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Learn PowerShell Toolmaking in a Month of Lunches

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 312 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; Pap/Psc edition (December 19, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1617291161
  • ISBN-13: 978-1617291166

eBook Description:

Learn PowerShell Toolmaking in a Month of Lunches

Packed with hands-on labs to reinforce what you’re learning, Learn PowerShell Toolmaking in a Month of Lunches is the best way to learn PowerShell scripting and toolmaking. Just set aside one hour a day-lunchtime would be perfect-for each self-contained lesson. You’ll move quickly through core scripting concepts and start working on four real-world, practical tools. Each chapter adds more functionality, including custom formatting, error handling, parameterized input, input validation, help files and documentation, and more.

You don’t have to be a software developer to build PowerShell tools. With this book, a PowerShell user is a step away from becoming a proficient toolmaker.

Learn PowerShell Toolmaking in a Month of Lunches is the best way to learn PowerShell scripting and toolmaking in just one hour a day. It’s packed with hands-on labs to reinforce what you’re learning. It’s an easy-to-follow guide that covers core scripting concepts using four practical examples. Each chapter builds on the previous one as you add custom formatting, error handling, input validation, help files, and more. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Learn Windows PowerShell 3 in a Month of Lunches, Second Edition

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 368 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 2nd edition (November 22, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1617291080
  • ISBN-13: 978-1617291081

eBook Description:

Learn Windows PowerShell 3 in a Month of Lunches, Second Edition

Learn Windows PowerShell 3 in a Month of Lunches, Second Edition is an innovative tutorial designed for administrators. Just set aside one hour a day-lunchtime would be perfect-for a month, and you’ll be automating Windows tasks faster than you ever thought possible. You’ll start with the basics-what is PowerShell and what can you do with it. Then, you’ll move systematically through the techniques and features you’ll use to make your job easier and your day shorter. This totally revised second edition covers new PowerShell 3 features designed for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012.

Learn Windows PowerShell 3 in a Month of Lunches, Second Edition is an innovative tutorial designed for administrators. Just set aside one hour a day? lunchtime would be perfect? for a month, and you’ll be automating Windows tasks faster than you ever thought possible. You’ll start with the basics? what is PowerShell and what can you do with it. Then, you’ll move systematically through the techniques and features you’ll use to make your job easier and your day shorter. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Linux Mint System Administrator’s Beginner’s Guide

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 146 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook (December 26, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849519609
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849519601

eBook Description:

Linux Mint System Administrator’s Beginner’s Guide

  • Discover Linux Mint and learn how to install it
  • Learn basic shell commands and how to deal with user accounts
  • Find out how to carry out system administrator tasks such as monitoring, backups, and network configuration

Linux Mint System Administrator’s Beginner’s Guide

System administrators are responsible for keeping servers and workstations working properly. They perform actions to get a secure, stable, and robust operating system. In order to do that, system administrators perform actions such as monitoring, accounts maintenance, restoring backups, and software installation. All these actions and tasks are crucial to business success.

Linux Mint System Administrator’s Beginner’s Guide is a practical and concise guide that offers you clear step-by-step exercises to learn good practices, commands, tools, and tips and tricks to convert users into system administrators in record time.

You’ll learn how to perform basic operations, such as create user accounts and install software. Moving forward, we’ll find out more about important tasks executed daily by system administrators. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Professional Team Foundation Server 2012

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 792 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 1st edition (January 4, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118314093
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118314098

eBook Description:

Professional Team Foundation Server 2012

Team Foundation Server has become the leading Microsoft productivity tool for software management, and this book covers what developers need to know to use it effectively. Fully revised for the new features of TFS 2012, it provides developers and software project managers with step-by-step instructions and even assists those who are studying for the TFS 2012 certification exam. You’ll find a broad overview of TFS, thorough coverage of core functions, a look at extensibility options, and more, written by Microsoft insiders and MVPs.

Team Foundation Server is the core collaboration tool at the heart of Microsoft’s Application Lifecycle Management portfolio. Completely revised and updated to focus on TFS 2012, this book provides an in-depth look at how to use, adapt, and extend TFS to your advantage. It addresses the many changes that have taken place since the original TFS 2005 release and pays particular attention to the new functionality introduced since TFS 2010, including the new web-based agile project planning tools, and it details the fundamental changes to the centralized version control system. This book also provides full details on using the new Team Explorer experience, including working with the new My Work and Code Review functionality. Written by a hand-picked team of Microsoft insiders, this book arms you with the information you need to effectively manage and deliver software projects with TFS. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Windows PowerShell Cookbook: The Complete Guide to Scripting Microsoft...

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 1036 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 3rd edition (January 18, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1449320686
  • ISBN-13: 978-1449320683

eBook Description:

Windows PowerShell Cookbook, 3rd Edition

  • Learn how to use PowerShell on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
  • Tour PowerShell’s core features, including the command model, object-based pipeline, and ubiquitous scripting
  • Master fundamentals such as the interactive shell, pipeline, and object concepts
  • Perform common tasks that involve working with files, Internet-connected scripts, user interaction, and more
  • Solve tasks in systems and enterprise management, such as working with Active Directory and the filesystem

How do you use Windows PowerShell to navigate the filesystem, manage files and folders, or retrieve a web page? This introduction to the PowerShell language and scripting environment provides more than 400 task-oriented recipes to help you solve all kinds of problems. Intermediate to advanced system administrators will find more than 100 tried-and-tested scripts they can copy and use immediately.

