Category: Web Development

High Performance Web Sites: Essential Knowledge for Front-End Engineers

By Steve Souders

Want your site to show extra quick? This publication offers 14 particular principles that may lower 25% to 50% off reaction time whilst clients request a web page. writer Steve Souders, in his task as leader functionality Yahoo!, gathered those most sensible practices whereas optimizing the various most-visited pages on the net. Even websites that had already been hugely optimized, resembling Yahoo! seek and the Yahoo! entrance web page, have been capable of take advantage of those unusually basic functionality guidelines.

The ideas in High functionality net Sites clarify how one can optimize the functionality of the Ajax, CSS, JavaScript, Flash, and pictures that you've got already equipped into your web site -- changes which are serious for any wealthy net software. different assets of knowledge pay loads of realization to tuning net servers, databases, and undefined, however the bulk of demonstrate time is taken up at the browser aspect and by way of the conversation among server and browser. High functionality internet Sites covers each point of that process.

Each functionality rule is supported by way of particular examples, and code snippets can be found at the book's spouse site. the foundations contain how to:

  • Make Fewer HTTP Requests
  • Use a content material supply Network
  • Add an Expires Header
  • Gzip Components
  • Put Stylesheets on the Top
  • Put Scripts on the Bottom
  • Avoid CSS Expressions
  • Make JavaScript and CSS External
  • Reduce DNS Lookups
  • Minify JavaScript
  • Avoid Redirects
  • Remove Duplicates Scripts
  • Configure ETags
  • Make Ajax Cacheable

If you are construction pages for top site visitors locations and need to optimize the adventure of clients vacationing your website, this ebook is indispensable.

"If all people may enforce simply 20% of Steve's directions, the internet will be adramatically greater position. among this booklet and Steve's YSlow extension, there is reallyno excuse for having a slow website anymore."

-Joe Hewitt, Developer of Firebug debugger and Mozilla's DOM Inspector

"Steve Souders has performed a stupendous task of distilling an immense, semi-arcane paintings all the way down to a collection of concise, actionable, pragmatic engineering steps that might switch the realm of internet performance."

-Eric Lawrence, Developer of the Fiddler internet Debugger, Microsoft Corporation

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Using Drupal

By Angela Byron, Jeff Robbins

With the recipes during this publication, you could take complete good thing about the monstrous selection of community-contributed modules that make the Drupal internet framework important and special. you will get the knowledge you would like approximately the best way to mix modules in attention-grabbing methods (with at the least code-wrangling) to advance numerous community-driven web pages. every one bankruptcy describes a case learn and descriptions particular standards for one of many tasks integrated within the ebook -- a wiki, publishing workflow web site, photograph gallery, product assessment website, on-line shop, consumer crew web site, and extra. With Using Drupal, you will:

  • Get an outline of Drupal techniques and key modules brought in every one bankruptcy, with a bird's-eye view of every module's distinctiveness and the way it works
  • Explore a variety of suggestions inside of Drupal that meet the necessities for the undertaking, with information about which modules are chosen and why
  • Learn how you can configure modules, with step by step recipes for construction the suitable performance the undertaking requires
  • Get info on extra modules that may make the undertaking much more powerful
  • Be capable of entry the modules utilized in the bankruptcy, besides different resources

Newcomers will discover a thorough advent to the framework, whereas skilled Drupal builders will research top practices for construction strong web pages. With Using Drupal, you will discover concrete and artistic suggestions for constructing the precise neighborhood web site you will have in mind.

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Learn to Code HTML and CSS: Develop and Style Websites (Voices That Matter)

By Shay Howe

HTML and CSS could be a little daunting at the beginning yet worry no longer. This ebook, in line with Shay Howe's renowned workshop covers the fundamentals and breaks down the barrier to access, displaying readers how they could commence utilizing HTML and CSS via sensible thoughts at the present time. they're going to locate accompanying code examples on-line, whereas they discover themes such as the various buildings of HTML and CSS, and customary phrases. After constructing a simple knowing of HTML and CSS a deeper dive is taken into the field version and the way to paintings with floats. The ebook comprises an workout all for cleansing up an online web page via enhancing the person interface and layout, completely utilizing HTML and CSS. With a couple of quickly alterations the net web page alterations form and is derived to existence. Interactive, technically up to the moment and easy-to-understand, this booklet will enhance a student's talents to a pro level.

