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Plus, Check Point FireWall-1 NG and other titles all at 30% off

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Site Offer The Register bookstore this week has two PHP programming guides for both existing PHP developers and PHP newbies. Core PHP Programming is the authoritative guide for PHP 5 - the "keepers" of PHP, who are also the developers of the Zend Engine which powers PHP, are now co-author and tech editor on this book.

We've also got the highly anticipated revision of the must-have guide to Check Point Firewall-1--now updated for NG and an indispensable guide to setting up and maintaining a biometric security system, covering finger, voice, hand geometry, face, and eye biometrics. All these and more all reduced by 30%

  • Core PHP Programming
    RRP £35.99 - Reg price - £25.19 - Saving £10.80 (30%)
    The authoritative guide to real-world development, co-authored by Zeev Suraski PHP 5 contributor and Zend Engine 2 co-creator.

  • PHP for the World Wide Web
    RRP £16.99 - Reg price - £11.89 - Saving £5.10 (30%)
    The most popular beginners guide to the most popular Web development tool.

  • Essential Check Point™ FireWall-1® NG
    RRP £41.99 - Reg price - £29.39 - Saving £12.60 (30%)
    This book explains how to build, implement, and maintain Check Point FireWall-1 NG, the follow-on to the world's best-selling firewall product.

  • Biometrics for Network Security
    RRP £35.99 - Reg price - £25.19 - Saving £10.80 (30%)
    An indispensable guide to setting up and maintaining a biometric security system--complete with real-life case studies.

  • C++ GUI Programming with Qt 3
    RRP £35.99 - Reg price - £25.19 - Saving £10.80 (30%)
    Qt is the basis for the standard Linux desktop, KDE and is used by an estimated 150,000 open source developers worldwide. This is the only official Qt book and the one and only book based on Qt 3.

  • Fixed Broadband Wireless Communications
    RRP £70.99 - Reg price - £49.69 - Saving £21.30 (30%)
    Thorough explanation and implementation techniques for the alternative to cable or dial up modems - fixed broadband.

  • Grid Computing
    RRP £27.99 - Reg price - £19.59 - Saving £8.40 (30%)
    An introduction to Grid Computing, an strategy central to IBM's plans to help organizations succeed through better sharing of resources.

  • Microsoft Visual C# .NET 2003 Developer's Cookbook
    RRP £36.50 - Reg price - £25.55 - Saving £10.95 (30%)
    This C# offering takes a unique approach to help it stand out among the numerous .NET programming titles available. The format is well suited for developers that already understand the basics of .NET programming and want a practical reference for various programming tasks.

  • Practical Service Level Management
    RRP £42.99 - Reg price - £30.09 - Saving £12.90 (30%)
    Starting with an explanation of SLM and the components commonly involved, you are provided with a review of how to identify SLM problems, how to creatively come to solutions for those problems, and then how to enact those solutions.

  • Performance by Design
    RRP £43.99 - Reg price - £30.79 - Saving £13.20 (30%)
    An example-driven guide that allows IT practitioners to avoid costly downtime and ensure the quality of systems performance.

This week, we've selected the following four alternative titles, each with 30% off:


  • CHINA - The Race to Market
    RRP £24.99 - Reg price - £17.49 - Saving £7.50 (30%)
    What direction is China's development taking?
    Will China successfully emerge as a world power?
    What do we need to know to do business with or invest in the emerging China?

  • Truth About Managing People...And Nothing But the Truth, The
    RRP £15.99 - Reg price - £11.19 - Saving £4.80 (30%)
    Author and management expert Stephen P. Robbins cuts through the miasma of management strategies and methods to bring clarity to key human-behavior-related problem areas that managers face: hiring, motivation, leadership, communication, team building, conflict management, job design, evaluating performance and coping with change.

  • Buying to Rent
    RRP £15.00 - Reg price - £10.50 - Saving £4.50 (30%)
    Investment is not only for experts. However, although many people would like to own a second property, most never get around to buying any other house than the one they live in – for lack of time, deposit or knowledge.

  • How to Write Proposals & Reports That Get Results
    RRP £12.99 - Reg price - £9.09 - Saving £3.90 (30%)
    Use this book to learn the secrets and strategies of getting your reports and proposals not only read but accepted and acted upon.

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