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Create high-quality texts and articles using Packt's new LaTeX book

April 2011 | Open Source

LaTeX Beginner's Guide is a new book from Packt that will help readers to use LaTeX's powerful features to produce professionally designed texts . Written by Stefan Kottwitz, this book will enable readers to install LaTeX, to typeset math formulas and scientific expressions to the highest standards, to include graphics and work with figures and tables, and to benefit from professional fonts and modern PDF features.

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Build a robust Network Operations Center to optimize monitoring and graphing of data using Packt's new Cacti book

April 2011 | Open Source

Cacti 0.8 Beginner's Guide is a new book from Packt that will help readers to setup a Network Operations Center and utilize all the features of Cacti for maximum effectiveness. Written by Thomas Urban , the book is a practical guide that helps readers gain a solid understanding of the basics of Cacti, its plugin architecture, and automation concepts.

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Create amazing 3D Games using Packt's new Panda 3D book

April 2011 | Cookbooks

Panda3D 1.7 Game Developer's Cookbook is a new book from Packt that covers over is a new book from Packt that will help readers to create amazing 3D Games using Packt's new Panda 3D. Written by Christoph Lang,this book to take control of the renderer and use shaders to create stunning graphics, whilst giving their games a professional look using special effects and post-processing filters.

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Get the most out of BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5 with Packt's new book

April 2011 | Enterprise

Packt is pleased to announce its latest book “BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5 Implementation Guide” aimed at helping readers install, configure and manage a BlackBerry Enterprise Server in their corporate environment. Written by mobile and wireless technology expert Mitesh Desai, the book focuses on BlackBerry Enterprise Server for Microsoft Exchange, providing detailed information on planning and implementing a BlackBerry Enterprise Server deployment.

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Enter the magical world of cinema using Packt's new Celtx: Open Source Screenwriting Beginner's Guide.

April 2011 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce Celtx: Open Source Screenwriting Beginner's Guide, an illustrative guide to writing and formatting professional scripts and screenplays in the only way acceptable to Hollywood producers and agents. Written by Ralph Roberts, this book will help readers to get acquainted with all the writing features of Celtx.

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Implement full-text search with lightning speed using Packt's new Sphinx book

April 2011 | Beginner's Guides, Open Source

Sphinx Search Beginner's Guide is a new book from Packt that will teach readers to use the Sphinx client API implementation in their application to fire full text-search queries. Written by Abbas Ali, this book will allow readers to create applications with full-text search functionality, build indexes from varied data sources, filter, sort and group results based on different attributes, and search with different matching and ranking modes.

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Create impressive 3D sculptures in ZBrush using Packt's new book

April 2011 | Beginner's Guides, Web Graphics & Video

ZBrush 4 Sculpting for Games: Beginner's Guide is a new book from Packt that will help readers to sculpt machines, environments and creatures for their game development projects. Written by Manuel Scherer, this book covers all aspects of sculpting for games, right from developing concept art to integrating the available models with the game environment.

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PacktLib has Uploaded the 500th Book to its Online Library

March 2011 | Enterprise, Open Source

28th March 2011

There are now over 500 Packt books available on PacktLib, and with the PacktLib library predicted to grow by an estimated 30 books per month you'll never be short of something to read.

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Create and customize your own website using Packt's new Concrete5 book

March 2011 | Beginner's Guides, Content Management, MySQL, Open Source, PHP

Packt is pleased to announce Concrete5 Beginner's Guide, a new book which helps developers get started with Concrete5 quickly and efficiently. Written by Remo Laubacher, this book helps readers familiarize themselves with all of Concrete5's features.

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Create secure sites with Moodle using Packt's new book

March 2011 | Content Management, Moodle, Open Source

Moodle Security is a new book from Packt that shows readers how to install and configure Moodle in the most secure way possible. Written by Darko Miletic, this book will assist Moodle administrators and teachers to protect their students and staff by securing their site from online attacks and hacks.

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