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Advanced Rails

By Brad Ediger

Ready to visit the following point with Rails? From interpreting the components of Ruby that make this framework attainable to deploying huge Rails functions, Advanced Rails provides you with an in-depth examine strategies for facing databases, safety, functionality, internet providers and lots more and plenty more.

Chapters during this publication assist you comprehend not just the methods and methods used in the Rails framework itself, but additionally how you can utilize rules borrowed from different programming paradigms. Advanced Rails can pay specific realization to development purposes that scale -- no matter if "scale" capability dealing with extra clients, or operating with an even bigger and extra advanced database. you can find lots of examples and code samples that explain:

  • Aspects of Ruby which are usually complicated or misunderstood
  • Metaprogramming
  • How to increase Rails plug-ins
  • Different database administration systems
  • Advanced database positive factors, together with triggers, ideas, and kept procedures
  • How to connect with a number of databases
  • When to take advantage of the lively help library for regularly occurring, reusable functions
  • Security rules for net program layout, and defense concerns endemic to the Web
  • When and whilst to not optimize performance
  • Why model regulate and factor monitoring platforms are necessary to any huge or long-lived Rails project

Advanced Rails additionally promises a glance at leisure for constructing internet prone, how you can include and expand Rails, how you can use internationalization, and plenty of different subject matters. if you are simply beginning out with rails, or in simple terms experimenting with the framework, this booklet isn't for you. but when you must enhance your abilities with Rails via complex thoughts, this e-book is essential.

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Head First HTML with CSS & XHTML

By Elisabeth Robson

Bored with interpreting HTML books that merely make experience after you are knowledgeable? Then it truly is approximately time you picked up Head First HTML with CSS & XHTML and very realized HTML. you need to study HTML so that you can ultimately create these web content you might have constantly sought after, so that you can converse extra successfully with acquaintances, kin, enthusiasts, and enthusiast buyers. you furthermore mght are looking to do it correct so that you can truly retain and extend your websites through the years, and so your websites paintings in all of the browsers and cellular units in the market. Oh, and if you've gotten by no means heard of CSS, that is okay--we will not inform a person you are still partying like it really is 1999--but in case you are going to create websites within the twenty first century then you might want to understand and comprehend CSS.

Learn the genuine secrets and techniques of constructing web content, and why every thing your boss instructed you approximately HTML tables is perhaps incorrect (and what to do instead). most significantly, carry your individual along with your co-worker (and galvanize cocktail get together visitors) whilst he casually mentions how his HTML is now strict, and his CSS is in an exterior type sheet.

With Head First HTML with CSS & XHTML, you will steer clear of the embarrassment of considering web-safe colours nonetheless topic, and the foolishness of slipping a font tag into your pages. better of all, you will examine HTML and CSS in a fashion that may not positioned you to sleep. If you will have learn a Head First booklet, you recognize what to anticipate: a visually-rich structure designed for how your mind works. utilizing the most recent learn in neurobiology, cognitive technology, and studying conception, this e-book will load HTML, CSS, and XHTML into your mind in a manner that sticks.

So what are you looking ahead to? depart these different dusty books at the back of and are available subscribe to us in Webville. Your travel is set to begin.

"Elegant layout is on the center of each bankruptcy the following, each one thought conveyed with equivalent doses of pragmatism and wit."
--Ken Goldstein, government vp, Disney Online

"This publication is a completely glossy creation to forward-looking practices in website markup and presentation."
--Danny Goodman, writer of Dynamic HTML: The Definitive Guide

"What was an extended trial and blunder studying approach has now been diminished well into an attractive paperback."
--Mike Davidson, CEO, Newsvine, Inc.

