Head First Agile A Brain-Friendly Guide to Agile and the by Andrew Stellman, Jennifer Greene

By Andrew Stellman, Jennifer Greene

Is your workforce contemplating agile? Are you curious about agile software program improvement, and need to benefit extra? Do you think that agile can help you construct greater software program? You’re no longer by myself. Agile is more and more well liked by software program groups as the ones that experience “gone agile” frequently discuss the good effects they get. The software program they construct is best, which makes an enormous distinction to them and their clients. not just that, but if agile groups are potent, they've got a more robust time at paintings! issues are extra secure, and the operating surroundings is lots extra stress-free. Head First Agile is a brain-friendly consultant to knowing agile innovations and ideas. Here’s what you’ll locate within: The agile frame of mind, what an agile method is, and why agile methodologies that appear so diverse can nonetheless all be agile Scrum, and the way it will probably assist you construct higher, extra important software program, and make your staff and your clients happier XP, and the way its concentrate on code and programming will help and your staff construct greater structures Lean and Kanban, and the way they could aid all your group get well on a daily basis we have now objectives for Head First Agile. firstly, we'd like you to profit agile: what it really is, and the way it could assist you construct greater software program and enhance your crew. yet we are also eager about our readers trying to go the PMI-ACP certification, so not just does the publication have a hundred% insurance of the fabric for the PMI-ACP examination, it's also end-of-chapter examination questions, an entire examination learn advisor, examination counsel, and a full-length perform PMI-ACP exam—everything you might want to move the examination. So whereas Head First Agile turns out to be useful for builders, venture managers, and others who are looking to organize for and go the PMI-ACP certification examination, this exact e-book is additionally useful for software program crew individuals (including builders) who dont unavoidably have to move the PMI-ACP certification examination, yet are looking to find out about agile and the way it could actually aid them. according to the most recent examine in cognitive technological know-how and studying conception, this ebook makes use of a visually wealthy layout to have interaction your brain, instead of a text-heavy method that places you to sleep. Why waste a while suffering from new innovations? This multi-sensory studying adventure is designed for a way your mind rather works.

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Information Management for Engineering Design by Prof. Randy H. Katz (auth.)

By Prof. Randy H. Katz (auth.)

Computer-aided layout syst,ems became a huge company. Advances in know-how have made it commercially possible to put a strong engineering notebook on each designer's table. an important promoting aspect for those workstations is the pc­ aided layout software program they supply, instead of the particular undefined. The exchange magazines are filled with ads promising complete menu layout structures, entire with an built-in database (preferably "relational"). What does all of it suggest? This ebook specializes in the serious problems with dealing with the knowledge a few huge layout venture. whereas undeniably essentially the most vital parts of CAD, it's also one of many least understood. only glueing a database process to a collection of present instruments isn't really an answer. numerous extra procedure elements has to be outfitted to create a real layout administration process. those are defined during this e-book. The e-book has been written from the perspective of the way and whilst to use database expertise to the issues encountered via developers of computer-aided layout platforms. layout platforms supply a very good surroundings for locating how a ways we will generalize the present database thoughts for non-commercial functions. This has emerged as an important new problem for database procedure learn. we have now attem­ pted to prevent a "database selfish" view through stating the place latest database know-how is irrelevant for layout platforms, no less than given the present nation of the database artwork. Acknowledgements.

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SVC - 44th Annual Technical Conference Proceedings

The Society of Vacuum Coaters (SVC) is a nonprofit expert and academic association, devoted to the improvement of apparatus and methods for high-volume construction of coatings utilizing vacuum-based strategies. court cases volumes released through the SVC comprise manuscripts awarded on the Annual Technical convention. The forty first convention (1998) used to be held in Boston, MA; the forty second convention (1999) used to be held in Chicago, IL; the forty third convention (2000) was once held in Denver, CO; and the forty fourth convention (2001) used to be held in Philadelphia, PA. those serialized volumes supply perspectives of specialised subject matters and often provide complete overviews of swiftly constructing parts, similar to vacuum internet coating, method keep an eye on and instrumentation, optical coating, plasma processing, tribological and put on coating, ornamental and sensible coating, huge sector coating, and rising applied sciences. The sequence is registered with the Library of Congress as sequence ISSN 0737-5921.

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Principles of Plant Genetics and Breeding, Second Edition by George Acquaah(auth.)

By George Acquaah(auth.)

To reply to the expanding have to feed the world's inhabitants in addition to an ever higher call for for a balanced and nutritious diet there's a carrying on with have to produce greater new cultivars or forms of vegetation, rather crop vegetation. The ideas used to supply those are more and more in line with our wisdom of appropriate technology, rather genetics, yet consists of a multidisciplinary realizing that optimizes the techniques taken.

Principles of Plant Genetics and Breeding, 2nd Edition introduces either classical and molecular instruments for plant breeding. issues corresponding to biotechnology in plant breeding, highbrow estate, hazards, rising techniques (decentralized breeding, natural breeding), and extra are addressed within the new, up-to-date version of this article. spotlight packing containers are incorporated during the textual content to contextualize the data given throughout the expert reviews of plant breeders. the ultimate chapters offer an invaluable reference on breeding the most important and commonest crops.

