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Perl 6 Quick Syntax Reference A Pocket Guide to the Language, the Core Modules, and the Community

Perl 6 Quick Syntax Reference A Pocket Guide to the Language, the Core Modules, and the Community

Author: J.J. Merelo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/11/2019

This condensed code and syntax reference book presents the Perl scripting language in a well-organized format designed to be used time and again. It contains an easy-to-read and use guide to Perl 6 for software application development. Using this book will give you a feel for the language, as well as an introduction to the different features (such as object-oriented programming) that make Perl 6 such a unique language. You won't find any technical jargon, bloated samples, drawn out history lessons, or witty stories in this book. Perl 6 Quick Syntax Reference is packed with useful information and is a must-have for any developer new to Perl 6. What You Will Learn Use Perl 6 expressions and operators Work with Perl 6 data access and persistent data Process complex data structures available in Perl 6 Work with functions, modules, and more Use Perl 6 classes, roles, and traits Take advantage of regular expressions and grammars using Perl 6 Use the Unicode standard to its full extent in your scripts Who This Book Is For Those new to Perl 6 who have at least some programming experience in any scripting language.

Designing Elixir Systems with Otp Write Highly Scalable, Self-Healing Software with Layers

Designing Elixir Systems with Otp Write Highly Scalable, Self-Healing Software with Layers

Author: James Edward, II Gray, Bruce A Tate Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/10/2019

You know how to code in Elixir; now learn to think in it. Learn to design libraries with intelligent layers that shape the right data structures, flow from one function into the next, and present the right APIs. Embrace the same OTP that's kept our telephone systems reliable and fast for over 30 years. Move beyond understanding the OTP functions to knowing what's happening under the hood, and why that matters. Using that knowledge, instinctively know how to design systems that deliver fast and resilient services to your users, all with an Elixir focus. Elixir is gaining mindshare as the programming language you can use to keep you software running forever, even in the face of unexpected errors and an ever growing need to use more processors. This power comes from an effective programming language, an excellent foundation for concurrency and its inheritance of a battle-tested framework called the OTP. If you're using frameworks like Phoenix or Nerves, you're already experiencing the features that make Elixir an excellent language for today's demands. This book shows you how to go beyond simple programming to designing, and that means building the right layers. Embrace those data structures that work best in functional programs and use them to build functions that perform and compose well, layer by layer, across processes. Test your code at the right place using the right techniques. Layer your code into pieces that are easy to understand and heal themselves when errors strike. Of all Elixir's boons, the most important one is that it guides us to design our programs in a way to most benefit from the architecture that they run on. The experts do it and now you can learn to design programs that do the same. What You Need: Elixir Version 1.7 or greater.

Beginning Jakarta EE Enterprise Edition for Java: From Novice to Professional

Beginning Jakarta EE Enterprise Edition for Java: From Novice to Professional

Author: Peter Spath Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/10/2019

Build Java-based enterprise applications using the open source Eclipse Jakarta EE platform. This feature-packed book teaches you enterprise Java development top to bottom. It covers Java web-tier development using servlets, JavaServer Faces (JSF), RESTful applications, and JSON. You'll also cover Java data-tier development using persistence and transaction handling, messaging services, remote procedure calls, concurrency, and security to round out a complete Java-based enterprise application. Step by step and easy to follow, Beginning Jakarta EE includes many practical examples. Written by a Java expert and consultant, this book contains the best information possible on enterprise Java technologies. You'll see that Jakarta EE is the next evolution of Java EE 8 and how it is one of the leading Java platforms for enterprise application development. What You Will Learn Build enterprise Java applications using Jakarta EE Set up your development environment Create page-flow web applications with JSF Write single-page web applications with REST and JSON Persist data using JPA in Jakarta EE Build enterprise Java modules using EJBs and CDI Work with transaction engines using JTA Secure, log, and monitor your Jakarta EE applications Who This Book Is For Beginning Java EE application developers with some experience of Java 8.

Clojure: The Essential Reference

Clojure: The Essential Reference

Author: Renzo Borgatti Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/10/2019

The Clojure standard library is a treasure trove of functions and macros that have been battle-tested over the years to solve the most challenging programming problems. Clojure: The Essential Reference is an extensive reference to the standard library but it doesn't read as a dull list of functions. In addition to providing clear explanations for each topic, this guide is full of real-world examples, links, and background information. Key Features * An introduction including areas of application and main goals * A more rigorous contract section, including parameters and return types * Real world examples of the function in action * Background and conceptual information necessary to better understand the function For developers of all skill levels who need a thorough reference to Clojure standard library About the technology The standard library is one of the most important tools to master a language. One aspect that characterizes the standard library is the fact that it's already packaged with a language when you first experiment with it. Renzo Borgattiis a software engineer with more than 15 years of experience in the field. Renzo worked with Java, Ruby, and Objective-C before discovering Clojure and functional programming a few years ago, a passion that quickly turned into professional work. He's a frequent speaker at user groups and conferences.

