Mining Social Media

Mining Social Media

BuzzFeed News Senior Reporter Lam Thuy Vo explains how to mine, process, and analyze data from the social web in meaningful ways with the Python programming language. Did fake Twitter accounts help sway a presidential election? What can Facebook and Reddit archives tell us about human behavior? In Mining Social…

Modern C++ for Absolute Beginners

Modern C++ for Absolute Beginners

Learn the C++ programming language in a structured, straightforward, and friendly manner. This book teaches the basics of the modern C++ programming language, C++ Standard Library, and modern C++ standards. No previous programming experience is required. C++ is a language like no other, surprising in its complexity, yet…

Microservices Security in Action

Microservices Security in Action

After a straightforward introduction to the challenges of microservices security, the book covers fundamentals to secure both the application perimeter and service-to-service communication. Following a hands-on example, readers explore how to deploy and secure microservices behind an API gateway as well as how to access microservices accessed by…

Practical User Research

Practical User Research

Explore how User Research has been influenced over the years by a range of disciplines, such as HCI, usability, anthropology, cognitive psychology, ergonomics etc. This book aims to contribute to the User Research community and covers topics that will help UX professionals, students and stakeholders to gain a…

Genetic Algorithms in Java Basics

Genetic Algorithms in Java Basics

Genetic Algorithms in Java Basics is a brief introduction to solving problems using genetic algorithms, with working projects and solutions written in the Java programming language. This brief book will guide you step-by-step through various implementations of genetic algorithms and some of their common applications, with the aim to…

Data Mashup with Microsoft Excel Using Power Query and M

Data Mashup with Microsoft Excel Using Power Query and M

Master the art of loading external data into Excel for use in reporting, charting, dashboarding, and business intelligence. This book provides a complete and thorough explanation of Microsoft Excel’s Get and Transform feature set, showing you how to connect to a range of external databases and other data…

Building Computer Vision Applications Using Artificial Neural Networks

Building Computer Vision Applications Using Artificial Neural Networks

Apply computer vision and machine learning concepts in developing business and industrial applications ​using a practical, step-by-step approach. The book comprises four main sections starting with setting up your programming environment and configuring your computer with all the prerequisites to run the code examples. Section 1 covers the…

The Art of Immutable Architecture

The Art of Immutable Architecture

This book teaches you how to evaluate a distributed system from the perspective of immutable objects. You will understand the problems in existing designs, know how to make small modifications to correct those problems, and learn to apply the principles of immutable architecture to your tools.