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:
Learn how to leverage the features and capabilities of the ASP.NET Web API to build a RESTful web service from start to finish. This book will first explain the REST architectural style, and then build on that knowledge, the ASP.NET Web API, and some helpful patterns, tricks, and techniques, to go from a blank slate to a fully functional, secure REST service.
Beginning T-SQL is a performance-oriented introduction to the T-SQL language that underlies Microsoft’s SQL Server 2012 and 2014.
- Modern Methods of Financial Engineering and Risk Management introduces finance professionals and advanced students to the latest post-2007 concepts and tools to model and analyze more faithfully the real behavior of financial markets and better constrain asset allocation, derivative pricing and hedging, and risk control.