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Quality Software: Volume 1.1: How Software Is Built
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Series: Quality Software Managment, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,090. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Programming
This is part 1 of the latest edition of the classic, Quality Software Management. Its fundamental purpose is to teach how to understand the dynamics of software development organizations, to plan software projects, and to act effectively to carry out those plans.
Perfect Software and Other Illusions About Testing
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Series: The Psychology of Technology, Book 4 · Software Testing, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,550. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Training and certification
James Bach says, "Read this book and get your head straight about testing. I consider Jerry (Weinberg) to be the greatest living tester." Answers the questions that puzzle the most people: Why do we have to bother testing? Why not just test everything? What is it that makes testing so hard? Why does testing take so long? Is perfect software even possible? Why can't we just accept a few bugs?
Why Software Gets In Trouble
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Series: Quality Software Managment, Book 2. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,410. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Programming
Many books have described How Software Is Built. Indeed, that's the first title in my Quality Software Series. But why do we need an entire book to explain Why Software Gets In Trouble? Why not just say "people make mistakes"? Why not? Because there are reasons people make mistakes, and make them repeatedly, and fail to discover and correct them. That's what this book is about.
How to Observe Software Systems
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Series: Quality Software Managment, Book 3. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,520. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Enterprise IT management
"This book will probably make you think twice about some decisions you currently make by reflex. That alone makes it worth reading." "Great to understand the real meaning of non linearity of human based processes and great to highlight how some easy macro indicator can give info about your s/w development process." "An incredibly useful book" - Amazon Reviews
Responding to Significant Software Events
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Series: Quality Software Managment, Book 4. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,610. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Programming
-A software starship that has gone where no-one has gone before–N. Zvegintzov -brimming with simple techniques & examples of their application –Computing Rev. -required reading for anyone who cares about project success—N. Karten -enlightening, practical, humorous, and enormously inspiring—Yourdon -a must for all sentient software line and project managers—S/W Quality World
Managing Yourself and Others
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Series: Quality Software Managment, Book 5. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,180. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Programming
To be effective, managers must act congruently. Managers must not only understand the concepts of good software engineering, but also translate them into their own practices. Effective managers need to know what to do, say what they will do, and act accordingly. Their thoughts and feelings need to match their words and behaviors.
Compound Z
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Follow the software tester John and the developer George on their battle against an outbreak of zombies created by the leakage of a special toxic compound at their workplace. Reality, it seems, turns into a nightmare over time.
Rapid Java Web Development
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 62,650. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Programming
Developing Web Applications has never been easier with the new generation Java open source tools. You'll be amazed at how fast you can have a ready-for-production AJAX web application up and running from scratch. In this book you'll learn OpenXava, JPA, Eclipse, PostgreSQL, JUnit, HtmlUnit, Hibernate Validator framework, Liferay, etc. by example.
The Psychology of Computer Programming: Silver Anniversary eBook Edition
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Series: The Psychology of Technology, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,060. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Programming
A penetrating analysis of the intelligence, skill, teamwork, and problem-solving power of the computer programmer. Topics include egoless programming, intelligence, psychological measurement, personality factors, motivation, training, social problems on large projects, problem-solving ability, programming language design, team formation, the programming environment, and much more.
Becoming a Change Artist
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Series: Quality Software Managment, Book 7 · Consulting Secrets, Book 7. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,700. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
In Volume 7 of the highly acclaimed Quality Software series, Gerald M. Weinberg illustrates how skilled people (Change Artists) work to create a supportive environment for software engineering —an environment in which your organization can realize long-lasting gains in quality and productivity by learning the artistry of managing change.