SQL Server Big Data Clusters

SQL Server Big Data Clusters

Get a head-start on learning one of SQL Server 2019’s latest and most impactful features―Big Data Clusters―that combines large volumes of non-relational data for analysis along with data stored relationally inside a SQL Server database. This book provides a first look at Big Data Clusters based upon SQL…

Clean Ruby

Clean Ruby

Learn how to make better decisions and write cleaner Ruby code. This book shows you how to avoid messy code that is hard to test and which cripples productivity. Author Carleton DiLeo shares hard-learned lessons gained from years of experience across numerous codebases both large and small. Each chapter…

Solving Identity Management in Modern Applications

Solving Identity Management in Modern Applications

Know how to design and use identity management to protect your application and the data it manages. At a time when security breaches result in increasingly onerous penalties, it is paramount that application developers and owners understand identity management and the value it provides when building applications. This book…

Enterprise Java Microservices

Enterprise Java Microservices

Enterprise Java Microservices is an example-rich tutorial that shows how to design and manage large-scale Java applications as a collection of microservices. About the Technology Large applications are easier to develop and maintain when you build them from small, simple components. Java developers now enjoy a wide range of…

Programming with Types

Programming with Types

Type-related failures are common and can be very costly. Famously, in 1999, NASA’s Mars Climate Orbiter burned up in the atmosphere because of an error that could have easily been prevented with typing. By taking advantage of the strong type systems available in most modern programming languages, you…

Practices of the Python Pro

Practices of the Python Pro

Professional developers know the many benefits of writing application code that’s clean, well-organized, and easy to maintain. By learning and following established patterns and best practices, you can take your code and your career to a new level. With Practices of the Python Pro, you’ll learn to design professional-level,…

Object Design Style Guide

Object Design Style Guide

Summary Objects are the central concept of languages like Java, Python, C#. Applying best practices for object design means that your code will be easy to read, write, and maintain. Object Design Style Guide captures dozens of techniques for creating pro-quality OO code that can stand the test of time….

Modern Programming Made Easy, 2nd Edition

Modern Programming Made Easy, 2nd Edition

Get up and running fast with the basics of programming using Java as an example language. This short book gets you thinking like a programmer in an easy and entertaining way. Modern Programming Made Easy teaches you basic coding principles, including working with lists, sets, arrays, and maps; coding in…

Refactoring Legacy T-SQL for Improved Performance

Refactoring Legacy T-SQL for Improved Performance

Breathe new life into older applications by refactoring T-SQL queries and code using modern techniques. This book shows you how to significantly improve the performance of older applications by finding common anti-patterns in T-SQL code, then rewriting those anti-patterns using new functionality that is supported in current versions…