Automate the Boring Stuff with Python: Practical Programming for Total Beginners

If you have ever spent hours renaming documents or updating hundreds of thousands of spreadsheet cells, you know the way tedious initiatives like those may be. yet what for those who may have your computing device do them for you?

In Automate the dull Stuff with Python, you will how to use Python to write down courses that do in mins what could take you hours to do via hand—no earlier programming adventure required. as soon as you may have mastered the fundamentals of programming, you are going to create Python courses that without difficulty practice important and ambitious feats of automation to:

  • Search for textual content in a dossier or throughout a number of files
  • Create, replace, circulate, and rename records and folders
  • Search the internet and obtain on-line content
  • Update and structure information in Excel spreadsheets of any size
  • Split, merge, watermark, and encrypt PDFs
  • Send reminder emails and textual content notifications
  • Fill out on-line forms

Step-by-step directions stroll you thru each one application, and perform initiatives on the finish of every bankruptcy problem you to enhance these courses and use your newfound abilities to automate comparable tasks.

Don't spend some time doing paintings a well-trained monkey may possibly do. no matter if you've got by no means written a line of code, you can also make your computing device do the grunt paintings. learn the way in Automate the dull Stuff with Python.

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Parallel and Concurrent Programming in Haskell: Techniques for Multicore and Multithreaded Programming

By Simon Marlow

If you could have a operating wisdom of Haskell, this hands-on ebook exhibits you the way to exploit the language’s many APIs and frameworks for writing either parallel and concurrent courses. You’ll find out how parallelism exploits multicore processors to hurry up computation-heavy courses, and the way concurrency permits you to write courses with threads for a number of interactions.

Author Simon Marlow walks you thru the method with plenty of code examples for you to run, scan with, and expand. Divided into separate sections on Parallel and Concurrent Haskell, this ebook additionally comprises workouts that can assist you get to grips with the innovations presented:

  • Express parallelism in Haskell with the Eval monad and assessment Strategies
  • Parallelize usual Haskell code with the Par monad
  • Build parallel array-based computations, utilizing the Repa library
  • Use the speed up library to run computations at once at the GPU
  • Work with uncomplicated interfaces for writing concurrent code
  • Build bushes of threads for greater and extra complicated programs
  • Learn find out how to construct high-speed concurrent community servers
  • Write disbursed courses that run on a number of machines in a network

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Advanced Analytics with Spark: Patterns for Learning from Data at Scale

By Uri Laserson, Josh Wills

In this useful publication, 4 Cloudera facts scientists current a suite of self-contained styles for acting large-scale facts research with Spark. The authors deliver Spark, statistical tools, and real-world facts units jointly to educate you ways to process analytics difficulties by means of example.

You’ll commence with an creation to Spark and its atmosphere, after which dive into styles that follow universal techniques—classification, collaborative filtering, and anomaly detection between others—to fields reminiscent of genomics, protection, and finance. when you've got an entry-level figuring out of computing device studying and data, and also you application in Java, Python, or Scala, you’ll locate those styles invaluable for engaged on your personal information applications.

Patterns include:

  • Recommending track and the Audioscrobbler facts set
  • Predicting woodland disguise with choice trees
  • Anomaly detection in community site visitors with K-means clustering
  • Understanding Wikipedia with Latent Semantic Analysis
  • Analyzing co-occurrence networks with GraphX
  • Geospatial and temporal info research at the manhattan urban Taxi journeys data
  • Estimating monetary threat via Monte Carlo simulation
  • Analyzing genomics info and the BDG project
  • Analyzing neuroimaging info with PySpark and Thunder

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Professional Test Driven Development with C#: Developing Real World Applications with TDD

By James Bender, Jeff McWherter

Hands-on assistance to making nice test-driven improvement practice

Test-driven improvement (TDD) perform is helping builders realize a well-designed software, and encourages writing a attempt sooner than writing the performance that should be carried out. This hands-on consultant presents important perception for developing profitable test-driven improvement approaches. With resource code and examples featured in either C# and .NET, the ebook walks you thru the TDD technique and indicates the way it is utilized to a real-world software. You’ll witness the applying outfitted from scratch and info every one step that's concerned about the improvement, in addition to any difficulties that have been encountered and the options that have been applied.

  • Clarifies the inducement at the back of test-driven improvement (TDD), what it really is, and the way it works
  • Reviews a number of the steps enthusiastic about constructing an program and the trying out that's concerned sooner than imposing the functionality
  • Discusses unit trying out and refactoring

Professional Test-Driven improvement with C# indicates you the way to create nice TDD procedures correct away.

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Advanced Swift

By Chris Eidhof, Airspeed Velocity

Advanced speedy takes you thru Swift’s gains, from low-level programming to high-level abstractions.

In this ebook, we’ll write approximately complex thoughts in fast programming. in case you have learn the quick Programming consultant, and wish to discover extra, this publication is for you.

Swift is a brilliant language for structures programming, but additionally lends itself for terribly high-level programming. We’ll discover either high-level issues (for instance, programming with generics and protocols), in addition to low-level subject matters (for instance, wrapping a C library and string internals).

