Develop WordPress-powered websites with Packt’s new book and eBook.

February 2014 | Open Source, WordPress

Packt is pleased to announce the release of WordPress Web Application Development, a detailed, practical guide that explains how to adapt WordPress features, both conventional and trending, for web applications. The book is available in print and all popular eBook formats priced at $44.99 and $22.94 respectively.

About the author:

Rakhitha Nimesh Ratnayake is a freelance web developer, writer, and an open source enthusiast. He also provides technical consultation on large-scale web applications to one of the leading software development firms in Sri Lanka.

Rakhitha is also a regular contributor to many popular websites such as 1stwebdesigner, the Tuts+ network, and the SitePoint network. His first book was Building Impressive Presentations with impress.js, published by Packt Publishing.

WordPress is a free and open source blogging tool and content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL which runs on a web hosting service.

WordPress Web Application Development is a detailed guide that shows readers how to incorporate the existing features of WordPress into typical web development. It is structured to teach the reader how to build a complete web application from scratch. The book begins by exploring the role of existing WordPress components and discussing the reasons for choosing WordPress for web application development. Later on, the reader will learn how to adapt WordPress features into web applications with the help of an informal use-case-based model for discussing the most prominent built-in features.

Packt Publishing have also released the following books:

WordPress 3.7 Complete: Third Edition (published – November 2013)

Building Mobile Applications Using Kendo UI Mobile and ASP.NET Web API (published – September 2013)

WordPress Multisite Administration (published – August 2013)

About Packt: Packt is one of the most prolific and fastest-growing tech book publishers in the world. Originally focused on open source software, Packt books now focus on practicality. Packt’s digitally-focused business model allows them to publish up-to-date books in very specific areas.


WordPress Web Application Development
This book is intended for WordPress developers and designers who have the desire to go beyond conventional website development to develop quality web applications within a limited time frame and for maximum profit.

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/wordpress-web-application-development/book

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