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Using JRuby: Bringing Ruby to Java (Facets of Ruby)

In Using JRuby you'll venture into the wide world of open-source Ruby and Java libraries. Write Ruby on Rails web applications that run on Java servers like Tomcat. Use Java's JDBC or Hibernate to easily connect Ruby to industry-standard databases. Test your Java program using Ruby's elegant Cucumber and RSpec frameworks. Create dazzling desktop user interfaces with frameworks like Limelight and Monkeybars. Package a Rails or plain Ruby project for easy deployment to any Java environment.

JRuby lets you merge the best of several possible worlds, so you can create unique software using the best tools available. This book is your definitive guide…

Submitted:Sep 20, 2010
Author:Charles O Nutter
Brand:Pragmatic Bookshelf
Total comments:0
1 diggs • 0 comments • Oct 15, 2010 Using JRuby: Bringing Ruby to Java (9781934356654): Charles O Nutter, Thomas Enebo, Nick Sieger, Ola Bini, Ian Dees: Books Using JRuby: Bringing Ruby to Java (9781934356654): Charles O Nutter, Thomas Enebo, Nick Sieger, Ola Bini, Ian Dees: Books

1 diggs • 0 comments • Sep 20, 2010 Using JRuby: Bringing Ruby to Java (9781934356654): Charles O Nutter, Thomas Enebo, Nick Sieger, Ola Bini, Ian Dees: Books Using JRuby: Bringing Ruby to Java (9781934356654): Charles O Nutter, Thomas Enebo, Nick Sieger, Ola Bini, Ian Dees: Books


Visual Thinking: for Design (Morgan Kaufmann Series in Interactive Technologies)

Increasingly, designers need to present information in ways that aid their audience's thinking process. Fortunately, results from the relatively new science of human visual perception provide valuable guidance.

In Visual Thinking for Design, Colin Ware takes what we now know about perception, cognition, and attention and transforms it into concrete advice that designers can directly apply. He demonstrates how designs can be considered as tools for cognition - extensions of the viewer's brain in much the same way that a hammer is an extension of the user's hand…

Submitted:Mar 7, 2009
Author:Colin Ware
Brand:Morgan Kaufmann
Total comments:0
Category:Graphics & Multimedia
3 diggs • 0 comments • Mar 7, 2009

Visual Thinking: for Design

Through a detailed analysis of the mechanics of visual cognition, this book teaches us how to see as designers, by anticipating how others will see our designs.


ASP.Net Ajax in Action

Ajax has revolutionized the way users interact with web pages today. Gone are frustrating page refreshes, lost scroll positions and intermittent interaction with a web site. Instead, we have a new generation of fast, rich, and more intuitive web applications. The ASP.NET AJAX framework puts the power of Ajax into the hands of web developers. ASP.NET AJAX, formerly called Atlas, is a new free framework from Microsoft designed to easily add Ajax features to ASP.NET applications. With this technology, ASP.NET developers can easily build more interactive and highly-personalized web applications that work across all most popular browsers…

Submitted:Aug 27, 2007
Author:Alessandro Gallo
Brand:Manning Publications
Total comments:0
2 diggs • 0 comments • Aug 27, 2007

ASP.NET AJAX in Action Published

it is finally published


MySpace For Dummies (For Dummies (Computers))

Filled with tips and tricks on how to use MySpace—from setting up a MySpace account to customizing your MySpace profile—MySpace for Dummies is your one-stop tutorial on all the ins and outs of the Internet’s biggest socializing network…

Submitted:Jan 29, 2007
Author:Ryan Hupfer
Brand:For Dummies
Total comments:4
17 diggs • 4 comments • Jun 3, 2007

The Most Accurate Book Title of All Time

I saw this in the bookstore today and I couldn't resist sharing it with you.

4 diggs • 0 comments • Jan 29, 2007

MySpace for dummies

The "for dummies" series is almost like the Simpson's... they've done it all! Plus isn't the title of the book redundant?


Python For Dummies

Python is one of the most powerful, easy-to-read programming languages around, but it does have its limitations. This general purpose, high-level language that can be extended and embedded is a smart option for many programming problems, but a poor solution to others.

Python For Dummies is the quick-and-easy guide to getting the most out of this robust program. This hands-on book will show you everything you need to know about building programs, debugging code, and simplifying development, as well as defining what actions it can perform. You’ll wrap yourself around all of its advanced features and become an expert Python user in no time…

Submitted:Sep 26, 2006
Author:Stef Maruch
Brand:For Dummies
Total comments:0
2 diggs • 0 comments • Sep 26, 2006

Python for Dummies (Paperback) available from amazon

Python for Dummies is the newest book in the "For Dummies" book series. I've read a few of the "For Dummies" books, sometimes they're good sometimes they're not. Let's see what the critics have to say about that one, maybe I'll buy it. On any account you just gotta take pythoneers serious, we even got a "For Dummies" now! ;)


PHP 5 in Practice

With the release of PHP 5 web developers need a guide to developing with PHP 5 to both learn its complex new features and more fully implement the long-standing features on which PHP's success is built. PHP 5 in Practice is a reference guide that provides developers with easy-to-use and easily extensible code to solve common PHP problems. It focuses on providing real code solutions to problems, allowing the reader to learn by seeing exactly what is happening behind the scenes to get your solution…

Submitted:Aug 31, 2006
Author:Elliott White
Total comments:2
Category:Graphics & Multimedia
9 diggs • 2 comments • Aug 31, 2006

Digg Developer Releases PHP 5 in Practice (Paperback)

Available at ($26.39). The book is called 'PHP 5 in Practice'. Eli will also be giving several presentations on PHP development over the next few months.


Coding: The Handbook for Information Technology

Coding contains a summary of 20 of today’s most used technologies, thoughtfully organized into one reference handbook. Everyone in the IT community can find value in this book.

It is designed to go with you everywhere you go so that no matter what technology you are dealing with, you’ll find answers to those questions that inevitably pop up. And you’ll find them fast.

The book is divided into 4 sections. The first section covers programming languages including Java, C++, C#, VB.NET, COBOL, and PERL. The second section covers higher level application languages, including HTML, XML, JSP, ASP.NET, PHP, VBScript, and JavaScript…

Submitted:Dec 4, 2005
Author:Knute Axelson; Mary Bellino; Dave Harper; Dave Iffland; Dan Ignat; Greg Kick; Paul Landes; Paul Millar; Sonny Mounicou; Greg Munger; Travis Pettijohn; Mike Shelton; Murli Subramany; Mike VanDeWoestyne; Srinivasa Yeramati
Brand:Blue Line Press
Total comments:2
Category:Languages & Tools
20 diggs • 2 comments • Dec 4, 2005

Learn 20 technologies in one book.

Cliffs Notes for IT pros who need to get up to speed on different programming languages and technologies quickly (C++, VB.NET, C#, PHP, COBOL, Oracle, DB2, etc.).