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IOS 6 Foundations (Treehouse Book Series) by Jesse Feiler
3.0 out of 5 stars already out of date, 5 Dec 2013
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I guess it's the biggest issue for programming books - trying to stay recent, and it's unfortunate for this book that it was released just half a year before the biggest set of changes to the iOS operating system.

The book will still provide you with a good grounding in iOS development, but, personally, I would hold out for a decent book on iOS 7 if I was in the market to buy a new book.
Smashing CoffeeScript (Smashing Magazine Book Seri&hellip by Alex Hudson
3.0 out of 5 stars mixed feelings, 5 Dec 2013
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This book does provide a fairly good introduction to CoffeeScript for developers new to the language, and should provide a reasonable grounding. However, I did find that much of the later parts of the book become too focused on particular frameworks, and the book may not be with considering unless you are also using, or considering using, those frameworks.
Omron BF212 Body Composition Monitor by Omron
6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
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These seem a great set of scales. I don't know how accurate the fat measurements are, but they seem to change in a consistent manner from day to day, so can be used fairly reliably for monitoring the changes to you fat levels.

They are very small, and I do wonder if some people may have issues balancing on them. My feet are fairly small (it's not true what they say) and even the overlap the end when standing on the scales. However, I think the small size is great, as it limits the space they take up.

It would be great if they tracked how your measurements had changed from day to day, but scales that do that (often with companion apps and/or websites) tend to cost a… Read more

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