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When certain technical people find out that I am involved in data security, they assert an interest in cryptography, and an intention to write a cryptographic program sometime. While I not wish to disparage this goal, questioning of the individual's background in mathematics tends to point out that the task is harder than they might have foreseen. The magic phrase "number theory" is usually the dividing line. For those who make it past that limit, I am going to recommend that they get Koblitz's work. Not that I am implying that this book is more demanding than it needs to be: only that the topic itself is a difficult one. This is the heart of cryptology: the underlying foundations that make it work. The material presented does not ad... Rest of this review on the detail page
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Scott Ambler, author of Building Object Applications that Work, Process Patterns, and More Process Patterns, has revised his acclaimed first book, The Object Primer. Long prized by both students and professionals as the best introduction to object-oriented technology, this book is now completely up to date with new material in every chapter. There are also new chapters on good OO programming techniques and OO software testing. All modeling notation has been rewritten in UML notation. End-of-chapter review questions allow readers to test their newly acquired knowledge. In addition, the author reflects on the lessons learned over the past few years by discussing the proven benefits and drawbacks of the technology. This is the perfect book for... Rest of this review on the detail page
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