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Pro HTML5 Programming: Powerful APIs for Richer Internet Application Development (Expert's Voice in Web Development)

By Peter Lubbers, Frank Salim

HTML5 is the following, and with it, internet purposes tackle an influence, ease, scalability, and responsiveness like by no means ahead of. during this publication, builders will use the newest state-of-the-art HTML5 internet technology―available within the newest types of recent browsers―to construct net purposes with exceptional performance, pace, and responsiveness.

  • Explains how you can create real-time HTML5 purposes that faucet the entire strength of contemporary browsers
  • Provides functional, real-world examples of HTML5 positive aspects in motion
  • Shows which HTML5 beneficial properties are supported in present browsers
  • Covers the entire new HTML5 APIs to get you in control fast with HTML5

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HTML5 and CSS3 All-in-One For Dummies (3rd Edition)

By Andy Harris

A brand new variation of a bestseller covers the most recent advances in internet development!

HTML5 and CSS3 are crucial instruments for growing dynamic web pages and boast updates and more suitable positive aspects which could make your web pages much more powerful and designated. This pleasant, all-in-one advisor covers every little thing you want to learn about each one of those applied sciences and their most up-to-date models that you should use them jointly. development at the bestselling codecs of the 1st versions, this re-creation teaches you the basics of HTML5 and CSS3, after which offers methods for utilizing them with JavaScript, MySQL, and Ajax to create web pages that work.

Covers utilizing JavaScript, personal home page, MySQL, and Ajax within the context of programming dynamic web content with CSS3 and HTML5
Includes self-contained minibooks that evaluation HTML, CSS, layout and format, client-side JavaScript, Ajax and server-side, and placing all of it together
Examines new internet improvement developments together with new applied sciences and alterations to the standards
Features an internet site that comprises helping fabrics together with code and a number of other priceless courses which are invaluable for net development
HTML5 and CSS3 All-in-One For Dummies, third variation serves because the ideal reference for either net improvement novices and pro execs seeking to research extra approximately find out how to get the main out of the robust blend of HTML5 and CSS3.

About the Author

Andy Harris taught himself programming since it was once enjoyable. this present day he teaches laptop technological know-how, online game improvement, and net programming on the collage point; is a expertise advisor for the country of Indiana; has helped individuals with disabilities to shape their very own internet improvement businesses; and works with households who desire to train computing at domestic.

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Simple and Usable Web, Mobile, and Interaction Design (Voices That Matter)

By Giles Colborne

In a fancy international, items which are effortless to exploit win want with shoppers. this can be the 1st booklet concerning simplicity aimed in particular at interplay designers. It exhibits the way to drill down and simplify consumer studies whilst designing electronic instruments and functions. It starts via explaining why simplicity is beautiful, explores the legislation of simplicity, and provides confirmed thoughts for reaching simplicity. get rid of, disguise, arrange and displace develop into guidance for designers, who study simplicity via seeing earlier than and after examples and case reviews the place the implications converse for themselves.

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Drupal 7 Themes

By Ric Shreves

Give your Drupal web pages an exhilarating, common new glance utilizing issues. From fitting new issues, to customizing them, to construction them from scratch, this is the whole consultant you have been taking a look for.

Overview

  • Learn to create new Drupal 7 themes
  • No adventure of Drupal theming required
  • Discover innovations and instruments for developing and enhancing themes
  • The first e-book to steer you thru the recent components and topics on hand in Drupal 7

What you'll research from this book

  • Learn in regards to the Drupal 7 Theming Architecture
  • Find and set up new themes
  • Get the main from Drupal's subject matter configuration system
  • Create a brand new subject 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 sensible examples, this ebook enables you to comprehend the good judgment at the back of the theming process hired in Drupal, and the way to make it be just right for you. you'll study key suggestions and paintings via examples with cautious, step by step instructions.

Who this booklet is written for

The major standards to use this publication are wisdom of HTML, CSS, and a slightly of creativity. you do not need to understand something approximately theming in Drupal; all you would like is simple adventure of operating with Drupal.

Although this publication goals to make Drupal theming available to designers, theming in Drupal 7 comprises writing a few Hypertext Preprocessor code, and a simple wisdom of personal home page can be helpful.p>

Regardless of your technical talents, this publication will train you to layout issues to your Drupal web content speedy and easily.

In Detail

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

Drupal employs a really expert templating approach and helps issues, which let you switch the appear and feel of your system's entrance and back-end interfaces..

Drupal 7 topics is a perfect creation to theming with Drupal 7. as a way to create a remarkable new search for your Drupal 7 site, this ebook is for you. This e-book is a revised, up to date and accelerated variation of Drupal 6 subject matters, rewritten particularly for Drupal 7.

