Building Cross-Platform Desktop Applications with Electron by Muhammed Jasim

By Muhammed Jasim

Key Features

  • Build a fantastic beginning with Electron for a better improvement experience
  • Use sleek JavaScript frameworks and instruments in addition to Electron to take your computer functions to the subsequent level
  • Extend the performance of Electron via modules

Book Description

Though net purposes have gotten more and more renowned, computer apps are nonetheless vital. The Electron framework helps you to write cross-platform computing device functions utilizing JavaScript, HTML, and CSS, and this booklet will educate you ways to create your first computer program with Electron. it is going to consultant you on the right way to construct laptop functions that run on home windows, Mac, and Linux platforms.

You will commence your trip with an outline of Electron, after which circulate directly to discover a few of the levels of constructing an easy social media program. alongside the best way, you are going to how to use complicated Electron APIs, debug an Electron program, and make functionality advancements utilizing the Chrome developer instruments. You’ll additionally how one can package deal and distribute an software, and more.

By the tip of the e-book, it is possible for you to to construct an entire computer program utilizing Electron and net applied sciences. you have got an outstanding realizing of the typical demanding situations that laptop app builders face, and you’ll understand how to resolve them.

What you are going to learn

  • Explore numerous instruments and libraries to construct and debug an Electron application
  • Use well known JavaScript frameworks reminiscent of Angular and Typescript besides Electron to reinforce your app
  • Work with the laptop UI improvement for Electron utilizing Photon
  • Find out the way to use numerous Electron APIs like Clipboard, technique, Shell, photo, dossier, consultation, and Cookie
  • Integrate your program into assorted computer environments with Electron API
  • Cache your community assets utilizing carrier worker
  • Test the Electron software utilizing Mocha and Spectron
  • See tips to package deal and distribute an Electron application

About the Author

Muhammed Jasim has been interested in firm internet software initiatives for greater than eight years. He began his software program improvement profession operating with the Microsoft .NET platform and is presently operating as a whole stack developer for JavaScript purposes. all through his occupation, he has built many tasks utilizing a variety of applied sciences and frameworks in either .NET and Node.js structures. at present, he's operating for a Dubai-based airline corporation and is targeted at the full-stack JavaScript software development.

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Google Apps Script for Beginners by Serge Gabet

By Serge Gabet

Customize Google Apps utilizing Apps Script and discover its strong features

About This Book

  • Quickly increase interesting Google scripts utilizing JavaScript
  • Effortlessly deal with your internet purposes and person interfaces
  • Build your personal functions gradually with the aid of genuine international examples and scenarios

Who This e-book Is For

If you're an program developer with out wisdom of App Script, and want to discover ways to construct apps utilizing Google Apps script from scratch, then this e-book is for you. uncomplicated JavaScript wisdom is required.

What you are going to Learn

  • Get conversant in the instruments you have got at hand
  • Exchange and converse details among Google services
  • Build a personal site utilizing your inner most files
  • Construct an online app that actually is helping you at work
  • Solve universal concerns whilst utilizing shared documents
  • Embed scripts and textual content files in Google sites
  • Know the place to discover the data it is very important pass further

In Detail

Google Apps Script is a JavaScript-based programming language that works at the cloud and is a hundred% loose to exploit. It offers the entire instruments priceless for Google providers to paintings. clients can simply move any facts from one carrier to a different, keep their vital e-mails as documents, shop and percentage records with anyone, or even construct their very own site. it is a good way of permitting individuals with minimum technical wisdom to create nice options for his or her company.

This booklet is a realistic hands-on consultant that's offered and defined with operating examples that will help you start with Google Apps Script. you are going to create customized features on your spreadsheets, layout your personal kinds, filter out your emails, and post internet purposes so that you can use each day.

You are going to join an excellent trip from uncomplicated spreadsheet performance and customization to completely computerized workflows; all of this virtually seamlessly and with no complications.

On your method, you'll clear out your e-mails, create your types, calculate every type of parameters, and manage to proportion absolutely anything that may be shared; all of this with the ability of Google Apps Script at your fingertips. you'll learn how to embed scripts and textual content records in Google websites, and also will be taken via standalone purposes and consumer interfaces. The ebook ends with a few suggestions and tips to extend your knowledge.

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Sams Teach Yourself JavaScript in 24 Hours by Phil Ballard,Michael Moncur

By Phil Ballard,Michael Moncur

Learn JavaScript in 24 Hours

Covers JavaScript 1.8+, Ajax and jQuery

In simply 24 classes of 1 hour or much less, you could create dynamic, interactive web content with the preferred and ubiquitous JavaScript net programming language.

