The Art of Readable Code: Simple and Practical Techniques for Writing Better Code

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 204 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 1st edition (November 15, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0596802293
  • ISBN-13: 978-0596802295

eBook Description:

The Art of Readable Code: Simple and Practical Techniques for Writing Better Code

As programmers, we’ve all seen source code that’s so ugly and buggy it makes our brain ache. And let’s be honest, we’ve all written code like that. With this book, you’ll learn to write code that’s easy to read and understand. You’ll have more fun and your coworkers will love you.

  • Learn to pick variable names that are “dense with information”
  • Organize your loops and conditionals so they’re easy to understand
  • Make your comments short and sweet
  • Recognize when your code is doing too many things at once
  • Write tests that are concise, but thorough
  • Master the art of breaking hard problems into many smaller ones

The Art of Readable Code: Simple and Practical Techniques for Writing Better Code focuses on the nuts and bolts of programming, with simple and practical techniques you can use every time you sit down to write code. You’ll find tips throughout the book, with easy-to-digest code examples, helpful illustrations, and cartoons for fun.

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Teach Yourself VISUALLY HTML5

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Visual; 1st edition (August 9, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118063325
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118063323

eBook Description:

Teach Yourself VISUALLY HTML5: Make mark-up language more manageable with this visual guide

HTML5 is the next-generation of web standard mark-up language, and among other things, it offers amazing new avenues for incorporating multimedia into your sites. What easier way to master all of HTML5’s new bells and whistles than with a guide that shows you, screenshot by screenshot, just what to do? Over a hundred tasks that web designers need to know most are explained using, full-color screenshots and how-to steps. From the easy stuff like revised new header and footer elements to complex updates such as canvas and audio, this guide covers the new, as well as most-commonly used, tags and features.

  • Helps you get up to speed on the completely redesigned new HyperText Markup Language, HTML5
  • Shows you how to incorporate rich media content into the sites you design, without relying on proprietary software such as Flash
  • Explains revisions, from essential structural elements like header and footer to more complex elements such as canvas and audio over a hundred tasks in all
  • Uses easy-to-follow, full-color, two-page tutorials, so you can see step by step how to do tasks and quickly obtain the information you need

Teach Yourself VISUALLY HTML5: Web designers, keep your HTML skills up to date with this “learn-by-seeing”, visual guide.

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Build Your Own ASP.NET 4 Web Site Using C# & VB, 4th Edition

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 776 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 4th edition (October 7, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0987090860
  • ISBN-13: 978-0987090867

eBook Description:

Build Your Own ASP.NET 4 Web Site Using C# & VB, 4th Edition

Build Your Own ASP.NET 4 Web Site Using C# & VB, 4th Edition is aimed at beginner ASP.NET developers wanting to develop their skills, web designers wanting to move into server-side programming, and experienced developers making the leap from ASP to .NET.

  • language and programming basics
  • how to construct ASP.Net Web Pages
  • how to build web applications
  • to use validation controls
  • database design and development
  • how to use ADO.NET
  • how to manage data and content
  • how to integrate Ajax and jQuery
  • the role of MVC

Build Your Own ASP.NET 4 Web Site Using C# & VB, 4th Edition is aimed at beginner ASP.NET developers wanting to develop their skills, web designers wanting to move into server-side programming, and experienced developers making the leap from ASP to .NET.

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Build Your Own Website The Right Way Using HTML & CSS, Third Edition

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 500 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 3rd edition (July 30, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0987090852
  • ISBN-13: 978-0987090850

eBook Description:

Build Your Own Website The Right Way Using HTML & CSS, 3rd Edition

  • Style text and control your page layout with CSS
  • Create and Optimize graphics for the Web
  • Add interactivity to your sites with forms
  • Include a custom search, contact us page, and a News/Events section on your site
  • Track visitors with Google Analytics
  • Extend your reach and connect your site with Social Media
  • Use HTML5&CSS3 to add some cool, polished features to your site
  • Use diagnosis/debug tools to find any problems

With over 60,000 copies sold since its first edition, this WOW! eBook best-seller has just had a fresh update to include recent advances in the web industry.

With the first two editions coming highly recommended by established, leading web designers and developers, the third edition with all its extra goodies will continue that trend. Also fully updated to include the latest operating systems, web browsers and providing fixes to issues that have cropped up since the last edition.

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SolidWorks 2011 Assemblies Bible

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 648 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 1st edition (August 9, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118002768
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118002766

eBook Description:

SolidWorks 2011 Assemblies Bible

SolidWorks fans have long sought more detail and information on SolidWorks topics, and now you have it. We took our popular SolidWorks Bible, divided it into two books (SolidWorks 2011 Parts Bible and SolidWorks 2011 Assemblies Bible) and packed each new book with a host of items from your wish lists, such as more extensive coverage of the basics, additional tutorials, and expanded coverage of topics largely ignored by other books.

  • This SolidWorks 2011 Assemblies Bible shows you how to organize parts data to create assemblies or subassemblies using the latest version of the 3D solid modeling program, SolidWorks
  • Thoroughly describes best practices and beginning-to-advanced techniques using both video and text
  • Explains and thoroughly covers every assembly function and is written in a way that enables the reader to make better decisions while using the software
  • Written by well-known and well-respected SolidWorks guru Matt Lombard
  • Can stand alone or also with the SolidWorks 2011 Parts Bible for a complete SolidWorks reference set

A fan of the SolidWorks Bible, but want more detail on assemblies? Here you go.

Keep both the SolidWorks 2011 Assemblies Bible and the SolidWorks 2011 Parts Bible on your desk, and you ll have the best resource set out there on SolidWorks.

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