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October 2013
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Packt is pleased to announce the release of the book SELinux System Administration, a step-by-step guide to use SELinux to control network communications. The book is useful for building personal SELinux policies using reference policy interfaces, configuring IPSec and Net-Label to transport SELinux contexts over the wire, and also work with mod_SELinux to secure web applications. The print book is 120 pages long and is competitively priced at $32.99, while the eBook is available in Amazon, Kindle, PDF versions for $16.99.

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Release Date: 
October 2013
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Packt is pleased to announce its new title, Instant Apache Stanbol, through which developers will learn how to deploy Stanbol to extend content management with semantic services. The eBook, which is available in 3 different electronic formats, comes in at over 66 pages and is priced at $12.74.

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Reto Bachmann-Gmur started development on various open source projects that were designed as better means to deal with the ever-growing information. He worked on Graph Versioning with the Jena team at HP Laboratories, and on Semantic Content Management with Adobe. He's a member of the Apache foundation and is active in various Semantic Web-related Apache projects.

Release Date: 
October 2013
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Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new book, Instant Debian – Build a Web Server, a hands-on guide that helps readers gain knowledge for configuring servers, libraries, and frameworks, and deploy essential backup/restore strategies. This short, fast, and focused guide comes in at 74 pages and is now available in Amazon, ePub, and PDF formats for $12.74.

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Release Date: 
October 2013
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Packt is pleased to announce the release of their latest eBook, Instant Effective Caching with Ehcache. A hands-on tutorial on Ehcache, this practical guide gives readers methods to integrate Ehcache into their Java applications. Ehcache is a standards-based cache that helps to boost performance while providing many facilities such as in-memory data management.

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Daniel Wind is a software architect from Costa Rica, who is passionate about coding and implementing scientific paradigms to achieve innovative solutions. He is an advocate of Java technology as the industry's "new Cobol", in the sense that Java Enterprise and the de facto solutions available solve almost all business problems. He has worked for many companies, helping them by providing architecture consultancy as well as software engineering, especially in the mobile space industry.

Release Date: 
October 2013
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Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new book Getting Started with HTML5 WebSocket Programming by Vangos Pterneas, which harnesses the true power of bi-directional communication, by using the brand new HTML5 WebSocket API. The book comes in at over 110 pages and is competitively priced at $29.99, while the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $15.29.

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Vangos Pterneas is a Software Engineer, who is passionate about natural user interfaces and modern innovative technologies. His professional experience includes iOS, Windows, Kinect, and HTML5 development for small- and large-scale systems. Vangos previously worked as a Software Engineer and Consultant for Microsoft Innovation Center. He is now running his own company, LightBuzz Software, introducing new concepts and software to the public. LightBuzz applications have won first place in Microsoft's worldwide innovation competition which is held in New York, and have also first place in TEDx's Rising Stars program.

Release Date: 
October 2013
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Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new ebook Instant Apache Camel Messaging System, authored by Evgeniy Sharapov. This book is a practical, hands-on guide that provides the readers with step-by-step instructions which will help them to take advantage of the Apache Camel integration framework using Maven, the Spring Framework, and the TDD approach. The e-book and Kindle versions are available for $12.74.

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Evgeniy Sharapov has been working in the software development field for over 10 years. He started his career in C and C++ for signals and data processing. Later on in his career, he picked up Java, Python, Ruby, Clojure, and Scala, gradually moving up on the ladder of abstraction levels. For the last few years he has been developing enterprise level applications on Java platform using all sorts of tools and frameworks, such as Spring, Hibernate, iBatis, Drools, JBoss, Webshere, Maven, and Ant, while maintaining interest in fringe software development using Ruby on Rails, TorqueBox, Clojure, and Scala.

 

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October 2013
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Packt is pleased to announce the release of Chef Infrastructure Automation Cookbook, a collection of easy-to-follow, step-by-step recipes that show readers how to solve real-world automation challenges. The print book comes in at over 276 pages and is competitively priced at $44.99, while the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $22.94.

About the Author: Matthias Marschall is a software engineer who has helped to build several web-based businesses, first with Java and then with Ruby on Rails. He quickly grew into system administration, writing his own configuration management tool, before moving his whole infrastructure to Chef in its early days. He holds a Master's degree in Computer Science (Dipl.-Inf. (FH)) and teaches courses on Agile Software Development at the University of Augsburg.

Release Date: 
October 2013
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Packt is pleased to announce the release of Sencha Touch Cookbook,Second Edition, a practical, hands-on guide that will help build amazing applications for the mobile world. The print book comes in at over 418 pages and is competitively priced at $49.99, while the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $25.49 in all the popular formats.

About the Author: Ajit Kumar started his 13 year career in IT at Honeywell in Bangalore in the field of embedded systems, and moved on to enterprise business applications, such as ERP. He is a staunch supporter and promoter of open source and strongly believes that open source is the way forward for a liberal, diversified, and democratic set-up, such as that in India. He dreams and continuously strives to ensure that architecture, frameworks, and tools must facilitate software development at the speed of thought.

Release Date: 
October 2013
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Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new book Getting Started with Hazelcast, a concise and powerful guide that will arm the reader with all the knowledge required to start bringing data scalability to their applications. This hands-on guide to Hazelcast will empower the reader to learn and master all the innovative features this new technology has to offer. The print book is competitively priced at $29.99, whilst the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $20.99 in all the popular formats.

<p><span style="font-size: small;"><span style="font-family: tahoma,arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><b>About the Author:</b> Mat Johns is a London-based agile software engineer, hands-on architect, and general technologist. He has a Master&rsquo;s degree in Computer Science with Distributed Systems and Networks from the University of Southampton. He has worked for a number of startups on various web projects and is currently involved in designing and creating high performance and scalable web services for Internet TV applications.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: small;"><span style="font-family: tahoma,arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Hazelcast is an incredibly popular and innovative service that includes new and improved features such as efficient cluster management and multi-layer data scalability.</span></span></p>
Release Date: 
October 2013
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Packt is pleased to announce the release of Twilio Cookbook, a practical, hands-on guide that provides the reader with a number of clear, step-by-step exercises to build a telephony application using Twilio’s web service APIs. This book is available now in print, eBook, Kindle, and other select formats. The print book comes in at over 224 pages and is competitively priced at $49.99, whilst the e-book and Kindle versions are available for $23.99.

About the author: Roger Stringer has been a PHP developer since 2001 and has been working on projects of all sizes for companies all over the world. He has also formed several startups over the years and most of them have been powered by Twilio to provide services. Roger is the founder of The Interviewr, a Twilio-powered startup that makes interviewing more efficient by helping with scheduling, contact management, and conducting and recording interviews.

Twilio powers the future of business communications, enabling phones, VoIP, and messaging to be embedded into web, desktop, and mobile software. It takes care of the messy telecom hardware and exposes a globally available cloud API that developers can interact with to build intelligent & complex communications systems.

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