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15 Jan: Beginning Java and Flex (Apress)

Filippo di Pisa sets out to describe new, simpler, and faster ways to develop enterprise RIAs. As its subtitle  Migrating Java, Spring, Hibernate and Maven developers to Adobe Flex suggests, it advocates adopting using open source agile lightweight frameworks with Flex. <ASIN:1430223855>

14 Jan: R in a Nutshell (O'Reilly)

R, an open source language and environment, is one of the best tools available for data visualization and statistical computing. Practical and easy to read, this book demonstrates why R is an increasingly popular for analyzing moderate-to-large data sets, and contains a reference for the most commonly used features.


13 Jan: Development with the Platform (Addison-Wesley)

In this guide subtitled "Building Business Applications in the Cloud" developer Jason Ouellette helps you identify suitable uses for this platform and provides insights and sample code to help rapidly prototype, deploy, and integrate with production-quality applications.


12 Jan: Windows PowerShell 2.0 Best Practices (Microsoft Press)

Learn field-tested solutions, best practices, and proven techniques for Windows PowerShell 2.0 including expert tips and lessons learned from the insiders on the Windows PowerShell Team at Microsoft.


11 Jan: Friends with Benefits (No Starch Press)

This title is bound to attract attention so pay attention to the subtitle "A Social Media Marketing Handbook". It provides tricks, tips, and real-world case studies to show marketers how to reach out to the new online influencers to increase companies' online visibility and bring more visitors to their websites


8 Jan: Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing (CRC Press)

Contains the full papers presented at VIPIMAGE 2009 held in Porto, Portugal. Contributions from twenty countries, provides a comprehensive coverage of the current state-of-the-art in the field of computational vision and medical image processing.


7 Jan: Beginning HTML, XHTML, CSS, and JavaScript (Wrox)

This beginner guide shows you how to use XHTML, CSS, and JavaScript to create compelling Web sites. While learning these technologies, you will discover coding practices such as writing code that works on multiple browsers including mobile devices, how to use AJAX frameworks to add interactivity to your pages, and how to make pages accessible.


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6Jan: The iPhone Developer's Cookbook (Addison-Wesley)

This revised 2nd edition has been expanded to cover the iPhone 3.0 SDK and starts out with an introduction to Objective-C 2.0 for developers who might be new to the platform. You'll learn about Xcode and Interface Builder and learn how to set up and configure your iPhone Developer account.


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5 Jan: Beautiful Testing (O'Reilly)

Essays from 25 leading software testers, edited by Tim Riley, Director of Quality Assurance at Mozilla, that illustrate the qualities and techniques necessary to make testing an art in itself. Personal anecdotes, illustrate best practices for testing a wide range of software projects involving XMPP, GUI tools, Open Map applications, and more.


4 Jan: Rocket Surgery Made Easy (New Riders)

This DIY guide to finding and fixing usability problems is by Steve Krug and is his third title on usabilitiy testing. He explains how to test any design, from a sketch on a napkin to a fully-functioning web site or application, concentreating on the essentials and fixing the most important problems.


1 Jan: Kindle most gifted item in Amazon's history.

On Christmas Day 2009 customers purchased more Kindle books than physical books. The Kindle Store now includes over 390,000 books any of which can be delivered within a minute of placing your order. New titles, for example Cocoa Programming Developer's Handbook (Addison-Wesley) are being released for the Kindle in advance of the print versions.

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