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Build rigorously tested and bug-free Django applications using the new book from Packt

April 2010 | Open Source

Django 1.1 Testing and Debugging is a new book from Packt that is uniquely aimed at Django developers who want to develop applications with fewer bugs through effective use of automated testing and debugging tools. This book, written by Karen Tracey, will help users ensure that their code is accurate and stable throughout the development and production of their application.

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Explore, transform, validate, and integrate your data with ease using the new book from Packt

April 2010 | Java, Open Source

Pentaho 3.2 Data Integration: Beginner's Guide is a new book from Packt that is aimed at helping software developers, database administrators, and IT students learn Pentaho Data Integration from scratch. This book, written by María Carina Roldán, will encourage users to exploit powerful features of Data Integration and perform ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) operations with ease.

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Build a fully functional and professional website using the new CMS Made Simple book from Packt

April 2010 | Beginner's Guides, Content Management, Open Source, Web Development

CMS Made Simple 1.6: Beginner's Guide, a new book from Packt, is a tutorial for readers intending to equip them to build a fully functional website with a professional touch and advanced features. The book is written by Sofia Hauschildt, a tutor for web mastering and web development. This book provides vast knowledge about how webmasters can design and implement their high quality websites using CMS Made Simple.

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Packt Has A New Blog

April 2010 | Enterprise, Open Source

Packt has opened a new blog. This will include information about the launch of Packt Open Source and Packt Enterprise, interviews from authors, short tips on using software, and general information about life at Packt, allowing you to understand where the books are coming from.

 

Visit http://blog.PacktPub.com, or hit the "Blog" button on the navigation bar at the top of the page.

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Configure the GlassFish v2 application server using Packt's new book

April 2010 | Java, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce GlassFish Administration, a new book that will help developers to install and configure GlassFish and integrate it with popular Open Source products such as Open MQ, Open DS, and Apache Active MQ. Written by Xuekun Kou, this book will help to configure resource types like JDBC, Java Connector Architecture (JCA), JavaMail Sessions, and Custom JNDI. Developers will also learn to secure, monitor, troubleshoot, and tune their application server instance.

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Build and deploy feature-rich websites with Packt's new DotNetNuke 5 book

April 2010 | Content Management, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce Building Websites with DotNetNuke 5, a practical guide that will enable readers to create and manage their own website with DotNetNuke 5. Written by Michael Washington and Ian Lackey, this book will help readers to customize and enhance their site with custom modules and teach them module development using Silverlight. This book also covers complete coverage of setup, administration, and development.

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Set up a professional development environment using Packt’s new PHP 5 Tools book

April 2010 | Open Source, PHP

Expert PHP 5 Tools is a new book from Packt, which provides developers with best practices and enterprise tools required for designing, coding, testing, and deploying PHP applications. Written by Dirk Merkel, this book will enable developers to write unit tests and practice test-driven development from an expert. The developers will also learn to develop their own coding standard and enforce it automatically.

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Volcanic Ash Cloud Affects Packt Book Shipping

April 2010 | Enterprise, Open Source

The ongoing disruption to European airspace, caused by ash from the erupting Eyjafjallajoekull volcano in Iceland, has meant that many book orders for European and selected African, Asian and South American countries have been grounded until further notice. Please note that orders made for customers in the United States are unaffected, as they are printed and shipped from the US.

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Giveaway: Pre-order an SOA book and win an iPod Touch!

April 2010 | Open Source, SOA
Packt has a number of SOA books coming out over the next few months. To celebrate this, one lucky person who pre-orders a SOA book in April will win an iPod Touch.

You can view our forthcoming SOA books here.

We are also giving away 30% off the SOA Patterns with BizTalk Server 2009 eBook this month.

Hurry – act now to take advantage of this offer.

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Packt to Release Two Free eBooks for Brand Launch

April 2010 | Beginner's Guides, Content Management, Enterprise, Linux Servers, Networking & Telephony, Open Source, Web Development

Packt is set to launch two free eBooks to celebrate the launch of Packt Open Source and Packt Enterprise.

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