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A practical, scenario-based tutorial, this book will help you get to grips with machine learning with Python and start building your own machine learning projects. By the end of the book you will have learnt critical aspects of machine learning Python projects and experienced the power of ML-based systems by actually working on them. This book is for Python programmers who are beginners in machine learning, but want to learn Machine learning. Readers are expected to know Python and be able to install and use open-source libraries. They are not expected to know machine learning, although the book can also serve as an introduction to some Python libraries for readers who know machine learning. This book does not go into the detail of the mathematics behind the algorithms. This book primarily targets Python developers who want to learn and build machine learning in their projects, or who want to provide machine learning support to their existing projects, and see them getting implemented effectively.
Apache Solr 4 Cookbook is written in a helpful, practical style with numerous hands-on recipes to help you master Apache Solr to get more precise search results and analysis, higher performance, and reliability. This book is for developers who wish to learn how to master Apache Solr 4. This book will specifically appeal to developers who wish to quickly get to grips with the changes and new features of Apache Solr 4. This book is also handy as a practical guide to solving common problems and issues when using Apache Solr.
Written in a friendly, practical style this Cookbook deep-dives into a wide-array of techniques used to create realistic materials and textures.This book is perfect for you if you have used Blender before but are new to the impressive Cycles renderer. You should have some knowledge of the Blender interface, though this is not a strict requirement. If you want to create realistic, stunning materials and textures using Cycles, then this book is for you!
Presented in an easy-to-follow, step-by-step tutorial format, Puppet 3.0 Beginner's Guide will lead you through the basics of setting up your Puppet server with plenty of screenshots and real-world solutions.This book is written for system administrators and developers, and anyone else who needs to manage computer systems. You will need to be able to edit text files and run a few commands on the command line, but otherwise no system administration or programming experience is required.
Building eCommerce Sites with Drupal Commerce Cookbook is written in a helpful, practical style with numerous hands-on recipes to help you build attractive eCommerce sites.This book is primarily for store owners and web designers with little or no experience of Drupal and Drupal Commerce who want to build and customise a store in Drupal Commerce. You will have a basic knowledge of websites, but you don't need to be familiar with Drupal or PHP. However, this book would also suit experienced Drupal and Ubercart users who want to migrate to or build a Drupal Commerce store
This easy to understand Starter guide will get you up to speed with Firebug quickly and with little effort. Hands-on and practical examples allow you to get a feel for the tool and get used to using it on a day-to-day basis. If you are just starting out with web development and looking to improve your site with Firebug, then this guide is for you. If you have a basic understanding of web development then this guide is easy to follow and will benefit your site no end.
It's a Starter guide which will get you started quickly with the main features of KnockoutJS and take you through it. The "KnockoutJS Starter" guide is for anyone who is curious if KnockoutJS can add to their application development practice. It is written so that novice developers can easily follow along, but is advanced enough that even seasoned developers can glean useful and practical knowledge.
This book is a step-by-step compositing guide, with lots of illustrations and practical approaches and implementations to attain a desired visual quality to a deadline. Each chapter progressively adds to your skillset, covering a wide range of CG film making compositing concepts. This book is for digital CG artists looking to add photo realism and life to their footage. This book also assists technical CG artists in strategizing and implementing productive lighting. If you are new to Blender or compositing, this book will guide you step by step in gaining compositing skills.
A standard tutorial aimed at developing Android applications in a practical manner.Android Development Tools for Eclipse is aimed at beginners and existing developers who want to learn more about Android development. It is assumed that you have experience in Java programming and that you have used IDE for development.
This book is written in a friendly voice with lots of tips, tricks, and screenshots to help you set up, extend, and personalize your own online shop. If you want to start your own e-commerce business, then this book will help you do that.This book is for people who are interested in creating an online shop. Basic HTML and CSS skills would be beneficial but are not required as we will provide you with all the code and know-how you need.
A practical, step-by-step example-rich tutorial.If you are a C developer who wants to learn about ZeroMQ, this book is for you. It is assumed that the reader has C experience at some level but prior ZeroMQ knowledge is not expected.
This book is full of practical code examples aimed at a beginner to ease his or her learning curve.This book is written for IT professionals and enthusiasts who are interested in quickly getting a powerful telephony system up and running using the free and open source application, FreeSWITCH.Telephony experience will be helpful, but not required.
