Best Upcoming Introduction to Programming Books of March 2017

Every month, new books are released, and we’d like to share the ones with you we think should not be missed. This time, we’re focussing on Introduction to Programming. Please let us know what you think, and happy reading!

Best Upcoming Introduction to Programming Books of March 2017

  • Introduction to Programming in Java: An Interdisciplinary Approach (2nd Edition)
    Introduction to Programming in Java: An Interdisciplinary Approach (2nd Edition)

    Programming skills are indispensable in today’s world, not just for computer science students, but also for anyone in any scientific or technical discipline. Companion web site (introcs. edu/java) contains Chapter summaries Supplementary exercises, some with solutions Detailed instructions for installing a Java programming environment Program code and test data suitable for easy download Detailed creative exercises, projects, and other supplementary materials Companion studio-produced online videos (informit.

  • Anyone Can Create an App: Beginning iPhone and iPad programming
    Anyone Can Create an App: Beginning iPhone and iPad programming

    With the right tools and a little practice, anyone can create an app. Table of Contents PART 1 – YOUR VERY FIRST APP Getting started Building your first app Your first app, explained Learning more about your development tools: Xcode Capturing users’ actions: adding buttons The button app, explained Capturing user input: adding text boxes Playing on the Playground PART 2 – THE KEYS TO THE CITY: UNDERSTANDING KEY DEVELOPMENT CONCEPTS Go with the flow, man. .

  • Just for Fun: Drawing: More than 100 fun and simple step-by-step projects for learning the art of basic drawing
    Just for Fun: Drawing: More than 100 fun and simple step-by-step projects for learning the art of basic drawing

    With Just for Fun: Drawing, aspiring artists and art enthusiasts who have never before picked up a pencil can follow incredibly simple step-by-step instructions and discover how to draw everyday subjects. Saving the nitty-gritty technical aspects of drawing for the more advanced student, Just for Fun: Drawing simply touches upon key drawing concepts and fundamentals, including perspective, proportion, volume, shading, and composition, among others, that are relevant to a beginner’s core understanding of the craft. With its abundance of approachable and contemporary drawings, as well as loads of tips, instruction, and inspiration, Just for Fun: Drawing will have even the most artistically challenged individuals mastering the art of pencil drawing in no time.

  • An Introduction to Excel VBA Programming: with Applications in Finance and Insurance
    An Introduction to Excel VBA Programming: with Applications in Finance and Insurance

    Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) is a programming language created by Microsoft that can be used to automate operations in Microsoft Excel. This textbook has been written for undergraduate students majoring in actuarial science and related areas who wish to learn the basic fundamentals and applications of Excel VBA. It can also be used as supplementary reading for courses related to computer programming, financial modelling, and information technology for business.

  • Read Japanese Kanji Today: The Easy Way to Learn the 400 Basic Kanji [JLPT Levels N5 + N4 and AP Japanese Language & Culture Exam]
    Read Japanese Kanji Today: The Easy Way to Learn the 400 Basic Kanji [JLPT Levels N5 + N4 and AP Japanese Language & Culture Exam]

    —Read Japanese Kanji Today provides readers with a quick and simple method to learn kanji characters. With the approach used in this easy-to-read, entertaining kanji book you’ll soon be able to recognize and read over 400 kanji, whether or not you have any knowledge of Japanese grammar or the spoken Japanese language. This new, expanded edition has added: Pronunciations Readings Vocabulary Stroke Order Practice BoxesUse Read Japanese Kanji Today to learn kanji quickly and painlessly.

  • Learning Japanese Kanji Practice Book Volume 2: The Quick and Easy Way to Learn the Basic Japanese Kanji [JLPT Level N5 + N4 and AP Japanese Language & Culture Exam]
    Learning Japanese Kanji Practice Book Volume 2: The Quick and Easy Way to Learn the Basic Japanese Kanji [JLPT Level N5 + N4 and AP Japanese Language & Culture Exam]

    This is an invaluable study guide and practice book for learning basic Japanese kanji. Learning Japanese Kanji Practice Book is intended for beginning students, or experienced speakers who need to practice their written Japanese. Special boxes with grid lines to practice writing characters.

  • Microsoft Visual Basic 2017 for Windows Applications: Introductory
    Microsoft Visual Basic 2017 for Windows Applications: Introductory

    Introduce your students to the fundamentals of Microsoft Visual Basic with the step-by-step, visual approach and professional programming opportunities in MICROSOFT VISUAL BASIC 2017 FOR WINDOWS APPLICATIONS: INTRODUCTORY. This edition’s innovative, step-by-step presentation blends insightful demonstrations of professional programs with in-depth discussions of programming concepts and techniques. Students practice what they’ve learned with numerous independent programming assignments in each chapter.

  • Processing: An Introduction to Programming
    Processing: An Introduction to Programming

    This book demonstrates how Processing is an excellent language for beginners to learn the fundamentals of computer programming. Following a traditional sequence of topics for introducing programming, the book introduces key computer science concepts, without overwhelming readers with extensive detail. No prior programming experience is expected.

  • Learning Concurrent Programming in Scala – Second Edition
    Learning Concurrent Programming in Scala - Second Edition

    The Scala 2. As a member of the Scala team at EPFL, Aleksandar actively contributed to the Scala programming language, and he has worked on programming abstractions for concurrency, data-parallel programming support, and concurrent data structures for Scala. Table of Contents Introduction Concurrency on the JVM and the Java Memory Model Traditional Building Blocks of Concurrency Asynchronous Programming with Futures and Promises Data-Parallel Collections Concurrent Programming with Reactive Extensions Software Transactional Memory Actors Concurrency in Practice Reactors.

  • Mastering Java Machine Learning
    Mastering Java Machine Learning

    This book aims to introduce you to an array of advanced techniques in machine learning including supervised and semi-supervised learning, clustering and anomaly detection, big data and stream machine learning. What you will learn Discover key Java machine learning libraries and what kind of problems each are able to solve Explore powerful techniques in each major category of machine learning. Apply machine learning to fraud, anomaly, and outlier detection Experiment with deep learning concepts, algorithms, and the toolbox for deep learning Build high-performing, real-time, adaptive predictive models for stream based data learning.

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