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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  • Intel Galileo and Intel Galileo Gen 2

    Intel Galileo and Intel Galileo Gen 2

    Manoel Carlos Ramon

    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. 

  • Pro Spring

    Pro Spring

    Chris Schaefer, Clarence Ho, Rob Harrop

    Pro Spring updates the perennial bestseller with the latest that the Spring Framework 4 has to offer.  This is by far the most comprehensive and definitive Spring book available, thoroughly exploring the power of Spring.
  • Beginning Node.js

    Beginning Node.js

    Beginning Node.js is your step-by-step guide to learning all the aspects of creating maintainable Node.js applications.  You will see how Node.js is focused on creating high-performing, highly-scalable websites, and how easy it is to get started.
  • Beginning Oracle Database 12c

    Beginning Oracle Database 12c

    Ignatius Fernandez

    Open the door to a career as an Oracle database administrator as you learn to plan for and install Oracle Database 12c, and then learn the rudiments of database administration from longtime Oracle expert Iggy Fernandez.
  • Big Data Made Easy

    Big Data Made Easy

    Michael Frampton

    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.
  • Pro Python System Administration

    Pro Python System Administration

    Rytis Sileika

    Pro Python System Administration, Second Edition explains and shows how to apply Python scripting in practice. Unlike the majority of the Python books, it will show you how to approach and resolve real-world issues that most system administrators will come across in their careers. This book has been updated using Python 2.7 and Python 3 where appropriate. It also uses various new and now relevant open source projects and tools that are or should now be used in practice.

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