Written in a friendly, example-driven Beginner's Guide format, there are plenty of step-by-step instructions to help you get started with PhoneGap.If you are a web developer or mobile application developer interested in an examples-based approach to learning mobile application development basics with PhoneGap, then this book is for you.
This book is step-by-step tutorial guide and a background reference for developing applications with Oracle WebLogic Server and Oracle database, the most used application server and database for enterprise applications. This book is for professional Java EE developers. The book is also suitable for an intermediate/advanced course in Java development with Eclipse IDE. Some knowledge of the Java EE technologies and frameworks EJB, JSF, JAXB, JAX-WS, JAX-RS, Ajax, and Spring is required.
Written as a concise yet practical guide that details the main features which are usually required by a programmer who makes use of the Eclipse platform, this book covers Eclipse 3.8 in a way that is accessible to the Java novice and expert alike. The reader is guided through a series of hands-on examples that introduce Eclipse and some of its plugins.The primary audience for this book are the Java programmers. This book has been written in a way that it is accessible both to beginners and advanced Java programmers alike. Also, if you are a seasoned Java developer who has been using another IDE and wondering what Eclipse brings to the table, this book will provide you with a hands-on walkthrough of the main IDE features. This book will also be beneficial to any computer science undergraduate or a graduate student who are familiar with Java.
With easy-to-follow, step-by-step and real-life examples, you will be building your own mobile applications in a matter of days using Kendo Mobile UI and ASP.NET Web API. If you are a web applications developer new to mobile applications development, then this book is for you. You will also benefit from this book if you have experience in mobile applications development and would like to explore the Kendo UI. A basic understanding of HTML, CSS, and jQuery is desirable to follow this book.
This book is a practical, task-based, step-by-step tutorial that demonstrates topics ranging from MVC code-separation, to code-modularity, to utilizing ActiveRecord for data abstraction which are explained from the ground-up to provide a strong framework of understanding for creating professional web-applications with Laravel. This book is ideal for programmers familiar with PHP who are interested in learning the Laravel way of solving the common problems faced in their day to day work.
Written in the easy to understand Packt How-to format, this book offers the solution to the big issues in Android application development. If you want the best possible reviews for your apps, regardless of device or Android operating system, then this book is for you.
GNS3 Network Simulation Guide is an easy-to-follow yet comprehensive guide which is written in a tutorial format helping you grasp all the things you need for accomplishing your certification or simulation goal. If you are a networking professional who wants to learn how to simulate networks using GNS3, this book is ideal for you. The introductory examples within the book only require minimal networking knowledge, but as the book progresses onto more advanced topics, users will require knowledge of TCP/IP and routing.
Full of explained code and enriched with screenshots, this book is the practical way to take your Sencha Touch skills to the next level.If you want to gain practical knowledge for using the Sencha Touch mobile web application framework, and you are familiar with HTML and CSS, then this book is for you. It is assumed that you know how to use touchscreens, touch events, and mobile devices such as Apple iOS and Google Android.
The book uses step-by-step instructions along with full code listings for each exercise. After each exercise, the author pauses to reflect, explain, and offer insights before building on the project. The author approaches the content with the belief that we are all teachers and that you are reading this book not only because you want to learn, but because you want to share your knowledge with others. Motivated students can pick up this book and teach themselves how to program because the book takes a simple, strategic, and structured approach to learning Scratch. Parents can grasp the fundamentals so that they can guide their children through introductory Scratch programming exercises. It's perfect for homeschool families. Teachers of all disciplines from computer science to English can quickly get up to speed with Scratch and adapt the projects for use in the classroom.
This book is a tutorial filled with plenty of code examples and strategies to give you many options when building your test structure.This book is for developers and testers alike. Anyone who has worked with test driven development or building automated test cases will find use in this book. A reader should be familiar with some automation strategies and techniques such as JUnit and should have some exposure to techniques such as mocking.
A practical tutorial covering how to leverage RStudio functionality to effectively perform R Development, analysis, and reporting with RStudio. The book is aimed at R developers and analysts who wish to do R statistical development while taking advantage of RStudio functionality to ease their development efforts. Familiarity with R is assumed. Those who want to get started with R development using RStudio will also find the book useful. Even if you already use R but want to create reproducible statistical analysis projects or extend R with self-written packages, this book shows how to quickly achieve this using RStudio.