Books: 32

Career

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Simple, Short, and Straightforward Way of Learning C++ Programming
This C++ Programming Language book is carefully formatted for kindle edition. Read on mac, pc, smart phone, tabs, fire, etc. This book is for absolute beginners with or without prior knowledge in programming, as this book uses Simple words, Short sentences, and Straightforward paragraphs. The triple more » S way of learning C++ programming. C++ (pronounced as cee plus plus) is a general-purpose programming language. The main object of C++ is to add object-orientation to its predecessor C language. C++ has imperative, object-oriented and generic programming features, while also providing facilities for low-level memory manipulation. There are also other useful features added to C++ such as inheritance and polymorphism. The topics covered in this book includes brief introduction to C++ programming, variables, data types, control structures, functions, pointers, and file management of external files. This book starts its discussion from short history to installation of the needed software resource and a step by step screen shots of how to write C++ programming code, compile and execute C++ programs. It presents graphical representation of algorithms for simpler learning. This book is packed with working and running C++ program samples and after reading this book, the reader would be able to develop and create C++ language programs based particularly from problems given in computer science courses, hence, adopting to other programming language will be a lot easier. This book is your initial step in your programming career. Summary of topics covered: Chapter 1 - Starting C++ Language Programming Brief history of C++ Reasons to use C++ Beginning to Program in C++ Language Installing the Dev-C++ for Windows Installing compiler for Linux Chapter 2 - Our First C++ Program The components of a C++ program Writing, compiling, and running our first program using Dev-C++ for Windows Correcting errors Writing, compiling, and running our first program with Linux Statements Null Statements White spaces Chapter 3 - Storing Data: Variables and Data Types in C++ Variable Scope of variables Constants typedef declarations 4) Chapter 4 - Fundamentals of Input And Output in C++ Displaying text on-screen Accepting user input 5) Chapter 5 - Arrays and Strings in C++ Single-Dimensional Multi-Dimensional Array The C-Style Character String C Strings' pre-defined functions in C++ Chapter 6 - Mathematical Operations in C++ Expressions Operators Assignment Mathematical Precedence level Relational Logical Type Casting Pre-defined Mathematical Functions Chapter 7 - Conditional Statements in C++ The if() statement Single-alternative Dual-alternative Multiple-alternative Nested if() statement The switch() statement Chapter 8 - Looping Statements in C++ Counter-controlled loop Nested for() loop statement Condition-controlled loop Pre-test loop Post-test loop The Infinite Loop Chapter 9 - User-Defined Functions in C Language User-defined function User-defined function prototype User-defined function definition Calling a user-defined function Things to consider in functions Chapter 10 - User-Defined Data Types in C++ Structures Accessing Structure Members Declaration and definition of structure Chapter 11 - Classes in C++ Creating New Types Classes and Members Definition of a Class member method(s) in C++ Defining an Object of a class Accessing Class Members Private versus public access controls Constructor and destructor Chapter 12 - Exception Handling in C++ How Exceptions Are Used The steps in using exceptions Chapter 13 - Pointer in C++ Pointer Declaration How pointers works? Pointer Arithmetic Chapter 14 - File Management in C++ C++ Files and Streams Opening a File Closing a File Writing to a File Reading from a File Self-assessment for each chapter. « less
2016
A Complete Guide to Planning and Implementation
Create appropriate, security-focused business propositions that consider the balance between cost, risk, and usability, while starting your journey to become an information security manager. Covering a wealth of information that explains exactly how the industry works today, this book focuses on how more » you can set up an effective information security practice, hire the right people, and strike the best balance between security controls, costs, and risks. Practical Information Security Management provides a wealth of practical advice for anyone responsible for information security management in the workplace, focusing on the ‘how’ rather than the ‘what’. Together we’ll cut through the policies, regulations, and standards to expose the real inner workings of what makes a security management program effective, covering the full gamut of subject matter pertaining to security management: organizational structures, security architectures, technical controls, governance frameworks, and operational security. This book was not written to help you pass your CISSP, CISM, or CISMP or become a PCI-DSS auditor. It won’t help you build an ISO 27001 or COBIT-compliant security management system, and it won’t help you become an ethical hacker or digital forensics investigator – there are many excellent books on the market that cover these subjects in detail. Instead, this is a practical book that offers years of real-world experience in helping you focus on the getting the job done. What You Will Learn * Learn the practical aspects of being an effective information security manager * Strike the right balance between cost and risk * Take security policies and standards and make them work in reality * Leverage complex security functions, such as Digital Forensics, Incident Response and Security Architecture Who This Book is For This is a book for anyone who wants to make a difference in offering effective security management for their business. You might already be a security manager seeking insight into areas of the job that you’ve not looked at before, or you might be a techie or risk guy wanting to switch into this challenging new career. Whatever your career goals are, Practical Security Management has something to offer you. « less
