Books Reviewed by Domesticated Brain

Python Crash Course, 2nd Edition: A Hands-On, Project-Based Introduction to Programming

- May 3, 2019

The second edition of the best-selling Python book in the world (over 1 million copies sold!). A fast-paced, no-nonsense guide to programming in Python. Updated and thoroughly revised to reflect the latest in Python code and practices. Python Crash Course is the world's best-selling guide to the ... Read More

Designing Data-Intensive Applications: The Big Ideas Behind Reliable, Scalable, and Maintainable Systems

- April 18, 2017

Want to know how the best software engineers and architects structure their applications to make them scalable, reliable, and maintainable in the long term? This book examines the key principles, algorithms, and trade-offs of data systems, using the internals of various popular software packages ... Read More

Automate the Boring Stuff with Python, 2nd Edition: Practical Programming for Total Beginners

- November 12, 2019

The second edition of this best-selling Python book (over 500,000 copies sold!) uses Python 3 to teach even the technically uninclined how to write programs that do in minutes what would take hours to do by hand. There is no prior programming experience required and the book is loved by liberal a... Read More

Hands-On Machine Learning with Scikit-Learn, Keras, and TensorFlow: Concepts, Tools, and Techniques to Build Intelligent Systems

- October 15, 2019

Through a series of recent breakthroughs, deep learning has boosted the entire field of machine learning. Now, even programmers who know close to nothing about this technology can use simple, efficient tools to implement programs capable of learning from data. The updated edition of this best-sel... Read More

JavaScript: The Definitive Guide: Master the World's Most-Used Programming Language

- June 9, 2020

JavaScript is the programming language of the web and is used by more software developers today than any other programming language. For nearly 25 years this best seller has been the go-to guide for JavaScript programmers. The seventh edition is fully updated to cover the 2020 version of JavaScri... Read More

Probabilistic Machine Learning: An Introduction (Adaptive Computation and Machine Learning series)

- March 1, 2022

A detailed and up-to-date introduction to machine learning, presented through the unifying lens of probabilistic modeling and Bayesian decision theory. This book offers a detailed and up-to-date introduction to machine learning (including deep learning) through the unifying lens of probabilistic ... Read More

Web Design with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery Set

- July 8, 2014

A two-book set for web designers and front-end developers This two-book set combines the titles HTML & CSS: Designing and Building Web Sites and JavaScript & jQuery: Interactive Front-End Development. Together these two books form an ideal platform for anyone who wants to master HTML and CSS befo... Read More

Introduction to Algorithms, fourth edition

- April 5, 2022

A comprehensive update of the leading algorithms text, with new material on matchings in bipartite graphs, online algorithms, machine learning, and other topics. Some books on algorithms are rigorous but incomplete; others cover masses of material but lack rigor. Introduction to Algorithms unique... Read More

Deep Learning (Adaptive Computation and Machine Learning series)

- November 18, 2016

An introduction to a broad range of topics in deep learning, covering mathematical and conceptual background, deep learning techniques used in industry, and research perspectives. “Written by three experts in the field, Deep Learning is the only comprehensive book on the subject.” —Elon Musk, coc... Read More

Deep Learning with Python, Second Edition

- December 21, 2021

Printed in full color! Unlock the groundbreaking advances of deep learning with this extensively revised new edition of the bestselling original. Learn directly from the creator of Keras and master practical Python deep learning techniques that are easy to apply in the real world. In Deep Learnin... Read More

HTML and CSS QuickStart Guide: The Simplified Beginners Guide to Developing a Strong Coding Foundation, Building Responsive Websites, and Mastering ... of Modern Web Design (QuickStart Guides)

- January 22, 2021

Master HTML and CSS fundamentals to create beautiful websites. The best book on the market for modern web design fundamentals. Every one of the over 4 billion webpages online today use HTML markup language to display its content. HTML is everywhere. Experienced developers know that a mastery of H... Read More

The Algorithm Design Manual (Texts in Computer Science)

- October 6, 2020

"My absolute favorite for this kind of interview preparation is Steven Skiena’s The Algorithm Design Manual. More than any other book it helped me understand just how astonishingly commonplace ... graph problems are -- they should be part of every working programmer’s toolkit. The book also cover... Read More

Introduction to Algorithms, 3rd Edition (The MIT Press)

- July 31, 2009

The latest edition of the essential text and professional reference, with substantial new material on such topics as vEB trees, multithreaded algorithms, dynamic programming, and edge-based flow. Some books on algorithms are rigorous but incomplete; others cover masses of material but lack rigor.... Read More

Learning SQL: Generate, Manipulate, and Retrieve Data

- April 7, 2020

As data floods into your company, you need to put it to work right away--and SQL is the best tool for the job. With the latest edition of this introductory guide, author Alan Beaulieu helps developers get up to speed with SQL fundamentals for writing database applications, performing administrati... Read More

Python Data Science Handbook: Essential Tools for Working with Data

- December 20, 2016

For many researchers, Python is a first-class tool mainly because of its libraries for storing, manipulating, and gaining insight from data. Several resources exist for individual pieces of this data science stack, but only with the Python Data Science Handbook do you get them all--IPython, NumPy... Read More

The Hundred-Page Machine Learning Book

- January 13, 2019

Provides a practical guide to get started and execute on machine learning within a few days without necessarily knowing much about machine learning.The first five chapters are enough to get you started and the next few chapters provide you a good feel of more advanced topics to pursue. Provides ... Read More

Introducing Python: Modern Computing in Simple Packages

- December 3, 2019

Easy to understand and fun to read, this updated edition of Introducing Python is ideal for beginning programmers as well as those new to the language. Author Bill Lubanovic takes you from the basics to more involved and varied topics, mixing tutorials with cookbook-style code recipes to explain ... Read More

Algorithms (4th Edition)

- April 3, 2011

Essential Information about Algorithms and Data Structures A Classic Reference The latest version of Sedgewick, s best-selling series, reflecting an indispensable body of knowledge developed over the past several decades. Broad Coverage Full treatment of data structures and algorithms for sorting... Read More

Learn Python 3 the Hard Way: A Very Simple Introduction to the Terrifyingly Beautiful World of Computers and Code (Zed Shaw's Hard Way Series)

- June 27, 2017

Readers will learn Python by working through 52 brilliantly crafted exercises. Read them. Type their code precisely. (No copying and pasting!) Fix the mistakes. Watch the programs run. Includes 5+ hours of video where Shaw shows how to break, fix, and debug code. "These videos are companion... Read More

The Big Book of Small Python Projects: 81 Easy Practice Programs

- June 25, 2021

Best-selling author Al Sweigart shows you how to easily build over 80 fun programs with minimal code and maximum creativity. If you’ve mastered basic Python syntax and you’re ready to start writing programs, you’ll find The Big Book of Small Python Projects both enlightening and fun. This collect... Read More

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