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December 2013
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Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new book Augmented Reality for Android Application Development , a step-by-step tutorial-based guide aimed at giving readers hands-on experience in developing AR applications for Android. The eBook is 130 pages long and is competitively priced at $14.44.

About the Author: Jens Grubert is a researcher at the Graz University of Technology. He has been involved in several academic and industrial projects over the past years and is the author of more than 20 international publications. His current research interests include mobile interfaces for situated media, and user evaluations for consumer-oriented Augmented Reality interfaces in public spaces. He has over four years of experience in developing Augmented Reality applications for mobiles.

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December 2013
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Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new book Mobile Game Design Essentials, a step-by-step guide with plenty of images, examples, and tutorials to help readers develop a game right from its conceptualization through to its release on the market. The book has 358 pages and is competitively priced at $49.99. It is also available in all the popular formats including eBook, Kindle, and selected library formats for $25.49.

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Dr. Claudio Scolastici is a former researcher at the Department of Cognitive Sciences of the National Research Council of Rome. In 2002, he started working in the video game industry as a tester for Electronic Arts. After he graduated in General and Experimental Psychology with a specialization in Artificial Intelligence, he worked as a consultant game designer for Italian game developers such as SpinVector and Palzoun Game First. Today, he authors tutorials on game development for Digital Tutors and Game Programming Italia, and acts as a game design consultant for indie developers and startups in Rome.

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December 2013
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Packt is pleased to announce the release of Big Data Analytics with R and Hadoop, a tutorial style book that focuses on all the powerful big data tasks that can be achieved by integrating R and Hadoop. This book is available now in print, eBook, Kindle and select library formats. The print book comes in at over 238 pages and is competitively priced at $49.99, whilst the e-book and Kindle versions are available for $25.49

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December 2013
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Packt is pleased to announce the release of Apache Accumulo for Developers, which has a tutorial-based approach that will show the readers how to start from scratch with building an Accumulo cluster. This book is available now in print, eBook, Kindle, and selected library formats. The print book is 120 pages long and is competitively priced at $34.99, whilst the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $17.84.

About the author:
Guðmundur Jón Halldórsson is a Software Engineer who enjoys the challenges of complex problems and pays close attention to detail. He is an annual speaker at the Icelandic Computer Society. He has extensive experience and management skills, and works for Five Degrees, a banking software company. He has a B.Sc. in Computer Science from Reykjavik University. He has been working as a Software Engineer since 1996. He has worked for a large bank in Iceland, an insurance company, and a large gaming company where he was in the core EVE Online team.

Accumulo is a sorted and distributed key/value store designed to handle large amounts of data. Being highly robust and scalable, its performance makes it ideal for real-time data storage. Apache Accumulo is based on Google's BigTable design and is built on top of Apache Hadoop, Zookeeper, and Thrift.

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December 2013
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Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new book Spring Security 3.x Cookbook, by Anjana Mankale. This book is a repository of recipes that will help the reader to successfully secure web applications against threats and vulnerabilities at the authentication and session level layers using the Spring Security framework. The book has 300 pages and is competitively priced at $49.99, and the eBook is available in all the popular formats including Kindle and PDF $25.49.

About the author: Anjana Mankale is a Tech Lead with 7 years of experience in developing web applications and has developed applications for healthcare, e-commerce portals, media portals, and content management systems using Spring and Struts 2. She is extensively involved in application design and implementation. She has worked on Amazon cloud and Spring web services and has recently been involved in deploying and designing a cloud-based multitenant application. Anjana is passionate about blogging, and uses her blog to share the write-ups and technical code that she has worked on (http://jtechspace.blogspot.in/).

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December 2013
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Packt is pleased to announce the publication of Mastering HTML5 Forms, a practical guide that will teach readers how to create responsive forms and link them to a database. This book is available now in print, eBook, Kindle, and selected library formats. The print book is 148 pages long and is competitively priced at $29.99, while the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $15.29.

About the author:
Gaurav Gupta is a budding, young IT professional with a large amount of experience working on web and cross-platform application development. A graduate in Computer Science, he currently works for a reputed CMMI Level 5 company and has developed several web and mobile applications for internal use.

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December 2013
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Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new book Advanced Express Web Application Development, a practical guide that will show readers how to build scalable, robust, and reliable web applications with Express using a test-first, feature-driven approach. This book is now available in all the popular formats, including eBook, Kindle, and select library formats. The book has 148 pages and is priced at $39.99, while the eBook is priced at $20.39.

About the Author: 

Andrew Keig is a London based web developer who has been building web applications since 2000. He is the author of Packt's Instant RabbitMQ Messaging Application Development. Andrew has a degree in Computing and blogs at blog.airasoul.net on topics he is passionate about, such as Node.js, REST, Web APIs, and behaviour-driven development. He also contributes to various Node.js open source projects. He is a director at Airasoul, which specializes in the design and build of scalable, RESTful, specification-driven, and real-time web-based applications on the Node.js stack. He is also the co-founder of openue.com; a property search startup. 

Express is a minimal and flexible Node.js web application framework, providing a robust set of features for building single- and multi-page, and hybrid web applications. 

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December 2013
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Packt is proud to present its latest publication, Exploring Data with RapidMiner by Andrew Chisholm. This book is a step-by-step tutorial style using examples so that users of different levels of how to benefit from the features offered by RapidMiner . The book is 162 pages long and is priced at $39.99 while the eBook is $20.39.

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December 2013
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Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new book PowerPivot for Advanced Reporting and Dashboards , by Robert Bosco J. The print book has 150 pages and is competitively priced at $39.99, while the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $20.39.

About the Author:
Robert Bosco J is a BI Reports Developer and holds an international Master's degree in Business Intelligence from Université Tours François Rabelais, Blois, France, along with an internship as a BI Analyst at Yomii. He has a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Computer Science from the Oxford Engineering college, Tiruchirappalli, India. Robert also worked as a Data Processing Executive at Meritgroup Ltd., India, before pursuing his Masters.

Business Intelligence technology gives an organization the power to make decisions using large volumes of data. By obtaining an adequate amount of data and integrating data from a variety of sources, a user can get a comprehensive knowledge of their business and business strategies.

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December 2013
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Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new book Learning Cassandra for Administrators, by Vijay Parthasarathy. This practical, hands-on guide, introduces the reader to the basics of Cassandra, and moves on to more advanced topics such as how to install and use the software. The book has 120 pages and is competitively priced at $29.99, while the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $15.29.

About the Author:
Vijay Parthasarathy is an Apache Cassandra Committer who has helped multiple companies use Cassandra successfully, and was instrumental in Netflix's move into Cassandra. Vijay has many years of experience in software engineering and managing large project teams. He has also successfully architected, designed, and developed multiple large-scale distributed computing systems, distributed databases, and highly concurrent systems.

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