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  • Packt Publishing releases its first Drupal Mini books

    Packt Publishing has recently published its first three Mini books about Drupal, the open source Content Management System. Packt Publishing has released three Drupal books in its new Mini book format; the ‘Drush User’s Guide’, ‘Drupal Multi Sites Configuration’ and ‘Drupal 7 Multilingual Sites’.  Packt Mini books are 100 pages of practical guides on one specific task, application or module. Readers who need to master Drupal’s command line interface, Drush, in a flash will welcome the Drush…

    By Richard Dias
    Posted: June 08, 2012

  • Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Development Cookbook Announced

    Packt Publishing, one of the world’s foremost publishers of Microsoft SharePoint titles, announces Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Development Cookbook. Written by Microsoft MVP, Ed Musters, the book and eBook is scheduled for publication in December 2011. Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Development Cookbook is a new title from Packt Publishing, and a book that has been designed to take the experienced ASP.NET developer from beginner to professional SharePoint developer in the shortest amount of time. The…

    By Duanesm
    Posted: January 18, 2012

  • Packt announce Finalists for 2011 Open Source Awards

    Yesterday, Packt Publishing announced the finalists for their 2011 Open Source Award.   This announcement signals the start of the next stage where the finalists are now open to public vote, which lasts until October 31. Not all the categories in the award are content management related, but if you have an interest in open source I think you'll find each one of the finalists have a great story to tell. The finalists, listed in alphabetical order across all the categories, are as follows: Open…

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted: September 20, 2011

  • The 2011 Open Source Awards

    This month, Packt Publishing began accepting nominations for its 2011 Open Source Awards. Breaking tradition, I've declined the invitation this year to be a member of the judging panel of this award (I've been a judge for the past four years). Regardless of my lack of participation as a judge, I still think this a great award and merits mention here on my blog. Although there can be some controversy of declaring a "best CMS" in any award, I think Packt has done a great job in helping promote…

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted: August 10, 2011

  • Moodle JavaScript Cookbook

    Packt is delighted to announce Moodle JavaScript Cookbook, a collection of over 50 step by step recipes to enhance Moodle with JavaScript and the Yahoo! User Interface Library. Written by Alastair Hole, author of award-winning Moodle repository plugin- MrCUTE, the book explores a wide range of modern interactive features, from AJAX to Animation to create more dynamic and responsive Moodle systems. Moodle is a free source e-learning software platform. It has become very popular among educators…

    By Richard Dias
    Posted: May 30, 2011

  • New Drupal Web Services Book

    /*-->*/ Packt is pleased to announce 'Drupal Web Services', a new book which would enable Drupal users to integrate social web services and applications with their Drupal website by using modules for each specific task or application. Written by Trevor James, this book will help users speed up their connections to web applications by sharing data and content resources between different applications and machines. Drupal is an open source content management system used for knowledge management…
    By Vandana
    Posted: February 02, 2011

  • Judging Five Open Source Content Management Systems

    Last fall, I once again had the privilege of participating as a member of the judging panel for Packt Publishing's Open Source Awards. For the 2010 event, I participated by voting for the category of Open Source CMS Awards. In that award, the winner was declared by the panel to be CMS Made Simple, with SilverStripe as first runner up followed by MODx as second runner up. I received a lot of inquiries asking me how and in what order did I rank the content management systems. Each of the judges…

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted: January 20, 2011

  • WordPress wins Hall of Fame CMS Award

    Birmingham, UK. 19 November 2010 - 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. With this award, WordPress has gone from winning the Open Source CMS Award last year to winning the Hall of Fame CMS category, reserved for the biggest projects…

    By CMS Report
    Posted: November 19, 2010

  • CMS Made Simple Wins the 2010 Open Source CMS Award

    CMS Made Simple is the winner in Packt Publishing's Open Source CMS Award category of 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. Packt also announced  SilverStripe as first runner up with MODx in the second runners up position.I had the privilege of sitting as a judge in this year's Open Source CMS Award category. My vote was a little different from the official award ranking where I…

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted: November 19, 2010

  • jQuery wins the 2010 Open Source JavaScript Libraries Award

    Packt Publishing announce that jQuery has won its 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. "On behalf of the entire jQuery Team, let me first say thanks to Packt Publishing…

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted: November 19, 2010

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