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About this Book
- 344 pages
- Release: P1.0 (2012-01-04)
- ISBN: 978-1-93435-683-8
You’ll see a full spectrum of cutting-edge web development techniques, from UI and eye candy recipes to solutions for data analysis, testing, and web hosting.
Whether you’re new to front-end development, or you’ve got a few years of experience, you’ll become a more versatile developer by finding out how – and why – to use these solutions in your next web development project.
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Contents and Extracts
- Eye Candy Recipes
- Recipe 1. Styling Buttons and Links
- Recipe 2. Styling Quotes with CSS
- Recipe 3. Creating Animations with CSS3 Transformations
- Recipe 4. Creating Interactive Slideshows with jQuery
- Recipe 5. Creating and Styling Inline Help Dialogs
- User Interface Recipes
- Recipe 6. Creating an HTML Email Template
- Recipe 7. Swapping Between Content with Tabbed Interfaces
- Recipe 8. Accessible Expand and Collapse excerpt
- Recipe 9. Interacting with Web Pages Using Keyboard Shortcuts
- Recipe 10. Building HTML with Mustache
- Recipe 11. Displaying Information with Endless Pagination
- Recipe 12. State-Aware AJAX
- Recipe 13. Snappier Client-Side Interfaces with Knockout.js
- Recipe 14. Organizing Code with Backbone.js
- Data Recipes
- Recipe 15. Adding an Inline Google Map excerpt
- Recipe 16. Creating Charts and Graphs with Highcharts
- Recipe 17. Building a Simple Contact Form
- Recipe 18. Accessing Cross-site Data with JSONP
- Recipe 19. Creating a Widget to Embed on Other Sites
- Mobile Recipes
- Recipe 21. Targeting Mobile Devices
- Recipe 22. Touch-Responsive Dropdown Menus
- Recipe 23. Mobile Drag and Drop
- Recipe 24. Creating Interfaces with jQuery Mobile
- Recipe 25. Using Sprites with CSS
- Workflow Recipes
- Recipe 26. Rapid Responsive Design with Grid Systems
- Recipe 27. Creating A Simple Blog with Jekyll
- Recipe 28. Building Modular Stylesheets with Sass
- Recipe 30. Managing Files Using Git
- Testing Recipes
- Recipe 32. Tracking User Activity with Heatmaps
- Recipe 33. Browser Testing with Selenium excerpt
- Recipe 34. Cucumber-Driven Selenium Testing
- Hosting and Deployment Recipes
- Recipe 36. Using Dropbox to Host a Static Site
- Recipe 37. Setting up a Virtual Machine
- Recipe 38. Changing Web Server Configuration Files with Vim
- Recipe 39. Securing Apache with SSL and HTTPS
- Recipe 40. Securing Your Content
- Recipe 41. Rewriting URLs to Preserve Links
- Recipe 42. Automate Static Site Deployment with Jammit and Rake
- Installing Ruby
- Mac OS X and Linux with RVM
Comments and Reviews
Tech Book Report said:
As a one-stop introduction to current tools and techniques the sheer breadth of content really stands out. It just brings out the diversity of approaches and the vibrancy of open source development on the web. There’s no doubt, this one is very highly recommended.
Solid practices you can take into your everyday web development process. Web designers and developers with a hunger for picking up a collection of quick and expertly described techniques in areas like UI, testing, CSS, and jQuery will love this book. No words are wasted on trivial details; this is a book for proactive web developers who want to pick up some new ideas fast.
—Matt Margolis Manager, application development Getty Images
I know of no other resource that even comes close to exploring so many interesting techniques for modern web development. These are real-world pragmatic recipes that you will actually use in your projects.
—Ray Camden Developer evangelist Adobe
Web Development Recipes is one of those rare books that is not only extremely practical but also incredibly useful for a wide range of readers. Everyone in all aspects of web design and development will find numerous tips and tricks that will be immediately useful in their day-to-day work.
—Steve Heffernan Creator VideoJS
This is probably the best general web development resource that I’ve read to date. Anyone new to the game can work through this book and gain a level of experience that normally takes years of freelancing. Even seasoned experts could learn some new tricks or explore areas of web development they haven’t touched yet.
—Derick Bailey Independent software developer Muted Solutions, LLC
This is a design patterns book for modern web development, offering problem statements and solutions that can be applied to nearly any web development platform. It’s a must-have for web developers who need to update their skills with the latest and greatest tools and techniques, and it’s a library of solutions for those who are already up to speed. The authors have done an excellent job of condensing a tremendous amount of information into easy-to-understand, realworld solutions.
—Armando Roggio Senior Contributing Editor Practical Ecommerce & Ecommerce D