Learning Drupal 6 Module Development: A practical tutorial for creating your first Drupal 6 modules with PHP

By Matt Butcher

In Detail
With nice strength comes... super flexibility. Drupal is an award-winning open-source content material administration approach, and the feature-packed 6th unencumber is true round the nook. It's a modular process, with a chic hook-based structure, and nice code. those are a number of the perks that make Drupal a call platform for builders who wish the facility of a longtime CMS, however the freedom to make it paintings for them. From social networking to AJAX to e-commerce, the masses of latest modules attest to Drupal's flexibility. if you happen to create a brand new module for Drupal, it matches seamlessly into the appear and feel of your total website. for those who can imagine it in personal home page, you could code it as a Drupal module.
Dive into Drupal module improvement as we create the thinker Biographies site, constructing new modules and issues to fulfill sensible targets. Create customized content material varieties. upload AJAX performance with the jQuery library. Use exterior XML APIs so as to add content material in your web site. e mail newsletters to website contributors. Use topics. Empower directors with additional good points. And package deal all of it up in a customized install profile. You won't discover a "hello world" right here!
If you're wanting to begin growing modules for Drupal 6, this is often your e-book. stroll in the course of the improvement of whole Drupal modules with this primer for Hypertext Preprocessor programmers. in particular written for Drupal 6, this ebook gets you coding modules as fast as attainable, and assist you upload the gains that may provide your paintings that pro gloss!
Just getting all started with Drupal improvement? This ebook offers you a transparent, concise and, in fact, useful counsel to take you from the fundamentals of making your first module to constructing the talents to make you a Drupal developer to be reckoned with.
Are you a Drupal developer trying to replace to model 6? This publication covers the hot and up-to-date APIs to steer your transition to Drupal 6. the hot menu process, the types and Schema APIs, and lots of center revisions are coated during this publication.
What you'll study from this book?
* A developer's evaluate of significant Drupal strategies and APIs, like nodes, menus, and forms
* utilizing Drupal instruments for module development
* making a new module from scratch
* Harnessing the facility of the Drupal hook system
* utilizing key Drupal functions
* growing customized content material varieties, from uncomplicated to advanced
* appearing database operations
* Writing module installers and uninstallers
* Making Drupal content material on hand to JavaScript with a JSON service
* Interacting with the topic approach to construct crisp layouts
* developing richer person interfaces with Drupal's JavaScript libraries
* operating with blocks, nodes, activities, and menus
* utilizing an online provider to retrieve and exhibit XML data
* developing an management interface
* Customizing consumer profiles
* Writing activities and triggering them with events
* operating with the varieties API
* Defining customized hooks and making modules paintings together
* Exploring the database and schema API
* growing an set up profile to package your modules right into a customized Drupal distribution

Who this ebook is written for?
This publication is written for Hypertext Preprocessor builders who are looking to upload customized positive factors to Drupal. it is very important understand the fundamentals of personal home page and MySQL programming, yet no event of programming Drupal is needed, even supposing you'll be anticipated to be conversant in the fundamental operation of Drupal.

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By Matt Butcher

In Detail
With nice strength comes... super flexibility. Drupal is an award-winning open-source content material administration approach, and the feature-packed 6th unencumber is true round the nook. It's a modular process, with a chic hook-based structure, and nice code. those are a number of the perks that make Drupal a call platform for builders who wish the facility of a longtime CMS, however the freedom to make it paintings for them. From social networking to AJAX to e-commerce, the masses of latest modules attest to Drupal's flexibility. if you happen to create a brand new module for Drupal, it matches seamlessly into the appear and feel of your total website. for those who can imagine it in personal home page, you could code it as a Drupal module.
Dive into Drupal module improvement as we create the thinker Biographies site, constructing new modules and issues to fulfill sensible targets. Create customized content material varieties. upload AJAX performance with the jQuery library. Use exterior XML APIs so as to add content material in your web site. e mail newsletters to website contributors. Use topics. Empower directors with additional good points. And package deal all of it up in a customized install profile. You won't discover a "hello world" right here!
If you're wanting to begin growing modules for Drupal 6, this is often your e-book. stroll in the course of the improvement of whole Drupal modules with this primer for Hypertext Preprocessor programmers. in particular written for Drupal 6, this ebook gets you coding modules as fast as attainable, and assist you upload the gains that may provide your paintings that pro gloss!
Just getting all started with Drupal improvement? This ebook offers you a transparent, concise and, in fact, useful counsel to take you from the fundamentals of making your first module to constructing the talents to make you a Drupal developer to be reckoned with.
Are you a Drupal developer trying to replace to model 6? This publication covers the hot and up-to-date APIs to steer your transition to Drupal 6. the hot menu process, the types and Schema APIs, and lots of center revisions are coated during this publication.
What you'll study from this book?
* A developer's evaluate of significant Drupal strategies and APIs, like nodes, menus, and forms
* utilizing Drupal instruments for module development
* making a new module from scratch
* Harnessing the facility of the Drupal hook system
* utilizing key Drupal functions
* growing customized content material varieties, from uncomplicated to advanced
* appearing database operations
* Writing module installers and uninstallers
* Making Drupal content material on hand to JavaScript with a JSON service
* Interacting with the topic approach to construct crisp layouts
* developing richer person interfaces with Drupal's JavaScript libraries
* operating with blocks, nodes, activities, and menus
* utilizing an online provider to retrieve and exhibit XML data
* developing an management interface
* Customizing consumer profiles
* Writing activities and triggering them with events
* operating with the varieties API
* Defining customized hooks and making modules paintings together
* Exploring the database and schema API
* growing an set up profile to package your modules right into a customized Drupal distribution

