jQuery Hotshot_Ten practical projects that exercise your skill, build your confidence, and help you master jQuery

By Dan Wellman

Ten sensible tasks that workout your ability, construct your self belief, and assist you grasp jQuery

• See what number of jQuery's equipment and homes are utilized in actual occasions. Covers jQuery 1.9.
• learn how to construct jQuery from resource records, write jQuery plugins, and use jQuery UI and jQuery Mobile.
• Familiarise your self with the newest comparable applied sciences like HTML5, CSS3, and frameworks like Knockout.js.

In Detail

jQuery is utilized by hundreds of thousands of individuals to jot down JavaScript extra simply and extra speedy. It has turn into the traditional instrument for net builders and architects so as to add dynamic, interactive parts to their websites, smoothing out browser inconsistencies and lowering high priced improvement time.

jQuery Hotshot walks you step-by-step via 10 initiatives designed to familiarise you with the jQuery library and similar applied sciences. every one venture specializes in a selected topic or part of the API, but in addition seems to be at whatever comparable, like jQuery's legitimate templates, or an HTML5 function like localStorage. construct your wisdom of jQuery and comparable technologies.

Learn a wide swathe of the API, as much as and together with jQuery 1.9, via finishing the 10 person initiatives coated within the book.

Some of the initiatives that we'll paintings via over the process this e-book contain a drag-and-drop puzzle online game, a browser extension, a multi-file drag-and-drop uploader, an enormous scroller, a sortable desk, and a warmth map.

Learn which jQuery equipment and methods to take advantage of within which occasions with jQuery Hotshots.

What you are going to study from this book
• the right way to use the newest model of jQuery (1.9) in real-world occasions.
• Create a jQuery plugin dependent for corporation and maintainability.
• build a customized model of jQuery utilizing Node.js and Grunt.js, and the best way to run unit exams utilizing qUnit.
• construct on best of on-line prone like Google Maps to create interactive interfaces.
• Use templating frameworks to simply and successfully create repetitive components of the web page populated with facts.
• start with the similar jQuery-powered frameworks jQuery UI and jQuery cellular.
• Produce interactive interfaces that reply to person interactions utilizing the Model-View-View version framework Knockout.js.
• Use the newest internet criteria like HTML5 and CSS3 to create appealing and semantic web content.


This publication takes a hands-on, tutorial-style method that walks you step -by -step via 10 person initiatives that every concentrate on generating a particular, real-world product or software.

Who this publication is written for

This ebook is aimed essentially at front-end builders, ideally already with a bit jQuery adventure, or these people who easily are looking to construct on their present talents with jQuery.

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Express.js Blueprints

Learn to take advantage of Express.js pragmatically by way of growing 5 enjoyable and strong real-world APIs, with an advantage bankruptcy on Koa.js

About This Book

  • Develop scalable APIs utilizing the Express.js framework for Node.js
  • Be extra effective through studying approximately Express.js intricacies and its helping libraries
  • Get to grips with coding most sensible practices and Test-Driven improvement to create real-world purposes utilizing Express.js

Who This e-book Is For

This e-book is for newbies to Node.js and likewise if you are technically complex. via the tip of this publication, each powerfuble developer may have accomplished services in development net purposes with Express.js.

What you are going to Learn

  • Set up the Express.js framework with a simple scaffold
  • Model facts utilizing Mongoose and construct a CRUD API to shop the knowledge in a database
  • Use gives you to prevent callback hell in Node.js
  • Address scalability matters and care for race conditions
  • Apply test-driven improvement (TDD) through the use of Mocha to put in writing assessments on your apps
  • Get acquainted with service-oriented structure (SOA)
  • Integrate Socket.IO and dynamically push updates to the client
  • Write Node.js APIs via leveraging generator capabilities utilizing Koa.js

In Detail

APIs are on the middle of each critical net software. Express.js is the most well-liked framework for development on best of Node.js, a thrilling device that's effortless to exploit and lets you construct APIs and advance your backend in JavaScript. Express.js Blueprints comprises many well-crafted tutorials that would train you the way to construct strong APIs utilizing Express.js.

