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Deploy cutting-edge sentiment analysis techniques to real-world social media data using R with Packt's new book and eBook

May 2014 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new book Social Media Mining with R. This is a concise, hands-on guide with many practical examples and an in-depth exploration of inference and social science research, which will help you with mining data in the real world. The book has 88 pages and is priced at $27.99. It is also available in all the popular formats, such as Kindle and selected library formats, for $14.44.

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Build interesting application scenarios with Rails 4 using with Packt’s new book and Ebook

May 2014 | MySQL, Open Source

Packt is proud to present its latest publication, Rails 4 Application Development Hotshot, by Saurabh Bhatia. The book explains how to build the most popular types of applications using Rails 4, and highlights new ways to do things. It also closely follows lots of the best practices, gems, and popular solutions already known to the community. The book is 378 pages long and is priced at $49.99, while the eBook is $25.49.

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Learn how to use GameMaker: Studio and its interface using Packt’s new video

May 2014 | Open Source, Web Graphics & Video

Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new video course Building a 2D Game with GameMaker: Studio. This course focuses on mastering the advanced concepts within GameMaker: Studio. The duration of the video course is 2 hours and 13 minutes and it is competitively priced at $23.99.

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Learn how to create and customize Bootstrap projects using Packt's new book and eBook

May 2014 | Open Source, Web Development

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Extending Bootstrap, a practical, step-by-step guide to extending Bootstrap covering themes, customization, extending its plugins, and an introduction to several third-party Bootstrap plugins. This book is available now in print and all popular electronic formats, including eBook, Kindle, and selected library formats. The print book consists of 88 pages and is priced at $22.99, while the eBook is priced at $11.84.

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Learn how to customize various TFS features using Packt’s new book and eBook

May 2014 | Enterprise

Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new book Team Foundation Server 2013 Customization. Taking a tutorial based approach, this book focuses on the practical customization of key features of the Team Foundation Server for collaborative enterprise software projects. This book is also available in all the popular formats including Amazon, Kindle, e-pub and PDF.

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Create impressive reports with advanced charts, interaction, multi-language support and much more using Packt’s new video course

May 2014 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of the new video course Pentaho Reporting, a course dealing with mastering the advanced concepts within Pentaho reporting such as sub-reports, cross-tabs, data source configuration, and metadata-based reporting. The duration of the video course is 1 hour and 37 minutes and it is competitively priced at $23.99.

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Leverage Xcode and Objective-C to develop iPhone games using Packt's new book and eBook

May 2014 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Learning Objective-C by Developing iPhone Games, a practical and engaging tutorial that guides readers through the development of their own exciting, fully-featured games. The print book is 314 pages long and is competitively priced at $49.99, whilst the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $23.99.

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Discover the advanced features of SQL 2014 using Packt’s new book and eBook

May 2014 | Enterprise, MySQL

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Getting Started with SQL Server 2014 Administration, a hands-on guide that will help readers to design advanced SQL Server 2014 infrastructures by combining both on-premise and Windows-Azure-based technology. The book is out now and available from Packt in print and all popular eBook formats. The print book is 114 pages long and is competitively priced at $26.99, while the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $16.99.

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Modify the use of simple query strings to make them more efficient using Packt’s new book and eBook

May 2014 | e-Commerce, Open Source, Web Development

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Getting Started with SOQL, a practical, tutorial-based guide that showcases the optimum way to write complex SOQL statements. Aimed at Force.com developers, this book discusses each topic with the help of standard SOQL queries. The print book is 130 pages long and is competitively priced at $27.99, while the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $14.44.

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Upgrade your Scala programming skills with Packt's new book and eBook!

May 2014 | Java, Open Source

Packt Publishing is proud to announce the release of its new book Scala for Java Developers. Written by Thomas Alexandre, this book contains easy-to-follow code taken from real-world examples explaining the migration and integration of Scala in a Java project. The book is 276 pages long and costs $44.99, while the eBook is $21.59.

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