Category Archives: Software frameworks

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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Getting Started With Rails

There are many things involved in creating a complicated web application. There are clients, servers, and all of the things in between. This stage walks you through what web applications are and the process of installing Ruby on Rails. Topics Include: How web applications work Installing rails (Mac & Windows) […]

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jQuery Mobile Web Development Essentials–Free 25 Page Excerpt

jQuery Mobile is a unified, HTML5-based user interface system for all popular mobile device platforms. It is compatible with all major mobile, tablet, e-reader and desktop platforms like iOS, Android, Blackberry, Palm WebOS, Nokia/Symbian, and Windows Phone 7.jQuery Mobile Web Development Essentials will explain how to create mobile-optimized sites with […]

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Getting Started With Rails

There are many things involved in creating a complicated web application. There are clients, servers, and all of the things in between. This stage walks you through what web applications are and the process of installing Ruby on Rails. Topics Include: How web applications work Installing rails (Mac & Windows) […]

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MVC Frameworks for Building PHP Web Applications

In this course, author Drew Falkman tours four open-source PHP frameworks: Zend, Symfony, CakePHP, and CodeIgniter. The course covers basic framework concepts; explores the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern as a means of simplifying, organizing, and maintaining code. It also details the ins and outs of developing basic applications in each of […]

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jQuery Mobile Essential Training

In this course, author Joe Marini uses the jQuery Mobile framework to create visually rich, interactive web pages for mobile devices. The course examines the construction of jQuery Mobile pages, showing how to build page transitions, dialogs, buttons, and toolbars. The course also delves into generating mobile-optimized web forms and […]

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jQuery: Novice To Ninja- Free 151 Page Preview

jQuery: Novice to Ninja will show you how to unleash the amazing power of jQuery. In this book excerpt, you’ll master all the major tricks and techniques that jQuery offers–within hours. jQuery has quickly become the JavaScript library of choice, and it’s easy to see why. This JavaScript framework dramatically […]

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Ruby on Rails 3 Essential Training – Free Video Training Tutorials

In Ruby on Rails 3 Essential Training, instructor Kevin Skoglund shows how to create full-featured, object-oriented web applications with the latest version of the popular, open-source Ruby on Rails framework. This course explains the complete process—from the fundamental concepts and best practices behind the Rails framework, to how to build […]

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Simply Rails 2 – Free 173 Page Preview!

Learn how to be an accomplished Ruby programmer in no time! Simply Rails 2 is an easy-to-follow, practical and fun guide to Ruby on Rails for beginners. It covers all you need to get up and running, from installing Ruby, Rails and SQLite to building and deploying a fully featured […]

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