The e-book covers quite a few sorts of functions, each one with a various set of demanding situations. you'll begin with the fundamentals reminiscent of webhosting static content material and consumer authentication and paintings your approach as much as growing real-time, multiplayer on-line video games utilizing a mixture of HTTP and Socket.IO. subsequent, you will study the rules of SOA in Node.js and spot them used to construct a pairing as a provider. If that is not adequate, we will construct a CRUD backend to put up hyperlinks and upvote with Koa.js!

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jQuery Enlightenment

By Cody Lindley

JQuery Enlightenment was once written to precise, in short-order, the thoughts necessary to intermediate and complicated jQuery improvement. Its goal is to instill in you, the reader, practices that jQuery builders take as universal wisdom. every one bankruptcy comprises innovations necessary to changing into a professional jQuery developer.

This booklet is meant for 3 varieties of readers. the 1st is anyone who has learn introductory books on jQuery and is seeking the subsequent logical step. the second one kind of reader is a JavaScript developer, already versed in one other library, now attempting to quick examine jQuery. The 3rd reader is myself, the writer. I crafted this ebook for use as my very own own reference element for jQuery techniques. this can be precisely the form of e-book I want each JavaScript library had to be had.

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Advanced Game Design with HTML5 and JavaScript

By Rex van der Spuy

How do you are making a online game? Advanced online game layout with HTML5 and JavaScript is a all the way down to earth schooling in the way to make games from scratch, utilizing the strong HTML5 and JavaScript applied sciences. This ebook is a point-by-point around up of all of the crucial ideas that each online game dressmaker must understand.

You'll detect how you can create and render video game photographs, upload interactivity, sound, and animation. You’ll the best way to construct your personal customized online game engine with reusable parts for you to quick boost video games with greatest influence and minimal code. You’ll additionally examine the secrets and techniques of vector math and complex collision detection ideas, all of that are coated in a pleasant and non-technical demeanour. you will discover designated operating examples, with hundreds and hundreds of illustrations and hundreds of thousands of traces of resource code so that you can freely adapt in your personal initiatives. the entire math and programming thoughts are elaborately defined and examples are open-ended to motivate you to think about unique how one can use those recommendations on your personal video games. you should use what you study during this publication to make video games for pcs, cell phones, capsules or the Web.

Advanced online game layout with HTML5 and JavaScript is a smart subsequent step for knowledgeable programmers or formidable rookies who have already got a few JavaScript adventure, and need to leap head first into the realm of game improvement. It’s additionally nice follow-up publication for readers of Foundation online game layout with HTML5 and JavaScript (by a similar writer) who are looking to upload intensity and precision to their talents.

The online game examples during this booklet use natural JavaScript, so that you can code as with regards to the steel as attainable with no need to be depending on any restricting frameworks or online game engines. No libraries, no dependencies, no third-party plugins: simply you, your laptop, and the code. If you’re searching for a ebook to take your video game layout abilities into the stratosphere and past, this can be it!

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Introduction to JavaScript Object Notation: A To-the-Point Guide to JSON

By Lindsay Bassett

What is JavaScript item Notation (JSON) and the way are you able to positioned it to paintings? This concise advisor is helping busy IT pros wake up and operating quick with this renowned info interchange structure, and offers a deep figuring out of the way JSON works. writer Lindsay Bassett starts off with an outline of JSON syntax, facts varieties, formatting, and protection issues sooner than exploring the numerous methods you could follow JSON today.

From net APIs and server-side language libraries to NoSQL databases and client-side frameworks, JSON has emerged as a attainable replacement to XML for replacing facts among various structures. when you have a few programming event and comprehend HTML and JavaScript, this is often your book.

