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Inside Black Mirror

by Charlie Brooker Annabel Jones Jason Arnopp

The first official companion to the Netflix cult-hit sci-fi television series that's fascinated millions of fans worldwide What becomes of humanity when it's fed into the jaws of a hungry new digital machine? Discover the world of Black Mirror in this immersive, illustrated, oral history. This first official book logs the entire Black Mirror journey, from its origins in creator Charlie Brooker's mind to its current status as one of the biggest cult TV shows to emerge from the UK. Alongside a collection of astonishing behind-the-scenes imagery and ephemera, Brooker and producer Annabel Jones will detail the creative genesis, inspiration, and thought process behind each film for the first time, while key actors, directors and other creative talents relive their own involvement.

The Power of Zero: How to Get to the 0% Tax Bracket and Transform Your Retirement (Revised and Updated Edition)

by Ed Slott David McKnight

<p>There's a massive freight train bearing down on the average American investor, and it's coming in the form of higher taxes. <p>The United States Government has made trillions of dollars in unfunded promises for programs like Social Security and Medicare--and the only way to deliver on these promises is to raise taxes. Some experts have even suggested that tax rates will need to double, just to keep our country solvent. Unfortunately, if you're like most Americans, you've saved the majority of your retirement assets in tax-deferred vehicles like 401(k)s and IRAs. If tax rates go up, how much of your hard-earned money will you really get to keep? <p>In <i>The Power of Zero</i>, McKnight provides a concise, step-by-step roadmap on how to get to the 0% tax bracket by the time you retire, effectively eliminating tax rate risk from your retirement picture. Now, in this expanded edition, McKnight has updated the book with a new chapter on the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, showing readers how to navigate the new tax law in its first year of being in effect, and how they can extend the life of their retirement savings by taking advantage of it now. <p>The day of reckoning is fast approaching. Are you ready to do what it takes to experience the power of zero?</p>

Always Look on the Bright Side of Life: A Sortabiography

by Eric Idle

From the ingenious comic performer, founding member of Monty Python, and creator of Spamalot, comes an absurdly funny memoir of unparalleled wit and heartfelt candor We know him best for his unforgettable roles on Monty Python—from the Flying Circus to The Meaning of Life. Now, Eric Idle reflects on the meaning of his own life in this entertaining memoir that takes us on a remarkable journey from his childhood in an austere boarding school through his successful career in comedy, television, theater, and film. Coming of age as a writer and comedian during the Sixties and Seventies, Eric stumbled into the crossroads of the cultural revolution and found himself rubbing shoulders with the likes of George Harrison, David Bowie, and Robin Williams, all of whom became dear lifelong friends. With anecdotes sprinkled throughout involving other close friends and luminaries such as Mike Nichols, Mick Jagger, Steve Martin, Paul Simon, Lorne Michaels, and many more, as well as John Cleese and the Pythons themselves, Eric captures a time of tremendous creative output with equal parts hilarity and heart. In Always Look on the Bright Side of Life, named for the song he wrote for Life of Brian and which has since become the number one song played at funerals in the UK, he shares the highlights of his life and career with the kind of offbeat humor that has delighted audiences for five decades. The year 2019 marks the fiftieth anniversary of The Pythons, and Eric is marking the occasion with this hilarious memoir chock full of behind-the-scenes stories from a high-flying life featuring everyone from Princess Leia to Queen Elizabeth.

