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Parallel and Concurrent Programming in Haskell (O'Reilly)
Monday 09 Dec
If you have a working knowledge of Haskell, this hands-on book shows you how to use the language’s many APIs and frameworks for writing both parallel and concurrent programs. Learn how parallelism exploits multicore processors to speed up computation-heavy programs, and how concurrency lets you write programs with threads for multiple interactions.
Super Scratch Programming Adventure! (No Starch Press)
Saturday 07 Dec
Subtitled "Learn to Program by Making Cool Games" covers Sratch 2, the latest version that brings the language right into your web browser, with no need to download software. With it kids learn programming fundamentals as they make their very own playable video games. They’ll create projects inspired by classic arcade games that can be programmed (and played!) in an afternoon.
Eclipse 4 Plug-in Development by Example Beginner's Guide (Packt)
Friday 06 Dec
Goes through the full journey of plug-in development, from an introduction to Eclipse plug-ins, through packaging to automated testing and deployment. The example code provides simple snippets which can be developed and extended. Covers basics of plug-in development, creating user interfaces with both SWT and JFace, and interacting with the user and execution of long-running tasks in the background.
Learn Python the Hard Way 3rd ed (Addison-Wesley)
Thursday 05 Dec
Learn Python by working through 52 brilliantly crafted exercises. Read them. Type their code precisely.(No copying and pasting!) Fix your mistakes. Watch the programs run. As you do, you'll learn how software works; what good programs look like; how to read, write, and think about code; and how to find and fix your mistakes using tricks professional programmers use.
Microsoft Visual C++/CLI Step by Step (Microsoft Press)
Wednesday 04 Dec
Expand your expertise-and teach yourself the fundamentals of the Microsoft Visual C++/CLI language. If you have previous programming experience but are new to Visual C++, this tutorial delivers the step-by-step guidance and coding exercises you need to master core topics and techniques.
Scala Cookbook (O'Reilly)
Tuesday 03 Dec
Save time and trouble with this hefty tome subtitled "Recipes for Object-Oriented and Functional Programming". With more than 250 ready-to-use recipes and 700 code examples, it covers the most common problems you’ll encounter when using the Scala language, libraries, and tools. For experienced Scala developers and programmers learning to use this JVM language.
Beginning EJB 3 Java EE 7 Edition 2nd Ed (Apress)
Monday 02 Dec
Targeted at Java and Java EE developers, with and without prior EJB experience, this book is packed with practical insights, strategy tips, and code examples. As each chapter unfolds, you'll not only explore a new area of the spec; you'll also see how you can apply it to your own applications through specific examples.
Raspberry Pi Projects for the Evil Genius (TAB Electronics)
Saturday 30 Nov
This wickedly inventive guide shows you how to create all kinds of entertaining and practical projects with Raspberry Pi operating system and programming environment. You’ll learn how to build a Bluetooth-controlled robot, a weather station, home automation and security controllers, a universal remote, and even a minimalist website. You’ll also find out how to establish communication between Android devices and the RasPi.
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