PHP and MongoDB Web Development Beginner’s Guide

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 292 pages
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing (December 17, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849513627
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849513623

eBook Description:

Combine the power of PHP and MongoDB to build dynamic web 2.0 applications with PHP and MongoDB Web Development Beginner’s Guide

  • Learn to build PHP-powered dynamic web applications using MongoDB as the data backend
  • Handle user sessions, store real-time site analytics, build location-aware web apps, and much more, all using MongoDB and PHP
  • Full of step-by-step instructions and practical examples, along with challenges to test and improve your knowledge

PHP and MongoDB Web Development Beginner’s Guide

With the rise of Web 2.0, the need for a highly scalable database, capable of storing diverse user-generated content is increasing. MongoDB, an open-source, non-relational database has stepped up to meet this demand and is being used in some of the most popular websites in the world. MongoDB is one of the NoSQL databases which is gaining popularity for developing PHP Web 2.0 applications.

PHP and MongoDB Web Development Beginner’s Guide is a fast-paced, hands-on guide to get started with web application development using PHP and MongoDB. The book follows a “Code first, explain later” approach, using practical examples in PHP to demonstrate unique features of MongoDB. It does not overwhelm you with information (or starve you of it), but gives you enough to get a solid practical grasp on the concepts.

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iPhone User Interface Cookbook

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 262 pages
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing (November 25, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849691142
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849691147

eBook Description:

iPhone User Interface Cookbook: A concise dissection of Apple’s iOS user interface design principles

  • Learn how to build an intuitive interface for your future iOS application
  • Avoid app rejection with detailed insight into how to best abide by Apple’s interface guidelines
  • Written for designers new to iOS, who may be unfamiliar with Objective-C or coding an interface
  • Chapters cover a variety of subjects, from standard interface elements to optimizing custom game interfaces

iPhone User Interface Cookbook

The incredible growth rates for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad have pushed consumers to a new “App” economy, with developers racing to the platform. Mobile touch-centric interfaces vary greatly from traditional computing platforms, and programmers as well as designers must learn to adapt to the new form-factor.

The iPhone User Interface Cookbook offers a complete breakdown of standard interface design on the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. You will learn the tools behind the trade, how to properly utilize standard interface elements, and custom UI tricks that will help your work stand out on the App Store.

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Internet Marketing with WordPress

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 112 pages
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing (December 18, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 184951674X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849516747

eBook Description:

Use the power of WordPress to target customers, increase traffic, and build your business with Internet Marketing with WordPress

  • Get practical experience in key aspects of online marketing.
  • Accurately identify your business objectives and target audience to maximize your marketing efficiency.
  • Create and deliver awesome SEO-enhanced, targeted content to drive large numbers of visitors through your blog.

Internet Marketing with WordPress

Following the program contained in this book, you will turn your blog into a customer magnet using the simplest techniques available, including SEO, social media, market analysis, targeted content and more. Gain an excellent understanding of the online marketing cycle through this practical step-by-step tutorial. Discover who your target market is. Learn what they want and how best to deliver it. Start generating more and more interest with less effort and ultimately meet and exceed all your goals.

With over 60 million WordPress blogs in existence, how does your customer know which one to visit? And with so many companies out there, all clamoring for attention, how will visitors know whether to spend their money with you? The answers are in this book. Create a WordPress blog which will instantly capture your target audience, build your reputation, and turn visitors into paying customers.

