[Pdx-pm] Fwd: Books and News from the O'Reilly User Group Program--Apr
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Tue Apr 17 00:24:22 PDT 2012
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From: Marsee Henon & Jon Johns <usergroups at post.oreilly.com>
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Subject: Books and News from the O'Reilly User Group Program--Apr
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Spring is here and that means folks are gearing up for OSCON and Maker
This year there will also be a Make Hardware Innovation Workshop
right before Maker Faire Bay Area, so plan ahead if you'll be making a
week out of it. That also goes for the recently added WebPerfDays
held in conjunction with DevOpsDays,
directly after the Velocity Conference in June. And remember to get
those review book requests in so we have plenty of time to process your
--Marsee Henon and Jon Johns
P.S. The first 10 people who are able to attend and email us back at
usergroups at oreilly.com will get a free pair of tickets to Maker Faire
Available for Review
The UG team is looking for book reviewers for the following books.
Consider posting your reviews on Amazon, Slashdot, oreilly.com, and/or
Fitness for Geeks
Head First C
Programming iOS 5, 2nd Edition
It's easy for you to request books for your meetings or special
events--just email usergroups at oreilly.com and include the words
"book request" in the subject line. Don't forget to include your due
date and shipping address. Prefer ebooks? We can send you a free ebook
certificate to print out for raffles or book reviewers.
Using Drupal, 2nd Edition
iPad: The Missing Manual, 4th Edition
Programming Clojure, 2nd Edition
Using Mac OS X Lion Server
Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2012
802.11n: A Survival Guide
Head First C
Getting Started with RFID
Database Design and Relational Theory
Illustrated Guide to Home Biology Experiments
The CSS3 Anthology, 4th Edition
The Developer's Code
Strata New York Call for Participation (CFP ends April 23)
We are inviting proposals for presentations from practitioners,
business leaders, analysts, designers, and developers. If you
have a compelling story to tell, you are invited to submit a
proposal now to speak at Strata. Read tips for submitting a
Submit a proposal.
OSCON Registration Now Open
OSCON Registration is now open,
use code OS12UG and get 20% off. Here's the list of speakers, schedule,
and special events, including the annual Community Leadership Summit.
Make Hardware Innovation Workshop (May 15-16, Palo Alto, CA)
MAKE magazine will be hosting its Hardware Innovation Workshop,
May 15-16 in Palo Alto, CA. Learn how your business can benefit from the
maker movement and connect with technology innovators, influencers, and
thought-leaders at this nascent event. Register now.
Fluent Conference (May 29-31, San Francisco, CA)
At the O���Reilly Fluent Conference, you���ll make sense of the vast
practical skills you can apply immediately. Early registration
ends May 10.
Consider promoting this event, put a banner on your site.
20% UG discount code FL12UG
Velocity Conference 2012 (June 25-27, Santa Clara, CA)
Get the skills and tools you need to build a faster, stronger web at
Velocity. Early registration ends May 17.
70+ speakers confirmed today. Consider promoting this event and put a
banner on your site.
20% UG discount code VEL12UG
DevOpsDays / WebPerfDays (June 28-29, Mountain View, CA)
The call for speakers is open and registration will open soon for
DevOpsDays 2012 (June 28-29)
and a new one-day WebPerfDays (June 28).
Both events will take place at Google=92s campus in Mountain View,
immediately following Velocity.
Upcoming Webcast Events
We've got some great webcasts coming up soon that you'll want to tell
your members about. They're great opportunities to learn something new
directly from our experts.
O'Reilly Velocity Online Conference
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 09AM PT
Responsive Web Design Bootcamp
Thursday, April 19, 2012 10AM PT
The Lean Series: Fireside chat with Eric Ries and Ash Maurya
Thursday, April 26, 2012 10 PT
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sites. If you send me your group's site with one or more banners
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from the following list:
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