[Pdx-pm] New O'Reilly books

Josh Heumann perl-pm at joshheumann.com
Fri Feb 18 15:03:38 PST 2005

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Subject: Newsletter from O'Reilly UG Program, February 18
From: Marsee Henon <marsee at oreilly.com>
Date: Fri, February 18, 2005 2:41 pm

O'Reilly News for User Group Members
February 18, 2005
Book News
-Head First Java, 2nd Edition
-Linux Device Drivers, 3rd Edition
-Surviving PC Disasters, Mishaps, and Blunders
-Linux Network Administrator's Guide, 3rd Edition
-Windows XP in a Nutshell, 2nd Edition
New Releases
***Head First Java, 2nd Edition
Publisher: O'Reilly
ISBN: 0596009208
"Head First Java, 2nd Edition" delivers a highly interactive,
multi-sensory learning experience that lets new programmers pick up the
fundamentals of the Java language quickly. Through mind-stretching
exercises, memorable analogies, humorous pictures, and casual language,
"Head First Java" encourages readers to think like Java programmers.
This revised second edition focuses on Java 5.0, the latest version of
the Java  development platform.

Chapter 2, "A Trip to Objectville," and Chapter 8, "Serious
are available online:

***Linux Device Drivers, 3rd Edition
Publisher: O'Reilly
ISBN: 0596005903
Over the years, this best-selling guide has helped countless programmers
learn how to support computer peripherals and how to develop new
hardware under the Linux operating system. Now, with this third edition,
it's even more helpful, covering all the significant changes to Version
2.6 of the Linux kernel. The guide even includes full-featured examples
programmers can compile and run without special hardware.

Chapter 13, "USB Drivers," is available online:

***Surviving PC Disasters, Mishaps, and Blunders
Publisher: Paraglyph Press
ISBN: 1932111980
"Surviving PC Disasters, Mishaps, and Blunders" is the must-have
survival guide for every PC user. Written in an engaging, reassuring,
and fun style, it gives you the answers you need immediately to fix the
thorniest PC problems. It also provides valuable insight on measures
that can prevent a difficult and often expensive cure. (Who's got money
to waste these days on fixing mishaps and blunders anyway?)

***Linux Network Administrator's Guide, 3rd Edition
Publisher: O'Reilly
ISBN: 0596005482
This refreshed resource takes an in-depth look at everything you need to
know to join a network. Topics covered include all of the essential
networking software that comes with the Linux operating system, plus
information on a host of cutting-edge services including wireless hubs,
spam filtering, IPv6, OpenLDAP, and more.

Chapter 18, "Wireless Networking," is available online:

***Windows XP in a Nutshell, 2nd Edition
Publisher: O'Reilly
ISBN: 0596009003
"Windows XP in a Nutshell, 2nd Edition" documents everything there is to
know about the world's most widely used operating system. Updated to
include information on the security technologies featured in Service
Pack 2 (SP2), this must-have desktop reference is dedicated to making
your time at the computer safer, easier, and more fun. It's the ultimate
 resource for IT professionals and Windows XP power users everywhere.

Chapter 8, "The Registry," is available online:

Until next time--


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