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A Programmer's Guide to Data Mining (Ron Zacharski)
Post under Data Analysis and Data Mining on Sat Mar 29, 2014
This book is a tool for learning basic data mining techniques. If you are a programmer interested in learning a bit about data mining you might be interested in a beginner's handson guide as a first step. That's what this book provides.

Leaflet Tips and Tricks: Interactive Maps with leaflet.js
Post under Geographic Information System (GIS), Web Mapping on Sat Mar 29, 2014
This book will help you learn how to create maps with the Leaflet JavaScript library (leaflet.js) through a series of stepbystep recipes to achieve great dynamic and interactive slippy maps..

Simply Lift (David Pollak)
Post under Java Web Frameworks and Scala Programming on Sat Mar 29, 2014
This book will educate you about Lift framework, a great framework for building compelling web applications. Lift is designed to make powerful techniques easily accessible, while keeping the overall framework simple and flexible.

Visual Studio 2013 Succinctly (Alessandro Del Sole)
Post under Microsoft Windows Programming and Succinctly Series on Sat Mar 22, 2014
For novices and returning experts alike, this book offers a point of entry into one of Microsoft’s most powerful tools. You will also learn how to harness these features for increased productivity and efficiency.

Linux Kernel Crash Book (Igor Ljubuncic)
Post under Unix/Linux System Administration on Sat Mar 22, 2014
A first aid guide for Linux system and network administrators, this book provides quick solutions to a variety of Linux system problems.

Foundations of Computation (Carol Critchlow, et al)
Post under Introduction to Computer Science on Sat Mar 22, 2014
This is a textbook for a onesemester course in theoretical computer science. The course has no prerequisites other than introductory computer programming.

Higher Algebra (Jacob Lurie)
Post under Algebra, Abstract Algebra, and Linear Algebra on Sat Mar 22, 2014
This book is an informal and readable introduction to higher algebra at the postcalculus level with focus on infinite algebras;

Windows Phone 8 Development Succinctly (Matteo Pagani)
Post under Windows Phone Programming and Succinctly Series on Sat Mar 15, 2014
With this book, you’ll go from creating a 'Hello World' app to managing network data usage, enabling users to talk to your application through speech APIs, and earning money through inapp purchases.

Exploring Lift (Derek ChenBecker, et al)
Post under Java Web Frameworks, MVC  Grails, Srtuts, Spring MVC, etc on Sat Mar 15, 2014
This book is a stepbystep exploration of the Lift framework. It uses carefully crafted, wellexplained examples that make you comfortable from the start. This book is for developers who are new to both Scala and Lift.

Algorithms and Data Structures: Apps to Graphics and Geometry
Post under Data Structures and Algorithms on Sat Mar 15, 2014
An introductory coverage of algorithms and data structures with application to graphics and geometry. Sample exercises, many with solutions, are included throughout the book.

Building Blocks for Theoretical Computer Science (Margaret Fleck)
Post under Introduction to Computer Science on Sat Mar 15, 2014
For all readers interested in the basics of computer science. It provides a survey of basic mathematical objects, notation, and techniques which will be useful in later computer science courses.

How to Use Microsoft® Excel® (Joseph Manzo)
Post under Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Visio, etc.) on Sat Mar 08, 2014
This is a textbook appropriate for a course covering Microsoft Excel at a beginner to intermediate level. It is geared toward and will be accommodating for students and instructors with little to no experience in using Microsoft Excel.

Patterns of Software: Tales from the Software Community
Post under Software Design and Patterns on Sat Mar 08, 2014
This book gives us an informative inside look at the world of software design and computer programming and the business that surrounds them. It will intrigue anyone curious about Silicon Valley, computer programming, or the world of high technology.

Essentials of Geographic Information Systems (Jonathan Campbell)
Post under Geographic Information System (GIS), Web Mapping on Sat Mar 08, 2014
From the melting of the polar ice caps to privacy issues associated with mapping, this book provides a gentle, yet substantive, introduction to the use and application of digital maps, mapping, and GIS.

Mathematics under the Microscope (Alexandre V. Borovik)
Post under General and Miscellaneous Mathematics on Sat Mar 08, 2014
The book is saturated with amusing examples from a wide range of disciplines  from turbulence to errorcorrecting codes to logic  as well as with just puzzles and brainteasers.

Applied and Computational Linear Algebra: A First Course
Post under Linear Algebra and Computational Mathematics on Sat Mar 08, 2014
This book is intended as a text for a graduate course that focuses on applications of linear algebra and on the algorithms used to solve the problems that arise in those applications.

Code Connected Volume 1: Learning ZeroMQ (Pieter Hintjens)
Post under Network and Distributed Programming on Sat Mar 01, 2014
This book takes you through learning ZeroMQ, stepbystep, with over 80 examples. You will learn the basics, the API, the different socket types and how they work, reliability, and a host of patterns you can use in your applications.

Direct3D Succinctly: Develop Fully 3D Games and Applications
Post under Computer Graphics and Game Programming on Sat Mar 01, 2014
Requiring only a background in C++, this book will guide you through the process of developing your own 3D applications. It helps you fully leverage the potential capabilities of Direct3D.

Python Scientific Lecture Notes (Scipy Lectures )
Post under Python Programming on Sat Mar 01, 2014
This book is the teaching material on the scientific Python ecosystem, a quick introduction to central tools and techniques. It is for programmers from beginner to expert.

AMPL: A Modeling Language for Mathematical Programming
Post under Mathematical Software and Computational Modeling on Sat Mar 01, 2014
This book is a complete guide to AMPL for modelers at all levels of experience. It begins with a tutorial on widely used linear programming models, and presents all of AMPL's features for linear programming with extensive examples.

Elementary Algebra (John Redden)
Post under Algebra and Elementry Mathematics on Sat Mar 01, 2014
This book takes the best of the traditional, practicedriven algebra texts and combines it with modern amenities to influence learning, like online/inline video solutions, as well as, other media driven features that only a free online text can deliver.

Microsoft System Center: Building a Virtualized Network Solution
Post under Microsoft Applications and Virtualization on Sat Mar 01, 2014
This book is geared to private and hybrid cloud architects preparing to design and build a virtualized network solution based on Windows Server 2012 and System Center 2012 SP1, or later.

Linear Programming: Foundations and Extensions (R. Vanderbei)
Post under Linear Programming, Optimization, Approximation, etc. on Sat Mar 01, 2014
This book introduces the theory and applications in optimization. It emphasizes constrained optimization, beginning with a substantial treatment of linear programming and then proceeding to convex analysis, network flows, integer programming, etc..

Math in Society: A Survey of Mathematics for the Liberal Arts Major
Post under General and Miscellaneous Mathematics on Sat Mar 01, 2014
This book is a survey of contemporary mathematical topics, most nonalgebraic, appropriate for a collegelevel quantitative literacy topics course for liberal arts majors. Emphasis is placed on the applicability of the mathematics.

Variational Analysis (R. Tyrrell Rockafellar, et al)
Post under Optimization and Approximation on Sat Mar 01, 2014
This book develops a unified framework and, in finite dimension, provides a detailed exposition of variational geometry and subdifferential calculus in their current forms beyond classical and convex analysis.

Statistical Spectral Analysis: A NonProbabilistic Theory
Post under Statistics and Probability on Sat Mar 01, 2014
Intended to serve as both a graduatelevel textbook and a technical reference. The focus is on fundamental concepts, analytical techniques, and basic empirical methods. The only prerequisite is an introductory course on Fourier analysis.




















