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 website with out an paintings history? Step clear of the pc and skim this breezy creation to visible communications first. Written for non-designers, White house isn't Your Enemy is a realistic photo layout and structure textual content introducing the innovations and practices valuable for generating potent visible communications throughout numerous codecs, from print to Web.

This superbly illustrated, full-color publication covers the fundamentals that will help you enhance your eye and convey beautiful paintings. subject matters include:
* the fundamentals of powerful layout that communicates its meant message
* Pre-design planning
* thirteen format Sins to avoid
* simple typography
* operating with color
* Storyboarding for video, net, and presentions
* info graphics
* Mini paintings School--all the fundamentals in a single chapter
* Outputting your paintings

* Finally--the fundamentals of structure, layout, and visible communique for print and internet in a single easy-to-digest book!
* "Try This" sections in every one bankruptcy contain enjoyable, hands-on actions to advance skills.
* The better half website comprises textual content and photograph help fabric; movies that positioned the foundations in perform; interactive multimedia parts; and links.

Uploader unlock Notes:
HQ PDF, comprises OCR & bookmarks

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Above the Fold: Understanding the Principles of Successful Web Site Design

Above the Fold is a booklet concerning the basics of potent photograph verbal exchange set within the context of website design. in contrast to different books that target the intersection of layout and expertise, Above the Fold explores the connection among the stakeholders of an online project-- the clothier, the person and the buyer -- and the way this non-stop cycle impacts the choices made by way of profitable net designers. Above the Fold isn't technical handbook or a how-to booklet, neither is it approximately well timed traits; it really is in regards to the undying basics of structure, usability and dimension that bring about a profitable electronic product. 

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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 newest browsers supply new chances for artistic layout, the artwork of creating Web websites is additionally altering. Few net designers are reports programmers, and for this reason, operating with semantic markup and CSS can create roadblocks to attaining actually appealing designs utilizing all of the assets to be had. upload to this the pressures of proposing extraordinary layout to consumers and employers, with no compromising effective workflow, and the problem deepens for these operating in a fast paced atmosphere. As anyone who knows those complexities firsthand, writer and dressmaker 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 observe the way to enforce hugely unique designs via visible demonstrations of the inventive chances utilizing markup and CSS. You’ll discover ways to use a brand new layout workflow, construct prototypes that paintings good for designers and all workforce participants, use grids successfully, visualize  markup, and realize each part of the transcendent layout approach, from operating with the most recent browsers to incorporating CSS3 to participating with staff participants effectively.


Transcending CSS: The wonderful paintings of net Design:

Uses a visible method of assist you examine coding techniques

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

bargains early previews of technical advances in new net browsers and of the rising CSS3 specification

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Java EE 7 Developer Handbook

Update your wisdom of the firm Java platform via this simple instructional that is designed round real-life examples. The pragmatic process potential you may be up to the mark virtually without problems. For intermediate clients upwards.


  • Learn approximately neighborhood and distant provider endpoints, boxes, structure, synchronous and asynchronous invocations, and distant communications in a concise reference
  • Understand the structure of the Java EE platform after which observe the hot Java EE 7 improvements to profit your individual business-critical applications
  • Learn approximately integration try improvement on Java EE with Arquillian Framework and the Gradle construct system
  • Learn approximately containerless builds that includes the GlassFish 4.0 embedded software server
  • Master Java EE 7 with this example-based, up to date consultant with descriptions and explanations

In Detail

The 7th variation of the firm Java platform is aimed toward assisting Java engineers reap the benefits of the developments in HTML5 and net criteria. net Sockets, asynchronous enter and output with Servlets, and powerful style safeguard during the CDI bins will make sure that Java EE 7 is still well known for server-side applications.

while you are a person aiming to get accustomed to the Java EE 7 platform, this publication is for you.

"Java EE 7 guide" presents a superb beginning of information for builders to construct enterprise functions. Following the lead of Agile practices, there's a specialise in writing assessments to illustrate test-driven improvement ideas, utilizing the embedded GlassFish 4.0 box examples and the Gradle construct approach. you'll find out about CDI, EJB, JPA, JMS, MDB, Servlets, WebSocket, JAX-RS, Bean Validation, and a lot more.

"Java EE 7 instruction manual" is designed as a better half to the pro software program developer who quick must search for a few operating code, comprehend the fundamentals of the framework, after which exit and satisfy the company agreement with the client. mostly, engineers are stressed to boost specialist code that's of top quality and incorporates a low variety of insects. Java EE 7 guide is predicated seriously at the Arquillian framework to demonstrate how a lot more straightforward it's to put in writing Java EE checks, and including the trendy perform of writing containerless purposes that truly embed an program box, constructing agile Java EE unexpectedly turns into moderate, shrewdpermanent, pragmatic, and achievable.

