Overwhelmed by e-mail and ready to simplify your inbox? You’ll be surprised at all the things you can accomplish with this mini guide to effectively using Outlook 2010. From creating notes, managing e-mail, and maintaining your calendar to eliminating spam and tracking your schedule, you’ll take back control of your inbox and stay organized with Outlook 2010 and help from For Dummies.
Open the book and find:Tips for setting up the Navigation pane Easy e-mail essentials Steps for storing names and addresses How to use the Outlook calendar Ways to reduce spam
Although Microsoft Outlook is the number one most popular e-mailand productivity tool, many utilize only a fraction of its truepotential. This easy-to-understand guide walks you through anabundance of often-overlooked tips and tricks so that you can takeadvantage of all that Outlook has to offer.
Outlook 2010 For Dummies introduces you to the userinterface, and explains how to use the To-Do bar, filter junkemail, and make the most of Outlook’s anti-phishingcapabilities. Before you know it, you'll be managing e-mailfolders; sharing your calendar; using RSS support; integratingtasks with OneNote, Project, Access, and SharePoint Services;accessing data with two-way sync and offline access; and more.Shares invaluable advice for taking advantage of the newestversion of the most popular e-mail and productivity tool: Outlook2010Reveals little-known tips and tricks of underused features ofMicrosoft OutlookPresents information in the beloved fun and friendly ForDummies style, showing you how to manage your e-mail, share yourcalendar, use RSS support, access data, and moreDescribes how to manage your day by filtering junk e-mail,using the To-Do bar, taking advantage of anti-phishingcapabilities, and much more
This helpful guide shows you how to work smart with Outlook2010!
As the number one e-mail client and personal informationmanager, Microsoft Outlook offers a set of uncomplicated featuresthat maximize the management of your e-mail, schedule, and generaldaily activities, with the least amount of hassle possible. Thiseasy-to-understand guide walks you through Outlook 2013 andintroduces you to the latest features. You'll learn how to findinformation quickly, handle e-mail, coordinate schedules, keepcurrent with contacts and social networks, and much more.Walks you through getting started with Outlook 2013 and thenprovides you with complete coverage on e-mail basics, advancede-mail features, working with the calendar, managing contacts, andintegrating Outlook with other applicationsShows you how to track tasks, take notes, and record items inthe journal, as well as filter out junk e-mail, activate Outlook'sprivacy and security features, and moreExplains how to customize your Outlook, manage all theinformation within Outlook, and take Outlook on the road
Outlook 2013 For Dummies offers you a whole new outlookon Outlook 2013!
Ever feel like you're drowning in your inbox? Outlook 2016 For Dummies helps you lower the metaphorical water levels by quickly prioritizing incoming email. Instead of wading through messages and tasks all day, use Outlook as it was intended—as a productivity tool—to organize your tasks on the to-do bar, filter junk email, make the most of Outlook's anti-phishing capabilities, manage email folders, use smart scheduling tools, leverage RSS support, collect electronic business cards, and integrate your Microsoft OneNote, Project, Access, and SharePoint files. This book is updated to reflect the latest and greatest features integrated into the Outlook 2016 user interface to ensure you're at the top of your Outlook game.
With over 1.1 billion users worldwide and 90% market share for productivity suites, a figure that roughly translates into one in seven people the world over, odds are you'll need to learn how to use Microsoft Office programs—including Outlook—if you want to excel in the workplace.Get up to speed on the new and improved features of Microsoft Office 2016Take advantage of often overlooked features that can simplify your dayDiscover new ways to filter junk email—and reclaim the hours that you spend sorting through spam each yearOrganize tasks and schedule meetings, keeping everyone up to date on the latest project and account progress
If you're ready to take your productivity to the next level Outlook 2016 For Dummies is a must-read!
Microsoft MVP Rand Morimoto and his colleagues systematically introduce Windows Server 2008 R2 to IT professionals, identifying R2’s most crucial enhancements and walking through every step of installation and configuration. Next, they present comprehensive coverage of every area of Windows Server 2008 R2, including Active Directory, networking services, security, R2 migration from Windows Server 2003 and 2008, administration, fault tolerance, optimization and troubleshooting, core application services, and more.
The authors thoroughly address major Windows Server 2008 R2 enhancements and present extensive coverage of R2 innovations ranging from Hyper-V virtualization to DirectAccess and the enhancements in Failover Clustering. Every chapter contains tips, tricks, and best practices learned from actual deployments: practical information for using Windows Server 2008 R2 to solve real business problems.
Detailed information on how to...Plan and migrate from Windows Server 2003/2008 to Windows Server 2008 R2 and use R2’s new server migration tools Manage Active Directory with Active Directory Administrative Center, Best Practice Analyzer, and PowerShell scripts Use R2’s updated security tools and templates to lock down servers, clients, and networks Maximize availability with Windows Server 2008 R2 clustering, fault tolerance, and replication Streamline client management with new Group Policy ADMX settings and management tools Improve remote access using DirectAccess, Remote Desktop Services (formerly Terminal Services), and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Implement Hyper-V virtualization including the built-in Live Migration technology Leverage add-ons such as Windows SharePoint Services, Windows Media Services, and IIS 7.5
Practical and precise, this hands-on guide with ready answers is designed for architects, administrators, engineers and others working with Office 365 and Exchange Online. If you're an IT Pro responsible for configuring, managing and maintaining Office 365 and Exchange Online, start with this well-organized and authoritative resource.
