Beginning Android Web Apps Development: Develop for Android using HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript

By Jon Westfall

With Beginning Android net Apps Development, you will how you can observe HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Ajax and different net criteria to be used at the Android cellular platform, via construction a number of enjoyable and visually stimulating video games and different internet purposes! If you could have performed a few simple internet improvement, and also you are looking to construct your talents to create unheard of internet apps, you can find every thing you search within the discussions and examples during this book.

Each software you are going to construct in Beginning Android net software Development will convey you recommendations for you to practice to a lot of your individual tasks. every one instance stocks concepts and coding strategies that would encourage your individual paintings. you will the best way to tie your Android apps into Twitter via apps that you will construct: who is that Tweet?!, a quiz online game according to megastar debts, and that i Love Ham, a coding research into seek words and rhyming.

Your Android net app improvement abilities will then continue in one other path, as you find the facility of HTML5 in video game apps: Scavenger Hunt, which introduces you to the HTML5 GPS situation API, and Spies!, a location-based software that exhibits you the way to take advantage of CSS3, Ajax, and HTML5 inside of multi-player environments. you will additionally create an Android internet program which tests the coming time of buses and light-rails by utilizing Portland, Oregon's open Tri-Met info API! This app is a brilliant template for different apps it's your decision to construct sooner or later, and showcases the real strategies for incorporating cloud-based apps into internet video games. After studying Beginning Android internet Apps Development, you might have outfitted genuine apps and built alongside the way in which the talents you will want to create hugely interactive, specialist net applications... and, your trip may be attractive and stress-free!

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Beginning jQuery 2 for ASP.NET Developers: Using jQuery 2 with ASP.NET Web Forms and ASP.NET MVC

By Bipin Joshi

JQuery is the preferred JavaScript library in use this day, showing on approximately thirds of the 10,000 so much visited websites on the net. With this type of recognition, it’s transparent that ASP.NET builders can’t come up with the money for to overlook out.

via combining jQuery with ASP.NET you get the easiest of either worlds: the client-side interactivity and responsiveness of JavaScript with the robustness and extensibility of Microsoft's internet stack. Beginning jQuery 2 for ASP.NET Developers indicates you how.

firstly, you will find out how jQuery hooks up along with your ASP.NET controls, and simplifies occasion dealing with through conserving it within the browser. Then you'll learn to handle dynamic content material and responsive layouts by interacting with the DOM. Effects and animations are the most well known makes use of of the jQuery library, so we conceal that next—showing you ways to get a swish smooth appear and feel in your site using the various massive library of JavaScript that is already in the market ready to be used.

Ajax is one of the components the place jQuery quite shines, so you can find out the best way to make Ajax calls to a internet provider and get facts onto a web page with out awaiting sluggish ASP.NET postbacks each time. And no e-book on jQuery will be whole with no jQuery cellular: the popular cellular internet framework that gets you writing websites that paintings throughout the entire significant cellular platforms.

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CoffeeScript Application Development

What JavaScript person would not are looking to be capable to dramatically lessen software improvement time? This booklet will train you the fresh, based CoffeeScript language and make it easier to construct beautiful applications.


  • Learn the bits and bobs of the CoffeeScript language, and know how the transformation occurs in the back of the scenes
  • Use useful examples to place your new talents to paintings in the direction of construction a practical net program, written solely in CoffeeScript
  • Understand the language innovations from brief, easy-to-understand examples which might be practised by means of utilising them on your ongoing project

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JavaScript is changing into one of many key languages in net improvement. it really is now extra vital than ever throughout a becoming record of systems. CoffeeScript places the thrill again into JavaScript programming with dependent syntax and robust features.

CoffeeScript program improvement provide you with an in-depth examine the CoffeeScript language, all whereas construction a operating net software. alongside the best way, you will see the entire nice gains CoffeeScript has to provide, and how one can use them to accommodate actual difficulties like sprawling codebases, incomplete information, and asynchronous net requests.

