Smashing WordPress Themes: Making WordPress Beautiful

The final advisor to WordPress subject matters - one of many preferred subject matters on the internet today

  • WordPress is a lot more than a running a blog platform, and Smashing WordPress issues teaches readers easy methods to make it glance any means they prefer - from a company website, to a images gallery and more
  • WordPress is among the most well liked instruments on the internet this present day and is utilized by websites together with the hot York instances, Rolling Stone, flickr, CNN, NASA and naturally Smashing Magazine
  • Beautiful complete color all through - net designers count on not anything less
  • Smashing journal will totally support this book by via selling it via their web site and on twitter feeds

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Web Workers: Multithreaded Programs in JavaScript

By Ido Green

Web apps may run far better if heavy calculations will be played within the history, instead of compete with the consumer interface. With this publication, you’ll tips on how to use internet employees to run computationally extensive JavaScript code in a thread parallel to the UI. convinced, multi-threaded programing is advanced, yet net employees offer an easy API that is helping you be effective with no the complicated algorithms.

If you have got an intermediate to complicated figuring out of JavaScript—especially occasion dealing with and callbacks—you’re able to take on internet employees with the instruments during this example-driven guide.

  • Start developing net staff and comprehend what they could and can’t do
  • Determine which browser types help the API
  • Use committed internet employees for projects that devour loads of CPU, comparable to facts parsing
  • Explore use circumstances for developing inline staff, corresponding to encapsulating an internet app in a single page
  • Create a shared employee to speak a number of internet app circumstances to the server, and different uses
  • Learn most sensible practices for debugging net Workers
  • Apply net employees in the server-side Node environment

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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Dreamweaver CS5

The quickly, effortless, visible solution to study Dreamweaver

Dreamweaver holds ninety percentage of the marketplace percentage for pro site improvement software program. It permits clients to construct and keep strong sites with no writing code; this full-color, step by step visible advisor exhibits starting internet designers easy methods to construct dynamic, database-driven sites fast and easily.

  • Dreamweaver is the prime software for website improvement ; this visible reference covers what rookies want to know to utilize most recent unlock and create professional-quality sites
  • Covers greater than a hundred and fifty Dreamweaver projects with transparent, step by step directions illustrated with full-color monitor shots
  • Shows tips to follow sort sheets, use dynamic HTML, upload multimedia and pictures, put up and keep your website, use links to navigate via a domain in addition to to hyperlink to different websites, create dynamic websites utilizing databases, and lots more and plenty more

With two-page classes, better monitor pictures, and concise, jargon-free motives, Teach your self VISUALLY Dreamweaver is the suitable advisor for starting net designers who're additionally visible learners.

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PHP jQuery Cookbook

By Vijay Joshi

ISBN: 9781849512749
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Publication Date: 2010-12-14
Number of Pages: 332

jQuery and Hypertext Preprocessor are the dynamic duo that would let you construct strong net functions. This Cookbook is the straightforward method in with over 60 recipes protecting every little thing from the fundamentals to making plugins and integrating databases.


Create wealthy and interactive internet functions with Hypertext Preprocessor and jQuery
Debug and execute jQuery code on a dwell site
Design interactive varieties and menus
Another identify within the Packt Cookbook variety, so as to assist you become familiar with personal home page in addition to jQuery

Who This e-book Is For

If you must use personal home page and jQuery jointly to create net purposes this ebook is for you. It offers various examples in every one bankruptcy that might take you from a simple developer to a professional by means of giving step by step directions for every job in constructing net functions utilizing personal home page and jQUery. All you wish are JavaScript fundamentals and also you are in your technique to development strength internet purposes, with this ebook in hand.

