For anyone writing windows applications, debugging those applications when the code doesn’t work quite as expected is an essential step in the process. This book goes into great detail as to how you can use the debugger to help you identify and fix such problems. Read more about what I think of the book “Inside [...]
The first edition of this book came out while I was discussing a book deal with the publisher and so I ended up not reviewing the book in order to avoid any possibility that it might be seen as a conflict of interest. As it turned out, I didn’t have enough time available then for [...]
This is a huge book with a lot of in depth information. Fortunately it is broken up into a large number of smaller topics that you can learn one at a time. My review of “Practical Malware Analysis” should help you to determine whether you need this book.
Another book from “No Starch Press”, this book is about the Linux command line. Read what I think of “The Linux Command Line”.
This book on web security starts by describing how each of the different web related protocols were developed independently of one another and then goes on to illustrate how this along with the way different people want to use the web leads to a range of security issues that are unlike any that occur anywhere [...]
There are lots of books aimed at beginners but not so many aimed at those who already have some experience who are looking to take the next step. This book is one of the exceptions. PHP Masters”
This book from NoStarch goes into a lot of detail on exactly how the author went about finding bugs in some very popular software. Even if you don’t fully understand all of the technical details described, the process followed still makes interesting reading. “A Bug Hunter’s Diary”
Most books are either aimed at beginners and cease to be useful once the person is no longer a beginner or are more advanced and so not usable by beginners. This book is one of the rare exceptions. Read more of what I think about the book – “C++ Without Fear”
This book from “No Starch” provides a practical guide to the parts of CSS3 that you can use now and also introduces some of the most interesting of the other modules. “The Book of CSS3″
“Paypal APIs Up and Running”
This book wasn’t at all what I expected it to be. From what the book deals with it looks like Paypal has added lots of country specific options to what you can do and this book covers how to integrate some of these options into your own site. Read more about who I think might [...]
The complex nature of the material of this book as well as its length meant that I wasn’t able to read the book as thoroughly as I normally would before writing the review (at least not if I expect to get any other work done this year). As a result this review is based on [...]