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Whitepaper: .NET Solution Architectures: Gathering and Analyzing User Requirements

by Pearson EducationJan 01, 2008

This paper helps to learn how to gather and analyze users’ specific requirements in .NET Solution Architectures. To address the need for a commonly accepted method of object-oriented modeling, the Unified Modeling Language (UML) has been developed. The notations in UML are meant to be straightforward and consistent, and a minimal number of symbols are used. It was purposely designed to be readable on almost any medium, such as whiteboards, paper, or computer displays. IN UML, nine types of diagrams are used to represent the various modeling viewpoints.


Whitepaper: A+ Exam Cram 2: Memory

by Pearson EducationJan 01, 2008

Memory is fairly easy to understand, once the user has grasped the basic concepts. This paper explains the ins and outs of all types of memory to help one prepare for the A+ exam. Computers use many different microchips and processors, with perhaps the most familiar being the CPU and the main memory - what people commonly refer to as the computer’s RAM. Memory is just a temporary place to store information until the CPU can get to it. This information can be program instructions, data, or both. A typical instruction might be a request to store a number or an event somewhere.


Whitepaper: A+ Exam Cram: Hardware Troubleshooting Techniques

by Pearson EducationJan 01, 2008

One of the first steps in troubleshooting a computer problem (or any other programmable system problem) is to determine whether the problem is due to a hardware failure or to faulty software. Sometimes, it can be difficult to determine whether the cause of a problem lies in the hardware or the software. This will help to make this determination to make fixing problems even easier.


Whitepaper: A+ Exam Cram: Operating System Technology

by Pearson EducationJan 01, 2008

Troubleshooting relies on the knowledge of how the operating system functions. With sample questions and detailed answers, the reader will get prepared for the A+ Certification Exam. In addition to knowledge, IT professionals must understand the tools at their disposal. To effectively administer a network one needs both an understanding of the operating system and the ability to troubleshoot it.


Whitepaper: A+ Training Guide: Adding and Removing FRU Modules in Portables

by Pearson EducationJan 01, 2008

This paper from Pearson Education, Exam Cram helps the reader to prepare for the Core Hardware module of the A+ Certification examination by covering some objectives within the ""Domain 1.0: Installation, Configuration, and Upgrading"" section. The paper focuses on techniques and procedures for removing, installing, and configuring typical field replaceable hardware units associated with portable computer systems.


Whitepaper: Access Fear Factor I: Basics

by Pearson EducationJan 01, 2008

This paper published by Pearson Education describes how to use Word and Excel to start creating what should be a simple database. It says Access can be as complicated or as simple as user want it to be. It also stresses that when limitations become obvious, learn how to use an Excel spreadsheet as the starting point for an Access database that ultimately will be more useful.


Whitepaper: Access Fear Factor II: Merging the Unfamiliar With the Familiar

by Pearson EducationJan 01, 2008

This paper published by Pearson Education describes to overcome Access-phobia and easily recover from frightening Access experiences. It shows various ways to overcome the fear of using Access. It also states to eschew Access best practices and to avoid overcomplicating matters. It says the user needs to be an experienced Word and Excel user.


Whitepaper: Access Fear Factor III: A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words

by Pearson EducationJan 01, 2008

This paper published by Pearson Education describes about Access Fear Factor III. It says that third installment deals with a few loose ends from the previous session, and shows how to integrate pictures while simultaneously learning as little about Access as possible. It concludes with encouragement for using the other chortles also.


Whitepaper: Accessing and Manipulating XML Data

by Pearson EducationJan 01, 2008

This paper shows how to access and manipulate XML data in preparation for the MCAD Exam 70-310. The XmlReader class is designed to provide forward-only, read-only access to an XML file. This class treats an XML file similar to the way a cursor treats a resultset from a database. At any given time, there is one current node within the XML file, represented by a pointer that one can move around within the file. The class implements a Read method that returns the next XML node to the calling application.


Whitepaper: All About the PMP Certification

by Pearson EducationJan 01, 2008

If a person is a project manager who’s looking to add a valuable certification, generally revered by the industry and demonstrating experiences and education then he or she needs to look no further. This paper guides a person through the steps in acquiring the Project Management Professional (PMP) - the ticket to career success in project management. The PMP certification requirements also helps avoid the plague of paper certifications endured over past years.