Build Awesome Command-Line Applications in Ruby: Control Your Computer, Simplify Your Life

By David B. Copeland

Speak on to your method. With its easy instructions, flags, and parameters, a well-formed command-line program is the fastest approach to automate a backup, a construct, or a deployment and simplify your life.

As Ruby seasoned David Copeland explains, writing a command-line program that's self-documenting, powerful, adaptable and perpetually necessary is simpler than it's possible you'll imagine. Ruby is especially fitted to this activity, because it combines high-level abstractions with "close to the steel" approach interplay wrapped up in a concise, readable syntax. in addition, Ruby has the help of a wealthy atmosphere of open-source instruments and libraries.

Ten insightful chapters every one clarify and display a command-line most sensible perform. you will see how one can use those instruments to raise the lowliest automation script to a maintainable, polished software.

You'll tips on how to use loose, open resource parsers to create simple command-line interfaces in addition to command suites. you will see how you can use defaults to maintain thoughts uncomplicated for daily clients, whereas giving complicated clients recommendations for extra advanced initiatives.

There's no cause a command-line software should still lack documentation, even if it is a part of a support command or a guy web page; you will find out while and the way to exploit either. Your trip from command-line amateur to seasoned ends with a glance at worthwhile techniques to checking out your apps, and contains a few enjoyable suggestions for outside-the-box, colourful interfaces that would satisfaction your users.

With Ruby, the command line isn't really lifeless. lengthy reside the command line.

What You Need:

All you will need is Ruby, and the facility to put in a couple of gemstones alongside the best way. Examples written for Ruby 1.9.2, yet 1.8.7 should still paintings simply as well.

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Learning Node: Moving to the Server-Side

Take your net improvement talents from browser to server with Node—and tips on how to write quickly, hugely scalable community functions in this JavaScript-based platform. up-to-date for the most recent Node long-term aid (LTS) and Node present (6.0) releases, this hands-on version is helping you grasp Node’s middle basics and achieve event with numerous integrated and contributed modules.

Get in control on Node’s event-driven, asynchronous I/O version for constructing data-intensive functions which are usually accessed yet computationally uncomplicated. If you’re cozy operating with JavaScript, this ebook offers many programming and deployment examples that will help you make the most of server-side improvement with Node.

  • Explore the frameworks and performance for full-stack Node development
  • Dive into Node’s module approach and package deal administration support
  • Test your program or module code at the fly with Node’s REPL console
  • Use middle Node modules to construct internet purposes and an HTTP server
  • Learn Node’s help for networks, safety, and sockets
  • Access working procedure performance with baby processes
  • Learn instruments and methods for Node improvement and production
  • Use Node in microcontrollers, microcomputers, and the net of Things

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Pro PHP MVC (Expert's Voice in Open Source)

By Chris Pitt

Model View Controller (MVC) is turning into the definitive structure of web site improvement frameworks end result of the balance, extensibility and predictability it lends to improvement. it's not simply the first separation of database, enterprise common sense and interface parts, yet features a wide variety of concerns for construction high-performing, scalable and safe applications.

Deciding which MVC framework most closely fits the undertaking you're approximately to start is without doubt one of the largest demanding situations you will face as a developer. when you are a part of a crew, this determination has most likely already been made for you; yet in any occasion, you will need to understand how (and why) the framework authors made it paintings how it does.

Pro Hypertext Preprocessor MVC seems on the development blocks that make any stable MVC framework, and the way they observe to personal home page. It exposes all issues that many builders take without any consideration whilst utilizing a favored framework, and teaches you ways to make the framework your own. 

Over the process analyzing this publication, you'll examine the theoretical implications of the alternatives you'll make while writing your individual MVC framework, and the way to place the items jointly in a cohesive package deal. We seriously look into the hugely modular Zend Framework―how to exploit its assortment of loosely coupled periods to construct a unified approach. We additionally examine CakePHP, studying from its computerized construct process (Bakery) and hugely intuitive method of swift improvement. This ebook will lay naked the entire mystery elements of MVC for you.

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Getting Better: Why Global Development Is Succeeding--And How We Can Improve the World Even More

By Charles Kenny

As the source of revenue hole among constructed and constructing international locations grows, so grows the cacophony of voices claiming that the search to discover an easy recipe for financial progress has failed. Getting Better, in sharp distinction, experiences the good news approximately international development. Economist Charles Kenny argues opposed to improvement naysayers by way of pointing to the proof of common advancements in well-being, schooling, peace, liberty--and even happiness.

Kenny exhibits how the unfold of inexpensive applied sciences, comparable to vaccines and mattress nets, and ideas, equivalent to political rights, has remodeled the realm. He additionally exhibits that by way of knowing this alteration, we will make the area a fair larger position to live.

That's to not say that existence is grand for everybody, or that we do not have some distance to head. yet advancements have unfold a long way, and, in keeping with Kenny, they could unfold even further.

