Book Watch Archive
Book Watch Archive
Git in Practice (Manning)
Wednesday, 04 March 2015

A collection of 66 tested techniques that will optimize the way you and your team manage your development projects. Mike McQuaid begins with a brief reminder of the core version control concepts you need when using Git and moves on to the high-value features you may not have explored yet. Then, you'll dig into cookbook-style techniques like history visualization, advanced branching and rewriting history, each presented in a problem-solution-discussion format. Finally you'll work out how to use Git to its full potential through configuration, team workflows, submodules and using GitHub pull requests effectively.


Big Data (Wiley)
Tuesday, 03 March 2015

There is much buzz around big data and we all want to know what it is and how it works. This book's subtitle is "Using Smart Big Data, Analytics and Metrics to Make Better Decisions and Improve Performance" . In it ′Big Data Guru" Bernard Marr looks at the SMART model: Start with Strategy; Measure Metrics and Data, Apply Analytics, Report Results, Transform Business.  



Learning Spark: Lightning-Fast Big Data Analysis (O'Reilly)
Monday, 02 March 2015

Data in all domains is getting bigger. How can you work with it efficiently? Written by the developers of Apache Spark, the open source cluster computing system that makes data analytics fast to write and fast to run, this book will have data scientists and engineers up and running in no time. You’ll learn how to express parallel jobs with just a few lines of code, and cover applications from simple batch jobs to stream processing and machine learning.


iOS for GameProgrammers (Mercury)
Friday, 27 February 2015

Allen Sherrod guides you on a journey into the world of mobile game development aimed at beginner Objective-C programmers. You will create five projects: a matching game, a puzzle game, a whack-a-mole game, a pong game, and a coloring book, each of which impart knowledge and skillsyou can apply to your own gaming projects.


Arduino: A Quick-Start Guide 2nd Ed (Pragmatic Bookshelf)
Thursday, 26 February 2015

Arduino is an open-source platform that makes DIY electronics projects easier than ever. Maik Schmidt helps readers with no electronics experience create their first gadgets quickly. This new edtion which has photos throughout. is up-to-date for Arduino 1.6.0 and  the new Arduino Zero board, with step-by-step instructions for building a universal remote, a motion-sensing game controller, and many other fun, useful projects.

<ASIN: 1941222242>

Cython (O'Reilly)
Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Build software that combines Python’s expressivity with the performance and control of C (and C++). It’s possible with Cython, the compiler and hybrid programming language used by NumPy. Kurt Smith takes you through Cython’s capabilities, with sample code and in-depth practice exercises, showing how to use Cython to improve Python’s performance—up to 3000x— and to wrap C and C++ libraries in Python with ease.


Machine Learning (Wiley)
Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Hands–on instruction and fully–coded working examples for the most common machine learning techniques used by developers and technical professionals. The book contains a breakdown of each ML variant, explaining how it works and how it is used within certain industries, allowing readers to incorporate the techniques presented by Jason Bell into their own work.


The VimL Primer (Pragmatic Bookshelf)
Monday, 23 February 2015

VimL is the scripting language of the Vim editor. If you've ever edited or saved a vimrc file, you've written VimL. With VimL you can configure basic settings and specify option values- or add entirely new functionality. You can write entire plugins in VimL.This quick and easy introduction from Benjamin Klein helps you create your own Vim plugin while learning the concepts and syntax of VimL.

<ASIN: 1680500406>

JavaScript & jQuery for Data Analysis & Visualization (Wrox)
Friday, 20 February 2015

Jon Raasch and his co-authors go beyond design concepts to show data analysts, developers, and web designers how they can put modern JavaScript libraries to work to analyze data and then present it using visualizations. They also demonstrate the use of each technique with real–world use cases, showing how to apply the appropriate JavaScript and jQuery libraries to achieve the desired visualization.


Data Fluency (Wiley)
Thursday, 19 February 2015

Bring your data to the forefront with effective visualization and communication approaches. Zach and Chris Gemignani show you tools and strategies for getting the job done right. Learn thebest practices of data presentation and the ways that reporting and dashboards can help organizations effectively gauge performance,identify areas for improvement, and communicate results.



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