Who this ebook is written for?
This publication is written for Hypertext Preprocessor builders who are looking to upload customized positive factors to Drupal. it is very important understand the fundamentals of personal home page and MySQL programming, yet no event of programming Drupal is needed, even supposing you'll be anticipated to be conversant in the fundamental operation of Drupal.

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Learning Rails 3

By Simon St. Laurent, Edd Dumbill, Eric J. Gruber

If you’re an online developer or clothier able to examine Rails, this precise booklet is the appropriate solution to start.

Rather than throw you into the center of the framework’s Model-View-Controller structure, Learning Rails 3 works from the skin in. You’ll start with the rules of the internet you realize, and tips on how to create whatever seen with Rails’ view layer. Then you’ll take on the more challenging internal layers: the database types and controller code.

All you want to start is HTML event. every one bankruptcy comprises workouts and assessment inquiries to try out your figuring out as you go.

  • Present content material via development an program with a uncomplicated view and a straightforward controller
  • Build varieties and technique their effects, progressing from basic to extra complex
  • Connect kinds to versions through establishing a database, and create code that maps to database structures
  • Use Rails scaffolding to construct functions from a view-centric perspective
  • Add universal net software components similar to classes, cookies, and authentication
  • Build purposes that mix info from a number of tables
  • Send and obtain e mail messages out of your applications

"Learning Rails 3 seems like a brisk pair programming consultation with pros who understand how to exploit Ruby on Rails to get issues performed, and get them performed well."
-Alan Harris, writer of Sinatra: Up and Running

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By Simon St. Laurent, Edd Dumbill, Eric J. Gruber

If you’re an online developer or clothier able to examine Rails, this precise booklet is the appropriate solution to start.

Rather than throw you into the center of the framework’s Model-View-Controller structure, Learning Rails 3 works from the skin in. You’ll start with the rules of the internet you realize, and tips on how to create whatever seen with Rails’ view layer. Then you’ll take on the more challenging internal layers: the database types and controller code.

All you want to start is HTML event. every one bankruptcy comprises workouts and assessment inquiries to try out your figuring out as you go.

  • Present content material via development an program with a uncomplicated view and a straightforward controller
  • Build varieties and technique their effects, progressing from basic to extra complex
  • Connect kinds to versions through establishing a database, and create code that maps to database structures
  • Use Rails scaffolding to construct functions from a view-centric perspective
  • Add universal net software components similar to classes, cookies, and authentication
  • Build purposes that mix info from a number of tables
  • Send and obtain e mail messages out of your applications

"Learning Rails 3 seems like a brisk pair programming consultation with pros who understand how to exploit Ruby on Rails to get issues performed, and get them performed well."
-Alan Harris, writer of Sinatra: Up and Running

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White Space is Not Your Enemy: A Beginner's Guide to Communicating Visually through Graphic, Web and Multimedia Design

By Kim Golombisky, Rebecca Hagen

Designing a brochure or site with out an paintings heritage? Step clear of the pc and skim this breezy creation to visible communications first. Written for non-designers, White area isn't Your Enemy is a pragmatic image layout and format textual content introducing the recommendations and practices priceless for generating powerful visible communications throughout various codecs, from print to Web.

This fantastically illustrated, full-color e-book covers the fundamentals that can assist you advance your eye and bring beautiful paintings. subject matters include:
* the fundamentals of powerful layout that communicates its meant message
* Pre-design planning
* thirteen structure Sins to avoid
* simple typography
* operating with color
* Storyboarding for video, internet, and presentions
* details graphics
* Mini paintings School--all the fundamentals in a single chapter
* Outputting your paintings

* Finally--the fundamentals of structure, layout, and visible conversation for print and net in a single easy-to-digest book!
* "Try This" sections in every one bankruptcy contain enjoyable, hands-on actions to enhance skills.
* The better half website comprises textual content and picture help fabric; videos that placed the rules in perform; interactive multimedia elements; and links.

