For all the hardware hackers looking for a gift, either for yourself or for others, BeagleBone for Secret Agents is only $5 as an eBook until January 6th! Actually, all Packt eBooks are on sale for the same price until then. Also, all Packt eBooks are DRM-free and I’m very happy to have a book with a publisher that supports this.
So, if you have a long flight to the in-laws this year1, stock up on some eBooks!
Packt Publishing is offering a buy one, get one free deal on eBooks until March 26th. What I like about Packt is that they have some very niche books, like a book on Gnucash! I was curious about what other books they had and I made a list of my favorites below.
Packt has three books on the BeagleBone listed below. They all look a good source for BeagleBone project ideas if you are looking for a next project.
Security / Networking
CISSP in 21 Days: During breaks in my graduate program1, when I haven’t had a test for a while, I sometimes feel the urge to take a test and this one is usually on the list.
Traffic Analysis with Tshark How-to: Wireshark rocks; Tshark is wireshark on the command line, which rocks more.
Packt seems to have a number of books on Clojure2 and the following looked interesting: