JQuery Gems

Author: Greg Sidelnikov
Publisher:
ISBN: 1520274734
Release Date: 2014-11-24
Genre:

jQuery Gems delivers a number of concise and informative jQuery tips in a simple and easy to read format. Introduction contains explanations of basics JavaScript concepts such as events, closures, anonymous functions and the use of "this" variable in different contexts. After these basic principles are grasped the reader is invited to learn from "gems": simple examples that solve one specific problem or educates the reader about a certain way of doing things using jQuery. The current edition of the book contains 46 gems and additional visual diagrams that help guiding the reader toward understanding how to use jQuery library.This reference is great for beginners and web developers looking for direct, isolated examples of various jQuery techniques. Once fully understood, the knowledge gained from these individual examples will improve your overall effectiveness as a JavaScript and jQuery developer. This book is best used as a reference book or in a sense - a brief jQuery dictionary. Each page contains just one, specific tip.This book has been formatted for Kindle from its first edition which was originally available in PDF format from the author's website www.learnjquery.org. This Kindle edition is unique. It was edited again on November 24th, 2013 and new chapters were added.

React Js Book an Open Source JavaScript Library for Building User Interfaces

Author: Greg Sidelnikov
Publisher:
ISBN: 152030031X
Release Date: 2017-03-17
Genre:

Note: The book was released on Christmas - December 25th, 2016. I updated the book again on January 3rd, 2017 to 102 pages -- double of the original draft. I edited it, included better explanations and a chapter on EcmaScript 6. The paperback edition of React.js Book was published on March 17th, 2017 with a total of 117 pages with included diagrams at the end of the book.My fourth web development book is simply called React.js Book. It will walk you step by step through the process of setting up a development environment and learning Reactive programming from start to finish. React is a library unlike any other I have worked with. Unlike jQuery where you had to learn a number of methods that do very specific things, it's largely inspired by a programming methodology for creating fast web applications.In addition you will be expected to know or at least be briefly familiar with prerequisite knowledge of other web development tools such as Node.js, NPM, Babel, JSX and Webpack. These are not required elements of programming with React, but without them things would be tough.As of 2017, Reactive programming is an alternative way of thinking about web applications. It provides software patterns that make your web app extremely responsive to user input and generally feel faster to the end-user (people who are using your application.) The Virtual DOM alone is enough of a reason to switch to React. Programming with React library, is a lot more than just learning about and using React objects, components, states, props and methods. It requires previous experience with JavaScript and at times assumes knowledge of software principles not inherent to React library itself.This book is not a list of object names, methods and functions with side explanations of what they do. Rather, it deals with the said principles involved in React programming thought up by the creators of React library. Principles that are usually understood by professional web developers and software engineers.For all these reasons stated above, this tutorial PDF E-book (that is now also available as paperback) will gradually walk you through the process of becoming familiar with React library, starting from basic concepts. Gradually, we will move toward more advanced subjects. So, prepare to be educated!

jQuery Cookbook

Author: Cody Lindley
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449383015
Release Date: 2009-11-09
Genre: Computers

jQuery simplifies building rich, interactive web frontends. Getting started with this JavaScript library is easy, but it can take years to fully realize its breadth and depth; this cookbook shortens the learning curve considerably. With these recipes, you'll learn patterns and practices from 19 leading developers who use jQuery for everything from integrating simple components into websites and applications to developing complex, high-performance user interfaces. Ideal for newcomers and JavaScript veterans alike, jQuery Cookbook starts with the basics and then moves to practical use cases with tested solutions to common web development hurdles. You also get recipes on advanced topics, such as methods for applying jQuery to large projects. Solve problems involving events, effects, dimensions, forms, themes, and user interface elements Learn how to enhance your forms, and how to position and reposition elements on a page Make the most of jQuery's event management system, including custom events and custom event data Create UI elements-such as tabs, accordions, and modals-from scratch Optimize your code to eliminate bottlenecks and ensure peak performance Learn how to test your jQuery applications The book's contributors include: Cody Lindley James Padolsey Ralph Whitbeck Jonathan Sharp Michael Geary and Scott González Rebecca Murphey Remy Sharp Ariel Flesler Brian Cherne Jörn Zaefferer Mike Hostetler Nathan Smith Richard D. Worth Maggie Wachs, Scott Jehl, Todd Parker, and Patty Toland Rob Burns

Learn to Code HTML and CSS

Author: Shay Howe
Publisher: New Riders
ISBN: 9780133477573
Release Date: 2014-04-22
Genre: Computers

HTML and CSS can be a little daunting at first but fear not. This book, based on Shay Howe's popular workshop covers the basics and breaks down the barrier to entry, showing readers how they can start using HTML and CSS through practical techniques today. They'll find accompanying code examples online, while they explore topics such as the different structures of HTML and CSS, and common terms. After establishing a basic understanding of HTML and CSS a deeper dive is taken into the box model and how to work with floats. The book includes an exercise focused on cleaning up a web page by improving the user interface and design, solely using HTML and CSS. With a few quick changes the web page changes shape and comes to life. Interactive, technically up-to-the-minute and easy-to-understand, this book will advance a student's skills to a professional level.

