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Packt launches first ever book on Kohana 3 PHP framework

September 2011 | Beginner's Guides, Open Source, PHP

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.

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October Super Saver

October 2011 | Enterprise, Open Source

The Super Saver month is back again! For all our valued customers who haven't had enough of our last Super Saver, we are pleased to present the October Super Saver month.

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Jump start with FreeRADIUS deployment and administration using Packt’s latest book

September 2011 | Linux Servers, Open Source

Packt’s latest FreeRADIUS Beginner's Guide is a comprehensive guide to deployment and administration of FreeRADIUS on Linux.Written by Dirk van der Walt, the book has step-by-step instructions for all the main Linux distributions: CentOS, SUSE, and Ubuntu.

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Packt introduces subcategories to the Open Source Awards finals

September 2011 | Open Source

Packt Publishing is pleased to announce that they have introduced subcategories to the finals of the 2011 Open Source Award. Subcategories for the Open Source CMS and Open Source JavaScript Libraries categories will launch on September 19th and will be open to the public vote, which lasts until October 31.

Following feedback, Packt has decided that the introduction of subcategories for the CMS and JavaScript Library categories allow the Awards to recognize a greater range of Open Source projects. This is a chance for all CMSes and JavaScript Libraries to stake a claim on being the best software for a particular trait or within a more focused group.

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Get a free eBook with your PacktLib subscription

September 2011 | Drupal, e-Learning, Enterprise, Open Source, Oracle

Subscribe to PacktLib today to receive a complimentary eBook of your choice for each month you are subscribed.

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Design well-structured, interactive, and successful courses with Packt's new Moodle 2.0 book

September 2011 | Moodle, Open Source

Moodle 2.0 E-Learning Course Development is a new book from Packt that covers everything that can be expected from an introduction to Moodle book: clear step-by-step instructions, plenty of screenshots, explanations that guides the user through the many features and options available. Written by William Rice, this book will assist educators to analyze their students' requirements and come to an understanding of what Moodle 2.0 can do for them.

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Master Java software engineering with Maven 3 using Packt's latest cookbook

September 2011 | Cookbooks, Open Source

Packt's recently published Apache Maven 3 Cookbook, s a collection of over 50 real-world recipes on efficient Java software development with Apache Maven 3. Written by Srirangan, , the book is aimed to help developers, managers and teams grasp the fundamentals and extend Apache Maven 3 to meet their needs. Amongst other topics, the book throws light on collaboration techniques for Agile teams and integration of Apache Maven with Java, Enterprise Frameworks, and various other cutting-edge technologies.

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Create rich, engaging interfaces using jQuery UI User Interface Library with Packt's new book

August 2011 | Open Source, Web Services

Packt is delighted to announce jQuery UI 1.8: The User Interface Library for jQuery aimed to help readers learn how to easily design elegant and powerful front-end interfaces for their web applications. Written by Dan Wellman, this book has been specially revised for version 1.8 of jQuery UI and will be able to maximize one's experience with the library by breaking down each component explaining them with examples.

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Technology of the month: Get up to 30% off all CMS books

September 2011 | Content Management, Joomla!, Moodle, Open Source, PHP, WordPress

Over the period of last two years, Packt has published many CMS books and has received wide acclaim and positive reviews from their customers and reviewers alike. 

This September, buy any of our CMS books and build powerful, flexible, and robust websites along with managing and organizing a wide variety of data in a detailed yet easy way. So pick your favourite CMS book now! 

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Get to know Yii from a practical perspective with Packt's new cookbook

August 2011 | Open Source

Yii 1.1 Application Development Cookbook, released by Packt recently, aims to assist readers in using Yii more efficiently. Its broad range of recipes (over 80) ensures comprehensive coverage on diverse topics. Written by Yii core team member, Alexander Makarov, the book makes use of practical solutions and concepts in explaining the application of Yii, elaborating on the topic with articulate codes and necessary screenshots.

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