PHP Web Services: APIs for the Modern Web

Whether you’re sharing information among inner platforms or construction an API in order that clients can entry their facts, this useful advisor has every little thing you want to construct APIs with Hypertext Preprocessor. writer Lorna Jane Mitchell offers plenty of hands-on code samples, real-world examples, and recommendation in response to her vast adventure to steer you thru the process—from the underlying conception to equipment for making your provider robust.

You’ll how you can use this language to paintings with JSON, XML, and different internet carrier applied sciences. This up to date moment version contains new instruments and lines that replicate personal home page updates and adjustments at the Web.

  • Explore HTTP, from the request/response cycle to its verbs, headers, and cookies
  • Work with and submit webhooks—user-defined HTTP callbacks
  • Determine no matter if JSON or XML is the simplest facts layout to your application
  • Get suggestion for operating with RPC, cleaning soap, and RESTful services
  • Use numerous instruments and strategies for debugging HTTP internet services
  • Choose the carrier that works top in your program, and how to make it robust
  • Document your API—and easy methods to layout it to address errors

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Ruby and MongoDB Web Development Beginner's Guide

By Gautam Rege

Create dynamic net functions via combining the facility of Ruby and MongoDB

* step by step directions and sensible examples to making net purposes with Ruby and MongoDB
* learn how to layout the article version in a NoSQL way
* Create items in Ruby and map them to MongoDB

In Detail

MongoDB is a high-performance, open resource, schema-free document-oriented database. Ruby is an item- orientated scripting language. Ruby and MongoDB are a terrific partnership for construction scalable internet applications.

Ruby and MongoDB net improvement Beginner's advisor is a fast paced, hands-on advisor to start with internet program improvement utilizing Ruby and MongoDB. The ebook follows a realistic strategy, utilizing transparent and step by step directions and examples in Ruby to illustrate program improvement utilizing MongoDB.

The e-book starts off by means of introducing the thoughts of MongoDB. The e-book teaches every thing correct from the install to making gadgets, MongoDB internals, queries and Ruby info Mappers.

You will use quite a few Ruby information mappers like Mongoid and MongoMapper to map Ruby items to MongoDB documents.

You will examine MongoDB gains and take care of geo-spatial indexing with MongoDB and Scaling MongoDB.

With its insurance of recommendations and useful examples, Ruby and MongoDB net improvement Beginner's consultant is definitely the right selection for Ruby builders to start with constructing web content with MongoDB because the database.

What you are going to study from this book
* Get MongoDB and Ruby up and working in your laptop (Windows/Mac/Linux)
* Leverage MongoDB to construct hugely scalable data-centric purposes
* Leverage MongoDB replication to make sure excessive availability and reliability
* Create your first item and reserve it to MongoDB
* Create a Ruby item and map it to MongoDB document
* technique huge datasets with MapReduce
* Create geo-spatial indexes or second indexes
* know about Mongoid and MongoMapper for mapping Ruby gadgets to MongoDB documents


This booklet is choked with step by step directions and functional examples, besides accompanying screenshots and code for a simple studying curve. the wishes of a newbie are absolutely chuffed by way of the book.

Who this ebook is written for

This publication assumes that you're skilled in Ruby improvement talents - Ruby, HTML, CSS. Having wisdom of utilizing NoSQL can assist you get during the thoughts speedier, however it isn't needed. No previous wisdom of MongoDB required.

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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 no an artwork history? Step clear of the pc and skim this breezy advent to visible communications first. Written for non-designers, White house isn't really Your Enemy is a realistic photograph layout and structure textual content introducing the innovations and practices useful for generating potent visible communications throughout various codecs, from print to Web.

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

* Finally--the fundamentals of format, layout, and visible conversation for print and internet in a single easy-to-digest book!
* "Try This" sections in every one bankruptcy contain enjoyable, hands-on actions to increase skills.
* The spouse website comprises textual content and picture aid fabric; movies that placed the rules in perform; interactive multimedia parts; and links.

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Web Design with HTML and CSS Digital Classroom, (Book and Video Training)

By AGI Creative Team, Jeremy Osborn

"An important full-color education package deal for website design

Web layout comprises utilizing a number of software program instruments and codes-such as Dreamweaver, Flash, Silverlight, Illustrator, Photoshop, HTML, and CSS, between others-to craft a distinct, strong, and interactive web content. This publication teaches you the way to successfully use the entire significant instruments eager about website design to create a domain that's either beautiful and functional.

You'll transcend the fundamentals to benefit top practices of excellent website design so that you can pass from the strategy planning stage to a profitable site.

Combining full-color, step by step directions with lesson documents and video education from internet specialists is like having your personal own teacher guiding you thru every one lesson-but you're employed at your personal pace!

