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Theme Tumblr Like a Pro - pdf

Theme Tumblr Like a ProBook Description
In Theme Tumblr Like a Pro, Nettuts+ editor Jeffrey Way will teach you everything you need to start making powerful Tumblr themes while maintaining the platform’s core principle: simplicity.

Tumblr’s ease of use and streamlined approach has made it one of the web’s fastest growing blog platforms.

This book includes a completed Tumblr theme and all the asset files you need to build your own version of the theme as you progress through the book.

As an added bonus, we’ve included a series of screencasts by Jeffrey Way himself! The screencasts take you through the theme development process outlined in the book, all the way from start to end.

By the time you finish this book, you’ll be a Tumblr master!

Jeffrey Way makes Tumblr Theme Development laughably easy with this book. I dare to say that this book is the WordPress codex of Tumblr, is an in-depth Tumblr Documentation. Whether you’re an advanced Tumblr theme developer or just a beginner you’ll find this book incredibly useful.
– Ivor Padilla – Themeforest Author

Theme Tumblr Like a Pro is really a must have for anyone looking to jump right into the Tumblr platform. Having taught myself the Tumblr platform before reading this book, I can honestly say Jeffrey did a fantastic job of covering the varied facets of Tumblr Theme development. It is detailed, well written, and extremely easy to follow! If you plan to build for Tumblr, you need this book.
– Doug Neiner – jQuery Team Member

What's Covered?

  • The basic structure of a Tumblr theme
  • The various post types
  • Creating an options "panel" to provide maximum flexibility for the users of your theme
  • Using the Tumblr API
  • Various Cookbook recipes
  • Displaying Tweets (while improving Tumblr's provided JavaScript!)
  • Combining Tumblr with JavaScript
  • And so much more, over the course of this 135 page eBook + companion screencasts.

About the Author
Jeffrey Way is part of the Envato team. He is the Editor of Nettuts+, a web development tutorials blog with over 70,000 daily readers, and he's also the manager of the popular marketplace for web developers, CodeCanyon. He has been in the web industry for over 5 years, with expertise in HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript, jQuery, CodeIgniter, Tumblr, and WordPress.

Book Details

  • Paperback: 138 pages
  • Publisher: Rockable Press (October, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • File Size: 11.9 MiB
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