Eloquent JavaScript: A Modern Introduction to Programming by Marijn Haverbeke

By Marijn Haverbeke

"A concise and balanced mixture of rules and pragmatics. I enjoyed the tutorial-style game-like application improvement. This booklet rekindled my earliest joys of programming. Plus, JavaScript!" —Brendan Eich, writer of JavaScript

JavaScript is the language of the net, and it's on the center of each smooth web site from the lowliest own web publication to the effective Google Apps. notwithstanding it's easy for novices to choose up and play with, JavaScript isn't really a toy—it's a versatile and intricate language, in a position to even more than the showy methods so much programmers use it for.

Eloquent JavaScript is going past the cut-and-paste scripts of the recipe books and teaches you to write down code that's stylish and powerful. You'll commence with the fundamentals of programming, and learn how to use variables, regulate buildings, capabilities, and information constructions. Then you'll dive into the true JavaScript artistry: higher-order services, closures, and object-oriented programming.

Along the way in which you'll examine to:
* grasp easy programming recommendations and most sensible practices
* Harness the facility of practical and object-oriented programming
* Use general expressions to speedy parse and control strings
* Gracefully care for blunders and browser incompatibilities
* deal with browser occasions and change the DOM structure

Most importantly, Eloquent JavaScript will educate you to precise your self in code with precision and wonder. finally, nice programming is an paintings, now not a science—so why accept a killer app should you can create a masterpiece?

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HTML5 Foundations by Matt West

By Matt West

Grasp cutting edge and attention-grabbing web design with the interesting new Treehouse sequence of books

Turn simple phrases and pictures into gorgeous web content utilizing HTML5 and this gorgeous, full-colour consultant. Taking you past the limitations of prebuilt issues and easy web site development instruments, this new Treehouse publication combines practicality with idea to teach you the way to create absolutely personalized, smooth, and astounding web content that make audience are looking to cease and stay.

The intriguing new Treehouse sequence of books is authored by means of Treehouse specialists and full of cutting edge layout principles and useful skill-building. If you're an internet developer, internet clothier, hobbyist, or career-changer, each publication during this functional new sequence might be in your bookshelf.Part of the recent Treehouse sequence of books, instructing you powerful and compelling web site improvement and layout, aiding you construct useful skillsProvides career-worthy info from Treehouse professionals and trainersExplains HTML5 fundamentals, equivalent to find out how to layout textual content, upload scripts to pages, and use HTML5 for audio and videoAlso covers hypermedia, CSS and JavaScript, embedding video, geolocation, and masses more

Leverage pages of unbelievable web design rules and specialist guideline with a brand new Treehouse sequence e-book.

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Web Design with HTML and CSS Digital Classroom by Jennifer Smith, Jeremy Osborn, AGI Creative Team

By Jennifer Smith, Jeremy Osborn, AGI Creative Team

"An beneficial full-color education package deal for internet design

Web layout includes utilizing a number of software program instruments and codes-such as Dreamweaver, Flash, Silverlight, Illustrator, Photoshop, HTML, and CSS, between others-to craft a different, strong, and interactive web pages. This ebook teaches you ways to successfully use the entire significant instruments concerned about website design to create a website that's either beautiful and functional.

You'll transcend the fundamentals to profit most sensible practices of fine website design so that you can move from the drafting board to a profitable site.

Combining full-color, step by step directions with lesson documents and video education from internet specialists is like having your individual own teacher guiding you thru each one lesson-but you're employed at your personal pace!

- Discusses homes of excellent website design and most sensible practices for development a domain that's either appealing and functional
- bargains transparent guide that makes studying advanced projects much less intimidating
- Demonstrates tips to strategy web site layout inspiration construction and produce a imaginative and prescient from the strategy planning stage via to complete and miraculous operability
- Combines an entire colour step by step educational publication in addition to lesson records and video education from website design experts

This education package deal takes you past the fundamentals in a chain of easy-to-absorb, five-minute classes. "

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You have a private train within the electronic Classroom

If you will have professional guideline that matches into your agenda, electronic lecture room promises. specialists advisor you thru 12 classes, supporting you research crucial website design abilities at your individual velocity. Full-color, step by step directions within the publication are more suitable with samples and fabrics on digitalclassroombooks.com. With electronic school room, you've your personal inner most teacher displaying you one of the simplest ways to profit internet design.

See how making plans, prototyping, and wireframing gain your site

discover navigation layout and consumer adventure design

structure layouts and textual content utilizing CSS

grasp the basics of HTML and XHTML

utilize images, video, and interactive design

realize how you can try out browsers for compatibility

discover ways to layout websites which are optimized for cellular devices

Full-color, step by step tutorial book

education from skilled experts

Tutorials and lesson records on digitalclassroombooks.com

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Learning Responsive Web Design by Clarissa Peterson

By Clarissa Peterson

Convey an optimum consumer event to all devices—including drugs, smartphones, characteristic telephones, laptops, and massive screens—by studying the fundamentals of responsive website design. during this hands-on consultant, UX dressmaker Clarissa Peterson explains how responsive website design works, and takes you thru a responsive workflow from venture kickoff to website launch.

