StartWithXML: Making the Case for Applying XML to a Publishing Workflow: Mike Shatzkin
StartWithXML: Making the Case for Applying XML to a Publishing Workflow: Mike Shatzkin
Discover the RESTful technologies, including REST, JSON, XML, JAX-RS web services, SOAP and more, for building today´s microservices, big data applications, and web service applications. This book is based on a course the Oracle-based author is teaching for UC Santa Cruz Silicon Valley which covers architecture, design best practices and coding labs. Pro RESTful APIs: Design gives you all the fundamentals from the top down: from the top (architecture) through the middle (design) to the bottom (coding). This book is a must have for any microservices or web services developer building applications and services. What You´ll Learn Discover the key RESTful APIs, including REST, JSON, XML, JAX, SOAP and more Use these for web services and data exchange, especially in today´s big data context Harness XML, JSON, REST, and JAX-RS in examples and case studies Apply best practices to your solutions´ architecture Who This Book Is For Experienced web programmers and developers.
ActionScript 3.0, the latest version of the Flash Platform´s scripting language, offers many new and powerful features. ActionScript is now a full-fledged programming language, with complete object-oriented capabilities, improved event handling, sound and video support, drawing capabilities, support for regular expressions, and much more. Whether you are a Flash designer wishing to add to your skill set or an experienced ActionScript developer who wants to get up to speed with the latest version, you´ll find all you need to know in Foundation ActionScript 3.0 for Flash and Flex. Starting with the fundamentals, you´ll learn how to add interactivity to your Flash movies by using ActionScript objects, manipulating sound and video, and harnessing the power of regular expressions and XML. The book concludes with two case studies to consolidate what you´ve learned and introduce some additional advanced techniques. You´ll gain a solid understanding of the new and exciting world of ActionScript 3.0 and see how everything fits together to form complete applications, so you´ll be able to build your own professional sites. The sensible layout of the book makes it easy to find information about specific techniques. It focuses on the essential skills that will enable you to get up and running quick. With this book as your guide, you´ll be creating killer Flash applications before you know it.
A hands on guide to web scraping and text mining for both beginners and experienced users of R * Introduces fundamental concepts of the main architecture of the web and databases and covers HTTP, HTML, XML, JSON, SQL. * Provides basic techniques to query web documents and data sets (XPath and regular expressions). * An extensive set of exercises are presented to guide the reader through each technique. * Explores both supervised and unsupervised techniques as well as advanced techniques such as data scraping and text management. * Case studies are featured throughout along with examples for each technique presented. * R code and solutions to exercises featured in the book are provided on a supporting website.
Combining coverage of XSLT 2.0 and XPath 2.0 into one book, this authoritative reference provides equal weight to the powerful new features of XSLT 2.0 and XPath 2.0 and the established capabilities of the 1.0 versions. Author Michael Kay has created his own implementation of XSLT 2.0 (Saxon), and he puts his unique knowledge to work in this detailed reference to the elements of the XSLT 2.0 language and the fundamentals of XPath, complete with syntax, practical usage advice, and examples. The book begins by teaching the essential concepts behind the language, knowledge you need if you are going to write good code rather than just working code. You will discover how XSLT and XPath differ from other languages, and how you use them to create effective web-based applications. The central chapters provide meticulous coverage of the language features of XSLT 2.0 and XPath 2.0. You will return to this reference whenever you encounter new programming challenges. You finish with detailed case studies highlighting real applications to give you insights you would otherwise gain only from months of practical experience. What you will learn from this book * All the XSLT elements you can use in a stylesheet and the detailed rules for the syntax and semantics of each * How Path expressions enable you to navigate around the structure of an XML document * How you can improve your stylesheets by taking advantage of the XML Schema definitions of input and output documents * How to take advantage of vendor extensions without losing portability * Techniques for taking advantage of XSLT to write real applications Who this book is for This book is for experienced programmers who are looking to become proficient with XSLT 2.0. Previous experience with XSLT or XPath is not necessary. However, a working knowledge of XML, HTML, and web architecture is beneficial. Wrox Programmer´s References are designed to give the experienced developer straight facts on a new technology, without hype or unnecessary explanations. They deliver hard information with plenty of practical examples to help you apply new tools to your development projects today.
