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The IT List: What You Missed This Week on InformIT [1/3/2014]

1. Best of the Best: For a limited time, save on the best reviewed and best-selling eBooks and video training of 2013! Treat yourself with our proven learning resources to help with your next project or career move.  

2. Tackle a Monster Project: Writing software is a complicated undertaking. Most major tasks seem overwhelming when viewed as a whole. Pat Brans advises taking a step back from the distracting enormity of the goal. By breaking it into achievable segments that fit together to complete the task, you can stay focused and accomplish your mission one segment at a time.

3. In the Store: Make room on your bookshelf or digital library – new titles are ready for your 2014 learning goals and resolutions! 

-Android for Programmers: An App-Driven Approach, 2nd Edition

-Sams Teach Yourself jQuery and JavaScript in 24 Hours

-Virtualizing and Tuning Large Scale Java Platforms

-Data Just Right LiveLessons (Video Training)

-Windows 8.1 Apps with HTML 5 and JavaScript Unleashed

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4. My Life in Tech:  Grace A. Lewis discusses the work she's doing as part of the Edge-Enabled Tactical Systems (EETS) research team at the Software Engineering Institute. Read Q&A.

Have a great weekend. See you next Friday!