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Snowed Out Atlanta By Michelle Sollicito
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How Facebook saved Atlanta. SnowedOutAtlanta, the fastest-growing group in Facebook history, brought together a city overnight. Lives were saved and countless people were helped. Read the poignant... More > stories behind the headlines.< Less
Scrum and XP from the Trenches By Henrik Kniberg
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This book aims to give you a head start by providing a detailed down-to-earth account of how one Swedish company implemented Scrum and XP with a team of approximately 40 people and how they... More > continuously improved their process over a year’s time. Under the leadership of Henrik Kniberg they experimented with different team sizes, different sprint lengths, different ways of defining “done”, different formats for product backlogs and sprint backlogs, different testing strategies, different ways of doing demos, different ways of synchronizing multiple Scrum teams, etc. They also experimented with XP practices – different ways of doing continuous build, pair programming, test driven development, etc, and how to combine this with Scrum.< Less
RESTful JAVA Web Services Interview Questions You'll Most Likely Be Asked By Vibrant Publishers
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RESTful JAVA Web Services Interview Questions You'll Most Likely Be Asked is a perfect companion to stand ahead above the rest in today’s competitive job market. Rather than going through... More > comprehensive, textbook-sized reference guides, this book includes only the information required immediately for job search to build an IT career. This book puts the interviewee in the driver's seat and helps them steer their way to impress the interviewer. Includes: a) 203 RESTful JAVA Web Services Interview Questions, Answers and Proven Strategies for getting hired as an IT professional b) Dozens of examples to respond to interview questions c) 51 HR Questions with Answers and Proven strategies to give specific, impressive, answers that help nail the interviews d) 2 Aptitude Tests download available on www.vibrantpublishers.com< Less
Getting Started with Ubuntu 12.04 By The Ubuntu Manual Team
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Getting Started with Ubuntu 12.04 is a comprehensive beginner's guide designed for the Ubuntu operating system. It is written under an open source license and is free for you to download, read,... More > modify, and share. This manual will help you become familiar with everyday tasks such as surfing the web, listening to music, and scanning documents. With an emphasis on easy-to-follow instructions, it is suitable for all levels of experience.< Less
Turn Your iPad into a Genealogy Powerhouse By Lisa Louise Cooke
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Here's the dirty little secret about tablets and the iPad: they are not laptops. Once the genealogist accepts that truth they can untether themselves from the restraints of that mindset and embrace... More > what I call the "Tablet Mindset." And in Turn Your iPad into a Genealogy Powerhouse you will learn how to unleash your iPad's potential for family history on-the-go! These pages are packed with the tools you need to get the most out your tablet: • An in depth look at over 65 apps that are ideal for the genealogist • 32 Fabulous Tips and Tricks that will make you a power user • See it for yourself with recommended online videos Do you have a tablet other than an iPad? No problem! Comparable apps available in Google Play are included. And the Tips and Tricks section will give you clues as to features to look for on your brand of tablet.< Less
MadCap Flare V9 Developer's Guide By scott deloach
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The 9th edition of this STC award-winning book explains how to organize, build, and publish online help, policies and procedures, knowledge bases, user guides and more using the industry benchmark... More > for single source publishing: MadCap Flare. Flare expert Scott DeLoach shares detailed information about how to import content from RoboHelp, Word, FrameMaker, and DITA documents and how to use all of Flare's features. Each section also includes sample questions to help you prepare for the Flare certification test.< Less
LibreOffice 4.0 Impress Guide By LibreOffice Documentation Team
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LibreOffice is a freely-available, full-featured office suite. It runs on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X computers. This book covers the main features of Impress, the presentations (slide show)... More > component of LibreOffice. You can create slides that contain text, bulleted and numbered lists, tables, charts, clip art, and other objects. Impress comes with prepackaged text styles, slide backgrounds, and Help. It can open and save to Microsoft PowerPoint formats and can export to PDF, HTML, Adobe Flash, and numerous graphic formats. This book was written by volunteers from the LibreOffice community. Profits from the sale of this book will be used to benefit the community.< Less
System Design, Modeling, and Simulation using Ptolemy II By Claudius Ptolemaeus
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This book is a definitive introduction to models of computation for the design of complex, heterogeneous systems. It has a particular focus on cyber-physical systems, which integrate computing,... More > networking, and physical dynamics. The book captures more than twenty years of experience in the Ptolemy Project at UC Berkeley, which pioneered many design, modeling, and simulation techniques that are now in widespread use. All of the methods covered in the book are realized in the open source Ptolemy II modeling framework and are available for experimentation through links provided in the book. The book is suitable for engineers, scientists, researchers, and managers who wish to understand the rich possibilities offered by modern modeling techniques. The goal of the book is to equip the reader with a breadth of experience that will help in understanding the role that such techniques can play in design.< Less
The Performance of Open Source Applications By Tavish Armstrong
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In 1974, Donald Knuth wrote, "We should forget about small efficiencies, say about 97% of the time: premature optimization is the root of all evil."  With computers available now that... More > are millions of times faster than those available then, today's programmers have even less reason to worry about shaving cycles and saving bytes than those a generation ago. But "less" isn't "none": every once in a while, squeezing the last ounce of performance out of the machine really does matter. This book is written by over a dozen developers who have grappled with slow code, memory leaks, or uncontrollable latency in open source software. They share their mistakes and successes, and give the reader an over-the-shoulder view of how they approached their specific challenges. With examples from bioinformatics research code to web browsers, the solutions are as varied as the problems. This book will help junior and senior developers alike understand how their colleagues think about performance.< Less
Mura CMS Content Manager's Guide By Blue River
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An overview of using Mura CMS as a Content Contributor including tutorials designed to help you get the most out of Mura CMS.
