[Pdx-pm] Fwd: Books and News from the O'Reilly User Group Program--Jun11
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Mon Jun 11 20:18:30 PDT 2012
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From: Marsee Henon and Jon Johns <usergroups at post.oreilly.com>
Sent: Mon Jun 11 18:00:07 PDT 2012
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Subject: Books and News from the O'Reilly User Group Program--Jun11
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Summer is well on its way, and we���re keeping busy by attending as
many events as we can. Currently we���re in Orlando at TechEd. The
Velocity Web Operations and Performance Conference coming up June
25-27, followed by OSCON July 16-20. Also, make sure not to miss
our No-Brainer Father���s Day Gift Guide (for Dads with Big Brains).
You���ll likely find that special something for that hard-to-shop-for
--Marsee Henon & Jon Johns
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Python for Data Analysis
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