Beginning iOS Application Development with HTML and JavaScript

By Richard Wagner

This ebook covers some of the features of constructing web-based functions for iOS. over the last 4 years, the iPhone and iPad were amazingly profitable. due to this luck, software builders are getting into a global of subtle, multifunctional cellular purposes. Now cellular web-based purposes can assemble net apps, local apps, multimedia video and audio, and the cellular gadget itself. by utilizing this e-book you are going to easy methods to create a cellular software from commencing to finish, using open resource frameworks to hurry up improvement occasions, emulate the appear and feel of integrated Apple functions, catch finger contact interactions, and optimize functions for wireless and instant networks. The booklet introduces you to the internet program platform for iOS. It additionally courses you thru the method of creating new purposes from scratch in addition to migrating current internet functions to this new cellular platform. through doing this, the ebook is helping readers layout a person interface that's optimized for iOS touch-screen screens and combine their purposes with iPhone providers, together with cell, Mail, Google Maps, and GPS. This ebook is geared toward starting and intermediate internet builders who are looking to how one can construct new functions for iOS or migrate present internet apps to this platform. in most cases, you'll find it invaluable when you've got a operating wisdom of those applied sciences: * HTML/XHTML * CSS * JavaScript * Ajax when you are much less skilled operating with those applied sciences, the early chapters of the e-book may also help you. bankruptcy 1 introduces iOS improvement utilizing net applied sciences by means of exploring the Safari net improvement platform. bankruptcy 2 makes a speciality of operating with center applied sciences. bankruptcy three explains the rfile item version. bankruptcy four courses you thru writing your first iOS app. bankruptcy five covers the right way to make an present site suitable with cellular types of Safari and the way to optimize the location to be used as an internet software. bankruptcy 6 supplies an summary of the foremost layout strategies and ideas that might be used while constructing a usable interface at the iPhone and iPod contact. bankruptcy 7 seems at easy methods to layout UI's for the iPad and describes how they range from the iPhone designs. bankruptcy eight discusses styling with CSS in addition to discussing Safari-specific types which are worthy while constructing net apps for iOS. bankruptcy nine proves a code-level examine constructing an iPhone and iPad internet program interface. bankruptcy 10 is set dealing with contact interactions and occasions in addition to tips on how to trap JavaScript occasions. bankruptcy eleven is set lighting tricks and animation established off of the Safari canvas. bankruptcy 12 discusses how an online software can combine with center companies together with cellphone, Mail, Google Maps, and GPS. bankruptcy thirteen explains how one can use little used internet applied sciences (bookmarklets and URLS) to aid restricted offline help. bankruptcy 14 dives into the complex innovations that associate with the cellular model of Safari that helps canvas drawing and portray. bankruptcy 15 covers how one can use HTML five offline to create neighborhood net apps that do not desire a dwell server connection. bankruptcy sixteen highlights the most important open resource iPhone app frameworks and indicates you ways to be efficient with each one of them. bankruptcy 17 bargains with the difficulty of functionality of web-based purposes and what thoughts you are able to do to lessen constraints whereas maximizing bandwidth and app execution functionality. bankruptcy 18 discusses quite a few equipment of debugging Safari net functions. bankruptcy 19 walks you thru the entire steps you must subscribe to the Apple Developer software and acquire important credentials for publishing to the App shop. bankruptcy 20 explores migration options and exhibits you ways to take your internet app and wrap it within a local iOS shell. bankruptcy 21 wraps up the booklet by way of exhibiting you the way to take your app and post it to the App shop for public distribution. Richard Wagner is the Lead Product Architect of Mobile/Web at Maark, LLC. earlier than that he was once the pinnacle of engineering for the internet scripting corporation Nombas and vice chairman of Product improvement for NetObjects the place he used to be the manager architect of a CNET award-winning JavaScript device named NetObjects ScriptBuilder. Richard is an skilled net fashion designer and developer, in addition to the writer of a number of Web-related books at the applied sciences of the iOS platform.

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Opa Application Development

By Li Wenbo

It's a educational consultant to studying how you can use Opa with JavaScript, Nodejs, and MongoDB to advance internet functions simply and successfully. while you are an online developer who desires to start with the Opa framework and construct net functions with it? Then this e-book is for you. net improvement adventure is believed and will be beneficial.

