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1461. 

Ruby: Visual Quickstart Guide

Ruby: Visual Quickstart Guide

By: Larry Ullman

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 13-NOV-2008

Insert Date: 13-JUN-2008

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This book is for those new to programming or that know other programming languages and would like to know Ruby. The book teaches the fundamentals of object-oriented programming and starts with creating a basic program. Everything is covered such as control structures and variables, taking input, and creating output. Moving from the basic to more advanced topics, a solid understanding of Ruby is taught in logical progression. The book ends with an overview of the Web development framework, Ruby on Rails....

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jQuery in Action

jQuery in Action

By: Bear Bibeault; Yehuda Katz

Publisher: Manning Publications

Publication Date: 07-FEB-2008

Insert Date: 13-JUN-2008

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A good web development framework anticipates what you need to do and makes those tasks easier and more efficient; jQuery practically reads your mind. Developers of every stripe-hobbyists and professionals alike-fall in love with jQuery the minute they've reduced 20 lines of clunky JavaScript into three lines of elegant, readable code. This new, concise JavaScript library radically simplifies how you traverse HTML documents, handle events, perform animations, and add Ajax interactions to your web pages. jQuery in Action, like jQuery itself, is a concise tool designed to make you a more...

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Sams Teach Yourself Web Services in 24 Hours

Sams Teach Yourself Web Services in 24 Hours

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Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 02-MAY-2003

Insert Date: 12-JUN-2008

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According to recent press reports, everyone is developing Web Services, but many are still in the exploratory phase - learning what's involved and how to achieve ROI. This book is designed to give a working introduction to Web Services to help decision-makers prepare for the implementation in their companies. It demystifies the topic by providing a beginning level explanation of what this technology is, what it means to businesses, where to apply it, and how to make it work. Using numerous simple examples, the book explains the core concepts of Web Services: SOAP, UDDI, and WSDL, as well as...

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Dojo: The Definitive Guide

Dojo: The Definitive Guide

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 17-JUN-2008

Insert Date: 12-JUN-2008

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The Dojo toolkit provides an end-to-end solution for development in the browser—everything from its standard JavaScript library and turnkey widgets to build tools and a testing framework. This comprehensive guide to Dojo includes a hard-hitting reference to help you build rich and responsive web applications with complex layouts and form controls closely resembling those found in the most advanced desktop applications. If you're a DHTML-toting web developer, you need to read this book....

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Sams Teach Yourself ASP.NET 3.5 in 24 Hours, Complete Starter Kit

Sams Teach Yourself ASP.NET 3.5 in 24 Hours, Complete Starter Kit

By: Scott Mitchell

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 17-JUN-2008

Insert Date: 02-JUN-2008

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Sams Teach Yourself ASP.NET 3.5 in 24 Hours Scott Mitchell Starter Kit DVD includes Microsoft Visual Web Developer 2008 Express Edition In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, you will be up and running with ASP.NET 3.5. Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson builds upon a real-world foundation forged in both technology and business matters, allowing you to learn the essentials of building dynamic, data-driven web applications from the ground up. Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common questions, issues, and tasks. Q&As, quizzes,...

1466. 

Beyond HTML Goodies

Beyond HTML Goodies

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Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 27-JUN-2002

Insert Date: 25-MAY-2008

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Go beyond the basics and learn how the pros add and use dynamic HTML features and advanced JavaScript techniques. Beyond HTML Goodies demonstrates dozens of new and different features readers can add to their existing Web pages using HTML and JavaScript. The book starts with simple text and image tips, such as adding a clock to a Web page or causing text to appear when the mouse moves over an image. It gradually builds to more complex tricks, including manipulating forms or working with cookies behind the scenes. Throughout the book, readers enjoy Joe's snappy style and "to the point"...

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Drupal 5 Themes: Create a new theme for your Drupal website with a clean layout and powerful CSS styling

Drupal 5 Themes: Create a new theme for your Drupal website with a clean layout and powerful CSS styling

By: Ric Shreves

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 31-DEC-2007

Insert Date: 23-MAY-2008

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Create a new theme for your Drupal website with a clean layout and powerful CSS styling Learn to create new Drupal 5 Themes No experience of Drupal 5 theming required Set up and configure themes Understand Drupal 5's themeable functions In Detail Drupal is an award winning open source Content Management System. Based on PHP/MySQL, its power and flexibility combined with its exceptional design mean it is already on the way to becoming the de facto standard for CMS Websites. Drupal's modular design and structured source code make it both highly flexible and...

