Categorized: Books & Movies

Books, movies, and my impressions of them

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A reason why Larry Ullman is awesome

So, if you’re interested in developing with PHP, you should really check out the Yii Framework. And if you like what you see, I strongly recommend Larry Ullman’s Yii Book. While still in the making, you can buy it now and receive the updates as Larry writes and revises the chapters.… Read the rest

A Black Friday Shopping Spree

Black Friday sales – ooo shiny things! So I may not be resistant to mass-marketed consumer events, but I think that I made out like bandit. Lets see how I did. First up, some books to expand my knowledge: Ruby On Rails Tutorial [2nd edition], and HTML5 Applications.… Read the rest
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Larry Ullman’s Yii Framework book

While googling Larry Ullman’s book on the Yii framework recently, I found that it wasn’t prominent in the search results, so lets boost its SEO! 😀 If you like developing with PHP, Yii is definitely worth a look. The Yii Book is a good resource and example-filled manual covering the Yii Framework.… Read the rest

A Brief History of Infinity

A Brief History of Infinity: The Quest to Think the Unthinkable We human beings have trouble with infinity. Philosophers and mathematicians have gone mad contemplating its nature and complexity – and yet it is a concept now routinely used by schoolchildren.… Read the rest

Clean Code

Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftmanship Frustrated with your code? Wondering how on earth your own solution works? It doesn’t need to be so; reading code should and can be like reading a good story, its tale unfolding in vivid detail with each line.… Read the rest

Seven Languages in Seven Weeks

Seven Languages in Seven Weeks: A Pragmatic Guide to Learning Programming Languages A great book that introduces the reader to several programming language paradigms. While it has received some criticism for not adequately covering any language in detail or with much formality, that was never the intent of the book.… Read the rest