Learn GUI application development from the ground up, taking a practical approach by building simple projects that teach the fundamentals of using PyQt. Each chapter gradually moves on to teach more advanced and diverse concepts to aid you in designing interesting applications using the latest version of PyQt.
You'll start by reviewing the beginning steps of GUI development from, using different projects in every chapter to teach new widgets or concepts that will help you to build better UIs. As you follow along, you will construct more elaborate GUIs, covering topics that include storing data using the clipboard, graphics and animation, support for SQL databases, and multithreading applications. Using this knowledge, you'll be able to build a photo editor, games, a text editor, a working web browser and an assortment of other GUIs.
Beginning PyQt will guide you through the process of creating UIs to help you bring your own ideas to life. Learn what is necessary to begin making ...
Advanced Perl Programming
Advanced Perl Programming continues where his previous book left off, more or less, as it guides you through advanced techniques of the Perl programming language starting with command-line options, references, and arrays and hashes from advanced data types. Next, you'll learn about typeglobs for symbolic entries.
Additionally, you'll see advanced subroutine handling, then packages and namespaces. Furthermore, you'll build advanced modules and install CPAN modules. Unlike Java and C++, modules have been around in Perl for a long time now. Along the way, you'll learn and use POD mark up language for Perl documentation.
Moreover, you'll get a survey of the many advanced features and data structures of the current Perl programming language. You'll also get a survey of the new features of the latest Perl 5.x release. After reading and using this book, you'll have the tools, techniques, and source code to be an expert Perl programmer. ...
Practical MATLAB Modeling with Simulink
Employ the essential and hands-on tools and functions of MATLAB's ordinary differential equation (ODE) and partial differential equation (PDE) packages, which are explained and demonstrated via interactive examples and case studies. This book contains dozens of simulations and solved problems via m-files/scripts and Simulink models which help you to learn programming and modeling of more difficult, complex problems that involve the use of ODEs and PDEs.
You'll become efficient with many of the built-in tools and functions of MATLAB/Simulink while solving more complex engineering and scientific computing problems that require and use differential equations. Practical MATLAB Modeling with Simulink explains various practical issues of programming and modelling.
After reading and using this book, you'll be proficient at using MATLAB and applying the source code from the book's examples as templates for your own projects in data science or engineering. ...
Programming Persistent Memory
Beginning and experienced programmers will use this comprehensive guide to persistent memory programming. You will understand how persistent memory brings together several new software/hardware requirements, and offers great promise for better performance and faster application startup times - a huge leap forward in byte-addressable capacity compared with current DRAM offerings.
This revolutionary new technology gives applications significant performance and capacity improvements over existing technologies. It requires a new way of thinking and developing, which makes this highly disruptive to the IT/computing industry. The full spectrum of industry sectors that will benefit from this technology include, but are not limited to, in-memory and traditional databases, AI, analytics, HPC, virtualization, and big data.
Programming Persistent Memory describes the technology and why it is exciting the industry. It covers the operating system and hardware requirements as well as h ...
Learning Java, 5th Edition
If you're new to Java - or new to programming - this best-selling book will guide you through the language features and APIs of Java 11. With fun, compelling, and realistic examples, authors Marc Loy, Patrick Niemeyer, and Daniel Leuck introduce you to Java fundamentals - including its class libraries, programming techniques, and idioms - with an eye toward building real applications.
You'll learn powerful new ways to manage resources and exceptions in your applications - along with core language features included in recent Java versions.
Develop with Java, using the compiler, interpreter, and other tools; Explore Java's built-in thread facilities and concurrency package; Learn text processing and the powerful regular expressions API; Write advanced networked or web-based applications and services. ...
High Performance Python, 2nd Edition
Your Python code may run correctly, but you need it to run faster. Updated for Python 3, this expanded edition shows you how to locate performance bottlenecks and significantly speed up your code in high-data-volume programs. By exploring the fundamental theory behind design choices, High Performance Python helps you gain a deeper understanding of Python's implementation.
