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O'Reilly Deal to Apr/16 - Upgrading to IPv6
At http://shop.oreilly.com/cat... O'Reilly are offering 50% off books in IPv6. I have read Migrating Applications to IPv6 and recommend it to all in IT ......

Posted On Monday, April 9, 2012 1:21 PM

Why do O'Reilly put Animals on the covers of their books?
The animals on the covers of O'Reilly books have been a distictive feature of them (aside of course from expert content, well edited, well printed and reasonably priced), but how did the Animal pictures get to be used?

All is revealed at http://oreilly.com/news/lejeune_0400.html

Posted On Monday, April 9, 2012 10:36 AM

What is the R Language?
I encountered the R Language recently with O'Reilly books and while from the context I knew it was a language for dealing with statistics, doing a web search for the support web site was futile. However I have now located the web site and it is at http://www.r-project.org/R is a free language available for a number of platforms including windows. CRAN mirrors are available at a number of locations worldwide.Here is the official description:"R is a language and environment for statistical computing ......

Posted On Sunday, April 8, 2012 8:53 PM

O'Reilly deals to April 5, 2012 14:00 PT on books on "where"
At http://shop.oreilly.com/cat... O'Reilly are offering a series of books on geo-location at 50% off until April 5, 2012 14:00 PT. HTML5 Geolocation Truly revolutionary: now you can write geolocation applications directly in the browser, rather than develop native apps for particular devices. This concise book demonstrates the W3C Geolocation API in action, with code and examples to help you build HTML5 apps using the "write once, deploy everywhere" model. Along the way, ......

Posted On Tuesday, April 3, 2012 7:36 AM

Special offer on Netduino E-books and Videos to March 30
O'Reilly have a special offer on NetDuino books and videos to 30/Maqrch at http://shop.oreilly.com/category/deals/netduino-package.do

Netduino is an open source system for building robots.

Posted On Friday, March 23, 2012 7:57 AM

APress Deal of the day - 11/March/2012 - Pro LINQ Language Integrated Query in C# 2010
Today's $10 book from APress at http://www.apress.com/97814... is Pro LINQ Language Integrated Query in C# 2010"Most books show the simplest examples of how to use a method, but they so rarely show how to use the more complex prototypes. This book is different. Demonstrating the overwhelming majority of LINQ operators and prototypes, it is a veritable treasury of LINQ examples." Adam Freeman is an excellent author who is good at providing practical examples of code ......

Posted On Sunday, March 11, 2012 7:57 AM

O' Reilly Deal of the Week to 14:00:00 PT 16/Mar/2012 - PERL books
At http://shop.oreilly.com/category/deals/perl-programming-power.do, O'Reilly are offering a series of E-Books on PERL (Practical Extraction and Report Language).  Included in this are books on Regular Expressions which will be of use to many programmers.


Posted On Thursday, March 8, 2012 11:22 AM

Microsoft Press Ebook Deal of the Day - 7/March/2012
Today's Microsoft Press Ebook Deal of the Day at http://shop.oreilly.com/cat... is 50% off a series of E-books by William R. Stanekinin celebration of the launch of Microsoft SQL Server 2012. This offer will run to 14:00 PT on 8/March/2012. There are 12 other books also available at 50% off ......

Posted On Wednesday, March 7, 2012 12:25 PM

APress Deal of the Day - 5/Feb/2012 - Applied ASP.NET 4 in Context
Today's $10 Deal of the day from APress at http://www.apress.com/97814... is Applied ASP.NET 4 in Context"Applied ASP.NET 4 in Context answers the commonly asked question, "Yes, but how does it work in reality?" Through a series of carefully constructed examples, the book shows how ASP.NET works in a real-world context, showing how technologies and best practices can be drawn together to create well-crafted web applications." I have read other books by Alan Freeman and I know he is an excellent ......

Posted On Sunday, February 5, 2012 2:50 PM

Site Point Christmas Deals Revisited
Site Point on their new Deal Fuel website at http://www.sitepoint.com/sale/day/24 are offering all of the Sitepoint Christmas Deals again.

The books include topics like CSS, Javascript, WordPress and general web design. Online training courses are also available at a good discount.

Posted On Tuesday, January 17, 2012 12:47 PM

30 Free Programming Books
The list of 30 free programming books at http://citizen428.net/blog/2010/08/12/30-free-programming-ebooks/ has been updated and there are now 59 links listed.

