Book Review Of The Day
Introduction to Programming in Python
Monday 31 Aug
Author: Robert Sedgewick, Kevin Wayne, and Robert Dondero
Publisher: Addison Wesley
Audience: Students expecting an academic approach to computer science
Reviewer: Mike James
Python is often the language of choice for academics so why not an academic book on Python?
Deep C# - Value And Reference
Value and reference are a fundamental division in the way C# treats data. It is important that you understand the differences and most importantly when to use a struct and when to use a class. These aren't just differences in efficiency, they affect the semantics too.
Getting Started With jQuery - Ajax The Basics
Ajax is the technology that turned the web page into the web app. Since Ajax was invented there have been lots of innovations and frameworks that make web apps easier but a mastery of basic Ajax technique is still important and jQuery makes it easy and cross browser.
Android Adventures - Spinners
Working with Android Studio makes building the UI easy with an interactive editor, but you still need to find out how to handle the things it isn't quite so good at. In the next two chapters of our ebook on Android the easy way, we look at spinners and pickers, the next step up from buttons and text controls.