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Core Java Volume II Advanced Features, Ninth edition / Cay S. Horstmann, Prentice Hall 2013 Here is an excellent book on Java. Topics include: Streams and Files XML Networking Database programming Internationalization Advanced Swing Advanced AWT JavaBeans Security Scriping Distributed … Continue reading
Linux bible : boot up to Ubuntu, Fedora, KNOPPIX, Debian, SUSE, and 13 other distributions / Christopher Negus, Wiley 2011 Here is an updated version of the user and admin manual for Linux. You can enjoy many hours of poking … Continue reading
Real World Haskell, Bryan O’Sullivan, O’Reilly, 2008 Haskell is an advanced purely functional programming language. Read the book online here. Sorry, it is not yet at the OPL.
Half-lives – A Guide to Nuclear Technology in Canada, H. Y. Tammemagi, 2009 This book is on the history and technology of nuclear power and medicine in Canada. It covers many topics and is well written. Unfortunately, its discussion of … Continue reading
Got Sun? Go Solar – Harness Nature’s Free Energy to Heat and Power your Grid-tied Home, Rex A. Ewing, PixyJack, 2009 Here is a practical introduction to home solar power for do it yourself people, with no engineering degree needed. … Continue reading
The Human Brain Book, Rita Carter, DK, 2009 This is much more than a picture book, though that is the first impression. Understanding of the brain is growing, and this very readable book collects much knowledge into one place. 250 … Continue reading
Making Things Happen : mastering project management / Scott Berkun, O’Reilly, 2008 Most books on project management are dry reading, but this one is different. It is written by a Microsoft veteran. 350 pages.
Windows Server 2008 : the Definitive Guide / Jonathan Hassell, O’Reilly, 2008 This looks to be the best guide to Windows Server available, intended for beginning to intermediate Systems Administrators. Well written, 450 pages.
Mike Meyers’ CompTIA network+ guide to Managing and Troubleshooting Networks / Mike Meyers, McGraw-Hill, 2009 If you want to get certified, here is your book. It is quite useful in any case. And the pictures add value: did you know … Continue reading