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The quickest way to get up to speed with HTML5 Canvas using Packt's new book.

November 2011 | Cookbooks

Packt is pleased to announce a new book HTML5 Canvas Cookbook:RAW a new book that enables web developers to create visualizations and animations right in the browser for the first time without Flash. Written by Eric Rowell, this book offers over 80 recipes to revolutionize the Web experience with HTML5 Canvas.

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Create exciting Facebook applications quickly with Packt's new cookbook

November 2011 | Cookbooks

Packt is pleased to announce Facebook Application Development with Graph API Cookbook , a new book that covers over 90 recipes to create exciting Facebook applications at an incredibly fast pace. Written by Shashwat Srivastava and Apeksha Singh, this book houses an exquisite collection of ready to use Facebook applications and is filled with many demonstrations on how to use Facebook PHP and JS SDKs.

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Learn to install and configure Cfengine using Packt’s new book

November 2011 | Open Source

Packt has recently published CFEngine 3 Beginner’s Guide a new book that is the first and only book dedicated to the Cfengine framework. Written by Rajneesh, this book covers all Cfengine commands, promises, variables, functions and best practices, and is a step-by-step guide to setting up Cfengine and fully automating the configuration and management of laptops, desktops, servers, or mainframes.

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Integrate Apache Solr Search with Packt's new book

November 2011 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce Apache Solr 3 Enterprise Search Server a new book that has Comprehensive information on Apache Solr 3 with examples and tips so that the readers can focus on the important parts. Written by David Smiley & Eric Pugh, this book enhance your search with faceted navigation, result highlighting, relevancy ranked sorting, and much more.

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Explore NumPy from scratch with Packt's NumPy Beginner's Guide

November 2011 | Beginner's Guides, Open Source

Packt recently released its first book on NumPy, titled “NumPy 1.5 Beginner's Guide”, written by Ivan Idris. The book comes packed with real world examples enabling readers to perform high performance calculations with efficient NumPy code, execute complex linear algebra and mathematical computations, and analyze large data sets with statistical functions.

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Manage Mango apps data in Windows Phone with Packt's new book

November 2011 | Cookbooks

Windows Phone 7.5 Data Cookbook is a new book from Packt aimed at developers and designers who want to create data-driven apps using the Windows Phone platform. Written by Ramesh Thalli, the book is laid out in a cookbook style, presenting examples in form of recipes, giving readers the choice to go directly at any topic or follow topics throughout a chapter to gain in-depth knowledge.

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Packt announce the winners in the 2011 Open Source Awards

November 2011 | Open Source

Packt Publishing is pleased to announce the winners in the 2011 Open Source Awards. The Open Source Awards is a contest that aims to encourage, support, recognize and reward Open Source projects. Formerly the Open Source CMS Award, the contest has been running since 2006 and is regarded as one of the most established platforms for recognizing excellence amongst Open Source Software.

Prize money given out since 2006 tops $100,000. To identify the excellence among Open Source projects, public votes for the finalists in each category were combined with ratings from a panel of Judges.

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Create amazing 2D and 3D applications with Packt’s Irrlicht book

November 2011 | Beginner's Guides, Open Source

Irrlicht 1.7 Realtime 3D Engine Beginner's Guide from Packt is a comprehensive guide for C++ programmers to learn Irrlicht from scratch. Written by Johannes Stein and Aung Sithu Kyaw, this book is a step-by-step guide to Irrlicht that starts at an easy level for beginners and then gradually works to more advanced topics through clear code examples and a number of demos, which illustrate theoretical concepts.

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Survey Seeks to Define Open Source CMS Market Leaders, Key Market Dynamics

November 2011 | Open Source

The 2011 Open Source CMS Market Share Survey is now open!

 

Bali, Indonesiawater&stone is now in the process of gathering data for the fourth annual Open Source CMS Market Share Report. This year’s report will be looking at survey data gathered from CMS users around the world. The survey is now available online at  http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2011-OSCMS-Survey

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Create powerful Android apps easily using Packt’s new book

November 2011 | Beginner's Guides

Packt is pleased to announce Google App Inventor, a new book that will teach users all the basics of App Inventor with lots of illustrations. Written by Ralph Roberts , this book will teach users how apps get created with lots of simple and fun examples.

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