Staff Picks

The Release 12 Primer - Shining a Light on the Release 12 World By Barbara Matthews et al.
Paperback: $29.99
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If you've been thinking about installing or upgrading to Release 12 but need to understand more about why you should do so, this is the book for you. For functional users, The Release 12 Primer... More > highlights the modules that have changed the most. Read about Oracle's Global Business Release, Master Data Management, MOAC and the Swan Interface. Then see how it all comes together for the Financials and Procurement product families, Supply Chain Management, CRM, and Projects. And if you've always wanted to understand more about the underlying technology, but found all the terminology too complex to sort through, this book covers the technical architecture, security issues, and even Fusion, targeting both functional and technical readers. "The Release 12 Primer provides the real story on the latest version of the Oracle E-Business Suite and its technical underpinnings. If you only buy one book on Oracle E-Business Release 12, buy this one". - Floyd M. Teter, Systems Engineer, JPL< Less
Nomad's Guide to Make Money Online By Janet Smith
eBook (PDF): $37.00
You Can Make Money Online and Travel (or Retire Early …or Whatever You Want!) Without a Job Tying You to One Location. This book shows you how! The method that I show you step-by-step in this... More > book is exactly what I do myself to make a full-time living online. You don’t need any special technical skills to do this, and beyond the investment of the book itself, you do not need to purchase anything else (except an internet connection of course!) to get started making money. All of the fundamentals of what I do revolve around things that are either free or consist of a free group effort that I will participate in WITH you. Remember, I do this too, so I need you just as much as you need me. This is not a matter of me just presenting you with information. When you succeed, so do I. You will understand why after you finish reading the book.< Less
Cloud: Seven Clear Business Models By Timothy Chou
Paperback: $24.95
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Based on a series of lectures at Stanford University this book discusses cloud computing from a business perspective. It serves as an excellent, easy-to-read, introduction for anyone who builds,... More > sells or purchases application, platform, compute&storage or data center cloud services. The book is full of examples and stories from many of the leaders in the field. You'll be amused to even find a story about Brad and Angelina. This is the 2nd edition.< Less
Rails Freelancing Handbook By Mike Gunderloy
eBook (PDF): $9.95
There’s an almost irresistible attraction among some software developers for the freelance life, including money, freedom, or simple wanderlust. Whatever the reason, you’ll quickly... More > realize that your excellent coding skills are only a small part of the picture when it comes to being a successful freelancer. You need to worry about legal and accounting issues, finding and keeping clients, and living without a corporate support system. The sheer mass of detail can be overwhelming, especially if you’re coming out of the cubicle-bound world of a large enterprise. That’s why this book is here. I’ve been freelancing for over 15 years, and doing nothing but Rails for the last three. Consider this a guide and a roadmap to help you find your way through all of those extraneous issues so that you can get back to writing code. (purchasers get updates at no cost). More info and sample chapter: http://railsfreelancebook.com< Less