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Demystifying Internet of Things Security

Demystifying Internet of Things Security

Break down the misconceptions of the Internet of Things by examining the different security building blocks available in Intel Architecture (IA) based IoT platforms. This open access book reviews the threat pyramid, secure boot, chain of trust, and the SW stack leading up to defense-in-depth.The IoT presents unique challenges in implement...
Rethinking Productivity in Software Engineering

Rethinking Productivity in Software Engineering

Get the most out of this foundational reference and improve the productivity of your software teams. This open access book collects the wisdom of the 2017 "Dagstuhl" seminar on productivity in software engineering, a meeting of community leaders, who came together with the goal of rethinking traditional definitions and measures ...
Pro TBB

Pro TBB

This open access book is a modern guide for all C++ programmers to learn Threading Building Blocks (TBB). Written by TBB and parallel programming experts, this book reflects their collective decades of experience in developing and teaching parallel programming with TBB, offering their insights in an approachable manner. Throughout the boo...
Ray Tracing Gems

Ray Tracing Gems

This book is a must-have for anyone serious about rendering in real time. With the announcement of new ray tracing APIs and hardware to support them, developers can easily create real-time applications with ray tracing as a core component. As ray tracing on the GPU becomes faster, it will play a more central role in real-time rendering. R...
Exploring Data with Python

Exploring Data with Python

Python has become a required skill for data science, and it's easy to see why. It's powerful, easy to learn, and includes the libraries like Pandas, Numpy, and Scikit that help you slice, scrub, munge, and wrangle your data. Even with a great language and fantastic tools though, there's plenty to learn!Exploring Data with Python is a coll...
Exploring Swift

Exploring Swift

Swift is more than just a modern replacement for Objective-C. Ever since going open source in 2015, Swift has evolved into a language that is powerful, modern, and expressive. It's used everywhere from web development to server-side development and cloud-based services! There's a rich, deep world of Swift skills for delivering cleaner, fa...
Understanding API Security

Understanding API Security

Gone are the days when it was acceptable for a piece of software to live in its own little silo, disconnected from the outside world. Today, services are expected to be available for programming, mixing, and building into new applications. The web-based Application Programming Interface, or API, is how services make themselves available i...
Exploring Cloud Computing

Exploring Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing is enabling many trends in IT today: microservices, pay-as-you-go pricing, and serverless architectures, to name three. The biggest player in the market's Amazon, who offers the most mature cloud systems through their Amazon Web Services (AWS). Other companies are gaining traction as well: Google invests into their Google ...
Agile Development for Serverless Platforms

Agile Development for Serverless Platforms

You need more than great dev tools to release great software; you need an efficient pipeline that takes advantage of modern Agile development practices. Serverless platforms like AWS offer the basic building blocks you need to run code, store data, or process streaming information so you can focus on the features you want to provide, not ...
Exploring the Data Jungle

Exploring the Data Jungle

Some people like to believe that all data is ready to be used immediately. Not so! Data in the wild is hard to track and harder to understand, and the first job of data scientists to identify and prepare data so it can be used. To find your way through the data jungle successfully, you need the right perspective and guidance. (There's no ...
Exploring Microservices

Exploring Microservices

In the last few years, microservice-based architecture has become one of the hottest innovations in software and web development. By breaking down your applications into smaller microservices that work together, you can experience a more efficient workflow, enable easier communication between team members, and create a robust, scalable ap...
Exploring .NET Core with Microservices, ASP.NET Core, and Entity Framework Core

Exploring .NET Core with Microservices, ASP.NET Core, and Entity Framework Core

Windows developers have always enjoyed the productivity boost you get with the .NET platform, tools like Entity Framework and ASP.NET, and the amazingly-powerful C# language. Now, .NET Core extends those same benefits to Linux-based systems, offering a true cross-platform solution for enterprise application development. The .NET Core tool...
Mastering Python

Mastering Python

Python is a dynamic programming language. It is known for its high readability and hence it is often the first language learned by new programmers. Python being multi-paradigm, it can be used to achieve the same thing in different ways and it is compatible across different platforms. Even if you find writing Python code easy, writing code...
DevOps for Digital Leaders

DevOps for Digital Leaders

Learn to design, implement, measure, and improve DevOps programs that are tailored to your organization. This concise guide assists leaders who are accountable for the rapid development of high-quality software applications.In DevOps for Digital Leaders, deep collective experience on both sides of the dev-ops divide informs the global tho...
Using the Web to Build the IoT

Using the Web to Build the IoT

The Internet of Things offers us an internet that is becoming more than just a mass of multimedia content. The IoT extends into the physical, real-time world using a myriad of tiny computers. It's a system of physical objects that can be discovered, monitored, controlled, and interacted with by electronic devices that communicate over var...
Designing Scalable JavaScript Applications

Designing Scalable JavaScript Applications

If you've ever written a non-trivial JavaScript application, you know that creating a code base that's easy to maintain and scales well over time is no small feat. The complexity only grows as the project becomes larger. While it's impossible to plan for every change that could possibly happen over the life of a project, you can help futu...
Exploring Data Science

Exploring Data Science

There's never been a better time to get into data science. But where do you start? Data Science is a broad field, incorporating aspects of statistics, machine learning, and data engineering. It's easy to become overwhelmed, or end up learning about a small section of data science or a single methodology.Exploring Data Science is a collect...
Reactive Data Handling

Reactive Data Handling

We depend on web applications to be highly-available and to provide us with up-to-the-second data. This shift toward real-time data processing is also a key aspect of the Internet of Things, which the Gartner Group predicts by 2020 will include 26 billion actively-connected physical devices sending, receiving, and processing streams. That...
Cloud Native Applications

Cloud Native Applications

Cloud computing is a game changer. Being able to automate and constantly adjust infrastructure is one important reason to use cloud computing for your clients. And developing and operating systems that are able to recover from failure automatically has never been easier. Cloud providers offer you the needed infrastructure for a very reaso...
Exploring PowerShell Automation

Exploring PowerShell Automation

During the decade that PowerShell has been around, a significant and increasing percentage of Windows administrators have discovered that PowerShell allows them to be more productive. They've realized that PowerShell enables them to perform administrative tasks across a wide range of technologies from Microsoft and third party vendors. Th...

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