Twitter API: Up and Running: Learn How to Build Applications with the Twitter API

By Kevin Makice

This groundbreaking booklet will give you the abilities and assets essential to construct internet functions for Twitter. ideal for brand spanking new and informal programmers intrigued via the area of microblogging, Twitter API: Up and Running conscientiously explains how each one a part of Twitter's API works, with targeted examples that make it easier to gather these development blocks into sensible and enjoyable net purposes. you will additionally get a whole examine Twitter tradition and learn the way it has encouraged programmers to construct hundreds and hundreds of instruments and functions. With this e-book, you will:

  • Explore each component to a Twitter program and learn the way the API responds
  • Get the Hypertext Preprocessor and MySQL code essential to construct your individual functions, with motives of ways those materials work
  • Learn from real-world Twitter functions created only for this book
  • Discover the main attention-grabbing and necessary Twitter programs--and get principles for developing your own--with the book's Twitter program directory

Twitter bargains a brand new approach to connect to humans on the web, and Twitter API: Up and Running takes you correct to the guts of this technology.

"Twitter API: Up and operating is a pleasant, available advent to the Twitter API. Even starting internet builders may have a operating Twitter undertaking ahead of they realize it. take a seat with this for a weekend and you are in your strategy to Twitter API mastery."--Alex Payne, Twitter API Lead

"Twitter API: Up and operating is a truly accomplished and helpful resource--any developer will think the urge to code a Twitter-related program correct after completing the book!"--The Lollicode staff, creators of Twitscoop

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HTML5: Up and Running

By Mark Pilgrim

If you do not know concerning the new good points on hand in HTML5, now could be the time to determine. the newest model of this markup language goes to seriously switch how you advance net functions, and this publication offers your first genuine examine HTML5's new parts and attributes.

Even even though paintings on HTML5 is ongoing, browsers equivalent to Safari, Mozilla, Opera, and Chrome already help lots of its gains -- and browsers for clever telephones are even farther forward, in particular iPhone's MobileSafari browser. With HTML5: Up & Running, you are going to learn the way this re-creation permits browsers to have interaction with JavaScript even more simply than sooner than. you are going to additionally learn the way HTML5 should help strengthen functions that:

  • Display video at once within the browser, with no need to depend on plugins
  • Work even if a person is offline, via profiting from HTML5's chronic garage
  • Offer a drawing canvas for dynamically generated 2-D images

This concise consultant is the main entire and authoritative publication you will find at the topic. writer Mark Pilgrim writes the weekly digest for the HTML5 operating crew, and represents Google at meetings on HTML5's functions. remain sooner than the curve. Order a duplicate of this publication today.

Five stuff you may still find out about HTML5
via Mark Pilgrim

1. It’s now not one titanic thing. you'll good ask: “How am i able to commence utilizing HTML5 if older browsers don’t help it?” however the query itself is deceptive. HTML5 isn't one monstrous factor; it's a number of person good points. so that you can’t realize “HTML5 support,” simply because that doesn’t make any feel. yet you can notice aid for person positive factors, like canvas, video, or geolocation.

you might imagine of HTML as tags and attitude brackets. That’s an incredible a part of it, yet it’s no longer the complete tale. The HTML5 specification additionally defines how these perspective brackets have interaction with JavaScript, during the rfile item version (DOM). HTML5 doesn’t simply outline video tag; there's additionally a corresponding DOM API for video items within the DOM. you should use this API to notice help for various video codecs, play a video, pause, mute audio, music how a lot of the video has been downloaded, and every little thing else you must construct a wealthy person event round the video tag itself.

bankruptcy 2 and Appendix A will educate you ways to correctly become aware of aid for every new HTML5 characteristic.

2. You don’t have to throw whatever away. like it or hate it, you can’t deny that HTML four is the main profitable markup structure ever. HTML5 builds on that luck. You don’t have to throw away your latest markup. You don’t have to relearn stuff you already comprehend. in the event that your internet software labored the day past in HTML four, it's going to nonetheless paintings this day in HTML5. interval.

