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2014, Shroff/O'Reilly, No, Second, New, India, Downey
If you know how to program, you have the skills to turn data into knowledge, using tools of probability and statistics. This concise introduction shows you how to perform statistical analysis computationally, rather than mathematically, with programs written in Python.

By working with a single case study throughout this thoroughly revised book, you’ll learn the entire process of exploratory data analysis—from collecting data and generating statistics to identifying patterns and testing hypotheses. You’ll explore distributions, rules of probability, visualization, and many other tools and concepts.

New chapters on regression, time series analysis, survival analysis, and analytic methods will enrich your discoveries.
  • Develop an understanding of probability and statistics by writing and testing code
  • Run experiments to test statistical behavior, such as generating samples from several distributions
  • Use simulations to understand concepts that are hard to grasp mathematically
  • Import data from most sources with Python, rather than rely on data that’s cleaned and formatted for statistics tools
  • Use statistical inference to answer questions about real-world data

About the Author
Allen Downey is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at the Olin College of Engineering. He has taught computer science at Wellesley College, Colby College and U.C. Berkeley. He has a Ph.D. in Computer Science from U.C. Berkeley and Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees from MIT.

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2015, Shroff/O'Reilly, No, First, New, India, Burgess
Imagine a set of simple principles that could help you to understand how parts combine to become a whole, and how each part sees the whole from its own perspective. If such principles were any good, it shouldn’t matter whether we’re talking about humans on a team, birds in a flock, computers in a datacenter, or cogs in a Swiss watch. A theory of cooperation ought to be pretty universal, so we should be able to apply it both to technology and to the workplace.

Such principles are the subject of Promise Theory, and the focus of this insightful book. The goal of Promise Theory is to reveal the behavior of a whole from the sum of its parts, taking the point of the parts rather than the whole. In other words, it is a bottom-up, constructionist view of the world. Start Thinking in Promises and find out why this discipline works for documenting system behaviors from the bottom-up.

About the Author
Mark Burgess is the founder, CTO and principal author of Cfengine. For the past 20 years, he has led the way in the theory and practice of automation and policy based management. In the 1990s he underlined the importance of idempotent, autonomous desired state management (“convergence”) and formalised cooperative systems in the 2000s (“promise theory”). He is the author of numerous books and papers on Network and System Administration and has won several prizes for his work.
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Rs.500.00
2014, Shroff/O'Reilly, No, First, New, India, Shron
Many analysts are too concerned with tools and techniques for cleansing, modeling, and visualizing datasets and not concerned enough with asking the right questions. In this practical guide, data strategy consultant Max Shron shows you how to put the why before the how, through an often-overlooked set of analytical skills.

Thinking with Data helps you learn techniques for turning data into knowledge you can use. You’ll learn a framework for defining your project, including the data you want to collect, and how you intend to approach, organize, and analyze the results. You’ll also learn patterns of reasoning that will help you unveil the real problem that needs to be solved.
  • Learn a framework for scoping data projects
  • Understand how to pin down the details of an idea, receive feedback, and begin prototyping
  • Use the tools of arguments to ask good questions, build projects in stages, and communicate results
  • Explore data-specific patterns of reasoning and learn how to build more useful arguments
  • Delve into causal reasoning and learn how it permeates data work
  • Put everything together, using extended examples to see the method of full problem thinking in action
About the Author
Max Shron
runs a small data strategy consultancy in New York, working with many organizations to help them get the most out of their data. His analyses of transit, public health, and housing markets has been featured in The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Huffington Post, WNYC, and more. Prior to becoming a data strategy consultant, he was the data scientist for OkCupid.
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No, 2016, Shroff/O'Reilly, First, India, Paperback, New, Everts
If you want to convince your organization to conduct a web performance upgrade, this concise book will strengthen your case. Drawing upon her many years of web performance research, author Tammy Everts uses cases studies and other data to explain how web page speed and availability affect a host of business metrics. You’ll also learn how our human neurological need for quick, uncomplicated processes drives these metrics.