Inside, you'll find expert insights, tips, tricks and workarounds that will show you how to master Office 365 and Exchange Online in the shortest amount of time possible. During the course of reading this book, you will master a number of complex topics, techniques, commands and functions.
Topics include establishing remote sessions with Office 365 and Exchange Online; creating and licensing user accounts; adding mailboxes to accounts; connecting to Office 365, Exchange Online and Windows Azure using PowerShell; creating and using contacts; adding equipment, room and other special purpose mailboxes; managing delivery, permissions and storage; managing groups for sharing and collaboration; configuring mail support for Outlook and Outlook Web App; customizing Office 365 and Exchange Online security; and many more topics essential for administration.
Not only will this informative training manual help you become familiar with many new ideas, it'll help you master Office 365 and Exchange Online essentials in the shortest amount of time possible.
After completing your Office 365 and Exchange Online journey with this in-depth guide, you will be ready to support Office 365 and Exchange Online regardless of whether you want to work with the graphical interface of Windows PowerShell.
As you will soon learn, Office 365 is versatile, flexible and highly customizable, allowing you to personalize the product to meet your needs.
The focused information you need to solve problems and get the job done.
Packed with straightforward, friendly instruction, this updateto one of the bestselling Office books of all time gets youthoroughly up to speed and helps you learn how to take fulladvantage of the new features in Office 2013. After coverage of thefundamentals, you'll discover how to spice up your Word documents,edit Excel spreadsheets and create formulas, add pizazz to yourPowerPoint presentation, and much more.Helps you harness the power of all five Office 2013applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and AccessDiscusses typing and formatting text in Word and easy ways todress up your documents with color, graphics, and moreDemonstrates navigating and editing an Excel spreadsheet,creating formulas, and charting and analyzing Excel dataWalks you through creating a PowerPoint presentation and addingsome punch with color, sound, pictures, and videosExplores Outlook, including configuring e-mail, storingcontacts, organizing tasks, scheduling your time, and settingappointmentsDelves into designing Access databases, including editing,modifying, searching, sorting, and querying; also covers viewingand printing reports, and more
The fun and friendly approach of Office 2013 For Dummiesmakes doing Office work easy and efficient!
The latest release of Microsoft's messaging system allows for easier access to e-mail, voicemail, and calendars from a variety of devices and any location while also giving users more control and freeing up administrators to perform more critical tasks. This innovative new field guide starts with key concepts of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 and then moves through the recommended practices and processes that are necessary to deploy a top-quality Exchange service.Focuses on the Exchange ecosystem rather than just the features and functions of the Exchange productFocuses on scenarios facing real customers and explains how problems can be solved and requirements metZooms in on both on-premises deployments as well as Exchange Online cloud deployments with Office 365Helps you thoroughly master the new version with step-by-step instruction on how to install, configure, and manage this multifaceted collaboration system
Whether you're upgrading from Exchange Server 2010 or earlier, installing for the first time, or migrating from another system, this step-by-step guide provides the hands-on instruction, practical application, and real-world advice you need.
The sendmail program has withstood the test of time because of its ability to solve the mail-routing needs of all sites large or small, complex or simple. But it's also difficult to configure and even more difficult to understand. That's why this book has proven valuable since the dawn of email. With it, you will be able to configure the program to meet any need, so that you never again have to call in a sendmail guru to bail you out.
sendmail includes the following sections:Some Basics is especially useful for people new to the program. It covers the basic concepts underlying mail delivery and the roles sendmail plays in that delivery
Administration covers all aspects of handling sendmail, from downloading and installing new releases to managing mailing lists and aliases
Configuration Reference contains a heavily cross-referenced guide for configuring and tuning sendmail. Every arcane detail of sendmail is listed alphabetically
Appendices contain more detail about sendmail than you may ever need
This edition also includes new material on SSL and AUTH and a new chapter on Mitlers. If you're interested in what has changed since the last edition, one appendix categorizes the many improvements of sendmail's intervening versions by chapter, complete with references to the appropriate sections and page numbers in the book.
With sendmail, system administrators, programmers, network engineers, and even inexperienced users will be able to match this challenging but necessary utility to the needs of their network.
As the number one e-mail client and personal information manager, Microsoft Outlook offers a set of uncomplicated features that maximize the management of your e-mail, schedule, and general daily activities, with the least amount of hassle possible. Comprised of ten minibooks in one and packed with more than 800 pages, this All-in-One For Dummies reference walks you through the convenience of Microsoft Outlook and introduces you to the newest features of the 2010 version.
After a description of how to get started with Outlook 2010, you’ll get complete coverage on e-mail basics, advanced e-mail features, working with the calendar, managing contacts, and working with Business Contact Manager. You’ll learn how to track tasks, take notes, and record items in the journal, as well as customize and manage Outlook and get mobile with Outlook.Offers soup-to-nuts coverage of Microsoft Outlook 2010, the newest version of the number one most popular e-mail manager Walks you through getting started with Outlook and e-mail basics, and gradually progresses to more advanced features and capabilities of e-mail Explains how to work with the Outlook 2010 calendar and manage your contacts Addresses tracking tasks, taking notes, recording items in the journal, and working with Business Contact Manager Shows you how to customize your Outlook, manage all the information within Outlook, and take Outlook on the road
Get a whole new outlook on Outlook 2010 with this complete guide!
From the Trade Paperback edition.