"I love Head First HTML with CSS & XHTML--it teaches you every little thing you must examine in a 'fun lined' format!" -
-Sally Applin, UI fashion designer and Artist

"I have not had as a lot enjoyable examining a ebook (other than Harry Potter) in years. And your e-book ultimately helped me get away of my hapless so-last-century means of constructing internet pages."
--Professor David M. Arnow, division of machine and knowledge technological know-how, Brooklyn College

"If you have ever had a loved one who sought after you to layout an internet site for them, purchase them Head First HTML with CSS and XHTML. If you have ever requested a loved one to layout you a website, purchase this booklet. If you have ever got an HTML ebook and ended up utilizing it to point your table, or for kindling on a chilly wintry weather day, purchase this booklet. this can be the booklet you have been anticipating. this can be the training method you have been ready for."
--Warren Kelly,

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Web Penetration Testing with Kali Linux - Second Edition

Build your protection opposed to net assaults with Kali Linux 2.0

About This Book

  • Gain a deep knowing of the failings in net purposes and make the most them in a realistic manner
  • Get hands-on net program hacking adventure with more than a few instruments in Kali Linux 2.0
  • Develop the sensible talents required to grasp a number of instruments within the Kali Linux 2.0 toolkit

Who This publication Is For

If you're already operating as a community penetration tester and need to extend your wisdom of net software hacking, then this booklet adapted for you. those who find themselves attracted to studying extra concerning the Kali Sana instruments which are used to check internet purposes will locate this booklet a completely helpful and fascinating guide.

What you'll Learn

  • Set up your lab with Kali Linux 2.0
  • Identify the adaptation among hacking an online program and community hacking
  • Understand the several recommendations used to spot the flavour of net applications
  • Expose vulnerabilities found in internet servers and their functions utilizing server-side attacks
  • Use SQL and cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks
  • Check for XSS flaws utilizing the burp suite proxy
  • Find out concerning the mitigation ideas used to negate the results of the Injection and Blind SQL attacks

In Detail

Kali Linux 2.0 is the recent iteration of the industry-leading backpedal Linux penetration checking out and safeguard auditing Linux distribution. It includes a number of hundred instruments aimed toward a number of info safeguard projects comparable to penetration trying out, forensics, and opposite engineering.

At the start of the e-book, you'll be brought to the ideas of hacking and penetration checking out and should get to understand concerning the instruments utilized in Kali Linux 2.0 that relate to net program hacking. Then, you are going to achieve a deep knowing of SQL and command injection flaws and how you can make the most the failings. relocating on, you'll get to understand extra approximately scripting and enter validation flaws, AJAX, and the protection concerns with regards to AJAX.

At the tip of the ebook, you are going to use an automatic strategy known as fuzzing on the way to establish flaws in an internet program. eventually, you are going to comprehend the net software vulnerabilities and the ways that they are often exploited utilizing the instruments in Kali Linux 2.0.

Style and approach

This step by step advisor covers every one subject with targeted useful examples. each idea is defined with the aid of illustrations utilizing the instruments on hand in Kali Linux 2.0.

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Foundation Rails 2

By Eldon Alameda

You've heard approximately this outstanding internet framework known as Ruby on Rails that is taken the realm through hurricane, yet concept it was once approach too complicated for you? imagine again.

Foundation Rails 2 takes you thru your first steps in Rails, explaining in undeniable English the right way to begin development dynamic internet functions. and there is by no means been a greater time to leap in to the Rails international, because the liberate of Rails 2 was once an enormous evolutionary breakthrough from prior versions.

Unlike different Rails books, this ebook does not throw you into the deep finish at once within the hopes that you will discover ways to swim. as a substitute, we are going to commence with the fundamentals and consistently extend your wisdom until eventually, via the tip of the e-book, we are development a Rails program with dynamic beneficial properties similar to consumer registration, geocoding, filtering effects with AJAX, RSS feeds, and an XML interface. in the meantime, we are going to speak about the real matters that different books usually miss resembling trying out your application's code, securing your program from hackers, optimizing your code for the easiest functionality, and naturally, deploying your application.

This publication takes a targeted method of guiding you thru knowing how the items of Rails paintings separately and the way they healthy jointly. rather than emphasizing uninteresting theoretical discussions, Foundation Rails 2 helps you to get your fingers soiled with the framework and research the hows and whys of Rails speedier than ever.

