Category: Web Design

Smashing WebKit by Jon Raasch

By Jon Raasch

The final advisor to WebKit from the world's most well-liked source for net designers and developers

As the default browser for either iPhone and Android, WebKit has turn into an immense participant within the cellular enviornment, supplying a much wider array of HTML5 and CSS3 aid than the other significant engine. Written via specialist writer Jon Raasch, this crucial ebook teaches you ways to take advantage of WebKit to make sites extra attractive, quicker, and extra visually attractive. you will discover the range of certain interface suggestions that WebKit deals as you speedy observe the right way to create a distinct internet event that offers performance and leisure.

Packed with most sensible practices, real-world examples, and important suggestion, this must-have advisor explores WebKit's services, suggested recommendations, and suggestions for bettering an latest site. Plus, each time attainable, cross-browser help is mentioned for WebKit ideas in addition to a wide selection of complex presentation and interactivity options.

  • Gets you begun with WebKit and exhibits you ways to maximise HTML5 and CSS3 gains in WebKit
  • Addresses how you can optimize your website for cellular units and improve the cellular consumer experience
  • Features a variety of examples, counsel, options, and suggestion for buying the main out of WebKit

This booklet escorts you thru a myriad of how that WebKit can set your site except the contest.

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PHPEclipse. A User Guide by Shu-Wai Chow

By Shu-Wai Chow

benefit from the major open resource built-in improvement setting to enhance, arrange, and debug your Hypertext Preprocessor net improvement projects.

  • Compact advisor to utilizing Eclipse and PHPEclipse for net development
  • Slash improvement time by way of enhancing the potency of your personal home page coding and organizing your initiatives within the PHPEclipse environment
  • Learn to exploit Eclipse for debugging personal home page functions, interfacing with databases, and dealing with resource code
  • No prior wisdom of Eclipse required

In element

The fusion of Eclipse, the best open resource improvement atmosphere, and personal home page is a thrilling prospect for net builders. This e-book makes convinced that you're up and operating as fast as attainable, able to take complete good thing about PHPEclipse's tuned Hypertext Preprocessor improvement instruments, with no requiring any previous wisdom of Eclipse.

You will start with fitting and configuring PHPEclipse, earlier than relocating onto a journey of the Eclipse atmosphere, familiarizing you with its major parts. As a plug-in to Eclipse, PHPEclipse is ready to harness the platform to supply a wealthy and strong improvement experience.

For aiding you enhance the potency of your Hypertext Preprocessor coding, the e-book info the robust modifying positive aspects of PHPEclipse, and exhibits you the way to exploit it to higher set up your program code.

You will see how PHPEclipse is helping you in the course of the improvement lifecycle, and how you can use PHPEclipse's debugger to troubleshoot and step via your Hypertext Preprocessor code because it executes. The ebook rounds off with assurance of having access to databases and handling resource code from in the . For the ultimate step in your software, you are going to methods to install your website to a construction server.

What you are going to study from this e-book?

  • Finding your method round the Eclipse environment
  • Working with the personal home page modifying good points of PHPEclipse to right your personal home page syntax
  • Configuring and utilizing the debugger to assist troubleshoot personal home page code
  • Using PHPDocumentor to speedy create documentation on your code
  • Interfacing to SQL databases utilizing the QuantumDB plug-in
  • Managing your resource code repository from inside of Eclipse
  • Deploying your program to creation servers through FTP, SFTP, WebDav
  • Using Ant to set up your personal home page applications


Written in a concise and pleasant sort, filled with suggestions and a realistic venture, this ebook will coach you on utilizing PHPEclipse to make your personal home page program improvement extra effective, and lower improvement time.

Who this e-book is written for?

This booklet is written for personal home page builders who wish an open resource improvement surroundings for growing internet purposes. you don't want any wisdom of Java or earlier adventure of Eclipse to exploit this e-book.

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XMPP: The Definitive Guide: Building Real-Time Applications by Peter Saint-Andre, Kevin Smith, Remko Tronçon

By Peter Saint-Andre, Kevin Smith, Remko Tronçon

This sensible publication presents every thing you want to find out about the Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP). This open know-how for real-time conversation is utilized in many varied purposes similar to rapid messaging, Voice over IP, real-time collaboration, social networking, microblogging, light-weight middleware, cloud computing, and extra.

XMPP: The Definitive Guide walks you thru the concept procedures and layout judgements curious about development a whole XMPP-enabled program, and including real-time interfaces to latest purposes. you will not just examine basic but strong XMPP instruments, yet you will additionally observe, via real-world developer tales, how universal XMPP "building blocks" might help clear up specific sessions of difficulties.

With this ebook, you will:

  • Learn the fundamentals of XMPP applied sciences, together with architectural matters, addressing, and conversation primitives
  • Understand the terminology of XMPP and find out about the wealth of XMPP servers, consumers, and code libraries
  • Become accustomed to the XMPP suggestions and companies you want to resolve universal problems
  • Construct a whole company software or real-time carrier with XMPP

Every day, extra software program builders and repair prone are utilizing XMPP for real-time purposes, and with the aid of XMPP: The Definitive Guide, you could, too.

