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Packt launch fifth annual Open Source Awards

August 2010 | Open Source

The 2010 Open Source Awards was launched today by Packt, inviting people to visit www.PacktPub.com and submit nominations for their favorite Open Source project. Now in its fifth year, the Award has been adapted from the established Open Source CMS Award with the wider aim of encouraging, supporting, recognizing and rewarding all Open Source projects.

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Build impressive Joomla! Sites with JavaScript and jQuery using Packt’s new book

August 2010 | Joomla!, Open Source



Packt is pleased to announce Joomla! 1.5 JavaScript jQuery, a new book that will help readers to enhance their Joomla! sites with the power of jQuery extensions, plugins, and more. Written by Jose Argudo Blanco, this book will enable readers to create their own Joomla!, jQuery-powered, extensions and enhance their site with third-party features, code-highlighting, Flickr, and more using Joomla! plugins.

 

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Build a full-featured intranet easily with Packt’s new Plone 3 Intranets book

August 2010 | Content Management, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce Plone 3 Intranets, a new book that will help readers to design, build and deploy a reliable, secure Plone-based enterprise intranet easily. Written by Víctor Fernández de Alba, this book will enable readers to explore the most useful add-ons for their intranet.

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Learn to develop Java EE 6 applications using Packt’s new GlassFish 3 book

August 2010 | Java, Open Source

Java EE 6 with GlassFish 3 Application Server is a new book from Packt that will help readers to develop Java EE 6 applications and to install and configure the GlassFish 3 Application server. Written by David Heffelfinger, this book will enable readers to specialize in all major Java EE 6 APIs, including new additions to the specification such as CDI and JAX-RS as well as gain enterprise reliability and performance with less complexity.

 

 

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Learn to manage and deploy reports using Packt's new book on BIRT 2.6

July 2010 | Java, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce BIRT 2.6 Data Analysis and Reporting, a new book that helps Java developers with the creation of reports using BIRT. Written by John Ward, this book helps Java developers and people with the basic knowledge of SQL create, manage fine and rich reports using BIRT.

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Build robust telephony systems using Packt's new FreeSWITCH book

July 2010 | Linux Servers, Networking & Telephony, Open Source



Packt is pleased to announce FreeSWITCH 1.0.6 a new book that helps readers install and configure a complete telephony system using FreeSWITCH. Written by the creator of FreeSWITCH Anthony Minessale, Darren Schreiber and Michael S. Collins, this book is packed with real-world examples for Linux/Unix systems, Mac OSX, and Windows, along with useful screenshots and diagrams.

 

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Develop and customize Joomla! templates using Packt's new cookbook

July 2010 | Content Management, Cookbooks, Joomla!, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce Joomla! 1.5 Templates Cookbook, a new book that provides readers with over 60 incredibly effective recipes for taking control of their Joomla! templates. Written by Richard Carter, this book starts from the basics of Joomla! templates customization and goes on to explain the most complex functionalities too, along with a great mix of recipes for beginners, intermediate, and advanced Joomla! template designers.

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Create powerful custom WordPress themes using Packt's new cookbook

July 2010 | Cookbooks, Open Source, WordPress

Packt is pleased to announce WordPress 2.8 Themes Cookbook, a step-by-step guide that helps create powerful WordPress themes and solve theme development problems in a quick and effective way. Written by Nick Ohrn and Lee Jordan, this easy-to-follow cookbook enables developers to take full control over their website's design and branding.

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Develop web applications with the YUI library using Packt's new book

July 2010 | Open Source, PHP, Web Development, Web Services

Packt is pleased to announce YUI 2.8 Learning the library, a new book that helps web developers improve their coding and productivity using the YUI 2.8 JavaScript development library. Written by Daniel Barreiro and Dan Wellman, this book covers all released (non-beta) components of the YUI 2.8 Library focusing at the classes that make up each component, properties and methods.

 

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Learn to configure your servers and virtual hosts with Packt's new Nginx book

July 2010 | Open Source

Nginx HTTP Server is a new book from Packt that will help readers to get started with Nginx and also adopt it for their web applications. Written by Clement Nedelcu, this book will enable readers to configure their servers and virtual hosts efficiently as well as set up Nginx to work with PHP and other applications via FastCGI. Furthermore, they will be able to explore possible interactions between Nginx and Apache

 

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