The Smashing Book #2 (Digital Edition) (Smashing Books)

By Smashing Magazine

This booklet stocks worthwhile sensible perception into layout, usability and coding. It presents expert suggestion for designing cellular purposes and development winning e-commerce web content, and it explains universal coding error and the way to prevent them. You’ll discover the rules layout pondering and photo layout and the best way to observe psychology and video game concept to create enticing consumer experiences.

Well-respected pros have labored with us to supply intriguing and accomplished chapters.


- the foundations of serious picture Design
- noticeable vs. Invisible Design
- Designing cellular consumer Experience
- Sketching, Wireframing and Prototyping
- pink Flags (Warning indicators) in internet Development
- the way forward for net Typography
- using video game layout rules to consumer adventure Design
- after they click on: Psychology of website design and consumer Behavior
- layout styles in e-Commerce web pages (Study)
- find out how to Make a ebook (Like This One)

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Getting Started with nopCommerce

By Brandon Atkinson

You shouldn't have to be a techie to take advantage of the facility of nopCommerce to promote your items on-line. This advisor walks you thru the various positive factors of the engine to create an entire operating shop in effortless steps.


  • Learn to put in and configure nopCommerce with a purpose to commence promoting items online
  • Discover the main parts and lines to wake up and operating fast
  • Learn tips on how to create and deal with items, transport, and money methods

In Detail

nopCommerce is a strong e-commerce engine that offers you the instruments to construct an internet shop and begin being profitable. beginning your personal e-commerce shop can look like a frightening job. even if, with nopCommerce you could simply commence promoting items on-line very quickly. nopCommerce comes loaded with every little thing you want to run a firstclass e-commerce storefront.

Getting began with nopCommerce walks you thru the entire steps to get your storefront up and working. you are going to the best way to obtain and set up nopCommerce, in addition to easy methods to configure all of the major elements of the storefront. From studying in regards to the public dealing with storefront to dealing with orders within the backend, you have the entire abilities had to run a profitable store.

Getting begun with nopCommerce is a step by step advisor for developing your on-line shop with nopCommerce, permitting you to construct a feature-rich and customizable shop to promote your items on-line. It courses you thru deploy, the general public dealing with storefront, configuration, including items, accepting funds, and processing orders. As you're employed via each one bankruptcy, your on-line shop will develop in scope and performance. by the point you end this ebook, you have got an entire and dealing store.

What you'll study from this book

  • Download and set up nopCommerce
  • Discover the storefront and the way your shoppers will navigate via your store
  • Learn so as to add items to transport orders
  • Build your individual e-commerce storefront and begin promoting items online
  • Set up and configure transport tools for orders together with UPS, FedEx, and USPS
  • Create customized pages to show content material in your customers
  • Manage e mail templates to speak with customers
  • Learn to establish and configure cost companies together with PayPal, Google Checkout, and


A pleasant, instructional kind booklet, in order to assist you examine your manner via making a stay storefront with nopCommerce in a step by step manner.

Who this e-book is written for

Getting begun with nopCommerce is for a person who desires to promote items on-line utilizing nopCommerce. while you're a non-technical individual and are discouraged by way of the complexity of this strong e-commerce software, then this publication is for you.

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Drupal 7

By David Mercer

ISBN: 9781849512862
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Publication Date: 2010-09-07
Number of Pages: 416

This publication offers how one can research and grasp Drupal 7, permitting you to create nearly any form of web site. It meets the booming call for for good offered, transparent, concise, and chiefly sensible details on tips on how to layout and construct websites like a professional.

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Beginning Groovy, Grails and Griffon

By Vishal Layka

Web frameworks are enjoying a massive function within the production of latest such a lot compelling internet purposes, simply because they automate the various tedious initiatives, permitting builders to as a substitute specialize in supplying clients with artistic and robust beneficial properties. Java builders were really lucky during this quarter, having been in a position to reap the benefits of Grails, an open resource framework that supercharges productiveness whilst development Java–driven websites. Grails relies on Groovy, that is a truly well known and turning out to be dynamic scripting language for Java builders and used to be encouraged via Python, Ruby, and Smalltalk.

