[Wellington-pm] [Fwd: Newsletter from O'Reilly UG Program, December 2]

Grant McLean grant at mclean.net.nz
Fri Dec 2 15:13:07 PST 2005

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> From: Marsee Henon <marsee at oreilly.com>
> To: perlmongers at catalyst.net.nz
> Subject: Newsletter from O'Reilly UG Program, December 2
> Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2005 10:49:10 -0800
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> O'Reilly News for User Group Members
> December 2, 2005
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> Book News
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> -Programming MapPoint in .NET
> -Monad
> -DV Filmmaking: From Start to Finish 
> -Makers
> -Wireless Hacks, Second Edition
> -Quicken 2006 for Starters: The Missing Manual
> -Time Management for System Administrators
> -Java Enterprise in a Nutshell, Third Edition
> -Designing Interfaces
> -Photoshop Elements 4 One-on-One
> -Applied Software Project Management
> -Practical Perforce
> -Understanding the Linux Kernel, Third Edition
> -Wicked Cool Java
> -Linux Multimedia Hacks
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> Upcoming Events
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> -O'Reilly at LISA 2005, San Diego, CA--December 4-9
> -O'Reilly at ApacheCon 2005, San Diego, CA--December 10-14
> -O'Reilly at Macworld 2006, San Francisco, CA--January 9-13
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> Conference News
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> -ETel Registration Now Open
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> News
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> -New O'Reily Newsletter Topics Available
> -UFOs (Ubiquitous Findable Objects)
> -User Group Members receive a special 50% discount on Learning 
>  Lab Courses--Ends December 31
> -What Is Prefactoring?
> -Avoid Common Pitfalls in Greasemonkey
> -PHP Problems
> -TCP Tuning and Network Troubleshooting
> -Getting Video Out of Your New iPod--for Cheap!
> -An Introduction to Tiger Terminal, Part 5
> -What Is Spyware?
> -Visual Studio Express 2005: Now Available
> -Creating an Application from Scratch, Part 1
> -Toughen Forms' Security with an Image
> -To Pop or Not To Pop
> -Ruby the Rival
> -Hibernate for Java SE
> -What Is Screencasting
> -Inside a Luxury Synth: Creating the Linux-Powered Korg OASYS
> -MAKE's Mostly Under $100 Gift Guide 2005
> -MAKE on "Attack of the Show"
> -Introducing the iPod VR
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> From Your Peers
> ----------------------------------------------------------------
> Linuxfest Northwest 2006 Looking for Speakers--Bellingham, WA
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> ***Programming MapPoint in .NET
> Publisher: O'Reilly
> ISBN: 0596009062
> This comprehensive guide shows you how to use MapPoint's interactive
> mapping abilities to improve your company's bottom line. Learn how to
> build custom applications for the desktop, web, and mobile devices.
> Perfect for anyone who wants to render maps, calculate routes, obtain
> real-time location information, and analyze map data.
> <http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/mappoint/>
> Chapter 6, "MapPoint Web Service Find APIs," is available online:
> <http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/mappoint/chapter/index.html>
> ***Monad
> Publisher: O'Reilly
> ISBN: 0596100094
> This compact guide offers an exciting tour of the opportunities
> presented by Monad, the powerful new command shell from Microsoft.
> Improve productivity by learning how to automate a wide range of
> existing administrative tasks. Featuring a host of real-world examples,
> it's the perfect resource for developers, administrators, and power
> users alike. 
> <http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/msh/>
> ***DV Filmmaking: From Start to Finish 
> Publisher: O'Reilly
> ISBN: 0-596-00848-1
> Written in an engaging, accessible style, "DV Filmmaking" provides a solid
> foundation of tremendous value to a beginner, while addressing the fine
> points of filmmaking with a level of sophistication, detail, and insight
> that even the most worldly director or educator can appreciate. The
> author draws upon his years of experience teaching at the college and
> graduate level, his extensive professional background as a media
> producer, and his unmistakable love of cinema to create a text that's
> not only easy to learn from, but fun to read.
> <http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/dvfilmmaking/>
> Chapter 13, "Artistically Using Still Images," is available online:
> <http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/dvfilmmaking/chapter/index.html>
> ***Makers
> Publisher: O'Reilly
> ISBN: 0596101880
> Celebrating digital tinkering, hardware hacks, and D.I.Y. of all
> stripes, O'Reilly introduces "Makers," a beautiful hardbound book
> celebrating the creativity and resourcefulness of the D.I.Y. movement.
