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Arduino Cookbook

Arduino Cookbook

Joshua's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On Jul 28, 2011 Joshua Hunter wrote: Useful for problem solving and inspiration
As part of O'Reilly's Cookbok series, the Arduino Cookbook offers a wide selection of recipes for solving a variety of "problems" you might run into when programming the Arduino series of micro-controllers. The recipes range from basics like connecting your Arduino to a Mac or PC and formatting your code to more advanced topics like controlling arrays of LEDs and wireless communications. Full Review >

Gamestorming

Gamestorming

A Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers, and Changemakers

Joshua's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On Apr 23, 2011 Joshua Hunter wrote: Review: Gamestorming by Dave Gray, Sunni Brown and James Macanufo
Gamestorming sets out to change the way knowledge workers use meetings to gather ideas, come to a decision and move their project forward. It starts by presenting a set of tools, both physical objects and techniques, that can then be combined in a number of ways to help groups of… Full Review >

Programming Python

Programming Python

Joshua's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 5.0

On Mar 12, 2011 Joshua Hunter wrote: Review: Programming Python by Mark Lutz
Programming Python, 4th Edition by Mark Lutz continues to be an excellent book for Python programmers of all levels. If you are new to Python you definitely want to start with Learning Python or some other introductory book. Once you are familiar with the basics Programming Python should be your next step. Full Review >

SQL Pocket Guide

SQL Pocket Guide

Joshua's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On Feb 15, 2011 Joshua Hunter wrote: Review: SQL Pocket Guide by Jonathan Gennick
SQL Pocket Guide is exactly that, a small guide to most things SQL. You won’t find a lot of background or extraneous content. Instead you’ll get good examples of SQL syntax for nearly every SQL command supported by PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle, DB2 and Microsoft SQL Server. I’ve been using this… Full Review >

JavaScript Step by Step

JavaScript Step by Step

Joshua's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 2.0

On Feb 10, 2011 Joshua Hunter wrote: Review: JavaScript Step-By-Step, 2nd Edition by Steve Suehring
Javascript Step-By-Step is an introductory Javascript book. It covers the very basics from Javascript syntax and usage to more advanced topics such as AJAX and JQuery. Unfortunately by covering so much it delivers little of use.  One of the key refrains is “however, learning how to do that is beyond the… Full Review >

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