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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  • Big Data Made Easy

    Big Data Made Easy

    Michael Frampton

    Big Data Made Easy: A Working Guide to the Complete Hadoop Toolset is an introduction for developers and architects anyone else interested in big data to using the Apache Hadoop toolset. It includes a description of all tool capabilities as well as in-depth instructions to build and test a working system.
  • Pro Python System Administration

    Pro Python System Administration

    Rytis Sileika

    Pro Python System Administration, Second Edition explains and shows how to apply Python scripting in practice. Unlike the majority of the Python books, it will show you how to approach and resolve real-world issues that most system administrators will come across in their careers. This book has been updated using Python 2.7 and Python 3 where appropriate. It also uses various new and now relevant open source projects and tools that are or should now be used in practice.

  • R Recipes

    R Recipes

    Larry Pace

    R Recipes is your handy problem-solution based reference for learning and using the popular R programming language for doing primarily statistics but also other uses in numerical analysis. Packed with hundreds of code and visual recipes, this book helps you to quickly learn the fundamentals and explore the frontiers of programming, analyzing and using R.
  • AdvancED Game Design with HTML5 and JavaScript

    AdvancED Game Design with HTML5 and JavaScript

    Rex van der Spuy

    Master advanced video game design techniques for mobile phones, tablets,desktop computers and the Web, using the latest HTML5 and JavaScript technologies.

  • 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.
  • Beginning Java 8 Games Development

    Beginning Java 8 Games Development

    Wallace Jackson

    Beginning Java 8 Games Development, written by Java expert and author Wallace Jackson, teaches you the fundamentals of building two highly illustrative games using the Java 8 programming language. You'll learn how to build 2D and 3D game applications along the way.

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