Codermetrics: Analytics for Improving Software Teams

How can you help your software team improve? This concise book introduces codermetrics, a clear and objective way to identify, analyze, and discuss the successes and failures of software engineers—not as part of a performance review, but as a way to make the team a more cohesive and productive unit. Experienced team builder Jonathan Alexander explains how codermetrics helps teams understand exactly what occurred during a project, and...

Coding Places: Software Practice in a South American City

Software development would seem to be a quintessential example of today's Internet-enabled "knowledge work"--a global profession not bound by the constraints of geography. In Coding Places, Yuri Takhteyev looks at the work of software developers who inhabit two contexts: a geographical area--in this case, greater Rio de Janeiro--and a "world of practice," a global system of activities linked by shared meanings and joint practice. The...

Creating a Sense of Presence in Online Teaching

This important new resource shows how a strong sense of online presence contributes to greater student satisfaction and retention. The authors explore the psychological and social aspects of online presence from both the instructor and student perspective and provide an instructional design framework for developing effective online learning. Based on solid research and extensive experience, the book is filled with suggested methods, ...


Computer-Netzwerke sind überall. Das Thema ist fester Bestandteil jeder IT-Ausbildung und bildet auch für Administratoren eine der wichtigsten Grundlagen ihrer Arbeit. Daher benötigen berufliche Anwender, Studenten und Azubis ein praxisbezogenes Buch, dass das OSI-Modell, VLANs, VPN und Funknetze vorstellt und auf die einzelnen Netzzugangsszenarien wie ISDN, DSL und Serverhosting eingeht. Das Buch vermittelt die Grundlagen der modern...

Computing Networks

“Computing Networks” explores the core of the new distributed computing infrastructures we are using today:  the networking systems of clusters, grids and clouds. It helps network designers and distributed-application developers and users to better understand the technologies, specificities, constraints and benefits of these different infrastructures’ communication systems. Cloud Computing will give the possibility for millions of us...

Automatic Text Simplification

Thanks to the availability of texts on the Web in recent years, increased knowledge and information have been made available to broader audiences. However, the way in which a text is written-its vocabulary, its syntax-can be difficult to read and understand for many people, especially those with poor literacy, cognitive or linguistic impairment, or those with limited knowledge of the language of the text. Texts containing uncommon wo...

Cyber-Risk Informatics

This book provides a scientific modeling approach for conducting metrics-based quantitative risk assessments of cybersecurity vulnerabilities and threats. This book provides a scientific modeling approach for conducting metrics-based quantitative risk assessments of cybersecurity threats. The author builds from a common understanding based on previous class-tested works to introduce the reader to the current and newly innovative appr...

ng-book - The Complete Book on AngularJS

Ready to master AngularJS? What if you could master the entire framework – with solid foundations – in less time without beating your head against a wall? Imagine how quickly you could work if you knew the best practices and the best tools? Stop wasting your time searching and have everything you need to be productive in one, well-organized place, with complete examples to get your project up without needing to resort to endless hour...

Warenwirtschaft Training - Training und Kompaktwissen in einem Band

"Dieses Trainingsbuch führt Sie systematisch durch Ihre Lexware Software und zeigt Ihnen Schritt für Schritt, wie Sie Ihre Warenwirtschaft effizient und professionell führen. Für Lexware warenwirtschaft pro/premium. Arbeiten Sie jetzt mit Ihrer Lexware Software warenwirtschaft/ pro/ premium noch effizienter und finden dank diesem Buch zusätzlich viele nützliche Hilfestellungen. Durch das Trainingsbuch, welches perfekt auf die Inhalte...

User-Centered Design Strategies for Massive Open Online Courses

In todays society, educational opportunities have evolved beyond the traditional classroom setting. Most universities have implemented virtual learning environments in an effort to provide more opportunities for potential or current students seeking alternative and more affordable learning solutions. User-Centered Design Strategies for Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) focuses on the best practices and effective design of student i...