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Inkscape

Guide to a Vector Drawing Program

Author: Tavmjong Bah

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780132764186

Category: Computers

Page: 491

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Inkscape: Guide to a Vector Drawing Program, Fourth Edition, is the guide to the Inkscape program. With coverage of versions 0.47 and 0.48, this authoritative introduction and reference features hundreds of useful illustrations.Using Inkscape, you can produce a wide variety of art, from photorealistic drawings to organizational charts. Inkscape uses SVG, a powerful vector-based drawing language and W3C web standard, as its native format. SVG drawings can be viewed directly in browsers such as Firefox, Opera, Chrome, Safari, and Internet Explorer 9. A subset of SVG has been adopted by the mobile phone market. Inkscape is available free for Windows,Macintosh, and Linux operating systems. Systematic coverage of the entire Inkscape program begins with twelve tutorials ranging in difficulty from very basic to highly complex. A new tutorial introduces the use of interactive SVG in HTML5.The remainder of the book covers each facet of Inkscape in detail, with an emphasis on practical solutions for common problems. The book is filled with valuable tips and warnings about the use of Inkscape and SVG. Find dozens of Inkscape illustrations from the book in the online color supplement available at http://tavmjong.free.fr/INKSCAPE/. Updated for Inkscape version 0.48, this edition includes complete coverage of new features, including the new Spray Tool, updated Node and Text tools, improved bitmap image import, LaTeX export for PDF/EPS/PS, added extensions including the JessyInk extension for web-based presentations, the adaptive UI, and the new Glyphs dialog. Complete Coverage of New and Improved Inkscape 0.48 Features Live Path Effects for tasks such as adding patterns along a path while maintaining complete editability More than two hundred pre-built SVG filters for adding textures, manipulating color, and so forth A tiling tool to create complex tilings with thirteen different symmetries Clipping and Masking objects An integrated spell checker Built-in bitmap-to-vector tracing The ability to export to more than a dozen graphics formats, including PDF and PostScript The ability to import from more than two dozen graphics formats, including PDF, Adobe Illustrator, Corel Draw, AutoCad, and XFig Graphics Complete vector drawing program supporting the W3C SVG standard Three path-drawing tools (Pencil, Pen, Calligraphy) Five shape-drawing tools (Rectangles, Ellipses, Stars, Spirals, 3D Boxes) Linear and Radial Gradients Pattern fills Tweak Tool for fine adjustment of paths and colors Spray Tool Eraser Tool with both Vector and Bitmap modes Sophisticated snapping for precision drawing and aligning objects Extendable through scripting; more than one hundred scripts included

Inkscape Beginner's Guide

Author: Bethany Hiitola

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1849517215

Category: Computers

Page: 298

View: 9064

Create attractive layout designs, logos, brochures, icons, and more using the Inkscape vector graphics editor with this book and ebook.

Inkscape 0.48 Essentials for Web Designers

Author: Bethany Hiitola

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 9781849512695

Category: Computers

Page: 316

View: 3925

Use the fascinating Inkscape graphics editor to create attractive layout designs, images, and icons for your website.

Introduction to Image Processing Using R

Learning by Examples

Author: Alejandro C. Frery,Talita Perciano

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1447149505

Category: Computers

Page: 87

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This book introduces the statistical software R to the image processing community in an intuitive and practical manner. R brings interesting statistical and graphical tools which are important and necessary for image processing techniques. Furthermore, it has been proved in the literature that R is among the most reliable, accurate and portable statistical software available. Both the theory and practice of R code concepts and techniques are presented and explained, and the reader is encouraged to try their own implementation to develop faster, optimized programs. Those who are new to the field of image processing and to R software will find this work a useful introduction. By reading the book alongside an active R session, the reader will experience an exciting journey of learning and programming.

