Counter-Strike is a first-person shooter video game developed by Valve Corporation. It was initially developed and released as a Half-Life modification by Minh "Gooseman" Le and Jess "Cliffe" Cliffe in 1999, before Le and Cliffe were hired and the game's intellectual property acquired. Counter-Strike was first released by Valve on the Microsoft Windows platform in 2000. The game later spawned a franchise, and is the first installment in the Counter-Strike series.
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Everybody is talking so much about the Internet. So what is it all about? How can you work with it? What benefits can you gain from it? How do you communicate and chat with people ranging from across the street to different continents and time zone?
Yes, most of us would love to get online and see what potentials the Internet has to offer. Most of us would have heard what others can do but do not know how to get a head start surfing the Internet and looking for the right information.
The book covers many aspects of effects including but not limited to customizing Internet Explorer, changing default values, basic terminology of the Internet, communicating via the Internet using e-mails, components of the Internet, searching techniques, and getting the latest online news.
This book is intended for all new and existing users wanting to get to know the Internet better and how you can perform various searches in a simplified way.
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Driven by a powerful urge to accomplish the impossible, Mitnick bypassed security systems and blazed into major organizations including Motorola, Sun Microsystems, and Pacific Bell. But as the FBI's net began to tighten, Kevin went on the run, engaging in an increasingly sophisticated cat and mouse game that led through false identities, a host of cities, plenty of close shaves, and an ultimate showdown with the Feds, who would stop at nothing to bring him down.
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Raspberry Pi User Guide, 3rdEdition contains everything you need to know to get up and running with Raspberry Pi. This book is the go-to guide for Noobs who want to dive right in. This updated third edition covers the model B+ Raspberry Pi and its software, additional USB ports, and changes to the GPIO, including new information on Arduino and Minecraft on the Pi. You’ll find clear, step-by-step instruction for everything from software installation and configuration to customizing your Raspberry Pi with capability-expanding add-ons. Learn the basic Linux SysAdmin and flexible programming languages that allow you to make your Pi into whatever you want it to be.
The Raspberry Pi was created by the UK Non-profit Raspberry Pi Foundation to help get kids interested in programming. Affordable, portable, and utterly adorable, the Pi exceeded all expectations, introducing millions of people to programming since its creation. The Raspberry Pi User Guide, 3rd Edition helps you and your Pi get acquainted, with clear instruction in easy to understand language.Install software, configure, and connect your Raspberry Pi to other devices Master basic Linux System Admin to better understand nomenclature and conventions Write basic productivity and multimedia programs in Scratch and Python Extend capabilities with add-ons like Gertboard, Arduino, and more
The Raspberry Pi has become a full-fledged phenomenon, popular with tinkerers, hackers, experimenters, and inventors. If you want to get started but aren’t sure where to begin, Raspberry Pi User Guide, 3rd Edition contains everything you need.
You are under surveillance right now.
Your cell phone provider tracks your location and knows who’s with you. Your online and in-store purchasing patterns are recorded, and reveal if you're unemployed, sick, or pregnant. Your e-mails and texts expose your intimate and casual friends. Google knows what you’re thinking because it saves your private searches. Facebook can determine your sexual orientation without you ever mentioning it.
The powers that surveil us do more than simply store this information. Corporations use surveillance to manipulate not only the news articles and advertisements we each see, but also the prices we’re offered. Governments use surveillance to discriminate, censor, chill free speech, and put people in danger worldwide. And both sides share this information with each other or, even worse, lose it to cybercriminals in huge data breaches.
Much of this is voluntary: we cooperate with corporate surveillance because it promises us convenience, and we submit to government surveillance because it promises us protection. The result is a mass surveillance society of our own making. But have we given up more than we’ve gained? In Data and Goliath, security expert Bruce Schneier offers another path, one that values both security and privacy. He shows us exactly what we can do to reform our government surveillance programs and shake up surveillance-based business models, while also providing tips for you to protect your privacy every day. You'll never look at your phone, your computer, your credit cards, or even your car in the same way again.
