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Geeks Guide2... Badass Lego Guns

GG2 Badass Lego Guns This week we take a look at Martin Hüdepohl's step-by-step guide to creating five Badass Lego Guns. There is a simple, pint-sized rubber band shooting marvel, a nine-brick magazine semi-automatic pistol, a fully-automatic submachine gun and two different types of crossbow pistols. You can see the guns in action …
Register Books, 11 Aug 2011
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Geeks Guide2... iPhone 4 Development

Reader offer A Geeks Guide 2 In this week's edition of Geeks' Guide we look at a Cocoa Touch bestseller, Beginning iPhone 4 Development, by Dave Mark, Jack Nutting and Jeff LaMarche. This dream team collaboration has a wealth of experience. The trio are considered experts on iOS development, Mac programming, Cocoa and Objective-C. …
Register Books, 28 Jul 2011
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Geeks Guide2... Microsoft Training 365 in 2011

Reader offer A Geeks Guide 2 To celebrate the launch of the new Microsoft Training 365 Dynamics Subscription, Register Books is offering you the chance to save £300 on a Microsoft Training 365 Dynamics, IT Professional or Developer subscription. Buy Now Remind me… What is 365 again? Save £300 on a Dynamics, IT Professional or …
Register Books, 02 Feb 2011
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Geeks Guide2 Christmas 2010 - Part IV

GG2 A Geeks Guide 2 Christmas In true geek style we will be wrapping up the fourth and final part of our trilogy. Covering a wide range of books, this week’s GG2 will provide you with the very best titles for Christmas shopping, from Superfreakonomics to The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, World of Warcraft Cataclysm to golf. …
Register Books, 15 Dec 2010
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Geeks Guide2 Christmas 2010 - Part III

GG2 A Geeks Guide 2 Christmas Welcome to the third part of our trilogy of Christmas goodies. This week we’ll expose the best smartphone Apps on the market and visit the origins of Monkey Island, before arriving at the Mojave Wasteland. Oh and there’s some cheese thrown in too. Best Android Apps Best… Apps If you’re like me, the …
Register Books, 08 Dec 2010
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More Christmas Savings at Reg Books

Site news A Geeks Guide 2 Christmas Welcome to the second part of our Christmas trilogy. This week we have a variety of books for you to indulge in, from public speaking to photography, mobiles & tablets, and even gaming. Don’t forget we are offering up to 40% savings on each of these titles. Confessions of a Public Speaker …
Register Books, 02 Dec 2010
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Geeks Guide2 Christmas 2010

GG2 A Geeks Guide 2 Christmas Welcome to the first part of our trilogy of Christmas 2010 goodies. Over the next few weeks we'll have up to 40 per cent savings on a range of books from Smartphones to Lego, Cameras to The Godfather, and even Cheese. Cracking. Wallace & Gromit Cracking Contraptions Manual Wallace and Gromit Cracking …
Register Books, 24 Nov 2010
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Geeks Guide 2 BlackBerry Development

GG2 A Geeks Guide 2 In this edition of GG2 we are offering up to 40 per cent off BlackBerry Programming books. It seems the release of the new and somewhat impressive BlackBerry Torch and the launch of App World V2 in August has made some geeks want to enter the lab and conquer the world of BlackBerry application development. …
Register Books, 18 Nov 2010
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Geeks Guide 2... Being Geek

GG2 A Geeks Guide 2 There will come a time as a software engineer when you realise that your career depends on much more than just code. Is it time to become a manager? Should you accept the offer to join that start-up? If this is you (or even if it’s not – because it will be) then welcome to and enjoy Michael Lopp’s guide to the …
Register Books, 02 Nov 2010
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Geeks Guide 2... Great Video Game Design

GG2 A Geeks Guide 2 This week we are offering 40% off Level Up! The Guide to Great Video Game Design by Scott Rogers, Creative Manager for THQ and the game designer behind hits such as Pac-Man World, Maximo, and SpongeBob SquarePants. Level Up! The Guide to Great Video Game Design Whether you are new to games design or looking …
Register Books, 21 Oct 2010
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Geeks Guide 2... Microsoft Training 365

Geeks Guide 2 A Geeks Guide 2 This week on Geek’s Guide we’re offering you the chance to save over £500. Simply put, if you’re one of the first 365 Reg readers to demo a Microsoft Training 365 subscription this month, you will be entitled to a 50 per cent discount on a Microsoft Training 365 Technical Subscription worth £1,173.83. This …
Register Books, 16 Sep 2010
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Geeks Guide 2... Dear Hacker

Geeks Guide2 A Geeks Guide 2 For 25 years 2600 has been a hacker’s one-stop source for essential information and an open forum to discuss the latest developments within the hacking community. Viewed as a rock star amongst followers of 2600, Emmanuel Goldstein has developed an iconic status amongst hackers both old and new. Dear Hacker: …
Register Books, 11 Aug 2010
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Android application development

