Agile Hiring by Sean Landis

By Sean Landis

This ebook offers a clean technique that's proven by means of fireplace: constructed through the writer in over two decades of expertise hiring software program pros at either small businesses and massive. Drawing on rules from the "agile" software program improvement circulation, this booklet deals a distinct strategy to take into consideration hiring.

This e-book bargains particular and useful concepts that can assist you rent greater now. It additionally supplies your hiring employees a version for regularly bettering person and organizational hiring abilities. As you develop into extra expert in hiring, you'll delight in this ebook in new methods. Get your hiring staff at the related web page by way of hiring. This ebook is a must-have reference for a person keen on hiring software program execs.

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Questioning Extreme Programming by Pete McBreen

By Pete McBreen

Ever due to the fact that severe Programming burst directly to the appliance improvement scene in 1998, it's been a lightning rod for controversy. With its emphasis on programmer-based improvement, many pros like it. despite the fact that, severe Programming contradicts a number of the conventional ideals in software program improvement; accordingly, many pros hate it. both manner, power adopters and competitors intend to make judgements on severe Programming. In wondering severe Programming, writer Pete McBreen places this agile method of software improvement lower than the microscope, and heavily examines either side of this heated debate.

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Optimizing Java by Benjamin J. Evans, James Gough

By Benjamin J. Evans, James Gough

Presently, no books exist that concentrate on the practicalities of Java software functionality tuning, in preference to the idea and internals of Java digital machines. This useful consultant is the "missing link" that goals to maneuver Java functionality tuning from the world of guesswork and folklore to an experimental science.

Learn how one can technique functionality difficulties in an constant and systematic approach; get to the bottom of construction functionality concerns via studying center Java functionality issues; determine and get to the bottom of functionality concerns sooner than encountering them in creation; comprehend the functionality difficulties you come upon by way of studying the Java platform's internals.

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Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams (2nd Edition) by Tom DeMarco, Timothy R. Lister

By Tom DeMarco, Timothy R. Lister

Of the pc industry's best-selling authors and teachers go back with a brand new version of the software program administration publication that begun a revolution.

With humor and knowledge drawn from years of administration and consulting event, DeMarco and Lister reveal that the most important problems with software program improvement are human, no longer technical—and that managers forget about them at their peril.

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The Coder's Path to Wealth and Independence by Mark Beckner

By Mark Beckner

Builders, programmers, technical architects, and specialists: you're hugely expert and feature deep dedication in your craft in addition to the inducement to excel. It’s time to step clear of the perceived safeguard of a full-time salaried place, or a touch profitable solo company, and step right into a international of freedom, independence, and wealth. together with your present technical abilities, and an open brain, you could swiftly construct a hugely winning and moral business—and by yourself terms.

The Coder's route to Wealth and Independence explains how. Mark Beckner, himself, a hugely profitable itinerant developer, indicates you the way to rework your self from a talented programmer right into a hugely artistic and potent businessperson leveraging the abilities you have already got. you are going to discover ways to create possibilities the place none have existed, create price for your self and people you're employed with, considerably elevate your source of revenue, outline your beliefs, and become aware of your desires. by using the original techniques defined within the Coder's route to Wealth and Independence to construct your perform, you can find your route to own, specialist, and monetary prosperity.

The Coder's route to Wealth and Independence will exhibit you the way to:
* paintings from at any place you want
* Use your technical abilities to create a high-revenue, hugely self sufficient business
* study the talents of the "rainmaker" to procure new initiatives and clients
* function lower than a number of expense types, permitting you to extend your wealth and your freedom
* swiftly create proposals and contracts
* deal with initiatives and execute in your ambitions with higher ability than ever

In brief, this e-book can help you find a number of strong and detailed techniques to company that would permit you be hugely successful—where, how, and everytime you wish.

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Programming the BBC Micro by John D. Ferguson, John Gordon, Louie Macari, Peter H.

By John D. Ferguson, John Gordon, Louie Macari, Peter H. Williams

Programming the BBC Micro is a 12-chapter publication that starts with an outline of the BBC microcomputer, its peripheral, and faults. next chapters concentrate on perform in programming, software improvement, pictures, phrases, numbers, sound, bits, bytes, and meeting language. The interfacing, dossier dealing with, and precise description of BBC microcomputer also are proven.

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Advances in Computers, Vol. 11 by Franz L. Alt, Morris Rubinoff

By Franz L. Alt, Morris Rubinoff

For the reason that its first quantity in 1960, Advances in pcs has offered distinct assurance of recommendations in and software program and in machine thought, layout, and functions. It has additionally supplied participants with a medium within which they could research their matters in larger intensity and breadth than that allowed via common magazine articles. accordingly, many articles became ordinary references that stay of vital, lasting price regardless of the speedy progress happening within the box.

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Real World Software Configuration Management by Sean Kenefick (auth.)

