Exploring Swift Playgrounds

Exploring Swift Playgrounds

Learn how to build playgrounds so you can test your code, syntax, and ideas quickly. You can even learn from playgrounds built by others or build playgrounds to teach. And the playgrounds you build and use on your Mac and on your iPad are automatically shared using your Apple…

Learn Java the Easy Way

Learn Java the Easy Way

Java is the world’s most popular programming language, but it’s known for having a steep learning curve. Learn Java the Easy Way takes the chore out of learning Java with hands-on projects that will get you building real, functioning apps right away. You’ll start by familiarizing yourself with JShell, Java’s…

Java APIs, Extensions and Libraries, 2nd Edition

Java APIs, Extensions and Libraries, 2nd Edition

This book completes the Apress Java learning journey and is a comprehensive approach to learning Java APIs, extensions, and modules such as Java EE integration, mobile Java modules, JavaFX, and JDBC. In this book, you’ll learn how to build user interfaces with Swing and JavaFX as well as how…

Optimizing Data-to-Learning-to-Action

Optimizing Data-to-Learning-to-Action

Apply a powerful new approach and method that ensures continuous performance improvement for your business. You will learn how to determine and value the people, process, and technology-based solutions that will optimize your organization’s data-to-learning-to-action processes. This book describes in detail how to holistically optimize the chain of…

Designing Distributed Systems

Designing Distributed Systems

Without established design patterns to guide them, developers have had to build distributed systems from scratch, and most of these systems are very unique indeed. Today, the increasing use of containers has paved the way for core distributed system patterns and reusable containerized components. This practical guide presents…

The Object-Oriented Thought Process, 4th Edition

The Object-Oriented Thought Process, 4th Edition

The Object-Oriented Thought Process, Fourth Edition An introduction to object-oriented concepts for developers looking to master modern application practices Object-oriented programming (OOP) is the foundation of modern programming languages, including C++, Java, C#, Visual Basic .NET, Ruby, and Objective-C. Objects also form the basis for many web technologies…

Beginning DAX with Power BI

Beginning DAX with Power BI

Attention all SQL Pros, DAX is not just for writing Excel-based formulas! Get hands-on learning and expert advice on how to use the vast capabilities of the DAX language to solve common data modeling challenges. Beginning DAX with Power BI teaches key concepts such as mapping techniques from SQL to…

Advanced Audio Visualization Using ThMAD

Advanced Audio Visualization Using ThMAD

Learn advanced techniques and improve your audio visualization skills with Thinking Machine Audio Dreams (ThMAD). With this book, you can concentrate on advanced examples and usage patterns, including using shaders in a more profound way, and how to incorporate ThMAD into a tool chain using the professional sound server JACK. Advanced…

Java Image Processing Recipes

Java Image Processing Recipes

Quickly obtain solutions to common Java image processing problems, learn best practices, and understand everything OpenCV has to offer for image processing. You will work with a JVM image wrapper to make it very easy to run image transformation through pipelines and obtain instant visual feedback. This book…