No Starch Press


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Python for Kids, 2nd Edition

Jason R. Briggs

The second edition of the best-selling Python for Kids—which brings you (and your parents) into the world of programming—has been completely updated to use the latest version of Python, along with tons of new projects!

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Cybersecurity for Small Networks

Seth Enoka

A guide to implementing DIY security solutions and readily available technologies to protect home and small-office networks from attack.

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Open Circuits

Windell Oskay and Eric Schlaepfer

A photographic exploration of the surprisingly beautiful design inside everyday electronics that unlocks a world of hidden wonder.

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The LEGO Engineer

Jeff Friesen

Build amazing models of the world's greatest feats of engineering, designed by LEGO® expert Jeff Friesen.

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AVR Workshop

John Boxall

Build more than 55 hands-on, wide-ranging projects with the popular and versatile AVR family of microcontrollers.

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Barbara Bratzel and Rob Torok

The second half of your robotics-engineering journey shows you how to level up your skills with advanced programming techniques.

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Data Structures the Fun Way

Jeremy Kubica

Learn how and when to use the right data structures in any situation, strengthening your computational thinking, problem-solving, and programming skills in the process.


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The Book of Dash

Adam Schroeder, Christian Mayer, and Ann Marie Ward

A practical, fast-paced introduction to building interactive data-visualization dashboard apps in Python.

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Strange Code

Ronald T. Kneusel

Strengthen your coding skills by exploring the weird, wonderful world of atypical and esoteric languages.

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Dive Into Systems

Suzanne J. Matthews, Tia Newhall, and Kevin C. Webb

A vivid, layer-by-layer intro to computer architecture and software components.

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The Book of I²C

Randall Hyde

An extensive practical guide to connecting real-world devices to microcontrollers with the popular I²C bus.

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The Book of Kubernetes

Alan Hohn

This hands-on guidebook explains the inner workings of containers, and shows how Kubernetes helps computing, networking, and storage.

Coming Soon

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How to Hack Like a Legend

Sparc Flow

Puts you in the mind of a master hacker, as you plan and launch a stealth attack on Microsoft’s best security systems.

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Dead Simple Python

Jason C. McDonald

The complete core language for existing programmers.

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Python Crash Course, 3rd Edition

Eric Matthes

This fast-paced, thorough introduction to programming with Python will have you writing code, solving problems, and making cool projects that work in no time.

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Ada & Zangemann

Matthias Kirschner; illustrated by Sandra Brandstätter

A modern fairy tale that conveys the joy of tinkering and calls for self-determined use of software.

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Python Tools for Scientists

Lee Vaughan

An introduction to the Python programming language and its most popular tools for scientists, engineers, students, and anyone who wants to use Python for research, simulations, and collaboration.

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Dive Into Data Science

Bradford Tuckfield

Teaches you how to collect and work with data in business settings, and how to analyze data sets using Python code.

The Rust Programming Language, 2E

The Rust Programming Language, 2nd Edition

Steve Klabnik and Carol Nichols

The quintessential guide to programming in Rust. Thoroughly updated to Rust’s latest version, this edition is considered the language’s official documentation.

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MySQL Crash Course

Rick Silva

With databases lurking in the background of every website, knowing how to manage them with MySQL is a no-brainer. This practical, hands-on introduction teaches readers all they need to know.

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The Art of Machine Learning

Norman Matloff

Learn to expertly apply a range of machine learning methods to real data with this practical guide.

Metasploit, 2nd Edition

David Kennedy, Mati Aharoni, Devon Kearns, Jim O’Gorman, and Daniel Graham

The ultimate Framework guide's second edition covers recently added modules and commands, and has new chapters on cloud penetration testing.

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Writing a C Compiler

Nora Sandler

A hands-on, example-filled guide to the theory and practice of writing a C compiler: a computer program that translates code written by programmers into code the computer can read.

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JavaScript Crash Course

Nick Morgan

A fast-paced, thorough introduction to programming in JavaScript that will have you writing your own software and web applications in no time.