Geeks Guide2 A Geeks Guide 2 With HTC & Sony Ericsson producing stylish phones that give the iPhone a run for its money, the development for Android applications has become one of the latest crazes in the developer's playground. Today GG2 gives you an insight to the newest books covering this subject. Beginning Android 2 Beginning …
Register Books, 22 Jun 2010
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A Geeks Guide2 Premium Microsoft Training

A Geeks Guide 2 Premium Microsoft Training Geeks Guide2 This week we're offering Reg readers the chance to save £283.50 and receive a £250 book voucher as a thank you for ordering with us. In January there was a great reception to our introductory offer on Microsoft Training 365 subscriptions. Regrettably this offer was …
Register Books, 31 Mar 2010
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Geeks Guide 2 Cloud Computing

Geeks Guide2 A Geeks Guide 2 Cloud Computing with the Windows Azure Platform is written for aspiring Windows Azure programmers by Roger Jennings, author of over 30 books on Microsoft technologies. It offers an excellent overview of cloud computing and provides a structured tutorial format that guides you through Jennings’ approach for …
Register Books, 11 Mar 2010
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Geeks Guide2... The Nomadic Developer

Geeks Guide2 A Geeks Guide 2 Consultancy has some great things to offer. You get to meet lots of interesting people, work in many different industries; and as a technology consultant you become the profit centre. This week you can save 40% on Aaron Erickson’s The Nomadic Developer, your guidebook to succeeding as an IT or software …
Register Books, 25 Feb 2010
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Geeks Guide2... iPhone Development

Geeks Guide2 A Geeks Guide 2 Development for App Store applications has never been more enticing. Since our last visit to iPhone development, more than 120,000 additional applications have been added to the App Store and over 2 billion have been downloaded. Furthermore, the public’s love for everything Apple will undoubtedly continue with …
Register Books, 01 Feb 2010
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A Geeks Guide2... Microsoft Training 365

A Geeks Guide 2 Microsoft Training 365 Geeks Guide2 This week we’re offering Reg readers a huge introductory discount on a Microsoft Training 365 Technical Subscription. For the next 28 days you will save over £580 on this IT pro and developer training hotbed by ordering the subscription via the Register Books website. What is …
Register Books, 22 Jan 2010
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Geeks Guide2 Christmas 2009 — Part IV

A Geeks Guide 2 Christmas It’s time to wrap up with the fourth and final part of our trilogy in true geek style. In addition to the books featured below, we also have a further 12,000+ items available at the bookstore, all with special Chrimbo discounts and same working day dispatch where available. There is also free delivery …
Register Books, 16 Dec 2009
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Geeks Guide2 Christmas 2009 - Part III

A Geeks Guide 2 Christmas Welcome to the third part of our Christmas trilogy! With digital photography and gaming out the way, we spend this week looking at LEGO, a centre piece under the Christmas tree for over 50 years. All featured books are 40% off and are dispatched same working day – free delivery on orders over £25. …
Register Books, 15 Dec 2009
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Geeks Guide2 Christmas 2009 - Part II

Welcome to the second part of our Christmas trilogy. This week we move from digital photography to the modern man’s pastime of gaming. We have a 40% discount on each of the below titles including this year’s sleeper hit Plants vs. Zombies on PC and Mac; a guide to the biggest game of them all – Modern Warfare 2, and for the old- …
Register Books, 03 Dec 2009
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Geeks Guide2 Christmas 2009 - Part I

A Geeks Guide 2 Christmas Welcome to the first part of our trilogy of Christmas 2009 goodies! If he hasn't made too many elves redundant, St Nick should be with us in four weeks' time, and for those of you who have yet to begin shopping we'll have 40 per cent savings each week on a range of books from dSLR cameras to iPhones, …
Register Books, 26 Nov 2009
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Geeks Guide2 Windows 7

A Geeks Guide 2 Windows 7 To coincide with the launch of Windows 7, Geeks Guide2 is offering readers 40% off some of the best Windows 7 books available and forthcoming. With an abundance of titles landing between now and 2010, we’ve selected a few key favourites that may interest you. Windows 7 Resource Kit Windows 7 …
Register Books, 21 Oct 2009
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A Geeks Guide2 ...Sustainable Energy

A Geeks Guide 2 Sustainable Energy Geeks Guide2 When it comes to climate change, techies get their fair share of the abuse. Whether it's being told to unplug your mobile phone or laptop at night, or to cut down on your Google searches (why not go make a cuppa instead?), we're constantly reminded that our energy guzzling …
Register Books, 12 Oct 2009
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A Geeks Guide2 ...SCWCD 5

Geeks Guide 2 from Register Books Geeks Guide2 In the current circumstances in which we all live and work, certifying your skills is not exactly the worst idea in the world. This week on GG2 we're offering a 40% discount on the SCWCD Study Companion - Second Edition, the book which has generated a buzz in the Sun community. As …
Register Books, 16 Sep 2009
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A Geeks Guide2 ...Windows 7 Unleashed

