Wax Tablets of the Mind: Cognitive Studies of Memory and Literacy in Classical Antiquity

By Jocelyn Penny Small

During this quantity, the writer argues that literacy is a posh blend of varied talents, not only the power to learn and write: the expertise of writing, the encoding and interpreting of textual content symbols, the translation of which means, the retrieval and demonstrate platforms which arrange how which means is kept and reminiscence. The e-book explores the connection among literacy, orality and reminiscence in classical antiquity, not just from the viewpoint of antiquity, but additionally from that of recent cognitive psychology. It examines the modern in addition to the traditional debate approximately how the writing instruments we own have interaction and impact the product, why they need to achieve this and the way the projects required of reminiscence swap and increase with literacy's expanding output and evoking applied sciences.

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Learning Rails 3

By Simon St. Laurent, Edd Dumbill, Eric J. Gruber

If you’re an internet developer or fashion designer able to examine Rails, this distinctive e-book is the proper method to start.

Rather than throw you into the center of the framework’s Model-View-Controller structure, Learning Rails 3 works from the surface in. You’ll commence with the principles of the internet , and easy methods to create whatever seen with Rails’ view layer. Then you’ll take on the more challenging internal layers: the database versions and controller code.

All you want to start is HTML adventure. each one bankruptcy comprises routines and overview inquiries to try your realizing as you go.

  • Present content material by way of development an software with a uncomplicated view and an easy controller
  • Build types and procedure their effects, progressing from easy to extra complex
  • Connect varieties to versions via constructing a database, and create code that maps to database structures
  • Use Rails scaffolding to construct purposes from a view-centric perspective
  • Add universal net software parts equivalent to periods, cookies, and authentication
  • Build functions that mix information from a number of tables
  • Send and obtain e-mail messages out of your applications

"Learning Rails 3 appears like a brisk pair programming consultation with execs who understand how to take advantage of Ruby on Rails to get issues performed, and get them performed well."
-Alan Harris, writer of Sinatra: Up and Running

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PHP 6 Fast & Easy Web Development

By Matt Telles, Julie Meloni

Discover ways to create web content fast and simply with PHP--no earlier programming event required! personal home page 6 quick & effortless net improvement offers a step by step, learn-by-example route to studying via easy-to-understand language and illustrations. not like the verbose text-only chapters present in such a lot programming books, the quick & effortless net improvement variety appeals to clients who're new to personal home page, or to programming ordinarily. the 1st 3 chapters are devoted to getting Apache, MySQL, and Hypertext Preprocessor up and working in your home windows or Linux desktop. You'll be shocked at how basic it truly is, and the way quick you'll be operating. From there, you'll methods to create multi-part scripts, demonstrate dynamic content material, paintings with MySQL databases, limit entry to convinced pages of your website utilizing Hypertext Preprocessor, create touch administration structures, and paintings with XML. After finishing this ebook, you have a powerful starting place within the fundamentals of Web-based applied sciences and alertness layout, and should be ready to profit extra complex subject matters and programming equipment.

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Mobile and Web Messaging: Messaging Protocols for Web and Mobile Devices

tips on how to use messaging applied sciences to construct responsive and resilient purposes for cellular units and net browsers. With this hands-on consultant, you’ll use the Stomp and Mqtt messaging protocols to jot down iOs and net functions in a position to sending and receiving Gps and equipment sensor info, textual content messages, and alerts.

Messaging protocols will not be basically easy to exploit, but additionally preserve community bandwidth, gadget reminiscence, and batteries. utilizing this book’s step by step layout, writer Jeff Mesnil is helping you're employed with Objective-C and JavaScript libraries, in addition to the protocols. All you want to start are simple programming skills.

