Beginning Ruby

Author: Peter Cooper
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781430223641
Release Date: 2017-01-11
Genre: Computers

Based on the bestselling first edition, Beginning Ruby: From Novice to Professional, Second Edition is the leading guide for every type of reader who wants to learn Ruby from the ground up. The new edition of this book provides the same excellent introduction to Ruby as the first edition plus updates for the newest version of Ruby, including the addition of the Sinatra and Ramaze web application frameworks and a chapter on GUI development so developers can take advantage of these new trends. Beginning Ruby starts by explaining the principles behind object-oriented programming and within a few chapters builds toward creating a full Ruby application. By the end of the book, in addition to in-depth knowledge of Ruby, you'll also have basic understanding of many ancillary technologies such as SQL, XML, web frameworks, and networking. Introduces readers to the Ruby programming language Takes readers from basic programming skills to web development with topics like Ruby-based frameworks and GUI programming Covers many ancillary technologies in order to provide a broader picture (e.g., databases, XML, network daemons)

Beginning Ruby

Author: Kenneth Cooper
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 1430203641
Release Date: 2007-05-02
Genre: Computers

Beginning Ruby is a thoroughly contemporary guide to this powerful object-oriented language. It’s one of the only guides aimed at both the novice programmer as well as experienced developers who are new to Ruby. The book starts by explaining the principles behind object oriented programming and within a few chapters builds towards creating a genuine Ruby application. The book then explains key Ruby principles, such as classes and objects; projects, modules and libraries; and other aspects of Ruby such as database access. In addition, Ruby on Rails is covered in some depth and the book’s appendixes provide essential and long-lasting reference information.

Beginning Ruby on Rails E Commerce

Author: Jarkko Laine
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 1430202769
Release Date: 2007-04-30
Genre: Computers

Ruby on Rails offers developers the opportunity to create fully-featured web applications in double-quick time. Rails and e-commerce are a match made in heaven and Beginning Ruby on Rails E-Commerce is the first book to directly target this market. The book explains, via real-life scenarios, how to use Rails to create every aspect of an online store – from creating a product catalog, to building a reliable shopping cart system, all the way to features and functions like customer feedback forums. This combination of high sophistication and broad focus makes this an essential working reference – the book all developers are calling for.

Beginning Portable Shell Scripting

Author: Peter Seebach
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781430210436
Release Date: 2008-11-21
Genre: Computers

Portable shell scripting is the future of modern Linux, OS X, and Unix command–line access. Beginning Portable Shell Scripting: From Novice to Professional teaches shell scripting by using the common core of most shells and expands those principles to all of scripting. You will learn about portable scripting and how to use the same syntax and design principles for all shells. You’ll discover about the interaction between shells and other scripting languages like Ruby and Python, and everything you learn will be shown in context for Linux, OS X, bash, and AppleScript. What you’ll learn This book will prime you on not just shell scripting, but also the modern context of portable shell scripting. You will learn The core Linux/OS X shell constructs from a portability point of view How to write scripts that write other scripts, and how to write macros and debug them How to write and design shell script portably from the ground up How to use programmable utilities and their inherent portability to your advantage, while pinpointing potential traps Pulling everything together, how to engineer scripts that play well with Python and Ruby, and even run on embedded systems Who this book is for This book is for system administrators, programmers, and testers working across Linux, OS X, and the Unix command line. Table of Contents Introduction to Shell Scripting Patterns and Regular Expressions Basic Shell Scripting Core Shell Features Explained Shells Within Shells Invocation and Execution Shell Language Portability Utility Portability Bringing It All Together Shell Script Design Mixing and Matching

Beginning JBoss Seam

Author: Joseph Faisal Nusairat
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 1430203854
Release Date: 2007-04-30
Genre: Computers

JBoss Seam represents the primary counter to the hot and successful Spring Framework and perhaps even Ruby on Rails framework. The open source lightweight Java EE 5 standards based JBoss Seam framework is a part of this second wave of open source lightweight Java that’s taking place. This book aims to take advantage of this hot area. It gives an overview of Seam related JSF and EJB 3 as found in Java EE 5. It provides information on the tools to make development with Seam easier as well as a functioning in depth demo to truly learn how to use Seam. Tips and tricks to using Seam are also included.

Beginning Rails

Author: Cloves Carneiro Jr
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781430203193
Release Date: 2008-11-04
Genre: Computers

This book not only teaches the necessary skill set to become a proficient Ruby on Rails developer, it also explains the theory needed for the developer to explore and learn on their own. The reader will not be burdened by yet another set of "hello world" and other mundane examples. In this text they will learn Ruby on Rails by creating real world projects; a task manager, RSS aggregator, a community manager similar to MySpace.com, and an Amazon based store. While the book covers the basics for beginners, it also offers more advanced tools, including Ajax and a detailed discussion of ActiveRecord and ActionPack.

Beginning Google Maps Applications with Rails and Ajax

Author: Andre Lewis
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781430203803
Release Date: 2007-05-02
Genre: Computers

The Google Maps API is a showcase example of the Web 2.0 development paradigm, designed to be invitingly simple for developers to incorporate dynamic mapping services into Web applications. Beginning Google Maps Applications with Rails and Ajax takes a developer’s perspective, showing how to integrate mapping features into their Rails-driven Web applications. The book shows how to draw on data sources such as the U.S. Census Bureau’s TIGER/Line data and Google's own geocoding feature to build comprehensive geocoding services. The book includes guided examples demonstrating how to encourage user interaction such as pinpointing map locations, adding comments, and building community-driven maps.