Ideal for managers, this book’s case studies demonstrate how Walmart, Staples.com, Mozilla, and other organizations significantly improved conversion rates through simple upgrades. Find out why happy customers return, while frustrated users can send your metrics—and your domain—into a tailspin.

You’ll explore:

  • What happens neurologically when people encounter slow or interrupted processes
  • How page speed affects metrics in retail and other industries, from media sites to SaaS providers
  • Why internal applications are often slower than consumer apps, and how this hurts employee morale and productivity
  • Common performance problems and the various technologies created to fight them
  • How to pioneer new metrics, and create an organizational culture of performance
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Rs.250.00
2014, Shroff/O'Reilly, No, First, New, India, Dunning
Time series data is of growing importance, especially with the rapid expansion of the Internet of Things. This concise guide shows you effective ways to collect, persist, and access large-scale time series data for analysis. You’ll explore the theory behind time series databases and learn practical methods for implementing them. Authors Ted Dunning and Ellen Friedman provide a detailed examination of open source tools such as OpenTSDB and new modifications that greatly speed up data ingestion.

You’ll learn:
  • A variety of time series use cases
  • The advantages of NoSQL databases for large-scale time series data
  • NoSQL table design for high-performance time series databases
  • The benefits and limitations of OpenTSDB
  • How to access data in OpenTSDB using R, Go, and Ruby
  • How time series databases contribute to practical machine learning projects
  • How to handle the added complexity of geo-temporal data
For advice on analyzing time series data, check out Practical Machine Learning: A New Look at Anomaly Detection, also from Ted Dunning and Ellen Friedman.

About the Authors
Ted Dunning is Chief Applications Architect at MapR Technologiesand active in the open source community, being committer and PMC member of the Apache Mahout, Apache ZooKeeper, and Apache Drill projects and serves as a mentor for these Apache projects: Storm, Flink, Optiq, Datafu and Drill. He has contributed to Mahout clustering, classification, matrix decomposition algorithms and new Mahout Math library, and recently designed the t-digest algorithm used in several open source projects. He also architected the modifications for Open TSDB described in this book.

Ted was the chief architect behind the MusicMatch (now Yahoo Music)and Veoh recommendation systems, built fraud-detection systems forID Analytics (LifeLock), and has issued 24 patents to date. Ted has aPhD in computing science from University of Sheffield. When he’s notdoing data science, he plays guitar and mandolin. Ted is on Twitter at@ted_dunning.

Ellen Friedman is a solutions consultant and well known speaker and author, currently writing mainly about big data topics. She is a committer for the Apache Mahout project and a contributor to the Apache Drill project. With a PhD in Biochemistry, she has years of experience as a research scientist and has written about a variety of technical topics including molecular biology, nontraditional inheritance, and oceanography. Ellen is also co-author of a book of magic-themed cartoons, A Rabbit Under the Hat. Ellen is on Twitter at @Ellen_Friedman.
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Rs.175.00
2015, Shroff/O'Reilly, No, First, New, India, Meyer
Present information in stunning new ways by transforming CSS elements in two- and three-dimensional space. Whether you’re rotating a photo, doing some interesting perspective tricks, or creating an interface that lets you reveal information on an element’s backside, this practical guide shows you how to use them to great effect.

