You’ve just gotta love Ubuntu; it’s an irresistible package of usability, security, and support features. But a power use like you is just itching to teach it some new tricks. Show it how to play nicely with other systems. Develop its multitasking and communication skills. Free its inner video and graphics talents. And make sure that when it ventures into the wild and wooly world of wireless, it keeps its doors locked. Here’s how to do all that and more.
Hacking Ubuntu by Dr. Neal Krawetz.
Call #QA76.76 .O63 .K742 2007
Google Speaks reveals the amazing story behind one of the most important new companies of our time by exploring the people and philosophies that have made it a global phenomenon in less than fifteen years. Written by bestselling author Janet Lowe, this book offers an engaging look at how Google’s Founders, Sergey Brin and Larry Page, transformed their vision of a better Internet search engine into a business colossus with about $16 billion in annual revenue.
Google Speaks by Janet Lowe.
Call #QA76.2 .A2 .L69 2009
So you’re dreaming of the exciting life of a programmer? You can make it happen with this book! Even if you barely know what programming is, you can learn to “speak” the C++ language, install and use the compiler, work with loops, understand objects and classes, get rid of bugs, and write real programs that work. It’s all in these pages!
Beginning Programming with C++ for Dummies by Stephen R. Davis.
Call #QA76.73 .C153 .D38 2010