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Date: Wed, 14 May 2008 10:23:57 -0700
From: "Apress User Group Liaison"
Subject: Ug Newsletter - Spring Issue

Apress User Group Program Newsletter

May 2008 Issue

Hello registered Apress User Groups! We've got lots of news to share!

   1. The new Spring/Summer 2008 Catalog is here!
   2. Join the Apress Group on Facebook
   3. You voted for them, and here they are! The new Apress T-shirts!
   4. Introducing the Apress new title mini-brochure
   5. Visit us at the next tradeshow
   6. Recently released featured titles
   7. Forthcoming featured titles
   8. Have you checked out the eBook Deal of the Day yet?
   9. User Group events recently supported by Apress
  10. Upcoming User Group events supported by Apress
  11. Review our books? Send me the link!

1. The new Spring/Summer 2008 Catalog is here!

The new Apress catalog features all the titles you need You can
download our new catalog here:


You may also request physical copies, so please let me know how many
you need and where to send them.

2. Join the Apress Group on Facebook

Thanks to everyone for joining the Apress company page on Facebook. We
also have an Apress group page that will feature images of our new
titles and Apress news items. Please join our open group!


3. You voted for them, and here they are! The new Apress T-shirts!
"Most people would rather die than think: many do." Russell
"A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers." Plato


The votes are in and tallied. Here is the new batch of limited edition
Apress T-shirts that you voted for. These are available for $10 + $5
shipping and handling here.

4. Introducing the Apress new title mini-brochure

We've been putting our heads together to find more ways to make our
new title listings relevant to you and your interests. These are
full-color mini-catalogs that will feature our new titles isolated
into a related category.

The following are now available on our tradesite, and there are more to come.


Agile Blended Development
Empowering the Professional Working in Agile Blended Development with
Quality Books in Java, Spring, Ruby and Rails, Python, PHP, Flash,
Flex, Ajax and JavaScript

Download it here.


Develop Your .NET Career

Download it here.


5. Visit us at the next tradeshow!

Apress will be exhibiting at TechEd 2008 Developers in Orlando, FL,
June 3-6, 2008, booth #1432.

Click here for show details.


6. Recently released featured titles

Pro VB 2008 and the .NET 3.5 Platform by Andrew Troelsen 
| ISBN-13: 978-1-59059-822-1 | Published Mar 2008 | 1377 pp. | $59.99

>From Program to Product: Turning Your Code into a Saleable Product by
Rocky Smolin
| ISBN-13: 978-1-59059-971-6 | Published Mar 2008 | 201 pp. | $29.99

Beginning XNA 2.0 Game Programming: From Novice to Professional by
Alexandre Santos Lobão, Bruno Pereira Evangelista, José Antonio Leal
de Farias
| ISBN-13: 978-1-59059-924-2 | Published Apr 2008 | 456 pp. | $39.99

Creating Mashups with Adobe Flex and AIR by Chris Korhonen, David
Hassoun, John Crosby
| ISBN-13: 978-1-59059-936-5 | Published April 2008 | 368 pp. | $42.99

Foundation Flash CS3 Video by Tom Green, Adam Thomas 
| ISBN-13: 978-1-59059-956-3 | Published Mar 2008 | 450 pp. | $44.99

Foundation Flex for Designers by LordAlex Leon, Greg Goralski 
| ISBN-13: 978-1-59059-877-1 | Published Jan 2008 | 288 pp. | $36.99

Practical DWR 2 Projects by Frank Zammetti 
| ISBN-13: 978-1-59059-941-9 | Published Jan 2008 | 540 pp. | $46.99

Pro Netbeans IDE 6 Rich Client Platform Edition by Adam Myatt 
| ISBN-13: 978-1-59059-895-5 | Published Feb 2008 | 491 pp. | $49.99

Beginning Spring 2: From Novice to Professional by Dave Minter 
| ISBN-13: 978-1-59059-685-2 | Published Dec 2007 | 271 pp. | $39.99

Beginning JSP, JSF and Tomcat Web Development: From Novice to
Professional by Giulio Zambon, Michael Sekler
| ISBN-13: 978-1-59059-904-4 | Published Nov 2007 | 448 pp. | $39.99

Pro Web 2.0 Mashups: Remixing Data and Web Services by Raymond Yee 
| ISBN-13: 978-1-59059-858-0 | Published Feb 2008 | 603 pp. | $49.99

Pulling Strings with Puppet: Configuration Management Made Easy by
James Turnbull
| ISBN-13: 978-1-59059-978-5 | Published Feb 2008 | 192 pp. | $19.99

