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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  • C++ Game Development Primer

    C++ Game Development Primer

    Bruce Sutherland

    C++ Game Development Primer takes you through the accelerated process of building a game project for otherwise experienced C++ programmers. After reading this book, you’ll have the fundamental know-how to become a successful and profitable game applications developer in today’s increasingly competitive indie game marketplace.
  • 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.
  • Pro Git

    Pro Git

    Scott Chacon, Ben Straub

    Pro Git (Second Edition) is your fully-updated guide to Git and its usage in the modern world. Git has come a long way since it was first developed by Linus Torvalds for Linux kernel development. It has taken the open source world by storm since its inception in 2005, and this book teaches you how to use it like an pro.

  • Beginning C++

    Beginning C++

    Ivor Horton

    Beginning C++ is based on and supersedes Ivor Horton’s previous book, Beginning ANSI C++. This book is a tutorial for beginners in C++ and discusses a subset of C++ that is suitable for beginners. The language syntax will correspond to the proposed C++14 standard.

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