The Definitive Guide to Drupal 7

By Benjamin Melancon, Bojhan Somers, Stephane Corlosquet, Roy Scholten, Mike Gifford

The Definitive consultant to Drupal 7 is the main finished publication for construction sites utilizing the strong and extensible Drupal content material administration framework.

Written through lively neighborhood individuals and members (some of the "brightest and so much cutting edge minds within the Drupal community," to cite Angela Byron, Drupal 7 maintainer), the Definitive advisor to Drupal 7 covers the fundamentals then fast advances to in-depth exploration of the performance and instruments that make Drupal so strong for construction internet functions. simply as very important, this publication offers the reader with a consultant to engaging within the Drupal group: a global, devoted, quickly becoming neighborhood of themers, builders, and open resource advocates who write the modules, attempt the code, and paintings without end to make Drupal nice. the discharge of Drupal 7, with its dramatic advancements in usability and approach structure, will take Drupal to a brand new point of recognition, and this ebook may also help provide the beginning and scaffolding to develop with Drupal.

With The Definitive consultant to Drupal 7, it is possible for you to to:

  • Plan and construct a whole Drupal web site with center alone.
  • Extend Drupal's performance by means of making a choice on from hundreds of thousands of modules.
  • Make your Drupal web site seem like something you will want with theming and jQuery.
  • Extend Drupal by way of coding your individual modules.
  • Install Drupal in lots of environments.
  • Use crucial instruments equivalent to Drush and Git to make your existence easier.
  • Contribute to the Drupal neighborhood as an organizer or a coder.

Who this booklet is for somebody who's enthusiastic about convalescing at Drupal.
desk of Contents

  1. Building a Drupal 7 Site
  2. Essential instruments: Drush and Git 
  3. Building Dynamic Pages utilizing perspectives
  4. There's a Module for That
  5. Creating group sites with natural teams
  6. Security in Drupal
  7. Updating Drupal
  8. Extending Your web site
  9. Drupal Community: Getting aid and becoming concerned 
  10. Planning and dealing with a Drupal venture
  11. Documenting for finish clients and the construction workforce
  12. Development atmosphere
  13. Putting a web site on-line and Deploying New beneficial properties 
  14. Developing from a Human approach
  15. Theming
  16. Advanced Theming
  17. jQuery
  18. Introduction to Module improvement
  19. Using Drupal's APIs in a Module
  20. Refining Your Module
  21. Porting Modules to Drupal 7
  22. Writing Project-Specific Code
  23. Introduction to practical checking out with Simpletest
  24. Writing an immense Module
  25. Drupal trade
  26. Drush
  27. Scaling Drupal
  28. Spice Your content material Up with Tasty Semantics
  29. The Menu method and the trail Into Drupal
  30. Under the Hood: within Drupal whilst It Displays a web page
  31. Search and Apache Solr Integration
  32. User adventure
  33. Completing a domain: the opposite ninety%
  34. Drupal Distributions and install Profiles
  35. Drupal's Story: A Chain of Many unforeseen occasions
  36. Now you are in enterprise: creating a Living with Drupal
  37. Maintaining a venture
  38. Contributing to the neighborhood
  39. Appendix A: Updating a Drupal web site from 6 to 7
  40. Appendix B: Profiling Drupal and Optimizing functionality
  41. Appendix C: web page Rendering and changing 
  42. Appendix D: visible layout in Drupal
  43. Appendix E: Accessibility
  44. Appendix F: home windows improvement setting
  45. Appendix G: fitting Drupal on Ubuntu
  46. Appendix H: Mac OS X install
  47. Appendix I: Setting Up a Drupal surroundings with the Acquia Dev Desktop


  1. Benjamin Melançon
  2. Jacine Luisi
  3. Károly Négyesi
  4. Greg Anderson
  5. Bojhan Somers
  6. Stéphane Corlosquet
  7. Stefan Freudenberg
  8. Michelle Lauer
  9. Ed Carlevale
  10. Florian Lorétan
  11. Dani Nordin
  12. Ryan Szrama
  13. Susan Stewart
  14. Jake Strawn
  15. Brian Travis
  16. Dan Hakimzadeh
  17. Amye Scavarda
  18. Albert Albala
  19. Allie Micka
  20. Robert Douglass
  21. Robin Monks
  22. Roy Scholten
  23. Peter Wolanin
  24. Kay VanValkenburgh
  25. Greg Stout
  26. Kasey Qynn Dolin
  27. Forest Mars
  28. Sam Boyer
  29. Mike Gifford
  30. Claudina Sarahe
  31. George Cassie
  32. Mike Ryan
  33. Dmitri Gaskin

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Data Structures and Abstractions with Java (4th Edition)

Data constructions and Abstractions with Java is appropriate for one- or two-semester classes in info buildings (CS-2) within the departments of computing device technology, computing device Engineering, company, and administration details structures. This publication is additionally invaluable for programmers and software program engineers drawn to studying extra approximately facts buildings and abstractions.