Using an easy, step by step procedure, each one lesson during this publication essentially and punctiliously walks you thru uncomplicated techniques and strategies, and is helping you study the necessities of JavaScript programming from the floor up.

Learn how to…

  • Use JavaScript to construct dynamic, interactive net pages
  • Debug scripts
  • Create scripts that paintings in all browsers
  • Work with HTML5 and CSS3
  • Leverage the preferred jQuery library
  • Control CSS with uncomplicated JavaScripts
  • Add Ajax results on your net pages
  • Script animations and music

Step-by-step instructions rigorously stroll you thru the commonest JavaScript programming tasks

Quizzes at finish of each bankruptcy assist you construct and attempt your knowledge

Interactive on-line exercises allow you to perform what you study on the Codecademy site with out downloads or deploy needed

Sams Publishing has teamed up with Codecademy — the net position the place somebody can examine and educate coding — to supply readers of Sams educate Yoruself JavaScript in 24 Hours with an particular zone at the Codecademy site the place you could complement what you will have discovered during this e-book with a few enjoyable, absolutely interactive workouts and tasks. After studying a lesson within the e-book you could roll up your sleeves and get a few hands-on coding event at

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Learning Underscore.js by Alex Pop

By Alex Pop

Explore the Underscore.js library by way of instance utilizing a test-driven improvement approach

About This Book

  • Understand and discover ways to practice sensible programming ideas utilizing the integrated capabilities of Underscore.js
  • Leverage and reuse Underscore.js-based code to create code that ambitions purchaser, server, or database contexts
  • Take Underscore.js extra by way of reusing code among shopper and server and via studying approximately different heavily comparable libraries

Who This booklet Is For

If you're a developer with basic JavaScript wisdom and need to take advantage of glossy JavaScript libraries to increase your sensible programming talents, then Underscore.js is a vital library you have to be time-honored with.

What you are going to Learn

  • Reference and speak to Underscore.js features utilizing a contemporary JavaScript improvement workflow
  • Apply Underscore.js to JavaScript arrays, items, and functions
  • Take good thing about object-oriented or useful programming ideas with Underscore.js
  • Leverage Underscore.js to create code that objectives patron, server, or database contexts
  • Extend Underscore.js performance with different heavily similar libraries
  • Reuse Underscore.js-based code among customer and server applications
  • Prepare for the approaching JavaScript typical ECMAScript 6 and help older browsers

In Detail

Underscore.js is likely one of the most well liked sleek JavaScript libraries used for practical programming. it may be used as a base for development complicated JavaScript functions in a sustainable demeanour and for construction different JavaScript libraries. It embraces sensible programming rules yet isn't really opinionated and will be used with critical, object-oriented, useful, or different programming styles.

This booklet explores easy methods to use Underscore.js to strength your code and comprehend smooth JavaScript improvement thoughts whereas utilising a light-weight and effective workflow to construct applications.

The booklet starts off with an incremental Underscore.js creation by means of exploring key JavaScript techniques. you are going to then discover the fundamental gains of Underscore.js in motion and identify a light-weight improvement workflow that permits the supplied examples to be guided by way of checks. The booklet then covers the performance of Underscore.js with in-depth examples and reasons for figuring out and utilizing the Underscore.js API. you are going to additionally how one can use Underscore.js as a base on your personal modules and libraries inside an object-oriented or useful programming type, and may have the capacity to discover Underscore.js use situations in numerous environments.

Eventually, you will know about libraries which are heavily comparable with Underscore.js, the way to proportion code among consumer and server, and the way to organize for the impending JavaScript commonplace ECMAScript 6.

Style and approach

This ebook takes an example-driven method of describing a few of the crucial JavaScript options and practices which are invaluable for development sustainable applications.

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Information Architecture: For the Web and Beyond by Louis Rosenfeld,Peter Morville,Jorge Arango

By Louis Rosenfeld,Peter Morville,Jorge Arango

Information structure (IA) is much extra challenging—and necessary—than ever. With the glut of knowledge to be had at the present time, whatever your company desires to proportion could be effortless to discover, navigate, and comprehend. however the event you supply needs to be established and coherent throughout a number of interplay channels, from the internet to smartphones, smartwatches, and beyond.

To advisor you thru this extensive environment, this renowned guide—now in its fourth edition—provides crucial techniques, tools, and strategies for electronic layout that experience withstood the try out of time. UX designers, product managers, builders, and a person excited by electronic layout will create semantic buildings that would aid humans interact together with your message.

