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Inside Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3
Wednesday 25 Mar
Authors: Microsoft Dynamics AX Team
Publisher: Microsoft Press
Audience: Developers wanting to create ERP apps using Dynamics AX
Reviewer: Kay Ewbank
If you need to know about Microsoft Dynamics AX what will this book do for you?
AI and Games Pioneer, A L Samuel
One landmark that stands out in programming history, is the first computer game. It wasn't space invaders and it wasn't anything to do with Mario. It was written by a man whose work dated from the dawn of the computing era, Arthur Lee Samuel.
Android Adventures - Working With Layouts
Choice of Layout is vital to an Android UI. The Layout. is what allows you to position and generally arrange other components. A good understanding of what the different Layouts do for you can make the difference between an easy and a difficult UI.
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One day when we have a truly high level language, or perhaps lots of them, programmers will not remember what binary is and this will not set us apart any more. Something else will - but not binary.
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Dart 1 for Everyone (Pragmatic Bookshelf)
Thursday 26 Mar
Google's Dart language makes programming for the Web simpler, faster, and more powerful. Since it's first printing Chris Strom's introduction has been completely updated for Dart 1 and the ECMA standard, with new sections on new Dart features like method cascades, event streams, and class constructor syntax, this book wastes no time in immersing you in the finer points of this powerful and surprisingly beautiful language.
Data Science and Big Data Analytics (EMC Education Services)
Wednesday 25 Mar
With the subtitle "Discovering, Analyzing, Visualizing and Presenting Data", this book covers the breadth of activities and methods and tools used by data scientists. It focuses on concepts, principles and practical applications that are applicable to any industry and technology environment, and the learning is supported and explained with examples that you can replicate using open–source software.
Modern PHP: New Features and Good Practices (O'Reilly)
Tuesday 24 Mar
Claiming that PHP is experiencing a renaissance, this guide shows how PHP has become a full-featured, mature language with object-orientation, namespaces, and a growing collection of reusable component libraries. Josh Lockhart, creator of the Slim Framework for PHP and PHP The Right Way, an initiative to encourage PHP best practices, reveals these new language features in action.
Monday 23 Mar
Oracle PL/SQL By Example (Prentice Hall)
Friday 20 Mar
Let Benjamin Rosenzweig and Elena Rakhimov teach you all the PL/SQL skills you’ll need, through real-world labs, extensive examples, exercises, and projects.Their 5th edition has been fully updated for the newest version of PL/SQL and covers everything from basic syntax and program control through the latest optimization and security enhancements.
Graph Analysis and Visualization: Discovering Business in Linked Data (Wiley)
Thursday 19 Mar
Richard Brath and David Jonker bring graph theory out of the lab and into the real world. This guide shows you how to exploit graph and network analytic techniques to enable the discovery of new business insights and opportunities.In full color, the book describes the process of creating visualizations using examples from sports, finance, marketing, security, social media, and more and gives guidance toward pattern identification and using various data sources, including Big Data.
Statistics Done Wrong (No Starch Press)
Wednesday 18 Mar
Good research needs good statistics. But statistical analysis is tricky to get right, even for the best and brightest of us. In this pithy guide to statistical blunders in modern science, Alex Reinhart will show you how to keep your research blunder-free. You'll examine embarrassing errors and omissions in recent research and begin your quest to reform the way you do statistics.
You Don't Know JS: Async & Performance (O'Reilly)
Monday 16 Mar
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