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

Mike Stok mike at stok.ca
Fri Feb 18 11:22:40 PST 2011

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Feb 2011 Issue

New Releases:

Droid 2: The Missing Manual
By Preston Gralla

Exploring North American Landscapes

MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-511): Windows Application Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4
By Matthew A. Stoecker

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Step by Step
By Mike Snyder, Jim Steger

Microsoft XNA Game Studio 4.0: Learn Programming Now!
By Rob Miles

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2

Rails Test Prescriptions
By Noel Rappin

Serial Photography

More New Releases >>


Hi there,

The conference season is upon us. This week O'Reilly wrapped up our sold-out Tools of Change for Publishing Conference. Highlights include author Margaret Atwood's keynote. See what the publishing industry is doing.

Are you a Maker? We're now accepting entries for the 6th Annual Maker Faire Bay Area, May 21 and 22, 2011, at the San Mateo Event Center in California.Read more online.

We're also getting ready for Web 2.0 Expo, OSCON, TechEd, Mix, Railsconf, Where, Velocity, and more. Tell us what conferences you're excited about and let us know if there's a way we can help.

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Webcasts happening soon:

SproutCore: Writing Code for a Multi-Device World, presented by Yehuda Katz February 22, 10am PT
Essential Troubleshooting Tips for Windows 7, presented Mike Halsey February 24, 10am PT
Here's our Webcast page for on-demand videos of past webcasts and more upcoming live events.


---- Marsee Henon and Jon Johns

P.S. Want to hang out? Here's a list of the places the UG team will be. If you're attending or live in the area and have time to get together, please let us know.

Feb 25-27, Southern California Linux Expo (SCALE), Los Angeles, CA
Mar 7-9, Best Practices Conference--SharePoint, La Jolla, CA
Mar 28-31, Web 2.0 Expo, San Francisco, CA
Apr 12-14, Microsoft Mix, Las Vegas, NV

User Group Discounts

20% off Safari Books Online for 12 months for UG members (new subscribers only). Safari Books Online provides online access to more than 8,500 books and videos from the world's leading technology publishers. We're offering User Group members anexclusive 20% discount on monthly subscriptions to Safari Books Online for 12 months (new subscribers only). Just use coupon code "QLGSSZG".

RailsConf--The official event of the Ruby on Rails Community, May 16-19, 2011--Baltimore, MD 
Get 15% off with code "rc11usrg" 

Web 2.0 Expo SF Co-produced by O'Reilly Media and UBM TechWeb, March 28-31, 2011--San Francisco, CA 
Get 20% off with code "websf11usrg" 

O'Reilly MySQL Conference & Expo MySQL: The Ecosystem and Beyond, April 11-14, 2011--Santa Clara, CA 
Get 20% off with code "mys11usrg" 

O'Reilly Where 2.0 Conference--The Business of Location, April 19-21, 2011--Santa Clara, CA
Get 15% off with code "whr11usrg" 

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We're looking for user groups to display our discount banners on their web sites. 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:

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Upcoming Event

Lesa Snider's Digital Photography on the Danube River Cruise
When: Dec 3-10, 2011
Where: AMA Waterways River Cruise from Budapest to Nuremburg with Prague add-on 
Author Lesa Snider (Photoshop CS5: The Missing Manual, iPhoto '11: The Missing Manual) presents her first Digital Photography on the Danube, European river cruise workshop! **$250 discount for deposits placed by Feb. 28!!!** Three digital photography classes onboard, two guided photo walks onshore, free wireless Internet, all meals, beer/wine included w/dinner, one excursion per stop included, no seasickness guaranteed, and far fewer people than big cruise…

More Upcoming Events >>

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