Now, as a way to increase your internet purposes, you’ve come to the ideal position. Here’s a concrete instance: HTML5 helps the entire shape controls from HTML four, however it additionally comprises new enter controls. a few of these are long-overdue additions like sliders and date pickers; others are extra sophisticated. for instance, the e-mail enter kind seems similar to a textual content field, yet cellular browsers will customise their onscreen keyboard to provide help to kind e mail addresses. Older browsers that don’t help the e-mail enter kind will deal with it as a customary textual content box, and the shape nonetheless works without markup alterations or scripting hacks. this implies you can begin enhancing your internet kinds this day, whether a few of your viewers are caught on IE 6.

learn the entire gory information about HTML5 varieties in bankruptcy nine.

three. It’s effortless to get started. “Upgrading” to HTML5 should be so simple as altering your doctype. The doctype may still already be at the first line of each HTML web page. prior models of HTML outlined loads of doctypes, and selecting the proper it is easy to be tough. In HTML5, there's just one doctype: !DOCTYPE html

Upgrading to the HTML5 doctype won’t holiday your latest markup, simply because all of the tags outlined in HTML four are nonetheless supported in HTML5. however it will let you use -- and validate -- new semantic parts like article, part, header, and footer. You’ll study all approximately those new components in bankruptcy three.

four. It already works even if you must draw on a canvas, play video, layout greater kinds, or construct net functions that paintings offline, you’ll locate that HTML5 is already well-supported. Firefox, Safari, Chrome, Opera, and cellular browsers already help canvas (Chapter 4), video (Chapter 5), geolocation (Chapter 6), neighborhood garage (Chapter 7), and extra. Google already helps microdata annotations (Chapter 10). Even Microsoft -- not often identified for blazing the path of criteria aid -- might be assisting so much HTML5 good points within the upcoming web Explorer nine.

each one bankruptcy of this ebook contains the all-too-familiar browser compatibility charts. yet extra importantly, each one bankruptcy encompasses a frank dialogue of your techniques if you want to aid older browsers. HTML5 good points like geolocation (Chapter 6) and video (Chapter five) have been first supplied by way of browser plugins like Gears or Flash. different gains, like canvas (Chapter 4), may be emulated totally in JavaScript. This publication will educate you the way to focus on the local beneficial properties of contemporary browsers, with no leaving older browsers in the back of.

five. It’s right here to stick. Tim Berners-Lee invented the realm extensive net within the early Nineties. He later based the W3C to behave as a steward of net criteria, which the association has performed for greater than 15 years. here's what the W3C needed to say concerning the way forward for internet criteria, in July 2009:

    Today the Director pronounces that after the XHTML 2 operating workforce constitution expires as scheduled on the finish of 2009, the constitution aren't renewed. by way of doing so, and through expanding assets within the HTML operating crew, W3C hopes to speed up the growth of HTML5 and make clear W3C’s place concerning the way forward for HTML.

HTML5 is the following to stick. Let’s dive in.

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Xcode 4 Cookbook

By Steven F. Daniel

Over a hundred recipes to construct your personal enjoyable and fascinating iOS functions with this booklet and ebook.


• the best way to move approximately constructing a few easy, but strong functions conveniently utilizing recipes and instance code
• Teaches tips to use the positive factors of iOS 6 to combine fb, Twitter, iCloud, and Airplay into your applications
• plenty of step by step recipe examples with plentiful screenshots all over to program deployment to the Apple App shop to get you in control very quickly, with useful tricks alongside the way.

In Detail

The free up of iOS 6 comes filled with over 1,500 new APIs and 2 hundred new positive factors. Xcode four Cookbook will educate youhow to combine iCloud garage and the way to head approximately utilizing the fb and OpenGraphi APIs, in addition to supplying you with sensible step by step recipes overlaying consumer Interfaces, info administration, multimedia, localisation providers and maps, during to program deployment to the Apple App shop. you'll soon be gaining knowledge of the know-how and the talents had to create a few striking applications.

Xcode four Cookbook may also help you the way to construct a few robust functions utilizing iOS 6 and a few of the frameworks. you'll soon grasp the best way to contain iCloud, fb, and the OpenGraph APIs and observe numerous snapshot filters and transitions utilizing center photograph integration inside of your functions. by utilizing the book’s step by step method, you'll soon grasp the expertise and the talents had to create a few remarkable applications.

Xcode four Cookbook will give you the talents and data and useful recipes on find out how to cross approximately constructing invaluable purposes that may be used in the industry.

You will begin through studying easy methods to cross approximately downloading and fitting the Xcode improvement instruments, find out about Interface Builder to create the visible consumer interfaces, connecting the items utilizing retailers and activities, and the way to compile/debug your applications.

Finally, you are going to the best way to seize media with the iOS digital camera and play again video content material utilizing Airplay to wirelessly circulation movies to an Apple television gadget, utilizing the AV origin framework, in addition to utilizing the center photograph and middle pictures frameworks to create awesome photo results utilizing the integrated features.

What you'll examine from this book

• obtain and set up the Xcode four iOS 6 Developer Tools;
• construct consumer interfaces utilizing Interface Builder;
• notice the center photo and center snap shots Frameworks and the integrated photo filters;
• Use tools to ensure your purposes are working smoothly;
• discover the center place and MapKit frameworks to demonstrate the present user’s position and to use the geocoding of tackle information;
• grasp iCloud garage APIs to add and obtain content material, in addition to tips to move approximately dealing with file-conflicts;
• combine the fb, OpenGraph, and fb question Language (FQL) APIs into your applications;
• installation your purposes to the Apple App Store.


