Monthly Archives: July 2011

Check out Safari Books Online’s new demo

For those of you who don’t know, Safari Books Online is a digital library providing on-demand, subscription access to thousands of learning resources including books, videos, code snippets and practice exams. Our combination of vetted content and platform tools enables … Continue reading

Photography: Do you know which direction your light is coming from?

We all know that light has direction, right? As photographers, we need to think of light direction in relative terms. We think about the direction relative to the camera and the subject’s position in the scene. We pay attention to … Continue reading

Free Webcast Recording! Patterns-Based Engineering: Successfully Delivering Solutions via Patterns

  Today we have access to thousands of patterns – proven best-practice solutions to known problems within a specific context – so why aren’t we more successful in developing and deploying successful software-intensive systems?Hear two leading experts introduce Patterns-Based Engineering … Continue reading

Android Development: Top 10 Learning Resources

For those of you looking for resources to help with android development, we have the perfect list (according to Safari Books Online subscribers). The following represents the most read books and training videos about android development among Safari Books Online … Continue reading

Threepress job opening: work on Ibis Reader

(Update August 1, 2011: This position has been filled but we are always interested in hearing from applicants who meet the requirements below and are interested!) Threepress Consulting has an immediate opening for a full-time Python and JavaScript software engineer. … Continue reading

Safari To Go Update – July 12, 2011

Safari To Go 2.0 has been available for almost two months and we have been busy working on the app. and incorporating feedback we’ve received from our subscribers. We have released 5 updates so far and have another one on the way. Check out some of the recent updates: … Continue reading

Founder of Princeton’s Department of Computer Science talks about Algorithms

  Author Bob Sedgewick, who has written a series of books on Algorithms, talks about his background–from founding the Department of Computer Science at Princeton University to decades of study on algorithms and his new book Algorithms, Fourth Edition. Listen … Continue reading

Free Webcast Recording! Impact of Cloud Computing on UNIX and Linux System Administrators

  Does the advent of cloud computing spell the end of UNIX and Linux system administrators?Watch this hour-long webcast as we explore the post-modern system administration world and examine how cloud computing may impact our profession and our skill set. … Continue reading