Playful Design

By John Ferrara

Game layout is a sibling self-discipline to software program and website design, yet they're siblings that grew up in several homes. they've got even more in universal than their perceived contrast in general indicates, and person event practitioners can observe huge, immense profit through exploiting the strategies that video games have stumbled on to the genuine difficulties of layout. This ebook will express you ways.

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Ruby and MongoDB Web Development Beginner's Guide

By Gautam Rege

Create dynamic net purposes by way of combining the facility of Ruby and MongoDB

* step by step directions and useful examples to making net functions with Ruby and MongoDB
* discover ways to layout the article version in a NoSQL way
* Create gadgets in Ruby and map them to MongoDB

In Detail

MongoDB is a high-performance, open resource, schema-free document-oriented database. Ruby is an item- orientated scripting language. Ruby and MongoDB are an incredible partnership for development scalable internet applications.

Ruby and MongoDB internet improvement Beginner's advisor is a fast paced, hands-on advisor to start with internet software improvement utilizing Ruby and MongoDB. The ebook follows a pragmatic technique, utilizing transparent and step by step directions and examples in Ruby to illustrate program improvement utilizing MongoDB.

The e-book starts off through introducing the techniques of MongoDB. The booklet teaches every thing correct from the set up to making items, MongoDB internals, queries and Ruby facts Mappers.

You will the best way to use a variety of Ruby info mappers like Mongoid and MongoMapper to map Ruby gadgets to MongoDB documents.

You will research MongoDB positive factors and care for geo-spatial indexing with MongoDB and Scaling MongoDB.

With its insurance of strategies and sensible examples, Ruby and MongoDB internet improvement Beginner's consultant is the suitable selection for Ruby builders to start with constructing web pages with MongoDB because the database.

What you'll research from this book
* Get MongoDB and Ruby up and operating in your desktop (Windows/Mac/Linux)
* Leverage MongoDB to construct hugely scalable data-centric functions
* Leverage MongoDB replication to make sure excessive availability and reliability
* Create your first item and put it aside to MongoDB
* Create a Ruby item and map it to MongoDB document
* technique huge datasets with MapReduce
* Create geo-spatial indexes or 2nd indexes
* know about Mongoid and MongoMapper for mapping Ruby gadgets to MongoDB documents


This booklet is full of step by step directions and functional examples, besides accompanying screenshots and code for a simple studying curve. the wishes of a newbie are absolutely happy via the book.

Who this publication is written for

This booklet assumes that you're skilled in Ruby improvement talents - Ruby, HTML, CSS. Having wisdom of utilizing NoSQL may also help you get throughout the innovations faster, however it isn't really needed. No past wisdom of MongoDB required.

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Building E-Commerce Solutions with WooCommerce - Second Edition

Key Features

  • Offers selfmade e-commerce resolution utilizing WordPress and WooCommerce
  • Discover the hot Onboarding wizard that makes advanced methods user-friendly
  • Manage your on-line shop and extend its services utilizing plugins

Book Description

Building a web shop is frequently thought of to be a tough, advanced activity. utilizing the combo of WordPress and the WooCommerce plugin, this can be now not the case. WooCommerce is the most well-liked e-commerce platform for WordPress and is being swiftly constructed via WooThemes. It offers a powerful e-commerce approach to organize your personal on-line shop in exactly a number of hours.

This effortless and useful booklet may also help you are making the main of WooCommerce so that it will manage and run your on-line shop your self. fitting WooCommerce is a straightforward activity, yet this publication will clarify intimately all of the attainable settings. After that you will be including items, various money tools, and delivery ideas in your shop. you'll then customise your shop through including subject matters to alter the feel and appear. as soon as your shop is operating, you are going to tips on how to use coupons, strategy your orders, examine studies, or even extend the performance extra with extra plugins.

By the top of the e-book, you are going to study every thing you must upload an absolutely sensible on-line shop to you WordPress web site and begin working a web business.

What you'll learn

  • Use WooCommerce settings to establish the habit of the web store
  • Get conversant in the downloadable and variable products
  • Set up delivery and fee methods
  • Use coupons for advertising and marketing purposes
  • Choose the precise WooCommerce subject in your on-line store
  • Customize your web site utilizing the Storefront topic as a base
  • Handle orders, funds, and emails each day with ease
  • Work with WooCommerce reporting possibilities
  • Expanding your on-line shop with the functionalities provided by way of WooCommerce

About the Author

Robbert Ravensbergen is an skilled e-commerce and IT supervisor. He has been operating in different overseas roles for varied businesses. he is additionally a passionate author and blogger. WordPress, WooCommerce, and Magento are the themes that he writes about.

Robbert published a number of books approximately Magento and WooCommerce for Packt Publishing over the last couple of years. in addition to this, he is an incredible author within the Netherlands and popular for his comprehensible books for newcomers approximately WordPress.

