Mobile and Web Messaging: Messaging Protocols for Web and Mobile Devices

find out how to use messaging applied sciences to construct responsive and resilient purposes for cellular units and net browsers. With this hands-on consultant, you’ll use the Stomp and Mqtt messaging protocols to put in writing iOs and net purposes able to sending and receiving Gps and equipment sensor facts, textual content messages, and alerts.

Messaging protocols aren't in basic terms easy to take advantage of, but additionally preserve community bandwidth, gadget reminiscence, and batteries. utilizing this book’s step by step structure, writer Jeff Mesnil is helping you're employed with Objective-C and JavaScript libraries, in addition to the protocols. All you want to start are uncomplicated programming skills.

  • Understand uncomplicated messaging recommendations and composition
  • Learn universal messaging types: point-to-point and publish/subscribe
  • Use Stomp to jot down an iOs program that sends Gps facts, and an internet app that consumes the data
  • Build an iOs app with Mqtt that tracks and publicizes machine movement facts, and an internet app that screens the information and sends alerts
  • Extend Stomp to filter out, prioritize, persist, and expire messages
  • Take an entire journey of Stomp and Mqtt, together with gains no longer utilized in the book’s pattern apps

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Professional Mobile Web Development with WordPress, Joomla! and Drupal

By James Pearce

How to improve robust cellular websites utilizing renowned content material administration structures (CMS)

Mobile is the most popular factor going—and constructing content material for cellular units and browsers is even warmer than that.  This booklet is your advisor to it all—how to layout, construct, and install websites, blogs and providers that would paintings brilliantly for cellular clients. You’ll find out about the cutting-edge of cellular internet improvement, the instruments to be had to exploit, and the simplest practices for developing compelling cellular consumer interfaces. Then, utilizing the preferred content material administration structures, WordPress, Joomla!, and Drupal, you’ll the best way to construction world-class cellular websites from latest systems and content..  The booklet walks you thru each one platform, together with the right way to use third-party plug-ins and topics, explains the ideas for writing your personal common sense, tips on how to change among cellular and computing device, and masses more.

  • Provides a technical evaluate of the cellular panorama and acquaints you with  various cellular units and networks
  • Covers issues universal to all structures, together with website topologies, switching among cellular and computer, universal consumer interface styles, and more
  • Walks you thru each one content material administration platform—WordPress, Joomla!, and Drupal—first targeting normal plug-ins and issues after which exploring complicated recommendations for writing your personal topics or logic
  • Explains the simplest practices for checking out, deploying, and integrating a cellular internet site
  • Also explores analytics, m-commerce, and website positioning thoughts for mobile

Get sooner than the the cellular net improvement curve with this specialist and in-depth reference guide!

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Core HTML5 Canvas: Graphics, Animation, and Game Development (Core Series)

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Read how David wrote middle HTML5 Canvas:

Check out David's article sequence on HTML5 2nd online game Development at IBM's developerworks:

This publication is a painstakingly crafted, expertly written, code-fueled, no-nonsense deep dive into HTML5 Canvas published in complete colour with syntax-highlighted code listings throughout. 

Core HTML5 Canvas is written for knowledgeable software program builders with an intermediate-level figuring out of JavaScript

The results of years full-time paintings through a long-time best-selling writer, this booklet indicates you ways to enforce something you could think with the Canvas second API, from textual content editors to games. Geary meticulously covers each aspect of the API with crystal-clear writing so you not just comprehend complex thoughts, yet most significantly, you could alter the book's examples in your personal particular use cases.

Here are a number of the stuff you will know about during this book:
  • The canvas element--using it with different HTML parts, dealing with occasions, printing a canvas, and utilizing offscreen canvases
  • Shapes--drawing, dragging, erasing, and modifying traces, arcs, circles, curves, and polygons; utilizing shadows, gradients, and patterns
  • Text--drawing, positioning, atmosphere font homes; construction textual content controls
  • Images--drawing, scaling, clipping, processing, and animating
  • Animations--creating soft, effective, and transportable animations
  • Sprites--implementing lively items that experience painters and behaviors
  • Physics--modeling actual structures (falling our bodies, pendulums, and projectiles), and enforcing tweening for nonlinear movement and animation
  • Collision detection--advanced concepts, truly explained
  • Game development--all elements of online game improvement, comparable to time-based movement and excessive rating help, applied in a online game engine
  • Custom controls--infrastructure for enforcing customized controls; enforcing growth bars, sliders, and a picture panner
  • Mobile applications--fitting Canvas apps on a cellular reveal, utilizing media queries, dealing with contact occasions, and specifying iOS5 artifacts, equivalent to app icons 

in the course of the publication, Geary discusses top quality, reusable code to assist expert builders study every thing they honestly want to know, with completely no fluff. the entire book's code and dwell demonstrations of key examples can be found at

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Build Your Own Database Driven Web Site Using PHP & MySQL

By Kevin Yank

Build your personal Database pushed site utilizing personal home page & MySQL is a realistic hands-on advisor to studying the entire instruments, ideas and strategies had to construct an absolutely sensible database-driven website utilizing Hypertext Preprocessor & MySQL.

