Author: Michael Hartl
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
Release Date: 2015-04-24
“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 Used by sites as diverse as Twitter, GitHub, Disney, and the Yellow Pages, Ruby on Rails is one of the most popular frameworks for developing web applications, but it can be challenging to learn and use. Whether you’re new to web development or new only to Rails, Ruby on Rails™ Tutorial, Third Edition, is the solution. Best-selling author and leading Rails developer Michael Hartl teaches Rails by guiding you through the development of three example applications of increasing sophistication, focusing on the fundamental techniques in web development needed for virtually any kind of application. The updates to this edition include simplified installation via a standard development environment in the cloud, use of the default Rails stack throughout, a light-weight testing approach, an all-new section on image upload, and an all-new chapter on account activation and password resets, including sending email with Rails. This indispensable guide provides integrated tutorials not only for Rails, but also for the essential Ruby, HTML, CSS, and SQL skills you’ll need when developing web applications. Hartl explains how each new technique solves a real-world problem, and then he demonstrates it 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, including a pre-installed integrated development environment (IDE) in the cloud Go beyond generated code to truly understand how to build Rails applications from scratch Learn testing and test-driven development (TDD) 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 Create high-quality site layouts and data models Implement registration and authentication systems, including validation and secure passwords Update, display, and delete users Upload images in production using a cloud storage service Implement account activation and password reset, including sending email with Rails Add social features and microblogging, including an introduction to Ajax Record version changes with Git and create a secure remote repository at Bitbucket Deploy your applications early and often with Heroku
Author: Imar Spaanjaars
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2014-03-06
Build your ASP.NET 4.5.1 skills with real-world instruction In this comprehensive guide to getting started with ASP.NET 4.5.1, best-selling author Imar Spaanjaars provides a firm foundation for coders new to ASP.NET and key insights for those not yet familiar with the important updates in the 4.5.1 release. Readers learn how to build full-featured ASP.NET websites using Visual Studio Express 2013 for Web, Microsoft’s free development tool for ASP.NET web applications. Beginning ASP.NET 4.5.1 guides you through the process of creating a fully functional, database-driven website, from creation of the most basic site structure all the way down to the successful deployment of the website to a production environment. Beginning ASP.NET 4.5.1: in C# and VB: Explains how to get started with ASP.NET 4.5.1, including an introduction to Microsoft’s Visual Studio Express 2013 for Web Features helpful examples for designing websites with CSS and HTML and how to overcome common formatting problems Shares techniques for managing server controls in ASP.NET, including standard controls, HTML controls, and data controls Provides real-world tips for creating consistent page layouts throughout your websites Covers practical functionality issues like validating user input, sending e-mail from your website, and processing data at the server Details what the ASP.NET state engine is and why it is important Shows how to access and modify data in a SQL Server database Includes coverage of jQuery, LINQ, and the Entity Framework Explores measures to take for optimal security
Author: Daniel Kehoe
Publisher: Daniel Kehoe
Release Date: 2016-12-12
Get the book that is called, “The best Rails book for beginners,” for a solid start on Ruby on Rails web development. No other tutorial does a better job of explaining the concepts. Master the basics. Learn the practices you’ll use in the workplace as a professional Rails developer. And follow a roadmap that sets you on a path to building your own web applications, not just following tutorials. This book is written for YOU if you are new to Ruby on Rails and you’ve got experience with the web and need to learn Rails; you don’t know how to program – but want to learn; you want to build an application; you want to start a career as a professional web developer.
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.
