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From: Selena Deckelmann <selenamarie(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Postgresql PDX_Users <pdxpug(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Fwd: Books and News from the O'Reilly User Group Program--Aug
Date: 2010-08-09 16:18:56
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FYI - if you want any of these books.  The Gamestorming one looks
pretty cool.  I met the guy who wrote it this summer..


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From: Marsee Henon & Jon Johns <usergroups(at)oreilly(dot)com>
Date: Mon, Aug 9, 2010 at 8:00 AM
Subject: Books and News from the O'Reilly User Group Program--Aug
To: selenamarie(at)gmail(dot)com

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Hi there,

We've released three books I hope everyone will check out: Cooking for
Geeks, Gamestorming, and Being Geek. We're looking for Slashdot, Amazon,
and reviews for each one. Let me know if you're interested.

Starting August 31, O'Reilly is offering a free online course Processing
and Arduino in Tandem in partnership with creativeLIVE. Space is
limited, so register now.

O'Reilly webcasts happening soon on the following topics:

-Programming Beyond Relational Features in SQL Server 2008, presented by
Leonard Lobel on Aug 17 @ 10am PT

-Best Practices for Upgrading and Migrating to SharePoint 2010,
presented by Joel Oleson and Dux Raymond Sy on Aug 20 @ 10am PT

-Asynchronous architectures with the CouchDB _changes feed, presented by
Jan Lehnardt on August 25 @ 10am PT

-Self-Service Business Intelligence with Microsoft PowerPivot, presented
by Andrew J Brust Aug 26 @ 10am PT

Check out our Webcast page for on-demand videos of past webcasts and
more upcoming live events.


--Marsee Henon

P.S. Jon and I will be headed to the Northeast User Group Leadership
Summit, Aug 21, in Cambridge, MA. Please register if you can attend and
if you're around on Friday and want to get together, let me know.

User Group Discounts

Get 40% off books from O'Reilly, Microsoft Press, No Starch, Paraglyph,
PC Publishing, Pragmatic Bookshelf, Rocky Nook, SitePoint, or YoungJin
books and 50% off ebooks you purchase directly from O'Reilly. Just use
code DSUG when ordering online or by phone 800-998-9938.

Thinking about attending an O'Reilly Conference? Email
usergroups(at)oreilly(dot)com for the user group discount code. You can see
what's coming up here:

UG leaders only--Put Up a Banner, Get a Free Book

We're looking for user groups to display our discount banners on their
web sites. If you send me your group's site with one or more banners
posted, I'll send you the O'Reilly book(s) of your choice. Choose from
the following list:

40-50% off Discount Book Banners

O'Reilly Answers

O'Reilly School of Technology

Customizable O'Reilly Book Widgets

User Group Discount Slides (PowerPoint, Keynote, and

New Releases
Learning Rails: Live Edition

Cooking for Geeks

Being Geek

Getting the Most out of Google Apps for Business

Test-Driven Database Development

Practical Python Programming: Callbacks

Automated Infrastructure is on the Menu with Chef

Kindle: The Mini Missing Manual

Great R: Level 1

Building a NoSQL Data Cloud

Map Scripting 101 (No Starch)

Observing and Optimizing your Application with DTrace

Scalable Internet Architectures

The Productive Programmer

Introduction to Django

Cooking with jQuery

Django Deployment Workshop

Hands-on Cassandra

Mobile Web High Performance

Windows Server 2008 Remote Desktop Services Resource Kit:
Rough Cuts Version (Microsoft Press)

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Inside Out:
Rough Cuts Version (Microsoft Press)

Microsoft PowerPivot for Excel 2010:
Rough Cuts Version (Microsoft Press)

Until next time--

Marsee Henon

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