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Quickly learn and employ practical recipes for developing real-world, cross-platform applications using Delphi. Key Features Get to grips with Delphi to build and deploy various cross-platform applications Design and deploy real-world apps by implementing a single source codebase Build robust and optimized GUI applications with ease Book Description Delphi is a cross-platform integrated development environment (IDE) that supports rapid application development on different platforms, saving you the pain of wandering amid GUI widget details or having to tackle inter-platform incompatibilities. Delphi Cookbook begins with the basics of Delphi and gets you acquainted with JSON format strings, XSLT transformations, Unicode encodings, and various types of streams. You'll then move on to more advanced topics such as developing higher-order functions and using enumerators and run-time type information (RTTI). As you make your way through the chapters, you'll understand Delphi RTL functions, use FireMonkey in a VCL application, and cover topics such as multithreading, using aparallel programming library and deploying Delphi on a server. You'll take a look at the new feature of WebBroker Apache modules, join the mobile revolution with FireMonkey, and learn to build data-driven mobile user interfaces using the FireDAC database access framework. This book will also show you how to integrate your apps with Internet of Things (IoT). By the end of the book, you will have become proficient in Delphi by exploring its different aspects such as building cross-platforms and mobile applications, designing server-side programs, and integrating these programs with IoT. What you will learn Develop visually stunning applications using FireMonkey Deploy LiveBinding effectively with the right object-oriented programming (OOP) approach Create RESTful web services that run on Linux or Windows Build mobile apps that read data from a remote server efficiently Call platform native API on Android and iOS for an unpublished API Manage software customization by making better use of an extended RTTI Integrate your application with IOT Who this book is for Delphi Cookbook is for intermediate developers with a basic knowledge of Delphi who want to discover and understand all the development possibilities offered by it.
Begin writing graphical user interface(GUI) applications for building human machine interfaces with a clear understanding of key concepts of the Qt framework Key Features Learn how to write, assemble, and build Qt application from the command line Understand key concepts like Signals and Slots in Qt Best practices and effective techniques for designing graphical user interfaces using Qt 5 Book Description Qt is a cross-platform application framework and widget toolkit that is used to create GUI applications that can run on different hardware and operating systems. The main aim of this book is to introduce Qt to the reader. Through the use of simple examples, we will walk you through building blocks without focusing too much on theory. Qt is a popular tool that can be used for building a variety of applications, such as web browsers, media players such as VLC, and Adobe Photoshop. Following Qt installation and setup, the book dives straight into helping you create your first application. You will be introduced to Widgets, Qt's interface building block, and the many varieties that are available for creating GUIs. Next, Qt's core concept of signals and slots are well illustrated with sufficient examples. The book further teaches you how to create custom widgets, signals and slots, and how to communicate useful information via dialog boxes. To cap everything off, you will be taken through writing applications that can connect to databases in order to persist data. By the end of the book, you should be well equipped to start creating your own Qt applications and confident enough to pick up more advanced Qt techniques and materials to hone your skills. What you will learn Set up and configure your machine to begin developing Qt applications Discover different widgets and layouts for constructing UIs Understand the key concept of signals and slots Understand how signals and slots help animate a GUI Explore how to create customized widgets along with signals and slots Understand how to subclass and create a custom windows application Understand how to write applications that can talk to databases. Who this book is for Anyone trying to start development of graphical user interface application will find this book useful. One does not need prior exposure to other toolkits to understand this book. In order to learn from this book you should have basic knowledge of C++ and a good grasp of Object Oriented Programming. Familiarity with GNU/Linux will be very useful though it's not a mandatory skill.
Understand and solve complex computational problems and write efficient code with Kotlin Key Features Learn about important data structures such as lists, arrays, queues, and stacks Design custom algorithms for real-life implementations Identify suitable tools for different scenarios and deliver immediate results Book Description Data structures and algorithms are more than just theoretical concepts. They help you become familiar with computational methods for solving problems and writing logical code. Equipped with this knowledge, you can write efficient programs that run faster and use less memory. Hands-On Data Structures and Algorithms with Kotlin book starts with the basics of algorithms and data structures, helping you get to grips with the fundamentals and measure complexity. You'll then move on to exploring the basics of functional programming while getting used to thinking recursively. Packed with plenty of examples along the way, this book will help you grasp each concept easily. In addition to this, you'll get a clear understanding of how the data structures in Kotlin's collection framework work internally. By the end of this book, you will be able to apply the theory of data structures and algorithms to work out real-world problems. What you will learn Understand the basic principles of algorithms and data structures Explore general-purpose data structures with arrays and linked lists Get to grips with the basics of stacks, queues, and double-ended queues Understand functional programming and related data structures Use performant searching and efficient sorting Uncover how Kotlin's collection framework functions Become adept at implementing different types of maps Who this book is for If you're a Kotlin developer who wants to learn the intricacies of implementing data structures and algorithms for scalable application development, this book is for you.
