Web Development with Clojure: Build Bulletproof Web Apps with Less Code

By Dmitri Sotnikov

Modern internet functions deserve sleek instruments. Harness the JVM's wealthy infrastructure whereas profiting from the expressive energy and brisk functionality of a contemporary practical language. take advantage of Clojure's exact merits for internet improvement. step-by-step, observe the basics of programming in Clojure to construct real-world, specialist internet functions. This version positive factors new libraries, instruments, and most sensible practices, and makes a speciality of constructing glossy single-page purposes.

Stop constructing net apps with yesterday's instruments. this day, builders are more and more adopting Clojure as a web-development platform. See for your self what makes Clojure so fascinating, as you create a chain of net apps of growing to be complexity, showing the total technique of internet improvement utilizing a latest sensible language. trip via all of the steps in constructing a wealthy photograph Gallery internet application--from notion to packaging and deployment. you will paintings hands-on with Clojure and construct real-world, specialist internet apps.

This totally up-to-date moment variation finds the alterations within the swiftly evolving Clojure surroundings. wake up to hurry at the many new libraries, instruments, and top practices. achieve services within the well known Ring/Compojure stack utilizing the Luminus framework. find out how Clojure works with databases and speeds improvement of RESTful prone. See why ClojureScript is quickly changing into a well-liked front-end platform, and use ClojureScript with the preferred Reagent library to construct single-page applications.

This publication is for you, even if you are already accustomed to Clojure or if you are thoroughly new to the language.

What You Need:

The newest JVM, Clojure 1.6+, and the Leiningen construct software, in addition to an editor resembling Emacs, IntelliJ, Eclipse, mild desk, or VI.

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250 HTML and Web Design Secrets

By Molly E. Holzschlag

This value-priced advisor through one of many most sensible 25 so much Influential ladies on the net supplies 250 options, workarounds, assistance, and annoyance-busters that internet designers will not locate at any place else deals 500 pages of insider options to enhance workflow and potency, shop improvement money and time, and elevate seek engine ratings and placement site visitors, no matter if designers are looking to increase an present website or construct a state of the art web site from scratch Covers subject matters corresponding to HTML, XHTML, CSS, images and multimedia, mobile phone and PDA accessibility, content material improvement, instruments, usability, info structure, globalization, and location redecorate Molly Holzschlag is a guidance committee member of the internet criteria undertaking (WaSP) and spokesperson for the area association of site owners, in addition to a widespread lecturer at meetings and the writer of twenty-five past books

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Designing Multi-Device Experiences: An Ecosystem Approach to User Experiences across Devices

By Michal Levin

Welcome to our multi-device international, a global the place a user’s event with one software can span many devices—a phone, a capsule, a working laptop or computer, the television, and past. This useful publication demonstrates the diversity of the way units relate to one another, combining to create robust ensembles that bring more desirable, built-in stories in your users.

  • Learn a pragmatic framework for designing multi-device stories, in keeping with the 3Cs—Consistent, Complementary, and non-stop approaches
  • Graduate from supplying every little thing on all units, to supplying the perfect factor, on the correct time, at the top (available) device
  • Apply the 3Cs framework to the wider realm of the net of items, and layout multi-device reports that expect an absolutely attached world
  • Learn the right way to degree your multi-device surroundings performance
  • Get prior to the curve through designing for a extra hooked up destiny
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    Programming for PaaS

    By Lucas Carlson

    Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) is gaining severe traction between net and cellular builders, yet as new PaaS prone emerge and current proprietors improve their good points, it’s difficult to maintain tune of what PaaS has to supply. This thorough advent takes you thru the PaaS version from a developer’s perspective, and breaks down the kinds of prone that Google App Engine, home windows Azure, Heroku, Cloud Foundry, and others deliver.

    Whether you’re an entrepreneur or a part of a wide company improvement staff, this booklet exhibits you ways PaaS might be useful concentrate on cutting edge purposes, instead of spend some time caring approximately technical operations.