Beginning Groovy, Grails and Griffon is the 1st introductory publication at the Groovy language and its basic internet framework, Grails.  Griffon can be lined. whereas Grails is the internet framework for development Groovy net functions, Griffon is the deskop framework for development computer Groovy applications.  may perhaps Groovy be the hot Java?  it really is mild, speedy and loose (open source). 

This booklet will get you begun with Groovy, Grails and Griffon, and culminates within the instance and attainable software of a few real–world initiatives. You stick to besides the advance of every undertaking, imposing and operating each one program whereas studying new gains alongside the best way.

What you’ll learn

  • Understand the basics of the open resource, dynamic Groovy scripting language and the Grails net framework.
  • Capitalize upon Grails’ well–defined framework structure to construct net functions swifter than ever earlier than.
  • Improve your internet software with cutting–edge interface improvements utilizing Ajax.
  • Use Grails’ object–relational mapping answer, GORM, to regulate your information shop extra successfully than ever prior to.
  • Take good thing about Groovy to create reporting companies, enforce batch processing, and create replacement purchaser interfaces.
  • Deploy and improve your Grails–driven functions with services and simplicity.
  • Discover an alternate purchaser in Groovy to boot.
  • Explore the Griffon framework for growing Groovy-based computing device functions.

  • Who this publication is for

    Java and net builders trying to examine and embody the facility and suppleness provided via the extra agile, light-weight Groovy scripting language and its Grails and Griffon frameworks.

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    Creating a Website: The Missing Manual

    You can simply create a professional-looking site with not anything greater than a standard computing device and a few uncooked ambition. are looking to construct a weblog, promote items, create boards, or advertise an occasion? No challenge! This pleasant, jargon-free ebook promises the recommendations, instruments, and suggestion you want to construct a website and get it up at the Web.

    The vital belongings you have to know:

    • Master the basics. study HTML5, the language of the Web.
    • Design handsome pages. Use types to construct polished layouts.
    • Get it online. discover a trustworthy internet host and decide a great internet address.
    • Use time-saving tools. examine unfastened instruments for growing websites and monitoring your visitors.
    • Attract visitors. be sure humans can locate your website via renowned se's like Google.
    • Build a community. motivate repeat visits with social media.
    • Bring within the cash. Host Google advertisements, promote Amazon’s wares, or push your personal items that folks should purchase through PayPal.
    • Add pizzazz. contain audio, video, interactive menus, and a pinch of JavaScript.

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    The Mobile Book (By Smashing Magazine)

    By Josh Clark, Jeremy Keith, Peter-Paul Koch, Stephanie Rieger, Trent Walton, Brad Frost, Dave Olsen, Dennis Kardys

    Speedy Overview

    Our fresh published cellular ebook positive factors an important issues you want to recognize as a fashion designer, developer or cellular strategist to your web content. You’ll dive deep into the peculiarities of the cellular undefined, discover responsive layout method, layout styles and optimization strategies, find out about wireframing and prototyping for cellular in addition to the tips for designing with gestures and contact. As an additional, the ebook presents insights into the preferred systems equivalent to iOS, home windows mobile and so forth. in addition to introduces constructing and debugging strategies for complex HTML5 net applications.

    Table of Contents

    - Foreword via Jeremy Keith

    - What’s occurring In cellular? via Peter-Paul Koch
    - the way forward for cellular by means of Stephanie Rieger

    - Responsive layout procedure via Trent Walton
    - Responsive layout styles by means of Brad Frost
    - Optimizing For cellular by way of Dave Olson

    - Hands-On layout For cellular by way of Dennis Kardys
    - Designing For contact by means of Josh Clark

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    Java EE 7 Essentials

    By Arun Gupta

    Get on top of things at the imperative applied sciences within the Java Platform, company version 7, and find out how the newest model embraces HTML5, specializes in better productiveness, and offers performance to fulfill firm calls for. Written by way of Arun Gupta, a key member of the Java EE group, this e-book presents a chapter-by-chapter survey of numerous Java EE 7 necessities, together with WebSockets, Batch Processing, RESTful internet companies, and Java Message Service.

