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Azure Maps Using Blazor Succinctly
Microsoft Azure Maps is part of Microsoft Azure Cloud Services and provides a wide range of powerful geospatial capabilities and a rich set of REST APIs. It has SDKs for both web and mobile applications. In Azure Maps Using Blazor Succinctly, learn how you can create sophisticated applications with Azure Maps and Syncfusion controls in Blazor. Mich...
Rules and Laws for Civil Actions 2023
Rules and Laws for Civil Actions is an open-access resource for law students containing the U.S. Constitution, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Federal Rules of Evidence, Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure, and selected federal and state statutes. The book was created by a team of faculty members at the University of Iowa College of Law to suppl...
C++ Today
Now that software development is shifting primarily toward mobile and cloud computing, the venerable C++ programming language is returning to the dominant position it held during the object-oriented boom of the 1990s. In this O'Reilly report, you'll learn why C++ is once again the preferred choice across several diverse industries, after ...
Public Policy
What is the most pressing problem facing the American public today? Is it immigration reform, health care costs, the student debt crisis, stagnating wages, or a budget deficit reaching into the trillions? How about climate change or the threat of plastic pollution in the ocean? What about gun violence and gun rights? The problems facing the U.S. ar...
Clojure In Small Pieces
Rich Hickey invented Clojure. This is a fork of the project to experiment with literate programming as a development and documentation technology. Clojure is a break with the past traditions of Lisp. This literate fork is a break with the past traditions of code development. As such it is intended as an experiment, not a replacement or competiti...
Redis For Dummies
NoSQL is a modern data persistence storage paradigm that provides data persistence for environments where high performance is a primary requirement. Within NoSQL, data is stored in such a way as to make both writing and reading quite fast, even under heavy load. Redis and Redis Enterprise are market-leading, multi-model NoSQL databases that brin...
Principles of Finance
Principles of Finance is targeted at the core finance course for undergraduate business majors. The book is designed for conceptual accessibility to students who are relatively early in their business curriculum, yet it is also suitable for more advanced students. Due to the wide range of audiences and course approaches, the book is designed to be ...
Designing Event-Driven Systems
Many forces affect software today: larger datasets, geographical disparities, complex company structures, and the growing need to be fast and nimble in the face of change. Proven approaches such as service-oriented and event-driven architectures are joined by newer techniques such as microservices, reactive architectures, DevOps, and stream process...
Game Based and Adaptive Learning Strategies
This book is designed to accompany a graduate-level instructional design course: Game-Based and Adaptive Learning, but could also be used for undergraduate teacher education or instructional design courses. The original texts and material for this book came from the development of a course for Brandeis University as part of their MS in Learner E...
Erlang Handbook
Erlang is the result of a project at Ericsson's Computer Science Laboratory to improve the programming of telecommunication applications. A critical requirement was supporting the characteristics of such applications, that include: massive concurrency, fault-tolerance, isolation, dynamic code upgrading at runtime, transactions. Throughout t...
HackSpace Magazine: Issue 62
It's not yet Christmas, but we come bearing glad tidings: the supply of Raspberry Pis available to hobbyists is starting to come back to normal. To celebrate, we're exploring 20 of the best hardware projects you can build with a Raspberry Pi - whether that's large or small, simple or complex, useful or not-so-useful. - Keep your p...
Introduction to Neuroscience
Introduction to Neuroscience is designed for undergraduate students enrolled in introductory neuroscience courses. This book specifically targets students enrolled in Introduction to Neuroscience 1 and Introduction to Neuroscience 2 at Michigan State University and primarily contains topics covered in those courses. This first edition will guide...
Landscapes of Investigation
Creating landscapes of investigation is a primary concern of critical mathematics education. It enables us to organise educational processes so that students and teachers are able to get involved in explorations guided by dialogical interactions. It attempts to address explicit or implicit forms of social injustice by means of mathematics, and also...
Learn Ruby on Rails: Book Two
In this book, you'll build a working web application so you'll gain hands-on experience. Along the way, you'll practice techniques used by professional Rails developers. And I'll help you understand why Rails is a popular choice for web development. Read Book One to get the big picture that's missing from other tutorials...
Learn Ruby on Rails: Book One
This book contains the background that's missing from other tutorials. Here you'll learn key concepts so you'll have a solid foundation for continued study. Whether you choose to continue with another book in this series, a video course, or a code school, everything will make sense when you start here. You can read this book anywh...
Container Networking
When you start building your first containerized application, you're excited about the capabilities and opportunities you encounter: it runs the same in dev and in prod, it's straightforward to put together a container image using Docker, and the distribution is taken care of by a container registry. So, you're satisfied with how ...