Through the process this e-book you are going to research the CoffeeScript syntax and notice it proven with uncomplicated examples. As you move, you will positioned your new talents into perform through construction an online software, piece via piece. you are going to commence with commonplace language positive factors reminiscent of loops, features, and string manipulation. Then, we’ll delve into complicated positive factors like periods and inheritance. examine complicated idioms to house universal occurrences like exterior net requests, and hone your approach for improvement projects like debugging and refactoring.

CoffeeScript software improvement will train you not just the right way to write CoffeeScript, but additionally the way to construct strong functions that run easily and are a excitement to maintain.

What you'll study from this book

  • Write CoffeeScript in all places, and assemble it to JavaScript which can run anywhere
  • Discover suggestions to regulate a sophisticated codebase and ever-changing requirements
  • Drop the semicolons with CoffeeScript's fresh, robust syntax
  • Build for loops, if statements, and services with out the entire additional keystrokes
  • Keep your code fresh and arranged with periods and inheritance
  • Use complicated CoffeeScript idioms to accommodate the wishes of a starting to be application
  • Debug successfully with resource maps
  • Integrate CoffeeScript into your undertaking seamlessly with Rails, Brunch, and different internet frameworks
  • Utilize CoffeeScript for server-side software program with Node.js


CoffeeScript software improvement is a pragmatic, hands-on consultant with step by step directions. keep on with the graceful and straightforward educational process, overlaying examples that construct in complexity. by means of the ultimate bankruptcy you can be puzzling over why you did not try out CoffeeScript sooner.

Who this booklet is written for

If you're a JavaScript developer who desires to keep time and upload energy for your code, then this is often the e-book to help you do it. With minimum fuss you'll research a complete new language so one can decrease your software improvement time from weeks to days.

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Unity Game Development Essentials

By Will Goldstone

If you've gotten targets to be a video game developer this consultant is a needs to. protecting all of the basics of the team spirit online game engine, it is going to assist you comprehend the various components of 3D video game construction via functional projects.

This booklet follows a casual, demystifying method of the realm of online game improvement with the solidarity online game engine. without previous wisdom of online game improvement or 3D required, you are going to study from scratch, taking each one notion at a time operating as much as an entire 3D mini-game. you will study scripting with JavaScript and grasp the team spirit improvement setting with effortless to keep on with stepwise projects. the broadcast model of the publication is in black and white, yet an entire colour model of the photographs is offered for obtain the following. The e-book model, to be had from Packt, is in complete colour. if you are a dressmaker or animator who needs to take their first steps into online game improvement, or if you may have easily spent many hours sitting in entrance of games, with rules effervescent away behind your brain, cohesion and this e-book might be your start line. No previous wisdom of video game creation is needed, inviting you to easily deliver with you a keenness for making nice games.

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Learning PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, CSS & HTML5: A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Dynamic Websites

By Robin Nixon

The third variation of the best-selling advent to utilizing personal home page & MySQL to create dynamic, interactive web pages - additionally comprises insurance of JavaScript, CSS, and HTML5.

the right way to construct interactive, data-driven websites--even in the event you haven't any earlier programming adventure. if you happen to understand how to construct static websites with HTML, this renowned consultant may help you take on dynamic net programming. you will get a radical grounding in trendy center open resource applied sciences: Hypertext Preprocessor, MySQL, JavaScript, CSS, and now HTML5.

Explore each one know-how individually, mix them, and choose up helpful internet programming innovations alongside the best way, together with items, XHTML, cookies, and consultation administration. This publication presents overview questions in each one bankruptcy that can assist you follow what you will have realized.

  • Learn personal home page necessities and the fundamentals of object-oriented programming
  • Master MySQL, from database constitution to complicated queries
  • Create websites with Hypertext Preprocessor and MySQL via integrating kinds and different HTML, CSS, JavaScript and HTML5 positive factors
  • Learn JavaScript basics, from services and occasion dealing with to gaining access to the rfile item version
  • Pick up CSS and CSS3 fundamentals for formatting and styling your net pages
  • Find out how one can manage CSS houses at once from JavaScript
  • Turn your site right into a hugely dynamic surroundings with Ajax calls
  • Upload and control documents and photographs, validate consumer enter, and safe your functions
  • Enhance your web site with HTML5 audio, video and different multimedia and strong beneficial properties
  • Build a for instance that brings all of those parts jointly

