Book Watch Archive

Programming Windows Identity Foundation (Microsoft Press)
Wednesday, 06 October 2010

Hands-on guidance designed to help you put the newest .NET Framework component- Windows Identity Foundation, the identity and access logic for all on-premises and cloud development- to work. Implement authenication and authorization; identity across multiple tiers.


Pro LINQ (Apress)
Tuesday, 05 October 2010

Subtitled "Language Integrated Query in C# 2010" this book is all about code. It demonstrates the majority of LINQ operators and prototypes and has many LINQ examples. Written for the proficient C# developer, when you finish this book, you will have a greater understanding of the latest C# features.


Glitch: The Hidden Impact of Faulty Software (Prentice Hall)
Monday, 04 October 2010

Written for senior decision makers, explains why the risks of software failure are growing worse, not better–and shows how software glitches can destroy both profitability and reputation. Introduces governance techniques that can help  find and fix weaknesses in the way you build, buy, and manage software.


The HTML Pocket Guide (Peachpit Press)
Friday, 01 October 2010

Handy pocket size for HTML coders proves HTML/XHTML definitions and tips, including those for HTML5. A companion to standards-compliant design it is for both beginning users, who want an introduction to HTML, and more advanced users, who are looking for a convenient reference.


Teach Yourself Visual C# 2010 in 24 Hours (Sams)
Thursday, 30 September 2010

Intended to help newcomers to C# 2010 get up to speed quickly, whether or not they you've had experience with previous versions. It goes step by step through the process of software development building a sample applicaton so that the material is framed in a real world approach. The supplied DVD contains Visual C# 2010 Express Edition

The Agile Samurai (Pragmatic Bookshelf)
Wednesday, 29 September 2010

By learning the ways of the agile samurai you will discover: how to create plans and schedules your customer and your team can believe in; what characteristics make a good agile team and how to form your own; how to gather requirements using agile user stories; what to do when you discover your schedule is wrong.


Closure: The Definitive Guide (O'Reilly)
Tuesday, 28 September 2010

Closure makes it easy for experienced JavaScript developers to write and maintain large and complex codebases. This book includes code examples and best practices plus valuable information not available publicly until now. Covers Closure's Library, Compiler, Templates, testing framework, and Inspector, including how to minify JavaScript code with the Compiler.


Foundations of Semantic Web Technologies (CRC Press)
Monday, 27 September 2010

Concentrates on technologies standardized by the World Wide Web Consortium: RDF and SPARQL enable data exchange and querying, RDFS and OWL provide expressive ontology modeling, and RIF supports rule-based modeling. Also describes methods for specifying, querying, and reasoning with ontological information.


Pro HTML 5 Programming (Apress)
Friday, 24 September 2010

Explains how you can create real-time HTML5 applications that tap the full potential of modern browsers. It covers all the new APIs, shows which features are supported in current browsers and provides practical, real-world examples of HTML5 features in action.


Introduction To bada (Wiley)
Thursday, 23 September 2010

This Developer's Guide takes a practical approach to explaining what makes bada different. A complete introduction to the capabilities of bada, it shows how it offers commerce and business services with server–side support. It covers the complete set of platform APIs and detail the architecture of bada with code fragments and examples.


Introduction To bada

Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Unleashed (Sams)
Wednesday, 22 September 2010

Intended to help working developers squeeze maximum productivity out of Visual Studio 2010's extraordinarily rich toolbox, whether they are writing code for the Web, Windows, Silverlight, or Microsoft's Azure cloud computing environment. Focus is practical: how to apply Microsoft's tools to build better software, faster.


Essential GWT (Addison Wesley)
Tuesday, 21 September 2010

Subtitled "Building for the Web with Google Web Toolkit2" this book reviews the basicsbefore introducing intermediate and advanced GWT skills, covering issues ranging from organizing projects to compiling and deploying final code with an focus on best-practice methodologies and design patterns.

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