Introduction to Philosophy
Introduction to Philosophy provides an overview of a common range of philosophical topics for a first- or second-year general education philosophy course. It is organized thematically, following the principal categories of academic philosophy (logic, metaphysics, epistemology, theories of value, and history of philosophy). A recurring theme of Intr...
The Julia Express
Julia is a high-level, dynamic programming language. Its features are well suited for numerical analysis and computational science. Julia works with other languages (C, Python, R, Rust, C++, SQL, JavaScript, ...) The Purpose of this open book is to introduce programmers to the Julia programming by example. This is a simplified exposition of the l...
Chance Encounters
In this rigorous and necessary book, Kristien Hens brings together bioethics and the philosophy of biology to argue that it is ethically necessary for scientific research to include a place for the philosopher. As well as ethical, their role is conceptual: they can improve the quality and coherence of scientific research by ensuring that particular...
Java Everywhere Again with DukeScript
For many years, Java Swing enabled developers to write applications that could run on any operating system. That all came to an end with the arrival of smart phones, tablets, and embedded computers. In the enterprise, the desktop dominated for many years. In the meantime, however, almost every IT project includes plans for a future where the app...
Learn Python the right way
Python is a fun and extremely easy-to-use programming language that has steadily gained in popularity over the last few years. Developed over ten years ago by Guido van Rossum, Python's simple syntax and overall feel is largely derived from ABC, a teaching language that was developed in the 1980's. However, Python was also created to s...
Foundational Sight Singing
Sight reading music can be a daunting endeavor for aspiring, and even experienced, musicians. Foundational Sight Singing was created to provide a systematic approach to learn to read, hear and perform music. The ordered presentation of both melodies and rhythms in this text helps students develop accuracy and fluency in sight singing which is a fun...
Raku One-Liners
You are reading a book about the Raku programming language. This language has appeared as a rename of Perl 6 in October 2019. Like its parent, Perl 5, the Raku language keeps the spirit of being a powerful tool in many areas, from devops programs for configuration management through different command-line applications to concurrent web servers. ...
Greening Europe
The third installment of the 'European Public Investment Outlook' series is an important and timely publication that draws together recent analyses to recommend significant increases in public investment in green ventures. Compelling data from key economists affiliated with international organizations like the International Monetary Fund,...
Create Graphical User Interfaces with Python
Add buttons, boxes, pictures and colours and more to your Python programs using the guizero library, which is quick, accessible, and understandable for all. This 156-page book is suitable for everyone, from beginners to experienced Python programmers who want to explore graphical user interfaces (GUIs). There are ten fun projects for you to c...
HackSpace Magazine: Issue 61
With a little bit of coding, you can breathe life into anything. Discover the building blocks of programming that will take your creations to the next level - whether that's motors, servos, sensors or just adding blinkenlights. Coding is a superpower! - How to build an elite-level hot air balloon - Get ready for Christmas with flashy festi...
Engineering Mechanics: Statics
Introduction to engineering mechanics: statics, for those who love to learn. Concepts include: particles and rigid body equilibrium equations, distributed loads, shear and moment diagrams, trusses, method of joints and sections, & inertia. This is the first of two courses to describe how objects move and the forces that cause motion. This co...
Patterns for Beginning Programmers
Programming patterns are solutions to problems that require the creation of a small fragment of code that will be part of a larger program. Hence, this book is about teaching you how to write such fragments of code. However, it is not about teaching you the syntax of the statements in the fragments, it assumes that you already know the syntax. Inst...
Hanging on to the Edges
What does it mean to be a scientist working today; specifically, a scientist whose subject matter is human life? Scientists often overstate their claim to certainty, sorting the world into categorical distinctions that obstruct rather than clarify its complexities. In this book Daniel Nettle urges the reader to unpick such distinctions - biological...
Continuous API Management
A lot of work is required to release an API, but the effort doesn't always pay off. Overplanning before an API matures is a wasted investment, while underplanning can lead to disaster. The second edition of this book provides maturity models for individual APIs and multi-API landscapes to help you invest the right human and company resources f...
Deep Learning for Coders with Fastai and PyTorch
Deep learning is often viewed as the exclusive domain of math PhDs and big tech companies. But as this hands-on guide demonstrates, programmers comfortable with Python can achieve impressive results in deep learning with little math background, small amounts of data, and minimal code. How? With fastai, the first library to provide a consistent inte...
Intermediate Microeconomics with Microsoft Excel
This book is based on the idea that there is a particular framework used by economists to interpret observed reality. This framework has been called the economic way of thinking, the economic approach, and the method of economics. This book is different from the many other books that attempt to teach microeconomics in three ways: - It explicitl...