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Gamification by Design

Gamification by Design

Implementing Game Mechanics in Web and Mobile Apps

Eder Andres's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On Mar 28, 2014 Eder Andres Avila Nino wrote: An Useful Resource for Engaging the End Users of the Application
Many famous online games applies certain human behaviors that make the player engage again and again. This book is a introductory course about those core game concepts, mechanics and dynamics and how to adapt for the end user experience. Full Review >

Gamification by Design

Gamification by Design

Implementing Game Mechanics in Web and Mobile Apps

Eder Andres's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On Mar 28, 2014 Eder Andres Avila Nino wrote: An Useful Resource for Engaging the End Users of the Application
Many famous online games applies certain human behaviors that make the player engage again and again. This book is a introductory course about those core game concepts, mechanics and dynamics and how to adapt for the end user experience. Full Review >

REST API Design Rulebook

REST API Design Rulebook

Eder Andres's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On May 30, 2012 Eder Andres Avila Nino wrote: An Attempt to Unify the REST APIs
This a good book for beginners willing to understand what a REST API is about, its characteristics, HTTP methods and media resources in a short, concise, panoramic way. This book is an attempt to collect the best practices to expose the external behavior that a client, web or mobile. Experts can take an implicit 'audit' checklist to verify that their APIs are REST compliant. Full Review >

Node: Up and Running

Node: Up and Running

Scalable Server-Side Code with JavaScript

Eder Andres's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On May 16, 2012 Eder Andres Avila Nino wrote: Brief Introduction to ne Node.js World
What I liked most of Node: Up and Running is that it offers suggestions to avoid pitfalls when dealing with callback chaining, why a try catch block does not catch an asynchronous exception and how to distribute the work load on several CPUs when possible (chapter 3). Full Review >

Introduction to Tornado

Introduction to Tornado

Eder Andres's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On May 3, 2012 Eder Andres Avila Nino wrote: Overcome your Fear to Try Tornado
Introduction to Tornado is a rapid book for starting to get in touch with Tornado, an open source framework led by Facebook, Inc., for developing asynchronous web services in Python, covering topics like request handlers, forms, templates, MongoDB, initial authentication, OAuth, and Nginx. Maybe Tornado is the tool for releasing the potential of your start-up. Full Review >

R Cookbook

R Cookbook

Eder Andres's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On Mar 30, 2012 Eder Andres Avila Nino wrote: Useful R for Statistical Courses
This is a book about how to use the R programming language to solve several statistical problems like combinations, probabilities, frequencies, quantiles, means, correlations, regressions and ANOVA analysis, and as a plus, time series analysis. Full Review >

Data Analysis with Open Source Tools

Data Analysis with Open Source Tools

Eder Andres's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On May 3, 2011 Eder Andres Avila Nino wrote: Data Analysis with Professional Experience
If it is true that this book will not guide you to develop a data analysis tool with all the specific programming details of Python and R, it is also true that you will gain worthy professional experiences to design strategies, architectures and policies for data analysis. Full Review >

Programming Python

Programming Python

Eder Andres's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 5.0

On Mar 16, 2011 Eder Andres Avila Nino wrote: Your Python collection needs it
So you know the Python basic constructs, however probably you don't know how to build more complex programs. By learning this book, you'll be ready to use the Python programming language to start building applications able to serve real business problems within the context of desktop development. Full Review >

Building the Perfect PC

Building the Perfect PC

Eder Andres's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On Feb 14, 2011 Eder Andres Avila Nino wrote: Budget and Build an Inexpensive PC
Building the Perfect PC is a good book for technical and non–technical users looking for an alternative, affordable, reliable, inexpensive computer in practicable, understandable, illustrative, quick manner. Full Review >

Designing Interfaces

Designing Interfaces

Eder Andres's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 5.0

On Jan 14, 2011 Eder Andres Avila Nino wrote: Developers: It's time to meet the UI!
Developers: It's time to meet the user interface! This book describes interaction patterns for building successful, engaging user interfaces in a practical, didactic way for software developers. Full Review >

97 Things Every Programmer Should Know

97 Things Every Programmer Should Know

Eder Andres's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On Jan 11, 2011 Eder Andres Avila Nino wrote: Professional guidance at your hands
I describe this book as one of the kind "Developer, did you know ...?" because it highlights the best practices that every programmer must keep in mind for a software engineering project. Full Review >

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