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More Agile Testing: Learning Journeys for the Whole Team

Using Models to Help Plan Tests in Agile Projects

This chapter from More Agile Testing: Learning Journeys for the Whole Team looks at some foundations of agile test planning and how they are evolving.

Articles

Customizing Android to Your Liking in Your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4
Learn how to customize Android settings on your Galaxy Tab 4, including creating password protection, setting parental restrictions, changing the date and time, modifying your wallpaper, setting alert sounds, and changing keyboard settings, in this excerpt from My Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.
By Eric Butow, Lonzell Watson - Oct 23, 2014
Camtasia Studio QuickStart Guide for Authors, Part 2: Using Postproduction Features to Edit, Enhance, and Produce Your Video
Tom Bunzel, author of Solving the PowerPoint Predicament: Using Digital Media for Effective Communication, concludes his two-part series on TechSmith's Camtasia by showing how to edit, customize, and produce your specialized video and audio projects with Camtasia Editor.
By Tom Bunzel - Oct 22, 2014
Introduction to Oracle Databases on Virtual Infrastructure
99.9% of all database or data management systems should be considered candidates for virtualization on vSphere. In this chapter from Virtualizing Oracle Databases on vSphere, the authors argue that Oracle databases and software are prime candidates to consider migrating to virtualized infrastructure.
By Kannan Mani, Don Sullivan - Oct 22, 2014
Overview of SharePoint 2013's Social Computing Capabilities
Social collaboration in the workplace has been embraced by some organizations and really shunned by others due to possible legal and compliance concerns. Both types of organizations, those who embrace it and those who feel the ROI does not outweigh the risk, have valid points and underlying driving reasons for their overall stance on this subject. SharePoint expert Errin O’Connor tries to shed light on the capabilities of SharePoint 2013’s Social capabilities and discuss the ways your organization may be able to embrace these to provide real value to your organization.
By Errin O'Connor - Oct 21, 2014
The Mobile Commerce Revolution and the Current State of Mobile
The statistics in this chapter from The Mobile Commerce Revolution: Business Success in a Wireless World underline what is truly powerful about mobile technology: It’s not about enabling things we couldn’t have imagined. Instead, today’s mobile technology enables exactly what the average consumer could have imagined, albeit in settings and situations that could not have been predicted.
By Tim Hayden, Tom Webster - Oct 20, 2014
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Blogs

Why Open Source Matters: Musings from All Things Open 2014

A few months back I wrote a post titled "Why Open Source Matters: Musings from OSCON 2014". The post covered five reasons why Open Source matters. Those reasons were/are:


  1. Code, Glitches and Open Source Security
  2. Open Source Software
  3. GitHub
  4. The Stringent Control of Proprietary Software
  5. The Endless Ability to Test, Play and Alter

While those reasons still ring true, I want to use this space to center in on another topic speaking to why Open Source and OSS matters more than ever: project management and time constraints.

By Brad Yale - Oct 23, 2014 - Business & Management, Information Technology, Mobile Application Development & Programming, Open Source, Process Improvement, Programming, Software Development & Management, Web Development, Web Services, Ajax & JavaScript, Android, HTML5 & Web Standards, Linux/UNIX/Open Source Operating Systems, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby/Ruby on Rails
How the Internet Works: The Deep Web

The Deep Web. The Deepnet. The Invisible Web. The Hidden Web. 

Maybe you have heard of the Deep Web. Maybe you even know how to access the Deep Web. 

Chances are though, you've never heard of the Deep Web and you have no idea how to access it. The Deep Web sounds mysterious, elusive and somewhat dangerous. By all accounts, it is all these things. 

So, what is the deep web? How does the deep web work? How do you access it?

In this installment of "How the Internet Works", we tackle the mysterious Deepnet.   

By Brad Yale - Oct 21, 2014 - Information Technology, Web Services, Business & Management, Data, Home & Office Computing, Security, Access, General Security and Privacy, Information Management, Network Security, The Web/Virtual Worlds/Social Networking
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