Practical Data Science with Python 3 Synthesizing Actionable Insights from Data

Practical Data Science with Python 3 Synthesizing Actionable Insights from Data

Author: Ervin Varga Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/10/2019

Gain insight into essential data science skills in a holistic manner using data engineering and associated scalable computational methods. This book covers the most popular Python 3 frameworks for both local and distributed (in premise and cloud based) processing. Along the way, you will be introduced to many popular open-source frameworks, like, SciPy, scikitlearn, Numba, Apache Spark, etc. The book is structured around examples, so you will grasp core concepts via case studies and Python 3 code. As data science projects gets continuously larger and more complex, software engineering knowledge and experience is crucial to produce evolvable solutions. You'll see how to create maintainable software for data science and how to document data engineering practices. This book is a good starting point for people who want to gain practical skills to perform data science. All the code will be available in the form of IPython notebooks and Python 3 programs, which allow you to reproduce all analyses from the book and customize them for your own purpose. You'll also benefit from advanced topics like Machine Learning, Recommender Systems, and Security in Data Science. Practical Data Science with Python will empower you analyze data, formulate proper questions, and produce actionable insights, three core stages in most data science endeavors. What You'll Learn Play the role of a data scientist when completing increasingly challenging exercises using Python 3 Work work with proven data science techniques/technologies Review scalable software engineering practices to ramp up data analysis abilities in the realm of Big Data Apply theory of probability, statistical inference, and algebra to understand the data science practices Who This Book Is For Anyone who would like to embark into the realm of data science using Python 3.

Answer Set Programming

Answer Set Programming

Author: Vladimir Lifschitz Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/10/2019

Answer set programming (ASP) is a programming methodology oriented towards combinatorial search problems. In such a problem, the goal is to find a solution among a large but finite number of possibilities. The idea of ASP came from research on artificial intelligence and computational logic. ASP is a form of declarative programming: an ASP program describes what is counted as a solution to the problem, but does not specify an algorithm for solving it. Search is performed by sophisticated software systems called answer set solvers.Combinatorial search problems often arise in science and technology, and ASP has found applications in diverse areas-in historical linguistic, in bioinformatics, in robotics, in space exploration, in oil and gas industry, and many others. The importance of this programming method was recognized by the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence in 2016, when AI Magazine published a special issue on answer set programming. The book will introduce the reader to the theory and practice of ASP. It will describe the input language of the answer set solver CLINGO, which was designed at the University of Potsdam in Germany and is used today by ASP programmers in many countries. It will include numerous examples of ASP programs and present the mathematical theory that ASP is based on. There will be many exercises with complete solutions.

Practical Domain-Driven Design in Enterprise Java Using Jakarta EE, Eclipse MicroProfile, Spring Boot, and the Axon Framework

Practical Domain-Driven Design in Enterprise Java Using Jakarta EE, Eclipse MicroProfile, Spring Boot, and the Axon Framework

Author: Vijay Nair Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/10/2019

See how Domain-Driven Design (DDD) combines with Jakarta EE MicroProfile or Spring Boot to offer a complete suite for building enterprise-grade applications. In this book you will see how these all come together in one of the most efficient ways to develop complex software. Practical Domain-Driven Design in Enterprise Java starts by building out the Cargo Tracker reference application as a monolithic application using the Jakarta EE platform. By doing so, you will map concepts of DDD (bounded contexts, language, and aggregates) to the corresponding available tools (CDI, JAX-RS, and JPA) within the Jakarta EE platform. Once you have completed the monolithic application, you will walk through the complete conversion of the monolith to a microservices-based architecture, again mapping the concepts of DDD and the corresponding available tools within the MicroProfile platform (config, discovery, and fault tolerance). To finish this section, you will examine the same microservices architecture on the Spring Boot platform. The final set of chapters looks at what the application would be like if you used the CQRS and event sourcing patterns. Here you'll use the Axon framework as the base framework. What You Will Learn Discover the DDD architectural principles and use the DDD design patterns Use the new Eclipse Jakarta EE platform Work with the Spring Boot framework Implement microservices design patterns, including context mapping, logic design, entities, integration, testing, and security Carry out event sourcing Apply CQRS Who This Book Is For Junior developers intending to start working on enterprise Java; senior developers transitioning from monolithic- to microservices-based architectures; and architects transitioning to a DDD philosophy of building applications.

Building REST APIs with Flask Create Python Web Services with MySQL

Building REST APIs with Flask Create Python Web Services with MySQL

Author: Kunal Relan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/10/2019

Develop RESTful web services using the Flask micro-framework and integrate them using MySQL. Use Flask to develop, deploy, and manage REST APIs with easy-to-read and understand Python code. Solve your problem from a choice of libraries. Learn to use MySQL as the web services database for your Flask API using SQLAlchemy ORM. Building REST APIs with Flask provides a primer on Flask, RESTful services, and working with pip to set up your virtual environment. The key differences between NoSQL and SQL are covered, and you are taught how to connect MySQL and Flask using SQLAlchemy. Author Kunal Relan presents best practices for creating REST APIs and guides you in structuring your app and testing REST endpoints. He teaches you how to set up authentication and render HTML using views. You learn how to write unit tests for your REST APIs, and understand mocks, assertions, and integration testing. You will know how to document your REST APIs, deploy your Flask application on all of the major cloud platforms, and debug and monitor your Flask application. What You'll Learn Use MySQL to create Flask REST APIs Test REST endpoints Create CRUD endpoints with Flask and MySQL Deploy Flask on all of the major cloud platforms Monitor your Flask application Who This Book Is For Python developers interested in REST API development using Flask and web developers with basic programming knowledge who want to learn how Python and REST APIs work together. Readers should be familiar with Python (command line, or at least pip) and MySQL.

