No Starch Press


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Hacks, Leaks, and Revelations

Micah Lee

This blueprint for uncovering secrets in hacked datasets brings investigative journalism into the 21st century.

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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.

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Evading EDR

Matt Hand

A guide to understanding the attack-detection software running on Microsoft systems, and how to evade it.

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Practical Julia

Lee Phillips

Use Julia as a research tool and solve real-world problems in this practical, hands-on intro to the language.


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Arduino for Arduinians

John Boxall

Build 70 intermediate-level Arduino projects as you become a true Arduinian, ready to invent your own creations.

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How AI Works

Ronald T. Kneusel

Demystifies the explosion of artificial intelligence by explaining what AI really does "under the hood".

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The Android Malware Handbook

Qian Han, Salvador Mandujano, Sebastian Porst, V.S. Subrahmanian, Sai Deep Tetali, and Yanhai Xiong

An all-star guide to tackling the analysis and detection of malware that targets the Android operating system.

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Getting Started with FPGAs

Russell Merrick

Learn to program FPGAs the easy way with this beginner-friendly intro to digital circuit design with Verilog and VHDL.

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Python Playground, 2nd Edition

Mahesh Venkitachalam

Put the fun back in programming with 3D simulations, speech-recognition systems, IoT devices, and more.

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The C# Type System

Steve Love

A comprehensive guide to effectively using modern C# to write better programs.

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Elonka Dunin and Klaus Schmeh

A tour through history’s real codes and ciphers written by two of today’s best cipher crackers.

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The LEGO Lighting Book

Brian M. Williams

Learn practical LEGO® brick-lighting techniques for all builder levels through a series of eye-popping projects.

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Algorithmic Thinking, 2nd Edition

Daniel Zingaro

Get in the game and learn essential computer algorithms by solving competitive programming problems, in the fully revised second edition of the bestselling original. (Still no math required!)

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JavaScript Crash Course

Nick Morgan

A thorough introduction that will have you writing your own JS software and web applications in no time.

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The Art of Randomness

Ronald T. Kneusel

Use randomness to solve problems in fun, hands-on experiments—from simulating evolution to encrypting messages.

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The Complete Developer

Martin Krause

A hands-on, beginner-friendly approach to developing complete web applications from the ground up.

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Jos Weyers, Matt Burrough, Walter Belgers, BandEAtoZ, and Nigel K. Tolley

Written by 5 champion locksporters, this hands-on guide to the art of lockpicking will take you from noob to competition-ready.

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Windows Security Internals with PowerShell

James Forshaw

Power up your Windows security skills with expert guidance, in-depth technical insights, and dozens of real-world vulnerability examples from Google Project Zero’s most renowned researcher!

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R Without Statistics

David Keyes

Learn how to use R for everything from workload automation and creating online reports, to interpreting data, map making, and more.

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The Nature of Code

Daniel Shiffman

This beginner-friendly creative coding tutorial is designed to grow your skills in a fun, hands-on way as you build simulations of real-world phenomena.

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PHP Crash Course

Matt Smith

Go from beginner to pro in PHP programming, through hundreds of in-depth examples and hands-on exercises.

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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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C++ Crash Course, 2nd Edition

Joshua Lospinoso

Revised to reflect the latest in C++ code and practices, its fast pace is designed to get intermediate programmers fluent in the language—with help from 500 code samples and nearly 100 exercises.