CSS: The Missing Manual


Author: David Sawyer McFarland
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1491918012
Category: Computers
Page: 718
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CSS lets you create professional-looking websites, but learning its finer points can be tricky—even for seasoned web developers. This fully updated edition provides the most modern and effective tips, tricks, and tutorial-based instruction on CSS available today. Learn how to use new tools such as Flexbox and Sass to build web pages that look great and run fast on any desktop or mobile device. Ideal for casual and experienced designers alike. The important stuff you need to know: Start with the basics. Write CSS-friendly HTML, including the HTML5 tags recognized by today’s browsers. Design for mobile devices. Create web pages that look great when visitors use them on the go. Make your pages work for you. Add animations that capture the imagination, and forms that get the job done. Take control of page layouts. Use professional design techniques such as floats and positioning. Make your layouts more flexible. Design websites with Flexbox that adjust to different devices and screen sizes. Work more efficiently. Write less CSS code and work with smaller files, using Syntactically Awesome Stylesheets (Sass).

JavaScript & JQuery: The Missing Manual


Author: David Sawyer McFarland
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1491948620
Category: Computers
Page: 686
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JavaScript lets you supercharge your HTML with animation, interactivity, and visual effects—but many web designers find the language hard to learn. This easy-to-read guide not only covers JavaScript basics, but also shows you how to save time and effort with the jQuery and jQuery UI libraries of prewritten JavaScript code. You’ll build web pages that feel and act like desktop programs—with little or no programming. The important stuff you need to know: Pull back the curtain on JavaScript. Learn how to build a basic program with this language. Get up to speed on jQuery. Quickly assemble JavaScript programs that work well on multiple web browsers. Transform your user interface. Learn jQuery UI, the JavaScript library for interface features like design themes and controls. Make your pages interactive. Create JavaScript events that react to visitor actions. Use animations and effects. Build drop-down navigation menus, pop-ups, automated slideshows, and more. Collect data with web forms. Create easy-to-use forms that ensure more accurate visitor responses. Practice with living examples. Get step-by-step tutorials for web projects you can build yourself.

HTML5: The Missing Manual


Author: Matthew MacDonald
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1449373445
Category: Computers
Page: 518
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HTML5 is more than a markup language—it’s a collection of several independent web standards. Fortunately, this expanded guide covers everything you need in one convenient place. With step-by-step tutorials and real-world examples, HTML5: The Missing Manual shows you how to build web apps that include video tools, dynamic graphics, geolocation, offline features, and responsive layouts for mobile devices. The important stuff you need to know: Structure web pages more effectively. Learn how HTML5 helps web design tools and search engines work smarter. Add audio and video without plugins. Build playback pages that work in every browser. Create stunning visuals with Canvas. Draw shapes, pictures, and text; play animations; and run interactive games. Jazz up your pages with CSS3. Add fancy fonts and eye-catching effects with transitions and animation. Design better web forms. Collect information from visitors more efficiently with HTML5 form elements. Build it once, run it everywhere. Use responsive design to make your site look good on desktops, tablets, and smartphones. Include rich desktop features. Build self-sufficient web apps that work offline and store the data users need.

Creating a Website: The Missing Manual


Author: Matthew MacDonald
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1449308643
Category: Computers
Page: 584
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Think you need an army of skilled programmers to build a website? Think again. With nothing more than an ordinary PC, some raw ambition, and this book, you’ll learn how to create and maintain a professional-looking, visitor-friendly site. This Missing Manual gives you all the tools, techniques, and expert advice you need. Plan your site. Create web pages by learning the basics of HTML and HTML5. Control page design with CSS. Format text, images, links, tables, and other elements. Attract visitors. Ensure that people can find your site through popular search engines. Build a community. Add forums, fresh content, and a feedback form to encourage repeat visits. Get smart. Use free tools to identify your site’s strengths and weaknesses. Create your own blog. Post your musings with a free blog-hosting service. Bring in cash. Host Google ads, sell Amazon’s wares, or push your own products. Add pizzazz. Include audio, video, interactive menus, and more.