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By Kim Golombisky, Rebecca Hagen

Designing a brochure or site with out an paintings heritage? Step clear of the pc and skim this breezy creation to visible communications first. Written for non-designers, White area isn't Your Enemy is a pragmatic image layout and format textual content introducing the recommendations and practices priceless for generating powerful visible communications throughout various codecs, from print to Web.

This fantastically illustrated, full-color e-book covers the fundamentals that can assist you advance your eye and bring beautiful paintings. subject matters include:
* the fundamentals of powerful layout that communicates its meant message
* Pre-design planning
* thirteen structure Sins to avoid
* simple typography
* operating with color
* Storyboarding for video, internet, and presentions
* details graphics
* Mini paintings School--all the fundamentals in a single chapter
* Outputting your paintings

* Finally--the fundamentals of structure, layout, and visible conversation for print and net in a single easy-to-digest book!
* "Try This" sections in every one bankruptcy contain enjoyable, hands-on actions to enhance skills.
* The better half website comprises textual content and picture help fabric; videos that placed the rules in perform; interactive multimedia elements; and links.

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Puppet 3 Beginner's Guide

By John Arundel

With merely the main simple programming skills, this e-book will train you the way to automate your server setups and deal with web pages utilizing Puppet. it really is enjoyable too, with sensible examples established round a fictional internet company.

Overview

  • Shows you step by step tips on how to set up Puppet and begin dealing with your structures with uncomplicated examples
  • Every point of Puppet is defined intimately so you quite comprehend what you are doing.
  • Gets you up and operating instantly, from set up to utilizing Puppet for useful projects in a question of minutes.
  • Written in a transparent, pleasant, jargon-free kind which does not suppose any prior wisdom and explains issues in functional terms

In Detail

Everyone's conversing approximately Puppet, the open-source DevOps expertise that allows you to automate your server setups and deal with web content, databases, and pcs. Puppet can construct new servers in seconds, continue your structures always modern, and automate day-by-day upkeep tasks.

"Puppet three Beginner's consultant" will get you up and working with Puppet at once, with entire genuine international examples. each one bankruptcy builds your talents, including new Puppet gains, continuously with a pragmatic concentration. you are going to research every thing you must deal with all your infrastructure with Puppet.

"Puppet three Beginner's consultant" takes you from entire newbie to convinced Puppet consumer, via a chain of transparent, basic examples, with complete motives at each stage.

Through a chain of labored examples introducing Puppet to a fictional internet corporation, you are going to methods to deal with each element of your server setup. Switching to Puppet don't need to be an immense, long term venture; this publication will enable you to begin by way of bringing one small a part of your structures lower than Puppet regulate and, bit by bit, development to the purpose the place Puppet is dealing with all of your infrastructure.

Presented in an easy-to-read advisor to studying Puppet from scratch, this ebook explains easily and obviously all you want to comprehend to take advantage of this crucial IT strength instrument, for all time using those strategies to real-world scenarios.

What you'll examine from this book

  • Installing and configuring your Puppet environment.
  • Running Puppet on a number of servers.
  • Deploy configuration documents and templates for lightning-fast installations.
  • Creating and tracking experiences and information.
  • Managing consumer debts, defense, entry regulate, and scheduled jobs.
  • Best practices for organizing your Puppet code utilizing Git.

Approach

Presented in an easy-to-follow, step by step instructional layout, Puppet three Beginner's advisor will lead you thru the fundamentals of developing your Puppet server with lots of screenshots and real-world solutions.

Who this ebook is written for

This ebook is written for method directors and builders, and someone else who must deal with desktops. it is important to be capable to edit textual content documents and run a number of instructions at the command line, yet another way no procedure management or programming adventure is required.

Show description

By John Arundel

With merely the main simple programming skills, this e-book will train you the way to automate your server setups and deal with web pages utilizing Puppet. it really is enjoyable too, with sensible examples established round a fictional internet company.

Overview

  • Shows you step by step tips on how to set up Puppet and begin dealing with your structures with uncomplicated examples
  • Every point of Puppet is defined intimately so you quite comprehend what you are doing.
  • Gets you up and operating instantly, from set up to utilizing Puppet for useful projects in a question of minutes.
  • Written in a transparent, pleasant, jargon-free kind which does not suppose any prior wisdom and explains issues in functional terms

In Detail

Everyone's conversing approximately Puppet, the open-source DevOps expertise that allows you to automate your server setups and deal with web content, databases, and pcs. Puppet can construct new servers in seconds, continue your structures always modern, and automate day-by-day upkeep tasks.

"Puppet three Beginner's consultant" will get you up and working with Puppet at once, with entire genuine international examples. each one bankruptcy builds your talents, including new Puppet gains, continuously with a pragmatic concentration. you are going to research every thing you must deal with all your infrastructure with Puppet.