A Beginners Guide to Python 3 Programming

A Beginners Guide to Python 3 Programming

Author: John Hunt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/10/2019

This textbook on Python 3 explains concepts such as variables and what they represent, how data is held in memory, how a for loop works and what a string is. It also introduces key concepts such as functions, modules and packages as well as object orientation and functional programming. Each section is prefaced with an introductory chapter, before continuing with how these ideas work in Python. Topics such as generators and coroutines are often misunderstood and these are explained in detail, whilst topics such as Referential Transparency, multiple inheritance and exception handling are presented using examples. A Beginners Guide to Python 3 Programming provides all you need to know about Python, with numerous examples provided throughout including several larger worked case studies illustrating the ideas presented in the previous chapters.

Numerical C Applied Computational Programming with Case Studies

Numerical C Applied Computational Programming with Case Studies

Author: Philip Joyce Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/10/2019

Learn applied numerical computing using the C programming language, starting with a quick primer on the C programming language and its SDK. This book then dives into progressively more complex applied math formula for computational methods using C with examples throughout and a larger, more complete application towards the end. Numerical C starts with the quadratic formula for finding solutions to algebraic equations that model things such as price vs. demand or rise vs. run or slip and more. Later in the book, you'll work on the augmented matrix method for simultaneous equations. You'll also cover Monte Carlo method model objects that could arise naturally as part of the modeling of a real-life system, such as a complex road network, the transport of neutrons, or the evolution of the stock market. Furthermore, the Monte Carlo method of integration examines the area under a curve including rendering or ray tracing and the shading in a region. Furthermore, you'll work with the product moment correlation coefficient: correlation is a technique for investigating the relationship between two quantitative, continuous variables, for example, age and blood pressure. By the end of the book, you'll have a feeling for what computer software could do to help you in your work and apply some of the methods learned directly to your work. What You Will Learn Gain software and C programming basics Write software to solve applied, computational mathematics problems Create programs to solve equations and calculus problems Use the trapezium method, Monte Carlo method, line of best fit, product moment correlation coefficient, Simpson's rule, and matrix solutions Write code to solve differential equations Apply one or more of the methods to an application case study Who This Book Is For Those with an existing knowledge of rudimentary mathematics (school level) and some basic programming experience. This is also important to people who may work in mathematics or other areas (for example, life sciences, engineering, or economics) and need to learn C programming.

Beginning Spring 5 From Novice to Professional

Beginning Spring 5 From Novice to Professional

Author: Joseph B. Ottinger, Andrew Lombardi Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/10/2019

Get started with Spring Framework 5 and its ecosystem, with a guide to the working practices in modern development. This book will teach you how to use the Spring Framework to build Java-based applications, web applications, and microservices. You'll see how Spring has drastically and positively affected the way we program and design applications in Java. Beginning Spring 5 discusses how you can build apps with the Spring mindset and what the benefits of that mindset are. Along the way you will learn many aspects of the Spring ecosystem with easy-to-understand applications designed to teach you not only the technology, but also the practices that benefit the most from Spring. What You Will Learn Discover the most common use cases encountered in the real world Create reliable, tested, modular software, building skills that will translate well across all languages and environments. Integrate and use data access and persistence frameworks such as Hibernate, JPA, and MongoDB Program functional or reactive Java with the latest Spring 5 features including WebFlux Who This Book Is For Those who are new to Spring or for those who have experience with Spring but want to learn what's new in Spring 5. This book assumes you have some prior coding experience in Java at least.

R Data Science Quick Reference A Pocket Guide to APIs, Libraries, and Packages

R Data Science Quick Reference A Pocket Guide to APIs, Libraries, and Packages

Author: Thomas Mailund Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/09/2019

In this handy, practical book you will cover each concept concisely, with many illustrative examples. You'll be introduced to several R data science packages, with examples of how to use each of them. In this book, you'll learn about the following APIs and packages that deal specifically with data science applications: readr, dibble, forecasts, lubridate, stringr, tidyr, magnittr, dplyr, purrr, ggplot2, modelr, and more. After using this handy quick reference guide, you'll have the code, APIs, and insights to write data science-based applications in the R programming language. You'll also be able to carry out data analysis. What You Will Learn Import data with readr Work with categories using forcats, time and dates with lubridate, and strings with stringr Format data using tidyr and then transform that data using magrittr and dplyr Write functions with R for data science, data mining, and analytics-based applications Visualize data with ggplot2 and fit data to models using modelr Who This Book Is For Programmers new to R's data science, data mining, and analytics packages. Some prior coding experience with R in general is recommended.