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Effective Python - 90 specific ways to write better Python Effective Python - 90 specific ways to write better Python

Jan 10, 2020
Electronics Electronics

Packed with hundreds of colorful diagrams and photographs, this book provides step-by-step instructions for experiments that show you how electronic components work, advice on choosing and using essential tools, and exciting projects you can build in 30 minutes or less. You'll get charged up as you transform theory into action in chapter after chapter!

Jan 20, 2020
How to speak machine - computational thinking for the rest of us How to speak machine - computational thinking for the rest of us

"John Maeda is one of the world's preeminent interdisciplinary thinkers on technology and design. In How to Speak Machine, he offers a set of simple laws that govern not only the computers of today, but the unimaginable machines of the future. Technology is already more powerful than we can comprehend, and getting more powerful at an exponential pace. Once set in motion, algorithms never tire. And when a program's size, speed, and tirelessness combine with its ability to learn and transform itse

Jan 16, 2020
Real-world software development - a project-driven guide to fundamentals in Java Real-world software development - a project-driven guide to fundamentals in Java

Raoul-Gabriel Urma and Richard Warburton show you how to develop several real0world projects while learning best practices along the way. Each chapter focuses on a project that begins as a command-line batch program and grows into a fully fledged application. If you can write basic Java code, you'll learn state-of-the-art woftware development practices for building modern, robust, and maintainable Java software. Learn the core design principles for writing maintainable code. Add flexibility to y

Jan 13, 2020
SAM - one robot, a dozen engineers, and the race to revolutionize the way we build SAM - one robot, a dozen engineers, and the race to revolutionize the way we build

Humans have landed men on the moon, programmed cars to drive themselves, and put the knowledge of our entire civilization in your back pocket. But no one from MIT nerds to Army Corps engineers has ever built a robot that can lay bricks as well as a mason. Unlike the controlled conditions of a factory line, where robots are now ubiquitous, no two construction sites are alike, and a days work involves countless variables bricks that range in size and quality, temperamental mortar mixes, uneven ter

Jan 20, 2020
Think Java - how to think like a computer scientist Think Java - how to think like a computer scientist

"Think Java" is a hands-on introduction to computer science and programming used by many universities and high schools around the world. Its conciseness, emphasis on vocabulary, and informal tone make it particularly appealing for readers with little or no experience. The book starts with the most basic programming concepts and gradually works its way to advanced object-oriented techniques. In this fully updated and expanded edition, authors Allen Downey and Chris Mayfield introduce programmi

Jan 20, 2020
Web development with Node and Express - leveraging the JavaScript stack Web development with Node and Express - leveraging the JavaScript stack

"Build dynamic web applications with Express, a key component of the Node/JavaScript development stack. In this updated edition, author Ethan Brown teaches you Express fundamentals by walking you through the development of an example application. This hands-on guide covers everything from server-side rendering to API development suitable for usein single-page apps (SPAs). Express strikes a balance between a robust framework and no framework at all, allowing you a free hand in your architecture

Jan 13, 2020