Don't waste your time building an application server. See how to build low-cost, low-maintenance, highly available, serverless single page web applications that scale into the millions of users at the click of a button. Build well-tested single page apps that are safe from malicious attacks and adapt to any device or network connected to the web. Avoid messing around with middle-tier infrastructure and get right to the web app your customers want. You don't need to manage your own servers to build powerful web applications--the Internet will do that for you. This book will show you how to create a single page app that runs entirely on web services, scales to millions of users, and costs less per day than a cup of coffee. Using a web browser, a prepared workspace, and your favorite editor, you'll build a complete single page web application, step by step. Deploy your application quickly using Amazon S3. Learn the fundamental technologies behind modern single page apps, and use web standards to create lean web applications that can take advantage of the newest technologies. Connect with providers like Google and Facebook to manage user identities. Read and write user data directly from the browser using a web service database. Learn how to defend your application against common security threats. Whether you've never built a web application before or you're a seasoned web developer who's just looking for an alternative to complex server-side web frameworks, this book describes a simple approach to building serverless web applications that you can easily apply or adapt for your own projects. What You Need: To follow the tutorial in this book, you'll need a computer with a web browser. You'll also need a text editor and a git client. Building this web application will require some sort of development web server. You can use your own, or you can also use the one included with the tutorial's prepared workspace. The included web server requires Ruby 2.0, although we also suggest few alternatives. To get started quickly, you need a basic understanding of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. If you're new to these topics, you can get up to speed using links we'll provide in the Introduction.
Don't waste your time building an application server. See how to build low-cost, low-maintenance, highly available, serverless single page web applications that scale into the millions of users at the click of a button. Quickly build reliable, well-tested single page apps that stay up and running 24/7 using Amazon Web Services. Avoid messing around with middle-tier infrastructure and get right to the web app your customers want. You don't need to manage your own servers to build powerful web applications. This book will show you how to create a single page app that runs entirely on web services, scales to millions of users, and costs less per day than a cup of coffee. Using a web browser, a prepared workspace, and your favorite editor, you'll build a complete single page web application, step by step. Learn the fundamental technologies behind modern single page apps, and use web standards to create lean web applications that can take advantage of the newest technologies. Deploy your application quickly using Amazon S3. Use Amazon Cognito to connect with providers like Google and Facebook to manage user identities. Read and write user data directly from the browser using DynamoDB, and build your own scalable custom microservices with Amazon Lambda. Whether you've never built a web application before or you're a seasoned web developer who's just looking for an alternative to complex server-side web frameworks, this book describes a simple approach to building serverless web applications that you can easily apply or adapt for your own projects. What You Need: To follow the tutorial in this book, you'll need a computer with a web browser. You'll also need a text editor and a git client. Building this web application will require some sort of development web server. You can use your own, or you can also use the one included with the tutorial's prepared workspace. The included web server requires Ruby 2.0, although we also suggest few alternatives. To get started quickly, you need a basic understanding of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. If you're new to these topics, you can get up to speed using links we'll provide in the Introduction.
This book is aimed at web developers who are familiar with frontend technologies like JavaScript, HTML, and CSS, and modern tools like Bower, Yeoman, and Grunt.
Build scalable, efficient, and highly available web apps using AWS About This Book Get an in-depth understanding of the serverless model Build a complete serverless web application end to end Learn how to use the Serverless Framework to improve your productivity Who This Book Is For If you're looking to learn more about scalable and cost-efficient architectures, this book is for you. Basic knowledge of Node.js skills or familiarity with cloud services is required. For other topics, we cover the basics. What You Will Learn Get a grasp of the pros and cons of going serverless and its use cases Discover how you can use the building blocks of AWS to your advantage Set up the environment and create a basic app with the Serverless Framework Host static files on S3 and CloudFront with HTTPS support Build a sample application with a frontend using React as an SPA Develop the Node.js backend to handle requests and connect to a SimpleDB database Secure your applications with authentication and authorization Implement the publish-subscribe pattern to handle notifications in a serverless application Create tests, define the workflow for deployment, and monitor your app In Detail This book will equip you with the knowledge needed to build your own serverless apps by showing you how to set up different services while making your application scalable, highly available, and efficient. We begin by giving you an idea of what it means to go serverless, exploring the pros and cons of the serverless model and its use cases. Next, you will be introduced to the AWS services that will be used throughout the book, how to estimate costs, and how to set up and use the Serverless Framework. From here, you will start to build an entire serverless project of an online store, beginning with a React SPA frontend hosted on AWS followed by a serverless backend with API Gateway and Lambda functions. You will also learn to access data from a SimpleDB database, secure the application with authentication and authorization, and implement serverless notifications for browsers using AWS IoT. This book will describe how to monitor the performance, efficiency, and errors of your apps and conclude by teaching you how to test and deploy your applications. Style and approach This book takes a step-by-step approach on how to use the Serverless Framework and AWS services to build Serverless Applications. It will give you a hands-on feeling, allowing you to practice while reading. It provides a brief introduction of concepts while keeping the focus on the practical skills required to develop applications.
Over 50 recipes to help you build applications hosted on Serverless architecture using Azure Functions. About This Book Enhance Azure Functions with continuous deployment using Visual Studio Team Services Learn to deploy and manage cost-effective and highly available serverless applications using Azure Functions This recipe-based guide will teach you to build a robust serverless environment Who This Book Is For If you are a Cloud administrator, architect, or developer who wants to build scalable systems and deploy serverless applications with Azure functions, then this book is for you. Prior knowledge and hands-on experience with core services of Microsoft Azure is required. What You Will Learn Develop different event-based handlers supported by serverless architecture supported by Microsoft Cloud Platform – Azure Integrate Azure Functions with different Azure Services to develop Enterprise-level applications Get to know the best practices in organizing and refactoring the code within the Azure functions Test, troubleshoot, and monitor the Azure functions to deliver high-quality, reliable, and robust cloud-centric applications Automate mundane tasks at various levels right from development to deployment and maintenance Learn how to develop statefulserverless applications and also self-healing jobs using DurableFunctions In Detail Microsoft provides a solution to easily run small segment of code in the Cloud with Azure Functions. Azure Functions provides solutions for processing data, integrating systems, and building simple APIs and microservices. The book starts with intermediate-level recipes on serverless computing along with some use cases on benefits and key features of Azure Functions. Then, we'll deep dive into the core aspects of Azure Functions such as the services it provides, how you can develop and write Azure functions, and how to monitor and troubleshoot them. Moving on, you'll get practical recipes on integrating DevOps with Azure functions, and providing continuous integration and continous deployment with Visual Studio Team Services. It also provides hands-on steps and tutorials based on real-world serverless use cases, to guide you through configuring and setting up your serverless environments with ease. Finally, you'll see how to manage Azure functions, providing enterprise-level security and compliance to your serverless code architecture. By the end of this book, you will have all the skills required to work with serverless code architecture, providing continuous delivery to your users. Style and approach This recipe-based guide explains the different features of Azure Function by taking a real-world application related to a specific domain. You will learn how to implement automation and DevOps and discover industry best practices to develop applications hosted on serverless architecture using Azure functions.
Build cost-effective and highly scalable Serverless applications using AWS Lambda. About This Book Leverage AWS Lambda to significantly lower your infrastructure costs and deploy out massively scalable, event-driven systems and applications Learn how to design and build Lambda functions using real-world examples and implementation scenarios Explore the Serverless ecosystem with a variety of toolsets and AWS services including DynamoDB, API Gateway, and much more! Who This Book Is For If you are a Cloud administrator and/or developer who wishes to explore, learn, and leverage AWS Lambda to design, build, and deploy Serverless applications in the cloud, then this is the book for you! The book assumes you have some prior knowledge and hands-on experience with AWS core services such as EC2, IAM, S3, along with the knowledge to work with any popular programming language such as Node.Js, Java, C#, and so on. What You Will Learn Understand the hype, significance, and business benefits of Serverless computing and applications Plunge into the Serverless world of AWS Lambda and master its core components and how it works Find out how to effectively and efficiently design, develop, and test Lambda functions using Node.js, along with some keen coding insights and best practices Explore best practices to effectively monitor and troubleshoot Serverless applications using AWS CloudWatch and other third-party services in the form of Datadog and Loggly Quickly design and develop Serverless applications by leveraging AWS Lambda, DynamoDB, and API Gateway using the Serverless Application Framework (SAF) and other AWS services such as Step Functions Explore a rich variety of real-world Serverless use cases with Lambda and see how you can apply it to your environments In Detail AWS is recognized as one of the biggest market leaders for cloud computing and why not? It has evolved a lot since the time it started out by providing just basic services such as EC2 and S3 and today; they go all the way from IoT to Machine Learning, Image recognition, Chatbot Frameworks, and much more! One of those recent services that is also gaining a lot of traction is AWS Lambda! Although seemingly simple and easy to use, Lambda is a highly effective and scalable compute service that provides developers with a powerful platform to design and develop Serverless event-driven systems and applications. The book begins with a high-level introduction into the world of Serverless computing and its advantages and use cases, followed by a deep dive into AWS Lambda! You'll learn what services AWS Lambda provides to developers; how to design, write, and test Lambda functions; as well as monitor and troubleshoot them. The book is designed and accompanied with a vast variety of real-world examples, use cases, and code samples that will enable you to get started on your Serverless applications quickly. By the end of the book, you will have gained all the skills required to work with AWS Lambda services! Style and approach This step-by-step guide will help you build Serverless applications and run Serverless workloads using the AWS Lambda service. You'll be able to get started with it in a matter of minutes with easy-to-follow code snippets and examples.
