||macOS High Sierra: The Missing Manual|
With High Sierra, Apple has taken its macOS operating system to new heights. From Apple's efficient new file system to improved video streaming and support for virtual reality, this latest macOS version provides features improve your experience. And once again, David Pogue brings his humor and expertise to the #1 bestselling Mac book.
Whether you're a developer or a home-user, this guide offers a wealth of detail on Apple's macOS 10.13 operating system, this new edition covers everything High Sierra has to offer.
Perfect for newcomers: Get crystal-clear, jargon-free introductions to the best and brightest macOS apps, including Siri, Safari, iCloud, FaceTime, and AirDrop. Get the whole picture: Learn more efficient ways to navigate, organize, and edit your photos with new features in the Photos app. Go in-depth: Take advantage of Apple's new graphics technology, and its support for virtual reality. Gain real insight: David Pogue doesn't just tell you how to use macOS features. You ...
||Machine Learning with Python Cookbook|
This practical guide provides nearly 200 self-contained recipes to help you solve machine learning challenges you may encounter in your daily work. If you're comfortable with Python and its libraries, including pandas and scikit-learn, you'll be able to address specific problems such as loading data, handling text or numerical data, model selection, and dimensionality reduction and many other topics.
Each recipe includes code that you can copy and paste into a toy dataset to ensure that it actually works. From there, you can insert, combine, or adapt the code to help construct your application. Recipes also include a discussion that explains the solution and provides meaningful context. This cookbook takes you beyond theory and concepts by providing the nuts and bolts you need to construct working machine learning applications.
Vectors, matrices, and arrays; Handling numerical and categorical data, text, images, and dates and times; Dimensionality reduction using feature extracti ...
||Introduction to Machine Learning with R|
Machine learning is an intimidating subject until you know the fundamentals. If you understand basic coding concepts, this introductory guide will help you gain a solid foundation in machine learning principles. Using the R programming language, you'll first start to learn with regression modelling and then move into more advanced topics such as neural networks and tree-based methods.
Finally, you'll delve into the frontier of machine learning, using the caret package in R. Once you develop a familiarity with topics such as the difference between regression and classification models, you'll be able to solve an array of machine learning problems. Author Scott V. Burger provides several examples to help you build a working knowledge of machine learning.
Explore machine learning models, algorithms, and data training; Understand machine learning algorithms for supervised and unsupervised cases; Examine statistical concepts for designing data for use in models; Dive into linear regres ...
||Learning Swift, 3rd Edition|
Get valuable hands-on experience with Swift, the open source programming language developed by Apple. With this practical guide, skilled programmers with little or no knowledge of Apple development will learn how to code with the latest version of Swift by developing a working iOS app from start to finish.
You'll begin with Swift programming basics - including guidelines for making your code "Swifty" - and learn how to work with Xcode and its built-in Interface Builder. Then you'll dive step-by-step into building and customizing a basic app for taking, editing, and deleting selfies. You'll also tune and test the app for performance and manage the app's presence in the App Store.
Swift 4 basics: Learn Swift's basic building blocks and the features of object-oriented development; Building the Selfiegram app: Build model objects and the UI for your selfie app and add location support, user settings, and notifications; Polishing Selfiegram: Create a theme and support for sharing and ...
||Building Products for the Enterprise|
If you're new to software product management or just want to learn more about it, there's plenty of advice available—but most of it is geared toward consumer products. Creating high-quality software for the enterprise involves a much different set of challenges. In this practical book, two expert product managers provide straightforward guidance for people looking to join the thriving enterprise market.
Authors Blair Reeves and Benjamin Gaines explain critical differences between enterprise and consumer products, and deliver strategies for overcoming challenges when building for the enterprise. You'll learn how to cultivate knowledge of your organization, the products you build, and the industry you serve.
