||C# 7.0 in a Nutshell, 7th Edition|
When you have questions about C# 7.0 or the .NET CLR and its core Framework assemblies, this bestselling guide has the answers you need. Since its debut in 2000, C# has become a language of unusual flexibility and breadth, but its continual growth means there's always more to learn.
Organized around concepts and use cases, this updated edition provides intermediate and advanced programmers with a concise map of C# and .NET knowledge. Dive in and discover why this Nutshell guide is considered the definitive reference on C#.
Get up to speed on the C# language, from the basics of syntax and variables to advanced topics such as pointers, operator overloading, and dynamic binding; Dig deep into LINQ via three chapters dedicated to the topic; Explore concurrency and asynchrony, advanced threading, and parallel programming; Work with .NET features, including XML, regular expressions, networking, serialization, reflection, application domains, and security; Delve into Roslyn, the modular ...
||bash Cookbook, 2nd Edition|
For system administrators, programmers, and end users, shell command or carefully crafted shell script can save you time and effort, or facilitate consistency and repeatability for a variety of common tasks. This cookbook provides more than 300 practical recipes for using bash, the popular Unix shell that enables you to harness and customize the power of any Unix or Linux system.
Ideal for new and experienced users alike - including proficient Windows users and sysadmins - this updated second edition helps you solve a wide range of problems. You'll learn ways to handle input/output, file manipulation, program execution, administrative tasks, and many other challenges. Each recipe includes one or more scripting examples and a discussion of why the solution works.
You'll find recipes for problems including: Standard output and input, and executing commands; Shell variables, shell logic, and arithmetic; Intermediate shell tools and advanced scripting; Searching for files with find, ...
||TensorFlow for Deep Learning|
Learn how to solve challenging machine learning problems with Tensorflow, Google's revolutionary new system for deep learning. If you have some background with basic linear algebra and calculus, this practical book shows you how to build—and when to use—deep learning architectures. You'll learn how to design systems capable of detecting objects in images, understanding human speech, analyzing video, and predicting the properties of potential medicines.
TensorFlow for Deep Learning teaches concepts through practical examples and builds understanding of deep learning foundations from the ground up. It's ideal for practicing developers comfortable with designing software systems, but not necessarily with creating learning systems. This book is also useful for scientists and other professionals who are comfortable with scripting, but not necessarily with designing learning algorithms.
Gain in-depth knowledge of the TensorFlow API and primitives; Understand how to train and tune m ...
||iOS 11 Swift Programming Cookbook|
iOS 11, Swift 4, and Xcode 9 provide many new APIs for iOS developers. With this cookbook, you'll learn more than 170 proven solutions for tackling the latest features in iOS 11 and watchOS 4, including new ways to use Swift and Xcode to make your day-to-day app development life easier. This collection of code-rich recipes also gets you up to speed on continuous delivery and continuous integration systems.
Ideal for intermediate and advanced iOS developers looking to work with the newest version of iOS, these recipes include reusable code on GitHub, so you can put them to work in your project right away.
Among the topics covered in this book: New features in Swift 4 and Xcode 9; Tools for continuous delivery and continuous integration; Snapshot testing and test automation; Creating document-based applications; Updated Map view and Core Location features; iOS 11's Security and Password Autofill; Data storage with Apple's Core Data; Creating lively user interfaces with UI Dynamics; ...
||Programming with MicroPython|
It's an exciting time to get involved with MicroPython, the re-implementation of Python 3 for microcontrollers and embedded systems. This practical guide delivers the knowledge you need to roll up your sleeves and create exceptional embedded projects with this lean and efficient programming language. If you're familiar with Python as a programmer, educator, or maker, you're ready to learn—and have fun along the way.
Author Nicholas Tollervey takes you on a journey from first steps to advanced projects. You'll explore the types of devices that run MicroPython, and examine how the language uses and interacts with hardware to process input, connect to the outside world, communicate wirelessly, make sounds and music, and drive robotics projects.
Work with MicroPython on four typical devices: PyBoard, the micro:bit, Adafruit's Circuit Playground Express, and ESP8266/ESP32 boards; Explore a framework that helps you generate, evaluate, and evolve embedded projects that solve real prob ...
||Cloud Native Infrastructure|
Cloud native infrastructure is more than servers, network, and storage in the cloud - it is as much about operational hygiene as it is about elasticity and scalability. In this book, you'll learn practices, patterns, and requirements for creating infrastructure that meets your needs, capable of managing the full life cycle of cloud native applications.
