Learning Python: Powerful Object-Oriented Programming

By Mark Lutz

Google and YouTube use Python simply because it truly is hugely adaptable, effortless to keep up, and enables fast improvement. a good way to write high quality, effective code that is simply built-in with different languages and instruments, this hands-on e-book may also help you be effective with Python fast -- even if you are new to programming or simply new to Python. it really is an easy-to-follow self-paced instructional, in line with writer and Python specialist Mark Lutz's renowned education direction.

Each bankruptcy encompasses a stand-alone lesson on a key part of the language, and contains a detailed attempt Your wisdom part with useful workouts and quizzes, so that you can perform new abilities and try out your knowing as you move. you will find plenty of annotated examples and illustrations that can assist you start with Python 3.0.

Learn approximately Python's significant integrated item forms, reminiscent of numbers, lists, and dictionariesCreate and procedure items utilizing Python statements, and study Python's normal syntax modelStructure and reuse code utilizing capabilities, Python's easy procedural toolLearn approximately Python modules: programs of statements, capabilities, and different instruments, geared up into better componentsDiscover Python's object-oriented programming instrument for structuring codeLearn in regards to the exception-handling version, and improvement instruments for writing higher programsExplore complicated Python instruments together with decorators, descriptors, metaclasses, and Unicode processing

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Parsing the Turing Test: Philosophical and Methodological Issues in the Quest for the Thinking Computer

By Robert Epstein

An exhaustive paintings that represents a landmark exploration of either the philosophical and methodological concerns surrounding the quest for actual synthetic intelligence. wonderful psychologists, desktop scientists, philosophers, and programmers from world wide debate weighty matters reminiscent of even if a self-conscious laptop may create a web ‘world mind’. This highly very important quantity explores not anything lower than the way forward for the human race itself.

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Gray Hat Hacking The Ethical Hackers Handbook, 3rd Edition

By Shon Harris

THE most modern concepts FOR UNCOVERING brand new such a lot DEVASTATING ATTACKS

Thwart malicious community intrusion by utilizing state-of-the-art strategies for locating and solving safety flaws. totally up-to-date and multiplied with 9 new chapters, Gray Hat Hacking: the moral Hacker's Handbook, 3rd version information the newest vulnerabilities and treatments besides felony disclosure equipment. research from the specialists how hackers aim structures, defeat construction schemes, write malicious code, and make the most flaws in home windows and Linux structures. Malware research, penetration trying out, SCADA, VoIP, and net safety also are coated during this complete source.

  • Develop and release exploits utilizing back down and Metasploit
  • Employ actual, social engineering, and insider assault concepts
  • Build Perl, Python, and Ruby scripts that start up stack buffer overflows
  • Understand and forestall malicious content material in Adobe, workplace, and multimedia documents
  • Detect and block client-side, net server, VoIP, and SCADA assaults
  • Reverse engineer, fuzz, and decompile home windows and Linux software program
  • Develop SQL injection, cross-site scripting, and forgery exploits
  • Trap malware and rootkits utilizing honeypots and SandBoxes

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Office 2016 For Dummies

Office 2016 For Dummies (9781119293477) was once formerly released as place of work 2016 For Dummies (9781119077374). whereas this model encompasses a new Dummies conceal and layout, the content material is equal to the previous unencumber and shouldn't be thought of a brand new or up to date product.

The bestselling Microsoft place of work ebook of all time

Packed with easy, pleasant guideline, this up-to-date version of the bestselling Microsoft place of work e-book will get you completely up to the mark at the most modern model of the typical for place of work productiveness suites. very quickly, Office 2016 For Dummies may also help you turn into a whiz at note, take your Excel talents to new heights, upload pizzazz in your PowerPoint displays, and make the whole lot of your paintings day extra equipped and productive.

Following along approachable, plain-English motives, you will speedy notice the best way to kind, structure textual content, and layout records in notice; navigate and edit spreadsheets, create formulation, and learn info in Excel; configure electronic mail, shop contacts, manage projects, and agenda a while with Outlook; create and edit well-designed and crowd-pleasing PowerPoint shows; and layout, edit, and regulate an entry database. whether the mere considered operating with Microsoft place of work makes you apprehensive, this enjoyable and pleasant advisor makes it easy.

  • Helps you are making experience of note processing, e-mail, displays, information administration and research, and masses more
  • Covers the 5 major workplace purposes: observe, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access
  • Walks you thru the hot good points of Microsoft workplace 2016
  • Written via a veteran writer who has written greater than 20 For Dummies books, which account for greater than 3 million books in print

If you are an uninitiated consumer trying to utilize this robust suite of purposes, this hands-on, pleasant advisor is the foremost for your fresh Office!

