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Programming & scripting languages: general

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Beginning Programming in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself

Beginning Programming in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself

Author: Greg Perry, Dean Miller Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/01/2020

New edition of Sams' most successful beginning programming book introduces programming concepts in a friendly, easily accessible manner. The fastest way to learn programming basics - even with no experience, you'll write your first program within minutes. Presents core programming concepts in the popular Python programming language and then extends those concepts to other languages. Perfect for the beginner who wants to learn programming but isn't sure which language to start with. computer programming; beginner programmer; programming fundamentals; JavaScript; HTML5/CSS3; computer languages Sams Teach Yourself Beginning Programming in 24 Hours explains the basics of programming in the successful 24 Hours format. The book's examples are easily readable and understandable by even those with no previous exposure to programming. This book covers the absolute basics of programming: Why program? What tools to use? How does a program tell the computer what to do? Readers will learn how to program the computer and will explore some of the most popular programming languages in use. This book will introduce the reader to common programming fundamentals using Python and will provide an overview of other common programming languages and their uses.

Pro Spring Security Securing Spring Framework 5 and Boot 2-based Java Applications

Pro Spring Security Securing Spring Framework 5 and Boot 2-based Java Applications

Author: Carlo Scarioni, Massimo Nardone Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/01/2020

Build and deploy secure Spring Framework and Spring Boot-based enterprise Java applications with the Spring Security Framework. This book explores a comprehensive set of functionalities to implement industry-standard authentication and authorization mechanisms for Java applications. Pro Spring Security, Second Edition has been updated to incorporate the changes in Spring Framework 5 and Spring Boot 2. It is an advanced tutorial and reference that guides you through the implementation of the security features for a Java web application by presenting consistent examples built from the ground up. This book also provides you with a broader look into Spring security by including up-to-date use cases such as building a security layer for RESTful web services and Grails applications. What You Will Learn Explore the scope of security and how to use the Spring Security Framework Master Spring security architecture and design Secure the web tier in Spring Work with alternative authentication providers Take advantage of business objects and logic security Extend Spring security with other frameworks and languages Secure the service layer Who This Book Is ForExperienced Spring and Java developers with prior experience in building Spring Framework or Boot-based applications.

Elm in Action

Elm in Action

Author: Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/12/2019

Elm is more than just a cutting-edge programming language, it's a chance to upgrade the way you think about building web applications. Once you get comfortable with Elm's refreshingly different approach to application development, you'll be working with a clean syntax, dependable libraries, and a delightful compiler that essentially eliminates runtime exceptions. Elm compiles to JavaScript, so your code runs in any browser, and Elm's best-in-class rendering speed will knock your socks off. Let's get started! Elm in Action teaches you how to build well-designed, highly performant web applications using the Elm language. As you read, you'll follow an application called Photo Groove that will show you how to structure your application's domain and behaviour, how to maintain a pleasantly modular architecture, and how to deliver a quality product using the Elm language. Along the way, you'll learn how to interact smoothly with browser functionality, servers, and JavaScript libraries, as well and picking up a few tricks for building fluid, intuitive user experiences. If you're new to functional programming, you'll also gain a practical understanding of techniques that will make you a better developer no matter what you're writing! Written for readers comfortable with web application development in JavaScript. No experience with Elm or functional programming required. Key Features Getting started with the Elm language Scalable design for production web applications Single-page applications in Elm Testing your applications Richard Feldman is a programmer and entrepreneur who loves to push the limits of browser-based programming. He's a front-end engineer at NoRedInk and a well-known member of the Elm community

The Definitive Guide to Modern Java Clients with JavaFX Cross-Platform Mobile and Cloud Development

The Definitive Guide to Modern Java Clients with JavaFX Cross-Platform Mobile and Cloud Development

Author: Stephen Chin, Johan Vos, James Weaver, Gail Anderson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/12/2019

