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Serverless Handbook - 2020

Serverless Handbook cover
Serverless Handbook cover

Modern backend for frontend engineers.

Serverless Handbook shows you how to use your existng JavaScript and TypeScript skills to build backend systems with the serverless paradigm.

Based on AWS and the Serverless Framework, you'll learn how to build your ideas without wasting time on DevOps and server management.

 

React + D3v4 - 2017

This book is now the React for Dataviz course

React+D3v4 cover
React+D3v4 cover

Creating dynamic data visualizations on the web is a pain in the ass.

You either have to use dumbed down libraries that won't let you do what you want, or make everything from scratch. Every time.

You want a quick way to build complex visualizations. Build once, use everywhere. In every project. Don't believe me?

With React + D3v4 you'll learn how to build re-usable visualization components in about an hour.

 

Data Visualization with d3.js - 2013

Data Visualization with d3.js cover
Data Visualization with d3.js cover

When you're learning d3.js on your own you often feel like Step 1: Draw two circles, is followed by Step 2: Draw the rest of the owl. My book aims to bridge that gap.

I guide you through complete examples from basic shapes on a page to full blown visualisations. There is no magic here, no steps left unexplained. You will understand everything that goes into making a visualization with d3.js.

 

Why programmers work at night - 2012

Why programmers work at night cover
Why programmers work at night cover

The early bird does not always catch the worm, sometimes it meets a cat.

Programmers often work on unusual schedules that do not jive with the modern 9-5 office culture. They don't even do their best work at offices.

This book shows programmers and those around them that there's a better way.

"My girlfriend loved your book! " ~ Jan Hančič

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