Author: Yakov Fain
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2015-06-04
Quick and painless Java programming with expert multimedia instruction Java Programming 24-Hour Trainer, 2nd Edition is your complete beginner's guide to the Java programming language, with easy-to-follow lessons and supplemental exercises that help you get up and running quickly. Step-by-step instruction walks you through the basics of object-oriented programming, syntax, interfaces, and more, before building upon your skills to develop games, web apps, networks, and automations. This second edition has been updated to align with Java SE 8 and Java EE 7, and includes new information on GUI basics, lambda expressions, streaming API, WebSockets, and Gradle. Even if you have no programming experience at all, the more than six hours of Java programming screencasts will demonstrate major concepts and procedures in a way that facilitates learning and promotes a better understanding of the development process. This is your quick and painless guide to mastering Java, whether you're starting from scratch or just looking to expand your skill set. Master the building blocks that go into any Java project Make writing code easier with the Eclipse tools Learn to connect Java applications to databases Design and build graphical user interfaces and web applications Learn to develop GUIs with JavaFX If you want to start programming quickly, Java Programming 24-Hour Trainer, 2nd Edition is your ideal solution.
Build real-world, production-ready solutions in Go using cutting-edge technology and techniques About This Book Get up to date with Go and write code capable of delivering massive world-class scale performance and availability Learn to apply the nuances of the Go language, and get to know the open source community that surrounds it to implement a wide range of start-up quality projects Write interesting and clever but simple code, and learn skills and techniques that are directly transferrable to your own projects Who This Book Is For If you are familiar with Go and are want to put your knowledge to work, then this is the book for you. Go programming knowledge is a must. What You Will Learn Build quirky and fun projects from scratch while exploring patterns, practices, and techniques, as well as a range of different technologies Create websites and data services capable of massive scale using Go's net/http package, exploring RESTful patterns as well as low-latency WebSocket APIs Interact with a variety of remote web services to consume capabilities ranging from authentication and authorization to a fully functioning thesaurus Develop high-quality command-line tools that utilize the powerful shell capabilities and perform well using Go's in-built concurrency mechanisms Build microservices for larger organizations using the Go Kit library Implement a modern document database as well as high-throughput messaging queue technology to put together an architecture that is truly ready to scale Write concurrent programs and gracefully manage the execution of them and communication by smartly using channels Get a feel for app deployment using Docker and Google App Engine In Detail Go is the language of the Internet age, and the latest version of Go comes with major architectural changes. Implementation of the language, runtime, and libraries has changed significantly. The compiler and runtime are now written entirely in Go. The garbage collector is now concurrent and provides dramatically lower pause times by running in parallel with other Go routines when possible. This book will show you how to leverage all the latest features and much more. This book shows you how to build powerful systems and drops you into real-world situations. You will learn to develop high-quality command-line tools that utilize the powerful shell capabilities and perform well using Go's in-built concurrency mechanisms. Scale, performance, and high availability lie at the heart of our projects, and the lessons learned throughout this book will arm you with everything you need to build world-class solutions. You will get a feel for app deployment using Docker and Google App Engine. Each project could form the basis of a start-up, which means they are directly applicable to modern software markets. Style and approach This book provides fun projects that involve building applications from scratch. These projects will teach you to build chat applications, a distributed system, and a recommendation system.
Author: William Steinmetz
Publisher: No Starch Press
Release Date: 2008
Rather than explain the basics of PHP, this guide provides scripts that can be implemented immediately to make programmers lives easier. Included are scripts for processing credit cards, getting live shipping quotes, and accepting PayPal payments online.
Presents step-by-step instructions on creating a Web site using HTML and CSS, covering such topics as creating graphics, adding interactivity with forms, tracking visitors using Google Analytics, and using debug tools.
Think you need an army of skilled programmers to build a website? Think again. With nothing more than an ordinary PC, some raw ambition, and this book, you’ll learn how to create and maintain a professional-looking, visitor-friendly site. This Missing Manual gives you all the tools, techniques, and expert advice you need. Plan your site. Create web pages by learning the basics of HTML and HTML5. Control page design with CSS. Format text, images, links, tables, and other elements. Attract visitors. Ensure that people can find your site through popular search engines. Build a community. Add forums, fresh content, and a feedback form to encourage repeat visits. Get smart. Use free tools to identify your site’s strengths and weaknesses. Create your own blog. Post your musings with a free blog-hosting service. Bring in cash. Host Google ads, sell Amazon’s wares, or push your own products. Add pizzazz. Include audio, video, interactive menus, and more.