We begin with a travel of what makes Rails unique and why you must research it, stream right into a light advent to the excessive issues of programming in Ruby, after which take a travel of a pattern Rails program. subsequent, we dig deeper into the center elements of Rails earlier than development an entire Rails program jointly. through the tip of this ebook, not just will you know the way to construct Rails purposes yet you are going to comprehend the explanations in the back of what you do.

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The Definitive Guide to Django: Web Development Done Right (Expert's Voice in Web Development)

By Adrian Holovaty, Jacob Kaplan-Moss

This most up-to-date version of The Definitive consultant to Django is up-to-date for Django 1.1, and, with the forward–compatibility make sure that Django now offers, should still function the last word educational and reference for this well known framework for years yet to come.

Django, the Python–based akin to Ruby’s Rails net improvement framework, is among the preferred subject matters in internet improvement this day. Lead developer Jacob Kaplan–Moss and Django author Adrian Holovaty express you ways they use this framework to create award–winning websites by way of guiding you thru the construction of an online program equivalent to

The Definitive consultant to Django is damaged into 3 elements, with the 1st introducing Django basics comparable to deploy and configuration, and growing the parts that jointly strength a Django–driven site. the second one half delves into the extra refined beneficial properties of Django, together with outputting non–HTML content material resembling RSS feeds and PDFs, caching, and consumer administration. The appendixes function a close connection with Django’s many configuration innovations and instructions.

What you’ll learn

  • The first 1/2 this booklet explains intensive find out how to construct net purposes utilizing Django together with the fundamentals of dynamic websites, the Django templating approach interacting with databases, and net varieties.
  • The moment half this booklet discusses higher-level ideas similar to caching, defense, and the way to set up Django.
  • The appendixes shape a reference for the instructions and configurations on hand in Django.

Who this booklet is for

a person who desires to use the robust Django framework to construct dynamic websites speedy and simply.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Django
  2. Getting all started
  3. Views and URLconfs
  4. Templates
  5. Models
  6. The Django Admin website
  7. Forms
  8. Advanced perspectives and URLconfs
  9. Advanced Templates
  10. Advanced types
  11. Generic perspectives
  12. Deploying Django
  13. Generating Non-HTML content material
  14. Sessions, clients, and Registration
  15. Caching
  16. django.contrib
  17. Middleware
  18. Integrating with Legacy Databases and purposes
  19. Internationalization
  20. Security

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AngularJS Services

By Jim Lavin

Design, construct, and try out providers to create a beginning to your AngularJS applications

About This Book

  • Understand how providers are an essential section of the AngularJS framework and the way leveraging providers can gain your application
  • Design and constitution your AngularJS companies and research the simplest practices utilized in designing AngularJS services
  • Effectively write, try, and eventually installation your application

Who This e-book Is For

If you're an intermediate JavaScript developer who's seeking to improve your figuring out of single-page net software improvement with a spotlight on AngularJS prone, then this booklet is for you.

What you are going to Learn

  • Write Jasmine situations to check your AngularJS services
  • Implement universal performance that may be leveraged by means of the controllers, directives, and different prone on your application
  • Build prone that create, retrieve, replace, and delete your application's information on exterior servers
  • Incorporate third-party JavaScript libraries into your AngularJS application
  • Move enterprise common sense to the buyer facet to construct a brand new category of serverless applications
  • Optimize your AngularJS software for max performance

In Detail

This ebook provide you with the abilities and most sensible practices had to create AngularJS providers. It starts off with the basics of what prone are and their position in a customary AngularJS program. you'll stroll in the course of the improvement of a real-world program utilizing prone around the quite a few program layers after which stream directly to create providers that offer cross-cutting issues reminiscent of messaging, logging, and authentication.

Next, the ebook covers companies that offer info entry displaying you the way to engage with exterior cloud-based information companies and the way to cache info at the patron to minimize community latency. The ebook then exhibits you the way to write down providers that leverage different cloud-based companies to create mashups and contain performance on your program with no writing loads of code.

You also will easy methods to create enterprise common sense items, ideas engines, and finite kingdom machines, which are used to supply enterprise good judgment on your application.

