New Computer Books for Professional Development

Read these recently arrived books for upskilling your career in computer programming, website design and information technology. Allied to these titles, head to LinkedIn Learning, our eLibrary database for professional development tutorials, including programming languages, mobile platform development, help desk training, Internet Of Things, data analysis, cloud development, and much more.

Learn Enough Javascript to Be Dangerous : A Tutorial Introduction to Programming With Javascript / Hartl, Michael
“JavaScript is a big language for website development, you can just learn how to use it efficiently to solve real problems. Contents include: creating new objects with both properties and methods; writing tests and improving code with test-driven development (TDD) Developing and using self-contained, modular NPM software packages; adding interactivity with event listeners, dynamic HTML forms, and DOM manipulation.” (Adapted from the Catalogue)

Fluent Python : Clear, Concise, and Effective Programming / Ramalho, Luciano
“The author guides you through Python’s core language features teaches you how to make your code effective. Contents include: Data structures: Sequences, dicts, sets, Unicode, and data classes; Functions as objects: First-class functions, related design patterns, and type hints in function declarations; Object-oriented idioms: Composition, inheritance, mixins, interfaces, operator overloading, static typing and protocols.” (Adapted from the Catalogue)

C# 10.0 all-in-one for dummies / Mueller, John
“Ready to become a C# super-coder? With 6 minibooks inside, you can walk through writing your first console application in C#, learn how to code for Windows and the web, master Visual Studio, bring object-oriented programming into focus, use the new Universal Windows Platform (UWP), and design incredible software with the sharpest language on the block. This version is full of examples and code snippets so you can see C# in action. — adapted from summary on book.” (Catalogue)

The self-taught programmer / Althoff, Cory
“Cory Althoff is a self-taught programmer who land a job as a software engineer II at eBay. But once he got there, he was overwhelmed by the amount of things he needed to learn. His journey learning to program was the inspiration for this book.¬† Althoff¬† covers coding and the rest of the things you need to know to program professionally that classes and books don’t teach you. The Self-taught Programmer is a roadmap, a guide to take you from writing your first Python program to passing your first technical interview.” (Adapted from the Catalogue)

Principles of web design / Miller, Brian D.
“Author Brian D. Miller is a sought-after expert in developing product and digital branding strategies for emerging startups and Fortune 500 organizations. In Principles of Web Design, he will teach the reader the tricks of the trade and everything one should know about web design through easy, step-by-step guides and with full-color illustrations.”–” (Catalogue)