This ebook includes:

  • An evaluate of IA and the issues it solves for growing powerful electronic items and services
  • A deep dive into IA parts, together with association, labeling, navigation, seek, and metadata
  • Processes and techniques that take you from study to process, layout, and IA implementation

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Head First HTML5 Programming: Building Web Apps with by Eric Freeman,Elisabeth Robson

By Eric Freeman,Elisabeth Robson

HTML has been on a wild trip. yes, HTML begun as an insignificant markup language, yet extra lately HTML’s wear a few significant muscle. Now we’ve obtained a language tuned for construction net functions with net garage, second drawing, offline aid, sockets and threads, and extra. And to talk this language you’ve received to head past HTML5 markup and into the realm of the DOM, occasions, and JavaScript APIs.

Now you most likely already be aware of all approximately HTML markup (otherwise referred to as constitution) and also you understand all aboutCSS variety (presentation), yet what you’ve been lacking is JavaScript (behavior). If all you recognize approximately are constitution and presentation, you could create a few nice having a look pages, yet they’re nonetheless simply pages. in the event you upload habit with JavaScript, you could create an interactive adventure; even higher, you could create complete blown net applications.

Head First HTML5 Programming is your final travel advisor to making internet functions with HTML5 and JavaScript, and we provide you with every thing you want to understand to construct them, together with: tips to upload interactivity for your pages, easy methods to speak with the realm of internet providers, and the way to exploit the nice new APIs being constructed for HTML5.

Here are only many of the issues you’ll research in Head First HTML5 Programing:

  • Learn tips to make your pages actually interactive by utilizing the facility of the DOM.
  • Finally know how JavaScript works and take your self from amateur to well-informed in precisely a couple of chapters.
  • Learn how JavaScript APIs healthy into the HTML5 surroundings, and the way to take advantage of any API on your internet pages.
  • Use the Geolocation API to understand the place your clients are.
  • Bring out your internal artist with Canvas, HTML5’s new second drawing surface.
  • Go past simply plugging a video into your pages, and create customized video experiences.
  • Learn the key to grabbing 5 megabytes of garage in each user’s browser.
  • Improve your page’s responsiveness and function with net workers.
  • And a lot more.

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MooTools 1.3 Cookbook by Jay Larry G. Johnston

By Jay Larry G. Johnston

it is a cookbook choked with recipes with the fundamental code defined sincerely and comprehensively. The recipes are equipped so good that you'll have no difficulties in utilizing this cookbook as a reference too. clients of all ability degrees will locate this publication necessary. complex clients will extend their wisdom of MooTools interplay, intermediate clients will delve into new suggestions of utilization. amateur clients will locate they're rigorously taken via each one part of data essential to quickly develop into intermediate users.

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Instant Apache Wicket 6 by Felipe Fedel Pinto,Joao Savio Ceregatti Longo

By Felipe Fedel Pinto,Joao Savio Ceregatti Longo

In Detail

Wicket is a component-based Java net framework. In Wicket, the server facet nation is instantly controlled because it is linked to parts. With right mark-up/logic separation, a POJO information version, and a fresh loss of XML, Apache Wicket makes constructing web-apps uncomplicated and relaxing. There aren't any configuration records to profit in Wicket because it has strong and reusable elements written with undeniable Java and HTML. speedy Apache Wicket 6 will take you thru the full technique of development internet program utilizing the Wicket body work.

Instant Apache Wicket 6 goals to introduce the reader to Apache Wicket, an grand Java framework. when you end this publication, you'll be able to constructing Wicket purposes, utilizing the information obtained within the e-book to discover extra of the expertise, or even give a contribution to Wicket’s community.

Instant Apache Wicket 6 begins via explaining what Apache Wicket is and its merits, after which is going directly to convey the right way to manage the Wicket atmosphere and the way to construct a “hello international” and a sign-in/sign-out software. once you study the Wicket center strategies and practice them to the sign-in/sign-out app, you are going to use Maven in Eclipse to construct Wicket purposes. you are going to study vital suggestions like lifecycle (objects and requests), versions (Model, PropertyModel, and CompoundPropertyModel), markup (wicket:id, wicket:panel, wicket:extend, and wicket:child), and behaviors.


Get to grips with a brand new expertise, comprehend what it's and what it will probably do for you, after which get to paintings with crucial good points and initiatives. This Starter kind advisor takes the reader in the course of the easy workflow of Apache Wicket in a pragmatic and pleasant style.