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Google Visualization API Essentials

Make feel of your facts: make it visible with the Google Visualization API


  • Wrangle every kind of information right into a visible layout, with no being a professional programmer.
  • Visualize new or current spreadsheet information via charts, graphs, and maps.
  • Full of diagrams, middle notion factors, most sensible perform counsel, and hyperlinks to operating e-book examples.

In Detail

There's loads of info in our global, and visible representations are frequently the easiest approach to making feel of all of it. but, it may no longer take a military of programmers and analysts to create visualizations so one can make info precious. The Google Visualization API is available to amateur and complicated programmers alike, making info invaluable to extra people.

"Google Visualization API necessities" will assist you create interactive facts monitors with little or no code. The API, mixed with Google Spreadsheets and Fusion Tables, is an entire process, from facts administration to analytical monitors. not just is it uncomplicated to profit, however the Google Visualization API is also considered as a primary step to studying extra Google APIs.

"Google Visualization API necessities" makes use of either technique overviews and hands-on examples with actual information to introduce chart and graph production at the Google platform. themes are awarded from a number of features, together with Google Spreadsheets and Fusion Tables, and image consumer Interfaces. an outline of some of the API improvement environments on hand to builders can be lined. easy and complex charts, information resource connectivity, sort formatting, and publishing recommendations also are explored in depth.

"Google Visualization API necessities" brings the arsenal of Google Visualizations into the internet developer toolkit.

What you are going to study from this book

  • Quickly release a graph, chart, or map as an program, with out the heavy-duty improvement environment.
  • Create a number of interactive graphs from spreadsheet or database facts.
  • Learn the Google API atmosphere via Visualizations, after which follow an analogous options to different Google APIs.
  • Give clients keep watch over over info viewing with Interactive Chart Dashboards, or allow them to variety the visualization themselves with Chart Editor.
  • Discover Google Refine, a data-cleaning instrument not only for visualisation data.
  • Use Google Fusion Tables as a Google Map information source.
  • Embed a visualization in Google Spreadsheets utilizing Apps Script API integration.
  • Customize visualization colours, fonts, titles, and chart styles.
  • Visualize your facts over the years with timeline and animation features.


This e-book is a step by step instructional packed with diagrams, center suggestion causes, top perform information, and hyperlinks to operating ebook examples.

Who this booklet is written for

This ebook will convey you ways create web-ready facts visualizations utilizing Google's infrastructure. a few HTML wisdom is the single requirement, even supposing a few JavaScript wisdom can also be helpful.

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JavaScript Domain-Driven Design

Speed up your program improvement through leveraging the styles of domain-driven design

About This Book

  • Understand the complexity of your small business standards to boost extra effective applications
  • Combine smooth improvement innovations with conventional tools and create new purposes to fit your needs
  • Acquire useful talents via program designing defined with examples

Who This publication Is For

If you're an skilled JavaScript developer who desires to increase the layout of his or her purposes, or end up in a state of affairs to enforce an software in an strange area, this e-book is for you. earlier wisdom of JavaScript is needed and past adventure with Node.js can be helpful.

What you are going to Learn

  • Make communique with companies extra effective via picking your requirements
  • Analyze a venture to construct the proper positive aspects on the correct time
  • Test the very important elements of your undertaking via enforcing test-driven design
  • Create software prototypes and make the most of UML to reinforce developer productivity
  • Explore powerful technique of speaking with non-developers to determine extra approximately their requirements
  • Discover tips on how to create achievable purposes in JavaScript from scratch
  • Learn to speedy construct complex JavaScript applications

In Detail

JavaScript backs probably the most complex functions. it's time to adapt glossy software program improvement practices from JavaScript to version advanced enterprise needs.

JavaScript Domain-Driven layout permits you to leverage your JavaScript abilities to create complicated functions. you will commence with studying domain-driven suggestions and dealing with UML diagrams. you will persist with this up with the right way to organize your tasks and make the most of the TDD instruments. various items and prototypes may help you create version in your enterprise method and spot how DDD develops universal language for builders and area specialists. Context map can assist you deal with interactions in a procedure. by means of the tip of the ebook, you'll discover ways to use different layout styles akin to DSLs to increase DDD with object-oriented layout base, after which get an perception into how one can decide upon the fitting situations to enforce DDD.

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The Principles of Object-Oriented JavaScript

By Nicholas C. Zakas

If you may have used a extra conventional object-oriented language, comparable to C++ or Java, JavaScript most likely does not appear object-oriented in any respect. It has no inspiration of periods, and also you do not even have to outline any items with the intention to write code. yet do not be fooled—JavaScript is an exceptionally strong and expressive object-oriented language that places many layout judgements correct into your hands.

