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

Make: Lego and Arduino Projects

Projects for Extending MINDSTORMS NXT with Open-source Electronics

Provides step-by-step instructions for building a variety of LEGO Mindstorms NXT and Arduino devices.

Building Scalable Web Sites

Building, Scaling, and Optimizing the Next Generation of Web Applications

Learn the tricks of the trade so you can build and architect applications that scale quickly--without all the high-priced headaches and service-level agreements associated with enterprise app servers

ADO.NET 3.5 Cookbook

This guide is strikingly different from other books on Microsoft ADO.NET. Rather than load you down with theory, the new edition of ADO.NET 3.5 Cookbook gives you more than 200 coding solutions and be