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Salesforce Handbook By Wes Nolte, Jeff Douglas
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(5 Ratings)
This book is not intended to be a deep-dive on security, programming, reporting, configuration, etc. but more of a high-level overview on, development, tools, methodology and... More > other resources. We will not cover all aspects of We wrote this book to (hopefully) become an invaluable resource for anyone new or inexperienced with the platform. For new administrators and developers coming on to the platform, we see a gaping hole in existing reference books. This book is not intended for end users or advanced developers. This book is for people somewhere in the middle; let’s say a business analyst or a new Java or .NET developer. We would like this to be the first book you pick up after your boss walks in and says, “Let’s take a look at and see if we can build some applications in the cloud”. This book contains the information that we wish we had when we started developing applications on< Less
Building Search Applications: Lucene, LingPipe, and Gate By Manu Konchady
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(1 Ratings)
Lucene, LingPipe, and Gate are popular open source tools to build powerful search applications. Building Search Applications describes functions from Lucene that include indexing, searching,... More > ranking, and spelling correction to build search engines. With this book you will learn to: Extract tokens from text using custom tokenizers and analyzers from Lucene, LingPipe, and Gate. Construct a search engine index with an optional backend database to manage large document collections. Explore the wide range of Lucene queries to search an index, understand the ranking algorithm for a query, and suggest spelling corrections. Find the names of people, places, and other entities in text using LingPipe and Gate. Categorize documents by topic using classifiers and build groups of self-organized documents using clustering algorithms from LingPipe. Create a Web crawler to scan the Web, Intranet, or desktop using Nutch. Track the sentiment of articles published on the Web with LingPipe.< Less
Making Word Work for You By Hilary Powers
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(10 Ratings)
Successful freelance editor Hilary Powers explains how to get the most out of Microsoft Word when editing manuscripts on screen. Powers has been a freelancer since 1994, and utilizes her expertise as... More > well as her experience in holding forth on Word. Among the subjects she covers are personalizing the program and the screen to meet your own needs and taste, deploying Word's custom features, domesticating Track Changes, creating and using macros and templates, coping with the snares and pitfalls Word users often encounter, and finding useful resources and program add-ins. With her guidance, editors can not only feel more comfortable using Word, but increase their page-per-hour output as well as their income.< Less
Java Transaction Design Strategies By Mark Richards
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(8 Ratings)
Understanding how transaction management works in Java and developing an effective transaction design strategy can help to avoid data integrity problems in your applications and databases and ease... More > the pain of inevitable system failures. This book is about how to design an effective transaction management strategy using the transaction models provided by Java-based frameworks such as EJB and Spring. Techniques, best practices, and pitfalls with each transaction model will be described. In addition, transaction design patterns will bring all these concepts and techniques together and describe how to use these models to effectively manage transactions within your EJB or Spring-based Java applications. The book covers: - The local transaction model - The programmatic transaction model - The declarative transaction model - XA Transaction Processing - Transaction Design Patterns< Less
Generating an MS-Word Document with StarUML By Minkyu Lee
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(2 Ratings)
This book provides easy tutorials and examples to generate MS-Word documents by using StarUML and StarUML Generator. It also explains Word Template Designer module for beginners. The features of this... More > book are as follow: - Easy tutorials to write MS-Word templates - Reference manual for free Word Template Designer tool - Provides Class Report, Software Requirements Specification examples. - Contains some useful functions and tips.< Less
Practical Compiler Construction By Nils M Holm
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(3 Ratings)
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
Advanced MVVM By Josh Smith
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(1 Ratings)
This book is for WPF and Silverlight developers looking to take their Model-View-ViewModel skills to the next level. It reviews how the MVVM design pattern was used to create a fun and addictive game... More > that provides an elegant user experience. Read this book to gain insights from Josh Smith, an industry recognized expert in WPF, Silverlight, and MVVM, on how to properly design complex View and ViewModel architectures. Learn how to support unlimited undo, coordinate animated transitions, control modal dialog boxes from a ViewModel, and much more.< Less
High Performance Computing with the MOEA Framework and Ignite By David Hadka
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This book demonstrates how to exploit high performance computing with the MOEA Framework, from small personal computers up to large-scale supercomputers. For distributed memory parallelization, we... More > show how to use Apache Ignite to construct master-slave, island model, and hybrid parallelization architectures. Purchase of this book includes complete code samples. The download link is provided in the text.< Less
500 Lines or Less By Amy Brown, Michael DiBernardo