"Puppet three Beginner's consultant" takes you from entire newbie to convinced Puppet consumer, via a chain of transparent, basic examples, with complete motives at each stage.

Through a chain of labored examples introducing Puppet to a fictional internet corporation, you are going to methods to deal with each element of your server setup. Switching to Puppet don't need to be an immense, long term venture; this publication will enable you to begin by way of bringing one small a part of your structures lower than Puppet regulate and, bit by bit, development to the purpose the place Puppet is dealing with all of your infrastructure.

Presented in an easy-to-read advisor to studying Puppet from scratch, this ebook explains easily and obviously all you want to comprehend to take advantage of this crucial IT strength instrument, for all time using those strategies to real-world scenarios.

What you'll examine from this book

  • Installing and configuring your Puppet environment.
  • Running Puppet on a number of servers.
  • Deploy configuration documents and templates for lightning-fast installations.
  • Creating and tracking experiences and information.
  • Managing consumer debts, defense, entry regulate, and scheduled jobs.
  • Best practices for organizing your Puppet code utilizing Git.

Approach

Presented in an easy-to-follow, step by step instructional layout, Puppet three Beginner's advisor will lead you thru the fundamentals of developing your Puppet server with lots of screenshots and real-world solutions.

Who this ebook is written for

This ebook is written for method directors and builders, and someone else who must deal with desktops. it is important to be capable to edit textual content documents and run a number of instructions at the command line, yet another way no procedure management or programming adventure is required.

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Drupal 7 Themes

By Ric Shreves

Give your Drupal web pages a thrilling, easy new glance utilizing subject matters. From fitting new topics, to customizing them, to development them from scratch, here's the whole advisor you have been having a look for.

Overview

  • Learn to create new Drupal 7 themes
  • No event of Drupal theming required
  • Discover options and instruments for growing and editing themes
  • The first booklet to lead you thru the hot parts and topics on hand in Drupal 7

What you'll study from this book

  • Learn in regards to the Drupal 7 Theming Architecture
  • Find and set up new themes
  • Get the main from Drupal's topic configuration system
  • Create a brand new subject matter from scratch
  • Master PHPTemplate
  • Modify the default templates and styles
  • Override the default templates along with your own
  • Create dynamic styling that responds to the content material or the user
  • Discover instruments that make theming more straightforward and extra effective

Approach

Filled with useful examples, this publication enables you to comprehend the common sense in the back of the theming method hired in Drupal, and the way to make it give you the results you want. you are going to examine key options and paintings via examples with cautious, step by step instructions.

Who this ebook is written for

The major specifications to use this ebook are wisdom of HTML, CSS, and a slightly of creativity. you do not need to grasp whatever approximately theming in Drupal; all you wish is simple event of operating with Drupal.

Although this e-book goals to make Drupal theming available to designers, theming in Drupal 7 contains writing a few personal home page code, and a simple wisdom of Hypertext Preprocessor may be helpful.p>

Regardless of your technical talents, this e-book will train you to layout topics in your Drupal web pages speedy and easily.

In Detail

Drupal is an award profitable open resource content material administration procedure (CMS). in accordance with personal home page and MySQL, its strength and suppleness mixed with its unprecedented layout suggest it really is essentially the most well known offerings for making a CMS website..

Drupal employs a really good templating procedure and helps topics, which let you swap the appear and feel of your system's entrance and back-end interfaces..

Drupal 7 topics is a perfect advent to theming with Drupal 7. so as to create a notable new search for your Drupal 7 site, this ebook is for you. This booklet is a revised, up to date and elevated version of Drupal 6 subject matters, rewritten in particular for Drupal 7.

This ebook will exhibit you recommendations and instruments that will help you increase the appear and feel of any Drupal 7-powered web site. ranging from the fundamentals of topic setup and configuration, you are going to know about the Drupal theming structure and the PHPTemplate engine, after which circulate directly to enhancing present subject matters and construction new issues from scratch. you'll find out approximately instruments to make your subject matter improvement easier.

A useful consultant exhibiting you ways to create topics in your Drupal 7 site

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By Ric Shreves

Give your Drupal web pages a thrilling, easy new glance utilizing subject matters. From fitting new topics, to customizing them, to development them from scratch, here's the whole advisor you have been having a look for.

Overview

  • Learn to create new Drupal 7 themes
  • No event of Drupal theming required
  • Discover options and instruments for growing and editing themes
  • The first booklet to lead you thru the hot parts and topics on hand in Drupal 7

What you'll study from this book

  • Learn in regards to the Drupal 7 Theming Architecture
  • Find and set up new themes
  • Get the main from Drupal's topic configuration system
  • Create a brand new subject matter from scratch
  • Master PHPTemplate
  • Modify the default templates and styles
  • Override the default templates along with your own
  • Create dynamic styling that responds to the content material or the user
  • Discover instruments that make theming more straightforward and extra effective

Approach

Filled with useful examples, this publication enables you to comprehend the common sense in the back of the theming method hired in Drupal, and the way to make it give you the results you want. you are going to examine key options and paintings via examples with cautious, step by step instructions.

