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Build Fully Functional, Professional 3D Games with Packt's New Unity Book

December 2009 | Web Graphics & Video

Unity Game Development Essentials is a new book from Packt, which will help users build fully functional, professional 3D games with realistic environments, sound, dynamic effects, and more. Written by Will Goldstone, this book follows an informal, demystifying approach to the world of game development with the Unity game engine. This hands-on, easy-to-follow guide will allow users to kick start game development, and build ready-to-play 3D games with ease.

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Prevent Web Application Hacking with Packt's New ModSecurity Book

December 2009 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce ModSecurity 2.5 , a new book that system administrators can use to secure their system by knowing exactly how a hacker would break into it. Written by Magnus Mischel,this book covers in depth details about Mod Security rule language elements such as variables, actions, and request phases. This easy to use guide teaches ModSecurity right from the beginning and also covers the common attacks in use on the web, and ways to find the geographical location of an attacker.

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Build Stunning and Interactive websites using Joomla! 1.5 and Flash CS4

December 2009 | Content Management, Joomla!, Open Source

Joomla! with Flash is a new book from Packt,which will help users build dynamic, content-rich, and interactive websites using Joomla! 1.5 and Flash CS4. Written by Suhreed Sarkar, this book is a hands-on tutorial to building Joomla!-based web sites with stunning Flash animations. It will help users create attractive websites integrating Flash objects into Joomla! and stunning photo galleries with Flash transition and animation effects.

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Prevent Web Application Hacking with Packt's New ModSecurity Book

December 2009 | Linux Servers, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce ModSecurity 2.5 , a new book that system administrators can use to secure their system by knowing exactly how a hacker would break into it. Written by Magnus Mischel,this book covers in depth details about Mod Security rule language elements such as variables, actions, and request phases. This easy to use guide teaches ModSecurity right from the beginning and also covers the common attacks in use on the web, and ways to find the geographical location of an attacker.

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Build Stunning and Interactive websites using Joomla! 1.5 and Flash CS4

December 2009 | Content Management, Joomla!, MySQL, Open Source, PHP

Joomla! with Flash is a new book from Packt,which will help users build dynamic, content-rich, and interactive websites using Joomla! 1.5 and Flash CS4. Written by Suhreed Sarkar, this book is a hands-on tutorial to building Joomla!-based web sites with stunning Flash animations. It will help users create attractive websites integrating Flash objects into Joomla! and stunning photo galleries with Flash transition and animation effects.

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Create Language Activities with the new Moodle Book from Packt

December 2009 | Moodle, Open Source

Moodle 1.9 for Second Language Teaching is a new book from Packt that is aimed at creating enjoyable, useful language learning activities. Written by Jeff Stanford, this book is a recipe for creating Moodle activities based on a communicative language teaching approach.

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Create RESTful Web Services in Java with the new Book from Packt

December 2009 | Java

RESTful Java Web Services is a new book from Packt that is aimed at helping Java developers code RESTful web services using the most popular Java RESTful frameworks like Restlet, JAX-RS based frameworks Jersey, RESTEasy, and Struts 2. Written by Jose Sandoval, this book is a Java developer's guide for building powerful and flexible RESTful web services

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Master Mechanical Modeling and Product Visualization with Packt’s new Blender 3D Book

December 2009 | Open Source, Web Graphics & Video

Blender 3D 2.49 Incredible Machines, is a new book from Packt that helps game designers and developers create realistic images, 3D models, and videos of machines. Written by Allan Brito, the book presents the readers with all the features that are needed to create super-realistic 3D models of machines for use in artwork, movies, and computer games.

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Create Powerful Animations and Interactive applications in Papervision 3D using Packt’s New Book

November 2009 | Open Source, Web Graphics & Video

Packt is pleased to announce Papervision3D Essentials, a new book that helps developers build stunning, interactive Papervision3D applications and make it work in Flash and Flex Builder. Written by Flash developers Paul Tondeur and Jeff Winder, this book will provide readers in-depth knowledge of 3D concepts with demo applications, screenshots and example codes.

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Learn to build scalable, high-performance software using Data Grid with new book from Packt

November 2009 | IBM

IBM Websphere eXtreme Scale 6 is a new book from Packt that helps developers get hands-on experience with eXtreme Scale APIs, and understand the different approaches to using data grids. Written by Anthony Chaves, this book will provide a solution to scalability issues through caching and grid technology. This book covers the major concepts that users need to know to prevent their client application from becoming a performance bottleneck. It is a complete tutorial style guide which will show how to write software using the eXtreme Scale APIs, and take advantage of a linearly scalable middleware layer.

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