Using Free Software alternatives to Microsoft Office and Adobe Photoshop can save you thousands of dollars. And commercial alternatives to Free Software content management systems and websites design tools can cost tens of thousands of dollars. Free Software is also high quality. The web browser Firefox and the email software Thunderbird introduced security and powerful features before their commercial competitors did. Quality is why the Apache web server powers over 50% of the world’s websites. This book will show you how to use these tools in your company, charity, school or hospital.
Its scale, flexibility, cost effectiveness, and fast turnaround are just a few reasons why crowdsourced testing has received so much attention lately. While there are a few online resources that explain what crowdsourced testing is all about, there’s been a need for a book that covers best practices, case studies, and the future of this technique.
This book explains how to produce high-quality figures using SAS/GRAPH®, particularly for producing figures in various vector formats (such as ps, eps, and emf) and choosing the right fonts in GOPTIONS. With SAS programs included, the book illustrates how to produce a variety of different types of figures and how to apply the figures in clinical research and other areas. It also covers some new types of figures not published before, including thunderstorm/raindrop scatter plots and line-up jittered scatter plots.
They say that the best way to learn is by doing. With this practical guide to SAP NetWeaver BW, put that theory to the test. Start with conceptual explanations and then dive straight into real-world application—all with the help of a case study that teaches you how to meet common business intelligence requirements. Whether you want to create objects, extract and transform data, or master the BEx tools, this book is all the help you need.
R is a powerful open source functional programming language that provides high level graphics and interfaces to other languages. Its strength lies in data analysis, graphics, visualization, and data manipulation. R is becoming a widely used modeling tool in science, engineering, and business.