2016
Insider Advice on Landing a Job at Google, Microsoft, Apple, or any Top Tech Company
Cracking the Tech Career is the job seeker's guide to landing a coveted position at one of the top tech firms. A follow-up to The Google Resume, this book provides new information on what these companies want, and how to show them you have what it takes to succeed in the role. Early planners will learn more » what to study, and established professionals will discover how to make their skillset and experience set them apart from the crowd. Author Gayle Laakmann McDowell worked in engineering at Google, and interviewed over 120 candidates as a member of the hiring committee in this book, she shares her perspectives on what works and what doesn't, what makes you desirable, and what gets your resume saved or deleted. Apple, Microsoft, and Google are the coveted companies in the current job market. They field hundreds of resumes every day, and have their pick of the cream of the crop when it comes to selecting new hires. If you think the right alma mater is all it takes, you need to update your thinking. Top companies, especially in the tech sector, are looking for more. This book is the complete guide to becoming the candidate they just cannot turn away. * Discover the career paths that run through the top tech firms * Learn how to craft the prefect resume and prepare for the interview * Find ways to make yourself stand out from the hordes of other applicants * Understand what the top companies are looking for, and how to demonstrate that you're it These companies need certain skillsets, but they also want a great culture fit. Grades aren't everything, experience matters, and a certain type of applicant tends to succeed. Cracking the Tech Career reveals what the hiring committee wants, and shows you how to get it. « less
2014
This70-687 Configuring Windows 8textbook prepares your student for the first of two required exams for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows 8 certification. Students master configuration or support for Windows 8 computers, devices, users and associated network and security resources. more » Those in this IT Professional career field are prepared to work with networks configured as a domain-based or peer-to-peer environment with access to the Internet and cloud services. In addition, these IT Professionals will have mastered the skills requred to be a consultant, full-time desktop support technician, or IT generalist who administers Windows 8-based computers and devices as a portion of their broader technical responsibilities. Additional skills addressed in this textbook: * Install and Upgrade to Windows 8 * Configure Hardware and Applications * Configure Network Connectivity * Configure Access to Resources * Configure Remote Access and Mobility * Monitor and Maintain Windows Clients * Configure Backup and Recovery Options The MOAC IT Professional series is theOfficial from Microsoft, turn-key Workforce training program that leads to professional certification and was authored for college instructors and college students.MOAC gets instructors ready to teach and students ready for work by delivering essential resources in 5 key areas: Instructor readiness, student software, student assessment, instruction resources, and learning validation. With the Microsoft Official Academic course program, you are getting instructional support from Microsoft; materials that are accurate and make course delivery easy. Request your sample materials today. « less
2013
Exam 70-688
The 70-688 Managing and Maintaining Windows 8 textbook helps prepare your students for the second of two exams required for Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows 8 certification. These students master configuration or support for Windows 8 computers, devices, users and associated network more » and security resources. Those in this IT Professional career field work with networks configured as a domain-based or peer-to-peer environment with access to the Internet and cloud services. These IT Professionals could be a consultant, full-time desktop support technician, or IT generalist who administers Windows 8-based computers and devices as a portion of their broader technical responsibilities. Additional skills addressed in this textbook: - Design an Installation and Application Strategy Maintain Resource - Access Maintain Windows Clients and Devices Manage Windows 8 - Using Cloud Services and Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack The MOAC IT Professional series is the Official from Microsoft, turn-key Workforce training program that leads to professional certification and was authored for college instructors and college students. MOAC gets instructors ready to teach and students ready for work by delivering essential resources in 5 key areas: Instructor readiness, student software, student assessment, instruction resources, and learning validation. With the Microsoft Official Academic course program, you are getting instructional support from Microsoft; materials that are accurate and make course delivery easy. Request your sample materials today. « less