Who this booklet is for

Instant Apache Wicket 6 is for those that are looking to study the fundamentals of Apache Wicket 6 and who have already got a few event with Java and object-oriented programming. easy wisdom of net strategies like HTTP and Ajax can be an additional advantage.

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Mastering TypeScript - Second Edition by Nathan Rozentals

By Nathan Rozentals

Build enterprise-ready, industrial-strength net functions utilizing TypeScript and prime JavaScript frameworks

About This Book

  • Start with the fundamentals, then improve your wisdom with in-depth discussions on language beneficial properties, third-party libraries, layout styles and more
  • Practical examples that convey how one can use TypeScript with well known frameworks, together with spine, Angular 2, React, Aurelia, Node and others
  • Focus on test-driven improvement to construct prime quality functions which are modular, scalable and adaptable

Who This publication Is For

Whether you're a JavaScript developer aiming to profit TypeScript, or an skilled TypeScript developer, this publication will take your abilities to the following point. From simple to complicated language constructs, test-driven improvement, object-oriented options and average layout styles, you are going to how one can get the main out of the TypeScript language.

What you'll Learn

  • Gain an perception into middle and complicated TypeScript language features
  • Integrate your present JavaScript libraries and third-party frameworks via writing and utilizing assertion files
  • Target renowned JavaScript frameworks akin to jQuery, spine, Angular, Aurelia, React, Node, and Express
  • Create vast try suites to your program with Jasmine, Protactor, and Selenium
  • Organize your program code utilizing modules, AMD loaders, Require and SystemJs
  • Explore complicated object-oriented layout rules, together with Dependency Injection
  • Understand and examine a number of the MVC implementations in Aurelia, Angular, React and Backbone
  • Build a whole single-page internet software that comes with CSS animations to reinforce your clients' searching experience

In Detail

The TypeScript language, compiler, and opensource improvement toolset brings JavaScript improvement as much as the firm point. It permits us to take advantage of ES5, ES6, and ES7 JavaScript language beneficial properties this day, together with sessions, interfaces, generics, modules, and extra. Its easy typing syntax permits development huge, powerful purposes utilizing object-oriented recommendations and common layout principles.

Packed with sensible, real-world examples, this e-book is a consultant to bringing some great benefits of strongly typed, object-oriented programming and layout ideas into the JavaScript improvement area. beginning with middle language beneficial properties, and dealing via extra complex issues reminiscent of generics and asynchronous programming concepts, you'll how you can achieve greatest make the most of your JavaScript improvement with TypeScript. With a robust specialise in test-driven improvement, and assurance of many renowned and in-demand JavaScript frameworks, you could fast-track your TypeScript wisdom to a pro point. by way of the tip of this booklet, it is possible for you to to optimistically construct TypeScript purposes, even if you're focusing on Angular, Aurelia, React, spine, Node, or the other JavaScript framework.

Style and approach

With beneficiant doses of small, effortless to keep on with code samples, this hands-on advisor builds up your TypeScript wisdom incrementally. beginning with entry-level recommendations, and relocating in the direction of intermediate after which complicated suggestions, this e-book offers sensible examples of real-world recommendations to construct strong, testable, adaptable and enterprise-ready JavaScript applications.

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Beginning JavaScript with DOM Scripting and Ajax: Second by Russ Ferguson,Christian Heilmann

By Russ Ferguson,Christian Heilmann

Beginning JavaScript with DOM Scripting and Ajax is a necessary source for contemporary JavaScript programming. This thoroughly up-to-date moment variation covers every thing you must be aware of to get up-to-speed with JavaScript improvement and upload dynamic improvements to websites, correct from the fundamentals. in addition to concentrating on client-side JavaScript, additionally, you will methods to paintings with the Browser item version, the rfile item version (DOM), the best way to use XML and JSON in addition to converse with provider aspect scripts similar to Hypertext Preprocessor. learn how to:

  • Construct reliable JavaScript syntax following sleek coding practices
  • Use JavaScript to speak with the server and retrieve facts
  • Dynamically control markup, validate types and care for photos
  • Debug purposes utilizing beneficial properties contained in the browser

JavaScript is among the most vital applied sciences on the net. It presents the potential so as to add dynamic performance on your web content and serves because the spine of Ajax-style internet improvement. Beginning JavaScript with DOM Scripting and Ajax will take you from being a JavaScript beginner to paintings freely with this significant know-how - commence your JavaScript trip today! 

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