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Facebook: The Missing Manual, 2nd Edition by E. A. Vander Veer

By E. A. Vander Veer

Facebook's attractiveness is skyrocketing, drawing greater than four hundred million humans to this mix on-line village eco-friendly, own site writer, and souped-up tackle e-book. yet something you will not get whilst signing up is a published handbook. input fb: The lacking guide, moment version - the witty, authoritative advisor you wish, now revised and up to date to incorporate all of Facebook's most up-to-date gains.

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Beginning PHP5 by Dan Squier, David Mercer, Allan Kent, Steven Nowicki, Clark

By Dan Squier, David Mercer, Allan Kent, Steven Nowicki, Clark Morgan, Wankyu Choi

PHP5 is the most recent model of the popular language for swiftly developing dynamic web content content material. whereas its major use is as a cross-platform, HTML-embedded, server-side internet scripting language, it now works both good whilst growing multi-tiered functions or XML-based purposes in addition to net purposes. This publication teaches you the beneficial properties and performance of PHP5, from fitting and configuring it to designing and developing complicated data-driven sites. As you continue, you'll construct a couple of totally sensible functions. you may be brought to uncomplicated programming common sense, relational databases, OOP, PEAR, GTK, MSI, CLI, SQLite, and extra. if you are comprehensive, you'll know the way to create, try out, debug, and placed your functions to paintings within the actual international. What you are going to study from this e-book the basics of object-oriented programming in PHP5 how one can write PHP5 functions that run on home windows ;, Linux ;, Mac OS ; X, and different working platforms Why PHP5 works successfully in small to enterprise-level functions errors dealing with with try/catch information manipulation in MySQL ; utilizing Hypertext Preprocessor the best way to construct useful purposes akin to a web textual content editor, an online email software, and an object-oriented touch supervisor software Command-line scripting and GUI software improvement potent tools of holding and organizing your code, and extra Who this publication is for This publication is for starting programmers in addition to skilled builders who are looking to research what's attainable with the most recent model of Hypertext Preprocessor.

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Pear Installer Manifesto by Gregory Beaver

By Gregory Beaver

The PEAR Installer maintainer indicates you the ability of this code administration and deployment method to revolutionize your personal home page program improvement

  • Learn find out how to successfully manage your program improvement from the writer of the most recent models of the PEAR Installer, model 1.4.0 onwards
  • Bring the ability of versioning and rollbacks for your stay site
  • Embed the PEAR Installer on your net functions to control plug-ins from a distant server

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PEAR stands for personal home page Extension and alertness Repository, and its fundamental function is to help code re-use. PEAR offers either a sophisticated installer and a code repository. PEAR code is geared up into discrete re-usable elements referred to as programs. A package deal involves a bunch of documents and a descriptor dossier referred to as package.xml that includes metadata concerning the package's contents, similar to the package deal model, any precise dependencies, and textual info akin to the package deal description and authors. The software program that transforms a package deal from an inert grouping of records right into a dynamic software program package deal is named the PEAR Installer and is itself a PEAR package deal. In different phrases, the PEAR Installer can be utilized to improve itself. it really is an important program. briefly, the PEAR Installer is likely one of the prime instruments for dealing with an excellent software program library, high quality functions, or top quality web content.

This ebook will exhibit you a brand new means of organizing your personal home page improvement, through leveraging the complete energy of the PEAR Installer. In a feeling, the PEAR Installer is a step above a software program layout trend, a meta-development development that may be used to systematically manage all your Hypertext Preprocessor improvement. you'll the right way to arrange your code into applications utilizing the package.xml structure. you'll find out about the innovative new PEAR Channel inspiration, and the way to soundly and reliably depend upon exterior Hypertext Preprocessor libraries from assets corresponding to and different PEAR channels. you are going to know about the PEAR_PackageFileManager package deal, and the way to customise person installations of your personal home page code via dossier roles, dossier initiatives, and post-installation scripts.

In addition, you'll how one can use the facility of PEAR to regulate your net tasks with the PEAR installer to carry the ability of versioning and rollbacks in your reside web site. The synergy of the PEAR Installer and a revision regulate approach like CVS or Subversion can be explored extensive. subsequent, you'll the best way to arrange your individual PEAR Channel for allotting Hypertext Preprocessor purposes, either open-source and proprietary closed-source Hypertext Preprocessor functions that may be secured utilizing know-how already outfitted into the PEAR Installer.

Finally, you are going to how to embed the PEAR Installer within your personal net software with the intention to deal with plug-ins from a distant server. The e-book covers intimately designing a customized plug-in process for a fictitious weblog software. The plug-in process is used to regulate templates, and the PEAR Installer is used to control the main points of querying the distant server for templates, dealing with dependencies among versioning, and doing the particular deploy procedure in addition.

What you'll study from this ebook?

