Beginning Perl Web Development: From Novice to Professional (Beginning: From Novice to Professional)

By Steve Suehring

Beginning Perl net improvement: From beginner to Professional introduces you to the realm of Perl web software improvement. This booklet tackles all components the most important to constructing your first internet functions and encompasses a strong mixture of real-world examples coupled with suggestion. subject matters diversity from serving and eating RSS feeds, to tracking web servers, to interfacing with e mail. You’ll methods to use Perl with ancillary applications like Mason and Nagios.

Though no longer version-specific, this publication is a perfect learn when you've got had a few grounding in Perl fundamentals and now are looking to circulate into the realm of net software improvement. writer Steve Suehring emphasizes the safety implications of Perl, drawing on years of expertise educating readers the right way to imagine secure, steer clear of universal pitfalls, and convey well-planned, safe code.

Table of Contents

  1. The CGI Module
  2. Popular CGI Modules
  3. Databases and Perl
  4. System interplay
  5. LWP Modules
  6. Net:: instruments
  7. SOAP-Based net providers
  8. Perl and RSS
  9. XML Parsing with Perl
  10. Apache and mod_perl
  11. Development with mod_perl
  12. The Template Toolkit
  13. Perl sites with Mason

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Hacking Happiness: Why Your Personal Data Counts and How Tracking It Can Change the World

The resolution to The Dumbest Generation—Hacking H(app)iness shows us how you can make the most of our expertise to enhance the human adventure and force social switch. Hacking H(app)iness was once featured at TEDx and in USA Today, Fast Company, BBC News, Mashable.com, The Guardian, The Huffington Post, Forbes, Inc., PRWeek, and Advertising Age.
 
In Hacking H(app)iness, futurist and contributing Mashable.com writer John C. Havens introduces you on your “quantified self”—your electronic id represented via gigabytes of knowledge made from monitoring your actions in your cellphone and machine. Harvested by way of mega-corporations similar to Google, fb, and Amazon, this knowledge is collected, Havens argues, as a result of its great fiscal price, by way of businesses that motivate a tradition of “sharing” as they hoard the data for financial gain.

But there’s an alternative choice to this electronic dystopia. Emerging applied sciences can help us reclaim this worthwhile info for ourselves. At an analogous time, sensors in smartphones and wearable units might help us tune our feelings and thereby enhance our well-being. 

An concerns publication highlighting some great benefits of an tested existence within the electronic global, this well timed paintings takes the trepidation out of the technological renaissance and illustrates how the end result of the data Age can enhance our lives for a happier humanity.

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A Chicken in Every Yard: The Urban Farm Store's Guide to Chicken Keeping

By Robert Litt

Got a bit house and a hankering for clean eggs?

Robert and Hannah Litt have distributed suggestion to thousands of city and suburban chicken-keepers from at the back of their perch at Portland’s city Farm shop, and now they’re able to assist you pass neighborhood and sustainable along with your personal yard birds. during this convenient advisor to breeds, feed, coops, and care, the Litts take you below their skilled wings and percentage the secrets and techniques to:
 
Picking the breeds which are good for you • construction a strong coop in a single weekend for $100 • elevating satisfied and hearty chicks Feeding your flock for optimum future health and egg nutrients • combating and treating universal poultry ailments • Planning forward for relatives, local, and criminal concerns • Whipping up tasty egg recipes from flan to frittata
 
With every little thing that first-timers might want to get started—along with professional counsel for extra pro keepers—this colourful, nuts-and-bolts handbook proves that retaining chickens is all it’s cracked as much as be.

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Mac Kung Fu: Over 300 Tips, Tricks, Hints, and Hacks for OS X Lion (Pragmatic Programmers)

By Keir Thomas

Exploit mystery settings and hidden apps, push integrated instruments to the restrict, extensively customize your Mac adventure and tweak your procedure so it truly is perfect for you. most of these three hundred fast and simple tips, methods, tricks and hacks in Mac Kung Fu makes "it simply works" even greater. turn into the last word Mac consumer, operating quicker, smarter, and easily have plenty extra enjoyable along with your Apple computer.