Ideal for somebody interested in the method of constructing websites—not simply developers—this e-book teaches you basic recommendations and strategies for utilizing HTML and CSS to layout web pages that not just adapt to any reveal measurement, but additionally use revolutionary enhancement to supply a greater person event in line with equipment services akin to touchscreens and retina displays.

commence with content material technique ahead of making a visible design
study why your default layout could be for the narrowest screens
discover the HTML components and CSS houses crucial for responsive net design
Use media queries to exhibit various CSS types in keeping with a device’s viewport width
deal with parts comparable to photographs, typography, and navigation
Use functionality optimization concepts to make your website lighter and swifter

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RESTful Web APIs by Leonard Richardson, Sam Ruby, Mike Amundsen

By Leonard Richardson, Sam Ruby, Mike Amundsen

The recognition of leisure lately has resulted in super progress in almost-RESTful APIs that don't comprise the various architecture's merits. With this sensible advisor, you'll study what it takes to layout usable leisure APIs that evolve over the years.

By concentrating on strategies that pass quite a few domain names, this e-book exhibits you the way to create robust and safe purposes, utilizing the instruments designed for the world's so much profitable disbursed computing approach: the realm large Web.

You'll discover the ideas at the back of leisure, research diverse suggestions for developing hypermedia-based APIs, after which positioned every thing including a step by step advisor to designing a RESTful internet API.

• study API layout suggestions, together with the gathering trend and natural hypermedia
• know the way hypermedia ties representations jointly right into a coherent API
• notice how XMDP and ALPS profile codecs may also help meet the internet API "semantic challenge"
• study with reference to two-dozen standardized hypermedia info formats
• observe top practices for utilizing HTTP in API implementations
• Create internet APIs with the JSON-LD commonplace and different the associated information approaches
• comprehend the CoAP protocol for utilizing relaxation in embedded systems

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Ruby and MongoDB Web Development Beginner's Guide by Gautam Rege

By Gautam Rege

Create dynamic internet functions through combining the ability of Ruby and MongoDB

* step by step directions and useful examples to making internet functions with Ruby and MongoDB
* learn how to layout the article version in a NoSQL way
* Create items in Ruby and map them to MongoDB

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MongoDB is a high-performance, open resource, schema-free document-oriented database. Ruby is an item- orientated scripting language. Ruby and MongoDB are an excellent partnership for construction scalable net applications.

Ruby and MongoDB internet improvement Beginner's consultant is a fast moving, hands-on consultant to start with internet software improvement utilizing Ruby and MongoDB. The ebook follows a realistic method, utilizing transparent and step by step directions and examples in Ruby to illustrate program improvement utilizing MongoDB.

The e-book begins by means of introducing the recommendations of MongoDB. The ebook teaches every thing correct from the set up to making gadgets, MongoDB internals, queries and Ruby info Mappers.

You will easy methods to use numerous Ruby info mappers like Mongoid and MongoMapper to map Ruby gadgets to MongoDB documents.

You will research MongoDB gains and take care of geo-spatial indexing with MongoDB and Scaling MongoDB.

With its insurance of thoughts and functional examples, Ruby and MongoDB net improvement Beginner's advisor is the ideal selection for Ruby builders to start with constructing web pages with MongoDB because the database.

What you'll study from this book
* Get MongoDB and Ruby up and operating in your desktop (Windows/Mac/Linux)
* Leverage MongoDB to construct hugely scalable data-centric purposes
* Leverage MongoDB replication to make sure excessive availability and reliability
* Create your first item and reserve it to MongoDB
* Create a Ruby item and map it to MongoDB document
* method huge datasets with MapReduce
* Create geo-spatial indexes or second indexes
* find out about Mongoid and MongoMapper for mapping Ruby items to MongoDB documents


This ebook is choked with step by step directions and useful examples, besides accompanying screenshots and code for a simple studying curve. the desires of a newbie are absolutely chuffed through the book.

Who this publication is written for

This ebook assumes that you're skilled in Ruby improvement talents - Ruby, HTML, CSS. Having wisdom of utilizing NoSQL might help you get in the course of the strategies swifter, however it isn't necessary. No past wisdom of MongoDB required.

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Don't Make Me Think, Revisited: A Common Sense Approach to by Steve Krug

By Steve Krug

"Since Don’t Make Me imagine used to be first released in 2000, thousands of net designers and builders have depended on usability guru Steve Krug’s advisor to assist them comprehend the foundations of intuitive navigation and knowledge layout. Witty, commonsensical, and eminently sensible, it’s one of many best-loved and such a lot prompt books at the subject.

Now Steve returns with clean standpoint to reexamine the foundations that made Don’t Make Me imagine a classic–with up to date examples and a brand new bankruptcy on cellular usability. And it’s nonetheless brief, profusely illustrated…and better of all–fun to read.

