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Cloud Native Architectures
Cloud Native Architectures

Cloud computing has proven to be the most revolutionary IT development since virtualization. Cloud native architectures give you the benefit of more flexibility over legacy systems. To harness this, businesses need to refresh their development models and architectures when they find they don't port to the cloud. Cloud Native Architectures demonstrates three essential components of deploying modern cloud native architectures: organizational transformation, deployment modernization, and cloud native architecture patterns. This book starts with a quick introduction to cloud native architectures that are used as a base to define and explain what cloud native architecture is and is not. You will learn what a cloud adoption framework looks like and develop cloud native architectures using microservices and serverless computing as design principles. You'll then explore the major pillars of cloud native design including scalability, cost optimization, security, and ways to ach ...
Microservices Development Cookbook
Microservices Development Cookbook

Microservices have become a popular way to build distributed systems that power modern web and mobile apps. Deploying your application as a suite of independently deployable, modular, and scalable services has many benefits. In this book, you'll learn to employ microservices in order to make your application more fault-tolerant and easier to scale and change. Using an example-driven approach, Microservice Development Cookbook introduces you to the microservice architectural style. You'll learn how to transition from a traditional monolithic application to a suite of small services that interact to provide smooth functionality to your client applications. You'll also learn about the patterns used to organize services, so you can optimize request handling and processing and see how to handle service-to-service interactions. You'll then move on to understanding how to secure microservices and add monitoring in order to debug problems. This book also covers fault-tolerance and reliabili ...
101 UX Principles
101 UX Principles

There are countless books about designing for the web. They all give multiple routes and options to solving design challenges. Many of them are plain wrong. This has led to an entire generation of designers failing to make interfaces that are usable, software that is intuitive, and products that normal people can understand. 101 UX Principles changes that, with 101 ways to solve 101 UX problems clearly and single-mindedly. The 101 principles are opinionated. They'll rub some designers up the wrong way, but these principles are rooted in 20 years of building for the web. They're not based on theory - they're based on practice. Simply put, they've been proven to work at scale. There's no arguing with that. Following in the footsteps of Jakob Nielsen and Don Norman, this book is the go-to manual for UX professionals, covering everything from passwords, to planning the user journey. Build a deeper understanding of accessible design and implement tried-and-tested strateg ...
Salesforce Lightning Cookbook
Salesforce Lightning Cookbook

The new Lightning Experience combines three major components - Lightning Design System, Lightning App Builder, and Lightning Components - to enable anyone to quickly and easily create beautiful, modern enterprise apps. If you wish to meet the challenges that Lightning throws at you head-on, then look no further because this practical book will be your faithful companion and ensure that you make best use of the Lightning platform. The book starts by walking you through the three major Lightning Components and helps you enable and configure a Lightning solution. You will explore the art of working with standard components and build a basic layout for the application. Then, you will add more advanced components using the Lightning Framework. Finally, you will also build and migrate reports and dashboards to make your app look more professional. Towards the end of the book, you'll make use of Design System to work with Salesforce data and lay out the entire page with the c ...
Machine Learning Systems
Machine Learning Systems

If you're building machine learning models to be used on a small scale, you don't need this book. But if you're a developer building a production-grade ML application that needs quick response times, reliability, and good user experience, this is the book for you. It collects principles and practices of machine learning systems that are dramatically easier to run and maintain, and that are reliably better for users. Machine Learning Systems: Designs that scale teaches you to design and implement production-ready ML systems. You'll learn the principles of reactive design as you build pipelines with Spark, create highly scalable services with Akka, and use powerful machine learning libraries like MLib on massive datasets. The examples use the Scala language, but the same ideas and tools work in Java as well. ...
Usability Matters
Usability Matters

Just because a mobile app works doesn't mean real people are going to like it. Usability matters! Most mobile developers wind up being part-time designers, and mastering a few core principles of mobile UI can make the difference between app and crap. Usability Matters is a guide for developers wrestling with the subtle art of mobile design. With each expertly presented example, app developer and designer Matt Lacey provides easy-to-implement techniques that instantly boost your design IQ. Skipping highbrow design theory, he addresses topics like gracefully handling network dropouts and creating intuitive data inputs. Read this book and your apps will look better, your users will be happier, and you might even get some high-fives at the next design review. ...
Cloud Data Design, Orchestration, and Management Using Microsoft Azure
Cloud Data Design, Orchestration, and Management Using Microsoft Azure

