Beginner's Guides

Create your own exciting games using Packt’s new XNA 4.0 book

October 2010 | Beginner's Guides, Microsoft, Web Graphics & Video

XNA 4.0 Game Development by Example: Beginner's Guide is a new book from Packt that will help readers to create their own exciting games with Microsoft XNA 4.0. Written by Kurt Jaegers, this book will assist readers to expand their finished games, introduce them to many fun examples and programming concepts along with implementation of XNA 4, while maintaining its focus entirely on developing games with the free version of XNA.

 

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Build professional online shopping stores using Packt's new OpenCart book

September 2010 | Beginner's Guides, e-Commerce, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce OpenCart 1.4 Beginner’s Guide, a new book that will help readers to build and manage professional, easy-to-use, attractive online shopping stores using OpenCart. Written by Murat Yilmaz, this book will assist readers to integrate their online stores with popular payment gateways like PayPal and shipping methods such as UPS and USPS effortlessly.

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Test and debug JavaScript the easy way using Packt’s new book

August 2010 | Beginner's Guides, Open Source, Web Development

JavaScript Testing Beginner's Guide is a new book from Packt that will help readers to test and debug JavaScript the easy way. Written by Liang Yuxian Eugene, this book will teach readers to use different techniques to test JavaScript, and to discover the most important tools to make their debugging task less painful. This book will also assist readers to automate their testing process by using external testing tools.

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Develop flexible and powerful themes for PrestaShop using Packt's new book

August 2010 | Beginner's Guides, e-Commerce, MySQL, Open Source, PHP

PrestaShop 1.3 Theming – Beginner's Guide is a new book from Packt that will help readers to control the look and feel of their PrestaShop store by creating customized themes. Written by Hayati Hashim, this book teaches readers to use the PrestaShop back office panel to introduce simple changes to their themes as well as tips and tricks to make theming in PrestaShop easier.

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Design Courses for Special Education Children using Moodle with New Book

July 2010 | Beginner's Guides, Content Management, e-Learning, Moodle, Open Source, Web Development

Packt is pleased to announce a new book that is aimed at helping users develop interactive courses and therapies for children with special education needs who are between the age group of 5 to 10 years. Written by Speech therapist, Silvina P. Hillar, this book is a guide to pick up necessary skills, tips, and tricks for creating practical exercises using Moodle 1.9.

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Build and customize your online store using Packt’s new PrestaShop book

June 2010 | Beginner's Guides, e-Commerce, Open Source, PHP

Packt is pleased to announce PrestaShop 1.3 Beginner's Guide, a new book that covers every topic required to start and run a real, trading e-commerce business with PrestaShop. Written by John Horton, this book will teach readers how to turn a single new PrestaShop into a thriving e-commerce empire and deploy it quickly and easily, while making it search engine friendly.

 

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Deploy and manage a virtual environment using Packt's new VirtualBox book

May 2010 | Beginner's Guides, Linux Servers, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce VirtualBox 3.1: Beginner's Guide, a new book that helps System Administrator’s utilize and manage a cost-effective virtual environment with VirtualBox 3.1. Written by Alfonso V. Romero, this book helps System Administrator’s create their first VirtualBox machine on Windows and Linux with the help of its practical approach and many screenshots.

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Build enterprise-ready business applications with Silverlight using the new book from Packt

April 2010 | .NET, Beginner's Guides, Enterprise, Microsoft

Microsoft Silverlight 4 Business Application Development: Beginner’s Guide is a new book from Packt that is uniquely aimed at .NET developers who want to build business applications with Silverlight. This book, written by Cameron Albert and Frank LaVigne, will help users learn the basic tools and skills needed to get started in Silverlight application development.

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Build a fully functional and professional website using the new CMS Made Simple book from Packt

April 2010 | Beginner's Guides, Content Management, Open Source, Web Development

CMS Made Simple 1.6: Beginner's Guide, a new book from Packt, is a tutorial for readers intending to equip them to build a fully functional website with a professional touch and advanced features. The book is written by Sofia Hauschildt, a tutor for web mastering and web development. This book provides vast knowledge about how webmasters can design and implement their high quality websites using CMS Made Simple.

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Packt to Release Two Free eBooks for Brand Launch

April 2010 | Beginner's Guides, Content Management, Enterprise, Linux Servers, Networking & Telephony, Open Source, Web Development

Packt is set to launch two free eBooks to celebrate the launch of Packt Open Source and Packt Enterprise.

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