Instantly Southern: 85 Southern Favorites for Your Pressure Cooker, Multicooker, and Instant Pot®

by Sheri Castle

Your favorite Southern recipes just got a lot easier thanks to your multicooker and Instant Pot®!Sheri Castle streamlines go-to Southern dishes to be one-button easy for cooking in an Instant Pot®, multicooker, pressure cooker, or slow cooker. From jambalaya to deviled eggs and praline cheesecake, in Instantly Southern you'll find 85 ways to get fresh, delicious, and soulful breakfasts, lunches, and dinners on the table with less fuss than ever. Featuring supermarket staples such as winter squash, beef chuck roast, pork shoulder, and sweet potatoes, as well as signature Southern ingredients like okra, greens, beans, and Bourbon, these dishes are easy to know and love. Whether you're cooking for company or your family on a hectic night, there are plenty of tempting options for every meal throughout the day. * BREAKFASTS: Shrimp and Stoneground Grits; Ham and Cheese Bread Pudding; Hummingbird Coffee Cake with Pineapple Cream Cheese Glaze * HEARTY MAINS: Holiday Ham with Ginger-Peach Glaze; Chicken and Fluffy Dumplings; Bourbon and Cola Beef Short Ribs * SOUPS, SALADS, and HEALTHY SIDES: Winter Squash Soup with Apple Butter Cream; Barley, Peach, and Cherry Salad with Sweet Tea Vinaigrette; Quick Greens * DESSERT!: Red Velvet Cheesecake; Salted Caramel Banana Pudding; Pineapple-Upside Down Cake<

The Reality Diet: Lose The Pounds For Good With A Cardiologist's Simple, Healthy, Proven Plan

by Steven Schnur

Developed by Dr. Steven A. Schnur, founder of the largest cardiology practice in south Florida, this breakthrough program is the only diet that keeps the fat off forever. Not a low-carb, low-fat, or high protein diet plan, The Reality Diet is rich with delicious foods from all food groups and high in one key fat-fighting ingredient-fiber. Fiber not only stops hunger, but it also significantly lowers the risk of heart disease, colon cancer, and a host of other conditions. <P> By following The Reality Diet you will: <P> - learn and apply the 2:90 Rule-the key to choosing nutritious carbs with the right fiber content<P> - enjoy mouthwatering meals using more than 200 quick, easy recipes designed by a top recipe developer and a registered dietician<P> - eat all the foods you love and have been told to avoid-pasta, rice, waffles, potatoes, bananas, watermelon, corn-on-the-cob<P> - lose 2 pounds a week and 30 pounds in 3 months<P> - learn proven strategies for maintaining your weight loss-for life <P> Flexible and forgiving, this program is for real people living in the real world. With eight weeks of Action plan menus for men and women, tips for eating in restaurants, as well as an effective exercise program, The Reality Diet is both a comprehensive weight-loss plan and a blueprint for lifelong health.

Childe Morgan (A Novel of the Deryni #2)

by Katherine Kurtz

New York Times bestselling author of In the King's Service Alaric Morgan has been pledged to the king's service. His Deryni blood makes him ideal to safeguard the Haldane kings and ensure that Prince Brion shall have the protection of his hereditary magic.

Holiday in Death (In Death #7)

by J. D. Robb

Lieutenant Eve Dallas tails a serial killer who has a passion for the "Twelve Days of Christmas" in this novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling In Death series. No one likes to be alone during the holidays. For New York's most posh dating service, Personally Yours, it is the season to bring lonely hearts together. But Lieutenant Eve Dallas, on the trail of a ritualistic serial killer who likes to dress up as Santa Claus, has made a disturbing discovery: all of the victims have been traced to Personally Yours. As the murders continue, Eve enters into an elite world of people searching for their one true love. A world where the power of love leads men and women into the ultimate act of betrayal...From the Paperback edition.

Everything Bad is Good for You: How Today's Popular Culture Is Actually Making Us Smarter

by Steven Johnson

Forget everything you've ever read about the age of dumbed-down, instant-gratification culture. In this provocative, unfailingly intelligent, thoroughly researched, and surprisingly convincing big idea book, Steven Johnson draws from fields as diverse as neuroscience, economics, and media theory to argue that the pop culture we soak in every day--from Lord of the Rings to Grand Theft Auto to The Simpsons--has been growing more sophisticated with each passing year, and, far from rotting our brains, is actually posing new cognitive challenges that are actually making our minds measurably sharper. After reading Everything Bad is Good for You, you will never regard the glow of the video game or television screen the same way again. With a new afterword by the author. Steven Johnson's newest book, Future Perfect, is now available from Riverhead Books.

