Linux users can now control their homes remotely! Are you a Linux user who has ever wanted to turn on the lights in your house, or open and close the curtains, while away on holiday? Want to be able to play the same music in every room, controlled from your laptop or mobile phone?
This book helps all Unix users regain some of the lost time spent creating and testing shell scripts, and guides them through more than 150 much-needed and practical real-world examples. Because most scripts found in this book are POSIX (Portable Operating System Interface)-compliant, they are supported by many of the major shell variants.
Sensor Technologies: Healthcare, Wellness and Environmental Applications explores the key aspects of sensor technologies, covering wired, wireless, and discrete sensors for the specific application domains of healthcare, wellness, and environmental sensing.Â It discusses the social, regulatory, and design considerations specific to these domains.
While Web 2.0 was about data, Web 3.0 is about knowledge and information. Scripting Intelligence: Web 3.0 Information Gathering and Processing offers the reader Ruby scripts for intelligent information management in a Web 3.0 environment.
In the coming decade, billions of simple devices must be connected to the emerging Internet of Things. Todays networking protocols are too expensive and inefficient for this task. This book describes a simpler and scalable architecture that will be used to create big data from billions of small data points in the Internet of Things.
Regular Expression Recipes provides you with all the open-source regular expressions you'll ever need, and explains how to use each one. Thus, you'll learn by example, instead of muddling through countless pages of explanatory syntax. Languages covered include Perl, PHP, grep, vim, Python, and shell.
Raven is a Ruby-based build system that leverages Ruby tools (namely Rake and Gems) to help you effectively and easily manage your Java projects, providing a way to handle dependencies and specific tasks for Java.
If you want to add dynamic functionality to your web sites (such as feedback forms, items for sale, and message posting,) but find reams of code intimidating, then Ruby on Rails, plus this book, could be just what you need.