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Release Date: 
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 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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July 2014
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Packt is pleased to announce the release of Kendo UI Cookbook. Web developers will get to grips with the basics of the Kendo UI application framework. In this easy-to-follow guide, filled with practical and hands-on examples, developers will learn how to apply Kendo’s one stop library to build applications for various platforms.

About the Author: Sagar Ganatra is a frontend architect from Bangalore, India. His expertise includes HTML5, CSS3, Object-oriented JavaScript, Kendo UI, jQuery, and JavaScript frameworks such as BackboneJS, RequireJS, and AngularJS. He also writes about these technologies on his blog at http://www.sagarganatra.com/. When he is not coding, he enjoys writing short stories, swimming, and reading books.

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July 2014
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Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new book Mastering Kali Linux for Advanced Penetration Testing, by Robert W. Beggs. This book provides readers with all the practical knowledge needed to test a network's security using a proven hacker's methodology. The book has 325 pages and is competitively priced at $49.99, while the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $25.49.

About the author:
Robert W. Beggs is the founder and CEO of Digital Defence. He is a strong evangelist of security and is a co-founder of Toronto Area Security Klatch, the largest known vendor-independent security user group in North America. He has more than 15 years of experience in the technical leadership of security engagements, including penetration testing wired and wireless networks, incident response, and data forensics.

Release Date: 
June 2014
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Packt is proud to introduce their new title, Implementing Domain-Specific Languages with Xtext and Xtend, a practical guide that will help readers to quickly implement a DSL with Xtext and Xtend in a test-driven way with the aid of simplified examples. The book costs $49.99, and is also available in all the popular eBook formats for $25.49.

About the author:
Lorenzo Bettini is an assistant professor (researcher) in Computer Science at Dipartimento di Informatica, Università di Torino, Italy. He has a Master's Degree in Computer Science and a PhD in theoretical computer science. His research interests cover design, theory, and the implementation of programming languages. He has used Xtext and Xtend for implementing many domain-specific languages and Java-like programming languages.

Xtext is an open source Eclipse framework for implementing domain-specific languages together with its IDE functionalities.

Release Date: 
June 2014
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Packt is pleased to announce the release of Building an Architectural Walkthrough Using Unity, a thorough video course showing an efficient and easy approach to applying an architectural 3D model into your project for quick and reliable results. The duration of the video course is 2 hours and 51 minutes, and it is competitively priced at $33.99.

About the author:

Stefan Boeykens is an architect-engineer from Leuven, Belgium. After his graduation, he was involved in architectural practice for about 4 years, before returning to the KU Leuven for his PhD in 2007. His main research interests are BIM, 3D modeling and visualization, digital historical reconstruction, parametric design, programming, and interoperability between varieties of software tools, with a special focus on openBIM. He is also the author of Unity for Architectural Visualization, Packt Publishing.

Release Date: 
June 2014
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Packt Publishing is proud to announce the release of their new book on Angular JS, Mastering Angular JS Directives, written by Josh Kurz. This book is a step-by-step, hands-on approach to AngularJS and helps its readers discover how to create structured, maintainable, and testable directives. The book is 210 pages long and is priced at $41.99 while the eBook is $20.79.

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Josh Kurz is a client-side technician who constantly pushes the realms of frontend technologies by mixing new-age theories and proven Computer Science concepts. He has successfully shown that AngularJS can be used to create some of the fastest, most usable data visualization applications while working at Turner. He also has a true passion for open source code and believes it is one of the reasons for his success. Currently, outside of work, he is practicing to become a black belt in Jiu Jitsu.

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