Mastering Bitcoin: Programming the Open Blockchain


Join the technological revolution that’s taking the world of finance by storm. Mastering Bitcoin is your guide through the seemingly complex world of bitcoin, providing the knowledge you need to participate in the internet of money. Whether you’re building the next killer app, investing in a startup, or simply curious about the technology, this revised and expanded second edition provides essential detail to get you started.
Bitcoin, the first successful decentralized digital currency, is…

Microsoft Excel 2013 Data Analysis and Business Modeling


Master business modeling and analysis techniques with Microsoft Excel 2013, and transform data into bottom-line results. Written by award-winning educator Wayne Winston, this hands-on, scenario-focused guide shows you how to use the latest Excel tools to integrate data from multiple tables—and how to effectively build a relational data source inside an Excel workbook.

Solve real business problems with Excel—and sharpen your edge

  • Summarize data with PivotTables and Descriptive…

Penetration Testing: A Hands-On Introduction to Hacking


Penetration testers simulate cyber attacks to find security weaknesses in networks, operating systems, and applications. Information security experts worldwide use penetration techniques to evaluate enterprise defenses.

In Penetration Testing, security expert, researcher, and trainer Georgia Weidman introduces you to the core skills and techniques that every pentester needs. Using a virtual machine-based lab that includes Kali Linux and vulnerable operating systems, you’ll run through a…

Kotlin in Action


Summary

Kotlin in Action guides experienced Java developers from the language basics of Kotlin all the way through building applications to run on the JVM and Android devices. Foreword by Andrey Breslav, Lead Designer of Kotlin.

Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.

About the Technology

Developers want to get work done – and the less hassle, the better. Coding with Kotlin means less hassle. The Kotlin programming language…

Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal



The dramatic, unlikely story behind the founding of Twitter, by New York Times bestselling author and Vanity Fair special correspondent

The San Francisco-based technology company Twitter has become a powerful force in less than ten years. Today it’s everything from a tool for fighting political oppression in the Middle East to a marketing must-have to the world’s living room during live TV events to President Trump’s preferred method of communication. It has hundreds of millions of…

Ultimate Guide to Instagram for Business (Ultimate Series)



SELL MORE WITH INSTAGRAM

Are you ready to tap into Instagram’s booming network of 600 million viable customers? With the Ultimate Guide to Instagram for Business, social media marketing expert Kim Walsh-Phillips gives you the tools you need to get your due return on investment out of Instagram. From cross-platform branding and marketing advice to practical blueprints for funneling followers, this guide unlocks the secrets successful entrepreneurs use to drive sales directly from Instagram,…

AdWords Workbook: 2017 Edition: Advertising on Google AdWords, YouTube, and…


AdWords Workbook: Google AdWords Made Easy!

*** 2017 Updated Edition of a BEST SELLING BOOK on AdWords ***

Don’t Lose Money – Make Money with AdWords!

  • AdWords Gotchas – identify and fix the four main ‘AdWords Gotchas’ that may be costing you a LOT OF MONEY
  • Keywords – find and leverage transactional keywords that make you money and nix ones that lose you money.
  • The AdWords Search Network – optimize your Google Search Network efforts in AdWords step-by-step.
  • Google Display Network – avoid…

UnMarketing: Everything Has Changed and Nothing is Different


UnMarket to build trust and make lifelong customers!

In 2009, Scott Stratten and Alison Stratten wrote the bestselling UnMarketing: Stop

Marketing, Start Engaging and began a journey that would take them around the world sharing their message of engagement with corporations, entrepreneurs, and students.They are now back with this second edition, because Everything has Changed and Nothing is Different, with all the brilliance of the first edition, plus new content and commentary to reflect…

Perennial Seller: The Art of Making and Marketing Work that Lasts



Bestselling author and marketing strategist Ryan Holiday reveals to creatives of all stripesauthors, entrepreneurs, musicians, filmmakers, fine artists—how a classic work is made and marketed.

In Hollywood, a movie is given a single weekend to succeed before being written off. In Silicon Valley, a startup is a failure if it doesn’t go viral or rake in venture capital from the start. In publishing, a book that took years to write is given less than three months to sink or swim. These…

AWS Lambda in Action: Event-driven serverless applications


Summary

AWS Lambda in Action is an example-driven tutorial that teaches you how to build applications that use an event-driven approach on the back end.

Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.

About the Technology

With AWS Lambda, you write your code and upload it to the AWS cloud. AWS Lambda responds to the events triggered by your application or your users, and automatically manages the underlying computer resources for…