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

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From: Marsee Henon & Jon Johns <usergroups at post.oreilly.com>
Date: Sat, Jun 8, 2013 at 4:01 PM
Subject: UG News: Get Your Free Books + More from O'Reilly
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We're getting ready for the Velocity
a week from now, so we've chosen some books that might help you with
Web Performance and Operations. We'll be hosting many of our authors in the
O'Reilly booth for you to meet, and get books signed (just stop by the
booth for the schedule).


—Marsee Henon and Jon Johns
Available for Review [image: Building Node Applications with MongoDB and

The UG team is looking for reviewers for the following books & videos.
Consider posting your reviews on Amazon, Slashdot, oreilly.com, and/or your

   - Building Node Applications with MongoDB and
   - Maintainable
   - Testable JavaScript<http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1zmchg4ff0tt1f3cevbf1t2csqeihnlfvth5i1k2o>

It's easy for you to get books for your meeting 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.
New Releases  [image: Even Faster Web
High Performance
JavaScript Patterns]<http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1zoo3718nktqrdpv0vslb2am3v0a0818gegpjnhjo>
HTTP, The Definitive
Node for Front-End
Puppet Types & Providers]<http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1zl3sr1dkei4aa7i8deea8si4mu64vtelaj0cfgeo>
O'Reilly Webcasts: Meet Experts Online For Free!

Angry Birds of Modern JavaScript Development presented by Elijah Manor

[image: Elijah Manor]
* Thursday, June 13, 10am PT, 1pm ET*
 [image: Register
 A diabolical herd of pigs stole all of the front-end architecture from an
innocent flock of birds and now they want it back! A team of special agent
hero birds will attack these despicable pigs until they recover what is
rightfully theirs, front-end architecture!

Join us for a *free hands-on webcast* presented by Elijah Manor (
as Angry Birds uncover concepts of modern JavaScript development. Each bird
represents an area of JavaScript along with its strengths.

The goal is to defeat the pigs and by doing so produce highly tested
quality JavaScript code. Don't miss this informative hands-on presentation
from the comfort of your computer chair!

To see more upcoming events and *meet experts online* visit

O'Reilly Velocity Conference (June 18-20) [image: Velocity

The O'Reilly Velocity
Web Performance and Operations - is only a week away, in Santa Clara,
If you're going to be there don't miss out on some of the events planned.
If you can't attend, look for the live streaming keynotes, and follow the
conference on Twitter<http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1zoulhe4c76tvv7aas2ren56vjmdbma2a9ahrlpko>,
and Google+<http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1zpueh620362jt9ff73hog6905vbdlpvj889dhus8>
Velocity Conference Events

[image: Velocity]<http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1z3lg08h7hqddmq32sc5fgvps7nms1jq83js5omh0>

Besides the keynotes, sessions, and networking with your fellow experts,
there is plenty planned for you at Velocity this year.

   - Office Hours<http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1zue74pagh6rd5g452am01mr5c8ncebv6sv9934a8>-
Office hours give you a chance to meet face-to face with expert
   - Women's Communities
In addition to meeting other women (and men) in the community, you'll
   hear lightning pitches from representatives of groups, companies, and
   projects seeking new participants.
   - Music Meets
Dyn's Music Meets Tech event breaks the mold of traditional networking
   events by aligning emerging brands, technology startups, and geek elites in
   one location to shake a few hands, share stories, and spill some drinks.
   - DevOpsDays<http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1z1dc9m7a64lv7dr7otl35n4of0ehgvpafb8se880>-
Make it a full week of Ops / Performance / Devops! This year,
   will take place June 21-22 at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara, immediately
   after Velocity. It's the perfect after-party if you have attended Velocity.

How to Make a Hackathon Successful [image:

What makes a great hackathon? We found some interesting ideas in this
article from the International Journalists Network, "How to plan a
successful hackathon.<http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1zga9ljgl2961hlokulgk9hohr2ib93kbeh0qt4g8>"
There are 8 other resources in the article that might help you host a
successful hackthaon. Find one near you by searching
plugging "hackathon" into your favorite search engine.
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