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Create Powerful Animations and Interactive applications in Papervision 3D using Packt’s New Book

November 2009 | Open Source, Web Graphics & Video

Packt is pleased to announce Papervision3D Essentials, a new book that helps developers build stunning, interactive Papervision3D applications and make it work in Flash and Flex Builder. Written by Flash developers Paul Tondeur and Jeff Winder, this book will provide readers in-depth knowledge of 3D concepts with demo applications, screenshots and example codes.

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Teach mathematics using Moodle with the new book from Packt

November 2009 | Moodle, Open Source

Moodle 1.9 Math is a new book from Packt that is aimed at helping Mathematics teachers who want to use Moodle to deliver or support their teaching. This book, written by Ian Wild – also the author of the book Moodle Course Conversion: Beginner's Guide, will help readers to carefully explore the Moodle plugins that allow the handling of equations and enable other frequently used mathematical activities.

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Learn to set up, maintain and secure a Small Office Server using Linux Email

November 2009 | Linux Servers, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce Linux Email, a new book that covers everything that users need to know in order to set up their own Linux server. Written by professional Linux administrators this book is a simple step-by-step guide to setting up a Linux email server using the most popular free Open Source tools such as PostFix, ProcMail, SpamAssassin, ClamAV, and others.

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Build powerful and interactive web applications with jQuery UI using Packt’s new book

November 2009 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce a new book on jQuery UI 1.7 that helps readers build rich web applications with ready to use widgets from the jQuery User Interface library. Written by Dan Wellman, jQuery UI 1.7: The User Interface Library for jQuery helps developers create powerful front-end interfaces for their web applications with jQuery UI.

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Master SEO Techniques for your Drupal 6 Website using Packt’s New Book

November 2009 | Content Management, Drupal, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce Drupal 6 Search Engine Optimization a new book that helps readers build a perfect search engine optimized Drupal web site. Written by Ben Finklea, the creator of the Drupal SEO Checklist module, this book provides readers with tips, modules, and best practices that are used by top Drupal SEO professionals.

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WordPress Wins the 2009 Overall Best Open Source CMS Award

November 2009 | Content Management, Open Source

Packt Publishing is pleased to announce that WordPress has won the Overall Best Open Source CMS Award in the 2009 Open Source CMS Awards. WordPress has won this Award for the first time in the past four years, earning itself a place in the Hall of Fame category for the Award next year

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Drupal Wins the First Hall of Fame

November 2009 | Content Management, Open Source

Packt Publishing is pleased to announce that Drupal has won the inaugural Hall of Fame Award in the 2009 Open Source CMS Awards. Hall of Fame is a new category introduced to the Award this year, featuring a competition between the previous winners of the Award: Drupal and Joomla!.

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ImpressCMS Wins 2009 Most Promising Open Source CMS

November 2009 | Content Management, Open Source

Packt Publishing is pleased to announce that ImpressCMS has won the Most Promising Open Source CMS Category in the 2009 Open Source CMS Award. While ImpressCMS took first place in this category, Pixie and Pligg weren’t far behind and settled for a tie in the first runner up spot.

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Drupal wins 2009 Best Open Source PHP CMS

November 2009 | Content Management, Open Source

Packt Publishing is pleased to announce that Drupal has won the Best Open Source PHP CMS Category in the 2009 Open Source CMS Award. This category featured a very close contest between the top three, Drupal, WordPress, and Joomla! in which Drupal ended up as the overall choice for the judges and the public.

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2009 Open Source CMS Most Valued People Announced

November 2009 | Content Management, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the list of Most Valued People from Open Source Content Management Systems for 2009. This feature was introduced in 2008 and is designed to recognize the contributions to projects made by individuals that often go unnoticed.

For the large majority of Open Source projects, it is the tireless contributions from enthusiastic individuals that enable its growth and adoption and these are the people that Packt feels is necessary to identify. For details of 2009's Open Source Most Valued People, please click through.

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