This book explains and shows how to apply Python scripting in practice. Unlike the majority of the Python books, it will show you how to approach and resolve real-world issues that most system administrators will come across in their careers.
You've learned the basics of Python, but how do you take your skills to the next stage? Pro Python explores concepts and features normally left to experimentation, allowing you to be even more productive and creative.
Puppet is¬†a powerful tool¬†for configuration management, and¬†Pro Puppet, Second Edition, now¬†updated for Puppet 3,¬†will teach you how to maximize Puppet's capabilities and customize it for your environment.
Pro PHP-GTK acts as both a definitive reference and a hands-on tutorial to the PHP-GTK extension. The book couples the extension's key topics with practical examples to guide you through a real-world project: developing a database-driven client-side inventory manager.
The first four chapters introduce the core concepts of XML that you need for proficiency. Next, the book explores using XML and Web Services with PHP5. You'll also find case studies for the most popular web services like Amazon, Google, eBay, and Yahoo.
Pro PHP Security will serve as your complete guide for taking defensive and proactive security measures within your PHP applications. You'll learn about various security measures that will help you prevent attackers from potentially disrupting site operation or destroying data.
PHP programmers need to arm themselves in the race against security risks. Pro PHP Security takes PHP 5.3 as its starting point and solves both traditional and modern security concerns, from SQL injection to mobile security.
This book shows the path to becoming a 21st-century PHP programmer: it delves into PHP interaction with¬†new technologies like JSON, Facebook, MongoDB,¬†and mobile programming in a web service context.
Pro PHP MVC looks at the building blocks that make any good MVC framework, and how they apply to PHP. Covering everything, from the theoretical implications to the practical work of building cohesive packages, this book will lay bare all the secrets of MVC for you.