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The IT List: What You Missed This Week on InformIT [5/9/14]
1. Hot off the Press: Xcode 5 Start to Finish will help you use the tools in Xcode 5 to improve productivity, write great code, and leverage the newest iOS 7 and OS X Mavericks features. Drawing on thirty years of experience developing for Apple platforms and helping others do so, Fritz Anderson shows you a complete best-practice Xcode workflow. Through three full sample projects, you’ll learn to integrate testing, source control, and other key skills into a high-efficiency process that works. Want more? Download a free sample chapter (PDF) and check out the best value book+eBook bundle.
2. First Look: Mark your calendar! We've got some great eBook Deals scheduled next week to celebrate Microsoft TechEd. Here's your sneak peek. Have a favorite on the list?
Follow @InformIT and our friends @microsoftpress for #msTechEd pictures, news, and announcements next week in Houston. Even better? Enter on Facebook for the chance to win free eBook for a year from Microsoft Press.
3. Coming Soon: Bjarne Stroustrup introduces the second edition of his book, Programming: Principles and Practice Using C++, which will give reads a solid foundation for writing useful, correct, maintainable, and efficient code.
4. Round-Up: Following Oracle’s recent launch announcement, we collected some great Java 8 insight from Jeff Freisen and Steven Haines. Dig in:
Also, visit the Java Programming Resource Center to access a free lesson from Marty Hall's Java 8: Lambda Expressions and Streams LiveLessons (Video Training).
Have a great weekend! See you next Friday.