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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  • Pro Vim

    Pro Vim

    Mark McDonnell

    Pro Vim teaches you the real-world workflows, tips, and tricks of this powerful, terminal-based text editor. This book covers all the essentials, as well as lesser-known but equally powerful features that will ensure you become a top-level performant and professional user of this fast and efficient technology. It's time to bring your programming, editing, and workflow skills up to the professional level.
  • Transitioning to Swift

    Transitioning to Swift

    Scott Gardner

    Transitioning to Swift is a fast-paced 200-page guide that will help you get up to speed quickly on Apple's new programming language for building the next generation of apps for Apple devices. It examines the similarities and differences between Swift and traditional Objective-C based programming, and builds upon your existing Objective-C skills to help you efficiently and successfully transition to writing powerful, expressive, and flexible code in Swift.

  • Thinking in LINQ

    Thinking in LINQ

    Sudipta Mukherjee

    The power of LINQ is its use of functional programming techniques to allow data queries across a wide variety of data sources including SQL databases, XML documents, and a variety of Web services. Thinking in LINQ is the first book that goes beyond the surface of LINQ to teach .Net developers the underlying principles of functional programming, providing the insight to bridge between the object-oriented and relational environments embodied in the .Net framework.

  • Beginning Photo Retouching and Restoration Using GIMP

    Beginning Photo Retouching and Restoration Using GIMP

    Phillip Whitt

    Beginning Photo Retouching & Restoration Using GIMP teaches readers how to digitally retouch and restore damaged photographs with GIMP 2.8-the free high end alternative to expensive image editing programs. The exercise photos in the book are available to download for the reader to follow along.

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