How Software Works: The Magic Behind Encryption, CGI, Search Engines, and Other Everyday Technologies

How Software Works: The Magic Behind Encryption, CGI, Search Engines, and Other Everyday Technologies

by V. Anton Spraul

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781593276669
Publisher: No Starch Press
Publication date: 08/27/2015
Pages: 216
Sales rank: 819,074
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

V. Anton Spraul has taught introductory programming and computer science for more than 15 years. He is the author of Computer Science Made Simple (Broadway) and Think Like a Programmer (No Starch Press). He offers advice for beginning programmers in his series "Learning to Program: A Guide" on his website (http://www.vantonspraul.com).

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Encyption
Chapter 2: Passwords
Chapter 3: Web Security
Chapter 4: Movie CGI
Chapter 5: Game Graphics
Chapter 6: Data Compression
Chapter 7: Search
Chapter 8: Concurrency
Chapter 9: Map Routes

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