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Learning jQuery: Better Interaction Design and Web Development with Simple JavaScript Techniques

Learning jQuery: Better Interaction Design and Web Development with Simple JavaScript Techniques

By: Jonathan Chaffer; Karl Swedberg

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 07-JUL-2007

Insert Date: 23-MAY-2008

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Better Interaction Design and Web Development with Simple JavaScript Techniques Create better, cross-platform JavaScript code Learn detailed solutions to specific client-side problems For web designers who want to create interactive elements for their designs For developers who want to create the best user interface for their web applications. In Detail jQuery is a powerful JavaScript library that can enhance your websites regardless of your background. In this book, creators of the popular jQuery learning resource, LearningjQuery.com, share their knowledge, experience,...

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Joomla! Template Design: Create your own professional-quality templates with this fast, friendly guide

Joomla! Template Design: Create your own professional-quality templates with this fast, friendly guide

By: Tessa Blakeley Silver

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 29-JUN-2007

Insert Date: 23-MAY-2008

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This complete, easy-to-use guide for web designers wanting to create unique templates for Joomla! websites covers template design workflow, debugging and validating code, creating drop-down menus, interactive and dynamic forms, and packaging templates for distribution, with advice on using multiple templates, replacing tables with CSS, using animation and other effects, and tricks to tweak existing templates. Readers need basic knowledge of Joomla! (which can be gained from Packt's Building Websites with Joomla!), of CSS and HTML, and of using Dreamweaver for coding. Written in PHP, free,...

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This practical tutorial has detailed, carefully explained case studies using PHP to build new, effective mashup applications, which combine data from multiple external online sources into an integrated Web 2.0 experience. If you are confident with PHP programming and interested in mashing things up, this book is for you! All you need to know about formats, protocols, web services, and web APIs is covered as you learn to write PHP code to remotely consume services like Google Maps, Flickr, Amazon, YouTube, MSN Search, Yahoo!, Last.fm, the Internet UPC Database, and even the California Highway...

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Professional Plone Development

Professional Plone Development

By: Martin Aspeli

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 26-SEP-2007

Insert Date: 23-MAY-2008

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This book teaches Plone development best practices, focusing on Plone 3.0. It covers setting up a development environment, customizing Plone's look and feel, creating new content types and forms, connecting to external databases, managing users and groups intelligently, configuring a production-ready server, LDAP authentication, and caching. Aimed at developers wanting to leverage the proven user interface and flexible infrastructure of this open-source Content Management System, it takes a pragmatic approach, building a realistic example application whose code is included with the book....

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Mastering Joomla! 1.5 Extension and Framework Development: The Professional’s Guide to Programming Joomla!

Mastering Joomla! 1.5 Extension and Framework Development: The Professional’s Guide to Programming Joomla!

By: James Kennard

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 30-NOV-2007

Insert Date: 23-MAY-2008

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The Professional Guide to Programming Joomla! In-depth guide to programming Joomla! Design and build secure and robust components, modules and plugins Includes a comprehensive reference to the major areas of the Joomla! framework In Detail Joomla! is the world's hottest open-source content management system, and the winner of the 2006 Open Source CMS Prize. Out of the box, Joomla! does a great job of managing the content needed to make your website sing. But for many people, the true power of Joomla! lies in its application framework that makes it possible for thousands of...

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Learning Joomla! 1.5 Extension Development

Learning Joomla! 1.5 Extension Development

By: Joseph LeBlanc

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 25-MAY-2007

Insert Date: 23-MAY-2008

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If you're a PHP programmer eager to create extensions for Joomla!, this book is for you. Written for Joomla! 1.5, it gets you coding your first extensions as quickly as possible, and adds features that will make your work look professional! The world's hottest open-source content management system, Joomla! won the 2006 Open Source CMS Prize. Already feature packed, it is also extremely extensible, allowing multiple complex applications to be cleanly integrated, inheriting the look and feel of one Joomla! site, with only one database, template, and core to maintain. This practical tutorial is...

