Download E-books Usability: Nutzerfreundliches Web-Design ( (German Edition) PDF

Das net existiert nicht zum Selbstzweck seiner Macher. Der Nutzer steht im Mittelpunkt. Er verlangt Fakten, Unterhaltung, Ablenkung, Bestellmöglichkeit - genau das, was once er will, und dies so schnell wie möglich. Kundengewinnung und Kundenbindung kann daher nur gelingen, wenn die Nutzerfreundlichkeit bei der Entwicklung einer web site im Mittelpunkt steht. Usability - das Testen der Nutzerfreundlichkeit - ist die Grundlage dafür. In diesem Buch wird das Thema Usability in seinen verschiedenen Aspekten systematisch vorgestellt, sowohl wissenschaftlich als auch praxisrelevant analysiert und durch Fallstudien veranschaulicht. Der inhaltliche Bogen reicht von der strategischen Konzeption einer Usability-orientierten web site bis zu layout, Technik und Betrieb.

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Download E-books Beginning XML, 4th Edition PDF

By David Hunter, Joe Fawcett, Danny Ayers

While the 1st variation of this booklet was once written, XML used to be a comparatively new language yet already gaining flooring speedy and changing into an increasing number of well-known in an enormous diversity of purposes. by the point of the second one version, XML had already confirmed itself to be greater than a passing fad, and was once actually getting used through the for a really wide selection of makes use of. With the 3rd variation, it was once transparent that XML used to be a mature know-how, yet extra vital, it turned glaring that the XML panorama used to be dividing into numerous components of workmanship. Now during this variation, we wanted to categorize the expanding variety of necessities surrounding XML, which both use XML or offer performance as well as the XML middle specification.

So what's XML? it is a markup language, used to explain the constitution of information in significant methods. anyplace that facts is input/output, saved, or transmitted from one position to a different, is a possible healthy for XML's functions. possibly the main famous purposes are web-related (especially with the newest advancements in hand-held internet access—for which a number of the expertise is XML-based). notwithstanding, there are lots of different non-web-based functions for which XML is useful—for instance, in its place for (or to enrich) conventional databases, or for the move of economic info among companies. information corporations, besides contributors, have additionally been utilizing XML to distribute syndicated information tales and web publication entries.

This e-book goals to coach you all you want to find out about XML—what it truly is, the way it works, what applied sciences encompass it, and the way it will possibly top be utilized in quite a few occasions, from easy facts move to utilizing XML on your websites. It solutions the basic questions:

* what's XML?

* How do you employ XML?

* How does it work?

* What are you able to use it for, anyway?

This publication is for those that understand that it'd be an effective inspiration to profit XML yet aren't 100% convinced why. you've got heard the hype yet have not visible sufficient substance to determine what XML is and what it may possibly do. you can be utilizing improvement instruments that try and cover the XML in the back of person interfaces and scripts, yet you must recognize what's particularly occurring behind the curtain. you could already be one way or the other taken with internet improvement and doubtless even comprehend the fundamentals of HTML, even if neither of those skills is really important for this book.

What you do not need is wisdom of markup languages mostly. This e-book assumes that you are new to the idea that of markup languages, and we have now based it in a manner that are meant to make feel to the newbie and but quick carry you to XML professional status.

The be aware "Beginning" within the identify refers back to the form of the booklet, instead of the reader's event point. There are varieties of newbie for whom this publication is ideal:

* Programmers who're already accustomed to a few net programming or facts trade strategies. Programmers during this type will already comprehend the various suggestions mentioned right here, yet you'll find out how you could include XML applied sciences to reinforce these recommendations you now develop.

* these operating in a programming atmosphere yet with out mammoth wisdom or event of net improvement or information trade purposes. as well as studying how XML applied sciences may be utilized to such functions, you may be brought to a few new thoughts that will help you know how such structures work.

The topics coated during this e-book are prepared to take you from beginner to specialist in as logical a way as lets. This Fourth version is established in sections in keeping with numerous components of XML services. until you're already utilizing XML, you'll want to begin via studying the advent to XML partly I. From there, you could fast bounce into particular parts of workmanship, or, if you happen to desire, you could learn in the course of the ebook so as. remember that there's a great deal of overlap in XML, and that the various sections utilize options defined somewhere else within the book.