Marion Zimmer Bradley's Sword of Avalon (Avalon Ser. #7)

by Diana L. Paxson

Epic in its sweep and peopled by the remarkable women who have always inhabited Avalon, Marion Zimmer Bradley's Sword of Avalon expands the legendary saga that has enchanted countless readers over the years and is sure to please Bradley's loyal readership and anyone who loves wonderfully told stories of history, myth, and fantasy.

Dark of the Moon (A Virgil Flowers Novel #1)

by John Sandford

Three murders in just as many weeks in the quiet rural town of Bluestream is unheard of. It's also no coincidence. And it's not over: Detective Virgil Flowers is about to be pulled into the middle of a killer's violent personal vendetta.

Hidden Prey (A Prey Novel #15)

by John Sandford

Six months ago, Lucas Davenport tackled his first case as a statewide troubleshooter, and he thought that one was plenty strange enough. But that was before the Russian got killed. On the shore of Lake Superior, a man named Vladimir Orslov is found shot dead, three holes in his head and heart, and though nobody knows why, everybody-the local cops, the FBI, and the Russians themselves-has a theory. And when it turns out he had very high government connections, that's when it hits the fan.<P><P> A Russian cop flies in from Moscow, Davenport flies in from Minneapolis, law enforcement and press types swarm the crime scene-and, in the middle of it all, there is another murder. Is there a relationship between the two? What is the Russian cop hiding from Davenport? Is she-yes, it's a woman-a cop at all? Why was the man shot with . . . fifty-year-old bullets? Before he can find the answers, Davenport will have to follow a trail back to another place, another time, and battle the shadows he discovers there-shadows that turn out to be both very real and very deadly.

The Sword of the Lady (A Novel of the Change #6)

by Stirling S. M.

The New York Timesbestselling author continues his "epic of survival and rebirth" (Library Journal), chronicling a modern world without technology. Rudi Mackenzie has journeyed far across the land that was once the United States of America, hoping to find the source of the world-altering event that has come to be known as The Change. His final destination is Nantucket, an island overrun with forest, inhabited by a mere two hundred people who claim to have been transported there from out of time. Only one odd stone house remains standing. Within it, Rudi finds a beautifully made sword waiting for him-and once he takes it up, nothing will ever be the same. . .

Capital Gaines: Smart Things I Learned Doing Stupid Stuff

by Chip Gaines

The most important step is taking the first one.The funny and talented Chip Gaines is well known to millions of people as a TV star, renovation expert, bestselling author, husband to Joanna, and father of 4 in Waco, Texas. But long before the world took notice, Chip was a serial entrepreneur who was always ready for the next challenge, even if it didn’t quite work out as planned. Whether it was buying a neighborhood laundromat or talking a bank into a loan for some equipment to start a lawn-mowing service, Chip always knew that the most important thing was to take that first step.In Capital Gaines, we walk alongside him as he relives some of his craziest antics and the lessons learned along the way. His mentors taught him to never give up and his family showed him what it meant to always have a positive attitude despite your circumstances. Throw in a natural daredevil personality and a willingness to do (or eat!) just about anything, and you have the life and daily activity of Chip Gaines.Capital Gaines is the perfect book for anyone looking to succeed not only in business but more importantly in life.