2013
Exam 70-462
MCSA GUIDE TO MICROSOFT SQL SERVER 2012 (Exam #70-462) provides a thorough introduction to essential database administration principles and practices to prepare readers for certification and career success. Ideal for formal courses, self-study, or professional reference, this detailed text employs a more » lab-based approach to help users develop the core knowledge and practical skills they need to master Microsoft SQL Server administration in an enterprise environment and pass Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate Exam 70-462. The text opens with information on the latest version of Microsoft SQL Server, offering step-by-step guidance on selecting an edition and completing initial installation and configuration. Several chapters then explore key topics such as database programming, security, performance tuning, backup and recovery, data integration, and system monitoring. Within each chapter, numerous resources and features reinforce teaching and learning, including learning objectives, summaries of key ideas, hands-on activities, discusssion questions, definitions of important terms, and case studies to provide real-world context. « less
2013
Master the Crucial Non -Technical Skills Every Software Architect Needs! Thousands of software professionals have the necessary technical qualifications to become architects, but far fewer have the crucial non-technical skills needed to get hired and succeed in this role. In today’s agile environments, more » these “soft” skills have grown even more crucial to success as an architect. For many developers, however, these skills don’t come naturally–and they’re rarely addressed in formal training. Now, long-time software architect Dave Hendricksen helps you fill this gap, supercharge your organizational impact, and quickly move to the next level in your career. In 12 Essential Skills for Software Architects, Hendricksen begins by pinpointing the specific relationship, personal, and business skills that successful architects rely upon. Next, he presents proven methods for systematically developing and sharpening every one of these skills, from negotiation and leadership to pragmatism and vision. From start to finish, this book’s practical insights can help you get the architect position you want–and thrive once you have it! The soft skills you need… …and a coherent framework and practical methodology for mastering them! Relationship skills Leadership, politics, gracious behavior, communication, negotiation Personal skills Context switching, transparency, passion Business skills Pragmatism, vision, business knowledge, innovation « less
2011
...and everything else you need to know to get the job you want
2008
Sell Your Skillz, Not Your Soul
“InfoSec Career Hacking” starts out by describing the many, different InfoSec careers available including Security Engineer, Security Analyst, Penetration Tester, Auditor, Security Administrator, Programmer, and Security Program Manager. The particular skills required by each of these jobs will be described more » in detail, allowing the reader to identify the most appropriate career choice for them. Next, the book describes how the reader can build his own test laboratory to further enhance his existing skills and begin to learn new skills and techniques. The authors also provide keen insight on how to develop the requisite soft skills to migrate form the hacker to corporate world. * The InfoSec job market will experience explosive growth over the next five years, and many candidates for these positions will come from thriving, hacker communities * Teaches these hackers how to build their own test networks to develop their skills to appeal to corporations and government agencies * Provides specific instructions for developing time, management, and personal skills to build a successful InfoSec career « less
2005
The Proven, Professional Resume and Job Search Guide for Executives in the 100K and Above Salary Range This new, expanded edition of a classic bestseller supplements veteran career advisor William Montag's years of experience with the powerful online resources of CareerJournal.com, The Wall Street more » Journal's own career Web site. Let this handy resource be your own professional executive coach with up-to-the-minute advice on how to land your ideal executive job using proven high-visibility marketing techniques. The top-notch, real-world resume and cover letter samples inside will help you launch your search with the same competitive edge held by the top-level clients of Montag Associates. You'll learn how critical self-marketing is to your success and how to maximize your marketability by pairing the perfect cover letter with the right resume for any job opportunity. By combining the author's power packaging and patented Expansionist Theory(TM) methods with 24/7 online job search strategies you can outmarket, outsmart, and outclass the competition. Put your executive job search on the fast track with: * All the marketing techniques and online skills of professional executive career coaches * Up-to-date listings of the best career and job search sites on the Internet * Sample resumes accompanied by their own specially designed cover letters * Frequently asked questions and market-tested answers * Top ten rules for the twenty-first-century job market « less
2002