Optimizing Java

By Benjamin J. Evans, James Gough

At present, no books exist that concentrate on the practicalities of Java software functionality tuning, instead of the idea and internals of Java digital machines. This functional advisor is the "missing link" that goals to maneuver Java functionality tuning from the world of guesswork and folklore to an experimental science.

Learn find out how to method functionality difficulties in an constant and systematic approach; get to the bottom of creation functionality matters via studying center Java functionality themes; determine and get to the bottom of functionality concerns sooner than encountering them in creation; comprehend the functionality difficulties you come across by means of studying the Java platform's internals.

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Programming Scala: Scalability = Functional Programming + Objects

By Alex Payne

wake up to hurry on Scala, the Jvm language that provides the entire advantages of a latest item version, useful programming, and a sophisticated variety approach. choked with code examples, this accomplished e-book indicates you ways to be effective with the language and surroundings without delay, and explains why Scala is perfect for trendy hugely scalable, data-centric purposes that aid concurrency and distribution.

This moment variation covers fresh language positive factors, with new chapters on trend matching, comprehensions, and complicated sensible programming. You’ll additionally find out about Scala’s command-line instruments, third-party instruments, libraries, and language-aware plugins for editors and Ides. This booklet is perfect for starting and complicated Scala builders alike.

  • Program swifter with Scala’s succinct and versatile syntax
  • Dive into uncomplicated and complex practical programming (Fp) techniques
  • Build killer big-data apps, utilizing Scala’s practical combinators
  • Use characteristics for mixin composition and trend matching for information extraction
  • Learn the delicate variety approach that mixes Fp and object-oriented programming concepts
  • Explore Scala-specific concurrency instruments, together with Akka
  • Understand how one can enhance wealthy domain-specific languages
  • Learn strong layout options for development scalable and powerful Scala applications

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Learning R

Learn the way to practice information research with the R language and software program atmosphere, whether you've very little programming event. With the tutorials during this hands-on advisor, you’ll find out how to use the basic R instruments you must be aware of to research facts, together with information forms and programming concepts.

The moment half Learning R exhibits you genuine info research in motion by means of overlaying every little thing from uploading information to publishing your effects. each one bankruptcy within the ebook contains a quiz on what you’ve discovered, and concludes with routines, so much of which contain writing R code.

  • Write an easy R software, and realize what the language can do
  • Use information forms corresponding to vectors, arrays, lists, information frames, and strings
  • Execute code conditionally or many times with branches and loops
  • Apply R add-on applications, and package deal your personal paintings for others
  • Learn find out how to fresh facts you import from various sources
  • Understand info via visualization and precis statistics
  • Use statistical versions to cross quantitative judgments approximately info and make predictions
  • Learn what to do whilst issues get it wrong whereas writing information research code

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Android Apps for Absolute Beginners

By Wallace Jackson

Anybody can begin construction basic apps for the Android platform, and this booklet will exhibit you how!  lately up-to-date to incorporate Android Jelly Bean, Android Apps for Absolute newbies, moment Edition takes you thru the method of having your first Android apps up and working utilizing simple English and functional examples.

This publication cuts during the fog of jargon and secret that surrounds Android apps improvement, and offers you uncomplicated, step by step directions to get you started. 

  • Teaches Android program improvement in language an individual can comprehend, supplying you with the very best begin in Android improvement
  • Provides basic, step by step examples that make studying effortless, permitting you to select up the thoughts with out fuss
  • Offers transparent code descriptions and structure for you to get your apps operating once attainable

This booklet is Android Jelly Bean compliant, yet is backwards suitable to many of the past Android releases. 

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C++ from the Ground Up, Third Edition

By Herbert Schildt

This glorious primer offers a plethora of C++ programming details for starting to intermediate clients on issues like sessions, items, expressions, arrays, tips. Plus, it additionally covers complicated themes like inheritance, namespaces, STL, customized string classification, and the normal C++ category Library. For clients of all degrees, this consultant teaches with examples of resource code and a radical reveal of the consequences.

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Programming in Lua (2nd Edition)

By Roberto Ierusalimschy

Lua is the language of selection for somebody who wishes a scripting language that's easy, effective, extensible, moveable, and loose. at the moment, Lua is getting used in parts starting from embedded platforms to internet improvement and is generally unfold within the online game undefined, the place wisdom of Lua is an undeniable asset. "Programming in Lua" is the professional ebook in regards to the language, giving a superior base for any programmer who desires to use Lua. Authored through Roberto Ierusalimschy, the manager architect of the language, it covers all facets of Lua 5---from the fundamentals to its API with C---explaining the right way to make reliable use of its good points and giving various code examples. "Programming in Lua" is concentrated at individuals with a few programming history, yet doesn't imagine any earlier wisdom approximately Lua or different scripting languages. This moment version updates the textual content to Lua 5.1 and brings titanic new fabric, together with quite a few new examples, an in depth rationalization of the recent module process, and new chapters founded on a number of states and rubbish assortment.

