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Elasticsearch in Action

Aug 02 2016  Elasticsearch makes it easy to add efficient and scalable searches to enterprise applications. Busy administrators and developers love this open source real-time search and analytics engine because they can simply install it, make a few tweaks, and go on with their work. Elasticsearch is miles deep, so once it's up and running, it can be used to build nearly any custom search solution imaginable.Elasticsearch in Action shows how to build scalable search applications using Elasticsearch. It starts off with an informative overview and an engaging introductory example. Within the first few chapte...

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Unity in Action

Jul 29 2016  Summary Unity in Action teaches you how to write and deploy games. You'll master the Unity toolset from the ground up, adding the skills you need to go from application coder to game developer. Based on Unity version 5. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications. About the Book This book helps readers build successful games with the Unity game development platform. You will use the powerful C# language, Unity's intuitive workflow tools, and a state-of-the-art rendering engine to build and deploy mobile, desktop, and console games...

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Groovy in Action

Jul 21 2016  Summary Groovy in Action, Second Edition is a thoroughly revised, comprehensive guide to Groovy programming. It introduces Java developers to the dynamic features that Groovy provides, and shows how to apply Groovy to a range of tasks including building new apps, integration with existing code, and DSL development. Covers Groovy 2.4. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications. About the Technology In the last ten years, Groovy has become an integral part of a Java developer's toolbox. Its comfortable, common-sense design, seamles...

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Java Testing with Spock

Jul 15 2016  While Java has changed a lot recently, the tools and techniques most Java developers use to test code are starting to show their age. Spock is a modern testing framework that combines the features of JUnit, Mockito, and JBehave into a single powerful testing library. With Spock, developers can use Groovy to write more readable and concise tests, and built-in mocking means they no longer need an external framework. Spock enables seamless integration testing and, with the intuitive Geb library, users can even handle functional testing of web applications. Java Testing with Spock shows how to use...

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Hello Raspberry Pi

Jul 13 2016  Although we're surrounded by computer devices, students entering college to become the next generation of programmers, roboticists, and tech startup founders are less prepared than ever. Consuming software applications hasn't offered the same benefits that programming, tinkering, and experimenting offered previous generations. The Raspberry Pi is a small, low-cost computer that was invented to encourage experimentation. The Pi is a snap to set up, and using the free Python programming language young readers can learn to create video games, control robots, and maybe even write programs to do ma...