The Explained Book Series
The Explained Book Series
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Your step-by-step guide to database design
MySQL Explained is a step-by-step tutorial for everyone who's ready to learn about the database software most commonly used for storing information behind some of today's most popular websites and online applications.
Written especially for people outside the I.T. world, MySQL Explained provides the background information you need to get familiar with database theory and the principles behind organizing data. This book starts from the ground up, helping the reader to understand the very definition of a database, the forms it can take and the different options for storing information. By the end of this book, you'll understand the reasons for choosing MySQL, the options for installing it and the tools that it offers to store and safeguard your data.
If you are in any way involved in designing or managing a website or data solution of any kind, you owe it to yourself to understand the tools involved. Quality database management systems are essential in today's data-driven world and such essential tools should not be a mystery to those who depend on them. MySQL Explained can help you unravel the mystery and learn more about a technology that will be around for a long time to come.
MySQL Explained includes supplemental files including database diagrams and scripts which can also be downloaded from http://www.comeausoftware.com/downloads/mysql_explained.zip
Drupal 8 Explained
Your Step-by-Step Guide to Drupal 8
Drupal 8 Explained is for people who want a fun and clear introduction to Drupal.
Drupal 8 Explained requires absolutely no experience with Drupal, content management, site construction, programming, scripting, or even HTML. Discover what Drupal does and how it works; then install Drupal 8, master site administration, simplify site creation via workflows, create highly-usable navigation, and much more.
- You'll see how to quickly change site designs with themes.
- You'll learn to find, choose, install, and use modules.
- You'll create advanced layouts with Display Suite and Panels.
- You'll customize user access, plus update and back up your site.
- You will become a confident Drupal 8 user.
Please note: This is book is 100% aimed at Drupal beginners. Drupal 8 Explained contains very little code and that is absolutely deliberate. If you want to learn how to create themes or code modules, there are other books for you.
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