This is the main student-friendly information buildings textual content to be had that introduces ADTs in person, short chapters — every one with pedagogical instruments to aid scholars grasp every one concept. Using the most recent gains of Java, this detailed object-oriented presentation makes a transparent contrast among specification and implementation to simplify studying, whereas supplying greatest school room flexibility.


Teaching and studying Experience

This publication will offer a greater instructing and studying experience—for you and your scholars. it is going to help:

  • Aid comprehension and facilitate instructing with an approachable layout and content material organization: fabric is prepared into small segments that spotlight a reader’s recognition and supply higher tutorial flexibility.
  • Support studying with student-friendly pedagogy: In-text and on-line positive aspects support scholars grasp the material.

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OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook - Third Edition

By Kevin Jackson, Cody Bunch, Egle Sigler

Over a hundred and ten potent recipes that can assist you construct and function OpenStack cloud computing, garage, networking, and automation

About This Book

  • Explore many new gains of OpenStack's Juno and Kilo releases
  • Install, configure, and administer center initiatives with the aid of OpenStack item garage, Block garage, and Neutron Networking services
  • Harness the talents of skilled OpenStack directors and designers, and run your individual inner most cloud successfully
  • Practical, real-world examples of every carrier and an accompanying Vagrant atmosphere that is helping you examine quickly

In Detail

OpenStack Open resource software program is among the such a lot used cloud infrastructures to aid software program improvement and massive information research. it truly is built via a thriving neighborhood of person builders from world wide and subsidized by means of many of the major avid gamers within the cloud area today.

It is straightforward to enforce, vastly scalable, and will shop a wide pool of information and networking assets. OpenStack has a robust surroundings that is helping you provision your cloud garage wishes. upload OpenStack's company beneficial properties to lessen the price of your business.

This publication will exhibit you the stairs to accumulate a personal cloud atmosphere. first and foremost, you will find the makes use of of cloud providers equivalent to the identification carrier, photo provider, and compute carrier. you are going to dive into Neutron, the OpenStack Networking carrier, and get your fingers soiled with configuring ML2, networks, routers, and disbursed digital Routers. you will then assemble extra professional wisdom on OpenStack cloud computing by way of coping with your cloud's protection and migration. After that, we delve in to OpenStack item garage and the way to control servers and paintings with gadgets, cluster, and garage functionalities. additionally, as you move deeper into the world of OpenStack, you will research sensible examples of Block garage, LBaaS, and FWaaS: deploy and configuration coated floor up. ultimately, you are going to examine OpenStack dashboard, Ansible and Foreman, Keystone, and different fascinating topics.

What you are going to Learn

  • Understand, set up, configure, and deal with Nova―the OpenStack Cloud Compute resource
  • Configure ML2, networks, routers, and allotted digital Routers with Neutron
  • Use and safe Keystone, the OpenStack Authentication service
  • Install and organize fast and box Replication among datacenters
  • Gain hands-on event and familiarity with Horizon, the OpenStack Dashboard person interface
  • Automate entire options with our recipes on warmth, the OpenStack Orchestration service
  • Use Ansible and Foreman to automate OpenStack installations successfully
  • Follow sensible recommendation and examples to run OpenStack in production

Who This booklet Is For

This publication is geared toward cloud process engineers, method directors, and technical architects who're relocating from a virtualized setting to cloud environments. This ebook assumes that you're accustomed to cloud computing structures, and feature wisdom of virtualization, networking, and handling Linux environments.

Style and approach

Clear, step by step directions coupled with functional and acceptable recipes that'll make it easier to use and enforce the newest positive aspects of OpenStack.

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Windows 8 Tweaks

By Steve Sinchak

Acres of home windows eight tweaks from a Microsoft MVP and writer of!

