Category Archives: Computers / Software Development & Engineering / General

Implementing Domain-Driven Design

“For software developers of all experience levels looking to improve their results, and design and implement domain-driven enterprise applications consistently with the best current state of professional practice, Implementing Domain-Driven Design will impart a treasure trove of knowledge hard won within the DDD and enterprise application architecture communities over the last couple decades.” –Randy Stafford,… Read More »

Working Effectively with Legacy Code

Get more out of your legacy systems: more performance, functionality, reliability, and manageability   Is your code easy to change? Can you get nearly instantaneous feedback when you do change it? Do you understand it? If the answer to any of these questions is no, you have legacy code, and it is draining time and… Read More »

An Embedded Software Primer

  “I sincerely wish (this book) had been available when I had to learn all this stuff the hard way.” –Steve Vinoski “An excellent job of introducing and defining the jargon associated with embedded systems. This makes the text extremely easy to read.” –David Cuka An Embedded Software Primer is a clearly written, insightful manual… Read More »

Pro Hadoop

You’ve heard the hype about Hadoop: it runs petabyte–scale data mining tasks insanely fast, it runs gigantic tasks on clouds for absurdly cheap, it’s been heavily committed to by tech giants like IBM, Yahoo!, and the Apache Project, and it’s completely open-source (thus free). But what exactly is it, and more importantly, how do you… Read More »

Agile Web Development with Rails 4

Rails just keeps on changing. Both Rails 3 and 4, as well as Ruby 1.9 and 2.0, bring hundreds of improvements, including new APIs and substantial performance enhancements. The fourth edition of this award-winning classic has been reorganized and refocused so it’s more useful than ever before for developers new to Ruby and Rails. Rails… Read More »

Python Cookbook

Portable, powerful, and a breeze to use, Python is the popular open source object-oriented programming language used for both standalone programs and scripting applications. It is now being used by an increasing number of major organizations, including NASA and Google.Updated for Python 2.4, The Python Cookbook, 2nd Edition offers a wealth of useful code for… Read More »

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2

Are you a visual learner? If so, this is the Photoshop Lightroom book for you. Clear, step-by-step screen shots show you how to tackle more than 140 important tasks in Photoshop Lightroom 2. You’ll learn to work with Lightroom’s interface; import, view, and organize photos; personalize preferences; explore the Develop module; make slideshows and Web… Read More »

Adobe Photoshop CS6 Top 100 Simplified Tips and Tricks

Take your Photoshop skills to the next level Users who already know Photoshop basics will love this colorful, step-by-step guide to new tricks and techniques. Filled with beyond-the-essentials techniques that show how to take your Photoshop skills to the next level, it is lavishly illustrated with beautiful photos that inspire you to experiment. Numbered, step-by-step… Read More »

Adobe Photoshop CS6 Digital Classroom

A complete training package on the newest version of Photoshop! The Digital Classroom series combines a full-color book with a full-featured DVD, resulting in a complete training package written by expert instructors. Photoshop is the industry standard for image editing, and this guide gets photographers, commercial designers, web developers, fine artists, and serious hobbyists up… Read More »