Readers can achieve Robbert on his own weblog at

Table of Contents

  1. Setting Up WooCommerce
  2. Creating Your First Products
  3. Using Downloadable items and Variations
  4. Payments, transport, and Coupons
  5. Working with WooCommerce Themes
  6. Customizing a WooCommerce Theme
  7. Running Your on-line Store
  8. More chances utilizing Plugins

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Taking Your Talent to the Web: A Guide for the Transitioning Designer

By Jeffrey Zeldman

This is often an specific and specific advisor, an clever "how-to" e-book for execs. It lays the foundation and creates context by way of exploring crucial suggestions, defines phrases that could be new or strange, after which strikes ahead with functional software program ideas. all of the whereas it truly is development at the present wisdom and event of its specialist layout viewers. Taking Your expertise to the net is predicated at the Populi Curriculum in internet Communications layout, built by way of Jeffrey Zeldman in cooperation with Populi, Inc., ( and the Pratt Institute. The book's goal is to lead conventional paintings administrators and print designers as they extend their current careers to incorporate the recent box website design.

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Web Standards Solutions: The Markup and Style Handbook (Pioneering Series)

Web criteria are the traditional know-how standards enforced via the area huge internet Consortium (W3C) to ensure that internet designers and browser brands are utilizing a similar know-how syntax. it's important that those implementations are an identical in the course of the net, differently it turns into a messy proprietary position, and lacks consistency. those criteria additionally permit content material to be extra suitable with a number of assorted viewing units, similar to monitor readers for individuals with imaginative and prescient impairments, mobile phones, PDFs, and so forth. HTML, XML, and CSS are all such technologies.

This booklet is your crucial consultant to realizing the benefits you could convey for your websites by means of imposing internet criteria and accurately easy methods to observe them.

Web criteria akin to XHTML and CSS are actually relatively famous applied sciences, and they're going to most likely be normal to you, the net designerindeed, they're throughout you on the internet. even though, inside of net criteria nonetheless lies a challengewhile the browser's help for net criteria is gradually expanding, many net builders and architects haven't begun to find the genuine advantages of net criteria and recognize the necessity to adhere to them. the genuine paintings is in actually knowing the advantages and enforcing the criteria efficiently.

As an easy instance of its strength, you should use CSS to put out your pages rather than nesting tables. this may make dossier sizes smaller, permitting pages to load swifter, eventually expanding accessibility for all browsers, units, and internet users.

  • Use XHTML parts adequately in order that your markup is compact and extra simply understood.
  • Use CSS to kind assorted components of an internet web page.
  • Lay out pages simply and successfully.
  • Compare a number of tools of accomplishing an identical effects to make higher layout offerings.
  • Learn approximately complex website design strategies and their vital caveats.

Web criteria Solutions is damaged down into sixteen brief chapters, every one overlaying the speculation and perform of other net criteria inspiration and displaying a number of recommendations to given difficulties for simple studying. You’ll find out about multi-column layouts, utilizing photo alternative ideas in your top virtue, making the simplest use of tables and lists, and plenty of extra. This hugely modular technique lets you speedily digest, comprehend, and make the most of the necessities of internet standards.

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Sass and Compass in Action

By Wynn Netherland


Sass and Compass in Action is the definitive advisor to stylesheet authoring utilizing those progressive instruments. Written for either designers and builders, this publication demonstrates the facility of either Sass and Compass via a chain of examples that deal with universal discomfort issues linked to conventional stylesheet authoring. The ebook starts off with easy subject matters corresponding to CSS resets and strikes directly to extra concerned themes resembling grid frameworks and CSS3 seller implementation differences.

About this Book

For 15 years, we have now been utilizing CSS to patiently paint the internet by way of hand. not more! Sass and Compass upload scripting and a library of elements to plain CSS so that you can simplify stylesheet authoring, automate tedious projects, and upload dynamic styling positive aspects on your pages. examine Sass and Compass as energy instruments that let you paint with notable pace and precision.

Sass and Compass in Action is a hands-on consultant to stylesheet authoring utilizing those innovative instruments. This functional publication indicates you the way to cast off universal CSS ache issues and focus on making your pages pop. you are going to commence with easy subject matters like CSS resets after which growth to extra colossal demanding situations like development a private stylesheet framework to package deal and reuse your personal ways and opinions.

Purchase of the print e-book encompasses a unfastened book in PDF, Kindle, and ePub codecs from Manning Publications.

What's Inside

  • CSS for computing device and cellular internet apps
  • Loaded with examples and reusable techniques
  • Authors are Sass and Compass creators and middle workforce members

About the Authors

Wynn Netherland is a whole stack internet developer who co hosts The Changelog Podcast. Chris Eppstein is the writer of Compass and a member of the Sass center staff. Brandon Mathis is a passionate specialist internet clothier with deep Sass abilities. Nathan Weizenbaum is the writer and lead developer of Sass.

