Day: December 19, 2016

  OCA/OCP Java SE 7 Programmer I & II Study Guide by Kathy Sierra. Prepare for the oca/ocp java se 7 programmer i and ii exams with this exclusive oracle press guide. Chapters feature challenging exercises, a certification summary, a two-minute drill, and a self-test to reinforce the topics presented. This authoritative resource helps you […]

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Software Testing Foundations, 4th Edition by Andreas Spillner. Professional testing of software is an essential task that requires a profound knowledge of testing techniques. The International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) has developed a universally accepted, international qualification scheme aimed at software and system testing professionals, and has created the Syllabi and Tests for the […]

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Bascom-AVR Programming by Vladimir Mitrovic. In microcontroller applications push buttons are used in most cases. How to use them without unwanted contact bounce (what is debouncing anyway?), how we can intelligently increase the number of I/O pins of a microcontroller, driving DC motors and becoming familiar with PWM, are topics of this chapter. Get your […]

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Learning Unity 2D Game Development by Example by Venita Pereira. Venita Pereira is hugely passionate about games having grown up on games since she was 7 years old. She is a games connoisseur who enjoys all types of games—no game is too big or too small—and a technology geek who enjoys all things technical. She […]

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Machine Learning: An Algorithmic Perspective, Second Edition by Stephen Marsland. A Proven, Hands-On Approach for Students without a Strong Statistical Foundation Since the best-selling first edition was published, there have been several prominent developments in the field of machine learning, including the increasing work on the statistical interpretations of machine learning algorithms. Unfortunately, computer science […]

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Test Driven Development for Embedded C by James W. Grenning. Another day without Test-Driven Development means more time wasted chasing bugs and watching your code deteriorate. You thought TDD was for someone else, but it’s not! It’s for you, the embedded C programmer. TDD helps you prevent defects and build software with a long useful […]

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OpenStack Cloud Application Development by Scott Adkins. Leverage the power of OpenStack to develop scalable applications with no vendor lock-in OpenStack Cloud Application Development is a fast-paced, professional book for OpenStack developers, delivering comprehensive guidance without wasting time on development fundamentals. Written by experts in the OpenStack community from Infoblox, Gigaspaces, GoDaddy, and Comcast, this […]

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Software Engineering (9th Edition) by Ian Sommerville. Intended for introductory and advanced courses in software engineering. The ninth edition of Software Engineering presents a broad perspective of software engineering, focusing on the processes and techniques fundamental to the creation of reliable, software systems. Increased coverage of agile methods and software reuse, along with coverage of […]

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Programming: Principles and Practice Using C++ by Bjarne Stroustrup. Preparation for Programming in the Real World The book assumes that you aim eventually to write non-trivial programs, whether for work in software development or in some other technical field. Focus on Fundamental Concepts and Techniques The book explains fundamental concepts and techniques in greater depth […]

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Linux Essentials 2nd Edition by Christine Bresnahan. Learn Linux, and take your career to the next level! Linux Essentials, 2nd Edition provides a solid foundation of knowledge for anyone considering a career in information technology, for anyone new to the Linux operating system, and for anyone who is preparing to sit for the Linux Essentials […]

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Advanced UNIX Programming by Marc J. Rochkind. The classic guide to UNIX® programming-completely updated! UNIX application programming requires a mastery of system-level services. Making sense of the many functions-more than 1,100 functions in the current UNIX specification-is a daunting task, so for years programmers have turned to Advanced UNIX Programming for its clear, expert advice […]

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Game Coding Complete, Fourth Edition by Mike McShaffry. Since 1996, JavaScript: The Definitive Guide has been the bible for JavaScript programmers—a programmer’s guide and comprehensive reference to the core language and to the client-side JavaScript APIs defined by web browsers. The 6th edition covers HTML5 and ECMAScript 5. Many chapters have been completely rewritten to […]

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Bartimaeus, everyone’s favorite (wise-cracking) djinni, is back in book four of this best-selling series, now available in paperback. As alluded to in the footnotes throughout the series, Bartimaeus has served hundreds of magicians during his 5,010 year career. Now fans can go back in time with the djinni, to Jerusalem and the court of King […]

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The Queen Mother: The Official Biography by William Shawcross.The official and definitive biography of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, the most beloved British monarch of the twentieth century. Consort of King George VI, mother of Queen Elizabeth II, and grandmother of Prince Charles, Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon—the ninth of the Earl of Strathmore’s ten children—was […]

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