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CMS Made Simple hosts its annual conference, Geek Moot, in Amsterdam

August 2010 | Content Management, Open Source

CMS Made Simple

Open source content management system, CMS Made Simple© (“CMSMS”), is hosting its annual international conference, “Geek Moot”, scheduled to take place September 15 through 17, 2010, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Geek Moot is the official international conference for the CMS Made Simple content management system platform. CMS Made Simple founder Ted Kulp will be presenting “The State of CMS Made Simple” on September 16th at 10AM.

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Over 400 books at a click: Packt’s online digital book library goes live

August 2010 | Enterprise, Open Source

Packt Publishing, the innovative, fast-growing publisher, announced today the launch of PacktLib, its new online digital book library, which provides users access to every book in Packt’s catalogue from one online location.

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Make clones of applications on the web using Packt’s new Ruby book

August 2010 | Java, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce Cloning Internet Applications with Ruby, a new book that helps programmers clone some of the Internet's most popular applications in Ruby. Written by Chang Sau Sheong, this book provides a step-by-step explanation on how the social networking applications are designed and deployed to the Heroku cloud platform.

 

 

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Develop flexible and powerful themes for PrestaShop using Packt's new book

August 2010 | Beginner's Guides, e-Commerce, MySQL, Open Source, PHP

PrestaShop 1.3 Theming – Beginner's Guide is a new book from Packt that will help readers to control the look and feel of their PrestaShop store by creating customized themes. Written by Hayati Hashim, this book teaches readers to use the PrestaShop back office panel to introduce simple changes to their themes as well as tips and tricks to make theming in PrestaShop easier.

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Harness the power of Python 3 objects using the new book from Packt

August 2010 | Open Source

Python 3 Object Oriented Programming is a new book from Packt that is aimed at object oriented programmers and those who have basic Python skills. Written by Dusty Phillips, this book teaches programmers how and when object oriented programming (OOP) should be correctly applied.

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Build several WordPress-powered websites using Packt's new book

August 2010 | Content Management, Open Source, Web Development, WordPress

Packt is pleased to announce WordPress 3 Site Blueprints, a comprehensive, step-by-step guide which helps to create several types of WordPress-powered websites with ease. Written by Heather R. Wallace, this book provides readers with everything they need to build powerful, feature-rich customized WordPress websites.

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Develop, deploy and maintain a modern Plone site using Packt's new book

August 2010 | Content Management, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce Plone 3.3 Site Administration, a new book that will help readers to manage their site like a Plone professional. Written by Alex Clark, an expert Plone site administrator himself, this book covers Plone basics from an administrator's perspective and enables readers to enhance the functionality and appearance of their website by using third-party add-ons.

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Develop Powerful Java Applications for BlackBerry Smartphones Using a New Book from Packt

August 2010 | Java, Open Source

BlackBerry Java Application Development is a new book from Packt that guides developers to build professional, rich, and smart Java applications using BlackBerry SDK. Written by Bill Foust, this book will give readers a hands-on experience of developing rich and innovative Java applications for their BlackBerry smartphones through step-by-step tutorials.

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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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