Successfully architect a Drupal 8 website that scales to meet project requirements of any size and scope. Starting with a one-chapter review of Drupal basics, you´ll dive into deeper topics including software development processes, architecting a Drupal site, scaling Drupal, working effectively with themes, and more. In addition to a thorough discussion of custom module development and how to develop modules as building blocks, you´ll also review many common ways of integrating Drupal with other 3rd party systems. Building and maintaining an enterprise-ready Drupal website presents a unique set of challenges and complexities. From development processes and content management to deployments, version control and more, all aspects of Drupal development are impacted when two or more developers are on a project. If you are involved in a Drupal project that requires frequent updates and long-term support from a team of developers, system administrators, and end-users, Enterprise Drupal 8 Development is for you. Whether you´re an experienced Drupal developer looking to expand your skills, a systems administrator managing a Drupal project, or a PHP developer new to Drupal, Enterprise Drupal 8 Development will give you the knowledge and inspiration you need to manage large and complex projects. What You´ll Learn Architect Drupal for development teams and apply best practices for large Drupal projects Integrate 3rd party applications with Drupal Manage content, code, and configuration across multiple staging environments Build a consistent user experience for administrators and content creators Who This Book Is For The primary audience is intermediate to advanced Drupal developers who are working on large-scale Drupal projects and advanced PHP developers new to Drupal The secondary audience is IT Professionals such as Systems Administrators managing Drupal projects
Now fully updated for Blender 2.78b and beyond, Learning Blender, Second Edition, walks you through every step of creating an outstanding 3D animated character with Blender, and then compositing it in a real video using a professional workflow. This edition covers the powerful new selection and modeling tools, as well as high-efficiency improvements related to other parts of the project such as texture painting, shading, rigging, rendering, and compositing. Still the only Blender tutorial to take you from preproduction to final result, this guide is perfect for both novices and those moving from other software to Blender (open source and free software). Author Oliver Villar provides full-color, hands-on chapters that cover every aspect of character creation: design, modeling, unwrapping, texturing, shading, rigging, animation, and rendering. He also walks you through integrating your animated character into a real-world video, using professional camera tracking, lighting, and compositing techniques. The rich companion website () will help you quickly master even the most complex techniques with bonus contents like video tutorials. By the time you´re done, you´ll be ready to create outstanding characters for all media-and you´ll have up-to-date skills for any 3D project, whether it involves characters or not. * Learn Blender´s updated user interface, navigation, and selection techniques * Create your first scene with Blender and the Blender Render and Cycles render engines * Organize an efficient, step-by-step pipeline to streamline workflow in any project * Master modeling, unwrapping, and texturing * Bring your character to life with materials and shading * Create your character´s skeleton and make it walk * Use Camera Tracking to mix 3D objects into a real-world video * Transform a raw rendered scene into the final result using Blender´s compositing nodes
Shopify: How to Build a Success Ecommerce Business outlines the many aspects of putting together an online store and leveraging many services to help improve the amount of sales and profit you. Given the tools and information to build a new business may not be enough to make you successful on its own, but it gives you an advantage over starting the process completely blindly. With some hard work and dedication, financial freedom and leaving the grind of a ´´regular job´´ is becoming more and more possible thanks to Shopify and other services. With the rise of online shopping, the high-level of investment and competition involved in brick-and-mortar store is becoming a worry of the past for small business entrepreneurs. The entire world is your market, and there´s room for you to earn a great living providing customers with excellent products. Guidance includes: How to conduct market research for products and niche ideas How to open your own dedicated niche store through Shopify, and how to turn your Shopify store into an attractive website that draws in traffic How to raise some capital to help get your new business off the ground the right way How to find suppliers and source products for dropshipping, wholesale, private label, retail arbitrage, and other methods How to market your business Shipping solutions, including streamlining the process with fulfillment services Integrating your Shopify store and products into Amazon for additional sales in the world´s leading marketplace Using Oberlo to setup a dropshipping store that requires almost no investment How to hire help without hiring a full-time employee to streamline the Shopify and ecommerce process, making it possible to free up your time to enjoy your profits or continue working on the business in other ways Taking the leap into running your own business isn´t as scary as it used to be. There have been thousands upon thousands of success stories, and if you are willing to put in the work, you can become one of those stories that inspire others to take their financial situation into their own hands. You may not quit your day job the same week your new business opens, but with the help of Shopify and the many services that can be integrated into this platform, this path has helped many people realize the freedom they craved after years of working under someone else. Are you ready to be your own boss?
