Sass and Compass for Designers

Sass and Compass for Designers

The CSS preprocessor, Sass, is becoming the de-facto standard for producing cross-browser CSS more maintainable and with more ease. It supercharges CSS with features that make previously difficult and time-consuming tasks trivial. This book concentrates on distilling the techniques in a straightforward manner making it accessible to all,…

CSS Quick Syntax Reference

CSS Quick Syntax ReferenceCSS Quick Syntax Reference

The CSS Quick Syntax Reference is a 150-page syntax reference to the Cascading Style Sheet specification and style sheet language. It presents the essentials of CSS in a well-organized format that can be used as a handy reference. You won’t find any technical jargon, bloated samples, drawn out…

Less Web Development Essentials

Less Web Development Essentials

Less is a CSS preprocessor that essentially improves the functionality of simple CSS with the addition of several features. The book begins by teaching you how Less facilitates the process of web development. You will quickly then move on to actually creating your first layout using Less and…

The Book of CSS3, 2nd Edition

The Book of CSS3, 2nd Edition

CSS3 is the technology behind most of the eye-catching visuals on the Web. But the docs can be dry, murky, and full of dastardly caveats for inconsistent browser implementations. This completely updated second edition of the best-selling Book of CSS3 distills the dense technical language of the CSS3…

Oracle RMAN Database Duplication

Oracle RMAN Database Duplication

RMAN is Oracle’s flagship backup and recovery tool, but did you know it’s also an effective database duplication tool? Oracle RMAN Database Duplication is a deep dive into RMAN’s duplication feature set, showing how RMAN can make it so much easier for you as a database administrator to…

Stripes by Example

Stripes by Example

In this 100-page book, you will find that Stripes provides a very simple learning path, where you do not need to understand the entire framework in order to use it. The concept of this book is exactly that – to get you using the framework and writing code…

Data Mining: The Textbook

Data Mining: The Textbook

This textbook explores the different aspects of data mining from the fundamentals to the complex data types and their applications, capturing the wide diversity of problem domains for data mining issues. It goes beyond the traditional focus on data mining problems to introduce advanced data types such as…

Learning Pandas

Learning Pandas

If you are a Python programmer who wants to get started with performing data analysis using pandas and Python, this is the book for you. Some experience with statistical analysis would be helpful but is not mandatory. This learner’s guide will help you understand how to use the…

Mastering iOS Frameworks

Mastering iOS Frameworks, 2nd Edition

Apple’s iOS SDK provides an amazingly powerful collection of frameworks. But it has been difficult to find detailed and useful knowledge about them–until now. With this book’s practical insights and tested code, you can use Apple’s frameworks to create apps that are more innovative and usable…faster and more…

The Game Believes in You

The Game Believes in You

What if schools, from the wealthiest suburban nursery school to the grittiest urban high school, thrummed with the sounds of deep immersion? More and more people believe that can happen – with the aid of video games. Greg Toppo’s The Game Believes in You presents the story of…