The dynamic programmer
The books should be mandatory read for any developer that's planning to use MongoDB and is coming from a more traditional background.
I really like the Hacks series form O'Reilly, these are very simple references books. They present a problem and a solution in the form of quick articles and they are usually based on common issues for that technology.
You will be able to work on your first iOS application with this book alone.
Much more than a book on Akka.
A good book to get your feet wet on the world of Chef and infrastructure as code.
Microinteractions are all those little things we deal with in a daily basic. Every piece of software and hardware have a good number of them. You should read the book if you want to understand how to make your users life significantly better.
Opa is a new intriguing language and framework for web development. This book will help you to make the most of it very fast.
A book clearly intended for the ops and devops out there.
A great reference for automate everything on your Windows machine.
An incredible entertaining way to learn CoffeeScript.
A very well written book that will instill the need to write some F# code.
A good overview of asynchronous programming in c# 5 with the help of the new async and await keywords.
A short book packed with information that will make you more productive in little to no time.
A very entertaining book to introduce young kids to programming.
A fairly in depth book that is better read with a computer open beside you to follow along.
An entertainment book in a very different approach to programming.
As the subtitle says, this book will show you how to use the Yaws web server to build web application in Erlang.
If you are looking to add some game mechanics to your next project you need this book.
A good book to get you up and running with Phone Gap and JQuery mobile.
Published by O'Reilly this very short book attempt to explain what is Dart and why you may want to use it.
UI patterns for iOs, Android and other mobile devices by Theresa Neil.
Responsive Web Design is more than a buzzword, is almost a necessity for any site that wants to reach the mobile and tablet market.
If you do anything with MongoDb this two books are a must have in your library.
Introducing HTML 5 by Bruce Lawson and Remy Sharp is one of those books that I would recommend to any web developer out there.
This is one of the best books I read this year. What can be a fairly complicate subject, explained in such a way that make for a good and very entertainned reading.
Today I started to put together a list of books that I will like my team to read. The list started to grow so I have to do some triage. Here is the result.
I just finished reading Designing the obvious by Robert Hoekman, Jr. This is a book about how to design good web applications. The subtitle, a common sense approach to web application design, it's also a good synopsis.
I pick up the book with a lot of interesting an enthusiasm. My goals were to learn techniques and proper ways to write down user stories, improve my estimation techniques and been able to apply some of those techniques back at work.
This is a very short book on a great practice for any agile team. The book walk you through a lot of techniques an exercises that will help you and your team to have successful retrospectives.
Yesterday I received another box of books from Amazon.ca with 6 more books in it. After taking them out and putting them down into my already filled shelves I sat down and look at the pile of books. 17 computer books in all.
Some time ago I wrote a first impressions about ASP.NET MVC in Action from Manning. It was after downloading an reading a few chapters available via the Manning early access program (MEAP).
The tag line of the book is refactor your wetware, and after reading it, you will. Andy Hunt explores how the brain works and try to point us (the readers) into ways to improve our use of it.
On Saturday I pick it up from the post office and next day I was sitting in the backyard going through the pages while preparing a BBQ.
Common List E-book (free online) Apparently you can also download it from the Apress website's book page but the link was down for maintenance when I tried.
I got the book NHibernate in Action a few months ago via the MEAP program. Finally I was able to put my hands in the print version a few weeks ago. I have been reading it mostly in the subway during my commute. I'm very excited about it.
I got a copy of the MEAP edition for ASP.NET MVC in Action. This is the book on the (new?) ASP.NET MVC framework written by Jeffrey Palermo, Ben Scheirman, and Jimmy Bogard.
If you into DSL's (Domain Specific Languages) or are interested on them, take a look at this DSL book, work in progress by Martin Fowler.
A month ago or so I found a mention to the Toronto Patterns Study Interest Group in the Toronto XP list. I made contact with them and I was reading the Clean Code book in no time. I have ben to two meetings so far and I can't be any happier.
I just came across this series of posts, Architecture by Baseball.This series seems to be writting for me. I'm a baseball fanatic and I use techniques borrowed from baseball to manage my teams.If you are in a Team lead position or doing some arch...
If you are learning Ruby or if you just wander what is all of that about there are a few free online books that you should jump into. Mr. Neighborly's Humble Little Ruby Book is a free e-book from the guys at infoq.com