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Rust in Action
Rust in Action

Rust in Action introduces the Rust programming language by exploring numerous systems programming concepts and techniques. You'll be learning Rust by delving into how computers work under the hood. You'll find yourself playing with persistent storage, memory, networking and even tinkering with CPU instructions. The book takes you through using Rust to extend other applications and teaches you tricks to write blindingly fast code. You'll also discover parallel and concurrent programming. Filled to the brim with real-life use cases and scenarios, you'll go beyond the Rust syntax and see what Rust has to offer in real-world use cases. Rust is the perfect language for systems programming. It delivers the low-level power of C along with rock-solid safety features that let you code fearlessly. Ideal for applications requiring concurrency, Rust programs are compact, readable, and blazingly fast. Best of all, Rust's famously smart compiler helps you avoid even subtle coding errors. Rust ...
Full Stack Python Security
Full Stack Python Security

Full Stack Python Security: Cryptography, TLS, and attack resistance teaches you everything you'll need to build secure Python web applications. As you work through the insightful code snippets and engaging examples, you'll put security standards, best practices, and more into action. Along the way, you'll get exposure to important libraries and tools in the Python ecosystem. Security is a full-stack concern, encompassing user interfaces, APIs, web servers, network infrastructure, and everything in between. Master the powerful libraries, frameworks, and tools in the Python ecosystem and you can protect your systems top to bottom. Packed with realistic examples, lucid illustrations, and working code, this book shows you exactly how to secure Python-based web applications. Full Stack Python Security: Cryptography, TLS, and attack resistance teaches you everything you need to secure Python and Django-based web apps. In it, seasoned security pro Dennis Byrne demystifies complex secur ...
Deep Learning Patterns and Practices
Deep Learning Patterns and Practices

The big challenge of deep learning lies in taking cutting-edge technologies from R&D labs through to production. Deep Learning Patterns and Practices is here to help. This unique guide lays out the latest deep learning insights from author Andrew Ferlitsch's work with Google Cloud AI. In it, you'll find deep learning models presented in a unique new way: as extendable design patterns you can easily plug-and-play into your software projects. Each valuable technique is presented in a way that's easy to understand and filled with accessible diagrams and code samples. Discover best practices, design patterns, and reproducible architectures that will guide your deep learning projects from the lab into production. This awesome book collects and illuminates the most relevant insights from a decade of real world deep learning experience. You'll build your skills and confidence with each interesting example. Deep Learning Patterns and Practices is a deep dive into building successful deep ...
Data Engineering on Azure
Data Engineering on Azure

Data Engineering on Azure reveals the data management patterns and techniques that support Microsoft's own massive data infrastructure. Author Vlad Riscutia, a data engineer at Microsoft, teaches you to bring an engineering rigor to your data platform and ensure that your data prototypes function just as well under the pressures of production. You'll implement common data modeling patterns, stand up cloud-native data platforms on Azure, and get to grips with DevOps for both analytics and machine learning. Build secure, stable data platforms that can scale to loads of any size. When a project moves from the lab into production, you need confidence that it can stand up to real-world challenges. This book teaches you to design and implement cloud-based data infrastructure that you can easily monitor, scale, and modify. In Data Engineering on Azure you'll learn the skills you need to build and maintain big data platforms in massive enterprises. This invaluable guide includes clear, p ...
Software Telemetry
Software Telemetry

Software Telemetry teaches you best practices for operating and updating telemetry systems. These vital systems trace, log, and monitor infrastructure by observing and analyzing the events generated by the system. This practical guide is filled with techniques you can apply to any size of organization, with troubleshooting techniques for every eventuality, and methods to ensure your compliance with standards like GDPR. Take advantage of the data generated by your IT infrastructure! Telemetry systems provide feedback on what's happening inside your data center and applications, so you can efficiently monitor, maintain, and audit them. This practical book guides you through instrumenting your systems, setting up centralized logging, doing distributed tracing, and other invaluable telemetry techniques. Software Telemetry shows you how to efficiently collect, store, and analyze system and application log data so you can monitor and improve your systems. Manage the pillars of observab ...
Transfer Learning for Natural Language Processing
Transfer Learning for Natural Language Processing

