Elegant Objects

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ISBN: 1519166915
Release Date: 2016-02-17
Number of pages: 230
Author: Yegor Bugayenko
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

Download and read online Elegant Objects in PDF and EPUB TL;DR There are 23 practical recommendations for object-oriented programmers. Most of them are completely against everything you've read in other books. For example, static methods, NULL references, getters, setters, and mutable classes are called evil.


Object Thinking

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ISBN: 9780735637511
Release Date: 2004-02-11
Number of pages: 368
Author: David West
Publisher: Microsoft Press

Download and read online Object Thinking in PDF and EPUB In OBJECT THINKING, esteemed object technologist David West contends that the mindset makes the programmer—not the tools and techniques. Delving into the history, philosophy, and even politics of object-oriented programming, West reveals how the best programmers rely on analysis and conceptualization—on thinking—rather than formal process and methods. Both provocative and pragmatic, this book gives form to what’s primarily been an oral tradition among the field’s revolutionary thinkers—and it illustrates specific object-behavior practices that you can adopt for true object design and superior results. Gain an in-depth understanding of: Prerequisites and principles of object thinking. Object knowledge implicit in eXtreme Programming (XP) and Agile software development. Object conceptualization and modeling. Metaphors, vocabulary, and design for object development. Learn viable techniques for: Decomposing complex domains in terms of objects. Identifying object relationships, interactions, and constraints. Relating object behavior to internal structure and implementation design. Incorporating object thinking into XP and Agile practice.


Eloquent JavaScript

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ISBN: 9781593272821
Release Date: 2011
Number of pages: 224
Author: Marijn Haverbeke
Publisher: No Starch Press

Download and read online Eloquent JavaScript in PDF and EPUB Provides information and examples on writing JavaScript code, covering such topics as syntax, control, data, regular expressions, and scripting.


256 Bloghacks

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ISBN: 1537688669
Release Date: 2016-11-06
Number of pages: 214
Author: Yegor Bugayenko
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

Download and read online 256 Bloghacks in PDF and EPUB TL;DR This book summarizes my experience of blogging for two and a half years and growing from zero to 60,000 unique visitors a month at www.yegor256.com; all dirty secrets revealed.


Bad Objects

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ISBN: 0822316935
Release Date: 1995
Number of pages: 208
Author: Naomi Schor
Publisher: Duke University Press

Download and read online Bad Objects in PDF and EPUB Bad objects are a contrarian’s delight. In this volume, leading French feminist theorist and literary critic Naomi Schor revisits some of feminist theory’s most widely discredited objects, essentialism and universalism, with surprising results. Bilingual and bicultural, she reveals the national character of contemporary theories that are usually received as beyond borders, while making a strong argument for feminist theory’s specific claims to universalism. Written in a distinctive personal and self-reflective mode, this collection offers new unpublished work and brings together for the first time some of Schor’s best-known and most influential essays. These engagements with Anglo-American feminist theory, Freud and psychoanalytic theory, French poststructuralists such as Barthes, Foucault, and Irigaray, and French fiction by or about women—especially of the nineteenth century—also address such issues as bilingual identity, professional controversies, female fetishism, and literature and gender. Schor then concludes with a provocative meditation on the future of feminism. As they read Bad Objects, Anglo-American theoreticians who have been mainly preoccupied with French feminism will find themselves drawn into French literary and cultural history, while French literary critics and historians will be placed in contact with feminist debate.


Beautiful Data

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ISBN: 9781449379292
Release Date: 2009-07-14
Number of pages: 386
Author: Toby Segaran
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

Download and read online Beautiful Data in PDF and EPUB In this insightful book, you'll learn from the best data practitioners in the field just how wide-ranging -- and beautiful -- working with data can be. Join 39 contributors as they explain how they developed simple and elegant solutions on projects ranging from the Mars lander to a Radiohead video. With Beautiful Data, you will: Explore the opportunities and challenges involved in working with the vast number of datasets made available by the Web Learn how to visualize trends in urban crime, using maps and data mashups Discover the challenges of designing a data processing system that works within the constraints of space travel Learn how crowdsourcing and transparency have combined to advance the state of drug research Understand how new data can automatically trigger alerts when it matches or overlaps pre-existing data Learn about the massive infrastructure required to create, capture, and process DNA data That's only small sample of what you'll find in Beautiful Data. For anyone who handles data, this is a truly fascinating book. Contributors include: Nathan Yau Jonathan Follett and Matt Holm J.M. Hughes Raghu Ramakrishnan, Brian Cooper, and Utkarsh Srivastava Jeff Hammerbacher Jason Dykes and Jo Wood Jeff Jonas and Lisa Sokol Jud Valeski Alon Halevy and Jayant Madhavan Aaron Koblin with Valdean Klump Michal Migurski Jeff Heer Coco Krumme Peter Norvig Matt Wood and Ben Blackburne Jean-Claude Bradley, Rajarshi Guha, Andrew Lang, Pierre Lindenbaum, Cameron Neylon, Antony Williams, and Egon Willighagen Lukas Biewald and Brendan O'Connor Hadley Wickham, Deborah Swayne, and David Poole Andrew Gelman, Jonathan P. Kastellec, and Yair Ghitza Toby Segaran


500 Handmade Books

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ISBN: 9781579908775
Release Date: 2008
Number of pages: 419
Author: Suzanne J. E. Tourtillott
Publisher: Lark Books

Download and read online 500 Handmade Books in PDF and EPUB An on-the-page gallery is illustrated with hundreds of photographs that showcase the finest work of the contributors who have been inspired to explore the unlimited possibilities of bookbinding and the related arts.