After you may have exposed the fundamentals in Lion, Mac Kung Fu is the next move. you are going to grasp daily instruments similar to the Dock, highlight, project keep watch over, Launchpad, and Dashboard. you will find different amazingly worthy instruments and integrated accessories that you simply by no means knew existed. you will customise the OS X interface, refine your workflow, research beneficial safety tips, paintings greater with images, videos and records, and try out your Mac undefined. you are going to wow associates along with your insanely nice Mac knowledge!

Mac Kung Fu information issues even Mac Geniuses do not know. And why should still they? a number of the information during this publication make the most settings or experimental gains by no means formally made public.

Each tip during this targeted ebook is intentionally brief and readable, and you'll dip out and in everytime you wish. such a lot take below a minute to accomplish, but the consequences final for a life of greater computing.

What You Need:

Mac OS 10.7 (Lion) and above.

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Raspberry Pi Computer Architecture Essentials

Key Features

  • Explore Raspberry Pi 2's in the course of the meeting, C/C++, and Python programming languages
  • Experiment with connecting electronics as much as your Raspberry Pi 2 and interacting with them via software
  • Learn concerning the Raspberry Pi 2 structure and Raspbian working procedure via leading edge projects

Book Description

With the discharge of the Raspberry Pi 2, a brand new sequence of the preferred compact desktop is accessible so that you can construct reasonable, intriguing initiatives and know about programming.

In this e-book, we discover Raspberry Pi 2's via a few tasks in quite a few programming languages. we'll begin through exploring some of the elements intimately, with a view to offer a base for the programming tasks and consultant you thru establishing the instruments for Assembler, C/C++, and Python. we'll then how one can write multi-threaded purposes and Raspberry Pi 2's multi-core processor. relocating on, you will get fingers on by way of increasing the garage innovations of the Raspberry Pi past the SD card and interacting with the photographs undefined. in addition, you'll be brought to the fundamentals of sound programming whereas increasing upon your wisdom of Python to construct an internet server. eventually, you are going to learn how to engage with the third-party microcontrollers.

From writing your first meeting Language software to programming pix, this identify courses you thru the essentials.

What you are going to learn

  • Set up your Raspberry Pi 2 and find out about its hardware
  • Write simple courses in meeting Language to profit concerning the ARM architecture
  • Use C and C++ to engage with digital components
  • Find out in regards to the Python language and the way to exploit it to construct net applications
  • Interact with third-party microcontrollers
  • Experiment with photos and audio programming
  • Expand Raspberry Pi 2's garage mechanism by utilizing exterior devices
  • Discover Raspberry Pi 2's GPIO pins and the way to have interaction with them

About the Author

Andrew okay. Dennis is the executive companies software program improvement at Prometheus examine. Prometheus study is a number one supplier of built-in information administration for learn and is the house of HTSQL, an open resource navigational question language for RDBMS.

Andrew has a degree in computing, a BSc in software program engineering, and is at the moment learning for a moment BSc in artistic computing in his spare time.

He has over 12 years of expertise operating within the software program within the united kingdom, Canada, and the united states. This adventure contains e-learning courseware improvement, customized CMS and LMS improvement, SCORM consultancy, net improvement in quite a few languages, open resource software improvement, running a blog in regards to the integration of net applied sciences with electronics for domestic automation, and punching plenty of Cat5 cables.

His pursuits comprise internet improvement, e-learning, 3D printing, Linux, the Raspberry Pi and Arduino, open resource tasks, domestic automation and using net know-how during this sphere, novice electronics, domestic networking, and software program engineering.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to the Raspberry Pi's structure and Setup
  2. Programming on Raspbian
  3. Low-Level improvement with meeting Language
  4. Multithreaded purposes with C/C++
  5. Expanding on garage Options
  6. Low-Level photographs Programming
  7. Exploring the Raspberry Pi's GPIO Pins
  8. Exploring Sound with the Raspberry Pi 2
  9. Building an internet Server
  10. Integrating with Third-Party Microcontrollers
  11. Final Project

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Popular Science (January 2014)

This is often the main interesting time to be alive in heritage. Discovery and innovation are reshaping the realm round us, and renowned technology makes even the main advanced rules interesting and available. by way of taking an upbeat, solutions-oriented examine today's so much audacious technological know-how and innovative know-how, we forecast what the following day should be like. We bring the longer term now.