This is a Cookbook with easy-to-follow recipes containing useful and special examples that are all totally subsidized up with code, illustrations, and advice.

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Build Your Own Website The Right Way Using HTML & CSS

With over 60,000 copies offered due to the fact its first version, this SitePoint best-seller has simply had a clean replace to incorporate contemporary advances within the internet industry.

With the 1st variations coming hugely advised by means of validated, top net designers and builders, the 3rd variation with all its additional candies will proceed that pattern. additionally absolutely up to date to incorporate the newest working platforms, internet browsers and supplying fixes to matters that experience cropped up because the final edition.

Readers will study to:

  • Style textual content and keep an eye on your web page format with CSS
  • Create and Optimize images for the Web
  • Add interactivity for your websites with forms
  • Include a customized seek, touch us web page, and a News/Events part in your site
  • Track viewers with Google Analytics
  • Extend your succeed in and attach your website with Social Media
  • Use HTML5&CSS3 so as to add a few cool, polished gains for your site
  • Use diagnosis/debug instruments to discover any problems

And plenty more.

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Game Analytics: Maximizing the Value of Player Data

By Magy Seif El-Nasr, Anders Drachen, Alessandro Canossa

Developing a winning online game in today’s marketplace is a not easy pastime. hundreds of thousands of titles are released each year, all competing for gamers’ time and a focus. online game analytics has emerged long ago few years as one of many major assets for making sure video game caliber, maximizing good fortune, figuring out participant habit and embellishing the standard of the participant event. It has ended in a paradigm shift within the improvement and layout ideas of electronic video games, bringing data-driven intelligence practices into the fray for informing determination making at operational, tactical and strategic levels.

Game Analytics - Maximizing the price of participant Data is the 1st booklet related to online game analytics; the method of gaining knowledge of and speaking styles in information in the direction of comparing and using motion, bettering functionality and fixing difficulties in video game improvement and online game examine. Written via over 50 foreign specialists from and examine, it covers a entire variety of themes throughout greater than 30 chapters, offering an in-depth dialogue of video game analytics and its useful applications.

Topics lined comprise monetization concepts, layout of telemetry platforms, analytics for iterative creation, online game information mining and massive facts in online game improvement, spatial analytics, visualization and reporting of research, participant habit research, quantitative consumer checking out and video game person study. This cutting-edge quantity is an important resource of reference for online game builders and researchers.

 Key takeaways include:

  • Thorough creation to video game analytics; masking analytics utilized to info on gamers, tactics and function through the online game lifecycle.
  • In-depth insurance and suggestion on constructing analytics structures and constructing sturdy practices for integrating analytics in game-development and -management.
  • Contributions by means of major researchers and skilled execs from the undefined, together with Ubisoft, Sony, EA, Bioware, sq. Enix, THQ, Volition, and PlayableGames. 
  • Interviews with skilled pros on how they use analytics to create hit games.

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Google BigQuery Analytics

By Jordan Tigani, Siddartha Naidu

How to successfully use BigQuery, steer clear of universal error, and execute subtle queries opposed to huge datasets

Google BigQuery Analytics is the appropriate advisor for company and information analysts who wish the most recent pointers on operating advanced queries and writing code to speak with the BigQuery API. The e-book makes use of real-world examples to illustrate present top practices and strategies, and in addition explains and demonstrates streaming ingestion, transformation through Hadoop in Google Compute engine, AppEngine datastore integration, and utilizing GViz with Tableau to generate charts of question effects. as well as the mechanics of BigQuery, the ebook additionally covers the structure of the underlying Dremel question engine, supplying an intensive figuring out that ends up in larger question results.

  • Features a spouse web site that incorporates all code and knowledge units from the book
  • Uses real-world examples to provide an explanation for every thing analysts want to know to successfully use BigQuery
  • Includes net program examples coded in Python

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Programming Microsoft ASP.NET MVC (3rd Edition)

By Dino Esposito

Advance next-generation internet functions with ASP.NET MVC

Go deep into the structure and lines of ASP.NET MVC five, and methods to construct internet purposes that paintings good on either the machine and cellular units. net improvement specialist Dino Esposito takes you thru the net framework’s Model-View-Controller (MVC) layout version, and covers the instruments you must cleanly separate enterprise good judgment from the consumer interface. If you’re an skilled internet developer new to ASP.NET MVC, this sensible advisor gets you going.

