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 ...
The Definitive Guide to Masonite
Build fast and effective applications using Masonite, a Python-based framework. This book covers creating a digital home assistant application, but it's certainly not the only kind of application you could build. By working on this kind of project, you'll cover the broad range of topics and requirements you're likely to find as you establish your own web empire.
You'll see how Masonite is a developer-centric Python framework, which provides all the tools you'll need to build powerful and maintainable web applications. After reading and using this book, you'll have the tools to make and deploy your own web ecommerce application from scratch using the Masonite framework. ...
Mastering 3D Printing, 2nd Edition
Get the most out of your printer, including how to design models, choose materials, work with different printers, and integrate 3D printing with traditional prototyping to make techniques like sand casting more efficient.This book is for new 3D printer owners, makers of all kinds, entrepreneurs, technology educators, and anyone curious about what you can do with a 3D printer.
In this revised and expanded new edition of Mastering 3D Printing, which has been a trusted resource through five years of evolution in the 3D printing industry, you'll gain a comprehensive understanding of 3D printing. This book presumes no foreknowledge and describes what you need to know about how printers work, how to decide which type of printer (filament, resin, or powder) makes the most sense for you, and then how to go forward in the case of filament and resin printers.
This 2nd edition includes material about consumer resin printing, the evolution of lower-cost metal printing, and the plethora ...
The SQL Server DBA's Guide to Docker Containers
Get introduced to the world of Docker containers from a SQL Server DBA's perspective. This book explains container technology and how it can improve the deployment of your SQL Server databases without infrastructure lock-in. You will be equipped with the right technical skills to guide stakeholders in your business as they adopt and adapt to new technologies to improve time-to-market and competitiveness. You will learn how to build a lab environment at home on which to build skills that transfer directly into your day job.
This book teaches you how to install and configure Docker on both Windows Server and Linux operating systems. You will learn the most common Docker commands that you need to know as a DBA to deploy and manage SQL Server on containers. Support for SQL Server on Linux is new, and this book has your back with guidance on creating Docker images specifically for deployment to a Linux platform. Included is coverage of key Linux commands needed to manage SQL Serve ...
Zero to AI
How can artificial intelligence transform your business? In Zero to AI, you'll explore a variety of practical AI applications you can use to improve customer experiences, optimize marketing, help you cut costs, and more. In this engaging guide written for business leaders and technology pros alike, authors and AI experts Nicolò Valigi and Gianluca Mauro use fascinating projects, hands-on activities, and real-world explanations to make it clear how your business can benefit from AI.
There's no doubt that artificial intelligence has made some impressive headlines recently, from besting chess and Go grand masters to producing uncanny deep fakes that blur the lines of reality. But what can AI do for you? If you want to understand how AI will impact your business before you invest your time and money, this book is for you.
Zero to AI uses clear examples and jargon-free explanations to show the practical benefits of AI. Each chapter explores a real-world case study demonstratin ...
With the increasing complexity of embedded systems seen over the past few years, developers are looking for ways to manage them easily by solving problems without spending a lot of time on finding supported peripherals. MicroPython is an efficient and lean implementation of the Python 3 programming language, which is optimized to run on microcontrollers. MicroPython Projects will guide you in building and managing your embedded systems with ease.
This book is a comprehensive project-based guide that will help you build a wide range of projects and give you the confidence to design complex projects spanning new areas of technology such as electronic applications, automation devices, and IoT applications. While building seven engaging projects, you'll learn how to enable devices to communicate with each other, access and control devices over a TCP/IP socket, and store and retrieve data. The complexity will increase progressively as you work on different projects, ...
React and React Native, 3rd Edition
React and React Native, Facebook's innovative User Interface (UI) libraries, are designed to help you build robust cross-platform web and mobile applications. This updated third edition is improved and updated to cover the latest version of React. The book particularly focuses on the latest developments in the React ecosystem, such as modern Hook implementations, code splitting using lazy components and Suspense, user interface framework components using Material-UI, and Apollo. In terms of React Native, the book has been updated to version 0.62 and demonstrates how to apply native UI components for your existing mobile apps using NativeBase.
You will begin by learning about the essential building blocks of React components. Next, you'll progress to working with higher-level functionalities in application development, before putting this knowledge to use by developing user interface components for the web and for native platforms. In the concluding chapters, you'll learn how to brin ...
Making Servers Work
This book highlights practical sysadmin skills, common architectures that you'll encounter, and best practices that apply to automating and running systems at any scale, from one laptop or server to 1,000 or more. It is intended to help orient you within the discipline, and hopefully encourages you to learn more about system administration. ...
Building React Apps with Server-Side Rendering
Leverage the benefits of both client-side and server-side rendering to get the most out of your React applications. By the end of this book you will be able to build and deploy React applications using the Next.js framework to fully render server-side HTML on every Web page.
Gain a broad understanding of how PCI DSS is structured and obtain a high-level view of the contents and context of each of the 12 top-level requirements. The guidance provided in this book will help you effectively apply PCI DSS in your business environments, enhance your payment card defensive posture, and reduce the opportunities for criminals to compromise your network or steal sensitive data assets.
Businesses are seeing an increased volume of data breaches, where an opportunist attacker from outside the business or a disaffected employee successfully exploits poor company practices. Rather than being a regurgitation of the PCI DSS controls, this book aims to help you balance the needs of running your business with the value of implementing PCI DSS for the protection of consumer payment card data.
Applying lessons learned from history, military experiences (including multiple deployments into hostile areas), numerous PCI QSA assignments, and corporate cybersecurity an ...
The Project Managers Guide to Microsoft Project 2019
This guide is an all-in-one training resource and reference that covers all versions found in the Microsoft Project 2019 suite. It is not a "how-to" manual covering the features and functions of the software, but is designed to explain and demonstrate why those features and functions are important to you as a project manager, allowing you to maximize the value of Microsoft Project 2019.
Each aspect of project-manager-specific coverage was selectively compiled by author and Microsoft Project expert Cicala over more than two decades of consulting, project management training, and managing real-world projects using Microsoft Project. Readers will appreciate the robust index and intuitively organized and learning-oriented chapters, and sub-sections for quick reference and problem solving. "Try it" exercises at the close of every chapter help ensure understanding of the content. ...