C++ Cookbook

Designed for the way many developers work, this practical problem-solving guide balances the need for rapid development with a trusted source of information.

Database Nation

The Death of Privacy in the 21st Century

Fifty years ago, in 1984, George Orwell imagined a future in which privacy was demolished by a totalitarian state that used spies, video surveillance, historical revisionism, and control over the medi

Head First Algebra

A Learner's Guide to Algebra I

Using the latest research in cognitive science and learning theory to craft a multi-sensory learning experience, the book uses a visually rich format designed for the way your brain works, not a text-

NET Gotchas

75 Ways to Improve Your C# and VB.NET Programs

Focuses on those features and constructs in the .NET Framework or language that baffle developers with their non-obvious pitfalls.

Photoshop Fine Art Effects Cookbook

How would you like to create your own impressionist landscape, a van Gogh still life, or a surrealist Salvador Dali dream world? Or perhaps a classic Ansel Adams photograph of Yosemite or an authentic

Hackers & Painters

Big Ideas from the Computer Age

The author examines issues such as the rightness of web-based applications, the programming language renaissance, spam filtering, the Open Source Movement, Internet startups and more. He also tells im

Beautiful Testing

Leading Professionals Reveal How They Improve Software

Successful software depends as much on scrupulous testing as it does on solid architecture or elegant code. But testing is not a routine process, it's a constant exploration of methods and an evolutio

Getting Started with OAuth 2.0

Shows how the OAuth 2.0 protocol provides a single authorization for use across different sites on the Internet so that users can access their profiles, photographs, videos, and contact lists anywhere

The Best of Instructables Volume I

Do-It-Yourself Projects from the World's Biggest Show & Tell

Offers step-by-step instructions for over one hundred and twenty projects from the do-it-yourself website, exploring such things as home and garden, transportation, food, and electronics..

REST API Design Rulebook

The basic rules of REST APIs - "many nouns, few verbs, stick with HTTP" - seem easy, but that simplicity and power require discipline to work smoothly. This brief guide provides next steps for impleme

Inside SQLite

Web Mapping Illustrated

Using Open Source GIS Toolkits

With the help of the Internet and accompanying tools, creating and publishing online maps has become easier and rich with options. A city guide web site can use maps to show the location of restaurant