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  The illustrated network: how TCP/IP works in a modern network (2nd ed.)
Goralski W.,  Morgan Kaufmann Publishers Inc., San Francisco, CA, 2017. 936 pp. Type: Book (978-0-128110-27-0)

Old network geeks surely remember the TCP/IP illustrated series of books [1,2,3], written by the late W. Richard Stevens at the end of the previous century, which served as a reference to many, as witnessed by hundreds of citations in ACM&#...

Feb 22 2018
   iOS programming: the Big Nerd Ranch guide (6th ed.)
Keur C., Hillegass A.,  Big Nerd Ranch Guides, Atlanta, GA, 2017. 416 pp. Type: Book (978-0-134682-33-4)

In the world of mobile operating systems, iOS market share accounted for 19.91 percent (compared to Android’s 73.54 percent) at the end of 2017 [1]. However, in terms of revenue share, in the same year consumers spent at Apple’s App St...

Jan 29 2018
  Foundations of quantum programming
Ying M.,  Morgan Kaufmann Publishers Inc., San Francisco, CA, 2016. 372 pp. Type: Book (978-0-128023-06-8), Reviews: (2 of 2)

The idea of programming in the modern sense first appeared in the textile industry for creating complex patterns on clothes using the Jacquard loom in the early 1800s. Since the development of silicon-based computers in the last century, a lot of ...

Jan 19 2018
  Basic graph theory
Rahman M.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 169 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319494-74-6), Reviews: (2 of 2)

Graph theory is a branch of discrete mathematics that has numerous theoretical and practical applications in a wide variety of areas. In this book, the author presents the fundamental concepts and terminology of graph theory in a simple, straightf...

Jan 9 2018
  Perl 6 fundamentals: a primer with examples, projects, and case studies
Lenz M.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2017. 142 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484228-98-2)

We have been hearing about Perl 6 for some 15 years, but I have yet to meet anyone who actually uses it. The author observes that Perl 6 differs significantly from Perl 5, but he believes that it offers advantages in regular expression operations ...

Jan 5 2018
  Murach’s JavaScript and jQuery (3rd ed.)
Ruvalcaba Z., Delamater M.,  Mike Murach & Associates, Inc., Fresno, CA, 2017. 620 pp. Type: Book (978-1-943872-05-3)

Murach’s JavaScript and jQuery is about giving essential knowledge and tools to a programmer to build web clients using JavaScript and jQuery. The book covers and details the most basic usages of JavaScript and jQuery. The techniques ...

Dec 28 2017
  Introduction to data science: a Python approach to concepts, techniques and applications
Igual L., Seguí S.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 218 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319500-16-4)

Data science is an emerging discipline spurred by the need to extract meaningful information and gain insights from large amounts of complex data. Data science encompasses many areas from mathematics, statistics, and information and computer scien...

Dec 6 2017
  Moving to responsive web design: bring existing static sites into today’s multi-device world with responsive web design
de León I.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2016. 149 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484219-86-7)

Responsive websites are the new norm in web design. Being responsive means that a website can adapt its layout and content so that its web pages can be displayed nicely on computers or mobile devices with varying screen sizes. There have been many...

Nov 21 2017
   From neuron to cognition via computational neuroscience
Arbib M., Bonaiuto J.,  The MIT Press, 2016. 808 pp. Type: Book (978-0-262034-96-8)

An old aphorism says that, if our brains were simple enough to be understood, we wouldn’t be smart enough to understand them. Fortunately, many scientists are not so pessimistic, and they are unrelentingly trying to decipher it. As 3D bodies...

Nov 15 2017
  Large-scale graph processing using Apache Giraph
Sakr S., Orakzai F., Abdelaziz I., Khayyat Z.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 197 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319474-30-4)

Analysis of graphical data (composed of nodes with edges between them) is a particularly challenging facet of the big data problem. Relational data (tables defining the features of each of a set of entities) enjoy computationally efficient algorit...

Oct 24 2017
 
 
 
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