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API Design for C++

By Martin Reddy

API layout for C++ offers a entire dialogue of software Programming Interface (API) improvement, from preliminary layout via implementation, checking out, documentation, unencumber, versioning, upkeep, and deprecation. The booklet specializes in the problems of designing APIs for a unmarried language (C++), which continues to be essentially the most known programming languages for big software program initiatives.
The e-book additionally covers really good API issues, comparable to growing scripting and plug-in APIs, with emphasis on API layout. A dialogue on checking out ideas concentrates on computerized API trying out thoughts instead of trying to comprise end-user software checking out concepts reminiscent of GUI trying out, procedure trying out, or handbook checking out.
The publication might be valuable to new programmers who comprehend the basics of C++ and who are looking to increase their layout abilities, in addition to senior engineers and software program architects trying to achieve new services to counterpoint their present skills. 3 particular teams of readers are special: practising software program engineers and designers, technical managers, and scholars and educators.

  • The simply e-book that teaches the options of C++ API improvement, together with layout, versioning, documentation, trying out, scripting, and extensibility.
  • Extensive code examples illustrate every one idea, with totally useful examples and dealing resource code for experimentation on hand online.
  • Covers numerous API types and styles with a spotlight on sensible and effective designs for large-scale long term initiatives.

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Swift 2 Blueprints

By Cecil Costa

Sharpen your talents in speedy by means of designing and deploying seven absolutely practical applications

About This Book

  • Develop various iOS-compatible functions that variety from healthiness and health to utilities utilizing this project-based handbook
  • Discover how one can make the simplest use of the most recent good points in quick to construct on a wide range of applications
  • Follow step by step directions to create rapid apps orientated for the true world

Who This ebook Is For

If you're a efficient iOS developer who desires to improve lovely purposes with fast, then this publication is for you. Familiarity with fast programming is assumed.

What you are going to Learn

  • Get to grips with the fundamentals of Xcode and rapid for software development
  • Create a photograph Sharing program to trap a picture, edit it utilizing diversified beneficial properties and proportion it through social media.
  • Develop functions utilizing the WatchKit and trade info among iPhone and the Watch
  • Use complex good points corresponding to SpriteKit to construct a game
  • Install third-party rapid frameworks to improvise in your program development
  • Discover how you can simulate domestic automation with HomeKit
  • Build an program to observe the user's weight, center fee and the variety of steps for health and wellbeing historical Analysis
  • Manipulate media utilizing AVFoundation framework to merge audio and video.

In Detail

In this e-book, you'll paintings via seven assorted tasks to get you hands-on with constructing remarkable purposes for iOS devices.

We initiate with a undertaking that teaches you ways to construct a software app utilizing rapid. relocating on, we disguise the strategies at the back of constructing an leisure or social networking similar software, for instance, a small software that enables you to proportion pictures, audio, and video records from one equipment to a different. you will even be guided via create a urban details app with custom-made desk perspectives, a reminder app for the Apple Watch, and a online game app utilizing SpriteKit.

By the top of this booklet, you may have the mandatory skillset to boost a number of forms of iOS purposes with fast which can run on assorted iOS units. additionally, you will be good versed with advanced suggestions that may be used to augment the functionality of your applications.

Style and approach

This ebook takes a step by step method of assist you construct apps from scratch and study the technique to enhance real-time purposes utilizing Swift.

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C++: No Experience Required

By Paulo Franca

The quickest, least-expensive technique to examine C++ in home windows! because the hottest programming language for the computer, C++ is speedy, versatile, and intensely very important in trendy company atmosphere. beforehand, it was once additionally some of the most advanced languages for the newbie to benefit. yet now not any further! C++: No adventure required will quick enable you to create worthwhile home windows C++ purposes. Use the distinct step by step routines within the e-book to develop into a educated home windows C++ programmer in weeks.

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Laravel: Code Bright

By Dayle Rees

"Web software improvement with the Laravel framework model four for beginners."

This name is the successor to Laravel: Code chuffed, which offered virtually 3000 copies final 12 months, and used to be one in all the head studying assets for the Laravel framework. At $29 and less expensive than an exceptional pizza, you'll get the publication in its present partial shape, besides all destiny chapters, updates, and fixes at no cost. As of the day I final up to date this description, Code vibrant had 260 pages and was once simply getting began. to provide you a few viewpoint on how specified it truly is, Code satisfied was once 127 pages in its entire state.

Leanpub, the net shop, permits authors to replace their books indefinitely.
This model was once published by way of the writer on 2013-07-14.

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Exam Ref 70-480 Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 (MCSD)

By Rick Delorme

Prepare for Microsoft examination 70-480—and aid reveal your real-world mastery of programming with HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS3. Designed for knowledgeable builders able to enhance their prestige, examination Ref specializes in the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen wanted for fulfillment on the Microsoft expert point.

Focus at the services measured by means of those objectives:

  • Implement and control rfile buildings and gadgets
  • Implement application move
  • Access and safe information
  • Use CSS3 in functions

This Microsoft Exam Ref:

  • Organizes its assurance via examination targets.
  • Features strategic, what-if situations to problem you.

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