Jump Start Rails provides you with a fun and yet practical introduction to Rails, an incredibly popular framework that makes it possible to quickly develop incredibly powerful web applications with Ruby. This short book covers Rails 4, the latest version of the framework, and while it's not intended to be a completely comprehensive Rails guide or an in-depth Ruby tutorial, it will quickly get you up to speed with Rails and give you the confidence to start experimenting on your own.
The book is built around a real-life example project: a personal portfolio site. It's a fun and easily understandable project that is used to demonstrate the concepts outlined in the book in a practical way.
This is a clear, approachable and very easy-to-follow book that will get you to to speed with Rails in no time.
Dedicated Digital Processors: Methods in Hardware/Software Co-Design
This book is intended as an introduction to the design of digital processors that are dedicated to
performing a particular task. It presents a number of general methods and also covers general
purpose architectures such as programmable processors and configurable logic. In fact, the
dedicated digital system might be based on a standard...
Now You See It, Now You Don't!: Lessons in Sleight of Hand
A new and simple learn-by-picture method that makes it easy for anyone aged twelve and up to perform all the classic sleights just as they are done by the world's greatest professional magicians. Long-time magician Bill Tarr has teamed up with Barry Ross, an illustrator famous for his instructional sports diagrams, for easy-to-follow,...
iPhone Design Award-Winning Projects (The Definitive Guide)
This book profiles developers who have received the prestigious Apple Design Award for iPhone app excellence. You’ll learn all about what makes these apps truly standout, including explanations of great user interface design and implementation, as well as the code under the hood that makes these the most responsive, intuitive, useful, and...
Organizational Communication: Approaches and Processes
ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION: APPROACHES AND PROCESSES presents organizational communication from both a communication and managerial perspective. Professor Miller's clear writing style and consistent use of examples and case studies result in a text that you'll find easy to understand....
HF Filter Design and Computer Simulation
A book for engineers who design and build filters of all types, including lumped element, coaxial, helical, dielectric resonator, stripline and microstrip types. A thorough review of classic and modern filter design techniques, containing extensive practical design information of passband characteristics, topologies and transformations,...
Web development that is more "Pythonic" than just Python
This book is intended...