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

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From: "Marsee Henon & Jon Johns" <usergroups at post.oreilly.com>
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Subject: UG News: Get Your Free Books + More from O'Reilly

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Available for Review

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

Lift Cookbook  

Java 7 Pocket Guide, 2nd Edition

HTML5 Canvas for Developers - A Hands-On Video Workshop  

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

Developing Business Intelligence Apps for SharePoint 

Apache Sqoop Cookbook   

Programming Ruby 1.9 & 2.0, 4th Edition

The Healthy Programmer     

Windows PowerShell 3.0 First Steps 

Learning SPARQL, 2nd Edition  

O'Reilly Webcasts: Meet Experts Online For Free! 

Modern Web Design with Progressive Enhancement, Responsive Design, and
CSS3. Presented by Jonathan Stark
Wednesday, July 31
10am PT, 1pm ET 

Building compelling web experiences that work across a wide range of 
devices without descending to "lowest common denominator" design can 
be a challenge. Follow along with Jonathan Stark as he uses progressive 
enhancement, responsive design, and cutting edge CSS3 techniques to 
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Join us for this free hands-on webcast. You can enjoy this informative 
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To see more upcoming events and meet experts online visit 

mHealth + Telehealth World (July 24-26 Boston)

eHealth is a growing area of technology design and development.  This
year, two events are joining forces in Boston to showcase mobile
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accountable care models, with the goal of transforming the delivery of
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OSCON 5K Glow Run/Walk and After Party  

Don't forget to pack your running shoes and glow-in-the-dark gear,
because the OSCON 5K fun run is back. And this year we're adding a fun
twist - we're running in the dark. Whether you are an avid runner or
just starting out, you are invited to join other OSCON attendees Monday
evening July 22 for a run/jog/walk through some of the most scenic and
emblematic sites of Portland.

The O'Reilly Blogs

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and innovation. Here are a few recent posts we'd like to share with you.

*    Printing Plastic Tchotchkes Was Fun, but MakerBot Was Just Too
  High-Maintenance Breaking up with MakerBot
     by Sanders Kleinfeld 

*    Velocity CA Recap
     Failure is a Feature
     by Courtney Nash 

*    Open source software creeps in to health care through clinical
  research Report from OpenClinica conference
     by Andy Oram

*    Context Aware Programming
     by Tim O'Reilly

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