What you are going to Learn

Start from the fundamentals and research pro-level methods through the top of the book
Create interactive and dynamic hierarchical menus
Apply crowd pleasing results on shape elements
Integrate a database in addition to personal home page and jQuery
Use AJAX to augment person event and web page interaction
Learn how one can paintings with JSON and XML for effective facts exchange
Create instruments and utilities to your net applications
Master shape validation on purchaser aspect in addition to server side

In Detail

As internet know-how evolves, the distance among computer purposes and net purposes maintains to fade. And what larger approach to bridge that hole, on your personal web site, than utilizing the simplest open resource applied sciences out there: personal home page and jQuery. The power-combo of those is best the best way in revolutionizing the RIA global. even if they're effortless to combine, discovering or understanding the right way to do what you must do is very arduous.

The personal home page jQuery Cookbook may be your convenient advisor with walkthroughs of universal integration projects and difficulties that can assist you grasp the probabilities on hand utilizing the personal home page and jQuery mixture. you are going to research fast strategies to beneficial projects to combine the ability of 2 of the easiest recognized and most generally used net applied sciences of this present day – personal home page at the server part and jQuery at the purchaser part. go with the flow in the course of the fundamentals and circulation to complex issues to create dynamic and interactive net functions with this publication in hand.

This booklet covers a wide range of technical facets of constructing an interactive site. except fundamentals of personal home page and jQuery, you are going to struggle through complex subject matters like developing plugins, validating controls, and beneficial utilities that you'll be in a position to use as stand-alone instruments. AJAX, the foremost means of browser-server verbal exchange is roofed intimately. additionally, you will learn how to use JSON, that's changing into hottest as a method of knowledge interchange over XML, either in net purposes and internet services.

The e-book additionally covers database interplay, that's a major a part of any dynamic internet software. additionally, you will achieve services in debugging JavaScript with assistance from invaluable instruments that would prevent hours of tedious handbook debugging.

Most importantly, by utilizing jQuery and Hypertext Preprocessor jointly, it is possible for you to to boost purposes which are suitable with all significant browsers, without having to write down code precise at particular browsers!

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Learning HTML5 by Creating Fun Games

By Rodrigo Silveira

Learning may be enjoyable, particularly in terms of attending to grips with HTML5. every one bankruptcy of this ebook teaches a brand new proposal of HTML5 via aiding you strengthen a suitable online game. It’s schooling with no the effort.


  • Learn the fundamentals of this rising know-how and feature enjoyable doing it
  • Unleash the hot and intriguing positive factors and APIs of HTML5
  • Create responsive video games that may be performed on a browser and on a cellular device

In Detail

HTML is quick, safe, responsive, interactive, and stunningly appealing. It permits you to aim the most important variety of units and browsers with the smallest amount of attempt. operating with the most recent applied sciences is usually enjoyable and with a speedily turning out to be cellular industry, it's a new and fascinating position to be.

"Learning HTML5 via developing enjoyable video games" takes you thru the adventure of studying HTML5 correct from constructing the surroundings to making fully-functional video games. it is going to assist you discover the fundamentals when you paintings in the course of the entire publication with the crowning glory of every game.

"Learning HTML5 through developing enjoyable video games" takes a really pleasant method of instructing enjoyable, foolish video games for the aim of supplying you with a radical grounding in HTML5. The e-book has merely as a lot thought because it has to, frequently in tip bins, with many of the info explaining easy methods to create HTML5 canvas video games. you'll be assisted with plenty of easy steps with screenshots development in the direction of foolish yet addictive games.

The e-book introduces you to HTML5 through supporting you recognize the setup and the underlying surroundings. As you begin development your first online game that could be a typography online game, you realize the importance of parts utilized in online game improvement resembling enter varieties, net types, and so on.We will see the best way to write a contemporary browser-compatible code whereas making a easy Jelly Wobbling video game. every one video game introduces you to a sophisticated subject corresponding to vector portraits, local audio manipulation, and dragging-and-dropping. within the later component to the booklet, you can see your self constructing the well-known snake video game utilizing requestAnimationFrame besides the canvas API, and adorning it extra with internet messaging, internet garage, and native garage. The final online game of this e-book, a 2nd house shooter online game, will then assist you comprehend cellular layout considerations.