Discover how to:
* construct net purposes which are effortless to check and maintain
* Dive into the capabilities of controllers—the middle of an MVC site
* discover the constitution and behaviour of a view engine
* technique numerous enter information utilizing a customized version binder
* Automate the writing of enter varieties, and streamline validation
* layout web pages for cellular units, localization, and blunder handling
* offer protection by way of imposing a club system
* Inject script code into your website utilizing JavaScript and jQuery
* Use Responsive website design to make websites mobile-friendly

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Puppet 3 Beginner's Guide

By John Arundel

With basically the main easy programming talents, this booklet will educate you the way to automate your server setups and deal with web content utilizing Puppet. it really is enjoyable too, with sensible examples established round a fictional internet company.


  • Shows you step by step the way to set up Puppet and begin dealing with your structures with easy examples
  • Every element of Puppet is defined intimately so you fairly comprehend what you are doing.
  • Gets you up and operating instantly, from deploy to utilizing Puppet for sensible initiatives in an issue of minutes.
  • Written in a transparent, pleasant, jargon-free sort which does not suppose any prior wisdom and explains issues in useful terms

In Detail

Everyone's speaking approximately Puppet, the open-source DevOps know-how that permits you to automate your server setups and deal with web pages, databases, and computers. Puppet can construct new servers in seconds, maintain your structures always brand new, and automate day-by-day upkeep tasks.

"Puppet three Beginner's consultant" will get you up and working with Puppet right away, with whole genuine international examples. every one bankruptcy builds your talents, including new Puppet good points, regularly with a pragmatic concentration. you are going to study every little thing you must deal with all of your infrastructure with Puppet.

"Puppet three Beginner's consultant" takes you from entire newbie to convinced Puppet consumer, via a sequence of transparent, uncomplicated examples, with complete factors at each stage.

Through a sequence of labored examples introducing Puppet to a fictional net corporation, you will the best way to deal with each point of your server setup. Switching to Puppet need not be a major, long term venture; this booklet will enable you to begin by way of bringing one small a part of your platforms lower than Puppet keep an eye on and, bit by bit, construction to the purpose the place Puppet is coping with all of your infrastructure.

Presented in an easy-to-read consultant to studying Puppet from scratch, this publication explains easily and obviously all you must be aware of to take advantage of this crucial IT strength instrument, forever utilizing those strategies to real-world scenarios.

What you'll study from this book

  • Installing and configuring your Puppet environment.
  • Running Puppet on a number of servers.
  • Deploy configuration documents and templates for lightning-fast installations.
  • Creating and tracking studies and information.
  • Managing consumer money owed, defense, entry regulate, and scheduled jobs.
  • Best practices for organizing your Puppet code utilizing Git.


Presented in an easy-to-follow, step by step educational structure, Puppet three Beginner's advisor will lead you thru the fundamentals of constructing your Puppet server with lots of screenshots and real-world solutions.

Who this booklet is written for

This e-book is written for method directors and builders, and a person else who must deal with desktops. it is important to be capable of edit textual content documents and run a number of instructions at the command line, yet another way no procedure management or programming event is required.

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Beginning JSP, JSF and Tomcat: Java Web Development (Expert's Voice in Java)

By Giulio Zambon

Start development Java–based net purposes now, whether you’re an entire newcomer to Java. complete and example–driven, Beginning JSP, JSF, and Tomcat: Java internet improvement, moment Edition is all you want to boost dynamic Java-based internet functions utilizing JSP, connect with databases with JSF, and positioned them into motion utilizing the world’s most well liked open resource Java internet server, Apache Tomcat.

  • A accomplished advent to JavaServer Pages (JSP), JavaServer Faces (JSF), and the Apache Tomcat net program server
  • Key innovations made effortless to know through various operating examples and a walkthrough of the improvement of an entire e-commerce venture
  • Written for pros through a working towards Java internet software expert and professional

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Jump Start HTML5

By Tiffany B. Brown, Kerry Butters, Sandeep Panda

This brief ebook offers a pragmatic creation to HTML5. HTML (HyperText Markup Language) is the fundamental language of websites. initially built in an effort to describe and percentage clinical papers, HTML is now used to mark up every type of records and create visible interfaces for browser-based software.

With HTML5, besides the fact that, HTML has develop into as a lot an of API for constructing browser-based software program because it is a markup language. during this e-book, we'll speak about the heritage of HTML and HTML5 and discover its new features.

It covers:

HTML5 fundamentals Multimedia Canvas and SVG HTML5 functions HTML5 APIs
HTML5 is needed wisdom for each specialist net dressmaker and developer. This e-book will fast get you in control with the basics of HTML5 and provides you the boldness to begin experimenting in your own.

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