[sf-perl] [marsee at oreilly.com: UG News: O'Reilly School of Technology Launches; Discount for Group Members]

David Fetter david at fetter.org
Mon Apr 9 13:46:36 PDT 2007

On Mon, Apr 09, 2007 at 01:23:02PM -0700, Quinn Weaver wrote:
> Well, O'Reilly's come out with another wild idea.  Looks like a
> computer science program that actually teaches the practical
> stuff...  what a concept. ;)

It's truly an amazing concept.  I wonder when somebody's going to do

There's nothing "practical" about learning bad habits you'll get by
using MySQL or Rails or whatever the popular foot-gun is this week. :P

Curmudgeony D

> ----- Forwarded message from Marsee Henon <marsee at oreilly.com> -----
> From: Marsee Henon <marsee at oreilly.com>
> To: qw at sf.pm.org
> Subject: UG News: O'Reilly School of Technology Launches; Discount for Group Members
> Date: Mon, 09 Apr 2007 13:02:00 -0700
> Hi,
> We're excited to release the following news. Please share with your
> members if you think they will be interested:
> The O'Reilly School of Technology has officially opened its virtual
> doors with educational offerings for students looking to further or
> launch their IT careers, whether they aspire to become alpha geeks or
> not. The school is a unique partnership between O'Reilly Media and the
> University of Illinois.
> Students can earn a Certificate for Professional Development from the
> University of Illinois Office of Continuing Education upon completion of
> a selected series of courses. Certificates are currently offered in
> Client-Side Web Programming, Linux/Unix System Administration, Web
> Programming, Open Source Programming, and .NET Programming.
> Courses are offered at beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels.
> Whether students take the courses individually or with a certificate in
> mind, the completion of each course earns Continuing Education Units
> from the University of Illinois, and count toward the certificates that
> include that course.
> For more information about the O'Reilly School of Technology, including
> a current list of certificate and courses, see:
> <http://www.oreillyschool.com/?CMP=BAC-ostug>
> Watch the video to see how it works:
> <http://www.oreillyschool.com/why/theostmovie.mp4>
> And UG Members Receive a 30% Discount!
> As an O'Reilly User Group member, you save on all the courses and
> certificate series. To redeem, use Promotion Code "ORALL1," good for a
> 30% discount, in Step #2 of the enrollment process. Each course comes
> with a free O'Reilly book and a 7-day money-back guarantee. Register
> online: <http://www.oreillyschool.com/?CMP=BAC-ostug>
> Group leaders--post a discount banner on your group's site and I'll send
> you the book of your choice: 
> <http://ug.oreilly.com/banners/sot/>
> --Marsee Henon
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