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NetSuite OneWorld Implementation 2011 R2

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing (November 25, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849681325
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849681322

eBook Description:

NetSuite OneWorld Implementation 2011 R2: A step-by-step guide to implementing NetSuite OneWorld 2011 R2

  • Understand the configuration and customization of NetSuite OneWorld within the implementation process, from a new account to go-live with this book and e-book
  • Grasp the base setups of a newly provisioned NetSuite OneWorld customer account and how it affects the system’s behavior
  • Provides a detailed explanation of key NetSuite OneWorld functions from subsidiary accounting, configuring the item catalogue, setting up sales taxes, managing data imports, creating projects and customizing every aspect of the system for your business model
  • Delve into NetSuite OneWorld’s key business processes such as drop ship order processing, service project management, e-commerce sales, customer service, lead to cash, purchase to pay and build to order
  • Analyze your NetSuite OneWorld data for decision making, including reports, ad-hoc queries and key performance indicators
  • Understand the implementation process and how successful NetSuite OneWorld customers go live on a system that supports their unique business model

NetSuite OneWorld Implementation 2011 R2

Netsuite OneWorld is a web-based business management system that delivers real-time global business management and financial consolidation to mid-sized companies.

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JIRA Development Cookbook

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 476 pages
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing (December 3, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849681805
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849681803

eBook Description:

Develop and customize plugins, program workflows, work on custom fields, master JQL functions, and more – to effectively customize, manage, and extend JIRA with JIRA Development Cookbook

  • Extend and Customize JIRA-Work with custom fields, workflows, Reports & Gadgets, JQL functions, plugins, and more
  • Customize the look and feel of your JIRA User Interface by adding new tabs, web items and sections, drop down menus, and more
  • Master JQL – JIRA Query Language that enables advanced searching capabilities through which users can search for issues in their JIRA instance and then exploit all the capabilities of issue navigator
  • Part of Packt’s Cookbook series: Each recipe is a carefully organized sequence of instructions to complete the task as efficiently as possible

JIRA Development Cookbook

JIRA provides issue tracking and project tracking for software development teams to improve code quality and the speed of development.

This book is your one-stop resource to master JIRA extension and customization. You will learn how to create your own JIRA plugins, customize the look and feel of your JIRA UI, work with Workflows, Issues, Custom Fields, and much more.

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Google SketchUp for Game Design: Beginner’s Guide

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 270 pages
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing (December 5, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849691347
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849691345

eBook Description:

Create 3D game worlds complete with textures, levels and props with Google SketchUp for Game Design: Beginner’s Guide

  • Learn how to create realistic game worlds with Google’s easy 3D modeling tool
  • Populate your games with realistic terrain, buildings, vehicles and objects
  • Import to game engines such as Unity 3D and create a first person 3D game simulation
  • Learn the skills you need to sell low polygon 3D objects in game asset stores
  • Simple techniques to photo texture your models for ultra realism

Google SketchUp for Game Design: Beginner’s Guide

Creating video game environments similar to the best 3D games on the market is now within the capability of hobbyists for the first time, with the free availability of game development software such as Unity 3D, and the ease with which groups of enthusiasts can get together to pool their skills for a game project. The sheer number of these independent game projects springing up means there is a constant need for game art, the physical 3D environment and objects that inhabit these game worlds. Now thanks to Google there is an easy, fun way to create professional game art, levels and props.

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Google Plus First Look: a tip-packed, comprehensive look at Google+

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing (February 2, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849685347
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849685344

eBook Description:

Get up and running with Google+ fast with Google Plus First Look: a tip-packed, comprehensive look at Google+

  • Written in plain but entertaining English by the author of over 100 books and a few zillion Internet posts
  • Leads you gently through understanding how Plus works and shows you tons of examples of how to make it work for you
  • Helps you not only master Plus but also develop strategies to do whatever you desire to accomplish on this great new social media network

Google Plus First Look: a tip-packed, comprehensive look at Google+

Google Plus First Look: a tip-packed, comprehensive look at Google+ shows you how to join Plus and the kind of initial setup that guarantees a successful and fun-filled experience. The second chapter shows you Circles, Google’s innovative bit of genius that has taken social networking to a new level of control over our own interactions. We’ll see (and I do mean see) how Hangouts (video conferencing) works, and master Streams (where posts go), and Sparks (that jumpstart us posting). Sharing photos and video is the easiest you’ve ever seen, and you will see it in Chapter 5. Nor do you have to leave Plus at home, in Chapter 6 we take our social networking with us on our smartphones. Photos and videos upload automatically, ready for sharing. Finally, we learn how to promote things the right way, the polite way on Plus. This book serves as an indispensible reference to all that and more.

