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  • Beginning REALbasic : from novice to professional by Jerry Lee Ford Jr.

    By Jerry Lee Ford Jr.

    If youre simply moving into programming, or youre already an skilled VB programmer who desires to fast examine a programming substitute, then REALbasic is the best language for you. REALbasic is an easy-to-learn, strong, cross-platform programming language with a purpose to write robust purposes that could be dispensed throughout home windows, Mac, and Linux. starting REALbasic is a perfect novices identify, it begins with a close creation to REALbasic and its interface and simple features to get you settled in conveniently. The ebook maintains via exploring the basics of programming with REALbasiccreating interfaces, menus, and toolbars, and dealing with conditional common sense, loops, databases, object-oriented programming, sound, pix, and extra. each one bankruptcy offers crucial heritage wisdom, with no losing any time on pointless concept. The ebook additionally good points step by step tutorials that assist you construct real-world services.

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  • ASP Made Simple (Made Simple Programming) by Sharon Deane

    By Sharon Deane

    ASP Made Simple presents a short advent to ASP for the person that favours self instructing and/or doesn't have dear computing amenities to benefit on. The ebook will display how the rules of ASP should be discovered with a regular computer operating own net Server, MS entry and a normal textual content editor like Notepad.

    After operating in the course of the fabric readers will be capable to:

    * Write ASP scripts which can show altering details on an online browser
    * Request files from a distant database or upload documents to it
    * cost person names & passwords and take this data ahead, both for his or her personal web-development tasks or as a stepping-stone to realizing extra formal texts

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  • Integrating CMMI and Agile Development: Case Studies and by Paul E. McMahon

    By Paul E. McMahon

    Many firms that experience superior technique adulthood via strength adulthood version Integration (CMMI) now additionally wish larger agility. Conversely, many organisations which are succeeding with Agile equipment now wish the advantages of extra mature strategies. the answer is to combine CMMI and Agile. Integrating CMMI and Agile improvement bargains huge counsel for melding those method development methodologies. It offers six certain case reviews, besides crucial real-world classes, big-picture insights, and errors to prevent. Drawing on many years of technique development event, writer Paul McMahon explains how combining an Agile strategy with the CMMI approach development framework is the quickest, ultimate strategy to in achieving your enterprise pursuits.

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  • How to Design Programs: An Introduction to Programming and by Matthias Felleisen, Robert Bruce Findler, Matthew Flatt,

    By Matthias Felleisen, Robert Bruce Findler, Matthew Flatt, Shriram Krishnamurthi

    This creation to programming locations machine technology within the middle of aliberal arts schooling. in contrast to different introductory books, it makes a speciality of the programdesign method. This method fosters quite a few skills--critical examining, analytical considering, artistic synthesis, and a spotlight to detail--that are importantfor each person, not only destiny computing device programmers.The ebook exposes readers to twofundamentally new rules. First, it provides software layout directions that exhibit thereader the right way to learn an issue assertion; easy methods to formulate concise objectives; how tomake up examples; the right way to strengthen an overview of the answer, according to the analysis;how to complete this system; and the way to check. each one step produces a well-definedintermediate product. moment, the publication comes with a singular programming atmosphere, the 1st one explicitly designed for rookies. the surroundings grows with thereaders as they grasp the cloth within the booklet till it helps a full-fledgedlanguage for the complete spectrum of programming tasks.All the book's supportmaterials can be found at no cost on the net. the website comprises the surroundings, instructor courses, workouts for all degrees, options, and additionalprojects.

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  • Questioning Extreme Programming by Pete McBreen

    By Pete McBreen

    Ever seeing 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 execs like it. even though, severe Programming contradicts a few of the conventional ideals in software program improvement; for this reason, many execs hate it. both means, 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 less than the microscope, and heavily examines either side of this heated debate.

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  • The Architecture Of Open Source Applications, Volume II by Amy Brown, Greg Wilson

    By Amy Brown, Greg Wilson

    Architects examine hundreds of thousands of structures in the course of their education, and learn opinions of these constructions written through masters. by contrast, so much software program builders merely ever get to grasp a handful of huge courses good - often courses they wrote themselves - and not research the good courses of heritage. hence, they repeat one another's blunders instead of construction on one another's successes. This moment quantity of The structure of Open resource purposes goals to alter that. In it, the authors of twenty-four open resource functions clarify how their software program is established, and why. What are every one program's significant elements? How do they have interaction? And what did their developers study in the course of their improvement? In answering those questions, the members to this booklet supply specific insights into how they believe.

