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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  • Practical Neo4j

    Practical Neo4j

    Greg Jordan

    Practical Neo4j guides you all the way through the basics of graph databases to creating and supporting your own Neo4j-based application.

  • SAP ABAP

    SAP ABAP

    Sushil Markandeya, Kaushik Roy

    SAP ABAP elucidates the numerous features of the core programming platform, which is used for development for the entire SAP software suite. SAP ABAP uses numerous hands on business oriented use cases and a valuable dedicated downloadable e-resource to demonstrate the underlying advanced concepts of the OO ABAP environment and the SAP UI.
  • Beginning iPhone Development with Swift

    Beginning iPhone Development with Swift

    Kim Topley, David Mark, Jack Nutting, Fredrik Olsson, Jeff LaMarche

    The team that brought you the bestselling Beginning iPhone Development, the book that taught the world to program on the iPhone, has been transformed to deliver the same excellent introduction to iPhone and iOS programming using Swift. Beginning iPhone Development with Swift introduces you to Swift in this definitive guide up-to-date with Apple's latest and greatest new iOS 8 and its SDK, as well as with the latest version of Xcode 6.
  • Migrating to Swift from Android

    Migrating to Swift from Android

    Sean Liao

    In 250 pages, Migrating to Swift from Android gives you—as an experienced 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.
  • Using Kindle Fire HD

    Using Kindle Fire HD

    Kevin Wilson

    Learn how to use your Kindle Fire with ease, no jargon. Clear, concise, short and to the point... Using Kindle Fire HD, is the essential guide to getting around Amazon’s tablet and e-book reader.
  • Pro Grunt.js

    Pro Grunt.js

    Pro Grunt.js gets you quickly up-to-speed with this popular JavaScript-based task runner. Author James Cryer takes you from initial installation all the way through to authoring successful plugins.

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