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September 2011
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Packt Publishing is pleased to announce the finalists of the 2011 Open Source Award. This announcement signals the start of the next stage where the finalists are now open to public vote, which lasts until October 31.

Packt Open Source Awards 2011

The finalists, listed in alphabetical order across all the categories, are as follows:

  • Open Source CMS Award
    • Drupal
    • Joomla!
    • Mojoportal
    • Plone
    • SilverStripe


  • Open Source Mobile Toolkits and Libraries
    • FoneMonkey
    • jQuery Mobile
    • Min3D
    • PhoneGap
    • Sencha Touch

 

  • Most Promising Open Source Project
    • Chamilo
    • FLOW3
    • ImpressPages
    • Nette Framework
    • Seo Panel

 

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July 2014
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Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new book PostgreSQL 9 High Availability Cookbook. Filled with easy-to-follow industry-driven recipes, administrators will learn how to build a versatile PostgreSQL cluster and avoid costly downtime.

About the author: Shaun has been working with PostgreSQL since late 2000. He is a frequent contributor to the PostgreSQL Performance and General mailing lists, assisting other DBAs with knowledge he's gained over the years. In 2011 and 2012, he presented at the Postgres Open conference on topics such as handling extreme throughput, High Availability, server redundancy, and failover techniques. Most recently, he has contributed the Shard Manager extension and the walctl WAL management suite. Currently, he is the database architect at OptionsHouse, an online options brokerage with a PostgreSQL cluster that handles almost two billion queries per day. Many of the techniques used in this book were developed specifically for this extreme environment.

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July 2014
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Packt is pleased to announce the release of an eBook based on the popular JavaScript platform: Node.js. Node.js Blueprints utilizes the maximum potential of Node.js to develop real-world applications. This practical and straightforward guide will help developers utilize the enormous capabilities Node.js has to offer.

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July 2014
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Packt is pleased to announce the release of Near Field Communication with Android Cookbook, an easy-to-follow guide with each recipe designed to improve your learning curve. The book is out now and available from Packt in print and all the popular eBook formats. The print book is 286 pages long and is competitively priced at $71.98, while the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $26.99.

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Vitor Subtil is a web developer who has been working with ASP.NET, C#, Oracle, and FluentNhibernate in the development of Enterprise Management applications. He got introduced to NFC in his final year of his Computer Engineering degree. His areas of interest also include HTML5, JQuery, and CSS3.

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July 2014
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Packt is proud to present its latest publication, Parallel Programming with Python by Jan Palach. This book is a concise, easy-to-follow, and clear tutorial full of simple-to-understand explanations and plenty of examples to help readers develop parallel computing systems using Python quickly and efficiently. The book is 124 pages long and is priced at $22.99, while the eBook is available for $9.99.

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Jan Palach has been a software developer for 13 years. Jan has a degree in Information Systems from Estácio de Sá University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and a postgraduate degree in Software Development from Paraná State Federal Technological University. Currently, he works as a Senior System Analyst at a private company within the telecommunication sector, implementing C++ systems; however, he likes to have fun experimenting in Python and Erlang, his two technological passions.

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July 2014
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Packt is pleased to announce the release of Prezi Hotshot, a hands-on, tutorial-style approach that walks you through ten individual projects, each focusing on producing a specific Prezi. This book is available now in print, eBook, Kindle, and selected library formats. The print book is 264 pages long and is competitively priced at $44.99, while the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $26.99.

About the author: 
Hedwyg van Groenendaal has 20 years of experience in the field of Internet and web design. This started during her studies in Building Information Technology at Eindhoven University of Technology. She graduated in 1995. Quite soon after finishing her studies, she started her own Internet and web design company called Via Milia, and a few years later, she started an Internet education center.

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July 2014
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Packt is pleased to announce the release of Advanced Quantitative Finance with C++. The book will take readers through a fast but structured crash-course in quantitative finance, from theory to practice. The print book comes in at 101 pages and is competitively priced at $26.99, while the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $13.59.

About the author: Dr. Alonso Peña is SDA Professor at the SDA Bocconi School of Management in Milan. He has worked as a quantitative analyst in the Structured Products group for Thomson Reuters Risk and for Unicredit Group in London and Milan. He holds a PhD degree from the University of Cambridge in finite element analysis and the Certificate in Quantitative Finance (CQF) from 7city Learning UK. He has lectured and supervised graduate students from the universities of Cambridge, Oxford, Bocconi, Bergamo, Pavia, Castellanza, and the Politecnico di Milano. His area of expertise is the pricing of financial derivatives, in particular, in structured products. Alonso has been published in the fields of quantitative finance, applied mathematics, neuroscience, and the history of science.

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