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Startups in Action

Startups in Action

by JP Silva

The growing pains of a startup's initial year in business require a keen awareness of uncertainties and a willingness to adapt in order to survive. Today's new founders greatly benefit from taking a behind-the-scenes look at successful companies such as Etsy, HotelTonight, Fiverr, and more in regards to how they overcame the challenges of their first year. Startups in Action is your curated source for criti...

Price:  $26.35  |  Publisher:  Apress  |  Release:  2020

Deep Reinforcement Learning in Action

Deep Reinforcement Learning in Action

by Alexander Zai, Brandon Brown

Humans learn best from feedback - we are encouraged to take actions that lead to positive results while deterred by decisions with negative consequences. This reinforcement process can be applied to computer programs allowing them to solve more complex problems that classical programming cannot. Deep Reinforcement Learning in Action teaches you the fundamental concepts and terminology of deep reinforcement ...

Price:  $39.99  |  Publisher:  Manning  |  Release:  2020

Spark in Action, 2nd Edition

Spark in Action, 2nd Edition

by Jean-Georges Perrin

The Spark distributed data processing platform provides an easy-to-implement tool for ingesting, streaming, and processing data from any source. In Spark in Action, 2nd Edition, you'll learn to take advantage of Spark's core features and incredible processing speed, with applications including real-time computation, delayed evaluation, and machine learning. Spark skills are a hot commodity in enterprises wo...

Price:  $59.99  |  Publisher:  Manning  |  Release:  2020

Flutter in Action

Flutter in Action

by Eric Windmill

In 2017, consumers downloaded 178 billion apps, and analysts predict growth to 258 billion by 2022. Mobile customers are demanding more - and better - apps, and it's up to developers like you to write them! Flutter, a revolutionary new cross-platform software development kit created by Google, makes it easier than ever to write secure, high-performance native apps for iOS and Android. Flutter apps are blazi...

Price:  $39.99  |  Publisher:  Manning  |  Release:  2020

Cognitive Virtual Assistants Using Google Dialogflow

Cognitive Virtual Assistants Using Google Dialogflow

by Navin Sabharwal, Amit Agrawal

Follow a step-by-step, hands-on approach to building production-ready enterprise cognitive virtual assistants using Google Dialogflow. This book provides an overview of the various cognitive technology choices available and takes a deep dive into cognitive virtual agents for handling complex real-life use cases in various industries such as travel and weather.You'll delve deeper into the advanced features o...

Price:  $16.19  |  Publisher:  Apress  |  Release:  2020

Machine Learning with R, the tidyverse, and mlr

Machine Learning with R, the tidyverse, and mlr

by Hefin I. Rhys

Machine learning (ML) is a collection of programming techniques for discovering relationships in data. With ML algorithms, you can cluster and classify data for tasks like making recommendations or fraud detection and make predictions for sales trends, risk analysis, and other forecasts. Once the domain of academic data scientists, machine learning has become a mainstream business process, and tools like th...

Price:  $39.99  |  Publisher:  Manning  |  Release:  2020

Real-Time Phoenix

Real-Time Phoenix

by Stephen Bussey

Real-time applications come with real challenges - persistent connections, multi-server deployment, and strict performance requirements are just a few. Don't try to solve these challenges by yourself - use a framework that handles them for you. Elixir and Phoenix Channels provide a solid foundation on which to build stable and scalable real-time applications. Build applications that thrive for years to come...

Price:  $38.49  |  Publisher:  The Pragmatic Programmers  |  Release:  2020

Event Streams in Action

Event Streams in Action

by Alexander Dean, Valentin Crettaz

Event Streams in Action is a foundational book introducing the ULP paradigm and presenting techniques to use it effectively in data-rich environments.Many high-profile applications, like LinkedIn and Netflix, deliver nimble, responsive performance by reacting to user and system events as they occur. In large-scale systems, this requires efficiently monitoring, managing, and reacting to multiple event stream...

Price:  $23.70  |  Publisher:  Manning  |  Release:  2019

Elm in Action

Elm in Action

by Richard Feldman

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 run...

Price:  $39.99  |  Publisher:  Manning  |  Release:  2019

React Native in Action

React Native in Action

by Nader Dabit

React Native in Action gives iOS, Android, and web developers the knowledge and confidence they need to begin building high-quality iOS and Android apps using the React Native framework.React Native gives mobile and web developers the power of and. Write your app once and easily deploy it to iOS and Android and the web. React Native apps compile into platform-specific code, reducing development time, effort...

Price:  $39.65  |  Publisher:  Manning  |  Release:  2019

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