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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 ...

ilaskey 25.03.2010 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Beginning XNA 3.0 Game Programming - Jose Antonio Leal De Farias

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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Disadvantages: security moves fast - out of date quickly, tries to cover too much and misses some things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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Get With The Program

Advantages: Excellent guide to writing good code
Disadvantages: Case studies are tough to follow; very Java centric

I recently had a sudden and unexpected attack of motivation to learn stuff which manifested itself in the form of a newly purchased Safari Books subscription. Obviously with summer upon us the thing to do is invest money in something which requires time ...

Kordor 04.08.2014 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship - Robert C. Martin

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I'm so Ex-Sited!

Advantages: comprehensive, user-friendly
Disadvantages: takes more than 24 hours

As some of you may know, Iím the owner of a language school in Bulgaria. For some time now Iíve been meaning to get a company website set up, and have been looking at various possibilities ranging from getting a professional web design company to do every ...

Tricksty 30.06.2007 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Sams Teach Yourself HTML and CSS in 24 Hours - Dick Oliver

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