    You’ll additionally get self-paced directions for development an end-to-end program with the various applied sciences defined within the ebook, as a way to assist you comprehend the layout styles very important to Java EE development.

    • Understand the foremost elements of the Java EE platform, with easy-to-understand motives and large code samples
    • Examine all of the new parts which have been further to Java EE 7 platform, akin to WebSockets, JSON, Batch, and Concurrency
    • Learn approximately RESTful net prone, cleaning soap XML-based messaging protocol, and Java Message Service
    • Explore company JavaBeans, Contexts and Dependency Injection, and the Java patience API
    • Discover how diverse elements have been up to date from Java EE 6 to Java EE 7

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    The Essential Guide to HTML5 and CSS3 Web Design

    By Craig Grannell, Victor Sumner, Dionysios Synodinos

    The crucial advisor to HTML5 and CSS3 net Design has been totally revised from its significantly acclaimed first version, and up to date to incorporate the entire new positive factors and top practices of HTML5 and CSS3. This book reveals all you will have to design nice websites which are standards-compliant, usable, and aesthetically unique, yet it won't weigh down you with waffle, idea, or vague details!

    you will discover The crucial consultant to HTML5 and CSS3 internet Design invaluable at any level of your profession, with its mix of sensible tutorials and reference fabric. newbies will quick choose up the fundamentals, whereas more matured net designers and builders will hold returning to the e-book repeatedly to learn up on options they might not have used for it slow, or to look up houses, attributes and different info. This e-book is destined to turn into an in depth buddy, adopting an enduring position in your table.

    The crucial advisor to HTML5 and CSS3 internet Design begins with a short creation to the internet and website design, sooner than diving directly in to HTML5 and CSS3 fundamentals, reusing code, and different top practices you could undertake. The ebook then focuses on crucial parts of a winning website: typography, photos, navigation, tables, layouts, varieties and suggestions (including ready-made Hypertext Preprocessor scripts) and browser quirks, hacks and insects.

    The crucial advisor to HTML5 and CSS3 net Design is totally up to date, protecting aid of the latest criteria in all of the most modern browsers, together with IE 9 and Firefox four. The final bankruptcy of the ebook offers a number of case experiences to dissect and research from, together with the entire most well-liked site archetypes―a weblog, a shop entrance, a company domestic web page, and a web gallery. you are going to additionally savour a number of special reference appendices overlaying CSS, HTML, colour references, entities, and more―any information you must search for could be shut at hand.

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    Adobe Muse on Demand

    By Ted LoCascio

    This is often the publication model of the print name. entry to Workshops is out there via product registration - see directions in again pages of your eBook.

    Adobe® Muse™ on Demand
    Need solutions fast? Adobe® Muse™ on call for presents these solutions in a visible step by step structure. Ted LoCascio exhibits you precisely what to do via plenty of complete colour illustrations and easy-to-follow directions.

    Illustrations with matching steps
    Tasks are provided on one or pages
    Numbered Steps consultant you thru every one task
    Did you recognize? indicators you to advice and techniques
    See additionally issues you to comparable details within the book

    Inside the Book
    • Create and deal with your web site web page constitution utilizing the sitemap feature
    • make the most of grasp pages, simply as you'll with Adobe InDesign
    • car generate navigational menus
    • simply fill the browser historical past with a colour or image
    • Resize pages instantly as you upload content
    • customise prebuilt slideshow and composition widgets
    • Use the States panel to create dynamic buttons and rollovers
    • Pin photos to the browser so that they stay in place as you scroll
    • follow results corresponding to drop shadows, glows, bevels, and nook effects
    • make the most of personality, paragraph, and photograph kinds to quick follow and edit formatting
    • Preview and try out web page contents utilizing the in-app Preview Mode
    • Embed arbitrary HTML, resembling a Google map, YouTube video, and Twitter seek widget

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