Book Watch Archive
Book Watch Archive

Book Watch is I Programmer's listing of new books and is compiled using publishers' publicity material. It is not to be read as a review where we provide an independent assessment. Some, but by no means all, of the books in Book Watch are eventually reviewed.


Pearson Education (InformIT)

The D Programming Language (Addison-Wesley)
Thursday, 22 July 2010

An authoritative and comprehensive introduction to D covering all aspects of the language such as expressions, statements, types, functions, contracts, and modules. Written for the working programmer it  introduces the D language and presents good practices and idioms to help your coding with D and in general.


The Essential Guide to Flash Games (Friends of Ed)
Wednesday, 21 July 2010

This book dives straight into building games using ActionScript 3, covering everything from old classics such as a Missile Command-style game, to new genres such as retro evolved. The chapters build in complexity through the book, and new tools are introduced along the way that can be reused for other games.


Microsoft Access 2010 Plain and Simple (Microsoft Press)
Tuesday, 20 July 2010

This is one of five new Plain and Simple guides to help you get up to speed with Microsoft's 2010 products - the others being on Office, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook. In full color  and with easy-to-follow steps this titles ensure that you are quickly able to build a database and sort information.  


Beginning Microsoft Excel 2010 (Apress)
Monday, 19 July 2010

A hands-on approach to learning how to create and edit spreadsheets, use calculation formulas, employ charts/graphs, and get work done efficiently. Covers new featues in Excel 2010 including the ability to use it online and so collaborate on a project in real time.

Building the Realtime User Experience (O'Reilly)
Friday, 16 July 2010

Moving towards a realtime model doesn't mean just updating content in your web browser. It requires getting the content to users as quickly as possible and letting them interact with it on their own terms. This book explores practical examples of realtime using Tornado, Comet, PubSubHubBub, App Engine, XMPP, AWS, and other technologies.


Formulas and Functions: Microsoft Excel 2010 (Que)
Thursday, 15 July 2010

Paul McFedries cuts through Excel's complexity, demystifying the most valuable features for spreadsheet model-builders: formulas, functions, ranges, and data analysis tools. Drawing on his experience simplifying difficult technologies for mainstream users, McFedries walks through using these features to solve a wide variety of real-world problems.


Write Your Way into Animation and Games (Focal Press)
Wednesday, 14 July 2010

Provides a wealth of information for pursuing a career as a writer in the game and animation industries by way of tips and tricks and advice as to how to generate ideas and create compelling storylines, concepts, and narratives and navigate the business aspects.

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iPad Application Sketch Book (Apress)
Tuesday, 13 July 2010

This really is a sketch pad and simply contains 150 empty templates which are best described as graph paper with a frame that reproduces the iPad look and dimensions. Sheets are perforated and bound so as to lie flat.


Best Android Apps (O'Reilly)
Monday, 12 July 2010

Thousands of apps are available to make your Android device do just about anything you can think of  -  so many  that it's been difficult to find the best.  The authors have tested and handpicked more than 200 apps and games, each listed with a description and details highlighting the app's valuable tips and special features.


Web Operations: Keeping the Data On Time (O'Reilly)
Monday, 12 July 2010

In this collection of essays and interviews, web veterans such as Theo Schlossnagle, Baron Schwartz, and Alistair Croll offer insights into this evolving field. You'll find stories from the trenches and from builders of some of the biggest sites on the Web covering what's necessary to help a site thrive.


Python Essential Reference (Addison Wesley)
Friday, 09 July 2010

Fourth edition has been updated to include features and library modules introduced in Python 2.6 and Python 3. Designed for the professional programmer, the book is concise and highly accessible and includes detailed information on many advanced subjects not available in either the official documentation or any other single reference source.


The JavaScript Pocket Guide (Peachpit Press)
Thursday, 08 July 2010
This pocket-sized volume is intended to serve both as quick introduction to the language and as a handy reference. It's packed with tips as well as JavaScript syntax, methods, and properties. An introductory chapter covers JavaScript basics and brings the novice programmer up to speed.

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