This ebook covers every thing from fitting Hypertext Preprocessor & MySQL less than home windows, Linux, and Mac via to construction a dwell web-based content material administration approach.

whereas this can be basically a newcomers booklet, it additionally covers extra complex subject matters similar to the garage of binary facts in MySQL, and cookies and periods in personal home page. It comes whole with a collection of convenient reference publications for personal home page & MySQL that include:

  • MySQL syntax
  • MySQL services
  • MysQL column kinds
  • PHP capabilities for operating with MySQL
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    Learning Firefox OS Application Development

    By Tanay Pant

    Learn to layout, construct, and set up your Firefox OS functions, outfitted with net applied sciences, to the Firefox Marketplace

    About This Book

    • Create attractive and interactive Firefox OS functions by way of making use of your wisdom of net development
    • Cater your purposes to an enormous variety of clients via porting them to the Firefox OS
    • A step by step studying workflow with real-life purposes to illustrate the concepts

    Who This ebook Is For

    This is a realistic consultant that makes use of hands-on examples to educate you the way to create functions for Firefox OS and in addition the best way to port purposes to Firefox industry. This ebook is meant for builders who are looking to construct functions for Firefox OS. An figuring out of HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS is required.

    What you'll Learn

    • Install, use, and entry the Firefox OS simulator with assistance from WebIDE
    • Get to understand approximately software appear records and the basic distinction among net functions and Firefox OS applications
    • Create an program that measures the tapping pace of the user
    • Create an program that enables a person to examine in at a spot with geolocation tagging
    • Access device-specific positive factors with WebAPIs and enforce those via construction a photograph enhancing and sharing application
    • Submit your individual functions to the Firefox market and percentage them with others
    • Professionally keep the code of your program with assistance from Github and install your hosted functions to OpenShift

    In Detail

    With wide compatibility, the newest in internet applied sciences, and strong improvement instruments, Firefox is a smart selection for either net builders and finish clients. Firefox OS's promoting of HTML5 as a first-class citizen opens up the walled gardens of cellular software improvement for internet builders. it's because of this initiative that no exact SDKs are required to strengthen for Firefox OS.

    This ebook may also help you excel within the artwork of constructing purposes for Firefox OS. It sequentially covers wisdom development, talents acquisition, and sensible applications.

    Starting with an creation to Firefox OS, utilization of WebIDE, after which the appliance constitution, this ebook introduces purposes of accelerating complexity with each one bankruptcy. An software that measures your tapping pace, a geolocation tagging program, and a photograph modifying and sharing software are the 3 purposes that may be outfitted from scratch. you'll find out about themes similar to the adaptation among a variety of forms of Firefox OS purposes, software show up records, offline apps, and designing rules for functions. additionally, you will discover ways to try out and put up the purposes to and eventually retain the repository of the Firefox OS application.

    By the top, it is possible for you to to enhance fantastically designed, fully-fledged, and conscientiously demonstrated Firefox OS functions and in addition proportion them on the Firefox OS Marketplace.

    Style and approach

    This e-book is an easy-to-grasp workflow with useful examples of real-world functions equivalent to Clickr, payment In!, and FotoFox. each one bankruptcy explains the innovations, that are then bolstered as they're proven in an software or a flowchart.

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    Drupal Web Profiles

    By Timi Ogunjobi

    Demystifying some of the most well known content material administration platforms in use this present day, Drupal net Profiles deals an entire creation to the set up, configuration, and management of Drupal models 6 and seven. choked with labored examples, step by step directions, and hands-on initiatives, it presents readers with the instruments to strengthen powerful company net suggestions utilizing Drupal.

    The publication provides easy-to-follow guideline at the fundamental points of the Drupal framework―from uncomplicated deploy, configuration, and management to making new performance with customized modules and issues. Defining key Drupal terminology in a manner that clients and builders can simply comprehend, this project-based advisor explains how to:

    • Create an install atmosphere for Drupal in addition to the right way to perform the particular installation
    • Build internet purposes utilizing Drupal builds and profiles
    • Add new content material to a Drupal website and describe, classify, and set up content material utilizing the Taxonomy module
    • Optimize Drupal functionality with automated throttling, bandwidth optimization, and web page caching
    • Customize Drupal subject matters and create, set up, and debug modules

    The first 5 chapters describe the way to set up, configure, and administer a uncomplicated web site utilizing Drupal model 6 or 7. the following 5 chapters introduce Drupal profiles and clarify easy methods to get them manage and operating. offering in-depth remedy of net analytics, together with Google analytics, parsing internet logs, and node tagging, the e-book palms you with time-tested suggestion on tips on how to visual display unit, research, and optimize the functionality of your Drupal set up.

