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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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Administer a robust CRM system using Packt’s new SugarCRM book

October 2010 | CRM, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce Implementing SugarCRM 5.x, a new book that will teach users to implement SugarCRM including needs assessment, installing and using the software, training users, and integrating with existing systems. Written by Angel Magaña and Michael Whitehead, this book will help readers to analyze and weigh deployment options based on their needs and resources, and review powerful built-in customization tools and popular third-party enhancements for their SugarCRM system.

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Packt announce Finalists for 2010 Open Source Awards

September 2010 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the finalists of the 2010 Open Source Award. This announcement signals the start of the next stage where the finalists are now open to public vote, which lasts until November 5.

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Learn to use Lotus Notes effectively and efficiently with new book from Packt

September 2010 | Content Management, Enterprise, IBM

IBM Lotus Notes 8.5 User Guide is a new book from Packt that is aimed at business users who want to get the best out of Lotus Notes. Written by Karen Hooper, this book covers the features, best practices, tips, tricks and tools which enable users to work smarter and faster in Lotus Notes 8.5.

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Master online enterprise communication using Packt's new IBM Lotus Sametime book

September 2010 | Content Management, Enterprise, IBM

IBM Lotus Sametime 8 Essentials : A User's Guide is a new book from Packt aimed at those who would like to become a Sametime power user. Written by Marie L. Scott and Thomas Duff, this book allows any to learn how to fully utilise each feature from start to finish.

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Solve business problems on the Microsoft application platform using Packt's new book

September 2010 | Architecture and Analysis, Enterprise, Microsoft

Applied Architecture Patterns on the Microsoft Platform is a new book from Packt that offers an architectural methodology for choosing Microsoft application platform technologies. Written by a team of specialists in the Microsoft space, this book examines new technologies such as Windows Server AppFabric, StreamInsight, and Windows Azure Platform, and their application in real-world solutions

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Build professional online shopping stores using Packt's new OpenCart book

September 2010 | Beginner's Guides, e-Commerce, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce OpenCart 1.4 Beginner’s Guide, a new book that will help readers to build and manage professional, easy-to-use, attractive online shopping stores using OpenCart. Written by Murat Yilmaz, this book will assist readers to integrate their online stores with popular payment gateways like PayPal and shipping methods such as UPS and USPS effortlessly.

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Develop feature-rich Joomla forms using Packt's new ChronoForms book

September 2010 | Content Management, Joomla!, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce ChronoForms 1.3 for Joomla! site Cookbook, a new book that will help readers toexplore the versatility of ChronoForms in order to make their website interactive. Written by Bob Janes, this book will assist readers in publishing forms to websites using ChronoForms quickly and easily.

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Create feature-rich MySQL plugins using Packt’s new book

September 2010 | MySQL, Open Source

MySQL 5.1 Plugin Development is a new book from Packt that will allow readers to extend MySQL to suit their needs and to add new functions to MySQL with User Defined Functions (UDF) interface. Written by Andrew Hutchings and Sergei Golubchik, this book will help readers to access their custom data formats with a storage engine plugin and export information via SQL using the INFORMATION_SCHEMA plugins.

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