    • Track the cloud’s evolution from IaaS and DevOps to PaaS
    • Learn how PaaS combines the simplicity of shared internet hosting with the keep an eye on of devoted hosting
    • Explore the advantages of either moveable and non-portable PaaS options
    • Apply top practices for relocating legacy apps to PaaS—and comprehend the demanding situations involved
    • Write new purposes for PaaS from scratch with RESTful meta-services
    • Use PaaS to construct cellular apps with backend providers that scale
    • Examine the middle providers that every significant supplier at the moment offers
    • Learn the occasions during which PaaS is probably not advantageous

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    HTML5 Video How-to

    By Alex Libby

    Over 20 useful, hands-on recipes to encode and reveal video clips within the HTML5 video standard
    * Encode and embed movies into websites utilizing the HTML5 video standard
    * post video clips to renowned websites, corresponding to YouTube or VideoBin
    * offer cross-browser help for HTML5 movies and create your individual customized video participant utilizing jQuery

    In Detail

    Publishing video clips on-line has been round for a couple of years, even supposing has fairly taken off with the appearance of video sharing websites comparable to YouTube. the ability of video is massive if performed good; it may current loads of info in a extra visually attractive demeanour than utilizing written textual content and images. performed badly although – it may current genuine difficulties to the corporate or person internet hosting the video, that experience the aptitude to reason a few actual harm!

    "HTML5 Video How-To" is a realistic, hands-on advisor that offers you with a couple of transparent step by step workouts, that allows you to assist you reap the benefits of the genuine strength that's at the back of HTML5 video, and provides you an excellent grounding in utilizing it on your internet pages.

    This ebook appears on the HTML5 video codecs to be had, and breaks down the secret and confusion that surrounds which structure to take advantage of. it is going to take you thru a couple of transparent, functional recipes that can assist you to exploit the recent HTML5 video commonplace, quick and painlessly.

    You also will how one can construct your individual video participant utilizing jQuery, or through the use of one of many pre-built libraries to be had. we'll additionally seriously look into including performance corresponding to lightbox results, or subtitles, in addition to the right way to put up video clips to well known web hosting websites, resembling YouTube or VideoBin. with the intention to reap the benefits of utilizing the hot HTML5 video structure, then this is often the ebook for you.

    You will examine every little thing you want to be aware of to transform video clips into the fitting layout, in addition to the way to exhibit them on your browser or web content, throughout a number of platforms.

    What will you examine from this e-book
    * changing movies right into a legitimate HTML5 format
    * developing playback help for video clips from inside your websites or browser
    * Embedding video clips utilizing the HTML5 standard
    * Publishing movies to well known web hosting websites, resembling YouTube or VideoBin
    * developing fall-back help for older browsers
    * help for cross-browser playback, utilizing a HTML5 polyfill
    * construction your personal customized video participant utilizing jQuery
    * making a subject to be used along with your video player
    * including subtitles for your video
    * providing video clips utilizing a "lightbox" effect


    This ebook takes the How-to sequence method of assist you research most crucial projects via recipes

    Who this booklet is written for

    This publication is superb for builders new to the HTML5 Video commonplace, and who're seeking to get an outstanding grounding in how you can use the recent structure. It's assumed that you'll have a few adventure in HTML and jQuery already, in addition to being conversant in embedding movies utilizing present "old school" tools, akin to home windows Media participant. Readers are anticipated to have a number of video clips to be had, so as to be used through the workouts inside this book.

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    Smashing CSS: Professional Techniques for Modern Layout

    PROFESSIONAL innovations for contemporary LAYOUT

    Smashing CSS takes you well past the fundamentals, overlaying not just the finer issues of format and results, yet introduces you to the long run with HTML5 and CSS3. only a few within the can express you the bits and bobs of CSS like Eric Meyer and within Smashing CSS Eric offers ideas which are thorough, totally worthwhile, and universally appropriate within the actual international. From selecting the best instruments, to CSS results and CSS3 ideas with jQuery, Smashing CSS is the sensible advisor to development smooth internet layouts.

    With Smashing CSS you'll learn the way to:

    • Throw components offscreen/hide them
    • Create body/HTML backgrounds in XHTML
    • Usemore than 15 structure ideas together with clearfix, two/three uncomplicated columns, fake columns, One precise format, Holy Grail, em-based format, fluid grids, sticky footers, and more
    • Use various CSS results together with CSS popups, boxpunching, rounded corners, CSS sprites, Sliding doorways, Liquid Bleach, ragged floats, and more
    • Apply CSS desk styling together with utilizing thead, tfoot, and tbody, row headers, column-oriented styling (classes); styling information tables with jQuery, tables to graphs, tables to maps; and more
    • Use CSS3 components together with rounded corners, a number of backgrounds, RGBA, utilizing jQuery to do CSS3 decisions and a lot more.

    Eric Meyer is an the world over well-known specialist at the matters of HTML, CSS, and internet criteria, and has been engaged on the net due to the fact 1993. Smashing CSS is for builders who have already got a few event with CSS and JavaScript and are prepared for extra complicated techniques.