Get started with designing your serverless application using optimum design patterns and industry standard practices Key Features Learn the details of popular software patterns and how they are applied to serverless applications Understand key concepts and components in serverless designs Walk away with a thorough understanding of architecting serverless applications Book Description Serverless applications handle many problems that developers face when running systems and servers. The serverless pay-per-invocation model can also result in drastic cost savings, contributing to its popularity. While it's simple to create a basic serverless application, it's critical to structure your software correctly to ensure it continues to succeed as it grows. Serverless Design Patterns and Best Practices presents patterns that can be adapted to run in a serverless environment. You will learn how to develop applications that are scalable, fault tolerant, and well-tested. The book begins with an introduction to the different design pattern categories available for serverless applications. You will learn the trade-offs between GraphQL and REST and how they fare regarding overall application design in a serverless ecosystem. The book will also show you how to migrate an existing API to a serverless backend using AWS API Gateway. You will learn how to build event-driven applications using queuing and streaming systems, such as AWS Simple Queuing Service (SQS) and AWS Kinesis. Patterns for data-intensive serverless application are also explained, including the lambda architecture and MapReduce. This book will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to develop scalable and resilient serverless applications confidently. What you will learn Comprehend the popular design patterns currently being used with serverless architectures Understand the various design options and corresponding implementations for serverless web application APIs Learn multiple patterns for data-intensive serverless systems and pipelines, including MapReduce and Lambda Architecture Learn how to leverage hosted databases, queues, streams, storage services, and notification services Understand error handling and system monitoring in a serverless architecture a serverless architecture Learn how to set up a serverless application for continuous integration, continuous delivery, and continuous deployment Who this book is for If you're a software architect, engineer, or someone who wants to build serverless applications, which are non-trivial in complexity and scope, then this book is for you. Basic knowledge of programming and serverless computing concepts are assumed.
Serverless Architectures on AWS, Second Edition teaches you how to design, secure, and manage serverless backend APIs for web and mobile applications on the AWS platform. You'll get going quickly with this book's relevant real-world examples, code listings, diagrams, and clearly-described architectures that you can readily apply to your own work. You'll master serverless systems using AWS Lambda and the myriad other services on the AWS platform. This new edition has been fully updated to reflect the newest serverless design best practices and changes to AWS. It features two entirely new chapters dedicated to DevOps, monitoring, and microservices, as well as working with DynamoDB, GraphQL and Kinesis. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.
