Category: Information Technology

Zero to Sixty Million by Mike Welch Rick Williams

By Mike Welch Rick Williams

With annual revenues exceeding the $600 Million Mark, Texas Direct vehicle is the most important self sufficient dealership within the state and is the biggest eBay automobiles Dealership on the planet. This e-book was once written whilst the authors hit $60 Million in annual revenues. Their endured luck into the past proves that the various options they hide of their ebook not just labored for them once they begun this enterprise, yet that they proceed to paintings as they scale their firm.

So how do you pass from promoting 0 autos a month to over four hundred automobiles a month is simply four years? (As of 2014 they promote a standard of 2500 devices a month.) How do you purchase that many automobiles, how do you deal with your clients, how do you switch stock greater than as soon as a month, how do you deal with the hundreds of thousands of items that have to be performed at any given moment in time whereas holding overhead as little as attainable? tips on how to do you remain prepared, and the way do you set the pedal to the steel and speed up whereas doing these kind of issues?
These are the kinds of questions that the authors goal to reply to of their publication 0 to Sixty Million.

More than simply a narrative, this booklet takes the reader for a trip within the Texas Direct car desktop after which permits them to take an extraordinary glance less than the hood of the world's biggest self sufficient motor vehicle dealer.

* when you are attracted to beginning your personal enterprise or are already in enterprise for your self, this publication is for you.

* while you are taking into account purchasing a automobile within the close to destiny, this ebook is for you.

* while you are a worker seeking to get forward at your house of labor, this publication is for you.

* should you wish to examine humans and locations and the way they do the issues they do, this ebook is for you.

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Mastering Parallel Programming with R by Simon R. Chapple,Eilidh Troup,Thorsten Forster,Terence Sloan

By Simon R. Chapple,Eilidh Troup,Thorsten Forster,Terence Sloan

Master the strong good points of R parallel programming to speed up your info technological know-how computations

About This Book

  • Create R courses that take advantage of the computational potential of your cloud systems and pcs to the fullest
  • Become knowledgeable in writing the most productive and maximum functionality parallel algorithms in R
  • Get to grips with the concept that of parallelism to speed up your present R programs

Who This booklet Is For

This publication is for R programmers who are looking to step past its inherent single-threaded and constrained reminiscence barriers and find out how to enforce hugely sped up and scalable algorithms which are a need for the performant processing of huge info. No past wisdom of parallelism is needed. This ebook additionally presents for the extra complicated technical programmer trying to transcend excessive point parallel frameworks.

What you are going to Learn

  • Create and constitution effective load-balanced parallel computation in R, utilizing R's integrated parallel package
  • Deploy and make the most of cloud-based parallel infrastructure from R, together with launching a dispensed computation on Hadoop working on Amazon net prone (AWS)
  • Get acquainted with parallel potency, and follow basic concepts to benchmark, degree pace and goal development on your personal code
  • Develop complicated parallel processing algorithms with the traditional Message Passing Interface (MPI) utilizing RMPI, pbdMPI, and dash packages
  • Build and expand a parallel R package deal (SPRINT) together with your personal MPI-based routines
  • Implement sped up numerical features in R using the vector processing strength of your snap shots Processing Unit (GPU) with OpenCL
  • Understand parallel programming pitfalls, comparable to impasse and numerical instability, and the techniques to address and stay away from them
  • Build a role farm master-worker, spatial grid, and hybrid parallel R programs

In Detail

R is likely one of the hottest programming languages utilized in information technology. utilizing R to special facts and intricate analytic projects calls for the harnessing of scalable compute resources.

