Descriere: Since Don't Make Me Think was first published in 2000, hundreds of thousands of Web designers and developers have relied on usability guru Steve Krug's guide to help them understand the principles of intuitive navigation and information design. Witty, commonsensical, and eminently practical, it's one of the best-loved and most recommended books on the subject. Now Steve returns with fresh perspective to reexamine the principles that made Don't Make Me Think a classic-with updated examples and a new chapter on mobile usability. And it's still short, profusely illustrated...and best of all-fun to read. If you've read it before, you'll rediscover what made Don't Make Me Think so essential to Web designers and developers around the world. If you've never read it, you'll see why so many people have said it should be required reading for anyone working on Web sites.
"After reading it over a couple of hours and putting its ideas to work for the past five years, I can say it has done more to improve my abilities as a Web designer than any other book."
-Jeffrey Zeldman, author of Designing with Web Standards
Design Feature-Rich PL/SQL ApplicationsDeliver dynamic, client/server PL/SQL applications with expert guidance from an Oracle programming professional. With full coverage of the latest features and tools, Oracle Database 11g PL/SQL Programming lays out each topic alongside detailed explanations, cut-and-paste syntax examples, and real-world case studies. Access and modify database information, construct powerful PL/SQL statements, execute effective queries, and deploy bulletproof security. You'll also learn how to implement C, C++, and Java procedures, Web-enable your database, cut development time, and optimize performance.Create, debug, and manage Oracle-driven PL/SQL programsUse PL/SQL structures, delimiters, operators, variables, and statementsIdentify and eliminate errors using PLSQL_WARNINGS and exception handlersWork with functions, procedures, packages, collections, and triggersDefine and deploy varray, nested table, and associative array data typesHandle external routines, object types, large objects, and secure filesCommunicate between parallel sessions using DBMS_ALERT and DBMS_PIPECall external procedures through Oracle Net Services and PL/SQL wrappersIntegrate internal ...
Herbert Schildt, Schildt Herbert
Andy Oppel, Robert Sheldon
Essential Skills--Made Easy Written to the SQL:2006 ANSI/ISO standard, this easy-to-follow guide will get you started programming in SQL right away. You will learn how to retrieve, insert, update, and delete database data, and perform management and administrative functions. SQL: A Beginner's Guide, Third Edition covers new features, including SQL/XML, and is loaded with updated SQL examples along with notes on using them with the latest RDBMS software versions such as MySQL 5.0, SQL Server 2008, and Oracle Database 11g. Designed for Easy Learning: Key Skills & Concepts--Lists of specific skills covered in the chapter Ask the Experts--Q&A sections filled with bonus information and helpful tips Try This--Hands-on exercises that show how to apply your skillsNotes--Extra information related to the topic being coveredSelf-Tests--Chapter-ending quizzes to test your knowledgeAnnotated Syntax--Example code with commentary that describes the programming techniques being illustrated