Escape From Java

Escape From Java

Escape from Java, first published in 1943, recounts the Japanese invasion and occupation of Java (a Dutch colony at the time and now part of Indonesia) during World War Two. The authors describe their experiences under Japanese rule, then decide to escape the island in a small fishing boat. They take to the sea and […]

Hands On JavaScript High Performance

Hands On JavaScript High Performance

The book is intended for web developers and developers from a background in C/C++ programming who want to build solid web applications using advanced web technologies. The book assumes a good grasp of vanilla JavaScript and a bit of an understanding with web development tools such as Chrome Developer tools or Mozilla’s developer tools.

Not For Tourists Guide to Brooklyn 2017

Not For Tourists Guide to Brooklyn 2017

The Not For Tourists Guide to Brooklyn is a map-based, neighborhood-by-neighborhood approach to New York’s most dynamic borough. The Brooklyn guide covers 16 neighborhoods, with information on services and entertainment venues: everything from restaurants, movie theaters, bagel shops, and bars to landmarks, art galleries, transportation, and parks. Want to eat the best Mexican tacos and […]

Python Debugging Handbook

Python Debugging Handbook

This book is a systematic plan to debug your programs. The focus is not on the Python language, although Chapter 3 does cover the basics. Instead, my focus is always on debugging. If you’re new to Python debugging, I think this book is a good starting point. Experienced Python programmers might want to review the […]

Rising Sun, Falling Skies

Rising Sun, Falling Skies

Following the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Japanese offensive in the Far East seemed unstoppable. Allied forces engaged in a futile attempt to halt their rapid advance, culminating in the massed fleet of American, British, Dutch, and Australian forces (ABDA) clashing with the Japanese at the battle of the Java Sea – the first major […]

Practical Microservices Architectural Patterns

Practical Microservices Architectural Patterns

Take your distributed applications to the next level and see what the reference architectures associated with microservices can do for you. This book begins by showing you the distributed computing architecture landscape and provides an in-depth view of microservices architecture. Following this, you will work with CQRS, an essential pattern for microservices, and get a […]

Coffee Nerd

Coffee Nerd

Coffee has never been better–or cooler! Ever wonder what goes into making the perfect cup of coffee? There’s more to it than you think, and a new breed of coffee nerds has transformed the cheap, gritty sludge your parents drink into the coolest food trend around, with an obsessive commitment to sourcing, roasting, and preparation […]