What you'll examine from this book

  • Understand why the open internet is the simplest platform to improve for
  • Set up a neighborhood net improvement environment
  • Create DOM-based video games corresponding to a typography online game utilizing semantic HTML5 tags and CSS3 features
  • Use the hot canvas point to create a 2nd house shooter game
  • Discover writing transportable code whereas constructing a simple Jelly Wobbling Gravity Game
  • Create animations utilizing RequestAninmationFrame whereas improvising the Snake game.
  • Make your video games moveable throughout machine and cellular devices
  • Get begun with WebGL for 3D video game improvement, and with different upcoming HTML5 beneficial properties and APIs


By instructing HTML5 via constructing interesting video games, the reader will see concrete purposes for every of the options, and also will have a strong deliverable on the finish of every bankruptcy – a completely sensible video game. We research some of the strategies utilizing very summary examples – the way to version animals, meals, or fictitious machines. This makes studying and realizing much more straightforward, and masses extra enjoyable.

Who this e-book is written for

If you're want to get an excellent grounding in easy methods to use the hot notable expertise that's HTML5, this e-book is for you. uncomplicated wisdom of HTML and/or HTML5 is welcome, yet non-compulsory. The e-book is a pleasant and interesting reference for beginners.

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CSS Text

By Eric A. Meyer

As an online fashion designer, you most likely spend extra time operating with textual content than the other point. With this concise consultant, you’ll research CSS3 houses for altering the looks of textual content with out changing the font face—including horizontal and vertical alignment, textual content transformation, observe and letter spacing, textual content wrapping, and the course of textual content flow.

This booklet is an excerpt from the approaching fourth variation of CSS: The Definitive advisor. if you buy both the print or the publication variation of CSS textual content, you’ll obtain a chit at the complete Definitive advisor as soon as it’s published. Why wait, in case you can begin manipulating textual content in your pages correct away?
• Use houses for indenting and aligning traces of textual content
• keep an eye on the prime among traces of textual content past the font’s measurement
• switch the quantity of house among phrases and person characters
• upload underlines, overlines, strike-throughs, shadows, and different results
• educate browsers to prioritize pace, legibility, or geometric precision while rendering textual content
• learn the way and whilst to suppress automated hyphenation
• make sure the course that textual content flows, together with left-to-right and top-to-bottom

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CSS-Praxis - Browserübergreifende Lösungen

By Kai Laborenz

CSS oder Cascading type Sheets ist eine Sprache zum Formatieren von HTML/XHTML-Elementen. CSS trennt den Inhalt von der shape und vereinfacht dem Anwender so die Entwicklung und Aktualisierung seiner Webseiten. CSS hat sich in der Webentwicklung bereits etabliert - dieses Buch hat diese Entwicklung in den vergangenen Jahren dabei begleitet. Die erweiterte Einführung, ausführliche Anleitungen zur Formatierung und Positionierung mit CSS, Praxisbeispiele sowie viele neue Tipps und methods eines echten CSS-Profis bringen jeden Webprogrammmierer in die Lage, browserübergreifende Lösungen zu realisieren. Clou des Buches: Die Browserreferenzkarte.

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Colors, Backgrounds, and Gradients: Adding Individuality with CSS

One benefit of utilizing CSS3 is so you might practice shades and backgrounds to any aspect in an online rfile, create your individual gradients, or even practice a number of backgrounds to an analogous point. This sensible consultant exhibits you several how one can use shades, backgrounds, and gradients to accomplish a few lovely amazing effects.

Short and candy, this publication is an excerpt from the impending fourth variation of CSS: The Definitive Guide. should you buy both the print or the book version of colours, Backgrounds, and Gradients, you’ll obtain a chit at the whole Definitive consultant as soon as it’s published. Why wait? how to carry lifestyles for your websites now.

