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:
Big Data and The Internet of Things
Robert Stackowiak, Art Licht, Venu Mantha, Louis Nagode
Enterprise Information Architecture for a New Age: Big Data and The Internet of Things, provides guidance in designing an information architecture to accommodate the massively larger amounts of data being generated by The Internet of Things.
More iPhone Development with Objective-C
David Mark, Jayant Varma, Jeff LaMarche, Alex Horovitz, Kevin Kim
More iPhone Development with Objective-C continues right where More iOS 6 Development: Further Explorations of the iOS SDK leaves off, with a series of chapters devoted to Core Data, the standard for Apple persistence. Authors Dave Mark, Jayant Varma, Jeff LaMarche, Alex Horovitz, and Kevin Kim carefully step through each Core Data concept and show techniques and tips specifically for writing larger apps—offering a breadth of coverage you won't find anywhere else.
Russ Ferguson, John Paxton, John Resig
Pro XAML with C#
Buddy James, Lori Lalonde
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 App Development with Parse and Phonegap
Stephan Alber, Wilkins Fernandez
Learn Unity Programming with C#
Learn Unity Programming with C# is your step-by-step guide to learning to make your first Unity games using C#. You will learn how to move from the basics of C# in Unity, to building exciting games with sophisticated elements.