Inkscape 0.48 Illustrator's Cookbook

Author: Michaela Jurković,Rigel Di Scala

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1849512671

Category: Computers

Page: 340

View: 3518

Annotation Inkscape is an open source vector graphics editor with an intuitive user interface that has enough depth to make quality graphic designs with an attractive layout comparable to what you would make using Illustrator or CorelDraw. But choosing the right tool and the best approach to creating the desired effect can be challenging. Inkscape 0.48 Illustrator's Cookbook makes it super-easy for you to make your own vector-based graphics with the powerful Inkscape editor. Inkscape 0.48 Illustrator's Cookbook provides you with the latest recipes to quickly create scalable vector graphics. Recipes in this book teach you about some of the most useful time-saving features in Inkscape accompanied by a list of keyboard shortcuts that you can easily memorize. In addition to covering use of Inkscape tools and their advanced features, examples from the recipes uncover solutions to common graphics problems. The book starts off with familiarizing you with the tools and techniques in Inkscape that you can use to draw 2D shapes, calligraphic shapes, and 3D boxes easily. It then guides you through the most common color-changing steps performed in Inkscape along with some convenient procedures that can save your time when dealing with colors. It explains drawing using linear and radial gradients, which are irreplaceable, usage of clones to create interesting effects in illustrations, and live-path effects that can help you speed up constructing a shape and make the process more natural. You will learn how to make those tweaks on some of the ready-made filters, and in the final recipe we will create a filter from scratch. This practical book also contains recipes showing how to use Inkscape as a raster editor and how to achieve photo-realistic effects in Inkscape. For each important technique and skill, you'll see some simple recipes, then some more advanced recipes followed by an explanation of how Inkscape works to produce the desired effects in your illustrations. By the end of this book you will be confident enough to create your own vector-based graphics with Inkscape. Get solutions to common graphic problems to achieve photo-realistic effects with Inkscape.

Vector Basic Training

A Systematic Creative Process for Building Precision Vector Artwork

Author: Von Glitschka

Publisher: New Riders

ISBN: 013416508X

Category: Computers

Page: 272

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Attention, designers, it’s time to get serious about your creative process. For too long you’ve allowed yourself to go soft, relying on your software to do all of your creative work at the expense of your craftsmanship. This book will NOT show you how to use every tool and feature in Adobe Illustrator. This book WILL, however, teach you the importance of drawing out your ideas, analyzing the shapes, and then methodically building them precisely in vector form using the techniques explained in this book. In Vector Basic Training, Second Edition acclaimed illustrative designer Von Glitschka takes you through his systematic process for creating the kind of precise vector graphics that separate the pros from the mere toolers. Along the way, he’ll whip your drawing skills into shape and show you how to create elegant curves and precise anchor points for your designs. In addition to new illustrative examples throughout the book, this edition includes an all-new chapter on how to apply color and detail to your illustrations using tried-and-true methods that you’ll use over and over again. You’ll also get access to over seven hours of all-new HD video tutorials and source files so you can follow along with Von as he walks you through his entire process. Whether you’re creating illustrations in Adobe Illustrator, Affinity Designer, CorelDRAW, or even Inkscape, you’ll be able to use Von’s techniques to establish a successful creative process for crafting consistently precise illustrations every single time you pick you up your pen, stylus, or mouse. In Vector Basic Training, Second Edition, you’ll learn: The tools and shortcuts that make up a design pro’s creative arsenal How to use “The Clockwork Method” to create accurate curves every time When and where to set just the right number of anchor points for any design How to build shapes quickly using basic Illustrator tools and plug-ins Techniques for art directing yourself to get the results you desire Fundamental methods for applying color and detail to your illustrations

Learning Android Game Programming

A Hands-on Guide to Building Your First Android Game

Author: Rick Rogers

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: 0321769627

Category: Computers

Page: 444

View: 5096

Provides information on creating games for Android mobile devices, covering such topics as implementing the game loop, integrating user input, building virtual worlds with tile maps, and creating a scoring framework.

Python Playground

Geeky Projects for the Curious Programmer

Author: Mahesh Venkitachalam

Publisher: No Starch Press

ISBN: 1593277334

Category: Computers

Page: 352

View: 1861

Python is a powerful programming language that’s easy to learn and fun to play with. But once you’ve gotten a handle on the basics, what do you do next? Python Playground is a collection of imaginative programming projects that will inspire you to use Python to make art and music, build simulations of real-world phenomena, and interact with hardware like the Arduino and Raspberry Pi. You’ll learn to use common Python tools and libraries like numpy, matplotlib, and pygame to do things like: –Generate Spirograph-like patterns using parametric equations and the turtle module –Create music on your computer by simulating frequency overtones –Translate graphical images into ASCII art –Write an autostereogram program that produces 3D images hidden beneath random patterns –Make realistic animations with OpenGL shaders by exploring particle systems, transparency, and billboarding techniques –Construct 3D visualizations using data from CT and MRI scans –Build a laser show that responds to music by hooking up your computer to an Arduino Programming shouldn’t be a chore. Have some solid, geeky fun with Python Playground. The projects in this book are compatible with both Python 2 and 3.

