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Dexter Lowe01/07/14
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Book Review: Apache Kafka

When I received this book the first thing that struck me was its length. It is a very short book, weighing in at a mere sixty nine pages. Despite its brevity, it covers quite a wide range of topics....

Kai Wähner12/19/13
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Java EE 7 Developer Handbook

Java EE 7 Developer Handbook is a book for experienced Java developers, published by PACKT. Author is Peter A. Pilgrim. Content The books introduces many important Java EE 7 specifications:...

Bilgin Ibryam12/15/13
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More Apache Camel Books

It is hard to write impartial book reviews when you are the author of the first one, technical reviewer of the second one, and really like the third book, but I'll try my best with this post.

Paul Goldy12/14/13
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MDX with SSAS 2012 Cookbook

“MDX with SSAS 2012 Cookbook” has a good chapter and topic organization which starts simply, but not too simply, and builds in complexity. “Elementary MDX” sets the stage for the expected...

Trevor James12/13/13
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Drupal 7 Media

The Drupal Media module has been available for Drupal 7 since 2010. I’ve used the module on a number of sites to handle file and media configuration, display and management. It’s currently...

Vince Sesto12/05/13
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Instant Flask Web Development

The Flask web application framework is written in Python and is based on the Werkzeug toolkit, using Jinja2 to create templates. Flask is considered a micro framework as it keeps the core of the...

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…