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BlackBoard Essentials for Teachers, a comprehensive guide to learning Blackboard

August 2012 | Open Source

Packt published its introductory title on Blackboard this month, BlackBoard Essentials for Teachers, written by William Rice. The book explains all the essential features of Blackboard with the help of practical examples and step-by-step guidance for creating and administering great courses.

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Easily build applications from scratch using Packt's CouchDB and PHP Web Development Beginner's Guide

July 2012 | Beginner's Guides, PHP, Web Development

Packt published a book on CouchDB recently, titled CouchDB and PHP Web Development Beginner's Guide. The book teaches the basics and fundamentals of using CouchDB, and shows readers how to build an application from beginning to end with the help of a variety of code examples and real world scenarios.

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Self Publishing or Packt Publishing?

July 2012 | e-Learning, Enterprise, Open Source

Publishing a book, on your own or through a publisher, is a lot of work!

While it is true that with self-publishing, one can get their books done and in the market in a relatively shorter span of time and have more control over the content of the book, just writing the book, formatting it, and launching it in the market is not what makes a great book or a great author.

When it comes to a good IT book, the content of the book, planning, editing, designing, art directing (cover art, graphics, and layout), copy editing, production management, distributing, actual selling, marketing/promoting, and publicizing, are all matters of great importance. This is where Packt comes in. Packt Publishing provides books, eBooks, video tutorials, and articles for IT developers, administrators, and users.

 

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Explore the advanced capabilities of Microsoft Silverlight using Packt’s new Book and eBook

July 2012 | Microsoft

A compact certification guide to help the reader prepare for, and pass, the (70-506): TS: Microsoft Silverlight 4 Development exam.

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Expand the knowledge of SharePoint using Packt’s latest Book and eBook

July 2012 | Microsoft

Master SharePoint application development by building exciting business SharePoint solutions.

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Crack the Microsoft BizTalk Server 2010 (70-595) Exam Using Packt's New Book and eBook

June 2012 | Microsoft

Packt is pleased to announce the publication of the (MCTS): Microsoft BizTalk Server 2010 (70-595) Certification Guide. This book and eBook will show developers how to prepare and pass the Microsoft BizTalk Server 2010 (70-595) exam and become a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS).

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Configure Office 365 for Exchange Online Using Packt's New Book and eBook

June 2012 | Microsoft

Packt is pleased to announce the publication of the Microsoft Office 365: Exchange Online Implementation and Migration book, a practical hands-on tutorial that shows small businesses and enterprises how to implement and migrate to Exchange Online in Office 365.

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Learn the basics and extend your capabilities in designing websites with Packt's new book on jQuery

June 2012 | Beginner's Guides

Packt recently published jQuery for Designers: Beginner’s Guide book and e-book for web developers and designers. Written by Natalie MacLees, the founder of Purple Pen productions this book is a easy step-by-step guide that shows everything needed to start improving a website by enhancing user experience and adding impressive effects and animations with jQuery.

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Common Application Development Problems now solved using Packt’s New Book and eBook on OGRE 3D

June 2012 | Cookbooks

Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new book OGRE 3D 1.7 Application Development Cookbook OGRE 3D 1.7 Application Development Cookbook. Written by Ilya Grinblat and Alex Peterson, a cookbook with over 50 recipes, that will help solve common problems users face while developing 3D graphics applications using OGRE 3D, with explained sample code and screenshots.

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Explore the advanced capabilities of Windows SBS 2011 standard using Packt's new Book and eBook

June 2012 | Enterprise, Microsoft

A compact certification guide to help the reader prepare and pass the Microsoft Small Business Server 2011 Standard, Configuring (70-169) exam.

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