Web Performance Daybook Volume 2

By Stoyan Stefanov

Functionality is important to the luck of any site, and aid with utilizing today's new instruments is essential. during this striking consultant, 32 major internet functionality specialists provide functional counsel, strategies, and recommendation for optimizing your site's person experience.

Originally written for an internet calendar, this choice of articles will motivate you to squeeze each ounce of functionality out of your web site, no matter if you're an online developer, cellular developer, or internet clothier. cost the desk of contents and you'll be convinced.

In order of visual appeal, Web functionality Daybook authors include:
• Patrick Meenan
• Nicholas Zakas
• man Podjarny
• Stoyan Stefanov
• Tim Kadlec
• Brian Pane
• Josh Fraser
• Steve Souders
• Betty Tso
• Israel Nir
• Marcel Duran
• Eric Daspet
• Alois Reitbauer
• Matthew Prince
• blood brother Brewer
• Alexander Podelko
• Estelle Weyl
• Aaron Peters
• Tony Gentilcore
• Matthew Steele
• Bryan McQuade
• Tobie Langel
• Billy Hoffman
• Joshua Bixby
• Sergey Chernyshev
• JP Castro
• Pavel Paulau
• David Calhoun
• Nicole Sullivan
• James Pearce
• Tom Hughes-Croucher
• Dave Artz

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Magento PHP Developer's Guide

Get began with the versatile and strong e-commerce framework, Magento


  • Build your first Magento extension, step via step
  • Extend middle Magento performance, equivalent to the API
  • Learn how one can attempt your Magento code

In Detail

Magento has thoroughly reshaped the face of e-commerce considering its release in 2008. Its progressive specialise in item orientated and EAV layout styles has allowed it to develop into the popular software for builders and outlets alike.

"Magento personal home page Developer's consultant" is an entire connection with Magento, permitting builders to appreciate its primary thoughts, and get them constructing and checking out Magento code.

The booklet begins by way of construction the reader's wisdom of Magento, delivering them with the knowledge, thoughts, and instruments that they require to begin their first Magento development.

After development this data, the publication will then examine extra complex subject matters: the right way to try out your code, the best way to expand the frontend and backend, and deploying and allotting customized modules.

"Magento personal home page Developer's consultant" may help you navigate your approach round your first Magento advancements, aiding you to prevent the entire most typical complications new builders face whilst first getting started.

What you'll examine from this book

  • Understand the elemental recommendations of Magento
  • Deploy and distribute customized modules
  • Explore improvement strategies and instruments for Magento
  • Extend Magento middle functionality
  • Discover the layout styles which shape Magento
  • Understand Magento architecture
  • Test Magento with diversified instruments and frameworks


"Magento Hypertext Preprocessor Developer's advisor" is an simply obtainable instructional, designed and written to offer the reader greatest figuring out of the robust Magento framework.

Who this e-book is written for

This ebook is written for builders who've past adventure with Hypertext Preprocessor and Hypertext Preprocessor frameworks, comparable to Zend or CakePHP, and wish to begin constructing and dealing with Magento. Even builders with earlier event with Magento will locate the ebook tremendous precious to realize a whole knowing of Magento basics, structure, and total philosophy.

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Joe Celko's Thinking in Sets: Auxiliary, Temporal, and Virtual Tables in SQL (The Morgan Kaufmann Series in Data Management Systems)

By Joe Celko

Completely clever programmers frequently fight whilst compelled to paintings with SQL. Why? Joe Celko believes the matter lies with their procedural programming approach, which retains them from taking complete benefit of the ability of declarative languages. the result's overly advanced and inefficient code, let alone misplaced productivity.

This booklet will swap how you take into consideration the issues you resolve with SQL programs.. concentrating on 3 key table-based options, Celko finds their strength via special examples and transparent motives. As you grasp those ideas, you’ll locate you could conceptualize difficulties as rooted in units and solvable via declarative programming. ahead of lengthy, you’ll be coding extra quick, writing extra effective code, and using the complete strength of SQL

• jam-packed with the insights of 1 of the world’s prime SQL specialists - famous for his wisdom and his skill to coach what he knows.