In The ideas of Object-Oriented JavaScript, Nicholas C. Zakas completely explores JavaScript's object-oriented nature, revealing the language's special implementation of inheritance and different key features. you will learn:

  • The distinction among primitive and reference values
  • What makes JavaScript capabilities so unique
  • The quite a few how you can create objects
  • How to outline your personal constructors
  • How to paintings with and comprehend prototypes
  • Inheritance styles for varieties and objects

The rules of Object-Oriented JavaScript will depart even skilled builders with a deeper knowing of JavaScript. liberate the secrets and techniques at the back of how items paintings in JavaScript so that you can write clearer, extra versatile, and extra effective code.

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By Brad Green, Shyam Seshadri

Develop smaller, lighter internet apps which are uncomplicated to create and simple to check, expand, and continue as they develop. This hands-on advisor introduces you to AngularJS, the open resource JavaScript framework that makes use of Model–view–controller (MVC) structure, information binding, client-side templates, and dependency injection to create a much-needed constitution for development internet apps.

Guided via engineers who labored on AngularJS at Google, you’ll stroll in the course of the framework’s key positive factors, after which construct a operating AngularJS app—from format to checking out, compiling, and debugging. You’ll learn the way AngularJS is helping lessen the complexity of your internet app.
* Dive deep into Angular’s construction blocks and learn the way they interact
* achieve greatest flexibility through setting apart good judgment, facts, and presentation tasks with MVC
* gather your complete app within the browser, utilizing client-side templates
* Use AngularJS directives to increase HTML with declarative syntax
* speak with the server and enforce easy caching with the $http provider
* Use dependency injection to enhance refactoring, testability, and a number of atmosphere layout
* Get code samples for universal difficulties you face in so much net apps

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Even Faster Web Sites: Performance Best Practices for Web Developers

By Steve Souders

Functionality is necessary to the luck of any site, and but present day net functions push browsers to their limits with expanding quantities of wealthy content material and heavy use of Ajax. during this publication, Steve Souders, internet functionality evangelist at Google and previous leader functionality Yahoo!, offers helpful strategies that can assist you optimize your site's functionality.

Souders' past booklet, the bestselling High functionality internet Sites, stunned the net improvement global by means of revealing that eighty% of the time it takes for an internet web page to load is at the buyer aspect. In Even speedier internet Sites, Souders and 8 specialist individuals offer most sensible practices and pragmatic suggestion for making improvements to your site's functionality in 3 serious categories:

  • JavaScript--Get suggestion for realizing Ajax functionality, writing effective JavaScript, developing responsive purposes, loading scripts with out blocking off different elements, and more.
  • Network--Learn to proportion assets throughout a number of domain names, decrease photo dimension with no lack of caliber, and use chunked encoding to render pages quicker.
  • Browser--Discover possible choices to iframes, how you can simplify CSS selectors, and different recommendations.

Speed is vital for modern-day wealthy media websites and net 2.0 functions. With this booklet, you will shave worthy seconds off your websites' load instances and cause them to reply even faster.

This booklet includes six visitor chapters contributed by way of Dion Almaer, Doug Crockford, Ben Galbraith, Tony Gentilcore, Dylan Schiemann, Stoyan Stefanov, Nicole Sullivan, and Nicholas C. Zakas.

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Node.js in Action

By Mike Cantelon, Marc Harter, TJ Holowaychuk, Nathan Rajlich


Node.js in Action is an example-driven educational that begins at sq. one and publications you thru the entire gains, strategies, and ideas you have to to construct production-quality Node purposes. you are going to commence by means of studying tips to organize your Node improvement atmosphere, together with loading the community-created extensions. subsequent, you will run numerous uncomplicated demonstration courses the place you will examine the fundamentals of some universal varieties of Node purposes. Then you will dive into asynchronous programming, a version Node leverages to reduce software bottlenecks.

About this Book

JavaScript at the server? You guess. Node.js is a JavaScript server able to assisting scalable, high-performance internet functions. utilizing asynchronous I/O, the server can do multiple factor at a time, a key requirement for real-time apps like chat, video games, and dwell facts. and because it is JavaScript, you employ an analogous language finish to finish.

