Content Everywhere: Strategy and Structure for Future-Ready Content

By Sara Wachter-Boettcher

Care approximately content material? greater replica isn't really sufficient. As units and channels multiply--and as clients count on to simply relate, proportion, and shift information--we desire content material which can move extra locations, extra simply. This ebook can assist you cease developing fastened, single-purpose content material and begin making it extra future-ready, versatile, and reusable.

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PHP Solutions: Dynamic Web Design Made Easy

By David Powers

This is the 3rd variation of David Powers' highly-respected PHP strategies: Dynamic website design Made Easy. This new version has been up-to-date through David to include adjustments to Hypertext Preprocessor because the moment variation and to supply the newest techniques—a vintage advisor modernized for twenty first century personal home page thoughts, options, and most sensible practices.

You have the desire to make your web pages extra dynamic by means of including a suggestions shape, making a inner most sector the place participants can add photographs which are instantly resized, or even storing your whole content material in a database. the matter is, you are not a programmer and the idea of writing code sends a relax up your backbone. or perhaps you have got dabbled a piece in Hypertext Preprocessor and MySQL, yet you cannot get prior child steps. If this describes you, then you've gotten simply stumbled on the best booklet. Hypertext Preprocessor and the MySQL database are deservedly the preferred mixture for growing dynamic web content. they are unfastened, effortless to take advantage of, and supplied by way of many hosting businesses of their average packages.

Unfortunately, such a lot Hypertext Preprocessor books both anticipate you to be knowledgeable already or strength you to head via never-ending routines of little functional worth. by contrast, this publication grants genuine price instantly via a chain of functional examples that you should include without delay into your websites, optimizing functionality and including performance equivalent to dossier importing, e mail suggestions types, snapshot galleries, content material administration structures, and lots more and plenty extra. every one answer is created with not just performance in brain, but in addition visible design.

But this ebook does not simply offer a set of ready-made scripts: every one Hypertext Preprocessor answer builds on what is long gone prior to, educating you the fundamentals of Hypertext Preprocessor and database layout speedy and painlessly. through the tip of the publication, you should have the boldness to begin writing your personal scripts or—if you would like depart that job to others—to adapt current scripts for your personal necessities. correct from the beginning, you are proven how effortless it's to guard your websites via adopting safe coding practices.

What you’ll learn

  • Updates to the second one version with the newest personal home page options for contemporary, dynamic net design
  • Create dynamic web content with layout and value in brain, in addition to functionality
  • Understand how Hypertext Preprocessor scripts paintings, supplying you with self belief to evolve them on your personal needs
  • Bring on-line types to existence, payment required fields, and confirm person enter is secure to process
  • Upload records and instantly create thumbnails from better images
  • Manage web site content material with a searchable database

Who this e-book is for

this can be a "must have" reference booklet for any net developer utilizing personal home page scripting language. when you are new to dynamic website design with personal home page, then David will introduce you to the center suggestions and strategies for dynamic Hypertext Preprocessor sites, prepared for the twenty first century! in case you have learn both of the sooner variations, then this replace will carry you the most recent Hypertext Preprocessor innovations and top practices.

Table of Contents

  1. What Is PHP—And Why may still I Care?
  2. Getting able to paintings with PHP
  3. How to write down Hypertext Preprocessor Scripts
  4. Lightening Your Workload with Includes
  5. Bringing kinds to Life
  6. Uploading Files
  7. Using Hypertext Preprocessor to regulate Files
  8. Generating Thumbnail Images
  9. Pages that commemorate: basic Login and Multipage Forms
  10. Getting all started with a Database
  11. Connecting to to a Database with personal home page and SQL
  12. Creating a Dynamic picture Gallery
  13. Managing Content
  14. Formatting textual content and Dates
  15. Pulling info from a number of Tables
  16. Managing a number of Database Tables
  17. Authenticating clients with a Database

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Programming Google App Engine with Python: Build and Run Scalable Python Apps on Google's Infrastructure

This sensible advisor indicates intermediate and complicated internet and cellular app builders how you can construct hugely scalable Python functions within the cloud with Google App Engine. The flagship of Google's Cloud Platform, App Engine hosts your app on infrastructure that grows immediately together with your site visitors, minimizing up-front bills and accommodating unforeseen viewers. You’ll study hands-on the right way to practice universal improvement projects with App Engine companies and improvement instruments, together with deployment and maintenance.

App Engine's Python help incorporates a speedy Python 2.7 interpreter, the traditional library, and a Wsgi-based runtime atmosphere. choose between many well known net program frameworks, together with Django and Flask.

