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Introduction to Agile Methods (Addison-Wesley)
Tuesday 21 Oct

Many people with varying levels of work experience are interested in understanding the architecture and nuances of Agile, but it is difficult to know where to start. Here Sondra Ashmore and Kristin Runyan use academic research and their own experiences with numerous Agile implementations to present a clear description of the essential concepts for students and professionals who want to understand Agile and become conversant with Agile values, principles, framework, and processes.

<ASIN:032192956X>



Photoshop Elements 13: The Missing Manual (O'Reilly)
Monday 20 Oct

Photoshop Elements 13 looks sharper, performs better, and has more sophisticated photo-editing and slideshow features than previous versions—but knowing which tools to use when can be confusing. In this new edition Barbara Brundage removes the guesswork. With her candid, jargon-free advice and step-by-step guidance, you’ll get the most out of Elements for everything from sharing and touching-up photos to fun print and online projects.

<ASIN:1491947217>



Introducing Elixir (O'Reilly)
Friday 17 Oct

Elixir combines the robust functional programming of Erlang with a syntax similar to Ruby, and includes powerful features for metaprogramming. Simon St. Laurent and J. David Eisenberg show you how to write simple Elixir programs one skill at a time. Once you pick up pattern matching, process-oriented programming, and other concepts, you’ll understand why Elixir makes it easier to build concurrent and resilient programs that scale up and down with ease.

<ASIN:1449369995>



Inside Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 (Microsoft Press)
Thursday 16 Oct

Dig into the architecture and internals of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 - with firsthand insights from the team that designed and developed it. Deepen your knowledge of the underlying frameworks, components, and tools - and deliver custom ERP applications with the extensibility and performance your business needs. Useful for Microsoft Dynamics AX solution developers at all levels, this guide will provide max benefit to those who understand OOP, relational database, and Transact-SQL concepts.

<ASIN:073568510X>



Raspberry Pi User Guide 3rd Ed (Wiley)
Wednesday 15 Oct

Eben Upton, co-creator of the Raspberry Pi, and Gareth Halfacree have updated the third edition of their "unofficial guide" for Noobs who want to dive right in to cover the model B+ Raspberry Pi. It covers the software, additional USB ports, and changes to the GPIO, including new information on Arduino and Minecraft on the Pi as well as step–by–step instruction for everything from software installation and configuration to customizing your Raspberry Pi.

<ASIN:1118921666>



User Story Mapping (O'Reilly)
Tuesday 14 Oct

User story mapping is a valuable tool for software development, once you understand why and how to use it. Jeff Patton examines how this often misunderstood technique can help your team stay focused on users and their needs without getting lost in the enthusiasm for individual product features and shows you how changeable story maps enable your team to hold better conversations about the project throughout the development process. 

<ASIN:1491904909>



Rails Crash Course (No Starch Press)
Monday 13 Oct

Major websites like Twitter and GitHub run Rails under the hood, and if you have a background in HTML and CSS, this "No-Nonsense Guide to Rails Development" will teach you to harness Rails for your own projects and create web applications that are fast, stable, and secure. Anthony Lewis starts with Ruby and Rails fundamentals and then dives straight into models, controllers, views, and deployment. 

<ASIN:1593275722>



Mastering Clojure Macros (Pragmatic Bookshelf)
Friday 10 Oct

With the subtitle, "Write Cleaner, Faster, Smarter Code" Colin Jones helps you take advantage of Clojure's powerful macro system. He shows how to write straightforward code that avoids duplication and clarifies your intentions, explains how and why to write macros and when using a macro would (and wouldn't!) be helpful. You'll also use macros to remove unnecessary code and build new language features.

<ASIN:1941222226>



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