This book presents SQLAlchemy in a clear and comprehensive manner. Beginning with basics and covering the subject matter in an orderly approach. It is a good way to gain a fairly in depth understanding and set you on your way to being able to use SQLAlchemy.
For anyone looking to refresh and update their algorithms background,
the recently released second edition of Steve Skiena's Algorithm
Design Manual might well be the best resource available. At the very
least, it's an approachable start.
So you're web site seems slow, users have to wait a long time for pages to render. Is it time to start looking at your database, and webserver configs? Perhaps not, there's a lot to be gained by following a few simple rules in your frontend.
Learning the vi and Vim Editors, Seventh edition, July 2008, by Arnold Robbins, Elbert Hannah and Linda Lamb is both a tutorial for beginners and a reference for experienced users. vi and several of its clones are covered in this edition: nvi, elvis, Vim, and vile. Chapters 9 through 15 cover Vim. Chapters 16, 17 and 18 cover nvi, elvis and vile, respectively. Including the index and appendices the book is
I have a hard time imagining the target audience for this book.
I'm comfortable with both Python and *nix administration having worked with python since v1.5.2 and *nix since Xenix v3.0, and although neither has ever been more than about 20% of my work, both are critical to administrating the 30 *nix boxes at the dozen sites I manage ranging from 5-80 users/site.
For those of you who aren't familiar with AutoIt, it is a fabulous open-source framework for automating Windows applications. It is full-featured, easy to use, very popular and has a large, active community supporting it.
O'Reilly published a Shortcut for AutoItV3 in 2007.