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Functional JavaScript: Introducing Functional Programming with Underscore.js

By Michael Fogus

How are you able to conquer JavaScript language oddities and hazardous gains? With this booklet, you’ll the way to create code that’s appealing, secure, and easy to appreciate and try out through the use of JavaScript’s useful programming help. writer Michael Fogus indicates you ways to use functional-style techniques with Underscore.js, a JavaScript library that enables sensible programming strategies. pattern code is on the market on GitHub at

Fogus is helping you think that in a useful approach to assist you reduce complexity within the courses you construct. If you’re a JavaScript programmer hoping to profit useful programming suggestions, or a practical programmer trying to research JavaScript, this e-book is the proper introduction.

  • Use applicative programming strategies with first class functions
  • Understand how and why you may leverage variable scoping and closures
  • Delve into higher-order functions—and learn the way they take different capabilities as arguments for optimum advantage
  • Explore how one can compose new services from latest functions
  • Get round JavaScript’s boundaries for utilizing recursive functions
  • Reduce, cover, or put off the footprint of country switch on your programs
  • Practice flow-based programming with chains and sensible pipelines
  • Discover the right way to code with no utilizing classes

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Mastering Grunt

By Daniel Li

Master this robust construct automation device to streamline your software development

About This Book

  • Master the advance of your internet purposes by means of combining Grunt with a military of different priceless tools
  • Learn in regards to the key projects at the back of devops integration and automation so that you can make the most of Grunt in a team-working environment
  • Accelerate your net improvement skills through utilising most sensible practices, together with web optimization, web page velocity optimization, and responsive design

Who This booklet Is For

This e-book will provide internet builders and sysadmins a head commence in totally knowing the significance of the defined net applied sciences and the way to automate their strategies utilizing Grunt.

What you are going to Learn

  • Build any internet program utilizing Grunt.js
  • Explore the fundamentals revolving round resource keep an eye on with Git
  • Understand the significance at the back of package deal administration with npm and Bower
  • Use Grunt along Jade, the templating engine, to automate the compression and obfuscation process
  • Ease the compilation strategy through operating with Sass, a CSS preprocessor
  • Understand the basics interested in CoffeeScript development
  • Implement headless checking out utilizing Mocha, a JavaScript-based checking out engine
  • Automate the frontend checking out technique utilizing Grunt

In Detail

Grunt.js keeps to excel because the construct automation software of selection. besides its help for lots of third-party applied sciences, Grunt is packaged with a fresh API for outlining projects. This robust device can streamline your workflow by means of automating the instruction projects for construction, resembling compression, compilation, obfuscation, trying out, or even pushing your net program reside. This e-book will train you ways to grasp construct automation and trying out with Grunt. you might have the chance to make use of the most recent and in-demand internet instruments, reminiscent of Git, Jade, CoffeeScript, Sass, and the Mocha trying out engine, throughout a number of fascinating tasks through combining Grunt with them. additionally, you will learn how to create a venture– an easy Bulletin Board method (BBS), on the way to clarify using Grunt along the Mocha checking out library to automate checking out in the course of the construct process.

Mastering Grunt will show how you can leverage Grunt with different applied sciences to turn into a professional in construct automation, instructing you the simplest practices for contemporary net improvement alongside the way.

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JavaScript JSON Cookbook

Over eighty recipes to utilize JSON on your computing device, server, net, and cellular applications

About This Book

  • Create quick and dynamic JavaScript purposes that enforce JSON
  • Practical examples to teach you the way to leverage JSON from a number of software domains
  • Become the go-to individual for development JSON-enabled net purposes on your organization

Who This publication Is For

If you are writing functions that stream based info from one position to a different, this booklet is for you. this can be very true if you have been utilizing XML to do the activity simply because it truly is totally attainable that you may do a lot of a similar paintings with much less code and no more info overhead in JSON.

While the book's chapters make a few contrast among the customer and server facets of an program, it's not relevant if you are a frontend, backend, or full-stack developer. the rules at the back of utilizing JSON observe to either the customer and the server, and in reality, builders who comprehend each side of the equation mostly craft the simplest applications.

