Why software sucks-- and what you can do about it by David S. Platt

By David S. Platt

“I’ve simply accomplished examining the simplest desktop e-book [ Why software program Sucks... ] considering the fact that I final re-read one among mine and that i desired to move alongside the nice notice. . . . placed this one in your must-have record when you've got software program, love software program, hate programmers, or maybe ARE a programmer, simply because Mr. Platt (who teaches programming) has got down to puncture the bloated egos of all those that imagine that simply because they could write a application, they could make it effortless to exploit. . . . This e-book is humorous, however it is usually a big take-heed call for software program businesses that are looking to lessen the dimensions in their customer service accounts. in the event you have been ever caught for a solution to the query, ’Why do strong programmers make such lousy software?’ this booklet holds the answer.” — John McCormick, Locksmith columnist, TechRepublic.com

“I needs to say first, I don’t get many computing manuscripts that make me giggle out loud. among the laughs, Dave Platt promises a few very fascinating perception and viewpoint, all in a lucid and interesting kind. I don’t get a lot of that either!” — Henry Leitner, assistant dean for info know-how andsenior lecturer on desktop technology, Harvard college

“A riotous ebook for we all downtrodden desktop clients, written in language that we understand.” — Stacy Baratelli, author’s barber

“David’s special tackle the issues that bedevil software program construction made me take into consideration the method in new methods. in the event you care concerning the caliber of the software program you create or use, learn this book.” — Dave Chappell, critical, Chappell & affiliates

“I started to learn it in my place of work yet stopped ahead of I reached the ground of the 1st web page. I couldn’t retain a smile off my face! I’ll get pleasure from it after i am going again domestic and discover a secure position to read.” — Tsukasa Makino, IT supervisor

“David explains, in phrases that my better half's mother can comprehend, why the software program we use this present day will be so complex, even harmful now and then, and offers us a few actual rules on what we will do approximately it.” — Jim Brosseau, Clarrus Consulting workforce, Inc.

A booklet for somebody Who makes use of a working laptop or computer Today...and simply desires to Scream!

Today’s software program sucks. There’s no different good distance to assert it. It’s detrimental, permitting felony courses to creep during the net wires into our very bedrooms. It’s unreliable, crashing after we desire it so much, wiping out hours or days of labor without option to get it again. And it’s demanding to take advantage of, requiring quite a lot of head-banging to determine the best operations.

It’s no mystery that software program sucks. you recognize that from own adventure, even if you utilize pcs for paintings or own initiatives. during this e-book, programming insider David Platt explains why that’s the case and, extra importantly, why it doesn’t must be that manner. And he explains it in simple, jargon-free English that’s a pleasure to learn, utilizing real-world examples with which you’re already favourite. in any case, he indicates what you, as a customary person, and not using a technical historical past, can do approximately this unhappy country of our software—how you, as an educated shopper, don’t need to take the abuse that undesirable software program dishes out.

As chances are you'll count on from the book’s identify, Dave’s divulge is laced with humor—sometimes outrageous, yet continuously lifeless on. You’ll snort out loud as you keep in mind incidents along with your personal software program that made you cry. You’ll slap your thigh with an analogous hand that so usually pounded your computing device table and needed it was once a foul programmer’s face. yet Dave hasn’t written this booklet only for laughs. He’s written it to offer long-overdue voice in your personal discovery—that software program does, certainly, suck, however it shouldn’t.

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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 global software program Configuration Management offers an in depth evaluate on software program configuration and improvement, observed through a variety of real-world examples with plenty of operating code. whereas different books may perhaps spend loads of time on software program configuration administration concept, Sean Kenefick specializes in sensible ideas and strategies that without delay gain builders of their daily needs.