7. Forthcoming Featured Titles

Office and SharePoint 2007 User's Guide: Integrating SharePoint with
Excel, Outlook, Access and Word by Michael Antonovich
|ISBN-13: 978-1-59059-984-6 | Will Publish May 2008 | 552 pp. | $44.99

Accelerated SQL Server 2008 by Rob Walters, Michael Coles, Robin
Dewson, Fabio Claudio Ferracchiati, Jan D. Narkiewicz, Robert Rae
| ISBN-13: 978-1-59059-969-3 | Will Publish Jun 2008 | 700 pp. | $52.99

Pro Silverlight 2 by Matthew MacDonald 
| ISBN-13: 978-1-59059-949-5 | Not Yet Published | 400 pp. | $44.99

Beginning PHP and MySQL: From Novice to Professional, Third Edition by
W. Jason Gilmore
| ISBN-13: 978-1-59059-862-7 | Published Mar 2008 | 1080 pp. | $46.99

The Essential Guide to Flex 3 by Charles E Brown 
| ISBN-13: 978-1-59059-950-1 | Will Publish May 2008 | 650 pp. | $54.99

The Essential Guide to Open Source Flash Development By Chris Allen,
Wade Arnold, Aral Balkan, Nicolas Cannasse, John Grden, Marc Hughes,
R. Jon MacDonald, Andy Zupko
| ISBN-13: 978-1-4302-0993-5 | Will Publish July 2008 | 350 pp. | $46.99

AdvancED AIR Applications by Peter Elst, Marco Casario, Zach Stepek,
Koen De Weggheleire
| ISBN-13: 978-1-4302-0985-0 | Will Publish July 2008 | 400 pp. | $49.99

Practical Django Projects by James Bennett 
| ISBN-13: 978-1-59059-996-9 | Will Publish Jun 2008 | 300 pp. | $44.99

Practical Prototype and script.aculo.us by Andrew Dupont 
| ISBN-13: 978-1-59059-919-8 | Will Publish Jun 2008 | 350 pp. | $39.99

Beginning Ubuntu Linux: From Novice to Professional, Third Edition by
Keir Thomas, Jaime Sicam
| ISBN-13: 978-1-59059-991-4 | Will Publish Jun 2008 | 690 pp. | $39.99

Beginning Groovy and Grails: From Novice to Professional by
Christopher M. Judd, Joseph Faisal Nusairat, Jim Shingler
| ISBN-13: 978-1-4302-1045-0 | Will Publish Jun 2008 | 450 pp. | $42.99

Spring 2.5 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach by Gary Mak 
| ISBN-13: 978-1-59059-979-2 | Will Publish Jun 2008 | 650 pp. | $49.99

The Definitive Guide to Terracotta: Cluster the JVM for Spring,
Hibernate and POJO Scalability by Terracotta, Inc.
| ISBN-13: 978-1-59059-986-0 | Will Publish Jun 2008 | 300 pp. | $44.99

8. Have you checked out the eBook Deal of the Day yet?

Have you ever wanted to buy an eBook to learn something fun but
couldn't justify it because of the price? We are pleased to offer
you the "eBook Deal of the Day" found on our homepage on the top
right corner. At 12:01 a.m. PST, a different Apress or friends of ED
eBook will be priced at only $10 US for a 24-hour period. Check back
everyday for a new deal.

9. User Group events recently supported by Apress
                                   [snipped to mostly local stuff -bill]

Thank you for posting Apress logos to your group and event sites! We
hope your event was a success!

San Francico Perl Mongers at LugRadio - April 12-13

SQL Saturday - May 3

10. Upcoming User Group events supported by Apress

TechBash 2008 - May 10

The SW Computer Conference - May 30

If you have received a book for review, have read one of our books and
wish to review it, or have already reviewed an Apress book, please
send me the URLs. We love to have your feedback!

As a publisher we rely on independent writers and reviewers to speak
forcefully and honestly about our products to the larger technology
book-buying community. In addition to reviewing this book on your
own site, please consider reposting that review on Amazon.com,
Barnesandnoble.com, Bookpool.com, or any other commercial site you

If you would like to request a book for review, please let me know.

Your Apress User Group Liaison,
Cheryl Martinez

cheryl martinez | marketing supervisor | cheryl.martinez@apress.com |
510.549.5930 ext 129 | 510.549.5939 fax | 2855 telegraph avenue, suite
600, berkeley, ca. 94705 | apress.com

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