Pro JavaScript Performance
Performance is a hugely important area of web development. If your site runs slowly, users are going to leave, and the problem only grows as your site gets more popular. Pro JavaScript Performance gives you the tools you need to keep your sites smooth and responsive no matter how many users you have.

Best practices are changing or becoming redefined continually because of changes and optimizations at the interpreter level, and differences in system configuration, and network speeds. more »
Building Node Applications with MongoDB and Backbone
Build an application from backend to browser with Node.js, and kick open the doors to real-time event programming. With this hands-on book, you'll learn how to create a social network application similar to LinkedIn and Facebook, but with a real-time twist. And you'll build it with just one programming language: JavaScript.

If you're an experienced web developer unfamiliar with JavaScript, the book's first section introduces you to the project's core technologies: Node.js, Backbone.js, and the MongoDB data store. You'll then launch into the project - a highly responsive, highly scalable application - guided by clear explanations and lots of code examples. more »
Professional iOS Network Programming
The iPhone and iPad have made a powerful impact on the business world. Developers creating iOS apps for the enterprise face unique challenges involving networking, system integration, security, and device management. This Wrox guide provides everything you need to know to write iOS apps that integrate with enterprise network resources, providing options for networking iOS devices to enterprise systems and to each other. more »
CCNP SWITCH Portable Command Guide
Preparing for the CCNP exam? Working as a network professional? Here are all the CCNP-level commands for the Implementing Cisco Switched Networks (SWITCH) exam you need in one handy resource. The CCNP SWITCH Portable Command Guide is filled with valuable, easy-to-access information and is portable enough for use whether you're in the server room or the equipment closet. more »
Professional Microsoft Windows Embedded CE 6.0
With its support for multiple processor architectures, Windows Embedded CE can be adapted to a variety of devices, including Smartphones, PocketPCs, digital cameras, DVRs, VoIP, network routers, wireless projectors, robotics, data acquisition, human-machine interfaces, and more. Packed with straightforward exercises and helpful examples, this book is aimed at demonstrating how to perform various development tasks in the Windows Embedded CE 6.0 environment. You'll quickly come to view Windows Embedded CE 6.0 as an ideal operating system for developing a new generation of intelligent, multimedia, connected, and service-oriented embedded devices. more »
SSH, The Secure Shell
Secure your computer network with SSH! With transparent, strong encryption, reliable public-key authentication, and a highly configurable client/server architecture, SSH (Secure Shell) is a popular, robust, TCP/IP-based solution to many network security and privacy concerns. It supports secure remote logins, secure file transfer between computers, and a unique "tunneling" capability that adds encryption to otherwise insecure network applications. Best of all, SSH is free, with feature-filled commercial versions available as well. more »
Networking All-in-One For Dummies, 4th Edition
So you're in charge of a network? That's great - and a great big job! Let this book be your one-stop guide. You'll find out about network standards, popular network operating systems, servers, how to plan and set up a network, security secrets, troubleshooting recommendations, what to do with wireless and mobile networking variations, and much more! more »
Resilience and Reliability on AWS
Cloud services are just as susceptible to network outages as any other platform. This concise book shows you how to prepare for potentially devastating interruptions by building your own resilient and reliable applications in the public cloud. Guided by engineers from 9apps - n independent provider of Amazon Web Services and Eucalyptus cloud solutions - you'll learn how to combine AWS with open source tools such as PostgreSQL, MongoDB, and Redis. more »
WordPress MU 2.8
Design, develop, secure, and optimize a blog network with a single installation of WordPress. Add unlimited users and blogs, and give different permissions on different blogs. Add social networking features to your blogs using BuddyPress. Create a bbPress forum for your users to communicate with each other. Part of Packt's Beginner's Guide Series, with step-by-step, detailed instructions for building a blog network from scratch. more »
Network Know-How
Network Know-How is your guide to connecting your machines, filled with practical advice that will show you how to get things done. You'll learn the nitty-gritty of network setup, design, and maintenance, from running cables and placing wireless access points to configuring file sharing and printing. This practical and comprehensive guide will teach you how to implement security, create intranets, and more. more »