Build enhanced visual experiences and design and deploy modern, easy-to-maintain, client applications across a variety of platforms. This book will show you how these applications can take advantage of the latest user interface components, 3D technology, and cloud services to create immersive visualizations and allow high-value data manipulation. The Definitive Guide to Modern Java Clients with JavaFX is a professional reference for building Java applications for desktop, mobile, and embedded in the Cloud age. It offers end-to-end coverage of the latest features in JavaFX and Java 13. After reading this book, you will be equipped to upgrade legacy client applications, develop cross-platform applications in Java, and build enhanced desktop and mobile native clients. What You Will Learn Create modern client applications in Java using the latest JavaFX and Java 13 Build enterprise clients that will enable integration with existing cloud services Use advanced visualization and 3D features Deploy on desktop, mobile, and embedded devices Who This Book Is For Professional Java developers who are interested in learning the latest client Java development techniques to fill out their skillset.

Numerical Linear Approximation in C

Numerical Linear Approximation in C

Author: Nabih Abdelmalek, William A. Malek Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/12/2019

Illustrating the relevance of linear approximation in a variety of fields, Numerical Linear Approximation in C presents a unique collection of linear approximation algorithms that can be used to analyze, model, and compress discrete data. Developed by the lead author, the algorithms have been successfully applied to several engineering projects at the National Research Council of Canada. Basing most of the algorithms on linear programming techniques, the book begins with an introductory section that covers applications, the simplex method, and matrices. The next three parts focus on various L1, Chebyshev, and least squares approximations, including one-sided, bounded variables, and piecewise. The final section presents the solution of underdetermined systems of consistent linear equations that are subject to different constraints on the elements of the unknown solution vector. Except in the preliminary section, all chapters include the C functions of the algorithms, along with drivers that contain numerous test case examples and results. The accompanying CD-ROM also provides the algorithms written in C code as well as the test drivers. To use the software, it is not required to understand the theory behind each function.

Beginning MATLAB and Simulink From Novice to Professional

Beginning MATLAB and Simulink From Novice to Professional

Author: Sulaymon Eshkabilov Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/12/2019

Employ essential and hands-on tools and functions of the MATLAB and Simulink packages, which are explained and demonstrated via interactive examples and case studies. This book contains dozens of simulation models and solved problems via m-files/scripts and Simulink models which help you to learn programming and modeling essentials. You'll become efficient with many of the built-in tools and functions of MATLAB/Simulink while solving engineering and scientific computing problems. Beginning MATLAB and Simulink explains various practical issues of programming and modelling in parallel by comparing MATLAB and Simulink. After reading and using this book, you'll be proficient at using MATLAB and applying the source code from the book's examples as templates for your own projects in data science or engineering. What You Will Learn Get started using MATLAB and Simulink Carry out data visualization with MATLAB Gain the programming and modeling essentials of MATLAB Build a GUI with MATLAB Work with integration and numerical root finding methods Apply MATLAB to differential equations-based models and simulations Use MATLAB for data science projects Who This Book Is For Engineers, programmers, data scientists, and students majoring in engineering and scientific computing.

Practical MATLAB With Modeling, Simulation, and Processing Projects

Practical MATLAB With Modeling, Simulation, and Processing Projects

Author: Irfan Turk Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/12/2019

Apply MATLAB programming to the mathematical modeling of real-life problems from a wide range of topics. This pragmatic book shows you how to solve your programming problems, starting with a brief primer on MATLAB and the fundamentals of the MATLAB programming language. Then, you'll build fully working examples and computational models found in the financial, engineering, and scientific sectors. As part of this section, you'll cover signal and image processing, as well as GUIs. After reading and using Practical MATLAB and its accompanying source code, you'll have the practical know-how and code to apply to your own MATLAB programming projects. What You Will Learn Discover the fundamentals of MATLAB and how to get started with it for problem solving Apply MATLAB to a variety of problems and case studies Carry out economic and financial modeling with MATLAB, including option pricing and compound interest Use MATLAB for simulation problems such as coin flips, dice rolling, random walks, and traffic flows Solve computational biology problems with MATLAB Implement signal processing with MATLAB, including currents, Fast Fourier Transforms (FFTs), and harmonic analysis Process images with filters and edge detection Build applications with GUIs Who This Book Is For People with some prior experience with programming and MATLAB.

