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Experiences of Test Automation: Case Studies of Software Test Automation - Dorothy Graham, Mark Fewster
Software test automation has moved beyond a luxury to become a necessity. Applications and systems have grown ever larger and more complex, and manual testing simply cannot keep up. As technology changes, and more organizations move into agile development, testing must adapt--and quickly. Test automation is essential, but poor automation is wasteful--how do you know where your efforts will take you? Authors Dorothy Graham and Mark Fewster wrote the field's seminal text, "Software Test
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Fundamentals of Sensor Network Programming: Applications and Technology - S. Sitharama Iyengar, Vir V. Phoha, Nagraj Balakrishnan, Nandan Parameshwaran, Chuka D. Okoye
This book provides the basics needed to develop sensor network software and supplements it with many case studies covering network applications. It also examines how to develop onboard applications on individual sensors, how to interconnect these sensors, and how to form networks of sensors, although the major aim of this book is to provide foundational principles of developing sensor networking software and critically examine sensor network applications.
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Agile Analytics: A Value-Driven Approach to Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing: Delivering the Promise of Business Intelligence (Agile Software Development) - Ken W. Collier
Using Agile methods, you can bring far greater innovation, value, and quality to any data warehousing (DW), business intelligence (BI), or analytics project. However, conventional Agile methods must be carefully adapted to address the unique characteristics of DW/BI projects. In Agile Analytics, Agile pioneer Ken Collier shows how to do just that. Collier introduces platform-agnostic Agile solutions for integrating infrastructures consisting of diverse operational, legacy, and specialty systems
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Essential App Engine: Building High-Performance Java Apps with Google App Engine - Adriaan de Jonge
In "Essential App Engine," Adriaan de Jonge shows Java developers how to rapidly build complex, productionquality, performance-driven cloud applications with Google App Engine. Using a start-to-finish case study and extensive Java example code, De Jonge covers the entire lifecycle, from application design and data modeling through security, testing, and deployment. De Jonge introduces breakthrough techniques for creating applications that respond within two seconds, even on cold startup, and
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The Economics of Software Quality - Capers Jones, Olivier Bonsignour, Jitendra Subramanyam
""Whether consulting, working on projects, or teaching, whenever I need credible, detailed, relevant metrics and insights into the current capabilities and performance of the software engineering profession, I always turn first to Capers Jones' work. In this important new book, he and Olivier Bonsignour make the hard-headed, bottom-line, economic case, with facts and data, about why software quality is so important. I know I'll turn to this excellent reference again and again.""--Rex Black,
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Learning Android Game Programming: A Hands-On Guide to Building Your First Android Game - Richard A. Rogers
Build the Next Great Android Game! "Learning Android Game Programming "is your hands-on, start-to-finish guide to creating winning games for today's rapidly growing Android mobile device marketplace. If you have even basic Android development experience, Rick Rogers will help you build on your knowledge to quickly create low-budget 2D mobile games that sell. The book starts with an up-to-the-minute overview of today's Android mobile games marketplace, reviews each leading genre, and teaches you
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Learning iPad Programming: A Hands-On Guide to Building iPad Apps with IOS 5 - Kirby Turner
"Learning iPad Programming" walks you through the process of building PhotoWheel (free on the App Store), a photo management and sharing app that leverages every aspect of iOS 5. With "PhotoWheel, " you can organize your favorite photos into albums, share photos with family and friends, view them on your TV using AirPlay and an Apple TV, and most importantly, gain hands-on experience with building an iPad app. As you build "PhotoWheel, " you'll learn how to take advantage of the latest features
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Lte, Lte-Advanced and Wimax: Towards Imt-Advanced Networks - Najah Abu Ali, Abd-Elhamid M. Taha, Hossam S. Hassanein
A concise introduction to IMT-Advanced Systems, including LTE-Advanced and WiMAXThere exists a strong demand for fully extending emerging Internet services, including collaborative applications and social networking, to the mobile and wireless domain. Delivering such services can be possible only through realizing broadband in the wireless. Two candidate technologies are currently competing in fulfilling the requirements for wireless broadband networks, WiMAX and LTE. At the moment, LTE and its
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Agile Software Engineering with Visual Studio: From Concept to Continuous Feedback - Sam Guckenheimer, Neno Loje
Using agile methods and the tools of Visual Studio 2010, development teams can deliver higher-value software faster, systematically eliminate waste, and increase transparency throughout the entire development lifecycle. Now, Microsoft Visual Studio product owner Sam Guckenheimer and leading Visual Studio implementation consultant Neno Loje show how to make the most of Microsoft's new Visual Studio 2010 Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tools in your environment. This book is the definitive
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Service Design Patterns: Fundamental Design Solutions for SOAP/WSDL and RESTful Web Services - Robert Daigneau
Web services have been used for many years. In this time, developers and architects have encountered a number of recurring design challenges related to their usage, and have learned that certain service design approaches work better than others to solve certain problems. In Service Design Patterns, Rob Daigneau codifies proven design solutions for web services that follo