Fwd: O'Reilly UK User Group Newsletter - Issue 07-07

David Cantrell david at cantrell.org.uk
Fri Jul 27 12:42:22 BST 2007

On Wed, Jul 25, 2007 at 10:50:14AM +0100, Josette Garcia wrote:

> O'Reilly UK User Group Programme
> Issue 07-07
> Within a week, this newsletter will be available to be downloaded in pdf format from the Developers Group web site at http://www.richplum.co.uk/oreilly/0707.pdf <http://www.richplum.co.uk/oreilly/0707.pdf>   
> Latest books available for review -
> ***Mastering Perl
> ISBN: 0596527241
> <http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/9780596527242/ <http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/9780596527242/> >
> ***Programming Erlang (Pragmatic Bookshelf)
> ISBN 10: 193435600X
> <http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/9781934356005/ <http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/9781934356005/> >
> ***Work for O'Reilly as an Acquisitions Editor
> We're currently looking for an Acquisitions Editor for our Open Technology
> Exchange division. The acquisitions editor is responsible for finding, acquiring, developing content that can be distributed in the form of books, articles, shortcuts [smaller chapter length documents], podcasts and videos.
> <http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/j/135 <http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/j/135> >
> ***OpenGuides: City Wikis in Perl
> OpenGuides is a Wiki that allows the contributors to build what are essentially open source guides to cities. Kake Pugh has been involved with the project and offers us a peek under the hood complete with source code in Perl. She looks specifically at how OpenGuides rejects spam postings and how its geographically oriented architecture makes it a better choice than other Wiki frameworks for this type of application.
> http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/a/onlamp/2007/07/05/openguides-city-wikis-in-perl.html
> ***Smarter Ways to Work with PDFs
> Giles Turnbull examines several methods and applications for managing your PDF collection.
> <http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/a/mac/2007/07/11/smarter-ways-to-work-with-pdfs.html>
> ***Enabling Peer-to-Peer BitTorrent Downloads with Azureus 
> BitTorrent is one of the more popular protocols being used for peer-to-peer file transfers, and enabling your Java applications to use this protocol has never been easier. With a little theory and a lot of working code, this article shows you how to add peer-to-peer protocols to your own apps.
> <http://www.onjava.com/pub/a/onjava/2007/06/21/enabling-peer-to-peer-bittorrent-downloads-with-azureus.html>
> UPCOMING EVENTS (ORM = O'Reilly will be there)
> ORM***LinuxConf 2007, Cambridge, 2nd-5th September
> At the start of September 2007 a series of linux events will take place in Cambridge, UK. From Sunday 2nd to Tuesday 4th there'll be a signicant new technical conference, incorporating the best elements from the UK Unix User Group's <http://www.ukuug.org/>  Linux Developers' Conferences (2006 <http://www.ukuug.org/events/linux2006/> ) and the German Unix User Group's <http://www.guug.de/>  Linux-Kongress (2006 <http://www.linux-kongress.org/2006/> ). Registration <http://www.linuxconf.eu/2007/registration/>  is now open by telephone, email, fax and post. Online registration should be available in a few days. 
> ORM***Pycon, Birmingham, 8-9 September
> PyCon UK is a conference all about the Python programming language <http://www.python.org/> , it's aimed at the Python community: Python users and programmers, of all skill levels. Book now http://www.pyconuk.org/booking.html <http://www.pyconuk.org/booking.html>  
> ORM***EuroBSD, Copenhagen, 14-15 September
> The Sixth European BSD conference will take place at the Symbion Science Park <http://uk.symbion.dk/> . Speakers include Sam Smith, Kirk McKusick and many others. Register now http://2007.eurobsdcon.org/shop.html <http://2007.eurobsdcon.org/shop.html>  and book your trip to Legoland http://2007.eurobsdcon.org/legoland.html <http://2007.eurobsdcon.org/legoland.html>  

David Cantrell | Nth greatest programmer in the world

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