[tpm] Fwd: Books and News from the O'Reilly User Group Program--August

Mike Stok mike at stok.ca
Sat Aug 20 05:12:54 PDT 2011

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Aug 2011 Issue

New Releases:

ActionScript Developer's Guide to Robotlegs
By Joel Hooks,Lindsey Fallow

Advanced Software Testing - Vol. 3
By Rex Black, Jamie Mitchell

Basic Sensors in iOS
By Alasdair Allan

Build Your Own Website The Right Way Using HTML & CSS, Third Edition
By Ian Lloyd

Building on SugarCRM

Buying the Right Photo Equipment
By Elin Rantakrans

By Trevor Burnham

CSS Pocket Reference, Fourth Edition
By Eric A. Meyer

Customizing My Site in Microsoft SharePoint 2010: Rough Cuts Version

More New Releases >>

Hi there,

We're excited about our upcoming Strata Conferencein New York City, September 20th-23rd.

It's for developers, data scientists, data analysts, and other data professionals. Three days of the nuts-and-bolts needed for building a data-driven business—the latest on skills, tools, and technologies you need to make data work. Demand for data scientists has skyrocketed in the last year, so here's the chance to gain new tools and technologies to meet this demand. Use discount code stn11usrg to get 30% off the registration price.

Some Strata Events:

Inside Google+: Bradley Horowitz talks with Tim O'Reilly 
Free Online Event Tuesday, August 23, 2011 1pm PT
The Strata Science Fair is featuring the theme: Sensors. How do you collect and crunch data?
The Strata Conference/Juice Vizathlon contestis open for entries until Aug 28th. Create an infographic and enter to win.
Registration for Strata Launch Pad ends August 22 if you'd like to pitch your early stage company to venture capitalists.
If you're headed to Maker Faire New York, stop by and say hello to Jon on Sept 17-18 in the info booth. The call for makers is only open until Aug 20th, but general tickets are available now.

We're happy the Linux Plumbers Conference is taking place in Santa Rosa, CA this year Sept 7-9. If you're attending, say hi.

Science Hack Day is a 48-hour-all-night event that brings together designers, developers, scientists, and other geeks in the same physical space for a brief but intense period of collaboration, hacking, and building 'cool stuff.' Want to create a Science Hack Day in your town? Check out the open source instructions. The next Science Hack Day will be in San Francisco, November 12-13

Did you know we offer many free book samplers at O'Reilly? If you have a new reader or tablet, or just want to see what our ebooks look like, check them out.

Webcasts happening soon:

The Complex Anatomy of the Home Network 
Aug 23rd 10AM PT Presented by: Ciprian Adrian Rusen
Android Honeycomb Fragments: Creating Large-Screen UIs for Android Devices 
Sept 9th 10AM PT Presented by: Blake Meike
Every Book is a Startup O'Reilly TOC Online Event Series 
Sept 7 10am PT Presented by: Todd Sattersten

---- Marsee Henon and Jon Johns

UG Discounts--Ebooks, Strata, Android Open, and More

Strata Conference Sept 22-23, 2011 
Get 30% off any pass with code stn11usrg

O'Reilly Android Open Conference 
Oct 9-11, 2011 San Francisco, CA 
Get 30% off any pass with code an11ug 

Buy 1 Ebook, Get 1 Free: 
Go to oreilly.com and use discount code DSUG2 
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UG leaders only--Put Up a Banner; Get a Free Book

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Upcoming Event

Webcast: Gamification by Design
When: Sep 8, 2011
This webcast provides highlights of the design strategy and tactics you need to integrate game mechanics into any kind of consumer-facing website or mobile app.

More Upcoming Events >>

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