Build scalable, reliable, and cost-effective applications with a serverless architecture About This Book Design a real-world serverless application from scratch Learn about AWS Lambda function and how to use Lambda functions to glue other AWS Services Use the Java programming language and well-known design patterns. Although Java is used for the examples in this book, the concept is applicable across all languages Learn to migrate your JAX-RS application to AWS Lambda and API Gateway Who This Book Is For This book is for developers and software architects who are interested in designing on the back end. Since the book uses Java to teach concepts, knowledge of Java is required. What You Will Learn Learn to form microservices from bigger Softwares Orchestrate and scale microservices Design and set up the data flow between cloud services and custom business logic Get to grips with cloud provider's APIs, limitations, and known issues Migrate existing Java applications to a serverless architecture Acquire deployment strategies Build a highly available and scalable data persistence layer Unravel cost optimization techniques In Detail Over the past years, all kind of companies from start-ups to giant enterprises started their move to public cloud providers in order to save their costs and reduce the operation effort needed to keep their shops open. Now it is even possible to craft a complex software system consisting of many independent micro-functions that will run only when they are needed without needing to maintain individual servers. The focus of this book is to design serverless architectures, and weigh the advantages and disadvantages of this approach, along with decision factors to consider. You will learn how to design a serverless application, get to know that key points of services that serverless applications are based on, and known issues and solutions. The book addresses key challenges such as how to slice out the core functionality of the software to be distributed in different cloud services and cloud functions. It covers basic and advanced usage of these services, testing and securing the serverless software, automating deployment, and more. By the end of the book, you will be equipped with knowledge of new tools and techniques to keep up with this evolution in the IT industry. Style and approach The book takes a pragmatic approach, showing you all the examples you need to build efficient serverless applications.
Learn to build, secure, deploy, and manage your serverless application in Golang with AWS Lambda Key Features Implement AWS lambda to build scalable and cost-efficient applications in Go Design and set the data flow between cloud services and custom business logic Learn to design Lambda functions using real-world examples and implementation scenarios Book Description Serverless architecture is popular in the tech community due to AWS Lambda. Go is simple to learn, straightforward to work with, and easy to read for other developers; and now it's been heralded as a supported language for AWS Lambda. This book is your optimal guide to designing a Go serverless application and deploying it to Lambda. This book starts with a quick introduction to the world of serverless architecture and its benefits, and then delves into AWS Lambda using practical examples. You'll then learn how to design and build a production-ready application in Go using AWS serverless services with zero upfront infrastructure investment. The book will help you learn how to scale up serverless applications and handle distributed serverless systems in production. You will also learn how to log and test your application. Along the way, you'll also discover how to set up a CI/CD pipeline to automate the deployment process of your Lambda functions. Moreover, you'll learn how to troubleshoot and monitor your apps in near real-time with services such as AWS CloudWatch and X-ray. This book will also teach you how to secure the access with AWS Cognito. By the end of this book, you will have mastered designing, building, and deploying a Go serverless application. What you will learn Understand how AWS Lambda works and use it to create an application Understand how to scaleup serverless applications Design a cost-effective serverless application in AWS Build a highly scalable and fault-tolerant CI/CD pipeline Understand how to troubleshoot and monitor serverless apps in AWS Discover the working of APIs and single page applications Build a production-ready serverless application in Go Who this book is for This book is for Go developers who would like to learn about serverless architecture. Go programming knowledge is assumed. DevOps and Solution Architects who are interested in building serverless applications in Go can also choose this book.
Learn to build hybrid mobile apps using Ionic and Firebase. You'll build a Hacker News client app, which can view top stories in Hacker News, view comments of a story, add stories to favorites, etc. This introductory guide covers the whole cycle of hybrid mobile apps development. It's organized around implementing different user stories. For each story, this book not only talks about how to implement it but also explains related Ionic and Firebase concepts in detail. Using Apache Cordova, developers can create a new type of mobile app—a hybrid mobile app. Hybrid mobile apps actually run in an internal browser inside a wrapper created by Apache Cordova. With hybrid mobile apps, developers can have one single code base for different platforms. Developers also can use their existing web development skills. The Ionic framework builds on top of Apache Cordova and provides out-of-box components which make developing hybrid mobile apps much easier. Ionic uses Angular as the JavaScript framework and has a nice default UI style with a similar look and feel to native apps. Firebase is a realtime database which can be accessed in web apps using JavaScript. With Build Mobile Apps with Ionic 2 and Firebase you'll discover that just need to develop front-end code, there's no need to manage any back-end code or servers. What You'll Learn Create content-based Ionic mobile apps Discover the advanced features of the Ionic framework Use Firebase as a mobile app’s back-end storage Build, test, and continuously delivery Ionic mobile apps Publish and analyze Ionic mobile apps Who This Book Is ForFront-end developers and mobile app developers