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A one-stop resource for each aspect of designing and developing Sidebar gadgets, perfect for anyone who wants to create killer gadgets Explores one of the super cool features new to Windows Vista -- the Sidebar It is a one-stop resource for each aspect of designing and developing Sidebar gadgets, perfect for anyone who wants to create killer gadgets Includes complete design instructions for four never-before-seen gadgets Windows Vista Sidebar is a panel located on the desktop of a PC where gadgets can be placed for easy access and reference. These gadgets are...

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Designing the Moment: Web Interface Design Concepts in Action

Designing the Moment: Web Interface Design Concepts in Action

By: Robert Hoekman Jr.

Publisher: New Riders

Publication Date: 08-APR-2008

Insert Date: 19-APR-2008

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The trick to great design is knowing how to think through each decision so that users don't have to. In Designing the Moment: Web Interface Design Concepts in Action, Robert Hoekman, Jr., author of Designing the Obvious, presents over 30 stories that illustrate how to put good design principles to work on real-world web application interfaces to make them obvious and compelling. From the first impression to the last, Hoekman takes a think out loud approach to interface design to show us how to look critically at design decisions to ensure that human beings, the kind that make mistakes and do...

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Mastering CSS with Dreamweaver CS3

Mastering CSS with Dreamweaver CS3

By: Stephanie Sullivan; Greg Rewis

Publisher: New Riders

Publication Date: 02-APR-2008

Insert Date: 18-APR-2008

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In Mastering CSS with Dreamweaver CS3, authors Stephanie Sullivan and Greg Rewis demonstrate how to use Dreamweaver CS3 and CSS together to create highly individualized, standards-based layouts. Through hands-on projects with visuals, the book gives readers an in-depth understanding of Dreamweaver's 32 CSS-based layouts (new in Dreamweaver CS3) and their application, enabling every user of Dreamweaver to learn CSS effectively and easily....

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Essential Silverlight 2 Up-to-Date

Essential Silverlight 2 Up-to-Date

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 29-APR-2008

Insert Date: 10-APR-2008

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Design rich Internet applications (RIAs) for the Web using Silverlight 2, Microsoft's hot runtime application. Available only as an ebook, this concise, easy-to-understand introduction provides complete step-by-step instructions for using everything Silverlight 2 has to offer, including tools for animation, vector graphics, video playback, .NET support for web services and networking, as well as LINQ, Microsoft's native data querying tool. Essential Silverlight 2 helps you take advantage of Microsoft's cross-browser plug-in with: Clever ways to create interactive UIs that are more robust...

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Learning Flash Media Server 3

Learning Flash Media Server 3

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 31-MAR-2008

Insert Date: 07-APR-2008

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If you're interested in recording and streaming media using Flash Media Server 3 (FMS3) and Adobe's Real-Time Messaging Protocol, this unique 267-page PDF-only book is the perfect primer. It is not a reference, but a systematic guide to developing FMS3 applications using ActionScript 3.0, with chapters that focus on specific aspects of the server and how they work. FMS3 is very different from regular web servers. Because its open-socket server technology stays connected until users quit the application, you can stream audio, video, text, and other media in real time. FMS3 is also quite...

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Special Edition Using® Microsoft® Expression® Web 2

Special Edition Using® Microsoft® Expression® Web 2

By: Jim Cheshire

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 31-MAR-2008

Insert Date: 01-APR-2008

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Special Edition Using Microsoft® Expression® Web 2 The only EXPRESSION WEB 2 book you need The successor to the best-selling book on the first release of Microsoft Expression Web, this book provides comprehensive coverage of Microsoft Expression Web 2. You’ll learn the basics of Web design and Expression Web 2 and gain valuable insight into Expression Web 2’s advanced features, such as ASP.NET and PHP development. If you’re interested in learning how to design standards-compliant Web sites using Expression Web 2, this is the only book you need.      •    Create standards-compliant Web...

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Head First Servlets and JSP, 2nd Edition

Head First Servlets and JSP, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 25-MAR-2008

Insert Date: 25-MAR-2008

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Looking to study up for the new J2EE 1.5 Sun Certified Web Component Developer (SCWCD) exam? This book will get you way up to speed on the technology you'll know it so well, in fact, that you can pass the brand new J2EE 1.5 exam. If that's what you want to do, that is. Maybe you don't care about the exam, but need to use servlets and JSPs in your next project. You're working on a deadline. You're over the legal limit for caffeine. You can't waste your time with a book that makes sense only AFTER you're an expert (or worse, one that puts you to sleep). Learn how to write servlets and JSPs,...