Short and sweet, this book is an excerpt from the upcoming fourth edition of CSS: The Definitive Guide. When you purchase either the print or the ebook edition of Transforms in CSS, you’ll receive a discount on the entire Definitive Guide once it’s released. Why wait? Learn how to bring life to your web pages now.
  • Create interesting combinations of 2D transforms and fully 3D-acting interfaces
  • Learn two types of coordinate systems used in CSS transforms: the Cartesian coordinate system and the spherical system
  • Use the transform property to translate, scale, rotate, and skew an element
  • Create the illusion of depth by adding perspective to an element—or one perspective to a group of elements
  • Reveal the back of an element with the backface-visibility property
About the Author
Eric A. Meyer is the author of the critically acclaimed online tutorial Introduction to HTML, as well as some other semi-popular Web pages. He is a member of the CSS&FP Working Group and the author of Cascading Style Sheets: The Definitive Guide.
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No, 2016, Shroff/O'Reilly, First, India, Paperback, New, Weyl
Add life and depth to your web applications and improve user experience through the discrete use of CSS transitions and animations. With this concise guide, you’ll learn how to make page elements move or change in appearance, whether you want to realistically bounce a ball, gradually expand a drop-down menu, or simply bring attention to an element when users hover over it.

Short and deep, this book is an excerpt from the upcoming fourth edition of CSS: The Definitive Guide. When you purchase either the print or the ebook edition of Transitions and Animations in CSS, you’ll receive a discount on the entire Definitive Guide once it’s released. Why wait? Learn how to make your web pages come alive today.

  • Understand and learn how to implement Disney’s 12 principles of cartoon animation
  • Learn which CSS properties you can animate and use in transitions
  • Apply CSS’s four transition properties and nine animation properties to your CSS elements
  • Use CSS keyframe animations to granularly control an element’s property values
  • Learn details that will save you hours of debugging and megabytes of unnecessary JavaScript
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Rs.250.00
No, 2016, Shroff/O'Reilly, First, India, Paperback, New, C. J. Date
Type inheritance is that phenomenon according to which we can say, for example, that every square is also a rectangle, and so properties that apply to rectangles in general apply to squares in particular. In other words, squares are a subtype of rectangles, and rectangles are a supertype of squares. Recognizing and acting upon such subtype / supertype relationships provides numerous benefits: Certainly it can help in data modeling, and it can also provide for code reuse in applications. For these reasons, many languages, including the standard database language SQL, have long supported such relationships. However, there doesn't seem to be any consensus in the community at large on a formal, rigorous, and abstract model of inheritance. This book proposes such a model, one that enjoys several advantages over other approaches, not the least of which it is that it's fully compatible with the well known relational model of data.

Topics the model covers include:

  • Both single and multiple inheritance
  • Scalar, tuple, and relation inheritance
  • Type lattices and union and intersection types
  • Polymorphism and substitutability
  • Compile time and run time binding

All of these topics are described in detail in the book, with numerous illustrative examples, exercises, and answers. The book also discusses several alternative approaches. In particular, it includes a detailed discussion and analysis of inheritance as supported in the SQL standard.

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Rs.975.00
2014, Shroff/O'Reilly, No, First, New, India, Larsen
What’s the best way to develop for a Web gone wild? That’s easy. Simply scrap the rules you’ve relied on all these years and embrace uncertainty as a core tenet of design. In this practical book, veteran developer Rob Larsen outlines the principles out what he calls The Uncertain Web, and shows you techniques necessary to successfully make the transition.

By combining web standards, progressive enhancement, an iterative approach to design and development, and a desire to question the status quo, your team can create sites and applications that will perform well in a wide range of present and future devices. This guide points the way.

Topics include:
  • Navigating thousands of browser/device/OS combinations
  • Focusing on optimal, not absolute solutions
  • Feature detection, Modernizr, and polyfills
  • RWD, mobile first, and progressive enhancement
  • UIs that work with multiple user input modes
  • Image optimization, SVG, and server-side options
  • The horribly complex world of web video
  • The Web we want to see in the future
About the Author
Rob Larsen has spent 13 years building web sites and applications for some of the world's biggest brands. He applied that experience to teaching a broad audience in Beginning HTML and CSS.
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No, 2016, Shroff/O'Reilly, First, India, Paperback, New, King
With the coming flood of connected products, many UX and interaction designers are looking into hardware design, a discipline largely unfamiliar to them. If you’re among those who want to blend digital and physical design concepts successfully, this practical book helps you explore seven long-standing principles of industrial design.