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Adobe Flash 11 Stage3D (Molehill) Game Programming Beginner’s Guide

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 412 pages
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing (November 25, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849691681
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849691680

eBook Description:

A step-by-step guide for creating stunning 3D games in Flash 11 Stage3D (Molehill) using AS3 and AGAL with Adobe Flash 11 Stage3D (Molehill) Game Programming Beginner’s Guide

  • The first book on Adobe’s Flash 11 Stage3D, previously codenamed Molehill
  • Build hardware-accelerated 3D games with a blazingly fast frame rate.
  • Full of screenshots and ActionScript 3 source code, each chapter builds upon a real-world example game project step-by-step.
  • Light-hearted and informal, this book is your trusty sidekick on an epic quest to create your very own 3D Flash game.
  • This is the game you will create after you are done with the book: Adobe Demo

Adobe Flash 11 Stage3D (Molehill) Game Programming Beginner’s Guide

Adobe’s Stage3D (Molehill) is a set of 3D APIs that has brought 3D to the Flash platform. Being a completely new technology, there were almost no resources to get you acquainted with this revolutionary platform, until now.

This book will show you how to make your very own next-gen 3D games in Flash. If you have ever dreamed of writing your own console-style 3d game in Flash, get ready to be blown away by the hardware accelerated power of Stage3D. This book will lead you step-by-step through the process of programming a 3D game in Actionscript 3 using this exciting new technology. Filled with examples, pictures and source code, this is a practical and fun-to-read guide that will benefit both 3D programming beginners and expert game developers alike.

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Facebook Application Development with Graph API Cookbook

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 350 pages
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing (November 16, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849690928
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849690928

eBook Description:

Over 90 recipes to create your own exciting Facebook Graph API applications at an incredibly fast pace with Facebook Application Development with Graph API Cookbook

  • Dive headfirst into Facebook application development with the all new Facebook Graph API.
  • Packed with many demonstrations on how to use Facebook PHP and JS SDKs.
  • Step by step examples demonstrating common scenarios and problems encountered during Facebook Application Development.
  • Houses an exquisite collection of ready to use Facebook applications.

Facebook Application Development with Graph API Cookbook

With a user base of nearly 800 million people, Facebook is the number one social networking platform. Applications can be created to interact with this huge user base in various ways both inside and outside Facebook. These applications, if developed effectively and efficiently, offer a free medium for promotion and publicity of a product or an organization.

Facebook Application Development with Graph API Cookbook covers both the concepts and implementations necessary to develop Facebook applications and provides ready to use code for common scenarios faced by a developer while creating these applications. It incorporates the newly launched Facebook Graph API and also presents the reader with some intuitive ready to use applications.

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Facebook Graph API Development with Flash

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 324 pages
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing (December 14, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 184969074X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849690744

eBook Description:

Build social Flash applications fully integrated with the Facebook Graph API

  • Build your own interactive applications and games that integrate with Facebook
  • Add social features to your AS3 projects without having to build a new social network from scratch
  • Learn how to retrieve information from Facebook’s database
  • A hands-on guide with step-by-step instructions and clear explanation that encourages experimentation and play

Facebook Graph API Development with Flash

The Facebook platform provides you with an ideal solution for building rich, social experiences on the web to develop an effective user experience application. Combined with Flash which effectively enables social interactions, you can create a fully functional application on Facebook. If you’ve been waiting to get started with your own applications and games on Facebook, with this book you don’t have to wait any longer.

This book takes you through everything you need to know to integrate your AS3 apps and games with Facebook accompanied by illustrative screenshots and short quizzes. It presents you with in depth coverage of the key underlying concepts such as creating a basic application that runs inside Facebook and exploring the Graph API which greatly simplifies how developers can retrieve data. This book also covers topics on security, permissions and authentication features on Facebook.

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