OS X Mavericks: The Missing Manual

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 880 pages
  • Publisher: O’Reilly Media; 1st edition (January 2, 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1449362249
  • ISBN-13: 978-1449362249

eBook Description:

OS X Mavericks: The Missing Manual

What do you get when you cross a Mac with an iPad? OS X 10.9 Mavericks. Its 200 new features include Mac versions of iPad goodies like Maps, iBooks, and iTunes Radio but not a single page of instructions. Fortunately, David Pogue is back, with the expertise and humor that have made this the #1 bestselling Mac book for over 11 years straight. There’s something new on practically every page of this edition, and David Pogue brings his celebrated wit and expertise to every one of them.

The important stuff you need to know:

  • Big-ticket changes. Finder tabs. Finder tags. App Nap. iCloud Keychain. iTunes Radio. Maps. iBooks. Automatic app updating. If Apple wrote it, this book covers it.
  • Nips and tucks. This book demystifies the hundreds of smaller enhancements, too, in all 50 programs that come with the Mac: Safari, Mail, Calendar, Notification Center, Messages, Time Machine…
  • Shortcuts. Meet the tippiest, trickiest Mac book ever written. Undocumented surprises await on every page.
  • Power users. Security, networking, build-your-own Services, file sharing with Windows, even Mac OS X’s Unix chassis this one witty, expert guide makes it all crystal clear.

What do you get when you cross a Mac with an iPad? OS X 10.9 Mavericks. Its 200 new features include Mac versions of iPad goodies like Maps, iBooks, and iTunes Radio but not a single page of instructions. Fortunately, David Pogue is back, with the expertise and humor that have made this the #1 bestselling Mac book for over 11 years straight. There’s something new on practically every page of this edition, and David Pogue brings his celebrated wit and expertise to every one of them. FREE DOWNLOAD »

CISSP Training Kit

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 816 pages
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press; 1st edition (January 6, 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0735657823
  • ISBN-13: 978-0735657823

eBook Description:

CISSP Training Kit

Ace your preparation for Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Exam. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and reviews that fully cover each exam objective. Then, reinforce what you’ve learned by applying your knowledge to real-world case scenarios and practice exercises. This guide is designed to help make the most of your study time.

Maximize your performance on the exam in these 10 domains:

  • Information Security Governance and Risk Management
  • Access Control
  • Cryptography
  • Physical (Environmental) Security
  • Security Architecture and Design
  • Legal, Regulations, Investigations and Compliance
  • Telecommunications and Network Security
  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Software Development Security
  • Operations Security

Ace your preparation for Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Exam. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and reviews that fully cover each exam objective. Then, reinforce what you’ve learned by applying your knowledge to real-world case scenarios and practice exercises. This guide is designed to help make the most of your study time. FREE DOWNLOAD »

Microsoft System Center: Optimizing Service Manager

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 98 pages
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press (December 27, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0735683123
  • ISBN-13: 978-0735683129

eBook Description:

Microsoft System Center: Optimizing Service Manager

Part of a series of specialized guides on System Center – this book provides focused guidance for deploying and customizing Service Manager, an integrated platform for automating and adapting an organization’s IT service management best practices. Led by series editor Mitch Tulloch, a team of System Center experts step you through key technical scenarios and tasks. Part of a series of specialized guides on System Center – this book provides focused guidance for deploying and customizing Service Manager, an integrated platform for automating and adapting an organization’s IT service management best practices. Led by series editor Mitch Tulloch, a team of System Center experts step you through key technical scenarios and tasks.

Part of a series of specialized guides on System Center – this book provides focused guidance for deploying and customizing Service Manager, an integrated platform for automating and adapting an organization’s IT service management best practices. Led by series editor Mitch Tulloch, a team of System Center experts step you through key technical scenarios and tasks.

Part of a series of specialized guides on System Center – this book provides focused guidance for deploying and customizing Service Manager, an integrated platform for automating and adapting an organization’s IT service management best practices. Led by series editor Mitch Tulloch, a team of System Center experts step you through key technical scenarios and tasks. Part of a series of specialized guides on System Center – this book provides focused guidance for deploying and customizing Service Manager, an integrated platform for automating and adapting an organization’s IT service management best practices. Led by series editor Mitch Tulloch, a team of System Center experts step you through key technical scenarios and tasks. FREE DOWNLOAD »

Introducing Microsoft System Center 2012 R2

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 180 pages
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press (January 23, 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0735682836
  • ISBN-13: 978-0735682832

eBook Description:

Introducing Microsoft System Center 2012 R2

Get a head start evaluating System Center 2012 R2 – with technical insights from a Microsoft MVP and members of the System Center product team. This guide introduces new features and capabilities, with scenario-based advice on how the platform can meet the needs of your business. Get the high-level overview you need to begin preparing your deployment now. Get a head start evaluating System Center 2012 R2 – with technical insights from a Microsoft MVP and members of the System Center product team. This guide introduces new features and capabilities, with scenario-based advice on how the platform can meet the needs of your business. Get the high-level overview you need to begin preparing your deployment now.

Get a head start evaluating System Center 2012 R2 – with technical insights from a Microsoft MVP and members of the System Center product team. This guide introduces new features and capabilities, with scenario-based advice on how the platform can meet the needs of your business. Get the high-level overview you need to begin preparing your deployment now.

Get a head start evaluating System Center 2012 R2 – with technical insights from a Microsoft MVP and members of the System Center product team. This guide introduces new features and capabilities, with scenario-based advice on how the platform can meet the needs of your business. Get the high-level overview you need to begin preparing your deployment now. Get a head start evaluating System Center 2012 R2 – with technical insights from a Microsoft MVP and members of the System Center product team. This guide introduces new features and capabilities, with scenario-based advice on how the platform can meet the needs of your business. Get the high-level overview you need to begin preparing your deployment now. FREE DOWNLOAD »

Learn Python the Hard Way: A Very Simple Introduction to the Terrifyingly Beautiful World of Computers and Code, 3rd Edition

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional; 3rd edition (October 11, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0321884914
  • ISBN-13: 978-0321884916

eBook Description:

Learn Python the Hard Way: A Very Simple Introduction to the Terrifyingly Beautiful World of Computers and Code, 3rd Edition

In Learn Python the Hard Way: A Very Simple Introduction to the Terrifyingly Beautiful World of Computers and Code, 3rd Edition, you’ll learn Python by working through 52 brilliantly crafted exercises. Read them. Type their code precisely. (No copying and pasting!) Fix your mistakes. Watch the programs run. As you do, you’ll learn how software works; what good programs look like; how to read, write, and think about code; and how to find and fix your mistakes using tricks professional programmers use. Most importantly, you’ll learn the following, which you need to start writing excellent Python software of your own.

Zed Shaw has perfected the world’s best system for learning Python. Follow it and you will succeed-just like the hundreds of thousands of beginners Zed has taught to date! You bring the discipline, commitment, and persistence; the author supplies everything else.

In Learn Python the Hard Way: A Very Simple Introduction to the Terrifyingly Beautiful World of Computers and Code, 3rd Edition, you’ll learn Python by working through 52 brilliantly crafted exercises. Read them. Type their code precisely. (No copying and pasting!) Fix your mistakes. Watch the programs run. As you do, you’ll learn how software works; what good programs look like; how to read, write, and think about code; and how to find and fix your mistakes using tricks professional programmers use. Most importantly, you’ll learn the following, which you need to start writing excellent Python software of your own. FREE DOWNLOAD »