The Hacker's Handbook: The Strategy Behind Breaking Into and Defending Networks

By Susan Young

The Hacker’s instruction manual: the method at the back of Breaking Into and protecting Networks, strikes prior to the pack of books approximately electronic safety by means of revealing the technical facets of hacking which are least understood by way of community directors. this is often complete by way of reading topics via a hacking/security dichotomy that info hacking maneuvers and defenses within the similar context. Chapters are equipped round particular technical parts and administrative initiatives, supplying theoretical historical past that prepares community defenders for the always-changing and artistic instruments and methods of intruders.

This booklet is split into 3 components. half I introduces programming, protocol, and assault concepts.  half II addresses topic components (protocols, companies, applied sciences, etc.) that could be susceptible. half III information consolidation actions that hackers may perhaps use following penetration.

Each part presents a “path” to hacking/security sites and different assets that increase present content material. Referencing those supplemental and constantly-updated assets guarantees that this quantity continues to be well timed and enduring. by way of informing IT pros easy methods to imagine like hackers, this e-book serves as a helpful weapon within the struggle to guard electronic assets.

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SAS 9 Study Guide: Preparing for the Base Programming Certification Exam for SAS 9

By Ali Hezaveh

A radical and self-contained therapy for SAS® clients getting ready for the bottom Programming Certification examination for SAS® 9—complete with reasons, information, and perform examination questions

SAS® nine research consultant is designed to aid clients of SAS® nine get to grips with the high quality issues of the software program in addition to boost reliable research suggestions that would shorten education time and make sure profitable examination effects. the subsequent 5 learn subject matters are addressed with a concentrated bankruptcy dedicated to every one: having access to info; developing information buildings; coping with info; producing experiences; and dealing with blunders. SAS® nine research consultant presents either a conceptual and sensible method of every one of those parts with distinctive reasons via examples.

Each bankruptcy offers strategies, methods, and functions in a transparent, step by step structure in addition to exact factors and examples. person chapters additionally contain:

  • A Two-Minute Drill that offers a record of key issues for review

  • An evaluate examination, which demanding situations readers to supply brief solutions detailingthe chapter's assurance of SAS® 9

  • A perform examination, which enhances content material and familiarizes readers with the constitution ofthe genuine Base Programming Certification Exam

Written by way of a practising SAS® qualified specialist, this booklet is a thorough, yet obtainable, evaluate for getting ready for the bottom Programming Certification examination for SAS® nine and will additionally function a pragmatic reference device for tested qualified pros who wish to additional their wisdom of SAS® 9.

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Computeractive [UK] (19 August 2015)

PDF | English | seventy six pages

Computeractive is your pleasant consultant to desktops, contraptions and the internet. Our target is to demystify the realm of know-how and make its merits obtainable to all, it doesn't matter what your point of expertise with pcs.
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Pro Android Media: Developing Graphics, Music, Video, and Rich Media Apps for Smartphones and Tablets

By Shawn Van Every

Cellular units have evolved to concentration on rich media construction and intake. builders of cellular purposes may be able to create functions that let humans to play, trap, and share media in a number of new methods on cellular units. the recognition of Android has soared partly as the platform deals builders a wealthy set of functions together with entry to media taking pictures and playback functions.   

Pro Android Media provides concise and transparent guide on the right way to make the most of the media APIs made on hand via Android to create dynamic apps. It takes you from an easy capability to realize entry to the digicam to advanced video seize and sharing examples. It additionally covers sound, photos, portray, and more―everything you must make your app come "alive."

After interpreting this booklet, the app you create will showcase the simplest of multimedia that Android has to offer.

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How Computers Work: The Evolution of Technology, 10th Edition

By Ron White

The Evolution of Technology


Having bought greater than 2 million copies over its lifetime, How desktops Work is the definitive illustrated advisor to the realm of computers and know-how. during this new version, you’ll locate specified details not only approximately desktops, yet approximately how adjustments in know-how have advanced the large, pricey laptop dinosaurs of final century into the smaller yet extra robust smartphones, drugs, and wearable computing of this day. even if your curiosity is in company, gaming, electronic images, leisure, communications, or safety, you’ll learn the way computing is evolving how you live.


