Staff Picks

Rails Rescue Handbook By Mike Gunderloy
eBook (PDF): $9.95
Rails is a powerful development tool for web applications - but that power can lead inexperienced developers astray. If you're working on a Rails project gone bad, the targeted advice in this ebook... More > will get you back on track quickly.< Less
Administering VMware's Site Recovery Manager By Mike Laverick
Paperback: $19.99
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This book will teach you how to install and configure VMware’s SRM. It also covers in detail the failover and failback processes – and I will guide you step-by-step through the set up of... More > the product. This book is not filled with project management padding that typifies a lot of IT books. It is practical and technical, and assumes you are already pretty familiar with VMware’s Virtual Vi3 products. In this book you will learn the strengths and weaknesses of Site Recovery Manager, and I will show you the common pitfalls and errors that can happen, and also more importantly why they happen, and how to fix them.< 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
Formatting Legal Documents With Microsoft Office Word 2007 By Jan Berinstein
Paperback: $35.95
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This book helps legal staff use Microsoft Office Word 2007 to prepare pleadings, contracts, estate plans, and other complex documents. The author, an expert legal word processor and computer trainer,... More > starts by examining Word's "logic," the key to mastering the program. She offers tips for getting Word 2007 to work more like older versions, for customizing the program, and for using keyboard shortcuts. She goes on to provide step-by-step instructions for working with case captions, inserting a pleading footer, aligning text with pleading line numbers, setting up a style for indented quotes, creating and generating a Table of Contents and a Table of Authorities, tracking changes, and comparing documents. She also covers everyday features such as headers and footers, automatic numbering, indents, and footnotes. In addition, she touches on the issue of metadata and explains how to use Word 2007's "Document Inspector" metadata removal tool. The book is filled with pragmatic tips, tricks, and workarounds.< Less