• specializes in auxiliary tables (for computing services and different values by means of joins), temporal tables (for temporal queries, ancient facts, and audit information), and digital tables (for more desirable performance).

• provides transparent assistance for settling on and properly using the precise desk process.

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SQL: A Beginner's Guide, Third Edition

Essential Skills--Made Easy!

Written to the SQL:2006 ANSI/ISO general, this easy-to-follow advisor gets you all started programming in SQL right now. you'll retrieve, insert, replace, and delete database information, and practice administration and administrative services. SQL: A Beginner's advisor, 3rd Edition covers new positive aspects, together with SQL/XML, and is loaded with up to date SQL examples besides notes on utilizing them with the most recent RDBMS software program models equivalent to MySQL 5.0, SQL Server 2008, and Oracle Database 11g.

Designed for simple studying:

  • Key talents & Concepts--Lists of particular talents lined within the bankruptcy
  • Ask the Experts--Q&A sections full of bonus details and worthy assistance
  • Try This--Hands-on workouts that express the best way to follow your skills
  • Notes--Extra info on the topic of the subject being covered
  • Self-Tests--Chapter-ending quizzes to check your knowledge
  • Annotated Syntax--Example code with remark that describes the programming suggestions being illustrated

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Ruby on Rails: Up and Running

By Bruce Tate, Curt Hibbs

Ruby on Rails is the super-productive new method to enhance full-featuredweb purposes. With Ruby on Rails, robust internet purposes thatonce took weeks or months to enhance can now be produced in an issue ofdays. If it sounds too reliable to be actual, it isn't.

If you are like loads of internet builders, you've got most likely consideredkicking the tires on Rails - the framework of selection for the newgeneration of internet 2.0 builders. Ruby on Rails: Up and Running takes you out for a try force and exhibits you simply how fastRuby on Rails can go.

This compact advisor teaches you the fundamentals of putting in and utilizing boththe Ruby scripting language and the Rails framework for the quickdevelopment of net purposes. Ruby on Rails: Up andRunning covers as regards to every thing youneed - from creating a easy database-backed program toadding tricky Ajaxian positive factors and the entire juicy bits in between.While Rails is praised for its simplicity and pace of development,there are nonetheless a couple of steps to grasp at the approach. extra advancedmaterial is helping you map information to a less than excellent desk, traverse complexrelationships, and construct customized finders. a piece on operating with Ajaxand leisure exhibits you ways to use the Rails provider frameworks to sendemails, enforce internet providers, and create dynamic user-centric webpages. The e-book additionally explains the necessities of logging to findperformance difficulties and delves into different performance-optimizingtechniques.

As new internet improvement frameworks pass, Ruby on Rails is the controversy of thetown. And Ruby on Rails: Up and Running can makesure you are in at the discussion.

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MongoDB Cookbook - Second Edition

By Amol Nayak

Harness the most recent positive factors of MongoDB three with this choice of eighty recipes – from dealing with cloud systems to app improvement, this e-book is an important resource

About This Book

  • Get to grips with the most recent positive factors of MongoDB 3
  • Interact with the MongoDB server and practice quite a lot of question operations from the shell
  • From management to automation, this cookbook retains you brand new with the world's prime NoSQL database

Who This publication Is For

This publication is engineered for an individual who's attracted to coping with facts in a simple and effective manner utilizing MongoDB. you don't need any previous wisdom of MongoDB, however it will be beneficial when you've got a few programming adventure in both Java or Python.

