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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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PrestaShop Wins the 2010 Open Source E-Commerce Applications Award

November 2010 | e-Commerce, Open Source

Packt Publishing is pleased to announce that PrestaShop has won the inaugural Open Source E-Commerce Applications Award category in the 2010 Open Source Awards. Open Source E-Commerce Applications Award is a new category introduced to the Award this year, featuring various different types of type of web applications that simplify buying and selling of products on the Internet.

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Develop enterprise applications using Packt's new Microsoft Enterprise Library 5.0 book

November 2010 | Enterprise, Microsoft

Packt is pleased to announce Microsoft Enterprise Library 5.0, a new book that helps programmers to develop enterprise applications using the enterprise library application blocks as well as set up the initial infrastructure configuration of the application blocks using the configuration editor. Written by Sachin Joshi, this book provides an in-depth knowledge about the individual functional Application Blocks as well as enabling reconfiguration of various applications in order to improve testing of the application in isolation.

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Pimcore Wins the 2010 Most Promising Open Source Project Award

November 2010 | Open Source

Packt Publishing is pleased to announce that Pimcore has won the Most Promising Open Source Project Award category in the 2010 Open Source Awards. The Most Promising Open Source Project Award, sponsored by OpenCandy, is a revamped category for the Award this year, featuring Open Source projects, whose first release date is less than two years from 9 August, 2010.

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Master effective MySQL database management through Python using Packt’s new book

November 2010 | Content Management, MySQL, Open Source

MySQL for Python is a new book from Packt aimed at helping programmers gain hassle-free access to their MySQL database through their Python application. Written by Albert Lukaszewski, this book includes many real world examples to demonstrate the full potential of MySQL for Python.

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Develop real-world enterprise applications in an online environment with Packt's new WebCenter 11g book

October 2010 | Enterprise, Oracle

Packt is pleased to announce Web 2.0 Solutions With Oracle Webcenter 11g a new book that helps web developers get in-depth knowledge of developing custom WebCenter applications for their various enterprise requirements. Written by Ashok Aggarwal and Plinio Arbizu ,this book sheds light on the application of the basic concepts of Web Center 11g, which helps to accelerate the development of Enterprise 2.0 solutions.

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Run an efficient PostgreSQL database using Packt's new book

October 2010 | Open Source

PostgreSQL 9.0 Administration Cookbook is a new book from Packt, which will help readers to administer, monitor and maintain a healthy database by ensuring that it performs as quickly as possible. Written by Simon Riggs and Hannu Krosing, this book provides readers with tips for backup and recovery of their database along with over 80 recipes to help run an efficient PostgreSQL 9.0 database.

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