Develop a variety of projects and connect them to microcontrollers and web servers using the lightweight messaging protocol MQTT Key Features Leverage the power of MQTT to build a pet food dispenser, e-ink to-do list, and a productivity cube Learn about technologies like laser cutting, 3D printing, and PCB production for building robust prototypes Explore practical uses cases to gain an in-depth understanding of MQTT Book Description MQ Telemetry Transport (MQTT) is a lightweight messaging protocol for smart devices that can be used to build exciting, highly scalable Internet of Things (IoT) projects. This book will get you started with a quick introduction to the concepts of IoT and MQTT and explain how the latter can help you build your own internet-connected prototypes. As you advance, you'll gain insights into how microcontrollers communicate, and you'll get to grips with the different messaging protocols and techniques involved. Once you are well-versed with the essential concepts, you'll be able to put what you've learned into practice by building three projects from scratch, including an automatic pet food dispenser and a smart e-ink to-do display. You'll also discover how to present your own prototypes professionally. In addition to this, you'll learn how to use technologies from third-party web service providers, along with other rapid prototyping technologies, such as laser cutting, 3D printing, and PCB production. By the end of this book, you'll have gained hands-on experience in using MQTT to build your own IoT prototypes. What you will learn Explore MQTT programming with Arduino Discover how to make your prototypes talk to each other Send MQTT messages from your smartphone to your prototypes Discover how you can make websites interact with your prototypes Learn about MQTT servers, libraries, and apps Explore tools such as laser cutting and 3D printing in order to build robust prototype cases Who this book is for If you are an IoT developer or enthusiast who wants to start building IoT prototypes using MQTT, this book is for you. Basic knowledge of programming with Arduino will be useful.
Delve into the world of Kotlin and learn to build powerful Android and web applications Key Features Learn the fundamentals of Kotlin to write high-quality code Test and debug your applications with the different unit testing frameworks in Kotlin Explore Kotlin's interesting features such as null safety, reflection, and annotations Book Description Kotlin is a general-purpose programming language used for developing cross-platform applications. Complete with a comprehensive introduction and projects covering the full set of Kotlin programming features, this book will take you through the fundamentals of Kotlin and get you up to speed in no time. Learn Kotlin Programming covers the installation, tools, and how to write basic programs in Kotlin. You'll learn how to implement object-oriented programming in Kotlin and easily reuse your program or parts of it. The book explains DSL construction, serialization, null safety aspects, and type parameterization to help you build robust apps. You'll learn how to destructure expressions and write your own. You'll then get to grips with building scalable apps by exploring advanced topics such as testing, concurrency, microservices, coroutines, and Kotlin DSL builders. Furthermore, you'll be introduced to the kotlinx.serialization framework, which is used to persist objects in JSON, Protobuf, and other formats. By the end of this book, you'll be well versed with all the new features in Kotlin and will be able to build robust applications skillfully. What you will learn Explore the latest Kotlin features in order to write structured and readable object-oriented code Get to grips with using lambdas and higher-order functions Write unit tests and integrate Kotlin with Java code Create real-world apps in Kotlin in the microservices style Use Kotlin extensions with the Java collections library Uncover destructuring expressions and find out how to write your own Understand how Java-nullable code can be integrated with Kotlin features Who this book is for If you're a beginner or intermediate programmer who wants to learn Kotlin to build applications, this book is for you. You'll also find this book useful if you're a Java developer interested in switching to Kotlin.
A comprehensive guide to Android forensics, from setting up the workstation to analyzing key artifacts Key Features Get up and running with modern mobile forensic strategies and techniques Analyze the most popular Android applications using free and open source forensic tools Learn malware detection and analysis techniques to investigate mobile cybersecurity incidents Book Description Many forensic examiners rely on commercial, push-button tools to retrieve and analyze data, even though there is no tool that does either of these jobs perfectly. Learning Android Forensics will introduce you to the most up-to-date Android platform and its architecture, and provide a high-level overview of what Android forensics entails. You will understand how data is stored on Android devices and how to set up a digital forensic examination environment. As you make your way through the chapters, you will work through various physical and logical techniques to extract data from devices in order to obtain forensic evidence. You will also learn how to recover deleted data and forensically analyze application data with the help of various open source and commercial tools. In the concluding chapters, you will explore malware analysis so that you'll be able to investigate cybersecurity incidents involving Android malware. By the end of this book, you will have a complete understanding of the Android forensic process, you will have explored open source and commercial forensic tools, and will have basic skills of Android malware identification and analysis. What you will learn Understand Android OS and architecture Set up a forensics environment for Android analysis Perform logical and physical data extractions Learn to recover deleted data Explore how to analyze application data Identify malware on Android devices Analyze Android malware Who this book is for If you are a forensic analyst or an information security professional wanting to develop your knowledge of Android forensics, then this is the book for you. Some basic knowledge of the Android mobile platform is expected.
