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Five Reasons to Advance Your Developer and Programming Skills

Brad Yale

Much to the opposite of everything you told your mom for years, you don’t know everything. Knowledge is power. As a programmer, as a developer, as a new coding student or a seen it all hacker, you can always beef up your dev skills. For that reason, here at the top five reasons why you should advance your programming skills with the InformIT 50% Off Developer Video Training event. 

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Top Three Reasons to Learn to Code with InformIT LiveLessons Video Tutorials

Brad Yale

Learning to code has never been so simple. With IT video tutorials presented in a learn-as-you-go fashion, InformIT LiveLessons empower dev newbies to learn the ropes and seasoned programmers to beef up their skills. At 70% off, you simply can’t go wrong.

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Top Five Reasons to Learn Game Development

Brad Yale

Maybe you love video games. Maybe you were raised on a steady diet of Doom, Quake, Duke Nukem, Duck Hunt and Sim City. Or maybe you have always dabbled in C++, HTML5, OpenGL, C# and DirectX and have wondered how and why you should apply your programming skills to game development. Well, for you, the coder who loves kicking butt in Eve Online, we present to you the top five reasons to learn game dev.

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Save 40% on Java 8

Stephane Nakib

Oracle is debuting Java SE 8 today, and to celebrate we are offering 40% off our Java 8 books, eBooks, and video. PLUS download  "Lambada Expressions: Most Basic Form" from Marty Hall's Java 8: Lambda Expressions and Streams LiveLessons.  All at our new Java Resource Center.

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By Stephane NakibCommentsMarch 25, 2014
Topics: Programming, Java

New Book Bridges the Gap Aimed at Optimizing Virtualized Systems Running Java

Jamie Shoup

Author and Expert Emad Benajmin has put forward an indispensable new guide that offers practical solutions and theories for technical professionals responsible for Java performance in a virtualized enterprise system. His new book published with VMware PressVirtualizing and Tuning Large Scale Java Platforms, provides technical advice, troubleshooting help, best practices, and detailed case studies.

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30 Great Programming & Development Video Courses from Pearson’s LiveLessons Series

Eric Garulay

Video tutorials have become an essential resource for coders of all types and skill levels. Whether you build applications, systems, games, or websites, learning the latest technologies at your own pace with hands-on instruction from leading experts is an effective training solution for novices, specialists, polyglots, and everyone in-between.  Pearson’s LiveLessons series contains a growing collection of hundreds of video courses for IT professionals covering the full-range of programming and development topics. 

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Java--Then and Now

John  Traenkenschuh

Traenk muses over security features versus security readiness...


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Day 9 of #17DaysofGiveaways - Software Engineering Week

Rachel Bayless

The Day 9 giveaway will add a nice touch to your bookshelf. We’re giving away sets of “GEEK” bookends from Etsy seller Knob Creek Metal Arts. They are perfect for keeping your software engineering books together!

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Day 7 of #17DaysofGiveaways - Software Engineering Week

Rachel Bayless
Java Application Architecture: Modularity Patterns with Examples Using OSGi by Kirk Knoernschild is today’s eBook giveaway. Knoernschild brings a one-of-a-kind perspective to Java application architecture, focusing on the way modularity will change the development of Java applications.

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Day 4 of #17DaysofGiveaways - Web Development Week

Rachel Bayless

It’s Day 4 of InformIT’s 17 Days of Giveaways. Visit yesterday’s blog for a recap of the first three day’s prizes. Today’s prize is an eBook copy of Programming in CoffeeScript by Mark Bates. Bates begins with the basics, delivers tips and techniques throughout, and finishes off with the practical applications of CoffeeScript. He teaches you how to use the robust toolset to create code, free of the bugs of JavaScript. Comment on this post for your chance to win your own copy.

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InformIT's 17 Days of Giveaways

Rachel Bayless

Get ready for a month full of giveaways. From July 9 through the end of the month, InformIT will be having 17 days of giveaways. Each week has a theme to make sure that there’s something YOU will be excited to win!

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Dennis Ritchie--May He Rest in Peace...

John  Traenkenschuh
Time to Remember a True Computing Pioneer...


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