The ColdFusion Web Application Construction Kit is the best-selling ColdFusion series of all time---used by more ColdFusion developers to learn the product than any other books.
This Getting Started volume begins with Web and Internet fundamentals and database concepts and design; it then progresses to a full range of foundational topics: creating data-driven pages, building complete applications, implementing security mechanisms, integrating with e-mail, building reusable functions and components, generating data-driven reports and graphs, building Ajax-powered user interfaces, and much more. From design and planning to application deployment and troubleshooting, this instructional reference provides all you need to successfully work, create, and progress with ColdFusion 9.
Need to learn HTML fast? This best-selling reference's visual format and step-by-step, task-based instructions will have you up and running with HTML in no time. In this completely updated edition of our best-selling guide to HTML, Web expert and best-selling author Elizabeth Castro uses crystal-clear instructions and friendly prose to introduce you to all of today's HTML and XHTML essentials. Yoursquo;ll learn how to design, structure, and format your Web site. You'll create and use images, links, styles, lists, tables, frames, and forms, and you'll add sound and movies to your site. Finally, you will test and debug your site, and publish it to the Web. Along the way, you'll find extensive coverage of CSS techniques, current browsers (Opera, Safari, Firefox), creating pages for the mobile Web, and more. Visual QuickStart Guide--the quick and easy way to learn Easy visual approach uses pictures to guide you through HTML and show you what to do. Concise steps and explanations get you up and running in no time. Page for page, the best content and value around. Companion Web site at www.cookwood.com/html offers examples, a lively question-and-answer area, updates, and more. Need to learn HTML fast? This best-selling reference's visual format and step-by-step, task-based instructions will have you up and running with HTML in no time.
Dreamweaver is the leading website creation tool, with 90 percent of the market share. The nine minibooks that make up this guide cover getting started with Dreamweaver CS5, creating and publishing great sites, making pages dynamic, building web applications, and much more, including all the upgrades in Dreamweaver CS5.
- Dreamweaver is the gold standard for website development software; this complete reference covers what both beginners and intermediate-level users need to know to make the most of Dreamweaver CS5 and create professional-quality sites
- Nine minibooks cover getting started, mastering Dreamweaver basics, working like a pro, energizing your site, publishing your site, working collaboratively, building Web applications, making pages dynamic, and developing applications rapidly
Dreamweaver CS5 All-in-One For Dummies gives web designers essential information for creating, managing, and maintaining all types of websites.
Today's crafting community is online, connected, and blissfully blogging about their work and ideas. Blogging is hot in this highly creative world--and here is the only how-to book aimed directly at them. Everyone from knitters and beaders to scrapbookers and altered artists will find the practical information and visual inspiration they need to create an artful online journal.Thanks to hundreds of gorgeous screen grabs from the very best blogs, a thorough introduction to the tools of the trade, and instructions that virtually take you by the hand, even beginners will swiftly go from blank screen to colorful, enticing pages. Those who already have a blog, but want to enhance their presence on the Web, will learn how to add banners and graphics, take the perfect shots, crop and size photos, establish links, and attract an audience of eager readers. Best of all, readers will meet some of the Web's most popular creative bloggers, including Alicia Paulson (Posie Gets Cozy), Gabreial Wyatt (Vintage Indie), Emily Martin (Inside A Black Apple), Lidy Baars (Little French Garden House), Heather Bullard (Vintage Inspired Living), and Serena Thompson and Teri Edwards (The Farm Chicks).
With the release of Adobe Creative Suite CS3, Dreamweaver is now part of the world's leading suite of creative tools, making it the de facto tool of choice for anyone designing for the Web. Adobe Dreamweaver CS3 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide uses a combination of task-based instruction and strong visuals to teach beginning and intermediate users how to create, design, and publish powerful, innovative Web sites with Dreamweaver. Leading technology authors Tom Negrino and Dori Smith take readers step-by-step through the new features in Adobe Dreamweaver CS3, with all new chapters on building dynamic pages with Ajax and Spry, and designing for mobile devices. They also cover improvements to using styles and CSS in Dreamweaver, and the new Browser Compatibility Check in Dreamweaver CS3. Beginning users will learn to create their first Web site, add text, style and position page content, manage styles, work with links, incorporate images, media, tables, forms, and frames, design site navigation, and so much more. Experienced users will find this a convenient reference to the new features of Dreamweaver CS3.
