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Make Volume 51: Join the Drone Revolution (Maker Media)
Friday 01 Jul
Articles on how drones are being used to perform rescue work, the latest in aerial robotics, and tips on becoming an expert flier. You'll also learn how to hack and infrared lamp to become a night flier, build your own low-cost quadcopter, and knock drones out of the sky with a Raspberry Pi-powered drone jammer. This issue also features expert drone ratings and recommendations.
Core Java Volume 1:Fundamentals, 10th Ed (Prentice Hall)
Wednesday 29 Jun
Cay Horstmann's two-volume Core Java has a long pedigree as a no-nonsense tutorial and reference for experienced programmers who want to write robust Java code for real-world applications. This tenth edition of Volume I - Fundamentals, has been rewritten and reorganized to illuminate new Java SE 8 features, idioms, and best practices. It contains hundreds of example programs all carefully crafted for easy understanding and practical applicability.
R in 24 Hours (Sams Teach Yourself)
Monday 27 Jun
Helps you learn all the R skills you need to solve a wide spectrum of real-world data analysis problems in just 24 lessons of one hour or less. The straightforward, step-by-step approach teaches you how to import, manipulate, summarize, model, and plot data with R; formalize your analytical code; and build powerful R packages using current best practices. You’ll master the entire data analysis workflow, learning to build code that’s efficient, reproducible, and suitable for sharing with others.
Microsoft Access 2016 Programming Pocket Primer (Mercury)
Thursday 23 Jun
As part of the Pocket Primer series, this short book was designed for someone who needs to master Access programming fundamentals without spending too much time. It will show you only the things you need to know to feel at home with VBA. What you learn in this book on Access programming will also apply to Excel programming.
Learning Node 2nd Ed (O'Reilly)
Wednesday 22 Jun
Updated for the latest Node Long Term Support (LTS) and Node Current (6.0) releases, this hands-on guide helps you master Node fundamentals and gain experience with several built-in and contributed modules. Get up to speed on Node’s event-driven, asynchronous I/O model for developing data-intensive applications that are frequently accessed but computationally simple.
The Art of Computer Programming, Volume 4, Fascicle 6: Satisfiability (Addison-Wesley)
Monday 20 Jun
This is the latest chunk in Donald Knuth's epic multivolume work on the analysis of algorithms. For it's history see Donald Knuth and the Art of Programming. To continue the 4th and later volumes of the set, and to update parts of the existing volumes, Knuth has created a series of small books called fascicles, which are published at regular intervals and cover distinct topics - in this case Satisfiability..
Discovering Modern C++ (Addison-Wesley)
Thursday 16 Jun
Mastering C++ gives you strong skills for programming at nearly every level, from “close to the hardware” to the highest-level abstractions. In short, C++ is a language that scientific and technical practitioners need to know. This book by Peter Gottschling’s is intended as "An Intensive Course for Scientists, Engineers, and Programmer" that introduces key concepts using examples from many technical problem domains.
Building Tools with GitHub (O'Reilly)
Wednesday 15 Jun
For your next project on GitHub, take advantage of the service’s powerful API to meet your unique development requirements. This practical guide shows you how to build your own software tools for customizing the GitHub workflow. Each hands-on chapter walks you through the tradeoffs and considerations for building applications on top of various GitHub technologies.
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