* The booklet starts off by means of explaining what precisely XML is and why the felt language like this was once needed.

* After protecting the why, the subsequent logical step is the how, so it indicates you ways to create well-formed XML.

* when you comprehend the whys and hows of XML, you will pass directly to a few extra complicated belongings you can do while developing your XML files, to lead them to not just good shaped, yet legitimate. (And you will research what "valid" relatively means.)

* After you are ok with XML and feature visible it in motion, the ebook unleashes the programmer inside of and appears at an XML-based programming language that you should use to rework XML records from one structure to another.

* finally, it is important to shop and retrieve XML details from databases. At this element, you are going to study not just the state-of-the-art for XML and databases, but in addition tips to question XML info utilizing an SQL-like syntax referred to as XQuery.

* XML would not relatively be helpful until you'll write courses to learn the information in XML records and create new XML records, so we are going to come again to programming and examine a number of ways in which you are able to do that.

* realizing easy methods to software and use XML inside your personal enterprise is something, yet sending that info to a enterprise accomplice or publishing it to the web is one other. you are going to find out about applied sciences that use XML that assist you ship messages around the net, put up details, and become aware of companies that supply information.

* because you have all of this knowledge in XML layout, it might be nice in the event you might simply show it to humans, and it seems you could. you will see an XML model of HTML referred to as XHTML. you will additionally examine a know-how you'll already be utilizing along side HTML records referred to as CSS. CSS allows you to upload visible types for your XML records. moreover, you are going to how you can layout beautiful snap shots and make interactive varieties utilizing XML.

* ultimately, the booklet ends with a case research, which might help to offer you rules approximately how XML can be utilized in real-life occasions, and that could be utilized in your individual applications.

This ebook builds at the strengths of the sooner variations, and gives new fabric to mirror the adjustments within the XML landscape—notably XQuery, RSS and Atom, and AJAX. Updates were made to mirror the newest types of standards and top practices through the booklet. as well as the numerous alterations, every one bankruptcy has a collection of workout inquiries to try your realizing of the fabric. attainable recommendations to those questions seem in Appendix A.

Part I: Introduction: The advent is the place such a lot readers may still commence. the 1st 3 chapters introduce a number of the objectives of XML in addition to the explicit principles for developing XML. after you have learn this half you have to be in a position to learn and create your personal XML documents.

Chapter 1: what's XML?: This bankruptcy disguise a few simple options, introducing the truth that XML is a markup language (a bit like HTML) wherein you could outline your individual components, tags, and attributes (known as a vocabulary). you will see that tags haven't any presentation meaning—they're only a solution to describe the constitution of the data.

Chapter 2: Well-Formed XML: as well as explaining what well-formed XML is, we provide a glance on the principles that exist (the XML 1.0 and 1.1 techniques) for naming and structuring elements—you have to conform to those principles that allows you to produce well-formed XML.

Chapter three: XML Namespaces: simply because tags could be made up, you want to steer clear of identify conflicts whilst sharing files. Namespaces supply how to uniquely establish a bunch of tags, utilizing a URI. This bankruptcy explains how you can use namespaces.

Part II: Validation: as well as the well-formedness ideas you examine partially I, you'll probably are looking to create and use various XML vocabularies. This half introduces you to DTDs, XML Schemas, and sit back NG: 3 languages that outline customized XML vocabularies. It additionally indicates you ways to make use of those definitions to validate your XML documents.

Chapter four: record variety Definitions: you could specify how an XML rfile may be dependent, or even supply default values, utilizing record sort Definitions (DTDs). If XML conforms to the linked DTD, it really is often called valid XML. This bankruptcy covers the fundamentals of utilizing DTDs.

Chapter five: XML Schemas: XML Schemas, like DTDs, enable you outline how a record will be based. as well as defining record constitution, they allow you to specify the person datatypes of characteristic values and point content material. they're a extra robust substitute to DTDs.