What you'll Learn

  • Learn to take advantage of JSON in a type-safe approach to stay away from universal facts typing errors
  • Exchange information with NoSQL databases comparable to MongoDB and CouchDB with JSON
  • Make the main of JSON in AJAX internet functions, without or with a framework
  • Exchange facts among servers and cellular functions working on Android and iOS with JSON
  • Practical examples to teach you ways to leverage JSON from numerous software domains

In Detail

JSON (JavaScript item Notation) is a light-weight text-based information interchange layout used to create gadgets to move information over the web. it really is regular this day via universal internet functions, in addition to cellular applications.

This booklet supplies transparent ways in which you could alternate gadgets utilizing JSON, whether you are constructing an internet or conventional networked program. you will begin with a short refresher on JSON and JavaScript syntax and browse and write at the consumer and server. Then, you will methods to use JSON in basic AJAX functions utilizing AngularJS and jQuery. subsequent, you'll alternate gadgets with databases utilizing MongoDB and CouchDB. you are going to additionally discover the way to use JSON in a type-safe demeanour, writing courses that experience fewer bugs.

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JavaScript & jQuery: The Missing Manual (Missing Manuals)

By David Sawyer McFarland

JavaScript allows you to supercharge your HTML with animation, interactivity, and visible effects—but many net designers locate the language demanding to benefit. This easy-to-read consultant not just covers JavaScript fundamentals, but additionally indicates you ways to avoid wasting effort and time with the jQuery and jQuery UI libraries of prewritten JavaScript code. You’ll construct websites that believe and act like machine programs—with very little programming.

The very important belongings you have to know:

  • Pull again the curtain on JavaScript. find out how to construct a easy application with this language.
  • Get in control on jQuery. quick gather JavaScript courses that paintings good on a number of internet browsers.
  • Transform your person interface. research jQuery UI, the JavaScript library for interface positive factors like layout topics and controls.
  • Make your pages interactive. Create JavaScript occasions that react to customer actions.
  • Use animations and effects. construct drop-down navigation menus, pop-ups, automatic slideshows, and more.
  • Collect facts with internet forms. Create easy-to-use types that verify extra exact customer responses.
  • Practice with residing examples. Get step by step tutorials for internet initiatives you could construct yourself.

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Getting Started with Knockout.js for .NET Developers

Unleash the ability of Knockout.js to construct advanced ASP.NET net applications

About This Book

  • Create complicated cross-browser net functions the straightforward way
  • Separate UI code from enterprise common sense with the version View ViewModel () pattern
  • Build a robust client-side program step-by-step with Knockout MVC

Who This publication Is For

This ebook is meant for .NET builders who are looking to use the layout development to create robust client-side JavaScript associated with server-side C# good judgment. simple adventure with ASP.NET, Razor, and developing internet functions is needed.

What you are going to Learn

  • Work with observable arrays, specified bindings, and computed observables
  • Create a version in C# and fix it with the MVVM constitution in JavaScript
  • Integrate the Knockout.js library into ASP.NET applications
  • Configure tmux and customise it to your needs
  • Migrate all your enterprise common sense to the server part with Knockout MVC
  • Understand and use uncomplicated MVVM thoughts resembling declarative bindings and observable properties
  • Discover particular Knockout.js thoughts resembling areas, complicated bindings, mixed contexts, and more
  • Leverage the major beneficial properties of Knockout.js comparable to declarative bindings, templating, and dependency monitoring in ASP.NET applications

In Detail

Knockout MVC is a library for ASP.NET MVC that is helping builders to maneuver their whole enterprise good judgment to the server.

With sensible and available suggestions, you'll examine the talents essential to effectively create Knockout.js-based purposes of various complexity.

Beginning with an important review of Knockout.js, together with the MVVM layout trend, you are going to create an easy yet robust software able to integrating with ASP.NET MVC in addition to achieve a radical knowing of the Knockout MVC library. From this place to begin, you'll discover nice complex positive aspects that may be utilized in natural Knockout.js purposes and server ASP.NET MVC good judgment, equivalent to areas and complicated bindings, in addition to tips on how to use the MVMM layout trend to create strong websites keeping apart the version, common sense, and examine layers.

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