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81.

Configure devices and device drivers

  • Feb 7, 2017
  • In this sample chapter from Exam Ref 70-698 Installing and Configuring Windows 10, learn how Windows 10 installs drivers for new devices and hardware—and how you can maintain, upgrade, or resolve issues that might occur.

82.

Create tables and lists

  • Feb 6, 2017
  • In this chapter from MOS 2016 Study Guide for Microsoft Word, learn more about exam objectives related to creating and modifying tables and lists in Microsoft Word 2016.

83.

Dates and date functions

  • Feb 4, 2017
  • In this chapter from Microsoft Excel Data Analysis and Business Modeling, 5th Edition, author Wayne Winston explores the most commonly used month-day-year formats in Microsoft Excel 2016.

84.

Work with webpages

  • Feb 3, 2017
  • SharePoint Server includes four types of webpages. In this sample chapter from Microsoft SharePoint 2016 Step by Step, explore procedures related to creating pages, adding content to pages, managing pages, and using app parts and web parts.

85.

Models, Views, and Controllers

  • Feb 2, 2017
  • In this sample chapter from ASP.NET Core Application Development: Building an application in four sprints, the author team recaps the basics of models, views, controllers, middleware, and dependency injection.

86.

Manage workbook options and settings

  • By Paul McFedriesFeb 1, 2017
  • In this sample chapter from MOS 2016 Study Guide for Microsoft Excel Expert, learn how to use worksheet protection features to prevent changes to a single cell or entire workbook in Microsoft Excel 2016.

87.

Lookup functions

  • Jan 31, 2017
  • In this chapter from Microsoft Excel Data Analysis and Business Modeling, 5th Edition, author Wayne Winston discusses the syntax of lookup functions in Microsoft Excel 2016.

88.

Work with content in lists and libraries

  • Jan 31, 2017
  • In this sample chapter from Microsoft SharePoint 2016 Step by Step, discover how libraries and lists can help you manage documents more efficiently—from initial organization to working offline.

89.

Manage schedules

  • Jan 30, 2017
  • In this sample chapter from MOS 2016 Study Guide for Microsoft Outlook, learn more about exam objectives related to managing calendars, calendar items, tasks, and notes.

90.

Track progress: Detailed techniques

  • Jan 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.

91.

Apply transitions and animations

  • Jan 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.

92.

Business Connectivity Services hybrid

  • Jan 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.

93.

Start a new plan

  • Oct 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.

94.

Background to T-SQL querying and programming

  • Oct 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.

95.

Azure network security

  • Oct 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.

96.

What is programming?

  • Oct 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.

97.

Design for cloud/hybrid identity

  • Sep 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.

98.

Hello, Service Fabric!

  • Aug 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.

99.

UX-Driven Design

  • Mar 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.
100.

Create and format notes in OneNote

  • Feb 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.

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