Book Watch Archive
Programming the Mobile Web (O'Reilly)
Monday, 13 September 2010

Explore building HTML and CSS-based apps that can access GPS tools, calendars, and other mobile features. Shows how to build a standard core for an app that you can then extend to work with particular devices. Learn how to deal with platform variations, finicky browsers, CSS compatibility, Ajax design patterns for mobile, and how to create pleasant user experiences.


Practical HDRI, 2nd Ed (Rocky Nook)
Friday, 10 September 2010

Subtitled "High Dynamic Range Imaging Using Photoshop CS5 and Other Tools" and fully updated for the latest software this book covers the HDR process from image capture through post-processing for web and print. Richly illustrated with step-by-step tutorials for creating professional results.


Teach Yourself Visual Basic 2010 in 24 Hours (Sams)
Thursday, 09 September 2010

Step-by-step approach shows how to build complete applications with Visual Basic 2010 in 24 sessions of one hour or less. You'll learn how to write efficient object-oriented code; build superior user interfaces; work with graphics, text, and databases; and even control external applications. Each lesson builds on what you've already learned.  DVD includes Visual Basic 2010 Express Edition.


Practical Guide to Ubuntu Linux, 3rd Ed (Prentice Hall)
Wednesday, 08 September 2010

Updated for Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx), walks you through installing Ubuntu, and working with GNOME, Samba, exim4, Apache, DNS, NIS, LDAP, gufw, firestarter, iptables, even Perl scripting, demystifying everything from networking to security. Includes running Ubuntu from the command line and desktop (GUI), administrating systems and setting up networks and Internet servers.  


Service-Oriented Design with Ruby and Rails (Addison-Wesley)
Tuesday, 07 September 2010

Rails is increasingly being adopted in larger environments so developers and architects need better ways to interface with legacy systems, move into the cloud, and scale to handle higher volumes and greater complexity. This book introduces a services-based design approach geared toward overcoming all these challenges.


The Developer's Guide to Social Programming (Addison Wesley)
Monday, 06 September 2010

Shows developers how to build applications that integrate with the major social networking sites, covering  Facebook, OpenSocial, and Twitter. Having identified the characteristics of engaging social media applications, this book shows how to use the Facebook platform, Google Friend Connect, and the Twitter API to create them.


Casual Game Design (Morgan Kaufmann)
Friday, 03 September 2010

Subtitled Designing Play for the Gamer in ALL of Us this book explores what makes casual games work, from game mechanics to narrative content. Through close examination of a number of casual games, it show how to inject the necessary game design elements into your casual games and give your designs the complexity and strategy they need to hook gamers.


Interact with Web Standards (New Riders)
Thursday, 02 September 2010
Subtitled A Holistic Approach to Web Design, presents industry best practices and standards-based design techniques with practical examples and short exercises crafted to help readers learn quickly and retain information. Starting with the basics it teaches: Internet fundamentals; planning, content strategy, information architecture; HTML and CSS; accessibility.

<ASIN: 0321703529>

Easy Microsoft Excel 2010 (Que)
Wednesday, 01 September 2010

Visual, full-color, large typeface, guide to Excel 2010 presents 100+ hands-on, step-by-step tasks show novices and inexperienced upgraders the easiest, fastest, most direct way to accomplish common tasks. Revamped for Excel 2010's most powerful new tools and features.


Map Scripting 101 (No Starch Press)
Tuesday, 31 August 2010

For developers looking to incorporate an innovative, useful tool into their application or website, an interactive map can spur interest and encourage repeat visits from users. This beginner's guide to map scripting has 73 examples like a local concert tracker, a Twitter friend-finder, and a real-time weather map.



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