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Vagrant Cookbook

By Erika Heidi

What number occasions did you listen the excuse "works on my machine"? With Vagrant, this remains some time past. Your environments can be precisely the method you will want them to be, focusing on particular tasks for various wishes. As effortless as cloning a repository and operating "vagrant up". This ebook covers from uncomplicated to complex ideas on Vagrant, together with vital ProTips to enhance your Vagrant tasks and keep away from universal errors. The ebook was once up-to-date to hide the recent positive aspects on Vagrant 1.5 and 1.6.

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Professional Node.js: Building Javascript Based Scalable Software

Learn to construct quickly and scalable software program in JavaScript with Node.js

Node.js is a robust and well known new framework for writing scalable community courses utilizing JavaScript. This no nonsense e-book starts with an outline of Node.js after which fast dives into the code, center techniques, and APIs. In-depth assurance pares down the necessities to hide debugging, unit trying out, and circulation keep an eye on that you can commence development and trying out your individual modules correct away.

  • Covers node and asynchronous programming major concepts
  • Addresses the fundamentals: modules, buffers, occasions, and timers
  • Explores streams, dossier structures, networking, and automatic unit testing
  • Goes past the fundamentals, and stocks thoughts and instruments for debugging, unit checking out, and movement control

If you realize JavaScript and are concerned about the ability of Node.js, then this can be the best ebook for you.

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The Web Design Book Volume 6

During this ebook we goal to take you thru a plethora of alternative how one can make your web site innovative and short you at the new commonplace of javascript. you can find the entire educational documents you would like over on FileSilo besides over 10 hours of video tutorials. layout like a professional, Code like a professional – Get perception from the specialists on tips to enhance your outputs HTML & CSS – energy up your CSS preprocessors jQuery & javascript – study the recent regular of javascript cellular Apps – Take a step into the cellular revolution.

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Learning ObjectiveC by Developing iPhone Games

Leverage Xcode and ObjectiveC to improve iPhone games

About This Book

  • Get all started with the Xcode improvement environment
  • Dive deep into programming with Objective-C
  • A functional and fascinating educational to create classic video games comparable to area Invaders and Galaga

Who This e-book Is For

If you're a newbie and an fanatic who desires approximately developing video games and is wanting a few extra notion and data, then this e-book is for you. No programming adventure is expected.

What you'll Learn

  • Understand the fundamentals of Objective-C and advance code within the iOS language
  • Set up a number of displays in iOS and make effortless transitions from one reveal to another
  • Create an easy audio-based reminiscence video game utilizing simple online game logic
  • Display a heritage photo on your online game and software your extraterrestrial beings to drop bombs
  • Build an easy person interface utilizing Xcode's interface builder
  • Program your photos to maneuver utilizing buttons, gestures, and multitouch interactivity
  • Overcome universal concerns that builders run in to at one element or another
  • Explore the Apple shop and iTunes Connect's submission approach and get ready your app for distribution

In Detail

The advent of the Apple shop has empowered hundreds of thousands, even thousands of individuals to include software program improvement. utilizing Objective-C and the Xcode IDE, you could produce amazing video games and release them at the Apple shop permitting you to make and promote video games speedy and easily.

From studying the fundamentals of Objective-C to deploying to the App shop, you are going to use this ebook to profit approximately video game improvement in a matter-of-fact, useful demeanour. even if you are new to online game improvement, or simply are looking to how you can leverage Apple's personal instruments to extend your ability set, you are going to fast stream from a newbie to an expert.

The ebook kicks off with the fundamentals of online game improvement, and you may take your first steps with utilizing Xcode, the reputable Apple programming IDE, earlier than relocating directly to crucial strategies serious about programming video games utilizing Objective-C. This ebook is a hands-on advisor to constructing the sport of your goals very quickly for the Apple Store.

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Android Apps for Absolute Beginners

By Wallace Jackson

Anybody can begin development basic apps for the Android platform, and this e-book will exhibit you how!  lately up-to-date to incorporate Android Jelly Bean, Android Apps for Absolute newcomers, moment Edition takes you thru the method of having your first Android apps up and working utilizing undeniable English and sensible examples.

This booklet cuts in the course of the fog of jargon and secret that surrounds Android apps improvement, and provides you basic, step by step directions to get you started. 

  • Teaches Android software improvement in language a person can comprehend, providing you with the absolute best begin in Android improvement
  • Provides easy, step by step examples that make studying effortless, permitting you to choose up the options with out fuss
  • Offers transparent code descriptions and format so you might get your apps working once attainable

This booklet is Android Jelly Bean compliant, yet is backwards suitable to many of the past Android releases. 

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A Companion To Marx's Capital, Volume 2

By David Harvey

The greatest monetary difficulty because the nice melancholy exhibits no signal of coming to an in depth and Marx’s paintings continues to be key in knowing the cycles that result in recession. for almost 40 years, David Harvey has written and lectured on Capital, turning into one of many world’s so much most advantageous Marx scholars.

Based on his contemporary lectures, and following the good fortune of his significant other to the 1st quantity of Capital, Harvey turns his awareness to quantity 2, aiming to convey his intensity of studying to a broader viewers, guiding first-time readers via a desirable and hitherto missed textual content. while quantity 1 specializes in construction, quantity 2 seems to be at how the circuits of capital, the trading of products, detect value.

This is a must-read for everybody involved to obtain a fuller knowing of Marx’s political economy.

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