Beginning Java 7

Book Description

Beginning Java 7 guides you through this language and a huge assortment of platform APIs according to the following table of contents:

Chapter  1: Getting Started with Java
Chapter  2: Discovering Classes and Objects
Chapter  3: Exploring Advanced Language Features
Chapter  4: Touring Language APIs
Chapter  5: Collecting Objects
Chapter  6: Touring Additional Utility APIs
Chapter  7: Creating and Enriching Graphical User Interfaces
Chapter  8: Interacting with Filesystems
Chapter  9: Interacting with Networks and Databases
Chapter 10: Parsing, Creating, and Transforming XML Documents
Chapter 11: Working with Web Services
Chapter 12: Java 7 Meets Android
Appendix A: Solutions to Exercises
Appendix B: Scripting API and Dynamically Typed Language Support
Appendix C: Odds and Ends
Appendix D: Applications Gallery

HTML5 Mastery: Semantics, Standards, and Styling

Book Description

Markup is synonymous with the development of the web, but most people only scratch the surface of its capabilities. Why settle for average HTML, when you can become an HTML5 master?

That’s where this unique book comes in. It’s aimed at web designers and developers who want to take their markup even further in the exciting new directions the web has taken in multimedia, interactivity and improved semantics. HTML5 isn’t for just any web site, but for a web site that will contribute to tomorrow’s “web of data.”

HTML5 Mastery will introduce the new markup elements of HTML5—including less commonly used ones—and show you where and how to use them. It also provides clever styling and scripting techniques that you can employ on your web site. It is completely standards-compliant, and up-to-date with modern web design techniques.

WordPress Bible, 2nd Edition

Book Description

Get the latest word on the biggest self-hosted blogging tool on the market

Within a week of the announcement of WordPress 3.0, it had been downloaded over a million times. Now you can get on the bandwagon of this popular open-source blogging tool with WordPress Bible, 2nd Edition. Whether you’re a casual blogger or programming pro, this comprehensive guide covers the latest version of WordPress, from the basics through advanced application development. If you want to thoroughly learn WordPress, this is the book you need to succeed.

  • Explores the principles of blogging, marketing, and social media interaction
  • Shows you how to install and maintain WordPress
  • Thoroughly covers WordPress basics, then ramps up to advanced topics
  • Guides you through best security practices as both a user and a developer
  • Helps you enhance your blog s findability in major search engines and create customizable and dynamic themes
  • Author maintains a high-profile blog in the WordPress community,
  • Tech edited by Mark Jaquith, one of the lead developers of WordPress

The WordPress Bible is the only resource you need to learn WordPress from beginning to end.

HTML5 24-Hour Trainer

Book Description

Comprehensive written and interactive instruction for learning HTML5

HTML is the core technology for building websites. Today, with HTML5 opening the Internet to new levels of rich content and dynamic interactivity, developers are looking for information to learn and utilize HTML5. HTML5 24-Hour Trainer provides that information, giving new and aspiring web developers the knowledge they need to achieve early success when building websites.

  • Covers the most basic aspects of a web page, including a brief introduction to Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
  • Provides lessons that are backed up by professionally created training videos and interactive content to fully illustrate the dynamic nature of HTML5 and the Internet, while also providing a full learning experience
  • Combines easy-to-follow lessons with expertly crafted training videos to provide you with both written and interactive instruction for learning HTML5

Written by bestselling author Joseph Lowery and with DVD content created by well-known multimedia and eLearning producer Mark Fletcher, HTML5 24-Hour Trainer brings the new features of HTML5 and the Internet to life unlike any other resource.

WordPress 24-Hour Trainer, 2nd Edition

Book Description

The eagerly anticipated second edition, completely updated for WordPress 3.1

As an open source content management system, WordPress allows users to easily build feature-rich web sites with no programming experience. This unique book-and-video package is a friendly, self-paced beginners guide to the latest release of WordPress. Lessons are focused on practical, everyday tasks that users will need to create and maintain their sites: entering new content, creating new pages, managing menus, making content search-engine friendly. Plus you’ll find lots of tips based on years of experience teaching people to use WordPress.

You’ll also learn how to extend the functionality of WordPress by using the thousands of plugins available. Connecting to social media, creating membership and e-commerce sites, setting up events calendars, making your site mobile-friendly—these are just some of the plugins you’ll be introduced to. Each lesson in the book is supplemented by an instructional video intended to enhance your learning experience. Plus, a trouble-shooting appendix addresses various issues to help you solve any challenges you may face.

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