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30 Nov: SEO Warrior (O'Reilly)
Learn the nuts and bolts of search engine optimization theory, the importance of keyword strategy, and how to avoid and remedy search engine traps. Discover how search engine marketing (SEM) practices, such as Google AdWords, and social networking can increase your visibility. Serves both as an SEO tutorial and a reference for implementing effective SEO techniques.
27 Nov: RESTful Java with JAX-RS (O'Reilly)
A technical guide that explains REST and JAX-RS, how they work, and when to use them. With the RESTEasy workbook that follows, you get step-by-step instructions for installing, configuring, and running several working JAX-RS examples using the JBoss RESTEasy implementation of JAX-RS.
26 Nov: From Camera to Computer (Rocky Nook)
Go along with George Barr as he searches for subjects to photograph, sorts out scenes and refines his composition. The follow as he edits his images, not only correcting flaws but making the images match his vision. Learn tips on image editing from someone who is focused on creating a fine art image and can explain the whys behind the editing process
25 Nov: Debug It!: Find, Repair, and Prevent Bugs in Your Code (Pragmatic Bookshelf)
All bugs are different: there is no silver bullet. You've got to rely upon your intellect, intuition, detective skills and even a little luck. Fortunately there is much you can learn from those who have gone before. This book distills decades of hard-won experience arming you with the tools you need.
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23 Nov: Advanced .NET Debugging (Addison-Wesley)
A focused, pragmatic guide to tracking down complex and challenging .NET application bugs. Author Mario Hewardt first introduces the key concepts needed to successfully use .NET’s native debuggers including WinDBG, NTSD, and CDB then turns to sophisticated debugging techniques, using real-world examples that demonstrate many common C# programming errors.
Nov 20: Leading Lean Software Development (Addison-Wesley)
With the subtitle "results are not the point" this book sets out to show software leaders and team members how to drive high-value change throughout a software organization. They go beyond generic implementation guidelines, demonstrating exactly how to make lean work in real projects, environments, and companies.
Nov 19: iPhone Game Development (O'Reilly)
Guidelines on the basics of game development and the fundamentals of iPhone programming with tips on handling in-game physics and strategies for AppStore publication. It details the process with lots of examples, and provides plug-in classes to compensate for the iPhone's lack of support for certain areas of game programming.
Nov 18: Cloud Computing with the Windows Azure Platform (Wrox)
Begins with a look at the differences between cloud computing and application hosting and issues of security, privacy, etc. Then drills down, showing basic programming for individual Azure components, including storage, SQL Data Services, and .NET Services before covering more advanced programming challenges.
Nov 17: Digital Image Processing (Chapman & Hall)
This textbook equips undergraduate students in computer engineering and science with an essential understanding of digital image processing. Avoiding heavy mathematics and lengthy programming details, it applies the algorithms using MATLAB.
Nov 16: Grails: A Quick-Start Guide (Pragmatic Bookshelf)
Learn how to use Grails by iteratively building a unique, working application. By the time you're done, you'll have built and deployed a real, functioning website. Along the way, find out about domain classes, controllers, and GSP views and the use of powerful frameworks like Spring and Hibernate.