A full-color, illustrated experience into the wonders of TECHNOLOOGY


This full-color, absolutely illustrated consultant to the area of expertise assumes not anything and explains every little thing. simply the complete and award-winning group of author Ron White and artist Tim Downs has the original skill to meld descriptive textual content with special visuals to completely clarify how the digital apparatus we rely on each day is made attainable. as well as all of the content material you’ve come to count on from earlier variations, this newly revised variation contains all-new assurance of issues such as:


•   How smartphones and capsule computers positioned the facility of a machine desktop on your hands–literally

•   How computing know-how is linking our houses, paintings position, leisure, and day-by-day communications

•   How advances comparable to fb, Twitter, Google, eBay, and smartphones are increasing our universe of associates, wisdom, and opportunity

•   How elevated miniaturization ends up in new items, comparable to telephone, smartwatches, and Google Glass

•   How computing expertise takes merits of quantum physics and strategies not anyone even imagined many years ago


For twenty years, How pcs Work has helped newcomers comprehend new expertise, whereas hackers and IT execs have precious it for the intensity of information it comprises. this is often the right booklet approximately computing to catch your mind's eye, satisfaction your eyes, and extend your brain, it doesn't matter what your technical level!


Beautifully precise illustrations and jargon-free motives stroll you thru the know-how that's shaping our lives. See the hidden workings within desktops, smartphones, capsules, Google Glass, and the most recent tech inventions.



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WordPress All-in-One For Dummies

By Lisa Sabin-Wilson

Top WordPress advisor, now totally up to date for the most recent WordPress release!

This up to date re-creation contains one of many biggest collections of sensible intermediate to complicated info on WordPress. totally up-to-date for the most recent WordPress unencumber, this in-depth e-book covers all of it, from establishing your software program to publishing your web site, utilizing search engine optimisation and social media, constructing and utilizing plug-ins, operating a number of websites with WordPress, and extra. Veteran writer Lisa Sabin-Wilson is a best authority on WordPress, and she or he and her co-authors pack this e-book with crucial and easy-to-follow counsel, ideas, and advice.

  • Presents trouble-free and easy-to-understand intermediate to complicated assurance of the WordPress, the most well-liked web publication software program in use today
  • Features 8 minibooks that conceal what you must understand intensive, together with WordPress fundamentals, constructing the software program, exploring the dashboard, publishing your web site with WordPress, utilizing search engine optimisation and social media, customizing the glance of your web site, utilizing plug-ins, and working a number of websites with WordPress
  • Covers the very most modern unlock of WordPress

Get in control on WordPress with WordPress All-in-One For Dummies, second Edition, and switch your pastime right into a business!

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Going GAS: From VBA to Google Apps Script

By Bruce Mcpherson

Whether you’re relocating from Microsoft workplace to Google medical doctors or just are looking to find out how to automate medical doctors with Google Apps Script, this functional consultant exhibits you through instance the way to paintings with all the significant Apps Script services.

Office nonetheless helps VBA, yet it’s not really to take action much longer. If you’re a VBA or .NET developer, you’ll the best way to port latest VBA code and constitution to their JavaScript-based Apps Script equivalents with minimum attempt. writer Bruce Mcpherson introduces JavaScript fundamentals for skilled builders surprising with the language, and demonstrates how one can construct real-world apps utilizing all the Apps Script companies formerly covered.

  • Use App Script’s an identical of Excel’s item model
  • Target the main standard elements of Microsoft Word
  • Automate tactics in Gmail, Calendar, and Contacts
  • Access the neighborhood buyer filesystem with Google Drive
  • Build and run purposes in a browser
  • Store chronic facts conveniently
  • Render HTML content material in keeping with HTTP requests
  • Automate the upkeep and production of pages and content
  • Interact with a leisure carrier or NoSQL database
  • Access Apps Script functions from different platforms
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Apache: The Definitive Guide (3rd Edition)

