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The Book of IRC

Jun 30 2016  Addicted to IRC? Just getting started? This book is the ultimate guide to chatting over the Internet using Internet Relay Chat. It gives you everything you need to know about IRC--from the basics to the most cutting-edge commands. Whether you're a new user or an IRC junkie, The Book of IRC will teach you tricks and techniques that will help you use IRC more effectively. You'll learn: Choose an IRC client and find the right servers and channels Follow IRC etiquette, send public and private messages, and interpret notices from users and servers Find people on IRC and hide from others Use comma...

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Lauren Ipsum

Jun 30 2016  A looking glass tale for the computer age. -School Library JournalLauren Ipsum is a whimsical journey through a land where logic and computer science come to life.Meet Lauren, an adventurer lost in Userland who needs to find her way home by solving a series of puzzles. As she visits places like the Push Pop Caf and makes friends with people like Hugh Rustic and the Wandering Salesman, Lauren learns about computer science without even realizing it-and so do you!Read Lauren Ipsum yourself or with someone littler than you, then flip to the notes at the back of the book to learn more about logic ...

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Ruby Wizardry

Jun 30 2016  The Ruby programming language is perfect for beginners: easy to learn, powerful, and fun to use! But wouldn't it be more fun if you were learning with the help of some wizards and dragons?Ruby Wizardry is a playful, illustrated tale that will teach you how to program in Ruby by taking you on a fantastical journey. As you follow the adventures of young heroes Ruben and Scarlet, you'll learn real programming skills, like how to:Use fundamental concepts like variables, symbols, arrays, and stringsWork with Ruby hashes to create a programmable breakfast menuControl program flow with loops and cond...

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Bitcoin for the Befuddled

Jun 30 2016  Unless you've been living under a rock for the last couple of years, you've probably heard of Bitcoin-the game-changing digital currency used by millions worldwide.But Bitcoin isn't just another way to buy stuff. It's an anonymous, revolutionary, cryptographically secure currency that functions without the oversight of a central authority or government. If you want to get into the Bitcoin game but find yourself a little confused, Bitcoin for the Befuddled may be just what you're looking for. Learn what Bitcoin is; how it works; and how to acquire, store, and spend bitcoins safely and securely....

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Eloquent JavaScript

Jun 30 2016  JavaScript lies at the heart of almost every modern web application, from social apps to the newest browser-based games. Though simple for beginners to pick up and play with, JavaScript is a flexible, complex language that you can use to build full-scale applications.Eloquent JavaScript, 2nd Edition dives deep into the JavaScript language to show you how to write beautiful, effective code. Author Marijn Haverbeke immerses you in example code from the start, while exercises and full-chapter projects give you hands-on experience with writing your own programs. As you build projects such as an ar...