Professional WordPress Plugin Development

Taking WordPress to the next level with advanced plugin development

WordPress is used to create self-hosted blogs and sites, and it’s fast becoming the most popular content management system (CMS) on the Web. Now you can extend it for personal, corporate and enterprise use with advanced plugins and this professional development guide.  Learn how to create plugins using the WordPress plugin API: utilize hooks, store custom settings, craft translation files, secure your plugins, set custom user roles, integrate widgets, work with JavaScript and AJAX, , create custom post types. You’ll find a practical, solutions-based approach, lots of helpful examples, and plenty of code you can incorporate!

  • Shows you how to develop advanced plugins for the most popular CMS platform today, WordPress
  • Covers plugin fundamentals, how to create and customize hooks, internationalizing your site with translation files, securing plugins, how to create customer users,

Price:$44.99

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Mobile Design and Development: Practical Concepts and Techniques for Creating Mobile Sites and Web Apps (Animal Guide)

Mobile devices outnumber desktop and laptop computers three to one worldwide, yet little information is available for designing and developing mobile applications. Mobile Design and Development fills that void with practical guidelines, standards, techniques, and best practices for building mobile products from start to finish. With this book, you’ll learn basic design and development principles for all mobile devices and platforms. You’ll also explore the more advanced capabilities of the mobile web, including markup, advanced styling techniques, and mobile Ajax.

If you’re a web designer, web developer, information architect, product manager, usability professional, content publisher, or an entrepreneur new to the mobile web, Mobile Design and Development provides you with the knowledge you need to work with this rapidly developing technology. Mobile Design and Development will help you:

  • Understand how the mobile ecosystem works

Price:$34.99

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Designing Web Interfaces: Principles and Patterns for Rich Interactions [Paperback]

Designing Web Interfaces: Principles and Patterns for Rich Interactions

With the recent advent of Ajax and the resurgence of Flash for developing web sites and applications, new patterns of interaction have emerged on the Web. In this book, Bill Scott provides insight on how to best take advantage of the power of these technologies for designing a great user experience through a series of best practices, summarized as eight key principles. Each principle and its nuances are illustrated in detail with real world examples and counter-examples from both inside and outside Yahoo! The design principles provide the rationale for how to apply a pattern. Design patterns provide a solution in context. The eight design principles are introduced as a set of principles focused on rich interaction, feedback and user data models. Benefits to reader: 1. Take-away the key principles for creating a rich experience on the web 2. Build a vocabulary around common patterns of interaction for a common language between engineering & design 3. Have numerous real- (more…)

Designing Web Interfaces: Principles and Patterns for Rich Interactions (Paperback)

Designing Web Interfaces: Principles and Patterns for Rich Interactions

With the recent advent of Ajax and the resurgence of Flash for developing web sites and applications, new patterns of interaction have emerged on the Web. In this book, Bill Scott provides insight on how to best take advantage of the power of these technologies for designing a great user experience through a series of best practices, summarized as eight key principles. Each principle and its nuances are illustrated in detail with real world examples and counter-examples from both inside and outside Yahoo! The design principles provide the rationale for how to apply a pattern. Design patterns provide a solution in context. The eight design principles are introduced as a set of principles focused on rich interaction, feedback (more…)