What you'll Learn

  • Install, configure, and administer MongoDB sharded clusters and duplicate sets
  • Begin writing functions utilizing MongoDB in Java and Python languages
  • Initialize the server in 3 diverse modes with quite a few configurations
  • Perform cloud deployment and introduce PaaS for Mongo
  • Discover frameworks and items equipped to enhance developer productiveness utilizing Mongo
  • Take an in-depth examine the Mongo programming motive force APIs in Java and Python
  • Set up firm classification tracking and backups of MongoDB

In Detail

MongoDB is a high-performance and feature-rich NoSQL database that varieties the spine of the platforms that strength many alternative firms – it is simple to work out why it is the most well-liked NoSQL database out there. full of many gains that experience develop into crucial for plenty of forms of software program pros and tremendously effortless to take advantage of, this cookbook comprises many ideas to the typical demanding situations of MongoDB, in addition to counsel on powerful options to increase your abilities and capabilities.

This publication begins with the best way to initialize the server in 3 varied modes with numerous configurations. you'll then be brought to programming language drivers in either Java and Python. a brand new characteristic in MongoDB three is that you should connect with a unmarried node utilizing Python, set to make MongoDB much more well-liked by somebody operating with Python. you'll then examine more than a few extra subject matters together with complicated question operations, tracking and backup utilizing MMS, in addition to a few very priceless management recipes together with SCRAM-SHA-1 Authentication. past that, additionally, you will locate recipes on cloud deployment, together with suggestions on the way to paintings with Docker packing containers along MongoDB, integrating the database with Hadoop, and suggestions for making improvements to developer productivity.

Created as either an obtainable instructional and a simple to take advantage of source, to be had everytime you have to clear up an issue, MongoDB Cookbook can help you deal with every little thing from management to automation with MongoDB extra successfully than ever before.

Style and approach

Every recipe is defined in a very easy set-by-step demeanour but is very comprehensive.

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Principles of Web Design: The Web Technologies Series (5th Edition)

By Joel Sklar

Joel Sklar has written the definitive textual content for website design, ideas OF website design, 5th version guiding readers in the course of the whole website construction technique, whereas constructing and embellishing your HTML, CSS, and visible layout talents alongside the best way. Now up to date to incorporate the newest website design applied sciences and tendencies, this 5th variation good points all-new sections on HTML5, CSS3, CSS web page layouts, and more desirable navigation in addition to technical updates and new display pictures all through. starting with the internet layout atmosphere and the foundations of sound website design, readers will proceed to making plans website format and navigation, and growth to internet typography, colours and photographs, operating with CSS, and extra. Armed with a helpful realizing and lots of hands-on actions, readers will achieve a pretty good beginning of designing profitable, standards-based websites which are transportable throughout diverse working structures, browsers, and internet units. better half website to be had at no extra fee www.joelsklar.com/pwd5.

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Agile Web Development with Rails 3.2 (Pragmatic Programmers)

By Sam Ruby, Dave Thomas, David Heinemeier Hansson

Rails simply retains on altering. Rails three and Ruby 1.9 deliver hundreds and hundreds of advancements, together with new APIs and great functionality improvements. The fourth variation of this award-winning vintage has been reorganized and refocused so it really is extra invaluable than ever ahead of for builders new to Ruby and Rails.

Rails three is a big release--the alterations are not simply incremental, yet structural. So we made up our minds to stick with go well with. This booklet is not just a delicate remodeling of the former variation to make it run with the hot Rails. as an alternative, it's an entire refactoring.

you will nonetheless locate the Depot instance on the entrance, yet you are going to additionally locate trying out knitted correct in. long past are the lengthy reference chapters--that's what the internet does top. as an alternative you can find extra particular details on the entire facets of Rails that you will must be a winning internet developer.

Now up to date for Rails 3.2

Rails 3.1 and Rails 3.2 introduce many user-facing alterations, and this unencumber has been up-to-date to check all of the most recent adjustments and new top practices in Rails 3.1 and Rails 3.2. This contains complete help for Ruby 1.9.2 hash syntax; incorporation of the hot Sprockets 2.0 Asset Pipeline, together with SCSS and CoffeeScript; jQuery now being the default; reversible migrations; JSON reaction aid; Rack::Cache, and lots more and plenty more.

