Welcome to E-Books Directory
This page lists freely downloadable books.
E-Books for free online viewing and/or download
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by David Pollak - liftweb.net , 2011
The Lift Web Framework provides tools to make writing security, interacting, scalable web applications easier than with any other framework. After reading this book, you should understand Lift's core concepts and be able to write Lift applications.
by Richard Dallaway - O'Reilly Media , 2013
If you need help building web applications with the Lift framework, this cookbook provides scores of concise, ready-to-use code solutions. You'll find recipes for everything from setting up a coding environment to creating REST web services.
Programming 3D Applications with HTML5 and WebGL
by Tony Parisi - O'Reilly Media , 2013
Create engaging 3D applications for the Web with HTML5 and the emerging web graphics standard, WebGL. With this book, you'll learn hands-on how to take your website's production value to a new level by incorporating 3D models and animations.
High Performance Drupal
by Jeff Sheltren, Narayan Newton, Nathaniel Catchpole - O'Reilly Media , 2013
High Performance Drupal is an essential, comprehensive guide to designing Drupal's supporting infrastructure and scalability, as well as a handbook for improving Drupal website performance. The book will focus on Drupal versions 7 and 8.
Enterprise Web Development: From Desktop to Mobile
by Yakov Fain, et al. - O'Reilly Media , 2013
Web Audio API
by Boris Smus - O'Reilly Media , 2013
High Performance Browser Networking
by Ilya Grigorik - O'Reilly Media , 2012
This book provides what every web developer should know about the network. By understanding what the browser can and cannot do, you'll be able to make better design decisions and deliver faster web applications to your users.
Web Application Security Guide
by Jan Schejbal - Wikibooks , 2011
This guide attempts to provide a comprehensive overview of web application security. Common web application security issues and methods how to prevent them are explained. Web server and operating system security are not covered.
Project Silk: Client-side Web Development for Modern Browsers
by Bob Brumfield, et al. - Microsoft , 2011
'Project Silk' provides guidance for building cross-browser web applications that are characterized by rich graphics, interactivity, and a responsive user interface, resulting in an immersive and engaging user experience.
Book Of Speed: The business, psychology and technology of high-performance web apps
by Stoyan Stefanov - BookOfSpeed.com , 2012
Page loading times affect the user satisfaction and happiness, SEO and many other factors for the success of a web site. It is therefore critical to no longer consider performance as an afterthought or a part of the post-launch activities.
10 Laps around Silverlight 5
by Michael Crump - SilverlightShow , 2012
This free e-book collects ten articles authored by Silverlight MVP and Silverlight insider Michael Crump. It is a complete guide to all new features of Silverlight 5, with uptodate code samples, demos and valuable references.
WordPress and Ajax
by Ronald Huereca , 2010
This is a comprehensive view on using Ajax with WordPress. It contains three real-life examples that provide the rationale and logic behind coding decisions, the reasons for Ajax's use, and the steps from inception to completion of the examples.
Mobile Design and Development
by Brian Fling - O'Reilly Media , 2009
These are practical guidelines, standards, techniques, and best practices for building mobile products from start to finish. With this book, you will learn basic design and development principles for all mobile devices and platforms.
Google Web Toolkit and App Engine
- Google , 2010
The text introduces engineers on how to professionally develop applications using Google Web Toolkit and App Engine by developing a full real application step by step. The book complements existing online materials in a logical, easy to follow way.
Performance Testing Guidance for Web Applications
by J.D. Meier, C. Farre, P. Bansode, S. Barber, D. Rea - Microsoft Corporation , 2007
Provides an end-to-end approach for implementing performance testing. Whether you are new to performance testing or looking for ways to improve your current testing approach, you will gain insights that you can tailor to your specific scenarios.
Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agents
by Zeeshan-Ul-Hassan Usmani - InTech , 2010
This book presents research work ranging from controlling the activities in virtual world to optimization of productivity in games, from collaborative recommendations to populate a computational environment with autonomous hypothetical reasoning.
by Jesse Skinner - O'Reilly Media , 2007
by Edmond Woychowsky - Prentice Hall , 2006
Using Ajax, you can build Web applications with the sophistication of traditional desktop applications and you can do it using standards and open source software. This is an easy, example-driven guide to Ajax for every Web and open source developer.
Introduction to Web Applications Development
by Carles Mateu - Eureca Media , 2010
Web Site Development: The Ultimate Starter Guide
by John Scot - Web Site Development , 2010
In this e-book you will learn: how to search for a niche; choosing the right domain name; how to create content that bring value and traffic - the easy way; how to use SEO power to bring traffic to your site; more ways to get the traffic you want.
Encyclopedia of Graphics File Formats
by James D. Murray, William vanRyper - O'Reilly , 1996
This is the definitive work on file formats -- the book that will become a classic for graphics programmers and everyone else who deals with the low-level technical details of graphics files. It includes information on nearly 100 file formats.
Dynamic Web Development with Seaside
- Seaside , 2009
Seaside is a free, open source framework the developer can use to produce highly dynamic web-based applications. The authors have collaborated on this book to show you how to develop for the web and let Seaside handle the distractions.
The Web Book
by Robert Schifreen , 2009
Developing SGML DTDs: From Text to Model to Markup
by Eve Maler, Jeanne El Andaloussi - Prentice Hall PTR , 1995
This guide shows how to develop DTDs that work. It explains how DTD development benefits from the same rigorous treatment as software development. For writers, editors, publishing managers, software developers and other DTD implementors.
The Zope Book
by Amos Latteier, Michel Pelletier - New Riders Publishing , 2000
An authoritative guide to Zope, an open-source Web application server. It is aimed at people new to Zope as well as current users, although some existing knowledge of Web technology is necessary. The book offers an excellent, high-level view.
World Wide Web: Beyond the Basics
by Marc Abrams - Prentice Hall , 1998
Topics covered: History and evolution of the WWW; Existing and evolving Web standards; Effective representation of information on the WWW; Use of object technology for the WWW; Social and legal issues surrounding the WWW; The future of the Web.
The Art of Electronic Publishing: The Internet and Beyond
by Sandy Ressler - Prentice Hall Ptr , 1996
The book gives real world tips and solutions for anyone involved in electronic publishing--on the World Wide Web, an intranet, or anywhere else. Detailed, up-to-date coverage is given on electronic publishing technologies, standards and applications.
Apache Desktop Reference
by Ralf S. Engelschall - Pearson Education , 2000
A compact reference featuring information on every aspect of Apache functionality, installation, configuration, and operation. Includes a brief introduction to the history and evolution of the Internet, HTTP, the Web, and Apache.
by Mark Pilgrim - O'Reilly Media, Inc. , 2005
100 ingenious hacks for power users who want to master Greasemonkey, the hot new Firefox extension that allows you to write scripts that alter the web pages you visit. With Greasemonkey, you can create scripts that make a web site more usable.
Advances in Human Computer Interaction
by Shane Pinder - InTech , 2008
The book surveys the disciplines that inhabit the study and practice of human-computer interaction. The authors are passionate advocates of innovative applications, novel approaches, and modern advances in this exciting and developing field.
Getting Real: The Smarter, Faster, Easier Way to Build a Successful Web Application
by 37signals - LL , 2006
The book covers the design, programming, marketing and business principles of 37signals. It's a book of ideas, not a design tutorial or technical book. Simple insights, unconventional approaches to software design, and contrarian points of view.
Philip and Alex's Guide to Web Publishing
by Philip Greenspun - Morgan Kaufmann , 2003
This text is a catalog of mistakes that the author made while building his web sites. The book covers writing, publishing, photography, system administration, database management systems, computer programming, and user interface design.
Client vs. Developer Wars
by Eric Holter - Newfangled Web Factory , 2006
The book about the simple idea of communicating about a website by using a website. This idea allowed the author to clearly communicate the subtleties of a website to non-technical clients. The book for anyone involved in developing a website.