  • Get a hands-on advent to App Engine's instruments and contours, utilizing an instance application
  • Simulate App Engine in your improvement computing device with instruments from Google Cloud Sdk
  • Structure your app into separately addressable modules, every one with its personal scaling configuration
  • Exploit the facility of the scalable Cloud Datastore, utilizing queries, transactions, and information modeling with the ndb library
  • Use Cloud Sql for traditional relational databases with App Engine applications
  • Learn easy methods to install, deal with, and check out your software on Google infrastructure

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The Principles of Beautiful Web Design

By Jason Beaird

This moment variation of the rules of gorgeous website design is the best ebook for those who can construct web content, yet are searching for the talents and data to visually improve their sites.

This booklet will train you the way to:

  • Understand the method of what makes "good design," from discovery via to implementation
  • Use colour successfully, strengthen colour schemes, and create a palette
  • Create wonderful layouts utilizing grids, the rule of thumb of thirds, and symmetry
  • Employ textures: traces, issues, shapes, volumes, and depth
  • Apply typography to make usual designs glance great
  • Choose, edit, and place potent imagery

and many more...

This revised, easy-to-follow consultant is illustrated with attractive, full-color examples, and leads readers throughout the strategy of growing nice designs from begin to finish.

It additionally features:

  • Updated information regarding grid-based design
  • How to layout for cellular resolutions
  • Information in regards to the way forward for net fonts together with @font-face
  • Common user-interface styles and resources

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jQuery for Designers : Beginners Guide, 2nd Edition

By Natalie MacLees

Design interactive web pages to enhance consumer event by utilizing the preferred JavaScript library

About This Book

  • Enhance the person adventure of your web site by means of including worthy jQuery positive factors– supply effortless navigation, converse updates and adjustments, and make allowance visitors to have interaction with content
  • Learn the modular method of jQuery, together with the addition of plug-ins to accomplish complex results with no writing a lot code at all
  • A step by step method of starting jQuery, together with the production of fast, strong, dynamic web content and net applications

Who This booklet Is For

If you recognize the basics of HTML and CSS, and wish to increase your wisdom through studying to exploit JavaScript, then this is often simply the e-book for you. jQuery makes JavaScript ordinary and approachable– you can be shocked at how effortless it may be so as to add animations and lighting tricks on your superbly designed pages.

What you'll Learn

  • Download and comprise the jQuery library in your website
  • Make tabbed interfaces and customized tooltips
  • Construct an accordion to enhance an FAQ page
  • Build an interactive, lively drop-down menu
  • Show photos, video clips, and different content material in lightboxes
  • Create slideshows, sliders, and carousels
  • Improve responsive designs and topography
  • React to clients scrolling down your page
  • Improve kinds to cause them to extra attractive and extra usable

In Detail

This booklet bargains approachable and beginner-friendly classes for designers with very little history in JavaScript. It is helping unmask the preferred JavaScript library through simplifying the way to create dynamic site positive aspects reminiscent of lively slideshows, parallax scrolling results, responsive layout, and more!

Starting with an creation to the jQuery library, and a short description of JavaScript, you'll then paintings via a number of easy projects sooner than diving into utilizing plugins to quick and easily upload advanced results with quite a few strains of code. you are going to the right way to construct an lively drop-down menu, how you can express content material in lightboxes, and the way to create an collection of slideshows and sliders. Create remarkable results in your web content with quite a few strains of code.

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Build APIs You Won't Hate: Everyone and their dog wants an API, so you should probably learn how to build them

API improvement is changing into more and more universal for server-side builders because of the increase of front-end JavaScript frameworks, iPhone functions, and API-centric architectures. it may well appear like grabbing stuff from an information resource and shoving it out as JSON will be effortless, yet surviving adjustments in enterprise common sense, database schema updates, new gains, or deprecated endpoints could be a nightmare. After discovering some of the present assets for API improvement to be missing, Phil realized loads of issues the not easy approach via years of trial and blunder. This e-book goals to condense that have, taking examples and reasons additional than the trivial apples and pears nonsense tutorials frequently supply. by means of passing on a few most sensible practices and normal solid recommendation you could hit the floor working with API improvement, mixed with a few horror tales and the way they have been overcome/avoided/averted. This booklet will talk about the idea of designing and construction APIs in any language or framework, with this conception utilized in PHP-based examples.

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Opa: Up and Running

By Henri Binsztok, Adam Koprowski, Ida Swarczewskaja

Want to simplify internet improvement? This hands-on ebook exhibits you the way to put in writing frontend and backend code at the same time, utilizing the Opa framework. Opa presents an entire stack for net software improvement, together with an internet server, database engine, distribution libraries, and a programming language that compiles to JavaScript.