Internet Explorer kendi geçmişine perde çeken farklılıklarla dolu yepyeni bir sürüm ile bu sefer hem son kullanıcıların, hem tasarımcıların hem de yazılım geliştiricilerin hayatlarını değiştirecek güçte yenilikler ile karşımıza çıkıyor. HTML 5 gibi yeni standartların uygulanmasından başlayarak Web Dilimleri, Hızlandırıcılar gibi eklenti altyapılarına kadar birçok parlak özelliğin bulunduğu Internet Explorer 8 tüm gücü ve detayları ile kitap içerisinde sizi bekliyor.
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CHROMEBOOK:101 TIPS & TRICKS gives new users an overview of Chrome OS on a Chromebook laptop computer, from using the Chrome browser and Google Drive to more advanced techniques.
In this book, you'll learn how to:
-Master the Chrome web browser on a Chromebook.
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“Each item in Slatkin’s Effective Python teaches a self-contained lesson with its own source code. This makes the book random-access: Items are easy to browse and study in whatever order the reader needs. I will be recommending Effective Python to students as an admirably compact source of mainstream advice on a very broad range of topics for the intermediate Python programmer.”
—Brandon Rhodes, software engineer at Dropbox and chair of PyCon 2016-2017
It’s easy to start coding with Python, which is why the language is so popular. However, Python’s unique strengths, charms, and expressiveness can be hard to grasp, and there are hidden pitfalls that can easily trip you up.
Effective Python will help you master a truly “Pythonic” approach to programming, harnessing Python’s full power to write exceptionally robust and well-performing code. Using the concise, scenario-driven style pioneered in Scott Meyers’ best-selling Effective C++, Brett Slatkin brings together 59 Python best practices, tips, and shortcuts, and explains them with realistic code examples.
Drawing on years of experience building Python infrastructure at Google, Slatkin uncovers little-known quirks and idioms that powerfully impact code behavior and performance. You’ll learn the best way to accomplish key tasks, so you can write code that’s easier to understand, maintain, and improve.
Key features includeActionable guidelines for all major areas of Python 3.x and 2.x development, with detailed explanations and examples Best practices for writing functions that clarify intention, promote reuse, and avoid bugs Coverage of how to accurately express behaviors with classes and objects Guidance on how to avoid pitfalls with metaclasses and dynamic attributes More efficient approaches to concurrency and parallelism Better techniques and idioms for using Python’s built-in modules Tools and best practices for collaborative development Solutions for debugging, testing, and optimization in order to improve quality and performance
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This book is a complete guide for those who would like to become an Ethical hacker. In this book you will learn what the Ethical hacking and its procedure is. The first couple of chapters are the definitions, concepts and process of becoming an Ethical hacker while the next half of the book will show in detail how to use certain tools and techniques to initiate attacks and penetrate a system.
After reading this book, you should be able to use these tools to do some testing and even working on penetration projects. You just need to remember not to use these techniques in a production environment without having a formal approval.
This manual will teach you the essential skills you need to know to becoming an expert with your PC. You’ll never have to be confused again when the salesman tells you why you need to buy a particular PC model. You’ll be able to ask intelligent questions and stop deceiving salesmen from over-charging you.
This guide explains the information you need to know, in a step by step manner.
Always try to grasp a particular concept before moving on to the next. If you take time to go through this guide and actually carry out what you've learned, you will become your own computer expert in 7 days or less.
However, this is not a complete guide that will teach you everything you want to know about computers. That would take thousands of pages. But it is enough for an average user to make a decision on what type of PC he needs to buy and to troubleshoot basic problems when they occur.
One of the main objectives of this book is to give you enough knowledge so that you can tell the technicians fixing your PC, that you’re not a complete newbie.
You can challenge their decisions and also give your own suggestions.
By showing that you too have knowledge with PCs, you’ll stop the dishonest salesman from charging you ridiculous prices!
Designed for the professional programmer, the book is concise, to the point, and highly accessible. It also includes detailed information on the Python library and many advanced subjects that is not available in either the official Python documentation or any other single reference source.
