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The IT List: What You Missed This Week on InformIT [3/14/14]  

1. Celebrating Math: Pi Day is an annual celebration commemorating the mathematical constant π. Pi Day is observed on March 14, since 3, 1, and 4 are the three most significant digits of π in the decimal form [Wikipedia]. Have a slice of “Pi” on us with free sample chapters from: 

2. Ask an iOS Expert: Before you dive into UICollectionView, you should get familiar with the basics of the iOS application lifecycle and the Model-View-Controller (MVC) paradigm. Ash Furrow helps bring you up to speed and demonstrates the platonic ideal of what you should strive for: clear separation between model, view, and controller.

3. Deal Alerts: Take advantage of these special offers from our retail partners while you can!

4. Game Developers Conference: If you’re heading to San Francisco next week for GDC 2014, come visit Addison-Wesley and InformIT at Booth 130. Browse new game development resources, take advantage of special event pricing, and meet some of our authors! Can’t make it? We’ve got a special contest for those of you playing along from home. Enter to win a free eBook of choice in our Game Development Resource Center. Good luck! 

Have a great weekend. See you next Friday! 

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