You’ll study step by step how one can use Opa by means of development initiatives throughout the process the e-book: a wiki program just like Wikipedia, and a Twitter-like micro-blogging platform. notice how effortless it's to exploit Opa to strengthen purposes with real-time updates, database interactions, and internet provider design.
• study primary strategies, together with Opa’s useful programming style
• become aware of how Opa compiles to JavaScript, utilizing jQuery at the frontend and Node.js at the server
• build HTML assets dynamically and embed static assets on an Opa server
• Use Opa’s process for appearing CRUD operations and storing key-value pairs in MongoDB
• construct an Opa consumer interface with the Bootstrap toolkit from Twitter
• study variation varieties, pattern-matching, polymorphic forms, recursive services, and different complex features
• deal with person debts by means of development login types, dealing with account activation, and monitoring logged users
• construct a reactive UI—a real-time interface that constantly updates consumer events

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PHP for Absolute Beginners

By Jason Lengstorf, Thomas Blom Hansen

PHP is a server-side scripting language that allows you to enhance dynamic websites that interact clients in ways in which are easily impossible utilizing basically HTML and CSS. PHP for Absolute Beginners takes a pragmatic method of educating you the way to construct dynamic content material to your site utilizing personal home page. You’ll quick start with functional personal home page tasks, studying how you can construct a dynamic photo gallery. through the tip of the ebook you’ll can have built a private web publication entire with a password safe admin module.

PHP for Absolute Beginners will not swamp you with each aspect of the complete Hypertext Preprocessor language up entrance – as a substitute, you’ll be brought to a small, flexible subset of personal home page and learn how to use it creatively to enhance dynamic sites. within the approach you'll discover ways to use variables, regulate buildings, services, and gadgets on your virtue. you'll the best way to plan and create databases and the way to arrange your personal home page scripts fantastically. on the finish of the ebook, you can be a convinced personal home page consumer, able to take the subsequent steps in growing nice websites.

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Designing with Web Standards (3rd Edition)

By Jeffrey Zeldman

Best-selling writer, dressmaker, and internet criteria evangelist Jeffrey Zeldman has revisited his vintage, industry-shaking guidebook. up to date in collaboration with co-author Ethan Marcotte, this 3rd version covers advancements and demanding situations within the altering surroundings of standards-based design.

Written within the related attractive and witty type, making even the main advanced info effortless to digest, Designing with net criteria continues to be your crucial consultant to making websites that load quicker, succeed in extra clients, and value much less to layout and maintain.

  • Substantially revised—packed with new ideas
  • How will HTML5, CSS3, and net fonts swap your work?
  • Learn new innovations for promoting standards
  • Change what “IE6 help” means

“Occasionally (very sometimes) you come back throughout an writer who makes you're thinking that, ‘This man makes sense! And he makes me think smarter, simply because now i eventually comprehend this concept.’” — Steve Krug, writer of Don’t Make Me imagine and Rocket surgical procedure Made Easy

“A net fashion designer and not using a replica of Designing with net criteria is sort of a wood worker with no point. With this 3rd version, Zeldman remains to be the voice of readability; explaining the complicated in undeniable English for the remainder of us.” — Dan Cederholm, writer, Bulletproof website design and hand made CSS

“Jeffrey Zeldman sits someplace among ‘guru’ and ‘god’ during this industry—and manages to fold knowledge and wit right into a story approximately WHAT internet criteria are, HOW standards-based coding works, and WHY we must always care.” — Kelly Goto, writer, net remodel 2.0: Workflow that Works

“Some books are supposed to be learn. Designing with internet criteria is much more: meant to be highlighted, dogeared, bookmarked, shared, handed round, and evangelized, it is going past studying to revolution.” — Liz Danzico, Chair, MFA interplay layout, university of visible Arts

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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 research Rails, this designated publication is the right method to start.

Rather than throw you into the center of the framework’s Model-View-Controller structure, Learning Rails 3 works from the surface in. You’ll commence with the rules of the net you realize, and how one can create whatever seen with Rails’ view layer. Then you’ll take on the more challenging internal layers: the database versions and controller code.

All you must start is HTML event. every one bankruptcy contains routines and overview inquiries to try your realizing as you go.

  • Present content material through construction an software with a easy view and an easy controller
  • Build varieties and approach their effects, progressing from basic to extra complex
  • Connect varieties to versions through developing a database, and create code that maps to database structures
  • Use Rails scaffolding to construct purposes from a view-centric perspective
  • Add universal net program parts akin to classes, cookies, and authentication
  • Build purposes that mix information from a number of tables
  • Send and obtain e-mail messages out of your applications

"Learning Rails 3 appears 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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