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Exploring with Data Learning About Everyday Things

by Sau Sheong Chang

Exploring with Data Learning About Everyday Things Synopsis

Programming is not just for geeks. If you're curious about how things work, and want to get programmatic solutions to everyday problems, this intriguing book will help you find what you're looking for. By using some fundamental math and simple Ruby and R constructs, you'll learn how to model the problem and work toward a solution. Discover reasons why things are the way they are by spelunking data freely available on the Internet. You'll model and simulate environments and systems, and then observe and analyze the results. See the world around you through programming eyes.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781449315153
Publication date: 13th July 2012
Author: Sau Sheong Chang
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 256 pages
Categories: Web programming,

About Sau Sheong Chang

Sau Sheong Chang has been in software development, mostly web applications and recently cloud- and data-related systems, for almost 17 years and is still a keen and enthusiastic programmer. He has been active in programming with Ruby for the past 6 years and recently started with R for the past year. He is active in the local developer communities, especially in the Singapore Ruby Brigade. In April 2011 he co-organized the first and largest Ruby conferences in Southeast Asia, the RedDotRubyConf.

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