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Packt announce the winners in the 2011 Open Source Awards

November 2011 | Open Source

Packt Publishing is pleased to announce the winners in the 2011 Open Source Awards. The Open Source Awards is a contest that aims to encourage, support, recognize and reward Open Source projects. Formerly the Open Source CMS Award, the contest has been running since 2006 and is regarded as one of the most established platforms for recognizing excellence amongst Open Source Software.

Prize money given out since 2006 tops $100,000. To identify the excellence among Open Source projects, public votes for the finalists in each category were combined with ratings from a panel of Judges.

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Create amazing 2D and 3D applications with Packt’s Irrlicht book

November 2011 | Beginner's Guides, Open Source

Irrlicht 1.7 Realtime 3D Engine Beginner's Guide from Packt is a comprehensive guide for C++ programmers to learn Irrlicht from scratch. Written by Johannes Stein and Aung Sithu Kyaw, this book is a step-by-step guide to Irrlicht that starts at an easy level for beginners and then gradually works to more advanced topics through clear code examples and a number of demos, which illustrate theoretical concepts.

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Survey Seeks to Define Open Source CMS Market Leaders, Key Market Dynamics

November 2011 | Open Source

The 2011 Open Source CMS Market Share Survey is now open!

 

Bali, Indonesiawater&stone is now in the process of gathering data for the fourth annual Open Source CMS Market Share Report. This year’s report will be looking at survey data gathered from CMS users around the world. The survey is now available online at  http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2011-OSCMS-Survey

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Create powerful Android apps easily using Packt’s new book

November 2011 | Beginner's Guides

Packt is pleased to announce Google App Inventor, a new book that will teach users all the basics of App Inventor with lots of illustrations. Written by Ralph Roberts , this book will teach users how apps get created with lots of simple and fun examples.

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Moodle administration tasks now simplified with Packt’s latest book

November 2011 | Moodle, Open Source

Packt’s new book Moodle 2 Administration will help administrators to plan, install, optimize, customize, and configure Moodle. Written by Alex Büchner, this book is a complete practical guide to administering Moodle sites and a reference of all Moodle system settings.

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Make learning fun and effective for 4-9 year olds with Packt's latest Moodle book

October 2011 | Moodle, Open Source

Packt’s latest Moodle 2 for Teaching 4-9 Year Olds Beginner's Guide is a new book from Packt that will empower teachers to create online quizzes, puzzles, and games to enhance the learning ability of their students. Written by Nicholas Freear, this book will help combine face-to-face teaching with online activities in a classroom environment.

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Bring stories and ideas to life with Packt's iClone book

October 2011 | Open Source

Packt's is delighted to announce the release of iClone 4.31 3D Animation Beginner's Guideaimed to help readers animate their stories and ideas to create realistic scenes. Written by M.D. McCallum, veteran international award winning commercial graphics artist, 3D animator, the book is a part of Packt's Beginner's guide series with step-by-step instructions to give the reader a solid foundation in the basics of iClone, apart from making them confident animators.

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Get the most out of Packt's new Salesforce CRM: The Definitive Admin Handbook

October 2011 | CRM, Enterprise

Packt has announced the publication of Salesforce CRM: The Definitive Admin Handbook, a comprehensive, power-packed guide covering everything from setup and configuration, to the customization of Salesforce CRM. Written by Paul Goodey this book includes real-world business scenarios for Salesforce CRM.

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Successfully manage and tune WebSphere 8.0 implementations with Packt's latest book

October 2011 | IBM

Packt recently announced the publication of IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0 Administration Guide, a highly practical, example-driven tutorial, aimed to help administrators successfully manage and tune their WebSphere 8.0 implementation. Written by Steve Robinson, the book throws light on the new WebSphere installer, topics like managed deployments, MQ Link, HPEL Logging, and more with a variety of real-world examples.

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Create incredible Windows Phone apps using Silverlight with Packt's new book

October 2011 | Cookbooks



Windows Phone 7 Silverlight Cookbook is a new book from Packt aimed at developers and designers who want to create Windows Phone apps using Silverlight. Written by Jonathan Marbutt and Robb Schiefer. Jr, the book is laid out in a cookbook style, presenting examples in form of recipes, giving readers the choice to go directly at any topic or follow topics throughout a chapter to gain in-depth knowledge.

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