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The IT List: What You Missed This Week on InformIT [10/18/13]

iOS Components and Frameworks1. First iOS 7 Title Released: Get a jumpstart on your next app development project with iOS Components and Frameworks: Understanding the Advanced Features of the iOS SDK by Kyle Richter and Joe Keeley. The multi-format eBook is NOW available for your digital library, with print books hitting shelves at the end of the month. If you’re a serious iOS developer who wants to build cutting-edge apps, iOS Components and Frameworks delivers the practical skills, reusable code, and expert insights you’re looking for.

2. Learn Your First (OR Next!) Programming Language: Strengthen your skill set by learning a new programming language with books, eBooks, and video training for every level of expertise. Find your learning level, see recommended resources and save 40% off the list price of featured titles! Plus, enter to win a free eBook of choice.

- Book Spotlight: Core Python Programming

- Book Spotlight: The C++ , Fifth Edition

- Book Spotlight: Sams Teach Yourself JavaScript in 24 Hours

3. Why Even Good Managers Cause Projects to Fail: Disruptive technologies, and disruptive practices, can cause good managers to fail. James A. Highsmith explains why a new management model is imperative and characterizes the market ecosystem in which software development teams must operate.

4. In the News: Have you heard that Facebook is now using D code? Andrei Alexandrescu, author of The D Programming Language from Addison-Wesley Professional, recently announced committing the first 5112 lines to Facebook's repository.

Have a great weekend. See you next Friday!

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