CSS3: The Missing Manual


Author: David Sawyer McFarland
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1449339484
Category: Computers
Page: 650
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CSS3 lets you create professional-looking websites, but learning its finer points can be tricky—even for seasoned web developers. This Missing Manual shows you how to take your HTML and CSS skills to the next level, with valuable tips, tricks, and step-by-step instructions. You’ll quickly learn how to build web pages that look great and run fast on devices and screens of all sizes. The important stuff you need to know: Start with the basics. Write CSS3-friendly HTML, including the HTML5 tags recognized by today’s browsers. Apply real-world design. Format text, create navigation tools, and enhance pages with graphics. Make your pages lively. Create eye-catching animations and give your visitors attractive tables and forms. Take control of page layouts. Use professional design techniques such as floats and positioning. Look great on any device. Craft websites that adapt to desktop, tablet, and mobile browsers. Get advanced techniques. Use CSS3 more effectively and efficiently, and ensure that your web pages look good when printed.

Dreamweaver CS6: The Missing Manual


Author: David Sawyer McFarland
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1449327028
Category: Computers
Page: 1034
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Dreamweaver CS6 is the most capable website design and management program yet, but there’s no printed guide to its amazing features. That’s where Dreamweaver CS6: The Missing Manual comes in. You’ll learn to use every facet of this versatile program, through jargon-free explanations and 13 hands-on tutorials. The important stuff you need to know: Get A to Z guidance. Go from building simple web pages to creating rich, interactive websites. Learn state-of-the-art design. Create dynamic, visually appealing sites using JavaScript and CSS, and see how HTML5 and CSS3 fit in. Add instant interactivity. Use Dreamweaver’s unique Spry technology to easily add complex layout options, like drop-down menus. Use timesaving features. Take advantage of Dreamweaver’s libraries, templates, and hundreds of extensions. Go mobile. Design sites for smartphones, tablets, and desktop PCs, using the same HTML. Simplify site management. Check for broken links, streamline site-wide changes, and reorganize your site in a snap.

Dreamweaver CS5.5: The Missing Manual


Author: David Sawyer McFarland
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1449313124
Category: Computers
Page: 1216
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Dreamweaver is the tool most widely used for designing and managing professional-looking websites, but it's a complex program. That's where Dreamweaver CS5.5: The Missing Manual comes in. With its jargon-free explanations, 13 hands-on tutorials, and savvy advice from Dreamweaver expert Dave McFarland, you'll master this versatile program with ease. Get A to Z guidance. Go from building your first web page to creating interactive, database-driven sites. Build skills as you learn. Apply your knowledge through tutorials and downloadable practice files. Create a state-of-the-art website. Use powerful, easy-to-use tools such as CSS3 and Spry effects to build visually rich, fast-loading pages. Add instant interactivity. Choose from pre-packaged JavaScript programs to add drop-down menus, tabbed panels, forms, and other features. Tap into databases. Connect your site to a database and build pages that dynamically sort and display stored information. Go mobile. Build and preview websites for smartphones and tablets. Discover hidden tips and tricks. Get undocumented workarounds and shortcuts.

JavaScript: The Missing Manual

The Missing Manual
Author: David Sawyer McFarland
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9780596555306
Category: Computers
Page: 544
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JavaScript is an essential language for creating modern, interactive websites, but its complex rules challenge even the most experienced web designers. With JavaScript: The Missing Manual, you'll quickly learn how to use JavaScript in sophisticated ways -- without pain or frustration -- even if you have little or no programming experience. JavaScript expert David McFarland first teaches you the basics by having you build a simple program. Then you'll learn how to work with jQuery, a popular library of pre-built JavaScript components that's free and easy to use. With jQuery, you can quickly build modern, interactive web pages -- without having to script everything from scratch! Learn how to add scripts to a web page, store and manipulate information, communicate with the browser window, respond to events like mouse clicks and form submissions, and identify and modify HTML Get real-world examples of JavaScript in action Learn to build pop-up navigation bars, enhance HTML tables, create an interactive photo gallery, and make web forms more usable Create interesting user interfaces with tabbed panels, accordion panels, and pop-up dialog boxes Learn to avoid the ten most common errors new programmers make, and how to find and fix bugs Use JavaScript with Ajax to communicate with a server so that your web pages can receive information without having to reload

