Category Archives: Programming Languages

The MagPi Magazine: Sonic Pi 2.0, Get Your Groove On

In this issue, you’ll be in the club with Sonic Pi. The MagPi has an exclusive of Samuel Aaron’s brand new release of Sonic Pi v2.0 and how it is aiding build the underground music movement of Live Coding.  Samuel describes what is new to v2.0 along with some basics […]

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The MagPi Magazine: Enigma Cipher

This month’s MagPi contains a wealth of different material including a review of Raspberry Pi powered autopilot technology and the first of a mini-series from the PiBot robotics team. This issue hosts a review of the FishDish electronics board, written by the MagPi's youngest guest author so far. With standard […]

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Learning JavaScriptMVC — Free 14 Page Excerpt

JavaScriptMVC is a client-side, JavaScript framework that builds maintainable, error-free, lightweight applications as quickly as possible. As it does not depend on server components, it can be combined with any web service interface and server-side language. "Learning JavaScriptMVC" will guide you through all the framework aspects and show you how […]

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HTML5 iPhone Web Application Development–Free 41 Page Excerpt

Create compelling web applications specifically tailored for distribution on iOS Safari. Work through real world examples with references, and in-depth discussions on the approach; including its benefits and drawbacks. "HTML5 iPhone Web Application Development" strives to teach all levels of developers, beginners and professionals, the process of creating web applications […]

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Hacker Monthly — How Airplanes Fly

Hacker Monthly is a print magazine version of Hacker News, a social news website wildly popular among programmers and startup founders. This issue of Hacker Monthly features the cover story “How Airplanes Fly,” from David Anderson and Scott Eberhardt. In addition, you’ll learn "The Messy Art of UX Sketching" from […]

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Learn to Build with PHP – A Crash Course

By downloading this free guide, you agree to receive regular updates on the latest cool apps, product reviews, and giveaways from MakeUseOf. Whatever your motivation, this book aims to teach you the basics of the PHP programming language.  What was your favorite subject at school? If you’re anything like me, […]

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Google BigQuery Analytics — Free Sample Chapter

How to effectively use BigQuery, avoid common mistakes, and execute sophisticated queries against large datasets Google BigQuery Analytics is the perfect guide for business and data analysts who want the latest tips on running complex queries and writing code to communicate with the BigQuery API. The book uses real-world examples […]

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jQuery Hotshot — Free 32 Page Excerpt

jQuery is used by millions of people to write JavaScript more easily and more quickly. It has become the standard tool for web developers and designers to add dynamic, interactive elements to their sites, smoothing out browser inconsistencies and reducing costly development time. jQuery Hotshot walks you step by step […]

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Creating Mobile Apps with jQuery Mobile–Free 30 Page Excerpt

jQuery Mobile is a touch-optimized web framework (also known as a JavaScript library or a mobile framework) currently being developed by the jQuery project team. The development focuses on creating a framework compatible with a wide variety of smartphones and tablet computers made necessary by the growing but heterogeneous tablet […]

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Wiley’s HTML5 Book Bundle — A Free 165 Page Sampler

A diverse collection of HTML5 tips, tricks, and insights from some of today’s leading authors. This Wiley e-book bundle includes selected materials from 5 recently published titles in Wiley's expansive catalog of titles. The material that is included for each selection is the book's full Table of Contents as well […]

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Smashing Node.js: JavaScript Everywhere–Free Sample Chapters

Learn to make more efficient apps, with just one language! Smashing Node.js: JavaScript Everywhere equips you with the necessary tools to understand Node.js and its uses in developing efficient web apps. With more traditional web servers becoming obsolete, having knowledge on servers that achieve high scalability and optimal resource consumption using […]

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Smashing CoffeeScript–Free Sample Chapters

Brew the perfect code with CoffeeScript If you're familiar with JavaScript and the often-frustrating process of creating complex applications, a nice cup of CoffeeScript can help. CoffeeScript is a programming language that compiles into JavaScript and simplifies the entire development process. Now you can tap the full power of CoffeeScript […]

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PHP, MySQL, JavaScript & HTML5 All-in-One For Dummies–Free Sample Chapters

Get the basics on four key web programming tools in one great book! PHP, JavaScript, and HTML5 are essential programming languages for creating dynamic websites that work with the MySQL database. PHP and MySQL provide a robust, easy-to-learn, open-source solution for creating superb e-commerce sites and content management. JavaScript and […]

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JavaScript Programming: Pushing the Limits–Free Sample Chapter

Take your JavaScript knowledge as far as it can go JavaScript has grown up, and it's a hot topic. Newer and faster JavaScript VMs and frameworks built upon them have increased the popularity of JavaScript for server-side web applications, and rich JS applications are being developed for mobile devices. This […]

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HTML5 Programming with JavaScript For Dummies–Free Sample Chapter

Web designers and programmers, add JavaScript to your HTML5 development toolkit without fear Modern websites are complex, and some of the most exciting features – things like geolocation, canvas, portability to mobile and more – require JavaScript to leverage what HTML5 can create. Don't know JavaScript? That's where HTML5 Programming […]

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HTML5 Foundations

Master innovative and eye-catching website design with the exciting new Treehouse Series of books Turn plain words and images into stunning websites using HTML5 and this beautiful, full-colour guide. Taking you beyond the constraints of prebuilt themes and simple site building tools, this new Treehouse book combines practicality with inspiration […]

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HTML5 Canvas For Dummies–Free Sample Chapters

Create eye-popping visuals on the fly with HTML5 Canvas Now part of the HTML5 standard tool, Canvas gives programmers the ability to add images, animation, and sound to mobile and regular websites on the fly, in JavaScript, without needing any third-party tool or player. This practical For Dummies book clearly […]

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