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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  • Migrating to Swift from Android

    Migrating to Swift from Android

    Sean Liao

    In 150 pages, Migrating to Swift from Android gives you—as an experienced native Android app developer—all you need to create native iOS apps using the latest Swift programming language. Starting with preparing your Xcode 6 IDE and introducing just enough iOS application framework fundamentals, you'll understand how to create meaningful Swift applications for iOS 8 immediately.
  • Transitioning to Swift

    Transitioning to Swift

    Scott Gardner

    Transitioning to Swift is a fast-paced 150-page guide that helps you get up to speed quickly on Apple's new programming language for building iOS and Mac OS X apps. It shows the differences between Swift and traditional Objective-C based programming and optimizes your investment in time and effort in focusing on what you want you need to know to start creating Swift applications.

  • Beginning C++

    Beginning C++

    Ivor Horton

    Beginning Modern C++ is based on and supersedes Ivor Horton’s previous book, Beginning ANSI C++. This book is a tutorial for beginners in C++ and discusses a subset of C++ that is suitable for beginners. The language syntax will correspond to the proposed C++14 standard.
  • Anti-Money Laundering

    Anti-Money Laundering

    Kevin Sullivan

    A retired law enforcement agent turned money laundering and bank fraud consultant shows how financial institutions can stop money laundering before it starts, while understanding and complying with Bank Secrecy Act requirements designed to deter money laundering.
  • Beginning Apache Cassandra Development

    Beginning Apache Cassandra Development

    Vivek Mishra

    Beginning Apache Cassandra Development takes you through the Apache Cassandra NoSQL database and how to build applications that leverage its capabilities.
  • Pro Bash Programming

    Pro Bash Programming

    Pro Bash Programming teaches you how to effectively utilize the Bash shell in your programming. The Bash shell is a complete programming language, not merely a glue to combine external Linux commands. By taking full advantage of Shell internals, Shell programs can perform as snappily as utilities written in C or other compiled languages. And you will see how, without assuming Unix lore, you can write professional Bash 4.3 programs through standard programming techniques.

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