The Art of Computer Programming (TAOCP for short) is a comprehensive monograph written by Donald Knuth. It was first published in 1968, and acclaimed as one of the best 12 academic monographs in Twentieth Century (Albert Einstein's theory of relativity is one of another 11) by American Scientist Magazine in 1999. The vast majority of computer programming knowledge of contemporary software developers came from this series of books.
CentOS (Community Enterprise Operating System) is a recompiled product based on RHEL's (Red Hat Enterprise Linux) open source. Because CentOS fixed a lot of known bugs on the basis of RHEL, compared with other Linux distributions, its stability is more trustworthy. This is the reason a lot of servers requiring high stability use CentOS to replace the commercial RHEL.
C# and .NET innovated the way to write programs across-the-board. Professional C# and .NET series is a classic tutorial for advanced C# programming, including all aspects when using C# to develop Windows applications under Visual Studio. Meanwhile, it's also one of the bestsellers published by Wrox Press. Since its first edition, it has always gotten widespread high praises from readers around the world.
The author of MySQL Cookbook Paul DuBois is one of the first group of contributors of MySQL online reference manuals, who has written many classic books about MySQL. It is important to note that this book isn't to teach you how to develop a complete and complex application; on the contrary, it is to help you overcome various problems had stumped you in MySQL database development. Therefore, it is suitable for all related personnels engaged in the development of database technology to read. And it has became one of must-read books for MySQL developers.
Regular Expression (RegEx for short) can be regarded as an immensely powerful weapon on computing. In almost all programming languages and OS, we can use it to carry out various of complex text processing work. Sams Teach Yourself Regular Expressions in 10 Minutes is a preferred introduction book to regular expressions for beginners, which is close to the actual demands, suitable for developers working on all kinds of programming languages and platforms.