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Why Software Gets In Trouble by Gerald M. Weinberg
Series: Quality Software Managment, Book 2. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,410. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Programming(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Many books have described How Software Is Built. Indeed, that's the first title in my Quality Software Series. But why do we need an entire book to explain Why Software Gets In Trouble? Why not just say "people make mistakes"? Why not? Because there are reasons people make mistakes, and make them repeatedly, and fail to discover and correct them. That's what this book is about.
FRIENDLY F# with game development and XNA by Giuseppe Maggiore
Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 29,940. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Programming, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Games(2.50 from 4 reviews)
In this book we present the functional language F# with a particular focus on fun applications such as simulations and games. We will see a series of entertaining examples: a bouncing ball, the Saturn V rocket, an asteroid field and a starship battle. In the last two chapters we will build a rendering system in XNA that renders the previous samples in 2D and 3D with input and audio.
12 Strategies for Search Engine Optimization by Jeff Finkelstein
Price: Free! Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Internet, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Learn how to get your website to the top of the search engine listings in twelve easy steps. Learn about Local Search Engine Listings, why title tags matter, how to not confuse search engines with graphics and flash, and how sitemaps are like baby food for Google. Learn what matters for Keyword Density, as well as advanced techniques like reverse archeology and personalized search results.
I'm a Writer! (so where's the money?) by Graham Murray
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012 by Living Books USA. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Digital publishing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing(4.75 from 4 reviews)
So you’re a writer, huh? Says who? Oh, you do? Then how come your ebook is not flying off the shelves as you expected? What went wrong? You’re a writer, so where’s the money? Discover where you may be going wrong, learn how to improve your sales figures, and take steps to get your name known in the cutthroat world of indie publishing. Have you got what it takes? Are you REALLY a writer?
Auto-Correct Shortcuts (An Introduction) by Mario V. Farina
Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: American English. Published: June 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Desktop applications / word processing, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / library skills(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Auto-Correct Shortcuts (An Introduction) outlines a system whereby you can speed up your keyboarding with a cleverly designed auto-correct list and even improve your accuracy when keyboarding.
The In-depth Guide to Website On-page Optimization by Julia Blake
Price: Free! Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Web / search engines(3.00 from 2 reviews)
This complete SEO guide explains the most useful tactics and techniques you need to include to your website marketing campaign. Learn the basics of keywords types and research tips, meta data optimization recommendations and content optimization requirements. Making your website visible to search engines is a difficult task, but not if you have this handy eBook.
Price: Free! Words: 8,700. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Programming(3.00 from 1 review)
Self-publish on Smashwords with Kingsoft Writer by Roger Carter
Price: Free! Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Digital publishing(3.00 from 1 review)
Kingsoft Office is a free alternative to Microsoft Office, and is available for Windows, Linux, iOS, and Android. You can create a Smashwords ebook with Kingsoft Writer as easily as you can with MS Word, and this book shows you how.
Takers Economy : An Inquiry into Illegal File Sharing by Christopher Stewart
Price: Free! Words: 48,060. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Social aspects / general(3.00 from 1 review)
Takers Economy proposes an alternative look at illegal file sharing in light of the role of art in society, and in the context of the oneness of all beings and things.
Virtual Sociability: From Community To Communitas by Sorin Adam Matei
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,500. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Social networking(3.00 from 1 review)
How do virtual communities come together? What makes them strong? What social theories can be used for explaining them? What rules and policies can be used to make virtual communities last? The book is the product of the Online Interaction Seminar, Purdue University. It includes 2d codes, which facilitate connecting the print version of the book to online resources.
Where to save your links. Your gateway to an efficient 2.0 professional life by Ana Dinescu
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Social networking(3.00 from 1 review)
The book is a collection of useful links to be used for better organizing your 2.0 life: saving your links, sharing information on specific domains or simply social networking.
Ways to Make Extra Money Writing: How I Make $2K Per Month Part-Time by Kerrie McLoughlin
Price: Free! Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Careers, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Blogging(4.00 from 3 reviews)
This little gem tells you exactly how I, the homeschooling mom of 5, got into writing for money, why I'm writing for money, exactly how much I earn every month, 8 ways I make money writing now, including Fiverr, Bubblews, writing for regional parenting magazines and blogging for sites that are not my own, among others. I also talk about how to manage the kids when you work from home.
A Concise History of Computers, Smartphones and the Internet by Ernie Dainow
Price: Free! Words: 17,630. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » History, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Computer science(4.80 from 5 reviews)
This book is a concise history that covers the most important people, companies and inventions that played a part in the evolution of the first computers that were developed during World War II until today. It is a story that will appeal to non-technical people as well as to people in the computer field.
HTML For Novices By Novices by Mike Abelar
Price: Free! Words: 13,360. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Web / site design(4.80 from 5 reviews)
HTML For Novices By Novices teaches the HTML programming language through the lens of the less experienced. This allows absolute beginners to learn more effectively. This book covers most of the HTML programming language from creating forms to tables. HTML For Novices By Novices utilizes helpful elements like end-of-chapter websites and copious examples to really drive the point home for HTML.
Be the Monkey - Ebooks and Self-Publishing: A Dialog Between Authors Barry Eisler and Joe Konrath by JA Konrath
Price: Free! Words: 34,540. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » ebook readers, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Bestselling authors J.A. Konrath and Barry Eisler discuss ebooks, self-publishing, and the future of the industry, in this 25,000 word dialog.
First Mistakes - A Guide For Smashwords Fiction Writers by David Blake
Price: Free! Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Digital publishing(4.00 from 2 reviews)
One of the most important, and also one of the most overlooked components of a story writer's work is the very first sentence. This simple writers' guide uses real examples from Smashwords to examine what makes a good opening line, and the common mistakes writers make.
Twitter Trends: Hot Topic Record Breakers on Twitter by Kathi Flynn
Price: Free! Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Social networking, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Interactive & multimedia(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In "Twitter Trends," you will read about the top 20 Tweet-Per-Minute records, the top 25 Tweet-Per-Second records, and the top 10 Ranking for specific topics that achieved millions of tweets over the past 2 years. This is NOT just a regurgitation of Web News. This is an analysis of 88 different resources in order to offer 3 detailed lists you won't find anywhere else.
Free Blog Knowledge by Lisa Drubec
Price: Free! Words: 340. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Blogging(2.50 from 2 reviews)
Look, not everything has to cost money. You can build a successful blog business for little to no cost. Listed in this short report are totally free resources to help you begin building that blog.