Most popular Computing & information technology books
The most popular Computing & information technology books currently available. Updated weekly.
Working scientists and data crunchers familiar with reading and writing Python code will find this comprehensive desk reference ideal for tackling day-to-day issues.
Ni no Kuni II follows Evan on his quest to become the King he was destined to be. Building alliances and expanding a kingdom is no simple matter, though-he must manage a sprawling network of favours and rewards and battle a great many foes. With this book you'll experience all the game has to offer and be guaranteed to have a prosperous kingdom!
This hands-on guide takes you through the language a step at a time, beginning with basic programming concepts before moving on to functions, recursion, data structures, and object-oriented design. This second edition and its supporting code have been updated for Python 3.
By taking you through Python's key language features and libraries, this practical book shows you how to make your code shorter, faster, and more readable all at the same time - what experts consider Pythonic.
Offers an introduction to the field of seminumerical algorithms, with separate chapters on random numbers and arithmetic. This book summarizes the major paradigms and basic theory of such algorithms, thereby providing a comprehensive interface between computer programming and numerical analysis, and a fresh treatment of random number generators.
With lots of examples and practical advice, this book takes a holistic view of the topics that system architects and administrators must consider when building, managing, and evolving microservice architectures.
With this practical guide, incident managers, malware analysts, reverse engineers, digital forensics specialists, and intelligence analysts will learn the fundamentals of intelligence analysis, as well as the best ways to incorporate these techniques into your incident response process.
Presents a comprehensive survey of classical computer techniques for sorting and searching. This book considers both large and small databases and internal and external memories. It contains a selection of carefully checked computer methods, with a quantitative analysis of their efficiency, and also a section on optimum sorting.
The most successful book in UK crowdfunding history: a memoir through video games by YouTube star DanNerdCubed
A remastered classic deserves a remastered guide--this very special update to the official Dark Souls game guide brings everything there is to know about the world of Lordran together in one place. We've expanded every part of our original Dark Souls guide to take advantage of many thousands of hours of play since the game's original release.
"Covers all iPads running iOS 11"--Cover.
A manifesto for a happier, calmer and wiser life, from the internationally bestselling author of The Art of Thinking Clearly.
An insider's story of creativity and innovation at Apple under Steve Jobs. Creative Selection shows readers how a small group of people developed an evolutionary design model, and how they used this methodology to make groundbreaking and intuitive software which countless millions use every day.
Agile revolutionized the way people think about developing software, but there are literally dozens of ways that you can "go agile." This book demystifies agile methodologies: why they're designed the way they are, what problems they address, and the values, principles, and ideas they embody
A complete course text written in a clear, linear style suited to students studying the full OCR A Level Computer Science specification. Material relevant to the second year only will be indicated, assisting in delivering material to AS and A Level students simultaneously
Introduces the mathematics that supports advanced computer programming and the analysis of algorithms. This book includes more than 500 exercises, divided into six categories. Complete answers are provided for all exercises, except research problems. It is useful for computer scientists and also for users of mathematics in various disciplines.
Sara Tasker, Instagram-guru and social media influencer, shares her secrets for turning an interest in Instagram into a thriving business.
"This book is part of Que's Content Update Program, which provides content updates for major technology improvements."--Inside front cover.
Game of Thrones: Oathkeeper Collectible Sword is a must-have for any fan. The kit includes a collectible 4-1/2" replica of Oathkeeper, the famed sword made by Tywin Lannister and given to his son, Jaime Lannister, who in turn gifted it to his friend, Brienne of Tarth. Also included is a display stand and a double sided Lannister/Tarth sigil banner.
A complete course text covering both years of the new AQA A Level Computer Science specification. Each chapter covers material that can comfortably be taught in one or two lessons. It will also be a useful reference and revision guide for students throughout the AS and A Level courses.
Future Press presents a unique companion book that follows the theme of survival as it runs through Ghost Recon Breakpoint, from its characters and dialogue to its world design and gameplay. Discover what it takes to create a game, a story and a world dedicated to testing the limits of what a Ghost can survive.
From acclaimed tech writer Clive Thompson, a brilliant and immersive study of one the most powerful tribes in the world today, computer programmers - where they come from, how they think, what makes for greatness in their world, and what should give us pause.
Clearly explains the cloud concepts and terminology you need to know. Helps you choose your best options for managing data, content, and collaboration. Shows how to use cloud services more securely and efficiently .
"Covers Windows 10, Fall Creators update"--Cover.
In this explosive memoir, a political consultant and technology whistleblower reveals the disturbing truth about the multi-billion-dollar data industry, revealing to the public how companies are getting richer using our personal information and exposing how Cambridge Analytica exploited weaknesses in privacy laws to help elect Donald Trump.
In today's technology-driven environment, there is an ever-increasing demand for information delivery. A compromise has to be struck between security and availability. This book is a pragmatic guide to information assurance for both business professionals and technical experts. This second edition includes the security of cloud-based resources.
Permanent Record is the essential and courageous memoir of Edward Snowden - the man who risked everything to expose the shocking mass surveillance used by governments across the world to spy on their own citizens.
The R version of Andy Field's hugely popular Discovering Statistics Using SPSS takes students on a journey of statistical discovery using the freeware R - a free, flexible and dynamically changing software tool for data analysis that is becoming increasingly popular across the social and behavioural sciences.
Perform data analysis with R quickly and efficiently using the task-oriented recipes in this cookbook. The R language and environment include everything necessary to perform statistical work right out of the box, but its structure can often be difficult for beginners and experienced computer geeks alike.
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Since its debut in 1990, the internet has seen over a billion web pages-but it wasn't always sleek interfaces. In this visual tour through history, trace the very earliest examples of what we today take for granted, from the first website to use surround sound to the first 'upload-your-face' function and YouTube-like page. Complete with year-by-...
In this groundbreaking book, the Nudge Unit's Chief Scientist, Michael Sanders, demonstrates the power and reach of social networks and why they're key to our success and happiness.
Provides examples that forgo theoretical gobbledygook with charmingly illustrated concepts and solutions based on years of professional experience. This book helps you teach how to develop marketable ideas, and learn what perils and pitfalls await during a game's pre-production, production and post-production stages.
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Intended for practicing engineers and scientists who design and analyze signal processing systems. This work offers a unified presentation of parameter estimation for those involved in the design and implementation of statistical signal processing algorithms.
The third edition of this classic guide has been fully updated with contemporary, comprehensive guidance for managing the software requirements engineering process from end to end.
A humorous, illustrated guide to 'new stuff', including vocabulary, for older people.