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Pearson Education October Newsletter
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October 21, 2009, 08:23:31 pm
          Issue 21—October 2009

Pearson Education User Group Program Newsletter
Thank you for reading the Pearson Education User Group Program monthly newsletter for official group members. Please pass this along to your colleagues and share our news and offers.

News & Announcements

Write for Us
Are you feeling literary? Do you want to share your killer app with the world? Do you carry the secret to unlocking the magic of Ajax or debugging .NET? InformIT is always looking for article writers with something to say. If you have a good article idea, please email your article title, brief description, and previously published writing samples to InformIT Associate Editorial Director Jennifer Bortel.

Ask an Expert: Going Paperless
K.J. McCorry, author of Organize Your Work Day In No Time, revives our interest in the long-promised paperless office by talking about how much all that "cheap paper" really costs.

Article: The Cost of Managing Paper

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Conversations and tutorials on today's latest technology in Mac software, applications, programming, and development are now available on demand. Step into the world of Mac OS X development with leading author experts on topics like Snow Leopard, iPhone SDK, Safari, Cocoa, and more.

    * The QuickConnect Framework for Mobile Apps: Lee Barney discusses the creation of QuickConnect framework and its functionality—allowing iPhone developers to leverage existing JavaScript libraries on their projects.
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User Groups of the Month

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In the Store
Building Service-Aware Networks: The Next-Generation WAN/MAN    

Building Service-Aware Networks: The Next-Generation WAN/MAN
By Muhammad Afaq Khan

CCIE Routing and Switching Exam Certification Guide, 4th Ed.    

CCIE Routing and Switching Exam Certification Guide, 4th Ed.
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CompTIA A+ 220-701 and 220-702 Cert Guide    

CompTIA A+ 220-701 and 220-702 Cert Guide
By Mark Edward Soper

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Unleashed    

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Unleashed
By Rand Morimoto

Microsoft Expression Web 3 on Demand    

Microsoft Expression Web 3 on Demand
By Steve Johnson, Perspection Inc.

Programming in Objective-C 2.0 LiveLessons (Video Training)    

Programming in Objective-C 2.0 LiveLessons (Video Training)
By Stephen G. Kochan

Refactoring: Ruby Edition    

Refactoring: Ruby Edition
By Jay Fields

Succeeding with Agile: Software Development Using Scrum    

Succeeding with Agile: Software Development Using Scrum
By Mike Cohn

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Authors and Events: Looking Ahead

LISA '09November 1–6—LISA '09
For more than 20 years, the Large Installation System Administration Conference (LISA) has been the must-attend system administration conference. It offers an unparalleled opportunity to meet and mingle with the leaders of the system administration industry.

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