No Starch Press


The Art of Clean Code

The Art of Clean Code

Christian Mayer

Uses 8 core principles, with a focus on simplicity and functionality, to teach you how to write clear, concise code.

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Python for Data Science

Yuli Vasiliev

Introduces you to the Pythonic world of data analysis with a learn-by-doing approach rooted in hands-on activities.

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Bare Metal C

Stephen Oualline

Teaches you how to program embedded devices with the C programming language.

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Chet Haase

The fascinating inside story of how the Android operating system came to be.

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DevOps for the Desperate

Bradley Smith

A hands-on, no-nonsense guide for those who land in a DevOps environment and need to get up and running quickly.

The Art of Mac Malware

The Art of Mac Malware

Patrick Wardle

A handbook for Apple infection methods, malicious script analysis, and Mach-O malware.

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Practical Social Engineering

Joe Gray

A hands-on look at the cyber attacks that target human nature, with pentesting templates for performing SE ops, and tips for defending against them.

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Hacking APIs

Corey Ball

Learn how to test APIs for security vulnerabilities so you can uncover high-payout bugs and improve the security of web apps.

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The Art of Cyberwarfare

Jon DiMaggio

A detailed guide to nation-state hacking methods that shows how to track, analyze, and attribute advanced attacks.

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Practical SQL, 2nd Edition

Anthony DeBarros

A fast-paced guide to SQL – the language for defining, organizing, and exploring relational data.

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Go H*ck Yourself

Bryson Payne

A hands-on intro to hacking that guides you through executing every major type of attack (from the safety of a virtual lab).

Practical Doomsday

Practical Doomsday

Michal Zalewski

Outlines a model for evaluating risks in your life, as well as preparing for a wide range of potential crises.

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The Book of Kubernetes

Alan Hohn

This hands-on guidebook to the inner workings of containers peels back the layers to provide a deep understanding of what a container is, how containerization changes the way programs run, and how Kubernetes provides computing, networking, and storage.

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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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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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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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Strange Code

Ronald T. Kneusel

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

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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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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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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.

Securing Small Networks

Cybersecurity for Small Networks

Seth Enoka

This book is a straightforward series of projects that will teach you how to secure different facets of household or small-business networks from cyber attacks.

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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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The Art of Machine Learning

Norman Matloff

A practical guidebook on how to make full use of powerful machine learning methods—without the advanced math