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Web Design with HTML and CSS Digital Classroom, (Book and Video Training)

By AGI Creative Team, Jeremy Osborn

"An helpful full-color education package deal for website design

Web layout contains utilizing a number of software program instruments and codes-such as Dreamweaver, Flash, Silverlight, Illustrator, Photoshop, HTML, and CSS, between others-to craft a distinct, strong, and interactive web pages. This publication teaches you the way to successfully use all of the significant instruments fascinated by website design to create a website that's either beautiful and functional.

You'll transcend the fundamentals to profit most sensible practices of fine website design so that you can cross from the strategy planning stage to a winning site.

Combining full-color, step by step directions with lesson records and video education from internet specialists is like having your individual own teacher guiding you thru each one lesson-but you're employed at your personal pace!

  • Discusses homes of excellent website design and most sensible practices for development a domain that's either beautiful and functional
  • Offers transparent guide that makes studying advanced initiatives much less intimidating
  • Demonstrates the best way to procedure web site layout suggestion production and convey a imaginative and prescient from the strategy planning stage via to complete and marvelous operability
  • Combines a whole colour step by step educational booklet besides lesson documents and video education from website design experts

This education package deal takes you past the fundamentals in a chain of easy-to-absorb, five-minute classes. "

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The Smashing Book #2 (Digital Edition) (Smashing Books)

By Smashing Magazine

This e-book stocks necessary useful perception into layout, usability and coding. It presents expert recommendation for designing cellular functions and development winning e-commerce web pages, and it explains universal coding error and the way to prevent them. You’ll discover the rules layout pondering and image layout and methods to practice psychology and online game concept to create attractive consumer experiences.

Well-respected execs have labored with us to supply interesting and entire chapters.


- the rules of serious image Design
- noticeable vs. Invisible Design
- Designing cellular consumer Experience
- Sketching, Wireframing and Prototyping
- pink Flags (Warning indicators) in internet Development
- the way forward for net Typography
- using online game layout ideas to person event Design
- once they click on: Psychology of website design and consumer Behavior
- layout styles in e-Commerce web pages (Study)
- how one can Make a booklet (Like This One)

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Designing Evolvable Web APIs with ASP.NET

By Pablo Cibraro, Glenn Block, Pedro Felix, Howard Dierking, Darrel Miller

Layout and construct internet APIs for a large diversity of clients—including browsers and cellular devices—that can adapt to alter over the years. This useful, hands-on consultant takes you thru the idea and instruments you want to construct evolvable HTTP providers with Microsoft's ASP.NET net API framework. within the technique, you'll find out how layout and enforce a real-world internet API.

Ideal for skilled .NET builders, this book's sections on uncomplicated net API concept and layout additionally observe to builders who paintings with different improvement stacks resembling Java, Ruby, personal home page, and Node.

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Web Design All-in-One For Dummies

By Sue Jenkins

Net designers needs to put on many hats. between books on website design, Web layout All-in-One For Dummies is the person who is helping you effectively put on all these hats with out wasting your head.
Full-color illustrations and 5 self-contained minibooks provide help to be a photograph dressmaker, inventive organizer, visible communicator, markup language technologist, and state of the art trendsetter, multi function. This booklet is helping you lay the foundation, stick with layout principles, attempt your website, sign up a site identify, and masses more.<ul type="disc">* Getting all started covers making plans, defining your audience, selecting the right software program, and extra* Designing For the internet acquaints you with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, plus the best way to opt for a structure and optimize photographs* development sites will get all the way down to nuts and bolts: placing textual content, photos, links, and multimedia records jointly, organizing content material, and development navigation platforms* net criteria & trying out teaches you the way to check and validate so everybody can take pleasure in your website* Publishing & web site upkeep is helping you get your web site on-line and hold it current
Web layout All-in-One For Dummies additionally is helping you tips on how to opt for an online editor and snap shots application, how one can make your website obtainable to the widest attainable viewers, and while it’s time to name in a professional like writer Sue Jenkins. It’s simply what you must commence and deal with a superb website.

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