Throughout the book, author Peter McGowan provides a combination of theoretical information and practical coding examples to help you learn the Automate object model. With this CloudForms feature, you can create auto-scalable cloud applications, eliminate manual decisions and operations when provisioning virtual machines and cloud instances, and manage your complete virtual machine lifecycle.
In six parts, this book helps you:Learn the objects and concepts for developing automation scripts with CloudForms AutomateCustomize the steps and workflows involved in provisioning virtual machinesCreate and use service catalogs, items, dialogs, objects, bundles, and hierarchiesUse CloudForm’s updated workflow to retire and delete virtual machines and servicesOrchestrate and coordinate with external services as part of a workflowExplore distributed automation processing as well as argument passing and handling
This book gives you just what you need to know to set up and maintain an email server. Unlike other approaches that deal with one component at a time, this book delivers a step-by-step approach across all the server components, leaving you with a complete working email server for your small business network.
Starting with a discussion on why you should even consider hosting your own email server, the book covers setting up the mail server. We then move on to look at providing web access, so that users can access their email out of the office. After this we look at the features you'll want to add to improve email productivity: virus protection, spam detection, and automatic email processing. Finally we look at an essential maintenance task: backups.
Written by professional Linux administrators, the book is aimed at technically confident users and new and part-time system administrators. The emphasis is on simple, practical and reliable guidance.
Based entirely on free, Open Source software, this book will show you how to set up and manage your email server easily.
Carefully and thoroughly, the authors explain what’s new and different in Microsoft Exchange 2013 and guide you through architecting, planning, implementing, and transitioning to your new Exchange Server environment. They offer best practices for establishing solid Active Directory, DNS, fabric, virtualization, and PKI security environments to support Exchange; implementing high availability and site resilience; and much more.
You’ll find expert discussions of security and compliance and uniquely practical and detailed coverage of day-to-day administration, management, maintenance, and optimization. The authors next turn to advanced platform integration, helping you leverage the full benefits of linking Exchange Server, SharePoint, and Unified Messaging. They conclude with a full section on Exchange Server’s dramatically improved support for endpoint clients, including Apple, Android, and Microsoft smartphones and tablets.
Detailed information on how to...
Use proven best practices to install Exchange Server 2013 from scratch or to upgrade from Exchange Server 2007/2010 Integrate Active Directory, DNS, fabric, and virtualization with Exchange Server 2013 Implement certificate-based Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Plan, deploy, migrate to, and support public folders Protect your users and organization with both policy-based and content-enforced security Design and implement message archiving, retention, and eDiscovery Administer, optimize, and document your Exchange Server 2013 environment Architect all aspects of an integrated, enterprise-level Exchange Server 2013 environment Integrate Exchange Server with SharePoint Site Mailboxes, Enterprise Search, and more Leverage the robust Outlook client for Windows, Mac, Web, tablet, and mobile phones
In Clean Code, legendary software expert Robert C. Martin has teamed up with his colleagues from Object Mentor to distill their best agile practice of cleaning code “on the fly” into a book that will instill within you the values of a software craftsman and make you a better programmer--but only if you work at it. You will be challenged to think about what’s right about that code and what’s wrong with it. More important, you will be challenged to reassess your professional values and your commitment to your craft.
In The Clean Coder, Martin introduces the disciplines, techniques, tools, and practices of true software craftsmanship. This book is packed with practical advice--about everything from estimating and coding to refactoring and testing. It covers much more than technique: It is about attitude. Martin shows how to approach software development with honor, self-respect, and pride; work well and work clean; communicate and estimate faithfully; face difficult decisions with clarity and honesty; and understand that deep knowledge comes with a responsibility to act.
Readers of this collection will come away understandingHow to tell the difference between good and bad code How to write good code and how to transform bad code into good code How to create good names, good functions, good objects, and good classes How to format code for maximum readability How to implement complete error handling without obscuring code logic How to unit test and practice test-driven development What it means to behave as a true software craftsman How to deal with conflict, tight schedules, and unreasonable managers How to get into the flow of coding and get past writer’s block How to handle unrelenting pressure and avoid burnout How to combine enduring attitudes with new development paradigms How to manage your time and avoid blind alleys, marshes, bogs, and swamps How to foster environments where programmers and teams can thrive When to say “No”--and how to say it When to say “Yes”--and what yes really means
At any given moment, someone struggles with the same software design problems you have. And, chances are, someone else has already solved your problem. This edition of Head First Design Patterns—now updated for Java 8—shows you the tried-and-true, road-tested patterns used by developers to create functional, elegant, reusable, and flexible software. By the time you finish this book, you’ll be able to take advantage of the best design practices and experiences of those who have fought the beast of software design and triumphed.
What’s so special about this book?
We think your time is too valuable to spend struggling with new concepts. Using the latest research in cognitive science and learning theory to craft a multi-sensory learning experience, Head First Design Patterns uses a visually rich format designed for the way your brain works, not a text-heavy approach that puts you to sleep.
You will learn how to write a robust game loop, how to organize your entities using components, and take advantage of the CPUs cache to improve your performance. You'll dive deep into how scripting engines encode behavior, how quadtrees and other spatial partitions optimize your engine, and how other classic design patterns can be used in games.
Using everyday objects and familiar language systems such as Braille and Morse code, author Charles Petzold weaves an illuminating narrative for anyone who’s ever wondered about the secret inner life of computers and other smart machines.
It’s a cleverly illustrated and eminently comprehensible story—and along the way, you’ll discover you’ve gained a real context for understanding today’s world of PCs, digital media, and the Internet. No matter what your level of technical savvy, CODE will charm you—and perhaps even awaken the technophile within.
If you've ever wanted to try MailChimp but weren't sure where to start or possibly found it intimidating, then this is the book for you. Follow along with simple step-by-step instructions that will make it easy to master sending your first campaign and get you connecting with your fan base.
In this short guide you'll discover:
-How to set up your account and start your first list
-How to build various types of signup forms
-How to build your first campaign
-How to understand analytics
-Ideas for building your mailing list
-General tips and do's and don'ts for writing your campaigns
-Explore further integrations such as WordPress plugins, mobile apps, Facebook and tablet forms
Email marketing shouldn't be hard and it shouldn't cost you an arm and a leg either so sit back, pull up a seat, and let's start building you some new skills.
email marketing, indie author, self-publishing, mailchimp, newsletter, online marketing, beginners
Have all your questions about Microsoft's new Exchange Server2010 answered on the spot with this handy reference guide. Designedfor easy access with special headings, thumb tabs, easy-to-readlists, and more, this book is the perfect quick resource for thoseday-to-day issues that come up just when you least expect them.Covers the number one product of its kind, Microsoft ExchangeServer 2010Offers a quick-access reference for your day-to-dayadministration of Exchange Server 2010Includes thumb tabs, secondary and tertiary tables of contents,and special heading treatments to provide quick and easy lookup, aswell as quick-reference tables, lists, and step-by-step instructionto provide Exchange administrators answers on the spot
Keep this helpful, handy guide within easy reach.
This must-read guide is divided into three distinct sections: fundamental concepts, tutorial, and reference. The first three chapters are a basic discussion of the network protocols and services. This discussion provides the fundamental concepts necessary to understand the rest of the book. The remaining chapters provide a how-to tutorial for planning, installing and configuring various important network services. The book concludes with three appendixes that are technical references for various configuration options. Content specifics include how to:
Install, configure, and manage a Microsoft DNS and Windows DHCP serverControl remote communications with Microsoft RRAS softwareProtect hosts with Internet Connection FirewallsConfigure Internet and Intranet Web services with IISDesign proper security into your networkTroubleshoot the network when problems develop
After you've turned the final page of Windows Server 2003 Network Administration, you'll not only understand how to network, but also why it needs to be done.
In The Clean Coder: A Code of Conduct for Professional Programmers, legendary software expert Robert C. Martin introduces the disciplines, techniques, tools, and practices of true software craftsmanship. This book is packed with practical advice–about everything from estimating and coding to refactoring and testing. It covers much more than technique: It is about attitude. Martin shows how to approach software development with honor, self-respect, and pride; work well and work clean; communicate and estimate faithfully; face difficult decisions with clarity and honesty; and understand that deep knowledge comes with a responsibility to act.
Readers will learnWhat it means to behave as a true software craftsman How to deal with conflict, tight schedules, and unreasonable managers How to get into the flow of coding, and get past writer’s block How to handle unrelenting pressure and avoid burnout How to combine enduring attitudes with new development paradigms How to manage your time, and avoid blind alleys, marshes, bogs, and swamps How to foster environments where programmers and teams can thrive When to say “No”–and how to say it When to say “Yes”–and what yes really means
Great software is something to marvel at: powerful, elegant, functional, a pleasure to work with as both a developer and as a user. Great software isn’t written by machines. It is written by professionals with an unshakable commitment to craftsmanship. The Clean Coder will help you become one of them–and earn the pride and fulfillment that they alone possess.
The fast-growing popularity of Android smartphones and tabletscreates a huge opportunities for developers. If you're anexperienced developer, you can start creating robust mobile Androidapps right away with this professional guide to Android 4application development. Written by one of Google's lead Androiddeveloper advocates, this practical book walks you through a seriesof hands-on projects that illustrate the features of the AndroidSDK. That includes all the new APIs introduced in Android 3 and 4,including building for tablets, using the Action Bar, Wi-Fi Direct,NFC Beam, and more.Shows experienced developers how to create mobile applicationsfor Android smartphones and tabletsRevised and expanded to cover all the Android SDK releasesincluding Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), including all updatedAPIs, and the latest changes to the Android platform.Explains new and enhanced features such as drag and drop,fragments, the action bar, enhanced multitouch support, newenvironmental sensor support, major improvements to the animationframework, and a range of new communications techniques includingNFC and Wi-Fi direct.Provides practical guidance on publishing and marketing yourapplications, best practices for user experience, and more
This book helps you learn to master the design, lifecycle, andUI of an Android app through practical exercises, which you canthen use as a basis for developing your own Android apps.
The authors cover the technologies new to Windows 2008, such as IPv6, Network Access Protection (NAP), Network Policy Server (NPS), Terminal Services Remote Programs, Windows Deployment Services (WDS), Hyper-V virtualization, and more! This book doesn’t just describe the features and functions included in Windows 2008--there are notes throughout the book explaining how organizations have successfully used the technologies to fulfill core business needs. Tips, tricks, and best practices share lessons learned from hundreds of implementations of Windows 2008 in real-world environments.
