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The JavaScript Beginner's Handbook

The JavaScript Beginner's Handbook

The JavaScript Beginner's Handbook follows the 80/20 rule: learn in 20% of the time the 80% of a topic. The author find this approach gives a well-rounded overview. This book does not try to cover everything under the sun related to JavaScript. It focuses on the core of the language, trying to simplify the more complex topics. The author ...
Principles of Programming Languages

Principles of Programming Languages

In this open book, our goal is to study the fundamental concepts in programming languages, as opposed to learning a range of specific languages. Languages are easy to learn, it is the concepts behind them that are difficult. The basic features we study in turn include higher-order functions, data structures in the form of records and vari...
The React Beginner's Handbook

The React Beginner's Handbook

The React Beginner's Handbook follows the 80/20 rule: learn in 20% of the time the 80% of a topic. The author find this approach gives a well-rounded overview.This book does not try to cover everything under the sun related to React. It focuses on the core of the language, trying to simplify the more complex topics. The author hopes the c...
The Deno Handbook

The Deno Handbook

Deno is a runtime for JavaScript and TypeScript that is based on the V8 JavaScript engine and the Rust programming language.The Deno Handbook follows the 80/20 rule: learn in 20% of the time the 80% of a topic. In particular, the goal is to get you up to speed quickly with Deno....
Philosophy of Computer Science

Philosophy of Computer Science

This book looks at some of the central issues in the philosophy of computer science. It is not designed to answer all (or even any) of the philosophical questions that can be raised about the nature of computing, computers, and computer science. Rather, it is designed to "bring you up to speed" on a conversation about these issu...
Interpretable Machine Learning

Interpretable Machine Learning

This book is about making machine learning models and their decisions interpretable. After exploring the concepts of interpretability, you will learn about simple, interpretable models such as decision trees, decision rules and linear regression. Later chapters focus on general model-agnostic methods for interpreting black box models like...
Kubernetes for Full-Stack Developers

Kubernetes for Full-Stack Developers

Whether you're just curious, getting started with Kubernetes, or have experience with it, this curriculum will help you learn more about Kubernetes and running containerized applications. You'll learn about core Kubernetes concepts and use them to deploy and scale applications in practical tutorials. By the end of this curriculum you'll b...
Making Servers Work

Making Servers Work

This book highlights practical sysadmin skills, common architectures that you'll encounter, and best practices that apply to automating and running systems at any scale, from one laptop or server to 1,000 or more. It is intended to help orient you within the discipline, and hopefully encourages you to learn more about system administratio...
How To Manage a Redis Database

How To Manage a Redis Database

This book aims to provide an approachable introduction to Redis concepts by outlining many of the key-value store's commands so readers can learn their patterns and syntax, thus building up readers' understanding gradually. The goal for this book is to serve as an introduction to Redis for those interested in getting started with it, or k...
Rails on Containers

Rails on Containers

This book is designed to introduce you to using containers and Kubernetes for full-stack development. You'll learn how to develop a full-stack application using Ruby on Rails and PostgreSQL with Sidekiq, and how to manage them all - first with Docker, then with Docker Compose, and finally with Kubernetes.The topics that it covers include ...
Understanding the DOM

Understanding the DOM

JavaScript is the de facto programming language of the web, but the language itself does not include any built-in method for working with input/output (I/O), such as graphics display and sound. Instead, the web browser provides an API for accessing the HTML document in a tree structure known as the Document Object Model (DOM). The combina...
Programming Persistent Memory

Programming Persistent Memory

Beginning and experienced programmers will use this comprehensive guide to persistent memory programming. You will understand how persistent memory brings together several new software/hardware requirements, and offers great promise for better performance and faster application startup times - a huge leap forward in byte-addressable capac...
NGINX Unit Cookbook

NGINX Unit Cookbook

Alongside its popular web server, NGINX provides a dynamic application server that supports a RESTful JSON API. The open source NGINX Unit server deploys configuration changes without service disruptions and runs apps built with multiple languages and frameworks. This updated cookbook shows developers, DevOps personnel, network admins, an...
Vue.js Succinctly

Vue.js Succinctly

Explore the fundamentals of Vue.js, a top open-source JavaScript framework, and harness its powerful features to build UIs and single-page applications. Succinctly series writer Ed Freitas employs the same principals he used in Flutter Succinctly to teach readers how to build a web app with Vue.js....
Azure DevOps Succinctly

Azure DevOps Succinctly

The complexity of software development requires coordination and collaboration between all teams involved to guarantee that the client - whether a customer or another team in-house - is satisfied. DevOps is one strategy for achieving successful development, testing, and deployment, and Microsoft Azure provides a collection of tools and se...
Angular Testing Succinctly

Angular Testing Succinctly

Though sometimes perceived as a hurdle, testing can save developers from heartbreak in the long run. In Angular Testing Succinctly, author Joseph D. Booth provides a quick introduction to different tools and approaches to testing Angular projects to make them higher quality from the start and easier to maintain down the road. Topics cover...
How To Build a Website With CSS and HTML

How To Build a Website With CSS and HTML

This project-based eBook will introduce you to Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), a stylesheet language used to control the presentation of websites, by building a personal website using our demonstration site as a model. Though our demonstration site features Sammy the Shark, you can switch out Sammy's information with your own if you wish to...
Effective AWK Programming, 5th Edition

Effective AWK Programming, 5th Edition

When processing text files, the awk language is ideal for handling data extraction, reporting, and data-reformatting jobs. This practical guide serves as both a reference and tutorial for POSIX-standard awk and for the GNU implementation, called gawk. This book is useful for novices and awk experts alike.In this thoroughly revised 5th edi...
Help! My Computer is Broken

Help! My Computer is Broken

Want to know how to fix common computer problems, without having to wade through technical jargon? Or are you the family on-call technical support person, and need a bit of help?Help! My Computer Is Broken takes the most common computer problems and tells you how to fix them. It's as simple as that! If you've ever wondered why your laptop...
PC Assembly Language

PC Assembly Language

This book has extensive coverage of interfacing assembly and C code and so might be of interest to C programmers who want to learn about how C works under the hood. All the examples use the free NASM (Netwide) assembler. The tutorial only covers programming under 32-bit protected mode and requires a 32-bit protected mode compiler. It is p...

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