  • Discusses homes of fine website design and top practices for development a domain that's either appealing and functional
  • Offers transparent guideline that makes studying complex initiatives much less intimidating
  • Demonstrates find out how to method website layout proposal production and produce a imaginative and prescient from the drafting board via to complete and spectacular operability
  • Combines an entire colour step by step tutorial e-book besides lesson documents and video education from website design experts

This education package deal takes you past the fundamentals in a sequence of easy-to-absorb, five-minute classes. "

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WordPress: The Missing Manual

By Matthew MacDonald

Whether you’re a budding blogger or pro net dressmaker, WordPress is an excellent device for developing web pages, when you understand how to faucet its outstanding positive aspects. the newest variation of this jargon-free lacking guide indicates you the way to take advantage of WordPress 3.9’s subject matters, widgets, plug-ins, and souped-up modifying and multimedia instruments to construct as regards to any form of site.

The very important belongings you have to know:

  • Create your site. Get hands-on, A-to-Z directions for construction all kinds of web sites, from elegant blogs to professional-looking ecommerce sites.
  • Add features. make a choice from millions of widgets and plug-ins to reinforce your site’s ease of use, appears, and performance.
  • Mix in multimedia. upload photograph galleries, slideshows, videos, tune avid gamers, and podcasts for your pages.
  • Attract an audience. Create computerized content material feeds, register website subscribers, and support readers proportion your posts on social media.
  • Fine-tune your content. learn web site data to enhance your content material and achieve, and to optimize your website for seek engines.
  • Go Mobile. decide on a subject that instantly reconfigures your web site for cellular devices.
  • Build a really specified site. the way to customise WordPress issues to create a domain that appears precisely the manner you will have it to.

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Python Web Development with Django

By Jeff Forcier, Paul Bissex

Utilizing the straightforward, powerful, Python-based Django framework, you could construct robust net ideas with remarkably few traces of code. In Python net improvement with Django®, 3 skilled Django and Python builders hide the entire innovations, instruments, and ideas you must utilize Django 1.0, together with the entire significant gains of the recent unlock.


The authors educate Django via in-depth factors, plus supply broad pattern code supported with pictures and line-by-line reasons. You’ll detect how Django leverages Python’s improvement pace and adaptability that will help you remedy a large spectrum of internet improvement difficulties and research Django most sensible practices lined nowhere else. You’ll construct your first Django software in precisely mins and deepen your real-world talents via start-to-finish program initiatives including

  • Simple internet log (blog)
  • Online photograph gallery
  • Simple content material administration procedure
  • Ajax-powered reside blogger
  • Online resource code sharing/syntax highlighting device
  • How to run your Django functions at the Google App Engine


This whole advisor starts off by means of introducing Python, Django, and internet improvement ideas, then dives into the Django framework, offering a deep figuring out of its significant parts (models, perspectives, templates), and the way they arrive jointly to shape entire internet functions. After a dialogue of 4 autonomous operating Django purposes, assurance turns to complex issues, similar to caching, extending the template process, syndication, admin customization, and checking out. precious reference appendices disguise utilizing the command-line, fitting and configuring Django, improvement instruments, exploring present Django purposes, the Google App Engine, and the way to get extra concerned with the Django community.



Introduction 1


Part I: Getting Started

Chapter 1: sensible Python for Django 7

Chapter 2: Django for the Impatient: construction a weblog 57

Chapter three: beginning Out 77


Part II: Django in Depth

Chapter four: Defining and utilizing versions 89

Chapter five: URLs, HTTP Mechanisms, and perspectives 117

Chapter 6: Templates and shape Processing 135


Part III: Django purposes by means of Example

Chapter 7: picture Gallery 159

Chapter eight: content material administration approach 181

Chapter nine: Liveblog 205

Chapter 10: Pastebin 221


Part IV: complicated Django options and Features

Chapter eleven: complicated Django Programming 235

Chapter 12: complex Django Deployment 261


Part V: Appendices

Appendix A: Command Line fundamentals 285

Appendix B: fitting and operating Django 295

Appendix C: instruments for functional Django improvement 313

Appendix D: discovering, comparing, and utilizing Django purposes 321

Appendix E: Django at the Google App Engine 325

Appendix F: getting concerned within the Django undertaking 337


Index 339

Colophon 375

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The Definitive Guide to Django: Web Development Done Right (Expert's Voice in Web Development)

By Adrian Holovaty, Jacob Kaplan-Moss

This most recent version of The Definitive advisor to Django is up-to-date for Django 1.1, and, with the forward–compatibility make sure that Django now presents, may still function the last word instructional and reference for this well known framework for future years.