Thoroughly updated to reflect the significant new programming language features and library modules that have been introduced in Python 2.6 and Python 3, the fourth edition of Python Essential Reference is the definitive guide for programmers who need to modernize existing Python code or who are planning an eventual migration to Python 3. Programmers starting a new Python project will find detailed coverage of contemporary Python programming idioms.
This fourth edition of Python Essential Reference features numerous improvements, additions, and updates:Coverage of new language features, libraries, and modules
Practical coverage of Python's more advanced features including generators, coroutines, closures, metaclasses, and decorators Expanded coverage of library modules related to concurrent programming including threads, subprocesses, and the new multiprocessing module Up-to-the-minute coverage of how to use Python 2.6’s forward compatibility mode to evaluate code for Python 3 compatibility Improved organization for even faster answers and better usability Updates to reflect modern Python programming style and idioms Updated and improved example code Deep coverage of low-level system and networking library modules — including options not covered in the standard documentation
Hacking is the art of creative problem solving, whether that means finding an unconventional solution to a difficult problem or exploiting holes in sloppy programming. Many people call themselves hackers, but few have the strong technical foundation needed to really push the envelope.
Rather than merely showing how to run existing exploits, author Jon Erickson explains how arcane hacking techniques actually work. To share the art and science of hacking in a way that is accessible to everyone, Hacking: The Art of Exploitation, 2nd Edition introduces the fundamentals of C programming from a hacker's perspective.
The included LiveCD provides a complete Linux programming and debugging environment-all without modifying your current operating system. Use it to follow along with the book's examples as you fill gaps in your knowledge and explore hacking techniques on your own. Get your hands dirty debugging code, overflowing buffers, hijacking network communications, bypassing protections, exploiting cryptographic weaknesses, and perhaps even inventing new exploits. This book will teach you how to:
* Program computers using C, assembly language, and shell scripts
* Corrupt system memory to run arbitrary code using buffer overflows and format strings Inspect processor registers and system memory with a debugger to gain a real understanding of what is happening
* Outsmart common security measures like nonexecutable stacks and intrusion detection systems
* Gain access to a remote server using port-binding or connect-back shellcode, and alter a server's logging behavior to hide your presence
* Redirect network traffic, conceal open ports, and hijack TCP connections
* Crack encrypted wireless traffic using the FMS attack, and speed up brute-force attacks using a password probability matrix
Hackers are always pushing the boundaries, investigating the unknown, and evolving their art. Even if you don't already know how to program, Hacking: The Art of Exploitation, 2nd Edition will give you a complete picture of programming, machine architecture, network communications, and existing hacking techniques. Combine this knowledge with the included Linux environment, and all you need is your own creativity.
Contributions from leading authorities Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field
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Two things are clear: the iPad and Microsoft Office are here to stay. Office for iPad was downloaded 27 million times in its first six weeks on the Apple app store, and Office 365 received nearly one million new subscribers in the last quarter reported. While iPads continue to dominate the enterprise with a 91% market share, the current version of Office for Mac is fully supported by Office 365 and brings Exchange support via Outlook and native compatibility with Windows Office documents. There's never been a better time to bring Office to your iPad or Mac, and this hands-on guide makes it easier than ever to get up and running fast.Take advantage of Word and its many features and tools Make impressive PowerPoint presentations using your Mac or iPad Use Excel to refine worksheets for data analysis and reporting Email with Outlook on a Mac or iPad
If you're an Apple enthusiast who wants to get the most out of Microsoft Office, Office for iPad and Mac For Dummies shows you how simplifying and organizing your work or personal life is just a click away.
Excel VBA 24-Hour Trainer, 2nd Edition is the quick-start guide to getting more out of Excel, using Visual Basic for Applications. This unique book/video package has been updated with fifteen new advanced video lessons, providing a total of eleven hours of video training and 45 total lessons to teach you the basics and beyond. This self-paced tutorial explains Excel VBA from the ground up, demonstrating with each advancing lesson how you can increase your productivity. Clear, concise, step-by-step instructions are combined with illustrations, code examples, and downloadable workbooks to give you a practical, in-depth learning experience and results that apply to real-world scenarios.
