The Design and Implementation of the FreeBSD Operating System is a long awaited update to a successful and authorative guide to the FreeBSD kernel. The second edition covers all major improvements between FreeBSD version 5 and 11 and, according to the publisher, it has been extensively rewritten for one-third of its content, while another one-third is completely new.
An interview with Shirly Ronen-Harel and Jens R. Woinowski, authors of "The Coaching Booster", about why they based their book on lean and agile methods, why change needs to become an ingrained habit, how you can establish a rhythm of action, the value that a coachee can get from coaching, combining retrospectives with agile coaching, and what people can do to develop their coaching skills.
Jennifer Sertl and Koby Huberman wrote a book taking a different approach to leadership. Their focus is on providing the tools to nurture agility through resilience, responsiveness and reflection. They aim to support the individual's ability to better trust their core intelligence and apply that to being effective leaders. They spoke to InfoQ about the book.
Larry Cooper and Jen Stone have written a book which provides advice and techniques for blending agile practices with portfolio, program and project management, taking a value focused approach.
Storm Applied is a new book from Manning that aims to provide a practical guide on using Storm, both in a development and in a production setting. InfoQ has spoken with two of the book’s authors.
Sriram Narayan’s book – Agile IT Organization Design, provides a basis for reviewing and reshaping the IT organization to equip it better for the digital age.
The book Devops in Practice: Reliable and automated software delivery by Danilo Sato provides a hands-on approach for implementing continuous delivery and DevOps practices.
The book "the nature of software development" intents to help people to organize their thoughts about value and find ways to deliver value in software development.
Arun Gupta has been working with Devoxx4Kids for over two years, teaching Java programming with Minecraft modding. InfoQ spoke to Arun about the recently published book, Minecraft Modding with Forge.
NoSQL for Mere Mortals introduces the major types of databases that fall under the NoSQL umbrella and explains both their advantages and shortcomings. Review and interview with the author.
Java in a Nutshell, 6th Edition by Benjamin J. Evans and David Flanagan is an update to the tried-and-true Java in a Nutshell series. This edition covers Java 8 for the experienced Java Developer. 1
The book Scenario-Focused Engineering describes a customer-centric lean and agile approach for developing and delivering software-based products using a fast feedback cycle.