Practical Guide to Enterprise Architecture, A by James McGovern, Scott W. Ambler, Michael E. Stevens, James

By James McGovern, Scott W. Ambler, Michael E. Stevens, James Linn, Visit Amazon's Vikas Sharan Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Vikas Sharan, , Elias K. Jo

In a pragmatic advisor to firm structure, six best specialists current necessary technical, strategy, and company perception into each point of firm structure. you will discover start-to-finish counsel for architecting potent method, software program, and service-oriented architectures; utilizing product traces to streamline company software program layout; leveraging robust agile modeling options; extending the Unified technique to the total software program lifecycle; architecting presentation ranges and consumer adventure; and using the technical course of the full firm. for each operating architect and each IT expert who desires to develop into one.

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Beyond Knowledge Management: What Every Leader Should Know by Jay Liebowitz

By Jay Liebowitz

Although wisdom administration (KM) has already helped a number of enterprises in achieving aggressive benefits, many agencies have not begun to embark on their wisdom administration trip. Geared for executives and senior managers, Beyond wisdom administration: What each chief may still Know is concise and easy-to-read. It seems to be at 10 components the place corporations can achieve aggressive virtue. It indicates you ways to make greater judgements, stay away from wisdom loss, and maximize the highbrow resources of your organization.

Edited via Jay Liebowitz—who is one of the best 10 KM researchers/practitioners worldwide—the ebook examines key components that could upload price on your association. every one bankruptcy opens with an advent to at least one of those promising components, through case experiences from undefined, executive, and not-for-profits.

The case experiences exhibit how leaders at businesses similar to The Coca-Cola corporation, e-Bay, PricewaterhouseCoopers, college of Maryland college university, Northrop Grumman, and the U.S. division of future health and Human providers have used the options mentioned within the ebook to enhance selection making.

The unusual participants from those corporations clarify tips on how to use details and selection applied sciences, strategic intelligence, e-learning, human capital, innovation, globalization, and relationships, to enhance operations and attain a bonus over your rivals. The strong methods defined during this booklet won't basically assist you look after your so much valued highbrow resources but additionally infuse the power and creativity your company might want to remain one step sooner than the competition.

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Bug Patterns In Java by Eric Allen

By Eric Allen

I bought this e-book in response to the sparkling reports stumbled on right here, yet i need to say that my opinion of it isn't as positive.
I locate it extraordinary how deeply the development mentality has interwoven itself into desktop technological know-how. whereas this e-book does have a few precious recommendation for locating, and extra importantly, fighting insects from showing on your code within the first position, shoehorning the knowledge right into a trend layout served as not more than justification for turning ~30 informative pages into 2 hundred. whereas a e-book is definitely greater than its web page count number, here's a tough breakdown of the way a few house is used in this booklet:
- 50 pages explaining checking out, severe programming, and insects more often than not. whereas a few of this was once priceless for explaining the malicious program prevention equipment later within the ebook, a lot of it used to be filler, together with 7(!) pages of code detailing a questionable kitchen-sink program interface which has completely NO relating any of the examples or info within the ebook what so ever
- a 6 web page troubleshooting reference that is approximately duplicated via a ten web page diagnostic list later within the e-book, neither of which supplies a lot application
- a hundred and twenty pages clarify the styles themselves. whereas this can sound kind of meaty, the styles are frequently outlined a number of instances and in very comparable methods, are positioned right into a wordy development layout, and every has an pointless precis 1-2 pages lengthy. now not a lot attempt is made to supply differing causes of a trend if the unique wording does not make the that means transparent to you. The treatments and preventions inside of those sections are the place the main beneficial details can be came across. a few of the code examples might be shortened and changed with a moment instance in a unique context.
I additionally discovered one of many examples questionable. the writer used an instance of the problems in conveying that means with a Stack interface. As a Stack is a knowledge constitution, may you now not create an summary category rather than an interface within the first position?
Within this similar Stack instance, the writer exhibits in a number of locations that sturdy documentation for this interface will be vital to avoid errors within the implementation. wouldn't it be larger to refactor the interface in order that the implementers have a more durable time making those error within the first position? for instance, the good judgment for a pop() process will be applied via the summary type and inside that pop() approach you may execute summary isEmpty() and take away MostRecentItem() equipment (or comparable) that the heir needs to enforce. during this style you encapsulate the good judgment of the pop() procedure, permitting the implementer to simply be anxious with its personal information.
I may in simple terms suggest this booklet to the main voracious reader and might recommend investigating different recommendations in its place.

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Developer to Designer GUI Design for the Busy Developer by Mike Gunderloy

By Mike Gunderloy

In a delusion international, you layout and construct the center of your program, the components that do the entire heavy lifting. And the graphical consumer interface? good, that is the area of the hot-shot sitting one dice over, who went to college to benefit find out how to supply clients good and powerful regulate over the performance you construct.
within the genuine international, there is not any hot-shot sitting one dice over, and you've got to construct the GUI your self.

Developer to clothier: GUI layout for the Busy Developer is a different source designed that can assist you and different skilled builders construct GUIs to your courses which are easy to profit, effortless to take advantage of, and painless to keep up, even supposing you are not consumer interface specialists. within, the focal point is at the necessities of home windows and internet GUI layout: uncomplicated rules that require modest programming attempt yet supply huge, immense payoffs by way of consumer luck and delight. you will research all about:

  • Arranging textual content and controls in a wise order
  • Understanding and benefiting from the habit of windows
  • Improving the effectiveness of conversation boxes
  • Using complicated controls reminiscent of TreeViews, ListViews, and tabs
  • Designing menus and toolbars
  • Providing clients with brilliant customization options
  • Understanding how the foundations switch while designing for the Web
  • Handling web page format and navigation at the Web
  • Anticipating adjustments within the subsequent model of Windows

Throughout, writer Mike Gunderloy is doggedly reasonable. Like in his prior ebook, Coder to Developer: instruments and methods for offering Your software program, Mike describes how issues really paintings and prescribes methods that you should in attaining significant effects with no staging a revolution. this can be hard-won, functional wisdom from a veteran developer whose suggestion, examples, and total imaginative and prescient will switch how you imagine and work.

