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 booklet positive factors an important issues you'll want to understand as a dressmaker, developer or cellular strategist to your web pages. You’ll dive deep into the peculiarities of the cellular undefined, discover responsive layout process, layout styles and optimization recommendations, know about wireframing and prototyping for cellular in addition to the ideas for designing with gestures and contact. As an additional, the ebook offers insights into the preferred systems comparable to iOS, home windows cell and so forth. in addition to introduces constructing and debugging innovations for complex HTML5 internet applications.

Table of Contents

- Foreword via Jeremy Keith

PART I—THE cellular LANDSCAPE
- What’s occurring In cellular? through Peter-Paul Koch
- the way forward for cellular via Stephanie Rieger

PART II—RESPONSIVE net DESIGN
- Responsive layout approach through Trent Walton
- Responsive layout styles through Brad Frost
- Optimizing For cellular by way of Dave Olson

PART III—UX layout FOR MOBILE
- Hands-On layout For cellular through Dennis Kardys
- Designing For contact via Josh Clark

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Responsive Typography: Using Type Well on the Web

By Jason Pamental

Responsive website design is helping your website continue its layout integrity on numerous reveal sizes, yet how does it impact your typography? With this sensible e-book, picture designers, net designers, and front-end builders alike will research the nuts and bolts of enforcing net fonts good, in particular how one can get the easiest visual appeal from variety with no sacrificing functionality on any device.

After reading typography basics and the evolution of kind on the internet, writer Jason Pamental offers necessary techniques, actual examples, code, and recommendation for making your style performant, revolutionary, proportional, and polished—the basic components of responsive typography.

  • Understand how kind performs a necessary position in content-first net design
  • Weigh the tradeoffs among self-hosting and utilizing a font provider to get the easiest functionality to your site
  • Get your variety at the display speedy by way of designing for innovative Enhancement
  • Use a responsive relative scale to regulate proportions among typographic components for any gadget or resolution
  • Polish your variety with ligatures, kerning, and different strategies to create wealthy, textured examining experiences

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Programming Collective Intelligence: Building Smart Web 2.0 Applications

By Toby Segaran

Are looking to faucet the facility at the back of seek ratings, product innovations, social bookmarking, and on-line matchmaking? This interesting e-book demonstrates how one can construct internet 2.0 functions to mine the large volume of information created through humans on the web. With the subtle algorithms during this booklet, you could write clever courses to entry attention-grabbing datasets from different websites, acquire information from clients of your individual purposes, and examine and comprehend the knowledge as soon as you may have chanced on it. Programming Collective Intelligence takes you into the area of laptop studying and statistics, and explains the way to draw conclusions approximately consumer event, advertising, preferences, and human habit in general--all from info that you simply and others gather each day. each one set of rules is defined essentially and concisely with code which could instantly be used in your site, web publication, Wiki, or really expert software. This booklet explains:

  • Collaborative filtering thoughts that permit on-line shops to suggest items or media
  • Methods of clustering to observe teams of comparable goods in a wide dataset
  • Search engine features--crawlers, indexers, question engines, and the PageRank set of rules
  • Optimization algorithms that seek hundreds of thousands of attainable recommendations to an issue and select the simplest one
  • Bayesian filtering, utilized in unsolicited mail filters for classifying files in keeping with be aware varieties and different positive aspects
  • Using determination bushes not just to make predictions, yet to version the way in which judgements are made
  • Predicting numerical values instead of classifications to construct cost types
  • Support vector machines to check humans in on-line courting sites
  • Non-negative matrix factorization to discover the self reliant positive aspects in adataset
  • Evolving intelligence for challenge solving--how a working laptop or computer develops its ability by way of enhancing its personal code the extra it performs a game 

every one bankruptcy comprises routines for extending the algorithms to lead them to extra robust. transcend uncomplicated database-backed functions and positioned the wealth of web facts to be just right for you.

"Bravo! i can't reflect on a greater approach for a developer to first study those algorithms and strategies, nor am i able to give some thought to a greater method for me (an outdated AI puppy) to reinvigorate my wisdom of the details."
-- Dan Russell, Google

"Toby's e-book does an excellent task of breaking down the advanced material of machine-learning algorithms into functional, easy-to-understand examples that may be at once utilized to research of social interplay around the internet this present day. If I had this booklet years in the past, it can have kept useful time taking place a few fruitless paths."
-- Tim Wolters, CTO, Collective mind

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Dreamweaver CS6 Mobile and Web Development with HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery Mobile

By David Karlins

This booklet combines available, transparent, attractive, and candid reference fabric, recommendation, and shortcuts with huge step-by-step directions for making a wide variety of HTML5 and CSS3 designs and web page content material in Dreamweaver. This e-book is geared in the direction of skilled Dreamweaver net designers migrating to HTML5 and jQuery. It additionally objectives internet designers new to Dreamweaver who are looking to leap with ft into the most up-tp-date website design instruments and lines. whereas centred totally on Dreamweaver CS5.5, the booklet contains content material of price to readers utilizing older models of Dreamweaver with instructions on fitting a model of Adobe's HTML5 Pack that updates these older programs.

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The Art and Science of Web Design

By Jeffrey Veen

The artwork & technology of website design may help you know the net from the interior. it truly is established round center internet strategies that frequently get just a passing point out in books on website design. This ebook isn't really a reference ebook or a mode advisor. it's your mentor, whispering on your ear the entire solutions to these ubiquitous questions, and reminding us that there at the moment are new ideas and new how you can holiday them.