Detailed information on how to…Plan and migrate from Windows 2000/2003 to Windows 2008 Leverage new tools and utilities that simplify system and network administration functions Enable the latest security technologies to improve secured enterprise computing Better manage a Windows 2008 Active Directory environment Optimize a Windows 2008 environment for better scalability and enhanced performance Implement Windows 2008 for better branch office and remote office integration Design a Windows 2008 environment to support the latest in clustering, stretched clusters, fault tolerance, and redundant systems technologies Take advantage of add-on technologies available for Windows 2008, including Windows SharePoint Services, Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization, Windows Media Services, and IIS 7 web server solutions
This comprehensive new volume shows you how to compile PostgreSQL from source, create a database, and configure PostgreSQL to accept client-server connections. It also covers the many advanced features, such as transactions, versioning, replication, and referential integrity that enable developers and DBAs to use PostgreSQL for serious business applications. The thorough introduction to PostgreSQL's PL/pgSQL programming language explains how you can use this very useful but under-documented feature to develop stored procedures and triggers. The book includes a complete command reference, and database administrators will appreciate the chapters on user management, database maintenance, and backup & recovery. With Practical PostgreSQL, you will discover quickly why this open source database is such a great open source alternative to proprietary products from Oracle, IBM, and Microsoft.
Discover the timeless techniques and strategies that help you:
Design for minimum complexity and maximum creativity Reap the benefits of collaborative development Apply defensive programming techniques to reduce and flush out errors Exploit opportunities to refactor—or evolve—code, and do it safely Use construction practices that are right-weight for your project Debug problems quickly and effectively Resolve critical construction issues early and correctly Build quality into the beginning, middle, and end of your project
Drawing on their extensive experience with hundreds of enterprise Exchange Server environments--including Exchange Server 2010 early adopters--the authors thoroughly cover every stage of the Exchange Server 2010 lifecycle. They present detailed recommendations, proven tips and tricks, and step-by-step techniques for implementation and migration planning, architecture, installation, administration, security, monitoring, integration, availability, optimization, and much more.
Rand Morimoto and his expert colleagues also offer indispensable practical guidance for making the most of Microsoft Exchange Server 2010’s many enhancements--from its improved web access to its enhanced support for Unified Communications and Mobility.
Use proven best practices to plan your Exchange Server 2010 implementation Architect higher-performance, lower-cost enterprise Exchange Server environments Maximize the security of your Exchange Server infrastructure, transport, and messages Migrate smoothly from Exchange Server 2003/2007 and Active Directory 2000/2003 to Exchange Server 2010 and Active Directory 2008 Utilize Microsoft Operations Manager to monitor Exchange Server 2010 Use Windows PowerShell to streamline Exchange Server management Integrate other Microsoft technologies, including SharePoint 2007 and Office Communication Server 2007 Leverage the full capabilities of the Outlook Web App (OWA) client Provide robust messaging to non-Windows and non-Outlook systems Implement Exchange Server’s powerful new Database Availability Group replication feature Back up Exchange Server 2010 environments and recover quickly from a disaster Systematically optimize Exchange Server 2010 environments, including storage
Getting software released to users is often a painful, risky, and time-consuming process.
This groundbreaking new book sets out the principles and technical practices that enable
rapid, incremental delivery of high quality, valuable new functionality to users. Through
automation of the build, deployment, and testing process, and improved collaboration between
developers, testers, and operations, delivery teams can get changes released in a matter of hours—
sometimes even minutes–no matter what the size of a project or the complexity of its code base.
Jez Humble and David Farley begin by presenting the foundations of a rapid, reliable, low-risk
delivery process. Next, they introduce the “deployment pipeline,” an automated process for
managing all changes, from check-in to release. Finally, they discuss the “ecosystem” needed to
support continuous delivery, from infrastructure, data and configuration management to governance.
The authors introduce state-of-the-art techniques, including automated infrastructure management
and data migration, and the use of virtualization. For each, they review key issues, identify best
practices, and demonstrate how to mitigate risks. Coverage includes
• Automating all facets of building, integrating, testing, and deploying software
• Implementing deployment pipelines at team and organizational levels
• Improving collaboration between developers, testers, and operations
• Developing features incrementally on large and distributed teams
• Implementing an effective configuration management strategy
• Automating acceptance testing, from analysis to implementation
• Testing capacity and other non-functional requirements
• Implementing continuous deployment and zero-downtime releases
• Managing infrastructure, data, components and dependencies
• Navigating risk management, compliance, and auditing
Whether you’re a developer, systems administrator, tester, or manager, this book will help your
organization move from idea to release faster than ever—so you can deliver value to your business
rapidly and reliably.
Few books in computing have had as profound an influence on software management as Peopleware . The unique insight of this longtime best seller is that the major issues of software development are human, not technical. They’re not easy issues; but solve them, and you’ll maximize your chances of success.
“Peopleware has long been one of my two favorite books on software engineering. Its underlying strength is its base of immense real experience, much of it quantified. Many, many varied projects have been reflected on and distilled; but what we are given is not just lifeless distillate, but vivid examples from which we share the authors’ inductions. Their premise is right: most software project problems are sociological, not technological. The insights on team jelling and work environment have changed my thinking and teaching. The third edition adds strength to strength.”
— Frederick P. Brooks, Jr., Kenan Professor of Computer Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Author of The Mythical Man-Month and The Design of Design
“Peopleware is the one book that everyone who runs a software team needs to read and reread once a year. In the quarter century since the first edition appeared, it has become more important, not less, to think about the social and human issues in software develop¿ment. This is the only way we’re going to make more humane, productive workplaces. Buy it, read it, and keep a stock on hand in the office supply closet.”
