Apress, McAfee, and the iDennedy Project have partnered to publish a roadmap for developing technologies and building organizations in the personal information economy. Engineers and developers are imagining, creating, and delivering valuable new services and products dependent on personal information at a rapid pace. At the same time, the landscape of data privacy regulations and requirements is growing increasingly complex. The combination of information technology innovation, Read More
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Stern probes deep into the thinking, insights and motivations of this generation's top inventors It’s been done and applauded numerous times in history. People who are passionate about an idea, passionate about the mechanics, passionate about execution and delivering a great product to the market. People we term as “Inventors” and the greatest inventions have come from Inventors with a vision to change the world, a passion to rewrite history. Each has altered the modern world as Read More

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Learn a statistical programming technology that can be run on UNIX, Windows or MacOS. Apress brings “R” knowledge to programmers with their new offering, Beginning R, by Larry Pace. R, a powerful open-source implementation of the statistical language S, allows users to crunch Read More
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This C# bible is ready to take the Technology industry by storm as the most comprehensive reference guide to hit the market Andrew Troelsen maintains his reputation as an authority on the C# language with his long-awaited sixth edition of Pro C# 5.0 and the .NET 4.5 Framework, Read More
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Apress Launches Adam Freeman’s Highly Anticipated “Metro Revealed” Books with a Free eBook Offer on May 1st. Get a first look at key features within Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system with “Metro Revealed: Building Windows 8 Apps with HTML5 and JavaScript” and get it for FREE on May 1st! New York, NY (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 For the special debut of “Metro Revealed: Building Windows 8 apps with HTML5 and JavaScript,” Apress has taken the opportunity to Read More
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Whether you're a novice or professional, "GIMP for Absolute Beginners" will give you the necessary tools to begin graphic design from the ground up. Apress, the market leader for GIMP guides, releases "GIMP for Absolute Beginners" -the first beginner's guide for GIMP version 2.8 and the only all-inclusive beginner's guide being offered on the market today. GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP), a free software application, runs on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems, and contains nearly Read More

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Using Arduino to Build Robots

Jul 19, 2011 9:00:00 AM

Apress’s latest book, "Arduino Robotics," takes the versatility and accessibility of the Arduino platform to provide readers with hands-on instruction in building both basic and advanced robots. Using Arduino for robot building has become a very attractive option for electronics hobbyists because Arduino microcontrollers are inexpensive, Arduino software is open source (free to use and modify), Arduino is an easy-to-learn programming language derived from C++, and there is a strong, Read More
Posted in Book News By Lisa Lau
Technical professionals typically dive deeply into small segments of technology—like writing lines of code or designing a circuit. As a result, techies often have trouble seeing the bigger picture and how their work supports an organization’s goals. But ignoring or dismissing the business or operational aspects of projects and products can lead to career stagnation. In fact, understanding the larger business environment is essential for those who want a higher management position, a Read More
Posted in Book News By Lisa Lau