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Winning LEGO MINDSTORMS Programming: LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT-G Programming for Fun and Competition (Technology in Action)

By James Trobaugh

Winning LEGO MINDSTORMS Programming is your price ticket to effectively programming for enjoyable and festival with LEGO MINDSTORMS and the NXT-G programming language wide-spread in FIRST LEGO League occasions. The e-book is a spouse identify to writer James Trobaugh’s acclaimed ebook on actual robotic layout, Winning Design!. This new ebook focuses squarely at the programming part of operating with MINDSTORMS. jointly the 2 books positioned you on a rock-solid starting place for growing with LEGO MINDSTORMS, even if for enjoyable at domestic or in festival with a team.

Winning LEGO MINDSTORMS Programming sets the degree by way of emphasizing the significance of up entrance making plans, and wondering the problem to be met. discover ways to overview attainable strategies by means of sanity-testing their common sense ahead of you set the hassle into truly writing the code. Then decide on the best choice and write the code using the options during this ebook. reap the benefits of language positive factors akin to MyBlocks to augment reliability and create easy-to-debug code. deal with your code as you alter and increase it so you might hint what you’ve performed and fall again if wanted. steer clear of universal programming pitfalls. paintings powerfully with teammates to overcome festival demanding situations of all types.

  • Provides sturdy strategies just like these utilized by specialist programmers, and optimized for the LEGO MINDSTORMS platform.
  • Addresses key projects very important to pageant similar to line detection, line following, squaring of corners, motor stall detection, and extra.
  • Compliments Winning Design! through tackling the programming aspect of festival.

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Enterprise Android: Programming Android Database Applications for the Enterprise

By Zigurd Mednieks, G. Blake Meike, Laird Dornin, Zane Pan

The definitive consultant to construction data-driven Android functions for company systems

Android units symbolize a swiftly becoming percentage of the cellular machine industry. With the discharge of Android four, they're relocating past buyer purposes into corporate/enterprise use. builders who are looking to commence construction data-driven Android functions that combine with firm platforms will learn the way with this ebook. within the culture of Wrox expert courses, it completely covers sharing and showing info, transmitting info to firm purposes, and lots more and plenty more.

  • Shows Android builders who're now not conversant in database improvement find out how to layout and construct data-driven functions for Android units and combine them with latest firm systems
  • Explores the way to acquire and shop info utilizing SQLite, percentage information utilizing content material companies, and reveal info utilizing adapters
  • Covers migrating information utilizing a variety of tools and instruments; transmitting information to the company utilizing net prone; serializing, securing, and synchronizing data
  • Shows find out how to benefit from the integrated services of the Android OS to combine functions into company category systems

Enterprise Android prepares any Android developer to begin developing data-intensive functions that today’s companies demand.

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The Little Book on CoffeeScript

By Alex MacCaw

This concise publication exhibits JavaScript builders find out how to construct fantastic internet functions with CoffeeScript, the extraordinary language that’s gaining huge curiosity. via instance code, this consultant demonstrates how CoffeeScript abstracts JavaScript, offering syntactical sugar and combating many universal mistakes. You’ll examine CoffeeScript’s syntax and idioms step-by-step, from easy variables and capabilities to complicated comprehensions and classes.

Written by way of Alex MacCaw, writer of JavaScript net purposes (O’Reilly), with contributions from CoffeeScript author Jeremy Ashkenas, this booklet speedy teaches you top practices for utilizing this language—not simply at the customer part, yet for server-side purposes in addition. It’s time to take a experience with the little language that could.

  • Discover how CoffeeScript’s syntax differs from JavaScript
  • Learn approximately beneficial properties corresponding to array comprehensions, destructuring assignments, and classes
  • Explore CoffeeScript idioms and examine them to their JavaScript counterparts
  • Compile CoffeeScript records in static websites with the Cake construct system
  • Use CommonJS modules to constitution and installation CoffeeScript client-side applications
  • Examine JavaScript’s undesirable parts—including good points CoffeeScript used to be in a position to fix

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Beginning Database Design: From Novice to Professional

By Clare Churcher

The challenge of ways to layout a database is usually encountered via these no longer particularly proficient and practiced within the artwork. This e-book, as a result, is written with the lay individual in brain. In basic language, the writer makes use of examples from her real-life adventure to focus on the categories of difficulties which may outcome from terrible layout, to encourage readers to do strong layout. She then is going directly to offer a valid strategy that readers can keep on with with a view to produce an exceptional layout. whereas concentration is on imposing designs in relational databases, the writer doesn't disregard these readers who will decide to enforce their database in a spreadsheet corresponding to Microsoft Excel.

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