Advanced Robotic Vehicles Programming

Advanced Robotic Vehicles Programming

Learn how to program robotic vehicles with ardupilot libraries and pixhawk autopilot, both of which are open source technologies with a global scope. This book is focused on quadcopters but the knowledge is easily extendable to three-dimensional vehicles such as drones, submarines, and rovers. Pixhawk and the ardupilot libraries have…

Exploring the .NET Core 3.0 Runtime

Exploring the .NET Core 3.0 Runtime

Explore advanced .NET APIs and create a basic .NET core library with dynamic code generation and metadata inspection to be used by other libraries or client applications. This book starts with the benefits of .NET including its fundamental tasks and tools where you will learn .NET SDK tools…

Introducing Algorithms in C

Introducing Algorithms in C

Study elementary and complex algorithms with clear examples and implementations in C. This book introduces data types (simple and structured) and algorithms with graphical and textual explanations. In the next sections, you’ll cover simple and complex standard algorithms with their flowcharts: everything is integrated with explanations and tables…

Modern C

Modern C

If you think “Modern” and “C” don’t belong in the same sentence, think again. The C standards committee actively reviews and extends the language, with updated published C standards as recently as 2018. In Modern C, author Jens Gustedt teaches you the skills and features you need to write relevant programs…

Raspberry Pi Projects for Kids

Raspberry Pi Projects for Kids

Learn coding and electronics through 12 original and daring projects that hack wireless signals. The Raspberry Pi is an inexpensive, pocket-sized computer that will help you build and code your own hardware projects. Raspberry Pi Projects for Kids will show you how to harness the power of the Raspberry…

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…