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Server-Rendered Web Apps with React and Next.js

From Next.js in Action by Adam Boduch

On this day 02/18

manning.com On this day… Nasir al-Din al-Tusi Born February 18th 1201 Nasir al-Din Tusi was born today in 1201 in the city of Tus, Khorasan, in what is modern-day Iran. A polymath, architect, philosopher, physician, scientist, and theologian, Tusi is… Continue Reading →

On this day in tech 01/06

manning.com On this day… First Public Demonstration of the Telegraph January 6th 1838 On this day in 1838, the first public demonstration of the telegraph was made at the Speedwell Ironworks in Morristown, New Jersey. The telegraph was debuted by… Continue Reading →

Free eBook: Exploring Bitcoin

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Chapters selected by Kalle Rosenbaum

What can Machine Learning do for your Business?


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From Machine Learning for Business by Doug Hudgeon, and Richard Nichol

Learning Computer Science with Python

From Classic Computer Science Problems in Python by David Kopec


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Displaying Hierarchical Data with NestedList

By Jesus Garcia, Anthony De Moss, and Mitchell Simoens
Say you are tasked with building a mobile viewer so that anyone in your client’s company can search a global address book and find contact information while they are traveling. You likely would want some sort of list that will load the contact list from a remote server. This might sound complicated to do, and it is, but Sencha Touch makes it easy to achieve. This article, based on chapter 7 of Sencha Touch in Action, discusses NestedList, which is a Container extension that uses child Lists to display hierarchical data in a Card layout.

Displaying Hierarchical Data with NestedList (PDF)

Making Animations over the Canvas

By Carlos Sessa, Jr, author of 50 Android Hacks
To draw directly on the screen, you can use Android’s Canvas class. In this hack from 50 Android Hacks, the author shows how to use this class to create a box that bounces around screen.

Making Animations over the Canvas (PDF)

Setting Up the SOA Registry

By Jos Dirksen
This article based on chapter 2 of SOA Governance in Action covers some SOA Governance basics by showing how to store a WS-* based service in a registry and then query the registry.

Setting Up the SOA Registry (PDF)

Creating a Table View Project

The iPhone, iPod, and iPad are great music playing devices and allow you to create playlists. Creating playlists is useful, but being able to play them is necessary to really make it worthwhile. So using the iPod access to select tracks, CoreData to store the selections, and the music player to play the music makes for a usable app. To start, you need to design a database within Xcode and have the related code generated for you. In this article based on chapter 7 of iOS in Practice, author Bear Cahill shows you how to set up the project to support a table view navigation.

Creating a Table View Project (PDF)

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