[tpm] UG News: Get Your Free Books + More from O'Reilly

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When you're faced with a challenge managing your User Group or 
community, where do you turn? We'd like to know; what are the 
websites, forums, or communities that the community managers 
reach out to? Let us know via usergroups at oreilly.com 


--Marsee Henon and Jon Johns

P.S. Are you going to JavaOne? Come by the O'Reilly booth and 
say hi to Sonia, Jon, Audra, and Meghan.

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iOS 7 Programming Fundamentals 

Learning R -- A Step-by-Step Function Guide to Data Analysis                                

RESTful Web APIs  

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Microsoft System Center: Designing Orchestrator Runbooks 

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iOS 7 Programming Cookbook 

Think Bayes

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Need Help Managing Your Group or Community?

The folks over at The Community Manager have a great list of how-to's 
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reach out for new ideas, or help. They always welcome your ideas and 
expertise as well.  Head over to The Community Manager and see what 
they have to offer, and if you have any great resources you use that 
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Several Valuable posts this week

Find out how + why HTML5 is the Future of Book Authorship from Sanders Kleinfeld 

Making the Leap to iOS 7  --  What to look out for when updating your code

As a bewildered Dorothy says in the movie The Wizard of Oz, "I don't think we're 
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