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  • How to Avoid a Climate Disaster

    The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need

    by Bill Gates

    In this urgent, authoritative book, Bill Gates sets out a wide-ranging, practical - and accessible - plan for how the world can get to zero greenhouse gas emissions in time to avoid a climate catastrophe.Bill Gates has spent a decade investigating the causes and effects of climate change. With the help of experts in the fields of physics, chemistry, biology, engineering, political science, and ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • The Lean Startup

    How Constant Innovation Creates Radically Successful Businesses

    by Eric Ries

    THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING SENSATIONMost new businesses fail. But most of those failures are preventable.The Lean Startup is the approach to business that's being adopted around the world. It is changing the way companies are built and new products are launched.The Lean Startup is about learning what your customers really want. It's about testing your vision continuously, adapting and adjusting ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Learning Python

    by Mark Lutz and 1 more

    Portable, powerful, and a breeze to use, Python is the popular open source object-oriented programming language used for both standalone programs and scripting applications. Python is considered easy to learn, but there's no quicker way to mastery of the language than learning from an expert teacher. This edition of Learning Python puts you in the hands of two expert teachers, Mark Lutz and David ... Read more

    $28.15 AUD

  • Attachments

    Is there such a thing as love before first sight? The romantic comedy we all need to read in 2020

    by Rainbow Rowell

    'Heartwarming, romantic and great fun' CLOSEREveryone in the newsroom knows that somebody is monitoring their emails, but Beth and Jennifer don't believe anyone would read their never-ending conversations. But Lincoln does, it's his job, and Beth and Jennifer's hilarious, no-holds-barred emails are the best part of his day.The only problem is he's starting to fall in love with Beth, and yet she ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The DevOps Handbook

    How to Create World-Class Agility, Reliability, and Security in Technology Organizations

    by Gene Kim and 3 more

    Increase profitability, elevate work culture, and exceed productivity goals through DevOps practices.More than ever, the effective management of technology is critical for business competitiveness. For decades, technology leaders have struggled to balance agility, reliability, and security. The consequences of failure have never been greater—whether it's the healthcare.gov debacle, cardholder data ... Read more

    $30.79 AUD

  • Building Android Applications for Beginners

    by Steve Taylor

    This book is aimed at people with little or no understanding of developing applications or any experience with Java or computer programming in general.Rather than immediately delving into details, the book focuses instead on constructing simple Android examples that can immediately be seen to work. As an example, some very simple but yet powerful graphics are developed, the image on the book's ... Read more

    $5.03 AUD

  • Android for Beginners Tutorial

    Build your own World Flags Application

    by Clive Sargeant

    Working through this tutorial with step-by-step guidance, you’ll learn how to create an Android application from scratch. You’ll cover all the basic skills that are needed to develop any Android application. You’ll also learn how to display images in a grid, text in a scrollable list, how to create a menu and navigate between screens. In detail, you’ll learn:How to create a new Android project in ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • Exploring C++ 11

    by Ray Lischner

    Exploring C++ divides C++ up into bite-sized chunks that will help you learn the language one step at a time. Assuming no familiarity with C++, or any other C-based language, you’ll be taught everything you need to know in a logical progression of small lessons that you can work through as quickly or as slowly as you need.C++ can be a complicated language. Writing even the most straight-forward of ... Read more

    $76.55 AUD

  • JavaScript: The Good Parts

    The Good Parts

    by Douglas Crockford

    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 ... Read more

    $24.63 AUD

  • Agile Project Management Methodology for Beginners: Scrum Project Management for Beginners

    by Andy Webb

    The older rigid traditional models of delivering changes has been replaced with an agile way of delivering changes. The world of apps, and internet driven economy means that any change has to be delivered almost overnight with no scope for delays and the consumer wants things almost immediately.Agile provides that project management methodology to help you get the results immediately.Written for ... Read more

    $4.21 AUD

  • Code

    The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software

    by Charles Petzold

    series Developer Best Practices
    What do flashlights, the British invasion, black cats, and seesaws have to do with computers? In CODE, they show us the ingenious ways we manipulate language and invent new means of communicating with each other. And through CODE, we see how this ingenuity and our very human compulsion to communicate have driven the technological innovations of the past two centuries.Using everyday objects and ... Read more

    $29.47 AUD

  • Planning and Control Using Microsoft Project 2013 and 2016

    by Paul E Harris

    This book is designed for users of earlier versions to upgrade their skills and for new planners to learn the software. It starts with the basics required to create a schedule, through resource planning and on to the more advanced features. Microsoft® Project 2016 is a minor update of Microsoft® Project 2013 and therefore this book covers both versions. This book is aimed at showing project ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • User Story Mapping

    Discover the Whole Story, Build the Right Product

    by Jeff Patton and 1 more

    User story mapping is a valuable tool for software development, once you understand why and how to use it. This insightful book examines how this often misunderstood technique can help your team stay focused on users and their needs without getting lost in the enthusiasm for individual product features.Author Jeff Patton shows you how changeable story maps enable your team to hold better ... Read more

    $24.63 AUD

  • Planning and Scheduling Using Microsoft Project 2013

    by Paul E Harris

    This book is designed for users of earlier versions to upgrade their skills and for new planners to learn the software. It starts with the basics required to create a schedule, through resource planning and on to the more advanced features. Microsoft Project 2013 is an extensive interface update from Microsoft Project 2010 and as a result has required a significant rewrite of the author’s previous ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD

  • The Mythical Man-Month, Anniversary Edition: Essays On Software Engineering

    Essays On Software Engineering

    by Frederick P. Brooks Jr.

