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HackSpace Magazine: Issue 50

HackSpace Magazine: Issue 50

Machine learning used to be the preserve of university research departments with money to burn on high-power, high-cost kit - but not any more! Thanks to a new breed of affordable dev boards, anyone can get in on the act at pocket money prices. We've trawled the makersphere for the best, most creative machine learning projects to sho...
HackSpace Magazine: Issue 53

HackSpace Magazine: Issue 53

Things fall apart, the centre cannot hold. That's why repair skills are so important! This month we're talking upcycling - the art of making beautiful new projects out of old junk.Plus: what happens when your just-for-kicks project turns out to be something that loads of people want? We talk to Timon Skerutsch, creator of the Pi...
HackSpace Magazine: Issue 54

HackSpace Magazine: Issue 54

What could be more satisfying than building a whole computer, from scratch? You might think it's impossible these days, but we've found a band of makers who are re-creating the clicky switches and flashing LEDs of a bygone age. Have a go yourself!- Design, sustainability and ethics with Jude Pullen;- Add much-needed safety featu...
HackSpace Magazine: Issue 55

HackSpace Magazine: Issue 55

There's a huge range of computer-controlled machines used by makers - 3D printers, laser cutters, CNC mills and more - but the plotter is the easiest to make. This makes it a great build for getting started in the world of computer-controlled machines. For around $15 you can create your own drawing machine with our guide.- Learn how ...
HackSpace Magazine: Issue 56

HackSpace Magazine: Issue 56

From component choice, to packaging, to marketing, to the million other things that you need to do when you scale up production, we'll help you turn your project into a product - and along the way it'll help you be a better maker.- Build a rocket-powered wing-wing glider out of balsa wood and 3D printed parts (it's like the...
Modern Mainframe Development

Modern Mainframe Development

Even as spending on digital transformation continues to skyrocket, mainframes nevertheless have major advantages for global enterprises. These systems still process huge amounts of information and allow for highly secure transactions. In this practical book, author Tom Taulli shows software developers how to pursue a hybrid approach by in...
Cloud Native DevOps with Kubernetes

Cloud Native DevOps with Kubernetes

Kubernetes has become the operating system of today's cloud native world, providing a reliable and scalable platform for running containerized workloads. In this friendly, pragmatic book, cloud experts Justin Domingus and John Arundel show you what Kubernetes can do-and what you can do with it.This updated second edition guides you t...
Critical Data Literacy

Critical Data Literacy

A short course for students to increase their proficiency in analyzing and interpreting data visualizations. By completing this short course students will be able to explain the importance of data literacy, identify data visualization issues in order to improve their own skills in data story-telling. The intended outcome of this course is...
Beej's Guide to C Programming

Beej's Guide to C Programming

This is an intro to C for folks who already know how to program in another language. The first half of the book is written in a tutorial style, while the second half is a reference section complete with examples (inspired by the incomparable Turbo C Bible). The goal is to keep this up-to-date with the latest C standards.This guide assumes...
NGINX Cookbook, 2nd Edition

NGINX Cookbook, 2nd Edition

NGINX is one of the most widely used web servers available today, in part because of itscapabilities as a load balancer and reverse proxy server for HTTP and other network protocols. This revised cookbook provides easy-to-follow examples of real-world problems in application delivery. Practical recipes help you set up and use either the o...
97 Things Every SRE Should Know

97 Things Every SRE Should Know

Site reliability engineering (SRE) is more relevant than ever. Knowing how to keep systems reliable has become a critical skill. With this practical book, newcomers and old hats alike will explore a broad range of conversations happening in SRE. You'll get actionable advice on several topics, including how to adopt SRE, why SLOs matt...
Azure Durable Functions Succinctly

Azure Durable Functions Succinctly

Durable Functions is an Azure Functions extension that implements triggers and bindings that abstract and manage state persistence. Using Durable Functions, you can easily create stateful objects entirely managed by the extension. Azure Durable Functions Succinctly author Massimo Bonanni will take readers from a recap of Azure Functions t...
Database Design Succinctly

Database Design Succinctly

The way a user might perceive and use data and the optimal way a computer system might store it are often very different. In this Database Design Succinctly, learn how to model the user's information into data in a computer database system in such a way as to allow the system to produce useful results for the end user. Joseph D. Boot...
MonoGame Role-Playing Game Development Succinctly

MonoGame Role-Playing Game Development Succinctly

For MonoGame developers looking to build their own role-playing game, this ebook is an essential guide. Authors Jim Perry and Charles Humphrey break down design complexities into smaller topics that are easy to think through to help you produce a working game. Learn how to animate sprites, construct conversation trees, build multilevel ma...
HackSpace Magazine: Issue 47

HackSpace Magazine: Issue 47

If your 3D printer is looking a little dusty and unloved, now's the time to put it to work: we've 50 of the best 3D prints to improve your home, office, workshop and more. From functional to frivolous, we've got ideas for you. It's time to unleash the awesome power of your printer!- Oskitone: where 3D printing meets an...
Tutorials of Visual Graphic Communication Programs for Interior Design

Tutorials of Visual Graphic Communication Programs for Interior Design

This open book is for the beginning level of both architecture and interior design students who learn computer graphic communication software. The author developed multiple tutorials to teach three computer graphic applications, AutoCAD, Revit, and Enscape. AutoCAD is an essential computer drafting software which is 2D drawing software. R...
CI/CD with Docker and Kubernetes

CI/CD with Docker and Kubernetes

Containers change how developers build, test, and deploy code. Adopting them takes time. Using them the wrong way can slow down your delivery process.But you don't have a team of engineers to dedicate to this like Spotify or Netflix do. Maybe you're a startup CTO with features to ship - you can't spend hundreds of hours on ...
Blazor for ASP NET Web Forms Developers

Blazor for ASP NET Web Forms Developers

Blazor is a new web framework that changes what is possible when building web apps with .NET. Blazor is a client-side web UI framework based on C# instead of JavaScript. With Blazor you can write your client-side logic and UI components in C#, compile them into normal .NET assemblies, and then run them directly in the browser using a new ...
Modern Object Pascal Introduction for Programmers

Modern Object Pascal Introduction for Programmers

There are many books and resources about Pascal out there, but too many of themtalk about the old Pascal, without classes, units or generics.So I wrote this quick introduction to what I call modern Object Pascal. Most of theprogrammers using it don't really call it "modern Object Pascal", we just call it "ourPascal&quo...
Debugging with GDB

Debugging with GDB

The GNU Debugger allows you to see what is going on "inside" a program while it executes - or what a program was doing at the moment it crashed. GDB supports C, C++, Java, Fortran and Assembly among other languages; it is also designed to work closely with the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC). The GNU Debugger Program has four spec...

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