Create custom applications with the Google Maps API Featuring step-by-step examples, this practical resource gets you started programming the Google Maps API with JavaScript in no time. Learn how to embed maps on web pages, annotate the embedded maps with your data, generate KML files to store and reuse your map data, and enable client applications to request spatial data through web services. Google Maps: Power Tools for Maximizing the API explains techniques for visualizing masses of data and animating multiple items on the map. You’ll also find out how to embed Google maps in desktop applications to combine the richness of the Windows interface with the unique features of the API. You can use the numerous samples included throughout this hands-on guide as your starting point for building customized applications. Create map-enabled web pages with a custom look Learn the JavaScript skills required to exploit the Google Maps API Create highly interactive interfaces for mapping applications Embed maps in desktop applications written in .NET Annotate maps with labels, markers, and shapes Understand geodesic paths and shapes and perform geodesic calculations Store geographical data in KML format Add GIS features to mapping applications Store large sets of geography data in databases and perform advanced spatial queries Use web services to request spatial data from within your script on demand Automate the generation of standalone web pages with annotated maps Use the Geocoding and Directions APIs Visualize large data sets using symbols and heatmaps Animate items on a map Bonus online content includes: A tutorial on The SQL Spatial application A bonus chapter on animating multiple airplanes Three appendices: debugging scripts in the browser; scalable vector graphics; and applying custom styles
Summary AWS Lambda in Action is an example-driven tutorial that teaches you how to build applications that use an event-driven approach on the back end. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications. About the Technology With AWS Lambda, you write your code and upload it to the AWS cloud. AWS Lambda responds to the events triggered by your application or your users, and automatically manages the underlying computer resources for you. Back-end tasks like analyzing a new document or processing requests from a mobile app are easy to implement. Your application is divided into small functions, leading naturally to a reactive architecture and the adoption of microservices. About the Book AWS Lambda in Action is an example-driven tutorial that teaches you how to build applications that use an event-driven approach on the back-end. Starting with an overview of AWS Lambda, the book moves on to show you common examples and patterns that you can use to call Lambda functions from a web page or a mobile app. The second part of the book puts these smaller examples together to build larger applications. By the end, you'll be ready to create applications that take advantage of the high availability, security, performance, and scalability of AWS. What's Inside Create a simple API Create an event-driven media-sharing application Secure access to your application in the cloud Use functions from different clients like web pages or mobile apps Connect your application with external services About the Reader Requires basic knowledge of JavaScript. Some examples are also provided in Python. No AWS experience is assumed. About the Author Danilo Poccia is a technical evangelist at Amazon Web Services and a frequent speaker at public events and workshops. Table of Contents PART 1 - FIRST STEPS Running functions in the cloud Your first Lambda function Your function as a web API PART 2 - BUILDING EVENT-DRIVEN APPLICATIONS Managing security Using standalone functions Managing identities Calling functions from a client Designing an authentication service Implementing an authentication service Adding more features to the authentication service Building a media-sharing application Why event-driven? PART 3 - FROM DEVELOPMENT TO PRODUCTION Improving development and testing Automating deployment Automating infrastructure management PART 4 - USING EXTERNAL SERVICES Calling external services Receiving events from other services
Take your Python machine learning ideas and create serverless web applications accessible by anyone with an Internet connection. Some of the most popular serverless cloud providers are covered in this book—Amazon, Microsoft, Google, and PythonAnywhere. You will work through a series of common Python data science problems in an increasing order of complexity. The practical projects presented in this book are simple, clear, and can be used as templates to jump-start many other types of projects. You will learn to create a web application around numerical or categorical predictions, understand the analysis of text, create powerful and interactive presentations, serve restricted access to data, and leverage web plugins to accept credit card payments and donations. You will get your projects into the hands of the world in no time. Each chapter follows three steps: modeling the right way, designing and developing a local web application, and deploying onto a popular and reliable serverless cloud provider. You can easily jump to or skip particular topics in the book. You also will have access to Jupyter notebooks and code repositories for complete versions of the code covered in the book. What You’ll Learn Extend your machine learning models using simple techniques to create compelling and interactive web dashboards Leverage the Flask web framework for rapid prototyping of your Python models and ideas Create dynamic content powered by regression coefficients, logistic regressions, gradient boosting machines, Bayesian classifications, and more Harness the power of TensorFlow by exporting saved models into web applications Create rich web dashboards to handle complex real-time user input with JavaScript and Ajax to yield interactive and tailored content Create dashboards with paywalls to offer subscription-based access Access API data such as Google Maps, OpenWeather, etc. Apply different approaches to make sense of text data and return customized intelligence Build an intuitive and useful recommendation site to add value to users and entice them to keep coming back Utilize the freemium offerings of Google Analytics and analyze the results Take your ideas all the way to your customer's plate using the top serverless cloud providers Who This Book Is For Those with some programming experience with Python, code editing, and access to an interpreter in working order. The book is geared toward entrepreneurs who want to get their ideas onto the web without breaking the bank, small companies without an IT staff, students wanting exposure and training, and for all data science professionals ready to take things to the next level.