    Few books on software project management have been as influential and timeless as The Mythical Man-Month. With a blend of software engineering facts and thought-provoking opinions, Fred Brooks offers insight for anyone managing complex projects. These essays draw from his experience as project manager for the IBM System/360 computer family and then for OS/360, its massive software system. Now, 20 ... Read more

    $48.39 AUD

  • Consumption Economics: The New Rules of Tech

    The New Rules of Tech

    by J. B. Wood and 2 more

    If you’re a tech company, the most dramatic effect of megatrends like cloud computing, managed services, and the rise of consumer technology won’t be felt in your company’s product line. The true disruption will be to your business model. Future customers won’t want to pay you high prices out of big “CapEx” budgets anymore. They will expect lower “cloud” prices paid from “OpEx” budgets only when ... Read more

    $14.73 AUD

  • Python For Dummies

    by Stef Maruch and 1 more

    Python is one of the most powerful, easy-to-read programming languages around, but it does have its limitations. This general purpose, high-level language that can be extended and embedded is a smart option for many programming problems, but a poor solution to others.Python For Dummies is the quick-and-easy guide to getting the most out of this robust program. This hands-on book will show you ... Read more

    $42.99 AUD

  • The Manager's Path

    A Guide for Tech Leaders Navigating Growth and Change

    by Camille Fournier

    Managing people is difficult wherever you work. But in the tech industry, where management is also a technical discipline, the learning curve can be brutal—especially when there are few tools, texts, and frameworks to help you. In this practical guide, author Camille Fournier (tech lead turned CTO) takes you through each stage in the journey from engineer to technical manager.From mentoring ... Read more

    $30.79 AUD

  • User Stories Applied: For Agile Software Development

    For Agile Software Development

    by Mike Cohn

    Thoroughly reviewed and eagerly anticipated by the agile community, User Stories Applied offers a requirements process that saves time, eliminates rework, and leads directly to better software.The best way to build software that meets users' needs is to begin with "user stories": simple, clear, brief descriptions of functionality that will be valuable to real users. In User Stories Applied, Mike ... Read more

    $60.82 AUD

  • So you want to develop Android applications?

    by Clive Sargeant

    Android is the most popular mobile platform, running on almost 60% of the world’s smartphones and tablets. By June 2012, 400 million Android devices had been activated and one million more Android devices are being activated every day. More than one and a half BILLION apps and games are downloaded each month!As you can see, the Android market is huge. If you’re thinking of developing the next big ... Read more

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  • Clean Code

    A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship

    by Robert Martin

    Even bad code can function. But if code isn’t clean, it can bring a development organization to its knees. Every year, countless hours and significant resources are lost because of poorly written code. But it doesn’t have to be that way.Noted software expert Robert C. Martin presents a revolutionary paradigm with Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship. Martin has teamed up with his ... Read more

    $49.16 AUD

  • Succeeding with Agile: Software Development Using Scrum

    Software Development Using Scrum

    by Mike Cohn

    Proven, 100% Practical Guidance for Making Scrum and Agile Work in Any Organization This is the definitive, realistic, actionable guide to starting fast with Scrum and agile–and then succeeding over the long haul. Leading agile consultant and practitioner Mike Cohn presents detailed recommendations, powerful tips, and real-world case studies drawn from his unparalleled experience helping hundreds ... Read more

    $58.07 AUD

  • The Art of Agile Development

    Pragmatic Guide to Agile Software Development

    by James Shore and 1 more

    The Art of Agile Development contains practical guidance for anyone considering or applying agile development for building valuable software. Plenty of books describe what agile development is or why it helps software projects succeed, but very few combine information for developers, managers, testers, and customers into a single package that they can apply directly.This book provides no-nonsense ... Read more

    $32.55 AUD

  • Agile Software Requirements

    Lean Requirements Practices for Teams, Programs, and the Enterprise

    by Dean Leffingwell

    “We need better approaches to understanding and managing software requirements, and Dean provides them in this book. He draws ideas from three very useful intellectual pools: classical management practices, Agile methods, and lean product development. By combining the strengths of these three approaches, he has produced something that works better than any one in isolation.” –From the Foreword ... Read more

    $63.02 AUD