FAQ

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Packt eBooks and Videos

How can I download eBooks?
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Once you complete your eBook purchase, the download link for your eBook will be available in your Packt account. You can access your eBook by following the steps below:

  1. Login to your account
  2. Click on "My Account"
  3. Click on "My eBooks"
  4. Expand the accordion of the eBook you want to download, click the "+"
  5. Click "Download" and select the format you desire

If you own an eBook and are viewing the product page you can also download it from there

If you have purchased an Early Access eBook title you can only download the published chapters from your account or read them online with the Mapt reader. You can download the complete eBook, only once the eBook is published.

What format are Packt eBooks?
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Packt eBooks can be downloaded as a PDF, EPUB or MOBI file. They can also be viewed online using the Mapt reader.

You can upgrade your purchased eBook to a Print copy of the same title with a 50% off by using our Upgrade to Print option available in "My eBook" section.

Can I send an eBook to my Kindle?
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Yes, if you follow the previous instructions on how to download an eBook and select "Send to Kindle" you will be able to enter your Kindle details and send the file. There is however a 30MB limit on sending files to Kindle.

How can I download code files for eBooks and Videos?
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There are a number of simple ways to access Code Files. You can download them directly from the product page by clicking the ‘Code Files’ button just above the Book Description. 

You will also be able to download Code Files from inside your account. Go to ‘My Account’, click ‘My eBooks’, expand the product for which you wish to access the Code Files and then click on the ‘Code Files’ button. The download will start immediately.

If you have purchased our eBook/Video from another source, please follow the steps below to download the code files.

• Register on our website using your email address and the password.
• Go to the ‘Support’ tab in the top horizontal drop down menu
• Click on ‘Code Downloads & Errata’
• Type the name of the book in the search box
• Your eBook/Video should appear in a drop down – select the one you want 
• Use the drop down to tell us where you purchased the product from
• Finally, click on the ‘Code Download link’ to download the Code Files

How can I download Videos?
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Once you complete your Video purchase, the download link for your Video will be available in your Packt account. You can download your video by following the steps below:

•Login to your account
•Click on "My Account"
•Click on "My Video"
•Expand the name of the video you want to download
•Click "Download"

If you own a Video and are viewing the product page you can also download it from there
MP4 is the only available format for Packt Videos.

If you have purchased an Early Access video title you can only watch the sections that are published online with the Mapt reader. You will have access to the complete Video, only once the Video is published.

Packt Courses

Does the course contain any text content?
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The course is a blend of videos, text, code examples, and assessments.

How can I access the text content?
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The text content is available in the "Support Files" folder. Please click on the Code Files button on the main product page to download the Support Files folder.

What are assessments?
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Assessments are a learning validator to test the knowledge gained from the course. These assessments have multiple choice questions.

How can I access assessments?
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Assessments are available in the "Support Files" folder. Please click on the Code Files button on the main product page to download the Support Files folder.

Where will I get the answers to the assessments?
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Assessment answers are in a PDF file that is available in the "Support Files" folder. Please click on the Code Files button on the main product page to download the Support Files folder.