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Dustin Marx12/05/13
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Java Server Side Programming: The Conceptual Foundation

Java Server Programming: The Conceptual Foundation is a physically smaller book than most of the other available introductory Java server programming books, but the differences from those books are...

Christian Sousa12/03/13
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Review: SFML Game Development

With 296 pages very well written, "SFML Game Development," written by Arthur Moreira, Vogelius Henrik Hansson and Jan Haller, is a new book published by Packt that teaches (without intimidating) the...

Ovais Mehboob A...11/22/13
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Reviewed Book “Learning Vaadin 7 – Second Edition by Nicolas Fränkel”

This book is a useful step by step guide that focuses on both basic and advanced concepts in the Vaadin framework. There are few small errors I found. One was in chapter one, where I found a typo...

Giuseppe Vettigli11/21/13
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Book Review: Learning IPython for Interactive Computing and Data Visualization

The book introduces the IPython basics and then focuses on how to combine IPython with some of the most useful libraries for data analysis such as Numpy, Matplotlib, Basemap and Pandas. Every topic is covered with examples and the code presented is also available online.

Rodrigo Julian ...11/20/13
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Excellent and Complete Recipe for being productive with Capybara

The first chapter covers very clearly how yo get your environment up and running, and also show you how to bring your first capybara/cucumber/selenium automated scenario to life. The second will...

Decebal Suiu11/11/13
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Instant Apache Wicket 6

When I received this tiny book, my first question was: How can someone talk about a web framework as complex as Apache Wicket in only 38 effective pages? After reading Instant Apache Wicket 6 (in...

Patrik Antonsson11/06/13
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Creating Development Environments with Vagrant

I've been using Vagrant for a couple of years now and this is a good book for beginners. The book goes through most of the things you need to know to get your environment up and running. The chapters...

Steve Robillard10/29/13
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A Review of Learning Node.js LiveLessons

According to the author, "Learning Node.js LiveLessons" provides great training with a knowledgeable and skilled teacher. However, the video format may present some challenges, most of which can be solved by buying the companion book. Read on for the full review.

Mark Needham10/29/13
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Thinking Fast and Slow – Daniel Kahneman: Book Review

I picked up Daniel Kahneman’s "Thinking Fast and Slow" after a recommendation by Mike Jones in early 2013 – it’s taken me quite a while to get through it. The book starts by describing our two styles of thinking…

Damir Arh10/24/13
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Developing Windows Store Apps with HTML5 and JavaScript

Strangely enough the book starts out with a pretty thorough overview of HTML 5 and CSS. For existing web developers who are interested in learning how to use their skills for developing Windows Store...

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Drools JBoss Rules 5.X Developer’s Guide Book Review

We all start with our new projects by promising to follow best practices and good design principles etc. But over the time business rules change and developers keep adding new features or updates existing logic.

Eyal Golan10/21/13
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Getting Started with Google Guava - Book Review

I recently got my hands (my kindle) on the book: Getting Started with Google Guava by Bill Bejeck. I love reading technical books and always hope to learn new stuff. As an extensive user of the...

Jaibeer Malik10/15/13
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Agile Project Management with GreenHopper 6 Blueprints

Agile methodologies like Scrum focus on customer values in an incremental way. Regular planning, tracking, reporting, and improving can become equally challenging from a project management...

Shane Willerton10/14/13
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Review of Patterns of Information Management

As with any reference book, the language is abstract and sometimes hard to follow. However, the authors have successfully produced a large volume of design patterns to cover most, if not all,...

Shane Willerton10/14/13
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Review of Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams. Third Edition.

Software development is primarily a creative process, not a factory assembly line process; otherwise it would have been automated long ago. Peopleware is full of practical advice supported by...