Gobi: A Little Dog With A Very Big Heart

by Dion Leonard

Un encantador libro bilingüe con un mensaje inspirador.Comparte con tu familia la increíble historia real de una amistad tan fuerte ¡que recorre el mundo! El relato de Gobi y Dion, una perrita callejera y el atleta que la salvó. Un libro bilingüe, divertido y atractivo perfecto para disfrutar en familia.Prepárate para enamorarte de la conmovedora historia de Gobi y Dion. Gobi, una luchadora perrita callejera, se acerca a un hombre llamado Dion y mantiene el ritmo junto a él mientras este sigue su camino a través de China en una maratón de 80 millas. Soportando noches frías y ríos embravecidos, con poca agua y comida, y a través de un viaje largo y difícil, ambos crean un lazo como ningún otro.Llega a la meta con Gobi y Dion, la cachorrita que nunca se rinde y el corredor de ultramaratones que se encariña con ella. Esta increíble historia real atrajo la atención internacional y seguirá inspirando a los lectores mientras disfrutan de este divertido libro bilingüe ideal para niños.Únete a estos dos insólitos amigos en su equipo ganador ¡tanto en la carrera como en la vida!

Desde Om hasta Amén: Memorias de un viaje espiritual

by Sharon M. Koenig

La historia de la peregrinación espiritual y conversión de Sharon Koenig, donde describe las lecciones más importantes aprendidas en el camino. Habiendo tenido una infancia difícil, hija de una madre soltera y criada por sus abuelos en Puerto Rico, Sharon muestra a los lectores lo que la impulsó a iniciar su búsqueda espiritual, y cómo descubrió finalmente que la verdadera fe que ella había estado buscando se encontraba mucho más cerca de lo que se podia haber imaginado.La búsqueda de Sharon por encontrar a Dios utilizando fuentes de fuerza interior que no sabía que tenía, serán de gran inspiración a todos aquellos que buscan el significado espiritual en sus propias vidas, sin importar su afiliación religiosa. Sharon relata sus experiencias al tratar de encontrar su alma espiritual, viviendo en un mundo material con la vulnerabilidad de sus conflictos, sus triunfos y fracasos, una vida con las que muchos lectores y fans se identificarán. Motivada por una infancia difícil, Sharon comenzó a cuestionar sus propias ideas de serenidad y tranquilidad desde muy joven, lo que la llevó a buscar el secreto de la felicidad. En este viaje de descubrimiento del este al oeste, se reunió con muchos profesores y mentores, hasta que un encuentro inesperado con Dios le dio a Sharon las respuestas que buscaba desesperadamente.Ena historia cautivadora y colorida de una mujer que triunfa a pesar de haber vivido una infancia difícil, aprende a confiar en sí misma y descubre que lo que realmente importa en la vida no es tenerlo todo.

Las 12 promesas del alma: Una guía para la sanación espiritual

by Sharon M. Koenig

Una guía para la sanación espiritual. Un libro de crecimiento espiritual, de inspiración y vida, cuyo propósito es llevarnos hacia la comunión con Dios de una manera práctica, con un lenguaje sencillo que invita a la reflexión profunda. Todos buscamos promesas de Dios hacia nosotros, pero este libro propone precisamente lo contrario, cómo recibir sanación espiritual por medio de mantener estas 12 promesas hacia nuestro Dios desde la tierra, para obtener la paz. Luego del éxito de su primer libro Los ciclos del alma, Sharon una vez más, busca conciliar su búsqueda con un Dios auténtico y lleva de la mano a sus lectores hacia las respuestas que ha encontrado en su propio viaje espiritual, dilucidando dudas y regresando a un Dios personal, al mismo Padre de Jesús, a la vez que nos recuerda algunas promesas para mantenernos caminando de su mano. Este libro es el resultado de una profunda investigación personal en busca del Dios verdadero, que incluye desde consejos de la vida práctica hasta lecciones sublimes de los primeros cristianos del desierto, para encontrarse con un nuevo rostro con el Dios Padre. Las lecciones de ayer, en las palabras de hoy.

