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Programming iOS 5

Programming iOS 5

Fundamentals of iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch Development

Ignacio's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 5.0

On May 14, 2014 Ignacio Ruiz wrote: Programming iOS 5 is a great jumpstarter!!!
This is a great book, easy to read, lots of examples and code snippets to follow: one week after was churning real code! Being a C/C++ programmer, found the section about Objective-C very useful to quickly bridge the gap between languages. Full Review >

High Performance MySQL

High Performance MySQL

Optimization, Backups, and Replication

Ignacio's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 5.0

On Apr 2, 2012 Ignacio Ruiz wrote: This is THE MySQL performance book. Period!
Every chapter is very well crafted and full of invaluable nuggets; sometimes transcending the MySQL arena and applicable to any database! All over the text, authors propose tools, examples of use and proven techniques, that will greatly improve your performance firefighter skills and enhance your knowledge of MySQL internals. Full Review >

iOS 5 Programming Cookbook

iOS 5 Programming Cookbook

Solutions & Examples for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch Apps

Ignacio's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 5.0

On Mar 5, 2012 Ignacio Ruiz wrote: You will write iOS apps in less than you think
Being a C/BASIC hardcore programmer for mobile devices in a past life, I enjoyed very much this book because it really helped me grasp quickly many basic and intermediate topics on iOS 5 Objective-C programming, would say after reading the full book I have all needed to program good basic applications Full Review >

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