CompTIA A+ Complete Study Guide
Author: Quentin Docter
All-in-one guide prepares you for CompTIA's new A+ Certification
Candidates aiming for CompTIA's revised, two-exam A+ Certified Track will find everything they need in this value-packed book. Prepare for the required exam, CompTIA A+ Essentials (220-601), as well as your choice of one of three additional exams focusing on specific job roles--IT Technician (220-602), Remote Support Technician (220-603), or Depot Technician (220-604). This in-depth book prepares you for any or all four exams, with full coverage of all exam objectives. Inside, you'll find:
• Comprehensive coverage of all exam objectives for all four exams in a systematic approach, so you can be confident you're getting the instruction you need
• Hand-on exercises to reinforce critical skills
• Real-world scenarios that show you life beyond the classroom and put what you've learned in the context of actual job roles
• Challenging review questions in each chapter to prepare you for exam day
• Exam Essentials, a key feature at the end of each chapter that identifies critical areas you must become proficient in before taking the exams
• A handy fold-out that maps every official exam objective to the corresponding chapter in the book, so you can track your exam prep objective by objective
• Look inside for complete coverage of all exam objectives for all four CompTIA A+ exams.
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Special Edition Using Microsoft Office Access 2003
Author: Roger Jennings
Special Edition Using Microsoft Office Access 2003 is a comprehensive reference for all the features of Access 2003. This edition adds new chapters on collaboration with Microsoft SharePoint Team Server, and creating or consuming XML Web Services, both of which are hot topics. The XML chapter includes Access 2003's new XML export/import features.
The book's organization follows the development process for typical Access database applications. Detailed, step-by-step instructions with icons guide those who are new to Access through table design, data addition, importing data from external sources, query design and execution, and designing data entry forms and printed reports. Chapters on advanced form and report design emphasize data-entry efficiency and presentation clarity.
Table of Contents:
|Pt. 1||Getting Acquainted with Access 2003||17|
|Ch. 1||Access 2003 for Access 97 and 2000/2002 Users: What's New||19|
|Ch. 2||Building a Simple Desktop and Web Application||53|
|Ch. 3||Navigating the Access User Interface||83|
|Pt. 2||Learning the Fundamentals of Jet Databases||121|
|Ch. 4||Exploring Relational Database Theory and Practice||123|
|Ch. 5||Working with Jet Databases and Tables||151|
|Ch. 6||Entering, Editing, and Validating Jet Table Data||217|
|Ch. 7||Sorting, Finding, and Filtering Data||241|
|Ch. 8||Linking, Importing, and Exporting Data||267|
|Pt. 3||Transforming Data with Queries and PivotTables||325|
|Ch. 9||Designing Queries for Jet Databases||327|
|Ch. 10||Understanding Jet Operators and Expressions||355|
|Ch. 11||Creating Multitable and Crosstab Queries||395|
|Ch. 12||Working with PivotTable and PivotChart Views||461|
|Ch. 13||Creating and Updating Jet Tables with Action Queries||489|
|Pt. 4||Designing Forms and Reports||517|
|Ch. 14||Creating and Using Access Forms||519|
|Ch. 15||Designing Custom Multitable Forms||569|
|Ch. 16||Working with Simple Reprots and Mailing Labels||635|
|Ch. 17||Preparing Advanced Reports||677|
|Ch. 18||Adding Graphs, PivotCharts, and PivotTables||703|
|Pt. 5||Upgrading to SQL Server Databases||741|
|Ch. 19||Linking Access Front-Ends to Jet and Client/Server Tables||743|
|Ch. 20||Exploring Access Data Projects and SQL Server 2000||801|
|Ch. 21||Moving from Jet Queries to Transact-SQL||853|
|Ch. 22||Upsizing Jet Applications to Access Data Projects||887|
|Pt. 6||Publishing Data to Intranets and the Internet||941|
|Ch. 23||Exporting and Importing Data with XML||943|
|Ch. 24||Designing and Deploying Data Access Pages||997|
|Ch. 25||Converting Access Objects to Data Access Pages||1065|
|Ch. 26||Integrating with InfoPath and SharePoint Services||1101|
|Pt. 7||Programming and Converting Access Applications||1147|
|Ch. 27||Learning Visual Basic for Applications||1149|
|Ch. 28||Handling Events with VBA 6.0||1191|
|Ch. 29||Programming Combo and List Boxes||1229|
|Ch. 30||Understanding Universal Data Access, OLE DB, and ADO||1257|
|Ch. 31||Consuming and Providing XML Web Services||1333|
|Ch. 32||Upgrading Access 97 and 2000/2002 Applications to Access 2003||1375|