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Chapter 5: Computer Programming

JavaScript

More about: JavaScript (Wikipedia)
More about: Computer Programming Language (Britannica Academic)


NotePad++

NotePad++ Download


HTML Color Names

HTML Color Names (w3schools)


Document Object Model (DOM)

More about: Document Object Model (Mozilla)
More about: JavaScript HTML DOM (w3schools)


Keyboard Characters

ASCII Code - The Extended ASCII Table
Chapter 6: Cybersecurity

End User Best Practices

HowSecureIsMyPassword.net
1Password


Ciphers

More about: Cryptology (Britannica Academic)
More about: Vigenere Cipher (Britannica Academic)
More about: Data Encryption (Britannica Academic)
More about: Public-key Cryptography (Britannica Academic)
More about: DES (Britannica Academic)
More about: RSA Encryption (Britannica Academic)
More about: AES (Britannica Academic)


Twofish

VeraCrypt
PeaZip
KeePass
OpenPGP Standard


MDS Hash

MDS Hash Generator


SHA-2

SHA-256 Hash Calculator
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Background / Definitions
Computer Science (Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology)
Computer Science (Oxford Encyclopedia of the History of American Science, Medicine, and Technology)

Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology
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Crash Course: Computer Science
Virtualization Explained (IBM Cloud)
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Cybersecurity: Crash Course Computer Science #31
Cryptography: Crash Course Computer Science #33
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