Book Watch Archive

Getting Started with IBM WebSphere SMash (IBM Press)
Wednesday, 03 November 2010

Covers all aspects of architecting, designing, and developing solutions with IBM WebSphere sMash and the Project Zero platform, technologies intended to make it easier to develop, assemble, and run applications and mashups that align tightly with SOA enterprise infrastructures.


Advanced High Dynamic Range Imaging (CRC Press)
Tuesday, 02 November 2010

A practical introduction to the emerging new discipline of high dynamic range imaging that combines photography and computer graphics. By providing detailed equations and code, the book gives the reader the tools needed to experiment with new techniques for creating compelling images.


Building Android Apps (O'Reilly)
Monday, 01 November 2010

This hands-on book shows you how to use HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to design and build apps that can be adapted for any Android device. Create an Android-friendly web app on the platform of your choice then convert it to a native Android app with the free PhoneGap framework.<ASIN:1449383262>

Domain Specific Languages (Addison-Wesley)
Friday, 29 October 2010

Martin Fowler provides the information software professionals need to decide if and when to utilize DSLs and presents effective techniques for building them using techniques appllicable to most modern object-oriented languages. Numerous examples in Java and C# with others in Ruby.


Teach Yourself ASP.NET 4 in 24 Hours (Sams)
Thursday, 28 October 2010

In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, learn how to build complete, professional-quality web solutions with ASP.NET 4 and Microsoft Visual Web Developer 2010. The step-by-step approach goes through the entire process, from site design through data collection, user management through debugging and deployment.


Objective-C For Absolute Beginners (APress)
Wednesday, 27 October 2010

Sets out to teach how to write software for your Mac, iPhone,or iPad using Objective-C, an elegant and powerful language with a rich set of developer tools. Using a hands-on approach, you'll learn to think in programming terms, how to use Objective-C to build program logic, and how towrite your own applications and apps.


Linux 5th ed (In Easy Steps)
Tuesday, 26 October 2010

Following simple instructions, learn to install the operating system, configure the hardware, explore the desktop, and launch applications. This fully illustrated primer teaches you to climb the Linux directory tree, navigate with the File Manager, and much more. Tutorials guide you through the basics of the Open Office suite; creating and editing graphics; and even playing music and videos.


A Developer's Guide to Amazon SimpleDB (Addison Wesley)
Monday, 25 October 2010

Tours the SimpleDB platform and APIs, explaining their essential characteristics and tradeoffs, and helping you determine whether your applications are appropriate for SimpleDB.Walks you through all aspects of writing, deploying, querying, optimizing, and securing Amazon SimpleDB applications–from the basics through advanced techniques.

iPad Programming: A Quick-Start Guide for iPhone Developers (Pragmatic Bookshelf)
Saturday, 23 October 2010

Aims to have you writing iPad apps right away. The iPad has a display that's more than seven times as big as the iPhone. The metaphors are different; the application design is different. Users will be able to interact with your iPad app in new ways. Learn to take advantage or the additional real estate and functionality.


Programming WCF Services (O'Reilly)
Friday, 22 October 2010

This practical book provides insight, not documentation, to help you learn the topics and skills you need for building WCF-based applications. This 3rd edition is revised for C# 4.0 and .NET 4.0 and includes extensive coverage of the .NET Services Bus.


iPhone SDK 3: Visual QuickStart Guide (Peachpit Press)
Thursday, 21 October 2010

Takes an introductory look at Objective-C and Cocoa before moving on to tools used to create iPhone applications. Starting with common tasks and UI elements, the book covers using tabs and tables, files and networking, the multi-touch display, and the built-in GPS hardware.


Using Microsoft Excel 2010 (Que)
Wednesday, 20 October 2010

Get comfortable with the latest versions of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Excel Starter, and the Excel Web App. Step-by-step video and audio tutorials, plus updated content, are delivered through the Free Web Edition that accompanies the book.



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