Ruby on Rails For Dummies

Quickly create sites with this poweful tool

Use this loose and straightforward programming language for e-commerce websites and blogs

If you want to construct net and database functions quick yet you do not dream in desktop code, take middle! Ruby on Rails used to be created for you, and this booklet may have you up and working very quickly. The Ruby scripting language and the Rails framework allow you to create full-featured net functions speedy. it really is even fun!

Discover how to

  • Install and run Ruby and Rails
  • Use the RadRails IDE
  • Create a weblog with Ruby
  • Connect your site to a database
  • Build a purchasing cart
  • Explore Ruby's syntax

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Web Workers: Multithreaded Programs in JavaScript

By Ido Green

Web apps could run far better if heavy calculations should be played within the history, instead of compete with the person interface. With this e-book, you’ll how to use internet staff to run computationally in depth JavaScript code in a thread parallel to the UI. sure, multi-threaded programing is advanced, yet net staff offer an easy API that is helping you be efficient with no the complicated algorithms.

If you may have an intermediate to complex knowing of JavaScript—especially occasion dealing with and callbacks—you’re able to take on internet employees with the instruments during this example-driven guide.

  • Start growing internet staff and comprehend what they could and can’t do
  • Determine which browser models aid the API
  • Use devoted net staff for projects that devour loads of CPU, equivalent to facts parsing
  • Explore use circumstances for developing inline employees, corresponding to encapsulating an online app in a single page
  • Create a shared employee to speak a number of net app situations to the server, and different uses
  • Learn top practices for debugging internet Workers
  • Apply net employees in the server-side Node environment

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Google AdWords For Dummies

The enjoyable and pleasant consultant on getting the main worth from your AdWords campaigns, now updated!

Google AdWords is a distinct software with the intention to set your personal finances and create advertisements and select key phrases which are in particular relating to your corporation. this useful advisor walks you thru the latest advice, methods, and strategies for maximizing your AdWords crusade. proposing assurance that's approximately totally rewritten or revised, this useful consultant provides chapters on subject matters equivalent to advert extensions, feeds for e-commerce, cellular ads, complex advert writing, and the recent Google reveal community. additionally, the writer presents updates that replicate invaluable new most sensible practices.

  • Boasts nearly eighty five percentage up-to-date or new content
  • Updates well known subject matters comparable to experiments, advert extensions, feeds for e-commerce, cellular ads, complex advert writing, and more
  • Incorporates alterations to the AdWords interfaces
  • Shares top practices in break up checking out, opt-in touchdown web page constitution, and advert staff structure
  • Reviews new, unfastened instruments integrated in AdWords in addition to new and superior third-party tools

With this useful reference via your part, you will find find out how to make a Google AdWords crusade to paintings for you!

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CherryPy Essentials: Rapid Python Web Application Development: Design, develop, test, and deploy your Python web applications easily

By Sylvain Hellegouarch

This publication covers the CherryPy library for Python internet improvement from its heritage and set up via its major good points and center innovations to its integration with Python and different items to build, attempt, and installation a pattern photoblog program. the writer Sylvain Hellegouarch is devoted to the improvement of unfastened software program tasks and has been coordinating and administrating the neighborhood efforts round the CherryPy undertaking for the reason that 2004. The process according to an instance program introduces many different universal Python libraries, supplying transferable talents additionally suitable for non-web Python tasks. This publication is especially geared in the direction of Python net builders, who're trying to upload the ability of the CherryPy library to their present Python skillset. It assumes an excellent operating wisdom of Python. even supposing the CherryPy toolkit is on the center of the e-book, many different universal libraries are brought.

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Programming for PaaS

By Lucas Carlson

Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) is gaining severe traction between internet and cellular builders, yet as new PaaS companies emerge and latest owners improve their positive factors, it’s not easy to maintain song of what PaaS has to provide. This thorough creation takes you thru the PaaS version from a developer’s perspective, and breaks down the categories 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 e-book indicates you ways PaaS can assist specialise in cutting edge purposes, instead of spend it slow being concerned approximately technical operations.

  • Track the cloud’s evolution from IaaS and DevOps to PaaS
  • Learn how PaaS combines the simplicity of shared hosting with the regulate of committed hosting
  • Explore some great benefits 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 functions for PaaS from scratch with RESTful meta-services
  • Use PaaS to construct cellular apps with backend prone that scale
  • Examine the center prone that every significant supplier at the moment offers
  • Learn the occasions during which PaaS may not be advantageous

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HTML5 Game Development HOTSHOT

By Makzan

Construct interactive video games with HTML, DOM, and the CreateJS online game library.

