Programming Social Applications: Building Viral Experiences by Jonathan LeBlanc

By Jonathan LeBlanc

Social networking has made something transparent: web pages and functions have to supply clients with stories adapted to their personal tastes. This in-depth advisor indicates you the way to construct wealthy social frameworks, utilizing open resource applied sciences and necessities. you will how you can create third-party functions for present websites, construct attractive social graphs, and enhance items to host your personal socialized event. Programming Social Apps makes a speciality of the OpenSocial platform, besides Apache Shindig, OAuth, OpenID, and different instruments, demonstrating how they interact that can assist you resolve functional matters. every one bankruptcy uncovers a brand new layer within the development of hugely viral social purposes and structures.

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Computer Science Programming Basics in Ruby: Exploring by Ophir Frieder

By Ophir Frieder

In case you comprehend uncomplicated high-school math, you could speedy study and follow the center thoughts of desktop technological know-how with this concise, hands-on e-book. Led via a staff of specialists, you will quick comprehend the adaptation among computing device technology and laptop programming, and you can learn the way algorithms assist you remedy computing difficulties. each one bankruptcy builds on fabric brought past within the publication, so that you can grasp one middle construction block earlier than relocating directly to the following. you will discover primary subject matters similar to loops, arrays, gadgets, and sessions, utilizing the easy-to-learn Ruby programming language. Then you will positioned every little thing jointly within the final bankruptcy through programming an easy video game of tic-tac-toe.

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First Steps in Intervention With Your Child With Autism: by Wendy Prevezer, Elizabeth Newson, Phil Christie, Susie

By Wendy Prevezer, Elizabeth Newson, Phil Christie, Susie Chandler, Pamela Venus

One of many significant problems for kids with autism is in constructing social empathy within the similar means as different young ones. the sooner this challenge is addressed, the extra successfully those abilities might be enhanced. This e-book champions preliminary intervention with little ones at an early level of conversation however the many useful rules and methods is usually usefully utilized to youngsters of college age in the event that they are at an early degree of conversation. "First Steps in Intervention together with your baby With Autism" is ideal for fogeys trying to comprehend their baby higher and, in flip, support enhance their kid's improvement and conversation. it will even be an invaluable reference for all pros operating to help households with a toddler at the autism spectrum.

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Sams Teach Yourself ColdFusion in 21 Days by Charles Mohnike

By Charles Mohnike

Whereas so much different ColdFusion books--as good as Macromedia's product documentation--play mostly to these who have honed their programming techniques in different places, Sams train your self ColdFusion in 21 Days faucets the monstrous industry of static-page designers who're able to take their websites to the subsequent point. Drawing at the luck of his well known ColdFusion educational on Wired's Webmonkey website, writer Charles Mohnike offers readers with a primary knowing of the way ColdFusion works, after which publications them by using ColdFusion to create their very own functions quick and simply. ColdFusion's upcoming unencumber capitalizes at the macromedia partnership through including direct help for Flash, permitting builders so as to add dynamic content material and database interactivity to their animations. furthermore, the hot model of ColdFusion anticipates the becoming call for for internet companies through expanding its integration with applied sciences comparable to XML and cleaning soap.

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The Oxford Dictionary of Saints by David Hugh Farmer

By David Hugh Farmer

This can be excess of a dry hagiographical account of the lives of saints. This exciting and authoritative dictionary breathes existence into its topics and is as browsable because it is informative. severely acclaimed in its many variations, the dictionary is now reissued into the rebranded best-selling Oxford Paperback Reference series.
The entries are concise money owed of the lives, cults, and inventive institutions of over 1,400 saints, from the recognized to the vague, the wealthy to the negative, and the educational to the uneducated. From all walks of existence and from all sessions of heritage, the huge forms of personalities and achievements of the canonized are mirrored. that includes maps of pilgrimage points of interest in Europe and completely up to date appendices, this is still the normal reference paperback in its field.
Recently-added saints contain the Martyrs of Korea, Vietnam, and the Spanish Civil struggle, Andrew of Crete, and Emily Rodat, a feminine hermit of the seventh century. There also are extra Scottish and Irish saints, and historic Welsh saints; extra ecu saints from all centuries, in addition to extra saints from japanese Europe; extra lately canonized saints and feminine saints from the USA.

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Instant PHP Web Scraping by Jacob Ward

By Jacob Ward

Get up and working with the elemental suggestions of net scraping utilizing Hypertext Preprocessor


  • Learn whatever new right away! a brief, quick, concentrated advisor providing speedy results
  • Build a re-usable scraping category to extend on for destiny projects
  • Scrape, parse, and store information from any web site with ease
  • Build a fantastic beginning for destiny net scraping topics

In Detail

With the proliferation of the internet, there hasn't ever been a bigger physique of information freely on hand for universal use. Harvesting and processing this knowledge could be a time eating job if performed manually. besides the fact that, net scraping promises the instruments and framework to complete this with the press of a button. it truly is no ask yourself, then, that net scraping is a fascinating weapon in any programmer's arsenal.

