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:
Intel Galileo and Intel Galileo Gen 2: API Features, Arduino Projects and Native Linux Applications for Linux Programmers provides detailed information about Intel Galileo and Intel Galileo Gen 2 boards for all software developers interested in Arduino and the Linux platform. The book covers the new Arduino APIs, Arduino IDE, OpenCV, V4L2, Home Automation, Power Over Internet, Robotic Arm, Twitter with OAuth and REST API 1.1, Robotic Head, Create custom firmware and Yocto releases, native Linux applications and integrating Linux application with Arduino sketches.
- Big Data Made Easy: A Working Guide to the Complete Hadoop Toolset is an introduction for developers and architects anyone else interested in big data to using the Apache Hadoop toolset. It includes a description of all tool capabilities as well as in-depth instructions to build and test a working system.