Computers & Technology

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  • booksreddit.com:How Google Tests Software

    How Google Tests Software

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    2012 Jolt Award finalist!   Pioneering the Future of Software Test   Do you need to get it right, too? Then, learn from Google. Legendary testing expert James Whittaker, until recently a Google testing leader, and two top Google experts reveal exactly how Google tests software, offering brand-new best practices you can use even if you’re not quite Google’s size…yet!   Breakthrough Techniques You Can Actually Use   Discover 100% practical, amazingly scalable techniques for analyzi…


  • booksreddit.com:HTTP: The Definitive Guide (Definitive Guides)

    HTTP: The Definitive Guide (Definitive Guides)

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    Behind every web transaction lies the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) — the language of web browsers and servers, of portals and search engines, of e-commerce and web services. Understanding HTTP is essential for practically all web-based programming, design, analysis, and administration.While the basics of HTTP are elegantly simple, the protocol’s advanced features are notoriously confusing, because they knit together complex technologies and terminology from many disciplines. This b…


  • booksreddit.com:The Art of Software Security Assessment: Identifying and Preventing Software Vulnerabilities (2 V...

    The Art of Software Security Assessment: Identifying and Preventing Software Vulnerabilities (2 V…

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    “There are a number of secure programming books on the market, but none that go as deep as this one. The depth and detail exceeds all books that I know about by an order of magnitude.” –Halvar Flake, CEO and head of research, SABRE Security GmbH   Note: This is now a 2 volume set which is shrink wrapped.    The Definitive Insider’s Guide to Auditing Software Security   This is one of the most detailed, sophisticated, and useful guides to software security auditing ever written…


  • booksreddit.com:The Algorithm Design Manual

    The Algorithm Design Manual

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    This newly expanded and updated second edition of the best-selling classic continues to take the “mystery” out of designing algorithms, and analyzing their efficacy and efficiency. Expanding on the first edition, the book now serves as the primary textbook of choice for algorithm design courses while maintaining its status as the premier practical reference guide to algorithms for programmers, researchers, and students.The reader-friendly Algorithm Design Manual provides straightforward acces…


  • booksreddit.com:Mommy

    Mommy, Why is There a Server in the House?

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    A “stay-at-home” server: you know it’s the right thing for your family. But how do you explain this wonderful choice to your children? Finally, there’s a book that talks about the home server using small words and fun pictures, perfect for kids. Written by Tom O’Connor and lovingly illustrated by Jill Dublin, this is a book you and your family will want to read over and over again.


  • booksreddit.com:Principles of Program Analysis

    Principles of Program Analysis

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    Program analysis utilizes static techniques for computing reliable information about the dynamic behavior of programs. Applications include compilers (for code improvement), software validation (for detecting errors) and transformations between data representation (for solving problems such as Y2K). This book is unique in providing an overview of the four major approaches to program analysis: data flow analysis, constraint-based analysis, abstract interpretation, and type and effect systems. …


  • booksreddit.com:Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software

    Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software

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    What do flashlights, the British invasion, black cats, and seesaws have to do with computers? In CODE, they show us the ingenious ways we manipulate language and invent new means of communicating with each other. And through CODE, we see how this ingenuity and our very human compulsion to communicate have driven the technological innovations of the past two centuries. Using everyday objects and familiar language systems such as Braille and Morse code, author Charles Petzold weaves an illumi…


  • booksreddit.com:C++ In Action: Industrial Strength Programming Techniques (With CD-ROM)

    C++ In Action: Industrial Strength Programming Techniques (With CD-ROM)

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    C++ in Action introduces state-of-the-art C++ programming and problem-solving techniques for developing efficient, powerful, scalable software systems. Renowned software architect Bartosz Milewski starts from two key premises. First, programs aren’t written for computers: they’re written for other programmers who will have to integrate and maintain them. Second, software development languages aren’t ends in themselves: they’re tools to solve problems. Starting from these principles, Milewski …


  • booksreddit.com:Algorithms in a Nutshell (In a Nutshell (O'Reilly))

    Algorithms in a Nutshell (In a Nutshell (O’Reilly))

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    Creating robust software requires the use of efficient algorithms, but programmers seldom think about them until a problem occurs. Algorithms in a Nutshell describes a large number of existing algorithms for solving a variety of problems, and helps you select and implement the right algorithm for your needs — with just enough math to let you understand and analyze algorithm performance. With its focus on application, rather than theory, this book provides efficient code solutions in several …


  • booksreddit.com:BIOS Disassembly Ninjutsu Uncovered (Uncovered series)

    BIOS Disassembly Ninjutsu Uncovered (Uncovered series)

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    Explaining security vulnerabilities, possible exploitation scenarios, and prevention in a systematic manner, this guide to BIOS exploitation describes the reverse-engineering techniques used to gather information from BIOS and expansion ROMs. SMBIOS/DMI exploitation techniques—including BIOS rootkits and computer defense—and the exploitation of embedded x86 BIOS are also covered.