Who this ebook is written for

The major specifications to use this ebook are wisdom of HTML, CSS, and a slightly of creativity. you do not need to grasp whatever approximately theming in Drupal; all you wish is simple event of operating with Drupal.

Although this e-book goals to make Drupal theming available to designers, theming in Drupal 7 contains writing a few personal home page code, and a simple wisdom of Hypertext Preprocessor may be helpful.p>

Regardless of your technical talents, this e-book will train you to layout topics in your Drupal web pages speedy and easily.

In Detail

Drupal is an award profitable open resource content material administration procedure (CMS). in accordance with personal home page and MySQL, its strength and suppleness mixed with its unprecedented layout suggest it really is essentially the most well known offerings for making a CMS website..

Drupal employs a really good templating procedure and helps topics, which let you swap the appear and feel of your system's entrance and back-end interfaces..

Drupal 7 topics is a perfect advent to theming with Drupal 7. so as to create a notable new search for your Drupal 7 site, this ebook is for you. This booklet is a revised, up to date and elevated version of Drupal 6 subject matters, rewritten in particular for Drupal 7.

This ebook will exhibit you recommendations and instruments that will help you increase the appear and feel of any Drupal 7-powered web site. ranging from the fundamentals of topic setup and configuration, you are going to know about the Drupal theming structure and the PHPTemplate engine, after which circulate directly to enhancing present subject matters and construction new issues from scratch. you'll find out approximately instruments to make your subject matter improvement easier.

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The Mobile Book (By Smashing Magazine)

By Josh Clark, Jeremy Keith, Peter-Paul Koch, Stephanie Rieger, Trent Walton, Brad Frost, Dave Olsen, Dennis Kardys

Quickly Overview

Our fresh published cellular publication gains an important issues it is advisable understand as a dressmaker, developer or cellular strategist in your web pages. You’ll dive deep into the peculiarities of the cellular undefined, discover responsive layout approach, layout styles and optimization recommendations, find out about wireframing and prototyping for cellular in addition to the tips for designing with gestures and contact. As an additional, the e-book offers insights into the preferred systems similar to iOS, home windows cellphone and so forth. in addition to introduces constructing and debugging suggestions for complex HTML5 internet applications.

Table of Contents

- Foreword by way of Jeremy Keith

PART I—THE cellular LANDSCAPE
- What’s occurring In cellular? via Peter-Paul Koch
- the way forward for cellular by way of Stephanie Rieger

PART II—RESPONSIVE internet DESIGN
- Responsive layout approach through Trent Walton
- Responsive layout styles through Brad Frost
- Optimizing For cellular through Dave Olson

PART III—UX layout FOR MOBILE
- Hands-On layout For cellular via Dennis Kardys
- Designing For contact through Josh Clark

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By Josh Clark, Jeremy Keith, Peter-Paul Koch, Stephanie Rieger, Trent Walton, Brad Frost, Dave Olsen, Dennis Kardys

Quickly Overview

Our fresh published cellular publication gains an important issues it is advisable understand as a dressmaker, developer or cellular strategist in your web pages. You’ll dive deep into the peculiarities of the cellular undefined, discover responsive layout approach, layout styles and optimization recommendations, find out about wireframing and prototyping for cellular in addition to the tips for designing with gestures and contact. As an additional, the e-book offers insights into the preferred systems similar to iOS, home windows cellphone and so forth. in addition to introduces constructing and debugging suggestions for complex HTML5 internet applications.

Table of Contents

- Foreword by way of Jeremy Keith

PART I—THE cellular LANDSCAPE
- What’s occurring In cellular? via Peter-Paul Koch
- the way forward for cellular by way of Stephanie Rieger

PART II—RESPONSIVE internet DESIGN
- Responsive layout approach through Trent Walton
- Responsive layout styles through Brad Frost
- Optimizing For cellular through Dave Olson

PART III—UX layout FOR MOBILE
- Hands-On layout For cellular via Dennis Kardys
- Designing For contact through Josh Clark

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Transcending CSS: The Fine Art of Web Design

By Andy Clarke, Molly E. Holzschlag

As the net evolves to include new criteria and the most recent browsers supply new percentages for artistic layout, the paintings of creating Web websites is additionally altering. Few internet designers are reviews programmers, and for that reason, operating with semantic markup and CSS can create roadblocks to attaining really appealing designs utilizing all of the assets to be had. upload to this the pressures of featuring unprecedented layout to consumers and employers, with no compromising effective workflow, and the problem deepens for these operating in a fast paced atmosphere. As an individual who knows those complexities firsthand, writer and fashion designer Andy Clarke deals visible designers a revolutionary method of growing creative, usable, and available websites utilizing transcendent CSS.