—Joel Spolsky, Co-founder, Stack Overflow
“When a book about a field as volatile as software design and use extends to a third edition, you can be sure that the authors write of deep principle, of the fundamental causes for what we readers experience, and not of the surface that everyone recognizes. And to bring people, actual human beings, into the mix! How excellent. How rare. The authors have made this third edition, with its additions, entirely terrific.”
—Lee Devin and Rob Austin, Co-authors of The Soul of Design and Artful Making
For this third edition, the authors have added six new chapters and updated the text throughout, bringing it in line with today’s development environments and challenges. For example, the book now discusses pathologies of leadership that hadn’t previously been judged to be pathological; an evolving culture of meetings; hybrid teams made up of people from seemingly incompatible generations; and a growing awareness that some of our most common tools are more like anchors than propellers. Anyone who needs to manage a software project or software organization will find invaluable advice throughout the book.
Access may be the least understood and most challengingapplication in the Microsoft Office suite. This guide is designedto help anyone who lacks experience in creating and managing adatabase learn to use Access 2010 quickly and easily.
In the classic For Dummies tradition, the book providesan education in Access, the interface, and the architecture of adatabase. It explains the process of building a database, linkinginformation, sharing data, generating reports, and much more.As the Microsoft Office database application, Access may be theleast understood and most challenging part of the Office suiteAccess 2010 For Dummies walks newcomers through buildingand using their first databaseCovers linking information in a database, settingrelationships, modeling data, and building tablesExplores how to extract data from Access and get specificanswers, create forms, and export data in reportsA section for more experienced users looks at analyzing errorsand creating an interface
Fully updated for the newest version, Access 2010 ForDummies gets new Access users up to speed and helps veteransget the most from the Office database application.
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 is touted as a solution forlowering the total cost of ownership, whether deployed on-premisesor in the cloud. Like the earlier editions, this comprehensiveguide covers every aspect of installing, configuring, and managingthis multifaceted collaboration system. It offers Windows systemsadministrators and consultants a complete tutorial and reference,ideal for anyone installing Exchange Server for the first time orthose migrating from an earlier Exchange Server version.Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 is a messaging system thatallows for access to e-mail, voicemail, and calendars from avariety of devices and any location, making it ideal for theenterpriseWith more than 21,000 copies of earlier editions sold, thiscomprehensive guide offers systems administrators and consultantsboth a tutorial and a reference guide for installing and managingExchange Server 2013A team of Microsoft Certified Masters walks you step by stepthrough planning and design, installation, administration andmanagement, maintenance, and more
Mastering Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 is the completereference for planning, installing, and maintaining the mostpopular e-mail server product available.
Yukihiro "Matz" Matsumoto, creator, designer and lead developer of Ruby and author of Ruby in a Nutshell, which has been expanded and revised to become this book.
why the lucky stiff, artist and Ruby programmer extraordinaire.This book begins with a quick-start tutorial to the language, and then explains the language in detail from the bottom up: from lexical and syntactic structure to datatypes to expressions and statements and on through methods, blocks, lambdas, closures, classes and modules.
The book also includes a long and thorough introduction to the rich API of the Ruby platform, demonstrating -- with heavily-commented example code -- Ruby's facilities for text processing, numeric manipulation, collections, input/output, networking, and concurrency. An entire chapter is devoted to Ruby's metaprogramming capabilities.
The Ruby Programming Language documents the Ruby language definitively but without the formality of a language specification. It is written for experienced programmers who are new to Ruby, and for current Ruby programmers who want to challenge their understanding and increase their mastery of the language.
Best-selling author Adam Freeman explains how to get the most from AngularJS. He begins by describing the MVC pattern and the many benefits that can be gained from separating your logic and presentation code. He then shows how you can use AngularJS's features within in your projects to produce professional-quality results. Starting from the nuts-and-bolts and building up to the most advanced and sophisticated features AngularJS is carefully unwrapped, going in-depth to give you the knowledge you need.
Each topic is covered clearly and concisely and is packed with the details you need to learn to be truly effective. The most important features are given a no-nonsense in-depth treatment and chapters include common problems and details of how to avoid them.
The new Excel 2013 boasts updated features, enhanced power, andnew capabilities. Naturally, that means John Walkenbach returnswith a new edition of his bestselling VBA Programming book andcovers all the methods and tools you need to know in order toprogram with Excel. With this comprehensive guide, "Mr.Spreadsheet" shows you how to maximize your Excel experience usingprofessional spreadsheet application development tips from his ownpersonal bookshelf.
Featuring a complete introduction to Visual Basic forApplications and fully updated for the latest features of Excel2013, this essential reference includes an analysis of Excelapplication development and is packed with procedures, tips, andideas for expanding Excel's capabilities with VBA.Offers an analysis of Excel application development and acomplete introduction to VBAFeatures invaluable advice from "Mr. Spreadsheet" himself,bestselling author John Walkenbach, who demonstrates all thetechniques you need to create Excel applications, both large andsmallCovers navigating the Excel interface, formatting worksheets,interacting with other Office applications, working withcollaboration tools, and using sample workbooks and JohnWalkenbach's award-winning Power Utility Pak to help enhance yourExcel skillsProvides tips, tricks, and techniques for expanding Excel'scapabilities with VBA that you wont find anywhere else
Excel 2013 Power Programming with VBA is packed withprocedures, tips, and ideas for achieving Excel excellence withVBA.