Chapter 6: sit back NG: sit back NG is a 3rd know-how used to outline the constitution of files. as well as a brand new syntax and new positive aspects, it takes the simplest from XML Schemas and DTDs, and is accordingly extremely simple and intensely strong. chill out NG has syntaxes; either the total syntax and compact syntax are discussed.

Part III: Processing: as well as defining and developing XML records, you want to understand how to paintings with records to extract info and convert it to different codecs. in truth, simply extracting info and changing it to different codecs is what makes XML so powerful.

Chapter 7: XPath: The XPath language is used to find sections and knowledge within the XML record, and it’s very important in lots of different XML technologies.

Chapter eight: XSLT: XML will be remodeled into different XML records, HTML, and different codecs utilizing XSLT stylesheets, that are brought during this chapter.

Part IV: Databases: developing and processing XML files is sweet, yet ultimately you'll want to shop these records. This part describes ideas for storing and retrieving XML files and record fragments from assorted databases.

Chapter nine: XQuery, the XML question Language: quite often, it is important to retrieve info from inside a database. XQuery, that's outfitted on XPath and XPath2, helps you to do that in a chic way.

Chapter 10: XML and Databases: XML is ideal for structuring information, and a few conventional databases are commencing to provide help for XML. This bankruptcy discusses those, and offers a basic review of the way XML can be utilized in an n-tier structure. moreover, new databases in accordance with XML are introduced.

Part V: Programming: at some point soon on your XML occupation, it is important to paintings with an XML record from inside of a customized software. the 2 most well-liked methodologies, the rfile item version (DOM) and the straightforward API for XML (SAX), are defined during this part.

Chapter eleven: The record item version (DOM): Programmers can use various programming languages to control XML utilizing the rfile item Model's gadgets, interfaces, equipment, and houses, that are defined during this chapter.

Chapter 12: easy API for XML (SAX): an alternative choice to the DOM for programmatically manipulating XML information is to take advantage of the straightforward API for XML (SAX) as an interface. This bankruptcy exhibits find out how to use SAX and makes use of examples from the Java SAX API.

Part VI: Communication: Sending and receiving information from one computing device to a different is usually tough, yet numerous applied sciences were created to make verbal exchange with XML a lot more uncomplicated. This half discusses RSS and content material syndication, in addition to internet companies and cleaning soap. This variation features a new bankruptcy on Ajax techniques.

Chapter thirteen: RSS, Atom, and content material Syndication: RSS is an actively evolving know-how that's used to put up syndicated information tales and web site summaries on the web. This bankruptcy not just discusses how you can use the several types of RSS and Atom, it additionally covers the longer term course of the know-how. additionally, it demonstrates easy methods to create an easy newsreader software that works with any of the presently released versions.

Chapter 14: net Services: internet prone make it easier to practice cross-computer communications. This bankruptcy describes net companies and introduces you to utilizing distant approach calls in XML (using XML-RPC and REST), in addition to providing you with a quick examine significant subject matters equivalent to cleaning soap. ultimately, it breaks down the collection of standards designed to paintings along with internet services.

Chapter 15: cleaning soap and WSDL: primary to XML internet companies, the straightforward item entry Protocol (SOAP) is without doubt one of the most well liked requirements for permitting cross-computer communications. utilizing cleaning soap, you could package deal up XML records and ship them around the net to be processed. This bankruptcy explains cleaning soap and the net providers Description Language (WSDL) that's used to put up your service.

Chapter sixteen: Ajax: Ajax helps you to make the most of JavaScript with internet companies and cleaning soap, or relaxation communications. also, Ajax styles can be utilized inside web content to speak with the internet server with out fresh. This bankruptcy is new to the Fourth Edition.

Part VII: Display: a number of XML applied sciences are dedicated to exhibiting the information kept within an XML record. a few of these applied sciences are web-based, and a few are designed for purposes and cellular units. This half discusses the first demonstrate recommendations and codecs used today.

