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The IT List: What You Missed This Week on InformIT [8/9/2013]

1. Tech Talk: Andrew Glassner interviews the author team of the new edition, of the seminal book, Computer Graphics: Principles and Practice. The authors chat about what’s exciting and surprising in computer graphics right now and what advice they would offer to someone who wants to pursue new research in computer graphics.                                                                                        
                                         
The InformIT team also celebrated the book release at SIGGRAPH 2013 (above). See more pictures and highlights in full event recap.

2. Best-Selling WPF Book Updated: Adam Nathan, senior software development engineer at Microsoft, offers authoritative coverage and practical examples in this full-color updated edition of WPF 4.5 Unleashed. Bookmark this FREE sample chapter to explore some of the main culprits responsible for WPF’s notoriously steep learning curve.

3. Top Jobs – Mongo DB, Hadoop and PaaS: Ryan McConnell continues his series examining hot tech careers from Indeed.com and how InformIT can help strengthen your resume and portfolio for the most requested job requirements.

4. Take Classics On The Go: InformIT has partnered with Dorset House to make a selection of ‪software management books available in eBook format for the first time. Make room on your shelf -- two dozen timeless and valuable works want a spot in your digital library! Did you know the first release Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams (3rd Edition) is completely updated and includes 6 new chapters?

Have a great weekend. See you next Friday!

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