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Learn to set up, maintain and secure a Small Office Server using Linux Email

November 2009 | Linux Servers, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce Linux Email, a new book that covers everything that users need to know in order to set up their own Linux server. Written by professional Linux administrators this book is a simple step-by-step guide to setting up a Linux email server using the most popular free Open Source tools such as PostFix, ProcMail, SpamAssassin, ClamAV, and others.

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WordPress Wins the 2009 Overall Best Open Source CMS Award

November 2009 | Content Management, Open Source

Packt Publishing is pleased to announce that WordPress has won the Overall Best Open Source CMS Award in the 2009 Open Source CMS Awards. WordPress has won this Award for the first time in the past four years, earning itself a place in the Hall of Fame category for the Award next year

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Drupal Wins the First Hall of Fame

November 2009 | Content Management, Open Source

Packt Publishing is pleased to announce that Drupal has won the inaugural Hall of Fame Award in the 2009 Open Source CMS Awards. Hall of Fame is a new category introduced to the Award this year, featuring a competition between the previous winners of the Award: Drupal and Joomla!.

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ImpressCMS Wins 2009 Most Promising Open Source CMS

November 2009 | Content Management, Open Source

Packt Publishing is pleased to announce that ImpressCMS has won the Most Promising Open Source CMS Category in the 2009 Open Source CMS Award. While ImpressCMS took first place in this category, Pixie and Pligg weren’t far behind and settled for a tie in the first runner up spot.

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Drupal wins 2009 Best Open Source PHP CMS

November 2009 | Content Management, Open Source

Packt Publishing is pleased to announce that Drupal has won the Best Open Source PHP CMS Category in the 2009 Open Source CMS Award. This category featured a very close contest between the top three, Drupal, WordPress, and Joomla! in which Drupal ended up as the overall choice for the judges and the public.

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Plone wins 2009 Best Other Open Source CMS

November 2009 | Content Management, Open Source

After three months of intensive nominations and voting, Packt Publishing is pleased to announce that Plone has won the Best Other Open Source CMS Category in the 2009 Open Source CMS Award. Plone retains the Award it won in 2008 and takes away prize money totaling $2,000.

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2009 Open Source CMS Most Valued People Announced

November 2009 | Content Management, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the list of Most Valued People from Open Source Content Management Systems for 2009. This feature was introduced in 2008 and is designed to recognize the contributions to projects made by individuals that often go unnoticed.

For the large majority of Open Source projects, it is the tireless contributions from enthusiastic individuals that enable its growth and adoption and these are the people that Packt feels is necessary to identify. For details of 2009's Open Source Most Valued People, please click through.

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Implement Solutions for Regular Joomla! 1.5 Programming Design Problems

October 2009 | Content Management, Cookbooks, Joomla!, Open Source, PHP

Joomla! 1.5 Development Cookbook is a new book from Packt that helps developers to implement simple but incredibly useful solutions for common Joomla! 1.5 programming design problems. Written by James Kennard, this is a hands-on solutions book that takes a practical approach to recipes by providing code samples, which can be extracted easily. It will help developers to swiftly extend the Joomla! core functionality to create new and exciting extensions.

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Customize Professional Joomla! Websites with Packt’s new Book

October 2009 | Content Management, Joomla!, Open Source, PHP

Packt is pleased to announce Joomla! 1.5x Customization: Make Your Site Adapt to Your Needs, a new book, which will help users create and customize a unique, professional Joomla! website to suit their business requirements. Written by Daniel Chapman, this book is a step-by-step guide that will show readers how to build a unique website with Joomla! using the same techniques as professionals. It will help them understand and customize modules, plugins, components, and templates.

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Develop Feature-Rich PHP web applications with Packt's New Zend Book

October 2009 | MySQL, Open Source, PHP, Web Development

Zend Framework 1.8 Web Application Development is a new book from Packt, which will help users design, develop, and deploy feature-rich PHP web applications using Zend. Written by Keith Pope, this book is an example-driven tutorial that takes readers through the process of building Model-View-Controller-based web applications. It will allow them to create a real-life storefront application from design to deployment and explore all the major aspects of the Zend Framework.

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