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Effective UI

Effective UI provides a complete roadmap to building groundbreaking software centered on user experience (UX) quality, how to get management support, employing product management strategies proven to deliver greater success, and how to manage the design, engineering, staffing, and business considerations that must be centered on the user's needs and working effectively in tandem all throughout the project. Effective UI is a guide for...

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Elastic Beanstalk

While it's always been possible to run Java applications on Amazon EC2, Amazon's Elastic Beanstalk makes the process easier - especially if you understand how it works beneath the surface. This concise, hands-on book not only walks you through Beanstalk for deploying and managing web applications in the cloud, you'll also learn how to use this AWS tool in other phases of development. Ideal if you're a developer familiar with Java app...

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Doing Data Science

Now that people are aware that data can make the difference in an election or a business model, data science as an occupation is gaining ground. But how can you get started working in a wide-ranging, interdisciplinary field that's so clouded in hype? This insightful book, based on Columbia University's Introduction to Data Science class, tells you what you need to know. In many of these chapter-long lectures, data scientists from com...

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Developing Web Components

Although web components are still on the bleeding edge - barely supported in modern browsers—the technology is also moving extremely fast. This practical guide gets you up to speed on the concepts underlying W3C's emerging standard and shows you how to build custom, reusable HTML5 Web Components. Regardless of your experience with libraries such as jQuery and Polymer, this book teaches JavaScript developers the DOM manipulations thes...

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Drupal Development Tricks for Designers

Take your Drupal skills even further with valuable tricks for making site building truly efficient. In this concise guide - the third in a series by award-winning designer Dani Nordin - you'll learn how to set up your own development environment, quickly update your modules, and use version control to protect yourself from bonehead mistakes. Handle repetitive tasks with ease, avoid hours of frustration, and devote more time to pushin...

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Drupal for Designers

Are you a solo web designer or part of a small team itching to build interesting projects with Drupal? This hands-on book provides the tools and techniques to get you going. Award-winning designer Dani Nordin guides you through site planning, teaches you how to create solid, user-centered design for the Drupal framework, and shows you tricks for using real, honest-to-goodness, developer Ninja Magick. If you're familiar with HTML and ...

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eCommerce in the Cloud

Is your eCommerce solution ready for the cloud? This practical guide shows experienced and aspiring web architects alike how to adopt cloud computing incrementally, using public Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service. You will learn how to marshal as much capacity as you need to handle peak holiday or special-event traffic. Written by eCommerce expert Kelly Goetsch, this book helps architects leverage recent technologi...

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Dreamweaver CC: The Missing Manual

Dreamweaver CC comes packed with features and a new, online-only home, but it still doesn't include a printed guide to working in the cloud or tapping the program's amazing features. That's where this Missing Manual comes in. With its jargon-free explanations and hands-on tutorials, you'll learn how to create every kind of website, from single-purpose static sites to interactive, multimedia-driven web dynamos.

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Developing Web Applications with Apache, MySQL, memcached, and Perl

Adding a cache layer to the popular LAMP stack is becoming the common solution to significantly reduce the load on back-end databases, and also allows for better web application performance. This new caching component is represented by another "m" in LAMMP, which stands for memcached - a high-performance, distributed memory object caching system that provides caching for web applications. The author walks you through the process of u...

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Cyber Security Policy Guidebook

Drawing upon a wealth of experience from academia, industry, and government service, Cyber Security Policy Guidebook details and dissects, in simple language, current organizational cyber security policy issues on a global scale - taking great care to educate readers on the history and current approaches to the security of cyberspace. It includes thorough descriptions - as well as the pros and cons - of a plethora of issues, and docu...