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Becoming Functional

Becoming Functional

By: Joshua Backfield

Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-JUL-2014

Insert Date: 19-APR-2014

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If you have an imperative (and probably object-oriented) programming background, Becoming Functional will help you through the sometimes alien world of functional programming. Many functional programming books begin by focusing on the more difficult concepts such as recursion and immutability. This book lets you dive right in to functional programming by teaching the most useful implementation concepts first....

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User Story Mapping

User Story Mapping

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-AUG-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

By: Marc Cohen; Kathryn Hurley; Paul Newson

Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-JUL-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-SEP-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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Object Storage with Swift

Object Storage with Swift

By: Joe Arnold

Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-JUN-2014

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Learn how to gain maximum benefit from Swift, the highly available, distributed, object/blob store for OpenStack. Written by members of the team who maintain Swift, this practical book gets system administrators up to speed on Swift’s use and administration, and includes advanced topics....

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Java in a Nutshell, 6th Edition

Java in a Nutshell, 6th Edition

By: Benjamin J Evans;

Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-SEP-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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The New How [Paperback]

The New How [Paperback]

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 25-APR-2014

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Once in a generation, a book comes along that transforms the business landscape. Company strategy typically has been planned by corporate chiefs in annual meetings, and then dictated to managers to carry out. In The New How, Nilofer Merchant shows corporate directors, executives, and managers that the best way to create a winning strategy is to include employees at all levels, helping to create strategy they not only believe in, but are also equipped to implement....

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iOS Game Development Cookbook

iOS Game Development Cookbook

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 28-APR-2014

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Want to build games with iOS technologies? This cookbook provides detailed recipes for a wide range of common iOS game-development issues, ranging from 2D and 3D math to Game Center integration, and OpenGL to performance. If you’re familiar with iOS and Objective-C, this is the problem-solving guide you want....

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MySQL High Availability, 2nd Edition

MySQL High Availability, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 25-APR-2014

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Server bottlenecks and failures are a fact of life in any database deployment, but they don’t have to bring everything to a halt. This practical book explains replication, cluster, and monitoring features that can help protect your MySQL system from outages, whether it’s running on hardware, virtual machines, or in the cloud....

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Mastering Bitcoin

Mastering Bitcoin

By: Andreas M. Antonopoulos

Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-AUG-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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Building Web Apps with WordPress

Building Web Apps with WordPress

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 25-APR-2014

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WordPress is much more than a blogging platform. As this practical guide clearly demonstrates, you can use WordPress to build web apps of any type—not mere content sites, but full-blown apps for specific tasks. If you have PHP experience with a smattering of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, you’ll learn how to use WordPress plugins and themes to develop fast, scalable, and secure web apps, native mobile apps, web services, and even a network of multiple WordPress sites....

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The Information Technology Fix for Health

The Information Technology Fix for Health

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 01-APR-2014

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New information technologies (IT) hold the promise of better health in a world increasingly coping with chronic illness. The miniaturization of ever-more powerful sensing devices, along with the collection, analysis, and sharing of data, support activities in homes and clinics that let patients have a greater role in their own health care. This article takes you on a tour of specific technologies, tools, and trends to help you understand what’s been accomplished, what’s feasible in the near future, and why some technologies seem to languish despite their apparent advantages....

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Client-Server Web Apps with JavaScript and Java

Client-Server Web Apps with JavaScript and Java

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 11-APR-2014

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Written specifically for Java developers, this book describes and demonstrates the creation of JavaScript rich web applications that communicate with RESTful JSON web services implemented in Java. This development approach maintains a clear distinction between client-side and server-side technologies, in contrast to JSF, GWT, and similar server-side templating technologies where user-interface development is largely performed server side....

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Bioinformatics Data Skills

Bioinformatics Data Skills

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-SEP-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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Head First JavaScript Programming

Head First JavaScript Programming

By: Eric T. Freeman;

Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 31-MAR-2014

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This brain-friendly guide teaches you everything from JavaScript language fundamentals to advanced topics, including objects, functions, and the browser’s document object model. You won’t just be reading—you’ll be playing games, solving puzzles, pondering mysteries, and interacting with JavaScript in ways you never imagined. And you’ll write real code, lots of it, so you can start building your own web applications....

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Customizing Chef

Customizing Chef

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-NOV-2014

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Learn how to customize Chef by examining the internal structure this configuration management tool and navigating its source code. This practical book also shows you how to integrate external tooling with Chef via the API, and takes a look at more advanced customization. By the time you finish this book, you'll have a thorough understanding of how Chef fits together and be able to position your customization in the most appropriate place....

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Learning Chef

Learning Chef

By: ; Mischa Taylor

Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-SEP-2014

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Solve configuration management issues in enterprises large and small with Chef, the software tool that helps system administrators unravel configuration problems and explore new avenues in automation, deployment, and orchestration. With this practical guide, you’ll quickly learn the basics of Chef before diving into complex use cases....

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Data Push Apps with HTML5 SSE

Data Push Apps with HTML5 SSE

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 28-MAR-2014

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Make sure your website or web application users get content updates right now with minimal latency. This concise guide shows you how to push new data from the server to clients with HTML5 Server-Sent Events (SSE), an exceptional technology that doesn’t require constant polling or user interaction. You’ll learn how to build a real-world SSE application from start to finish that solves a demanding domain problem....

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Web Development with Node and Express

Web Development with Node and Express

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-AUG-2014

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The Express web application framework for Node strikes the ideal balance between a robust framework and no framework at all. So many web frameworks try to do so much that they become inflexible and overly complicated, having a negative effect on both learning curve and ability to customize. Express takes a much more agnostic approach, allowing developers a free hand in their architecture choices. It is a joy to work with, and this book is designed not only to introduce the framework, but also to provide some guidance about how to go about doing things that more elaborate (and inflexible)...

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iWork: The Missing Manual

iWork: The Missing Manual

By: Jessica Thornsby;

Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 24-MAR-2014

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Apple’s iWork is more versatile than ever now that there are versions for Mac, iOS, and even iCloud. The only thing iWork doesn’t include is its own how-to guide. That’s where this friendly, jargon-free Missing Manual comes in. With complete instructions and helpful examples, you’ll quickly learn how to create stunning documents, slideshows, and spreadsheets with iWork’s Pages, Keynote, and Numbers....