Highly available microservice-based web apps for Cloud with Java Key Features Take advantage of the simplicity of Spring to build a full-fledged application Let your applications run faster while generating smaller cloud service bills Integrate your application with various tools such as Docker and ElasticSearch and use specific tools in Azure and AWS Book Description Businesses today are evolving so rapidly that they are resorting to the elasticity of the cloud to provide a platform to build and deploy their highly scalable applications. This means developers now are faced with the challenge of building build applications that are native to the cloud. For this, they need to be aware of the environment, tools, and resources they’re coding against. If you’re a Java developer who wants to build secure, resilient, robust, and scalable applications that are targeted for cloud-based deployment, this is the book for you. It will be your one stop guide to building cloud-native applications in Java Spring that are hosted in On-prem or cloud providers - AWS and Azure The book begins by explaining the driving factors for cloud adoption and shows you how cloud deployment is different from regular application deployment on a standard data centre. You will learn about design patterns specific to applications running in the cloud and find out how you can build a microservice in Java Spring using REST APIs You will then take a deep dive into the lifecycle of building, testing, and deploying applications with maximum automation to reduce the deployment cycle time. Gradually, you will move on to configuring the AWS and Azure platforms and working with their APIs to deploy your application. Finally, you’ll take a look at API design concerns and their best practices. You’ll also learn how to migrate an existing monolithic application into distributed cloud native applications. By the end, you will understand how to build and monitor a scalable, resilient, and robust cloud native application that is always available and fault tolerant. What you will learn See the benefits of the cloud environment when it comes to variability, provisioning, and tooling support Understand the architecture patterns and considerations when developing on the cloud Find out how to perform cloud-native techniques/patterns for request routing, RESTful service creation, Event Sourcing, and more Create Docker containers for microservices and set up continuous integration using Jenkins Monitor and troubleshoot an application deployed in the cloud environment Explore tools such as Docker and Kubernetes for containerization and the ELK stack for log aggregation and visualization Use AWS and Azure specific tools to design, develop, deploy, and manage applications Migrate from monolithic architectures to a cloud native deployment Who this book is for Java developers who want to build secure, resilient, robust and scalable applications that are targeted for cloud based deployment, will find this book helpful. Some knowledge of Java, Spring, web programming and public cloud providers (AWS, Azure) should be sufficient to get you through the book.
Annotation Over the past 10 years, distributed systems have become more fine-grained. From the large multi-million line long monolithic applications, we are now seeing the benefits of smaller self-contained services. Rather than heavy-weight, hard to change Service Oriented Architectures, we are now seeing systems consisting of collaborating microservices. Easier to change, deploy, and if required retire, organizations which are in the right position to take advantage of them are yielding significant benefits. This book takes an holistic view of the things you need to be cognizant of in order to pull this off. It covers just enough understanding of technology, architecture, operations and organization to show you how to move towards finer-grained systems.
