Celebrate the Open Source Summer discounts with Packt in August.

Packt Open Source has this week announced a series of discounts on a selection of its latest Open Source books. Whilst celebrating the summer weather, readers will be offered exclusive discounts off the cover price of selected print books and eBooks for a limited period only.

The Packt Open Source books included in this exclusive discount offer include the concrete5 Beginner’s Guide, Drupal 7 Themes, jQuery 1.4 Animation Techniques: Beginners Guide and the OpenCV 2 Computer Vision Application Programming Cookbook. Additionally, Packt Open Source will be running weekly contests to celebrate the launch of the 2011 Open Source Awards.

“With the launch of the 2011 Open Source Awards and some of the exciting titles published this year, it’s a great time to celebrate and recognize some of the great things in Open Source.” said Packt Open Source Marketing Executive Julian Copes. “Packt remains committed to not only providing the most cutting-edge catalogue of Open Source books, but also supporting and recognizing excellence in Open Source through this year’s Awards.”

To ensure you do not miss this fantastic offer, visit the Open Source Summer Madness home page now, where you can view the extensive list of books included in the offer and find out more information about the weekly contests celebrating the launch of the Awards.

The exclusive discounts are available from 1st August 2011. To find out more, please visit the Packt website.