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:
Expert Oracle Exadata
Martin Bach, Andy Colvin, Karl Arao, Randy Johnson, Kerry Osborne, Tanel Pder
Expert Oracle Exadata, 2nd Edition opens up the internals of the Exadata platform so that you can fully benefit from Oracle's most performant and scaleable database hardware appliance.
SQL Server Integration Services Design Patterns
Andy Leonard, Matt Masson, Tim Mitchell, Jessica M. Moss, Michelle Ufford
SQL Server Integration Services Design Patterns is revised to cover SQL Server 2014, and helps solve common problems encountered when developing data integration solutions with SQL Server Integration Services.
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.
Pro Office for iPad
Learn the tips, tricks, and get around the gotchas in Microsoft Office for iPad with Pro Office for iPad. Become productive quickly by avoiding those annoyances and confusions and slow-me-downs that can happen when you start using Office with your fingers!
Intel Galileo and Intel Galileo Gen 2
Manoel Carlos Ramon
Intel Galileo and Intel Galileo Gen 2: API
Features, Arduino Projects and Native Linux Applications for Linux Programmers
provides detailed information about Intel Galileo and Intel Galileo Gen 2
boards for all software developers interested in Arduino and the Linux
platform. The book covers the new Arduino APIs, Arduino IDE, OpenCV, V4L2,
Home Automation, Power Over Internet, Robotic Arm, Twitter with OAuth and REST
API 1.1, Robotic Head, Create custom firmware and Yocto releases, native Linux
applications and integrating Linux application with Arduino sketches.
Chris Schaefer, Clarence Ho, Rob Harrop
Pro Spring updates the perennial bestseller with the latest that the Spring Framework 4 has to offer. This is by far the most comprehensive and definitive Spring book available, thoroughly exploring the power of Spring.