Jump Start HTML5
This short book provides a practical introduction to HTML5. HTML (HyperText Markup Language) is the predominant language of web pages. Originally developed as a way to describe and share scientific papers, HTML is now used to mark up all sorts of documents and create visual interfaces for browser-based software.

With HTML5, however, HTML has become as much an of API for developing browser-based software as it is a markup language. In this book, we'll talk about the history of HTML and HTML5 and explore its new features. more »
Create Web Charts with jqPlot
Create Web Charts with jqPlotshows how to convert your data into eye-catching, innovative, animated, and highly interactive browser-based charts. This book is suitable for developers of all experience levels and needs: for those who love fast and effective solutions, you can use the jqPlot library to generate charts with amazing effects and animations using only a few lines of code.

By the end of the book, you will have a good knowledge of all the elements needed to manage data from every possible source, from high-end scientific instruments to Arduino boards, from simple HTML tables to structured JSON files, and from Matlab calculations to reports in Excel. You will be able to provide cutting-edge charts exploiting the growing power of modern browsers. more »
Designing for Performance
As a web designer, you encounter tough choices when it comes to weighing aesthetics and performance. Good content, layout, images, and interactivity are essential for engaging your audience, and each of these elements have an enormous impact on page load time and the end-user experience. In this practical book, Lara Hogan helps you approach projects with page speed in mind, showing you how to test and benchmark which design choices are most critical.

To get started, all you need are basic HTML and CSS skills and Photoshop experience. more »
Learning PHP, MySQL & JavaScript, 4th Edition
Build interactive, data-driven websites with the potent combination of open-source technologies and web standards, even if you have only basic HTML knowledge. With this popular hands-on guide, you'll tackle dynamic web programming with the help of today's core technologies: PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, and HTML5.

Explore each technology separately, learn how to use them together, and pick up valuable web programming practices along the way. At the end of the book, you'll put everything together to build a fully functional social networking site, using XAMPP or any development stack you choose. more »
Learning D3.js Mapping
D3.js is a visualization library used for the creation and control of dynamic and interactive graphical forms. It is a library used to manipulate HTML and SVG documents based on data. A consolidated resource on obtaining geographic data, modifying it to your convenience, and visualizing it with augmented data using D3.js, this book will meet your mapping needs.

Starting with a working map, you will explore the tools required to start the construction process, further moving on to cover the fundamentals of SVG and understanding its relation to creating maps using D3. Equipped with this overview, you will learn to make optimum use of D3's mapping, covering the main enter, update, and exit methods that allow D3.js to do its magic. Dealing with data joining and pairing with HTML and SVG, you will be introduced to different aspects of GEO data, along with the common file formats and converting data into GeoJSON and TopoJSON. You will learn to apply interactivity to your maps and create stunning visualizations before finally ensuring problem-free development with a chapter on troubleshooting. more »
Pro HTML5 with Visual Studio 2015
Pro HTML5 with Visual Studio 2015 is written to help ASP.NET developers make the leap to the inevitable and exciting world of HTML5. With this book, you'll quickly master the new HTML elements, the improved CSS features, and advanced content including audio, video, canvas, SVG, and drag and drop capabilities. You will also learn how your enterprise applications can benefit from some brand-new technology such as web workers and web sockets. Using practical hands-on demonstrations you will learn all of the really cool features that you can start using now, within your existing ASP.NET applications.

HTML5 promises to revolutionize the way web sites are developed with an impressive set of built-in client-side features. more »
Mastering Adobe Captivate 8
Adobe Captivate is used to create highly engaging, interactive eLearning content. This book gives you the expertise you need to create and deploy your own professional-quality eLearning courses.

The book covers the three steps of the typical Adobe Captivate production workflow. In the first step, you will learn how to capture the onscreen action using Captivate's capture engine. In the second step, you will enhance your projects using a wide variety of tools and features. In the last step, you will make your content available to your learners by publishing it in various formats including Adobe Flash and HTML 5.

This book is an advanced tutorial, containing all the needed assets to build the sample projects. Self-exploration is encouraged through extra exercises, experimentation, and external references. more »
Rails Crash Course
Rails is a robust, flexible development platform that lets you build complex websites quickly. Major websites like GitHub, Hulu, and Twitter have run Rails under the hood, and if you know just enough HTML and CSS to be dangerous, Rails Crash Course will teach you to harness Rails for your own projects and create web applications that are fast, stable, and secure.

In Part I, you'll learn Ruby and Rails fundamentals and then dive straight into models, controllers, views, and deployment.

In Part II, you'll take your skills to the next level as you build a social networking app with more advanced Ruby tools, such as modules and metaprogramming, and advanced data modeling techniques within Rails's Active Record.

Each chapter is packed with hands-on examples and exercises to reinforce what you've learned. Whether you're completely new to Ruby or you've been mucking around for a bit, Rails Crash Course will take you from the basics to shipping your first Rails application, fast. more »
Beginning HTML5 and CSS3 For Dummies
HTML and CSS are essential tools for creating dynamic websites and help make your websites even more effective and unique. This friendly-but-straightforward guide gets you started with the basics of the latest versions of HTML and CSS: HTML5 and CSS3. Introducing you to the syntax and structure of the languages, this helpful guide shows you how to create and view a web page, explains ideal usage of HTML5 and CSS3, walks you through the CSS3 rules and style sheets, addresses common mistakes and explains how to fix them, and explores interesting HTML5 tools.

Beginning HTML5 and CSS3 For Dummies is the perfect first step for getting started with the fundamentals of web development and design. more »
Backbone.js Essentials
This book offers insight into creating and maintaining dynamic Backbone.js web applications. It delves into the the fundamentals of Backbone.js and helps you achieve mastery of the Backbone library.

Starting with Models and Collections, you'll learn how to simplify client-side data management and easily transmit data to and from your server. Next, you'll learn to use Views and Routers to facilitate DOM manipulation and URL control so that your visitors can navigate your entire site without ever leaving the first HTML page. Finally, you'll learn how to combine those building blocks with other tools to achieve high-performance, testable, and maintainable web applications. more »