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As we pointed out in The Architecture of Open Source Applications, architects look at thousands of buildings during their training, and study the critiques of many more. But most software developers... More > only ever get to know a handful of programs well — usually programs they wrote themselves. This book provides you with the chance to study how 26 experienced programmers think when they are building something new. The programs you will read about in this book were all written from scratch to solve difficult problems. A web server, a pedometer, a Python interpreter, a web-based spreadsheet, and many more applications are written, in 500 lines of code or less, and described by their creators so that you can learn from their insights and their mistakes.< Less
Transform: A Rebel’s Guide for Digital Transformation By Gerry McGovern
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Transform: A rebel's guide for digital transformation. Are you an optimist? Are you a rebel? Do you think that because of digital technology, power is shifting away from organizations towards... More > citizens and customers? Are you a digital change agent? Do you want to transform your organization? Then this book is here to help you. Do you want to transform the complex into the simple? Do you like challenges and see yourself primarily as a problem solver? Are you the annoying person who constantly asks: “Why?” Are you empathetic? Do you like to listen, watch, observe? Are you also rational? Are you willing to go with the evidence and data even when it goes against your gut instinct? This is Gerry McGovern’s sixth book on web culture and economy. He is the founder and CEO of Customer Carewords, a company that has developed a set of methods to understand customer top tasks.< Less
Zentyal 5.0 for Network Administrators By Zentyal
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The book covers all relevant aspects of configuring and managing Zentyal servers in small and medium business (SMB) environments, from the Zentyal server architecture to all network services required... More > in this type of environments, as well as best practices for safe and effective network maintenance. The book is eminently practical and it includes a large number of practical exercises. It is an ideal guide for those who want to use Zentyal server, or Linux servers in general, in SMB environments. Besides being a full guide to learn Linux-based network management based on Zentyal 5.0, it serves as a study material for the certified Zentyal courses and certification exams.< Less
Alesis Fusion PowerStart Guide By Rich Menga
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The definitive quick-start guide on the Alesis Fusion synthesizer. Get the most out of your Fusion fast with easy-to-understand tutorials. Expand your Fusion with detailed documentation on the Fusion... More > Converter, how to add free sounds from Hollow Sun and whole lot more.< Less
Kanban and Scrum - making the most of both By Henrik Kniberg, Mattias Skarin
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Scrum and Kanban are two flavours of Agile software development - two deceptively simple but surprisingly powerful approaches to software development. So how do they relate to each other? The... More > purpose of this book is to clear up the fog, so you can figure out how Kanban and Scrum might be useful in your environment. Part I illustrates the similarities and differences between Kanban and Scrum, comparing for understanding, not for judgement. There is no such thing as a good or bad tool – just good or bad decisions about when and how to use which tool. This book includes: - Kanban and Scrum in a nutshell - Comparison of Kanban and Scrum and other Agile methods - Practical examples and pitfalls - Cartoons and diagrams illustrating day-to-day work - Detailed case study of a Kanban implementation within a Scrum organization Part II is a case study illustrating how a Scrum-based development organization implemented Kanban in their operations and support teams.< Less
Machine Super Intelligence By Shane Legg
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A thesis about theoretical models of super intelligent machines. Includes Hutter's AIXI model, Solomonoff induction, the Universal Intelligence Measure, and the relationship between Goedel... More > incompleteness and artificial intelligence algorithms.< Less
Beej's Guide to Network Programming By Brian Hall
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Beej's Guide to Network Programming has been one of the top socket programming guides on the Internet for the last 15 years, and it's now for the first time available as a lovingly bound paperback... More > book! The Guide is designed to irreverently ease your first steps into Internet Sockets programming in C. Starting from the ground up, it provides complete examples of simple clients and servers supporting both IPv6 and IPv4. Once you get through the tutorial section of the book, Part Two contains a handy-dandy reference section which helps prevent the book from becoming simple dead weight on your shelf once you've devoured it. The book focuses on the C programming language in Unix-like environments, but Windows users can still glean relevant information from its pages. Also, once you understand socket programming in C, you'll much more easily understand it in many other languages as well.< Less
RPR: A Problem Diagnosis Method for IT Professionals By Paul Offord
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RPR (Rapid Problem Resolution) is a problem diagnosis method specifically designed for IT professionals. This book covers why the RPR method is needed, how it helps 3rd Line Support people, how the... More > method works and what's needed to deploy RPR. If you want to improve your own problem diagnosis skills or those of your team, this book is for you.< Less
Learn Vimscript the Hard Way By Steve Losh
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Learn Vimscript the Hard Way is a book about customizing the Vim text editor.