Training deep learning NLP models from scratch is costly, time-consuming, and requires massive amounts of data. In Transfer Learning for Natural Language Processing, DARPA researcher Paul Azunre reveals cutting-edge transfer learning techniques that apply customizable pretrained models to your own NLP architectures. You'll learn how to use transfer learning to deliver state-of-the-art results for language comprehension, even when working with limited label data. Best of all, you'll save on training time and computational costs. Build custom NLP models in record time, even with limited datasets! Transfer learning is a machine learning technique for adapting pretrained machine learning models to solve specialized problems. This powerful approach has revolutionized natural language processing, driving improvements in machine translation, business analytics, and natural language generation. Transfer Learning for Natural Language Processing teaches you to create powerful NLP solutions ...
Good Code, Bad Code
Good Code, Bad Code

The difference between good code or bad code often comes down to how you apply the established practices of the software development community. In Good Code, Bad Code you'll learn how to boost your productivity and effectiveness with code development insights normally only learned through careful mentorship and hundreds of code reviews. Software development is a team sport. For an application to succeed, your code needs to be robust and easy for others to understand, maintain, and adapt. Whether you're working on an enterprise team, contributing to an open source project, or bootstrapping a startup, it pays to know the difference between good code and bad code. Good Code, Bad Code is a clear, practical introduction to writing code that's a snap to read, apply, and remember. With dozens of instantly-useful techniques, you'll find coding insights that normally take years of experience to master. In this fast-paced guide, Google software engineer Tom Long teaches you a host of rules ...
Get Programming with Scala
Get Programming with Scala

Scala is a multi-style programming language for the JVM that supports both object-oriented and functional programming. Master Scala, and you'll be well-equipped to match your programming approach to the type of problem you're dealing with. Packed with examples and exercises, Get Programming with Scala is the perfect starting point for developers with some OO knowledge who want to learn Scala and pick up a few FP skills along the way. Scala developers are in high demand. This flexible language blends object-oriented and functional programming styles so you can write flexible, easy-to-maintain code. Because Scala runs on the JVM, your programs can interact seamlessly with Java libraries and tools. If you're comfortable writing Java, this easy-to-read book will get you programming with Scala fast. Get Programming with Scala is a fast-paced introduction to the Scala language, covering both Scala 2 and Scala 3. You'll learn through lessons, quizzes, and hands-on projects that bring yo ...
Own Your Tech Career
Own Your Tech Career

Whatever your road to success, you'll benefit from the toolbox of career-boosting techniques you'll find in Own Your Tech Career: Soft skills for technologists. You'll discover in-demand communication and teamwork skills, essential rules for professionalism, tactics of the modern job hunt, and more. A successful technology career demands more than just technical ability. Achieving your goals requires clear communication, top-notch time management, and a knack for navigating business needs. Master the "soft skills," and you'll have a smoother path to success and satisfaction, however you define that for yourself. Own Your Tech Career: Soft skills for technologists helps you get what you want out of your technology career. You'll start by defining your ambition - whether that's a salary, a job title, a flexible schedule, or something else. Once you know where you're going, this book's adaptable advice guides your journey. You'll learn conflict resolution and teamwork, master nine r ...
Human-in-the-Loop Machine Learning
Human-in-the-Loop Machine Learning

Most machine learning systems that are deployed in the world today learn from human feedback. However, most machine learning courses focus almost exclusively on the algorithms, not the human-computer interaction part of the systems. This can leave a big knowledge gap for data scientists working in real-world machine learning, where data scientists spend more time on data management than on building algorithms. Human-in-the-Loop Machine Learning is a practical guide to optimizing the entire machine learning process, including techniques for annotation, active learning, transfer learning, and using machine learning to optimize every step of the process. Machine learning applications perform better with human feedback. Keeping the right people in the loop improves the accuracy of models, reduces errors in data, lowers costs, and helps you ship models faster. Human-in-the-Loop Machine Learning lays out methods for humans and machines to work together effectively. You'll find best pra ...
Code like a Pro in C#
Code like a Pro in C#

Critical business applications worldwide are written in the versatile C# language and the powerful .NET platform, running on desktops, cloud systems, and Windows or Linux servers. Code Like a Pro in C# makes it easy to turn your existing abilities in C# or another OO language (such as Java) into practical C# mastery. There's no "Hello World" or Computer Science 101 basics - you'll learn by refactoring an out-of-date legacy codebase, using new techniques, tools, and best practices to bring it up to modern C# standards. You know the basics, now get ready for the next step! Pro-quality C# code is efficient, clean, and fast. Whether you're building user-facing business applications or writing data-intensive backend services, the experience-based, practical techniques in this book will take your C# skills to a new level. Code Like a Pro in C# teaches you to how write clean C# code that's suitable for enterprise applications. In this book, you'll refactor a legacy codebase by applying ...
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