Top 5 Tech Reads from the Packt Christmas Sale
How does a small pre-Christmas celebration sound?
This year, Packt is stepping into Santa’s shoes with our Amazon Christmas Sale running through 19th December. This comes just in time if you’re looking to build your knowledge before the year ends and enter 2022 with a completely transformed skillset.
We’ve pulled together a list of our 5 most exciting titles featured in the sale covering everything from web and game development to programming and security — written by industry experts who are the best at what they do!
Ready to learn from the best and give 2021 your best shot?
Here are our top 5 titles you should be sure to check out…
- Adversarial Tradecraft in Cybersecurity
You won’t go wrong with security in your organization if you read this one! Adversarial Tradecraft in Cybersecurity comes packed with industry standard techniques and countermeasures to help protect your organization from live hackers, along with providing tips and tricks all along the kill chain of an attack. What makes it stand out is its unique approach to teaching. Each chapter features two subsections, which explain the concepts from the perspective of both offensive and defensive teams. In the end, you’ll be ready to confidently tackle real-time cybersecurity conflict!
Reviewer quote — “This book is an excellent primer on modern adversarial cybersecurity principles.” J. Flay, July 2021
2. Flutter Cookbook
This book is a comprehensive guide to Flutter, written by bestselling authors Simone Alessandria, a trainer (MCT), speaker, and passionate software architect, and Brian Kayfitz, who has over 10 years’ mobile development experience, ranging from small start-ups to industry-leading corporations with billions in revenue. Flutter Cookbook’s recipes cover several key areas, from establishing concepts of state management in Flutter and animating your applications to implementing machine learning with Firebase and ML Kit and making your apps run faster using asynchronous programming. Expect to work on applications not just for mobile, but also for desktop and the web!
Reviewer quote — “Anyone interested in developing Flutter applications for Android or iOS should have a copy of this book on their desk. It has 100s of great examples. But more importantly, the authors explain the “whys” behind each of the features they discuss”. Paulsm, October 2021
3. Data Science Projects with Python, Second Edition
Looking for more than just data science theory? Want hands-on experience of modern data science and machine learning techniques through a realistic end-to-end case study? This new and improved second edition of Data Science Projects with Python builds on the success of the original, with extra content, updated code, and improvements based on reader feedback! The book adopts a project-based approach that promotes problem solving and exploration. Practical exercises will walk you through key concepts, while challenging end-of-chapter activities will give you a chance to apply your new skills to solve real-world problems. It’s the ideal way to build your knowledge, skills, and confidence as an aspiring data scientist.
Reviewer quote — “Running through this book from front to back is like having a great co-worker who’s done it all before — it takes you through what questions you should be asking to get you to the point that you understand what to do next, then shows you the code that makes it happen”. Ken F, October 2021
4. Transformers for Natural Language Processing
Reading Transformers for Natural Language Processing will save you significant time and energy by combining everything you need to know about NLP & transformers in one book! This transformers book goes beyond the architecture of transformers and into the world of usage, where you’ll learn how to actually build, train, fine-tune, and implement transformers. Before you know it, you’ll be applying these models to NLP tasks such as document summarization and semantic analysis like a professional.
Reviewer quote — “This is a great book for anyone new to the subject of deep learning applied to AI. The author goes to great lengths to explain each topic in sufficient detail to understand it.” Pedro V. Marcal, February 2021
5. Mastering Microsoft Endpoint Manager
Mastering Microsoft Endpoint Manager covers the latest on Microsoft endpoint management, deployment and security tips for Windows 11 and Windows 365 Cloud PCs. If you like challenges, this book is a great way to learn by testing your knowledge using mock questions in every chapter. You’ll be guided by authors Christiaan Brinkhoff and Per Larsen who have substantial experience managing physical endpoints and traditional virtual desktop infrastructures. This is one of the top books that every IT professional should have on their shelf!
Reviewer quote — “If you’re an IT administrator or any other industry professional with the task of managing and deploying devices (both virtual and physical) this is THE must have book!” Briand Sanderson, October 2021
Why wait to celebrate until Christmas? Get these top 5 titles and more at up to 25% off before 19th December exclusively on amazon.com and amazon.co.uk!
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