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iOS 6 Programming Cookbook

iOS 6 Programming Cookbook

Kenrick's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On Oct 18, 2013 Kenrick Chien wrote: Cook up some iOS solutions!
The format of the book consists of concise recipes which state the problem and show how to implement a solution with easy to follow code samples. I love how the e-book has code samples in color with syntax-highlighting, Full Review >

Code Simplicity

Code Simplicity

The Fundamentals of Software

Kenrick's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 3.0

On Oct 6, 2012 Kenrick Chien wrote: Great for beginners - intermediates
Writing code seems like an easy task, and perhaps it is. However, it can be difficult to write simple, clean code. The book, "Code Simplicity: The Fundamentals of Software", explains: Full Review >

The Little Book on CoffeeScript

The Little Book on CoffeeScript

Kenrick's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 5.0

On Mar 1, 2012 Kenrick Chien wrote: Review: "The Little Book on CoffeeScript" by Alex MacCaw, O'Reilly Media
This book might be "little", but don't let that mislead you; it's packed with enough content so that you'll understand all of what CoffeeScript has to offer. Alex MacCaw does a great job of covering the major features of CoffeeScript in six short, but detailed chapters. Full Review >

The Book of CSS3

The Book of CSS3

A Developer's Guide to the Future of Web Design

Kenrick's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On Feb 3, 2012 Kenrick Chien wrote: Great material, but not for beginners
The ideal audience for this book is a web developer who is familiar with CSS and has designed several websites. In other words, you won't learn how to design a nice layout but you will learn all of the details about CSS 3. The things I liked about this book are that there are numerous examples in every chapter, with pictures that demonstrate different CSS properties. Full Review >

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Mobile Development with C#

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