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Fluent Python: Clear, Concise, and Effective Programming
Fluent Python: Clear, Concise, and Effective Programming
07 May 2021 - 17:00
Sented by Rebecca

Python’s simplicity lets you become productive quickly, but this often means you aren’t using everything it has to offer. With this hands-on guide, you’ll learn how to write effective, idiomatic Python code by leveraging its best—and possibly most neglected—features. Author Luciano Ramalho takes you through Python’s core language features and libraries, and shows you how to make your code shorter, faster, and more readable at the same time.

Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Code
Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Code
07 May 2021 - 14:00
Sented by Sarah Gerdes

Fully Revised and Updated–Includes New Refactorings and Code Examples “Any fool can write code that a computer can understand. Good programmers write code that humans can understand.” —M. Fowler (1999) For more than twenty years, experienced programmers worldwide have relied on Martin Fowler’s Refactoring to improve the design of existing code and to enhance software maintainability, as well as to make existing code easier to understand.

Learn R for Applied Statistics: With Data Visualizations, Regressions, and Statistics

Gain the R programming language fundamentals for doing the applied statistics useful for data exploration and analysis in data science and data mining. This book covers topics ranging from R syntax basics, descriptive statistics, and data visualizations to inferential statistics and regressions. After learning R’s syntax, you will work through data visualizations such as histograms and boxplot charting, descriptive statistics, and inferential statistics such as t-test, chi-square test, ANOVA, non-parametric test, and linear regressions.

Data Structures and Algorithms in Python
Data Structures and Algorithms in Python
06 May 2021 - 21:00
Sented by Sarah Gerdes

Based on the authors’ market leading data structures books in Java and C++, this textbook offers a comprehensive, definitive introduction to data structures in Python by respected authors.  

Developing 2D Games with Unity: Independent Game Programming with C#

Follow a walkthrough of the Unity Engine and learn important 2D-centric lessons in scripting, working with image assets, animations, cameras, collision detection, and state management. In addition to the fundamentals, you'll learn best practices, helpful game-architectural patterns, and how to customize Unity to suit your needs, all in the context of building a working 2D game.

The Pragmatic Programmer: Your Journey To Mastery, 20th Anniversary Edition

“One of the most significant books in my life.” —Obie Fernandez, Author, The Rails Way “Twenty years ago, the first edition of The Pragmatic Programmer completely changed the trajectory of my career. This new edition could do the same for yours.” —Mike Cohn, Author of Succeeding with Agile, Agile Estimating and Planning, and User Stories Applied “. filled with practical advice, both technical and professional, that will serve you and your projects well for years to come.” —Andrea Goulet, CEO, Corgibytes, Founder, LegacyCode.Rocks “. . . lightning does strike twice, and this book is proof.” —VM (Vicky) Brasseur, Director of Open Source Strategy, Juniper Networks

Serious Python: Black-Belt Advice on Deployment, Scalability, Testing, and More

An indispensable collection of practical tips and real-world advice for tackling common Python problems and taking your code to the next level. Features interviews with high-profile Python developers who share their tips, tricks, best practices, and real-world advice gleaned from years of experience.

Python for Programmers: with Big Data and Artificial Intelligence Case Studies

The professional programmer’s Deitel guide to Pythonwith introductory artificial intelligence case studies Written for programmers with a background in another high-level language, this book uses hands-on instruction to teach today’s most compelling, leading-edge computing technologies and programming in Python–one of the world’s most popular and fastest-growing languages. Please read the Table of Contents diagram inside the front cover and the Preface for more details.

Classic Computer Science Problems in Python
Classic Computer Science Problems in Python
06 May 2021 - 14:00
Sented by Sarah Gerdes

”Highly recommended to everyone interested in deepening their understanding of Python and practical computer science.” —Daniel Kenney-Jung, MD, University of Minnesota Key Features Master formal techniques taught in college computer science classes Connect computer science theory to real-world applications, data, and performance Prepare for programmer interviews Recognize the core ideas behind most “new” challenges Covers Python 3.7

Excel VBA: Step-By-Step Guide To Learning Excel Programming Language For Beginners

Excel Visual Basic for Applications is the most powerful feature Microsoft Excel has, which let you do what simple formulas can’t. For example, develop Apps! If you have already learned some Excel Formulas and you feel you’re ready to take the next step or maybe just want to enter to the programming world, then EXCEL VBA FOR BEGINNERS is for you.

Wild Sands
Wild Sands
05 May 2021 - 22:00
Sented by Luis

Jason, overworked and stressed out by his job, on impulse makes a reservation at an oceanside B&B run by two women.

Whenever You Want
Whenever You Want
05 May 2021 - 21:00
Sented by Emma

Christina Witten didn’t want to be an escort! She wanted to be an administrative assistant, not a make-believe trophy on a man's arm

What Happened in Vegas, Didn't Stay in Vegas Part 2
What Happened in Vegas, Didn't Stay in Vegas Part 2
05 May 2021 - 20:00
Sented by Steve Bark

What Happened in Vegas, Didn't Stay in Vegas Part 2" The story of Nick and Chanel's daughter: One of the last of her friends to get married, thirty-two year old Meadow finds herself engaged to Danny a doctor who decides to go on sabbatical for a year rather than tie-the-knot with her.

What Happened in Vegas, Didn't Stay in Vegas
What Happened in Vegas, Didn't Stay in Vegas
05 May 2021 - 19:00
Sented by Daniel

Chanel isn't looking for a relationship until she meets Bradley, a hot cardiologist that she finds herself partnered with during her internship.

Weeps Indigo : A Fall from Grace
Weeps Indigo : A Fall from Grace
05 May 2021 - 18:00
Sented by Sarah Gerdes

Richard enjoys watching him in the interrogation room, his eyes coveting the way the cigarette easily slid between his lips. For a brief moment, his fingers yearn to trace the tattoos wrapped around his toned flesh. If he squints, he can focus on those emerald-green eyes, haunting yet so familiar. Everything about the man pulls him in, awakening something deep within long since beaten dead.

Mia-Lize van der Merwe
Mia-Lize van der Merwe
05 May 2021 - 17:00
Sented by Rebecca

Alisha le Roux might seem like the spoiled brat of the school or the mean girl princess from hell, but that is only because you don't really know her.

Ugly Duckling: No One Wants Me
Ugly Duckling: No One Wants Me
05 May 2021 - 16:00
Sented by Sarah Gerdes

Before I write the blurb can I please tell you guys that I have never called another person ugly because I know what that 4 letter word does to a person's self esteem.