Functional Interfaces in Java

Functional Interfaces in Java

Reduce development time by organizing your programs as chains of functional interfaces and see that the advantages of using functional interfaces include the flexibility and power of inlined functional chains and reuse of functional methods utilized throughout the Java API. You’ll see how complex logical expressions can be…

Better, Faster, Lighter Java

Better, Faster, Lighter Java

Sometimes the simplest answer is the best. Many Enterprise Java developers, accustomed to dealing with Java’s spiraling complexity, have fallen into the habit of choosing overly complicated solutions to problems when simpler options are available. Building server applications with “heavyweight” Java-based architectures, such as WebLogic, JBoss, and WebSphere,…

Making Java Groovy

Making Java Groovy

Making Java Groovy is a practical handbook for developers who want to blend Groovy into their day-to-day work with Java. It starts by introducing the key differences between Java and Groovy—and how you can use them to your advantage. Then, it guides you step-by-step through realistic development challenges, from…

Classic Computer Science Problems in Python

Classic Computer Science Problems in Python

Classic Computer Science Problems in Python deepens your knowledge of problem-solving techniques from the realm of computer science by challenging you with time-tested scenarios, exercises, and algorithms. As you work through examples in search, clustering, graphs, and more, you’ll remember important things you’ve forgotten and discover classic solutions to…

Serious Python

Serious Python

An indispensable collection of practical tips and real-world advice for tackling common Python problems and taking your code to the next level. Features interviews with high-profile Python developers who share their tips, tricks, best practices, and real-world advice gleaned from years of experience. Sharpen your Python skills as…

Grails in Action

Grails in Action

For web developers used to wrestling with Java and XML, Grails is a breath offresh air. Developers are instantly productive, picking up all the benefits of theRuby-based Rails framework without giving up any of the power of Java. Grails in Action is a comprehensive look at Grails for Java…

Entity Framework Tutorial, 2nd Edition

Entity Framework Tutorial, 2nd Edition

The ADO.NET Entity Framework from Microsoft is a new ADO.NET development framework that provides a level of abstraction for data access strategies and solves the impedance mismatch issues that exist between different data models. This book explores Microsoft’s Entity Framework and explains how it can used to build…

SmartWatch Design Fundamentals

SmartWatch Design Fundamentals

Gain concepts central to smartwatch design, editing and animation correction using the popular open source Galaxy Watch Designer software package. This visual guide builds upon the essential concepts of smartwatch design, decoration, digital imaging, animation, function integration, and visual effects, and gets more advanced as chapters progress, covering…

iCloud Standard Guide

iCloud Standard Guide

iCloud is a cloud storage and cloud computing service from Apple Inc. iCloud is a hub in a multi-devices environment, that allows your iPads, iPhones, iPod Touches, and Macs sync with each other and always have the same content. The service allows users to store data, such as…