  • Learn why JSON syntax represents information in name-value pairs
  • Explore JSON facts varieties, together with item, string, quantity, and array
  • Find out how one can strive against universal safety concerns
  • Learn how the JSON schema verifies that facts is formatted correctly
  • Examine the connection among browsers, internet APIs, and JSON
  • Understand how net servers can either request and create data
  • Discover how jQuery and different client-side frameworks use JSON
  • Learn why the CouchDB NoSQL database makes use of JSON to shop data

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Pro JavaScript Development: Coding, Capabilities, and Tooling

By Den Odell

Pro JavaScript Development is a realistic advisor for front-end net builders who're skilled at development web content with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, and now desire to increase their JavaScript talents to the next point. you are going to easy methods to construct huge, well-structured, top of the range, mobile-optimized websites and apps, utilizing the newest supported browser APIs, language beneficial properties, and instruments. This e-book teaches and exhibits you in sensible hands-on phrases the way you can:

  • Master the functionality, reliability, balance, and code manageability of your JavaScript
  • Understand and write effective object-oriented and prototypal code, together with complete figuring out of the ‘this’ keyword
  • Boost the functionality of your JavaScript code
  • Architect huge internet functions utilizing universal layout patterns
  • Write top of the range JavaScript code and steer clear of the pitfalls probably to reason mistakes
  • Manage code dependencies with AMD and RequireJS
  • Develop for cellular, construct video games, and organize a real-time video chat utilizing sleek APIs reminiscent of Geolocation, Canvas and WebRTC
  • Document your code because the execs do
  • Write command-line and net server purposes in JavaScript with Node.js,
  • Use construct instruments, equivalent to Grunt and Gulp, to automate repetitive initiatives and enhance your improvement workflow

Using real-world examples and functions that you will construct your self, Pro JavaScript Development has certain, useful content material that would make you a greater JavaScript developer. turn into a grasp of the most recent JavaScript coding options and instruments, and harness its top services today.

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Instant Ember.js Application Development How-to

By Marc Bodmer

Your first step in growing notable internet applications


  • Learn whatever new instantly! a quick, quickly, centred consultant supplying quick effects.
  • Create semantic HTML templates utilizing Handlebars.
  • Lay the basis for giant net purposes utilizing the newest model of Ember.js in a simple to stick with format.
  • Follow transparent and concise examples to accumulate a completely operating application.

In Detail

Ember.js is a frontend internet improvement framework that organizes your JavaScript into fresh, reusable code. With its robust instruments and ideas at your disposal you could create huge scale internet purposes that rival local applications.

No topic how titanic your software will get, Ember.js makes your code manageable.

"Instant Ember.js software improvement: How-to" is a pragmatic consultant that gives you with transparent step by step examples. The in-depth examples take note of the most important innovations and provides you a superior origin to extend your wisdom and your skills.

That can help you use the ability of Ember.JS on your applications.

As you move throughout the preliminary examples you'll start to improve an knowing of the way Ember.js organizes your frontend improvement. studying extra you can see how the Model-View-Controller structure (MVC) is integrated into Ember.js. we are going to consultant you thru the fundamentals of Handlebars HTML templates, prior to ultimately diving into how routing works inside an software and the way the country of the appliance adjustments because the person interacts with it.

Instant Ember.js program improvement: How-to will train you to construct ambitiously huge net functions with functional examples.

What you are going to research from this book

  • Determine the place and the way to include Ember.js.
  • Get to understand the MVC architecture.
  • Create an Ember version, view, and controller.
  • Define semantic Handlebars HTML templates.
  • Enhance Ember.js versions with computed homes and bindings.
  • Import exterior info into an Ember.js application.
  • Build a router to your application.


Filled with useful, step by step directions and transparent factors for an important and worthy initiatives. Get the task performed and examine as you cross. A how-To e-book with useful recipes observed with wealthy screenshots for simple comprehension.This ebook follows a recipe-based technique that may be used either for challenge fixing or getting begun with Ember.js. despite your ability point you have to locate this booklet invaluable and priceless to any of your software improvement projects.

