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Designing and Developing for Google Glass

Designing and Developing for Google Glass

By: Jason Salas;

Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-DEC-2014

Insert Date: 06-MAY-2014

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Developing applications for smart phones is commonplace, but that's not yet the case with wearable computers. The authors start of this book by exploring the Google Glass and its place in society, and then show you how to design for a device that's different than anything previously sold. You'll learn all the steps necessary to develop "glasswear"—or what apps for Glass are now called. This book is perfect for programmers new to wearables in general, and Google Glass in particular....

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PostgreSQL: Up and Running, 2nd Edition

PostgreSQL: Up and Running, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-NOV-2014

Insert Date: 06-MAY-2014

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This new edition of PostgreSQL: Up and Running continues to provide a concise overview to help you quickly understand and use PostgreSQL’s unique features. Updated for 9.3 (and including reinvigorated 9.2 content), it covers LATERAL queries, augmented JSON support, materialized views, and other key topics....

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Joomla 3 Explained: Your Step-By-Step Guide

Joomla 3 Explained: Your Step-By-Step Guide

By: Stephen Burge

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 31-JUL-2014

Insert Date: 06-MAY-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. Master Joomla! Hands-On, Step-by-Step, Using Easy, Practical Examples Today, millions of websites rely on Joomla!–from personal sites to those of huge organizations like General Electric, Porsche, and the United Nations. Now, using Joomla! 3, you too can create websites that are mobile-ready, responsive, flexible, powerful, and secure–even if you’re an absolute beginner. In Joomla!® 3 Explained, top Joomla! trainer Stephen Burge teaches you everything you need to know. Burge has taught thousands of Joomla! newcomers and thousands more...

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Ruby Cookbook, 2nd Edition

Ruby Cookbook, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-NOV-2014

Insert Date: 02-MAY-2014

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Updated to include Ruby 1.9 and 2.0, the second edition of Ruby Cookbook highlights the increasingly popular Ruby programming language. By including recipes for the Rails framework and other projects involving Ruby, this book will set the standard for the language in a variety of programming environments....

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Web Components

Web Components

By: Jarrod Overson;

Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-OCT-2014

Insert Date: 01-MAY-2014

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Learn the fundamentals necessary to build custom JavaScript components. Ideal for JavaScript developers with little experience using component libraries, as well as front-end engineers with significant component library experience who want to create their own custom components, this book takes you through the development of an example component from conceptualization, design, and implementation. The latter half of the book covers encapsulation, packaging, and deployment....

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Learning Scala

Learning Scala

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-DEC-2014

Insert Date: 30-APR-2014

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Learning Scala is an introduction and a guide to getting started with functional programming (FP) development. Written for programmers who are already familiar with object-oriented (OO) development, the book introduces you to the core Scala syntax and its OO models with examples and solutions that build familiarity, experience, and confidence with the language. It also includes more challenging topics of Scala development, such as immutable data, anonymous functions, strong typing, flexible syntax....

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DevOps for VMware Administrators

DevOps for VMware Administrators

By: Trevor A. Roberts Jr.; Josh Atwell; Egle Sigler; Kelsey Hightower; Yvo van Doorn

Publisher: VMware Press

Publication Date: 24-NOV-2014

Insert Date: 30-APR-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. DevOps represents a powerful new approach to delivering IT services, where software developers and IT operations teams work closely together to deploy projects far more often and more reliably. As pioneers like Google, Amazon, and Netflix have discovered, DevOps can improve efficiency, accelerate delivery, and reduce costs. However, most discussions of DevOps focus on theory rather than implementation, and DevOps raises unique issues in virtualized environments. DevOps for VMware Administrators addresses these issues, offering realistic...

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Designing for Performance

Designing for Performance

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-DEC-2014

Insert Date: 24-APR-2014

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As a web designer, you have tough choices to make when it comes to weighing aesthetics and performance. This practical book helps you approach a new project with page speed in mind, and shows you how to test and benchmark which design choices are most important. You’ll also learn how to design semantic HTML and CSS that are easily repurposed and edited later, saving not just page load time but also your own time during development....

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CCIE Routing and Switching v5.0 Official Cert Guide, Volume 1, Fifth Edition

CCIE Routing and Switching v5.0 Official Cert Guide, Volume 1, Fifth Edition

By: Narbik Kocharians; Peter Paluch

Publisher: Cisco Press

Publication Date: 25-AUG-2014

Insert Date: 23-APR-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. CCIE Routing and Switching v5.0 Official Cert Guide, Volume 1 Fifth Edition CCIE Routing and Switching v5.0 Official Cert Guide, Volume 1, Fifth Edition from CiscoPress enables you to succeed on the exam the first time and is the only self-study resource approved by Cisco. Expert instructors Narbik Kocharians and Peter Palúch share preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. This first of two volumes covers LAN switching, IP networking,...

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User Story Mapping

User Story Mapping

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-AUG-2014

Insert Date: 19-APR-2014

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How do you build a product that delights users? You must first know who your users are and how they plan to use what you’re building. With this practical book, you'll explore the often-misunderstood practice of user story mapping, and learn how it can help keep your team stay focused on users and their experience throughout the development process....

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Google Compute Engine

Google Compute Engine

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-OCT-2014

Insert Date: 19-APR-2014

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Learn how to build data-intensive apps that run faster at a lower cost, using Google Compute Engine. Written by Google engineers, this book walks you through Google’s new Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) product. You’ll discover how to leverage Google’s world-class storage and computing technologies to gain unparalleled performance and scalability....

