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Human Computer Interaction Books Reviews

Human Computer Interaction Books Reviews

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Interaction Design: Beyond Human-Computer Interaction

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Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions

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Human-Computer Interaction: An Empirical Research Perspective

Human-Computer Interaction: An Empirical Research Perspective book by I. Scott MacKenzie. This concise, high-end guide shows experienced administrators how to customize and extend popular open source security tools such as Nikto, Ettercap, and Nessus. It also addresses port scanners, packet injectors, network sniffers, and web assessment tools. Network Security Tools is the one resource you want at your side when locking down your network.

XML Book: XPath and XPointer

Free XML book from O’Reilly Commons. XPath and XPointer fills an essential need for XML developers by focusing directly on a critical topic that has been covered only briefly. Written by John Simpson, an author with considerable XML experience, the book offers practical knowledge of the two languages that underpin XML, XSLT and XLink. “XPath and XPointer” cuts through basic theory and provides real-world examples that you can use right away.

Ubuntu Hacks

Free Ubuntu Linux book from O’Reilly Commons. Ubuntu Hacks is your one-stop source for all of the community knowledge you need to get the most out of Ubuntu: a collection of 100 tips and tools to help new and experienced Linux users install, configure, and customize Ubuntu. With this set of hacks, you can get Ubuntu Linux working exactly the way you need it to.

Test Driving Linux

Free Linux book from O’Reilly Commons. Test Driving Linux: From Windows to Linux in 60 Seconds is a detailed step-by-step guide to the Linux operating system and several popular open source programs. With this guide you can quickly learn how to use Linux to perform the tasks you do most: surf the web, send and receive email, instant message with friends, write letters, create spreadsheets, and even how to enhance your digital photos.

PHP Cookbook

Free PHP book from O’Reilly Commons. The PHP Cookbook is a collection of problems, solutions, and practical examples for PHP programmers. The book contains a unique and extensive collection of best practices for everyday PHP programming dilemmas. It contains over 250 recipes, ranging from simple tasks to entire programs that demonstrate complex tasks, such as printing HTML tables and generating bar charts — a treasure trove of useful code for PHP programmers, from novices to advanced practitioners.

Visual Basic 2005: A Developer?s Notebook

Free Visual Basic book from O’Reilly Commons. To bring you up to speed with Visual Basic 2005, this practical book offers nearly 50 hands-on projects. Each one explores a new feature of the language, with emphasis on changes that can increase productivity, simplify programming tasks, and help you add new functionality to your applications. You get the goods straight from the masters in an informal, code-intensive style. Part of our new Developer’s Notebook series.

Beyond Java

Free Java book from O’Reilly Commons. In Beyond Java, Bruce chronicles the rise of the most successful language of all time, and then lays out, in painstaking detail, the compromises the founders had to make to establish success. Then, he describes the characteristics of likely successors to Java. He builds to a rapid and heady climax, presenting alternative languages and frameworks with productivity and innovation unmatched in Java. He closes with an evaluation of the most popular and important programming languages, and their future role in a world beyond Java.

QuickTime for Java: A Developer?s Notebook

Free Java book from O’Reilly Commons. Java developers who need to add audio, video, or interactive media creation and playback to their applications find that QuickTime Java is a powerful toolkit, but one that’s not easy to get into. This book offers the first real look at this important software with an informal, code-intensive style that lets impatient early adopters focus on learning by doing. You get just the functionality you need.

Tips to Succeed in Software Engineering Student Projects

Free online book by Damith C. Rajapakse:”This book consists of a collection of practical tips - byte sized observations and lessons learned - from my software engineering experience (both as an educator and a practitioner) and from many excellent books/articles I have read on the topic. It does not intend to cover SE theory. This book is meant for students following software engineering project courses.”

Free Windows Vista Guide

Free Windows Vista book in pdf format. A comprehensive feature-by-feature guide to Windows Vista with Service Pack 1. With contributions from people who actually worked on the product, this is the definitive resource to learn about Windows Vista. The Windows Vista Product Guide is available in XPS and PDF formats.