Posted On Monday, January 2, 2012 6:58 PM

O'Reilly 7 Weeks of Gift Ideas till Jan/19
Until Jan 19th, O Reilly at http://shop.oreilly.com/cat... are offering 7 weeks of gift ideas.Areas already available are:JavaScriptHTML5ArduinoL... DesignProgrammingIn previous blogs I have recommended various books that I am familiar with. O Reilly Books are written by experts, well type set and reasonably priced. With a 50% discount on E-books and 40% on print, they are a bargain!Have a look through the list and see if there are any you need ......

Posted On Saturday, December 31, 2011 11:06 AM

Free O'Reilly eBook "Oracle Essentials, 4th Edition"
At http://www.red-gate.com/pro... Redgate are offering a free copy of Oracle Essentials, 4th EditionO Reilly books are written by subject experts on the basis of practical experiance ......

Posted On Wednesday, December 28, 2011 10:03 AM

Site Point Deal 23+24/Dec/2011
On 23/24 Dec Site Point at http://www.sitepoint.com/sale/ are offering a very specical deal - all the special offers that they have made this month are available again!

This  includes some excellent books on CSS and JQUERY!

Posted On Friday, December 23, 2011 2:24 PM

Programming Books Offer from O'Reilly
At http://shop.oreilly.com/cat... there is an excellent deal of programming books including how to buy for the geek in your life:The hardest person on your list to shop for is Andrew. Why? Because he just won't tell you what he needs or wants. It's not because he doesn't want anything; it's just that telling you isn't logical. If he needs it or wants it, he'll get it himself, right? In the meantime, you're left with trying to figure out the perfect gift for someone who spends ......

Posted On Monday, December 19, 2011 6:53 AM

O' Reilly Deals on Cookbooks to Jan 19th
At http://shop.oreilly.com/cat... O' Reilly are offering 50% off on ebooks and 40% off on print books with discount code HDCKBK. This offer is good to January 19, 2012. Some of the books on offer that I like are: ......

Posted On Thursday, December 8, 2011 7:30 AM

SitePoint Deal of the day 2/Dec/2011
Todays deal from SitePoint is three books about CSS See http://www.sitepoint.com/sale/?SNEAK_PEEK&utm_source=email&utm_medium=email&utm_term=day2&utm_campaign=xmas-sale-2011

Posted On Friday, December 2, 2011 8:49 PM

APress cyber Monday sale is today!"
APress's Cyber Monday sale is today - all books are $15 (except for The Definitive Guide to Berkeley DB XML which as book of the day is $10)

Posted On Monday, November 28, 2011 7:02 AM

Book Samplers From O'Reilly

At http://oreilly.com/store/samplers.html, O Reilly have put together a list of all their their sample chapters from books - enjoy!

Posted On Friday, November 18, 2011 11:22 AM

OReilly Deal of the day 7/Nov/2011 - vi and Vim vs. Emacs Shootout
Today's deal of the day from O'Reilly at is a shootout between Vi/Vim and Emacs "The realization that Vim just turned 20 reminded us of the passion developers have for their editor of choice. We've published books about the two most popular, Emacs and Vim, and love them both. Today only you can cast a vote for your favorite, and take advantage of a special offer. We'll report on the results next week, both of your votes, and the sales percentage for books on the respective editors." ......

Posted On Monday, November 7, 2011 12:48 PM

O Reilly Deals - 2 of them on 28/Oct/2011!
Today O'Reilly have two excellent deals! Data Science Starter Kit Fundamentals of Microsoft .NET Programming Grasp the basic concepts that drive all Microsoft® .NET-based languages—and prepare yourself to learn .NET programming. If you have absolutely no previous experience, no problem—simply start here! This ebook provides the foundation for all other .NET programming language books in the Start Here! series. You’ll explore programming concepts and techniques with clear explanations, easy-to-follow ......

Posted On Friday, October 28, 2011 12:03 PM

Free Technical Books Monthly Prize Draw

If you enter the 101 Books prize draw at http://www.101ftb.com/T00G70S540, you stand chance of winning one of the one hundred and one raffles in a given month!

Posted On Wednesday, October 19, 2011 12:13 PM

Sharepoint books at 50% off
Today, Microsoft Press is offering Sharepoint books at 50% off. See http://feeds.feedburner.com... http://shop.oreilly.com/cat... ......

