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Volcanic Ash Cloud Affects Packt Book Shipping

April 2010 | Enterprise, Open Source

The ongoing disruption to European airspace, caused by ash from the erupting Eyjafjallajoekull volcano in Iceland, has meant that many book orders for European and selected African, Asian and South American countries have been grounded until further notice. Please note that orders made for customers in the United States are unaffected, as they are printed and shipped from the US.

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Set up a professional development environment using Packt’s new PHP 5 Tools book

April 2010 | Open Source, PHP

Expert PHP 5 Tools is a new book from Packt, which provides developers with best practices and enterprise tools required for designing, coding, testing, and deploying PHP applications. Written by Dirk Merkel, this book will enable developers to write unit tests and practice test-driven development from an expert. The developers will also learn to develop their own coding standard and enforce it automatically.

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Giveaway: Pre-order an SOA book and win an iPod Touch!

April 2010 | Open Source, SOA
Packt has a number of SOA books coming out over the next few months. To celebrate this, one lucky person who pre-orders a SOA book in April will win an iPod Touch.

You can view our forthcoming SOA books here.

We are also giving away 30% off the SOA Patterns with BizTalk Server 2009 eBook this month.

Hurry – act now to take advantage of this offer.

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Build professional advertising solutions with Packt's new OpenX Ad Server book

April 2010 | MySQL, Open Source, PHP

Packt is pleased to announce OpenX Ad Server: Beginner's Guide, a new book that will help users to initiate an advertising campaign and add banners to develop an impressive website. Written by Murat Yilmaz, this book is an in-depth practical approach providing users with a faster ad-server solution to sway their advertising needs. Also, it explores the powers of OpenX Ad Server and provides users with impressive ad server solutions.

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Packt to Release Two Free eBooks for Brand Launch

April 2010 | Beginner's Guides, Content Management, Enterprise, Linux Servers, Networking & Telephony, Open Source, Web Development

Packt is set to launch two free eBooks to celebrate the launch of Packt Open Source and Packt Enterprise.

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Packt Set to Launch Two New Brands

April 2010 | Enterprise, Open Source

As evidenced by the re-launched website, Packt is making some big changes at the moment. The biggest of these may well be that it is due to launch two new brands – Packt Enterprise and Packt Open Source – over the coming few weeks.

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Generate powerful Enterprise-level reports using iReport with Packt's new Book

April 2010 | Java, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce iReport 3.7, a beginner's tutorial book aimed at introducing the iReport environment and providing example-oriented tutorials to develop reports from scratch. Written by Shamsuddin Ahammad, this book will show readers how to create, format and export reports using iReport 3.7.


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Master MySQL Configuration and Administration using Packt's new book

April 2010 | Cookbooks, MySQL, Open Source

MySQL Admin Cookbook is a new book from Packt that helps users tackle real-world challenges with MySQL configuration and administration through 99 great recipes. Written by Daniel Schneller and Udo Schwedt, this book walks readers through the basic and advanced aspects of MySQL administration.

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Implement a robust ERP system using Packt’s new ADempiere book

April 2010 | CRM, Open Source

ADempiere 3.4 ERP Solutions is a new book from Packt that will help developers to design, configure, and implement a robust ERP system in their organization using ADempiere. Written by Bayu Cahya Pamungkas, this book will help them to centralize the functions of various business departments in an advanced ERP system. This book starts with the installation and implementation of ADempiere and goes on to explain a feature-rich, working version of ADempiere towards the end.

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Build dynamic, interactive Joomla! websites using Packt's new beginner's guide

April 2010 | Beginner's Guides, Content Management, Joomla!

Packt is pleased to announce Joomla! 1.5 Beginner's Guide, a new book that will help newbies to get started with Joomla! and quickly go beyond the basics. Written by Eric Tiggeler, an experienced Joomla! tutorial writer as well as the author of a Dutch Joomla! Manual, this beginner's guide will help readers build and maintain impressive user-friendly websites with Joomla! 1.5.

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