> Author Bob Parks profiles 100 people and their homebrew projects--people
> who make ingenious things in their backyards, basements and garages.
> Technologies old and new are used in service of the serious and the
> amusing, the practical and the outrageous as "Makers" explores both the
> inventions and the characters behind them in living color. 
> <http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/makers/>
> ***Wireless Hacks, Second Edition
> Publisher: O'Reilly
> ISBN: 0596101449
> Wireless technology gives us the flexibility, range and mobility to
> live, work, and think differently. It also opens up a vast range of tasty
> new hack possibilities, 100 of which are explored in the second edition
> of "Wireless Hacks," by Rob Flickenger and Roger Weeks. Completely revised
> and updated, "Wireless Hacks" includes over thirty brand-new hacks, major
> overhauls of over thirty more, and timely adjustments and touch-ups to
> dozens of others introduced in the first edition.
> <http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/wirelesshks2/>
> Sample Hacks "Share Your GPS," "Monitor Wireless Links in Linux with
> Wavemon," and "Track Wireless Users" are available online:
> <http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/wirelesshks2/chapter/index.html>
> ***Quicken 2006 for Starters: The Missing Manual
> Publisher: O'Reilly
> ISBN: 0596101279
> Quicken is one of today's most popular and convenient ways to keep track
> of personal finances, and "Quicken 2006 for Starters: The Missing Manual"
> is the refreshingly funny and sensible guide to using Quicken to
> simplify your finances and make the most of your money. It delivers
> clear explanations, step-by-step instructions, relevant advice, and
> plenty of real-world examples for putting Quicken to the best use.
> <http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/quickenfstmm/>
> Chapter 2, "Accounts and Categories," is available online:
> <http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/quickenfstmm/chapter/index.html>
> ***Time Management for System Administrators
> Publisher: O'Reilly
> ISBN: 0596007833
> This collection of time management tools addresses the very specific
> needs of embattled system administrators everywhere. Author Thomas
> Limoncelli shows you how to manage interruptions, eliminate timewasters,
> prioritize based on customer expectations, automate processes for faster
> execution, and much more. It's the first step to a more productive,
> happier you.
> <http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/timemgmt/>
> Chapter 4, "The Cycle System," is available online:
> <http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/timemgmt/chapter/index.html>
> ***Java Enterprise in a Nutshell, Third Edition
> Publisher: O'Reilly
> ISBN: 0596101422
> Revised and updated for the new 1.4 version of Sun Microsystems Java
> Enterprise Edition software, "Java Enterprise in a Nutshell, 3rd 
> Edition" is a practical guide for Enterprise Java developers.
> <http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/javaentnut3/>
> Chapter 18, "JUnit and Cactus," is availavble online:
> <http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/javaentnut3/index.html>
> ***Designing Interfaces
> Publisher: O'Reilly
> ISBN: 0596008031
> This convenient resource offers advice on creating user-friendly
> interface designs--whether they're delivered on the Web, a CD, or a
> "smart" device like a cell phone. Solutions to common UI design
> problems are expressed as a collection of patterns--each one containing
> concrete examples, recommendations, and warnings. Intended for designers
> with basic UI design knowledge.
> <http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/designinterfaces/>
> Chapter 4, "Organizing the Page: Layout of Page Elements" is available
> online:
> <http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/designinterfaces/chapter/index.html>
> ***Photoshop Elements 4 One-on-One
> Publisher: O'Reilly
> ISBN: 0596100981
> Revised to cover all the new features of Photoshop Elements 4, this
> full-color book / high-definition video DVD package gives new users the
> accessible guidance they need to master this powerful but complex
> digital imaging program from the ground up, while still providing a
> wealth of tips, shortcuts, and secrets that even the most experienced
> Photoshop users won't know.
> <http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/adobex/>
> ***Applied Software Project Management
> Publisher: O'Reilly
> ISBN: 0596009488
> Whether you're starting a software project from scratch, or fixing an
> ailing one, this handy guide is your ticket to success. Written by a
> group of seasoned project managers, "Applied Software Project Management"
> provides essential project management tools, techniques, and
> practices-all designed to eliminate the frustrating cycle of releases
> and patches. Ideal for anyone on a project team.
