The Alpha Book Program

Want to get an early look at our titles? Try an Alpha Book! An Alpha Book is a pre-release, still-in-development version of an Apress title. When you purchase an Alpha Book, you get the opportunity to review its content as it advances through the production process. Alpha Book files are updated on a regular basis in your account as new material is completed, all the way through final publication. Following is our current roster of Alpha Books:

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  • Financial Modeling for Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

    Financial Modeling for Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

    Tom Sawyer

    Financial modeling is essential skill for entrepreneurs and managers who must solve knotty problems and avoid many of the obstacles and hazards encountered in startups and small and medium-sized businesses. Financial Modeling for Business Owners and Entrepreneurs shows how to create financial models to raise capital, make better decisions, forecast sales, staff and invest appropriately, plan projects, improve ROI, and generally improve operations.

  • jQuery 2 Recipes

    jQuery 2 Recipes

    Arun Pande

    jQuery 2 Recipes provides a clear, concise, set of examples that show the core jQuery frameworks (jQuery, jQuery Mobile and jQuery UI) in action. The book takes a problem-solution approach with each chapter describing a series of common difficulties developers often face when dealing with jQuery in their working lives.

  • Swift Quick Syntax Reference

    Swift Quick Syntax Reference

    Matthew Campbell

    Swift Quick Syntax Reference is a 120-page condensed code and syntax reference to the new Apple Swift programming language, which is the alternative language to Objective-C behind the APIs found in the Apple iOS 8 and Mac OS Yosemite SDKs. It presents the essential Swift syntax in a well-organized format that can be used as a handy reference.
  • Building JavaScript Games

    Building JavaScript Games

    Arjan Egges

    Building JavaScript Games teaches game programming through a series of arcade-style games that help expand your HTML and JavaScript skills into the realm of game design and development for phones, tablets, and even desktop platforms.
  • Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration Revealed

    Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration Revealed

    Ravikanth Chaganti

    PowerShell 4.0 introduces desired state configuration (DSC), a powerful new feature that makes it easier than ever to manage your Windows infrastructure, whether on-premise or in the cloud. Starting with a little PowerShell scripting knowledge, Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration Revealed will take you through this new technology from start to finish.
  • Pro XAML with C#

    Pro XAML with C#

    Buddy James

    Microsoft’s XAML markup language makes it easy to build multilayered applications with reusable components. Pro XAML with C# shows you how to design and build an enterprise application with a single business layer, data access layer, and a shared XAML core, and how to access it from any of Microsoft’s XAML-based UIs, whether WPF, WinRT or Windows Phone, or any combination of the three.
  • Pro iOS Persistence

    Pro iOS Persistence

    Michael Privat , Robert Warner

    Pro iOS Persistence explains how to build apps in Objective-C and Swift that persist and use data most effectively including the popular Core Data framework. Covering common and advanced persistence patterns, this book prepares any iOS developer to store and retrieve data accurately and efficiently.
  • Pro Git

    Pro Git

    Scott Chacon, Ben Straub

    Pro Git (Second Edition) is your fully-updated guide to Git and its usage in the modern world. Git has come a long way since it was first developed by Linus Torvalds for Linux kernel development. It has taken the open source world by storm since its inception in 2005, and this book teaches you how to use it like an pro.

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