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AutoCAD 2002 No Experience Required AutoCAD 2002 No Experience Required
February 2006 
Ebook: $29.99

AutoCAD 2002: No Experience Required is your step-by-step introduction to the latest version of AutoCAD, the drafting and design program that has become the industry standard in architecture, landscaping, engineering,… Read more.




AutoCAD 2004 and AutoCAD LT 2004 AutoCAD 2004 and AutoCAD LT 2004
February 2006 
Ebook: $29.99

AutoCAD 2004 and AutoCAD LT 2004: No Experience Required is your step-by-step introduction to the latest versions of AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT, the industry-leading design and drafting programs used by… Read more.




AutoCAD 2008 and AutoCAD LT 2008 AutoCAD 2008 and AutoCAD LT 2008
July 2007 
Ebook: $34.99

Presenting you with the perfect step-by-step introduction to the world’s leading CAD software, this this perennial bestseller is completely revised and features comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of the latest AutoCAD features,… Read more.




AutoCAD 2008 and AutoCAD LT 2008 Bible AutoCAD 2008 and AutoCAD LT 2008 Bible
June 2011 
Ebook: $49.99

"Whether you're new to AutoCAD or a veteran, you will undoubtedly find this book to be an excellent resource."-- Abhi Singh, AutoCAD Product Manager, Autodesk, Inc.Here's the book that makes… Read more.




AutoCAD 2009 and AutoCAD LT 2009 Bible AutoCAD 2009 and AutoCAD LT 2009 Bible
October 2008 
Ebook: $49.99

Even Autodesk developers keep this book on hand!Eight previous editions of fans ranging from novices to Autodesk insiders can't be wrong. This bestselling, comprehensive guide is your best, one-stop, go-to… Read more.




AutoCAD 2010 and AutoCAD LT 2010 AutoCAD 2010 and AutoCAD LT 2010
August 2009 
Ebook: $34.99

Completely updated on the latest releases of AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT, this book provides you with the skills needed to work in AutoCAD immediately and a step-by-step tutorial teaches you… Read more.




AutoCAD 2010 and AutoCAD LT 2010 Bible AutoCAD 2010 and AutoCAD LT 2010 Bible
June 2009 
Ebook: $49.99

10th anniversary edition of the bestselling AutoCAD BibleEven AutoCAD developers turn to this book for answers!Find out what fans of all the previous bestselling editions of this book already know:… Read more.




AutoCAD 2011 and AutoCAD LT 2011 AutoCAD 2011 and AutoCAD LT 2011
June 2010 
Ebook: $34.99

A step-by-step tutorial on AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT basicsAutoCAD is the leading drawing software, used by design and drafting professionals to create 2D and 3D technical drawings. This tutorial is… Read more.




AutoCAD 2011 and AutoCAD LT 2011 Bible AutoCAD 2011 and AutoCAD LT 2011 Bible
May 2010 
Ebook: $49.99

In-depth coverage of all new software features of AutoCAD and AutoCAD LTAutoCAD is the leading drawing software, used by design and drafting professionals to create 2D and 3D technical drawings.… Read more.




AutoCAD 2012 and AutoCAD LT 2012 AutoCAD 2012 and AutoCAD LT 2012
July 2011 
Ebook: $39.99

The perfect step-by-step introduction to Autodesk's powerful architectural design softwareWith this essential guide, you'll learn how to plan, develop, document, and present a complete AutoCAD project by building a summer… Read more.




AutoCAD 2012 and AutoCAD LT 2012 Bible AutoCAD 2012 and AutoCAD LT 2012 Bible
June 2011 
Ebook: $49.99

The latest version of this perennial favorite, in-depth, reference-tutorialThis top-selling book has been updated by AutoCAD guru and author Ellen Finkelstein to provide you with the very latest coverage of… Read more.




AutoCAD 2012 and AutoCAD LT 2012 Essentials AutoCAD 2012 and AutoCAD LT 2012 Essentials
May 2011 
Ebook: $49.99

Learn the Essentials on Autodesk's powerhouse architectural softwareThe new Essentials series from Sybex helps you quickly learn and use Autodesk software. This beautiful, task-based, full-color Autodesk Official Training Guide thoroughly… Read more.




AutoCAD 2012 For Dummies AutoCAD 2012 For Dummies
April 2011 
Ebook: $29.99

A full-color guide to the #1 architectural drafting program—AutoCAD 2012!AutoCAD is the leading software used to create 2D and 3D technical drawings. Used by engineers, architects, and drafting professionals, it… Read more.