  • booksreddit.com:Expert C Programming: Deep C Secrets

    Expert C Programming: Deep C Secrets

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    This book is for the knowledgeable C programmer, this is a second book that gives the C programmers advanced tips and tricks. This book will help the C programmer reach new heights as a professional. Organized to make it easy for the reader to scan to sections that are relevant to their immediate needs.


  • booksreddit.com:Effective C++: 55 Specific Ways to Improve Your Programs and Designs (3rd Edition)

    Effective C++: 55 Specific Ways to Improve Your Programs and Designs (3rd Edition)

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    “Every C++ professional needs a copy of Effective C++. It is an absolute must-read for anyone thinking of doing serious C++ development. If you’ve never read Effective C++ and you think you know everything about C++, think again.”— Steve Schirripa, Software Engineer, Google “C++ and the C++ community have grown up in the last fifteen years, and the third edition of Effective C++ reflects this. The clear and precise style of the book is evidence of Scott’s deep insight and distinctive abili…


  • booksreddit.com:Hacker's Delight

    Hacker’s Delight

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    A collection useful programming advice the author has collected over the years; small algorithms that make the programmer’s task easier. * At long last, proven short-cuts to mastering difficult aspects of computer programming * Learn to program at a more advanced level than is generally taught in schools and training courses, and much more advanced than can be learned through individual study/experience. * An instant cult classic for programmers! Computer programmers are often referred to a…


  • booksreddit.com:Why Does Software Cost So Much?: And Other Puzzles of the Information Age

    Why Does Software Cost So Much?: And Other Puzzles of the Information Age

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    dust cover intact. pages unmarked.


  • booksreddit.com:Computer Organization and Design

    Computer Organization and Design, Fourth Edition: The Hardware/Software Interface (The Morgan Kau…

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    This Fourth Revised Edition of Computer Organization and Design includes a complete set of updated and new exercises, along with improvements and changes suggested by instructors and students. Focusing on the revolutionary change taking place in industry today–the switch from uniprocessor to multicore microprocessors–this classic textbook has a modern and up-to-date focus on parallelism in all its forms. Examples highlighting multicore and GPU processor designs are supported with performanc…


  • booksreddit.com:Making Software: What Really Works

    Making Software: What Really Works, and Why We Believe It

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    Many claims are made about how certain tools, technologies, and practices improve software development. But which claims are verifiable, and which are merely wishful thinking? In this book, leading thinkers such as Steve McConnell, Barry Boehm, and Barbara Kitchenham offer essays that uncover the truth and unmask myths commonly held among the software development community. Their insights may surprise you.Are some programmers really ten times more productive than others?Does writing tests fir…


  • booksreddit.com:Making Software: What Really Works

    Making Software: What Really Works, and Why We Believe It

    195

    Many claims are made about how certain tools, technologies, and practices improve software development. But which claims are verifiable, and which are merely wishful thinking? In this book, leading thinkers such as Steve McConnell, Barry Boehm, and Barbara Kitchenham offer essays that uncover the truth and unmask myths commonly held among the software development community. Their insights may surprise you.Are some programmers really ten times more productive than others?Does writing tests fir…


  • booksreddit.com:Learning Python

    Learning Python, 5th Edition

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    Get a comprehensive, in-depth introduction to the core Python language with this hands-on book. Based on author Mark Lutz’s popular training course, this updated fifth edition will help you quickly write efficient, high-quality code with Python. It’s an ideal way to begin, whether you’re new to programming or a professional developer versed in other languages.Complete with quizzes, exercises, and helpful illustrations, this easy-to-follow, self-paced tutorial gets you started with both Pytho…


  • booksreddit.com:Introduction to the Theory of Computation

    Introduction to the Theory of Computation

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    This highly anticipated revision builds upon the strengths of the previous edition. Sipser’s candid, crystal-clear style allows students at every level to understand and enjoy this field. His innovative “proof idea” sections explain profound concepts in plain English. The new edition incorporates many improvements students and professors have suggested over the years, and offers updated, classroom-tested problem sets at the end of each chapter.


  • booksreddit.com:Don't Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability

    Don’t Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability, 2nd Edition

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    Five years and more than 100,000 copies after it was first published, it’s hard to imagine anyone working in Web design who hasn’t read Steve Krug’s “instant classic” on Web usability, but people are still discovering it every day.  In this second edition, Steve adds three new chapters in the same style as the original: wry and entertaining, yet loaded with insights and practical advice for novice and veteran alike.  Don’t be surprised if it completely changes the way you think about W…