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2019 Books & eBooks

Deep Learning Illustrated

Deep Learning Illustrated
By Jon Krohn, Grant Beyleveld, Aglaé Bassens

*$39.99 $49.99
Book

*$31.99 $39.99
eBook

  Python for Programmers

Python for Programmers with Introductory AI Case Studies
Harvey Deitel, Paul J. Deitel

*$47.99 $59.99
Book

*$38.39 $47.99
eBook


"The authors do a great job explaining both the context and modern application of Deep Learning technologies in an approachable–and entertaining–way."
Sangbin Lee, Amazon Customer Review

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"Coming from a Java background and trying to get into ML, this book is excellent in readability and content."
Alessandro A. Rizzo, Amazon Customer Review

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Machine Learning with Python

Machine Learning with Python for Everyone
By Mark Fenner

*$39.99 $49.99
Book

*$31.99 $39.99
eBook

  Data Breaches

Data Breaches: Crisis and Opportunity
By Sherri Davidoff

*$35.99 $44.99
Book

*$28.79 $35.99
eBook


"Dr. Mark Fenner's Machine learning with Python for Everyone is high quality, practical, and educational."
Dr. Howard B. Bandy, Amazon Customer Review

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"The book is well written, flows well, and makes it easy to keep turning the page. If you're in a position where you need to plan for, influence, or respond to a data breach incident, this is worth it."
Amazon Customer Review

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EDGE

EDGE: Value-Driven Digital Transformation
By Jim Highsmith, Linda Luu, David Robinson

*$27.99 $34.99
Book

*$22.39 $27.99
eBook

  Blockchain for Business

Blockchain for Business
By Jai Singh Arun, Jerry Cuomo, Nitin Gaur

*$23.99 $29.99
Book

*$19.19 $23.99
eBook


"Packed full of actionable models and methods to help focus your innovation activities on outcomes EDGE is a great resource to get you started on creating a high performance organization to innovate at scale."
Barry OReilly, Amazon Customer Review

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"I specifically recommend reading it for its guidance in governance, team building, and identity management, and you can find plenty of other areas specific to your industry."
Lisa McGunnigle, Amazon Customer Review

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Clean Agile

Clean Agile: Back to Basics
By Robert C. Martin

*$30.39 $37.99
Book

*$24.79 $30.99
eBook

  BDD with Cucumber

Behavior-Driven Development with Cucumber: Better Collaboration for Better Software
By Richard Lawrence, Paul Rayner

*$27.99 $34.99
Book

*$22.39 $27.99
eBook


"I loved reading this because it made me realize what issues agile was made to address, and to carry on loving being a programmer."
James Klein, Amazon Customer Review

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"I use this book to help make better software by improving communication across a team of programmers, testers, product developers, and customer/user experience professionals. YOU SHOULD TOO. Such a gem!"
Nicole Forsythe, Amazon Customer Review

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2019 Video Learning


Web Development in Python with Django

Web Development in Python with Django
Instructor: Andrew Pinkham

*$199.99 $249.99
Video

  Machine Learning with scikit-learn

Machine Learning with scikit-learn
Instructor: David Mertz

*$159.99 $199.99
Video


"Very comprehensive course. Is the best video introduction to Django in my opinion."
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"Good introduction and overview (without a deep-dive) of APIs of scikit-learn library with accompanying Jupyter notebook material. It’s good for grasping the structure of the techniques available in data science process."
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Introduction to Python

Introduction to Python: Learn How to Program Today
Instructor: Arianne Dee

*$159.99 $199.99
Video

  Python Survival Skills

Python Survival Skills LiveLessons: Code Like a Pro
Instructor: Brian Overland

*$199.99 $249.99
Video


"Perfectly tailored to beginners. Will definitely help to quickly jump start to Python programming."
O'Reilly Online Learning Reviewer

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"Excellent material from an experienced programmer!!! with clear and lucid explanations. I have been programming in python for a couple years now—but definitely learned some new tricks. "
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Amazon Web Services (AWS), 2nd Edition

Amazon Web Services (AWS), 2nd Edition
Instructor: Richard A. Jones

*$279.99 $349.99
Video

  Hands-On Guide to Spring Cloud Contract

Hands-On Guide to Spring Cloud Contract
Instructor: Marcin Grzejszczak

*$239.99 $299.99
Video


"Very clear, a lot of useful information, easy to follow. I strongly recommend. Thank you Richard A. Jones."
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"This is a fantastic course. Really appreciate how Marcin highlights the whys and wherefores right from the beginning of the course directly calling out the dangers of handcrafting API or messaging integration tests as well as good unit testing practices focusing on testing functionality not implementations. This course is very comprehensive and exactly what I needed."
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Linux Fundamentals