This is your comprehensive guide to becoming a true Excel power user, with multimedia instruction and plenty of hands-on practice.Program Excel's newest chart and pivot table object models Manipulate the user interface to customize the look and feel of a project Utilize message boxes, input boxes, and loops to yield customized logical results Interact with and manipulate Word, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook from Excel
If you're ready to get more out of this incredibly functional program, Excel VBA 24-Hour Trainer, 2nd Edition provides the expert instruction and fast, hands-on learning you need.
Photoshop CS6 Quick Reference Guide is a QUICK LOOK at what you need to know when using Photoshop CS6. The author, Jennifer Moreau, is an expert in her field of graphic design and created the same quick reference sheet she and her entire department use. This inexpensive quick reference guide is a must have cheat sheet for the professional and those learning Photoshop.
How to Do Everything: Microsoft Office Online shows you how to use this versatile, free platform to create and save documents, presentations, and spreadsheets online and easily collaborate with others. You’ll also get tips for storing and sharing photos, videos, and more on OneDrive and organizing your notes with OneNote Online. You'll see how to manage your email, contacts, and calendar using Outlook.com. Access and share your files anytime, anywhere from Windows, Mac OSX, Apple iOS, and Android devices. This practical guide covers it all!Connect to and sign up for OneDrive Add, manage, and share files and folders on OneDrive Navigate and customize Office Online Create, format, and edit documents in Word Online Enter, edit, and format data in Excel Online Use Excel Online formulas, functions, and tables Create impressive presentations in PowerPoint Online Collect and organize notes in OneNote Online Work with Outlook.com and manage your email, calendar, and contacts
There comes a time in everyone’s career when changing jobs is the natural next step. Perhaps you’re looking for a new challenge or you feel like you’ve hit a wall in your current company? Either way, you’re standing at a crossroad, with an overwhelming amount of possibilities in front of you. But how can you make the most of this situation? How can you find a job you will truly love?
There is, of course, no secret recipe for success. However, the tips and best practices in this eBook are an invaluable source to make searching for a job a less daunting and much more fruitful undertaking. To support you on this journey, our authors provide practical advice to guide you through the different stages of your job hunting process — from assessing whether a position might be a good fit for you, to landing and preparing a job interview, and finally, growing into your new role in a new company. No matter if you’re a seasoned web professional or just about to gain a foothold in the industry, this eBook is bound to bring you a step closer towards a job that will make you thrive and, in the end, towards the career that you envision for yourself.
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
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- The Difference Between Good And Bad Job Requirements
- Preparing For A Front-End Job Interview
- Land Your Next Web Development Job: The Interview Process
- Career Advice For Graduating Web Design Students
- The Habits Of Successful New Web Professionals
- How To Maintain Your Personal Brand As A Corporate Employee
Taking the step from being a member of a digital team to becoming a leader can be quite overwhelming. Having proven that you excel in the technical aspects of your job is most probably beyond question, but a leadership position will naturally confront you with entirely new challenges which also call for new skills. After all, a team is as good as its leader, right?
To help you overcome the initial insecurities that such a big responsibility brings along, we have compiled only the most valuable advice from fellow industry leaders in this eBook. It is a trusty companion, no matter if you are about to build a team from scratch or have been promoted to leading an existing team of web designers and developers. Whether you’re struggling with hiring good employees, leading new web professionals, making side projects work as intended, or organizing internal training sessions, this eBook is sure to share with you all the practical knowledge and fresh ideas you need in order to improve your leadership skills and foster a passionate and agile team.
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
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- How And Why To Make Side Projects Work At A Digital Agency
- Internal Developer Training: Doing It Right
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Turn your R code into packages that others can easily download and use. This practical book shows you how to bundle reusable R functions, sample data, and documentation together by applying author Hadley Wickham’s package development philosophy. In the process, you’ll work with devtools, roxygen, and testthat, a set of R packages that automate common development tasks. Devtools encapsulates best practices that Hadley has learned from years of working with this programming language.
