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Anti-Hacker Tool Kit, Fourth Edition, 4th Edition by Mike Shema

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CHAPTER 1
MANAGING SOURCE CODE AND WORKING WITH PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES
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Whether they like it or not, we tell computers what to do. Decades ago programmers wrote instructions on physical punch cards, heavy paper with tiny holes. Development principles haven’t changed much, although the methods have. We have replaced punch cards with sophisticated assembly instructions, system languages like C and C++, and higher-level languages like Python and JavaScript. Programming guides typically introduce new developers to a language with the standard “Hello, World!” demonstration before they dive into the syntax and grammar of the language. If you’re lucky, ...

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