Nov 13: Teach Yourself iPhone Application Development in 24 Hours (Sams)
A hands-on introduction to iPhone programming for every developer, regardless of experience. Covers the iPhone development environment and teaches every essential Objective-C concept with fully-documented, carefully-explained code. Provides step-by-step instructions, examples, Q and As, quizzes, exercises, tips, shortcuts, and more.
Nov 12: SQL Server MVP Deep Dives (Manning)
53 MVPs present 800+ pages of tips, techniques, and best practices. The book is organized into five parts: Design and Architecture, Development, Administration, Performance Tuning and Optimization, and Business Intelligence each containing concise and focused chapters that take on key topics.
Nov 11: Apprenticeship Patterns(O'Reilly)
Subtitled Guidance for the Aspiring Software Craftsman, this books considers the soft skills and learning techniques deveopers need in order to succeed professionally. It presents dozens of patterns of behavior, each with a memorable name, that address difficult situations faced by entry-level programmers, system administrators, and database administrators.
8 Nov: Refactoring: Ruby Edition (Addison-Wesley)
An authoritative and extensively updated version of Martin Fowler’s classic refactoring book that utilizes Ruby examples and idioms throughout. Includes more than 70 proven refactorings, many with Ruby-specific features, plus specific guidance on when to apply each of them, step-by-step instructions and example code.
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6 Nov: Head First iPhone Development (O'Reilly)
Subtitled A Learner's Guide to Creating Objective-C Applications for the iPhone this book uses the "brain friendly" format with cartoons, speech bubbles, quizzes and so on intended to help you learn to use iPhone SDK tools, including Interface Builder and Xcode, and master Objective-C programming principles.
5 Nov: Succeeding with Agile: Software Development Using Scrum (Addison-Wesley)
For pragmatic software professionals who want real answers to the most difficult challenges they face in implementing Scrum. Cohn covers every facet of the transition: getting started, adopting new roles, structuring teams, scaling up, working with a distributed team, and implementing effective metrics and continuous improvement.
4 Nov: Pervasive Computing(Springer)
Subtitled, Innovations in Intelligent Multimedia and Applications, examines the use of different computational intelligence-based approaches including video streaming, intelligent behavior modeling and control, tele-gaming, web service processes, virtual environments, ambient intelligence, and prevention and detection of attacks to ubiquitous databases.
3 Nov: AspectJ in Action (Manning)
Fully updated second edition of Ramnivas Laddad's hands-on guide for Java developers. It shows how to create reusable solutions using AspectJ 6 and Spring 3 with annotation-based syntax, load-time weaver, annotation-based crosscutting, and Spring-AspectJ integration building on familiar technologies such as JDBC, Hibernate, JPA, Spring Security, Spring MVC, and Swing.
2 Nov: Palm webOS (O'Reilly)
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