  • Define foreground colours for a border or aspect with the colour property
  • Combine foreground and heritage colours to create attention-grabbing effects
  • Position and repeat a number of photographs in an element’s background
  • Fix a picture to a screen’s viewing zone, instead of to the aspect that comprises it
  • Use colour stops to outline vertical, horizontal, and diagonal linear gradients
  • Create highlight results, round shadows, and different results with radial gradients

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Using Drupal

By Angela Byron, Jeff Robbins

With the recipes during this publication, you could take complete benefit of the immense selection of community-contributed modules that make the Drupal net framework invaluable and special. you will get the knowledge you wish approximately easy methods to mix modules in attention-grabbing methods (with not less than code-wrangling) to strengthen a number of community-driven web pages. each one bankruptcy describes a case examine and descriptions particular necessities for one of the tasks incorporated within the publication -- a wiki, publishing workflow website, picture gallery, product assessment website, on-line shop, person crew web site, and extra. With Using Drupal, you will:

  • Get an summary of Drupal techniques and key modules brought in each one bankruptcy, with a bird's-eye view of every module's strong point and the way it works
  • Explore a variety of recommendations inside Drupal that meet the necessities for the undertaking, with information about which modules are chosen and why
  • Learn easy methods to configure modules, with step by step recipes for construction the best performance the venture requires
  • Get info on extra modules that may make the venture much more powerful
  • Be capable of entry the modules utilized in the bankruptcy, in addition to different resources

Newcomers will discover a thorough creation to the framework, whereas skilled Drupal builders will study most sensible practices for construction robust web content. With Using Drupal, you will find concrete and inventive suggestions for constructing the precise group site you've gotten in mind.

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HTML5 in Action

By Rob Crowther, Ash Blue, Greg Wanish


HTML5 in Action offers a whole creation to internet improvement utilizing HTML5. you will discover each point of the HTML5 specification via real-world examples and code samples. it really is even more than simply a specification reference, notwithstanding. It lives as much as the identify HTML5 in Action by way of providing you with the sensible, hands-on advice you have to to exploit key features.

About the Technology

HTML5 isn't really a number of new tags and lines extra to an outdated standard—it's the root of the trendy internet, permitting its interactive companies, single-page UI, interactive video games, and complicated enterprise purposes. With aid for standards-driven cellular app improvement, robust good points like neighborhood garage and WebSockets, brilliant audio and video APIs, and new format innovations utilizing CSS3, SVG, and Canvas, HTML5 has entered its leading time.

About the Book

HTML5 in Action presents an entire creation to net improvement utilizing HTML5. It explores the HTML5 specification via real-world examples and code samples. It earns the identify "in motion" through providing you with the sensible, hands-on counsel you will need to expectantly construct the websites and purposes you—and your clients—have been short of for years.

This ebook concentrates on new HTML5 beneficial properties and assumes you're conversant in normal HTML.

Purchase of the print booklet contains a unfastened booklet in PDF, Kindle, and ePub codecs from Manning Publications.

What's Inside

  • New semantic parts and shape enter types
  • Single-page program design
  • Creating interactive graphics
  • Mobile net apps

About the Authors

Rob Crowther is an internet developer and blogger and the writer of Manning's Hello! HTML5 & CSS3. Joe Lennon is an firm cellular program developer. Ash Blue builds award-winning interactive initiatives. Greg Wanish is an self sustaining net and eCommerce developer.

Table of Contents

  1. HTML5: from records to applications
  3. Form production: enter widgets, info binding, and knowledge validation
  4. File enhancing and administration: wealthy formatting, dossier garage, drag and drop
  5. Messaging: speaking to and from scripts in HTML5
  6. Mobile functions: shopper garage and offline execution
  8. 2D Canvas: low-level, second portraits rendering
  9. SVG: responsive in-browser graphics
  10. Video and audio: enjoying media within the browser
  11. WebGL: 3D program development
  • Plus 10 Appendixes

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