> <http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/appliedprojectmgmt/>
> Chapter 3, "Estimation," is available online:
> <http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/appliedprojectmgmt/chapter/index.html>
> ***Practical Perforce
> Publisher: O'Reilly
> ISBN: 0596101856
> Authored by Perforce's own VP of product technology, "Practical
> Perforce" is the ideal complement to the existing product manual. The
> book is not only a helpful introduction to Perforce, it's an
> enlightening resource for those already familar with this versatile SCM
> product. Whether you're a programmer, product manager, or build
> engineer, you stand to benefit from the many insider tips and ideas
> presented in this convenient guide.
> <http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/practicalperforce/>
> Chapter 1, "Files in The Depot," and  Chapter 7, "How Software Evolves,"
> are available online:
> <http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/practicalperforce/>
> ***Understanding the Linux Kernel, Third Edition
> Publisher: O'Reilly
> ISBN: 0596005652
> This new edition covers Version 2.6 of the Linux kernel, which has seen
> significant changes to nearly every kernel subsystem, particularly in
> the areas of memory management and block devices. "Understanding the
> Linux Kernel" provides a guided tour of the code that forms the core of
> all Linux operating systems. Beyond the functioning of the code, the
> book explains the theoretical underpinnings behind Linux, and many
> other operating systems.
> <http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/understandlk/>
> ***Wicked Cool Java
> Publisher: No Starch Press
> ISBN: 1593270615
> Wicked Cool Java contains 101 fun, interesting, and useful ways to get
> more out of Java. This isn't intended as a Java tutorial--it's targeted
> at developers and system architects who have some basic Java knowledge
> but may not be familiar with the wide range of libraries available. Full
> of example code and ideas for combining them in useful projects, this
> book is perfect for hobbyists, while professionals will find tips and
> open-source projects to enhance their code and make their jobs easier.
> <http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/1593270615/index.html>
> ***Linux Multimedia Hacks
> Publisher: O'Reilly
> ISBN: 0596100760
> This Hacks book gives you the technical chops to enjoy the considerable
> multimedia options available on the Linux platform. Learn step-by-step
> how to do cool things with images, audio, and video. Included are tips
> and tricks for connecting to iPods, creating MP3s and Oggs, watching and
> making DVDs, turning your Linux box into a Tivo ala MythTV, and much
> more. 
> <http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/linuxmmhks/>
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> Upcoming Events
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> ***For more events, please see:
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> ***O'Reilly at LISA 2005, San Diego, CA--December 4-9
> Authors Eric Allman ("sendmail Desktop Reference" and "sendmail"), David
> N. Blank-Edelman ("Perl for System Administration"), Gerald Carter
> ("LDAP System Administration"), Tom Christiansen ("Perl Cookbook," and
> "Programming Perl"), AEleen Frisch ("Essential System Administration,
> 3rd Edition" and "Essential Windows NT System Administration"), Tom
> Limoncelli ("Time Management for System Administrators"), and W. Curtis
> Preston ("Using SANs and NAS" and "Unix Backup & Recovery") lead
> sessions at this sys admin confab. And don't miss the special evening
> with MAKE Magazine on Monday night!
> <http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa05/lisa05.html>
> ***O'Reilly at ApacheCon 2005, San Diego, CA--December 10-14
> Lots of O'Reilly authors are on this year's speaker roster: Rich Bowen
> and Ken Coar ("Apache Cookbook"), Brian Fitzpatrick ("Version Control
> with Subversion"), Rasmus Lerdorf ("Programming PHP" and "PHP Pocket
> Reference"), and Adam Trachtenberg ("Upgrading to PHP 5" and "PHP
> Cookbook").	
> <http://apachecon.com/2005/US/index.html/e=MjAwNS9VUw>
> ***O'Reilly at Macworld 2006, San Francisco, CA--January 9-13
> Come to our booth to see our handsome and useful selection of
> Mac-related titles. Be sure to tune in to Macworld Live! hosted by
> author David Pogue ("Missing Manual Series"); David's guests include
> Nitrozac and Snaggy, authors of "The Best of the Joy of Tech." David
> will also be presenting a session on Tiger Secrets at Macworld.
> <http://www.macworldexpo.com/live/20/events/20BOS05A/SN287250#david>
> ================================================
> Conference News
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> ***ETel Registration Now Open
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> ***New O'Reily Newsletters Topics Available-
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> ***UFOs (Ubiquitous Findable Objects) 
> The emergence of ubiquitous findable objects (UFOs) enables us to tag
> and track products, possessions, pets, and people as they wander through
> space and time. In this fascinating read, bestselling author Peter
> Morville illustrates the power of the future presence of UFOs with real
> examples, such as Plazes, Meetro, Dodgeball, GPS, RFID, flocking
> patterns, anomaly detection, and more. Peter is the author of "Ambient
> Findability."
