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Development

Voice First!

Six questions for Dustin Coates, author of Voice Applications for Alexa and Google Assistant

Interview conducted by Frances Lefkowitz, Development Editor, Manning Publications

Dustin A. Coates is a web developer who has been programming for and writing about voice-first devices since the Alexa Skills Kit was first released. He shares his knowledge online at talkingtocomputers.com. He’s a Google Developers Expert for Assistant, and is Voice Search Go-To-Market Lead at Algolia.

Analyzing Stock Price Time Series with Fortran Arrays, Part 2

From Modern Fortran by Milan Curcic

Improving Responsiveness with Concurrency

From C++ Concurrency in Action, Second Edition by Anthony Williams

This article talks about how you can improve the responsiveness by separating concerns with concurrency.

Analyzing Stock Price Time Series with Fortran Arrays, Part 1

From Modern Fortran by Milan Curcic

Stock price analysis and prediction has been an increasingly popular topic since the early days of high-level programming, and Fortran has been used in the bowels of many financial trading and banking systems, mainly thanks to its robustness, reliability, and efficiency. In this article, we’ll work with a dataset that is freely available, small enough to be easily downloaded, and yet large enough to demonstrate the power of Fortran arrays.

Learn Rust!


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From Rust in Motion by Carol Nichols and Jake Goulding

Thinking in Python: six questions with Naomi Ceder

Naomi Ceder, author of The Quick Python Book, Third Edition

By Frances Lefkowitz, Development Editor, Manning Publications

Naomi Ceder earned a Ph.D in Classics, but, since 2001, has been learning, teaching, and using Python. An elected fellow of the Python Software Foundation, Naomi currently serves as chair of its board of directors. She also speaks internationally about the Python community, and on inclusion and diversity in technology in general. By day she leads a team of Python programmers for Dick Blick Art Materials, and in her spare time she enjoys sketching, knitting, and deep philosophical conversations with her dog.

Making Better Apps with GraphQL and Apollo


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From Learning Clientside GraphQL with Apollo
By Azat Mardan

Learn to Program!


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From Get Programming with Python in Motion
By Ana Bell

Designing a Voice User Interface

From Voice Applications for Alexa and Google Assistant by Dustin Coates

This excerpt from Voice Applications for Alexa and Google Assistant discusses the fundamentals of voice UI design.

Free eBook: Exploring Swift

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Chapters selected by Craig Grummitt

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