Updated for PowerShell 3.0, this comprehensive cookbook includes hands-on recipes for common tasks and administrative jobs that you can apply whether you’re on the client or server version of Windows. You also get quick references to technologies used in conjunction with PowerShell, including format specifiers and frequently referenced registry keys to selected .NET, COM, and WMI classes. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Getting Started with Mule Cloud Connect: Accelerating Integration with...

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 118 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook (January 7, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1449331009
  • ISBN-13: 978-1449331009

eBook Description:

Getting Started with Mule Cloud Connect

  • Discover the advantages of using Mule Cloud Connect over typical web service clients and protocols
  • Learn how Cloud Connectors eliminate the need to understand the underlying API of each service
  • Get started with the latest real-time technologies, including REST, WebHooks, and Streaming APIs
  • Integrate OAuth secure APIs and understand their role in authorization and information sharing
  • Delve into advanced topics such as multi-tenancy and connection management
  • Build your own custom connectors with the Mule DevKit

Connect your enterprise to a wide range of SaaS platforms, Open APIs, and social networks quickly and without difficulty. Through step-by-step instructions and numerous real-world examples, this concise guide shows you how to seamlessly integrate the external services you need with Mule ESB and its powerful Cloud Connect toolset.

You’ll learn how to use service-specific connectors for many popular APIs including Salesforce, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Twilio through easy-to-learn abstractions. If Mule doesn’t have a connector for the resource you need, you’ll learn how to build your own. You’ll discover how easy it is to reach beyond the enterprise firewall for a host of Internet resources. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Puppet Types and Providers

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 92 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook (December 25, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1449339328
  • ISBN-13: 978-1449339326

eBook Description:

Puppet Types and Providers

  • Learn the fundamental concepts behind resources, and become familiar with the structure of Puppet’s Resource Model
  • Discover how the type API is used to create new resource types that Puppet can manage
  • Understand how providers interact with the system to achieve the desired state of a declared resource
  • Explore advanced features to get a more complete understanding of how Puppet works
  • Simplify the troubleshooting process when developing types and providers

Puppet’s true power exists in the simple resource model it uses to manage the state of complex operating systems. This concise guide shows you how to extend that model and implement custom functionality on top of Puppet by working with the type and provider APIs.

Two experts from Puppet Labs explain the concepts behind these APIs, and provide instructions and examples to help you write your own fully functional types and providers. You’ll also delve into Puppet’s source code to get a better understanding of how types and providers are implemented internally. If you’re familiar with basic Puppet concepts, you’re ready to get started. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

CompTIA A+ Training Kit (Exam 220-801 and Exam 220-802)

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 1024 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook (January 1, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0735662681
  • ISBN-13: 978-0735662681

eBook Description:

CompTIA A+ Training Kit (Exam 220-801 and Exam 220-802)

Ace your preparation for the CompTIA A+ Exams 220-801 and 220-802 with this 2-in-1 Training Kit from WOW! eBook. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and practical exercises, and then assess your computing technology skills with the online practice test featuring multiple, customizable testing options to meet your specific needs.

  • In-depth coverage of all 10 CompTIA domains in Exams 220-801 and 220-802
  • Instructive case studies to enhance your performance on the job
  • Online practice tests to help you assess your exam readiness
  • The entire Training Kit in searchable eBook format

Ace your preparation for the CompTIA A+ Exams 220-801 and 220-802 with this 2-in-1 Training Kit from WOW! eBook®. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and practical exercises, and then assess your computing technology skills with the online practice test featuring multiple, customizable testing options to meet your specific needs. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

CompTIA Network+ Training Kit (Exam N10-005)

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 704 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook (December 31, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0735662754
  • ISBN-13: 978-0735662759

eBook Description:

CompTIA Network+ Training Kit (Exam N10-005)

Ace your preparation for the skills measured by CompTIA Network+ Exam N10-005. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and reviews that fully cover each exam objective. Then, reinforce what you’ve learned by applying your knowledge to real-world case scenarios and practice exercises. This guide is designed to help make the most of your study time.

  • Network Concepts
  • Network Installation and Configuration
  • Network Media and Topologies
  • Network Management
  • Network Security

Ace your preparation for the skills measured by CompTIA Network+ Exam N10-005. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and reviews that fully cover each exam objective. Then, reinforce what you’ve learned by applying your knowledge to real-world case scenarios and practice exercises. This guide is designed to help make the most of your study time. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Nmap 6: Network Exploration and Security Auditing Cookbook

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 318 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook (October 14, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849517487
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849517485

eBook Description:

Nmap 6: Network Exploration and Security Auditing Cookbook

  • Master the power of Nmap 6
  • Learn how the Nmap Scripting Engine works and develop your own scripts!
  • 100% practical tasks, relevant and explained step-by-step with exact commands and optional arguments description

Nmap 6: Network Exploration and Security Auditing Cookbook

Nmap 6: Network Exploration and Security Auditing Cookbook will help you master Nmap and its scripting engine. You will learn how to use this tool to do a wide variety of practical tasks for pentesting and network monitoring. Finally, after harvesting the power of NSE, you will also learn how to write your own NSE scripts.

Nmap 6: Network Exploration and Security Auditing Cookbook is a book full of practical knowledge for every security consultant, administrator or enthusiast looking to master Nmap. The book overviews the most important port scanning and host discovery techniques supported by Nmap. You will learn how to detect mis-configurations in web, mail and database servers and also how to implement your own monitoring system. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD