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

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Date: Sat, May 25, 2013 at 4:01 PM
Subject: UG News: Get Your Free Books + More from O'Reilly
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Are you ready for
The 15th annual Open Source Conference in Portland, OR, is July 22-26, but
you can still register<http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1ztffqdus21sg0jrlqrevbgsgl1fk8mhagdjq1rn0>(20%
off with discount code, OS13UG) and get your
order so you don't miss things like the Community
Leadership Summit<http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1zfnrdjmpadl9l7lb5efb3n86vkp1gp76prs6ncn0>,
the CloudStack Poker
or the always educational (and sometimes humorous) Ignite
There's so much happening, we've dedicated this entire newsletter to OSCON
and Portland.


—Marsee Henon and Jon Johns
Available for Review [image: Programming PHP, 3rd

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

   - Programming PHP, 3rd
   - Learning PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, and CSS, 2nd
   - Computer Science Programming Basics in

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: Intermediate Perl, 2nd
Python Cookbook, 3rd
The Linux Programming
Linux Bibliography]<http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1z74ts4lpiddu4rsd4c5t5l8for82j52g9vaspto0>
Arduino Workshop]<http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1z4p0us6mr9s99k9um82ht7dpe1qlfisbqkje39r0>
Test-Driven Web Development with
ePDX Events around Portland [image:

ePDX is a community-edited guide to the awesome tech community of Portland,
OR. Their Tech Calendar,
is a unified calendar for the events that you might enjoy while visiting.
It is an all-volunteer effort and they encourage anyone to import, create,
and edit events.

   - Python Hack
   July 23, 2013 from 6:30-8:30pm
   - PDX Cocoaheads<http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1zeucl3fcr8ju750157vgfdibteusrqr6onue2rk8>—Wednesday,
   July 24, 2013 from 7-9pm
   - Portland JavaScript Admirers' Monthly
   July 24, 2013 from 7-9pm

Craft Beer Fans [image: Beer Geeks] <http://style=>

If you're a fan of craft beer, then Portland is the place for you to
explore and discover some of the best craft beers in the world. Use the PDX
Beer Geek<http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1zoevpbl1o7plk5u23fsimmrt03bh5dj38u1nslbg>blog
to help you sort out the many local craft beers in and around portland
and find the ones you want to taste while there.
The Best Indie Bookstore... Ever? [image: Powell's

When visiting Portland, OR, any book lover must visit Powell's books. And
now they have the Espresso Book
just visit the Purple Room in the City of Books (
map <http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1zotlmou0dammi9d7mnf59rdsnb003d59i1basum0>)
to publish your own book or print hard-to-find titles, all in the time it
takes to make a cup of coffee. While getting lost in Portland, be sure to
find Powell's<http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1zm74nrb7dmbm40101rmuvb6qropieuqelh7t4900>
Community Leadership Summit [image: Community Leadership

Take the microphone and join experienced community leaders and managers at
the Community Leadership
OSCON. Join a diverse range of attendees to discuss, debate, and
explore the many avenues of building strong community in an open
unconference setting.
OSCON 5K Glow Run/Walk and After-party [image: Camp

Don't forget to pack your running shoes and your glow-in-the-dark gear,
because the OSCON 5K fun
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 for a run/jog/walk through
some of the most scenic and emblematic sites of Portland. Glow sticks will
be provided! The run will start at the Oregon Convention Center and is open
to all attendees who are at least 18 years of age. (After you finish the
run, we'll be hosting an after-party with food, drinks, music, and lots of
Twisted Python: the engine of your Internet  [image: Mandi
*Presented by:*
Jessica McKellar<http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1zooiapisnrf5524qoq84cbq2eu6n4kiehmlvr608>
Approx. 60 min.
 [image: Learn More]<http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1z9s0v6jshmt94psrard5gecptfskn9mgl7ms1c80>
 Thursday, June 6, 2013    10AM PT, San Francisco

In this hands-on
by Jessica McKellar, author of
we will give an architectural overview of the project and then dive into
what you need to know to build robust clients and servers for popular and
custom network protocols.
Put Up a Banner & Get a Free Book—UG Leaders Only

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If you send us your group's site with one or more banners posted, we'll
send you the O'Reilly book(s) of your choice. Choose from the following
list of banners:[image:

   - OSCON Conference
   - Velocity Conference
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   - UG Program
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