Ruby on Rails Tutorial

Author: Michael Hartl
Publisher: Addison-Wesley
ISBN: 9780133047233
Release Date: 2012-07-27
Genre: Computers

“Ruby on Rails™ Tutorial by Michael Hartl has become a must-read for developers learning how to build Rails apps.” —Peter Cooper, Editor of Ruby Inside Using Rails, developers can build web applications of exceptional elegance and power. Although its remarkable capabilities have made Ruby on Rails one of the world’s most popular web development frameworks, it can be challenging to learn and use. Ruby on Rails™ Tutorial, Second Edition, is the solution. Best-selling author and leading Rails developer Michael Hartl teaches Rails by guiding you through the development of your own complete sample application using the latest techniques in Rails web development. The updates to this edition include all-new site design using Twitter’s Bootstrap; coverage of the new asset pipeline, including Sprockets and Sass; behavior-driven development (BDD) with Capybara and RSpec; better automated testing with Guard and Spork; roll your own authentication with has_secure_password; and an introduction to Gherkin and Cucumber. You’ll find integrated tutorials not only for Rails, but also for the essential Ruby, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and SQL skills you’ll need when developing web applications. Hartl explains how each new technique solves a real-world problem, and he demonstrates this with bite-sized code that’s simple enough to understand, yet novel enough to be useful. Whatever your previous web development experience, this book will guide you to true Rails mastery. This book will help you Install and set up your Rails development environment Go beyond generated code to truly understand how to build Rails applications from scratch Learn test-driven development (TDD) with RSpec Effectively use the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern Structure applications using the REST architecture Build static pages and transform them into dynamic ones Master the Ruby programming skills all Rails developers need Define high-quality site layouts and data models Implement registration and authentication systems, including validation and secure passwords Update, display, and delete users Add social features and microblogging, including an introduction to Ajax Record version changes with Git and share code at GitHub Simplify application deployment with Heroku

Learning Rails 5

Author: J. Mark Locklear
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781491926154
Release Date: 2016-08-11
Genre: Computers

If you’re a web developer or designer ready to learn Ruby on Rails, this hands-on guide is the ideal way to get started. Rather than toss you into the middle of the framework’s Model-View-Controller architecture, as many books do, Learning Rails 5 begins with the foundations of the Web you already know. You’ll learn how to create something visible with Rails’ view layer before diving into the more difficult inner layers: the database models and controller code. All you need to begin your Rails journey is HTML experience. Each chapter includes exercises and review questions to test your understanding as you go. Present content by building an application with a basic view and a simple controller Build forms and process their results, progressing from simple to more complex Use Rails scaffolding and REST to build effective applications quickly Connect forms to models and create code that maps directly to database structures Build applications that combine data from multiple tables Use migrations to track changes to your database over time Add common elements such as sessions, cookies, and authentication

JavaScript The Good Parts

Author: Douglas Crockford
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9780596554873
Release Date: 2008-05-08
Genre: Computers

Most programming languages contain good and bad parts, but JavaScript has more than its share of the bad, having been developed and released in a hurry before it could be refined. This authoritative book scrapes away these bad features to reveal a subset of JavaScript that's more reliable, readable, and maintainable than the language as a whole—a subset you can use to create truly extensible and efficient code. Considered the JavaScript expert by many people in the development community, author Douglas Crockford identifies the abundance of good ideas that make JavaScript an outstanding object-oriented programming language-ideas such as functions, loose typing, dynamic objects, and an expressive object literal notation. Unfortunately, these good ideas are mixed in with bad and downright awful ideas, like a programming model based on global variables. When Java applets failed, JavaScript became the language of the Web by default, making its popularity almost completely independent of its qualities as a programming language. In JavaScript: The Good Parts, Crockford finally digs through the steaming pile of good intentions and blunders to give you a detailed look at all the genuinely elegant parts of JavaScript, including: Syntax Objects Functions Inheritance Arrays Regular expressions Methods Style Beautiful features The real beauty? As you move ahead with the subset of JavaScript that this book presents, you'll also sidestep the need to unlearn all the bad parts. Of course, if you want to find out more about the bad parts and how to use them badly, simply consult any other JavaScript book. With JavaScript: The Good Parts, you'll discover a beautiful, elegant, lightweight and highly expressive language that lets you create effective code, whether you're managing object libraries or just trying to get Ajax to run fast. If you develop sites or applications for the Web, this book is an absolute must.

