Ruby by Example: Concepts and Code
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Ruby by Example: Concepts and Code

Superb introduction to Ruby and important programming idioms that every Rubyist should know. Shows you a small chunk of code, with significant lines numbered, and follows the code with descriptive paragraphs that show you what the code is doing. In effect, you learn how to read the code as you go through the book, starting with basic material and getting more advanced as you go along. VERY nicely done.

Making Sense of NoSQL: A guide for managers and the rest of us
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Making Sense of NoSQL: A guide for managers and the rest of us

I bought this book expecting a tutorial and review of different NoSQL databases. After reading the first couple of chapters I was a bit disappointed. I continued reading and I started to understand the author's message. This book is an awesome 10,000 feet overview of the current (at the time the book was published) state of major NoSQL products, their advantages and disadvantages along with some comparisons to one another. The book h...

Game Engine Black Book Wolfenstein 3D: v2.1
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Game Engine Black Book Wolfenstein 3D: v2.1

How was Wolfenstein 3D made and what were the secrets of its speed? How did id Software manage to turn a machine designed to display static images for word processing and spreadsheet applications into the best gaming platform in the world, capable of running games at seventy frames per seconds? If you have ever asked yourself these questions, Game Engine Black Book is for you. This is an engineering book. You will not find much prose...

Take Control of VMware Fusion 3 by Joe Kissell
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Take Control of VMware Fusion 3

The ebook explains new Fusion 3 features, including the redesigned Applications menu, enhanced Virtual Library window, new Preview window (which shows a live thumbnail of your entire Windows Desktop), and improved Unity view. It also discusses Windows 7 and 32-bit vs. 64-bit possibilities. After introducing you to a few basic concepts, the ebook offers advice for mixing Fusion and Boot Camp, and notes the hardware and software you'll...

Beginning Perl Programming: Self-Study Guide & Student Manual
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Beginning Perl Programming: Self-Study Guide & Student Manual

Using this hands-on guide, learn how to: Perform operations on scalar values Use scalar, array and associative array variables Use flow control statements such as if, unless, while, until, for and foreach Use conditional expressions such as numeric and string comparison, regular expressions, file testing and Perl statements Create and use file handles to read and write directly to files Create format statements to make formatted outp...

C Programming for Embedded Systems
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C Programming for Embedded Systems

Eager to transfer your C language skills to the 8-bit microcontroller embedded environment? This book will get you up and running fast with clear explanations of the common architectural elements of most 8-bit microcontrollers and the embedded-specific de Get up and running fast with this clear presentation of 8-bit MCU development principles and demonstration project, complete with schematics, a parts list, and sample code. Learn th...

Group Policy: Fundamentals, Security, and the Managed Desktop, 3 edition
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Group Policy: Fundamentals, Security, and the Managed Desktop, 3 edition

Get up to speed on the latest Group Policy tools, features, and best practices Group Policy, Fundamentals, Security, and the Managed Desktop, 3rd Edition helps you streamline Windows and Windows Server management using the latest Group Policy tools and techniques. This updated edition covers Windows 10 and Windows Server vNext, bringing you up to speed on all the newest settings, features, and best practices. Microsoft Group Policy M...

Microsoft Power BI Process Overview (Level 1) (Volume 1)
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Microsoft Power BI Process Overview (Level 1) (Volume 1)

In this workbook/guide, we will explain Power BI features that can be used to create a Dashboard of different Visual Reports. We will take students through a step-by-step process displaying all major capabilities. The final step will require posting the Dashboard on the internet to be shared with others. Power BI is integrated with Excel and evolved from Excel Add-Ins including PowerPivot, PowerQuery, PowerView, and PowerMap. You wil...

Microsoft Office 2010 Keyboard Shortcuts For Windows (Shortcut Matters)
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Microsoft Office 2010 Keyboard Shortcuts For Windows (Shortcut Matters)

*Learn more keyboard shortcuts and get more work done quickly* This is a book that helps you use shortcut keys to execute various commands in Microsoft Office 2010. It has a tabular nature that saves readers the stress of searching for a long time the keyboard shortcuts they need to execute actions with. The following are what you will find in this book: Fundamental Knowledge Of Shortcuts: The Operating Modes Of The Keyboard, Ways To...

iOS in Practice: Includes 98 Techniques
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iOS in Practice: Includes 98 Techniques

Summary iOS in Practice is a hands-on guide with 98 specific techniques to help solve the specific problems you'll encounter over and over as you work on your iPhone and iPad apps. You'll dig into the practical nuts and bolts of applying views, view controllers, table views and cells, audio, images, graphics, file structure—and more. Examples written for iOS 6. About this Book When you are building an iOS app, you want more than basi...