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Create better diagrams and great visuals using Packt’s new OmniGraffle book

October 2010 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce OmniGraffle 5 Diagramming Essentials, a new book that will help readers to produce high quality, professional-looking diagrams by making diagramming fun and simple. Written by Ruben Olsen, this book assists readers to illustrate their ideas using OmniGraffle and teaches them to draw engaging charts and graphs to grasp their viewers' attention.

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Use jQuery techniques to enhance your WordPress websites with Packt's new book

October 2010 | Open Source, WordPress

Packt is pleased to announce a new book called WordPress 3.0 jQuery that seeks to enhance the visual interest in WordPress 3.0 websites with easy to use jQuery techniques. Written by Tessa Blakeley Silver, this book teaches developers to implement just about any jQuery enhancement on a WordPress website without having to make a the content editor switch over into HTML view.

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Build fun games with Unity3D engine using Packt's new book

October 2010 | Beginner's Guides, Web Graphics & Video

Unity 3D Game Development by Example Beginner's Guide is a new book from Packt that will help users to build fun, groovy little games using the free Unity 3D game engine quickly. Written by Ryan Henson Creighton, this book is filled with ideas, inspiration, and lots of advice for game design and development, and will assist users to deploy their games to the Internet.

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Create a hassle-free installer for your Windows software using Packt’s new WiX book

October 2010 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce WiX: A Developer's Guide to Windows Installer XML, a new book that demonstrates how simple XML elements can be leveraged to create a sophisticated install package. Written by Nick Ramirez, this book highlights the fundamental ingredients needed to build a professional-grade installer using Windows Installer XML.

 

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Install and build a professional website using Packt's new Drupal 7 book

October 2010 | Drupal, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce Drupal 7, a new book that helps readers install, configure, and build a professional website using Drupal 7. Written by David Mercer, an experienced technical author, this book presents readers with clear, concise, and above all practical information on how to design and build websites like a pro.

 

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ApacheCon Announces Keynote Presentations by Thought Leaders Dana Blankenhorn of ZDNet, Daniel Crichton of NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and Bob Sutor of IBM Corporation

October 2010 | Open Source, Web Development

ApacheCon North America

 

 

 

ApacheCon, the official conference, trainings, expo, hackathon, barcamp and meetups of The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), today announced the keynote presenters and sponsors for ApacheCon North America. This year's event takes place 1-5 November 2010 at the Westin Peachtree in Atlanta, Georgia, with numerous early registration incentives available through Friday, 8 October 2010.

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Build powerful and dynamic websites using Packt’s new Kentico book

October 2010 | .NET, Beginner's Guides, Content Management

Kentico CMS 5 Website Development: Beginner's Guide is a new book from Packt that will help readers to build powerful and dynamic websites using Kentico CMS 5. Written by Kentico evangelist Thom Robbins, this book will teach readers to make their site more discoverable, to organize their content and change their site's look, and to create websites that would meet real-life requirements.

 

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Find and install the best plugins for generating and sharing content using Packt's new WordPress Plugin book

October 2010 | WordPress

WordPress Top Plugins is a new book from Packt that helps users learn WordPress plugin basics both for Macs as well as for PCs. Written by Brandon Corbin, this book focuses on finding and installing the best plugins for creating and sharing content, building communities and reader base, as well as for generating advertising revenue.

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Create your own exciting games using Packt’s new XNA 4.0 book

October 2010 | Beginner's Guides, Microsoft, Web Graphics & Video

XNA 4.0 Game Development by Example: Beginner's Guide is a new book from Packt that will help readers to create their own exciting games with Microsoft XNA 4.0. Written by Kurt Jaegers, this book will assist readers to expand their finished games, introduce them to many fun examples and programming concepts along with implementation of XNA 4, while maintaining its focus entirely on developing games with the free version of XNA.

 

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Be your own cartographer using Packt’s new OpenStreetMap book

October 2010 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce OpenStreetMap, a new book that provides geographic-information professionals with the freedom to make, alter, and use geographical data in a collaborative way. Written by Jonathan Bennett, this book introduces readers to the OSM project and guides them through the process of gathering, editing, and using OpenStreetMap data by making use of a series of real-world examples.

 

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