Boris Lublinsky interviews Prabhakar Chaganti and Rich Helms as part of a review of their new book, Amazon SimpleDB Developer Guide. The book provides a simple step-by-step guide on how to develop applications for Amazon Simple DB in different programming languages including Java, PHP, and Python.
A review of Frederick P. Brooks' latest book, The Design of Design. Few individuals have had as much influence on the 'practice' of software development and this book of loosely coupled essays on the essence of design, design process, and the development and nurturing of great designers extends and enhances previous contributions to the field. The review is enhanced with an interview and excerpt.
Java SOA Cookbook, by Eben Hewitt, covers Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) from a Java implementation stand-point. In the book, Eben discusses SOA model basics, tools and best practices. SOA Governance and Enterprise Service Bus are also discussed.
Java Message Service 2nd Edition by Mark Richards covers JMS topics like Publish-and-Subscribe & Point-to-Point, Messaging Filtering and Transactions. InfoQ spoke with Mark about his new book.
A review of Michael Poulin's book, Ladder to SOE. Michael's book shows how to use the principles of service orientation to align IT with the business, and the business with market dynamics. 1
One of the responsibilities of self-organizing teams is to take decisions that respect everyone’s opinion. This book has some examples in coaching the team to navigate through difficult discussions.
InfoQ's Rob Bazinet and Matthew Bass had the opportunity to talk with Jeremy McAnally, about the book he co-authored with Assaf Arkin, Ruby in Practice.
This book covers intricate details of the Ruby language today, including the latest Ruby 1.9.1, and gives developers a solid foundation for creating Ruby applications.
Aptana RadRails: An IDE for Rails Development by Javier Ramírez discusses the latest Aptana RadRails IDE, a development environment for creating Ruby on Rails applications. 1