 

In this groundbreaking e-book, you’ll notice the right way to enforce hugely unique designs via visible demonstrations of the inventive probabilities utilizing markup and CSS. You’ll learn how to use a brand new layout workflow, construct prototypes that paintings good for designers and all staff participants, use grids successfully, visualize  markup, and notice each section of the transcendent layout strategy, from operating with the most recent browsers to incorporating CSS3 to participating with workforce contributors effectively.

 

Transcending CSS: The fantastic paintings of internet Design:

Uses a visible method of assist you research coding techniques

Includes a number of examples of world-class websites, images, and different inspirations that provide designers rules for visualizing their code

deals early previews of technical advances in new internet browsers and of the rising CSS3 specification

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By Andy Clarke, Molly E. Holzschlag

As the net evolves to include new criteria and the most recent browsers supply new percentages for artistic layout, the paintings of creating Web websites is additionally altering. Few internet designers are reviews programmers, and for that reason, operating with semantic markup and CSS can create roadblocks to attaining really appealing designs utilizing all of the assets to be had. upload to this the pressures of featuring unprecedented layout to consumers and employers, with no compromising effective workflow, and the problem deepens for these operating in a fast paced atmosphere. As an individual who knows those complexities firsthand, writer and fashion designer Andy Clarke deals visible designers a revolutionary method of growing creative, usable, and available websites utilizing transcendent CSS.

 

In this groundbreaking e-book, you’ll notice the right way to enforce hugely unique designs via visible demonstrations of the inventive probabilities utilizing markup and CSS. You’ll learn how to use a brand new layout workflow, construct prototypes that paintings good for designers and all staff participants, use grids successfully, visualize  markup, and notice each section of the transcendent layout strategy, from operating with the most recent browsers to incorporating CSS3 to participating with workforce contributors effectively.

 

Transcending CSS: The fantastic paintings of internet Design:

Uses a visible method of assist you research coding techniques

Includes a number of examples of world-class websites, images, and different inspirations that provide designers rules for visualizing their code

deals early previews of technical advances in new internet browsers and of the rising CSS3 specification

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SQL For Dummies

By Allen G. Taylor

Uncover the secrets and techniques of SQL and begin construction higher relational databases today!

This enjoyable and pleasant consultant may help you demystify database administration platforms so that you can create extra robust databases and entry details comfortably. up-to-date for the most recent SQL performance, SQL For Dummies, eighth Edition covers the center SQL language and exhibits you ways to exploit SQL to constitution a DBMS, enforce a database layout, safe your facts, and retrieve details if you want it.

  • Includes new improvements of SQL:2011, together with temporal information performance which lets you set legitimate instances for transactions to ensue and is helping hinder database corruption
  • Covers developing, getting access to, manipulating, holding, and storing details in relational database administration platforms like entry, Oracle, SQL Server, and MySQL
  • Provides guidance for preserving your information secure from robbery, unintended or malicious corruption, or loss as a result of gear disasters and suggestion on disposing of error on your work

Don't be daunted by means of database improvement anymore - get SQL For Dummies, eighth Edition, and you will be in your method to SQL stardom.

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By Allen G. Taylor

Uncover the secrets and techniques of SQL and begin construction higher relational databases today!

This enjoyable and pleasant consultant may help you demystify database administration platforms so that you can create extra robust databases and entry details comfortably. up-to-date for the most recent SQL performance, SQL For Dummies, eighth Edition covers the center SQL language and exhibits you ways to exploit SQL to constitution a DBMS, enforce a database layout, safe your facts, and retrieve details if you want it.

  • Includes new improvements of SQL:2011, together with temporal information performance which lets you set legitimate instances for transactions to ensue and is helping hinder database corruption
  • Covers developing, getting access to, manipulating, holding, and storing details in relational database administration platforms like entry, Oracle, SQL Server, and MySQL
  • Provides guidance for preserving your information secure from robbery, unintended or malicious corruption, or loss as a result of gear disasters and suggestion on disposing of error on your work

Don't be daunted by means of database improvement anymore - get SQL For Dummies, eighth Edition, and you will be in your method to SQL stardom.

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Grails in Action

By Peter Ledbrook, Glen Smith

Summary

Grails in motion, moment Edition is a accomplished creation to Grails 2 concerned about making you super-productive quickly. during this absolutely revised new version, you will grasp Grails 2.3 middle abilities as you observe TDD suggestions to constructing a full-scale Twitter clone. alongside the best way you will study the newest single-page net app UI ideas, paintings with NoSQL backends, combine with firm messaging, and enforce a whole RESTful API on your providers.

Purchase of the print e-book features a loose publication in PDF, Kindle, and ePub codecs from Manning Publications.

