[Pdx-pm] Fwd: Request your free books and hangout with an author + More UG News

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Sat Aug 25 07:06:39 PDT 2012

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From: Marsee Henon and Jon Johns <usergroups at post.oreilly.com>
Sent: Sat Aug 25 06:05:04 PDT 2012
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Subject: Request your free books and hangout with an author + More UG News

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We rely on the Web every day to bring us the information we crave, 
purchase the items we desire, keep in-touch with friends and family, 
and conduct our daily lives. If you want to create web pages, but 
have no previous experience, check out the latest edition of 
Learning Web Design by Jennifer Niederst Robbins and get the skinny 
on how great websites are made.

--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.

	Learning Web Design, 4th Edition
	ClojureScript: Up and Running
	Sakai OAE Deployment and Management

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 deadline and shipping
address. Prefer ebooks? We can send you a free ebook certificate to
print out for raffles or book reviewers.

New Releases

Building Web Applications with Erlang

Start Here! Learn JavaScript

21st Century C

Learning Unix for OS X Mountain Lion

Regular Expressions Cookbook, 2nd Edition

FileMaker Pro 12: The Missing Manual

WebPerfDay London 2012 (London, October 5)

WebPerfDay London 2012 is an "unconference" event organized by 
@LDNWebPerf to complement the Velocity Europe Conference in October. 
The event will be held on Friday, October 5, at the Campus London event 
space. It will start off with a few well known speakers, then it's over 
to attendees to suggest topics, questions, and contribute their experiences 
in a round-table "open spaces" format. Contact Stephen Thair if you're 
interested in helping out as an organizer, sponsor, facilitator, or WebPerf 

Sarah Milstein on Twitter for Authors (Google+, September 10)

The Bay Area Bloggers Society will be hosting The Twitter Book co-author 
Sarah Milstein in a live noontime Google+ Hangout on Monday, September 10. 
RSVP now to attend this hangout, where Sarah will talk about how best to 
use Twitter to promote books, engage with readers, and raise your visibility 
as an author.

New Safari To Go Apps

Safari Books Online recently announced their Safari To Go apps for Android, 
iPad and iPhone. With a subscription and these native apps, you can search 
through and access any of the 24,000 books/videos in the Safari Books Online 
library. Also, disconnect using the Offline Bookbag, which allows you to view 
up to three books at a time when you are out of range. To learn more about 
Safari To Go or to sign up for a trial, 

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The Pragmatic Programmers are publishers of practical, accessible books on 
software development techniques and business practices. The Pragmatic Bookshelf 
imprint features books written by developers for developers, with titles that 
reflect the award-winning Pragmatic Programmer style. As development gets more 
and more difficult, the Pragmatic Programmers will continue to be there with 
titles and products that help programmers stay on top of their game.

Meet Experts Online: Upcoming Free Webcasts

We've got some great webcasts coming up soon that you'll want to tell
your members about. They're great opportunities to learn something new
directly from our experts.

Building Mobile HTML5 Apps in Hours, Not Days 
Building an HTML5 Video Player
Exploiting Multi-Process Architectures using Javascript

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