Reason101 Visual Guide to the Reason Rack (Color - Coil) By Robert Anselmi
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Complete coverage of all Reason 7.0 core devices & 8 Rack Extensions, with 101 in-depth tutorials focusing on basics, utility constructions, sound design, advanced usage and Rack Extensions. This... More > book is built from the ground up to explore all aspects of the Reason Rack. The first half covers all core rack devices & 8 Rack Extensions front and back. All sliders, rotaries, buttons, and audio & CV connections are explored visually. The second half of the book provides 101 different ways you can integrate those devices together to create practical applications. This manual provides all you need to know to start out using reason and take your skills from Basic to advanced, and beyond. Save time learning the Rack in the most intuitive way possible, and keep your copy handy as a desk reference while you work.< Less
Semantic Modeling in Formal English By dr. ir. Andries van Renssen
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Semantic Modeling in Formal English is an information technology that provides a route towards universal data exchange and interoperability of systems. The technology enables creating semantic... More > information models that include meaning as well as context. The technology and extensible language enable the expression of information, knowledge and requirements in a human as well as computer interpretable way. The resulting expressions are unambiguous and system independent. The book also describes a Gellish expression syntax for the storage and exchange of information. Semantic Modeling describes how Formal English is defined and how information models are composed of expressions in Formal English and how they can be interpreted. It also provides a basis for the creation of universal semantic databases. This enables reduction of costs for data conversion and misinterpretation and speeds up data communication and data integration processes.< Less
The Caledonia Upgrade Guide for GroupWise 2014 - Move/Migrate By Danita Zanre, Danita Zanrè, Paul Lamontagne
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The Caledonia Upgrade Guide for GroupWise is a comprehensive how-to, guiding GroupWise Administrators through the ins and outs of Upgrading to GroupWise 2014. The version of the guide you are... More > looking at now is for moving and migrating your GroupWise system to a new Linux or Windows server. Topics for the upgrade guide include: ❖ Migrating your system to a new Linux or Windows Server ❖ Upgrading to GroupWise 2014 Gradually ❖ Installing GroupWise Administration ❖ Upgrading the Primary Domain ❖ Upgrading GroupWise Secondary Domains ❖ Upgrading GroupWise Post Offices ❖ Upgrading The GroupWise Internet Agent (GWIA) ❖ Upgrading GroupWise WebAccess or deploying WebAccess for a mixed GroupWise system ❖ Upgrading GroupWise Calendar Publisher ❖ Upgrading GroupWise Monitor ❖ Upgrading GroupWise Clients Errata for this book (i.e., changes and additions made since original publication) can be found on the errata page at http://caledonia.net/wiki/public.< Less
The Timeless High Huts in a Revolving World By Kerstin Middleton
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The book Timeless High Huts in a Revolving World: Modern Technology’s Influences looks into how the Appalachian Mountain Club’s High Huts have changed over time and reflects the... More > influences technology has had. With insights and experiences from people who have worked in the huts in the past to those whom recently been involved with the huts, this book tackles the changes over time in the hut system due to technology and societies advancements. From unreliable radio calls in the 1930’s to dependable cell phone service in the huts today, there is no telling what is going to shake up this system next.< Less
Scheme 9 from Empty Space By Nils M Holm
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NEW EDITION! Scheme 9 from Empty Space reproduces the completely self-contained and heavily commented C and Scheme source code to a full, real-world interpreter for the Scheme programming language.... More > By means of extensive annotations, examples, and numerous figures, it answers a lot of questions about crafting an interpreter, including: How does automatic memory management work? How is macro expansion implemented? How do lexical scoping and dynamic scoping work? How is arbitrary precision arithmetics implemented? How does tail call elimination work? How are first-class continuations implemented? This textbook is intended as a practical guide for everybody who wants to take a deeper look at the techniques behind the interpretation of computer programs.< Less
A Comprehensible Guide to J1939 By Wilfried Voss
