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Date: Sat, 30 Jun 2012 16:02:43 -0700
From: "Marsee Henon & Jon Johns" <usergroups@post.oreilly.com>
Subject: Books and News from the O'Reilly User Group Program--Jun30
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Are you looking for a DIY project to do with your kids?
You're in luck! MAKE just came out with its School's Out Summer Fun 
Guide. Or how about grabbing your DSLR camera and heading out to take 
some photos? Indeed, getting some exercise is a great idea - if you're 
headed to OSCON in Portland, you may want to pack your running shoes. 
There'll be a 5k for all you OS folks. Now, go out and have some fun.

--Marsee Henon & Jon Johns

Available for Review

The UG team is looking for book reviewers for the following books.
Consider posting your reviews on Amazon, Slashdot, oreilly.com, and/or
your blog.

	*Make: School's Out Summer Fun Guide
	*Beyond Point-and-Shoot
	*Programming Computer Vision with Python
It's easy for you to request books for your meetings or special 
events--just email usergroups@oreilly.com and include the words 
"book request" in the subject line. Don't forget to include your 
deadline and shipping address. Prefer ebooks? We can send you a free 
ebook certificate to print out for raffles or book reviewers.

New Releases

Inside Windows Debugging

Getting Started with Couchbase Server

LEGO Heavy Weapons

WebGL: Up and Running

Playful Design

Using Drupal, 2nd Edition


Coming to OSCON in Portland this year? Don't forget to pack your running 
shoes and your self-tracking tech, because we're hosting the first ever 
Couch to Quantified 5K fun run at OSCON. Whether you are an avid runner 
or just starting out, you are invited to join other OSCON attendees Tuesday 
evening, July 17 for a run/jog/walk through some of the most scenic and 
emblematic sites of Portland.

Find a Mini Maker Faire in Your Area

If you're looking for something to spark your inspiration this summer, 
try finding (or starting your own) mini-Maker Faire. Community-based, 
independently produced Maker Faires are happening all over the globe. 

Help Us Get the Word Out About Strata NYC

The O'Reilly Strata Conference + Hadoop World are happening October 
23-25, 2012, at the New York Hilton.  We are looking for interested User 
Groups to help us promote this event and have kits to help you have a 
great conversation at your next meeting. Let us know at 

Meet Experts Online: Upcoming Free Webcasts

We've got some great webcasts coming up soon that you'll want to tell 
your members about. They're great opportunities to learn something new 
directly from our experts.

New and Upcoming Features in LINQPad and C# 5

High-speed Wireless Networks 
How to Understand and Build Your Own 802.11n Wireless LAN

Designing Type-Safe Haskell APIs

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

We're looking for groups to display our discount banners on their web
sites. If you send me 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:

OSCON banners 
O'Reilly Answers banner 
MAKE Magazine Banners

O'Reilly Ebooks - Your bookshelf on your devices

Lifetime access. Free Updates. Multiple DRM-free formats. Buy 1 Ebook,
Get 1 Free with your user group discount code: DSUG2 Learn More

Looking for more? Visit oreilly.com.

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