The Definitive Guide to Jython
Java web developers will appreciate the Jython lead team's thoroughness. The book is structured in a way that will make it accessible to Jython novices (including an overview of the Jython language), but it goes on to cover both intermediate and advanced database, web, and GUI topics.
The Definitive Guide to Jython: Python for the Java Platform
Josh Juneau, Jim Baker, Leo Soto, Frank Wierzbicki, Victor Ng
US$ 54.99, UK£ 43.49
Developer Boronczyk and Red Hat instructor Negus teamed up to write this comprehensive guide to CentOS. For those with minimal CentOS experience, the authors begin with basics, such as OS installation and the use of common applications, then move on to more advanced topics like network administration and networking.
Christopher Negus, Timothy Boronczyk
US$ 54.99, UK£ 36.99
The Book of Inkscape
Core Inkscape developer Dmitry Kirsanov expands on the tutorials in The Book of Inkscape with detailed explanations, offering the novice user a thorough introduction to this free, vector-based graphics editor. After working through the tutorials, readers will know the practical ins and outs of Inkscape, including how to create and transform objects and manipulate artwork with the XML editor.
The Book of Inkscape
No Starch Press, 2009
US$ 44.95, UK£ 24.84
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