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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  • Beginning Swift Games Development for iOS

    Beginning Swift Games Development for iOS

    James Goodwill, Wesley Matlock

    Game apps are one of the most popular categories in the Apple iTunes App Store. Well, the introduction of the new Swift programming language will make game development even more appealing and easier to existing and future iOS app developers. In response, James Goodwill and Apress introduce you to this book, Beginning Swift Games Development for iOS. In this book, you'll learn the fundamental elements of the new Swift language as applied to game development for iOS.

  • Beginning JSON

    Beginning JSON

    Ben Smith

    Beginning JSON is the definitive guide to JSON - JavaScript Object Notation - today’s standard in data formatting for the web. The book starts with the basics, and walks you through all aspects of using the JSON format. Beginning JSON covers all areas of JSON from the basics of data formats to creating your own server to store and retrieve persistent data.

  • Beginning Meteor

    Beginning Meteor

    Aaron Gray, Josh Robinson

    Beginning Meteor guides you through building top-quality Web apps in a fraction of the time using an application platform built for the modern Web.

  • Beginning Amazon Web Services with Node.js

    Beginning Amazon Web Services with Node.js

    Adam Shackelford

    Beginning Amazon Web Services with Node.js teaches any novice Node.js developer to configure, deploy, and maintain scalable small to large scale Node.js applications in Amazon Web Services. Hosting a Node.js application in a production environment usually means turning to PaaS hosting such as Heroku or AppFog, but this approach brings problems. Deploying Node.js directly to AWS solves the problems you encounter in these situations, enabling you to cut out the middle man.
  • Pro Bash Programming

    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.
  • How to Uncover Corporate Fraud

    How to Uncover Corporate Fraud

    Alexis C. Bell

    Whether you are a forensic accountant unsure where to start a fraud investigation, an internal auditor performing due diligence for fraud, an analyst charged with identifying aggressive accounting tactics, or an external consultant interested in adding value for your clients, this brief book, How to Uncover Corporate Fraud will give you an effective tool to deter fraud.

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