Instant net Scraping With Hypertext Preprocessor How-to makes use of sensible examples and step by step directions to lead you thru the elemental concepts required for internet scraping with Hypertext Preprocessor. this can give you the wisdom and starting place upon which to construct net scraping functions for a wide selection of occasions equivalent to facts tracking, learn, information integration proper to contemporary on-line data-driven economy.

On establishing an appropriate Hypertext Preprocessor improvement setting, you'll quick flow to development internet scraping functions. starting with an easy activity of retrieving a unmarried web content, you are going to then progressively construct in this via studying a variety of recommendations for opting for particular information, crawling via quite a few websites to retrieve huge volumes of knowledge, and processing then saving it for destiny use. you are going to the way to post login kinds for getting access to password secure parts, in addition to downloading photos, files, and emails. studying to time table the execution of scrapers achieves the objective of entire automation, and the ultimate advent of easy object-oriented programming (OOP) within the improvement of a scraping classification presents the template for destiny projects.

Armed with the abilities discovered within the booklet, you may be set to embark on a large choice of net scraping projects.

What you are going to study from this book

  • Scrape and parse facts from web content utilizing a couple of diverse techniques
  • Create customized scraping functions
  • Download and keep photos and documents
  • Retrieve and scrape information from emails
  • Save scraped facts right into a MySQL database
  • Submit login and dossier add forms
  • Use ordinary expressions for development matching
  • Process and validate scraped data
  • Crawl and scrape a number of pages of a website


Filled with useful, step by step directions and transparent causes for an important and invaluable projects. brief, concise recipes to profit quite a few important net scraping recommendations utilizing PHP.

Who this ebook is written for

This ebook is geared toward these new to internet scraping, with very little past programming adventure. easy wisdom of HTML and the internet turns out to be useful, yet now not necessary.

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Learning Ext JS 3.2 by Shea Frederick

By Shea Frederick

The booklet presents lots of enjoyable instance code and screenshots to steer you thru the production of examples to help with studying. by way of taking a chapter-by-chapter examine each one significant element of the Ext JS framework, the booklet enables you to digest the on hand positive factors in small, simply comprehensible chunks, permitting you to begin utilizing the library on your improvement wishes instantly. This publication is written for internet software builders who're acquainted with HTML yet could have little to no event with JavaScript program improvement. while you're beginning to construct a brand new internet program, or are re-vamping an latest internet software, then this ebook is for you.

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The Science of Battlestar Galactica by Patrick Di Justo, Kevin R. Grazier

By Patrick Di Justo, Kevin R. Grazier

The respectable advisor to the technology at the back of the Battlestar Galactica universeBattlestar Galactica (BSG) has been known as the easiest express on tv, and as actual as technological know-how fiction will get. It has handled problems with spiritual freedom, patriotism, terrorism, genetic engineering, and the last word technology fiction query: what does it suggest to be human? whereas the re-imagined BSG will not be filled with cool techie instruments (the undesirable men don't also have laser weapons for frak's sake!), this e-book indicates that the technological know-how within the sequence has much to claim in regards to the use of technology and know-how in our lives today.

What are the rules in the back of man made gravity and sublight propulsion? Are Cylons males or machines? How are humanoid Cylons in a position to interface with desktops? through tackling those and different exciting questions, The technology of Battlestar Galactica takes us billions of miles clear of Earth in order that we will be able to flip round and spot ourselves from a unique perspective.

Tackles fans' such a lot urgent BSG questions, from how an FTL force may perhaps paintings to how the 12 colonies of Kobol might co-exist to the rules in the back of Gaius Baltar's Cylon-detector
Features behind-the-scenes anecdotes, costs from the BSG sequence Bible, and over 60 photos
Includes a foreword by means of BSG co-executive manufacturer, Jane Espenson, and an afterword via actor, Richard Hatch, who performed Tom Zarek within the reimagined sequence and Captain Apollo within the vintage series
Co-written via BSG's medical consultant and a Wired contributing editor
Packed with must-know information and clinical historical past, this thought-provoking e-book may help you spot Battlestar Galactica as by no means sooner than.

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The Political Economy of Global Communication: An by Peter Wilkin

By Peter Wilkin

Fresh debates surrounding human protection have thinking about the delight of human wishes because the very important objective for worldwide improvement. Peter Wilkin highlights the constraints of this view and argues that until we contain an account of human autonomy into human safety then the concept that is defective. He unearths how human safeguard is a priority with social relatives that attach humans in neighborhood, nationwide and international networks of strength, dependent via capitalism and hierarchical inter-state platforms. Autonomy, as a side of human protection, depends on the facility of voters to achieve information regarding the methods that form their lives. during this admire autonomy and communique are inherently associated and are must haves for the institution of significant democratic platforms. To what quantity do advancements in worldwide conversation improve or undermine autonomy? because the world's media businesses proceed to merge, we're relocating in the direction of an ever extra commercially pushed method of worldwide info. Wilkin argues that non-public possession offers an more and more strong drawback to human autonomy, and that the neo-liberal institutional and coverage framework – now a world tendency – increases significant difficulties for the attainment of human defense. whilst it has supplied the ideological justification for the extension of non-public energy into ever wider components of public existence. alterations in international conversation replicate wider traits to augment the facility of world elites on the cost of operating humans and the writer illustrates how and why those alterations have taken position and the different types of competition that experience arisen according to them.

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