Posted On Tuesday, October 4, 2011 12:44 PM

APress Deal of the Day - 15/Sept/2011 - Pro LINQ Language Integrated Query in C# 2010
Today's $10 Deal from Apress at http://www.apress.com/97814... is Pro LINQ Language Integrated Query in C# 2010 "Most books show the simplest examples of how to use a method, but they so rarely show how to use the more complex prototypes. This book is different. Demonstrating the overwhelming majority of LINQ operators and prototypes, it is a veritable treasury of LINQ examples." ......

Posted On Thursday, September 15, 2011 7:19 AM

SQL Injection -and why are there so many website security breaches?
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Posted On Saturday, July 30, 2011 1:05 PM

How to shoot yourself in the foot in various programming languages!
At http://www.codeproject.com/... there is a hilarious list of ways to shoot yourself in the foot in various programming languages. C You shoot yourself in the foot. C++ You accidently create a dozen instances of yourself and shoot them all in the foot. Providing emergency medical assistance is impossible since you can't tell which are bitwise copies and which are just pointing at others and saying "That's me, over there." FORTRAN You shoot yourself in each toe, iteratively, ......

Posted On Sunday, June 12, 2011 10:15 PM

OReilly Half Price on Head First PDF books - Save 50% Ebook Deal of the Day
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Posted On Tuesday, April 5, 2011 7:17 PM

Illustrated C# 2010 - ISBN 978-1-4302-3282-7 Conclusion

The subtitle to to this excellent book is "C# illustrated clearly, concisely and visually".  By using diagrams to make clear various points, the author has provided an excellent manual to C# 2010.

I recommend this book to all C# developers. It should be in every C# programming team's library. Whilst providing insights to experianced C# developers, it would also be a good book for someone to learn C# from.

I look forward to reading more books from this author.

Posted On Wednesday, March 30, 2011 4:50 AM

llustrated C# 2010 - ISBN 978-1-4302-3282-7 Further comments
I am now halfway through readign this books and I continue to be favourably impressed by it. It includes many of the new features of C# 4.0, including one that was new to me. This is a very good C# language manual and I have no hesitation in recommending it both to individuals and to C# development teams. It is good for those learning C# and for those with years of experiance of C#. You can buy a copy online at http://www.apress.com/book/... ......

Posted On Friday, March 18, 2011 9:27 PM

More free books from Microsoft!

There is a list of free books from Microsoft at http://blogs.msdn.com/b/education/archive/2011/03/11/something-for-the-weekend-free-ebooks-from-microsoft-press.aspx

Posted On Friday, March 18, 2011 3:29 PM

Apress Books - 4 - Introducing Visual C# 2010 - Further comments
Apress Books Introducing Visual C# 2010 - ISBN 978-1-4302-3171-4 Having read through parts 1 and 2 of this 4 -part book, I am very impressed by its practical approach to C#. I cannot improve on the by-line "Get started on your C# journey with an expert by your side leading by example" Adam Freeman teaches C# by precept and example. I suspect he drives a Volvo C30 as it comes up in many of the code examples! Throughout the book there are numerous links back and forth so as to avoid overcomplicating ......

Posted On Sunday, January 2, 2011 8:07 PM

Windows Communication Foundation 4 - ISBN - Initial Comments
Windows Communication Foundation 4 - ISBN 978-0-7356-4556-1 is one of the Microsoft Step-By-Step books. I will be studying this book over the comming weeks. What I have seen so far impresses me. One very practical item that more books of the type should have was the "Finding your best starting point". There is one feature about this book that I hope Microsoft Press will provide on more books and that is to also provide the book electronically via Safari. Included in this is getting the book as a ......

Posted On Tuesday, December 28, 2010 1:14 PM

Apress Books - 4 - Introducing Visual C# 2010 - Initial comments
Apress books Visual C# 2010 (ISBN 978-1-4302-3171-4) - http://www.apress.com/book/... is both an excellent introduction to C# programming and a manual for those with experiance. So far I have only been through a few chapters but I have been favourably impressed. In the chapter on Exceptions, I have posted an errata regarding the custom exception in listing 14-17; it is missing an overload required by FXCOP private CustomException(Serializati... info, StreamingContext context) : base(info, ......

Posted On Saturday, December 4, 2010 10:35 PM

Apress Books - 1 - Design Driven Testing
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Posted On Friday, November 19, 2010 1:16 PM

I won a copy of Ultra-Fast ASP.NET from 101 Free Tech Books

I won a copy of Ultra-Fast ASP.NET from 101 Free Tech Books. Just select your wish list of books at: http://www.101freetechbooks.com/BrowseCatalog.aspx

Posted On Saturday, July 3, 2010 7:22 PM

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