If you’ve learn it earlier than, you’ll rediscover what made Don’t Make Me imagine so necessary to net designers and builders world wide. If you’ve by no means learn it, you’ll see why such a lot of humans have acknowledged it may be required studying for an individual engaged on internet sites."

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PHP Quick Scripting Reference by Mikael Olsson

By Mikael Olsson

The personal home page quickly Scripting Reference is a condensed scripting code and syntax connection with the Hypertext Preprocessor scripting language, the preferred internet scripting language in use this day. It offers the basic personal home page script in a well-organized layout that may be used as a convenient reference.

You won’t locate any technical jargon, bloated samples, drawn out heritage classes or witty tales during this ebook. What you will discover is an online scripting language reference that's concise, to the purpose and hugely available. The publication is jam-packed with important details and is a must have for any personal home page programmer or internet developer

In the Hypertext Preprocessor speedy Scripting Reference, you'll find:
* A concise connection with the Hypertext Preprocessor scripting language syntax.
* brief, uncomplicated and concentrated code examples.
* A good laid out desk of contents and a complete index permitting effortless evaluation.

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The Truth About HTML5 (For Web Designers) by Luke Stevens

By Luke Stevens

This is often the e-book for internet designers, internet builders, and front-end coders who are looking to wake up to hurry with HTML5 in 2012. this can be the e-book that isn’t afraid to indicate what every person will get mistaken approximately HTML5’s new markup, so that you don’t make a similar blunders. this is often the e-book that would exhibit you what rocks in HTML5 at the present time and what the longer term holds for interactivity and video now Flash is loss of life. this can be the e-book that doesn’t imagine marking up a simple website could be a quasi-religious workout the place the excessive clergymen of HTML5 has to be consulted for his or her interpretation of the holy texts (the HTML5 spec). this can be the ebook that doesn’t pull its punches. this can be the ebook for net execs who imagine for themselves. this can be the publication that tells the reality approximately HTML5.

5 purposes you need to learn the reality approximately HTML5

  • examine HTML5 markup definitely the right manner After spending an insane variety of hours getting to know HTML5’s new markup i found one aggravating truth: every body will get it fallacious. quite. Don’t waste hours trawling via complicated, poorly researched, and sometimes flat-out fallacious web publication posts (or books). Get the reality on HTML5’s markup in bankruptcy 3 and bankruptcy four.
  • know about the way forward for semantics were you aware Google, Yahoo! and Microsoft teamed up in 2011 to release a brand new, in all likelihood groundbreaking semantics initiative utilizing HTML5’s new microdata average? They did, and the recent semantics are getting used through significant websites like eBay and IMDB right away. In bankruptcy seven you’ll be stated to hurry on one of many largest adjustments to semantics to ever hit the web.
  • study what HTML5 good points you could enforce at the present time HTML5 isn’t one monstrous blob of know-how that would be "finished" at some point soon sooner or later. It’s a seize bag of cool stuff, a lot of which has been round for years. study what’s good supported and able to cross this day in 2012, together with new types positive factors in bankruptcy 8, and the recent audio and video chances in bankruptcy ten.
  • research what occurs while Flash dies The writing is at the wall for Flash. Apple by no means supported it on cellular; Adobe (Adobe!) have given up at the plug-in for Android; and Microsoft won’t help it in IE10 within the default machine event of home windows eight. (Let that sink in for a moment.) consumers will call for HTML5 equivalents of what was once performed with Flash so we’ll examine what HTML’s Canvas can do in bankruptcy 9 and what HTML5 video can (and can’t) do in bankruptcy ten.
  • HTML5 for CMSs, and past HTML5 ultimately in bankruptcy twelve we’ll examine the various internet app orientated good points of HTML5, one in all which (the heritage API) alterations whatever as basic as a web page refresh. We’ll additionally contact on beneficial properties that we must always be hard asking courteously to be incorporated in our CMSs, and we’ll glance in brief at a few post-HTML5 net criteria improvement for cellular that’s changing into a truth correct now.
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    Smashing eBook #30 Designing for iPhone by Smashing eBook Series

    By Smashing eBook Series

    With virtually half the telephone marketplace proportion, the iPhone is a concrete affirmation that it's worthy it to be a vanguardist in know-how. Designers that experience familiarity with the Apple iOS are one step forward in designing cellular interfaces. if you'd like do observe traits and specified requisites that iPhone purposes ask for, this book "Designing For iPhone" is a must.


    - tips on how to Create Your First iPhone Application
    - internet improvement For The iPhone And iPad: Getting Started
    - iPhone App layout Trends
    - iPhone App Designs Reviewed: Critique Board and classes Learned
    - iPhone Apps layout error: Over-Blown Visuals
    - iPhone Apps layout error: omit Of Context
    - establishing Photoshop For internet, App and iPhone Development
    - Designing For iPhone four Retina show: thoughts And Workflow
    - exhibit of Designs Optimized for iPhone

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