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Pro PHP and jQuery

Take benefit of the enhanced functionality and decreased reminiscence standards of Hypertext Preprocessor model 7, and learn how to make the most of the recent integrated Hypertext Preprocessor features and lines corresponding to typed variable enforcement with declare(strict_types=1) and the hot to be had information kinds, scalar sort declarations for functionality arguments and go back statements, consistent arrays utilizing define(), argument unpacking with the ... operator, integer department with intdiv(), the null coalesce operator, the spaceship operator, new exception varieties, and enhancements to latest features.

Pro personal home page and jQuery, moment Edition is for intermediate point programmers attracted to development internet purposes utilizing jQuery and personal home page. up-to-date for Hypertext Preprocessor model 7 and the most recent model of jQuery, this e-book teaches a few complex Hypertext Preprocessor suggestions and it exhibits you the way to take your dynamic purposes to the following point through including a JavaScript layer utilizing the jQuery framework and APIs.

After studying and utilizing this publication, you are going to come away having outfitted a completely useful personal home page and jQuery net software so you might reapply as a template in your personal specific internet application. 

Pro Hypertext Preprocessor and jQuery, moment Edition is for intermediate point programmers attracted to development net purposes utilizing jQuery and personal home page. up-to-date for Hypertext Preprocessor model 7 and the most recent model of jQuery, this publication teaches a few complicated personal home page recommendations and it exhibits you the way to take your dynamic purposes to the subsequent point by way of including a JavaScript layer utilizing the jQuery framework and APIs, thought of the most well-liked JavaScript libraries.

After interpreting and utilizing this ebook, you will come away knowing an absolutely practical Hypertext Preprocessor utilizing jQuery net software case examine for you to reapply as a template to your personal specific internet application.

Moreover, from Hypertext Preprocessor 7, you will get uniform variable syntax, the AST-based compilation method, the further Closure::call(), bitwise shift consistency throughout systems, the (null coalesce) operator, Unicode codepoint break out syntax, go back style declarations, and new and more uncomplicated extensions improvement with help for redis, MongoDB and masses more. 

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Building Web Apps with WordPress

By Brian Messenlehner, Jason Coleman

WordPress is far greater than a running a blog platform. As this useful advisor sincerely demonstrates, you should use WordPress to construct internet apps of any type—not mere content material websites, yet full-blown apps for particular initiatives. when you have personal home page event with a smattering of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, you’ll how one can use WordPress plugins and topics to improve quickly, scalable, and safe internet apps, local cellular apps, net companies, or even a community of a number of WordPress sites.

The authors use examples from their lately published SchoolPress app to provide an explanation for recommendations and methods through the publication. All code examples can be found on GitHub.

  • Compare WordPress with conventional app improvement frameworks
  • Use topics for perspectives, and plugins for backend functionality
  • Get feedback for selecting WordPress plugins—or construct your own
  • Manage person money owed and roles, and entry person data
  • Build asynchronous behaviors on your app with jQuery
  • Develop local apps for iOS and Android, utilizing wrappers
  • Incorporate personal home page libraries, exterior APIs, and internet provider plugins
  • Collect funds via ecommerce and club plugins
  • Use suggestions to hurry up and scale your WordPress app

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HTML, XHTML, and CSS For The Absolute Beginner

"HTML, XHTML, & CSS For absolutely the newbie" presents newbie point programmers with an access point advent to HTML, XHTML and CSS. This ebook serves as a primer for client-side internet improvement. To make studying enjoyable, the ebook makes use of a games-based tutorial strategy that offers operating examples that exhibit how HTML, XHTML and CSS may be utilized to the advance of websites and websites. "HTML, XHTML, & CSS For absolutely the newbie" is a enjoyable and straightforward means for a newbie to grasp internet improvement during the construction of computing device video games.

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Build APIs You Won't Hate: Everyone and their dog wants an API, so you should probably learn how to build them

API improvement is changing into more and more universal for server-side builders due to the increase of front-end JavaScript frameworks, iPhone purposes, and API-centric architectures. it could look like grabbing stuff from an information resource and shoving it out as JSON will be effortless, yet surviving alterations in enterprise good judgment, database schema updates, new beneficial properties, or deprecated endpoints could be a nightmare. After discovering some of the present assets for API improvement to be missing, Phil realized loads of issues the tough manner via years of trial and mistake. This booklet goals to condense that have, taking examples and causes additional than the trivial apples and pears nonsense tutorials frequently offer. by means of passing on a few top practices and common solid suggestion you could hit the floor operating with API improvement, mixed with a few horror tales and the way they have been overcome/avoided/averted. This booklet will speak about the speculation of designing and construction APIs in any language or framework, with this conception utilized in PHP-based examples.

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SQL For Dummies

By Allen G. Taylor

Uncover the secrets and techniques of SQL and begin development higher relational databases today!

This enjoyable and pleasant advisor may help you demystify database administration platforms so that you can create extra robust databases and entry details comfortably. up-to-date for the newest SQL performance, SQL For Dummies, eighth Edition covers the middle SQL language and indicates you ways to take advantage of SQL to constitution a DBMS, enforce a database layout, safe your facts, and retrieve details in the event you desire it.

  • Includes new improvements of SQL:2011, together with temporal information performance which lets you set legitimate occasions for transactions to ensue and is helping hinder database corruption
  • Covers developing, having access to, manipulating, protecting, and storing info in relational database administration platforms like entry, Oracle, SQL Server, and MySQL
  • Provides assistance for conserving your information secure from robbery, unintentional or malicious corruption, or loss as a result of apparatus mess ups and recommendation on taking away error on your work

Don't be daunted via database improvement anymore - get SQL For Dummies, eighth Edition, and you will be in your technique to SQL stardom.

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