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Designing UX: Forms (O'Reilly)
Thursday 20 Oct
This book will walk you through every part of designing forms that provide a positive user experience. Jessica Enders covers all aspects from the words on the form, to how it looks, and on to interactivity. The book shows how to design a web form that works beautifully on mobiles, laptops and desktops.
The CS Detective (No Starch Press)
Wednesday 19 Oct
Jeremy Kubica is a Google principal engineer working on machine learning and algorithms. To make computer science accessible and fun for Computer Science students and others he has written a detective story, subtitled "An Algorithmic Tale of Crime, Conspiracy, and Computation". In it readers meet Frank Runtime, disgraced ex-detective; hard-boiled private eye and search expert who uses algorithmic tools to solve a robbery.
Grokking Algorithms (Manning)
Monday 17 Oct
Aditya Bhargava makes it easy to learn how to use algorithms effectively in a fully- illustrated guide for "programmers and other curious people" which is a disarming take on a core computer science topic and shows readers how to apply common algorithms to practical problems faced in the day-to-day life of a programmer.
High-Performance Mobile Web (O'Reilly)
Thursday 13 Oct
Over high-latency and unreliable cellular networks, performance on mobile is the key to success and conversion. With the subtitle "Best Practices for Optimizing Mobile Web Apps," Maximiliano Firtman shares the knowledge and tools to measure your mobile website or webapp performance,demonstrates which aspects of your site or app slow down the user’s experience, and suggests what you can do to improve performance.
Developer Testing (Addison Wesley)
Wednesday 12 Oct
With the subtitle "Building Quality Into Software" Alexander Tarlinder offers insights that help you accelerate through the typical software assurance learning curve so you can write testable code leading to build high-quality software, focusing on technology-agnostic approaches you can keep using with any new language, platform, or toolset. Along the way, he answers many questions development teams often ask about testing.
Raspberry Pi IoT in C (I/O Press)
Monday 10 Oct
The Raspberry Pi makes an ideal match for the Internet of Things. But to put it to good use in IoT you need two areas of expertise, electronics and programming and because of the way hardware and software engineering tend to occupy separate niches you may need help with combining the two. This book teaches you to think like an IoT programmer. After reading it you will be in a better position to tackle interfacing anything-with-anything without the need for custom drivers and prebuilt hardware modules.
Effective Debugging (Addison Wesley)
Thursday 06 Oct
Diomidis Spinellis sets out to help experienced programmers become even better by categorizing, explaining, and illustrating the most useful debugging methods, strategies, techniques, and tools. His 66 techniques address every facet of debugging and are illustrated with step-by-step instructions and code.
Identity and Data Security for Web Development (O'Reilly)
Tuesday 04 Oct
Developers need to ensure that users and data are protected in web applications. In this best practices guide, Jonathan LeBlanc and Tim Messerschmidt look at the concepts, technology, and programming methodologies necessary to build a secure interface for data and identity - without compromising usability.
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