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Comprehend the concepts and benefits of Alfresco Share with Packt's new book and eBook

March 2012 | Open Source

Packt recently published Alfresco Share, for business users and content managers eager to leverage dynamic site generation capabilities of Alfresco Share for better participation amongst enterprise personnel. Written by Amita Bhandari, Pallika Majmudar and Vinita Choudhary, the book focuses on business needs rather than technical syntax and follows a case-study based approach.

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Designing exciting websites is now easy with Packt's new book: jQuery Tools UI Library

March 2012 | Open Source

Packt recently released a new book on jQuery Tools, the first and only book available in market on jQuery Tools. Titled jQuery Tools UI Library, the book features clear and practical projects that can be used in websites today, with explanation on useful tools such as overlay, scrollable, tabs and jQuery tooltip. It provides tips and comments on how to alter elements to personalize functionalities as per the design of website.

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Gain real world experience of Web Service development using Packt's new Spring Webs Services 2 Cookbook

March 2012 | Cookbooks, Open Source, Web Services

Packt recently published its new book, Spring Web Services 2 Cookbook, earlier this month. With over 60 effective recipes in its kettle, the book provides extended coverage of real life practical implementations of Spring Web-Services.

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Build exciting mobile web applications with Sencha Touch using new book and e-book from Packt Publishing

March 2012 | Open Source

Sencha Touch Mobile JavaScript Framework is Packt's latest release on this popular mobile web development tool. The book provides essential tutorials on building simple to powerful mobile web apps in Sencha Touch that will run on Apple iOS and Google Android. Using components, adding custom events and designing graphical representations such as buttons, icons and flexible tabs are explained with practical examples. The book published by Packt is just 300 pages long, and is now available in print and popular eBook formats from Packt.

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Cinema4D made easy with Packt’s latest book and e-book

February 2012 | Cookbooks

Cinema 4D R13 Cookbook is Packt’s latest release this month on 3D designing and animation. With short recipes throughout, the book aims to help readers master all the important aspects of Cinema4D. Key recipes include learning useful tools and methods for creating 3D objects in this application by Maxon, creating camera setups, light scenes, texturing, rendering, and using advanced features like Mograph, Xpresso, and Dynamics. Translating real-world knowledge of cameras and lighting into 3D canvas gets easy with this book.

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Managing Data and Media in Silverlight 4: A Mashup of Chapters from Packt's Bestselling Silverlight Book

February 2012 | Microsoft

Packt Publishing is delighted to announce the publication of Managing Data and Media in Silverlight 4, a unique mashup of bestselling Packt Silverlight books filled with tips and tricks, and providing readers with the hands-on experience to create, customize and design rich enterprise dashboards with Microsoft’s Silverlight.

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Managing Data and Media in Silverlight 4: A Mashup of Chapters from Packt's Bestselling Silverlight Book

February 2012 | Microsoft

Packt Publishing is delighted to announce the publication of Managing Data and Media in Silverlight 4, a unique mashup of bestselling Packt Silverlight books filled with tips and tricks, and providing readers with the hands-on experience to create, customize and design rich enterprise dashboards with Microsoft’s Silverlight.

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Get to Grips and Extend Microsoft SharePoint Using Packt’s New Compendium Book and e-Book

February 2012 | Microsoft

Packt Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Developer’s Compendium, a book and ebook designed to take the experienced ASP.NET developer from beginner to professional SharePoint developer in the shortest amount of time. It not only contains detailed step-by-step recipes for effective task completion but also practical examples that cover builds and flows.

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Announcing winners of the Corona book cover competition

February 2012 | Open Source

Last month we launched a competition to design the cover of our new Corona SDK Game Development book by Michelle Fernandez, in partnership with Ansca Mobile. Now it’s finally time to reveal the winners!

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Get up and running quickly with JBoss ESB with Packt’s beginner’s guide

February 2012 | Beginner's Guides, Java, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of JBoss ESB Beginner’s Guide, an introductory text for all the Java programmers who want to develop their own service-based applications, from simple deployments through to complex legacy integrations. Written by Len DiMaggio, Kevin Conner, Magesh Kumar B, and Tom Cunningham; this beginner’s guide is packed with numerous working examples for easy comprehension.

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