PHP & MySQL: The Missing Manual


Author: Brett McLaughlin
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1449355544
Category: Computers
Page: 546
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If you can build websites with CSS and JavaScript, this book takes you to the next level—creating dynamic, database-driven websites with PHP and MySQL. Learn how to build a database, manage your content, and interact with users. With step-by-step tutorials, this completely revised edition gets you started with expanded coverage of the basics and takes you deeper into the world of server-side programming. The important stuff you need to know: Get up to speed quickly. Learn how to install PHP and MySQL, and get them running on both your computer and a remote server. Gain new techniques. Take advantage of the all-new chapter on integrating PHP with HTML web pages. Manage your content. Use the file system to access user data, including images and other binary files. Make it dynamic. Create pages that change with each new viewing. Build a good database. Use MySQL to store user information and other data. Keep your site working. Master the tools for fixing things that go wrong. Control operations. Create an administrative interface to oversee your site.

CSS

The Missing Manual
Author: David McFarland
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 0596802447
Category: Computers
Page: 538
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Explores CSS tasks and discusses such topics as creating usable Web designs, controlling typography, and choosing appearance-enhancing colors and backgrounds.

Dreamweaver 8

The Missing Manual
Author: David McFarland
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 0596100566
Category: Computers
Page: 936
View: 6264

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A guide to building professional Web sites offers annotated tutorials covering layout, tables, Flash buttons, Cascading Style Sheets, forms, animation, pop-up windows, slide shows, and Web design basics.

Access 2013: The Missing Manual


Author: Matthew MacDonald
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1449359485
Category: Computers
Page: 866
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Unlock the secrets of Access 2013 and discover how to use your data in creative ways. With this book’s easy step-by-step instructions, you’ll learn how to build and maintain a full-featured database and even turn it into a web app. You also get tips and practices from the pros for good database design—ideal whether you’re using Access for business, school, or at home. The important stuff you need to know Build a database with ease. Organize and update lists, documents, catalogs, and other types of information. Create your own web app. Let your whole team work on a database in the cloud. Share your database on a network. Link your Access database to SQL Server or SharePoint. Customize the interface. Make data entry a breeze by building your own templates Find what you need fast. Search, sort, and summarize huge amounts of data in minutes. Put your info to use. Turn raw info into well-formatted printed reports. Dive into Access programming. Automate complex tasks and solve common challenges.

OS X El Capitan: The Missing Manual


Author: David Pogue
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1491952156
Category: Computers
Page: 846
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With El Capitan, Apple brings never-before-seen features to OS X—like a split-screen desktop, improved window controls, and amazing graphics. The new edition of David Pogue's #1 bestselling Mac book shows you how to use key new features such as swiping gestures, Notes, a new Spotlight search system, the Safari pinning feature, and Split View. Missing Manuals creator David Pogue is one of the most widely recognized technology authors in the world. A former New York Times technology columnist, he founded and now produces videos for Yahoo Tech.

Photoshop CS5: The Missing Manual


Author: Lesa Snider
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1449390579
Category: Computers
Page: 816
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Photoshop CS5 is more amazing than ever, but it can be overwhelming if you're just getting started. This book makes learning Photoshop a breeze by explaining things in a conversational, friendly style -- with no technical jargon. After a thorough introduction to the program, you'll delve deep into Photoshop's secrets with expert tips and practical advice you can use every day. Learn your way around. Get a guided tour of Photoshop's efficient new workspace Unlock the power. Learn the best ways to use layers, channels, masks, paths, and more Bring images to life. Discover how to effectively retouch, resize, and recolor your photos Be artistic. Create beautiful illustrations and paintings, and use text effectively Share your work. Produce great-looking photos for print and the Web Work smarter and faster. Automate common chores and install plug-ins for complex tasks Get bonus online content. Find more great material on the Missing CD page Written with the clarity, humor, and objective scrutiny, Photoshop CS5: The Missing Manual is the friendly, thorough resource you need.

