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Architecting HBase Applications (O'Reilly)
Thursday 25 Aug
Subtitled "A Guidebook for Successful Development and Design" this book is intended for thosewant to take a deep dive into use cases, features, and troubleshooting HBase.Jean-Marc Spaggiari and Kevin O'Dell introduce a controlled set of APIs that coincide with use-case examples and easily deployed use-case models, as well explaining as sizing/best practices to help jump start your enterprise application development and deployment.
Micro:bit IoT In C (I/O Press)
Wednesday 17 Aug
The BBC micro:bit is capable of taking on a variety of roles including that of a powerful IoT device. In order to gain full access to its features and to external devices, however, you need to use C which delivers the speed crucial to programs that communicate with the outside world. Writing for the electronics enthusiast with a programming background, Harry Fairhead presents details of sensors and circuits with several complete programs.
The Book of R (No Starch Press)
Thursday 11 Aug
Even if you have no programming experience and little more than a grounding in the basics of mathematics, you'll find everything you need to begin using R effectively for statistical analysis in this beginner-friendly guide subtitled "A First Course in Programming and Statistics" which includes dozens of hands-on exercises, with downloadable solutions, to take you from theory to practice,.
Serverless Single Page Apps (Pragmatic Bookshelf)
Thursday 04 Aug
Don't waste your time building an application server. See how to build low-cost, low-maintenance, highly available, serverless single page web applications that scale into the millions of users at the click of a button. Build well-tested single page apps that are safe from malicious attacks and adapt to any device or network connected to the web.
Decentralized Applications (O'Reilly)
Wednesday 03 Aug
The subtitle of this book, "Harnessing Bitcoin's Blockchain Technology", is important to understanding what it's about. It shows developers how to take advantage of the decentralization and trustless common knowledge structures of blockchain cryptography to build dapps, decentralized applications. Siraj Raval clearly explains what a dapp is, and shows you how to make use of decentralized storage, bandwidth, and computing.
Microsoft Excel 2016 Programming by Example with VBA, XML and ASP (Mercury)
Monday 01 Aug
Updated for Excel 2016 this a practical, how-to book on Excel programming is suitable for readers already proficient with the Excel user interface. If you are looking to automate Excel routine tasks, this book will progressively introduce you to programming concepts via numerous, illustrated, hands-on exercises. Includes a comprehensive disc with source code, supplemental files, and color screen captures.
Exploring Intel Edison (I/O Press)
Thursday 28 Jul
With built-in support for WiFi, GPIO, I2C and SPI, the Intel Edison is a capable IoT device. However, to make use of its unique qualities and bring out its full power you have make use its native mode, which means using the mini-breakout board, dealing with the fact that it is a 1.8V logic device and programming it using C. Harry Fairhead explains how with detailed guidance and complete programs for working with several useful devices.
Effective DevOps (O'Reilly)
Tuesday 26 Jul
With the subtitle, "Building a Culture of Collaboration, Affinity, and Tooling at Scale" Katherine Daniels and Jennifer Davis provide several approaches for improving collaboration within teams, creating affinity among teams, promoting efficient tool usage in your company, and scaling up what works throughout your organization’s inflection points.
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