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[Book Cover] Textpattern Solutions: PHP-Based Content Management Made Easy
Textpattern Solutions: PHP-Based Content Management Made Easy
Textpattern is a powerful, PHP-based content management system that allows you to build pretty much any kind of data-driven website quickly and easily. It is very popular among designers and developers alike, and has an active community of users. Sound good? Wel...
[Book Cover] Pro CSS and HTML Design Patterns
Pro CSS and HTML Design Patterns
Design patterns have been used with great success in software programming. They improve productivity, creativity, and efficiency in web design and development, and they reduce code bloat and complexity. In the context of CSS and HTML, design patterns are sets of...
[Book Cover] Web Development Solutions: Ajax, APIs, Libraries, and Hosted Services Made Easy
Web Development Solutions: Ajax, APIs, Libraries, and Hosted Services Made Easy
As a web user, you'll no doubt have noticed some of the breathtaking applications available in today's modern web, such as Google Maps and Flickrdesktop applications than the old style web sites you are used to. You've probably also wished that you could create ...
[Book Cover] Professional Search Engine Optimization with PHP
Professional Search Engine Optimization with PHP
Search engine optimization (SEO) is not only the job of the marketing department. It must be considered from a web site's inception and throughout its lifetime by you, the web site developer. Making changes to the architecture of a web site and modifying present...
[Book Cover] Microformats: Empowering Your Markup for Web 2.0
Microformats: Empowering Your Markup for Web 2.0
Microformats burst onto the scene a couple of years ago and are fast becoming an essential tool for all professional web designers and developers. Imagine being able to integrate all of your web-based contact details, tagged articles, and geographical informatio...
[Book Cover] Web Standards Creativity: Innovations in Web Design with XHTML, CSS, and DOM Scripting
Web Standards Creativity: Innovations in Web Design with XHTML, CSS, and DOM Scripting
Be inspired by 10 web design lessons from 10 of the worlds best web designers Get creative with cutting-edge XHTML, CSS, and DOM scripting techniques Learn breathtaking design skills while remaining standards-compliant Here at friends of ED, we know th...
[Book Cover] The Art and Science of CSS
The Art and Science of CSS
CSS-based design doesn't need to be boring. The Art & Science of CSS brings together a talented collection of designers who will show you how to take the building blocks of your web site's design (such as headings, navigation, forms, and more) and bring them to ...
[Book Cover] Bulletproof AJAX
Bulletproof AJAX
Step-by-step guide reveals best practices for enhancing Web sites with Ajax A step-by-step guide to enhancing Web sites with Ajax. Uses progressive enhancement techniques to ensure graceful degradation (which makes sites usable in all browsers). Shows re...
[Book Cover] The Principles of Beautiful Web Design
The Principles of Beautiful Web Design
Tired of making web sites that work absolutely perfectly but just don't look nice? If so, then The Principles of Beautiful Web Design is for you. A simple, easy-to-follow guide, illustrated with plenty of full-color examples, this book will lead you through the...
[Book Cover] Rails Solutions: Ruby on Rails Made Easy
Rails Solutions: Ruby on Rails Made Easy
In this book you'll learn: How to develop web applications quickly and easily with the Ruby on Rails framework The basics of programming principles and Ruby syntax, so you can begin to understand whats going on under the hood How to implement must-have w...
[Book Cover] HTML Mastery
HTML Mastery
Why settle for average HTML, when you can become a master of it? Markup is the fabric that holds the web together, but most people only scratch the surface of what can be achieved using (X)HTML. That's where this unique book comes init's aimed at web designers a...
[Book Cover] Agile Web Development with Rails, Second Edition
Agile Web Development with Rails, Second Edition
The definitive, Jolt-award winning guide to learning and using Rails is now in its Second Edition. Rails is a new approach to web-based application development that enables developers to create full-featured, sophisticated web-based applications using less code ...