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  • Java Drawing with Apache Batik: A Tutorial by Alexander Kolesnikov

    By Alexander Kolesnikov

    Batik simplifies facing SVG content material in Java dependent purposes or applets. for instance, utilizing Batik's SVG generator module, a Java program or applet can simply export its portraits into the SVG structure. utilizing Batik's SVG viewing part, an software or applet may also combine SVG viewing and interplay services with out a lot difficulty. one other probability is to exploit Batik's modules to transform SVG to numerous codecs, reminiscent of raster photographs (JPEG, PNG or TIFF) or different vector codecs (WMF or PDF). it is a first-class publication for the Java programmer who desires to tips on how to use Batik of their courses. hence, past wisdom of Java is thought. the next is a run down of the chapters and their contents:

    Chapter 1 Getting began with Batik - discusses what Batik includes and what some great benefits of its modules are. specifically, this bankruptcy explains the right way to use Squiggle to create, view, and control an SVG record and the way to take advantage of Rasterizer to export an SVG record to assorted formats.
    Batik Overview
    Batik in actual global Projects
    Your First SVG Document
    Using SVG Rasterizer
    Using Pretty-Printer
    What Else Comes with Batik?
    Summary

    Chapter 2 developing SVG - indicates you the way to take advantage of one of many middle modules in Batik, SVG Generator, in an easy Swing software that generates SVG files with a unmarried click.
    Drawing in Java
    Using SVG Creator
    Other gains of SVG Generator
    Summary

    Chapter three Viewing SVG - discusses the best way to reveal SVG records utilizing JSVGCanvas, a really good Swing part that includes the Batik distribution.
    Displaying Generated SVG Documents
    JSVGCanvas Interactivity
    Saving the Generated Document
    Displaying an SVG File
    Summary

    Chapter four operating with Transcoders - explains the way to use the Transcoder API to transform SVG photographs to raster codecs akin to JPEG, PNG, and TIFF.
    The Transcoder API
    Using Transcoders in Applications
    Setting the realm of Interest
    Using the SVGTranscoder for lovely Printing
    The improved model of the SVG dossier Viewer
    Summary

    Chapter five rfile item version- explains that, behind the curtain, Batik makes use of the tree-like constitution of the rfile item version (DOM) to symbolize an SVG record. utilizing Batik, builders have complete entry to the DOM and will simply switch the homes or constitution of the record from Java code.
    SVG record as a DOM Tree
    Creating files with the DOM API
    Building an SVG Document
    Working with Gradients
    Using the DOM API
    Other Thoughts
    Summary

    Chapter 6 operating with textual content and Fonts - demonstrates the numerous methods of being artistic with textual content. indicates that any font can be utilized in SVG records and in addition indicates how you can convert a real sort FOnt to an SVG Font.
    Using the textual content Element
    SVG Fonts
    Using the Font Converter
    Using SVG Fonts in a Document
    Text Workbench: SVG Writer
    Text components, textual content Nodes, and textual content Content
    Characters Positioning
    Using tspan elements
    Text Layout
    Text on A Path
    Text Selection
    Summary

    Chapter 7 Batik at the Server aspect - places Batik to the try in a number of real initiatives. the following you will find a few fascinating suggestions for a Java-driven net site.
    The SVG Graph net Application
    SVG clear out Effects
    SVG Filters internet Application
    Summary

    Chapter eight Batik Interactive - discusses using scripting in Batik. This bankruptcy indicates tips on how to make your SVG pictures circulate and engage with the person. even if, to complete this you don't need to lodge to writing javaScript, as animation and interactivity will be outlined at once on your Java applications.
    SVG and Scripts
    Interactivity
    Animation
    Scripting Alternatives
    Using Java for Scripting
    Adding Animation
    Summary

    Appendix A advent to XML

    Appendix B creation to JavaScript

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  • Managing Humans: Biting and Humorous Tales of a Software by Michael Lopp

    By Michael Lopp

    Managing Humans is a variety of the easiest essays from Michael Lopp's website, Rands in Repose. Drawing on Lopp's administration studies at Apple, Netscape, Symantec, and Borland, this e-book is filled with tales according to businesses within the Silicon Valley the place humans were recognized to yell at one another. it's a position packed with dysfunctional brilliant people who find themselves in a tremendous hurry to discover the following massive factor to allow them to strike it wealthy after which do all of it once more. between those everyone is managers, a wierd breed of people that via a paranormal organizational ritual were given energy over your destiny and your financial institution account.