  • Up-to-date variation of this bestselling booklet incorporating the latest applied sciences within the field
  • Combines either idea and perform in glossy plant breeding
  • Updated highlights support to demonstrate the ideas defined within the text
  • Self evaluation questions on the finish of every bankruptcy relief pupil studying
  • Accompanying web site with art from the publication to be had to teachers

Chapter 1 advent (pages 3–21):
Chapter 2 historical past of Plant Breeding (pages 22–39):
Chapter three creation to options of inhabitants Genetics (pages 43–62):
Chapter four creation to Quantitative Genetics (pages 63–94):
Chapter five creation to replica and Autogamy (pages 97–120):
Chapter 6 Allogamy (pages 121–130):
Chapter 7 Hybridization (pages 131–145):
Chapter eight Clonal Propagation and in vitro tradition (pages 146–170):
Chapter nine version: kinds, starting place and Scale (pages 173–184):
Chapter 10 Plant Domestication (pages 185–198):
Chapter eleven Plant Genetic assets (pages 199–225):
Chapter 12 Yield and Morphological characteristics (pages 229–245):
Chapter thirteen caliber qualities (pages 246–259):
Chapter 14 Breeding for Resistance to illnesses and bug Pests (pages 260–279):
Chapter 15 Breeding for Resistance to Abiotic Stresses (pages 280–300):
Chapter sixteen Breeding Self?Pollinated Species (pages 303–336):
Chapter 17 Breeding Cross?Pollinated Species (pages 337–354):
Chapter 18 Breeding Hybrid Cultivars (pages 355–373):
Chapter 19 Breeding Clonally Propagated Species (pages 374–381):
Chapter 20 Molecular Markers (pages 385–401):
Chapter 21 Mapping of Genes (pages 402–423):
Chapter 22 Marker Assisted choice (pages 424–435):
Chapter 23 Mutagenesis in Plant Breeding (pages 436–451):
Chapter 24 Polyploidy in Plant Breeding (pages 452–469):
Chapter 25 Molecular Genetic alterations and Genome?Wide Genetics (pages 470–487):
Chapter 26 functionality overview for Crop Cultivar free up (pages 491–510):
Chapter 27 Seed Certification and advertisement Seed unencumber (pages 511–522):
Chapter 28 Regulatory and felony concerns (pages 523–542):
Chapter 29 Value?Driven suggestions and Social matters (pages 543–555):
Chapter 30 overseas Plant Breeding Efforts (pages 556–574):
Chapter 31 Breeding Wheat (pages 577–590):
Chapter 32 Breeding Corn (pages 591–605):
Chapter 33 Breeding Rice (pages 606–616):
Chapter 34 Breeding Sorghum (pages 617–628):
Chapter 35 Breeding Soybean (pages 629–638):
Chapter 36 Breeding Peanut (pages 639–646):
Chapter 37 Breeding Potato (pages 647–656):
Chapter 38 Breeding Cotton (pages 657–666):
Chapter 39 Breeding Tomato (pages 667–678):
Chapter forty Breeding Cucumber (pages 679–681):
Chapter forty-one Breeding Roses (pages 682–687):
Chapter forty two Plant mobile association and Genetic constitution: an summary (pages 689–706):
Chapter forty three universal Statistical tools in Plant Breeding (pages 707–725):

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Cartoon Cool: How to Draw the New Retro Characters of by Christopher Hart

By Christopher Hart

Love that Sponge Bob? consistently lurking in Dexter’s lab? Wishing for particularly abnormal mom and dad? hundreds of thousands of lovers watch those indicates avidly, frequently completely for his or her zingy, stylized glance and hip visible jokes. Now there’s a drawing publication most appropriate for everybody who admires that quirky kind: caricature Cool. Top-selling writer Christopher Hart indicates starting cartoonists, unfashionable lovers, and all different hipsters the right way to get that almost-1950s glance of their drawings. His trademark step by step drawings and crystal-clear textual content are certain to make Saturday mornings extra artistic!

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Present Your Way to the Top by David Dempsey

By David Dempsey

David J. Dempsey, JD, is the President & CEO of Neon Zebra, LLC, an govt presentation talents training and consulting corporation that works with senior leaders at international and Fortune 500 companies. David is a veteran of the court, a enterprise government, a school professor, an acclaimed writer, an award-winning speaker, and a sought-after presentation abilities advisor to C-Level executives world wide. He has written significantly acclaimed govt presentation talents books, greater to most sensible: tips to communicate for impressive effects . . . whenever! ) and Legally conversing: forty strong Presentation rules legal professionals want to know Many widespread CEOs have counseled higher to top because the go-to source for company executives. His basic mixture of specialist recommendation and hands-on instructing options can assist you wow your viewers each time!.

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Financial Management and Accounting Fundamentals for by Daniel W. Halpin

By Daniel W. Halpin

Successful monetary administration within the building starts with this hands-on guide

whereas building execs are expert within the technical aspect in their paintings, they typically locate the monetary administration point of the company daunting. Financial administration and Accounting basics for Construction can assist you larger comprehend and navigate the monetary judgements which are a part of each development undertaking.