How do you take advantage of multicore architectures or clusters? Or build a system that scales up and down without losing reliability? Experienced Python programmers will learn concrete solutions to many issues, along with war stories from companies that use high-performance Python for social media analytics, productionized machine learning, and more.
Get a better grasp of NumPy, Cython, and profilers; Learn how Python abstracts the underlying computer architecture; Use profiling to find bottlenecks in CPU time and memory usage; Write efficient programs by choosing appropriate data structures; Speed up matrix ...
Beginning Game Programming with Pygame Zero
Make fun games while learning to code. Focused on making games rather than teaching programming theory, in this book you're more likely to see code on how gravity affects a missiles trajectory instead of the most efficient way to search through data. Even then the code is kept simple as games should be about playability rather than complex physics. There are links to the official documentation when you need to lookup information that isn't included in the book.
Start with a simple text based game to grasp the basics of programming in Python. Then moves on to creating simple graphical games in Pygame Zero. Not only will you learn object oriented programming to make it easier to make more complex games, you'll also work to create your own graphics and sounds. 3D graphics are a little complex. So we focus on 2D games, including spins on some classic boardgames and arcade games. All the games are designed to run on a Raspberry Pi. They will work on any Raspberry Pi, ...
Programming AWS Lambda
Serverless revolutionizes the way organizations build and deploy software. With this hands-on guide, Java engineers will learn how to use their experience in the new world of serverless computing. You'll discover how this cloud computing execution model can drastically decrease the complexity in developing and operating applications while reducing costs and time to market.
Engineering leaders John Chapin and Mike Roberts guide you through the process of developing these applications using AWS Lambda, Amazon's event-driven, serverless computing platform. You'll learn how to prepare the development environment, program Lambda functions, and deploy and operate your serverless software. The chapters include exercises to help you through each aspect of the process.
Get an introduction to serverless, functions as a service, and AWS Lambda; Learn how to deploy working Lambda functions to the cloud; Program Lambda functions and learn how the Lambda platform integrates with other AWS serv ...
Programming PHP, 4th Edition
Why is PHP the most widely used programming language on the web? This updated edition teaches everything you need to know to create effective web applications using the latest features in PHP 7.4. You'll start with the big picture and then dive into language syntax, programming techniques, and other details, using examples that illustrate both correct usage and common idioms.
If you have a working knowledge of HTML, authors Kevin Tatroe and Peter MacIntyre provide many style tips and practical programming advice in a clear and concise manner to help you become a top-notch PHP programmer.
Understand what's possible when you use PHP programs; Learn language fundamentals, including data types, variables, operators, and flow control statements; Explore functions, strings, arrays, and objects; Apply common web application techniques, such as form processing, data validation, session tracking, and cookies; Interact with relational databases like MySQL or NoSQL dat ...
Beginning Ballerina Programming
Discover the Ballerina programming language for next-generation microservices and cloud-native application development. This book shows you that Ballerina is a cutting-edge programming language which incorporates many of the latest technological advancements in programming language theory. You'll learn variables and types, modules and functions, flow control, error handling, concurrency, I/O, cloud/network programming persistence and data access, security and more.
Additionally, Beginning Ballerina Programming introduces many foundation computer science topics along the way and doesn't assume much prior knowledge. For example, when introducing transport-level security, you will get a brief introduction to public-key cryptography, how it is different from private-key cryptography, and why it is needed. This provides an added bonus for you to learn something new and general in computer science.
After reading and using this book, you'll be profic ...
Essential ASP.NET Web Forms Development
Essential ASP.NET Web Forms Development is divided into six learning modules and will take you from soup to nuts with ASP.NET. Part I is an introduction to the major concepts, methodologies, and technologies associated with .NET web application development. You will learn about the client-server model, the .NET Framework, the ASP.NET and C# programming languages, and the Visual Studio integrated development environment. Part II teaches you how to develop a single-page .NET web application and add server and data validation controls, laying the foundation for learning languages in the context of an ASP.NET web application. Part III is all about C# operations and shows you how to perform assig ...