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    The Principles of Beautiful Web Design

    By Jason Beaird

    The rules of lovely website design is the perfect e-book for those who can construct web content, yet are seeking for the abilities and information to visually increase their sites.

    This publication will educate you ways to:

    • Understand what makes "good design," from discovery via to implementation
    • Use colour successfully, improve colour schemes, and create a palette
    • Create unique layouts utilizing grids, the guideline of thirds, and symmetry
    • Employ textures: strains, issues, shapes, volumes, and depth
    • Apply typography to make usual designs glance great
    • Choose, edit, and place powerful imagery

    And plenty more...

    This easy-to-follow advisor is illustrated with attractive, full-color examples, and should lead you thru the method of making nice designs from begin to end.

    The 3rd variation of this publication has been enormously revised and now features:

    • Updated and elevated assurance of cellular and responsive website design (RWD)
    • A new pattern project
    • New sections on person interface and icon design
    • Common user-interface styles and resources

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    Writing for the Web: Creating Compelling Web Content Using Words, Pictures, and Sound

    By Lynda Felder

    With Writing for the Web, you’ll study every little thing you want to comprehend to create powerful websites utilizing phrases, photos, and sound. keep on with alongside as teacher and author Lynda Felder combines easy-to-follow guidance with pictures, lists, and tables to demonstrate the foremost techniques at the back of writing nonlinear, interactive tales; developing succinct and transparent replica; and dealing compelling photos, movement photographs, and sound into your content.

    Many books provide guide on find out how to use software program courses to construct sites, podcasts, and illustrations. yet purely Writing for the Web explains whilst and why an writer may select a demonstration over a photo, movement images over textual content, or a slice of Beethoven’s 5th over the sound of a effervescent brook. targeting storytelling thoughts that paintings top for electronic media, this booklet describes the basic talents and instruments in an internet author’s toolbox, together with a radical figuring out of grammar and elegance, a severe eye for images, and an ear for simply the proper sound byte for a podcast.

    This essentially written consultant presents a enjoyable and sensible method of internet writing that busy scholars and writers can be wanting to research and discover.

    • Uses concise, straight-to-the-point type to demonstrate options for writing sharp and concentrated net replica, coupled with compelling visuals and sound
    • makes a speciality of writing practices and directions, with workouts and activates built and verified by means of the author
    • positive aspects transparent layout, with lots of images and visible parts, and a pleasant and an expert voice

    Take your studying even extra with Lynda's spouse ebook: The net Writer's Toolkit: 365 activates, collaborative workouts, video games, and demanding situations for potent on-line content.

    For extra assistance, routines, and recommendations for lecturers, try out the book’s website at

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    WordPress Multisite Administration

    By Tyler L. Longren

    A concise consultant to establish, deal with, and customise your weblog community utilizing WordPress multisite


    • Learn tips to configure a whole, sensible, and tasty WordPress Multisite
    • Customize your websites with WordPress issues and plugins
    • Set up, preserve, and safe your web publication network

    In Detail

    WordPress is an exceptionally renowned running a blog platform. Few humans observe that the software program in the back of, that's a standalone WordPress with multisite enabled, is on the market at no cost, for a person to use. WordPress Multisite is a different “mode” outfitted into WordPress, which lets you create a community of a number of web content, all operating on a unmarried deploy of WordPress.

    WordPress Multisite management is an easy-to-understand e-book choked with info, assistance, and top practices that can assist you create and deal with a web publication community just like, through the use of WordPress Multisite.

    WordPress Multisite management will take you thru the entire steps essential to get WordPress Multisite put in and configured in your server. It covers every little thing from install and preliminary configuration to customizations and a few useful troubleshooting tips.

    You also will the way to construct your individual web publication listing that includes the authors on your WordPress Multisite community. The web publication listing is equipped via applying WordPress baby subject matters, a really worthwhile factor to understand the way to do.

    You'll study every little thing you must find out about operating and preserving a WordPress Multisite installation.

    What you are going to study from this book

    • Create a WordPress multisite community, just like
    • Learn subject and plugin activation and management
    • Make a customized web publication listing that includes community writer content
    • Secure your WordPress Multisite installation
    • Migrate a number of common WordPress websites into one WordPress Multisite installation
    • Tips and top practices for optimization
    • Update issues, plugins, and WordPress core
    • Create a easy WordPress baby subject matter for the weblog directory
    • Set up a number of websites in your WordPress multisite network


    This is a straightforward, concise consultant with a step by step process, full of screenshots and examples to establish and deal with a community weblog utilizing WordPress

    Who this e-book is written for

    WordPress Multisite management is perfect for a person desirous to familiarize themselves with WordPress Multisite. you will need to grasp the fundamentals approximately WordPress, and having a minimum of a huge knowing of HTML, CSS, and Hypertext Preprocessor may also help, yet isn't really required.

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