PacktLib now Offers a Joomla! Library

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A new library dedicated to Joomla! books is now available in PacktLib. This collection of books is a great source of reference material on this award winning Open Source content management system

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Packt has today announced a new subscription on PacktLib for Joomla! developers. Housing 26 books, this library will enable Joomla! developers to get up and running quickly, as well as extend their skills and knowledge to become serious professionals. Recently announced as the winner of the best 2011 Open Source CMS, a resurgent Joomla!, now with a six month development cycle, has proved itself to be one of the leading open source content management systems on the market.

The Joomla! library consists of information relating to the development of building media rich, dynamic and interactive Joomla! websites. The extensive variety of topics within this open source technology includes ecommerce, search engine optimisation, content administration, multimedia, themes and templates, creating a social network with JomSocial, enhancing a Joomla! site with JavaScript and jQuery, interacting with users by utilising ChronoForms, web security and much more. This source of Joomla! books will enable readers to build powerful websites and online applications by way of add-ons, extensions and plugins in addition to understanding the framework in which this technology is based on.

This resource is ideal for beginners who want to learn more about building a functional and well-designed website. Many books in this library provide step-by-step instructions as well as examples to guide readers in setting up a functional and visually appealing website. In addition to this, those who have experience with using Joomla! can find more advanced features to install onto their website making this library a comprehensive resource on Joomla! for readers with different skill levels.

Packt was the first publisher to bring an English book on Joomla! to market and has long been a supporter of Joomla! through the Open Source Royalty scheme. With more than 25 books on this open source, subscribers of the Joomla! library will have full access to an archive of up-to-date information on the content management system. Moreover, future books added to the library will also be made available to subscribers as long as they have a subscription. This resource will give site administrators the tools to create and develop successful websites as well as the ability to search for specific information and find answers to problems on the PacktLib platform.

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