Pro Spring Dynamic Modules for OSGi Service Platforms is the first book to cover the Open Services Gateway initiative (OSGi) as practically implemented by the world's most popular, agile, and open-source enterprise Java framework, Spring.
Pro Spring 3 updates the bestselling Pro Spring with the latest that the Spring Framework has to offer: version 3.1. At 1000 pages, this is by far the most comprehensive Spring book available, thoroughly exploring the power of Spring.
The Spring Framework remains the leader in the move from so-called heavyweight architectures, such as Enterprise JavaBeans, toward lightweight frameworks. Pro Spring 2.5 covers the new features of Spring 2.5, but moreover, it is focused on best practices and core standards of contemporary Spring development.
Pro Spring is the perfect, simple answer for your lightweight, alternative J2EE development needs! Without the hassles of using the heavyweight EJB specification and similar, you can build lighter, better-performing applications using this Java-focused framework.
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.