Clojure Programming Chas Emerick et al.
Clojure is a practical, general-purpose language that offers expressivity rivaling other dynamic languages like Ruby and Python, while seamlessly taking advantage of Java libraries, services, and all of the resources… More
Fountain of Age Nancy Kress
“Quality oozes from every page. A master class in the art of short-story writing.”
“Passions are magnified by age and the world only becomes more unpredictable in Kress’s new… More
Icarus 12 Steve Berman et al.
In this issue, the finale of Scot D. Ryersson’s Victorian-era dark fantasy novella, “The Arsenic Flower,” will not disappoint; our handsome friend across the pond, James Bennett, offers readers a story of fate… More
Disintegration Visions J.M. McDermott
“Sometimes it’s not what you say, but how you say it.”
These are the words of Crawford Award-nominated fantasy author J.M. McDermott (Last Dragon and Never Knew Another). McDermott says it with … More
NOOK Tablet: The Missing Manual Preston Gralla
Combine a world-class e-reader with a top-notch tablet—then add know-how from technology guru Preston Gralla—and you have the perfect recipe for portable entertainment. Packed with clear instructions… More
Designing Great Data Products Jeremy Howard et al.
In the past few years, we’ve seen many data products based on predictive modeling. These products range from weather forecasting to recommendation engines like Amazon’s. Prediction technology can … More
Code Simplicity Max Kanat-Alexander
Good software design is simple and easy to understand. Unfortunately, the average computer program today is so complex that no one could possibly comprehend how all the code works. This concise guide helps you understand… More
Enabling Programmable Self with HealthVault Vaibhav Bhandari
Personal health and fitness has joined the digital revolution. Using Microsoft HealthVault, people interested in monitoring their health have an unprecedented opportunity to research their own data. This concise… More
Learning CFEngine 3 Diego Zamboni
Get up to speed on CFEngine 3, the open source configuration management software that enables you to automate everything from one-server shops to enterprise computer networks. This hands-on introduction shows you… More
Using Mac OS X Lion Server Charles Edge
If you’re considering a Mac OS X server for your small business, school, nonprofit, or home network, this easy-to-follow guide will help you get up and running in no time. You’ll learn how to share files,… More
20 Recipes for Programming PhoneGap Jamie Munro
Gain hands-on experience with the amazing PhoneGap library, using the practical recipes in this handy guide. With these solutions, you can enable your mobile web apps to interact with device-specific features such… More
Clockwork Phoenix 2: More Tales of Beauty and Strangeness Mike Allen et al.
The second volume in the ground-breaking, genre-bending, boundary-pushing CLOCKWORK PHOENIX anthology series, newly available in digital format.
“Allen finds his groove for this second annual anthology… More
jQuery UI Eric Sarrion
With the jQuery UI library, you can apply the power and standards of jQuery to user interface design, complete with interactive elements, animation, and themeable widgets. This concise, code-heavy guide demonstrates… More
Ready to move to the Mac? This incomparable guide helps you make a smooth transition. New York Times columnist and Missing Manuals creator David Pogue gets you past three challenges: transferring your stuff, assembling… More
Introduction to Tornado Michael Dory et al.
Walk through the basics of Tornado, the high-performance web server known for its speed, simplicity, and scalability on projects large and small. With this hands-on guide, you’ll learn how to use Tornado’s… More