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Book Review of Android Programming: Pushing the Limits by Erik Hellman

The fundamentals of Android app programming can be learned through free tutorials on the Internet. But after a while you’ll hit a wall and won’t know where to go. Android Programming: Pushing the Limits helps you take that […]

Book Review: Fluent Python by Luciano Ramalho

Python development is more popular now than it’s ever been. Newcomers are digging into the language, falling in love, and looking for more learning materials to help them master the intricacies of Python. Although terse in some areas, […]

Book Review: Sass and Compass in Action

Most CSS developers have used Sass for a while, but some haven’t broken into Sass or Compass yet. These are both great tools for frontend developers and I think they should be a staple in every web developer’s […]

Book Review: Getting MEAN with Mongo, Express, Angular, and Node

For years the LAMP stack was the holy grail of web development. And for the most part this is still true. But a newer stack called the MEAN stack has emerged with Node.js powering the backend. There’s so […]

Book Review: Python Machine Learning by Sebastian Raschka

Machine learning and AI seem to be the way of the future. These techniques can help software developers create powerful applications that crunch data, analyze trends, and offer solutions that a developer may not even consider. But getting […]

Book Review: Building E-Commerce Solutions with WooCommerce

WordPress has grown rapidly in the past decade with a dedicated community of contributors. I’ve always loved WordPress and I think the WooCommerce system is a powerful and secure way to run a WP-based web shop. This lead […]

Book Review: Functional Programming in JavaScript by Luis Atencio

Good programmers are in greater demand and there’s a need for people who know functional programming. This may be expected with established languages like Java or C++. But it’s only recently that JavaScript entered this field. Functional Programming […]

Book Review: Coding Interview Questions by Narasimha Karumanchi

Programming and computer science is growing rapidly but there’s no guarantee you’ll get a job if you’re not prepared. Naturally you need to learn the material, but you also need to be prepared for the interview questions thrown […]

Book Review: Mastering Bitcoin: Unlocking Digital Cryptocurrencies

I’m excited to cover a book that’s not really about development or UI/UX design, although it is somewhat tangentially related. This book is valuable to tech-enthusiasts who want to understand the origins and goals of cryptocurrencies, specifically Bitcoin. […]

Book Review: The DevOps 2.0 Toolkit: Automating the Continuous Deployment Pipeline with Containerized Microservices

Most people interested in this book will be somewhere in the web development/IT field. The title refers to the amalgamation DevOps meaning Development + Operations. The idea is to combine these areas to learn how to automate the […]