Barrie North provides readers new to Joomla! a thorough understanding of content management and shows you how to build websites from scratch. North explains how to organize and customize Joomla! websites, use extensions and add-ons, and optimize sites for search engines. The book has a companion site, www.joomlabook.com, that provides five demonstration Joomla! sites, as well as follow-along examples.
Joomla! 1.5: A User's Guide
Barrie M. North
Prentice Hall Professional, 2009
ISBN 10: 0137012314
US$ 44.99, UK£ 26.39
The author, a "dedicated Drupalista" and member of the Drupal project security team, wrote Cracking Drupal to show programmers how to write secure code and avoid attacks in the Drupal environment. The book discusses the vulnerabilities and security issues that exist when building Drupal sites, as well as how to deal with security issues on existing web sites built with Drupal.
Cracking Drupal: A Drop in the Bucket
Greg James Knaddison
ISBN 13: 978-0-470-42903-7
US$ 40.00, UK£ 26.99
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