[Pdx-pm] Fwd: UG News: Get Your Free Books + More from O'Reilly

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Date: Aug 11, 2013 4:03 PM
Subject: UG News: Get Your Free Books + More from O'Reilly
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The Art of Lean Testing. Presented by Ash Maurya and Eric Ries.

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Puppet Labs' third annual user conference, PuppetConf
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