  • What the PEAR Installer is, and what it could actually do for you
  • Organizing your code into applications utilizing the package.xml structure
  • Customizing person installations of your Hypertext Preprocessor functions via dossier roles, dossier initiatives, and post-installation scripts
  • Using the PEAR installer to carry the facility of versioning and rollbacks on your reside web site
  • Getting the PEAR Installer and resource keep watch over repository operating jointly
  • Setting up your personal PEAR Channel for dispensing your Hypertext Preprocessor purposes
  • Embedding the PEAR Installer within your individual net software to control plug-ins from a distant server


This booklet is a complete and good based educational on utilizing PEAR Installer, however it can be even more than that. because the author of the most recent types of the PEAR Installer (1.4.0+) , the writer is enthusiastic about some great benefits of a good controlled improvement and deployment technique.

The e-book exhibits how the PEAR Installer works intimately, after which takes you thru a entire journey of ways you could observe all of it phases of the improvement lifecycle, with functional examples and suggestion all through. it is going to construct your technical talents and figuring out, and in addition widen your standpoint on dealing with a good improvement technique.

Who this ebook is written for?

The e-book is not only for Hypertext Preprocessor builders who are looking to know how the PEAR Installer works, and what it may possibly do for them, yet extra regularly for personal home page builders looking a greater approach to installation their purposes and deal with updates. It does imagine that you've a great operating wisdom of Hypertext Preprocessor improvement, and are facing initiatives of a enough scale and complexity to warrant an funding in a constitution procedure.

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New Challenges for Data Design by David Bihanic

By David Bihanic

The current paintings presents a platform for major facts designers whose imaginative and prescient and creativity aid us to count on significant adjustments taking place within the information layout box, and pre-empt the long run. each one of them strives to supply new solutions to the query, “What demanding situations wait for info Design?” to prevent falling into too slim a way of thinking, each one works difficult to explain the breadth of information layout at the present time and to illustrate its frequent software throughout numerous enterprise sectors. With finish clients in brain, designer-contributors deliver to gentle the myriad of reasons for which the sector used to be initially meant, forging the bond even extra among information layout and the goals and intentions of these who give a contribution to it. the 1st seven elements of the publication define the scope of knowledge layout, and offers a line-up of “viewpoints” that spotlight this discipline’s major subject matters, and gives an in-depth check out practices boasting either foresight and mind's eye. The 8th and ultimate half encompasses a sequence of interviews with info designers and artists whose equipment include originality and marked singularity.

As a outcome, a couple of enlightening suggestions and shiny principles spread in the confines of this publication to assist dispel the thick fog round this new and nonetheless rather unknown self-discipline. A plethora of both eye-opening and edifying new phrases, phrases, and key expressions additionally unfurl. Informing, influencing, and encouraging are only a number of the buzz phrases belonging to an initiative that's, before everything, an artistic one, let alone the prospect to parent the ever-changing and of course advanced nature of today’s datasphere.

Providing a useful and state of the art source for layout researchers, this paintings can be meant for college kids, pros and practitioners interested by info layout, interplay layout, electronic & Media layout, info & details Visualization, laptop technology and Engineering.

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MediaWiki Skins Design: Designing attractive skins and by Richard Carter

By Richard Carter

This e-book will express the reader the best way to customise the looks in their MediaWiki website via developing customized skins. This e-book is geared toward net designers or wiki directors who are looking to customise the glance of MediaWiki with customized skins. The reader will have already got a MediaWiki set up that they're concentrating on with their pores and skin. it'd be their very own set up, or they could be a fashion designer constructing a customized search for a consumer. The e-book doesn't disguise developing or utilizing MediaWiki, other than positive factors particularly regarding skinning. The booklet assumes that you're conversant in CSS and HTML, yet no earlier wisdom of personal home page is needed.

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XSLT and XPath on the Edge by Jeni Tennison

By Jeni Tennison

"Excellent.... A grasp of readability, Jeni explains the aspect essential to observe XSLT quick and effectively. -Dave Pawson, XSLT-UK organizer, XSLT FAQ host"Jeni offers a accomplished cookbook of real-world recipes that no XSLT practitioner can be with no. -Steve Muench, Lead XML Evangelist, Oracle CorporationYour resource for Real-World XSLT SolutionsExtensible Stylesheet Language Transformation, besides the XML course Language, provide the energy to rework XML files into HTML files, or to different XML files so that you can use in Web-based functions. yet how do you enforce XSLT within the genuine international? This e-book offers the reply. overlaying every little thing from reformatting numbers to create dynamic XSLT functions, XSLT specialist Jeni Tennison offers a wealth of ready-to-use application templates and functional XSLT recommendations - every little thing you want to jump-start XSLT development.Your highway Map to fast XSLT improvement* make the most of software templates for looking out and exchanging strings, calculating minimums, and extra* construct your individual recursive templates or use basic Xpaths* become aware of ready-made recommendations for filtering, numbering, grouping, and different adjustments* comprehend the development blocks of XSLT functions* Separate type from structure and get a divorce your stylesheet into useful modules which are more straightforward to keep up and reuse* construct dynamic purposes that use client-side processing with MSXML or server-side processing with Cocoon* Fine-tune stylesheets to paintings extra successfully and carry precisely the output you're looking for* Harness the facility of the XSLT extensions availablewith MSXML, Saxon, and Xalan"

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