Book Watch Archive
Book Watch Archive
Ruby Wizardry: An Introduction to Programming for Kids (No Starch Press)
Wednesday, 17 December 2014

An introduction to Ruby with the help of wizards and dragons. Using a playful, illustrated tale Codeademy's Eric Weinstein teaches kids aged 10+ (and their parents!) how to program in Ruby in a fantastical journey following the adventures of young heroes Ruben and Scarlet.  Along the way, you'll meet colorful characters from around the kingdom, like the hacker Queen, the Off-White Knight, and Wherefore the minstrel.


Bulletproof Android (Addison Wesley)
Tuesday, 16 December 2014

With the subtitle "Practical Advice for Building Secure Apps" and in the distinctive Developer's Library, Godfrey Nolan has "battle-tested" best practices for securing android apps throughout the development lifecycle. Using detailed examples from hundreds of apps he has personally audited, the author identifies common “anti-patterns” that expose apps to attack, and then demonstrates more secure solutions.


Swift in 24 Hours (Sams)
Monday, 15 December 2014

In the Teach Yourself series, B J Miller helps you quickly master Swift’s core concepts, structure, and syntax and use Swift to write safe, powerful, modern code. In just a few hours you’ll be applying advanced features such as extensions, closures, protocols, and generics.Examples show you how to apply what you learn. Quizzes and exercises help you test your knowledge and stretch your skills and notes and tips point out shortcuts and solutions.

<ASIN: 067233724X>

Introducing Python: Modern Computing in Simple Packages (O'Reilly)
Friday, 12 December 2014

Easy to understand and fun to read for beginning programmers as well as those new to the language. Author Bill Lubanovic takes you from the basics to more involved and varied topics, mixing tutorials with cookbook-style code recipes to explain concepts in Python 3. End-of-chapter exercises help you practice what you’ve learned. You’ll gain a strong foundation in the language, including best practices for testing, debugging, code reuse, and other development tips. 

Black Hat Python (No Starch Press )
Thursday, 11 December 2014

When it comes to creating powerful and effective hacking tools, Python is the language of choice for most security analysts. With the subtitle "Python Programming for Hackers and Pentesters" Justin Seitz explores the darker side of Python's capabilities—writing network sniffers, manipulating packets, infecting virtual machines, creating stealthy trojans, and more. Insider techniques and creative challenges throughout show you how to extend the hacks and how to write your own exploits.


Effective Ruby: 48 Specific Ways to Write Better Ruby (Addison-Wesley)
Wednesday, 10 December 2014

Peter J. Jones sets out to help experienced Ruby devs write more robust, efficient, maintainable, and well-performing code. Drawing on nearly a decade of Ruby experience, he offers practical advice for each major area of Ruby development, from modules to memory to metaprogramming. Throughout, he uncovers little-known idioms, quirks, pitfalls, and intricacies that powerfully impact code behavior and performance. Each of the 48 items contains specific, actionable, clearly organized guidelines; careful advice; detailed technical arguments; and illuminating code examples.


Learning Chef (O'Reilly)
Tuesday, 09 December 2014

Get a hands-on introduction to the Chef, the configuration management tool for solving operations issues in enterprises large and small. This guide for developers and sysadmins new to configuration management, shows how to automate the packaging and delivery of applications in your infrastructure, allowing you to build (or rebuild) your infrastructure’s application stack in minutes or hours, rather than days or weeks. After teaching you how to write Ruby-based Chef code, Mischa Taylor and Seth Vargo  go through Chef tools and concepts, using detailed examples throughout. 


Next Generation SOA (Addison-Wesley)
Monday, 08 December 2014

After a decade of innovation in technology and practice, SOA is now a mainstream computing discipline, capable of transforming IT enterprises and optimizing business automation. In this "Concise Introduction" Thomas Erl and a team of experts present a plain-English tour of SOA, service-orientation, and the key service technologies being used to build sophisticated contemporary service-oriented solutions.

<ASIN: 0133859045>

Google Search Complete! (Odyssey Press)
Friday, 05 December 2014

Become an Internet search pro quickly and easily! Google search is used to find practically anything on the web, and in almost any form. With useful tips, techniques and shortcuts, Kirk Paul Lafler and Charles Edwin Shipp provide insights into how Google search works and give numerous examples to find websites, people, businesses, articles of interest, reference works, information tools, directories, PDFs, images, current news stories, user and professional groups, and other content.


How Linux Works 2nd Ed (No Starch Press)
Thursday, 04 December 2014

Linux doesn't try to hide the important bits from you—it gives you full control of your computer. But to truly master Linux, you need to understand its internals, like how the system boots, how networking works, and what the kernel actually does. In this completely revised second edition of the book subtitled "What Every Superuser Should Know" Brian Ward makes the concepts behind Linux internals accessible to anyone curious about the inner workings of the operating system and shares knowledge that normally comes from years doing things the hard way.



Page 20 of 164

RSS feed of all content
I Programmer - full contents
Copyright © 2015 All Rights Reserved.
Joomla! is Free Software released under the GNU/GPL License.