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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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Teach mathematics using Moodle with the new book from Packt

November 2009 | Moodle, Open Source

Moodle 1.9 Math is a new book from Packt that is aimed at helping Mathematics teachers who want to use Moodle to deliver or support their teaching. This book, written by Ian Wild – also the author of the book Moodle Course Conversion: Beginner's Guide, will help readers to carefully explore the Moodle plugins that allow the handling of equations and enable other frequently used mathematical activities.

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Create high quality 2D plots using Matplotlib with new book from Packt

November 2009 | Open Source

Matplotlib for Python Developers is a new book from Packt that is aimed at helping Python developers build high quality 2D plots using Matplotlib. Written by, Sandro Tosi, this book will give users a comprehensive tour of the key features of the Matplotlib Python 2D plotting library, right from the simplest concepts to the most advanced topics.

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Build Service Oriented Composite Applications with new Book on Oracle SOA Suite 11g

November 2009 | Oracle

Getting Started With Oracle SOA Suite 11g R1 is a new book from Packt that helps develop service-oriented composite application using the much anticipated Oracle SOA Suite 11g. Written by Oracle SOA Suite Product Management team members, this book walks the reader through the development of a services-oriented applications based on a real-life scenario.

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Teach mathematics using Moodle with the new book from Packt

November 2009 | Moodle

Moodle 1.9 Math is a new book from Packt that is aimed at helping Mathematics teachers who want to use Moodle to deliver or support their teaching. This book, written by Ian Wild – also the author of the book Moodle Course Conversion: Beginner's Guide, will help readers to carefully explore the Moodle plugins that allow the handling of equations and enable other frequently used mathematical activities.

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Create high quality 2D plots using Matplotlib with new book from Packt

November 2009 | Open Source



Matplotlib for Python Developers is a new book from Packt that is aimed at helping Python developers build high quality 2D plots using Matplotlib. Written by, Sandro Tosi, this book will give users a comprehensive tour of the key features of the Matplotlib Python 2D plotting library, right from the simplest concepts to the most advanced topics.

 

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Master SEO Techniques for your Drupal 6 Website using Packt’s New Book

November 2009 | Content Management, Drupal, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce Drupal 6 Search Engine Optimization a new book that helps readers build a perfect search engine optimized Drupal web site. Written by Ben Finklea, the creator of the Drupal SEO Checklist module, this book provides readers with tips, modules, and best practices that are used by top Drupal SEO professionals.

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Build powerful and interactive web applications with jQuery UI using Packt’s new book

November 2009 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce a new book on jQuery UI 1.7 that helps readers build rich web applications with ready to use widgets from the jQuery User Interface library. Written by Dan Wellman, jQuery UI 1.7: The User Interface Library for jQuery helps developers create powerful front-end interfaces for their web applications with jQuery UI.

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