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Getting Real: The smarter, faster, easier way to build a successful web application By 37signals et al.
Paperback: $24.99
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(44 Ratings)
Getting Real details the business, design, programming, and marketing principles of 37signals. The book is packed with keep-it-simple insights, contrarian points of view, and unconventional... More > approaches to software design. This is not a technical book or a design tutorial, it's a book of ideas. Anyone working on a web app — including entrepreneurs, designers, programmers, executives, or marketers — will find value and inspiration in this book. 37signals used the Getting Real process to launch five successful web-based applications (Basecamp, Campfire, Backpack, Writeboard, Ta-da List), and Ruby on Rails, an open-source web application framework, in just two years with no outside funding, no debt, and only 7 people (distributed across 7 time zones). Over 500,000 people around the world use these applications to get things done. Now you can find out how they did it and how you can do it too. It's not as hard as you think if you Get Real.< Less
CSS User Manual - Daily Operations By Robert Kefauver
Paperback: $78.94
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This is the user manual for the Windows version of Compatible Software Systems (CSS) programs for convenience store accounting and inventory management. Well illustrated step by step instructions. ... More > Included are instructions for the Dailybook - starting at downloading the daily report from the POS system and continuing to print and close. UPC/PLU maintenance is documented in detail including linkages for such things as cigarettes and ring top six packs. Seven different ways are described to change retail prices including the Passport Mix & Match and Combo Promos. Invoice data entry is thoroughly covered - entering invoices manually, by EDI and with the Portable Data Terminals. Chapters are included for month end processing and using the interfaces to QuickBooks, Peachtree and MAS90 accounting. Ideal for those just starting to use CSS. It is also an excellent tool for those who want to train a substitute or replacement.< Less
U.S. Photo Industry 2008: Review and Forecast (PREMIUM Edition) By PMA Marketing Research
eBook (PDF): $249.00
Includes more charts regarding DSLR sales, adoption of digital cameras, memory cards, digital frames, home photo printers and online prices for prints and custom products. A review of the major photo... More > categories in 2007 and forecasts through 2010.U.S. digital photo spending is expected grow by 3.2 percent in 2008.After topping 2007 estimates, U.S. digital camera unit sales are expected to grow only slightly in 2008. Revenues will be soft.Online ordering is the fastest growing photo print ordering method.Custom photo merchandise value expected at just less than $1.5 billion in 2008. Specifically... (list of charts)< Less
The Management of Strategy in the Marketplace By Ernest R. Cadotte, Harry J. Bruce
Paperback: $45.05
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The textbook The Management of Strategy in the Marketplace (Cadotte, Bruce) is designed to accompany the Marketplace Live business simulations. It is completely optional as the Marketplace Live... More > business simulations are stand-alone exercises. The purpose of the textbook is to lay out an intellectual foundation that will prepare students to compete in the real marketplace. The simulation provides a living case through which students gain hands-on experience in business management. In short, the textbook provides the theory; the simulation provides the practice.< Less