From a Microsoft MVP, who's additionally the savvy writer of, comes this final number of home windows eight workarounds. Steve Sinchak takes you method past default approach settings, deep less than the hood of home windows eight, right down to the hidden gem stones that allow you to customise your home windows eight procedure such as you would not think. From supporting you customise the looks to constructing domestic networking, sharing media, and squeezing each ounce of functionality out of the OS, this e-book can provide. prepare to rock and roll with home windows 8!

  • Uncovers hidden gem stones that will help you get the main out of home windows 8
  • Bypasses the default process settings to teach you ways to customise the login and begin monitors, release hidden settings, supercharge your community velocity, dispose of beneficial properties you hate, and more
  • Provides over four hundred pages of workarounds and tweaks, together with many high-level ones for you hotshot techies who relatively like to reshape an OS and make it your own
  • Offers specialist information and perception from writer Steve Sinchak, a Microsoft MVP and author of

Start tweaking and make home windows eight your individual with Windows eight Tweaks.

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Darknet: A Beginner's Guide to Staying Anonymous Online

By Lance Henderson

Are looking to surf the net anonymously? This publication is the correct advisor for an individual who desires to cloak their on-line actions. no matter if you are on Usenet, fb, P2P, or looking the net with regular browsers like Opera, Firefox and net Explorer, i'll enable you turn into a ghost on the web, leaving no tracks again for your isp, or somebody else. This booklet covers each aspect of encrypting your deepest facts, securing your workstation, protecting your on-line footsteps, and offers you peace of brain with overall a hundred% ANONYMITY on the net. - methods to masks your on-line identification with *every* web site or protocol you utilize on-line - extensive publications on Tor, Freenet, I2P, Proxies, VPNs, Usenet and masses, a lot, extra! - find out about easy errors that even complex hackers make on a daily basis that supply them away - study which courses make you a ghost on the net, and which shine the highlight on you! - Get a hundred% defense with on-line *and* offline laptop conduct! despite what you do on-line, you owe it to your self to ensure you are not taken benefit of!

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Git for Teams

By Emma Jane Hogbin Westby

Git for Teams
You can do extra with Git than simply construct software program. This sensible consultant offers a different people-first method of model regulate that still explains how utilizing Git as a focus may help your workforce paintings greater jointly. You’ll tips on how to plan and pursue a Git workflow that not just guarantees that you simply accomplish venture pursuits, but in addition matches the rapid wishes and destiny development of your team.
The first a part of the e-book on structuring workflow turns out to be useful for venture managers, technical workforce leads, and CTOs. the second one half offers arms- on routines to assist builders achieve a greater realizing of Git commands.

■ discover the dynamics of staff building
■ stroll in the course of the technique of developing and deploying software
with Git
■ constitution workflow to steer the best way your staff collaborates
■ research an invaluable technique for accomplishing code reviews
■ arrange a shared repository and establish particular workforce members
as participants, shoppers, or maintainers
■ recognize the why at the back of the Git instructions your teammates use
■ Use branching recommendations to split diversified ways on your project
■ research renowned collaboration structures: GitHub, Bitbucket, and GitLab

Emma Jane Hogbin Westby has been constructing web content in view that 1996, in the beginning as a developer and later as a workforce chief. She’s been instructing web-related applied sciences considering that 2002 and has added over a hundred convention displays, classes, and paintings- retailers round the world.

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Cyber Terrorism: Political and Economic Implications

"Cyber Terrorism: Political and financial Implications" is a cyber terrorism short that outlines some of the contemporary terrorist actions, political targets, and their use of our on-line world. a lot of this e-book is devoted to illustrating using the worldwide details infrastructure by means of terrorists for the communique and coordination of dispensed terrorist cells, the collection of aim intelligence, and using cyber felony actions as a strength multiplier for either actual assaults and infrastructure destabilization. This publication identifies the underlying applied sciences of the worldwide info infrastructure as a method for proposing how serious this rising area has develop into. It then discusses the present assault tools and lays out a sequence of situations for key sectors. finally, "Cyber Terrorism: Political and financial Implications" places ahead prevention and reaction guidelines for decreasing cyber terrorism actions within the context of conventional info safety goals.

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Drupal's Building Blocks: Quickly Building Web Sites with CCK, Views, and Panels

By Earl Miles, Lynette Miles

“Even if you’re already a professional Drupal consumer of CCK, perspectives, or Panels, I’ve doubtless that this booklet will give you a number of new concepts and strategies for purchasing the main out of those tremendous crucial modules. It definitely has for me.”