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Lift in Action: The Simply Functional Web Framework for Scala

By Timothy Perrett


Lift in Action is a step by step exploration of the raise framework. It strikes during the topic quick utilizing rigorously crafted, well-explained examples that make you cozy from the beginning. This ebook is written for builders who're new to either Scala and Lift.

About the Technology

Lift is a Scala-based internet framework designed for terribly interactive and fascinating net functions. it truly is hugely scalable, production-ready, and may run in any servlet box. And Lift's convention-over-configuration process permits you to stay away from useless work.

About this Book

Lift in Action is a step by step exploration of the elevate framework. It strikes during the topic fast utilizing conscientiously crafted, well-explained examples that make you cozy from the beginning. you are going to keep on with an unique shuttle public sale software that covers the center suggestions and exhibits up architectural and improvement ideas. convenient appendixes supply a Scala crash path and advice for establishing an outstanding coding atmosphere.

This e-book is written for builders who're new to either Scala and raise and covers barely enough Scala to get you started.

buy of the print ebook comes with a suggestion of a unfastened PDF, ePub, and Kindle publication from Manning. additionally on hand is all code from the e-book.

What's Inside

  • Complete assurance of the carry framework
  • Security, maintainability, and performance
  • Integration and scaling
  • Covers raise 2.x

Table of Contents

  1. Introducing Lift
  2. Hello Lift
  3. PART 2 software TUTORIAL
  4. The public sale application
  5. Customers, auctions, and bidding
  6. Shopping basket and checkout
  7. PART three carry IN DETAIL
  8. Common initiatives with raise WebKit
  9. SiteMap and entry control
  10. HTTP in Lift
  11. AJAX, wiring, and Comet
  12. Persistence with Mapper
  13. Persistence with Record

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Python & XML

By Christopher A. Jones

If you're a Python programmer who desires to comprise XML into your ability set, this can be the e-book for you. Python has attracted a wide selection of builders, who use it both as glue to attach severe programming initiatives jointly, or as a whole cross-platform software improvement language. but, since it is object-oriented and has strong textual content manipulation talents, Python is a perfect language for manipulating XML.Python & XML offers a fantastic origin for utilizing those languages jointly. Loaded with functional examples, this new quantity highlights universal program projects, in order that you could study via doing. The booklet starts off with the fundamentals then fast progresses to complicated subject matters, like remodeling XML with XSLT, querying XML with XPath, and dealing with XML dialects and validation. It additionally explores the extra complex concerns: utilizing Python with cleaning soap and allotted internet companies, and utilizing Python to create scalable streams among disbursed functions (like databases and internet servers).The ebook presents potent sensible functions, whereas referencing the various instruments all for XML processing and Python, and highlights cross-platform matters in addition to initiatives correct to firm computing. you will discover plentiful insurance of XML move research and info on ways that you could delivery XML via your network.Whether you're utilizing Python as an software language, or as an administrative or middleware scripting language, you're guaranteed to reap the benefits of this publication. so as to use Python to govern XML, this is often your guide.

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Training Guide Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 R2 (MCSA) (Microsoft Press Training Guide)

By Mitch Tulloch

Fully up-to-date for home windows Server 2012 R2! Designed to aid firm directors strengthen real-world, job-role-specific abilities - this Training Guide makes a speciality of deploying and dealing with middle infrastructure prone in home windows Server 2012 R2. construct hands-on services via a chain of classes, routines, and steered practices - and support maximize your functionality at the job.

This Microsoft Training Guide:

  • Provides in-depth, hands-on education you're taking at your personal pace
  • Focuses on job-role-specific services for deploying and coping with middle infrastructure services
  • Creates a origin of abilities which, in addition to on-the-job event, should be measured by means of Microsoft Certification checks reminiscent of 70-410

themes include:

  • Preparing for home windows Server 2012 R2
  • Deploying servers
  • Server distant management
  • New home windows PowerShell capabilities
  • Deploying area controllers
  • Active listing administration
  • Network administration
  • Advanced networking capabilities

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Digital Memory and the Archive (Electronic Mediations)

By Wolfgang Ernst

In the preferred mind's eye, records are distant, principally out of date associations: both antiquated, necessarily dusty libraries or sinister repositories of non-public secrets and techniques maintained by way of police states. but the archive is now a ubiquitous function of electronic lifestyles. instead of being deleted, e-mails and different machine records are archived. Media software program and cloud garage let for the immediate cataloging and maintenance of knowledge, from song, pictures, and movies to private info accrued through social media sites.

