Portable shell scripting is the future of modern Linux, OS X, and Unix command-line access. Beginning Portable Shell Scripting: From Novice to Professional teaches shell scripting by using the common core of most shells and expands those principles to all of scripting.
Automation through Chef Opscode is targeted at administrators, consultants, and architects; helping them create recipes which power systems and cloud infrastructure automation to deploy servers and applications to any physical, virtual, or cloud location, irrespective of size of the infrastructure.
Wouldn't you like to automate the tedious daily tasks of system administration? Automating UNIX and Linux Administration will show you how, by exploring existing tools and offering real-world examples.
The aim of Android Best Practices by Godfrey Nolan is to help those who have already created some Android apps to move to the next level to learn and apply best practices to their Android apps to make them less buggy, better performing and easier to use. This leads to better reviews and increased visibility, which should mean more sales of your apps.