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Posted under Information Systems
Tue Mar 11, 2014 7:45 am
This book integrates key concepts behind the technology with practical concerns and real-world applications. It also illustrates how GIS is used to ask questions, inform choices, and guide policy.

Books Python Scientific Lecture Notes (Viewed: 14205 times)
Posted under Python
Thu Mar 06, 2014 7:06 am
Tutorial material on the scientific Python ecosystem, a quick introduction to central tools and techniques. The different chapters each correspond to a 1 to 2 hours course with increasing level of expertise, from beginner to expert.

Fri Feb 07, 2014 7:50 am
This book describes how a large organization uses techniques to focus on the right product and to deeply anchor the idea that less output can deliver more outcomes.

Books The Practice of Parallel Programming (Viewed: 13800 times)
Posted under Parallel Computing
Fri Jan 31, 2014 7:13 am
This book provides an advanced guide to the issues of the parallel and multithreaded programming. It goes beyond the high-level design of the applications, into the details that are often overlooked but vital to make the programs work.

Fri Jan 31, 2014 6:42 am
This book shares solutions to the personal dilemmas that are often faced by the newcomers to the field of professional software development.

Posted under C / C++
Tue Sep 03, 2013 6:12 pm
Lecture notes for an introductory course on programming, using the imperative part of C++. No programming experience is required.

Tue Sep 03, 2013 5:42 pm
An introduction to programming for complete beginners.

Books Learn Ruby The Hard Way (Viewed: 15550 times)
Posted under Ruby
Wed Aug 28, 2013 10:45 am
This book is intended to get beginners start programming in Ruby right away. It is called the "hard way", but it really just requires readers to follow a sequence of simple instructions.

Books Learn Python The Hard Way (Viewed: 17083 times)
Posted under Python
Wed Aug 28, 2013 10:38 am
An introduction to programming in Python. The "hard way" part refers to a way for beginners to acquire Python skills through repetition.

Books andbook! Android Programming (Viewed: 17135 times)
Posted under Android
Tue Aug 06, 2013 6:48 am
An introduction to programming in Android platform for developers with experience in Java programming.

Mon Jul 22, 2013 10:41 am
An introduction to programming and problem solving using the Fortran 95 programming language. This book focuses on an introduction to problem solving and algorithm development.

Posted under Android
Sun Jul 21, 2013 11:13 am
An introduction to Android application development using Eclipse IDE and Android 4.2 SDK. This book assumes some Java programming experience.

Posted under Assembly
Fri Jul 19, 2013 11:53 am
An introduction to university level programming and architecture units using QtSpim emulator.

Books iPhone iOS 6 Development Essentials (Viewed: 22010 times)
Posted under iPhone iOS 4
Thu Oct 25, 2012 5:12 pm
This book teaches you the skills necessary to build your own applications for the iPhone.

Fri Jun 08, 2012 3:33 am
This book guides its readers in crafting their strategy towards adoption of Agile practices. This strategy is then directly tied to patterns that describe how many teams have successfully (and unsuccessfully) adopted the practices.

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