This comes on top of award winning coverage of core C# features, both old and new, that have made the previous editions of this book so popular. Readers will gain a solid foundation of object-oriented development techniques, attributes and reflection, generics and collections as well as numerous advanced topics not found in other texts (such as CIL opcodes and emitting dynamic assemblies).The mission of this book is to provide you with a comprehensive foundation in the C# programming language and the core aspects of the .NET platform plus overviews of technologies built on top of C# and .NET (ADO.NET and Entity Framework, Windows Communication Foundation (WCF), Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), ASP.NET (WebForms, MVC, WebAPI).). Once you digest the information presented in these chapters, you’ll be in a perfect position to apply this knowledge to your specific programming assignments, and you’ll be well equipped to explore the .NET universe on your own terms.
What You Will Learn:Be the first to understand the .NET 4.6 platform and C# 6.
Discover the ins and outs of the leading .NET technology.
Learn from an award-winning author who has been teaching the .NET world since version 1.0.
Find complete coverage of XAML, .NET 4.6 and Visual Studio 2015 together with discussion of the new Windows Runtime.
Microservice technologies are moving quickly. Author Sam Newman provides you with a firm grounding in the concepts while diving into current solutions for modeling, integrating, testing, deploying, and monitoring your own autonomous services. You’ll follow a fictional company throughout the book to learn how building a microservice architecture affects a single domain.Discover how microservices allow you to align your system design with your organization’s goalsLearn options for integrating a service with the rest of your systemTake an incremental approach when splitting monolithic codebasesDeploy individual microservices through continuous integrationExamine the complexities of testing and monitoring distributed servicesManage security with user-to-service and service-to-service modelsUnderstand the challenges of scaling microservice architectures
This book will help you:
Design user interface elements with Interface Builder and the UI Kit framework Create application controls, such as windows and navigation bars Build and manage layers and transformations using Core Graphics and Quartz Core Mix and play sound files using AVFoundation, and record and play back digital sound streams using Audio Toolbox Handle network programming with the CFNetwork framework Use the Core Location framework to interact with the iPhone's GPS Add movie players to your application
iPhone SDK Application Development will benefit experienced developers and those just starting out on the iPhone. Important development concepts are explained thoroughly, and enough advanced examples are provided to make this book a great reference once you become an expert.
If you're like most people involved with a small business,accounting is the last thing you want to spend a lot of time on.Luckily, QuickBooks For Dummies makes it easy to get all theconfusing finance stuff out of the way so you can concentrate onother aspects of your growing business. Inside this fun,easy-to-read guide, you'll find out how to manage your financialrecords, track sales and inventory, pay bills, figure out jobcosts, and more.
With easy-to-follow guidance and plain-English explanations thatcut through the financial jargon, this resource shows you how toget started with QuickBooks, populate QuickBooks lists, createinvoices and credit memos, record sales receipts, set up inventoryitems, record and pay bills, track business checkbooks and creditcards, print checks, build a budget, generate financial reports,and so much more.Walks you through installing the software and configuringQuickBooks for your business needsShows you how to write checks, set up payroll reminders, andkeep the payroll rollingCovers how to securely download bank and credit cardtransactions, as well as how to pay bills onlineProvides easy-to-follow steps for keeping track of yourcheckbook, credit and debit accounts, inventory, payroll, andbudgets
Written by a CPA who knows QuickBooks and understands yourunique business needs, QuickBooks For Dummies is your go-toguide for getting past the paperwork and putting the program towork.
Access 2016 Bible is your, comprehensive reference to the world's most popular database management tool. With clear guidance toward everything from the basics to the advanced, this go-to reference helps you take advantage of everything Access 2016 has to offer. Whether you're new to Access or getting started with Access 2016, you'll find everything you need to know to create the database solution perfectly tailored to your needs, with expert guidance every step of the way. The companion website features all examples and databases used in the book, plus trial software and a special offer from Database Creations. Start from the beginning for a complete tutorial, or dip in and grab what you need when you need it.
Access enables database novices and programmers to store, organize, view, analyze, and share data, as well as build powerful, integrable, custom database solutions Â but databases can be complex, and difficult to navigate. This book helps you harness the power of the database with a solid understanding of their purpose, construction, and application.Understand database objects and design systems objectsBuild forms, create tables, manipulate datasheets, and add data validationUse Visual Basic automation and XML Data Access Page designExchange data with other Office applications, including Word, Excel, and more
From database fundamentals and terminology to XML and Web services, this book has everything you need to maximize Access 2016 and build the database you need.
The best way to build software that meets users' needs is to begin with "user stories": simple, clear, brief descriptions of functionality that will be valuable to real users. In User Stories Applied, Mike Cohn provides you with a front-to-back blueprint for writing these user stories and weaving them into your development lifecycle.
You'll learn what makes a great user story, and what makes a bad one. You'll discover practical ways to gather user stories, even when you can't speak with your users. Then, once you've compiled your user stories, Cohn shows how to organize them, prioritize them, and use them for planning, management, and testing.User role modeling: understanding what users have in common, and where they differ Gathering stories: user interviewing, questionnaires, observation, and workshops Working with managers, trainers, salespeople and other "proxies" Writing user stories for acceptance testing Using stories to prioritize, set schedules, and estimate release costs Includes end-of-chapter practice questions and exercises
User Stories Applied will be invaluable to every software developer, tester, analyst, and manager working with any agile method: XP, Scrum... or even your own home-grown approach.