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SAE J1939 has become the accepted industry standard and the vehicle network technology of choice for off-highway machines in applications such as construction, material handling, and forestry... More > machines. J1939 is a higher-layer protocol based on Controller Area Network (CAN). It provides serial data communications between microprocessor systems (also called Electronic Control Units - ECU) in any kind of heavy duty vehicles. The messages exchanged between these units can be data such as vehicle road speed, torque control message from the transmission to the engine, oil temperature, and many more. The information in this book is based on two documents of the SAE J1939 Standards Collection: J1939/21 - Data Link Layer J1939/81 - Network Management A Comprehensible Guide to J1939 is the first work on J1939 besides the SAE J1939 standards collection. It provides profound information on the J1939 message format and network management combined with a high level of readability.< Less
Solid State Drives and How they Work! - Color Version By Scott Moulton
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This book is over 100 pages about the basics for how SSD NAND Drives (Flash Memory) and Solid State Drives and how they work from a Forensic and Data Recovery Standpoint. There are hundreds of... More > Graphics including Text and Content written by Scott Moulton about the process Flash Drives and SSD drives perform on your data. This is a must for all Forensic and Data Recovery People looking for information about how Solid State Drives Work. NOTE: This is the Color Version.< Less
Practical Compiler Construction By Nils M Holm
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Study the heavily annotated source code of a full compiler for a subset of the C programming language generating code for the popular 386 processor. Learn about the practice of lexical... More > analysis, syntax analysis, semantic analysis, code generation, etc. Extend your theoretical background by learning about the foundations and applications of scan trees, formal grammars, abstract programs, code generation models, and program transformation. Finally, have a look at more advanced compilation techniques such as code synthesis, abstract program optimization, peephole optimization, common subexpression elimination. This is an advanced programming textbook and a compiler-writing primer. Some programming skills are required, but no prior knowledge in the field of compiler construction is necessary.< Less
Learn 3D with Cheetah 3D 6 By Tonio Loewald
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Understanding 3D graphics is fast becoming the key skill for the 21st century. Whether you're casually interested in learning to create 3D graphics on a Mac OS X, or a graphics professional looking... More > to expand your skill set, this book will help you learn 3D concepts and how to use the easiest-to-use complete 3D package on the Macintosh.< Less
Solr 4.x Deep Dive - Early Access Release #7 By Jack Krupansky
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Revised, Early Access Release #7 Updated for Solr 4.4. New: Collections API, File Access API. A tutorial and hard-core reference deep dive for Solr 4.x, including many examples. Part I.... More > Introduction to Solr Part II. Data Definition Part III. Indexing Data Part IV. Querying Data Part V. Distributed Solr and SolrCloud (TBD) Part VI. Configuration and Admin (non-Core Admin TBD) Part VII. Client APIs (TBD) Appendices Glossary Index Follow progress on my blog: http://basetechnology.blogspot.com< Less
Mura CMS Content Manager's Guide By Blue River
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An overview of using Mura CMS as a Content Contributor including tutorials designed to help you get the most out of Mura CMS.
Mura CMS Front-End Developer's Guide By Blue River
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The Mura CMS Front-End Developer's Guide is a comprehensive overview of developing sites and themes in Mura CMS.
Cloud Computing: Advanced Business and IT Strategies By Philippe A. Abdoulaye
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Cloud Computing is the IT services delivery model of the near future. The problem is, there there are very few experts that have hands-on understanding of its competitive and organizational... More > impacts. The vast majority of books address the technical details of cloud, but few emphasize its implementation and deployment at the scale of the enterprise. This book provides the models, concepts, and methodologies you need to be successful in your organization's transition to cloud. Through his 23-year IT Transformation background, Philippe Abdoulaye brings a project-oriented approach to cloud transition, with several techniques needed to accelerate adoption of cloud services. The book begins with a definition of the competitive perspective of cloud, provides insights into the cloud-oriented business model, and details through a complete business an agile approach to cloud transition addressing issues as critical IT operating model transformation, SaaS application architecting, and datacenter transformation.< Less