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Book Review Programming iOS7, 4th Edition

Matt Neuburg has updated his Programming iOS 7 book to 4th edition, December 2013, ISBNs: PRINT 978-1-4493-7234-7 ELECTRONIC 978-1-4493-7229-3 Oreilly often gets the best book for a given programming language and names the book like this: “Programming LanguageName”. Programming Perl, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Perl One Liners

This is a review of a new book by Peteris Krumins, Perl One Liners, 978-1-59327-520-4oreilly.com/bloggers is where you can get an ebook and review books yourself. Hurry down to Appendix C, where perl1line.txt is, and shows every one-liner in the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Android Cookbook

This is a review of Oreilly’s Android Cookbook.  A few notes of disclosure: 1. I only read (and therefore review) books that I’m almost certain that I’m going to love.  2. I have every Ian Darwin book and think the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Webbots, Spiders, and Screen Scrapers, 2nd Edition

Nowadays websites are content management system things where all of the content sits in a database, not in a tree of HTML files. As a website administrator, this all-content-stuck-in-mysql can get frustrating because all of your blogs, products, etc. are … Continue reading

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Book Review: MySQL Troubleshooting

This is a review of Oreilly’s excellent new book, MySQL Troubleshooting by Sveta Smirnova. Having read more than half of Oreilly’s MySQL books, I can say that the bar for quality is very high in this genre. The MySQL reference … Continue reading

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Book Review: Environmental Monitoring with Arduino Building Simple Devices to Collect Data About the World Around Us

This is a review of the new book “Environmental Monitoring with Arduino Building Simple Devices to Collect Data About the World Around Us” by Emily Gertz and Patrick Di Justo. I am an experienced programmer but very new to Arduino. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Head First iPhone and iPad Development, 2nd Edition

This is a review of Oreilly’s excellent “Head First iPhone and iPad Development, 2nd Edition”. I own about two dozen different books about C and C++ programming. I have spent several hundred hours learning and doing C programming. I find … Continue reading

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