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Online Stochastic Combinatorial Optimization by Pascal Van Hentenryck

By Pascal Van Hentenryck

On-line selection making below uncertainty and time constraints represents the most demanding difficulties for powerful clever brokers. In an more and more dynamic, interconnected, and real-time global, clever platforms needs to adapt dynamically to uncertainties, replace present plans to deal with new requests and occasions, and bring high quality judgements below serious time constraints. Such on-line decision-making purposes have gotten more and more universal: ambulance dispatching and emergency city-evacuation routing, for instance, are inherently on-line decision-making difficulties; different purposes contain packet scheduling for web communications and reservation structures. This ebook provides a singular framework, on-line stochastic optimization, to deal with this problem. This framework assumes that the distribution of destiny requests, or an approximation thereof, is obtainable for sampling, as is the case in lots of functions that make both historic facts or predictive types on hand. It assumes also that the distribution of destiny requests is autonomous of present judgements, that is additionally the case in quite a few functions and holds major computational merits. The publication provides numerous on-line stochastic algorithms imposing the framework, presents functionality promises, and demonstrates numerous functions. It discusses the best way to sit back many of the assumptions in utilizing historic sampling and laptop studying and analyzes various underlying algorithmic difficulties. and eventually, the ebook discusses the framework's attainable boundaries and indicates instructions for destiny study.

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Test and Analysis of Web Services by Luciano Baresi

By Luciano Baresi

The authors have right here prepare the 1st reference on all points of checking out and validating service-oriented architectures. With contributions by means of major educational and business learn teams it deals distinctive instructions for the particular validation method. Readers will discover a entire survey of cutting-edge ways in addition to recommendations and instruments to enhance the standard of service-oriented functions. it is also references and eventualities for destiny examine and development.

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Performance Modeling and Engineering by Zhen Liu, Cathy H. Xia

By Zhen Liu, Cathy H. Xia

This ebook provides the most recent advances in method and methods of functionality modeling and engineering, starting from theoretical advances to procedure and structure advancements, from know-how to economics, from educational ideas to engineering strategies, from statistical research to procedure keep watch over, and from company structures to laptop networks. the gathering promotes leading edge examine in those rising issues, bridging the distance among thought and perform, and stimulating using those new advancements. half I makes a speciality of functionality layout and engineering, introducing new methodologies and concerns together with computing device studying, community economics, web advertising and function engineering. half II concentrates on scheduling and regulate, protecting new advancements in web site visitors routing, community scheduling, and modeling and keep an eye on of desktops. each one bankruptcy is self-contained, together with either a wide survey of the subject and the technical demanding situations and ideas.

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Advances in Biometrics for Secure Human Authentication and by Tyler Justin Speed

By Tyler Justin Speed

''Supplying a high-level evaluate of the way to guard your company's actual and intangible resources, Asset safety via safeguard knowledge explains the easiest how you can enlist the help of your staff because the first defensive line in safeguarding corporation resources and mitigating defense hazards. It experiences key themes surrounding computing device security--including privateness, entry controls, and possibility management--to help Read more...

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Building broadband networks by Marlyn Kemper Littman

By Marlyn Kemper Littman

Optical networks, undersea networks, GSM, UMTS…The contemporary explosion in broadband communications applied sciences has opened a brand new global of quick, versatile companies and functions. To effectively enforce those providers, besides the fact that, calls for an effective knowing of the recommendations and services of broadband applied sciences and networks.Building Broadband Networks presents a complete, non-theoretical advent to broadband networking. It in actual fact and punctiliously conveys the foundations and the technical basics of the high-performance applied sciences that let the trustworthy supply of media-rich voice, video, and information companies. After a cautious exam of ISDN and ATM applied sciences, it describes optical community options in keeping with SONET/SDH, WDM, and DWDM applied sciences. It then explores Ethernet operations and companies and introduces body Relay and Fibre Channel networks, DSL options, and wireline and instant cable networks. the writer reports the features of mobile applied sciences, describes the features of instant networking applied sciences, and examines broadband satellite tv for pc networks. She additionally explores next-generation community configurations, reminiscent of Internet2 and GEANT, and concludes with a examine of community protection difficulties and solutions.The technique of development and enforcing broadband networks is technically complex. ordinary, hugely readable, and logically provided, construction Broadband Networks presents the root for figuring out the broadband communications infrastructure and the framework had to successfully enhance and set up broadband community suggestions.

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Fundamental Networking in Java by Esmond Pitt

By Esmond Pitt

The publication offers whole assurance of basic IP networking in Java. It introduces the options in the back of TCP/IP and UDP and their meant use and goal; provides whole insurance of Java networking APIs, contains a longer dialogue of complex server layout, in order that a number of the layout rules and tradeoffs involved are mentioned and equips the reader with analytic queuing-theory instruments to guage layout choices; covers UDP multicasting, and covers multi-homed hosts, prime the reader to appreciate the additional programming steps and layout issues required in such environments. After analyzing this publication the reader may have a sophisticated wisdom of basic community layout and programming options within the Java language, permitting them to layout and enforce dispensed purposes with complicated positive aspects and to foretell their functionality. unique emphasis is given to the scalable I/O amenities of Java 1.4 in addition to entire remedies of multi-homing and UDP either unicast and multicast.

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