Mastering Parallel Programming with R provides a complete and useful treatise on how one can construct hugely scalable and effective algorithms in R. it's going to train you numerous parallelization strategies, from uncomplicated use of R's integrated parallel package deal models of lapply(), to high-level AWS cloud-based Hadoop and Apache Spark frameworks. it's going to additionally educate you low point scalable parallel programming utilizing RMPI and pbdMPI for message passing, acceptable to clusters and supercomputers, and the way to use thousand-fold uncomplicated processor GPUs via ROpenCL. by way of the tip of the publication, you are going to comprehend the criteria that impression parallel potency, together with assessing code functionality and imposing load balancing; pitfalls to prevent, together with impasse and numerical instability matters; the best way to constitution your code and knowledge for the main acceptable kind of parallelism on your challenge area; and the way to extract the utmost functionality out of your R code working on quite a few computing device systems.

Style and approach

This booklet leads you bankruptcy by way of bankruptcy from the straightforward to extra advanced varieties of parallelism. The author's insights are awarded via transparent sensible examples utilized to a number of assorted difficulties, with complete reference info for every of the R applications hired. The ebook may be learn from begin to end, or through dipping in bankruptcy by means of bankruptcy, as each one bankruptcy describes a selected parallel process and expertise, so might be learn as a standalone.

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The Executive MBA in Information Security by John J. Trinckes Jr.

By John J. Trinckes Jr.

According to the Brookings Institute, an organization’s details and different intangible resources account for over eighty percentage of its marketplace worth. because the basic sponsors and implementers of knowledge defense courses, it truly is crucial for these in key management positions to own a superb figuring out of the continuously evolving basic options of knowledge defense administration. constructing this data and preserving it present even though, calls for the time and effort that busy executives such as you easily don’t have.

Supplying an entire review of key options, The govt MBA in info Security presents the instruments had to make certain your company has a good and updated details defense administration application in position. This one-stop source presents a ready-to use protection framework you should use to boost potential courses and comprises confirmed guidance for warding off universal pitfalls—so you will get it correct the 1st time.

Allowing for speedy and straightforward reference, this time-saving guide offers these in key management positions with a lucid knowing of:

  • The distinction among info protection and IT security

  • Corporate governance and the way it pertains to info security

  • Steps and approaches considering hiring the perfect info safety staff

  • The diverse useful parts regarding info security

  • Roles and duties of the executive details safety officer (CISO)

Presenting tough recommendations in a simple demeanour, this concise consultant helps you to wake up to hurry, quick and simply, on what it takes to increase a rock-solid details protection administration software that's as versatile because it is safe.


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Hacking Android by Srinivasa Rao Kotipalli,Mohammed A. Imran

By Srinivasa Rao Kotipalli,Mohammed A. Imran

Key Features

  • Understand and counteract opposed to offensive safeguard threats in your applications
  • Maximize your device's energy and power to fit your wishes and curiosity
  • See precisely how your smartphone's OS is prepare (and the place the seams are)

Book Description

With the mass explosion of Android cellphones on the planet, cellular units became an essential component of our daily lives. safeguard of Android units is a large topic that are supposed to join our daily lives to shield opposed to ever-growing cellphone assaults. everybody, beginning with finish clients the entire method as much as builders and defense execs may still care approximately android security.

Hacking Android is a step by step advisor that would get you began with Android safeguard. you are going to commence your trip on the absolute fundamentals, after which will slowly apparatus as much as the innovations of Android rooting, software protection exams, malware, infecting APK documents, and fuzzing. in this trip you will get to grips with numerous instruments and methods that may be utilized in your daily pentests. you are going to achieve the talents essential to practice Android software vulnerability evaluation and penetration trying out and should create an Android pentesting lab.