This book presents a series of case studies illustrating the fundamentals of Agile development and Agile design, and moves quickly from UML models to real C# code. The introductory chapters lay out the basics of the agile movement, while the later chapters show proven techniques in action. The book includes many source code examples that are also available for download from the authors’ Web site.
Readers will come away from this book understandingAgile principles, and the fourteen practices of Extreme Programming Spiking, splitting, velocity, and planning iterations and releases Test-driven development, test-first design, and acceptance testing Refactoring with unit testing Pair programming Agile design and design smells The five types of UML diagrams and how to use them effectively Object-oriented package design and design patterns How to put all of it together for a real-world project
Whether you are a C# programmer or a Visual Basic or Java programmer learning C#, a software development manager, or a business analyst, Agile Principles, Patterns, and Practices in C# is the first book you should read to understand agile software and how it applies to programming in the .NET Framework.
QuickBooks is your one-stop shop for taking care of all thosefinancial chores that are essential to keep your smallbusiness up and running, and this all-in-one guide makes managingyour books easier than ever. Written by CPA and trusted financialauthor Stephen L. Nelson, this popular ForDummies bestseller has been updated for the latest versionof QuickBooks and financial practices. You'll find eightself-contained minibooks that start with the basics of bookkeepingand accounting and walk you all the way through creating businessplans and taking advantage of other business resources.Helps you understand accounting procedures and concepts, set upQuickBooks for your business needs, and start speaking the languageof financeExplains how to invoice customers, pay vendors, monitorinventory, track accounts, and computer employee wages and payrolldeductionsCovers important accounting tasks like preparing financialstatements, filing taxes, planning a budget, developing a businessplan, forecasting, and assessing the health of your businessIncludes eight minibooks: An Accounting Primer, Getting Readyto Use QuickBooks, Bookkeeping Chores, Accounting Chores, FinancialManagement, Business Plans, Care & Maintenance, and AdditionalBusiness Resources
Don't put off those pesky accounting tasks any longer!QuickBooks 2014 All-in-One For Dummiesmakes managing your business finances a snap and gives you theconfidence to tackle the books like a pro.
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The Exam Ref 70-345 Designing and Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2016, 1/e, is the official study guide for Microsoft certification exams. Featuring concise coverage of the skills measured by the exam, challenging Thought Experiments, and pointers to more in-depth material for the candidate needing additional study, exam candidates get professional-level preparation for the exam. The Exam Ref helps candidates determine their readiness for the exam, and provides Exam Tips to help maximize their performance on the exam. The organization of the material mirrors the skills measured by the exam as presented on the certification exam webpage.
Microsoft exams validate on-the-job experience and product knowledge. IT Pros interested in taking Exam 70-345 are likely interested in enhancing their skills for the latest version of Exchange Server. Passing this exam counts toward the MCSE certification. The exam will validate knowledge and skills for designing, deploying, and troubleshooting for Exchange Server 2016. Topics include mailbox databases, Client Access Services, and transport services. Also covered are how to manage an Exchange infrastructure, security, compliance, archiving, eDiscovery, and auditing.
As an agile coach, you can help project teams become outstanding at agile, creating products that make them proud and helping organizations reap the powerful benefits of teams that deliver both innovation and excellence.
More and more frequently, ScrumMasters and project managers are being asked to coach agile teams. But it’s a challenging role. It requires new skills—as well as a subtle understanding of when to step in and when to step back. Migrating from “command and control” to agile coaching requires a whole new mind-set.
In Coaching Agile Teams, Lyssa Adkins gives agile coaches the insights they need to adopt this new mind-set and to guide teams to extraordinary performance in a re-energized work environment. You’ll gain a deep view into the role of the agile coach, discover what works and what doesn’t, and learn how to adapt powerful skills from many allied disciplines, including the fields of professional coaching and mentoring.
Coverage includesUnderstanding what it takes to be a great agile coach Mastering all of the agile coach’s roles: teacher, mentor, problem solver, conflict navigator, and performance coach Creating an environment where self-organized, high-performance teams can emerge Coaching teams past cooperation and into full collaboration Evolving your leadership style as your team grows and changes Staying actively engaged without dominating your team and stunting its growth Recognizing failure, recovery, and success modes in your coaching Getting the most out of your own personal agile coaching journey
Whether you’re an agile coach, leader, trainer, mentor, facilitator, ScrumMaster, project manager, product owner, or team member, this book will help you become skilled at helping others become truly great. What could possibly be more rewarding?
Get the Access 2010 information you need to succeed with thiscomprehensive reference. If this is your first encounter withAccess, you'll appreciate the thorough attention to databasefundamentals and terminology. If you're familiar with earlierversions, you can jump right into Access 2010 enhancementssuch as the new Access user interface and wider use of XML and Webservices.Takes you under the hood of Microsoft Access 2010, the databaseapplication included with Microsoft Office 2010Explores the latest enhancements, such as a new user interfaceand wider use of XML and Web services; also, how to exchange datawith Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other Office appsCovers how to create tables, manipulate datasheets, and workwith multiple tablesExplains the seven database objects and how to use a seven-stepdesign method to build a database tailored to your needsShows you how to build forms, use Visual Basic and the VBAEditor, automate query parameters, create functions andsubroutines, use XML to create data access pages, and moreIncludes a CD with all source code from the book and workingexamples, plus bonus shareware, freeware, trial, demo andevaluation programs that work with or enhance Microsoft Office
You’ll want to keep this soup-to-nuts Access referenceclose at hand!
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