Tag: Book Review

Book Review – Bad Programming Practices 101

Before learning how to program, one should learn how not to program – this is the idea of the book Bad Programming Practices 101, which was kindly provided to me for a review by Apress.com The book shows some bad

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Book Review – Business Intelligence Tools for Small Companies

About a month ago I have received the Business Intelligence Tools for Small Companies book, upon a request from my site to Apress.com. Now, the book is read and I am writing the review. In general, the book starts with

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News – Book Review – BI Tools for Small Companies – Coming Soon

Business Intelligence is really a thing in the small companies – usually they do not want to invest a lot into software and consultancy, thus a regular controller or a developer can become the company’s champion easily. 🙂 As far

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Book Review – Expert Scripting and Automation for SQL Server DBAs

After October 2016 I have become a MCP in SQL Server (exam 70-461). In order to obtain the certification, I have decided to start reading mainly SQL Server books. Thus, I have kindly requested some from Apress.Com for a review and they

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Book Review – Pro SQL Server Administration

After some months, the time for the book review of “Pro SQL Server Administration” has come. I have always wanted to have a good, big Bible-like book for SQL Server (it’s a weird dream), and finally I have obtained one

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Book Review – Macro Recording in Excel

Some days ago, I was informed by Mrs. Poleg, that she has had published a new book concerning VBA and Excel. As far as VBA is the tool, that gives me bread and butter on the table, I was willing to

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Book Review – Relational Database Programming

Today I have finished the reading of Relational Database Programming, brought to me kindly by Apress.com Thus the review is now here: The author is a SQL developer. He was “laughed” for being a not a “real developer” from some developers,

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Book Review – Databases for Small Business

So, its time to review the “Databases for Small Business” – a book from Anna Manning, nicely provided to me by Apress.com for a review. Well, after reading it, I may say one thing – it is an interesting book,

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Book Review – JavaScript Object Programming – Coming Soon

JavaScript object programming – another book for JavaScript is waiting to be reviewed in vitoshacademy! 🙂 Hopefully, after reading it, I will understand deeper all the ways to make OOP in JS. It was always a trilling subject for me, let’s make

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Book Review – Databases for Small Business – Coming Soon

  Database for small business was something I thought I had no competition in. 🙂 My idea was that the “great professional developers”, the so-called “champions” do not go into that field and thus, there is plenty of place for

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Book Review – Learn PHP 7 – Coming soon

After writing some articles about PHP and even reviewing books about it, I have asked the nice people from Apress.Com to kindly send me the book PHP 7 for a review.  And they did it! 😀 Thus, I hope I would

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Book Review – Excel VBA 2013: For Non-Programmers (Programming in Everyday Language) – Second Edition

Some time ago I have reviewed the first edition of Excel VBA for non programmers. Thus, I was really flattered when the author has asked me to review the second edition as well. 🙂 The strong sites from the first

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Book Review – Full Stack JavaScript

Some months ago I have asked Apress.Com to get the book Full Stack JavaScript for a review. Finally, I have finished it, thus the review can begin 🙂 The book is divided into 8 chapters, introducing different technologies as Backbone.js,

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Book Review – Dashboards for Excel

One month ago I have announced that I have obtained the book Dashboards for Excel for a review. Now, I have read most of the book (without the parts for Excel 2013 at the end) and I am able to

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Book Review – Full Stack JavaScript – Coming soon

A new book for a review from Apress has been received recently – Full Stack JavaScript from Azat Mardan. In the latest few months I am putting some efforts into learning JS, as far as it is somehow more productive and

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Book Review – Pro PHP and jQuery – coming soon

VitoshAcademy.Com has obtained a new book for a review from Apress.com. The book is Pro PHP and jQuery from Jason Lengstorf , Keith Wald. The book will be reviewed within some reasonable time 🙂 I do not recall reviewing PHP book, so

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Book Review – JavaScript – Frameworks for Modern WebDev

Some time ago, probably before one and a half months I have received the book JavaScript Frameworks for Modern Web Dev from the publisher Apress.Com for a review, upon a request of my site. The reason to ask for the book

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Book Review – Custom SharePoint Solutions With HTML and JS – Coming Soon

Some 3 years ago I have built some SharePoint application professionally. It was really a lame application, but I use the word “professionally” because I did it as part of my paid internship at one company (if I got money

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Book Review – Python Data Analytics

After some days spent with the book Python Data Analytics, which was kindly provided to me by Apress for a review, now its time to make it. So, the book is named “Python Data Analytics” and it provides exactly what

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Book Review – Python Data Analytics – Coming soon

A new book review is coming in the next weeks – I have noticed the Python books of Apress some time ago and today I was provided with a paper copy for a review.   The review is yet to come!

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Review – Pivot Tables Smart Data Analysis

Although I have started to learn new stuff lately, such as Python and SQL server, I am still interested in MS Excel and whatever is being published on the subject. I have noticed that the book “Pivot Tables Smart Data

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Book Review – Excel VBA 24-Hours Trainer

Some days ago, I have received the book Excel VBA 24-Hour Trainer for a review, upon a request from my site. After all, as far as it has all started with VBA for me, I am always interested in the latest trends on

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Book Review – Web Coding Bible

This week I have read the book Web Coding Bible, kindly provided to me by Mr. Chong Lip Phang for a review 🙂 If you want to have your book reviewed by me, mail me at review[at]vitoshacademy[dot]com.   The book consists

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Book Review – The Python Workbook

This weekend I have managed to finish the online version of the book “The Python Workbook”, kindly provided to me by Springer. The book provides you with 174 exercises, which can make you an advanced beginner (if this term exists)

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Book Review – Python Programming Fundamentals

This weekend I have managed to finish the online version of the book “Python Programming Fundamentals”, kindly provided to me by Springer.   In general, I have almost no experience with Python, so I have read the book with the eyes

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Book Review – Excel Macro Mastery

The book Excel Macro Mastery is an excellent book for non-programmers, willing to learn VBA. Indeed, it is written in simple English, following the 80/20 rule of Paretto in Excel, or as the author says, 99.9% of the time you

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Book Review – Excel VBA: for Non-Programmers (Programming in Everyday Language)

The current article reviews a VBA book for MS Excel. First things first – I am not sure what should be done to pursue the non-IT people, that VBA is not something difficult and every hour you spend, trying to

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Book Review – Advanced Quantitative Finance with C++

Today, I have finally found some time to finish the reading of Advanced Quantitative Finance with C++, a book provided to me kindly by Packt Publishing. The book is available for purchase here.   So, what the book says? Pretty much, it

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Book Review – HTML5 Games Development by Example

At the beginning of August I have started to read the book HTML5 Games Development by Example, provided to me kindly by Packt Publishing. The book tells us exactly what is written at the title – it shows you how to

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Book Review – Learning Android Intents

During the last few weekends I was busy reading the book “Learning Android Intents“. As far as I am kind of developer with NO Android dev. experience, the book was interesting for me, due to the fact that it is

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