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Learn to use the best extensions available for Joomla! using Packt's new book

November 2010 | Joomla!, Open Source

Joomla! 1.5 Top Extensions Cookbook is a new book from Packt that will help readers to set up, take control and use the best extensions available for Joomla! Written by Suhreed Sarkar, this book covers extensions for just about every use of Joomla!, while allowing readers to implement access control list across groups.

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Learn new features of EJB 3.0 with Packt's new book

November 2010 | Enterprise

Learn new features of EJB 3.0 with Packt's new book EJB 3.0 Database Persistence with Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g is a new book from Packt that will help developers to build their own EJB 3.0 application that are well integrated with commonly used Java EE frameworks. Written by Deepak Vohra, this book will assist developers who want to learn about the practical use of EJB 3.0 database persistence with Oracle Fusion Middleware.

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Build better business applications with NAV using Packt’s new book

November 2010 | Cookbooks, Enterprise, Microsoft

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 Programming Cookbook is a new book from Packt that will help readers to write better NAV programs and develop their own .NET code to perform tasks that NAV cannot handle. Written by Matt Traxinger, this book will teach readers to work with SQL Server to create better integration between NAV and other systems as well as new features of the NAV 2009 Role Tailored Client.

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Learn phpMyAdmin 3.3 features with new book from Packt

November 2010 | MySQL, Open Source, PHP

Mastering phpMyAdmin 3.3.x for Effective MySQL Management is a new book from Packt that will teach users to get started with phpMyAdmin 3.3 and master its features by implementing them on their database to their advantage. Written by veteran phpMyAdmin developer and project leader Marc Delisle, this book is a complete guide to get started with phpMyAdmin 3.3 and to learn to manipulate data with it.

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CMS Made Simple Wins the 2010 Open Source CMS Award

November 2010 | Content Management, Open Source

Packt Publishing is pleased to announce that CMS Made Simple has won the Open Source CMS Award category in the 2010 Open Source Awards. CMS Made Simple has won this Award for the first time in the past five years, having been a presence in the Award since 2007.

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WordPress wins Hall of Fame CMS Award

November 2010 | Content Management, Open Source, WordPress

Packt Publishing is pleased to announce that WordPress has won the Hall of Fame Award in the 2010 Open Source Awards. Hall of Fame CMS is a category introduced to the Award last year, which features a competition between the previous winners of the Open Source CMS Award; Drupal, Joomla! and WordPress.

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jQuery Wins the 2010 Open Source JavaScript Libraries Award

November 2010 | AJAX, Open Source

Packt Publishing is pleased to announce that jQuery has won the inaugural Open Source JavaScript Libraries Award category in the 2010 Open Source Awards. The Award is a new category introduced to the Open Source Awards this year, featuring libraries of pre-written JavaScript controls which allow for easier development of RIAs (Rich Internet Applications), visually enhanced applications or smoother server-side JavaScript functionalities.

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Optimize Blender's internal renderer for your projects using Packt's new book

November 2010 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce Blender 2.5 Lighting and Rendering, a new book that will help readers to bring their 3D world to life with compositing and rendering spectacular scenes in any 3D application using interior and exterior lighting techniques. Written by Aaron Powell, this book will assists readers to give an amazing look to their 3D scenes by applying color effects to them.

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Create virtual tours of buildings and scenes with Packt’s new Blender book

November 2010 | Linux Servers, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce Blender 3D 2.49 Architecture, Buildings, and Scenery, a new book that will help readers to create realistic models of building exteriors and interiors, the surrounding environment, and scenery. Written by Allan Brito, this book will allow readers to understand modeling, materials, textures, light basics in Blender, and special tricks and techniques to create walls, floors, roofs and other specific architectural elements.

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Blender Wins the 2010 Open Source Graphics Software Award

November 2010 | Open Source, Web Graphics & Video

Packt Publishing is pleased to announce that Blender has won the inaugural Open Source Graphics Software Award category in the 2010 Open Source Awards. The Open Source Graphics Software Award is a new category introduced to the Award this year, featuring various different types of Graphic Application Software.

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