Professional iPhone and iPod touch programming : building applications for Mobile Safari / Richard Wagner. Wiley, c2008
DNA and Genealogy, Colleen Fitzpatrick, (- 2005)
DNA testing is advancing fast, and useful tests are available by mail order. If you want to understand the science behind it, this book will help. Unfortunately, it is a bit dated. 150 pages.
Textpattern solutions : PHP-based content management made easy / Kevin Potts, Springer Verlag, c2007.
For the administrator of a CMS using Textpattern.
Beginning Joomla! : from novice to Professional, Dan Rahmel, Apress 2007
For the site administrator of Joomla, which is an excellent CMS. I did not get a chance to read the book.
Access 2007 VBA programmer’s reference / Teresa Hennig … [et al.] Wiley Pub., 2007.
Access is not quite my cup of tea, but if you are using it here is a book. It might be excellent; I have not read it.
Professional C++ / Nicholas A. Solter, Scott J. Kleper. Wiley, c2005.
Here is everything a programmer needs to get going in C++. It’s a thick book, but it does not cover everything because there are so many details in C++. Job seekers will value the appendix, which lists likely interview questions. Managers who interview programmers will find this useful too.
Ajax in action / Dave Crane, Eric Pascarello; Manning, c2006.
The definitive guide to SWT and JFace / Rob Warner with Robert Harris. Apress Springer Verlag, c2004.
Here is a good introduction to Eclipse GUI programming. Though somewhat dated, it is still worth reading. It will help if you are doing a Rich Client (RCP) or extending Eclipse with a new plugin. SWT is way better than Swing, but there seem to be fewer books on it. There is a lot to learn, and too many sources on the net, so use this book to get started.
Eclipse : building commercial-quality plug-ins / Eric Clayberg, Dan Rubel ; Addison-Wesley, c2004.
If you are extending Eclipse or designing a Rich Client (RCP) then this book will be useful. Also if you are planning a Java project, and want to see a project architecture.
It is dated now (2008), but the main concepts have not changed.
Founders at work : stories of startups’ early days / Jessica Livingston. Apress, c2007.
Fascinating interviews with founders of technology startups including Paul Graham, Joshua Schachter, Mike Lazaridis, and Joel Spolsky.