Book Watch Archive
Making Software (O'Reilly)
Tuesday, 23 November 2010

Subtitled What Really Works, and Why We Believe It this collection of essays from leading thinkers such as Steve McConnell, Barry Boehm, and Barbara Kitchenham uncover the truth and unmask myths commonly held among the software development community. Do different programming languages really make people more productive? Why do some people find it so hard to learn how to program?


Digital Image Processing and Analysis (CRC Press)
Monday, 22 November 2010

Taking an applications-oriented, engineering approach provides the tools for developing and advancing computer and human vision applications and brings image processing and analysis together into a unified framework. Presents material for a solid understanding of complex topics discussing theory and algorithm development.


Enterprise JavaBeans 3.1 6th Ed (O'Reilly)
Friday, 19 November 2010

Enterprise JavaBeans 3.0 was a radical departure from its predecessors and with version 3.1, EJB's server-side component model for building distributed business applications is simpler yet. In this complete reference you'll learn how to encapsulate business logic with Session Beans and Message-Driven Beans, understand EJB's container services etc.


Silverlight Recipes (Apress)
Thursday, 18 November 2010

Covers all aspects of Silverlight including the programming model, browser integration, integration with server-side technologies such as web services, and specific sections on rich media integration. For each recipe the problem is stated clearly and succinctly, solutions explored with discussion of the code and context so you can be clear how the solution will support your project.


Photoshop Elements 9: The Missing Manual (O'Reilly)
Wednesday, 17 November 2010

Elements 9 offers much of Photoshop's power without the huge price tag. It has some major new features, like Layer Masks, and the Organizer for Mac, that are powerful but not easy to figure out, as well as some fun new features that you may well overlook if you don't know where to find them. But it still doesn't come with a decent manual, so this book sets out to help from the basics to advanced.


Seven Languages in Seven Weeks (Pragmatic Bookshelf)
Tuesday, 16 November 2010

Ruby, Io, Prolog, Scala, Erlang, Clojure, Haskell Go beyond the syntax to what's essential and unique about each. For each language, solve a nontrivial problem, using techniques that show off its most important features. Discover the strengths and weaknesses of the languages, and the process of learning languages quickly.


Hadoop: The Definitive Guide 2nd Ed (O'Reilly)
Monday, 15 November 2010

A thorough resource for a remarkable framework:  experienced programmers will find methods for analyzing large datasets, and administrators will learn how to set up and run Hadoop clusters. Updated edition covers recent changes to Hadoop, including new features such as Hive, Sqoop, and Avro. See our review of the previous edition


Silverlight 4 Unleashed (Sams)
Friday, 12 November 2010

Master core Silverlight features such as controls and properties; communicating with web services; efficiently creating data-oriented line-of-business applications; working with external frameworks, and more. Shows how to use advanced features such as 3D-like effects and multitouch.  Printed entirely in color, with syntax coloring to make code samples appear as they do in Visual Studio and Expression Blend


C# Programming Language 4th Ed (Addison Wesley)
Thursday, 11 November 2010

Updated to cover the new features of C# 4.0 which takes the language to the next level by adding the ability to cleanly write programs that don’t rely on static type definitions. Coverage includes dynamic binding, named and optional parameters, and covariant and contravariant generic types and continues to be authoritative and annotated technical reference for C#.


Design Driven Testing (Apress)
Wednesday, 10 November 2010

Test Smarter, Not Harder is the message of this book that attempts to show that, by combining a forward-thinking development process with cutting-edge automation, testing can be a finely targeted, business-driven, rewarding effort.



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