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Below are a few of the books that guests on the IT Career Energizer podcast have authored or co-authored. Why not check a few of them out!
Author: Reuven Lerner – ep. 172
Published July 2020
Python Workout presents 50 exercises that focus on key Python 3 features. In it, expert Python coach Reuven Lerner guides you through a series of small projects, practicing the skills you need to tackle everyday tasks. You’ll appreciate the clear explanations of each technique, and you can watch Reuven solve each exercise in the accompanying videos.
Author: Ian Miell – ep. 162
Published September 2019
Going Cloud Native is a collection of chapters from three Manning books picked by Docker expert Ian Miell. In the first chapter, you’ll explore Docker, the industry standard in container platforms, and go hands-on as you create a running To-Do application. Then, you’ll take a close look at Kubernetes, a container orchestration system, and its basic building blocks, pods, which contain all the necessary resources of an application.
Author: Jon Skeet – ep. 86
Published March 2019
C# in Depth, Fourth Edition is a revised edition of the bestseller written by C# legend Jon Skeet. This authoritative and engaging guide is your key to unlocking this powerful language, including the new features of C# 6 and 7. In it, Jon introduces expression-bodied members, interpolated strings, pattern matching, and more. Real-world examples drive it all home. By the end of this awesome book, you’ll be writing C# code with skill, style, and confidence.
Author: Ian Miell – ep. 162
Published February 2019
Docker in Practice, Second Edition teaches you rock-solid, tested Docker techniques, such as replacing VMs, enabling microservices architecture, efficient network modeling, offline productivity, and establishing a container-driven continuous delivery process. Following a cookbook-style problem/solution format, you’ll explore real-world use cases and learn how to apply the lessons to your own dev projects.
Author: Matthew Harrison – ep. 146
Published December 2016
Hapi.js in Action is an incredibly practical book that teaches you to build APIs, servers, and applications using Node.js and the hapi.js framework. You’ll begin with an easy-to-follow mental model of a Node.js web application and see exactly where hapi fits into the picture. Then, you’ll walk through building an API and composing it into a web application. Along the way, you’ll explore key topics like validation, testing, authentication, and deployment.
Author: Gojko Adzic – ep. 73
Published June 2011
This book distills from the experience of leading teams worldwide effective ways to specify, test, and deliver software in short, iterative delivery cycles. Case studies in this book range from small web startups to large financial institutions, working in many processes including XP, Scrum, and Kanban.
Below are a few of the podcasts that guests on the IT Career Energizer podcast either host or participate in. Why not check out these resources!
Wes Bos – ep. 87
& Scott Tolinski – ep. 120
The weekly podcast about the Python programming language, its ecosystem, and its community. Tune in for engaging, educational, and technical discussions about the broad range of industries, individuals, and applications that rely on Python.