Taming Apache OpenOffice: Getting Started By Jean Hollis Weber
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Apache OpenOffice is a freely-available, full-featured office suite that runs on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X computers. This book is for anyone who wants to get up to speed quickly with Apache... More > 3.4. It introduces Writer (word processing), Calc (spreadsheets), Impress (presentations), Draw (vector drawings), Math (equation editor) and Base (database), as well as common features including styles, templates, printing, a gallery of graphics, and macros.< Less
R Programming for Data Science By Roger Peng
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Data science has taken the world by storm. Every field of study and area of business has been affected as people increasingly realize the value of the incredible quantities of data being generated.... More > But to extract value from those data, one needs to be trained in the proper data science skills. The R programming language has become the de facto programming language for data science. Its flexibility, power, sophistication, and expressiveness have made it an invaluable tool for data scientists around the world. This book is about the fundamentals of R programming. You will get started with the basics of the language, learn how to manipulate datasets, how to write functions, and how to debug and optimize code. With the fundamentals provided in this book, you will have a solid foundation on which to build your data science toolbox.< Less
Getting Started with LibreOffice 5.1 By LibreOffice Documentation Team
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LibreOffice is a freely-available, full-featured office suite that runs on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X computers. This book is for anyone who wants to get up to speed quickly with LibreOffice 5.1.... More > It introduces Writer (word processing), Calc (spreadsheets), Impress (presentations), Draw (vector drawings), Math (equation editor), and Base (database). 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
Operating Systems: Three Easy Pieces (Hardcover Version 0.91) By Remzi Arpaci-Dusseau, Andrea Arpaci-Dusseau
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A book covering the fundamentals of operating systems, including virtualization of the CPU and memory, threads and concurrency, and file and storage systems. Written by professors active in the field... More > for 20 years, this text has been developed in the classrooms of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and has been used in the instruction of thousands of students.< Less
The WOZPAK Special Edition: Steve Wozniak's Apple-1 & Apple ][ Computers By Bill Martens, Brian Wiser
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The WOZPAK Special Edition is a compilation of original documents created by Steve Wozniak and other Apple legends including: Randy Wigginton, Andy Hertzfeld, Keith Walls, Robert Clardy, Allen Baum,... More > Val Golding, Don Williams, Bob Huelsdonk, and Wendell Sander. Many are original typed or hand written documents and drawings detailing the Apple-1 and Apple ][ Computers. The WOZPAK includes forwards from six of the legends whose work is included in the book.< Less
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Small to medium Department of Defense contractors are challenged by the new DFARS 252.204-7008 and 252.204-7012. These now require the companies to institute NIST SP 800-171 cybersecurity... More > requirements to secure the Government supplied “Controlled Unclassified Information” (CUI). However, the requirements for the small company are exactly the same as the requirements for the huge companies. This book goes through every requirement of the NIST SP 800-171, making suggestions of how to implement the standard with minimal cost. The implementation suggestions in this book assume that the company networks are Windows-based and so the suggestions utilize tools built into Windows whenever possible. This book makes sense out of the requirements and how they can be approached. Using this book, a contractor can take this gigantic project of implementation and cut it down to a reasonable size.< Less
Getting Started with LibreOffice 5.2 By LibreOffice Documentation Team
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LibreOffice is a freely-available, full-featured office suite that runs on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X computers. This book is for anyone who wants to get up to speed quickly with LibreOffice 5.2.... More > It introduces Writer (word processing), Calc (spreadsheets), Impress (presentations), Draw (vector drawings), Math (equation editor), and Base (database). 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
Docs Like Code By Anne Gentle
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Looking for a way to invigorate your technical writing team and grow that expertise to include developers, designers, and writers of all backgrounds? When you treat docs like code, you multiply... More > everyone’s efforts and streamline processes through collaboration, automation, and innovation.< Less