Business users familiar with Base SAS programming can now learn Python by example. You will learn via examples that map SAS programming constructs and coding patterns into their Python equivalents. Your primary focus will be on pandas and data management issues related to analysis of data. It is estimated that there are three million or more SAS users worldwide today. As the data science landscape shifts from using SAS to open source software such as Python, many users will feel the need to update their skills. Most users are not formally trained in computer science and have likely acquired their skills programming SAS as part of their job. As a result, the current documentation and plethora of books and websites for learning Python are technical and not geared for most SAS users. Python for SAS Users provides the most comprehensive set of examples currently available. It contains over 200 Python scripts and approximately 75 SAS programs that are analogs to the Python scripts. The first chapters are more Python-centric, while the remaining chapters illustrate SAS and corresponding Python examples to solve common data analysis tasks such as reading multiple input sources, missing value detection, imputation, merging/combining data, and producing output. This book is an indispensable guide for integrating SAS and Python workflows. What You´ll Learn Quickly master Python for data analysis without using a trial-and-error approach Understand the similarities and differences between Base SAS and Python Better determine which language to use, depending on your needs Obtain quick results Who This Book Is For SAS users, SAS programmers, data scientists, data scientist leaders, and Python users who need to work with SAS
This is it. There´s no better time than now. You´ve heard the whispers - perhaps the screams - of a life trapped somewhere between conditioning and resistance. In Your Vivid Life Shayne Traviss, Student of Life and Founder of VividLife.me - a global platform for personal development - shares his personal trials and triumphs while giving palpable advice on what worked for him, and what didn´t, in the hopes of helping you find your way. Split into 3 parts (Undoing Conditioning, Breaking Through Resistance and Radical Authenticity), each part contains practices, tools, and tried and tested self growth techniques alongside lessons learned from Shayne´s own experience. In part 1 Shayne reveals how solitude, awareness, worth and environment can help release conditioning. Part 2 looks at connections, evolution, nourishment and play as the route to releasing resistance; and finally, through service, gratitude, movement and unconditional love, the road to a radically authentic life is revealed. Every section, every chapter, every word is an invitation to birth your truest self. Your life is speaking. It´s time you listen up. Your Vivid Life is a warm, inspirational self-help book that invites you to let go of conditioning, break through resistance and to live life ´all in´.Shayne Traviss is the founder of myvividlife a website where he shares his life experiences in order to inspire others to live their own vivid life. In this book he shares the tools he has discovered and developed in order to eliminate his negative conditioning, to walk away from distractions so that he, and now you can gain the clarity needed to live a truly present and authentic vivid life. Shayne Traviss has led an extremely challenging life; from abuse, to bullying, to chasing an ideal of success that wasn´t the healthiest. He struggled to find himself and his place in the world. While life´s challenges can shut some people down, Shayne channelled his experiences into learning more about himself and to integrating these lessons into creating a vividlife. Split into 3 parts, each part contains 4 chapters that focus on a key word or quality. Each chapter includes practices, tools and techniques that you can use to ground yourself to help you break free from your conditioning. In part 1 we concentrate on Undoing Conditioning, the qualities we look at our, solitude, awareness, worth and environment. In part 2 we focus on Breaking through Resistance, we look at connections, evolution, nourishment and play. Finally, in part three; Cosmic Authenticity we are invited to examine service, gratitude, movement and unconditional love. Your Vivid Life is a warm, inspirational self help book that invites us to let go of conditioning, break through resistance and to live life ´all in´. Join Shayne as he leads you to a place where you can authentically live the most vivid life possible.