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Leverage Zabbix by monitoring large IT environments efficiently with Packt’s new book and eBook

March 2014 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new book Introduction to R for Quantitative Finance; a tutorial-based guide that helps readers to understand the basics of, and become accomplished with, the use of R for quantitative finance.

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Learn various strategies for cross-platform development using Xamarin with Packt’s new book and eBook

March 2014 | Web Development

Packt is proud to announce the release of its latest publication, Xamarin Cross-platform Application Development by Jonathan Peppers. This thorough yet easy-to-read guide will show readers how to write native iOS and Android applications with Xamarin quickly and efficiently. The book is 262 pages long and is priced at $44.99, while the eBook is available for $22.94.

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Optimize Hadoop to master MapReduce using Packt’s new Book and eBook

March 2014 | Open Source, Web Development

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Optimizing Hadoop for MapReduce by Kaled Tannir. This book details the Hadoop MapReduce job performance optimization process with a number of clear and practical steps, helping readers to fully utilize their cluster’s node resources. The book is 120 pages long and is competitively priced at $34.99, while the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $17.84.

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Learn to use Solr in real-world contexts using Packt’s new book and eBook

March 2014 | Beginner's Guides, Open Source

Packt is proud to present its latest publication Apache Solr Beginner’s Guide by Alfredo Serafini. This is an easy-to-read book that will show the reader how to define simple configurations to search data in several ways for their specific context, from suggestions to advanced faceted navigation using Solr. The print book is 324 pages long and is priced at $44.99, while the eBook is $22.94.

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Build simple yet powerful PHP and CodeIgniter applications using Packt’s new book and eBook

March 2014 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new book CodeIgniter 2 Cookbook by Rob Foster. This book is a complete guide to creating fully functioning PHP web applications. The book has 306 pages and is competitively priced at $49.99, and is now available in all the popular electronic formats, including Kindle, for $23.99.

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Get to grips with Citrix XenDesktop 7 with Packt’s new book and eBook.

March 2014 | Cookbooks, Enterprise

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Citrix XenDesktop 7 Cookbook, a thorough guide that aims to help readers implement, configure, and optimize the migration from a physical architecture to a VDI architecture using the latest release of the Citrix XenDesktop suite. This book is available now in print, eBook, Kindle, and select library formats. The print book is 410 pages long and is priced at $54.99 while the eBook is priced at $28.04.

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Discover the exciting world of penetration testing with Backbox using Packt’s new eBook

March 2014 | Linux Servers, MySQL, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new book Penetration Testing with BackBox, an introductory guide that teaches users to perform penetration testing with BackBox. The book is available in all the popular electronic formats such as Amazon, Kindle, e-pub, and PDF. It is 112 pages long and is competitively priced at $17.99.

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Master how to utilize Magento for theming, catalog configuration, and module and database development with Packt’s new book and eBook.

February 2014 | Cookbooks, Open Source

Packt is proud to present its latest publication, Magento 1.8 Development Cookbookby Bart Delvaux. This thorough, practical guide aims to teach readers how to customize the look and feel of their Magento shop and create modules to modify or extend Magento's standard behavior. The book is 284 pages long and is priced at $44.99, while the eBook is available for $21.59.

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Leverage the power of Bootstrap 3 with Packt’s new book and eBook

February 2014 | Open Source, Web Development

Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new book and eBook Bootstrap Site Blueprints. This book is hands-on guide to the inner workings of Bootstrap’s latest and greatest development milestone. In an easy-to-follow, step-by-step format, readers will quickly get to know the ins and outs of Bootstrap while building a portfolio site, a WordPress theme, a business site, an e-commerce interface, administration interface, and an upscale marketing site. This 304-page book is now available in print for $44.99 and all the popular eBook formats for $22.94.

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Develop exciting Google scripts in a flash with Packt's new book and eBook!

February 2014 | Open Source, Web Development

Packt is proud to announce the release of its latest publication, Google Apps Script for Beginners by Serge Gabet. This book is a step-by-step, example-oriented guide with a focus on providing the practical skills necessary to develop and customize apps with Google Apps Script. The book is 160 pages long and is priced at $29.99, while the eBook is $14.39.

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