Visual Studio Code Distilled: Evolved Code Editing for Windows, macOS, and Linux

by Alessandro Del Sole

Use Visual Studio Code to write and debug code quickly and efficiently on any platform, for any device, using any programming language, and on the operating system of your choice. Visual Studio Code is an open source and cross-platform development tool that focuses on code editing across a variety of development scenarios, including web, mobile, and cloud development. Visual Studio Code Distilled teaches you how to be immediately productive with Visual Studio Code, from the basics to some of the more complex topics. You will learn how to work on individual code files, complete projects, and come away with an understanding of advanced code-editing features that will help you focus on productivity, and source code collaboration with Git.What You'll Learn Comprehend Visual Studio Code in a way that is not just theory or a list of features, but an approach driven by developer tasks and needsUnderstand integrated support for team collaboration with Git for executing and debugging code, and the many ways you can extend and customize VS CodeDebug code on multiple platforms though real-world guidance, such as working under corporate networksExpand your coding intelligence from web to mobile to the cloud, and even artificial intelligenceAcquire valuable tips, tricks, and suggestions from hard-earned, real-world experience to be more productiveWho This Book Is ForAll developers (including JavaScript, Java, NodeJS), not just those with a Microsoft background, who will benefit from learning and using VS code as a cross-platform and cross-language tool.

Raspbian OS Programming with the Raspberry Pi: IoT Projects with Wolfram, Mathematica, and Scratch

by Agus Kurniawan

Master the command line and Raspbian Linux as well as the physical connections of the Pi. With this book you’ll develop skills applicable to other real world applications in both hardware and software development all while working on simple and fun IoT projects that you can do yourself.You'll learn to build programs on the top of Raspbian OS in Raspberry Pi boards. Start by using Raspbian shells to develop programs.Then follow projects and samples step-by-step to get new experiences in Raspbian OS development. You'll also learn the Wolfram Language and Mathematica, Scratch, IoT programs and IoT middleware, Node-RED, Interactive Data Visualization with Jupyter Notebook, and more.There are many features in Raspbian OS and on Raspberry Pi boards perfect for building an IoT program to suite various scenarios. The GPIO pins on your Raspberry Pi allow it to scale further to accomplish all kinds of projects and tasks. Raspbian OS Programming with the Raspberry Pi is your pathway to exploring all of this.What You'll LearnDiscover the basics of programming in the Raspbian OS environment Work with the Raspbian Commandline Develop programs with the Wolfram Language and MathematicaWho This Book Is ForStudents and hobbyists interested in programming on Raspbian OS with Raspberry Pi boards.

Learn R for Applied Statistics: With Data Visualizations, Regressions, and Statistics

by Eric Goh Hui

Gain the R programming language fundamentals for doing the applied statistics useful for data exploration and analysis in data science and data mining. This book covers topics ranging from R syntax basics, descriptive statistics, and data visualizations to inferential statistics and regressions. After learning R’s syntax, you will work through data visualizations such as histograms and boxplot charting, descriptive statistics, and inferential statistics such as t-test, chi-square test, ANOVA, non-parametric test, and linear regressions. Learn R for Applied Statistics is a timely skills-migration book that equips you with the R programming fundamentals and introduces you to applied statistics for data explorations. What You Will LearnDiscover R, statistics, data science, data mining, and big dataMaster the fundamentals of R programming, including variables and arithmetic, vectors, lists, data frames, conditional statements, loops, and functionsWork with descriptive statistics Create data visualizations, including bar charts, line charts, scatter plots, boxplots, histograms, and scatterplotsUse inferential statistics including t-tests, chi-square tests, ANOVA, non-parametric tests, linear regressions, and multiple linear regressionsWho This Book Is ForThose who are interested in data science, in particular data exploration using applied statistics, and the use of R programming for data visualizations.