In this electronic panorama, the archival-oriented media theories of Wolfgang Ernst are really suitable. Digital reminiscence and the Archive, the 1st English-language selection of the German media theorist’s paintings, brings jointly essays that current Ernst’s arguable materialist method of media idea and heritage. His insights are primary to the rising box of media archaeology, which uncovers the function of particular applied sciences and mechanisms, instead of content material, in shaping modern tradition and society.

Ernst’s interrelated principles at the archive, laptop time and microtemporality, and the recent regimes of reminiscence supply a brand new standpoint on either present electronic tradition and the infrastructure of media historic wisdom. For Ernst, various types of media systems—from library catalogs to sound recordings—have stimulated the content material and knowing of the archive and different associations of reminiscence. while, electronic archiving has turn into a contested web site that's hugely proof against curation, hence complicating the production and maintenance of cultural reminiscence and background.

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Real World OCaml: Functional programming for the masses

By Yaron Minsky, Anil Madhavapeddy, Jason Hickey

This fast-moving educational introduces you to OCaml, an industrial-strength programming language designed for expressiveness, security, and pace. throughout the book’s many examples, you’ll speedy find out how OCaml stands proud as a device for writing quickly, succinct, and readable structures code.

Real international OCaml takes you thru the thoughts of the language at a brisk speed, after which is helping you discover the instruments and strategies that make OCaml a good and functional software. within the book’s 3rd part, you’ll delve deep into the main points of the compiler toolchain and OCaml’s easy and effective runtime system.

  • Learn the principles of the language, reminiscent of higher-order services, algebraic information forms, and modules
  • Explore complex good points corresponding to functors, first class modules, and objects
  • Leverage center, a finished general-purpose normal library for OCaml
  • Design powerful and reusable libraries, taking advantage of OCaml’s method of abstraction and modularity
  • Tackle useful programming difficulties from command-line parsing to asynchronous community programming
  • Examine profiling and interactive debugging thoughts with instruments reminiscent of GNU gdb

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Reliably Deploying Rails Applications

By Ben Dixon


Mastering Rails software deployment

This ebook will convey you from begin to end how to:

Setup a VPS from Scratch
Setup extra servers in minutes
Use Capistrano three to installation quick and reliably
Automate uninteresting upkeep tasks

If you've obtained purposes on Heroku that are costing you a fortune, this can give you the instruments you must movement them onto a VPS. This contains operating numerous Rails functions on a unmarried VPS - nice for small facet projects.

If you're already operating your app on a VPS however the set up approach is flaky - it occasionally doesn't restart or quite a bit the inaccurate model of the code - this e-book offers a template for making the method difficulty free.
Section 1: Chef

How to automate provisioning new servers with chef. through the tip you'll have the ability to get a brand new server up and able to use inside minutes.

Many average Rails approach configurations are supported out of the field with the instance code (MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB and Redis). For the rest, designated directions for constructing your personal customized configurations are supplied.

The target of this part is to construct a re-usable blueprint you should use everytime you have to setup a brand new VPS.
Section 2: Capistrano 3

Using Capistrano three to automate each element of deployment, from updating code to coping with resources and heritage workers.

Particular realization is paid to constructing 0 downtime deployment - crucial if you're iterating quickly and need to set up a number of occasions in keeping with day. This features a part on universal gotchas equivalent to failing to reload the gemfile on deployment in addition to a close consultant to troubleshooting whilst it is going wrong.

I've spent 1000s of hours combing via weblog posts, documentation and tweaking config documents. This has received me to the degree the place deploying to a VPS is as effortless as - in reality frequently more straightforward than - deploying to Heroku. with the intention to do an analogous, this booklet will prevent loads of time.
Current of entirety & Feedback

The first part - provisioning a server with chef - is whole, together with directions for PostgreSQL, MySQL and MongoDB. This incorporates a "Five minute VPS" quickstart part for the impatient.

The moment part - deploying with Capistrano three - can also be on hand and contains all of the info had to get 0 downtime deployments operating with Rails 3/4 and Unicorn. in addition to particular pattern code, it comprises whole directions for deploying Sidekiq employees, a close part on Configuring 0 Downtime deployment and directions for configuring NGinx Virtualhosts and SSL

Over the following couple of months I'll be including extra chapters which cross into element on backups and database administration in addition to enhancing the booklet according to the suggestions I've obtained up to now (please preserve this coming!). I'll additionally proceed so as to add extra chapters as and while I stumble upon new information and tricks.

Any suggestions on content material, constitution or corrections very gratefully bought, you may get me on twitter (@talkingquickly) or utilizing the leanpub speak about button below.

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