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Node for Front-End Developers

Node for Front-End Developers

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On Mar 24, 2012 Brian Bondy wrote: Review of Node for Front-End Developers
The book Node for Front-End Developers by Garann Means presents a great introduction to Node and its surrounding modules. Not only is using the same language for both client-side and server-side awesome, but Node itself is fast, stable and production ready. Full Review >

The Book of CSS3

The Book of CSS3

A Developer's Guide to the Future of Web Design

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On Aug 6, 2011 Brian Bondy wrote: Review of The Book of CSS3 by Peter Gasston
I really liked how this book was organized, the first part deals with the CSS3 features that are already implemented in major browsers, followed by the parts which are partially implemented, and finally the things which are not yet implemented or agreed upon and are likely to change. Full Review >

97 Things Every Programmer Should Know

97 Things Every Programmer Should Know

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On Mar 21, 2011 Brian Bondy wrote: Review of 97 Things Every Programmer Should Know
The book 97 Things Every Programmer Should Know was edited by Kevlin Henney and has no single author. Instead of a typical book with one, two or three authors, this book has almost 1 author per topic covered. The book does re-use some authors across topics, so naturally there are not quite 97 contributors. Full Review >

The Myths of Innovation

The Myths of Innovation

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On Dec 11, 2010 Brian Bondy wrote: Review of The Myths of Innovation by Scott Berkun
As a kid I remember feeling uninspired because there were genius' out there, and I wasn't one of them. *How can I ever amount to anything when competing with such people?* Although there are people with amazing mental abilities, most of the people I now consider a genius have no special mental ability, just determination and hard work which enabled their breakthroughs. Full Review >

HTML5: Up and Running

HTML5: Up and Running

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On Nov 20, 2010 Brian Bondy wrote: HTML5: Up and Running by Mark Pilgrim
If like me, the last time you read about HTML you read that XHTML was the future, and you are wondering what happened since then, this book is for you. Mark Pilgrim does a great job of showing you... Full Review >

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