Dries Buytaert, founder and undertaking lead of Drupal, and CTO of Acquia 

With Drupal, net execs can create full-featured websites with quite a few clicks. Drupal’s center is compact and good documented, yet a lot of Drupal’s giant energy lies elsewhere—in exterior modules. Drupal’s construction Blocks is an authoritative educational, reference, and cookbook for Drupal’s most dear modules.


The authors are Drupal insiders who’ve spent years growing and helping those modules—Earl Miles, developer of the perspectives and Panels modules, and Lynette Miles, Drupal documentation crew member. They’ve introduced jointly essential details you won’t locate anyplace else, in addition to broad pattern “recipe” code designed for simple variation and reuse. find out how to

  • Use content material building package (CCK) to customise your information enter varieties round your needs
  • Improve web site flexibility with Drupal’s node system
  • Add not obligatory box varieties, together with PHP-based fields
  • Customize issues to show info extra attractively and legibly
  • Build strong perspectives question displays
  • Integrate with SQL databases
  • Customize perspectives with relationships, arguments, and filters
  • Optimize question performance
  • Add customized kinds with the Panels module
  • Maintain complete keep an eye on over websites as you installation into production

This booklet can assist you create extra robust, versatile, usable, and possible internet sites—whether you’re an online developer, fashion designer, administrator, architect, or consultant.


The accompanying site comprises all examples, code, and subject matters provided during this book.

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The Ruby Programming Language

By David Flanagan, Yukihiro Matsumoto

The Ruby Programming Language is the authoritative consultant to Ruby and offers complete insurance of models 1.8 and 1.9 of the language. It used to be written (and illustrated!) by way of an all-star team:

  • David Flanagan, bestselling writer of programming language "bibles" (including JavaScript: The Definitive Guide and Java in a Nutshell) and committer to the Ruby Subversion repository.
  • Yukihiro "Matz" Matsumoto, author, dressmaker and lead developer of Ruby and writer of Ruby in a Nutshell, which has been improved and revised to develop into this book.
  • why the fortunate stiff, artist and Ruby programmer extraordinaire.

This publication starts with a quick-start educational to the language, after which explains the language intimately from the ground up: from lexical and syntactic constitution to datatypes to expressions and statements and on via tools, blocks, lambdas, closures, sessions and modules.

The publication additionally contains a lengthy and thorough advent to the wealthy API of the Ruby platform, demonstrating -- with heavily-commented instance code -- Ruby's amenities for textual content processing, numeric manipulation, collections, input/output, networking, and concurrency. a complete bankruptcy is dedicated to Ruby's metaprogramming capabilities.

The Ruby Programming Language files the Ruby language definitively yet with out the formality of a language specification. it truly is written for skilled programmers who're new to Ruby, and for present Ruby programmers who are looking to problem their knowing and bring up their mastery of the language.

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Beginning Python: From Novice to Professional, 2nd Edition (The Experts Voice in Open Source) (Books for Professionals by Professionals)

By Magnus Lie Hetland

Gain a primary realizing of Python’s syntax and lines with the second one variation of Beginning Python, an up–to–date creation and useful reference. overlaying a wide range of Python–related programming issues, together with addressing language internals, database integration, community programming, and internet companies, you’ll be guided by means of sound improvement ideas. Ten accompanying initiatives will make sure you can get your arms soiled in no time.

Updated to mirror the newest in Python programming paradigms and a number of other of the main the most important positive aspects present in Python 3.0 (otherwise often called Python 3000), complicated themes, corresponding to extending Python and packaging/distributing Python purposes, also are coated.

What you’ll learn

  • Become a knowledgeable Python programmer by means of following in addition to a pleasant, useful consultant to the language’s key features
  • Write code quicker via studying the way to reap the benefits of complicated positive aspects akin to magic tools, exceptions, and abstraction
  • Gain perception into glossy Python programming paradigms together with checking out, documentation, packaging, and distribution
  • Learn via following in addition to ten attention-grabbing tasks, together with a P2P file–sharing program, chat consumer, game, distant textual content editor, and more
  • Complete, downloadable code is supplied for every undertaking!

Who this publication is for

Programmers, beginner and in a different way, looking a complete advent to the Python programming language.

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