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Packt is pleased to announce the release of Instant Apache ServiceMix How-to, a focused guide to creating simple ServiceMix-based integration solutions using short, practical hands-on recipes. The book is available now in all the popular eBook formats.Read Learn to create messaging solutions using Apache ServiceMix with Packt’s new eBook in full
Packt is pleased to announce the release of PowerShell 3.0 Advanced Administration Handbook, a comprehensive guide to using Powershell 3.0. Packed with a collection of selected real-world scenarios, detailed solutions, and screenshots, this book is available now in print, eBook, Kindle and select library formats. The print book comes in at over 370 pages and is competitively priced at $30.99, while the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $16.14.Read Explore the new features of Powershell 3.0 using Packt's new Book and eBook in full
Low-cost and high-performing, with a massively diverse range of uses and applications, the Raspberry Pi is set to revolutionize the way we think about computing and programming. Using it as a media center allows everyone to have a low-cost device that is always on and attached to their TV.
In this article by Sam Nazarko, the author of Raspberry Pi Media Center, we'll look at the following topics:
What PVR allows us to do
The different types of PVR setups that Raspbmc supports
How to set up Raspbmc to take advantage of PVR
This article by Erik Westra the author of Python Geospatial Development - Second Edition, examines a number of libraries and other tools which can be used for geospatial development in Python.
More specifically, we will cover:
Python libraries for reading and writing geospatial data
Python libraries for dealing with map projections
Libraries for analyzing and manipulating geospatial data directly within your Python programs
Tools for visualizing geospatial data
Note that there are two types of geospatial tools which are not discussed in this article: geospatial databases and geospatial web toolkits. Both of these will be examined in detail later in this book.Read Python Libraries for Geospatial Development in full