    Whether you're an aspiring supervisor, a present supervisor, or simply pondering what the heck a supervisor does all day, there's a tale during this e-book that may converse to you.

    What you’ll learn
    * What to do while humans commence yelling at one another
    * the best way to practice a diving store whilst the easiest engineer insists on resigning
    * easy methods to say "no" to the individual that symptoms your paycheck

    Who this e-book is for
    This booklet is designed for managers and would-be managers looking at the position of a supervisor brooding about why they might ever depart the secure international of bits and bites for the messy global of coping with people. The e-book covers dealing with clash, handling wildly differing character forms, infusing innovation into insane product schedules, and realizing how one can construct a long-lasting and priceless engineering tradition.

    Table of Contents
    * Don't Be a Prick
    * Managers aren't Evil
    * The Monday Freakout
    * time table Detection
    * Mandate Dissection
    * details hunger
    * Subtlety, Subterfuge, and Silence
    * Managementese
    * Technicality
    * heading off the Fez
    * Your Resignation list
    * announcing No
    * 1.0
    * Taking Time to imagine
    * The Soak
    * Malcolm occasions
    * taking pictures Context
    * prestige experiences 2.0
    * Trickle thought
    * A Glimpse and a Hook
    * Nailing the telephone monitor
    * 90 Days
    * Bellwethers
    * NADD
    * A Nerd in a Cave
    * assembly Creatures
    * Incrementalists and Completionists
    * Organics and Mechanics
    * Inwards, Outwards, and Holistics
    * loose Electrons
    * principles for the Reorg
    * Offshore threat issue
    * Joe
    * mystery Titles

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  • A Practical Guide to Localization (Revised Edition) by Bert Esselink, Shiera O'Brien, Arjen-Sjoerd De Vries

    By Bert Esselink, Shiera O'Brien, Arjen-Sjoerd De Vries

    Author note: Arjen-Sjoerd De Vries (Editor), Shiera O'Brien (Editor)
    Publish yr note: First released in 2000 (English Edition)
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    A sensible advisor to Localization was once written for translators, localization engineers, checking out engineers, machine publishers, venture managers, and an individual else who might be thinking about the discharge of multilingual items. during this moment version, translators can examine extra on localizing software program, on-line support, and documentation documents, and at the most up-to-date translation know-how instruments. Localization engineers will examine all approximately constructing, engineering and trying out software program and on-line support tasks. For venture managers, there's all of the details wanted in making plans translation or localization tasks, discovering assets, and making sure the standard of deliverables. New to this moment, totally up to date and revised variation are chapters on internationalization, computer publishing, and software program caliber assurance.

    The booklet has been designed as either a reference paintings and a educating tool.

    Bert Esselink has been lively in localization for over a decade. After graduating in technical translation and taking college sessions in programming and computational linguistics, he labored for numerous years as software program localizer, localization engineer, and technical venture supervisor at overseas software program items. In 1996 he joined ALPNET in Amsterdam as localization supervisor, earlier than taking over the position of globalization supervisor, constructing inner construction caliber criteria. In January 2000 Bert joined Lionbridge to go up their globalization consulting prone.

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  • Being Geek: The Software Developer's Career Handbook by Michael Lopp

    By Michael Lopp

    As a software program engineer, you know at some point soon that there's even more on your occupation than facing code. Is it time to turn into a supervisor? inform your boss he’s a jerk? sign up for that startup? writer Michael Lopp remembers his personal make-or-break moments with Silicon Valley giants equivalent to Apple, Netscape, and Symantec in Being Geek -- an insightful and pleasing booklet that can assist you make larger profession judgements.

    With greater than forty standalone tales, Lopp walks via an entire activity existence cycle, beginning with the task interview and finishing with the belief that it would be time to discover one other gig. Many books educate you ways to interview for a role or how one can deal with a undertaking effectively, yet merely this ebook is helping you deal with the baffling conditions you'll come across all through your occupation.
    * come to a decision what you're worthy with the bankruptcy on "The Business"
    * verify the character of the miracle your CEO desires with "The Impossible"
    * provide powerful displays with "How to not Throw Up"
    * deal with liars and other people with devious agendas with "Managing Werewolves"
    * detect if you happen to could be trying to find a brand new gig with "The Itch"

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