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…

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…

Programming Persistent Memory

Programming Persistent Memory

Beginning and experienced programmers will use this comprehensive guide to persistent memory programming. You will understand how persistent memory brings together several new software/hardware requirements, and offers great promise for better performance and faster application startup times―a huge leap forward in byte-addressable capacity compared with current DRAM offerings….

Unit Testing Principles, Practices, and Patterns

Unit Testing Principles, Practices, and Patterns

Unit Testing Principles, Patterns and Practices shows you how to refine your existing unit tests by implementing modern best practices. You’ll learn to spot which tests are performing, which need refactoring, and which need to be deleted entirely! Upgrade your testing suite with new testing styles, good patterns, and…

Introducing Azure Kubernetes Service

Introducing Azure Kubernetes Service

Go from zero to sixty deploying and running a Kubernetes cluster on Microsoft Azure! This hands-on practical guide to Microsoft’s Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), a managed container orchestration platform, arms you with the tools and knowledge you need to easily deploy and operate on this complex platform. Take…