Two present and former design directors at IDEO, the international design and innovation firm, use real-world examples to describe industrial designs that are sensorial, simple, enduring, playful, thoughtful, sustainable, and beautiful. You’ll learn how to approach, frame, and evaluate your designs as they extend beyond the screen and into the physical world.

  • Sensorial: create experiences that fully engage our human senses
  • Simple: design simple products that provide overall clarity in relation to their purpose
  • Enduring: build products that wear well and live on as classics
  • Playful: use playful design to go beyond functionality and create emotional connections
  • Thoughtful: observe people’s struggles and anticipate their needs
  • Sustainable: design products that reduce environmental impact
  • Beautiful: elevate the experience of everyday products through beauty
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Rs.725.00
No, 2016, Shroff/O'Reilly, First, India, Paperback, New, Mouat
Docker containers offer simpler, faster, and more robust methods for developing, distributing, and running software than previously available. With this hands-on guide, you’ll learn why containers are so important, what you’ll gain by adopting Docker, and how to make it part of your development process.

Ideal for developers, operations engineers, and system administrators—especially those keen to embrace a DevOps approach—Using Docker will take you from Docker and container basics to running dozens of containers on a multi-host system with networking and scheduling. The core of the book walks you through the steps needed to develop, test, and deploy a web application with Docker.

  • Get started with Docker by building and deploying a simple web application
  • Use Continuous Deployment techniques to push your application to production multiple times a day
  • Learn various options and techniques for logging and monitoring multiple containers
  • Examine networking and service discovery: how do containers find each other and how do you connect them?
  • Orchestrate and cluster containers to address load-balancing, scaling, failover, and scheduling
  • Secure your system by following the principles of defense-in-depth and least privilege
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2014, Shroff/O'Reilly, No, Second, New, India, Severdia
If you’re new to content management systems—or even new to building websites—this practical guide will get you up and running in no time. You don’t have to know much code, if any, to get started.

Need to build a website quickly? Have a client that requires a powerful website with lots of compelling features? Ideal for web designers and developers alike, this updated edition takes you step-by-step through site creation with Joomla, with plenty of hands-on exercises along the way.
  • Build a sample site throughout the book to see how Joomla! works
  • Plan and structure your site’s categories, articles, menus, and modules
  • Learn the ins and outs of creating, organizing, and displaying content
  • Add images, audio, and video—and create complete image galleries
  • Build a blog, set up an events calendar, and create custom user forms
  • Sell merchandise by putting together your own online store
  • Engage visitors by creating user profiles and hangouts
  • Secure your site and keep it optimized
  • Migrate to Joomla! 3 and update your third-party extensions
About the Author
Ron Severdia
is Chief Technology Officer of the award-winning eBook company Metrodigi in the San Francisco Bay Area and has been a Creative Director on interactive branding projects — from web sites and brand identities to interactive campaigns — for clients such as HP, Verizon, Electronic Arts, Yahoo!, Visa, Walmart.com, and Apple. His prior experience includes stints as a Senior Designer and then Creative Director at Young & Rubicam, DDB, Glow, and Landor Associates. Fluent in several languages, he worked for seven years in Europe, where he's won several awards for successful creative work. Ron has been using Joomla since 2006 to build sites for companies, large and small, including a worldwide branding site for Citibank and a Big Data portal for eBay.

Jennifer Gress (snapdragonservices.com) has been working with Joomla! since 2006 with its beginnings in corporate america for employers. Clients began approaching her to build websites for them in January of 2010. Jennifer's skills from corporate life; project management, training and more, combined with her knowledge and experience with Joomla! make her a well rounded web designer and co-leader for the Joomla!

Users Group in the Bay Area. Jenn enjoys singing, bird watching, geology and real estate.
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