Identifying customer vs user problems is an enterprise project manager's main challenge; Effective collaboration requires in-depth knowledge of the organization; Analyzing data is key to understanding why users buy and retain your product; Having experience in the industry yo ...
||Flask Web Development, 2nd Edition|
Take full creative control of your web applications with Flask, the Python-based microframework. With the second edition of this hands-on book, you'll learn Flask from the ground up by developing a complete, real-world application created by author Miguel Grinberg. This refreshed edition accounts for important technology changes that have occurred in the past three years.
Explore the framework's core functionality, and learn how to extend applications with advanced web techniques such as database migrations and an application programming interface. The first part of each chapter provides you with reference and background for the topic in question, while the second part guides you through a hands-on implementation.
If you have Python experience, you're ready to take advantage of the creative freedom Flask provides. Three sections include: A thorough introduction to Flask: explore web application development basics with Flask and an application structure appropriate for medium and ...
||Vue.js: Up and Running|
Learn Vue.js basics, including its use of templates to display data on a page; Set up Vue projects from scratch, or use vue-cli to set up from a template; Create a maintainable codebase by splitting code into self-contained components; Discover how Vue.js works with CSS to style your websites and applications; Use render functi ...
||Head First Learn to Code|
It's no secret the world around you is becoming more connected, more configurable, more programmable, more computational. You can remain a passive participant, or you can learn to code. With Head First Learn to Code you'll learn how to think computationally and how to write code to make your computer, mobile device, or anything with a CPU do things for you. Using the Python programming language, you'll learn step by step the core concepts of programming as well as many fundamental topics from computer science, such as data structures, storage, abstraction, recursion, and modularity.
Based on the latest research in cognitive science and learning theory, Head First Learn to Code uses a visually rich format to engage your mind, rather than a text-heavy approach that puts you to sleep. Why waste your time struggling with new concepts? This multi-sensory learning experience is designed for the way your brain really works. ...
||Data Science on the Google Cloud Platform|
Learn how easy it is to apply sophisticated statistical and machine learning methods to real-world problems when you build on top of the Google Cloud Platform (GCP). This hands-on guide shows developers entering the data science field how to implement an end-to-end data pipeline, using statistical and machine learning methods and tools on GCP. Through the course of the book, you'll work through a sample business decision by employing a variety of data science approaches.
Follow along by implementing these statistical and machine learning solutions in your own project on GCP, and discover how this platform provides a transformative and more collaborative way of doing data science.
Automate and schedule data ingest, using an App Engine application; Create and populate a dashboard in Google Data Studio; Build a real-time analysis pipeline to carry out streaming analytics; Conduct interactive data exploration with Google BigQuery; Create a Bayesian model on a Cloud Dataproc cluster; ...
||This Is Service Design Doing|
How can you establish a customer-centric culture in an organization? This is the first comprehensive book on how to actually do service design to improve the quality and the interaction between service providers and customers. You'll learn specific facilitation guidelines on how to run workshops, perform all of the main service design methods, implement concepts in reality, and embed service design successfully in an organization.
Great customer experience needs a common language across disciplines to break down silos within an organization. This book provides a consistent model for accomplishing this and offers hands-on descriptions of every single step, tool, and method used. You'll be able to focus on your customers and iteratively improve their experience.
Move from theory to practice and build sustainable business success. ...
||Product Roadmaps Relaunched|
A good product roadmap is one of the most important and influential documents an organization can develop, publish, and continuously update. In fact, this one document can steer an entire organization when it comes to delivering on company strategy.
This practical guide teaches you how to create an effective product roadmap, and demonstrates how to use the roadmap to align stakeholders and prioritize ideas and requests. With it, you'll learn to communicate how your products will make your customers and organization successful.
Whether you're a product manager, product owner, business analyst, program manager, project manager, scrum master, lead developer, designer, development manager, entrepreneur, or business owner, this book will show you how to: Articulate an inspiring vision and goals for your product; Prioritize ruthlessly and scientifically; Protect against pursuing seemingly good ideas without evaluation and prioritization; Ensure alignment with stakeholders; Inspire loya ...