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Communicating Data with Tableau

Communicating Data with Tableau

Eric's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On Jul 3, 2014 Eric Chou wrote: A Book for Practitioners
This is a book for people who wants to get their hands dirty, play with data, and visualize the data quickly and easily. Just as the software brand itself as an easy way to visualize data for the normal folks, this book can be used with noob to data visualization such as myself. Full Review >

Intermediate Python

Intermediate Python

Practical Techniques for Deeper Skill Development

Eric's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On Jun 25, 2014 Eric Chou wrote:
Bottom line is nothing beats practice, and if you are a visual learner this would be a good resource for you. Full Review >

Creating Apps in Kivy

Creating Apps in Kivy

Eric's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On May 29, 2014 Eric Chou wrote: Great Intro to Kivy and More
Overall this is a good investment of time and effort for me. I learned a new tool and gained some insights into good coding practice. I am happy I found this book and Kivy! Full Review >

Hacking: The Art of Exploitation

Hacking: The Art of Exploitation

Eric's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 5.0

On May 17, 2014 Eric Chou wrote:
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Raspberry Pi Cookbook Videos

Raspberry Pi Cookbook Videos

Eric's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 5.0

On Feb 8, 2014 Eric Chou wrote: Seeing is Believing!
This is what I wish I had when I was reading the cookbook. Full Review >

Investigating Internet Crimes

Investigating Internet Crimes

An Introduction to Solving Crimes in Cyberspace

Eric's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On Jan 19, 2014 Eric Chou wrote: Good Overview of the Topics, Getting Started Guide
This book is an overview on what the title suggested, investigating Internet crimes. With such a broad topic, it generally covers each topic briefly to be 'up and running' with lots of reference links at the end of the chapter. Full Review >

SDN: Software Defined Networks

SDN: Software Defined Networks

Eric's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On Jan 13, 2014 Eric Chou wrote: A Great Overview of Everything SDN
Overall, I believe the book has done an excellent job covering most of the Software Defined Networking topics, perhaps sacrificing depth in terms of the breadth of topic coverage. I think the authors would be the first to agree that it is an impossible task to do both, therefore they made a choice to cover most topics without drilling too deep into them. Full Review >

Raspberry Pi Cookbook

Raspberry Pi Cookbook

Eric's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On Aug 24, 2013 Eric Chou wrote: Helpful Hints and Steps
Can't wait for the rest. Full Review >

Practical Lock Picking

Practical Lock Picking

A Physical Penetration Tester's Training Guide

Eric's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On Aug 4, 2013 Eric Chou wrote:
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Learning Python

Learning Python

Eric's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 5.0

On Jul 5, 2013 Eric Chou wrote: Intro, reference, and many more
"Learning Python" was one of the books that helped me get started in Python and it continues the superb quality of books that OReilly 'Learning' series produces. It gives detail and clear explanation of different aspects of the language plus many bite size examples, with interactive prompt whenever possible. Full Review >

Python Cookbook

Python Cookbook

Eric's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 5.0

On Jun 25, 2013 Eric Chou wrote:
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Violent Python

Violent Python

A Cookbook for Hackers, Forensic Analysts, Penetration Testers and Security Engineers

Eric's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 5.0

On Jun 12, 2013 Eric Chou wrote:
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Juniper Networks Warrior

Juniper Networks Warrior

Eric's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On May 16, 2013 Eric Chou wrote:
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Arista Warrior

Arista Warrior

Eric's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 5.0

On Dec 9, 2012 Eric Chou wrote:
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Python for Kids

Python for Kids

A Playful Introduction to Programming

Eric's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On Nov 25, 2012 Eric Chou wrote:
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Building Open Source Programming Skills at OSCON 2012

Building Open Source Programming Skills at OSCON 2012

An odyssey of skill building with experts in the open source community

Eric's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 3.0

On Nov 24, 2012 Eric Chou wrote:
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Version Control with Git

Version Control with Git

Powerful tools and techniques for collaborative software development

Eric's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 5.0

On Oct 7, 2012 Eric Chou wrote: [Book Review] Version Control with Git
Book Review for Version Control with Git: Powerful tools and techniques for collaborative software development This is the first time I look at Git as a basic tool to help me keep my scripts in order. I don't code for living, all the places I have been to already has… Full Review >

OS X Mountain Lion: The Missing Manual

OS X Mountain Lion: The Missing Manual

Eric's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On Sep 16, 2012 Eric Chou wrote:
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Regular Expressions Cookbook

Regular Expressions Cookbook

Eric's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On Sep 1, 2012 Eric Chou wrote:
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Think Python

Think Python

Eric's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 5.0

On Aug 30, 2012 Eric Chou wrote:
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Windows PowerShell for Developers

Windows PowerShell for Developers

Eric's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 5.0

On Aug 26, 2012 Eric Chou wrote:
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Introducing Regular Expressions

Introducing Regular Expressions

Eric's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 5.0

On Aug 19, 2012 Eric Chou wrote:
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Team Geek

Team Geek

A Software Developer's Guide to Working Well with Others

Eric's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 5.0

On Aug 15, 2012 Eric Chou wrote:
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