Ideal for developers, data scientists, and programmers with various backgrounds, this book starts you with the basics and shows you how to improve your package writing over time. You’ll learn to focus on what you want your package to do, rather than think about package structure.Learn about the most useful components of an R package, including vignettes and unit testsAutomate anything you can, taking advantage of the years of development experience embodied in devtoolsGet tips on good style, such as organizing functions into filesStreamline your development process with devtoolsLearn the best way to submit your package to the Comprehensive R Archive Network (CRAN)Learn from a well-respected member of the R community who created 30 R packages, including ggplot2, dplyr, and tidyr
Using Apache Cordova 4, you can leverage native technologies and web standards to quickly build cross-platform apps for most mobile devices. You can deliver a high-end user experience where it matters, while radically simplifying code maintenance and reuse. Apache Cordova 4 Programming is the most concise, accessible introduction to this remarkable technology.
In this essential guide, expert mobile developer John Wargo quickly gets you up to speed with all the essentials, from installation, configuration, and tools, to building plugins and using Cordova’s powerful APIs. Wargo helps you make the most of Cordova 4’s major enhancements, while offering practical guidance for all versions, including Adobe PhoneGap. Full chapters are dedicated to five major mobile platforms: Android, iOS, Windows Phone, Firefox OS, and Ubuntu.
Using rich, relevant examples, Wargo guides you through both the anatomy of a Cordova app and its entire lifecycle, including cross-platform testing and debugging. Throughout, he illuminates Cordova development best practices, streamlining your development process and helping you write high-quality apps right from the start.
Topics includeInstalling and configuring Cordova’s development environment Working with the Cordova command line interfaces Creating Cordova plugins, using Plugman and the PhoneGap CLI Cordova’s support for Firefox OS and Ubuntu devices Automation (Grunt and Gulp) and Cordova CLI hooks Microsoft’s hybrid toolkit for Visual Studio Third-party tools, such as AppGyver, GapDebug, THyM, and more Beautifying Cordova apps with third-party HTML frameworks, such as Bootstrap, OpenUI5, Ionic, and Onsen UI Running, testing, and debugging Cordova apps on each major mobile platform
Access the full code examples at cordova4programming.com, where you’ll also find updates reflecting Cordova’s continuing evolution.
This book is an ideal companion to Wargo’s authoritative collection of Apache Cordova code recipes for each Cordova API, Apache Cordova API Cookbook (Addison-Wesley, 2015).
Due to the widespread use of navigation systems for wayfinding and navigation in the outdoors, researchers have devoted their efforts in recent years to designing navigation systems that can be used indoors. This book is a comprehensive guide to designing and building indoor wayfinding and navigation systems. It covers all types of feasible sensors (for example, Wi-Fi, A-GPS), discussing the level of accuracy, the types of map data needed, the data sources, and the techniques for providing routes and directions within structures.
Multi-Domain Master Data Management delivers practical guidance and specific instruction to help guide planners and practitioners through the challenges of a multi-domain master data management (MDM) implementation. Authors Mark Allen and Dalton Cervo bring their expertise to you in the only reference you need to help your organization take master data management to the next level by incorporating it across multiple domains. Written in a business friendly style with sufficient program planning guidance, this book covers a comprehensive set of topics and advanced strategies centered on the key MDM disciplines of Data Governance, Data Stewardship, Data Quality Management, Metadata Management, and Data Integration.
Provides a logical order toward planning, implementation, and ongoing management of multi-domain MDM from a program manager and data steward perspective.Provides detailed guidance, examples and illustrations for MDM practitioners to apply these insights to their strategies, plans, and processes.Covers advanced MDM strategy and instruction aimed at improving data quality management, lowering data maintenance costs, and reducing corporate risks by applying consistent enterprise-wide practices for the management and control of master data.