WordPress All-in-One For Dummies

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 912 pages
  • Publisher: For Dummies; 1st edition (April 19, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0470877014
  • ISBN-13: 978-0470877012

eBook Description:

WordPress All-in-One For Dummies: A convenient how-to guide for maximizing your WordPress experience

WordPress is a state-of-the-art blog publishing platform with nearly ten million active installations. Eight minibooks provide you with expanded coverage of the most important topics to the WordPress community, such as WordPress basics, theme designs, plug-in development, social media integration, SEO, customization, and running multiple sites. Veteran author Lisa Sabin-Wilson leads an authoritative team of authors who offer their unique knowledge and skillset while sharing invaluable advice for maximizing your site’s potential and visitor experience.

  • Presents straightforward and easy-to-understand coverage of the basics of WordPress, the most popular blog software in use today
  • Delves into the topics that matter most to the WordPress community, such as theme design, plug-in development, and social media integration
  • Addresses ways to handle a variety of WordPress security issues
  • Examines the WordPress network

The word on the street is that WordPress All-in-One For Dummies presents everything you need to know about WordPress in one convenient book!

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Smashing HTML5

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 368 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 1st edition (February 2, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9780470977279
  • ISBN-13: 978-0470977279

eBook Description:

Smashing HTML5: Welcome to HTML5 – the future of the Web

HTML5 is packed with great new features, including new content-specific elements, audio and video playback, canvas for drawing, and many others. But where to begin? With Smashing HTML5, you have everything you need to get up and running quickly.

Bill Sanders is a professional Web developer, information and interface designer, and instructor. His expertise and knowledge shared throughout Smashing HTML5 will help fast-track you toward building next-generation Web sites.

You will also learn how to:

  • Work with HTML5 tags
  • Design page structure
  • Make site navigation easy for your audience
  • Integrate media including video into HTML5 pages
  • Harness the power of the HTML5 canvas
  • Use HTML 5 forms
  • Create interactivity, store information, and much more

Smashing HTML5 provides comprehensive coverage – from how to get started with HTML5 to optimizing media on the Web. You will learn how to use text, graphics, audio, video, and navigation in HTML5 Web pages running in compatible browsers.

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Smashing CSS: Professional Techniques for Modern Layout

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 304 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook (November 9, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 047068416X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0470684160

eBook Description:

Smashing CSS: Professional Techniques for Modern Layout

Smashing CSS takes you well beyond the basics, covering not only the finer points of layout and effects, but introduces you to the future with HTML5 and CSS3. Very few in the industry can show you the ins and outs of CSS like Eric Meyer and inside Smashing CSS Eric provides techniques that are thorough, utterly useful, and universally applicable in the real world. From choosing the right tools, to CSS effects and CSS3 techniques with jQuery, Smashing CSS is the practical guide to building modern web layouts.

With Smashing CSS: Professional Techniques for Modern Layout you will learn how to:

  • Throw elements offscreen/hide them
  • Create body/HTML backgrounds in XHTML
  • Usemore than 15 layout techniques including clearfix, two/three simple columns, faux columns, One True Layout, Holy Grail, em-based layout, fluid grids, sticky footers, and more
  • Use a variety of CSS effects including CSS popups, boxpunching, rounded corners, CSS sprites, Sliding Doors, Liquid Bleach, ragged floats, and more
  • Apply CSS table styling including using thead, tfoot, and tbody, row headers, column-oriented styling (classes); styling data tables with jQuery, tables to graphs, tables to maps; and more
  • Use CSS3 elements including rounded corners, multiple backgrounds, RGBA, using jQuery to do CSS3 selections and so much more.

Eric Meyer is an internationally recognized expert on the subjects of HTML, CSS, and Web standards, and has been working on the Web since 1993. Smashing CSS is for developers who already have some experience with CSS and JavaScript and are ready for more advanced techniques.

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Smashing Photoshop CS5: 100 Professional Techniques

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 432 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook (November 16, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9780470661536
  • ISBN-13: 978-0470661536

eBook Description:

Smashing Photoshop CS5: 100 Professional Techniques: Expand Your Imagination

Smashing Photoshop CS5: 100 Professional Techniques is loaded with 100 creative and innovative techniques to help jump-start your creativity and inspire you to do more with your designs and photographs. This book is aimed at designers, artists and photographers who want to become proficient in Photoshop CS5, getting you quickly up to speed with many of the fantastic new tools and features.

Author Sue Jenkins is a photographer and web and graphic designer, author, software instructor and Adobe Certified Expert. Using her knowledge and years of expertise in the field she provides 100 hints, special effects, and techniques that will enable you to extend your existing skills and to develop and execute new ideas and trends.

Smashing Photoshop CS5: 100 Professional Techniques is the ideal guide to help you to get the best out of Photoshop CS5. This book will teach you how to perform specific tasks using a variety of tools, filters, styles, adjustment layers, and more.

Smashing Photoshop CS5: 100 Professional Techniques is loaded with 100 creative and innovative techniques to help jump-start your creativity and inspire you to do more with your designs and photographs. This book is aimed at designers, artists and photographers who want to become proficient in Photoshop CS5, getting you quickly up to speed with many of the fantastic new tools and features. Smashing Photoshop CS5: 100 Professional Techniques is the perfect springboard for sparking new ideas and gaining inspiration for all your projects.

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ASP.NET 4 Social Networking

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 484 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook (March 23, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849690820
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849690829

eBook Description:

A truly hands-on book for ASP.NET 4 Developers

  • Create a full-featured, enterprise-grade social network using ASP.NET 4.0
  • Learn key new ASP.NET and .NET Framework concepts like Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF), Entity Framework 4.0, LINQ, AJAX, C# 4.0, ASP.NET Routing,n-tier architectures, and MVP in a practical, hands-on way.
  • Build friends lists, messaging systems, user profiles, blogs, forums, groups, and more
  • A practical guide full of step by step explanations, interesting examples, and practical advice

In Detail

Social Networking is all about developing connections or ties between friends and associates. While people have always networked with one another the Internet has allowed us to network with people all over the world easily. Any interest or cause can support its own social network, where fans and followers can meet, chat, and share their views. But building a social networking site from scratch involves some complex logic, and some serious coding.

This book shows how to build a scalable, enterprise-ready social network using ASP.NET. The book uses the latest features of ASP.NET 4.0 and .NET Framework 4.0 to provide a platform that is efficient, easy to maintain, and extensible. Whether you want to build your own social network, are developing a social site for a customer or employer, or just want a practical guide to developing complex ASP.NET applications, this book is ideal for you.

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