Software development today is embracing functional programming (FP), whether it's for writing concurrent programs or for managing Big Data. Where does that leave Java developers? This concise book offers a pragmatic, approachable introduction to FP for Java developers or anyone who uses an object-oriented language.
Functional Programming in C# leads you along a path that begins with the historic value of functional ideas. Inside, C# MVP and functional programming expert Oliver Sturm explains the details of relevant language features in C# and describes theory and practice of using functional techniques in C#, including currying, partial application, composition, memoization, and monads.
Microsoft Access 2010 offers a rich set of features and design tools for storing, analyzing, and viewing data, along with the inherent ability to connect to a large variety of data sources. With this book, you'll discover the benefits of using the newest features to build small- to medium-scale database applications, integrate with other programs, create Web applications, and upgrade existing solutions.
This book offers practical recipes to solve a variety of common problems that users have with extracting Access data and performing calculations on it. Whether you use Access 2007 or an earlier version, this book will teach you new methods to query data, different ways to move data in and out of Access, how to calculate answers to financial and investment issues, how to jump beyond SQL by manipulating data with VBA, and more.
Ready to go to the next level with Rails? From examining the parts of Ruby that make this framework possible to deploying large Rails applications, Advanced Rails offers you an in-depth look at techniques for dealing with databases, security, performance, web services and much more.
Chapters in this book help you understand not only the tricks and techniques used within the Rails framework itself, but also how to make use of ideas borrowed from other programming paradigms.
The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) is a Washington, DC-based think tank at the cutting edge of designing
innovation policies and exploring how advances in technology will create new economic opportunities to improve the quality of life.
Non-profit, and non-partisan, we offer pragmatic ideas that break free of economic philosophies born in eras long before the first
punch card computer and well before the rise of modern China and pervasive globalization.
In Living Well with Parkinson's Disease, Gretchen Garie and Michael J. Church, a couple who both have Parkinson's and live daily with the effects of the disease, thoroughly discuss diagnosis, treatment options, and the emotional consequences of this difficult illness. With a conversational, pragmatic, and personal tone, they offer advice on such topics as: