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 in ...
Advanced Analytics with Transact-SQL
Learn about business intelligence (BI) features in T-SQL and how they can help you with data science and analytics efforts without the need to bring in other languages such as R and Python. This book shows you how to compute statistical measures using your existing skills in T-SQL. You will learn how to calculate descriptive statistics, including centers, spreads, skewness, and kurtosis of distributions. You will also learn to find associations between pairs of variables, including calculating linear regression formulas and confidence levels with definite integration.
No analysis is good without data quality. Advanced Analytics with Transact-SQL introduces data quality issues and shows you how to check for completeness and accuracy, and measure improvements in data quality over time. The book also explains how to optimize queries involving temporal data, such as when you search for overlapping intervals. More advanced time-oriented information in the book includes hazard and surviva ...
API Design Patterns
API Design Patterns reveals best practices for building stable, user-friendly APIs. These design patterns can be applied to solve common API problems and flexibly altered to fit your specific needs. Hands-on examples and relevant use-cases illustrate patterns for API fundamentals, advanced functionalities, and even uncommon scenarios.
APIs are contracts that define how applications, services, and components communicate. API design patterns provide a shared set of best practices, specifications and standards that ensure APIs are reliable and simple for other developers to use. This book collects and explains the most important patterns from both the API design community and the experts at Google.
API Design Patterns lays out a set of design principles for building internal and public-facing APIs. Google API expert JJ Geewax presents patterns that ensure your APIs are consistent, scalable, and flexible. You'll improve the design of t ...
Software Architecture with C++
Software architecture refers to the high-level design of complex applications. It is evolving just like the languages we use. Modern C++ allows developers to write high-performance apps in a high-level language without sacrificing readability and maintainability. If you're working with modern C++, this practical guide will help you put your knowledge to work and design distributed, large-scale apps. You'll start by getting up to speed with architectural concepts, including established patterns and rising trends. The book will then explain what software architecture is and help you explore its components. Next, you'll discover the design concepts involved in application architecture and the patterns in software development, before going on to learn how to build, package, integrate, and deploy your components. In the concluding chapters, you'll explore different architectural qualities, such as maintainability, reusability, testability, performance, scalability, and securit ...
PHP 8 Objects, Patterns, and Practice
Learn how to develop elegant and rock-solid systems using PHP, aided by three key elements: object fundamentals, design principles, and best practices. The 6th edition of this popular book has been fully updated for PHP 8, including attributes, constructor property promotion, new argument and return pseudo-types, and more. It also covers many features new since the last edition including typed properties, the null coalescing operator, and void return types. This book provides a solid grounding in PHP's support for objects, it builds on this foundation to instill core principles of software design and then covers the tools and practices needed to develop, test, and deploy robust code.
PHP 8 Objects, Patterns and Practice begins by covering PHP's object-oriented features. It introduces key topics including class declarations, inheritance, and reflection. The next section is devoted to design patterns. It explains the principles that make patterns powerful. You'll cover m ...
Patterns in the Machine
Discover how to apply software engineering patterns to develop more robust firmware faster than traditional embedded development approaches. In the authors' experience, traditional embedded software projects tend towards monolithic applications that are optimized for their target hardware platforms. This leads to software that is fragile in terms of extensibility and difficult to test without fully integrated software and hardware. Patterns in the Machine focuses on creating loosely coupled implementations that embrace both change and testability.
This book illustrates how implementing continuous integration, automated unit testing, platform-independent code, and other best practices that are not typically implemented in the embedded systems world is not just feasible but also practical for today's embedded projects.
After reading this book, you will have a better idea of how to structure your embedded software projects. You will recognize that while writing unit te ...
Node.js Design Patterns, 3rd Edition
In this book, we will show you how to implement a series of best practices and design patterns to help you create efficient and robust Node.js applications with ease.
Throughout the book, you'll see Node.js in action with the help of several real-life examples leveraging techn ...
Modern Web Performance Optimization
Web-based platforms have become vehicles for enterprises to realize their digital strategy and are key to positive user engagement. The performance of these platforms can make the difference between an effective sale and a negative review. There exist several tools and methodologies to enhance your digital platform's performance, and Modern Web Performance Optimization has arrived to walk you through them with an expert's guidance.
Author Shailesh Kumar Shivakumar breaks the study of web performance optimization down into four digestible, applicable dimensions: performance patterns framework and methods, process and tools, and the modern web. This multi-faceted approach ensures a broad optimization of your platforms and avoids the typical pitfalls of neglecting essential steps that so many often do. Shivakumar analyzes web performance ecosystem components such as validation, governance, metrics, key performance indicators, assessments, and monitoring, just to name a few. The ...
Head First Design Patterns, 2nd Edition
You know you don't want to reinvent the wheel, so you look to Design Patterns: the lessons learned by those who've faced the same software design problems. With Design Patterns you get to take advantage of the best practices and experience of others so you can spend your time on something more challenging. Something more fun. This book shows you the patterns that matter, when to use them and why, how to apply them to your own designs, and the object-oriented design principles on which they're based. Join hundreds of thousands of developers who've improved their object-oriented design skills through Head First Design Patterns.
If you've read a Head First book, you know what to expect: a visually rich format designed for the way your brain works. With Head First Design Patterns 2nd Edition you'll learn design principles and patterns in a way that won't put you to sleep, so you can get out there to solve software design problems and speak the language of ...
Machine Learning Design Patterns
The design patterns in this book capture best practices and solutions to recurring problems in machine learning. The authors, three Google engineers, catalog proven methods to help data scientists tackle common problems throughout the ML process. These design patterns codify the experience of hundreds of experts into straightforward, approachable advice.
In this book, you will find detailed explanations of 30 patterns for data and problem representation, operationalization, repeatability, reproducibility, flexibility, explainability, and fairness. Each pattern includes a description of the problem, a variety of potential solutions, and recommendations for choosing the best technique for your situation.
You'll learn how to: Identify and mitigate common challenges when training, evaluating, and deploying ML models; Represent data for different ML model types, including embeddings, feature crosses, and more; Choose the right model type for specific problems; Bui ...
Learn Microservices with Spring Boot, 2nd Edition
Build Java-based microservices architecture using the Spring Boot framework by evolving an application from a small monolith to an event-driven architecture composed of several services. This revised book follows an incremental approach in teaching the structure of microservices, test-driven development, and common patterns in distributed systems such as service discovery, load balancing, routing, centralized logs, per-environment configuration, and containerization.
This updated book now covers what's been added to the latest Spring Boot release, including support for the latest Java SE; more deep-dive knowledge on how Spring Boot works; testing with JUnit 5; changes in the Spring Cloud tools used for service discovery and load balancing; building Docker images using cloud-native buildpacks; a basic centralized logging solution; E2E traceability with Sleuth; centralized configuration with Consul; many dependency upgrades; support for Spring Data Neumann; and more.
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