The Tangled Web: A Guide to Securing Modern Web Applications – #programming #bookreview

The Tangled Web: A Guide to Securing Modern Web Applications By Michal Zalewski (No Starch Press, paperback, list price $49.95 ; Kindle edition, list price $31.95) When Michal Zalewski writes, people listen. And many software programmers pay — or should pay — very close attention to what he recommends. Zalewski is an internationally respected information … Continue reading The Tangled Web: A Guide to Securing Modern Web Applications – #programming #bookreview

The Mayor’s Daughter – #fiction #bookreview

The Mayor’s Daughter By James Hoggard (Wings Press, paperback, list price $16.95; Kindle edition, list price $9.95) James Hoggard’s beautifully written family drama, set in the 1920s, begins with a simple and very familiar premise. An artistic, intelligent young woman who is still in high school falls in love with a young man who dropped … Continue reading The Mayor’s Daughter – #fiction #bookreview

Eight recent books of fiction, nonfiction & poetry – #bookreview

Here are eight recent books to consider, whether you prefer fiction, nonfiction or poetry.   Midnight Movie By Tobe Hooper, with Alan Goldsher (Three Rivers, paperback, list price $14.00 ; Kindle edition $0.99)  Fans of Tobe Hooper’s horror movies, including The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, likely will relish this experimental first novel. It is written in a … Continue reading Eight recent books of fiction, nonfiction & poetry – #bookreview

New Programmer’s Survival Manual – #programming #bookreview

New Programmer’s Survival Manual: Navigate Your Workplace, Cube Farm, or Startup By Josh Carter (Pragmatic Bookshelf, paperback, list price $29.00) “It’s day one on the job. You have programming chops, you’ve landed the job, you’re sitting at your workstation…now what?” In the New Programmer’s Survival Manual, veteran coder Josh Carter lays out the possibilities in … Continue reading New Programmer’s Survival Manual – #programming #bookreview

Fast Guide to Cubase 6 – Not so fast but packed with good info – #bookreview

Fast Guide to Cubase 6 By Simon Millward (PC Publishing, paperback, list price $29.95) I’m not sure a 474-page book should bill itself as a “fast guide.” For Simon Millward’s new work, a better descriptor would be “thorough.” Steinberg Cubase 6 software is feature-rich and powerful software for music creation and audio recording. And this thick guidebook … Continue reading Fast Guide to Cubase 6 – Not so fast but packed with good info – #bookreview

Using Microsoft InfoPath 2010 with Microsoft SharePoint 2010: Step by Step – #bookreview

Using Microsoft InfoPath 2010 with Microsoft SharePoint 2010: Step by Step By Darvish Shadravan and Laura Rogers (Microsoft Press, paperback, list price $34.99; Kindle edition, list price $31.99) A 21st century Shakespeare might write: “All the world’s a form, and we are just filling it in.” One of this book’s authors contends (not completely in jest) that “forms run the world. Imagine … Continue reading Using Microsoft InfoPath 2010 with Microsoft SharePoint 2010: Step by Step – #bookreview

Galaxy Tab: The Missing Manual – #bookreview #android

Galaxy Tab: The Missing Manual By Preston Gralla (O’Reilly, paperback, list price $19.99; Kindle edition, list price $19.99) Getting or giving yourself a Galaxy Tab for Christmas? Consider getting this book to go with it, whether you’re getting a 3G/4G or Wi-Fi version of the Samsung tablet computer. Reason one: You won’t find much how-to … Continue reading Galaxy Tab: The Missing Manual – #bookreview #android

Send in the Clouds: 2 New SharePoint 2010 Books from Microsoft Press – #bookreview

Microsoft Press recently has released two new books intended to help attract and train more users of  its SharePoint 2010 software and services.  SharePoint is Microsoft’s suite of software tools designed to help “make it easier for people work together,” whether they are in the same office or scattered around the planet. One of the new books focuses on … Continue reading Send in the Clouds: 2 New SharePoint 2010 Books from Microsoft Press – #bookreview

Making Embedded Systems (for things that blink & go ‘Beep!’ in the night) – #programming #bookreview

Making Embedded Systems By Elecia White (O’Reilly, paperback, list price $39.99; Kindle edition, list price $31.99) Elecia White loves embedded systems. “The first time a motor turned on because I told it to, I was hooked,” she writes in her new book, Making Embedded Systems. “I quickly moved away from pure software and into a … Continue reading Making Embedded Systems (for things that blink & go ‘Beep!’ in the night) – #programming #bookreview

The Twitter Book (2nd Edition) – What newcomers & veteran tweeters need to know #sm #bookreview #TwitterBook

  The Twitter Book (2nd Edition) By Tim O’Reilly and Sarah Milstein (O’Reilly, paperback, list price $19.99; Kindle edition, list price $15.99) It’s easy to spot a business that’s starting to use Twitter for the first time. They think “tweets” are a great and inexpensive way to push out information and reach potential customers worldwide. So, over … Continue reading The Twitter Book (2nd Edition) – What newcomers & veteran tweeters need to know #sm #bookreview #TwitterBook