What you'll examine from this book

  • Understand the JSR and the API which are assembled jointly for Java EE 7
  • Write server part and shopper aspect WebSocket connection in Java
  • Understand the fundamental alterations and similarities among the EJB and CDI bins, in addition to dependency injection
  • Learn approximately Gradle builds, embedded boxes, and the Arquillian Framework
  • Build server facet endpoints with EJB in stateless, stateful, and singleton modes
  • Write relaxation server facet endpoints at the buyer and server side
  • Write asynchronous Servlet enter and output and likewise annotated Servlet, Context Listeners
  • Map entities in Java endurance with the fundamental cardinalities together with the Java aspect of many-to-many relationships
  • Learn approximately mapping entities to kept tactics and entity graphs
  • Fully know the way to ensure your POJO ahead of they hit the database with Bean Validation API
  • Be ready for the Java EE eight trip and past, which could contain deployment to the cloud

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Grails in Action

By Peter Ledbrook, Glen Smith


Grails in motion, moment Edition is a finished advent to Grails 2 considering making you super-productive quick. during this completely revised new version, you will grasp Grails 2.3 center abilities as you follow TDD thoughts to constructing a full-scale Twitter clone. alongside the best way you will research the newest single-page internet app UI suggestions, paintings with NoSQL backends, combine with company messaging, and enforce an entire RESTful API to your prone.

Purchase of the print publication encompasses a unfastened book in PDF, Kindle, and ePub codecs from Manning Publications.

About the Technology

It will be time so you might cease reconfiguring, rewriting, and recompiling your Java internet apps. Grails, a Groovy-powered net framework, hides all that busy paintings so that you can pay attention to what your functions 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 more desirable leisure aid, larger defense opposed to assaults from the internet, and higher dependency resolution.

About the Book

Grails in motion, moment Edition is a finished advent to Grails 2. during this absolutely revised variation you are going to grasp Grails as you observe TDD thoughts to a full-scale instance (a Twitter clone). alongside the best way you will examine single-page net app suggestions, 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 checking out utilizing Spock
  • How to exploit and deal with plugins
  • Tips and tips from the trenches

About the Authors

There's no replacement for adventure: Glen Smith and Peter Ledbrook were furnishings within the Grails neighborhood, contributing code, running a blog, and talking at meetings all over the world, in view that Grails 0.2.

Table of Contents

  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 knowledge you need
  7. Controlling program flow
  8. Services and information binding
  9. Developing tasty kinds, 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 net 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 assemble, try, run
  21. Grails within the cloud
  22. BONUS on-line CHAPTERS
  23. Advanced GORM kung fu
  24. Developing plugins

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Content Strategy for Mobile

By Karen McGrane

ISBN: 978-1-937557-0-89
Paperback: one hundred sixty five pages

You don't get to choose which platform or machine your buyers use to entry your content material: they do.

Mobile isn't simply smartphones, and it doesn't inevitably suggest you're at the movement. It's a proliferation of units, systems, and screensizes - from the tiniest "dumb" telephones to the laptop internet. how will you ensure your content material will paintings all over the place, the entire time?

Karen McGrane will educate you every thing you must get your content material onto cellular units (and more). You'll first assemble information that can assist you make the case for a cellular approach, then how one can submit flexibly to a number of channels. alongside the way in which, you'll get invaluable recommendation on adapting your workflow to a global of rising units, structures, monitor sizes, and resolutions. And all within the much less time than it takes you to fly from manhattan to Chicago.


Your content material, Now Mobile
content material prior to Platform
Adaptive Content
approach and Planning
Writing and Editing
info Architecture
humans and strategy

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Beginning JSP, JSF and Tomcat: Java Web Development (Expert's Voice in Java)

By Giulio Zambon

Start construction Java–based net purposes now, whether you’re a whole newcomer to Java. accomplished and example–driven, Beginning JSP, JSF, and Tomcat: Java internet improvement, moment Edition is all you want to enhance dynamic Java-based net purposes utilizing JSP, hook up with databases with JSF, and positioned them into motion utilizing the world’s hottest open resource Java internet server, Apache Tomcat.