Ruby on Rails is helping you produce fine quality, beautiful-looking net functions fast. you think about developing the applying, and Rails looks after the details.

Tens of hundreds of thousands of builders have used this award-winning ebook to profit Rails. it is a extensive, far-reaching educational and reference that is instructed by means of the Rails center group. in case you are new to Rails, you will get step by step suggestions. in case you are an skilled developer, this e-book provides you with the great, insider details you need.

Rails has developed through the years, and this booklet has developed besides it. We nonetheless commence with a step by step walkthrough of establishing a true software, and in-depth chapters examine the integrated Rails beneficial properties. This variation now provides new Ruby and Rails clients additional information at the Ruby language and takes extra time to give an explanation for key ideas all through. top practices on the best way to practice Rails proceed to alter, and this version retains up. Examples use cookie subsidized classes, HTTP authentication, and lively Record-based kinds, and the e-book focuses all through at the correct option to use Rails. also, this variation now displays Ruby 1.9, a brand new liberate of Ruby with colossal useful and function improvements.

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The Essential Guide to Dreamweaver CS4 with CSS, Ajax, and PHP (Essentials)

By David Powers

Dreamweaver CS4 is an important leap forward by way of integration with the remainder of the CS4 suite (Flash, Fireworks, Photoshop, etc.), and in addition encompasses a complete host of fascinating new positive factors of its personal. the fundamental consultant to Dreamweaver CS4 with CSS, Ajax, and personal home page concentrates on getting the easiest out of Dreamweaver CS4, instead of going into each menu merchandise and toolbar icon. The emphasis is on constructing web content compliant with the newest net criteria, utilizing CSS, JavaScript libraries (with specific emphasis on Spry, Adobe's implementation of Ajax), and PHP.

The ebook covers all elements of the recent consumer interface, together with workspace layouts, iconic panels, the comparable files function, stay View, Code Navigator, and dwell Code. It additionally indicates how one can use the enhanced CSS enhancing positive aspects, and JavaScript code introspection. there's additionally assurance of different new positive factors, corresponding to model regulate via Subversion integration, and the enhanced aid for Photoshop integration by utilizing shrewdpermanent Objects.

What you are going to learn

  • Streamline your workflow with the similar records toolbar, dwell view, and the Code Navigator
  • Bring your pages alive with Ajax widgets from Spry, jQuery, and the Yahoo! consumer Interface Library
  • Use server-side contains, templates, and Adobe's InContext modifying on-line service
  • Create dynamic internet functions utilizing Dreamweaver's personal home page server behaviors
  • Build actual global site capabilities, reminiscent of shape validation, random quote generator, seek functionality, person management/login pages, dynamic Ajax gallery, and lots more and plenty more
  • Consume RSS feeds and create Spry information sets
  • How to submit your web site after you will have created it

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Dreamweaver CS6: The Missing Manual (Missing Manuals)

By David Sawyer McFarland

Dreamweaver CS6 is the main able web design and administration application but, yet there’s no revealed advisor to its outstanding positive factors. That’s the place Dreamweaver CS6: The lacking Manual is available in. You’ll learn how to use each part of this flexible application, via jargon-free causes and thirteen hands-on tutorials.

The very important belongings you have to know:

  • Get A to Z guidance. cross from construction basic websites to making wealthy, interactive websites.
  • Learn state of the art design. Create dynamic, visually attractive websites utilizing JavaScript and CSS, and spot how HTML5 and CSS3 healthy in.
  • Add fast interactivity. Use Dreamweaver’s certain Spry expertise to simply upload advanced format innovations, like drop-down menus.
  • Use timesaving features. benefit from Dreamweaver’s libraries, templates, and thousands of extensions.
  • Go mobile. layout websites for smartphones, pills, and machine computers, utilizing an analogous HTML.
  • Simplify web site management. fee for damaged hyperlinks, streamline site-wide adjustments, and reorganize your website in a snap.

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