Packt recently released its first book on NumPy, titled “NumPy 1.5 Beginner's Guide”, written by Ivan Idris. The book comes packed with real world examples enabling readers to perform high performance calculations with efficient NumPy code, execute complex linear algebra and mathematical computations, and analyze large data sets with statistical functions.Read Explore NumPy from scratch with Packt's NumPy Beginner's Guide in full
Packt Publishing is pleased to announce the winners in the 2011 Open Source Awards. The Open Source Awards is a contest that aims to encourage, support, recognize and reward Open Source projects. Formerly the Open Source CMS Award, the contest has been running since 2006 and is regarded as one of the most established platforms for recognizing excellence amongst Open Source Software.
Prize money given out since 2006 tops $100,000. To identify the excellence among Open Source projects, public votes for the finalists in each category were combined with ratings from a panel of Judges.Read Packt announce the winners in the 2011 Open Source Awards in full
Irrlicht 1.7 Realtime 3D Engine Beginner's Guide from Packt is a comprehensive guide for C++ programmers to learn Irrlicht from scratch. Written by Johannes Stein and Aung Sithu Kyaw, this book is a step-by-step guide to Irrlicht that starts at an easy level for beginners and then gradually works to more advanced topics through clear code examples and a number of demos, which illustrate theoretical concepts.Read Create amazing 2D and 3D applications with Packt’s Irrlicht book in full
The 2011 Open Source CMS Market Share Survey is now open!
Bali, Indonesia – water&stone is now in the process of gathering data for the fourth annual Open Source CMS Market Share Report. This year’s report will be looking at survey data gathered from CMS users around the world. The survey is now available online at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2011-OSCMS-SurveyRead Survey Seeks to Define Open Source CMS Market Leaders, Key Market Dynamics in full
Packt’s new book Moodle 2 Administration will help administrators to plan, install, optimize, customize, and configure Moodle. Written by Alex Büchner, this book is a complete practical guide to administering Moodle sites and a reference of all Moodle system settings.Read Moodle administration tasks now simplified with Packt’s latest book in full
Packt’s latest Moodle 2 for Teaching 4-9 Year Olds Beginner's Guide is a new book from Packt that will empower teachers to create online quizzes, puzzles, and games to enhance the learning ability of their students. Written by Nicholas Freear, this book will help combine face-to-face teaching with online activities in a classroom environment.Read Make learning fun and effective for 4-9 year olds with Packt's latest Moodle book in full
Packt's is delighted to announce the release of iClone 4.31 3D Animation Beginner's Guideaimed to help readers animate their stories and ideas to create realistic scenes. Written by M.D. McCallum, veteran international award winning commercial graphics artist, 3D animator, the book is a part of Packt's Beginner's guide series with step-by-step instructions to give the reader a solid foundation in the basics of iClone, apart from making them confident animators.Read Bring stories and ideas to life with Packt's iClone book in full
Packt is delighted to announce Learning jQuery, Third Edition, its latest addition to its series of jQuery books aimed at developers and designers interested in harnessing the power of jQuery for adding interactions and animations to their pages. Written by Jonathan Chaffer and Karl Swedberg, this book takes readers through many detailed, real -world examples, even equipping them to extend the jQuery library itself with their own plug-ins.
In the coming months, you will see a number of changes to Packt's Article Network. We have spent time recently surveying customers and article readers, and are looking to improve Packt's content-reading experience off the back of this, both in terms of what is produced, and how it is distributed. Some of these changes will be coming soon, and some will be implemented across a longer period.Read Updates to Packt’s Article Network in full
Kohana 3.0 Beginner’s Guide is a new book from Packt aimed at web developers who want to create web applications using the Kohana 3 framework. Written by Jason D. Straughan, this book is step-by-step guide to create great web properties while leveraging a rapid development architecture and also, is the first and only book in the market for learning about this popular and powerful open-source PHP framework.Read Packt launches first ever book on Kohana 3 PHP framework in full