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A Solid Reference Book For Security Professionals

Advantages: good reference, lots of useful tools, covers most major OSes and application / web hacking
Disadvantages: security moves fast - out of date quickly, tries to cover too much and misses some things

Hacking Exposed is a very interesting and useful book for all security professionals, and those interested in network security. The book covers several operating systems and several facets of security, from general network and user security on Windows NT ...

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Review of Hacking Exposed - Stuart McClure Joel Scambray

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A Must Have for Security Professionals

Advantages: Covered number of topics, great examples, overview of security tools
Disadvantages: few examples are very basic and could be little more in-depthed

Hacking Exposed by Stuart McClure Joel Scambray is primer or I would say is the bible on the topic of "Hacking". I came across this book during my MSc. It's a great book, which explain ABC of Hacking and also provide countermeasure to mitigate those ...

AkashS12 03.06.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Hacking Exposed - Stuart McClure Joel Scambray

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Great for anyone with an interest in learning PHP.

Advantages: comprehensive, good value for money
Disadvantages: lack of tutorials, daunting for the absolute beginner

PHP and MySQL Web Development, 3rd Edition is a a beast of a book, weighing in at a hefty 960 pages and covering everything from the very basics to database design & creation, web services, security and XML and beyond. It's thoughtfully written, with m ...

wekilledtheradio 10.02.2007 · Read full review
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Review of PHP and MySQL Web Development - Laura Thomson, Luke Welling

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Excellent tools for Web site design-PHP and MySQL

Advantages: easy way to manage the web site for you
Disadvantages: you need some foundation on the programming

I think this paper not only introduce for the book, it is important to introduce the trend of the software developing for e-age, and on the other hand I want discussing it with you. Basiclly, you read this book first, then you need plan for your web, t ...

keer_zhang 03.11.2002 · Read full review
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Beginning XNA 3.0 Game programming From Novice to Professional

Advantages: Depth of coverage, 3D and skeleton animation included.
Disadvantages: Writing style a little dour and dense

The title 'Beginning XNA 3.0 Game programming From Novice to Professional' seems a little incongruous. Beginner and Pro in the same title? It opens with target audiences, genres and the different roles in a game team. It also discusses game planning incl ...

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Review of Beginning XNA 3.0 Game Programming - Jose Antonio Leal De Farias

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