Use Microsoft Azure to optimally design your data solutions and save time and money. Scenarios are presented covering analysis, design integration, monitoring, and derivatives. This book is about data and provides you with a wide range of possibilities to implement a data solution on Azure, from hybrid cloud to PaaS services. Migration from existing solutions is presented in detail. Alternatives and their scope are discussed. Five of six chapters explore PaaS, while one focuses on SQL Server features for cloud and relates to hybrid cloud and IaaS functionalities. Know the Azure services useful to implement a data solution; Match the products/services used to your specific needs; Fit relational databases efficiently into data design; Understand how to work with any type of data using Azure hybrid and public cloud features; Use non-relational alternatives to solve even complex requirements; Orchestrate data movement using Azure services; Approach analysis and manipula ...
Design Patterns in C#
Design Patterns in C#

Get hands-on experience with each Gang of Four design pattern using C#. For each of the patterns, you'll see at least one real-world scenario, a coding example, and a complete implementation including output. In the first part of Design Patterns in C#, you will cover the 23 Gang of Four (GoF) design patterns, before moving onto some alternative design patterns, including the Simple Factory Pattern, the Null Object Pattern, and the MVC Pattern. The final part winds up with a conclusion and criticisms of design patterns with chapters on anti-patterns and memory leaks. By working through easy-to-follow examples, you will understand the concepts in depth and have a collection of programs to port over to your own projects. Along the way, the author discusses the different creational, structural, and behavioral patterns and why such classifications are useful. In each of these chapters, there is a Q&A session that clears up any doubts and covers the p ...
Practical API Architecture and Development with Azure and AWS
Practical API Architecture and Development with Azure and AWS

Learn the business and technical importance of API design and architecture using the available cloud services from Azure and AWS. This book starts off with an introduction to APIs and the concept of API Economy from a business and organizational perspective. You'll decide on a sustainable API strategy and API architecture based on different case scenarios. You'll then look at actual examples on API development guidelines, providing a practical view and approach towards the API development and aligning teams in API development. This book walks you through the API gateway services available in Azure and AWS and reviews different approaches to API Security. This will prepare you for understanding the trade-off between security and the frictionless API experience. Implement API Gateways to streamline API Development; Examine Security Mapping with API gateways from Azure and AWS; Apply API implementation using Serverless architecture; Review evolving APIs for monitoring and ch ...
Implementing Oracle API Platform Cloud Service
Implementing Oracle API Platform Cloud Service

Implementing Oracle API Platform Cloud Service moves from theory to practice using the newest Oracle API management platform. This critical new platform for Oracle developers allows you to interface the complex array of services your clients expect in the modern world. First, you'll learn about Oracle's new platform and get an overview of it, then you'll see a use case showing the functionality and use of this new platform for Oracle customers. Next, you'll see the power of Apiary and begin designing your own APIs. From there, you'll build and run microservices and set up the Oracle API gateways. Moving on, you'll discover how to customize the developer portal and publish your own APIs. You'll spend time looking at configuration management on the new platform, and implementing the Oauth 2.0 policy, as well as custom policies. The latest finance modules from Oracle will be examined, with some of the third party alternatives in sight as well. This broad-scoped book completes you ...
Design Patterns and Best Practices in Java
Design Patterns and Best Practices in Java

Having a knowledge of design patterns enables you, as a developer, to improve your code base, promote code reuse, and make the architecture more robust. As languages evolve, new features take time to fully understand before they are adopted en masse. The mission of this book is to ease the adoption of the latest trends and provide good practices for programmers. We focus on showing you the practical aspects of smarter coding in Java. We'll start off by going over object-oriented (OOP) and functional programming (FP) paradigms, moving on to describe the most frequently used design patterns in their classical format and explain how Java's functional programming features are changing them. You will learn to enhance implementations by mixing OOP and FP, and finally get to know about the reactive programming model, where FP and OOP are used in conjunction with a view to writing better code. Gradually, the book will show you the latest trends in architecture, moving from ...
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