Who this publication is written for

Are you a frontend developer whose code has gotten uncontrolled? This booklet also will convey you the way you should use Ember.js to make your net software effortless to regulate because it raises in complexity. whether you've got by no means used Ember.js sooner than, yet have HTML and JS talents, this advisor might help you wake up to hurry in no time.

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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 Hypertext Preprocessor & MySQL to create dynamic, interactive web pages - additionally comprises insurance of JavaScript, CSS, and HTML5.

tips on how to construct interactive, data-driven websites--even if you happen to haven't any earlier programming event. when you know the way to construct static websites with HTML, this renowned advisor may help you take on dynamic internet programming. you will get an intensive grounding in trendy middle open resource applied sciences: Hypertext Preprocessor, MySQL, JavaScript, CSS, and now HTML5.

Explore each one expertise individually, the right way to mix them, and choose up worthwhile net programming ideas alongside the way in which, together with gadgets, XHTML, cookies, and consultation administration. This ebook presents evaluation questions in every one bankruptcy that will help you follow what you've gotten discovered.

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

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Node Cookbook Second Edition

By David Mark Clements

Over 50 recipes to grasp the paintings of asynchronous serverside JavaScript utilizing Node.js, with insurance of show four and Socket.IO frameworks and the hot Streams API

About This Book

  • Work with JSON, XML, internet sockets to utilize asynchronous programming
  • Extensive code samples overlaying convey four and Socket.IO
  • Learn easy methods to technique facts with streams and create really expert streams
  • Packed with useful recipes taking you from the fundamentals to extending Node together with your personal modules

Who This booklet Is For

If you've a few wisdom of JavaScript and wish to construct speedy, effective, scalable client-server options, then Node Cookbook moment variation is for you. wisdom of Node should be a bonus yet isn't really required. skilled clients of Node might be capable of increase their skills.

What you are going to Learn

  • Create other kinds of servers
  • Manipulate all types of data
  • Interface with a number of databases
  • Use streams for effective, robust information shuffling
  • Create real-time apps
  • Create command-line apps
  • Write and submit your personal modules
  • Work with the specific framework
  • Get to grips with the module ecosystem
  • Explore with exterior distant APIs
  • Learn numerous safeguard, encryption, and authentication techniques

In Detail

Node Cookbook moment variation exhibits you ways to move your JavaScript abilities to server-side programming. it is going to speak you thru a number of the server-side situations, frequently saving you effort and time via demonstrating top practices and exhibiting you the way to prevent defense pretend pas.

Beginning with making your individual net server, the recipes are designed to permit soft development via Node as a way to assist you layout complete internet purposes, command-line purposes, and Node modules.

There's additionally vast assurance on utilizing well known frameworks comparable to exhibit four and Socket.IO, writing your personal Node modules and other ways to take your apps live.

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Beginning Backbone.js (Expert's Voice in Web Development)

Beginning Backbone.js is your step by step advisor to studying and utilizing the Backbone.js library on your net initiatives. Backbone.js is likely one of the preferred JavaScript libraries between internet builders, used to create modular, single-page internet apps. This publication takes you from downloading Backbone.js and its dependencies all of the solution to utilizing extra complicated libraries to constitution your software structure, and every thing in among.

With a real-world, sensible technique, you are going to find out how you could combine Backbone.js into the heart of your JavaScript stack, and create scalable purposes. James Sugrue indicates you ways to enforce all points of templating, paintings successfully with RequireJS, and completely comprehend Grunt and all its plug-ins. Armed with this information you can actually architect a continuing integration process that's key to real-world applications.

With the explosion of JavaScript-based functions on the net, the necessity for extra based techniques to code administration is extra vital than ever. Backbone.js is helping create functions that separate versions from perspectives, permitting builders to prevent spaghetti code. Beginning Backbone.js will lightly consultant you into this amazingly strong library, and assist you ramp as much as construction specialist functions. combine Backbone.js into your paintings at the present time with this vital book.

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