Linux Essentials

Author: Christine Bresnahan,Richard Blum

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111909206X

Category: Computers

Page: 360

View: 851

A unique introduction to Linux fundamentals. Serving as a low-cost, secure alternative to expensive operating systems, Linux is a UNIX-based, open source operating system

Programming Interactivity

Author: Joshua Noble

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 144931144X

Category: Computers

Page: 704

View: 415

Looks at the techniques of interactive design, covering such topics as 2D and 3D graphics, sound, computer vision, and geolocation.

The Book of GIMP

A Complete Guide to Nearly Everything

Author: Olivier Lecarme,Karine Delvare

Publisher: No Starch Press

ISBN: 1593275013

Category: Computers

Page: 676

View: 7447

GIMP is a free alternative to Adobe Photoshop with tons of professional-grade features. But with so many powerful tools and menu options, GIMP can be difficult to master. Whether you're struggling to get started or trying to master some of GIMP's more complex features, you'll find the answers you're looking for in The Book of GIMP. The tutorials in the first half of the book walk you through essential GIMP skills, like resizing and cropping images, touching up spots and scratches, and customizing your work area. Illustrated, step-by-step instructions show you how to: –Improve the lighting and composition of images –Remove distortions and noise to make old and damaged photos look like new –Create stunning panoramas and digital collages using a series of photos –Make, edit, and export custom textures, logos, and animated GIFs –Work with selections, channels, and masks to edit images like a pro –Create colorful digital art, layer by layer The book's second half offers a comprehensive reference to GIMP's many features, including color balancing, masks, filters, and plug-ins. You'll find tools described in unparalleled detail, with coverage of nearly every option and parameter. With illustrated tutorials and detailed references, The Book of GIMP is sure to become your one-stop guide to just about everything GIMP.

A Guide to Writing as an Engineer, 4th Edition

Author: David F. Beer,David A. McMurrey

Publisher: Wiley Global Education

ISBN: 1118476743

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 288

View: 1033

The fourth edition of A Guide to Writing as an Engineer updates Beer and McMurrey’s popular book on communication and technical writing for engineers. Used predominantly in freshmen engineering survey courses, the text is also applicable for specific courses on engineering writing or technical communication later in the curriculum. A Guide to Writing as an Engineer deals with a variety of topics ranging from important writing concepts that apply to professional engineers, to content, organization, format, and style of various kinds of engineering writing. The book also covers oral presentations, research techniques, ethics, and proper citation methods. Beer remains a practical, handy book that can function not only as a classroom textbook, but also as a reference and guide for writing and research, for practicing engineers.

Beginning Google Sketchup for 3D Printing

Author: Sandeep Singh

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430233621

Category: Computers

Page: 328

View: 4835

The age of 3D printing and personal fabrication is upon us! You've probably heard of the incredibly sophisticated, yet inexpensive 3D printers that can produce almost any creation you give them. But how do you become part of that revolution? Sandeep Singh takes you through the skills you need to learn and the services and technologies you need to know—explaining what 3D printing is, how it works, and what it can do for you. You'll find yourself rapidly prototyping and learning to produce complex designs that can be fabricated by online 3D printing services or privately-owned 3D printers—in your hands in no time. Beginning Google SketchUp for 3D Printing starts by explaining how to use SketchUp and its plug-ins to make your design products. You will learn how to present and animate 3D models, and how to use Google Earth and 3D Warehouse to sell and market your 3D models. You'll also catch a glimpse of the 3D printing's future so you can plan ahead while mastering today's tools. Beginning Google SketchUp for 3D Printing is the perfect book for 3D designers, hobbyists, woodworkers, craftspeople, and artists interested in the following: Designing in 3D using SketchUp Using the online 3D printing pipeline Animating SketchUp 3D models Becoming familiar with rapid prototyping technology Navigating new 3D and personal fabrication technologies Working with Google Earth and 3D Warehouse with confidence Welcome to the era of 3D printing and personal fabrication!

Beginning Ubuntu Linux

Natty Narwhal Edition

Author: Emilio Raggi,Keir Thomas,Sander van Vugt

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430236272

Category: Computers

Page: 656

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This sixth edition of Beginning Ubuntu Linux introduces all of us—newbies, power users and system administrators—to the Natty Narwhal Ubuntu release. Based on the bestselling fifth edition, this edition introduces the new Unity interface while not neglecting the finely-tuned administration techniques for new users present in previous editions. Whether you aim to use it in the home or in the office, you’ll be introduced to the complete world of Ubuntu Linux, from simple word processing to using cloud services. You’ll learn how to control the Ubuntu system which you just installed as you are guided through common tasks, such as configuring the system's graphical user interface, listening to audio CDs and MP3s, producing documents, using VoIP and chat, and of course, general system maintenance. Emilio also introduces the improved software center and Ubuntu's multitouch capabilities. This book supplies a series of comprehensive tutorials on Ubuntu administration and security—essential for any Ubuntu user—while not neglecting matters pertaining to office applications and the Cloud.

