Introducing Play Framework, 2nd Edition
Enter the world of rapid web application development. This gentle introduction to Play covers all you need to know: it carefully introduces the background concepts before diving into examples, making learning Play 2 enjoyable (it includes the latest Play framework version 2.8).
Introducing Play Framework is crisp, up-to-the-point, and full of valuable information. You will find chapters covering the basics of Play, the sbt build system, the Ebean ORM, web services using Play, production deployment, cache, and more with actual pragmatic code snippets for common tasks.
After reading and using this book, you'll be able to build and deploy Java-based web applications with the Play framework.
Use the Play framework to do rapid Java-based web application development; Work with Play controllers and Play views; Create web services using JSON and XML; Persist data and access databases; Use Play modules; Carry out asynch programming; Cache, deploy, and work with cod ...
Companies from startups to corporate giants face massive amounts of disruption today. Now more than ever, organizations need nimble and responsive leaders who know how to exploit the opportunities that change brings. In this insightful book, Jean Dahl, a senior executive and expert in the Lean mindset and its methods, demonstrates why you need to embrace Modern Lean principles and thinking to redefine leadership in this age of digital disruption in order to continuously evolve the Lean enterprise.
Drawing on nearly three decades of corporate and consulting experience, Ms. Dahl lays out a new holistic framework for developing Modern Lean leaders. Through personal experiences and compelling
real-world case studies, she explains specific steps necessary for you and your company to proactively understand and respond to change.
Understand the leadership challenges Lean leaders face in our 21st century global economy
Explore the six dimensions of the Modern Lean Framework; Lea ...
You will start by building a data access layer using Entity Framework Core, a RESTful service using ASP.NET Core, and then you will build a web application following the MVC pattern, also using ASP.NET Core. The resulting application is an example e-commerce site using the most appropriate capabilities in .NET Core for building a line of business applications.
Learn to use Bulma in your HTML file by applying easy-to-understand practical examples to create responsive and mobile-first websites.
Featuring a step-by-step approach, this book encourages you to modify its code examples and review the changes produced in the output, to thereby reveal the subtle nuances of this awesome utility.
Bulma is an impressive, modern framework utility that allows the easy construction of web pages thanks to the highly flexible Flex-box grid styles and simple syntax. You'll see how to use Bulma's intuitive CSS capabilities to create interactive websites that support responsive design by dynamically adjusting the layout resulting in an optimal viewing experience.
You'll then delve into typical modifiers, columns, Flex-box grid styles, forms, elements, utilities, CSS components, and more. By the end of this book, you will be familiar with the inner workings of Bulma at an intermediate level and be equipped to aptly leverage Bulma's utilities t ...
Programming iOS 13
If you're grounded in the basics of Swift, Xcode, and the Cocoa framework this book provides a structured explanation of all essential real-world iOS app components. Through deep exploration and copious code examples, you'll learn how to create views, manipulate view controllers, and add features from iOS frameworks.
Create, arrange, draw, layer, and animate views that respond to touch; Use view controllers to manage multiple screens of interface; Master interface classes for scroll views, table views, text, popovers, split views, web views, and controls; Dive into frameworks for sound, video, maps, and sensors; Access user libraries: music, photos, contacts, and calendar; Explore files, networking, and threads.
Stay up-to-date on iOS 13 innovations, such as: Symbol images; Light and dark mode; Sheet presentation; Diffable data sources and compositional layout; Context menus and previews; Window scene delegates and multiple windows on iPad.
Want to brush up on the basic ...
Building Web Apps with WordPress, 2nd Edition
In this updated second edition, Brian Messenlehner and Jason Coleman cover new features and functionality added to WordPress up to version 5.4. All code examples in the book are available on GitHub.
Compare WordPress with traditional app development frameworks; Use themes for views and plugins for backend functionality; Get suggestions for choosing or building WordPress plugins; Register custom post types (CPTs) and taxonomies; Manage user accounts and roles, and access user data; Build asynchronous behaviors with jQuery; Use WordPress to develop mobile ...
C# 8.0 and .NET Core 3.0 : Modern Cross-Platform Development, 4th Edition
In C# 8.0 and .NET Core 3.0 - Modern Cross-Platform Development, Fourth Edition, expert teacher Mark J. Price gives you everything you need to start programming C# applications.
This latest edition uses the popular Visual Studio Code editor to work across all major operating systems. It is fully updated and expanded with new chapters on Content Management Systems (CMS) and machine learning with ML.NET.
The book covers all the topics you need. Part 1 teaches the fundamentals of C#, including object-oriented programming, and new C# 8.0 features such as nullable reference types, simplified switch pattern matching, and default interface methods. Part 2 covers the .NET Standard APIs, such as managing and querying data, monitoring and improving performance, working with the filesystem, async streams, serialization, and encryption. Part 3 provides examples of cross-platform applications you can build and deploy, such as web apps using ASP.NET Core or mobile apps using Xamarin.Forms. The ...
This book will serve as an introduction to both new and well established libraries and frameworks, such as Angular, VueJS, React, Grunt, Yeoman, RequireJS, Browserify, Knockout, Kraken, Async.js, Underscore, and Lodash. It also covers utilities that have gained popular traction and support from seasoned developers and tools applicable to the entire development stack, both client - and server-side.
Pro .NET Framework with the Base Class Library
Learn about the fundamentals and inner workings of the Common Type System (CTS) and the Virtual Execution System (VES) of the Common Language Runtime (CLR) and how they relate to the Base Class Library (BCL) from the perspective of the execution environment.
The author first gives an introduction to the .NET Framework and describes the architectural and engineering resources required when implementing the .NET Framework on any platform. Next, you will learn about the BCL and understand how to work with system structures including the fundamental built-in types system.array and system.string. You will then learn about the VES along with its methods and functionality. Further, you will go through the Common Intermediate Language (CIL), Assembly Manifest, and versioning. You will also learn how to design and implement libraries in detail by creating a .NET class library.
After reading this book, you will understand .NET Framework features, as well as details ab ...
Beginning Machine Learning in iOS
Implement machine learning models in your iOS applications. This short work begins by reviewing the primary principals of machine learning and then moves on to discussing more advanced topics, such as CoreML, the framework used to enable machine learning tasks in Apple products.
Many applications on iPhone use machine learning: Siri to serve voice-based requests, the Photos app for facial recognition, and Facebook to suggest which people that might be in a photo. You'll review how these types of machine learning tasks are implemented and performed so that you can use them in your own apps.
Beginning Machine Learning in iOS is your guide to putting machine learning to work in your iOS applications.
Understand the CoreML components; Train custom models; Implement GPU processing for better computation efficiency; Enable machine learning in your application. ...
Developing Bots with QnA Maker Service
Learn to develop bots with zero coding knowledge using the Azure Cognitive QnA Maker service, a GUI cognitive service from Microsoft. This book shows you how to integrate QnA Maker with the Azure Bot Service and Microsoft Bot Framework along with how to integrate your bot with social channels such as Web Chat, and Telegram.
You will learn what QnA Maker is, why you should use this service in enterprise settings, when you should use this service, and how you should use the service. Developing Bots with QnA Maker Service takes you through the QnA Maker FAQ knowledge base with Azure Bot Service, where you will discover how to get started with a web app bot using the Azure portal. This section culminates in deploying your bot on Azure Web App, making your bot live.
Next, you will learn QnA Maker with the .NET Framework and Visual Studio 2017 along with ways to manage QnA Maker service post deployment. Finally, you will learn how to add media content including videos and ...