By Ben Laurie

Apache is way and away the main primary net server platform on the planet. this flexible server runs greater than half the world's latest sites. Apache is either loose and rock-solid, working greater than 21 million websites starting from large e-commerce operations to company intranets and smaller pastime sites.With this new 3rd variation of Apache: The Definitive Guide, internet directors new to Apache will arise to hurry quick, and skilled directors will locate the logically prepared, concise reference sections vital, and method programmers drawn to customizing their servers will depend upon the chapters at the API and Apache modules.Updated to hide the adjustments in Apache's most modern unencumber, 2.0, in addition to Apache 1.3, this helpful consultant discusses the right way to receive, manage, safe, alter, and troubleshoot the Apache software program on either Unix and home windows platforms. Dozens of sincerely written examples give you the solutions to the real-world matters that Apache directors face daily. as well as masking the deploy and configuration of mod_perl and Tomcat, the publication examines Hypertext Preprocessor, Cocoon, and different new applied sciences which are linked to the Apache internet server. extra insurance of safeguard and the Apache 2.0 API make Apache: The Definitive Guide, 3rd version crucial documentation for the world's preferred internet server.

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PowerShell in Depth

By Jeffery Hicks


PowerShell intensive, moment Edition is the go-to reference for directors operating with home windows PowerShell. each significant strategy, expertise, and tactic is thoroughly defined and validated, offering a hands-on advisor to nearly every thing an admin might do within the shell. Written by means of 3 skilled authors and PowerShell MVPs, this is often the PowerShell publication you are going to hold subsequent in your monitor—not in your bookshelf!

Purchase of the print ebook features a unfastened publication in PDF, Kindle, and ePub codecs from Manning Publications.

About the Book

A home windows admin utilizing PowerShell each day would possibly not have the time to look the web whenever she or he hits a snag. would it be nice to have a staff of pro PowerShell specialists able to resolution even the hardest questions? that is what you get with this booklet.

PowerShell intensive, moment Edition is the go-to reference for directors operating with home windows PowerShell. each significant strategy, expertise, and tactic is punctiliously defined and proven, supplying a hands-on consultant to nearly every thing an admin might do within the shell. Written through PowerShell MVPs Don Jones, Jeffrey Hicks, and Richard Siddaway, each one precious procedure was once built and punctiliously demonstrated, so you can constantly write production-quality, maintainable scripts whereas saving hours of effort and time.

This booklet assumes you recognize the fundamentals of PowerShell.

What's Inside

  • Automating tasks
  • Packaging and deploying scripts
  • Introduction to wanted nation Configuration
  • PowerShell security
  • Covers PowerShell model three and later

About the Authors

Don Jones, Jeffery Hicks, and Richard Siddaway are Microsoft MVPs, running shoes, and directors. jointly, they have authored approximately 3 dozen books on PowerShell and home windows administration.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. PowerShell hosts
  3. Using the PowerShell support system
  4. The fundamentals of PowerShell syntax
  5. Working with PSSnapins and modules
  6. Operators
  7. Working with objects
  8. The PowerShell pipeline
  9. Formatting
  11. PowerShell Remoting
  12. Background jobs and scheduling
  13. Working with credentials
  14. Regular expressions
  15. Working with HTML and XML data
  16. PSDrives and PSProviders
  17. Variables, arrays, hash tables, and script blocks
  18. PowerShell security
  19. Advanced PowerShell syntax
  21. PowerShell's scripting language
  22. Basic scripts and functions
  23. Creating gadgets for output
  24. Scope
  25. PowerShell workflows
  26. Advanced syntax for scripts and functions
  27. Script modules and occur modules
  28. Custom formatting views
  29. Custom sort extensions
  30. Data language and internationalization
  31. Writing help
  32. Error dealing with techniques
  33. Debugging instruments and techniques
  34. Functions that paintings like cmdlets
  35. Tips and tips for growing reports
  36. PART four complicated POWERSHELL
  37. Working with the part item version (COM)
  38. Working with .NET Framework objects
  39. Accessing databases
  40. Proxy functions
  41. Building a GUI
  42. WMI and CIM
  43. Working with the web
  44. Desired nation Configuration
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