What you'll learn

  • Acquaint your self with the elemental construction blocks of Android Apps within the correct way
  • Pentest Android apps and practice a variety of assaults within the actual international utilizing genuine case studies
  • Take a glance at how your individual info could be stolen by way of malicious attackers
  • Understand the offensive maneuvers that hackers use
  • Discover how one can guard opposed to threats
  • Get to grasp the elemental options of Android rooting
  • See how builders make error that permit attackers to thieve information from phones
  • Grasp how one can safe your Android apps and devices
  • Find out how distant assaults are attainable on Android devices

About the Author

Srinivasa Rao Kotipalli (@srini0x00) is a safety researcher from India. He has huge hands-on adventure in acting internet software, infrastructure, and cellular defense checks. He labored as a safety advisor at Tata Consultancy prone India for 2 and a part years and later joined a start-up in Malaysia. He has brought education periods on internet, infrastructure, and cellular penetration checking out for firms the world over, in international locations akin to India, Malaysia, Brunei, and Vietnam. via dependable disclosure courses, he has pronounced vulnerabilities in lots of top-notch companies. He holds a bachelor's measure in info expertise and is OSCP qualified. He blogs at and

Mohammed A. Imran (@secfigo) is an skilled software safeguard engineer and the founding father of null Singapore and null Hyderabad. With greater than 6 years of expertise in product safety and consulting, he spends such a lot of his time on penetration checking out, vulnerability checks, and resource code stories of net and cellular purposes. He has helped telecom, banking, and software program improvement homes create and retain safe SDLC courses. He has additionally created and introduced education on program defense and safe coding practices to scholars, companies, and govt corporations. He holds a master's measure in desktop technology and is actively excited about the data defense group and organizes meetups regularly.

Table of Contents

  1. Setting Up the Lab
  2. Android Rooting
  3. Fundamental development Blocks of Android Apps
  4. Overview of Attacking Android Apps
  5. Data garage and Its Security
  6. Server-Side Attacks
  7. Client-Side assaults – Static research Techniques
  8. Client-Side assaults – Dynamic research Techniques
  9. Android Malware
  10. Attacks on Android Devices

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Latin American Identity in Online Cultural Production by Claire Taylor,Thea Pitman

By Claire Taylor,Thea Pitman

This quantity offers an cutting edge and well timed method of a quick turning out to be, but nonetheless under-studied box in Latin American cultural creation: electronic on-line tradition. It specializes in the modifications or continuations that cultural items and practices equivalent to hypermedia fictions, and on-line functionality artwork, in addition to blogs, motion pictures, databases and different genre-defying web-based initiatives, practice with admire to Latin American(ist) discourses, in addition to their frequently contestatory positioning with appreciate to Western hegemonic discourses as they flow on-line. The highbrow motive for the amount is found on the crossroads of 2, both very important, theoretical strands: theories of electronic tradition, of their majority the made of the anglophone academy; and modern debates on Latin American identification and tradition.

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Xamarin 4.x Cross-Platform Application Development - Third by Jonathan Peppers

By Jonathan Peppers

Key Features

  • Write local cross-platform purposes with Xamarin
  • Design person interfaces that may be shared throughout Android, iOS, and home windows cell utilizing Xamarin.Forms
  • Practical cross-platform improvement strategies

Book Description

Xamarin is a number one cross-platform software improvement device utilized by most sensible businesses similar to Coca-Cola, Honeywell, and Alaska airways to construct apps. model four positive aspects major updates to the platform together with the discharge of Xamarin.Forms 2.0 and enhancements were made to the iOS and Android designers. Xamarin used to be obtained via Microsoft so it's now part of the visible Studio family.

This publication will allow you to construct purposes for iOS, Android, and home windows. you may be walked in the course of the strategy of developing an software that comes whole with a back-end net provider and local good points comparable to GPS position, digital camera, push notifications, and different middle gains. also, you will tips on how to use exterior libraries with Xamarin and Xamarin.Forms to create person interfaces. This ebook additionally offers directions for visible Studio and Windows.

This variation has been up to date with new screenshots and particular steps to supply you with a holistic assessment of the hot beneficial properties in Xamarin 4.

