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.

Migrating to Windows Phone (Apress)
Monday, 05 March 2012

A tour of the key features of developing for Microsoft's devices.Covers everything from data handling to accelerometers, from mapping to WCF and walks you through monetizing your application through Microsoft's online Windows Phone store. Along the way points out how .NET and C# differ in their execution of the standard OOP concepts from other languages' implementations.


Adobe Photoshop Elements 10 (Focal Press)
Friday, 02 March 2012

Master the most powerful photo editing tools and techniques that Elements has to offer! Whether you want to create impressive, seamless montages, optimize your photos for perfect print quality, or simply enhance your images for maximum impact, this step-by-step guide provides the skills and know-how needed to create professional quality results.


Coding for Penetration Testers (Syngress)
Thursday, 01 March 2012

Tools used for penetration testing are based on languages such as Perl, Python, or Ruby. If you wants to extend, augment, or change the functionality of a tool to perform a test differently tyou need to know the basics of coding the scripting languages that are commonly used. This book also guides you through specific examples of custom tool development and the situations where such tools might be used.


#tweetsmart: 25 Twitter Projects to Help You Build Your Community (O'Reilly)
Wednesday, 29 February 2012

Not just another social media marketing book but an anti-marketing how-to community-engagement book. Twitter  is a community of interested, engaged, and influential people. Meeting and getting to know these people can help you build your own community.These projects help you approach your Twitter audience in ways that are strategic, measurable, and fun.


The Developer's Code (Pragmatic Bookshelf)
Tuesday, 28 February 2012

This book isn't about the code you write, it's about the code you live by looks at the programming profession from nearly every angle to uncover ways of sustaining a healthy connection with your work. See how to stay productive even on the longest projects, create a workflow that works with you, not against you. Learn how to deal with clients whose goals don't align with your own.


Software Systems Architecture (Addison Wesley)
Monday, 27 February 2012

Second Edition of guide to designing and implementing effective architectures for information systems. It is both an introduction to software architecture and a handbook of well-established best practices. Provides scenarios and patterns to drive the creation and validation of your architecture and shows how to document your architecture as a set of related views.


The Future of Looking Back (Microsoft Press)
Saturday, 25 February 2012

As digital technology takes an ever-increasing role in our lives, one question is how we’ll manage our collections after we’re gone. What takes the place of shoeboxes full of pictures and dog-eared record albums? A look at how we might manage the digital artifacts and content we’re creating now—and how we might pass on or inherit these kinds of items in the future.


The Adobe Photoshop Layers Book (Focal Press)
Friday, 24 February 2012

Layers are the building blocks for working in Photoshop but are often misused and misunderstood. This book covers everything you need to know to work with layers, including how to use masks, blending, modes and layer management.Learn professional techniques as you become completely familiar with the power of layers as an organizational, correction, and revision tool.


Lift in Action (Manning)
Thursday, 23 February 2012

Lift is a Scala-based web framework designed for interactive and engaging web applications. It's highly scalable, production-ready, and will run in any servlet container. Its convention-over-configuration approach lets you avoid needless work. This step-by-step exploration is for developers who are new to both Scala and Lift.


Service Design Patterns (Addison-Wesley)
Wednesday, 22 February 2012

Codifies design solutions for web services that follow the REST architectural style or leverage the SOAP/WSDL specifications. This catalog identifies the fundamental topics in web service design and lists the common design patterns for each topic. All patterns identify the context in which they may be used, explain the constituent design elements, and explore the relative strengths and trade-offs.


Microsoft SharePoint 2010: Customizing My Site (Microsoft Press)
Tuesday, 21 February 2012

A practical guide to how to modify key My Site features to meet specific business needs. Learn how to apply best practices, tackle hard-to-solve problems and create a valuable sense of community. Establish unified profiles across multiple SharePoint farms; determine a user content quota; manage metadata to keep user tags consistent on each site.


Programming Pig (O'Reilly)
Monday, 20 February 2012

This guide to Apache Pig, the open source engine for executing parallel data flows on Hadoop, provides an introduction for new users and gives experienced users  coverage of  the Pig Latin scripting language, the Grunt shell, and User Defined Functions (UDFs) for extending Pig. If you need to analyze terabytes of data, this book shows you how to do it efficiently with Pig.



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