Best Books of the Week

14 Habits of Highly Productive Developers
by Rocha Zeno
134 Pages · 2020 · 1 MB · 1,516 Downloads · New!
14 Habits of Highly Productive Developers is computer programming, software development, and programming tips book that contains essential tips to maximize the productivity of programmers. Rocha Zeno is the author of this impressive book. This guide contains the most popular frameworks along with the best programming languages. If you are superb in programming but still you need to avoid the bad habits to become a top developer. It does not share a straight forward formula of success and you have to follow multiple tips. Learn the best way to keep yourself up with all new technologies.
Good Habits for Great Coding
by Michael Stueben
314 Pages · 2018 · 3.8 MB · 3,885 Downloads · New!
Improve your coding skills and learn how to write readable code. Rather than teach basic programming, this book presumes that readers understand the fundamentals, and offers time-honed best practices for style, design, documenting, testing, refactoring, and more.
Write Great Code, Volume 2, 2nd Edition
by Randall Hyde
656 Pages · 2020 · 4.6 MB · 2,665 Downloads · New!
Thinking Low-Level, Writing High-Level, the second volume in the landmark Write Great Code series by Randall Hyde, covers high-level programming languages (such as Swift and Java) as well as code generation on 64-bit CPUsARM, the Java Virtual Machine, and the Microsoft Common Runtime.
Write Great Code, Volume 1, 2nd Edition
by Randall Hyde
472 Pages · 2020 · 23.5 MB · 2,314 Downloads · New!
This, the first volume in Randall Hyde’s Write Great Code series, dives into machine organization without the extra overhead of learning assembly language programming. Written for high-level language programmers, Understanding the Machine fills in the low-level details of machine organization that are often left out of computer science and engineering courses.
The Common Lisp Condition System
by Michał "phoe" Herda
300 Pages · 2020 · 0.7 MB · 3,285 Downloads · New!
Discover the functioning and example uses of the Common Lisp condition system. This book supplements already existing material for studying Common Lisp as a language by providing detailed information about the Lisp condition system and its control flow mechanisms; it also describes an example ANSI-conformant implementation of the condition system.
Creating Game Environments in Blender 3D
by Ezra Thess Mendoza Guevarra
251 Pages · 2020 · 19 MB · 1,386 Downloads · New!
Discover how to create a simple game environment in Blender 3D, from modeling and texturing game assets, to placing them in a scene. You’ll export and import game assets as well as look at open-source game engines that will work with your game assets. Creating Game Environments in Blender 3D introduces the power of Blender 3D when creating a low poly game environment. The book starts by discussing the basics of game terminology, such as knowing the difference between low poly and high poly assets and the types of game you’re likely to work on. You’ll also take a brief look at Blender’s background and installation. The following chapters talk about the process for creating a simple game environment. This is discussed in detail along with a sample project. These chapters discuss the common tools for starting a game environment and the methods for enhancing your game environment, such as color fundamentals. The final chapter shows how you can export the game assets you created in Blender, how you can import game assets in Blender, and how to evaluate the different game engines available.
C Programming For Dummies, 2nd Edition
by Dan Gookin
464 Pages · 2020 · 1.5 MB · 2,306 Downloads · New!
As with any major language, mastery of C can take you to some very interesting new places. Almost 50 years after it first appeared, it’s still the world’s most popular programming language and is used as the basis of global industry’s core systems, including operating systems, high-performance graphics applications, and microcontrollers. This means that fluent C users are in big demand at the sharp end in cutting-edge industries―such as gaming, app development, telecommunications, engineering, and even animation―to translate innovative ideas into a smoothly functioning reality.
Raku Recipes
by J.J. Merelo
425 Pages · 2020 · 5.6 MB · 2,713 Downloads · New!
Explore Raku problems and solutions using the latest version of the Raku programming language. In Raku Recipes, the emphasis is on applying Raku code to various important tasks and applications including data science, analytics, microservices, and desktop/console applications. There are also fun one-liner script recipes and instructions on how to create mini-languages of your very own.
Advanced Analytics in Power BI with R and Python
by Ryan Wade
437 Pages · 2020 · 6.9 MB · 2,629 Downloads · New!
This easy-to-follow guide provides R and Python recipes to help you learn and apply the top languages in the field of data analytics to your work in Microsoft Power BI. Data analytics expert and author Ryan Wade shows you how to use R and Python to perform tasks that are extremely hard, if not impossible, to do using native Power BI tools. For example, you will learn to score Power BI data using custom data science models and powerful models from Microsoft Cognitive Services.
Advanced ASP.NET Core 3 Security
by Scott Norberg
416 Pages · 2020 · 5.5 MB · 1,869 Downloads · New!
Incorporate security best practices into ASP.NET Core. This book covers security-related features available within the framework, explains where these feature may fall short, and delves into security topics rarely covered elsewhere. Get ready to dive deep into ASP.NET Core 3.1 source code, clarifying how particular features work and addressing how to fix problems.