About This Book

Create 8 various video games utilizing HTML5
research crucial video games improvement thoughts, corresponding to video game loop, animations, and browser storage
keep on with the project-based method of construct video games from begin to end with in-depth motives on online game management

Who This e-book Is For

Whether you're conversant in the fundamentals of object-oriented programming options, are new to HTML video game improvement, or are acquainted with simply website design, this project-based booklet gets you up and working very quickly. it is going to educate and encourage you to create nice interactive content material at the Web.

What you'll Learn

Create DOM-based HTML5 games
Use the CreateJS library to construct a canvas-based game
Create kinds of animations which are spritesheet-based, tween-based, and Flash vector-based
Modularize video game parts in JavaScript with item inheritance
shop and cargo power online game development in browsers
Convert coordinates among the display and isometric perspective
keep a hierarchy for online game parts to maintain the extensibility of the game
research crucial workflows and instruments to create video game resources easier

In Detail

This ebook will aid you create wonderful cross-browser video games with no the necessity for Flash or different plugins. find out about Box2D, DOM components, the EaselJS framework, and extra, all supplying a beginning of information to extend your game-creating talents. With in-depth motives and step by step directions, you'll end this publication feeling convinced approximately construction nice video games with HTML. even if you're acquainted with the fundamentals of object-oriented programming techniques, are new to HTML video game improvement, or are conversant in simply website design, this project-based publication gets you up and operating very quickly. it is going to educate and encourage you to create nice interactive content material at the Web.


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Enterprise Web Development: Building HTML5 Applications: From Desktop to Mobile

By Yakov Fain, Victor Rasputnis, Anatole Tartakovsky

If you must construct your organization’s subsequent internet program with HTML5, this functional e-book might help you variety during the numerous frameworks, libraries, and improvement ideas that populate this stack. You’ll examine numerous of those ways hands-on by means of writing a number of types of a pattern internet app through the ebook, so that you can confirm the appropriate approach in your enterprise.

What’s easy methods to succeed in either cellular and computing device clients? How approximately modularization, protection, and test-driven improvement? With plenty of operating code samples, this booklet can help net program builders and software program architects navigate the becoming variety of HTML5 and JavaScript offerings to be had. The book’s pattern apps can be found at

  • Mock up the book’s operating app with HTML, JavaScript, and CSS
  • Rebuild the pattern app, first with jQuery after which Ext JS
  • Work with diversified construct instruments, code turbines, and package deal managers
  • Build a modularized model of the app with RequireJS
  • Apply test-driven improvement with the Jasmine framework
  • Use WebSocket to construct an internet public sale for the app
  • Adapt the app for either computers and cellular with responsive net design
  • Create cellular types with jQuery cellular, Sencha contact, and PhoneGap

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Programming Firefox: Building Rich Internet Applications with XUL

By Kenneth C. Feldt

This is your advisor to construction web functions and person interfaces with the Mozilla part framework, that's most sensible identified for the Firefox net browser and Thunderbird e mail consumer. Programming Firefox demonstrates tips on how to use the XML consumer Interface Language (XUL) with open resource instruments within the framework's Cross-Platform part (XPCOM) library to increase various initiatives, corresponding to advertisement net functions and Firefox extensions.

This publication serves as either a programmer's reference and an in-depth instructional, so not just do you get a finished examine XUL's capabilities--from basic interface layout to complicated, multitier functions with real-time operations--but you furthermore mght easy methods to construct a whole operating software with XUL. in case you are coming from a Java or .NET setting, you can be surprised at how speedy large-scale purposes might be built with XPCOM and XUL.

Topics in Programming Firefox include:

  • An evaluation of Firefox technology
  • An creation to the graphical components that compose a XUL application
  • Firefox improvement instruments and the method used to layout and construct applications
  • Managing an program with a number of content material areas
  • Introduction to source Description records, and the way the Firefox interface renders RDF
  • Manipulating XHTML with JavaScript
  • Displaying files utilizing the Scalable Vector snap shots usual and HTML Canvas
  • The XML Binding Language and interface overlays to increase Firefox
  • Implementing the next-generation kinds interface via XForms

Programming Firefox is perfect for the fashion designer or developer charged with supplying leading edge standards-based web purposes, even if they're net server purposes or Internet-enabled machine functions. it isn't only a how-to publication, yet a what-if exploration that encourages you to push the envelope of the web experience.

