Book Watch Archive

Linux Kernel Development (Addison Wesley)
Tuesday, 17 August 2010

Details the design and implementation of the Linux kernel, presenting the content in a manner that is beneficial to those writing and developing kernel code. It details the major subsystems and features of the Linux kernel, including its design, implementation, and interfaces. It covers the Linux kernel with both a practical and theoretical eye.


Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Plain and Simple (Microsoft Press)
Monday, 16 August 2010

This full color book sets out to show you the quickest ways to solve problems and learn the tools provided by PowerPoint 2010, using easy-to-follow steps and concise, straightforward language. Discover new and exciting ways to create and share dynamic presentations with any audience.


The Official Ubuntu Book (Prentice Hall)
Thursday, 12 August 2010

In this 5th edition the authors explain Ubuntu 10.04 from start to finish: installation, configuration, desktop productivity, games, management, support, and much more. Among the many topics covered in this edition: Kubuntu, Ubuntu Netbook Edition, and Ubuntu Server.


Being Geek: The Software Developer's Career Handbook (O'Reilly)
Wednesday, 11 August 2010

Michael Lopp recalls his own make-or-break moments with Silicon Valley giants such as Apple, Borland, Netscape, and Symantec in his attempt to help you manage your career better. Through a series of entertaining stories, he walks through a complete job lifecycle, from the job search to the realization it might be time to look again.


Mathematica Cookbook (O'Reilly)
Tuesday, 10 August 2010

Whether you want to use it for high school algebra, PhD-level computation, simple graphs, financial analysis, or advanced engineering models, you'll find the recipes in "Mathematica Cookbook" extremely useful and informative. Covers Mathematica 7.


Beginning Digital Image Processing (Apress)
Monday, 09 August 2010

Sebastian Montabone teaches image processing techniques of ascending difficulty based on freely available tools. The book teaches you to use the best tools for the job, and it focuses on the techniques for pst-processing photographs to create works of art.


Ubuntu for Non-Geeks 4th Ed (No Starch Press)
Friday, 06 August 2010

Revised and expanded book/CD covers the latest features of Ubuntu 10.04, Lucid Lynx. Five new chapters take you step-by-step through common tasks like installing and playing games, accessing social networks, troubleshooting common hardware and software problems, connecting with the Ubuntu community, interacting with your Windows installation, and more.


Excel 2010 Step by Step (Microsoft Press)
Thursday, 05 August 2010

Shows how to organize, analyze, and present data with Excel 2010. Covers creating formulas, calculating values, and analyzing data; presenting information visually with graphics, charts, and diagrams; building PivotTable dynamic views; using the new Excel Web App; reusing information from databases and documents; creating macros and more.


Hello, Android 3rd Ed (Pragmatic Bookshelf)
Wednesday, 04 August 2010

Subtitled Introducing Google's Mobile Development Platform this third with edition for learning Android has been updated for compatibility  the latest versions. Freshly added material covers installing applications to the SD card, supporting multi-touch, and creating live wallpaper.


Beginning WordPress 3 (Apress)
Tuesday, 03 August 2010
A complete guide for the beginning developer who wants to start using WordPress. You'll learn how to publish and manage online content, add media, create widgets and plugins, and much more. It goes from getting started with Wordpress to how to move, maintain, and secure your WordPress site.
Image Processing: The Fundamentals (Wiley-Blackwell)
Monday, 02 August 2010

This thoroughly updated second edition is intended for anyone seeking an introduction to the essential concepts of image processing. New material includes image processing and colour, sine and cosine transforms, Independent Component Analysis (ICA), phase congruency and the monogenic signal and several other new topics.


Sharepoint 2010 Administrator's Pocket Consultant (Microsoft Press)
Friday, 30 July 2010
Pocket-sized guide delivers ready answers. Topics include deployment, site configuration, enterprise content management, search and indexing, workflows, shared service providers, information management policies, scalability, availability, security, logging and processing analysis, and backup and recovery.

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