[Pdx-pm] Fwd: Books and News from the O'Reilly User Group ProgramBooks and News from the O'Reilly User Group Program--May7

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Tue May 8 07:27:28 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 ProgramBooks and News from the O'Reilly User Group Program--May7

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On Thursday, May 17, students get a sneak peek at some of our exhibits
and workshops as Maker Faire is being set up for the weekend. Also, at
OSCON this year there will be an Open Edu track and they're looking for
speakers. By the way, you'll want to check out our recent podcasts, if
you haven't already. There's some great stuff in there. Speaking of
great stuff, have you seen our freely available Open Books? These titles
include our Community Press books, written collectively by communities
like yours.


--Marsee Henon & Jon Johns

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
your blog.

- PayPal APIs: Up and Running, 2nd Edition 

- Mobile Design Pattern Gallery, Color Edition

- Node: Up and Running 

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.


New Release Titles:

Make: Technology on Your Time Volume 30

Beyond Point-and-Shoot 

FreeBSD Device Drivers 

Developing Backbone.js Applications

Maintainable JavaScript 

Developing Web Applications with Haskell and Yesod


Education Day at Maker Faire Bay Area
Inspire your students at Education Day, a unique preview of Maker Faire 
Bay Area. On Thursday, May 17, 2012, students get a sneak peek at some 
of our exhibits and workshops as Maker Faire is being set up for the 
weekend. Students meet and interact with selected Makers, participate in 
activities, and get a glimpse of the setup process for this large-scale 
event. Registration is required. 


Submit a Proposal for the OSCON Open Edu Track 
We're looking for speakers to lead sessions in OSCON's Open Edu track.
We want to hear about the key projects, APIs, open standards, and
technological challenges in education technology as it accelerates the
progress of U.S. public schools. Proposals are due May 25.


LGBT and Women's Community Meet-ups at Fluent
Folks interested in connecting with the LGBT or women's communities at
Fluent will be happy to know that there will be meet-up events at the
conference Tuesday night and Wednesday night, respectively. Both are
open to the public.


O'Reilly Podcasts Have you checked out our podcasts lately? We've got
four active shows that include:

The TOC podcast, which features interviews with people across the
publishing world:

* See TOC podcast episodes: 
* Subscribe through iTunes: 

The Code podcast is a far-reaching collection of interviews relevant to

* See Code podcast episodes: 
* Subscribe through iTunes: 

The Velocity podcast highlights the web operations and performance

* See Velocity podcast episodes: 
* Subscribe through iTunes: 

And the Radar Show casts a wide net over the people, products and
initiatives relevant to O'Reilly:

* See Radar Show episodes: 
* Subscribe through iTunes: 


Velocity in London Call for Papers 
If you're a performance design ace, possess legendary coding skills,
manage multiple data centers, or respond to crises with the agility of
an HTTP acrobat, we want to hear from you. Call for speakers is open for
Velocity Conference in London (Oct 2-4). Submit your talk by May 31.



- Google AdWords Update 
- jQuery Mobile: multiplatform HTML5 webapps 
- Where iOS View Controllers (and Their Views) Come From


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