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Vintage Tomorrows

Vintage Tomorrows

A Historian And A Futurist Journey Through Steampunk Into The Future of Technology

Nick's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 5.0

On Jan 5, 2014 Nick Zimmerman wrote: Review - Vintage Tomorrows by James H. Carrott and Brian David Johnson
Subcultures have always had a great influence on cultural and societal changes throughout history. Vintage Tomorrows is an insightful look into the steampunk subculture that has evolved around the world in the last half-century. Full Review >

Mobile Development with C#

Mobile Development with C#

Building Native iOS, Android, and Windows Phone Applications

Nick's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On Aug 25, 2013 Nick Zimmerman wrote: Great Starting Point for Cross-platform Mobile Development
Mobile Development with C# by Greg Shackles (O'Reilly Media, 2012) delivers an excellent introduction to using Xamarin's Mono framework for cross-platform mobile development. Full Review >

The Manga Guide to Relativity

The Manga Guide to Relativity

Nick's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On May 28, 2012 Nick Zimmerman wrote: Good Read if You Like Manga and Relativity
The Manga Guide To Relativity by Hideo Nitta, Masafumi Yamamoto, and Keita Takatsu is a surprisingly good read. I honestly was not expecting much in the way of depth on a scientific subject from a manga, but I was pleasantly surprised by this book. If you enjoy manga and science, this is definitely a book you will enjoy reading. Full Review >

Learning Android

Learning Android

Nick's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 5.0

On May 27, 2011 Nick Zimmerman wrote: Learning Android by Marko Gargenta
Learning Android by Marko Gargenta is a well-written guide for getting started developing Android applications. It is targeted at programmers that have some level of Java development experience, but you need not be a Java expert by any stretch to make good use of this book. As long has you have a fundamental understanding of Java programming, this book will serve as a great guide to developing Android applications. Full Review >

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The LEGO Adventure Book, Vol. 2

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