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Practical Free Alternatives to Commercial Software

Practical Free Alternatives to Commercial Software

Get all the things done you're used to doing with pricey software at a fraction of the cost. There are hundreds of free programs out there that work just as well as the commercial programs people pay hundreds of dollars for. This book tells you how to find and use the most popular and useful of these.The Open Source movement is a system w...
Advanced Audio Visualization Using ThMAD

Advanced Audio Visualization Using ThMAD

Learn advanced techniques and improve your audio visualization skills with Thinking Machine Audio Dreams (ThMAD). With this book, you can concentrate on advanced examples and usage patterns, including using shaders in a more profound way, and how to incorporate ThMAD into a tool chain using the professional sound server JACK.Advanced Audi...
Complete Guide to Test Automation

Complete Guide to Test Automation

Rely on this robust and thorough guide to build and maintain successful test automation. As the software industry shifts from traditional waterfall paradigms into more agile ones, test automation becomes a highly important tool that allows your development teams to deliver software at an ever-increasing pace without compromising quality.E...
How Open Source Ate Software

How Open Source Ate Software

Learn how free software became open source and how you can sell open source software. This book provides a historical context of how open source has thoroughly transformed how we write software, how we cooperate, how we communicate, how we organize, and, ultimately, how we think about business values.You'll look at project and community e...
Building Products for the Enterprise

Building Products for the Enterprise

If you're new to software product management or just want to learn more about it, there's plenty of advice available - but most of it is geared toward consumer products. Creating high-quality software for the enterprise involves a much different set of challenges. In this practical book, two expert product managers provide straightforward...
Release It! 2nd Edition

Release It! 2nd Edition

If you're a software developer, and you don't want to get alerts every night for the rest of your life, help is here. With a combination of case studies about huge losses - lost revenue, lost reputation, lost time, lost opportunity - and practical, down-to-earth advice that was all gained through painful experience, this book helps you av...
Domain Modeling Made Functional

Domain Modeling Made Functional

Domain-driven design is a well-established approach to designing software that ensures that domain experts and developers work together effectively to create high-quality software. This book is the first to combine DDD with techniques from statically typed functional programming. This book is perfect for newcomers to DDD or functional pro...
Software Design X-Rays

Software Design X-Rays

Are you working on a codebase where cost overruns, death marches, and heroic fights with legacy code monsters are the norm? Battle these adversaries with novel ways to identify and prioritize technical debt, based on behavioral data from how developers work with code. And that's just for starters. Because good code involves social design,...
Pocket CIO - The Guide to Successful IT Asset Management

Pocket CIO - The Guide to Successful IT Asset Management

This book is a detailed IT Asset Management (ITAM) guidebook with real-world templates that can be converted into working ITAM documents. It is a step-by-step IT Asset Management manual for the newbies as well as the seasoned ITAM veterans, providing a unique insight into asset management. It discusses how risk management has changed over...
VMware Cross-Cloud Architecture

VMware Cross-Cloud Architecture

Over the past two decades, VMware vSphere has been known as the most trusted and reliable virtualization platform. VMware Cross-Cloud Architecture shows you how to design and configure Cross Cloud Architecture by using VMware Cloud Foundation and vRealize Suite with various use cases across private, public, and hybrid Cloud. This book tak...
Hands-On Concurrency with Rust

Hands-On Concurrency with Rust

Most programming languages can really complicate things, especially with regard to unsafe memory access. The burden on you, the programmer, lies across two domains: understanding the modern machine and your language's pain-points. This book will teach you to how to manage program performance on modern machines and build fast, memory-safe,...
CMake Cookbook

CMake Cookbook

CMake is cross-platform, open-source software for managing the build process in a portable fashion. This book features a collection of recipes and building blocks with tips and techniques for working with CMake, CTest, CPack, and CDash.CMake Cookbook includes real-world examples in the form of recipes that cover different ways to structur...
Mastering Python Design Patterns, 2nd Edition

Mastering Python Design Patterns, 2nd Edition

Python is an object-oriented scripting language that is used in a wide range of categories. In software engineering, a design pattern is an elected solution for solving software design problems. Although they have been around for a while, design patterns remain one of the top topics in software engineering, and are a ready source for soft...
Software Architecture with Spring 5.0

Software Architecture with Spring 5.0

Spring 5 and its ecosystem can be used to build robust architectures effectively. Software architecture is the underlying piece that helps us accomplish our business goals whilst supporting the features that a product demands. This book explains in detail how to choose the right architecture and apply best practices during your software d...
Hands-On Agile Software Development with JIRA

Hands-On Agile Software Development with JIRA

As teams scale in size, project management can get very complicated. One of the best tools to deal with this kind of problem is JIRA.This book will start by organizing your project requirements and the principles of Agile development to get you started. You will then be introduced to set up a JIRA account and the JIRA ecosystem to help yo...
Oracle Database 12c Release 2 Real Application Clusters Handbook

Oracle Database 12c Release 2 Real Application Clusters Handbook

Through clear instruction and detailed examples, Oracle Database 12c Real Application Clusters Handbook: Concepts, Administration, Tuning & Troubleshooting teaches how to build, configure, and maintain a dynamic enterprise computing infrastructure. This thoroughly revised edition covers best uses for the latest tools and features - al...
Component-Based Rails Applications

Component-Based Rails Applications

As Rails applications grow, even experienced developers find it difficult to navigate code bases, implement new features, and keep tests fast. Components are the solution, and Component-Based Rails Applications shows how to make the most of them.Writing for programmers and software team leads who are comfortable with Ruby and Rails, Steph...
FPGA Prototyping by SystemVerilog Examples

FPGA Prototyping by SystemVerilog Examples

This is the successor edition of the popular FPGA Prototyping by Verilog Examples text. It follows the same "learning-by-doing" approach to teach the fundamentals and practices of HDL synthesis and FPGA prototyping. The new edition uses a coherent series of examples to demonstrate the process to develop sophisticated digital cir...
Introductory Relational Database Design for Business

Introductory Relational Database Design for Business

Relational databases represent one of the most enduring and pervasive forms of information technology. Yet most texts covering relational database design assume an extensive, sophisticated computer science background. There are texts on relational database software tools like Microsoft Access that assume less background, but they focus pr...
R Projects For Dummies

R Projects For Dummies

R Projects For Dummies offers a unique learn-by-doing approach. You will increase the depth and breadth of your R skillset by completing a wide variety of projects. By using R's graphics, interactive, and machine learning tools, you'll learn to apply R's extensive capabilities in an array of scenarios. The depth of the project experience ...

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