Justin Garrison and Kris Nova reveal hard-earned lessons on architecting infrastructure from companies such as Google, Amazon, and Netflix. They draw inspiration from projects adopted by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), and provide examples of patterns seen in existing tools such as Kubernetes.
Understand why cloud native infrastructure is necessary to effectively run cloud native applications; Use guidelines to decide when - and if - your business should adopt cloud native practices; Learn patterns for deploying and managing infrastructure and applications; Design tests to prove that your infrastructure works as inten ...
||Building Evolutionary Architectures|
The software development ecosystem is constantly changing, providing a constant stream of new tools, frameworks, techniques, and paradigms. Over the past few years, incremental developments in core engineering practices for software development have created the foundations for rethinking how architecture changes over time, along with ways to protect important architectural characteristics as it evolves. This practical guide ties those parts together with a new way to think about architecture and time. ...
Do you have a nagging feeling that your monitoring needs improvement, but you just aren't sure where to start or how to do it? Are you plagued by constant, meaningless alerts? Does your monitoring system routinely miss real problems? This is the book for you.
Mike Julian lays out a practical approach to designing and implementing effective monitoring - from your enterprise application down to the hardware in a datacenter, and everything between. Practical Monitoring provides you with straightforward strategies and tactics for designing and implementing a strong monitoring foundation for your company.
This book takes a unique vendor-neutral approach to monitoring. Rather than discuss how to implement specific tools, Mike teaches the principles and underlying mechanics behind monitoring so you can implement the lessons in any tool.
Practical Monitoring covers essential topics including: Monitoring antipatterns; Principles of monitoring design; How to build an effective on-call r ...
||Product Management in Practice|
Product management has become a critical connective role for modern organizations, from small technology startups to global corporate enterprises. And yet the day-to-day work of product management remains largely misunderstood. In theory, product management is about building products that people love. The real-world practice of product management is often about difficult conversations, practical compromises, and hard-won incremental gains.
In this book, author Matt LeMay focuses on the CORE connective skills - communication, organization, research, execution - that can build a successful product management practice across industries, organizations, teams, and toolsets.
For current and aspiring product managers, this book explores? On-the-ground tactics for facilitating collaboration and communication ? How to talk to users and work with executives? The importance of setting clear and actionable goals? Using roadmaps to connect and align your team? A values-first approach to imple ...
Do you feel like your thoughts, ideas, and plans are being suffocated by a constant onslaught of information? Do you want to get those great ideas out of your head, onto the whiteboard and into everyone else's heads, but find it hard to start? No matter what level of sketching you think you have, Presto Sketching will help you lift your game in visual thinking and visual communication.
In this practical workbook, Ben Crothers provides loads of tips, templates, and exercises that help you develop your visual vocabulary and sketching skills to clearly express and communicate your ideas. Learn techniques like product sketching, storyboarding, journey mapping, and conceptual illustration. Dive into how to use a visual metaphor (with a library of 101 visual metaphors), as well as tips for capturing and sharing your sketches digitally, and developing your own style.
Designers, product managers, trainers, and entrepreneurs will learn better ways to explore problems, explain concepts, an ...
||The DAM Book, 2nd Edition|
One of the main concerns for digital photographers today is asset management: how to file, find, protect, and re-use their photos. The best solutions can be found in The DAM Book, our bestselling guide to managing digital images efficiently and effectively.
Anyone who shoots, scans, or stores digital photographs is practicing digital asset management (DAM), but few people do it in a way that makes sense. In this second edition, photographer Peter Krogh - the leading expert on DAM - provides new tools and techniques to help professionals, amateurs, and students: Understand the image file lifecycle (from shooting to editing, output, and permanent storage); Learn new ways to use metadata and key words to track photo files; Create a digital archive and name files clearly; Determine a strategy for backing up and validating image data; Learn a catalog workflow strategy, using Adobe Bridge, Camera Raw, Adobe Lightroom, Microsoft Expression Media, and Photoshop CS4 together; Migrate images ...