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Building on the first edition of Joomla!: Visual QuickStart Guide, this task-based guide is the perfect tool for those just starting with Joomla, as well as, seasoned professionals who want to know how to use the latest version of the software to its fullest. It shows how to create, customize, and maintain a dynamic Joomla 1.6 website starting with fundamental concepts for using Joomla and then walks the user through every function of the system. It details the requirements for operating a secure and efficient Joomla website, including server configuration and website planning.
This practical guide will show you how to make your business blog different from the crowd and attractive to your target audience by implementing the features of WordPress. This book is for current users of the WordPress platform who want to get the most out of WordPress to manage business/professional blogs;
This books demonstrates the freshest cutting-edge layout tools found within CSS3, teaching you the skills you’ll need to create advanced design patterns for websites and apps.Pro CSS3 Layout Techniques teaches you how to make the most of CSS3’s existing specification, including those parts of the specification already widely implemented, as well as the upcoming modules that are still being developed by the W3C. After reading this book you’ll be able to confidently develop sophisticated, flexible layouts that aren’t possible with CSS2.1
A quick-start guide to developing beautiful web applications with the Bootstrap toolkit and Rails framework
Bootstrap is a free, open source CSS and JS framework that helps you create websites in minutes, and Ruby on Rails, or Rails as it’s known, is an open source web application framework written in the Ruby programming language.
The Definitive Java Programming GuideIn Java: The Complete Reference, Eighth Edition, bestselling programming author Herb Schildt shows you everything you need to develop, compile, debug, and run Java programs. Updated for Java Platform, Standard Edition 7 (Java SE 7), this comprehensive volume covers the entire Java language, including its syntax, keywords, and fundamental programming principles. You’ll also find information on key elements of the Java API library. JavaBeans, servlets, applets, and Swing are examined and real-world examples demonstrate Java in action.
Get up and running with building interactive and rich web applications using Sencha’s Ext JS 5
If you are a developer looking to develop rich Internet applications, then this book is for you. This book assumes that you have experience developing software and enables you to quickly hit the ground running with this amazing framework.
The CSS preprocessor, Sass, is becoming the de-facto standard for producing cross-browser CSS more maintainable and with more ease. It supercharges CSS with features that make previously difficult and time-consuming tasks trivial. This book concentrates on distilling the techniques in a straightforward manner making it accessible to all, even to those that only know HTML and CSS.
Written by the author of the bestselling “Responsive Web Design with HTML5 and CSS3”, Sass and Compass for Designers will explain everything you need to get Sass and Compass installed, mastered, and making your life easier.
User experience design is the discipline of creating a useful and usable Web site or application that’s easily navigated and meets the needs of the site owner and its users. There’s a lot more to successful UX design than knowing the latest Web technologies or design trends: It takes diplomacy, management skills, and business savvy. That’s where the updated edition of this important book comes in. With new information on design principles, mobile and gestural interactions, content strategy, remote research tools and more,
This is a Packt Cookbook, which means it contains step-by-step instructions to achieve a particular goal or solve a particular problem. There are plenty of screenshots and explained practical tasks to make comprehension quick and easy. This book is not specifically for developers or programmers; rather it can be used by anyone who wants to get more out of their WordPress blog by following step-by-step instructions. A basic knowledge of PHP/XHTML/CSS/WordPress is desirable but not necessary.
ZK is an open-source web development framework that enables web applications to have the rich user experiences and low development costs that desktop applications have had for years. ZK includes an Ajax-based event-driven engine, rich sets of XML User Interface Language (XUL) and XHTML components, and a markup language.
One of the most powerful ways to understand data is to recognize the ways in which each datum-person, product, etc-connects to another. Visualizing these graphs makes it possible to literally see the connections. The graph model consists of data elements, called nodes, and edges, which are the relationships between these nodes. Graphs make the relationships between the data elements a core part of the data structure, which means you can better comprehend the meaning of your data. And visual data is easier for everyone to understand.V
Learn how to efficiently develop Android and iOS apps for deployment using the Xamarin platform
About This Book
Explore the Xamarin platform and understand the architecture behind Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Android
Learn how to build and run iOS and Android apps using Xamarin Studio and Visual Studio
This is a practical tutorial with a clear and concise approach that teaches you how to create, share, and reuse code across your iOS and Android apps
Who This Book Is For
If you are an experienced iOS and Android developer and have a desire to learn about the Xamarin platform, then you will find this tutorial to be the most efficient, interesting, and relevant path.
