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Top eBook learning bundles that you should read
By Sam Jones - 28th Oct 2019Develop
Great eBooks aimed at game developers, programmers and many more!
Learning a new skill can be quite daunting, sometimes you don't know where to start or whether you're making the right steps towards improving your skills.
You could be a game developer who is looking to get the most out of Unity or Unreal software, maybe you're a web designer wanting more clarity on how to secure your site and fend off cyber attacks, or perhaps you're new to programming and want to learn how to deal with web applications and digital objectives with ease and precision.
There are a number of great eBook bundles available right now on the Fanatical Store, boasting easy-to-follow guides and thorough instructions on how you can go from newbie beginner to intermediate whizz, or even a full-blown expert!
Here, we've highlighted some of the best and popular collections for learning new skills and adding some very handy tools to your eBook library.
Unity Game Development Bundle
We’re Fanatical about games, you know, but we also want to give you the tools and knowledge to create them yourself, fueling the next generation of developers.
With the Unity Game Development Bundle, you'll gain vital skills to create exciting 2D/3D games and virtual reality applications. With 15 eBooks at your disposal, you'll learn how to make games that are non-predictable and dynamic and have a high replayability factor, as well as develop multiplayer features using Unity.
Want to make an RPG? This collection teaches you the core essentials of this game genre and how to construct a framework for the inventory, equipment, characters, enemies, quests, and game events.
Alternatively, you can also pick and choose your own collection of game development eBooks with the Unreal Game Development Build Your Own Bundle, with up to 25 available.
Blender Computer Animation Bundle
Blender is a vital software toolset and is used in everything from creating animated films and visual effects to motion graphics, interactive 3D applications and video games.
If you've just started using Blender and want to master the basics, or you're looking to unlock your full potential as an expert - this collection of easy-to-follow eBooks will show you how. The Blender Computer Animation Bundle will give you an insight into the software's unique user interface and how to unlock a powerful suite of modeling and animation tools, as well as incorporating Blender into your Unreal Engine 4 Game environment.
Develop realistic and awesome machines for your 3D projects and animation films, build your very own stunning characters from scratch, and learn how to edit and produce videos for YouTube or any other social media platforms.
We all understand that security threats to your computer and networks are no laughing matter. Malware, viruses and other harmful cyber attacks pose a serious problem for organizations and their employees as well as consumers.
Prevention is cheaper than the cure, and with the Cybersecurity Bundle, you'll stay one step ahead of potential hackers, ransomware and much more. From this collection of 15 eBooks, you'll gain skills in how to build a security mechanism to prevent digital extortion and gain a clear understanding of the attack and defense methods, as well as exploring and testing advanced cyber penetration tools and techniques.
Known for developing desktop GUI applications, websites and web applications, Python allows programmers to focus on key functionalities by taking away common programming tasks. It’s easy to pick up and, once mastered, can be an essential tool in your arsenal.
But if you want to truly embrace it and master skills beyond the beginners’ stage, you’ll want to grab the Python Bundle. This tiered collection gives you up to 25 eBooks that will help you understand the basics of Python and how to implement it into your projects with ease - as well as how to use it to its full potential.
Learn how to leverage the power of both native and third-party Python libraries to build robust applications; explore various verticals in software engineering through high-end systems; follow step by step guides on processing and manipulating data with Python for complex analysis and modeling; and much more!
Machine Learning Bundle
Whether you're a beginner or working at an intermediate level, software including TensorFlow, Python, R and Go can be quite daunting.
With the Machine Learning Bundle, you'll be able to master all of these through 15 easy to follow eBooks. Discover machine learning algorithms to solve complex challenges, create effective data science projects and avoid common pitfalls, and explore cloud services for machine learning that can be used in mobile apps.
Understand when to use different data mining techniques, how to set up different analyses, and how to interpret the results.