About the Technology

It should be time that you should cease reconfiguring, rewriting, and recompiling your Java internet apps. Grails, a Groovy-powered internet framework, hides all that busy paintings so that you can pay attention to what your purposes do, now not how they are equipped. as well as its famously intuitive dev atmosphere and seamless integration with Spring and Hibernate, the recent Grails 2.3 provides greater relaxation aid, greater safety opposed to assaults from the internet, and higher dependency resolution.

About the Book

Grails in motion, moment Edition is a complete advent to Grails 2. during this completely revised variation you are going to grasp Grails as you follow TDD thoughts to a full-scale instance (a Twitter clone). alongside the best way you are going to examine single-page net app options, paintings with NoSQL again ends, combine with company messaging, enforce a RESTful API ... and more.

No Java or Groovy wisdom is needed. a few net improvement and OOP adventure is helpful.

What's Inside

  • Covers Grails 2.3 from the floor up
  • Agile supply and trying out utilizing Spock
  • How to take advantage of and deal with plugins
  • Tips and tips from the trenches

About the Authors

There's no alternative for adventure: Glen Smith and Peter Ledbrook were furniture within the Grails neighborhood, contributing code, running a blog, and conversing at meetings all over the world, due to the fact that Grails 0.2.

Table of Contents

    PART 1 INTRODUCING GRAILS
  1. Grails in a hurry
  2. The Groovy essentials
  3. PART 2 center GRAILS
  4. Modeling the area 63
  5. Creating the preliminary UI
  6. Retrieving the information you need
  7. Controlling program flow
  8. Services and information binding
  9. Developing tasty varieties, perspectives, and layouts
  10. PART three daily GRAILS
  11. Building trustworthy applications
  12. Using plugins: simply upload water
  13. Protecting your application
  14. Exposing your app to different programs
  15. Single-page internet purposes (and different UI stuff)
  16. Understanding Spring and transactions
  17. PART four complicated GRAILS
  18. Understanding occasions, messaging, and scheduling
  19. NoSQL and Grails
  20. Beyond collect, try out, run
  21. Grails within the cloud
  22. BONUS on-line CHAPTERS
  23. Advanced GORM kung fu
  24. Developing plugins

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By Peter Ledbrook, Glen Smith

Summary

Grails in motion, moment Edition is a accomplished creation to Grails 2 concerned about making you super-productive quickly. during this absolutely revised new version, you will grasp Grails 2.3 middle abilities as you observe TDD suggestions to constructing a full-scale Twitter clone. alongside the best way you will study the newest single-page net app UI ideas, paintings with NoSQL backends, combine with firm messaging, and enforce a whole RESTful API on your providers.

Purchase of the print e-book features a loose publication in PDF, Kindle, and ePub codecs from Manning Publications.

About the Technology

It should be time that you should cease reconfiguring, rewriting, and recompiling your Java internet apps. Grails, a Groovy-powered internet framework, hides all that busy paintings so that you can pay attention to what your purposes do, now not how they are equipped. as well as its famously intuitive dev atmosphere and seamless integration with Spring and Hibernate, the recent Grails 2.3 provides greater relaxation aid, greater safety opposed to assaults from the internet, and higher dependency resolution.

About the Book

Grails in motion, moment Edition is a complete advent to Grails 2. during this completely revised variation you are going to grasp Grails as you follow TDD thoughts to a full-scale instance (a Twitter clone). alongside the best way you are going to examine single-page net app options, paintings with NoSQL again ends, combine with company messaging, enforce a RESTful API ... and more.

No Java or Groovy wisdom is needed. a few net improvement and OOP adventure is helpful.

What's Inside

  • Covers Grails 2.3 from the floor up
  • Agile supply and trying out utilizing Spock
  • How to take advantage of and deal with plugins
  • Tips and tips from the trenches

About the Authors

There's no alternative for adventure: Glen Smith and Peter Ledbrook were furniture within the Grails neighborhood, contributing code, running a blog, and conversing at meetings all over the world, due to the fact that Grails 0.2.

Table of Contents

    PART 1 INTRODUCING GRAILS
  1. Grails in a hurry
  2. The Groovy essentials
  3. PART 2 center GRAILS
  4. Modeling the area 63
  5. Creating the preliminary UI
  6. Retrieving the information you need
  7. Controlling program flow
  8. Services and information binding
  9. Developing tasty varieties, perspectives, and layouts
  10. PART three daily GRAILS
  11. Building trustworthy applications
  12. Using plugins: simply upload water
  13. Protecting your application
  14. Exposing your app to different programs
  15. Single-page internet purposes (and different UI stuff)
  16. Understanding Spring and transactions
  17. PART four complicated GRAILS
  18. Understanding occasions, messaging, and scheduling
  19. NoSQL and Grails
  20. Beyond collect, try out, run
  21. Grails within the cloud
  22. BONUS on-line CHAPTERS
  23. Advanced GORM kung fu
  24. Developing plugins

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Getting Started with nopCommerce

By Brandon Atkinson

You should not have to be a techie to take advantage of the ability of nopCommerce to promote your items on-line. This consultant walks you thru the various gains of the engine to create a whole operating shop in effortless steps.

