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Develop Feature-Rich PHP Web Applications with Packt's New Symfony Book

October 2009 | MySQL, Open Source, PHP, Web Development

Packt is pleased to announce Symfony 1.3 Web Application Development, a new book that helps users design, develop, and deploy feature-rich, high-performance PHP web applications using the Symfony framework. Written by Tim Bowler and Wojciech Bancer, this book is an example driven tutorial that takes readers through the process of building MVC based web applications. It will allow them to create a real-life application from design to deployment and explore all the major aspects of the Symfony framework.

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Pentaho Reporting 3.5 for Java Developers Now Available

September 2009 | Java, Open Source

Pentaho Corporation, the commercial open source alternative for business intelligence (BI), and Packt Publishing today announced the availability of the book Pentaho Reporting 3.5 for Java Developers (ISBN: 978-1-847193-19-3, Paperback: 384 pages).  Written by Will Gorman, Engineering Team Lead at Pentaho, this practical guide walks through every aspect of Pentaho Reporting.

 

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Set Up and Run Sakai with the Official Guide from Packt

June 2009 | Open Source

Sakai Courseware Management: The Official Guide is a new book from Packt and is the officially endorsed guide for Sakai. Written by members of the core Sakai team, this book teaches users how to use Sakai, and helps teachers and trainers to design online courses for teaching and collaboration between students.

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Design and Deploy Web Applications using the Struts 2 Framework

June 2009 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce a new book on Apache Struts which explores the features of Struts 2.1. Written by Struts PMC member, Dave Newton, Apache Struts 2 Web Application Development provides an in-depth introduction to Struts 2 along with courses in test-driven development, agile programming techniques, and tool development.

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Learn to Create Flexible, Powerful, and Professional Themes with New Plone Book

August 2009 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce Plone 3 Theming, a new book, which helps web designers build new templates as well as refactor their existing ones using Plone's templating system. Written by Veda Williams, the editor of the documentation section of Plone.org, this book is a step-by-step guide which will help create a customized Plone website and ensure that the concepts are well understood.

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Implement a Solr-based Search Engine on your website, with Packt’s New Book

September 2009 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce Solr 1.4 Enterprise Search Server, a new book that helps developers optimize their website for high volume web traffic with full-text search capabilities. Written by David Smiley and Eric Pugh, Solr 1.4 Enterprise Search Server is a practical reference guide that provides complete guidance on how to use this incredibly powerful tool effectively.

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Build an Online Store with Joomla E-Commerce and VirtueMart

May 2009 | Content Management, e-Commerce, Joomla!, Open Source, PHP

Joomla! E-Commerce with VirtueMart is a new book from Packt that helps users to build their own Joomla VirtueMart e-commerce web site with Joomla! 1.0/1.5 and VirtueMart 1.1.x. Written by Suhreed Sarkar, this book guides users through installing and configuring a VirtueMart store using the Joomla CMS platform. Readers will learn to configure their stores with the most essential shop functionalities such as creating and using the appropriate zones and currencies, configure payment methods, shipping methods, and taxes. In addition to this, users will be able to manage manufacturers, vendors, products, and product categories.

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Learn to Build Flash Applications with New Drupal Book

June 2009 | Content Management, Drupal, Open Source, PHP

Packt is pleased to announce a new book that teaches users to build dynamic, content-rich Flash CS3 and CS4 applications for Drupal 6. Written by Content Management expert, Travis Tidwell, Flash with Drupal helps users to integrate Flash applications with Drupal CMS.

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Learn to Build VoIP-Based Telephony System with New Asterisk Book

March 2009 | Linux Servers, Networking & Telephony, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce a new book that helps design and develop VoIP telephony platforms and services through the Asterisk platform. Written by Open Source expert, Nir Simionovich, Asterisk Gateway Interface 1.4 and 1.6 Programming helps users develop voice-enabled applications using PHP and PHPAGI class library.

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