Starting at one dollar, get access to a collection of books to help you get started programming
The latest Humble book bundle has just launched, and it’s a huge collection of books on programming from O’Reilly media, titled, The Definitive Guides to All Things Programming. Starting from just one dollar, you can get started on your way to becoming an expert programmer in various different areas.
At the one dollar tier, you get the following:
Asterisk: The Definitive Guide,
Ethernet: The Definitive Guide,
Maven: The Definitive Guide,
SSH, The Secure Shell: The Definitive Guide,
At the $8 tier, you also get:
CSS: The Definitive Guide,
Cassandra: The Definitive Guide: Distributed Data at Web Scale,
Cloud Foundry: The Definitive Guide,
Elasticsearch: The Definitive Guide,
Java Performance: The Definitive Guide.
Then at the $15 tier you also get:
Google BigQuery: The Definitive Guide
Hadoop: The Definitive Guide: Storage and Analysis at Internet Scale
Kafka: The Definitive Guide
MongoDB: The Definitive Guide
Spark: The Definitive Guide
These books come in PDF, MOBI, and ePub formats, to be compatible with a wide range of devices.
A portion of the revenue generated by this book bundle will be donated to Code For America, who describe themselves as “a national nonprofit that believes government can work for the people, by the people, in the 21st century”, and state that their goal is to push for “government services that are simple, effective, and easy to use, for everyone”.
You’ve got until the 25th of May to pick up this bundle of books. Head over to the bundle page on Humble’s website if you’re interested to buy it or find out more.