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Build and customize Python web applications with Packt's new book

May 2011 | Beginner's Guides, Open Source

Python 3 Web Development Beginner’s Guide is a new book from Packt aimed at experienced Python programmers giving them the freedom to create their own site without having to learn another framework. Written by Michel Anders, this book follows a sample application, with lots of screenshots and helps to get to grips with techniques as quickly as possible.

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Fit Zenoss Core into your security management environment using Packt’s new book

May 2011 | Networking & Telephony, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce Zenoss Core 3.x Network and System Monitoring, a new book that will teach users to work with Zenoss and effectively adapt Zenoss for System and Network monitoring. Written by Michael Badger, this book will help readers write custom device reports to extract, display, and analyze monitoring data. It will also help readers set up, model and configure devices.

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Mastering Wicket now made easy with Packt's new cookbook

May 2011 | Cookbooks, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce its new book Apache Wicket Cookbook, a practical guide aimed to empower Wicket users with skills required to master it without beating around the bush. Authored by Igor Vaynberg, this straightforward cookbook is equipped with over 75 highly focused practical recipes to make web application development easier with the Wicket web framework.

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Get to grips with animation using Packt's new jQuery 1.4 Animation Techniques: Beginner's Guide.

May 2011 | AJAX, Java, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce jQuery 1.4 Animation Techniques: Beginner's Guide, a new book which helps in creating both simple and complex animations using clear, step-by-step instructions, accompanied with screenshots . Written by Dan Wellman, this book walks through each of jQuery's built-in animation methods and shows in detail how each one can be used.

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Develop, maintain and deploy unique web applications in CakePHP using Packt's new book

May 2011 | Cookbooks, Open Source, PHP, Web Development

Packt is proud to announce CakePHP 1.3 Application Development Cookbook, a new book that will help developers to create elegant and scalable web applications using CakePHP. Written by Mariano Iglesias, this book will teach developers to leverage their find operations with virtual fields, ad-hoc queries and custom find types, whilst adding full internationalization support to their application.

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Create high-quality texts and articles using Packt's new LaTeX book

April 2011 | Open Source

LaTeX Beginner's Guide is a new book from Packt that will help readers to use LaTeX's powerful features to produce professionally designed texts . Written by Stefan Kottwitz, this book will enable readers to install LaTeX, to typeset math formulas and scientific expressions to the highest standards, to include graphics and work with figures and tables, and to benefit from professional fonts and modern PDF features.

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Build a robust Network Operations Center to optimize monitoring and graphing of data using Packt's new Cacti book

April 2011 | Open Source

Cacti 0.8 Beginner's Guide is a new book from Packt that will help readers to setup a Network Operations Center and utilize all the features of Cacti for maximum effectiveness. Written by Thomas Urban , the book is a practical guide that helps readers gain a solid understanding of the basics of Cacti, its plugin architecture, and automation concepts.

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Minimum effort to get up and running with Packt’s LITE Edition

May 2011 | Beginner's Guides, Cookbooks, Enterprise, Open Source

LITE Edition

 

Packt (www.PacktPub.com), the innovative, fast-growing publisher, announced today the launch of its LITE Edition books. Available in eBook format for $9.99, books in the LITE Edition have been carefully extracted from a full Packt book to give you just the right amount of information to get you started as quickly as possible.

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Enter the magical world of cinema using Packt's new Celtx: Open Source Screenwriting Beginner's Guide.

April 2011 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce Celtx: Open Source Screenwriting Beginner's Guide, an illustrative guide to writing and formatting professional scripts and screenplays in the only way acceptable to Hollywood producers and agents. Written by Ralph Roberts, this book will help readers to get acquainted with all the writing features of Celtx.

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Implement full-text search with lightning speed using Packt's new Sphinx book

April 2011 | Beginner's Guides, Open Source

Sphinx Search Beginner's Guide is a new book from Packt that will teach readers to use the Sphinx client API implementation in their application to fire full text-search queries. Written by Abbas Ali, this book will allow readers to create applications with full-text search functionality, build indexes from varied data sources, filter, sort and group results based on different attributes, and search with different matching and ranking modes.

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