On What Matters

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ISBN: 9780191613463
Release Date: 2011-05-26
Number of pages: 592
Author: Derek Parfit
Publisher: OUP Oxford

Download and read online On What Matters in PDF and EPUB On What Matters is a major work in moral philosophy. It is the long-awaited follow-up to Derek Parfit's 1984 book Reasons and Persons, one of the landmarks of twentieth-century philosophy. In this first volume Parfit presents a powerful new treatment of reasons and rationality, and a critical examination of three systematic moral theories — Kant's ethics, contractualism, and consequentialism — leading to his own ground-breaking synthetic conclusion. Along the way he discusses a wide range of moral issues, such as the significance of consent, treating people as a means rather than an end, and free will and responsibility. On What Matters is already the most-discussed work in moral philosophy: its publication is likely to establish it as a modern classic which everyone working on moral philosophy will have to read, and which many others will turn to for stimulation and illumination.


Write Great Code Vol 2

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ISBN: 9781593270650
Release Date: 2006
Number of pages: 640
Author: Randall Hyde
Publisher: No Starch Press

Download and read online Write Great Code Vol 2 in PDF and EPUB Provides information on how computer systems operate, how compilers work, and writing source code.


JavaScript The Good Parts

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ISBN: 9780596554873
Release Date: 2008-05-08
Number of pages: 172
Author: Douglas Crockford
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

Download and read online JavaScript The Good Parts in PDF and EPUB Most programming languages contain good and bad parts, but JavaScript has more than its share of the bad, having been developed and released in a hurry before it could be refined. This authoritative book scrapes away these bad features to reveal a subset of JavaScript that's more reliable, readable, and maintainable than the language as a whole—a subset you can use to create truly extensible and efficient code. Considered the JavaScript expert by many people in the development community, author Douglas Crockford identifies the abundance of good ideas that make JavaScript an outstanding object-oriented programming language-ideas such as functions, loose typing, dynamic objects, and an expressive object literal notation. Unfortunately, these good ideas are mixed in with bad and downright awful ideas, like a programming model based on global variables. When Java applets failed, JavaScript became the language of the Web by default, making its popularity almost completely independent of its qualities as a programming language. In JavaScript: The Good Parts, Crockford finally digs through the steaming pile of good intentions and blunders to give you a detailed look at all the genuinely elegant parts of JavaScript, including: Syntax Objects Functions Inheritance Arrays Regular expressions Methods Style Beautiful features The real beauty? As you move ahead with the subset of JavaScript that this book presents, you'll also sidestep the need to unlearn all the bad parts. Of course, if you want to find out more about the bad parts and how to use them badly, simply consult any other JavaScript book. With JavaScript: The Good Parts, you'll discover a beautiful, elegant, lightweight and highly expressive language that lets you create effective code, whether you're managing object libraries or just trying to get Ajax to run fast. If you develop sites or applications for the Web, this book is an absolute must.


The Second Sex Vintage Feminism Short Edition

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ISBN: 9781473521919
Release Date: 2015-03-05
Number of pages: 144
Author: Simone de Beauvoir
Publisher: Random House

Download and read online The Second Sex Vintage Feminism Short Edition in PDF and EPUB Vintage Feminism: classic feminist texts in short form WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY NATALIE HAYNES When this book was first published in 1949 it was to outrage and scandal. Never before had the case for female liberty been so forcefully and successfully argued. De Beauvoir’s belief that ‘One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman’ switched on light bulbs in the heads of a generation of women and began a fight for greater equality and economic independence. These pages contain the key passages of the book that changed perceptions of women forever.


The Digest of Justinian

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ISBN: 9780812205541
Release Date: 2011-06-24
Number of pages: 768
Author: Alan Watson
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

Download and read online The Digest of Justinian in PDF and EPUB When Justinian became sole ruler of the Byzantine Empire in A.D. 527, he ordered the preparation of three compilations of Roman law that together formed the Corpus Juris Civilis. These works have become known individually as the Code, which collected the legal pronouncements of the Roman emperors, the Institutes, an elementary student's textbook, and the Digest, by far the largest and most highly prized of the three compilations. The Digest was assembled by a team of sixteen academic lawyers commissioned by Justinian in 533 to cull everything of value from earlier Roman law. It was for centuries the focal point of legal education in the West and remains today an unprecedented collection of the commentaries of Roman jurists on the civil law. Commissioned by the Commonwealth Fund in 1978, Alan Watson assembled a team of thirty specialists to produce this magisterial translation, which was first completed and published in 1985 with Theodor Mommsen's Latin text of 1878 on facing pages. This paperback edition presents a corrected English-language text alone, with an introduction by Alan Watson. Links to the three other volumes in the set: Volume 1 [Books 1-15] Volume 2 [Books 16-29] Volume 3 [Books 30-40]


Senlin Ascends

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ISBN: 0692820191
Release Date: 2013-03-27
Number of pages: 368
Author: Josiah D Bancroft
Publisher:

Download and read online Senlin Ascends in PDF and EPUB Thomas Senlin is a bookish headmaster from a fishing village who has always wanted to see the Tower of Babel for himself. Lured by the grand promises of a guidebook, Senlin takes his new bride, Marya, on the honeymoon of their dreams. But no sooner do they arrive at the Tower than Senlin loses Marya in the teeming throng.


A history of the earth and animated nature

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ISBN: HARVARD:HN6L49
Release Date: 1856
Number of pages:
Author: Oliver Goldsmith
Publisher:

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A History of Ancient Egypt

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ISBN: 9781250030115
Release Date: 2013-08-20
Number of pages: 512
Author: John Romer
Publisher: Macmillan

Download and read online A History of Ancient Egypt in PDF and EPUB The first volume of a history of the earliest days of ancient Egypt challenges popular archaeological understandings to chronicle the ancient world's first agricultural practices through the construction of the pyramids.