Inkscape Starter

Author: Bethany Hiitola

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1849517576

Category: Computers

Page: 40

View: 5625

A short, simple guide with everything you need to get started, The quickest way to become productive, Learn about the main features and how to use them, Get to know the community and where to get help. If you are new to Inkscape this guide is the perfect companion for getting you off to a flying start. No previous experience with Inkscape is required as you will be walked through downloading Inkscape and installing it on your system. Become productive straightaway as you create your very first vector graphic. The list of resources in this guide will familiarize you with the Inkscape community, which is a valuable part of any Open Source project. Finally, you will see how to use seven key features of Inkscape - including using paths and layers, combining shapes, creating and editing text tools, importing and embedding images, and a list of keyboard shortcuts for text styling - which will allow you to perform simple tasks to learn the basics and set off on your own.

Beginners Guide to Gambas

Programming, Version 3

Author: John W. Rittinghouse,Jon Nicholson

Publisher: Infinity Pub

ISBN: 9780741466020

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 360

View: 5848

A Beginner's Guide to Gambas introduces the revolutionary new Linux-based programming language to developers of any skill level. Intended for the Gambas novice, this book quickly introduces all of the major features of Gambas in a step-by-step manner with easy to follow sample programs and clearly written code.

Linux Essentials

Author: Roderick W. Smith

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118197399

Category: Computers

Page: 368

View: 8572

A unique, full-color introduction to Linux fundamentals Serving as a low-cost, secure alternative to expensive operating systems, Linux is a UNIX-based, open source operating system. Full-color and concise, this beginner's guide takes a learning-by-doing approach to understanding the essentials of Linux. Each chapter begins by clearly identifying what you will learn in the chapter, followed by a straightforward discussion of concepts that leads you right into hands-on tutorials. Chapters conclude with additional exercises and review questions, allowing you to reinforce and measure your understanding. Offers a hands-on approach to acquiring a foundation of Linux skills, aiming to ensure Linux beginners gain a solid understanding Uses the leading Linux distribution Fedora to demonstrate tutorials and examples Addresses Linux installation, desktop configuration, management of files and filesystems, remote administration, security, and more This book is essential reading for anyone entering the world of Linux!

Rip the Resume

Job Search & Interview Power Prep

Author: Torin Ellis

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780768941432

Category: Job hunting

Page: N.A

View: 6496

Infused with real-life examples, self-analysis exercises, and advice from an industry professional, Rip the Resume is more than a "how to write a better resume" book; it's a proven system designed to challenge job seekers to take complete control and responsibility during a job search. Follow a ground-breaking roadmap on your journey to becoming the candidate that employers are seeking-whether you are a millennial looking to launch an exciting and fulfilling career or an experienced individual exploring greater career opportunities. Rip the Resume provides the tools you need to transform yourself into the candidate that employers are searching for:Cutting-edge guidance for job seekers in any fieldVital resume deconstruction techniques to highlight important areas and downplay others to render a stronger documentWinning conversation strategies to make a lasting impression during the interviewPractical advice for using social media wisely, both in the job search and in building your personal brand. Rip the Resume is based on best practices and concepts that strengthen ANY job search.

Adaptive Audio and Video Processing for Electronic Chalkboard Lectures

Author: Gerald Friedland

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1430303883

Category: Computers

Page: 216

View: 907

This doctoral dissertation in computer science describes how traditional chalk and talk lectures can be transmitted over the web while maximizing the quality and minimizing the amount of extra effort. The book presents a comprehensive discussion on many technological and humand-centered issues using the example of the software system "E-Chalk" that was co-developed by the author. As a by-product, the work includes a detailed description of the so-called "Simple Interactive Object Extration (SIOX)" algorithm that has recently been integrated in several open-source image manipulation programs such as GIMP, Inkscape, and Blender.

The Complete Guide to Selling a Business

Author: Fred S. Steingold

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413324541

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 488

View: 3533

Out there somewhere is a buyer looking to buy a business like yours. So if you're ready to sell, make sure you protect your interests and maximize your profit with this all-in-one guide.

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