[Pdx-pm] Fwd: Request your free books and hangout with an author + More UG News
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Sat Aug 25 07:06:39 PDT 2012
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From: Marsee Henon and Jon Johns <usergroups at post.oreilly.com>
Sent: Sat Aug 25 06:05:04 PDT 2012
To: ben.hengst+oreilly at gmail.com
Subject: Request your free books and hangout with an author + More UG News
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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
Learning Web Design, 4th Edition
ClojureScript: Up and Running
Sakai OAE Deployment and Management
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 deadline and shipping
address. Prefer ebooks? We can send you a free ebook certificate to
print out for raffles or book reviewers.
Building Web Applications with Erlang
21st Century C
Learning Unix for OS X Mountain Lion
Regular Expressions Cookbook, 2nd Edition
FileMaker Pro 12: The Missing Manual
WebPerfDay London 2012 (London, October 5)
WebPerfDay London 2012 is an "unconference" event organized by
@LDNWebPerf to complement the Velocity Europe Conference in October.
The event will be held on Friday, October 5, at the Campus London event
space. It will start off with a few well known speakers, then it's over
to attendees to suggest topics, questions, and contribute their experiences
in a round-table "open spaces" format. Contact Stephen Thair if you're
interested in helping out as an organizer, sponsor, facilitator, or WebPerf
Sarah Milstein on Twitter for Authors (Google+, September 10)
The Bay Area Bloggers Society will be hosting The Twitter Book co-author
Sarah Milstein in a live noontime Google+ Hangout on Monday, September 10.
RSVP now to attend this hangout, where Sarah will talk about how best to
use Twitter to promote books, engage with readers, and raise your visibility
as an author.
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reflect the award-winning Pragmatic Programmer style. As development gets more
and more difficult, the Pragmatic Programmers will continue to be there with
titles and products that help programmers stay on top of their game.
Meet Experts Online: Upcoming Free Webcasts
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your members about. They're great opportunities to learn something new
directly from our experts.
Building Mobile HTML5 Apps in Hours, Not Days
Building an HTML5 Video Player
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