[Book Cover] The Design of Sites: Patterns for Creating Winning Web Sites, Second Edition
The Design of Sites: Patterns for Creating Winning Web Sites, Second Edition
The Design of Sites, Second Edition, is the definitive reference for the principles, patterns, methodologies, and best practices underlying exceptional Web design. If you are involved in the creation of dynamic Web sites, this book will give you all the necessar...
[Book Cover] Pro JavaScript Techniques
Pro JavaScript Techniques
Pro JavaScript Techniques is the ultimate JavaScript book for the modern web developer. It provides everything you need to know about modern JavaScript, and shows what JavaScript can do for your web sites. This book doesn't waste any time looking at things you a...
[Book Cover] Pro CSS Techniques
Pro CSS Techniques
Pro CSS Techniques is the ultimate CSS book for the modern web developer. If you've already got web design and development basics under your belt, but want to take your knowledge to the next level and unleash the full power of CSS in your web sites, then this is...
[Book Cover] Information Architecture for the World Wide Web: Designing Large-Scale Web Sites
Information Architecture for the World Wide Web: Designing Large-Scale Web Sites
The post-Ajaxian Web 2.0 world of wikis, folksonomies, and mashups makes well-planned information architecture even more essential. How do you present large volumes of information to people who need to find what they're looking for quickly? This classic primer s...
[Book Cover] Transcending CSS: The Fine Art of Web Design
Transcending CSS: The Fine Art of Web Design
As the Web evolves to incorporate new standards and the latest browsers offer new possibilities for creative design, the art of creating Web sites is also changing. Few Web designers are experienced programmers, and as a result, working with semantic markup and ...
[Book Cover] CSS: The Definitive Guide
CSS: The Definitive Guide
Simply put, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is a way to separate a document's structure from its presentation. The benefits of this can be quite profound: CSS allows a much richer document appearance than HTML and also saves time -- you can create or change the app...
[Book Cover] Getting Real
Getting Real
Getting Real details the business, design, programming, and marketing principles of 37signals. The book is packed with keep-it-simple insights, contrarian points of view, and unconventional approaches to software design. This is not a technical book or a design ...
[Book Cover] The Ruby Way: Solutions and Techniques in Ruby Programming, Second Edition
The Ruby Way: Solutions and Techniques in Ruby Programming, Second Edition
Ruby is an agile object-oriented language, borrowing some of the best features from LISP, Smalltalk, Perl, CLU, and other languages. Its popularity has grown tremendously in the five years since the first edition of this book. The Ruby Way takes a “how-to” appr...
[Book Cover] Designing the Obvious: A Common Sense Approach to Web Application Design
Designing the Obvious: A Common Sense Approach to Web Application Design
Designing the Obvious belongs in the toolbox of every person charged with the design and development of Web-based software, from the CEO to the programming team. Designing the Obvious explores the character traits of great Web applications and uses them as guidi...
[Book Cover] PPK On JavaScript
PPK On JavaScript
Whether you're an old-school scripter who needs to modernize your JavaScripting skills or a standards-aware Web developer who needs best practices and code examples, you'll welcome this guide from a JavaScript master. Other JavaScript books use example scripts ...
[Book Cover] Communicating Design: Developing Web Site Documentation for Design and Planning
Communicating Design: Developing Web Site Documentation for Design and Planning
Most discussion about Web design seems to focus on the creative process, yet turning concept into reality requires a strong set of deliverables—the documentation (concept model, site maps, usability reports, and more) that serves as the primary communication too...
[Book Cover] Beginning CSS Web Development: From Novice to Profesional
Beginning CSS Web Development: From Novice to Profesional
Cascading style sheets are one of the most important technologies on the web today, giving web developers the power to style their web sites so they are usable, lean and small in file size, look great, display consistently across most if not all web browsers, an...
[Book Cover] Mastering Regular Expressions
Mastering Regular Expressions
Regular expressions are an extremely powerful tool for manipulating text and data. They are now standard features in a wide range of languages and popular tools, including Perl, Python, Ruby, Java, VB.NET and C# (and any language using the .NET Framework), PHP, ...