AutoCAD 2013 and AutoCAD LT 2013 AutoCAD 2013 and AutoCAD LT 2013
May 2012 
Ebook: $49.99

The ideal introductory resource for Autodesk's powerful architectural design software With this hands-on guide, you'll learn how to plan, develop, document, and present a complete AutoCAD project by working on… Read more.




AutoCAD 2013 and AutoCAD LT 2013 Bible AutoCAD 2013 and AutoCAD LT 2013 Bible
May 2012 
Ebook: $49.99

The bestselling guide to AutoCAD, fully updated for the 2013 version AutoCAD, the number one architectural drawing software, can be challenging to learn. This comprehensive guide has sold more than… Read more.




AutoCAD 2013 For Dummies AutoCAD 2013 For Dummies
April 2012 
Ebook: $34.99

Bring your design vision to life with this full-color guide to AutoCAD 2013! Used by everyone from engineers and architects to interior designers and draftspeople, AutoCAD 2013 is the world’s… Read more.




AutoCAD2005 and AutoCAD LT2005 AutoCAD2005 and AutoCAD LT2005
February 2006 
Ebook: $34.99

The First Choice for AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT Novices—from the Leading AutoCAD Publisher!AutoCAD 2005 and AutoCAD LT 2005: No Experience Required is your step-by-step introduction to the latest versions of… Read more.




AutoCAD2006 and AutoCADLT 2006 AutoCAD2006 and AutoCADLT 2006
July 2007 
Ebook: $34.99

With AutoCAD 2006 and AutoCAD LT 2006, Autodesk has added enhancements to drafting functions, the interface, tables, and more. AutoCAD 2006 and AutoCAD LT 2006: No Experience Required is the… Read more.




Autodesk Inventor 2010 Autodesk Inventor 2010
August 2009 
Ebook: $39.99

The only continuous, step-by-step tutorial on the essentials of this manufacturing software If you want to get up and running quickly on the industry-leading 3D mechanical design software, Autodesk Inventor… Read more.




Autodesk Inventor 2012 and Inventor LT 2012 Essentials Autodesk Inventor 2012 and Inventor LT 2012 Essentials
April 2011 
Ebook: $49.99

Essential guide to learning Autodesk Inventor and Inventor LTThe new Essentials books from Sybex are beautiful, task-based, full-color Autodesk Official Training Guides that help you get up to speed on… Read more.




Autodesk Inventor 2013 and Autodesk Inventor LT 2013 Essentials Autodesk Inventor 2013 and Autodesk Inventor LT 2013 Essentials
April 2012 
Ebook: $49.99

Get up to speed with Autodesk Inventor, the leading manufacturing design program This Autodesk Official Training Guide thoroughly covers the fundamentals of Autodesk Inventor 2013 and Inventor LT 2013. Focusing… Read more.




Design for Emotion Design for Emotion
June 2012 
Ebook: $34.95

Design for Emotion introduces you to the why, what, when, where and how of designing for emotion. Improve user connection, satisfaction and loyalty by incorporating emotion and personality into your… Read more.




Design Research Through Practice Design Research Through Practice
September 2011 
Ebook: $49.95

Businesses and the HCI and Interaction Design communities have embraced design and design research. Design research as a field blends methodologies from several disciplines – sociology, engineering, software, philosophy, industrial… Read more.




Designing Gestural Interfaces Designing Gestural Interfaces
By Dan Saffer
November 2008 
Print: $49.99
Ebook: $39.99
Bundle: $54.99

If you want to get started in new era of interaction design, this is the reference you need. Packed with informative illustrations and photos, Designing Gestural Interfaces provides you with… Read more.




Digital Modeling of Material Appearance Digital Modeling of Material Appearance
July 2010 
Ebook: $85.95

Computer graphics systems are capable of generating stunningly realistic images of objects that have never physically existed. In order for computers to create these accurately detailed images, digital models of… Read more.




Digital Storage in Consumer Electronics Digital Storage in Consumer Electronics
August 2011 
Ebook: $69.95

Can you imagine life without your cell phone, laptop, digital camera, iPod, BlackBerry, flat-screen TV, or DVD player? The skyrocketing demand for devices that provide simple, immediate access to large… Read more.




Effective Prototyping for Software Makers Effective Prototyping for Software Makers
July 2010 
Ebook: $75.95

Much as we hate to admit it, most prototyping practice lacks a sophisticated understanding of the broad concepts of prototyping—and its strategic position within the development process. Often we overwhelm… Read more.