  • Understand simple messaging recommendations and composition
  • Learn universal messaging versions: point-to-point and publish/subscribe
  • Use Stomp to put in writing an iOs software that sends Gps info, and an online app that consumes the data
  • Build an iOs app with Mqtt that tracks and announces machine movement facts, and an internet app that monitors the knowledge and sends alerts
  • Extend Stomp to clear out, prioritize, persist, and expire messages
  • Take an entire journey of Stomp and Mqtt, together with gains no longer utilized in the book’s pattern apps

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WordPress: The Missing Manual

By Matthew MacDonald

Whether you’re a budding blogger or pro net clothier, WordPress is an excellent device for growing web pages, when you understand how to faucet its amazing good points. the most recent variation of this jargon-free lacking guide indicates you ways to take advantage of WordPress 3.9’s issues, widgets, plug-ins, and souped-up enhancing and multimedia instruments to construct on the subject of any form of site.

The very important belongings you have to know:

  • Create your site. Get hands-on, A-to-Z directions for construction every kind of web sites, from stylish blogs to professional-looking ecommerce sites.
  • Add features. choose between millions of widgets and plug-ins to reinforce your site’s ease of use, appears to be like, and performance.
  • Mix in multimedia. upload photograph galleries, slideshows, videos, track avid gamers, and podcasts for your pages.
  • Attract an audience. Create automated content material feeds, register website subscribers, and support readers proportion your posts on social media.
  • Fine-tune your content. research web site information to enhance your content material and achieve, and to optimize your web site for seek engines.
  • Go Mobile. select a topic that immediately reconfigures your website for cellular devices.
  • Build a very particular site. the way to customise WordPress topics to create a website that appears precisely the means you will have it to.

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Web Design All-in-One For Dummies

By Sue Jenkins

Internet designers needs to put on many hats. between books on website design, Web layout All-in-One For Dummies is the one who is helping you effectively put on all these hats with out wasting your head.
Full-color illustrations and 5 self-contained minibooks make it easier to be a photograph clothier, inventive organizer, visible communicator, markup language technologist, and state-of-the-art trendsetter, multi functional. This booklet is helping you lay the basis, persist with layout ideas, try out your web site, sign in a website identify, and lots more and plenty more.<ul type="disc">* Getting all started covers making plans, defining your target market, selecting the right software program, and extra* Designing For the internet acquaints you with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, plus the right way to opt for a structure and optimize images* construction sites will get right down to nuts and bolts: placing textual content, pictures, links, and multimedia documents jointly, organizing content material, and construction navigation structures* net criteria & checking out teaches you ways to check and validate so each person can take pleasure in your website* Publishing & web site upkeep is helping you get your website on-line and hold it current
Web layout All-in-One For Dummies additionally is helping you find out how to opt for an online editor and photographs application, how one can make your web site obtainable to the widest attainable viewers, and whilst it’s time to name in a professional like writer Sue Jenkins. It’s simply what you want to commence and deal with a good web site.

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PHP and Algorithmic Thinking for the Complete Beginner: Learn to Think Like a Programmer

By Aristides S. Bouras, Loukia V. Ainarozidou

This e-book is for an individual who desires to examine computing device programming and understands completely not anything approximately it. in fact, while you are thinking about no matter if this publication goes to coach you ways to create impressive web pages or magnificent purposes, the answer's "no"—that is a task for different books.

So many books in the market can train you these abilities in Hypertext Preprocessor, Java, C++, or C#. lots of them even declare that they could train you in 24 hours! Don’t chuckle! They most likely can do this, yet them all take something for granted—that the reader understands a few fundamentals approximately desktop programming. None of these books, regrettably, bothers to educate you the very first thing beginner programmer must examine, that's "Algorithmic Thinking."

Algorithmic pondering includes greater than simply studying code. it's a challenge fixing strategy that consists of studying easy methods to code.

With over 800 pages, and containing greater than three hundred solved and four hundred unsolved routines, over 450 true/false, one hundred fifty a number of selection, and a hundred and eighty assessment questions (the suggestions and the solutions to which might be came across at the Internet), this e-book is perfect for college kids, academics, professors, rookies or ordinary programmers, or for somebody who desires to begin studying or instructing desktop programming utilizing the right kind conventions and methods.

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Developing Web Apps with Haskell and Yesod: Safety-Driven Web Development

By Michael Snoyman

This fast-moving consultant introduces internet software improvement with Haskell and Yesod, a effective language/framework mixture that helps high-performing functions which are modular, type-safe, and concise. absolutely up-to-date for Yesod 1.4, this moment version indicates you ways Yesod handles widgets, varieties, endurance, and RESTful content material. writer Michael Snoyman additionally introduces quite a few Haskell instruments to complement your simple wisdom of the language.

