Data Structures and Algorithms in Swift
Control the performance and stability of the apps you develop in Swift by working with and understanding advanced concepts in data structures and algorithms. All professional developers have to know which data structure and algorithms to use in their development process. Your choice directly affects the performance of your application. With this book, you'll increase the performance of your software, become a better developer, and even pass tricky interview questions better when looking at professional development opportunities.
Guided by compact and practical chapters, you'll learn the nature and proper use of data structures such as arrays, dictionaries, sets, stacks, queues, lists, hash tables, trie, heaps, binary trees, red black trees, and R-trees. Use the main differences among them to determine which will make your applications efficient and faster. Then tackle algorithms. Work with Big O notation; sorting algorithms such as Insertion, Merge, and Quick; Naive and Rabin Karp ...
Cloud Debugging and Profiling in Microsoft Azure
Use this collection of best practices and tips for assessing the health of a solution. This book provides detailed techniques and instructions to quickly diagnose aspects of your Azure cloud solutions.
The initial chapters of this book introduce you to the many facets of Microsoft Azure, explain why and how building for the cloud differs from on-premise development, and outline the need for a comprehensive strategy to debugging and profiling in Azure. You learn the major types of blades (FaaS, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS), how different views can be created for different scenarios, and you will become familiar with the Favorites section, Cost Management & Billing blade, support, and Cloud Shell. You also will know how to leverage Application Insights for application performance management, in order to achieve a seamless cloud development experience. Application Insights, Log Analytics, and database storage topics are covered. The authors further guide you on identity security with Azure AD and ...
IoT Machine Learning Applications in Telecom, Energy, and Agriculture
Apply machine learning using the Internet of Things (IoT) in the agriculture, telecom, and energy domains with case studies. This book begins by covering how to set up the software and hardware components including the various sensors to implement the case studies in Python.
The case study section starts with an examination of call drop with IoT in the telecoms industry, followed by a case study on energy audit and predictive maintenance for an industrial machine, and finally covers techniques to predict cash crop failure in agribusiness. The last section covers pitfalls to avoid while implementing machine learning and IoT in these domains.
After reading this book, you will know how IoT and machine learning are used in the example domains and have practical case studies to use and extend. You will be able to create enterprise-scale applications using Raspberry Pi 3 B+ and Arduino Mega 2560 with Python. ...
Leverage various CSS features in combination with popular architectures in order to bring your style sheets back under your control. While CSS is the primary technology used for building beautiful web user interfaces, the style sheet files themselves are often quite ugly; left chaotic and unstructured through lack of a consistent architectural approach. By addressing the structure of your style sheets in the same way that you do with code, see how it is possible to create style rules that are clean and easy to read. Dig deep into CSS fundamentals and learn how to use the available selectors to build powerful rules.
You will learn how to use cascading, inheritance, pseudo-classes, pre-processors, and components to produce cleaner, DRY-er style sheets, and how to let these features work for you instead of leading you down the road of rule duplication and design inconsistencies. Embrace the clean, semantic HTML to make your code easier to read, while supporting accessibility and assist ...
Apple macOS and iOS System Administration
Effectively manage Apple devices anywhere from a handful of Macs at one location to thousands of iPhones across many locations. This book is a comprehensive guide for supporting Mac and iOS devices in organizations of all sizes.
You'll learn how to control a fleet of macOS clients using tools like Profile Manager, Apple Device Enrollment Program (DEP), and Apple Remote Desktop. Then integrate your Mac clients into your existing Microsoft solutions for file sharing, print sharing, Exchange, and Active Directory authentication without having to deploy additional Mac-specific middle-ware or syncing between multiple directory services.
Apple macOS and iOS System Administration shows how to automate the software installation and upgrade process using the open source Munki platform and provides a scripted out-of-the box experience for large scale deployments of macOS endpoints in any organization. Finally, you'll see how to provision and manage thousands of iOS devices in a standardize ...
Beginning PBR Texturing
Delve into the concepts of physically based rendering (PBR) using Allegorithmic's Substance Painter. This book covers the integration of PBR textures with various 3D modeling and rendering packages as well as with the Unreal Engine 4 game engine.