Evaluating Children's Interactive Products Evaluating Children's Interactive Products
May 2008 
Ebook: $57.95

Interactive products designed for children—whether toys, games, educational products, or websites—are increasingly embedded in children’s lives and school experiences. Making these products safe, effective, and entertaining requires new methodologies for… Read more.




Expert CAD Management Expert CAD Management
July 2007 
Ebook: $49.99

Get the strategies you need for successful CAD management in this one-of-a-kind resource. You’ll learn basics such as how to assign tasks, set budgets, and formulate ROI-and gradually delve into… Read more.




Getting Started with Bluetooth Low Energy Getting Started with Bluetooth Low Energy
May 2014 (est.)
Print: $39.99

With Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), smart devices are about to become even smarter. This practical guide demonstrates how this exciting wireless technology helps developers build mobile apps that share data… Read more.




Green BIM Green BIM
April 2008 
Ebook: $49.99

Meet the challenge of integrating Building Information Modeling and sustainability with this in-depth guide, which pairs these two revolutionary movements to create environmentally friendly design through a streamlined process. Written… Read more.




Inkscape Beginner's Guide Inkscape Beginner's Guide
May 2012 
Ebook: $23.99

In Detail Learning to use Inkscape, an exciting open-source vector graphics program, broadens your software toolkit as a graphic designer. Using practical, real-world examples, you'll learn everything about the software… Read more.




Introducing Autodesk Inventor 2009 and Autodesk Inventor LT 2009 Introducing Autodesk Inventor 2009 and Autodesk Inventor LT 2009
September 2008 
Ebook: $39.99

Written by an Autodesk Inventor expert, Introducing Autodesk Inventor 2009 and Autodesk Investor LT 2009 is a beginner-level reference guide to this market-leading 3D mechanical design software.   Look more… Read more.




Just Enough AutoCAD 2006 Just Enough AutoCAD 2006
December 2006 
Ebook: $24.99

Your Guide to Essential AutoCAD TechniquesAward-winning and best-selling AutoCAD author George Omura has developed this practical reference to help you learn AutoCAD basics easily and efficiently. His straightforward explanations and… Read more.




Looking Good in Print Looking Good in Print, Sixth Edition
By Roger C. Parker
January 2006 
Print: $29.99

Looking Good in Print is celebrating 15 years in print with the newest edition Looking Good in Print, Sixth Edition. This book has grown over the years to become the… Read more.




Mastering AutoCAD 2007 and AutoCAD LT 2007 Mastering AutoCAD 2007 and AutoCAD LT 2007
August 2006 
Ebook: $49.99

The World's Bestselling AutoCAD Resource Now Fully Updated for the 2007 ReleaseThere's a reason why Mastering AutoCAD is so popular year after year. Loaded with concise explanations, step-by-step instructions, and… Read more.




Mastering AutoCAD 2008 and AutoCAD LT 2008 Mastering AutoCAD 2008 and AutoCAD LT 2008
November 2007 
Ebook: $49.99

Mastering AutoCAD 2008 and AutoCAD LT 2008 offers a unique blend of tutorial and reference that includes everything you need to get started and stay ahead with AutoCAD. Rather than… Read more.




Mastering AutoCAD 2009 and AutoCAD LT 2009 Mastering AutoCAD 2009 and AutoCAD LT 2009
April 2009 
Ebook: $49.99

If you’re looking for a tutorial or stand-alone reference to AutoCAD and its latest features, Mastering AutoCAD 2009 and AutoCAD LT 2009 is a book that can serve as both.… Read more.




Mastering AutoCAD 2010 and AutoCAD LT 2010 Mastering AutoCAD 2010 and AutoCAD LT 2010
August 2009 
Ebook: $49.99

An award-winning author presents a detailed tutorial covering every feature of this popular programEach year, Mastering AutoCAD appears at the top of the AutoCAD book sales charts; it's the world's… Read more.




Mastering AutoCAD 2011 and AutoCAD LT 2011 Mastering AutoCAD 2011 and AutoCAD LT 2011
May 2010 
Ebook: $49.99

Go beyond AutoCAD essentials to create amazing 2D and 3D technical drawingsAutoCADis the leading drawing software used by design and drafting professionals to create 2D and 3D technical drawings. Mastering… Read more.




Mastering AutoCAD for Mac Mastering AutoCAD for Mac
October 2010 
Ebook: $49.99

The Best Resource on the Market for Learning AutoCAD for Mac software!This comprehensive Autodesk Official Training Guide has everything you need to quickly become proficient with every aspect of Autodesk’s… Read more.




Mastering AutoCAD VBA Mastering AutoCAD VBA
February 2006 
Ebook: $49.99

VBA is the Key to Automating Your Work and Reusability in AutoCAD......and Mastering AutoCAD VBA unlocks the secrets to VBA programming, teaching you everything you need to know to write… Read more.