Chapter 17: Cascading type Sheets (CSS): web site designers have lengthy been utilizing Cascading sort Sheets (CSS) with their HTML to simply make alterations to a website’s presentation with no need to the touch the underlying HTML records. This strength can also be on hand for XML, allowing you to reveal XML records correct within the browser. Or, if you want a section extra flexibility together with your presentation, you should use XSLT to rework your XML to HTML or XHTML after which use CSS to type those documents.

Chapter 18: XHTML: XHTML is a brand new model of HTML that follows the foundations of XML. This bankruptcy discusses the diversities among HTML and XHTML, and indicates you ways XHTML may help make your websites to be had to a much broader number of browsers, from legacy browsers to the newest browsers on cellular phones.

Chapter 19: Scalable Vector pictures (SVG): do you need to supply a customized photograph utilizing XML? SVG helps you to describe a photo utilizing XML-based vector instructions. This bankruptcy teaches you the fundamentals of SVG after which dives right into a extra advanced SVG-based program that may be released to the Internet.

Chapter 20: XForms: XForms are XML-based types that may be used to layout computing device purposes, paper-based kinds, and naturally XHTML-based varieties. This bankruptcy demonstrates either the fundamentals and a few of the extra fascinating makes use of of XForms.

Part VIII: Case Study: through the booklet you’ll achieve an realizing of ways XML is utilized in internet, business-to-business (B2B), info garage, and lots of different purposes. The case learn covers an instance program and indicates how the idea might be placed into perform in real-life events. The case examine is new to this edition.

Chapter 21: Case research: cost Calculator: this example learn explores many of the chances and techniques for utilizing XML on your site. It contains an instance that demonstrates a mortgage money calculator via making a web content utilizing XHTML and CSS, speaking with an area internet carrier utilizing AJAX, using an XML Schema to construct facts buildings in .NET, and eventually utilizing the record item version to reveal the consequences in SVG. a web model of this example learn at the book's site covers an identical fabric utilizing Ruby on Rails rather than .NET.

Appendixes: Appendix A presents solutions to the workout questions that seem during the booklet. the rest appendixes supply reference fabric that you could be locate priceless as you start to use the data received through the publication on your personal functions. those are: Appendix B: XPath Reference; Appendix C: XSLT Reference; Appendix D: The XML record item version; Appendix E: XML Schema point and characteristic Reference; Appendix F: XML Schema Datatypes Reference; Appendix G: SAX 2.0.2 Reference. Appendixes A, B, and C are incorporated in the e-book; Appendixes D–G can be found at the book's website.

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Download E-books Fundamentals of Web Development, Global Edition PDF

By Randy Connolly

Fundamentals of internet Development covers the extensive diversity of issues required for contemporary net improvement (both buyer- and server-side) and is suitable for college kids who've taken a CS1 direction sequence.


The booklet courses scholars during the production of enterprise-quality web content utilizing present improvement frameworks. It covers the necessary ACM net improvement subject matters in a contemporary demeanour heavily aligned with most sensible practices within the actual international of net improvement.


Teaching and studying Experience

  • Help scholars grasp the basics of net improvement: A real take hold of of internet improvement calls for an knowing of either the rules of the net and present net improvement practices.
  • Support studying results in numerous instructing scenarios: This booklet permits teachers to chart their very own designated approach during the subject matters that make up modern internet development.

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Download E-books XPath Kick Start: Navigating XML with XPath 1.0 and 2.0 PDF

XPath is to XML as SQL is to databases: XML functions desire XPath to find particular facts inside an XML rfile for extra processing with different XML purposes corresponding to XSLT, XQuery, XPointer, XLink and DOM point three. With XPath, those functions provide builders an entire toolkit for remodeling, linking, and looking out XML facts. builders have to comprehend XPath to completely make the most XML of their purposes, they usually have few assets past the W3C specification. XPath Kick Start will study each element of XPath intimately, together with its impact on and use with those different XML standards.

With each one approach illustrated with real-world examples, the booklet starts off with insurance of the necessities of XPath, together with nodes, expressions, features and operators. the second one 1/2 the booklet info XPath in perform - from manipulating XML facts to reworking, linking and querying XML documents.

