The Book of CSS3, 2nd Edition

The Book of CSS3, 2nd Edition

CSS3 is the technology behind most of the eye-catching visuals on the Web. But the docs can be dry, murky, and full of dastardly caveats for inconsistent browser implementations. This completely updated second edition of the best-selling Book of CSS3 distills the dense technical language of the CSS3…

Oracle RMAN Database Duplication

Oracle RMAN Database Duplication

RMAN is Oracle’s flagship backup and recovery tool, but did you know it’s also an effective database duplication tool? Oracle RMAN Database Duplication is a deep dive into RMAN’s duplication feature set, showing how RMAN can make it so much easier for you as a database administrator to…

Stripes by Example

Stripes by Example

In this 100-page book, you will find that Stripes provides a very simple learning path, where you do not need to understand the entire framework in order to use it. The concept of this book is exactly that – to get you using the framework and writing code…

Data Mining: The Textbook

Data Mining: The Textbook

This textbook explores the different aspects of data mining from the fundamentals to the complex data types and their applications, capturing the wide diversity of problem domains for data mining issues. It goes beyond the traditional focus on data mining problems to introduce advanced data types such as…

Learning Pandas

Learning Pandas

If you are a Python programmer who wants to get started with performing data analysis using pandas and Python, this is the book for you. Some experience with statistical analysis would be helpful but is not mandatory. This learner’s guide will help you understand how to use the…

Mastering iOS Frameworks

Mastering iOS Frameworks, 2nd Edition

Apple’s iOS SDK provides an amazingly powerful collection of frameworks. But it has been difficult to find detailed and useful knowledge about them–until now. With this book’s practical insights and tested code, you can use Apple’s frameworks to create apps that are more innovative and usable…faster and more…

The Game Believes in You

The Game Believes in You

What if schools, from the wealthiest suburban nursery school to the grittiest urban high school, thrummed with the sounds of deep immersion? More and more people believe that can happen – with the aid of video games. Greg Toppo’s The Game Believes in You presents the story of…

CentOS System Administration Essentials

CentOS System Administration Essentials

CentOS is widely respected as a very powerful and flexible Linux distribution, and it can be used as a web server, file server, FTP server, domain server, or a multirole solution. It is designed to handle the more demanding needs of business applications such as network and system…

How Linux Works: What Every Superuser Should Know, 2nd Edition

How Linux Works, 2nd Edition

Unlike some operating systems, Linux doesn’t try to hide the important bits from you-it gives you full control of your computer. But to truly master Linux, you need to understand its internals, like how the system boots, how networking works, and what the kernel actually does. In this…

Expert Oracle RAC Performance Diagnostics and Tuning

Expert Oracle RAC Performance Diagnostics and Tuning

Expert Oracle RAC Performance Diagnostics and Tuning provides comprehensive coverage of the features, technology and principles for testing and tuning RAC databases. The book takes a deep look at optimizing RAC databases by following a methodical approach based on scientific analysis rather than using a speculative approach, twisting…