Overview

  • Learn to put in and configure nopCommerce that allows you to commence promoting items online
  • Discover the most important components and contours to wake up and operating fast
  • Learn tips on how to create and deal with items, transport, and cost methods

In Detail

nopCommerce is a robust e-commerce engine that provides you the instruments to construct a web shop and begin earning money. beginning your individual e-commerce shop can appear like a frightening job. even if, with nopCommerce you could simply begin promoting items on-line very quickly. nopCommerce comes loaded with every thing you want to run a first-class e-commerce storefront.

Getting begun with nopCommerce walks you thru the entire steps to get your storefront up and working. you are going to tips on how to obtain and set up nopCommerce, in addition to how one can configure all of the major elements of the storefront. From studying in regards to the public dealing with storefront to handling orders within the backend, you've got all of the talents had to run a profitable store.

Getting all started with nopCommerce is a step by step consultant for growing your on-line shop with nopCommerce, permitting you to construct a feature-rich and customizable shop to promote your items on-line. It publications you thru set up, the general public dealing with storefront, configuration, including items, accepting funds, and processing orders. As you're employed via every one bankruptcy, your on-line shop will develop in scope and performance. by the point you end this booklet, you have got a whole and dealing store.

What you are going to examine from this book

  • Download and set up nopCommerce
  • Discover the storefront and the way your shoppers will navigate via your store
  • Learn so as to add items to transport orders
  • Build your individual e-commerce storefront and begin promoting items online
  • Set up and configure delivery tools for orders together with UPS, FedEx, and USPS
  • Create customized pages to demonstrate content material on your customers
  • Manage e-mail templates to speak with customers
  • Learn to establish and configure cost companies together with PayPal, Google Checkout, and Authorize.net

Approach

A pleasant, educational type e-book, with a purpose to assist you research your approach via making a reside storefront with nopCommerce in a step by step manner.

Who this e-book is written for

Getting all started with nopCommerce is for a person who desires to promote items on-line utilizing nopCommerce. while you are a non-technical individual and are discouraged by way of the complexity of this strong e-commerce program, then this booklet is for you.

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By Brandon Atkinson

You should not have to be a techie to take advantage of the ability of nopCommerce to promote your items on-line. This consultant walks you thru the various gains of the engine to create a whole operating shop in effortless steps.

Overview

  • Learn to put in and configure nopCommerce that allows you to commence promoting items online
  • Discover the most important components and contours to wake up and operating fast
  • Learn tips on how to create and deal with items, transport, and cost methods

In Detail

nopCommerce is a robust e-commerce engine that provides you the instruments to construct a web shop and begin earning money. beginning your individual e-commerce shop can appear like a frightening job. even if, with nopCommerce you could simply begin promoting items on-line very quickly. nopCommerce comes loaded with every thing you want to run a first-class e-commerce storefront.

Getting begun with nopCommerce walks you thru the entire steps to get your storefront up and working. you are going to tips on how to obtain and set up nopCommerce, in addition to how one can configure all of the major elements of the storefront. From studying in regards to the public dealing with storefront to handling orders within the backend, you've got all of the talents had to run a profitable store.

Getting all started with nopCommerce is a step by step consultant for growing your on-line shop with nopCommerce, permitting you to construct a feature-rich and customizable shop to promote your items on-line. It publications you thru set up, the general public dealing with storefront, configuration, including items, accepting funds, and processing orders. As you're employed via every one bankruptcy, your on-line shop will develop in scope and performance. by the point you end this booklet, you have got a whole and dealing store.

What you are going to examine from this book

  • Download and set up nopCommerce
  • Discover the storefront and the way your shoppers will navigate via your store
  • Learn so as to add items to transport orders
  • Build your individual e-commerce storefront and begin promoting items online
  • Set up and configure delivery tools for orders together with UPS, FedEx, and USPS
  • Create customized pages to demonstrate content material on your customers
  • Manage e-mail templates to speak with customers
  • Learn to establish and configure cost companies together with PayPal, Google Checkout, and Authorize.net

Approach

A pleasant, educational type e-book, with a purpose to assist you research your approach via making a reside storefront with nopCommerce in a step by step manner.

Who this e-book is written for

Getting all started with nopCommerce is for a person who desires to promote items on-line utilizing nopCommerce. while you are a non-technical individual and are discouraged by way of the complexity of this strong e-commerce program, then this booklet is for you.

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Continue reading "Getting Started with nopCommerce"