Mastering Autodesk Inventor 2009 and Autodesk Inventor LT 2009 Mastering Autodesk Inventor 2009 and Autodesk Inventor LT 2009
October 2008 
Ebook: $59.99

The expert content in Mastering Autodesk® Inventor 2009 and Autodesk InventorLT 2009 will help you learn advanced related to the industry-leading 3D mechanical design software.  Coverage of subjects like design… Read more.




Mastering Autodesk Inventor 2010 Mastering Autodesk Inventor 2010
July 2009 
Ebook: $69.99

A complete tutorial for the real-world application of Autodesk Inventor, plus video instruction on DVDUsed to design everything from airplanes to appliances, Autodesk Inventor is the industry-leading 3D mechanical design… Read more.




Mastering Autodesk Inventor 2012 and Autodesk Inventor LT 2012 Mastering Autodesk Inventor 2012 and Autodesk Inventor LT 2012
May 2011 
Ebook: $79.99

Master the "Inventor" way of 3D mechanical design with this expert guideThis Autodesk Official Training Guide is your best resource for learning how to create, document, and verify your design… Read more.




Mastering Autodesk Inventor and Autodesk Inventor LT 2011 Mastering Autodesk Inventor and Autodesk Inventor LT 2011
July 2010 
Ebook: $69.99

Expert authors Curtis Waguespack and Thom Tremblay developed this detailed reference and tutorial with straightforward explanations, real-world examples, and practical tutorials that focus squarely on teaching Inventor tips, tricks, and… Read more.




Mastering mental ray Mastering mental ray
May 2010 
Ebook: $59.99

Proven techniques for using mental ray effectivelyIf you're a busy artist seeking high-end results for your 3D, design, or architecture renders using mental ray, this is the perfect book for… Read more.




MasteringAutoCAD2005 and AutoCAD LT2005 MasteringAutoCAD2005 and AutoCAD LT2005
December 2006 
Ebook: $49.99

"Omura's explanations are concise, his graphics are excellent, and his examples are practical."—CADalystThe Definitive CAD Resource Updated for 2005Mastering AutoCAD 2005 and AutoCAD LT 2005 is a fully updated edition… Read more.




The Persona Lifecycle The Persona Lifecycle
August 2010 
Ebook: $86.95

If you design and develop products for people, this book is for you. The Persona Lifecycle addresses the “how? of creating effective personas and using those personas to design products… Read more.




Prototyping Prototyping
November 2009 
Ebook: $22.00

With this book, Todd Zaki Warfel shows how prototypes are more than just a design tool by demonstrating how they can help you market a product, gain internal buy-in, and… Read more.




See What I Mean See What I Mean
December 2012 
Ebook: $22.00

If you're an executive, designer, product manager, marketer, or engineer, communication is part of your work. Using images and text in unique ways, comics can engage readers in ways traditional… Read more.




SolidWorks 2011 Assemblies Bible SolidWorks 2011 Assemblies Bible
July 2011 
Ebook: $49.99

A fan of the SolidWorks Bible, but want more detail on assemblies? Here you go.SolidWorks fans have long sought more detail on SolidWorks topics, and now you have it. We… Read more.




SolidWorks 2011 Parts Bible SolidWorks 2011 Parts Bible
March 2011 
Ebook: $49.99

Like the SolidWorks Bible, but want more on parts? New version provides greater detail than everSolidWorks fans have long sought more detail and information on SolidWorks topics, and now you… Read more.




Solidworks 2013 Bible Solidworks 2013 Bible
February 2013 
Ebook: $59.99

A comprehensive resource packed with information for both beginners and advanced usersSolidWorks is the leading 3D solid modeling software used in computer-aided design. It's powerful but not simple. This complete… Read more.




Subject To Change: Creating Great Products & Services for an Uncertain World Subject To Change: Creating Great Products & Services for an Uncertain World
By Peter Merholz, Todd Wilkens, Brandon Schauer, David Verba
April 2008 
Print: $24.99
Ebook: $19.99
Bundle: $27.49

To achieve success in today's ever-changing and unpredictable markets, competitive businesses need to rethink and reframe their strategies across the board. In Subject to Change: Creating Great Products and Services… Read more.




Why We Fail Why We Fail
By Victor Lombardi
July 2013 
Ebook: $22.00

Just as pilots and doctors improve by studying crash reports and postmortems, experience designers can improve by learning how customer experience failures cause products to fail in the marketplace. Rather… Read more.




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