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Download E-books Front End Drupal: Designing, Theming, Scripting PDF

By Emma Jane Hogbin

“For Drupal to prevail, we'd like books like this.”

–Dries Buytaert, Drupal founder and undertaking lead


“Drupal faces a typical challenge at the Web–the relative loss of new, prime quality subject matters. Front finish Drupal tackles this challenge without delay and is designed to assist either skilled designers and rank newcomers get an realizing of ways Drupal theming works. in reality, I’ll be the 1st to confess I discovered much from this book.”

– Dries Buytaert, Drupal founder and undertaking lead


The functional, whole consultant to Customizing Drupal websites with Behaviors, topics, and Templates


Drupal is now the world’s number 1 open resource content material administration procedure: millions of people and agencies are utilizing it to construct and replace sites of almost all kinds. As net designers and builders undertake Drupal, they wish how one can fast customise the visuals and interactivity in their websites. Drupal bargains robust instruments for doing so, yet little suggestions on utilizing them successfully. Front finish Drupal is the answer. during this ebook, professional Drupal builders disguise every little thing you want to understand to create nice visible designs and cutting-edge interactivity with Drupal’s behaviors, topics, and templates.


Front finish Drupal is a hundred% serious about problems with website layout, habit, usability, and administration. The authors express how you can sort Drupal websites, utilize Drupal’s robust templating process, construct refined group websites, streamline website administration, and construct extra moveable, versatile subject matters. You’ll additionally achieve hands-on event via a number of case reviews that stroll you thru the customization of every little thing from web page templates to website forums.


  • Prepare and manage content material so it’s more uncomplicated to combine into Drupal net sites
  • Structure Drupal web page templates which are effortless to paintings with
  • Configure Drupal with the modules and browser instruments you must customise your site
  • Utilize Drupal’s Starter subject matters and subject matters switched over from WordPress, Joomla!™, and Drupal 5.x
  • Maximize the ability and value of Drupal’s content material modifying forms
  • Build usable neighborhood websites with consumer profiles, reviews, and user-generated content
  • Use JavaScript™ to make your topics interactive and to augment usability
  • Create robust animations and AJAX callbacks with jQuery, Drupal’s JavaScript library


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The accompanying website,, includes all pattern code and issues provided during this book.

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Download E-books 3D Game Development with Microsoft Silverlight 3: Beginner's Guide PDF

By Gastón C. Hillar

This ebook takes a step by step method of development an entire interactive 3D video game utilizing Silverlight and embellishing it via its similar applied sciences. The e-book makes a speciality of useful examples and has a pleasant technique, with the chance to profit through scan and play. It makes use of illustrations, screenshots, and interactive studies to appreciate the main complicated issues relating to the 3D scenes. This booklet is designed essentially for C# builders with easy wisdom of the visible Studio IDE who are looking to increase on-line 3D video games utilizing Silverlight or create interactive 3D scenes for a website with lively versions. No past event in 3D programming, 3D animation, or Silverlight is needed. The e-book is usually geared toward 3D builders who are looking to enhance their on-line content material, supplying leading edge 3D types in motion.

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Download E-books Handbook of Recording Engineering PDF

By John Eargle

John Eargle's 4th variation of The guide of Recording Engineering is the most recent model of his long-time vintage hands-on publication for aspiring recording engineers. It follows the large define of its predecessors, yet has been thoroughly recast for the good thing about contemporary education in recording and its allied arts and sciences.

Digital recording and sign processing are coated intimately, as are genuine studio miking and creation thoughts -- together with the constructing box of encompass sound. As regularly, the normal themes of simple stereo, studio acoustics, analog tape recording, and the stereo LP are lined in larger element than you are going to locate at any place other than in archival references.

This booklet has been thoroughly up to date with a number of new subject matters additional and superseded fabric got rid of. Many technical descriptions at the moment are offered in Sidebars, leaving the first textual content for extra basic descriptions.

Handbook of Recording Engineering, Fourth variation is for college kids getting ready for careers in audio, recording, broadcast, and movie sound paintings. it is going to even be valuable as a guide for execs already within the audio workplace.


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