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Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery (2nd Edition) (Voices That Matter)

By Garr Reynolds

Best-selling writer and renowned speaker Garr Reynolds is again during this newly revised version of his vintage, best-selling book, Presentation Zen, during which he confirmed readers there's a larger strategy to achieve the viewers via simplicity and storytelling, and gave them the instruments to optimistically layout and convey profitable presentations.

In this new version, Garr offers his readers new, clean examples to attract idea from, with a complete new bankruptcy in case you current on extra technical and academic issues in response to thoughts utilized by many presenters who provide high-level talks at TED and different powerhouse occasions. even if the reader is in learn, know-how, company, or educationthis e-book will exhibit them tips to take what might appear like a truly dry presenation and reinvigorate the fabric in absolutely clean (and occasionally interactive!) ways in which will make it memorable and resonate with the audience.

Staying precise to the venture of the first), Garr combines sturdy ideas of layout with the tenets of Zen simplicity to assist readers alongside the trail to easier, more advantageous shows that would be favored, remembered, and better of all, acted upon.

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24/7 Innovation: A Blueprint for Surviving and Thriving in an Age of Change

By Stephen M. Shapiro

This article exhibits how, long ago, company methods were considered whatever static, as a sequence of directions laid down in manuals to be repeated the exact same means whenever. to ensure that the process-orientated association of the twenty first century to achieve success during this sector of swap, businesses have to movement into motion. This e-book exhibits that stronger strategies must comprise a integrated skill to thrive on swap. the most important to very good methods lies within the the power to inject continous innovation into the method layout. it's not adequate to inject innovation purely on the layout degree, which leaves the execution as mechanical. this article offers views and methods for assisting businesses compete in present day altering setting and pulls jointly the serious strategies of strategy development, e-commerce, and innovation right into a unmarried framework.

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HTML5 and CSS3 For Dummies

By David Karlins

Discover ways to create strong and specific web pages with HTML5 and CSS3

HTML5 and CSS3 have ushered in a completely new period in internet improvement and website design. This easy-to-understand full-color consultant provides the weather of layout and improvement as equivalent; as a result, either designers and builders will take advantage of studying easy methods to leverage the facility at the back of HTML5 and CSS3. The two-page spreads and priceless perception enable you use HTML5 and CSS3 in conjunction with a view to create web pages that own either strong functionality and gorgeous design.

Incorporates all of the trademark components of the For Dummies sequence writing variety - approachable, pleasant, trustworthy, and practical - to aid you in gaining a great origin of the basics
Fills the void for either builders and architects who're trying to merge the ability and serve as of HTML5 and CSS3
Features an internet site with code and templates
HTML5 and CSS3 For Dummies covers what you must comprehend to exploit HTML5 and CSS3, with no weighing you down in pointless information.

Author
David Karlins is an online fashion designer and the writer or coauthor of greater than forty books on photograph and interactive layout. His consumers comprise functionality venues, occasion promoters, and retail owners.

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Damn You, Autocorrect!: Awesomely Embarrassing Text Messages You Didn't Mean to Send

By Jillian Madison

Sh#@ Your cell Says

"Damn You, Autocorrect!"

If you personal an iPhone, BlackBerry, Droid, or any phone, there is a solid likelihood you have screamed that word out at least one time. In Damn You, Autocorrect!, pop-culture blogger Jillian Madison exhibits you're not alone.

Filled with submissions from readers of her well known site, this laugh-out-loud humorous ebook beneficial properties cringe-worthy exchanges with mom and dad, acquaintances, major others, and colleagues that include the most by chance hilarious--and mortifying--mistakes ever as a result of Autocorrect. inside of, you will find a husband who tells his spouse that he simply "laid" (paid) the babysitter, a dad who tells his daughter that he and her mother are going to "divorce" (Disney), and plenty of extra epic texting fails too raunchy to record here.

Whether you like know-how, texting humor, or taking a little bit little bit of excitement within the misfortune of others, Damn You, Autocorrect! will depart you giggling till you cry, and grateful that not anything this embarrassing has occurred to you. but.

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