Beginner's Guides

Take the classroom online effortlessly using Packt’s latest Moodle book

December 2011 | Beginner's Guides, Moodle

Packt is pleased to announce its latest addition to its series of Moodle books, Moodle 2.0 Course Conversion, the book that provides the quickest way for teachers and trainers to turn their familiar teaching materials into a Moodle e-learning course. Written by Ian Wild, the book demonstrates ways to improve one’s course by taking advantage of multimedia and collaboration.

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Explore NumPy from scratch with Packt's NumPy Beginner's Guide

November 2011 | Beginner's Guides, Open Source

Packt recently released its first book on NumPy, titled “NumPy 1.5 Beginner's Guide”, written by Ivan Idris. The book comes packed with real world examples enabling readers to perform high performance calculations with efficient NumPy code, execute complex linear algebra and mathematical computations, and analyze large data sets with statistical functions.

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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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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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Packt launches first ever book on Kohana 3 PHP framework

September 2011 | Beginner's Guides, Open Source, PHP

Kohana 3.0 Beginner’s Guide is a new book from Packt aimed at web developers who want to create web applications using the Kohana 3 framework. Written by Jason D. Straughan, this book is step-by-step guide to create great web properties while leveraging a rapid development architecture and also, is the first and only book in the market for learning about this popular and powerful open-source PHP framework.

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Packt launches first ever book on Kohana 3 PHP framework

September 2011 | Beginner's Guides, Open Source, PHP

Kohana 3.0 Beginner’s Guide is a new book from Packt aimed at web developers who want to create web applications using the Kohana 3 framework. Written by Jason D. Straughan, this book is step-by-step guide to create great web properties while leveraging a rapid development architecture and also, is the first and only book in the market for learning about this popular and powerful open-source PHP framework.

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Learn HTML5 game development quickly using Packt’s new book

September 2011 | Beginner's Guides

Packt is pleased to announce HTML5 Games Development by Example: Beginner’s Guide a new book that will teach users to create six fun games using the latest HTML5, Canvas, CSS and JavaScript techniques. Written by Thomas Makzan, this book includes a clear explanation of all the essential techniques required to learn HTML5, and covers puzzle games, action games, multiplayer and Box 2D physics.

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Design and apply fabulous jQuery UI themes with Packt's latest book

August 2011 | Beginner's Guides, Open Source

Packt is delighted to announce jQuery UI Themes Beginner's Guide, a new book which shows the details of the jQuery UI theme framework by example. Written by Adam Boduch, this book is a step-by-step guide that goes beyond showing how to switch themes in a user interface built with jQuery UI and offers developers a practical guide to designing their own themes and gives them insight into the working of themes.

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Build and customize Python web applications with Packt's new book

May 2011 | Beginner's Guides, Open Source

Python 3 Web Development Beginner’s Guide is a new book from Packt aimed at experienced Python programmers giving them the freedom to create their own site without having to learn another framework. Written by Michel Anders, this book follows a sample application, with lots of screenshots and helps to get to grips with techniques as quickly as possible.

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Minimum effort to get up and running with Packt’s LITE Edition

May 2011 | Beginner's Guides, Cookbooks, Enterprise, Open Source

LITE Edition

 

Packt (www.PacktPub.com), the innovative, fast-growing publisher, announced today the launch of its LITE Edition books. Available in eBook format for $9.99, books in the LITE Edition have been carefully extracted from a full Packt book to give you just the right amount of information to get you started as quickly as possible.

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