Linux Fundamentals
Instructor: Sander van Vugt

*$159.99 $199.99
Video

  TCP/IP Fundamentals

TCP/IP Fundamentals
Instructor: Michael J. Shannon

*$159.99 $199.99
Video


"One of the best courses on this site. Gave me a good solid foundation on Linux. Lessons are very well organized and nicely paced."
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"Very clear and educational. Seems an excellent starting point to me."
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Classic Favorites


The C Programming Language, 2nd Edition

The C Programming Language, 2nd Edition
By Brian W. Kernighan, Dennis Ritchie

*$53.60 $67.00
Book

*$43.19 $53.99
eBook

  Effective C++ Digital Collection: 140 Ways to Improve Your Programming

Effective C++ Digital Collection: 140 Ways to Improve Your Programming
By Scott Meyers

*$76.79 $95.99
eBook

600+ Amazon Reviews with 4.6-Star Average
"If you want to learn C programming, then start with this book. It's proven useful to me for over 15 years! I always find myself referring back to it when I need to remember something. Its compact size and terse instruction is ideal for anyone wanting a reference or to simply learn the C programming language."
DreadPirateWestley, Amazon Customer Review

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130+ Amazon Reviews with 4.6-Star Average
"Every C++ programmer should learn the items in this book. I knew some of them but they explain the details of each and give good examples of WHY things should be done specific ways. I've been programming in C++ for over 15 years and I still gained a lot of valuable knowledge from this book."
CireSnave, Amazon Customer Review

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Code Complete, 2nd Edition

Code Complete, 2nd Edition
By Steve McConnell

*$43.99 $54.99
Book

*$35.19 $43.99
eBook

  TCP/IP Illustrated, Volume 1: The Protocols, 2nd Edition

TCP/IP Illustrated, Volume 1: The Protocols, 2nd Edition
By Kevin R. Fall, W. Richard Stevens

*$55.99 $69.99
Book

*$44.79 $55.99
eBook

320+ Amazon Reviews with 4.6-Star Average
"Fantastic thorough and concise explanations. Steve McConnell really has summarized a great coding standard of sorts. I would recommend to anyone who is just starting out, or anyone who is looking for better foundational or practical knowledge of industry best-practices."
A.B., Amazon Customer Review

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50+ Amazon Reviews with 4-Star Average
"Excellent book for anyone trying to dig deeper into networking. Definitely a great book to get better at understanding the inner workings. Very easy read, while still providing lots of information."
Soren, Amazon Customer Review

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The C++ Programming Language, Fourth Edition

The C++ Programming Language, Fourth Edition
By Bjarne Stroustrup

*$63.99 $84.99
Book

*$51.19 $63.99
eBook

  Algorithms, Fourth Edition

Algorithms, Fourth Edition
By Robert Sedgewick, Kevin Wayne

*$71.99 $89.99
Book

*$57.59 $71.99
eBook

575+ Amazon Reviews with 4.5-Star Average
"Not too dry and technical foundation into C++. Well written with a hint of humor and perfectly structured."
Sanyan Biswas, InformIT Customer

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220+ Amazon Reviews with 4.5-Star Average
"This is a great book that teaches foundational computer science algorithms and their underlying data structures. Used this first edition when I was in college. Just bought the fourth edition as a guide to brushing up on some of the terminology that I haven't used in a while."
D. Powell, Amazon Customer Review

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The Art of Computer Programming, Volumes 1-4A

The Art of Computer Programming, Volumes 1-4A
By Donald E. Knuth

*$207.99 $259.99
Boxed Set

  The Robert C. Martin Clean Code Collection

The Robert C. Martin Clean Code Collection
By Robert C. Martin

*$45.59 $56.99
eBook

75+ Amazon Reviews with 4.6-Star Average
"At first, I assumed this collection of books would be dry and a basic re-hash of intermediate-level concepts—however, the reader is taken down a carefully notched path leading to an understanding of the basics of the lower levels of how various computing concepts came to be and were then put together."
TheTrainer, Amazon Customer Review

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440+ Amazon Reviews with 4.2-Star Average
"Great reference to brush up on standards as well as point new developers towards good practices."
Wayne Billing, InformIT Customer

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