Even if you've never used Macromedia Dreamweaver before, this Visual QuickStart Guide will have you up and running with Macromedia's popular Web authoring program in no time. In this completely updated edition of our best-selling guide to Macromedia Dreamweaver, leading technology authors Tom Negrino and Dori Smith use their trademark crystal-clear instructions and friendly prose to introduce you everything that s new in Dreamweaver 8. Filled with step-by-step, task-based instructions and loads of visual aids, this book explains how to use all of the program's visual layout tools, application development features, and code editing support to create stunning, accessible Web sites. Along the way, you'll find extensive coverage of all the program's new features: drag-and-drop integration of XML data feeds, improved CSS support, advanced style rendering toolbar, the industry s first integrated Web accessibility evaluation tool for Section 508 and WCAG 2 checkpoints, and more "
This work teaches users how to design web sites, from defining layout pages with cascade style sheets to creating rollovers. It also explains the new features of Dreamweaver including the unified CSS panel, style rendering toolbar and code toolbar.
"If you have any interest in writing .NET programs using Active Directory or ADAM, this is the book you want to read."
--Joe Richards, Microsoft MVP, directory services
Identity and Access Management are rapidly gaining importance as key areas of practice in the IT industry, and directory services provide the fundamental building blocks that enable them. For enterprise developers struggling to build directory-enabled .NET applications, The .NET Developer's Guide to Directory Services Programming will come as a welcome aid.
Microsoft MVPs Joe Kaplan and Ryan Dunn have written a practical introduction to programming directory services, using both versions 1.1 and 2.0 of the .NET Framework. The extensive examples in the book are in C#; a companion Web site includes both C# and Visual Basic source code and examples.
- Learn to create, rename, update, and delete objects in Active Directory and ADAM
- Learn to bind to and search directories effectively and efficiently
- Learn to read and write attributes of all types in the directory
- Learn to use directory services within ASP.NET applications
- Get concrete examples of common programming tasks such as managing Active Directory and ADAM users and groups, and performing authentication
Experienced .NET developers--those building enterprise applications or simply interested in learning about directory services--will find that The .NET Developer's Guide to Directory Services Programming unravels the complexities and helps them to avoid the common pitfalls that developers face.
As business becomes more and more global, software developers increasingly need to make applications multi-lingual and culturally aware. The .NET Framework may well have the most comprehensive support for internationalization and globalization of any development platform to date, and .NET Internationalization teaches developers how to unlock and utilize that support.Experienced international application developer Guy Smith-Ferrier covers the internationalization of both Windows Forms and ASP.NET applications, using both Versions 1.1 and 2.0 of the .NET Framework. Smith-Ferrier not only teaches you the best ways to take advantage of the globalization and internationalization features built in to the .NET Framework and Visual Studio, he also provides original code to take globalized applications to the next level of international utility and maintainability. Key topics include - An introduction to the internationalization process and how localization and globalization are supported in Windows and the .NET Framework - The use of resource managers, cultures, resource DLLs, and localized strings, images, and files--including strongly typed resources - Detailed coverage of form localization in Windows Forms and Web Forms - Dealing with regional cultures and their casing, collation, and calendars - Managing right-to-left Middle-Eastern text and pictographic East Asian languages - How to use the book's original resource administration utilities - How to translate resources with machine translation - How to create custom cultures and integrate them with the .NET Framework 2.0 and Visual Studio 2005 - How resource managers work and how to write custom resource managers, including a resource manager that uses a database - How to test your internationalization with FxCop using new and existing globalization rules - How to effectively include the translator in the internationalization process Whether you are a developer, architect, or manager, if you are involved in international applications with the .NET Framework, this is the one book you need to read and understand before you start development. Guy Smith-Ferrier is an author, developer, trainer, and speaker with more than 20 years of software engineering experience. He has internationalized applications in four development platforms, including the .NET Framework. A frequent conference speaker, Guy is the author of C# and .NET courseware and has written numerous articles. You can read his blog at www.guysmithferrier.com.
Knowing everything you can about each click to your Web site can help you make strategic decisions regarding your business. This book is about the why, not just the how, of web analytics and the rules for developing a "culture of analysis" inside your organization. Why you should collect various types of data. Why you need a strategy. Why it must remain flexible. Why your data must generate meaningful action. The authors answer these critical questions--and many more--using their decade of experience in Web analytics.