Agile has become today’s dominant software development paradigm, but agile methods remain difficult to measure and improve. Essential Skills for the Agile Developer fills this gap from the bottom up, teaching proven techniques for assessing and optimizing both individual and team agile practices.
CSS is fundamental to the web, but it's a basic language and lacks many features. Sass is just like CSS, but with a whole lot of extra power so you can get more done, more quickly. Build better web pages today with Pragmatic Guide to Sass. These concise, easy-to-digest tips and techniques are the shortcuts experienced CSS developers need to start developing in Sass today.
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To be truly productive with Linux, you need to thoroughly master shells and the command line. Until now, you had to buy two books to gain that mastery: a tutorial on fundamental Linux concepts and techniques, plus a separate reference. Now, there’s a far better solution. Renowned Linux expert Mark Sobell has brought together comprehensive, insightful guidance on the tools system administrators, developers, and power users need most, and an outstanding day-to-day reference, both in the same book.
The Complete Idiot’s Guide‚ to Personal Finance in Your 20s and 30s, Third Edition, clearly explains everything members of this age group need to know to get a handle on their pocketbook and their portfolio, from planning their personal finances to enhancing their current financial plan to getting better returns on their investments. This revised and updated third edition includes completely new materia
VOCs generated indoors may be presumed to decrease proportionally in response to increases in
house ventilation. This has been documented in a new, unoccupied house for those VOCs with
the highest vapor pressures (Hodgson et al., 2000). However, within chemical classes, the
effectiveness of ventilation for reducing concentrations generally decreases with decreasing
The rapidly changing pace of information technology leads to acronyms and terms being created and used
seemingly overnight. This glossary is a guide to the most commonly used and confused IT terms designed to
help managers better communicate with (and understand) their IT staff.
Have you ever wondered whether the forensic science you’ve seen on TV is anything like the real thing? There’s no better way to find out than to roll up your sleeves and do it yourself. This full-color book offers advice for setting up an inexpensive home lab, and includes more than 50 hands-on lab sessions that deal with forensic science experiments in biology, chemistry, and physics. You’ll learn the practical skills and fundamental knowledge needed to pursue forensics as a lifelong hobby—or even a career....
In this case, similarly to credit supply, we also use the lagged value of Ci but in this
case it is intended to capture habit persistence in credit demand. Admittedly, in this case the
reverse causality issue cannot be fully eliminated. YDi, IDi and IvDi are activity variables
which seek to reflect the effect on demand for external finance of a general expansion of
business activity and/or investment activity.
The second edition of this successful guide to writing for graduate-and undergraduate-students has been modified to include updates and replacements of older data sets; an increased range of disciplines with tasks such as nursing, marketing, and art history; discussions of discourse analysis; a broader discussion of e-mail use that includes current e-mail practices.
Due to a variety of factors, more and more companies are
being forced to continuously cut costs, boost productivity, and
struggle for success. Although their mandate might be to im-
prove sales, the resources available to do this are being cut.
For companies in this situation, the telephone can become a
For individuals, a career as a telemarketer can be long-
lasting and highly lucrative, especially once you perfect your
skills, gain experience, and develop a track record.
You don't have to know every single tool or itern in Photoshop to become a good designer. Of course, the more you know the better, but the most important is your creativity. It's all about playing with colors, layout, objects, ect...
This publication is designed to help small- and medium-sized businesses in
Canada understand the potential impacts of climate change on their operations,
learn how to assess and manage the risks and opportunities posed by climate
change, and decide how to take action to both reduce their contribution to
climate change and lower their energy costs. Business owners need to know
which risks from climate change are most relevant to them so that they can
From John Glenn s mission to orbit Earth to the
International Space Station program, space food
research has met the challenge of providing food
that tastes good and travels well in space. To better understand
this process, we can look back through history.
Explorers have always had to face the problem of how to
carry enough food for their journeys. Whether those
explorers are onboard a sailing ship or on the Space
Shuttle, adequate storage space has been a problem.
This book is designed to help forest owners, loggers, and others better understand the Forest Practices Rules and how they protect public resources, such as fish, water, wildlife, and state and municipal capital improvements. In it, you’ll find commonly encountered rules, with photographs and illustrations that show what these operations look like.
Few domains in orthopedics have evolved so dramatically over the past decades as our knowledge and understanding
of knee physiology and knee replacement surgery.
Long ago are the days that hinged knees or unconstrained flat on flat components with gamma irradiated in air
polyethylene were the standard. Since those days, an unstoppable evolution has taken place towards refinement and
better results.Some designs and theories have thereby withstood the test of time better than others,while some debates
have been significant.