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Saturday, March 07, 2009

O'Reilly Newsletter (Excerpts for MacSTAC)

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O'Reilly.comUG Program Newsletter

Hi there—

Speaking of discounts, I took a very quick poll from a couple of user group leaders and discovered there is quite a bit of confusion about our current book discount for user group members.

Speaking of discounts, I took a very quick poll from a couple of user group leaders and discovered there is quite a bit of confusion about our current book discount for user group members.

Currently we offer 35% off with code DSUG on books, ebooks, and PDFs ordered directly through Receive free ground shipping on orders of $29.95 or more in the US.

O'Reilly News for User Group Members 
March 5, 2009

New Releases: Books, Short Cuts, and Rough Cuts

Get 35% off from O'Reilly, No Starch, Paraglyph, PC Publishing, Pragmatic Bookshelf, Rocky Nook, SitePoint, or YoungJin books you purchase directly from O'Reilly. Just use code "DSUG" when ordering online or by phone 800-998-9938.

Free ground shipping on orders of $29.95 or more. See details.

New Releases: Books, Short Cuts, and Rough Cuts:

O'Reilly School of Technology

O'Reilly School of Technology Courses: UG Members Receive a 30% Discount
O'Reilly School of Technology has opened its virtual doors with educational offerings and certification for IT students looking to further their careers or to launch one. As an O'Reilly User Group member, you save on all the courses in the following University of Illinois Certificate Series:

  • Java Programming
  • PHP/SQL Programming
  • Linux/Unix System Administration
  • Web Programming
  • Open Source Programming
  • .NET Programming
  • Client-Side Web Programming featuring AJAX

In today's economy, it's crucial to stay competitive in Information Technology. With the O'Reilly School of Technology, you can do just that--at your own pace, with 1-to-1 instructor support, real tools, and free books.

New Java Programming Course Java Programming 1: Introduction to Java and the Eclipse Development Environment! We are especially excited about this course, because it is the first course to utilize Ellipse, our brand-new Learning Sandbox built on the Eclipse open-source IDE. This is the first course in our upcoming Java Programming Certificate Series. The Java Programming 2 and 3 courses will be released very soon as they are in their final editing phases.

To redeem, use Promotion Code "ORALL1" good for a 30% discount, in Step #2 of the enrollment process. Each course comes with a free O'Reilly book and a 7-day money-back guarantee. Register online. (This discount may not be combinable with other offers.)

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