Node.js in Action indicates you the way to construct production-quality functions. transparent introductions of key recommendations and example-by-example insurance take you from setup to deployment. you are going to dive into asynchronous programming, info garage, and output templating, and have interaction with the filesystem to create non-HTTP purposes like TCP/IP servers and command-line instruments. ideal for an online developer transitioning from Rails, Django, or Hypertext Preprocessor. calls for uncomplicated wisdom of JavaScript. No earlier event with Node.js wanted.

Purchase of the print publication encompasses a unfastened e-book in PDF, Kindle, and ePub codecs from Manning courses.

What's Inside

  • Set up Node and extensions
  • Grok asynchronous programming and the development loop
  • Examples together with microblogging, IM, video games, and more

About the Authors

As expert practitioners, specialist academics and running shoes, and individuals to the center framework, authors Mike Cantelon, Marc Harter, T.J. Holowaychuk, and Nathan Rajlich symbolize the simplest of the Node.js improvement group.

Table of Contents

  1. Welcome to Node.js
  2. Building a multiroom chat application
  3. Node programming fundamentals
  4. PART 2 internet program improvement WITH NODE
  5. Building Node net applications
  6. Storing Node program data
  7. Connect
  8. Connect's integrated middleware
  9. Express
  10. Advanced Express
  11. Testing Node applications
  12. Web software templating
  13. PART three GOING extra WITH NODE
  14. Deploying Node functions and keeping uptime
  15. Beyond net servers
  16. The Node ecosystem

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Mastering Dojo: JavaScript and Ajax Tools for Great Web Experiences (Pragmatic Programmers)

By Craig Riecke, Rawld Gill

The final couple of years have noticeable great adjustments in server-side net programming. Now it is the client's flip; Dojo is the toolkit to make it take place and studying Dojo exhibits you how.

Dojo is a suite of client-side JavaScript instruments that assist you construct higher net purposes. Dojo blurs the road among neighborhood, local functions and browser established functions; the browser turns into the consumer interface platform. "Modern" browsers supply an incomplete, inconvenient, and incompatible programming atmosphere, yet Dojo removes those difficulties. whereas there are lots of JavaScript libraries to be had, such a lot specialize in only one factor (for instance, results libraries, perceived JavaScript omissions, or HTML widgets). Dojo addresses all of those practical areas-and many others-extensively.

In Mastering Dojo, you will get the entire tale, from easy utilization to complicated idioms. learning Dojo begins out with a quick relocating instructional that may provide you with strategies for you to commence utilizing right now. you are going to study all approximately Dojo Core--the starting place on which all issues Dojo stand. See how one can modularize your venture for improvement and immediately package deal your liberate for optimum obtain functionality. you will additionally find out how Dojo:

augments the middle JavaScript library fixes the development method simplifies DOM programming presents an entire classification definition facility contains a robust distant scripting (XHR) framework ... and masses more.

you will love utilizing Dojo's HTML consumer interface keep watch over widget process, Dijit. See how you can use over forty widgets, together with the wealthy but easy-to-use tree and grid controls.

eventually, you will get an in-depth examine find out how to layout and construct a single-page, wealthy net Application.

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Node.js for .NET Developers (Developer Reference)

Build scalable, high-traffic web content and net purposes with Node.js
For many .NET programmers, Node.js represents a brand new strategy to construct high-traffic web pages and functions. Now there’s a realistic, concise creation to Node.js particularly for Microsoft builders. David Gaynes publications you thru the whole Node.js improvement approach. utilizing Microsoft visible Studio examples, he addresses every thing from developing servers and authorization via supplying wealthy CSS pages full of pix and data-driven content material. Gaynes basically explains Node.js’s async version, coding technique, request/response paradigm, website constitution, information administration, safety, and extra. This quickly advisor can assist you practice your hard-won .NET abilities to Node.js.

Expert tips exhibiting you the way to:

  • Choose, set up, and configure the instruments you want to construct Node.js recommendations in visible Studio
  • Apply JavaScript coding practices that assist you keep away from difficulties in Node.js
  • Work with callback features and the Node.js asynchronous programming model
  • Set up a Node.js venture and use what you recognize approximately MVVM and MVC patterns
  • Control the whole Node.js request/response lifestyles cycle
  • Establish web site constitution, routes, and entry to static resources
  • Manage info via caching, varieties, IO innovations, and dossier uploads
  • Integrate facts from Microsoft SQL Server and different databases
  • Use Passport to combine basic, versatile authentication

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