Introduction to JavaScript Object Notation: A To-the-Point by Lindsay Bassett

By Lindsay Bassett

What's JavaScript item Notation (JSON) and the way are you able to placed it to paintings? This concise advisor is helping busy IT pros wake up and operating quick with this renowned info interchange layout, and gives a deep knowing of ways JSON works. writer Lindsay Bassett starts off with an summary of JSON syntax, info kinds, formatting, and safety matters ahead of exploring the numerous methods you could observe JSON today.

From internet APIs and server-side language libraries to NoSQL databases and client-side frameworks, JSON has emerged as a workable replacement to XML for replacing info among diverse structures. when you've got a few programming event and comprehend HTML and JavaScript, this can be your book.

Learn why JSON syntax represents info in name-value pairs
Explore JSON facts forms, together with item, string, quantity, and array
Find out how one can strive against universal safeguard concerns
Learn how the JSON schema verifies that info is formatted correctly
Examine the connection among browsers, net APIs, and JSON
Understand how internet servers can either request and create data
Discover how jQuery and different client-side frameworks use JSON
Learn why the CouchDB NoSQL database makes use of JSON to shop facts

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Advanced Game Design with HTML5 and JavaScript by Rex van der Spuy

By Rex van der Spuy

How do you are making a game? complex video game layout with HTML5 and JavaScript is a right down to earth schooling in the best way to make games from scratch, utilizing the robust HTML5 and JavaScript applied sciences. This ebook is a point-by-point around up of all of the crucial strategies that each video game clothier must know.

You'll notice the best way to create and render online game images, upload interactivity, sound, and animation. You’ll the best way to construct your personal customized online game engine with reusable parts that you can speedy strengthen video games with greatest effect and minimal code. You’ll additionally examine the secrets and techniques of vector math and complex collision detection thoughts, all of that are coated in a pleasant and non-technical demeanour. You'll locate unique operating examples, with thousands of illustrations and millions of strains of resource code so that you can freely adapt in your personal initiatives. all of the math and programming concepts are elaborately defined and examples are open-ended to inspire you to think about unique how one can use those options on your personal video games. you should use what you study during this publication to make video games for computers, cell phones, capsules or the Web.

Advanced video game layout with HTML5 and JavaScript is a smart subsequent step for skilled programmers or bold novices who have already got a few JavaScript adventure, and wish to leap head first into the area of game improvement. It’s additionally nice follow-up e-book for readers of starting place online game layout with HTML5 and JavaScript (by a similar writer) who are looking to upload intensity and precision to their skills.

The online game examples during this ebook use natural JavaScript, so that you can code as with reference to the steel as attainable with no need to be depending on any restricting frameworks or video game engines. No libraries, no dependencies, no third-party plugins: simply you, your laptop, and the code. If you’re searching for a booklet to take your online game layout talents into the stratosphere and past, this is often it!

What you’ll learn

the newest JavaScript ES6, HTML and Canvas Drawing API talents you want to understand to make games.
Make video game sprites, compose a scene graph, load and deal with online game resources, and the way to take advantage of a texture atlas.
keep watch over the geometry and physics of the sport international utilizing vector math, the keeping apart Axis thought (SAT), and complicated collision detection strategies.
construct a customized song and sound results participant for video games utilizing the WebAudio API.
Keyframe animation and the way to enforce targeted keep an eye on over the body price and online game loop.
easy methods to make interactive sprites and buttons for the keyboard, mouse and touch.
Create and deal with video game scenes, and how one can make particle explosions and display shake effects.
deal with complexity to construct video games of any dimension that scale seamlessly.

Who this booklet is for

Advanced online game layout with HTML5 and JavaScript is for game builders with a few adventure who are looking to research the fundamental innovations they should recognize to take their abilities to the subsequent point. It’s for readers who are looking to comprehend and fine-tune each line of code they write, with out resorting to speedy fixes. all of the innovations lined during this ebook are center online game layout talents that may be utilized to many different programming technologies.
Table of Contents
1. Level-up: New JavaScript Tricks

2. The Canvas Drawing API

3. operating with video game Assets

4. Making Sprites and a Scene Graph

5. Making issues Move

6. Interactivity

7. Collision Detection

8. Juice It Up: Keyframe Animation and debris Effects

9. Sound with the WebAudio API

10. Tweening

11. Make your individual online game Engine

Appendix A: Vectors for stream and Collision Detection

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Beginning Android Web Apps Development: Develop for Android by Grant Allen, Jon Westfall, Rocco Augusto

By Grant Allen, Jon Westfall, Rocco Augusto

With Beginning Android internet Apps Development, you'll how to observe HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Ajax and different internet criteria to be used at the Android cellular platform, by means of development quite a few enjoyable and visually stimulating video games and different internet purposes! If you've performed a few uncomplicated internet improvement, and you are looking to construct your abilities to create exceptional web apps, you'll find everything you search within the discussions and examples during this book. 

every one software you'll construct in Beginning Android net software Development will convey you recommendations for you to follow to a lot of your personal tasks. each one instance stocks options and coding recommendations that would motivate your individual paintings.

You'll methods to tie your Android apps into Twitter via apps that you'll construct: Who's that Tweet?!, a quiz online game in response to big name money owed, and that i Love Ham, a coding research into seek words and rhyming. 

Your Android internet app improvement talents will then continue in one other course, as you find the ability of HTML5 in online game apps: Scavenger Hunt, which introduces you to the HTML5 GPS place API, and Spies!, a location-based application that indicates you how to use CSS3, Ajax, and HTML5 inside multi-player environments.

You'll additionally create an Android internet software which exams the arriving time of buses and light-rails by using Portland, Oregon's open Tri-Met facts API! This app is a smart template for different apps it's your decision to construct sooner or later, and showcases the real strategies for incorporating cloud-based apps into internet games.

After interpreting Beginning Android net Apps Development, you could have outfitted actual apps and built alongside the way in which the talents you'll have to create hugely interactive, specialist net applications... and, your trip can be attractive and relaxing!
What you’ll learn
* Coding options for you to use repeatedly on your personal Android internet apps
* Key equipment and methods for modern Android net app improvement
* tips on how to take complete benefit of CSS3 within the cellular surroundings and how to deal with a mess of monitor resolutions
* find out how to construct feature-rich consumer interfaces with navigation, colours, styling
* easy methods to upload audio and video for highly interactive websites
* the best way to optimize Ajax inside your web site
* find out how to entry and use the HTML position API 
* the way to combine JavaScript and JavaScript frameworks into your website

Who this e-book is for
For somebody beginning out in Android internet app improvement who desires to construct feature-rich net apps which are optimized for the Android cellular platform. If you've bought easy internet development skills, you'll locate the code samples and discussions during this booklet will take your options to a very various point.

Table of Contents
1. Harnessing the ability of cellular Web
2. Twitter software: Who's That Tweet?
three. Twitter software: i like Ham
four. making a cellular approach and Structuring your Code
five. dealing with a number of reveal Resolutions with CSS 3
6. dealing with various Browser systems
7. offering a powerful consumer event with jQuery Mobile
eight. construction Visually wealthy web Applications
nine. HTML5 Location-Based Applications
10. utilizing Cloud Services: A shipping Application
eleven. Pushing the boundaries with Audio and Video
12. Ajax and severe person Interfaces
thirteen. Packaging Your functions

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Pro PHP XML and Web services by Robert Richards

By Robert Richards

Author Rob Richards is an immense contributor to the Hypertext Preprocessor XML codebase and is taken into account a number one professional at the subject within the Hypertext Preprocessor community

Covers the main modern department of PHP―currently 5.1

Practical, real-world examples with the Amazon, eBay, Yahoo, and Google net prone APIs

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PhoneGap Beginner's Guide by Andrew Lunny

By Andrew Lunny

This can be a step by step consultant written in an off-the-cuff, pleasant type, for rookies to profit development cross-platform cellular purposes with PhoneGap. you'll find lots of totally defined code and abundant screenshots within the ebook to ease and accelerate your realizing. This publication is for builders, preferably with net improvement event, who're attracted to constructing for the rising cellular marketplace, yet do not need to profit a brand new SDK for each mobilephone at the shelf. Readers might be happy with JavaScript, HTML, and CSS, and drawn to studying the recent advances in these applied sciences that permit for wealthy, native-style reports.

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Mastering jQuery by Smashing Magazine

By Smashing Magazine

The explosion of JavaScript libraries and frameworks in the front-end improvement scene has unfolded the ability of jQuery to a miles wider viewers than ever sooner than. What all started from a need of front-end builders to improve JavaScript uncomplicated API took a brand new path of unified implementation among browsers and to make it extra compact in its syntax. because of this improvement, it's attainable to truly practice optimized scripts now. A script to discover all hyperlinks of a definite CSS type in a record and bind an occasion to them calls for one unmarried line of code rather than ten. additionally, jQuery brings to the celebration its personal API, that includes a number of features, equipment and syntactical peculiarities.

