Sample chapters

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41.

Track progress: Detailed techniques

  • By Carl Chatfield, Timothy JohnsonJan 30, 2017
  • In this chapter from Microsoft Project 2016 Step by Step, learn how to properly track actual work against the original plan to identify variance—and adjust plan when necessary.

42.

Apply transitions and animations

  • By Joan LambertJan 9, 2017
  • In this sample chapter from MOS 2016 Study Guide for Microsoft PowerPoint, author Joan Lambert explains how to configure slide transitions and animate slide content in PowerPoint 2016.

43.

Business Connectivity Services hybrid

  • By Ben Curry, Brian LawsJan 4, 2017
  • A Business Connectivity Services (BCS) hybrid solution makes it possible for organizations to securely publish internally hosted business application data for remote workers or vendors— without migrating or replicating data across network boundaries. In this sample chapter from recent release From IT Pro to Cloud Pro Microsoft Office 365 and SharePoint Online, Microsoft cloud technology experts Ben Curry and Brian Laws explain requirements for a BCS hybrid solution with step-by-step procedures on the configuration process.

44.

Start a new plan

  • By Carl Chatfield, Timothy JohnsonOct 10, 2016
  • In this sample chapter from Microsoft Project 2016 Step by Step, learn how to create a new plan and set its start date. This action makes all tasks begin as soon as possible and gives you the greatest scheduling flexibility.

45.

Background to T-SQL querying and programming

  • By Itzik Ben-GanOct 7, 2016
  • Learning the theory behind T-SQL querying and programming is an important step in developing code. In this sample chapter from T-SQL Fundamentals, 3rd Edition, Itzik Ben-Gan provides a brief theoretical background about SQL, set theory and predicate logic, the relational model, and types of database systems.

46.

Azure network security

  • By Yuri Diogenes, Debra Shinder, Tom ShinderOct 4, 2016
  • Azure networking has a lot of moving parts. This chapter from Microsoft Azure Security discusses components from a security perspective, best practices, and some patterns that you might want to adopt for your own deployments.

47.

What is programming?

  • By Rob MilesOct 4, 2016
  • If you can organize a party, you can write a program. What happens in a program is a little different, but the basic principles are the same. In this sample chapter from Begin to Code with C#, Rob Miles discusses what it takes to be a programmer and takes a closer look at how computers process data.

48.

Design for cloud/hybrid identity

  • By Brian Svidergol, Robert Clements, Charles PlutaSep 19, 2016
  • The public cloud is growing and expanding services. This chapter from Exam Ref 70-398 Planning for and Managing Devices covers many Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) features and tools.

49.

Hello, Service Fabric!

  • By Haishi BaiAug 31, 2016
  • In this chapter from Programming Microsoft Azure Service Fabric, Haishi Bai presents what makes a great platform as a service (PaaS) and shares some of the key concepts of Service Fabric in preparation for service development.

50.

UX-Driven Design

  • By Dino EspositoMar 2, 2016
  • In this chapter from Modern Web Development, Dino Esposito presents the concept of UX-Driven Design (UXDD), a top-down approach to implementing the supporting architecture for your chosen system.
51.

Create and format notes in OneNote

  • By Curtis FryeFeb 17, 2016
  • This chapter guides you through procedures related to creating, cutting, and copying notes; applying text formatting to notes; creating lists and outlines; changing paragraph formatting; and deleting formatting and items.
52.

Understanding Microsoft enterprise mobility solutions

  • By Yuri Diogenes, Jeff Gilbert, Robert MazzoliFeb 17, 2016
  • This chapter explains how Microsoft enterprise mobility solutions address these areas and covers the basics of enterprise mobility management. It also covers considerations for selecting and deploying these solutions, as well as introducing a sample enterprise mobility management scenario that will be used throughout this book.
53.

Enhance Message Content in Microsoft Outlook 2016

  • By Joan LambertFeb 3, 2016
  • This chapter from Microsoft Outlook 2016 Step by Step guides you through procedures related to personalizing default message formatting, applying thematic elements to individual messages, creating and using automatic signatures, incorporating imagery in messages, and changing message settings and delivery options.
54.

Manage Scheduling in Microsoft Outlook 2016

  • By Joan LambertFeb 3, 2016
  • This chapter from Microsoft Outlook 2016 Step by Step guides you through procedures related to scheduling and changing appointments, events, and meetings; responding to meeting requests; and displaying different views of a calendar.
55.

Add Sound and Movement to Slides in Microsoft PowerPoint 2016

  • By Joan LambertJan 25, 2016
  • This chapter from Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Step by Step guides you through procedures related to adding and removing slides, dividing presentations into sections, rearranging slides and sections, applying themes, and changing slide backgrounds.
56.

Create and Manage Slides in Microsoft PowerPoint 2016

  • By Joan LambertJan 25, 2016
  • This chapter from Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Step by Step guides you through procedures related to adding and removing slides, dividing presentations into sections, rearranging slides and sections, applying themes, and changing slide backgrounds.
57.

Azure Active Directory application model

  • By Vittorio BertocciJan 22, 2016
  • This chapter from Modern Authentication with Azure Active Directory for Web Applications takes a closer look at how Azure AD represents applications and their relationships to other apps, users, and organizations.
58.

The OWIN OpenID Connect Middleware

  • By Vittorio BertocciJan 22, 2016
  • This chapter from Modern Authentication with Azure Active Directory for Web Applications will reveal the various layers of the object model for you, showing how you can fine-tune the authentication process to meet your needs.
59.

Insert and Modify Diagrams in Microsoft Word 2016

  • By Joan LambertJan 11, 2016
  • This chapter from Microsoft Word 2016 Step By Step guides you through procedures related to creating diagrams, modifying diagrams, and creating picture diagrams in Microsoft Word 2016.
60.

Modify the Structure and Appearance of Text in Microsoft Word 2016

  • By Joan LambertJan 11, 2016
  • This chapter from Microsoft Word 2016 Step By Step guides you through procedures related to applying character and paragraph formatting, structuring content manually, creating and modifying lists, applying styles to text, and changing a document’s theme.

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