This publication is a compact precis of the fundamental monetary abilities building expert should have to achieve success within the administration of a development corporation and its tasks. Its subject matters tackle a number of the questions that any building administrator will face, akin to:

  • the way to set up and use a company's monetary experiences

  • What amount of money needs to be made on hand to the contractor to accomplish a venture

  • Why the early money of provider invoices can increase profitability

  • tips on how to quantify the time worth of cash in monetary judgements

  • What tax volume is owed by way of an organization and the way it affects the base line

  • the best way to keep an eye on venture expenses

  • What monetary assets can be found to a building contractor for capital enlargement

during this textual content, you'll know about accounting basics, project-related monetary concerns, and corporate point monetary issues—three elements which are key for your occupation luck. an awesome reference for college kids of development administration and engineering, in addition to execs who desire a fast refresher whilst facing rate keep watch over research and different monetary matters, this article additionally deals:

  • Easy-to-understand assurance of monetary thoughts particular to the development undefined, together with company taxation, venture keep watch over, engineering financial system, and fiscal forecasting

  • a number of labored examples, plus end-of-chapter assessment questions and workouts

  • worthwhile appendices that current the constitution of a standard chart of money owed, the circulate of transactions via a building accounting method, and tables required for computing curiosity and the time price of cash

Chapter 1 creation (pages 1–9):
Chapter 2 knowing monetary Statements (pages 11–42):
Chapter three interpreting corporation monetary info (pages 43–69):
Chapter four Accounting fundamentals (pages 71–95):
Chapter five Project?Level expense keep watch over (pages 97–127):
Chapter 6 Forecasting monetary wishes (pages 129–159):
Chapter 7 Time worth of cash and comparing Investments (pages 161–197):
Chapter eight development Loans and credits (pages 199–218):
Chapter nine The effect of Taxes (pages 219–245):

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LaTeX: Basissystem, Layout, Formelsatz by Klaus Braune, Joachim Lammarsch, Marion Lammarsch

By Klaus Braune, Joachim Lammarsch, Marion Lammarsch

Seit vielen Jahren spielen TeX und LaTeX eine wichtige Rolle bei der Erstellung hochwertiger Textausgabe. LaTeX dient dabei der Gestaltung des Textes und der Formeln. TeX setzt die Vorgaben von LaTeX in Stil, Qualität und Präzision des professionellen Schriftsetzers um. Unter Unix ist es das einzige Textsatzsystem im Bereich der Public-Domain-Software. Es wird zur Dokumentation der Systemsoftware ebenso wie zur Aufbereitung der Druckausgabe von kommerziellen Programmen, wie z.B. MAPLE, Mathematica und SAS, verwendet.

Ergänzt werden TeX und LaTeX durch eine Vielzahl von Produkten, die ein großer Anwenderkreis einsetzt. Dazu zählen Bildschirm- und Druckertreiber, instruments zur Erstellung von Grafiken, HTML- oder PDF-Seiten sowie zur Erzeugung von Schriften.

Das vorliegende Buch gibt eine umfassende Darstellung der grundlegenden Befehle und Anwendungen von LaTeX. Insbesondere sind die Erweiterungen von LaTeX für die wichtigsten europäischen Sprachen berücksichtigt. Detaillierte Beispiele stellen die Gestaltungsmöglichkeiten von LaTeX anschaulich vor.

Der Band erläutert das effiziente Arbeiten mit dem method und gibt einen Einblick in die grafischen Oberflächen verschiedener Betriebssysteme.

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Professional Blu ray Disc Demystified by Jim Taylor, Michael Zink, Charles Crawford, Christen

By Jim Taylor, Michael Zink, Charles Crawford, Christen Armbrust

The newest assistance and methods for purchasing the utmost from Blu-ray Technology
Blu-ray Disc Demystified presents the most up-tp-date details and functions to be had for this well known high-definition optical disc structure. Written via a group of specialists with a variety of event in DVD and high-definition creation, this thorough, skill-building advisor information Blu-ray's many positive factors, codecs, and applications.
Blu-ray Disc Demystified offers exhaustive assurance of the multitude of creation and authoring tactics, whereas explaining how the traditional and high-definition DVD requisites dovetail and/or conflict with comparable electronic media criteria. The authors additionally supply designated descriptions of Blu-ray's strengths, in addition to frank exams of its weaknesses and customary traps that regularly ensnare new clients. Blu-ray Disc Demystified is the main accomplished and useful consultant to be had for navigating the varied demanding situations, adjustments, and possibilities linked to Blu-ray technology.
Blu-ray Disc Demystified provides:
Detailed evaluation of Blu-ray expertise In-depth insurance of codecs, positive aspects, and functions the most recent information on content material security tips about utilizing Blu-ray in the house, place of work, and faculty The proof at the back of the myths surrounding Blu-ray crucial information about creation interplay paradigms sincere checks of Blu-ray's pitfalls

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