Book Watch Archive
Book Watch Archive

Book Watch is I Programmer's listing of new books and is compiled using publishers' publicity material. It is not to be read as a review where we provide an independent assessment. Some, but by no means all, of the books in Book Watch are eventually reviewed.

Ubuntu Unleashed 2012 Edition (Sams)
Saturday, 14 April 2012

This revised and updated 7th edition covers 11.10 and 12.04. It provides detailed information on installing, using, and administering Ubuntu covering how to set up a workstation or a server. It gives details of Ubuntu's desktop and productivity software, and you will find topics of interest to both casual and serious developers.


NOOK Tablet: The Missing Manual (O'Reilly)
Friday, 13 April 2012

Combine a world-class e-reader with a top-notch tablet and you have the perfect recipe for portable entertainment. Packed with clear instructions and helpful illustrations, this book gets you up to speed on the NOOK Tablet so you can enjoy ebooks, magazines, games, apps, TV shows, and movies right away.


Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Pocket Consultant (Microsoft Press)
Thursday, 12 April 2012

This oversized pocket-sized guide (over 500 pages) delivers ready answers about SQL Server 2012. Helps with core support and maintenance tasks using quick-reference tables, instructions, and lists. You’ll get the focused information you need to save time and get the job done-whether at your desk or in the field.


The Rails View (Pragmatic Bookshelf)
Wednesday, 11 April 2012

With the subtitle "Creating a Beautiful and Maintainable User Experience" this book helps you when working in the View layer which requires a breadth of knowledge and attention to detail unlike anywhere else in Rails. It will help you break free from tangles of logic and markup in your views as you pick up the practical skills you need to implement your user interface cleanly and maintainably.


Core Python Applications Programming (Prentice Hall)
Tuesday, 10 April 2012

Learn professional Python style, best practices, and good programming habits to become a versatile Python developer. You will be introduced to multiple areas of application development and gain knowledge that can be immediately applied to projects, and you will find code samples in both Python 2 and 3, including migration tips.


Free as in Freedom (O'Reilly)
Monday, 09 April 2012

Subtitled Richard Stallman's Crusade for Free Software this book was originally published in 2002 both in print and an electronic version under the GNU Free Documentation License. It interweaves biographical snapshots of GNU project founder Richard Stallman with the political, social and economic history of the free software movement revealing how Stallman's personality has been both a driving force and a drawback.


The Nikon Creative Lighting System (Rocky Nook)
Sunday, 08 April 2012

The subtitle Using the SB-600, SB-700, SB-800, SB-900, SB-910, and R1C1 Flashes gives you the information you need about this book. Beginning at a basic level and progressing to more advanced techniques, it sets out to teach all the steps required to achieve consistent and amazing flash photos.


Switching to the Mac (O'Reilly)
Saturday, 07 April 2012

The Lion Edition of this book for newcomers to the Mac is by David Pogue, who started the Missing Manuals series of "the book that should have been in the box". He aims to get you past three challenges: transferring your stuff, assembling Mac programs so you can do what you did with Windows, and learning your way around Mac OS X.


C++ Concurrency in Action: Practical Multithreading (Manning)
Friday, 06 April 2012

A reference and guide to the new C++ 11 Standard for experienced C++ programmers as well as those who have never written multithreaded code. Sets out to show you how to write robust multithreaded applications in C++ while avoiding many common pitfalls.


Programming iOS 5 (O'Reilly)
Thursday, 05 April 2012

Revised and expanded edition which covers Cocoa and shows how to work effectively with Objective-C and Xcode. This book covers iOS 5 and Xcode 4.3 in a rigorous, orderly fashion—ideal whether you’re approaching iOS for the first time or need a reference to bolster existing skills.


The dRuby Book: Distributed and Parallel Computing with Ruby (Pragmatic Bookshelf)
Wednesday, 04 April 2012

First English-language book from legendary Japanese Ruby hacker Masatoshi Seki on his own Distributed Ruby library. Find out about distributed computing, advanced Ruby concepts and techniques, and the philosophy of the Ruby way straight from the source.


Modern JavaScript: Develop and Design (Peachpit Press)
Tuesday, 03 April 2012

Beginner’s guide which teaches the language as it is implemented today, demonstrating how to build upon JavaScript’s ease of use, while demystifying its often-cryptic syntax, especially for those who have not programmed before. Enforces modern JavaScript’s best practices and embraces key Web development approaches such as progressive enhancement and unobtrusive scripting.



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