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Building E-Commerce Solutions with WooCommerce - Second Edition

Key Features

  • Offers home made e-commerce answer utilizing WordPress and WooCommerce
  • Discover the hot Onboarding wizard that makes advanced techniques user-friendly
  • Manage your on-line shop and extend its capabilities utilizing plugins

Book Description

Building an internet shop is usually thought of to be a tough, complicated job. utilizing the mix of WordPress and the WooCommerce plugin, this can be now not the case. WooCommerce is the most well-liked e-commerce platform for WordPress and is being quickly built via WooThemes. It presents a powerful e-commerce way to manage your individual on-line shop in precisely a number of hours.

This effortless and functional e-book might help you are making the main of WooCommerce so that it will organize and run your on-line shop your self. fitting WooCommerce is a straightforward job, yet this publication will clarify intimately the entire attainable settings. After that you will be including items, diversified money tools, and delivery recommendations for your shop. you'll then customise your shop through including subject matters to alter the appear and feel. as soon as your shop is working, you are going to the way to use coupons, approach your orders, examine stories, or even extend the performance extra with extra plugins.

By the top of the publication, you'll study every thing you want to upload an absolutely sensible on-line shop to you WordPress site and begin operating a web business.

What you are going to learn

  • Use WooCommerce settings to establish the habit of the web store
  • Get conversant in the downloadable and variable products
  • Set up delivery and fee methods
  • Use coupons for advertising purposes
  • Choose the perfect WooCommerce subject in your on-line store
  • Customize your web site utilizing the Storefront topic as a base
  • Handle orders, funds, and emails every day with ease
  • Work with WooCommerce reporting possibilities
  • Expanding your on-line shop with the functionalities provided via WooCommerce

About the Author

Robbert Ravensbergen is an skilled e-commerce and IT supervisor. He has been operating in different overseas roles for numerous businesses. he is additionally a passionate author and blogger. WordPress, WooCommerce, and Magento are the themes that he writes about.

Robbert published numerous books approximately Magento and WooCommerce for Packt Publishing over the past couple of years. in addition to this, he is a major author within the Netherlands and popular for his comprehensible books for newbies approximately WordPress.

Readers can succeed in Robbert on his own weblog at

Table of Contents

  1. Setting Up WooCommerce
  2. Creating Your First Products
  3. Using Downloadable items and Variations
  4. Payments, delivery, and Coupons
  5. Working with WooCommerce Themes
  6. Customizing a WooCommerce Theme
  7. Running Your on-line Store
  8. More chances utilizing Plugins

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Seven Web Frameworks in Seven Weeks: Adventures in Better Web Apps (Pragmatic Programmers)

By Jack Moffitt, Frederic Daoud

Whether you wish a brand new instrument or simply concept, Seven internet Frameworks in Seven Weeks explores smooth suggestions, supplying you with a style of every with principles to help you create higher apps. you will see frameworks that leverage smooth programming languages, hire designated architectures, dwell client-side rather than server-side, or embody kind platforms. you will see every little thing from commonly used Ruby and JavaScript to the extra unique Erlang, Haskell, and Clojure.

The swift evolution of net apps calls for cutting edge ideas: this survey of frameworks and their specified views will motivate you and get you pondering in new how you can meet the demanding situations you face daily.

This e-book covers seven internet frameworks which are influencing smooth internet purposes and altering internet improvement: Sinatra, CanJS, AngularJS, Ring, Webmachine, Yesod, Immutant. every one of those internet frameworks brings specified and robust rules to endure on construction apps.

Embrace the simplicity of Sinatra, which sheds the trimmings of enormous frameworks and will get again to fundamentals with Ruby. stay within the shopper with CanJS, and create apps with JavaScript within the browser. Be declarative with AngularJS; say what you will want, now not the way to do it, with a mix of declarative HTML and JavaScript. flip the net into information with Ring, and use Clojure to make information your puppet. develop into a grasp of complex HTTP with Webmachine, and concentration the ability of Erlang. turn out internet theorems with Yesod; see how Haskell's complicated kind procedure is not just for teachers. advance in luxurious with Immutant, an enlightened tackle the company framework.

Seven net Frameworks will impact your paintings, regardless of which framework you presently use.

Welcome to a much broader web.

What You Need:

You'll want home windows, MacOS X or Linux, together with your favourite net browser. every one bankruptcy will conceal what you must obtain and which language models are required.

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