Selenium Testing Tools Cookbook

Author: Unmesh Gundecha
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781849515757
Release Date: 2012-11-23
Genre: Computers

This is a cookbook packed with code examples and step-by-step instructions to ease your learning curve. This book is intended for software quality assurance/testing professionals, software project managers, or software developers with prior experience in using Selenium and Java for testing web-based applications. This book also provides examples for C#, Python, and Ruby users.

Learning Web Design

Author: Jennifer Niederst Robbins
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449333362
Release Date: 2007-06-15
Genre: Computers

Everything you need to know to create professional web sites is right here. Learning Web Design starts from the beginning -- defining how the Web and web pages work -- and builds from there. By the end of the book, you'll have the skills to create multi-column CSS layouts with optimized graphic files, and you'll know how to get your pages up on the Web. This thoroughly revised edition teaches you how to build web sites according to modern design practices and professional standards. Learning Web Design explains: How to create a simple (X)HTML page, how to add links and images Everything you need to know about web standards -- (X)HTML, DTDs, and more Cascading Style Sheets -- formatting text, colors and backgrounds, using the box model, page layout, and more All about web graphics, and how to make them lean and mean through optimization The site development process, from start to finish Getting your pages on the Web -- hosting, domain names, and FTP The book includes exercises to help you to learn various techniques, and short quizzes to make sure you're up to speed with key concepts. If you're interested in web design, Learning Web Design is the place to start.

Node js Web Development

Author: David Herron
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781785885419
Release Date: 2016-06-27
Genre: Computers

Create real-time server-side applications with this practical, step-by-step guide About This Book Learn about server-side JavaScript with Node.js and Node modules through the most up-to-date book on Node.js web development Understand website development both with and without the Connect/Express web application framework Develop both HTTP server and client applications Who This Book Is For This book is for anybody looking for an alternative to the "P" languages (Perl, PHP, and Python), or anyone looking for a new paradigm of server-side application development. You should have at least a rudimentary understanding of JavaScript and web application development. What You Will Learn Install and use Node.js for both development and deployment Use the Express application framework Configure Bootstrap for mobile-first theming Use data storage engines such as MySQL, SQLITE3, and MongoDB Understand user authentication methods, including OAuth, with third-party services Deploy Node.js to live servers, including microservice development with Docker Perform unit testing with Mocha Perform functional testing of the web application with CasperJS In Detail Node.js is a server-side JavaScript platform using an event driven, non-blocking I/O model allowing users to build fast and scalable data-intensive applications running in real time. Node.js Web Development shows JavaScript is not just for browser-side applications. It can be used for server-side web application development, real-time applications, microservices, and much more. This book gives you an excellent starting point, bringing you straight to the heart of developing web applications with Node.js. You will progress from a rudimentary knowledge of JavaScript and server-side development to being able to create and maintain your own Node.js application. With this book you'll learn how to use the HTTP Server and Client objects, data storage with both SQL and MongoDB databases, real-time applications with Socket.IO, mobile-first theming with Bootstrap, microservice deployment with Docker, authenticating against third-party services using OAuth, and much more. Style and Approach This book is a practical guide for anyone looking to develop striking and robust web applications using Node.js.

Rails Angular Postgres and Bootstrap

Author: David B. Copeland
Publisher: Pragmatic Bookshelf
ISBN: 1680502204
Release Date: 2017-04-25
Genre: Computers

Achieve awesome user experiences and performance with simple, maintainable code! Embrace the full stack of web development, from styling with Bootstrap, building an interactive user interface with Angular 2, to storing data quickly and reliably in PostgreSQL. With this fully revised new edition, take a holistic view of full-stack development to create usable, high-performing applications with Rails 5. Rails is a great tool for building web applications, but it's not the best at everything. Embrace the features built into your database. Learn how to use front-end frameworks. Seize the power of the application stack through Angular 2, Bootstrap, and PostgreSQL. When used together, these powerful and easy-to-use tools will open you to a new world of possibilities. This second edition is updated to cover Angular 2 - a completely reworked front-end framework - and dives into new Postgres 9.5 features such as UPSERT. Also new is Webpack coverage, to develop the front-end code for your Rails application. Create a usable and attractive login form using Bootstrap's styles, while ensuring the database table backing it is secure using Postgres' check constraints. See how creating an advanced Postgres index for a case-insensitive search speeds up your back end - enabling you to create a dynamic user experience using Angular 2. Create reusable components that bring Bootstrap and Angular together and effectively use materialized views for caching within Postgres. Get your front end working with Webpack, use Postgres' features from migrations, and write unit tests for all of it. All of this within Rails 5. You'll gain the confidence to work at every level of the application stack, bringing the right solution to every problem. What You Need: This book covers Postgres 9.5, Rails 5, and Ruby 2.3. You should have some experience with basic Rails concepts and a cursory understanding of JavaScript, CSS, and SQL, but by no means need to be an expert. You'll learn how to install Postgres on your computer or use a free version of it in the cloud.

