controls such as TableView, TreeTableView and WebView are covered at length in separate chapters. This book provides complete and comprehensive coverage of JavaFX 8 features; uses an incremental approach to teach JavaFX, assuming no prior GUI knowledge; includes code snippets, complete programs, and pictures; covers MVC patterns using JavaFX; and covers advanced topics such as FXML, effects, transformations, charts, images, canvas, audio and video, DnD, and more. So, after reading and using this book, you´ll come away with a comprehensive introduction to the JavaFX APIs as found in the new Java 8 platform.
Presenting essential topics in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery, this second edition of the bestselling Essentials of Plastic Surgery has been totally revised and updated to reflect substantial advances in this dynamic specialty. Coverage includes aesthetic surgery, face lift, neck lift, fillers, and breast augmentation along with reconstructive topics such as wound healing and microsurgery. This edition contains the work of many new contributors as well as several new chapters, including. Fundamentals of Perforator Flaps Vascularized Composite Allografts and Transplant Immunology Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Surgical Treatment of Migraine Headaches Face Transplantation Augmentation-Mastopexy Nipple-Areolar Reconstruction Foot Ulcers Lymphedema Distal Radius Fractures Hand Transplantation Facial Analysis Fat Grafting This second edition retains its seven-part structure as well as the familiar bullet point style, format, and pocket size that made the first edition so successful. References have been updated and significant additions have been made to graphics, including tables, charts, and illustrations. An eBook version is included with the print book.
Research done at Kurt Mortensen´s Persuasion Institute proves that persuasion is as much a science as an art - though top persuaders universally possess certain skills that make them seem as though they have a natural ability to persuade. In as little time as it takes you to listen to Persuasion IQ, you can transform yourself into a true master of the art and science of persuasion. Through a combination of clear examples and valuable information throughout, Mortensen identifies the 10 critical persuasion skills and reveals the techniques for developing and maximizing each one. You´ll quickly realize how powerful these techniques can be in business and in your personal life. Mastering them will translate directly to: winning more clients ´´reading´´ people more quickly and accurately deriving more satisfaction from personal and family relationships closing more sales earning more than you ever dreamed. And, perhaps most important, hearing that magic word ´´YES!´´ more often. So whether you´re selling a product, an idea, a plan, or yourself, Persuasion IQ gives you the know-how, the tools, and the confidence to succeed - every time! ´´A terrific read and a sure-fire way to improve and enhance your powers of persuasion. This easy-to-read book reveals how you can change minds, influence others, and reach your ultimate goals!´´ - Larry King, Host of CNN´s Larry King Live! ´´As an entrepreneur my business relies on the skills learned from Kurt Mortensen in his bestselling book, Maximum Influence. In his new book, Persuasion IQ, Kurt has hit another grand slam! His ´10 obstacles that limit your persuasion success´ alone will be invaluable to your personal and business success.´´ - G. William Barnett II, author of the bestselling Are You Dumb Enough To Be Rich? The graphics and charts found in the print and ebook editions... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jim Bond. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/008811/bk_brll_008811_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This book introduces readers to the fundamentals of creating presentation graphics using R, based on 100 detailed and complete scripts. It shows how bar and column charts, population pyramids, Lorenz curves, box plots, scatter plots, time series, radial polygons, Gantt charts, heat maps, bump charts, mosaic and balloon charts, and a series of different thematic map types can be created using R´s Base Graphics System. Every example uses real data and includes step-by-step explanations of the figures and their programming. The open source software R is an established standard and a powerful tool for various visualizing applications, integrating nearly all technologies relevant for data visualization. The basic software, enhanced by more than 7000 extension packs currently freely available, is intensively used by organizations including Google, Facebook and the CIA. The book serves as a comprehensive reference guide to a broad variety of applications in various fields. This book is intended for all kinds of R users, ranging from experts, for whom especially the example codes are particularly useful, to beginners, who will find the finished graphics most helpful in learning what R can actually deliver.