In this Smashing book #14 studying jQuery, you are going to tips on how to mix JavaScript and jQuery with Hypertext Preprocessor and, in particular, PHP’s GD library to create a picture manipulation device to add a picture, then crop it and at last store the revised model to the server. moreover, it is possible for you to to create your individual bookmarklets, that are small JavaScript-powered purposes in hyperlink shape. usually used to increase the performance of the browser and to engage with net companies, bookmarklets let you publish onto your individual WordPress or Tumblr web publication, post any chosen textual content to Google's seek funtion, or regulate a present CSS code inside of a browser — simply to cite a couple of!

Special cognizance is usually given to jQuery plugins, which support shop time and streamline improvement in addition to permit programmers to prevent having to construct each part from scratch. an outstanding plugin saves numerous improvement hours, while a foul plugin results in insects that needs to be fastened and so takes extra of of it slow than truly development the part from scratch. With assistance from this publication, you'll get the easiest tricks on the best way to decide on which plugins are worth contemplating in your tasks and which of them you'll want to avoid.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
- regularly stressed Bits Of jQuery
- picture Manipulation With jQuery And Hypertext Preprocessor GD
- Make your personal Bookmarklets With jQuery
- jQuery Plugin list: in the event you Use That jQuery Plug-In?
- crucial jQuery Plugin Patterns

Pages: 122
Language: English
Released: December 2011
Publisher: Smashing Media GmbH

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Maintainable JavaScript by Nicholas C. Zakas

By Nicholas C. Zakas

You've yes rules approximately writing code whilst operating on my own, yet workforce improvement calls for that everybody use an analogous method. With the JavaScript practices during this book—including code variety, programming information, and automation—you’ll how you can write maintainable code that different workforce contributors can simply comprehend, adapt, and extend.

Author Nicholas Zakas assembled this number of most sensible practices as a front-end tech chief at Yahoo!, after finishing his personal trip from solo hacker to workforce participant. He additionally contains ideas advised by way of different specialists. Use the following pointers and strategies to assist your group put aside person personal tastes and serve as at the next level.

* identify particular code conventions on your crew
* Use instruments equivalent to JSLint and JSHint to maintain your staff on target
* undertake variety instructions, resembling easy formatting, to assist your crew produce uniform code
* observe a number of programming practices to resolve difficulties and increase code caliber
* Create an automatic JavaScript construct process utilizing numerous utilities
* combine browser-based JavaScript checking out with instruments equivalent to the YUI attempt Selenium driving force

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The web programmers desk reference by Lazaro Issi Cohen, Joseph Issi Cohen

By Lazaro Issi Cohen, Joseph Issi Cohen

One of many demanding situations of net programming is remembering what you are able to do with what, and what works with every little thing else. certain, you could create a button, yet are you able to swap its colour and font to check the fashion of your web site? And are you certain it is going to glance an identical on all browsers? With the internet Programmer's table Reference, you will discover belongings you by no means knew existed, lookup stuff you are a bit rusty on, or locate what is suitable with universal stuff so that you can strengthen anything even greater. This crucial reference will provide help to use almost each HTML point and characteristic, occasion, CSS sort, habit, clear out, JavaScript estate, approach, and item, with info that comes with: *A short description of every aspect so you are going to comprehend what it does *The element's entire syntax so you are going to know the way to take advantage of it *An instance that exhibits how the aspect works in perform *A checklist of IE and Netscape browsers the point is appropriate with *A record of all different parts that the aspect can be utilized with no matter if you are a internet programmer, net dressmaker, or leisure webmaster, you could cease combing via never-ending documentation to discover the solutions for your internet programming questions. it is all right here in a single quintessential source!

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Bulletproof Ajax by Jeremy Keith

By Jeremy Keith

Step-by-step advisor unearths top practices for reinforcing websites with Ajax

  • A step by step advisor to improving websites with Ajax.
  • Uses revolutionary enhancement ideas to make sure swish degradation (which makes websites usable in all browsers).
  • Shows readers the best way to write their very own Ajax scripts rather than counting on third-party libraries.

Web website designers love the belief of Ajax--of growing websites within which details should be up-to-date with no fresh the total web page. yet in the event you will not be hard-core programmers, improving pages utilizing Ajax could be a problem. much more of a problem is ensuring these pages paintings for all clients. In Bulletproof Ajax, writer Jeremy Keith demonstrates how builders pleased with CSS and (X)HTML can construct Ajax performance with out frameworks, utilizing the guidelines of sleek degradation and innovative enhancement to make sure that the pages paintings for all clients. all through this step by step consultant, his emphasis is on top practices with an method of development Ajax pages known as Hijax, which improves flexibility and avoids worst-case scenarios.

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