Leverage the power of machine learning on mobiles and build intelligent mobile applications with ease Key Features Build smart mobile applications for Android and iOS devices Use popular machine learning toolkits such as Core ML and TensorFlow Lite Explore cloud services for machine learning that can be used in mobile apps Book Description Machine learning presents an entirely unique opportunity in software development. It allows smartphones to produce an enormous amount of useful data that can be mined, analyzed, and used to make predictions. This book will help you master machine learning for mobile devices with easy-to-follow, practical examples. You will begin with an introduction to machine learning on mobiles and grasp the fundamentals so you become well-acquainted with the subject. You will master supervised and unsupervised learning algorithms, and then learn how to build a machine learning model using mobile-based libraries such as Core ML, TensorFlow Lite, ML Kit, and Fritz on Android and iOS platforms. In doing so, you will also tackle some common and not-so-common machine learning problems with regard to Computer Vision and other real-world domains. By the end of this book, you will have explored machine learning in depth and implemented on-device machine learning with ease, thereby gaining a thorough understanding of how to run, create, and build real-time machine-learning applications on your mobile devices. What you will learn Build intelligent machine learning models that run on Android and iOS Use machine learning toolkits such as Core ML, TensorFlow Lite, and more Learn how to use Google Mobile Vision in your mobile apps Build a spam message detection system using Linear SVM Using Core ML to implement a regression model for iOS devices Build image classification systems using TensorFlow Lite and Core ML Who this book is for If you are a mobile app developer or a machine learning enthusiast keen to use machine learning to build smart mobile applications, this book is for you. Some experience with mobile application development is all you need to get started with this book. Prior experience with machine learning will be an added bonus
Harness the power of the latest edition with this in-depth and comprehensive guide to the Swift language Key Features Fifth edition of this bestselling book, improved and updated to cover the latest version of the Swift 5 programming language Get to grips with popular and modern design techniques to write easy-to-manage Swift code Learn how to use core Swift features such as concurrency, generics, and copy-on-write in your code Book Description Over the years, the Mastering Swift book has established itself amongst developers as a popular choice as an in-depth and practical guide to the Swift programming language. The latest edition is fully updated and revised to cover the new version: Swift 5. Inside this book, you'll find the key features of Swift 5 easily explained with complete sets of examples. From the basics of the language to popular features such as concurrency, generics, and memory management, this definitive guide will help you develop your expertise and mastery of the Swift language. Mastering Swift 5, Fifth Edition will give you an in-depth knowledge of some of the most sophisticated elements in Swift development, including protocol extensions, error handling, and closures. It will guide you on how to use and apply them in your own projects. Later, you'll see how to leverage the power of protocol-oriented programming to write flexible and easier-to-manage code. You will also see how to add the copy-on-write feature to your custom value types and how to avoid memory management issues caused by strong reference cycles. What you will learn Understand core Swift components, including operators, collections, control flows, and functions Learn how and when to use classes, structures, and enumerations Understand how to use protocol-oriented design with extensions to write easier-to-manage code Use design patterns with Swift, to solve commonly occurring design problems Implement copy-on-write for you custom value types to improve performance Add concurrency to your applications using Grand Central Dispatch and Operation Queues Implement generics to write flexible and reusable code Who this book is for This book is for developers who want to delve into the newest version of Swift. If you are a developer and learn best by looking at and working with code, then this book is for you. A basic understanding of Apple's tools would be beneficial but not mandatory. All examples should work on the Linux platform as well.
Learn to build end-to-end AI apps from scratch for Android and iOS using TensorFlow Lite, CoreML, and PyTorch Key Features Build practical, real-world AI projects on Android and iOS Implement tasks such as recognizing handwritten digits, sentiment analysis, and more Explore the core functions of machine learning, deep learning, and mobile vision Book Description We're witnessing a revolution in Artificial Intelligence, thanks to breakthroughs in deep learning. Mobile Artificial Intelligence Projects empowers you to take part in this revolution by applying Artificial Intelligence (AI) techniques to design applications for natural language processing (NLP), robotics, and computer vision. This book teaches you to harness the power of AI in mobile applications along with learning the core functions of NLP, neural networks, deep learning, and mobile vision. It features a range of projects, covering tasks such as real-estate price prediction, recognizing hand-written digits, predicting car damage, and sentiment analysis. You will learn to utilize NLP and machine learning algorithms to make applications more predictive, proactive, and capable of making autonomous decisions with less human input. In the concluding chapters, you will work with popular libraries, such as TensorFlow Lite, CoreML, and PyTorch across Android and iOS platforms. By the end of this book, you will have developed exciting and more intuitive mobile applications that deliver a customized and more personalized experience to users. What you will learn Explore the concepts and fundamentals of AI, deep learning, and neural networks Implement use cases for machine vision and natural language processing Build an ML model to predict car damage using TensorFlow Deploy TensorFlow on mobile to convert speech to text Implement GAN to recognize hand-written digits Develop end-to-end mobile applications that use AI principles Work with popular libraries, such as TensorFlow Lite, CoreML, and PyTorch Who this book is for Mobile Artificial Intelligence Projects is for machine learning professionals, deep learning engineers, AI engineers, and software engineers who want to integrate AI technology into mobile-based platforms and applications. Sound knowledge of machine learning and experience with any programming language is all you need to get started with this book.