Kotlin Cookbook A Problem-Focused Approach

Kotlin Cookbook A Problem-Focused Approach

Author: Ken Kousen Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/11/2019

Kotlin is the fastest-growing alternative language on the JVM, and its use is becoming pervasive in Android, native applications, and other areas. Other books on Kotlin teach the language in the traditional manner. The appeal of a cookbook is that it lets you find exactly the techniques you need exactly when you need them. This book will be a daily reference for existing Kotlin developers and those programmers learning to apply the language to new areas.

Learn Java with Math Using Fun Projects and Games

Learn Java with Math Using Fun Projects and Games

Author: Ron Dai Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/11/2019

There are many good Java programming books on the market, but it's not easy to find one fit for a beginner. This book simplifies the complexity of Java programming and guides you through the journey to effectively work under the hood. You'll start with the fundamentals of Java programming and review how it integrates with basic mathematical concepts through many practical examples. You'll witness firsthand how Java can be a powerful tool or framework in your experimentation work. Learn Java with Math reveals how a strong math foundation is key to learning programming design. Using this as your motivation, you'll be programming in Java in no time. What You'll Learn Explore Java basics Program with Java using fun math-inspired examples Work with Java variables and algorithms Review I/O, loops, and control structures Use projects such as the Wright brothers coin flip game Who This Book Is For Those new to programming and Java but have some background in mathematics and are at least comfortable with using a computer.

Object Design Style Guide

Object Design Style Guide

Author: Matthias Noback Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/11/2019

Object Design Style Guide captures dozens of techniques for creating pro-quality OO code that can stand the test of time. Examples are in an instantly-familiar pseudocode, teaching techniques you can apply to any OO language, from C++ to PHP. The design rules for different types of objects Best practices for naming objects Testing an object's behavior instead of its implementation Exercises for each chapter to test your design skills

C++ Illustrated

C++ Illustrated

Author: Dylan F. Smith, Stephen C. Smith Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/11/2019

C++ Illustrated is designed from the ground up to teach modern approaches to C++ programming: it will help you master all the skills, paradigms, and development practices you need to build tomorrow's production applications. Dylan Smith and Steve Smith introduce today's best programming practices upfront, reinforce them throughout the book and a powerful accompanying code tutorial based on their pioneering tutorial/testing framework. All you'll need to use their code tutorial is a modern, easy-to-install C++14 compiler and the cross-platform CMake build management system. As you progress, you'll modify the framework itself, acclimating yourself to working in a large, complex C++ code base. Numerous hands-on project chapters cover engaging topics ranging from cryptography to 3D graphics and game programming. By the time you're finished with the book, tutorial, and example projects, you'll have all the skills you need to work on professional C++ assignments.

Testing Java Microservices

Testing Java Microservices

Author: Marco Faella Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/11/2019

Serious developers know that code can always be improved. With each iteration, you make optimizations-small and large-that can have a huge impact on your application's speed, size, resilience, and maintainability. In Seriously Good Software: Code that Works, Survives, and Wins, author, teacher, and Java expert Marco Faella teaches you techniques for writing better code. You'll start with a simple application and follow it through seven careful refactorings, each designed to explore another dimension of quality. Key features * Evaluating software qualities * Distinguishing between qualities that are internal, external, functional, and non-functional * Assessing tradeoffs and interactions between software qualities * Fulfilling different quality objectives for a single unifying task * Hands-on exercises and detailed solutions * Exercises covering the inner workings of the Java API Audience For developers with basic object-oriented programming skills and intermediate Java skills. About the technology Great code blends the skill of a programmer with the time-tested techniques and best practices embraced by the entire development community. Although each application has its own context and character, some dimensions of quality are always important. This book concentrates on eight pillars of seriously good software: speed, memory usage, reliability, readability, thread safety, generality, and elegance. Marco Faella has been teaching an advanced programming language course for twelve years as an associate professor at a major Italian university. As passionate about programming as he is about teaching, Marco has published many research articles in peer-reviewed journals, a Java certification manual, and a Java programming video course.