New Computing books for September

Our computer books are always diverse and for this month we have a great eBook about HTML5 Game Development, books on Android tablets and Digital Photography for Seniors, and one that explores the ever growing issue of girls having their lives exposed online, and how they can be more protected. So come with me and check all the new things we prepared for you.

Overdrive coverHTML5 Game Development by Example, by Makzan (eBook)
“This book is for web designers who have a basic knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript and want to create Canvas or DOM-based games that run on browsers.” (Overdrive description)

Syndetics book coverMacBook in easy steps : for MacBook, MacBook Air and MacBook Pro / Nick Vandome.
MacBook in easy steps, now in its fourth edition, makes exploring the MacBook inspiring and a pleasure. Use this guide to accelerate your learning and take control of your new MacBook! Covers OS X Yosemite.” (Adapted from Syndetics summary)

Syndetics book coverWindows 10 for dummies / by Andy Rathbone.
Windows 10 For Dummies covers the latest version of Windows and gets you up and running with the changes and new features you’ll find in this updated operating system. Packed with time-saving tips, this helpful Windows 10 guide shows you how to manage Windows tasks like navigating the interface with a mouse or touchscreen, connecting to the web, and troubleshooting problems and making quick fixes.” (Adapted from Syndetics summary)

Syndetics book coverAndroid tablets for seniors / Nick Vandome.
Android Tablets for Seniors in easy steps is the perfect guide to Android devices, their specifications and functionality, and explains the operating system and how to use it on your tablet. This book details the Android settings so that you can personalize your tablet to look and work in exactly the way that you want. The book features the Google Nexus but is applicable to all tablets running the Android operating system.” (Adapted from Syndetics summary)

Syndetics book coverMy digital photography for seniors / Jason R. Rich.
My Digital Photography for Seniors is an exceptionally easy and complete full-color tutorial on digital photography, visual storytelling, and image sharing. No ordinary “beginner’s book”, it approaches every topic using meaningful examples, step-by-step tasks, large text, close-up screen shots, and a custom full-color interior designed for comfortable reading.” (Adapted from Syndetics summary)

Syndetics book coverHadoop application architectures / Mark Grover, Ted Malaska, Jonathan Seidman & Gwen Shapira.
“Get expert guidance on architecting end-to-end data management solutions with Apache Hadoop. This practical book takes you through architectural considerations necessary to tie those components together into a complete tailored application, based on your particular use case.” (Adapted from Syndetics summary)

Syndetics book coverAndroid application development all-in-one for dummies / by Barry Burd.
“Your all-encompassing guide to learning Android app development. If you’re an aspiring or beginning programmer interested in creating apps for the Android market, which grows in size and downloads every day, this is your comprehensive, one-stop guide.” (Adapted from Syndetics summary)

Syndetics book coverPhotos for OS X and iOS : take, edit, and share photos in the Apple photography ecosystem / Jeff Carlson.
“For anyone who’s taken photos, you know the frustration of trying to find and manage your snapshots on your iPhone, camera, or Mac. With Photos for OS X, Apple has made it possible to have at your fingertips all your photos.” (Adapted from Syndetics summary)

Syndetics book coverThe Apple Watch book : master the most personal computer in your life / Scott McNulty.
“The Apple Watch is more than a timepiece and a fashion accessory. The watch is designed to be a very personal assistant, from paying for groceries or a coffee to keeping a detailed record of your daily physical activity.” (Adapted from Syndetics summary)

Syndetics book coverProgramming for the absolute beginner / Jerry Lee Ford Jr.
“Are you interested in learning to program computers? Programming For The Absolute Beginner, Second Edition is a friendly guide that will teach you the fundamentals of computer programming through the hands-on (and fun!) development of computer games.” (Adapted from Syndetics summary)

Syndetics book coverThe smart girl’s guide to privacy : practical tips for staying safe online / Violet Blue.
“The whirlwind of social media, online dating, and mobile apps can make life a dream–or a nightmare. For every trustworthy website, there are countless jerks, bullies, and scam artists who want to harvest your personal information for their own purposes. But you can fight back, right now. In The Smart Girl’s Guide to Privacy, award-winning author and investigative journalist Violet Blue shows you how women are targeted online and how to keep yourself safe.” (Adapted from Syndetics summary)