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.


Pearson Education (InformIT)

Network and System Security (Syngress)
Thursday, 17 June 2010

With chapters authored by leading experts in the field this book explores practical solutions to a wide range of network and systems security issues. Coverage includes building a secure organization; cryptography; system intrusion; UNIX and Linux security; Internet, intranet, LAN and RFID security.


My New iPad (No Starch Press)
Wednesday, 16 June 2010

As with all Apple gadgets, the basic features of the iPad will be easy to access and understand. But there's a world of possibility beyond the basics, and many users will need some guidance to make the most of them. Wallace Wang guides new users through 52 simple projects that will have readers doing useful things right away.


High Performance JavaScript (Yahoo Press)
Tuesday, 15 June 2010

Learn how to identify inefficient structures and patterns, and replace them with better-performing alternatives. Understand why JavaScript is slow in general and discover specific performance bottlenecks. With knowledge of tools that measure JavaScript performance, ensure your scripts will never freeze the browser.


Agile Product Management with Scrum (Addison-Wesley)
Monday, 14 June 2010

Using real-world examples Roman Pichler describes a broad range of agile product management practices, including making agile product discovery work, taking advantage of emergent requirements, creating the minimal marketable product, leveraging early customer feedback, and working closely with the development team.


The CSS Detective Guide (New Riders)
Friday, 11 June 2010
Subtitled "Tricks for solving tough CSS mysteries", this slim volume aims to teach real world troubleshooting skills by showing how to track clues, analyze the evidence, and get to the truth. Play the detective and find the guilty culprit in six CSS mystery cases.
Cocoa Recipes for Mac OS X, 2nd Ed (Peachpit Press)
Thursday, 10 June 2010

Springing from the original Vermont Recipes Web site this is a cookbook that shows you how to create a complete Mac OS X application. In this updated edition, author Bill Cheeseman employs a practical, step-by-step method for building a program from start to finish using the Cocoa frameworks.


Windows Mobile Game Development (Apress)
Wednesday, 09 June 2010

A comprehensive guide to developing games for both the Windows Mobile platform and the Windows Phone using C# and VB.NET. It goes through every aspect from setting up your development environment for the first time thru creating advanced 3D graphics to making your applications available to others.


Facebook Marketing, 2nd Ed (Que)
Tuesday, 08 June 2010

Author Steven Holzner sets out to reveal new social marketing techniques and how to make the most of them. Using case studies, from successful Facebook marketeers it helps you avoid pitfalls that can cost you money and credibility and create "viral" Facebook marketing programs that achieve maximum results at minimum cost.


The Design of Design (Addison Wesley)
Monday, 07 June 2010

This collection of Essays from a Computer Scientist is by Frederick P. Brooks, best known as "father of the IBM System/360" and as the author of The Mythical Man Month. It contains twenty new essays with insights about the design process plus seven case studies.


Head First C# 2nd Edition (O'Reilly)
Friday, 04 June 2010
Following the Head First format that introduces the language in a fun, visual way this book covers creating your first program to learning sophisticated coding skills with C# 4.0, Visual Studio 2010 and .NET 4.

See iProgrammer's review of the previous edition.



White Space is Not Your Enemy (Focal Press)
Thursday, 03 June 2010

This is intended as a beginner's guide to communicating visually through graphic, web and multimedia design. Topics include: the basics of effective design that communicates its intended message, pre-design planning, layout sins to avoid, basic typography and use of color.


Language Implementation Patterns (Pragmatic Bookshelf)
Wednesday, 02 June 2010

Subtitled, "Create Your Own Domain-Specific and General Programming Languages" this book shows how to create configuration file readers, data readers, model-driven code generators, source-to-source translators, source analyzers, and interpreters. Patterns are completely general and the implementations use Java.



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