Beginning Groovy and Grails

Author: Jim Shingler
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781430210467
Release Date: 2008-09-22
Genre: Computers

Web frameworks are playing a major role in the creation of today's most compelling web applications, because they automate many of the tedious tasks, allowing developers to instead focus on providing users with creative and powerful features. Java developers have been particularly fortunate in this area, having been able to take advantage of Grails, an open source framework that supercharges productivity when building Java–driven web sites. Grails is based on Groovy, which is a very popular and growing dynamic scripting language for Java developers and was inspired by Python, Ruby, and Smalltalk. Beginning Groovy and Grails is the first introductory book on the Groovy language and its primary web framework, Grails. This book gets you started with Groovy and Grails and culminates in the example and possible application of some real–world projects. You follow along with the development of each project, implementing and running each application while learning new features along the way.

Beginning Rails

Author: Cloves Carneiro Jr
Publisher: Springer Science & Business
ISBN: 9781430203193
Release Date: 2008-11-04
Genre: Computers

Beginning Rails is the practical starting point for anyone wanting to learn how to build dynamic web applications using the Rails framework for Ruby. You’ll learn how all of the components of Rails fit together and how you can leverage them to create sophisticated web applications with less code and more joy. This book is particularly well suited to those with little or no experience with web application development, or who have some experience but are new to Rails. Beginning Rails assumes basic familiarity with web terms and technologies, but doesn't require you to be an expert. Topics include: A gentle introduction to the Ruby programming language Installing Ruby and Rails on a Mac, Linux, or Windows system The philosophy behind Rails and why it matters The Model-View-Controller architecture The basics of relational databases and SQL Setting up a MySQL database and creating a schema with migrations Experimenting with your live application in the Rails console Creating rich relationships between your models Using controllers and templates properly Leveraging helpers to keep your templates clean and logic free Adding Ajax and visual effects to enrich your user interfaces JavaScript with Prototype and script.aculo.us How to send and receive mail from your application Using and creating your own plug-ins Ensuring your code against Murphy’s Law through writing tests Using Capistrano to deploy your application Rather than delving into the arcane details of Rails, the focus is on the aspects of the framework that will become your pick, shovel, and axe. Part history lesson, part introduction to object-oriented programming, and part dissertation on open source software, Beginning Rails doesn’t just explain how to do something in Rails, it explains why. Every programmer fondly remembers the book that helped them get started. The goal of Beginning Rails is to become that book for you, today. Table of Contents Introducing the Rails Framework Getting Started Getting Something Running Working with a Database: Active Record Advanced Active Record: Enhancing Your Models Action Pack:Working with the View and the Controller Improving Interaction with Ajax Sending and Receiving Mail Testing Your Application Extending Rails with Plugins Deploying Your Rails Applications

Beginning Groovy and Grails

Author: Christopher M Judd
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9781430210450
Release Date: 2008-06-22
Genre: Computers

Offers instructions for working with the Groovy programming language and the Grails Web framework, covering such topics as building a user interface, security, Web 2.0, reporting, batch processing, and deploying and upgrading applications.

Beginning POJOs

Author: Brian Sam-Bodden
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 1430201428
Release Date: 2006-11-21
Genre: Computers

*ONLY Beginning-level book that introduces major Open Source Java tools and frameworks from scratch *Covers the most successful and prevalent open source and some lightweight tools and frameworks, like Spring, JBoss, Hibernate, Tapestry, Ant, and more *Shows how to build an enterprise application, end-to-end, integrating the different open source frameworks, including rapid enterprise Java application development

Beginning jQuery

Author: Jack Franklin
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781430249320
Release Date: 2013-02-06
Genre: Computers

Beginning jQuery is your step-by-step guide to learning the jQuery library. jQuery is the most popular JavaScript library in the web developer’s toolkit. Jack Franklin takes you from the basics of getting you started with jQuery, right through to extending jQuery by writing your own plug-ins. You'll discover best practices you can follow, how you can avoid common mistakes, and you'll learn about so many of the things that jQuery has to offer, including how you can: Use jQuery’s powerful tools to dynamically update content on your site, including DOM manipulation. Extend jQuery’s capabilities by writing your own plugins on top of the framework. Animate elements and build your own jQuery slider. Employ best practices and avoid common errors made by beginners. JavaScript is a powerful language but every web developer must navigate the tricky issues around cross-browser inconsistencies. Beginning jQuery teaches you how to use jQuery to avoid spending your time fixing these browser bugs - letting you concentrate on what really matters to you. Throughout Beginning jQuery, you'll discover how expressive yet concise jQuery’s code is and how much quicker and efficient you can develop with jQuery! What you’ll learn Learn why jQuery is so popular and how to get started. Use jQuery’s powerful manipulation tools to dynamically update your website’s content. Animate content and build your own image slider with jQuery’s animation tools. Extend the library by writing your own custom plug-ins. Avoid common beginner errors, and learn how to use best practices. Use plug-ins created by others in the community and integrate them into your website. Who this book is for Beginning jQuery is for the web developer confident with HTML and CSS and now ready to get to grips with JavaScript. If you’ve tried to integrate some JavaScript into your website and wondered how you could add functionality easier, jQuery is for you. Beginning jQuery is great for the developer wanting to enhance their skillset and learn new tools.

Backpacker

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Release Date: 2004-03
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Backpacker brings the outdoors straight to the reader's doorstep, inspiring and enabling them to go more places and enjoy nature more often. The authority on active adventure, Backpacker is the world's first GPS-enabled magazine, and the only magazine whose editors personally test the hiking trails, camping gear, and survival tips they publish. Backpacker's Editors' Choice Awards, an industry honor recognizing design, feature and product innovation, has become the gold standard against which all other outdoor-industry awards are measured.

Popular Mechanics

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Release Date: 1945-02
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Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether it’s practical DIY home-improvement tips, gadgets and digital technology, information on the newest cars or the latest breakthroughs in science -- PM is the ultimate guide to our high-tech lifestyle.