  • A complete advent to JavaServer Pages (JSP), JavaServer Faces (JSF), and the Apache Tomcat internet software server
  • Key thoughts made effortless to understand by means of quite a few operating examples and a walkthrough of the advance of an entire e-commerce venture
  • Written for execs by means of a practising Java internet program specialist and professional

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Predictive Analytics For Dummies

Predictive Analytics For Dummies, 2e will help the you know the middle of predictive analytics and start placing it to take advantage of with available instruments to gather and research data. You will how one can comprise algorithms via getting to know information versions, deciding upon similarities and relationships on your facts, and the way to foretell the longer term via facts class. you'll boost a roadmap by means of getting ready your info, developing targets, processing your info, and construction a predictive version that would get stakeholder buy-in. the writer also will handle "soft" matters, including handling humans, atmosphere life like pursuits, preserving budgets, making valuable displays, and extra, to aid the reader prepare for shepherding predictive research tasks via their companies.

Coverage will include:

Real-world suggestions for growing company value

Common use situations that can assist you get started

Details on modeling, k-means clustering, and more

How you could expect the long run with classification

Information on structuring your data

Methods for checking out models

Hands-on publications to software program installation

Tips on outlining company objectives and approaches

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Beginning Django E-Commerce

By James McGaw

Beginning Django E-Commerce publications you thru generating an e-commerce website utilizing Django, the preferred Python internet improvement framework. themes lined contain the way to make a purchasing cart, a checkout, and a fee processor; the right way to utilize Ajax; and website positioning most sensible practices. through the publication, you'll take every one subject and use it on construct a unmarried instance web site, and the entire whereas you’ll examine the idea in the back of what you're architecting.
* construct a completely useful e-commerce site.
* discover ways to architect your website thoroughly to outlive in an more and more aggressive on-line panorama with strong search engine optimisation concepts.
* develop into versed within the Django internet framework and learn the way you could utilize it to tremendously decrease the quantity of labor you want to do to get a website up and operating quick.

<h3>What you'll learn</h3>
* comprehend Django most sensible practices for architecting a website that would finally be positioned into creation.
* Leverage Django templates to take care of a constant appear and feel throughout your site.
* examine website positioning top practices with seek engine–friendly URLs, metatags, and an autogenerated Google website map.
* persist with top practices for safety so the undesirable men don't get regulate of your web site or compromise your information.
* know about constructing and deploying your Python code at the Google App Engine.
* build an enterprise-level buying cart program which may really obtain funds from Authorize.net and Paypal.

<h3>Who is that this e-book for?</h3>
This ebook is for programmers seeking to methods to fast and successfully leverage the Django internet framework to construct light-weight, robust websites. whereas the ebook is geared toward builders attracted to developing e-commerce websites, the themes coated practice to the other web site you may construct with Django. You'll tips on how to optimize your website for se's, safe your pages to thwart hackers, and install your website into production–all with Django. alongside the best way, you'll construct an absolutely sensible e-commerce module that might have you ever up and promoting stuff on the internet in no time!
<h3>About the Apress starting Series</h3>
The starting sequence from Apress is definitely the right option to get the knowledge you want to land that the most important entry–level activity. those books will educate you a typical and demanding know-how from the floor up simply because they're explicitly designed to take you from “novice to professional.” You’ll commence your trip by way of seeing what you want to know—but with out useless conception and filler. You’ll construct your ability set via studying the best way to prepare real–world initiatives step-by-step. So no matter if your aim is your subsequent occupation problem or a brand new studying chance, the start sequence from Apress will take you there—it is your relied on consultant via strange territory!

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The Truth About HTML5 (Expert's Voice in Web Development)

The fact approximately HTML5 is for internet designers, net builders, and front-end coders who are looking to wake up to hurry with HTML5. The publication isn't really afraid to show what all people will get fallacious approximately HTML5's new markup, so that you don’t make an identical error. it is going to exhibit you what rocks in HTML5 this present day and what the long run holds.

Marking up a uncomplicated web content isn't a quasi-religious workout the place the excessive monks of HTML5 needs to be consulted for his or her interpretation of the holy texts (the HTML5 spec). Don’t waste hours trawling via complicated, poorly researched, and sometimes flat-out unsuitable info on the net. Get the reality on HTML5's markup right here. you are going to additionally know about HTML5's new microdata common that is getting used on significant web content, comparable to eBay and IMDB, instantly, and get the low-down at the Canvas item and what it may and cannot do for you. The ebook additionally covers how HTML5 impacts CMSs and internet apps, what HTML5 potential for cellular, and what the longer term holds.

HTML5 isn't really one monstrous blob of expertise that would be "finished" at some point soon sooner or later. It’s a seize bag of cool stuff, a lot of which has been round for years. research what’s good supported and able to cross this present day. Now that the preliminary wave of hype is over, it is time to examine the reality approximately HTML5.

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