What others in the trenches say about The Pragmatic Programmer... “The cool thing about this book is that it’s great for keeping the programming process fresh. The book helps you to continue to grow and clearly comes from people who have been there.” —Kent Beck, author of Extreme Programming Explained: Embrace Change “I found this book to be a great mix of solid advice and wonderful analogies!” —Martin Fowler, author of Refactoring and UML Distilled “I would buy a copy, read it twice, then tell all my colleagues to run out and grab a copy. This is a book I would never loan because I would worry about it being lost.” —Kevin Ruland, Management Science, MSG-Logistics “The wisdom and practical experience of the authors is obvious. The topics presented are relevant and useful.... By far its greatest strength for me has been the outstanding analogies—tracer bullets, broken windows, and the fabulous helicopter-based explanation of the need for orthogonality, especially in a crisis situation. I have little doubt that this book will eventually become an excellent source of useful information for journeymen programmers and expert mentors alike.” —John Lakos, author of Large-Scale C++ Software Design “This is the sort of book I will buy a dozen copies of when it comes out so I can give it to my clients.” —Eric Vought, Software Engineer “Most modern books on software development fail to cover the basics of what makes a great software developer, instead spending their time on syntax or technology where in reality the greatest leverage possible for any software team is in having talented developers who really know their craft well. An excellent book.” —Pete McBreen, Independent Consultant “Since reading this book, I have implemented many of the practical suggestions and tips it contains. Across the board, they have saved my company time and money while helping me get my job done quicker! This should be a desktop reference for everyone who works with code for a living.” —Jared Richardson, Senior Software Developer, iRenaissance, Inc. “I would like to see this issued to every new employee at my company....” —Chris Cleeland, Senior Software Engineer, Object Computing, Inc. “If I’m putting together a project, it’s the authors of this book that I want. . . . And failing that I’d settle for people who’ve read their book.” —Ward Cunningham Straight from the programming trenches, The Pragmatic Programmer cuts through the increasing specialization and technicalities of modern software development to examine the core process--taking a requirement and producing working, maintainable code that delights its users. It covers topics ranging from personal responsibility and career development to architectural techniques for keeping your code flexible and easy to adapt and reuse. Read this book, and you'll learn how to Fight software rot; Avoid the trap of duplicating knowledge; Write flexible, dynamic, and adaptable code; Avoid programming by coincidence; Bullet-proof your code with contracts, assertions, and exceptions; Capture real requirements; Test ruthlessly and effectively; Delight your users; Build teams of pragmatic programmers; and Make your developments more precise with automation. Written as a series of self-contained sections and filled with entertaining anecdotes, thoughtful examples, and interesting analogies, The Pragmatic Programmer illustrates the best practices and major pitfalls of many different aspects of software development. Whether you're a new coder, an experienced programmer, or a manager responsible for software projects, use these lessons daily, and you'll quickly see improvements in personal productivity, accuracy, and job satisfaction. You'll learn skills and develop habits and attitudes that form the foundation for long-term success in your career. You'll become a Pragmatic Programmer.
Your one stop guide to making the most out of Azure Cloud About This Book Get familiar with the different design patterns available in Microsoft Azure Develop Azure cloud architecture and a pipeline management system Get to know the security best practices for your Azure deployment Who This Book Is For If you are Cloud Architects, DevOps Engineers, or developers who want to learn key architectural aspects of the Azure Cloud platform, then this book is for you. Prior basic knowledge of the Azure Cloud platform is good to have. What You Will Learn Familiarize yourself with the components of the Azure Cloud platform Understand the cloud design patterns Use enterprise security guidelines for your Azure deployment Design and implement Serverless solutions See Cloud architecture and the deployment pipeline Understand cost management for Azure solutions In Detail Over the years, Azure cloud services has grown quickly, and the number of organizations adopting Azure for their cloud services is also gradually increasing. Leading industry giants are finding that Azure fulfills their extensive cloud requirements. This book will guide you through all the important and tough decision-making aspects involved in architecturing a Azure public cloud for your organization. The book starts with an extensive introduction to all the categories of designs available with Azure. These design patterns focus on different aspects of cloud such as high availability, data management, and so on. Gradually, we move on to various aspects such as building your cloud structure and architecture. It will also include a brief description about different types of services provided by Azure, such as Azure functions and Azure Analytics, which can prove beneficial for an organization. This book will cover each and every aspect and function required to develop a Azure cloud based on your organizational requirements. By the end of this book, you will be in a position to develop a full-fledged Azure cloud. Style and approach This hands-on guide to the Azure Cloud platform covers different architectural concepts and implementations necessary for any enterprise scale deployment.
A new generation of serverless tools, including Claudia.js, make it radically easier to set up serverless web applications so users can focus on what their app does instead of meddling with infrastructure configuration and deployment. Serverless Apps with Node and Claudia.js walks readers through building serverless apps on AWS using JavaScript. They'll learn to simplify the design and development process so they can focus on getting their application deployed as fast as possible without sacrificing quality. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.
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