Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Introducing SEO - Your quick-start guide to effective SEO practices

Introducing SEO - Your quick-start guide to effective SEO practices


Your easy-to-digest brief introduction to SEO (search engine optimization) - an imperative methodology used to improve the visibility of websites using different strategies and techniques.

Using a calculative and practical approach, this book teaches you the techniques, practical implementations, and concepts of SEO that will enable you to get to grips with the fundamental aspects of search engine optimization.

Introducing SEO jumpstarts your knowledge using an easy-to-follow approach – add it to your library today.

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CSS Mastery, 3rd Edition - Advanced Web Standards Solutions

CSS Mastery, 3rd Edition

Fully updated to the latest CSS modules, make the journey to CSS mastery as simple and painless as possible. This book dives into advanced aspects of CSS-based design, such as responsive design, modular CSS, and CSS typography. Through a series of easy-to-follow tutorials, you will learn practical CSS techniques you can immediately start using in your daily work.

CSS Mastery: Advanced Web Standards Solutions is your indispensable guide to cutting-edge CSS development—this book demystifies the secrets of CSS. While CSS is a relatively simple technology to learn, it is a difficult one to master. When you first start developing sites using CSS, you will come across all kinds of infuriating browser bugs and inconsistencies. It sometimes feels like there are a million and one different techniques to master, spread across a bewildering array of websites. The range of possibilities seems endless and makes for a steep and daunting learning curve.

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Beginning Ruby, 3rd Edition - From Novice to Professional

Beginning Ruby, 3rd Edition - From Novice to Professional


Learn the principles behind object-oriented programming and within a few chapters create a fully functional Ruby application. You'll also gain a basic understanding of many ancillary technologies such as databases, XML, web frameworks, and networking - some of which are needed as part of a fully functioning Ruby application.

Based on the bestselling first and second editions, Beginning Ruby, 3rd Edition is a leading guide to learn Ruby from the ground up. The new edition of this book provides the same excellent introduction to Ruby as the previous editions plus updates for the newest version of Ruby 2.3 which includes new garbage collection support of symbol type objections, a new incremental garbage collector, memory management, vfork(2) with system and spawn functions and much more. This book can also be used as a textbook or companion to a textbook on beginning Ruby programming.

The light and agile Ruby programming language remains a very popular open source scripting option for developers building today's web and even some enterprise applications. And, now, Ruby also has applications using the Raspberry Pi, popular among hobbyists and makers. Many former Java developers still use Ruby on Rails today, the most popular framework for building Ruby applications.

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Securing PHP Apps

Securing PHP Apps


Secure your PHP-based web applications with this compact handbook. You'll get clear, practical and actionable details on how to secure various parts of your PHP web application. You'll also find scenarios to handle and improve existing legacy issues.

Is your PHP app truly secure? Let's make sure you get home on time and sleep well at night. Learn the security basics that a senior developer usually acquires over years of experience, all condensed down into one quick and easy handbook. Do you ever wonder how vulnerable you are to being hacked? Do you feel confident about storing your users' sensitive information? Imagine feeling confident in the integrity of your software when you store your users' sensitive data. No more fighting fires with lost data, no more late nights, your application is secure.

Well, this short book will answer your questions and give you confidence in being able to secure your and other PHP web apps.

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Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Head First C#, 2nd Edition

Head First C#, 2nd Edition

You want to learn C# programming, but you're not sure you want to suffer through another tedious technical book. You're in luck: Head First C# introduces this language in a fun, visual way. You'll quickly learn everything from creating your first program to learning sophisticated coding skills with C# 4.0, Visual Studio 2010 and .NET 4, while avoiding common errors that frustrate many students.

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Head First Mobile Web

Head First Mobile Web

Mobile web usage is exploding. Soon, more web browsing will take place on phones and tablets than PCs. Your business needs a mobile strategy, but where do you start? Head First Mobile Web shows how to use the web tech- nology you’re already familiar with to make sites and apps that work on any device of any size. Put your JavaScript, CSS media query, and HTML5 skills to work, and then optimize your site to perform its best in the demanding mobile market. Along the way, you’ll discover how to adapt your business strategy to target specific devices

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