> <http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/a/network/2005/11/17/ubiquitous-findable-objects.html>
> ***User Group Members receive a special 50% discount on Learning 
> Lab Courses--Ends December 31
> As an O'Reilly User Group member, you save on all the courses in the
> following University of Illinois Certificate Series:
> -Linux/Unix System Administration 
> -Web Programming
> -Open Source Programming
> -.NET Programming
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> ***What Is Prefactoring?
> You've probably heard of Refactoring (the process of restructuring code
> without changing its external behavior), but what is Prefactoring? Ken
> Pugh provides the answer, then covers some of the guidelines to
> prefactoring in the areas of Extreme Abstraction, Extreme Separation,
> and Extreme Readability. Ken is the author of "Prefactoring."
> <http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/a/network/2005/11/15/what-is-prefactoring.html>
> ***Avoid Common Pitfalls in Greasemonkey 
> Mark Pilgrim walks through a major security concern that prompted the
> architectural changes in Greasemonkey 0.5, and then provides solutions
> to ten common pitfalls to avoid when writing Greasemonkey scripts. The
> hacks he describes, as well as the underlying history of the breach in
> Greasemonkey 0.3's security, provide a useful lesson on designing secure
> user scripts. Mark is the author of "Greasemonkey Hacks."
> <http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/a/network/2005/11/01/avoid-common-greasemonkey-pitfalls.html>
> ---------------------
> Open Source
> ---------------------
> ***PHP Problems 
> Noel Davis looks at problems in PHP, Emacs, ftpd-ssl, Lynx, Roaring
> Penguin pppoe, OpenVPN, RAR, Fedora Core X-Chat, HP-UX xterm, libungif4,
> and GpsDrive.
> <http://www.linuxdevcenter.com/pub/a/linux/2005/11/18/security-alerts.html>
> ***TCP Tuning and Network Troubleshooting 
> Information doesn't travel across networks in one big chunk--it goes in
> little packets wrapped in packets wrapped in packets. Sure, you know
> that, but did you know that a bit of measuring and a bit of tweaking can
> improve your networking performance by two orders of magnitude?
> <http://www.onlamp.com/pub/a/onlamp/2005/11/17/tcp_tuning.html>
> ---------------------
> Mac
> ---------------------
> ***Getting Video out of Your New iPod--for Cheap! 
> Yes, you can spend extra dollars for Apple's sleek white video cable for
> TV connectivity, or you can hack your own together for cheap.
> <http://www.macdevcenter.com/pub/a/mac/2005/11/18/video-ipod.html>
> ***An Introduction to Tiger Terminal, Part 5 
> In Part 5, Mary Norbury-Glaser looks at how Tiger Mac OS X runs
> regularly scheduled commands and scripts to execute recurring jobs, like
> system maintenance and backups. She compares the "old" way, using the
> Unix tool called cron (for chronological), with the new Tiger method of
> using the launched daemon.
> <http://www.macdevcenter.com/pub/a/mac/2005/11/15/terminal5.html>
> ---------------------
> Windows/.NET
> ---------------------
> ***What Is Spyware?
> As business use of the internet has grown up, so has business abuse.
> From this incubator emerged spyware--the grownup cousin to viruses and
> worms, whose intent is not simply to have fun at someone else's expense
> but to make money at someone else's expense. Anton Chuvakin looks at
> what spyware is, how it works, and what you can do to keep your systems
> free of spyware infection.
> <http://www.windowsdevcenter.com/pub/a/windows/2005/11/22/what-is-spyware.html>
> ***Visual Studio Express 2005: Now Available
> Microsoft's Visual Studio Express software is now available as a free
> download...Kevin Yank tells you why you should
> grab a copy to develop your ASP.NET 2.0 web sites.
> <http://www.sitepoint.com/blogs/2005/11/07/visual-studio-2005-express-editions-are-free-downloads/> 
> ***Creating an Application from Scratch, Part 1 
> Watch over Jesse Liberty's virtual shoulder as he documents his creation
> of a real-world application from scratch. In real time--that is, as he
> develops it.