Table of Contents

    PART 1: GETTING familiar with SASS AND COMPASS
  1. Sass and Compass make stylesheets enjoyable again
  2. uncomplicated Sass syntax
  4. CSS grids with no the math
  5. do away with the mundane utilizing Compass
  6. CSS3 with Compass
  8. Spriting
  9. From prototype to production
  10. High-performance stylesheets
  11. PART four: complicated SASS AND COMPASS
  12. Scripting with Sass
  13. growing and sharing a Compass extension

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Above the Fold: Understanding the Principles of Successful Web Site Design

Above the Fold is a e-book in regards to the basics of powerful image conversation set within the context of website design. not like different books that target the intersection of layout and expertise, Above the Fold explores the connection among the stakeholders of an internet project-- the fashion designer, the consumer and the buyer -- and the way this non-stop cycle impacts the choices made via winning internet designers. Above the Fold isn't really technical guide or a how-to e-book, neither is it approximately well timed developments; it truly is concerning the undying basics of structure, usability and dimension that result in a winning electronic product. 

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

By AGI Creative Team, Jeremy Osborn

"An necessary 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, powerful, and interactive web pages. This publication teaches you the way to successfully use the entire significant instruments curious about website design to create a website that's either appealing and functional.

You'll transcend the fundamentals to profit top practices of excellent website design so that you can move from the drafting board to a winning site.

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

  • Discusses houses of excellent website design and top practices for construction a domain that's either beautiful and functional
  • Offers transparent guideline that makes studying complex initiatives much less intimidating
  • Demonstrates the way to technique website layout proposal production and produce a imaginative and prescient from the drafting board via to complete and magnificent operability
  • Combines a whole colour step by step educational publication besides lesson records and video education from website design experts

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

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Client Centric Web Design

By Paul Boag

Shopper Centric website design (Boagworld) [Kindle Edition]

Quick Overview

Client centric website design walks you thru a fantastic and 'client centric' website design strategy in a transparent and concise method. As an skilled website design expert Paul Boag stocks helpful insights into the right way to negotiate and paintings with consumers for the easiest consequence attainable for the customer and the dressmaker / developer.
This booklet is a needs to learn for an individual fascinated by an online layout undertaking, be it a venture supervisor or a developer, a dressmaker or a content material strategist, or perhaps a buyer for that matter!
If you observe the recommendation during this ebook, I'm yes your consumers will love you for it.

I love operating with consumers. i locate not anything extra profitable than the problem of being dropped right into a new business enterprise inside of an surprising quarter. i admire operating in a collaborative courting to supply whatever with the aptitude to rework a company. i admire fixing genuine international company difficulties in a fashion that meets the wishes of either consumer and goal audience.

If you're not but able to hand over on purchaser paintings, then this can be the ebook for you. In those pages I search to motivate and equip you to show consumer paintings from a role right into a stimulating, fascinating and worthwhile course that would rework your career.


- shopper centric net design
- A partnership of experts
- rules of collaberation
- A company embedded approach
- facing design
- making sure nice feedback

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Django by Example

Create your personal line of profitable internet purposes with Django

About This Book

  • Learn Django by means of development 4 fully-functional, real-world net purposes from scratch
  • Develop robust net purposes fast utilizing the simplest coding practices
  • Integrate different applied sciences into your software with transparent, step by step factors and entire instance code

Who This publication Is For

If you're a net developer who's thoroughly new to or acquainted with Django and needs to utilize it, this ebook is for you. a few uncomplicated wisdom of Python, HTML, and JavaScript is recommended.

What you'll Learn

  • Build sensible real-world internet functions with Django
  • Use Django with different applied sciences corresponding to Redis, Celery, Solr and Memcached
  • Develop pluggable Django applications
  • Create complicated beneficial properties, optimize your code and use the cache framework
  • Add internationalization on your Django projects
  • Enhance the person adventure utilizing JavaScript and AJAX
  • Add social gains for your projects
  • Build RESTful APIs to your applications

In Detail

Django is a strong Python internet framework designed to boost net functions speedy, from uncomplicated prototypes to large-scale initiatives. Django encourages fresh, pragmatic layout, and offers builders with a complete set of instruments to construct scalable net applications.

This publication will stroll you thru the production of 4 specialist Django initiatives, instructing you the way to resolve universal difficulties and enforce top practices.

The ebook starts via displaying you ways to construct a web publication software, earlier than relocating directly to constructing a social snapshot bookmarking site, an internet store and an e-learning platform. you'll the best way to construct a seek engine and enforce a person job circulation. additionally, you are going to create a suggestion engine, an e-commerce coupon procedure and a content material administration method. The booklet also will educate you ways to augment your functions with AJAX, create RESTful APIs and setup a construction atmosphere in your Django projects.

After studying this publication, you've got an excellent knowing of ways Django works and the way to combine it with different applied sciences to construct sensible, complex, internet applications.

Style and approach

This is an easy-to-follow consultant to construction 4 diverse production-ready Django initiatives. each one venture makes a speciality of a selected quarter of the framework and every subject in the initiatives is defined with useful examples and contains most sensible perform recommendations.

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