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Release Date: 
January 2014
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Packt is pleased to announce the publication of Pentaho Data Integration Beginner's Guide - Second Edition, a practical guide which helps readers to overcome the difficulty faced during capturing, manipulating, cleansing, transferring, and loading data effectively with Pentaho Data Integration. The book is 502 pages long and is competitively priced at $49.99. It is also available in all popular eBook formats including Kindle and selected library formats for $29.99.

About the author:
María Carina Roldán has worked as a BI consultant for more than 10 years. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Computer Science at UNLP in La Plata and then completed her post graduation in Statistics at the University of Buenos Aires. Over the last four years, she has been dedicated full-time to developing BI solutions using Pentaho Suite. Currently, she works for Webdetails, one of the main Pentaho contributors.

Pentaho Data Integration is a full-featured open source ETL solution that allows you to meet the prime requirements in every IT organization. It has an intuitive, graphical, drag-and-drop design environment, and its ETL capabilities are extremely powerful.

Release Date: 
January 2014
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Packt is pleased to announce the launch of Node Security, a practical and fast-paced guide that will give users all the information they need to secure Node applications. The book will guide to master the origins of the Node.js and npm projects, understanding of the architecture, including the event-loop and asynchronous I/O, etc.

About the Author:
Dominic Barnes is a web developer as a hobbyist and by profession. Since writing HTML with Microsoft Notepad back in high school, he has grown in skill through the many opportunities he has had. With experiences in ColdFusion, ASP.NET, PHP, and now Node.js, his passion is to create applications that people find useful. To him, the user experience is paramount and requires writing secure and high-performance code, no matter what platform is being used.

“Node Security "helps users delve into the building blocks that make up typical Node applications. By understanding all the layers that they are building on top of, code can be written defensively and securely. In doing so, one will be able to protect their user's data and infrastructure, while still using the rock-star technology behind Node.js.

Release Date: 
January 2014
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Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new book Getting Started with Zurb Foundation 4, a focused guide that helps readers get up to speed with Foundation's responsive grid system to design professional websites quickly. The book has 126 pages and is competitively priced at $34.99, while the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $17.84.

About the author:

Andrew D. Patterson is an experienced software engineer hailing from Canada. Apart from electronics training, he has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of New Brunswick and a Master of Mathematics degree from the University of Waterloo, Canada. Currently he is the proprietor of his firm Patterson Research Inc., where he provides IT consulting, research, and writing services.

Zurb's Foundation framework is an excellent kit for today's web designer. It's fluid, easy to work with, has plenty of components, and most importantly, users can apply their own creativity in making their very own designs.

Release Date: 
January 2014
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Packt is pleased to announce the launch of C++ Application Development with Code::Blocks, a step-by-step, example-based guide on how to develop applications with Code::Blocks. The users will learn the many aspects of professional application development with the help of real-life examples.

About the author:

Biplab Kumar Modak is a passionate, open-source software developer. He started contributing to the Code::Blocks project in 2006 and since then has remained one of the developers of Code::Blocks. He spends his free time in learning new technologies and in developing Code::Blocks and other such projects. Overall he has about 17 years of freelance software development experience, out of which 14 years has been in the C/C++ development field.

C++ Application Development with Code::Blocks provides practical explanations for application development with C++ and Code::Blocks. As readers proceed through the chapters, they will see themselves effectively working with and implementing advanced C++ features in their application.

Release Date: 
January 2014
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Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new book Learning Three.js: The JavaScript 3D Library for WebGL, a practical, example-rich guide with an easy-to-follow approach to creating 3D objects. The book has 402 pages and is competitively priced at $49.99, while the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $25.49.

About the author:

Jos Dirksen has worked as a Software Developer and Architect for more than a decade. He has much experience in a large range of technologies ranging from backend technologies, such as Java and Scala, to frontend development using HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript. Besides working with these technologies, Jos also regularly speaks at conferences and likes to write about new and interesting technologies on his blog. He also likes to experiment with new technologies and see how they can be used to create beautiful data visualizations; the results of which you can see on his blog at http://www.smartjava.org/.

Release Date: 
January 2014
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Packt is proud to present its latest publication, Mobile First Bootstrap by Alexandre Magno. This is an easy-to-read book that will show readers how to develop a mobile-first website from scratch with the help of a practical example of a live website. The print book is 92 pages long and is priced at $34.99, while the eBook is $17.84.

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Release Date: 
January 2014
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Packt is pleased to announce the release of JBoss EAP6 High Availability, an easy-to-follow guide full of hands-on, practical examples of real-world administration tasks to help readers learn quickly and efficiently. The eBook is 166 pages long and is competitively priced at $20.39.

About the author: Weinan Li started off as a Metro Railway Engineer and has since worked at Alcatel, playing with hardware and the assembly language. He joined Red Hat in 2011 and is currently working as a Senior Software Engineer in the JBoss EAP team. He is also the productization leader of JBoss EWS and an active contributor to RESTEasy.

JBoss is an application server authored by JBoss, now developed by Red Hat. It is written in Java and is executable on top of the Java Platform Enterprise Edition (Java EE), which is available cross-platform.

Release Date: 
January 2014
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Packt is pleased to announce the release of Ext JS Data-driven Application Design, a hands-on, practical guide that will take readers through the mechanics of building an application. The eBook is 162 pages long and is priced at $17.84.

About the author: Kazuhiro Kotsutsumi was born in Sapporo, Japan, in 1979. He started using C/C++ at the age of 14 and proceeded to learn MASM, Delphi, ActionScript, PHP, C#, Perl, and more. Having worked as a project manager and a freelance programmer for one year, he established his company Xenophy CO., LTD in 2006. In September 2013, Xenophy announced the launch of Sencha Official Training in Japan, a fully localized course with Sencha's official training materials adapted for the Japanese market. He has already published two Sencha Ext JS guides in Japanese, including Sencha EXT JS 4 – A Practical Developing Guide and he recently co-authored a Sencha Touch guide.

Release Date: 
January 2014
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Packt is pleased to announce the release of Google Maps JavaScript API Cookbook , a quick and efficient learning guide for developing web maps and GIS applications with JavaScript, Google Maps, and APIs. The book is out now and available from Packt in print and all the popular eBook formats. The print book is 326 pages long and is competitively priced at $27.99, while the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $14.44.

About the authors:

Alpher Dincer is a civil engineer with an MS degree in geographical sciences. Since his childhood he has been passionate about maps and has over 10 years of experience. He is the co-founder of a tech company and has many achievements in the field.

Balkan Uraz is a city planner with an MS degree in geographical sciences. He has worked on several projects and has over 15 years of experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS). He is passionate about his work and is a co-founder of a tech company that specializes in navigation data collection and navigation products.

The Google Maps API is a web mapping service application that provides a street map and router planner for traveling by foot, car, or public transport. It provides a convenient JavaScript library that allows you to add mapping functionality to your application.

Release Date: 
January 2014
Summary: 

Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new book Web Crawling and Data Mining with Apache Nutch, a concise and user-friendly guide that covers all the necessary steps and examples related to web crawling and data mining using Apache Nutch. This book is now available in all the popular formats including eBook, Kindle, and select library formats. The book has 136 pages and is priced at $ 34.99, while the eBook is priced at $17.84.

About the Authors: 

Dr. Zakir Laliwala

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