Django, the Python–based similar to Ruby’s Rails internet improvement framework, is likely one of the most well-liked issues in internet improvement at the present time. Lead developer Jacob Kaplan–Moss and Django writer Adrian Holovaty exhibit you ways they use this framework to create award–winning sites through guiding you thru the construction of an internet program resembling

The Definitive consultant to Django is damaged into 3 elements, with the 1st introducing Django basics corresponding to set up and configuration, and developing the parts that jointly energy a Django–driven site. the second one half delves into the extra refined positive aspects of Django, together with outputting non–HTML content material comparable to RSS feeds and PDFs, caching, and person administration. The appendixes function a close connection with Django’s many configuration strategies and instructions.

What you’ll learn

  • The first 1/2 this e-book explains extensive tips to construct internet functions utilizing Django together with the fundamentals of dynamic web content, the Django templating approach interacting with databases, and internet kinds.
  • The moment 1/2 this publication discusses higher-level techniques akin to caching, safety, and the way to install Django.
  • The appendixes shape a reference for the instructions and configurations to be had in Django.

Who this booklet is for

somebody who desires to use the robust Django framework to construct dynamic websites fast and simply.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Django
  2. Getting begun
  3. Views and URLconfs
  4. Templates
  5. Models
  6. The Django Admin web site
  7. Forms
  8. Advanced perspectives and URLconfs
  9. Advanced Templates
  10. Advanced versions
  11. Generic perspectives
  12. Deploying Django
  13. Generating Non-HTML content material
  14. Sessions, clients, and Registration
  15. Caching
  16. django.contrib
  17. Middleware
  18. Integrating with Legacy Databases and purposes
  19. Internationalization
  20. Security

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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 examine Rails, this certain e-book is definitely the right option to start.

Rather than throw you into the center of the framework’s Model-View-Controller structure, Learning Rails 3 works from the skin in. You’ll start with the principles of the net you understand, and tips on how to create anything noticeable with Rails’ view layer. Then you’ll take on the more challenging internal layers: the database types and controller code.

All you want to start is HTML adventure. every one bankruptcy comprises routines and evaluate inquiries to try out your realizing as you go.

  • Present content material through development an software with a easy view and a straightforward controller
  • Build types and approach their effects, progressing from uncomplicated to extra complex
  • Connect kinds to types through establishing a database, and create code that maps to database structures
  • Use Rails scaffolding to construct purposes from a view-centric perspective
  • Add universal net software parts corresponding to periods, cookies, and authentication
  • Build functions that mix information from a number of tables
  • Send and obtain e mail messages out of your applications

"Learning Rails 3 sounds like a brisk pair programming consultation with execs 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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Digging into WordPress (8th Edition)

By Chris Coyier, Jeff Starr

Over four hundred Pages of functional details, there's a lot to profit concerning the global s most well-liked publishing platform. out of your first steps of studying approximately WordPress throughout keeping a website through the years, this publication is full of really sensible information.

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Design-wise, Digging into WordPress is a gorgeous ebook: each web page of the booklet is outlined with wonderful digital-color precision on gloss-finish paper, with every one of its 8 12 chapters color-coded to supply fast and simple navigation. With its huge, transparent typography, every one web page is simple at the eyes and simple to read.

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Lots of Code Samples We cross into intensity concerning the anatomy of a WordPress subject matter. How they paintings, and the way to jot down the code you want to do the belongings you wish. this implies genuine code for you to sink your the teeth into, in addition to replica and paste. past subject construction, we introduce many tips your functions.php dossier can pull off and exhibit you how to extend functionality and protection via HTAccess.

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Designed for Use: Create Usable Interfaces for Applications and the Web

This ebook is for designers, builders, and product managers who're charged with what occasionally feels like an most unlikely activity: ensuring items paintings the way in which your clients count on them to. you can find out easy methods to layout purposes and internet sites that folks won't basically use, yet will completely love. the second one variation brings the publication modern and expands it with 3 thoroughly new chapters.

Interaction layout - the way in which the apps on our telephones paintings, the way in which we input a vacation spot into our car's GPS - is turning into an increasing number of vital. establish and fasten undesirable software program layout through making usability the cornerstone of your layout process.

Lukas weaves jointly hands-on strategies and basic options. each one method bankruptcy explains a particular procedure you should use to make your product extra consumer pleasant, corresponding to storyboarding, usability exams, and paper prototyping. inspiration chapters are concept-based: how you can write usable textual content, how lifelike your designs may still glance, whilst to exploit animations. This new version is up-to-date and extended with new chapters masking specifications collecting, how the layout of information constructions impacts the consumer interface, and the way to do layout paintings as a group. via copious illustrations and aiding mental examine, specialist developer and person interface clothier Lukas Mathis delivers a deep dive into examine, layout, and implementation--the crucial phases in designing usable interfaces for functions and websites.

Lukas conjures up you to examine layout in a complete new means, explaining precisely what to seem for - and what to prevent - in growing items that get humans excited.

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