Packt is pleased to announce Learning jQuery Third Edition, a book that introduces readers with minimal programming experience to jQuery and provides detailed solutions to specific client-side problems. Written by Karl Swedberg and Jonathan Chaffer, this book is a revised and updated version of the popular jQuery book.
Pentaho Data Integration 4 Cookbook is a new book from Packt that shows readers how to take advantage of all the aspects of Kettle through a set of practical recipes organized to provide quick solutions to their needs. Written by Adrián Sergio Pulvirenti and María Carina Roldán, the book is loaded with over 70 recipes with easy step-by-step instructions to accomplish specific tasks. There are examples and codes that are ready for adaptation to individual needs.
Pentaho Data Integration (PDI, also called Kettle) is the component of Pentaho responsible for the Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) processes. Though ETL tools are most frequently used in data warehouses environments, PDI can also be used for other purposes such as, migrating data between applications or databases, exporting data from databases to flat files, loading data massively into databases, Data cleansing, and integrating applications.
Packt Publishing is pleased to announce the release of their complete catalogue of books across all the main electronic formats for its customers. Having been an early mover in the sale of PDF ebooks, and leading the way with removing DRM at customer’s request, from August 2011, all ebook customers will be able to download their titles in the Kindle-enabled MOBI format.
Existing customers who have purchased any eBook from Packt will have the Kindle-enabled format added to their account for free.
Packt continues to expand its range of electronic offers, putting the choice of how and where to read their books even more into the control of its customers.
"Making our full title range available in more formats is an important step for Packt," says Douglas Paterson, Open Source Publisher at Packt. "Devices such as the Kindle are shaping the future of publishing and the consumption of information, and it’s important for our customers to have the format options to suit their needs.”
Packt MOBI formatted ebooks are available from August. To access your first Packt MOBI ebook, either previously purchased or one of Packt’s free ebooks, simply log into the Packt website and go to ‘My Account’.
BackTrack 4: Assuring Security by Penetration Testing is a new book from Packt that will help users to learn the black-art of penetration testing with in-depth coverage of BackTrack Linux distribution . Written by Shakeel Ali and Tedi Heriyanto , this book will assist users to explore the insights and importance of testing their corporate network systems before hackers strike it.
Packt is pleased to announce its new book, NetBeans IDE 7 Cookbook, which aims at Java developers of all levels who use NetBeans, wanting to learn and implement the full spectrum of features offered by the NetBeans IDE. Written by Rhawi Dantas, this step-by-step practical cookbook is loaded with over 70 highly focused recipes to help Java developers with all kinds of NetBeans development tasks.
Using NetBeans IDE 7 Cookbook, developers will get to grips with quick development patterns using NetBeans Platform and enahnce the mobile development environment using NetBeans.This book will teach readers to refactor faster, better and also, to work with a variety of web frameworks via NetBeans.
Packt’s latest addition to its beginner’s guide series GNU Octave Beginner's Guide aims to help readers to learn the easiest way to use GNU Octave's power and flexibility for data analysis. Written by researcher and long time Octave user Jesper Schmidt Hansen, the book is written with intent to help readers master Octave from the ground up.
GNU Octave is a high-level interpreted language, primarily intended for numerical computations. It provides capabilities for the numerical solution of linear and nonlinear problems, and for performing other numerical experiments. It also provides extensive graphics capabilities for data visualization and manipulation. Octave is normally used through its interactive command line interface, but it can also be used to write non-interactive programs.
Packt is delighted to announce Drupal 7 Themes, a new book which aims at discovering tools and techniques for creating and modifying themes. Written by Ric Shreves, the book provides information on how to change the look and feel of a system's front and back-end interfaces. It will also help readers get the most from Drupal's theme configuration system and create dynamic styling that responds to the content or the user.
Drupal is an open source content management platform powering millions of websites and applications. It is used to build everything from personal blogs to enterprise applications. It is free, flexible, robust and constantly being improved by hundreds of thousands of passionate people from all over the world.
Packt is delighted to announce Moodle-2.0 Multimedia Cookbook, which aims at helping users learn how to add photographs, videos, animations, and much more to make their Moodle course even more interactive without the need to read through long tutorials. Written by Silvina P. Hillar, the book provides a plethora of recipes showing how to manage, link, and embed different multimedia resources into a Moodle course.
Moodle is a free source e-learning software platform. It has become very popular among educators around the world as a tool for creating online dynamic web sites for their students. Its open source license and modular design allows any developer to create additional modules and features.
Python Testing Cookbook is a new addition to Packt's Python library aimed at Python programmers and developers, teaching them to write better tests. Written by Greg L. Turnquist, this book is a collection of code recipes containing step-by-step directions on how to install or build different types of Python test tools to solve different problems.
Python is a programming language that lets one work more quickly and integrate their systems more effectively.
Adempiere 3.6 Cookbook is a new book from Packt that offers over 100 recipes to extend and customize ADempiere beyond its standard capabilities. Written by Ajit Kumar, this book helps to effectively integrate ADempiere with business tools such as e-mail clients, and popular shopping carts such as Webstore, VirtueMart, and PayPal.
ADempiere is an Enterprise Resource Planning software and is one the of the leading open source products in today's business market. It offers everything one needs to make his/her business successful: efficient data management, streamlined business processes, reduction in costs, and minimal complexity.