The Great East Japan Earthquake, which occurred on March 11, 2011, reminded us that we were just one species within the great cycle of life on earth, that we were allowed to survive only because of nature, and that the idea that we were somehow able to conquer nature was simply an illusion. Now more than ever it is time that we confront head-on the change from the “underground resources” type of civilization to one with a new way of life and technology that embraces a sense of nature. To do so, we must learn from nature, the only sustainable society on earth, and create technology that embraces such a view of nature.
Themes are among the most powerful features that can be used to customize a web site and give it a professional look, especially in WordPress. Using custom themes you can brand your site for a particular corporate image, ensure standards compliance, and create easily navigable layouts. But most WordPress users still continue to use default themes as developing and deploying themes that are flexible and easily maintainable is not always straightforward and lot of issues pop up during the process.
This is a Packt Cookbook, which means it contains step-by-step instructions to achieve a particular goal or solve a particular problem. The book can be read chapter by chapter, or you can look at the table of contents and read the recipes in no particular order.
This book is a step-by-step tutorial to guide you through learning WCF and LINQ to Entities. You will be guided to create five WCF and LINQ solutions from scratch, of which three are multi-tiered real-world WCF service solutions, so you will not only be reading, but also be coding through the book, to gain practical experience of WCF and LINQ to Entities. Various test clients will be associated with each solution and these solutions can be built and run independently of other solutions.
Fast-track your web application development using the new generation Yii PHP frameworkAbout This BookImplement real-world web application features efficiently using the Yii development frameworkEach chapter provides micro-examples that build upon each other to create the final macro-example, a basic CRM applicationFilled with useful tasks to improve the maintainability of your applicationsWho This Book Is ForThis book is for professional PHP developers who wish to master the powerful Yii 2 application framework.
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Need to take your Macromedia Dreamweaver skills to the next level? You don’t have to be a programmer to build interactivity into your site. You just need Dreamweaver 8―Macromedia’s powerful new Web design and development tool―access to a Web server and an application server, and a copy of Macromedia Dreamweaver 8 Advanced for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickPro Guide.
This book uses a clear, conversational style to teach everything from the simple to the complex in an easy-to-read narrative. The entire book goes through one complete example project to build a company website, and each chapter adds functionality to the final product as the readers learns about the concepts.
As one of the leading web development frameworks, AngularJS offers a simple and lightweight solution to modern web application development. This collection of practical project blueprints offers you a seamless learning experience, giving you step-by-step information that you can follow and then adapt to create your own single-page web applications. Through each project you will explore the extensive features and functionality of AngularJS, allowing you to discover its full potential as a web development tool.
Begin by looking into the structure of a single page application and start exploring AngularJS by creating a simple address book application. You’ll then be ready to look further into the AngularJS development workflow, with guidance on setting up your development rig with Node.js, Grunt and Yeoman. Go further and explore how to prototype with AngularJS by getting to grips with effective design with grid layouts and Bootstrap, before diving into techniques and tools for handling data and working with REST web services. Building on everything you will have learned you’ll then create more extensive applications including a Facebook Friends Birthday reminder application, and an expense manager mobile application to get you into the core components of mobile app development. Going further beyond, you will also find a blueprint to help you build a MEAN stack, giving you an insight and guidance on the very latest in web development and use Amazon web services for a simple deployment solution.
Each blueprint featured is a valuable AngularJS tutorial, giving developers a practical insight into one of the most effective frameworks for web application development.
Learn the HTML5 and CSS3 you need to help you design responsive and future-proof websites that meet the demands of modern web users
About This Book
Learn and explore how to harness the latest features of HTML5 in the context of responsive web design
Learn to wield the new Flexbox layout mechanism, code responsive images, and understand how to implement SVGs in a responsive project
Make your pages interactive by using CSS animations, transformations, and transitions
Who This Book Is For
Are you writing two websites – one for mobile and one for larger displays? Or perhaps you’ve already implemented your first ‘RWD’ but are struggling bring it all together? If so, Responsive Web Design with HTML5 and CSS3, Second Edition gives you everything you need to take your web sites to the next level.
You’ll need some HTML and CSS knowledge to follow along, but everything you need to know about Responsive Design and making great websites is included in the book!
Build fully-featured, highly interactive multiplayer games with HTML5
If you are a HTML5 game developer who can make basic single-player games and you are now ready to incorporate multiplayer functionality in your games as quickly as possible, then this book is ideal for you.
Save money and gain kudos when you use this book to develop a fully functional PBX phone system using 3CX. Written for beginners, it walks you through the basic concepts to setting up a complete professional system.
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