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High Performance Responsive Design

High Performance Responsive Design

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-OCT-2014

Insert Date: 18-APR-2014

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Responsive Web Design (RWD) requires a more abstract way of responding to a user's behavior and environment. There’s a delicate balance between designing for a user's context and insuring that the performance of the design is not weighed down by special elements. High Performance Responsive Design is the first book to approach RWD with performance in mind. You'll learn how to create website designs that are both high performing and compelling for the context of the user....

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Java in a Nutshell, 6th Edition

Java in a Nutshell, 6th Edition

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-SEP-2014

Insert Date: 18-APR-2014

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The sixth edition of Java in a Nutshell helps experienced Java programmers get the most out of Java 7 and 8, but it’s also a learning path for new developers. With examples rewritten to take full advantage of modern Java APIs and development best practices, this fully updated book brings you up to date and gets you ready to develop Java applications for the future....

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Mastering Bitcoin

Mastering Bitcoin

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-OCT-2014

Insert Date: 10-APR-2014

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If you are interested in learning more about the technical operation of bitcoin, or if you are building the next great bitcoin killer­app or business, you will find this book essential reading. From the basic use of a bitcoin wallet to buy a cup of coffee, to running a bitcoin marketplace with hundreds of thousands of transactions, or collaboratively building new financial innovations that will transform our understanding of currency and credit, this book will help you engineer money. You are about to unlock the API to a new economy. This book is your key....

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Virtualizing Hadoop

Virtualizing Hadoop

By: George Trujillo; Charles Kim; Steve Jones

Publisher: VMware Press

Publication Date: 25-DEC-2014

Insert Date: 02-APR-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. This is the only complete foundational guide to virtualizing Hadoop and deploying it in the cloud. The authors demystify all aspects of virtualizing Hadoop at scale, empowering DBAs, BI specialists, integrators, architects, and managers to deploy quickly and achieve outstanding performance. Virtualizing Hadoop combines exceptional clarity for Hadoop newcomers with realistic examples for building deep technical skill. Drawing on their immense experience, the authors identify specific obstacles and challenges in virtualizing Hadoop, helping...

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LEGO Mindstorms EV3: Build and Program your Own LEGO Robots

LEGO Mindstorms EV3: Build and Program your Own LEGO Robots

By: Marziah Karch

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 15-OCT-2014

Insert Date: 02-APR-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. The eagerly-awaited LEGO Mindstorms EV3 robotics platform has arrived! It’s only the third Mindstorms model revision since 1998, and it’s already today’s #1 platform for everyone who wants to do modern robotics without complex wiring or soldering. Now, there’s a complete, step-by-step full-color tutorial for the LEGO Mindstorms EV3: all you need to know, including the basic programming knowledge you need (and most introductory guides skip)! You’ll start by “unboxing” your new EV3 kit, and getting to know every component, from motors and...

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Bioinformatics Data Skills

Bioinformatics Data Skills

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-DEC-2014

Insert Date: 01-APR-2014

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Though many biologists begin bioinformatics training by learning Perl and R, but there’s a huge gap between solving small problems with messy scripts and analyzing large amounts of biological data. This practical book teaches the data skills you need to turn large sequencing datasets into reproducible and robust biological findings....

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Responsive Mobile Design: Designing for Every Device

Responsive Mobile Design: Designing for Every Device

By: Phil Dutson

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 29-SEP-2014

Insert Date: 31-MAR-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. Suddenly, billions of people are accessing the web via smartphones and tablets of all shapes and sizes, using interfaces and displays of all kinds: touch screens, gestures, keyboards, mice, trackballs, high PPI screens, giant screens, you name it. Responsive Mobile Design teaches you principles, techniques, and best practices for building sites that deliver a successful experience to all users on all devices. Writing for developers, designers, and managers, Phil Dutson shows how to create content that is responsive "from the start." He...

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Learning Blender: A Hands-on Guide to Creating 3D Animated Characters

Learning Blender: A Hands-on Guide to Creating 3D Animated Characters

By: Oliver Villar

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 10-OCT-2014

Insert Date: 28-MAR-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. Create Amazing 3D Characters with Blender: From Design and Modeling to Video Compositing! Learning Blender walks you through every step of creating an outstanding animated character with the free, open source 3D software Blender, and then compositing it in a real video using a professional workflow. This is the only Blender tutorial to take you from preproduction to final result, and it’s perfect for both 3D novices and those who’ve used other 3D Software. Focusing on Blender 2.71 and above, 3D-professional Oliver Villar explains all...

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Learning MIT App Inventor: A Hands-On Guide to Building Your Own Android Apps

Learning MIT App Inventor: A Hands-On Guide to Building Your Own Android Apps

By: Derek Walter; Mark Sherman

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 29-NOV-2014

Insert Date: 28-MAR-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. With MIT's App Inventor 2, anyone can build complete, working Android apps -- without writing code! This is a complete tutorial that will help you make the most of App Inventor 2, even if you have absolutely no programming experience. Unlike books focused on the obsolete Google version, Learning MIT App Inventor is written from the ground up for today's dramatically improved MIT version of App Inventor. Step by step, mobile expert and instructional specialist Derek Walter guides you through every App Inventor 2 task and feature in plain,...