Backbone.Js Testing - Ryan Roemer

GoodReads Summary: This book is packed with the step by step tutorial and instructions in recipe format helping you setup test infrastructure and gradually advance your skills to plan, develop, and test your backbone applications.If you are a JavaScript developer looking for recipes to create and implement test support for your backbone application, then this book is ideal for you.

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Backbone.js Essentials - Jeremy Walker

GoodReads Summary: Construct top-notch web applications by mastering the powerful tools provided by Backbone.js Gain insights into how to simplify data management and create single-page web applications with powerful user interfaces This is a fast-paced guide on how to test, document, and leverage third-party libraries, and helps you get the most out of Backbone.js.

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The Last Colony (Old Man's War #3) - John Scalzi

GoodReads Summary: Retired from his fighting days, John Perry is now village ombudsman for a human colony on distant Huckleberry. With his wife, former Special Forces warrior Jane Sagan, he farms several acres, adjudicates local disputes, and enjoys watching his adopted daughter grow up.

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The Ghost Brigades (Old Man's War, #2) - John Scalzi

GoodReads Summary: The Ghost Brigades are the Special Forces of the Colonial Defense Forces, elite troops created from the DNA of the dead and turned into the perfect soldiers for the CDF's toughest operations. They’re young, they’re fast and strong, and they’re totally without normal human qualms.

The universe is a dangerous place for humanity—and it's about to become far more dangerous. Three races that humans have clashed with before have allied to halt our expansion into space. Their linchpin: the turncoat military scientist Charles Boutin, who knows the CDF’s biggest military secrets. To prevail, the CDF must find out why Boutin did what he did.

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C# Succinctly - Joe Mayo

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Instant Backbone.js Application Development - Thomas Hunter II

GoodReads Summary: Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results.

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Python 3 Object Oriented Programming - Dusty Phillips

GoodReads Summary: The book begins with the very foundations of OOP and then uses practical examples to show how to correctly implement Object Oriented Programming in Python. Many examples are taken from real-world projects. The book focuses on high-level design as well as the gritty details of the Python syntax. The provided exercises inspire the reader to think about his or her own code, rather than providing solved problems. If you're new to Object Oriented Programming techniques, or if you have basic Python skills and wish to learn in depth how and when to correctly apply Object Oriented Programming in Python, this is the book for you. If you are an object-oriented programmer for other languages, you too will find this book a useful introduction to Python, as it uses terminology you are already familiar with. Python 2 programmers seeking a leg up in the new world of Python 3 will also find the book beneficial, and you need not necessarily know Python 2.

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Getting Started with Meteor.js JavaScript Framework - Second Edition - Isaac Strack

GoodReads Summary: Learn one of the most up-to-date JavaScript platforms, with easy to follow, step-by-step instructions Familiarize yourself with Meteor’s new and improved features Create dynamic, multi-user applications in JavaScript.

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Mastering JavaScript Design Patterns - Essential Solutions for Effective JavaScript Web Design - Simon Timms

GoodReads Summary: Enhance your JavaScript code with this essential collection of design patterns. Discover an extensive range of techniques and strategies to successfully tackle complex JavaScript development problems and put them into practice by following detailed examples that demonstrate each design pattern at its most effective. Dive deeper into JavaScript and master these powerful design patterns for an innovative and cutting-edge approach to JavaScript that meets the demands of modern web development.

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TypeScript Succinctly - Steve Fenton

GoodReads Summary: The extensive adoption of JavaScript for application development, and the ability to use HTML and JavaScript to create Windows Store apps, has made JavaScript a vital part of the Windows development ecosystem. Microsoft has done extensive work to make JavaScript easier to use. Microsoft's TypeScript extends many familiar features of .NET programming to JavaScript. With TypeScript Succinctly by Steve Fenton, you will learn how TypeScript provides optional static typing and classes to JavaScript development, how to create and load modules, and how to work with existing JavaScript libraries through ambient declarations. TypeScript is even significantly integrated with Visual Studio to provide the autocompletion and type checking you are most comfortable with.

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