This e-book will exhibit you innovations and instruments that can assist you enhance the feel and appear of any Drupal 7-powered 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 movement directly to enhancing latest subject matters and development new subject matters from scratch. you will discover out approximately instruments to make your topic improvement easier.

A useful consultant displaying you the way to create topics to your Drupal 7 site

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Lift Cookbook

By Richard Dallaway

If you wish aid development net functions with the carry framework, this cookbook offers rankings of concise, ready-to-use code options. You’ll locate recipes for every little thing from constructing a coding surroundings to making relaxation net providers and deploying your program to production.

Built on best of the Scala JVM programming language, raise takes a different—yet finally easier—approach to improvement than MVC frameworks comparable to Rails. every one recipe during this ebook encompasses a dialogue of the way and why each one answer works, not just that will help you entire the duty handy, but additionally to demonstrate how carry works.

  • Set up an atmosphere and run your first elevate application
  • Generate HTML, utilizing Lift’s View First approach
  • Submit varieties and paintings with shape elements
  • Build relaxation net companies with the framework’s RestHelper trait
  • Take benefit of Lift’s aid for Ajax and Comet
  • Get examples for editing Lift’s request pipeline
  • Convert Scala periods into tables, rows, and columns in a relational database
  • Send e-mail, name URLs, and time table initiatives out of your application
  • Package and install your software to varied hosted services

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Content Strategy for the Web, 2nd Edition

By Kristina Halvorson, Melissa Rach

FROM consistent situation TO SUSTAINABLE SUCCESS

larger content material capacity greater enterprise. Your content material is a multitude: the web site redesigns didn’t support, and the recent CMS simply made issues worse. Or, might be your content material is filled with power: you recognize new profit and cost-savings possibilities exist, yet you’re uncertain the place to begin. how are you going to notice the price of content material whereas making plans for its long term success?

For businesses around the globe, content material procedure for the internet is the go-to content material process guide. learn it to:

  • Understand content material approach and its company price
  • Discover the methods and folks at the back of a profitable content material method
  • Make smarter, plausible judgements approximately what content material to create and the way
  • Find out how one can construct a enterprise case for content material strategy

With all-new chapters, up-to-date fabric, case reviews, and extra, the second one version of content material process for the net is a necessary consultant for someone who works with content material.

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Getting Started with Drupal Commerce

Learn every little thing you must understand so that it will get your first Drupal trade web site manage and trading

Overview

  • Understand the most important strategies of Drupal trade, its philosophy, and the way it matches within the Drupal surroundings
  • Learn the necessities of making plans your shop to save lots of time and frustration
  • Set up and configure your shop together with undefined, taxes, discount rates, coupons, and shipping
  • Configure your cart and checkout procedure and combine them with a cost gateway
  • Learn with assistance from a step by step consultant to making a brand new e-store utilizing a true existence example

In Detail

Drupal trade is rising because the hottest choice for open resource e-commerce, and it additionally stands as much as comparability opposed to tested proprietary systems.

Getting begun with Drupal trade is an introductory consultant to construction a web shop utilizing Drupal trade in Drupal 7.

Getting all started with Drupal trade takes you step by step via a whole e-commerce web site construct, from a fresh install of Drupal to a for instance shop. beginning with easy methods to arrange a Drupal improvement surroundings, we then speak about the making plans of an e-commerce web site and the common questions try to be asking ahead of getting started.

Next, we stroll via the entire crucial setup required for many varieties of e-shop, together with taxes, transport, rate reductions and coupons, the checkout strategy, and backend order administration. by way of the top of having began with Drupal trade, you may be fully-equipped to plot and construct your individual shop and you'll comprehend the elemental ideas of Drupal trade that would assist you to growth to extra advanced shop builds.

What you are going to research from this book

  • Learn the basic suggestions of Drupal Commerce
  • Install Drupal and Drupal trade in an area improvement environment
  • Plan an e-shop for development in Drupal Commerce
  • Install and configure Drupal Commerce
  • Set up a product catalogue and study the adaptation among product monitors and variations
  • Configure VAT and revenues tax
  • Set up the checkout process
  • Create expense diversifications and exact deals for items and customers
  • Manage the order procedure in trade Backoffice
  • Extend trade with extra contributed modules

Approach

A basic but concise step by step instructional that begins from scratch and builds up your wisdom with concentrated examples that would make it easier to manage and run an e-commerce website.

Who this booklet is written for

This ebook is for novices and should take you thru the set up and configuration of Drupal trade from scratch, yet a few familiarity with Drupal 7 could be a bonus. All examples are in response to improvement on an area desktop - you don't need a hosted Drupal environment.

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