By the time you end this ebook, you’ll create a production-quality internet software with Yesod’s ready-to-use scaffolding. You’ll additionally study a number of real-world examples, together with a weblog, a wiki, a JSON internet provider, and a Sphinx seek server.

  • Build an easy program to benefit Yesod’s beginning datatype and internet program Interface (WAI)
  • Output HTML, CSS, and Javascript with Shakespearean template languages
  • Get an indepth examine Yesod’s middle monads for generating purifier, extra modular code
  • Probe Yesod’s inner workings: examine the request dealing with method for a customary application
  • Build varieties on best of widgets by means of imposing the yesod-form declarative API
  • Learn how Yesod and Haskell deal with patience and consultation data
  • Serve an HTML web page and a machine-friendly JSON web page from an identical URL

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Agile Web Development with Rails 3.2 (Pragmatic Programmers)

By Sam Ruby, Dave Thomas, David Heinemeier Hansson

Rails simply retains on altering. Rails three and Ruby 1.9 carry hundreds and hundreds of advancements, together with new APIs and massive functionality improvements. The fourth variation of this award-winning vintage has been reorganized and refocused so it really is extra precious than ever earlier than for builders new to Ruby and Rails.

Rails three is a big release--the adjustments are usually not simply incremental, yet structural. So we determined to stick to go well with. This booklet is not only a delicate remodeling of the former variation to make it run with the hot Rails. in its place, it's an entire refactoring.

you are going to nonetheless locate the Depot instance on the entrance, yet you are going to additionally locate checking out knitted correct in. long gone are the lengthy reference chapters--that's what the net does top. in its place you will find extra precise info on the entire features of Rails that you're going to have to be a winning net developer.

Now up-to-date for Rails 3.2

Rails 3.1 and Rails 3.2 introduce many user-facing alterations, and this liberate has been up-to-date to check the entire newest alterations and new most sensible practices in Rails 3.1 and Rails 3.2. This comprises complete help for Ruby 1.9.2 hash syntax; incorporation of the hot Sprockets 2.0 Asset Pipeline, together with SCSS and CoffeeScript; jQuery now being the default; reversible migrations; JSON reaction help; Rack::Cache, and masses more.

Ruby on Rails is helping you produce top of the range, beautiful-looking net functions speedy. you consider growing the applying, and Rails looks after the details.

Tens of hundreds of thousands of builders have used this award-winning booklet to profit Rails. it is a large, far-reaching instructional and reference that is steered by means of the Rails center workforce. in case you are new to Rails, you will get step by step information. if you are an skilled developer, this publication offers you the great, insider info you need.

Rails has advanced through the years, and this e-book has developed besides it. We nonetheless begin with a step by step walkthrough of creating a true program, and in-depth chapters examine the integrated Rails beneficial properties. This version now supplies new Ruby and Rails clients additional information at the Ruby language and takes extra time to give an explanation for key techniques all through. top practices on how you can follow Rails proceed to alter, and this variation retains up. Examples use cookie sponsored periods, HTTP authentication, and lively Record-based types, and the publication focuses all through at the correct technique to use Rails. also, this version now displays Ruby 1.9, a brand new liberate of Ruby with vast sensible and function improvements.

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HTML 5 & CSS3 Genius Guide - 2015

Creating a web site is whatever that simply isn’t attainable with no the help of HTML. it's the simple framework of the realm huge internet and we depend on CSS to make the styling constant and more straightforward to regulate. during this newly revised version we provide you the instruments you must develop into an online layout grasp. inside of those pages you'll research the paintings of responsive layout and feature entry to over 10 hours of video institution. Featuring:
Future HTML - internet elements, the recent normal in modular HTML development.
Style & animate with CSS - customize with artistic CSS.
Responsive layout - Make your web content really practice for your entire devices.
Source documents - obtain your loose tutorials, templates and extra from FileSilo.

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