Building Telegram Bots: Develop Bots in 12 Programming Languages using the Telegram Bot API

by Nicolas Modrzyk

Learn about bot programming, using all the latest and greatest programming languages, including Python, Go, and Clojure, so you can feel at ease writing your Telegram bot in a way that suits you.This book shows how you can use bots for just about everything: they connect, they respond, they enhance your job search chances, they do technical research for you, they remind you about your last train, they tell the difference between a horse and a zebra, they can tell jokes, and they can cheer you up in the middle of the night. Bots used to be hard to set up and enhance, but with the help of Building Telegram Bots you’ll see how the Telegram platform is now making bot creation easier than ever. You will begin by writing a simple bot at the start and then gradually build upon it. The simple yet effective Telegram Bot API makes it very easy to develop bots in a number of programming languages. Languages featured in the book include Node.js, Java, Rust, and Elixir. This book encourages you to not only learn the basic process of creating a bot but also lets you spend time exploring its possibilities. By the end of the book you will be able create your own Telegram Bot with the programming language of your choice. What You Will LearnCarry out simple bot design and deployment in various programming languages including Ruby, D, Crystal, Nim, and C++Create engaging bot interactions with your usersAdd payments and media capabilities to your botsMaster programming language abstractionWho This Book Is ForEngineers who want to get things done. People who are curious. Programming beginners. Advanced engineers with little time to do research.

Developing Bots with QnA Maker Service: Integration with Azure Bot Service and Microsoft Bot Framework

by Kasam Shaikh

Learn to develop bots with zero coding knowledge using the Azure Cognitive QnA Maker service, a GUI cognitive service from Microsoft. This book shows you how to integrate QnA Maker with the Azure Bot Service and Microsoft Bot Framework, along with how to integrate your bot with social channels such as Web Chat, and Telegram. You will learn what QnA Maker is, why you should use this service in enterprise settings, when you should use this service, and how you should use the service. Developing Bots with QnA Maker Service takes you through the QnA Maker FAQ knowledge base with Azure Bot Service, where you will discover how to get started with a web app bot using the Azure portal. This section culminates in deploying your bot on Azure Web App, making your bot live. Next, you will learn QnA Maker with the .NET Framework and Visual Studio 2017 along with ways to manage QnA Maker service post deployment. Finally, you will learn how to add media content including videos and images to the QnA Maker knowledge base. After reading this book you will be able to develop bots using the latest .NET Framework, Visual Studio 2017, and the Microsoft online code editor. What You Will LearnCustomize QnA Maker default components, using the Azure portalWork with Microsoft Bot FrameworkDevelop and integrate FAQ bots with Azure Bot ServiceManage FAQ bots using the .NET Framework and the Azure portalWho This Book Is ForDevelopers/architects with an interest in building chatbots.

Reactive Streams in Java: Concurrency with RxJava, Reactor, and Akka Streams

by Adam L. Davis

Get an easy introduction to reactive streams in Java to handle concurrency, data streams, and the propagation of change in today's applications. This compact book includes in-depth introductions to RxJava, Akka Streams, and Reactor, and integrates the latest related features from Java 9 and 11, as well as reactive streams programming with the Android SDK. Reactive Streams in Java explains how to manage the exchange of stream data across an asynchronous boundary—passing elements on to another thread or thread-pool—while ensuring that the receiving side is not forced to buffer arbitrary amounts of data which can reduce application efficiency. After reading and using this book, you'll be proficient in programming reactive streams for Java in order to optimize application performance, and improve memory management and data exchanges. What You Will LearnDiscover reactive streams and how to use themWork with the latest features in Java 9 and Java 11Apply reactive streams using RxJava Program using Akka StreamsCarry out reactive streams programming in Android Who This Book Is For Experienced Java programmers.