Dreamweaver CC: The Missing Manual

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Author: David Sawyer McFarland,Chris Grover
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1491948671
Category: COMPUTERS
Page: 1028
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Dreamweaver CC is a powerful tool for designing all kinds of websites, from those with simple, static pages to interactive, media-driven sites for desktop, laptop, and mobile devices. But the program still doesn’t include a printed guide to its amazing capabilities. That’s where this Missing Manual comes in. With hands-on tutorials and coverage of every feature, you’ll learn to build, deploy, and manage sites whether you’re an experienced designer or just getting started. The important stuff you need to know: Dive into page design. Quickly learn the basics of working with text, images, links, and tables. Edit pages in Live view. Dynamically add elements to live pages and immediately see the results. Design once, and for all. Build fluid-grid sites that adapt themselves to desktop, tablet, and mobile devices. Troubleshoot your HTML. Use the new Element Quick View to reveal the hierarchy of page elements. Style with ease. Tap Dreamweaver’s enhanced CSS Designer to copy and paste styles. Enhance Dreamweaver. Get new program features with add-ons that integrate directly with Dreamweaver. Bring your pages to life. Use jQuery UI to add interactive page elements like tabbed content panels. Create universal pages. Avoid browser incompatibility with workarounds.

Flash CS6: The Missing Manual


Author: Chris Grover
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1449330487
Category: Computers
Page: 848
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You can build everything from simple animations to full-fledged iPhone, iPad, and Android apps with Flash CS6, but learning this complex program can be difficult—unless you have this fully updated, bestselling guide. Learn how to create gorgeous Flash effects even if you have no programming experience. With Flash CS6: The Missing Manual, you’ll move from the basics to power-user tools with ease. The important stuff you need to know: Learn animation basics. Turn simple ideas into stunning animations—in the very first chapter. Master Flash’s tools. Learn the animation and effects tools with clear explanations and hands-on examples. Use 3D effects. Rotate objects and make them move in three dimensions. Create lifelike motion. Use the IK Bones tool to simulate realistic body movements and other linked motions. Build apps that work anywhere. Create apps just for iOS or Android devices—or one app that works on mobile devices and desktops. Add multimedia. Incorporate your own audio and video files into Flash. Create rich interactive animations. Dive into advanced interactivity with easy-to-learn ActionScript examples.

Dreamweaver MX 2004

The Missing Manual
Author: David McFarland
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 0596006314
Category: Computers
Page: 836
View: 3351

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Features step-by-step instructions explaining how to build a Web page, link from one page to another, spice up the design with graphics, apply cascading style sheets, view the underlying HTML code, and collect information using forms.

Wikipedia: The Missing Manual

The Missing Manual
Author: John Broughton
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 0596553773
Category: Computers
Page: 504
View: 2091

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Want to be part of the largest group-writing project in human history? Learn how to contribute to Wikipedia, the user-generated online reference for the 21st century. Considered more popular than eBay, Microsoft.com, and Amazon.com, Wikipedia servers respond to approximately 30,000 requests per second, or about 2.5 billion per day. It's become the first point of reference for people the world over who need a fact fast. If you want to jump on board and add to the content, Wikipedia: The Missing Manual is your first-class ticket. Wikipedia has more than 9 million entries in 250 languages, over 2 million articles in the English language alone. Each one is written and edited by an ever-changing cast of volunteer editors. You can be one of them. With the tips in this book, you'll quickly learn how to get more out of -- and put more into -- this valuable online resource. Wikipedia: The Missing Manual gives you practical advice on creating articles and collaborating with fellow editors, improving existing articles, and working with the Wikipedia community to review new articles, mediate disputes, and maintain the site. Up to the challenge? This one-of-a-kind book includes: Basic editing techniques, including the right and wrong ways to edit Pinpoint advice about which types of articles do and do not belong on Wikipedia Ways to learn from other editors and communicate with them via the site's talk pages Tricks for using templates and timesaving automated editing tools Recommended procedures for fighting spam and vandalism Guidance on adding citations, links, and images to your articles Wikipedia depends on people just like you to help the site grow and maintain the highest quality. With Wikipedia: The Missing Manual, you get all the tools you need to be part of the crew.

Creating Web Sites

The Missing Manual
Author: Matthew MacDonald
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 0596008422
Category: Computers
Page: 548
View: 6743

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Provides information on creating a Web site, covering such topics as HTML, style sheets, frames, graphics, attracting visitors, JavaScript, and blogs.