by Dorothy Graham, Mark Fewster, Addison-Wesley Professional
Software test automation has moved beyond a luxury to become a necessity. Applications and systems have grown ever larger and more complex, and manual testing simply cannot keep up. As technology changes, and more organizations move into agile development, testing must adapt—and quickly. Test automation is essential, but poor automation is wasteful—how do you know where your efforts will take you?
PureMVC is a popular framework that helps developers to implement a Model-View-Controller architecture in their applications. This book teaches the fundamentals of development with PureMVC in the context of a complete Adobe AIR application. Over the course of the book, you will become familiar with all the framework classes and the best practices for their use in your day-to-day work.
by Mark E. Russinovich, David A. Solomon, Alex Ionescu, Microsoft Press
Delve inside Windows architecture and internals—guided by a team of internationally renowned internals experts. Fully updated for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, this classic guide delivers key architectural insights on system design, debugging, performance, and support—along with hands-on experiments to experience Windows internal behavior firsthand.See how Windows components work behind the scenes: *Understand how the core system and management mechanisms work
by Michael Bowers, Dionysios Synodinos, Victor Sumner, Apress
Pro HTML5 and CSS3 Design Patterns is a reference book and a cookbook on how to style web pages using CSS3 and HTML5. It contains 350 ready–to–use patterns (CSS3 and HTML5 code snippets) that you can copy and paste into your code. Each pattern can be combined with other patterns to create an unlimited number of solutions, and each pattern works reliably in all major browsers without the need for browser hacks.
by Nick Rozanski, Ein Woods, Addison-Wesley Professional
Software Systems Architecture, Second Edition is a highly regarded, practitioner-oriented guide to designing and implementing effective architectures for information systems. It is both a readily accessible introduction to software architecture and an invaluable handbook of well-established best practices.With this book you will learn how to *Design and communicate an architecture that reflects and balances the different needs of its stakeholders
Web services have been used for many years. In this time, developers and architects have encountered a number of recurring design challenges related to their usage, and have learned that certain service design approaches work better than others to solve certain problems.In Service Design Patterns, Rob Daigneau codifies proven design solutions for web services that follow the REST architectural style or leverage the SOAP/WSDL specifications.
QuickTest Professional Unplugged, the first book written by author Tarun Lalwani and the first ever book on QTP as well, has already turned out a bestseller since its publication in 2009. Tarun Lalwani has won the Best Automation Book award in 2nd ATI Automation honors for the same This book is good for those starting out a career in Testing Automation or even for those with few years of QTP experience. It is the culmination of 3 years of research and effort in this field.
Information technology supports efficient operations, enterprise integration, and seamless value delivery, yet itself is too often inefficient, un-integrated, and of unclear value. This completely rewritten version of the bestselling Architecture and Patterns for IT Service Management, Resource Planning and Governance retains the original (and still unique) approach: apply the discipline of enterprise architecture to the business of large scale IT management itself.
Tools used for penetration testing are often purchased or downloaded from the Internet. Each tool is based on a programming language such as Perl, Python, or Ruby. If a penetration tester wants to extend, augment, or change the functionality of a tool to perform a test differently than the default configuration, the tester must know the basics of coding for the related programming language.
by Brian Loesgen, Charles Young, Jan Eliasen, Scott Colestock, Anush Kumar, Jon Flanders, Sams Publishing
Microsoft BizTalk Server 2010 Unleashed is the 100% new, 100% practical developer’s guide to Microsoft’s most powerful version of BizTalk Server. Written by an expert team of Microsoft insiders and BizTalk MVPs, it reflects unsurpassed experience with all phases of BizTalk enterprise solutions development, from planning through deployment and administration.The authors begin by introducing BizTalk Server’s architecture and key integration concepts.