From the 17th December 2015 into the New Year, Packt Publishing is inviting the tech world to explore its extensive library of eBooks and Video courses for one amazing price. Every single eBook and Video course Packt has ever created will be available on packtpub.com for just $5![Read More...]
Packt Essential IT Skills of 2015 and Challenges for 2016
At a time of rapid development and innovation, tech skills have never been more valuable. The right skills and cutting-edge knowledge can bring huge rewards.
Over the summer, Packt Publishing carried out a survey of more than 20,000 people from across the world of tech, to investigate what skills are most important in today’s fast-changing technological landscape. Now, as the year draws to a close, the publisher is continuing their invitation to ‘Skill Up’ by reviewing the year and looking closely at what the future might hold. From the key challenges to the skills and tools people are most passionate about learning, Packt is preparing for an exciting 2016.[Read More...]
Be Skilled & Ready with Packt’s revamped learning library
With new features and our latest books and videos just for you, there’s no reason to stay behind when it comes to IT
This week, Packt Publishing has reduced the price of its PacktLib subscription service as it rolled out dozens of new features and improvements to give you the best experience possible to stay on top of the curve and get the skills you need when you need them.[Read More...]
What does your industry look like?
I can only say wow! Packt Publishing has just released their comprehensive IT industry salary reports, with data from over 20,000 developers around the globe.
If you really want to identify or get an idea of the upcoming trends over the next few years, you should consider this comprehensive analysis in order to get the most out of your career and skills. This report covers four segments of IT industry including Web Development & Design, Application Development, Security & System Administration, and Data Science & Business Intelligence, making this one of the most comprehensive surveys in recent years.
Rapid Gulp Video Tutorial
Modern web development is filled with an abundance of tools and technologies, but it’s difficult to know where to begin. You want both efficiency of your work and high performance of your site; Gulp brings that right to your doorstep. With its rising popularity, you don’t want to leave Gulp out of your toolbox.[Read More...]
Packt Free Learning Library
From 30th April, 2015 Packt Publishing has thrown open the virtual doors of its new Free Learning Library and offering its customers a daily chance to grab a fresh free eBook from its website. The publisher is encouraging people to learn new skills and try out new technologies and so every day it will be offering a different eBook from its huge list of titles free for anyone to download.
International Day Against DRM at Packt Publishing
Digital Restrictions Management (DRM) harms almost everyone, but most people have never heard of it. Today is one of our best opportunities to change that.
There are people around the world coming together to say that we will not tolerate the remote deletions, unethical surveillance, and invasive restrictions of DRM. In fact, with events in at least nine countries and huge online participation, it’s the world’s biggest anti-DRM protest.
Well, I just found out that this year, to demonstrate their continuing support for Day Against DRM, as they celebrates International Day Against DRM, May 6th 2015, Packt Publishing is offering all its DRM-free content at $10 for 24 hours only on May 6th – with more than 3000 eBooks and 100 Videos available across the publisher’s website.[Read More...]
Book Review: Application Development with Qt Creator - Second Edition
Almost three weeks ago I received a review request from one of the Packt Publishing staffs to review Application Development with Qt Creator, 2nd Edition written by Ray Rischpater which has been recently published by Packt Publishing. Since I’ve been developing cross platform Qt (cute, often mispronounced as Q-T cue-tee) applications from Qt 4 era back in 2008 – when Qt Creator was not around yet and the project was running by Trolltech at the time – and a handful of Qt Quick mobile applications over the past two years, I consider myself eligible enough to write a brief review on it. So, I was provided with a review copy and after reading it cover to cover, my thoughts on the book are as follows.