What you'll learn

  • Apple's MVC layout pattern
  • The Android job lifecycle
  • Share C# code throughout structures and get in touch with local Objective-C or Java libraries from C#
  • Create a true net carrier again lead to home windows Azure utilizing SQL Azure as database storage
  • Set up third-party libraries akin to NuGet and aim Sharpie in lots of other ways, and port a machine .NET library to Xamarin
  • Use Xamarin.Mobile for digital camera, contacts, and location

About the Author

Jonathan Peppers is a Xamarin MVP and lead developer on renowned apps and video games at Hitcents akin to the Hanx author (for Tom Hanks) and the Draw a Stickman franchise. Jon has been operating with C# for over 10 years engaged on quite a lot of initiatives at Hitcents. Jon started his occupation operating Self-Checkout software program written in WinForms and later migrated to WPF. Over his occupation, he has labored with many .NET-centric applied sciences akin to ASP.Net WebForms, MVC, home windows Azure, WinRT/UWP, F#, and Unity3D.

In contemporary years, Hitcents has been seriously making an investment in cellular improvement with Xamarin, and has improvement over 50 cellular purposes throughout a number of platforms.

Table of Contents

  1. Xamarin Setup
  2. Hello, Platforms!
  3. Code Sharing among iOS and Android
  4. XamSnap - A Cross-Platform App
  5. XamSnap for iOS
  6. XamSnap for Android
  7. Deploying and trying out on Devices
  8. Contacts, digicam, and Location
  9. Web companies with Push Notifications
  10. Third-Party Libraries
  11. Xamarin.Forms
  12. App shop Submission

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Microsoft Excel 2013 Step By Step by Curtis Frye

By Curtis Frye

The wonderful means to profit Excel 2013—one step at a time!

event studying made easy—and quick train your self how you can deal with, examine, and current information with Excel 2013. With step-by-step, you put the pace—building and working towards the abilities you wish, simply in case you them! comprises downloadable perform records and significant other publication.

observe the right way to:

  • Work with Excel 2013 in contact mode
  • Write formulation, create macros, and arrange data
  • Present information visually and upload photos to worksheets
  • Consolidate a number of units of knowledge right into a unmarried workbook
  • Analyze facts utilizing the fast research Lens
  • Collaborate with colleagues and current workbooks online

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The Insider's Guide to Outsourcing Risks and Rewards by Johann Rost

By Johann Rost

it really is crucial for an organization not to purely live to tell the tale yet thrive in latest international outsourcing atmosphere. The Insider's consultant to Outsourcing dangers and Rewards is a finished and obtainable source that assists a company in figuring out even if it's going to make the most of pursuing-or now not pursuing-such an undertaking.

The writer, an 18-year veteran of the IT undefined, is an skilled advisor, software program developer, supervisor, and entrepreneur. supplying an authoritative and independent view, he is helping the reader navigate via a couple of offshore outsourcing matters on the topic of software program administration and foreign company. He examines the capability advantages derived from offshore outsourcing, in addition to the prospective pitfalls and the way to prevent them as they follow to an organization's specific situation.

Offering a distinct blend of technical and political perception, The Insider's consultant to Outsourcing dangers and Rewards is the only source to have whilst attempting to determine your organization's subsequent step.

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Dialogues on Mobile Communication (Changing Mobilities) by Adriana de Souza e Silva

By Adriana de Souza e Silva

In this e-book, best students within the box of cellular conversation speak about the most important matters with regards to using cellphones in today’s society, resembling the stress among inner most and public, adolescence cellular tradition, inventive appropriations of cellular units, and cellular equipment. every one bankruptcy unfolds as an open discussion among students and graduate scholars of verbal exchange. They comprise an advent through a scholar, by means of a brief lecture and a query and resolution part with the scholars, and a final assertion through a scholar that responds to the scholar’s argument. The e-book is a?valuable source not just for people drawn to cellular verbal exchange, but in addition scholars and?teachers willing?to use the affordances of cellular media to extend the actual boundaries?of school rooms and advertise collaborative studying practices.

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