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Building a DevOps Culture by Mandi Walls

By Mandi Walls

Development a DevOps tradition calls for greater than fitting a configuration administration procedure, utilizing a resource code repository, and telling your groups "Ok, now we're all doing DevOps." Organizational tradition is constituted of a shared set of values and behaviors. instruments aid us create technique, which in flip impacts our behaviors. regrettably, instruments by myself should not adequate to create a strong tradition for collaboration that we now consider as DevOps. development, or in lots of instances rebuilding, our crew cultures to mirror altering ambitions and values is a problem confronted not only via groups transitioning to DevOps, yet via enterprises huge and small as they struggle to take care of with present enterprise practices and shopper expectancies. this text outlines recommendations for construction a DevOps tradition, together with aligning incentives, defining significant and attainable objectives, and making a supportive staff surroundings.

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Pomodoro Technique Illustrated: Can You Focus - Really Focus by Staffan Noteberg

By Staffan Noteberg

You may have loads you want to accomplish this present day. Your checklist is a mile lengthy and also you end up getting interrupted some other minute. you want to inform every body to depart you by myself, yet lots of the interruptions are coming from you! you're thinking that of a cellphone name you must make or an internet site you want to cost and earlier than you recognize it you are answering e mail, checking twitter, and discovering 1000000 different issues to occupy some time. you must focus---really concentration. The Pomodoro procedure places you again in control of your day. you are going to practice winning suggestions from software program engineering to spot what you have to be doing this present day and that can assist you in attaining your ambitions. Your brain will not wander whilst it's absolutely engaged briefly bursts of centred job. learn how to paintings much less and achieve extra utilizing not anything greater than paper, pencil, and an easy kitchen timer. Set the timer and begin in your subsequent Pomodoro. whilst the bell earrings take a holiday. This own method of timeboxing is on the center of the Pomodoro strategy and this booklet is stuffed with recommendation on how start and the way to tailor it in your personal wishes.

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Software-Architektur: Grundlagen - Konzepte - Praxis by Oliver Vogel, Visit Amazon's Ingo Arnold Page, search

By Oliver Vogel, Visit Amazon's Ingo Arnold Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Ingo Arnold, , Arif Chughtai, Edmund Ihler, Timo Kehrer, Uwe Mehlig, Uwe Zdun

Als Architekt arbeiten Sie in einem sehr vielf?ltigen und dynamischen Umfeld. Neue Technologien dr?ngen auf den Markt, neue Werkzeuge versprechen Effizienz- und Produktivit?tssteigerungen und neue developments, wie serviceorientierte Architekturen (SOA) und modellgetriebene Verfahren sollen Ihnen helfen, mit der inh?renten Komplexit?t von IT-Systemen umzugehen. All diese Entwicklungen und Neuerungen m?ssen Sie als Architekt verstehen, einordnen und letztlich beurteilen k?nnen, um die Spreu vom Weizen zu trennen und f?r Ihre konkrete Problemstellung die passende L?sung zu w?hlen.

Dieses Buch hilft Ihnen dabei, indem es das Thema Software-Architektur umfassend behandelt und mit Hilfe eines architektonischen Ordnungsrahmens strukturiert. Es stellt Sie als Architekten in den Mittelpunkt und bietet Ihnen langfristige Orientierung. Das Buch vermittelt hierzu essenzielles Architektur-Wissen und zeigt Ihnen, wie Sie dieses Wissen konkret und in entsprechenden Projekten einsetzen k?nnen. Zu diesem Zweck enth?lt das Buch Anwendungsszenarien und Fallstudien aus verschiedenen Industriezweigen und Anwendungsdom?nen.

Software-Entwickler und Studenten erhalten mit diesem Buch eine wertvolle Hilfestellung, um in das Thema Software-Architektur einzusteigen.

In der zweiten Auflage finden sich neue, wichtige Architektur-Themen, wie beispielsweise SOA und Sicherheitsarchitekturen. Ferner leitet Sie dieses Buch jetzt noch besser bei Ihrer T?tigkeit als Architekt, indem es Ihnen konkrete Handlungsanweisungen und Checklisten bietet. Dar?ber hinaus erm?glicht das Buch aufgrund seiner erh?hten didaktischen Qualit?t, Konsistenz sowie thematischen Vernetzung eine noch effizientere Orientierung in der Software-Architektur.