While the REST design philosophy has captured the imagination of web and enterprise developers alike, using this approach to develop real web services is no picnic. This cookbook includes more than 100 recipes to help you take advantage of REST, HTTP, and the infrastructure of the Web. You´ll learn ways to design RESTful web services for client and server applications that meet performance, scalability, reliability, and security goals, no matter what programming language and development framework you use. Each recipe includes one or two problem statements, with easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions for solving them, as well as examples using HTTP requests and responses, and XML, JSON, and Atom snippets. You´ll also get implementation guidelines, and a discussion of the pros, cons, and trade-offs that come with each solution. * Learn how to design resources to meet various application scenarios * Successfully design representations and URIs * Implement the hypertext constraint using links and link headers * Understand when and how to use Atom and AtomPub * Know what and what not to do to support caching * Learn how to implement concurrency control * Deal with advanced use cases involving copying, merging, transactions, batch processing, and partial updates * Secure web services and support OAuth
This is the eBook version of the printed book. The print version of this title comes with a disc of companion content. As an eBook reader, you have access to these files. See the instruction in back pages of your eBook or by following the steps outlined below. ´´As Excel applications become more complex and the Windows development platform more powerful, Excel developers need books like this to help them evolve their solutions to the next level of sophistication. Professional Excel Development is a book for developers who want to build powerful, state-of-the-art Excel applications using the latest Microsoft technologies.´´ -Gabhan Berry, Program Manager, Excel Programmability, Microsoft ´´The first edition of Professional Excel Development is my most-consulted and most-recommended book on Office development. The second edition expands both the depth and range. It shines because it takes every issue one step further than you expect. The book relies on the authors´ current, real-world experience to cover not only how a feature works, but also the practical implications of using it in professional work.´´ -Shauna Kelly, Director, Thendara Green ´´This book illustrates techniques that will result in well-designed, robust, and maintainable Excel-based applications. The authors´ advice comes from decades of solid experience of designing and building applications. The practicality of the methods is well illustrated by the example timesheet application that is developed step-by-step through the book. Every serious Excel developer should read this and learn from it. I did.´´ - Bill Manville, Application Developer, Bill Manville Associates The Start-to-Finish Guide to Building State-of-the-Art Solutions with Excel 2007 In this book, four world-class Microsoft® Excel developers offer start-to-finish guidance for building powerful, robust, and secure applications with Excel. The authors-three of whom have been honored by Microsoft as Excel Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs)-show how to consistently make the right design decisions and make the most of Excel´s most powerful new features. Using their techniques,you can reduce development costs, time to market, and hassle-and build more effective, successful solutions. Fully updated for Excel 2007, this book starts where other books on Excel programming leave off. Through a hands-on case study project, you´ll discover best practices for planning, architecting, and building Excel applications that are robust, secure, easy to maintain, and highly usable. If you´re a working developer, no other book on Excel programming offers you this much depth, insight, or value. • Design worksheets that will be more useful and reliable • Leverage built-in and application-specific add-ins • Construct applications that behave like independent Windows programs • Make the most of the new Ribbon user interface • Create cross-version applications that work with legacy versions of Excel • Utilize XML within Excel applications • Understand and use Windows API calls • Master VBA error handling, debugging, and performance optimization • Develop applications based on data stored in Access, SQL Server, and other databases • Build powerful visualization solutions with Excel charting engine • Learn how to work with VB.NET and leverage its IDE • Automate Microsoft Excel with VB.NET • Create managed COM add-ins for Microsoft Excel with VB.NET • Develop Excel solutions with Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO) • Integrate Excel with Web Services • Deploy applications more securely and efficiently How to access the companion content: 1. On your PC or MAC, open a web browser and go to this URL: www.informit.com/title/9780321508799 Navigate to the Downloads tab and click on the ´´CD Contents´´ link. 2. Download the ZIP file (or files) from the web site to your hard drive. 3. Unzip the files and follow the directions for use in the READ ME included in the download.
Welcome to Hollywood! Follow the saga of the Acme Pictures movie studio as it exchanges information with its vendor and its primary customer to put low-budget sci-fi movies on shelves. This entertaining case study showcases the requirements, standards, and capabilities for building an SAP EDI system and optimizing electronic information exchange via IDocs. From configuring IDocs, to generating purchase orders and goods receipts, to processing invoices, this script teaches you how to make your EDI system a star. 1. Cross-Industry Standard See what makes IDocs in SAP and EDI the heart, bones, arteries, and brains of modern businesses and government organizations. 2. The Full Picture Build the EDI system step by step, from generating the purchase order, to building outbound order confirmation, to processing the inbound payment advice using IDocs. 3. Custom IDocs Using ABAP, ALE, and XML, explore custom utilities that extend standard SAP functionality. 4. Test Your System Learn how to achieve success and diagnose failure by using monitoring tools to troubleshoot. 5. Updated and Expanded In this second edition, find new custom tools and utilities, a renewed focus on the business context, and new interfaces from the purchasing cycle. Highlights include: Business process integration IDoc architecture and configuration Custom IDocs and extensions Mapping specifications Message control Customer purchase orders Replication services Inbound goods receipts and invoices Outbound advance shipments and invoices Custom IDoc tools EDI and IDocs troubleshooting and recovery