Practical Computer Vision Applications Using Deep Learning with CNNs: With Detailed Examples in Python Using TensorFlow and Kivy

by Ahmed Fawzy Gad

Deploy deep learning applications into production across multiple platforms. You will work on computer vision applications that use the convolutional neural network (CNN) deep learning model and Python. This book starts by explaining the traditional machine-learning pipeline, where you will analyze an image dataset. Along the way you will cover artificial neural networks (ANNs), building one from scratch in Python, before optimizing it using genetic algorithms. For automating the process, the book highlights the limitations of traditional hand-crafted features for computer vision and why the CNN deep-learning model is the state-of-art solution. CNNs are discussed from scratch to demonstrate how they are different and more efficient than the fully connected ANN (FCNN). You will implement a CNN in Python to give you a full understanding of the model.After consolidating the basics, you will use TensorFlow to build a practical image-recognition model that you will deploy to a web server using Flask, making it accessible over the Internet. Using Kivy and NumPy, you will create cross-platform data science applications with low overheads.This book will help you apply deep learning and computer vision concepts from scratch, step-by-step from conception to production. What You Will Learn Understand how ANNs and CNNs work Create computer vision applications and CNNs from scratch using PythonFollow a deep learning project from conception to production using TensorFlowUse NumPy with Kivy to build cross-platform data science applicationsWho This Book Is ForData scientists, machine learning and deep learning engineers, software developers.

Securing SQL Server: DBAs Defending the Database

by Peter A. Carter

Protect your data from attack by using SQL Server technologies to implement a defense-in-depth strategy for your database enterprise. This new edition covers threat analysis, common attacks and countermeasures, and provides an introduction to compliance that is useful for meeting regulatory requirements such as the GDPR. The multi-layered approach in this book helps ensure that a single breach does not lead to loss or compromise of confidential, or business sensitive data.Database professionals in today’s world deal increasingly with repeated data attacks against high-profile organizations and sensitive data. It is more important than ever to keep your company’s data secure. Securing SQL Server demonstrates how developers, administrators and architects can all play their part in the protection of their company’s SQL Server enterprise.This book not only provides a comprehensive guide to implementing the security model in SQL Server, including coverage of technologies such as Always Encrypted, Dynamic Data Masking, and Row Level Security, but also looks at common forms of attack against databases, such as SQL Injection and backup theft, with clear, concise examples of how to implement countermeasures against these specific scenarios. Most importantly, this book gives practical advice and engaging examples of how to defend your data, and ultimately your job, against attack and compromise.What You'll LearnPerform threat analysisImplement access level control and data encryptionAvoid non-reputability by implementing comprehensive auditingUse security metadata to ensure your security policies are enforcedMitigate the risk of credentials being stolenPut countermeasures in place against common forms of attackWho This Book Is ForDatabase administrators who need to understand and counteract the threat of attacks against their company’s data, and useful for SQL developers and architects

The Full Stack Developer: Your Essential Guide to the Everyday Skills Expected of a Modern Full Stack Web Developer

by Chris Northwood

Understand the technical foundations, as well as the non-programming skills needed to be a successful full stack web developer. This book reveals the reasons why a truly successful full stack developer does more than write code. You will learn the principles of the topics needed to help a developer new to agile or full stack working—UX, project management, QA, product management, and more— all from the point of view of a developer. Covering these skills alongside the fundamentals and foundations of modern web development, rather than specifics of current technologies and frameworks (which can age quickly), all programming examples are given in the context of the web as it is in 2018. Although you need to feel comfortable working on code at the system, database, API, middleware or user interface level, depending on the task in hand, you also need to be able to deal with the big picture and the little details. The Full Stack Developer recognizes skills beyond the technical, and gives foundational knowledge of the wide set of skills needed in a modern software development team. What You'll LearnPlan your work including Agile vs Waterfall, tools, scrum, kanban and continuous deliveryTranslate UX into code: grids, component libraries and style guidesDesign systems and system architectures (microservices to monoliths)Review patterns for APIs (SOAP, AJAX, REST), defining API domains, patterns for REST APIs and more API goodnessStudy the various front-end design patterns you need to knowStore data, what to consider for security, deployment, in production and more Who This Book Is For New graduates or junior developers who are transitioning to working as part of a larger team structure in a multi-disciplinary teams and developers previously focused on only front-end or back-end dev transitioning into full stack.

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