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Build exciting mobile web applications with Sencha Touch using new book and e-book from Packt Publishing

March 2012 | Open Source

Sencha Touch Mobile JavaScript Framework is Packt's latest release on this popular mobile web development tool. The book provides essential tutorials on building simple to powerful mobile web apps in Sencha Touch that will run on Apple iOS and Google Android. Using components, adding custom events and designing graphical representations such as buttons, icons and flexible tabs are explained with practical examples. The book published by Packt is just 300 pages long, and is now available in print and popular eBook formats from Packt.

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Announcing winners of the Corona book cover competition

February 2012 | Open Source

Last month we launched a competition to design the cover of our new Corona SDK Game Development book by Michelle Fernandez, in partnership with Ansca Mobile. Now it’s finally time to reveal the winners!

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Get up and running quickly with JBoss ESB with Packt’s beginner’s guide

February 2012 | Beginner's Guides, Java, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of JBoss ESB Beginner’s Guide, an introductory text for all the Java programmers who want to develop their own service-based applications, from simple deployments through to complex legacy integrations. Written by Len DiMaggio, Kevin Conner, Magesh Kumar B, and Tom Cunningham; this beginner’s guide is packed with numerous working examples for easy comprehension.

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Create amazing websites and WAP sites with Packt’s Liferay Portal 6.1 book

February 2012 | Open Source, Web Development

Packt is pleased to announce the publication of Liferay Portal Systems Development, aimed at Java developers who want to build custom web sites and WAP sites using Liferay portal 6.1. Written by Dr. Jonas X. Yuan, who has previously written three titles dedicated to Liferay, for Packt Publishing, this book is an essential read for developers who wish to improve their knowledge of one of the most mature portal frameworks in the market.

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Web prototyping and wireframing simplified with Packt’s Axure RP 6 book

February 2012 | Open Source

Axure RP 6 Prototyping Essentials, published by Packt, is an introductory text to this leading wireframing and rapid prototyping tool. Written by Ezra Schwartz, this book demonstrates how Axure can be used to produce top-quality deliverables and tackle the demands of rapid iterative UX projects of any complexity and size, and for any platform and device.

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Tweet for your free LITE eBook

February 2012 | Enterprise, Open Source

 

Here at Packt, we've decided to do something rather funky. Rather than paying for a book, we figured, 'why not just ask for a tweet instead?'

So, hit the 'Pay with a Tweet' button above, and we’ll give you a code that entitles you to a FREE LITE eBook.

 

Terms and Conditions:

Sending a tweet will grant you access to a code that provides a 100% (one hundred per cent) discount code off a LITE ebook of your choice at checkout. Add the book, whack in the code - and you are done. No payment shenanigans needed.

The LITE ebook will download to your Packt user account, so you need to make sure you have a Packt user account. Packt reserves the right to end the Pay with a tweet campaign at any time.

 

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Master Ext JS 4 with examples using Packt’s latest book and e-book

January 2012 | Open Source

Packt recently announced the release of Ext JS 4 First Look which is a practical step-by-step tutorial explaining the many new features of Ext JS 4 and how to use them. Written by Loiane Groner, the book is a guide to facilitate easy migration from Ext JS 3 to Ext JS 4.

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Let Us Know Your Thoughts on www.PacktPub.com's Redesign

January 2012 | Enterprise, Open Source

As you can see, we have changed some of the theming of www.PacktPub.com. Ultimately, the aim is to make it easier for you to find key information about our products, and to make the site more usable. 

We would really appreciate your feedback on the changes we have made, and as such have set up a very short survey. If you complete it, we will offer you 40% off the price of your next eBook.

Head to https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/FMHXWT8 to complete the survey. We look forward to hearing from you. 

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Master cross platform application development using Packt's new Sencha book

December 2011 | Open Source

Packt s delighted to announce the release ofSencha Touch Cookbook, a new book that covers over a 100 recipes for creating HTML5-based cross-platform apps for touch devices. Written by Milan Sedliak, Ajit Kumar, this book will enable users to incorporate geo location into their apps as well as to develop native looking web apps.

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Learn to enhance your SEO using Packt's new WordPress book

December 2011 | Cookbooks, Open Source, WordPress

Packt is pleased to announce WordPress 3 Cookbook , a new book that covers over 100 recipes to help users to develop their WordPress site. Written by Ric Shreves,and Jean-Baptiste Jung this book will allow users to take their WordPress site to the next level with solutions to common WordPress problems that make their site better, smarter, faster and more secure.

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