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Best Django Books For Web Developers

Python’s open source framework Django is the most popular tool for backend developers. If you already know Python then Django can be easy to pick up, but it still helps to have resources by your side. In this […]

Top 10 MariaDB Books For Developers

MariaDB is the open source equivalent to MySQL having been forked from that original codebase. It has grown rapidly in the past few years and tons of developers are flocking to this database engine as an alternative for […]

10 Books To Learn WordPress Theming From Scratch

The basics of WordPress are easy enough to learn on your own. You can pick up any free tutorial or video guide and dig into the WordPress dashboard with ease. But theming is a much deeper subject. This […]

Best CakePHP Books To Learn & Master The Framework

The huge variety of PHP frameworks can be intimidating. I recently covered the best books for Laravel and in this post I’d like to share my favorite books for learning the CakePHP framework. This is a fairly older […]

Top 10 Best Books For Learning Twitter’s Bootstrap Library

Bootstrap is a fast-growing frontend library and might be the most popular library of choice for web developers. There’s a gold rush for Bootstrap 4 and with this impending release more developers are diving into this free dev […]

Book Review: HTML5 in Action

After coding in XHTML for years I was thrilled with the HTML5 spec. This update was huge and it centralized web development with a clear group of elements, workflows, and best practices. The newer version of HTML5.1 is […]

Best Zend Framework Books For PHP Developers

Open source frameworks reduce the details to make web development a lot simpler. One of the oldest PHP frameworks is Zend, an open source project with thousands of contributors. Learning Zend obviously requires a foundation in PHP development. […]

Book Review: Fluent Python by Luciano Ramalho

Python development is more popular now than it’s ever been. Newcomers are digging into the language, falling in love, and looking for more learning materials to help them master the intricacies of Python. Although terse in some areas, […]

10 Best XSLT Books For Beginners & Intermediate Developers

The basics of XSLT appear very simple on the surface, but they get more complex as you delve into development. XML and XSLT work wonders together. With XPath you can build some very intriguing applications. It all seems […]

Best Books for Learning RESTful Web Services & Custom REST APIs

Modern APIs allow so much freedom to create incredible applications from 3rd party servers. The REST architecture is also the most popular, and it’s the one that most startups choose when building their own APIs. If you’re a […]