Beginner's Guides

Learn to run Android apps on a Mac or PC using BlueStacks with Packt's new eBook

September 2013 | Beginner's Guides

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Instant BlueStacks, a fast-paced, example-based guide that explains the process of installing and configuring BlueStacks on Mac or PC. The eBook, which is available in all the popular formats, is priced at $9.99.

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Learn to use Unity by creating an “Outbreak” survival game using Packt's new Book and eBook

September 2013 | Beginner's Guides, Web Graphics & Video

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Getting Started with Unity, an easy-to-follow tutorial that shows readers how to create a survival game using Unity3D's built-in objects and components, JavaScript, animations with Mecanim, and some basic AI. The eBook, which is available in all the popular formats, is priced at $14.44, while the print book is priced at $34.99.

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Learn how to perform automated testing using Qunit with Packt’s new e-Book

September 2013 | Beginner's Guides, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new book Instant Testing with QUnit, a concise, hands-on guide that will help readers set up and start working with QUnit in an instant. With this book, beginners will learn how to perform cross-browser testing with QUnit and develop their own QUnit plugin. This short, fast, focused guide comes in at 64 pages and is now available in Amazon, ePub, and PDF formats for $16.99.

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Learn to use Flash in HTML5 for developing various applications with Packt's New Book and eBook

September 2013 | Beginner's Guides, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of its latest book on Flash and HTML5 HTML5 for Flash Developers. Through this practical, hands-on guide, developers will learn how to effectively build and create HTML5 content for various platforms. This book is packed full of hands-on examples and tools that HTML5 professionals are currently using. The eBook, which is available in all the popular formats, is priced at $22.94; while the print book, which comes in at 322 pages, is competitively priced at $44.99.

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Create robust unit and functional tests using TestNG with Packt's new book and eBook

August 2013 | Beginner's Guides, Java, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of TestNG Beginner's Guide, a step-by-step guide that provides a detailed look into the features and core concepts of TestNG as well as how to write custom reports. This book is available now in print, eBook, Kindle, and other select formats. The print book comes in at 276 pages long and is competitively priced at $49.99, whilst the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $22.94.

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Learn to develop statistical applications in R with Packt's new book and eBook

August 2013 | Beginner's Guides, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of. R Statistical Application Development by Example Beginner's Guide. R Statistical Application Development by Example Beginner's Guide, a self-learning tutorial for users who are new to the concept of R Statistics. Packed with real-world examples and useful screenshots, this book will teach readers everything they need to know about application development and the nuances of R Statistics.

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Oracle Data Guard 11gR2 Administration Beginner’s Guide

June 2013 | Beginner's Guides, Enterprise, Oracle

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Oracle Data Guard 11gR2 Administration Beginner’s Guide, a comprehensive guide to understanding the essentials and components of Oracle Data Guard. This is indispensable knowledge for anyone interested in Oracle Database Administration, as providing high availability of databases is one of the most common DBA tasks.

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Develop advanced plugins for Eclipse using Packt’s new book and eBook

June 2013 | Beginner's Guides, Java, Open Source

Eclipse Plugin Development by Example: Beginner's Guide is a new book from Packt that will guide users through the full journey of plug-in development, starting with an introduction to Eclipse plug-ins, continuing through packaging, and finishing with a look at automated testing and deployment. The example codes in the book provide simple snippets which can be developed and extended.

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Create perfect content managed websites using Packt's new book and eBook

June 2013 | Beginner's Guides, Joomla!, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Joomla! 3 Beginner’s Guide, a step-by-step tutorial that will help readers to build and maintain their own websites quickly, easily, and efficiently, getting the most out of the latest release of the Joomla! content management system. This indispensable guide is packed with useful explanations to quickly pick up the necessary skills, tips, and tricks for building a successful Joomla! website.

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Create engaging games without programming using Stencyl 3.x with Packt’s New Book and eBook

June 2013 | Beginner's Guides, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Learning Stencyl 3.x Game Development: Beginner's Guide, a fast-paced and exciting book that empowers the reader to design exciting games without the need for any coding knowledge. The book is a step-by-step, practical tutorial that shows readers not only the basic game development, but also tricks to improve games with eye-catching graphics and exhilarating audio-effects and more.

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