    Smashing Magazine (smashingmagazine.com) is likely one of the world's preferred website design websites. real to the Smashing venture, the Smashing journal booklet sequence provides worthy and cutting edge info to net designers and developers.

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    Web Application Obfuscation: '-/WAFs..Evasion..Filters//alert(/Obfuscation/)-'

    By Mario Heiderich, Eduardo Alberto Vela Nava, Gareth Heyes, David Lindsay

    Web functions are used each day by means of thousands of clients, that is why they're essentially the most renowned vectors for attackers. Obfuscation of code has allowed hackers to take one assault and create hundreds-if now not millions-of variations that may steer clear of your safety features. Web program Obfuscation takes a glance at universal net infrastructure and safeguard controls from an attacker's viewpoint, permitting the reader to appreciate the shortcomings in their protection structures. learn how an attacker could skip sorts of defense controls, how those very safety controls introduce new different types of vulnerabilities, and the way to prevent universal pitfalls as a way to boost your defenses.

    • Named a 2011 most sensible Hacking and Pen trying out publication by means of InfoSec Reviews
    • Looks at safety instruments like IDS/IPS which are usually the single security in preserving delicate facts and assets
    • Evaluates net program vulnerabilties from the attacker's viewpoint and explains how those very platforms introduce new sorts of vulnerabilities
    • Teaches the right way to safe your facts, together with information on browser quirks, new assaults and syntax tips to upload in your defenses opposed to XSS, SQL injection, and more

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    HTML, XHTML, and CSS: Comprehensive (Available Titles Skills Assessment Manager (SAM) - Office 2010)

    A part of the hugely winning Shelly Cashman sequence, this article presents a finished creation to HTML and leads the consumer via a transparent, step by step, screen-by-screen method of studying. Readers tips on how to create an online web page utilizing HTML, structure the web page, upload pics, and extra.

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    Django Design Patterns and Best Practices

    Easily construct maintainable web content with strong and suitable Django layout patterns

    About This Book

    • Unravel the typical difficulties of internet improvement in Django
    • Learn the present most sensible practices whereas operating in Django 1.7 and Python 3.4
    • Experience the demanding situations of engaged on an end-to-end social community project

    Who This publication Is For

    If you need to learn the way most sensible to make use of in general came upon styles and examine top practices in constructing purposes with Django, this is often the e-book for you. This publication, like Django itself, is out there to novice builders alike and assumes little within the method of earlier experience.

    Although written for Python three, nearly all of the code during this booklet works in Python 2 or could be simply translated.

    What you are going to Learn

    • Understand universal layout styles that may assist you write larger Django code
    • Discover the newest top practices and idioms during this swiftly evolving framework
    • Deep dive into a number of facets of Django from types and perspectives to trying out and deployment
    • Get to grips with tricky themes similar to facing legacy code and debugging
    • Familiarize your self with a number of the nuances of internet improvement equivalent to browser assaults and databases
    • Reduce the upkeep burden with well-tested, cleanser code
    • Show your paintings to the area via studying approximately web hosting, deploying, and securing your Django projects

    In Detail

    Learning tips to write higher Django code to construct extra maintainable web content both takes loads of event or familiarity with numerous layout styles. packed with numerous idiomatic Django styles, Django layout styles and most sensible Practices hurries up your trip into the realm of net development.

    Discover a suite of universal layout difficulties, every one tackling features of Django together with version layout and perspectives, and research numerous suggested strategies with worthwhile code examples and illustrations. you are going to additionally become familiar with the present top practices within the most recent models of Django and Python. making a profitable net software includes even more than Django, so complicated themes together with relaxation, trying out, debugging, protection, and deployment also are explored in detail.

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    Predictive Analytics For Dummies

    Predictive Analytics For Dummies, 2e will help the you know the center of predictive analytics and start placing it to take advantage of with on hand instruments to gather and examine data. You will methods to include algorithms via learning information versions, selecting similarities and relationships on your information, and the way to foretell the longer term via facts class. you are going to advance a roadmap by means of getting ready your facts, developing targets, processing your facts, and development a predictive version that may get stakeholder buy-in. the writer also will deal with "soft" matters, including handling humans, surroundings lifelike objectives, preserving budgets, making invaluable displays, and extra, to assist the reader prepare for shepherding predictive research tasks via their companies.

    Coverage will include:

    Real-world advice for growing enterprise value

    Common use instances that can assist you get started

    Details on modeling, k-means clustering, and more

    How you could expect the long run with classification

    Information on structuring your data

    Methods for checking out models

    Hands-on courses to software program installation

    Tips on outlining company ambitions and approaches

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