Learning React

Author: Alex Banks
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781491954577
Release Date: 2017-04-27
Genre: Computers

If you want to learn how to build efficient user interfaces with React, this is your book. Authors Alex Banks and Eve Porcello show you how to create UIs with this small JavaScript library that can deftly display data changes on large-scale, data-driven websites without page reloads. Along the way, you’ll learn how to work with functional programming and the latest ECMAScript features. Developed by Facebook, and used by companies including Netflix, Walmart, and The New York Times for large parts of their web interfaces, React is quickly growing in use. By learning how to build React components with this hands-on guide, you’ll fully understand how useful React can be in your organization. Learn key functional programming concepts with JavaScript Peek under the hood to understand how React runs in the browser Create application presentation layers by mounting and composing React components Use component trees to manage data and reduce the time you spend debugging applications Explore React’s component lifecycle and use it to load data and improve UI performance Use a routing solution for browser history, bookmarks, and other features of single-page applications Learn how to structure React applications with servers in mind

Beginning JavaScript and CSS Development with jQuery

Author: Richard York
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118059500
Release Date: 2011-02-09
Genre: Computers

This book covers the jQuery JavaScript framework and the jQuery UI JavaScript framework to get more results faster out of JavaScript programming. The author covers each method exposed by jQuerys API, which contains methods to resolve common, redundant tasks in less code. You will also learn how jQuery eliminates certain cross-browser, cross-platform development headaches like the event model. In addition to giving you the ability to simulate events, this book also helps simplify your work with events by reducing the amount of code that you need to write to attach events.

Apache Cordova 4 Programming

Author: John M. Wargo
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
ISBN: 9780134048277
Release Date: 2015-03-26
Genre: Computers

Using Apache Cordova 4, you can leverage native technologies and web standards to quickly build cross-platform apps for most mobile devices. You can deliver a high-end user experience where it matters, while radically simplifying code maintenance and reuse. Apache Cordova 4 Programming is the most concise, accessible introduction to this remarkable technology. In this essential guide, expert mobile developer John Wargo quickly gets you up to speed with all the essentials, from installation, configuration, and tools, to building plugins and using Cordova’s powerful APIs. Wargo helps you make the most of Cordova 4’s major enhancements, while offering practical guidance for all versions, including Adobe PhoneGap. Full chapters are dedicated to five major mobile platforms: Android, iOS, Windows Phone, Firefox OS, and Ubuntu. Using rich, relevant examples, Wargo guides you through both the anatomy of a Cordova app and its entire lifecycle, including cross-platform testing and debugging. Throughout, he illuminates Cordova development best practices, streamlining your development process and helping you write high-quality apps right from the start. Topics include Installing and configuring Cordova’s development environment Working with the Cordova command line interfaces Creating Cordova plugins, using Plugman and the PhoneGap CLI Cordova’s support for Firefox OS and Ubuntu devices Automation (Grunt and Gulp) and Cordova CLI hooks Microsoft’s hybrid toolkit for Visual Studio Third-party tools, such as AppGyver, GapDebug, THyM, and more Beautifying Cordova apps with third-party HTML frameworks, such as Bootstrap, OpenUI5, Ionic, and Onsen UI Running, testing, and debugging Cordova apps on each major mobile platform Access the full code examples at cordova4programming.com, where you’ll also find updates reflecting Cordova’s continuing evolution. This book is an ideal companion to Wargo’s authoritative collection of Apache Cordova code recipes for each Cordova API, Apache Cordova API Cookbook (Addison-Wesley, 2015).

Getting Started with Backbone Marionette

Author: Raymundo Armendariz
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781783284269
Release Date: 2014-01-10
Genre: Computers

This book is written with an easy-to-understand approach with the intention of giving small but concrete examples that will help you to quickly understand each component of Marionette. Follow along as we work together to build a practical application using Backbone Marionette. If you are a web application developer interested in using Backbone Marionette for a real-life project, then this book is for you. As a prerequisite, knowledge of JavaScript and a working knowledge of Backbone.js is required.