Weiterf?hrende Informationen finden Sie unter www.software-architektur-buch.de.

„?ber die neue Auflage dieses Buches freue ich mich sehr. Es ist au?erordentlich empfehlenswert f?r alle, die die Notwendigkeit erkannt haben, sich mit dem Thema Software-Architektur auseinanderzusetzen. Es bietet einen umfassenden Einstieg in das bewusste Architektur-Denken."

Karin D?rmeyer (IBM unusual Engineer, IBM IOT Northeast IT Architect career chief)

„Das Buch bietet eine hervorragende, strukturierte und ebenso grundlegende wie umfassende Orientierung zu dem komplexen Thema Software-Architektur. Mir gef?llt, dass es statt auf konkrete Technologien mehr auf Konzepte eingeht und auch die Menschen und soziale Aspekte explizit ber?cksichtigt werden."

Bernd Oestereich (oose.de)

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TinyOS programming by Philip Levis

By Philip Levis

Do you want to understand how you can write platforms, companies, and functions utilizing the TinyOS working procedure? the best way to write nesC code and effective purposes with this integral consultant to TinyOS programming. certain examples make it easier to write TinyOS code in complete, from simple functions correct as much as new low-level structures and excessive functionality functions. major figures within the improvement of TinyOS additionally clarify the explanations at the back of a number of the layout judgements made and, for the 1st time, how nesC pertains to and differs from different C dialects. convenient gains akin to a library of software program layout styles, programming tricks and counsel, end-of-chapter workouts, and an appendix summarizing the fundamental application-level TinyOS APIs make this the last word consultant to TinyOS for embedded structures programmers, builders, designers, and graduate scholars.

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Eclipse IDE by Lars Vogel, Wayne Beaton

By Lars Vogel, Wayne Beaton

This publication supplies an advent into utilizing the Eclipse IDE for Java improvement. It assumes no past wisdom of the Eclipse IDE and will be utilized by a brand new consumer to profit the Eclipse IDE. rather than featuring all attainable recommendations, this publication makes a speciality of the real elements of the Eclipse IDE, e.g. tips on how to navigate successfully, which settings enables you to get extra effective and the like.
It additionally includes plenty of tips which enable complex Eclipse clients to paintings extra effective with the Eclipse IDE.

You tips on how to create Java courses with Eclipse and the way to run them inside and outdoors of Eclipse. Debugging and unit trying out are a massive half within the day-by-day paintings of a developer for this reason those subject matters also are lined in detail.
You locate plenty of examples and workouts to practice.
The ebook additionally explains using the Git model keep an eye on method inside Eclipse as Git is changing into progressively more the dominate model keep an eye on system.

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Raspberry Pi Cookbook: Software and Hardware Problems and by Simon Monk

By Simon Monk

The global of Raspberry Pi is evolving speedy, with many new interface forums and software program libraries turning into on hand for all time. during this cookbook, prolific hacker and writer Simon Monk presents greater than two hundred functional recipes for operating this tiny inexpensive laptop with Linux, programming it with Python, and hooking up sensors, automobiles, and different hardware—including Arduino.

You’ll additionally research simple ideas that can assist you use new applied sciences with Raspberry Pi as its surroundings develops. Python and different code examples from the publication can be found on GitHub. This cookbook is perfect for programmers and hobbyists accustomed to the Pi via assets akin to Getting begun with Raspberry Pi (O’Reilly).

  • Set up and deal with your Raspberry Pi
  • Connect the Pi to a community
  • Work with its Linux-based working approach
  • Use the Pi’s ready-made software program
  • Program Raspberry Pi with Python
  • Control during the GPIO connector
  • Use Raspberry Pi to run forms of cars
  • Work with switches, keypads, and different electronic inputs
  • Hook up sensors for taking numerous measurements
  • Attach varied screens, similar to an LED matrix
  • Create dynamic tasks with Raspberry Pi and Arduino

make sure you try out 10 of the over 60 video recipes for this e-book at: http://razzpisampler.oreilly.com/ you should purchase all recipes at:

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