The ongoing disruption to European airspace, caused by ash from the erupting Eyjafjallajoekull volcano in Iceland, has meant that many book orders for European and selected African, Asian and South American countries have been grounded until further notice. Please note that orders made for customers in the United States are unaffected, as they are printed and shipped from the US.Read Volcanic Ash Cloud Affects Packt Book Shipping in full
Packt is set to launch two free eBooks to celebrate the launch of Packt Open Source and Packt Enterprise.Read Packt to Release Two Free eBooks for Brand Launch in full
As evidenced by the re-launched website, Packt is making some big changes at the moment. The biggest of these may well be that it is due to launch two new brands – Packt Enterprise and Packt Open Source – over the coming few weeks.Read Packt Set to Launch Two New Brands in full
Packt Publishing is giving away a free eBook to all of its account holders to celebrate the launch of its new revamped website. www.PacktPub.com, the company's online bookstore, relaunches on 26th March 2010 and offers a new, enhanced customer experience and other exciting new features.Read Packt celebrates relaunch of website by offering free eBooks in full
Developers and IT Professionals to Benefit from Additional Open Source Packt Titles Available in Safari Books Online’s Digital, Subscription-Based Library.
SEBASTOPOL, Calif. – February 1, 2010 – Safari® Books Online (www.safaribooksonline.com), the leading on-demand digital library for technology, digital media, and business professionals, announced today that it is adding more than 350 new titles in 2010 from Packt, an innovative, fast-growing publisher of digital books. Packt specializes in Open Source topics for developers and IT professionals, most notably jQuery, WordPress, Drupal and Joomla! All new Packt Open Source publications will be available in an online subscription library exclusively through Safari Books Online.Read Safari Books Online Adding 350 Packt Titles in 2010 in full
Unity Game Development Essentials is a new book from Packt, which will help users build fully functional, professional 3D games with realistic environments, sound, dynamic effects, and more. Written by Will Goldstone , this book follows an informal, demystifying approach to the world of game development with the Unity game engine. This hands-on, easy-to-follow guide will allow users to kick start game development, and build ready-to-play 3D games with ease.Read Build Fully Functional, Professional 3D Games with Packt's New Unity Book in full