Book Watch Archive

Web Design, 7th Ed (In Easy Steps)
Monday, 08 May 2023

This book reveals the key principles of good web design for building effective and attractive websites. Sean McManus introduces the key technologies of the web, and the design principles that underpin successful sites and looks at how websites are designed so that you can make the right decisions in launching your own site. By the end of the book readers will be able to build your own simple website using HTML and CSS.

<ASIN: 1840789859>

.NET MAUI for C# Developers (Packt)
Friday, 05 May 2023

This book is a practical guide to using C# and .NET MAUI to build native cross-platform apps with a single codebase. Jesse Liberty and Rodrigo Juarez start with the fundamentals and quickly move on to intermediate and advanced topics on laying out pages, navigating between them, and adding controls to gather and display data.

<ASIN:1837631697 >

React Programming (Big Nerd Ranch Guides)
Wednesday, 03 May 2023

This book aims to help programmers with experience in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript master React through hands-on examples. Based on Big Nerd Ranch's popular React Essentials bootcamp, in this guide Loren Klingman and Ashley Parker illuminate key concepts with realistic code, guiding you step by step through building a starter app and a complete, production-ready app, both crafted to help you quickly leverage React’s remarkable power.

<ASIN:‎0137901763 >

Net Zeros and Ones (Wiley)
Tuesday, 02 May 2023

Subtitled "How Data Erasure Promotes Sustainability, Privacy, and Security", in this book Richard Stiennon , Russ B. Ernst, et al provide a comprehensive guide to managing permanent and sustainable data erasure while complying with regulatory, legal, and industry requirements.


Real World AI Ethics for Data Scientists (Chapman & Hall/CRC)
Monday, 01 May 2023

This book provides seven real-world case studies dealing with big data abuse. Nachshon (Sean) Goltz and Tracey Dowdeswell consider cases spanning a range of topics from the statistical manipulation of research in the Cornell food lab through the Facebook user data abuse done by Cambridge Analytica to the abuse of farm animals by AI in a chapter co-authored by  philosophers Peter Singer and Yip Fai Tse.

<ASIN:1032275057 >

Beginning Programming with Python, 3rd Ed (For Dummies)
Wednesday, 26 April 2023

This book lays out the foundations of programming using Python.  John Mueller starts from the basics of coding and the process of creating simple, fun programs right away. This updated edition features new chapters, including coverage of Google Colab, plus expanded information on functions and objects, and new examples and graphics that are relevant to today’s beginning coders.

<ASIN: ‎1119913772 >

GPT-3 (Packt)
Monday, 24 April 2023

Subtitled "The ultimate guide to building NLP products with OpenAI API", this book is a guide to the Generative Pre-trained Transformer, GPT-3 AI, language model, covering its significance, capabilities, and application in creating innovative NLP products. Shubham Saboo and Sandra Kublik look at methods of utilizing this tool for your specific needs and showcase successful businesses that have been established through its use.

<ASIN:1805125222 >

Regular Expression Puzzles and AI Coding Assistants (Manning)
Friday, 21 April 2023

This book has a long subtitle that tells you its contents - "24 puzzles solved by the author, with and without assistance from Copilot, ChatGPT And More". It is the story of two competitors. On one side is David Mertz, an expert programmer and the author of a popular Regex tutorial. On the other are the AI powerhouse coding assistants, GitHub Copilot and OpenAI ChatGPT.

<ASIN: 1633437817>

Graphical Data Analysis with R (Chapman & Hall/CRC)
Wednesday, 19 April 2023

This book shows what information can be gained from graphical displays. Antony Unwin focuses on why you draw graphics to display data and which graphics to draw (and uses R to do so). All the datasets are available in R or one of its packages. The book guides you in choosing graphics and understanding what information you can glean from them, such as data cleaning, exploring data structure, detecting outliers and unusual groups, and identifying trends and clusters.

<ASIN: 1032477318 >

Implementing Event-Driven Microservices Architecture in .NET 7 (Packt)
Monday, 17 April 2023

This book is a guide to implementing event-driven microservices architecture using C# 11 and .NET 7. Joshua Garverick and Omar Dean McIver cover the new features of .NET 7 that will make developing applications using EDA patterns easier, and how the core tenets of domain-driven design are implemented in .NET 7.

<ASIN:1803232781 >

An Elementary Introduction to the Wolfram Language 3rd Ed (Wolfram Media)
Friday, 14 April 2023

This book provides an elementary introduction to the Wolfram Language and modern computational thinking. Stephen Wolfram, the creator of the Wolfram Language as well as Wolfram|Alpha and Mathematica, assumes no prior knowledge of programming, and the book is suitable for both technical and non-technical college and middle-to-high-school students.

<ASIN: 1944183078>

Master the Raspberry Pi Pico in C: WiFi with lwIP & mbedtls (I/O Press)
Wednesday, 12 April 2023

Adding WiFi to the Raspberry Pi Pico turns this low-cost, small form factor device into a true IoT device. The extra capabilities added to the Pico W open up loads of opportunities, but only if you are prepared to do battle with the two libraries that provide networking and security – lwIP and mbedtls respectively. The problem with these large libraries of code is that they are poorly documented and don’t refer directly to the Pico W and its SDK. In this book Harry Fairhead and Mike James set out to remedy this by providing a guide to these libraries along with examples of what you can do with them.

<ASIN: 1871962811>


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