Beginning PBR Texturing covers all aspects of the software and guides you in implementing its incredible possibilities, including using materials, masks, and baking. Integration with both internal and popular external rendering engines is covered.
This book teaches you the skills you need to use the texturing tool that is recognized by studios worldwide. You will know tips and tricks to implement the pipeline and speed up your workflow. ...
Startups in Action
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 critical insights and inspiration from those who have been there before.
This book documents the month-to-month journeys of these companies in their first year, zeroing in on key decisions that helped them recover from missteps, and adapt to complications, to eventually grow and succeed. Were the founders full-time from the beginning? How long did it take them to build a working prototype? How many end-users did they have in the first year? The answers to these questions are of interest to those who are just starting out and want to learn by example. Collected from interviews with the ...
Programming with 64-Bit ARM Assembly Language
Mastering ARM hardware architecture opens a world of programming for nearly all phones and tablets including the iPhone/iPad and most Android phones. It's also the heart of many single board computers like the Raspberry Pi. Gain the skills required to dive into the fundamentals of the ARM hardware architecture with this book and start your own projects while you develop a working knowledge of assembly language for the ARM 64-bit processor.
You'll review assembly language programming for the ARM Processor in 64-bit mode and write programs for a number of single board computers, including the Nvidia Jetson Nano and the Raspberry Pi (running 64-bit Linux). The book also discusses how to target assembly language programs for Apple iPhones and iPads along with 64-Bit ARM based Android phones and tablets. It covers all the tools you require, the basics of the ARM hardware architecture, all the groups of ARM 64-Bit Assembly instructions, and how data is stored in the computer's memory. In ...
Commercial and Industrial Internet of Things Applications with the Raspberry Pi
Use the Raspberry Pi and modern computing techniques to build industrial Internet of Things systems. Principles and theoretical aspects of IoT technologies combine with hands-on projects leading to detailed descriptions of several industrial IoT applications.
This book presents real-life IoT applications based on the Raspberry Pi, beyond the relatively simplistic demos built for educational purposes or hobbyists. You'll make the transition from tinkering with a couple of sensors and simple devices to building fully developed products for commercial use and industrial systems. You'll also work with sensors and actuators, web technologies used for communications in IoT networks, and the large-scale deployment of IoT software solutions. And see how to design these systems as well as maintain them long term.
See the Raspberry Pi in a new light that highlights the true industrial potential of the device. Move beyond connecting an LED to the Raspberry Pi and making it blink to actuall ...
Arduino Software Internals
It's not enough to just build your Arduino projects; it's time to actually learn how things work! This book will take you through not only how to use the Arduino software and hardware, but more importantly show you how it all works and how the software relates to the hardware.
Arduino Software Internals takes a detailed dive into the Arduino environment. We'll cover the Arduino language, hardware features, and how makers can finally ease themselves away from the hand holding of the Arduino environment and move towards coding in plain AVR C++ and talk to the microcontroller in its native language.
How the Arduino Language interfaces with the hardware, as well as how it actually works in C++; How the compilation system works, and how kit can be altered to suit personal requirements; A small amount of AVR Assembly Language; Exactly how to set up and use the various hardware features of the AVR without needing to try and decode the data sheets - which are often bug ridden and unclea ...
DevSecOps for .NET Core
Automate core security tasks by embedding security controls and processes early in the DevOps workflow through DevSecOps. You will not only learn the various stages in the DevOps pipeline through examples of solutions developed and deployed using .NET Core, but also go through open source SDKs and toolkits that will help you to incorporate automation, security, and compliance.
The book starts with an outline of modern software engineering principles and gives you an overview of DevOps in .NET Core. It further explains automation in DevOps for product development along with security principles to improve product quality. Next, you will learn how to improve your product quality and avoid code issues such as SQL injection prevention, cross-site scripting, and many more. Moving forward, you will go through the steps necessary to make security, compliance, audit, and UX automated to increase the efficiency of your organization. You'll see demonstrations of the CI phase of DevOps, on-prem ...