Author Archives: Laura Forbes

Every upgrade needs a good user’s manual

“Excel 2013: The Missing Manual,” by Matthew MacDonald, introduces expert Excel users to the UI changes that permeate Office 2013 applications.

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If you want to write Windows 8 apps

If you’re ambitious to write applications for Windows 8, Getting Started with Windows 8 Apps by Ben Dewey is good preparation for the challenging changes in the development approach that Windows Runtime (WinRT) represents.

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Making yourself at home with Windows 8

Preston Gralla’s Windows 8 Hacks: Tips & Tools for Unlocking the Power of Tablets and Desktops is for users who want to make Windows 8 work their way.

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