> <http://www.ondotnet.com/pub/a/dotnet/2005/11/14/creating-an-application-from-scratch-part1.html>
> ---------------------
> Web
> ---------------------
> ***Toughen Forms' Security with an Image
> Keep your web site and server secure from "brute force attacks" by
> requiring visitors to type in a code embedded into an image. 
> <http://www.sitepoint.com/article/toughen-forms-security-image>
> ***To Pop or Not To Pop
> If you run or own a content web site, should you be using pop-ups to
> monetize your traffic? Chris Beasley takes a look at the pros and cons
> of pop-up ad networks.
> <http://www.sitepoint.com/blogs/2005/11/08/to-pop-or-not-to-pop/>
> ---------------------
> Java
> ---------------------
> ***Ruby the Rival 
> Bruce Tate's Beyond Java picks Ruby as the front-runner among languages
> that could succeed Java among enterprise developers. But what's so great
> about Ruby--and frankly, what's wrong with Java? We asked some top Java
> bloggers, authors, and developers what they think of Ruby's challenge.
> <http://www.onjava.com/pub/a/onjava/2005/11/16/ruby-the-rival.html>
> ***Hibernate for Java SE 
> For many, Hibernate goes hand in hand with Java EE as part of their
> enterprise development strategy. But what if you need access to your
> data access objects outside of the EE container? Jason Lee offers some
> strategy for getting and using a Hibernate session from Java SE code.
> <http://www.onjava.com/pub/a/onjava/2005/11/16/hibernate-for-java-se.html>
> ---------------------
> Digital Media
> ---------------------
> ***What Is Screencasting
> Whether it's for a tutorial, a how-to, or a software review, if you have
> a product you'd like to explain to other users, screencasting—the art of
> screen recording with audio narration—can be both easier and more
> effective than written descriptions accompanied by static screen shots.
> Jon Udell walks you through how to make, edit, and deliver compelling
> screencasts.
> <http://digitalmedia.oreilly.com/2005/11/16/what-is-screencasting.html>
> ***Inside a Luxury Synth: Creating the Linux-Powered Korg OASYS
> Defying the trend toward ever-cheaper plastic gear and soulless soft
> synths, this super-keyboard is designed to rock the world for years to
> come. Create Digital Music's Peter Kirn goes behind the scenes at Korg
> USA to learn how the designers finally built the dream instrument they'd
> been planning for 15 years.
> <http://digitalmedia.oreilly.com/2005/11/09/inside-the-korg-oasys.html>
> ---------------------
> ---------------------
> ***MAKE's Mostly Under $100 Gift Guide 2005
> MAKE proudly presents a gift guide for the holiday season with listings
> you certainly won't find anywhere else. MAKE staffers and pals sent in
> their favorite maker-friendly gift ideas for mostly under $100, as well
> as Editor Phillip Torrone's personal picks...happy holidays! May all of 
> your warranties be voided!
> <http://www.makezine.com/blog/archive/2005/12/makes_mostly_under_100_gift_gu.html>
> ***MAKE on "Attack of the Show"
> MAKE Editor Phil Torrone was on G4's "Attack of the Show" sharing the
> PEZ MP3 player, the "Fly" pen computer, and homemade high-speed flash
> photography. Here's a QuickTime of the segment:
> <http://downloads.oreilly.com/make/g402.mov>
> ***Introducing the iPod VR
> MAKE wanted to see if the new iPod video would foster a new market for
> virtual reality/LCD goggles. Here are the photos of the iPod video,
> homemade battery extender, travel case, and LCD goggles:
> <http://www.makezine.com/blog/archive/2005/11/introducingthe_ipod_vr.html>
> ***Give the Gift of MAKE Magazine--Special Offer for UG Members
> Give the geek on your list a truly unique gift this holiday season--
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> ================================================
> From Your Peers
> ================================================
> ***Linuxfest Northwest 2006 Looking for Speakers--Bellingham, WA 
> Linuxfest Northwest 2006 (April 29, 2006), is looking for presentations
> on all aspects of Linux and open source technology. They welcome both
> introductory lectures and advanced discussions on software development,
> database, server application, networking, and system administration
> topics. They also invite those using Linux and open source applications
> to give talks about their experiences and lessons learned. Lecture slots
> are 90-minute with presenters speaking for 45 to 60 minutes followed by 
> a question and answering period.
> For details see:
> <http://linuxfestnorthwest.org/present.html>
> ***Don't forget to check out the O'Reilly UG wiki to see what user
> groups around the globe are up to:
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> Until next time--
> Marsee Henon
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