By Sean Kenefick (auth.)

Designed to be used visible Studio .NET/6.0, visible SourceSafe 6.0c, and CVS 1.11, Real international software program Configuration Management offers an in depth assessment on software program configuration and improvement, followed through a variety of real-world examples with plenty of operating code. whereas different books could spend loads of time on software program configuration administration concept, Sean Kenefick specializes in useful suggestions and strategies that without delay profit builders of their day by day needs.

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Implementing Lean Software Development: From Concept to Cash by Mary Poppendieck

By Mary Poppendieck

"This notable publication combines useful suggestion, ready-to-use suggestions, anda deep figuring out of why this can be easy methods to enhance software program. I haveseen software program groups remodeled through the information during this book."--Mike Cohn, writer of Agile Estimating and Planning"As a lean practitioner myself, i've got enjoyed and used their first booklet for years.When this moment e-book got here out, i used to be extremely joyful that it was once even greater. If youare attracted to how lean rules may be important for software program developmentorganizations, this can be the booklet you're looking for. The Poppendiecks supply abeautiful combination of heritage, conception, and practice."--Alan Shalloway, coauthor of layout styles Explained"I've loved analyzing the e-book greatly. i believe it may also be higher than thefirst lean booklet by means of Tom and Mary, whereas that one used to be already exceptionallygood! Mary in particular has loads of wisdom regarding lean concepts inproduct improvement and production. it is infrequent that those innovations areactually translated to software program. this is often whatever no different ebook does well(except their first book)."--Bas Vodde"The new publication by way of Mary and Tom Poppendieck offers a well-written andcomprehensive advent to lean rules and chosen practices for softwaremanagers and engineers. It illustrates the appliance of the values andpractices with well-suited good fortune tales. I loved studying it."--Roman Pichler"In enforcing Lean software program improvement, the Poppendiecks discover moredeeply the subjects they brought in Lean software program improvement. They beginwith a compelling heritage of lean considering, then flow to key components such asvalue, waste, and folks. every one bankruptcy contains workouts that will help you follow keypoints. if you'd like a greater realizing of ways lean rules can paintings withsoftware, this booklet is for you."--Bill Wake, self sufficient consultantIn 2003, Mary and Tom Poppendieck's Lean software program improvement brought leap forward improvement concepts that leverage Lean rules to convey remarkable agility and price. Now their commonly expected sequel and significant other consultant indicates precisely find out how to enforce Lean software program improvement, hands-on. This new e-book attracts at the Poppendiecks' remarkable adventure supporting improvement businesses optimize the whole software program worth move. you will discover the perfect inquiries to ask, the major matters to target, and strategies confirmed to paintings. The authors current case experiences from modern software program organisations, and supply functional workouts for jumpstarting your individual Lean projects. coping with to increase, nourish, and leverage agile practices development precise improvement groups, not only teams using caliber via speedy suggestions and designated self-discipline Making judgements Just-in-Time, yet no later supplying quickly: How PatientKeeper gives you forty five rock-solid releases in step with 12 months Making tradeoffs that truly fulfill customersImplementing Lean software program improvement is essential to an individual who wishes more beneficial improvement processes--managers, venture leaders, senior builders, and designers in firm IT and software program businesses alike.

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Design for Reliability: Information and Computer-Based by Eric Bauer

By Eric Bauer

Procedure reliability, availability and robustness are frequently no longer good understood through process architects, engineers and builders. they generally do not comprehend what drives customer's availability expectancies, the best way to body verifiable availability/robustness requisites, easy methods to deal with and finances availability/robustness, easy methods to methodically architect and layout platforms that meet robustness requisites, and so forth. The publication takes a truly pragmatic process of framing reliability and robustness as a sensible element of a procedure in order that architects, designers, builders and testers can handle it as a concrete, practical characteristic of a approach, instead of an summary, non-functional notion.Content:
Chapter 1 Reliability and Availability thoughts (pages 1–29):
Chapter 2 procedure fundamentals (pages 31–56):
Chapter three What can get it wrong (pages 57–81):
Chapter four Failure Containment and Redundancy (pages 83–97):
Chapter five powerful layout rules (pages 99–130):
Chapter 6 blunders Detection (pages 131–144):
Chapter 7 studying and Modeling Reliability and Robustness (pages 145–168):
Chapter eight Reliability requisites (pages 169–183):
Chapter nine Reliability research (pages 185–206):
Chapter 10 Reliability Budgeting and Modeling (pages 207–218):
Chapter eleven Robustness and balance checking out (pages 219–243):
Chapter 12 last the Loop (pages 245–261):
Chapter thirteen layout for Reliability Case research (pages 263–294):
Chapter 14 end (pages 295–300):
Chapter 15 Appendix: Assessing layout for Reliability Diligence (pages 301–314):

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