Geeks Guide 2 from Register Books Geeks Guide2 Although Windows 7 doesn't hit the shops until October 22, the first specialist Windows 7 books are now starting to arrive. This week's Geeks Guide focuses on the first book to the market - Microsoft Windows 7 Unleashed. Unleashed is aimed well and truly at IT pros, power users, …
Register Books, 11 Aug 2009
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A Geeks Guide2 ...The Google Way

Geeks Guide 2 from Register Books Geeks Guide2 It's the start of another sweltering British summer month and the beginning of yet another set of Geeks Guide2 offers. We begin with 40% off The Google Way from French author and management consultant Bernard Girard. The Google Way analyses the elements and philosophies that have …
Register Books, 06 Aug 2009
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A Geeks Guide2 ...Things Every Software Architect Should Know

Geeks Guide 2 from Register Books To be a great software architect you need understand both sides of the IT coin; the business and the technology. You’re fully expected to understand your company’s technology and the software platforms used throughout, as well as the businesses in which they serve. Any software architect will …
Register Books, 24 Jul 2009
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A Geeks Guide2 ...Microsoft Training Kits

Geeks Guide 2 from Register Books Geeks Guide2 You don't have to look far to see that IT jobs are disappearing right, left and centre. For those still in employment it's becoming more important than ever to show your diverse set of skills. For those looking for employment, re-skilling or certifying is a possible route to …
Register Books, 09 Jul 2009
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A Geeks Guide2 ...The Illustrated Network

Geeks Guide 2 from Register Books Geeks Guide2 Due to the speed of progression in the networking industry, technologies often come and go without a hint of a whimper. However, our trusted friend TCP/IP has stuck around for over 35 years and with IPv6 seems set to remain for years to come. With this in mind, GG2 explores the …
Register Books, 23 Jun 2009
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A Geeks Guide2 ... Programming in Scala

Geeks Guide 2 from Register Books Geeks Guide2 Following on from last week's JavaOne Conference, we focus our GG2 attention on the Java Platform programming language Scala. Programming in Scala from Artima is co-authored by Scala creator himself Martin Odersky, and is a chapter-by-chapter tutorial which 'promises to help you …
Register Books, 11 Jun 2009
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A Geeks Guide2 ...Windows 7 Training

Geeks Guide 2 from Register Books Geeks Guide2 If the development of Windows 7 were a Grand Prix, Microsoft would be coming up to the final straight. Whether or not it will cross the line a winner or come crawling into the pits remains to be seen, but as the release date comes ever closer, Microsoft has begun delivering …
Register Books, 02 Jun 2009
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A Geeks Guide2 ...Design - Build - Run

Geeks Guide 2 from Register Books Coming off the back of last week’s GG2 offer on writing Solid Code, this week we’re going technical with software development. Design - Build - Run by Dave Ingram serves as a guide to designing and building production-ready software; demonstrating how and where to set the build quality bar and …
Register Books, 28 Apr 2009
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A Geeks Guide2 ...Solid Code

Reg Bookshop Geeks Guide 2 from Register Books Geeks Guide2 Let’s face it; all software development projects have their fair share of problems. While some are particularly minor, some could result in catastrophic project failure. However, such failures are not always the fault of a single software developer’s error; instead a multitude of …
Register Books, 22 Apr 2009
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A Geeks Guide2 ...Hacking

Reg Bookshop Geeks Guide 2 from Register Books Electronic vandalism, government espionage, ITU hideouts, luminous hairstyles and the coolest body piercings; the Hollywood portrayal of the hacking scene is one we are all familiar with. However this common portrayal often skips the fact that hacking is an art – indeed it is the fine art of …
Register Books, 06 Apr 2009
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A Geeks Guide2 ...iPhone Development

Reg Bookshop Geeks Guide 2 from Register Books Geeks Guide2 With more than 25,000 apps available and over 800 million downloads, the iPhone’s App Store has become a battlefield for programmers. aS well as providing a playground for challenge-seeking developers, it offers an avenue to make money for small scale projects. This week's GG2 …
Register Books, 26 Mar 2009
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A Geeks Guide2 ...Sybex Study Guides

Site offer Geeks Guide 2 from Register Books Geeks Guide2 We read it in the papers everyday that people need to reskill, retrain, update their certifications et cetera. The truth is we already know. Do they really think we crave to be unemployable? The problem for most of us is that to retrain or update our skills costs money, a lot of it …
Register Books, 10 Mar 2009
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A Geeks Guide2 ...Schneier on Security

Geeks Guide 2 from Register Books Geeks Guide2 Now the festive period is well and truly over, GG2 is back and returns with not only an IT angle but with an IT guru of an author to boot. This week we’re offering up Bruce Schneier’s latest book, imaginatively titled Schneier on Security, with the usual GG2 40 per cent discount. …
Register Books, 22 Jan 2009
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A Geeks Guide2... Christmas - Part IV

Geeks Guide 2 Christmas Now it's time to say "So long and thanks for all the Fish" with the fourth part of our trilogy of Crimbo ideas. Every order placed will be despatched same day, even the ones that qualify for free P&P. Our last shipping date for guaranteed Christmas delivery (using our Economy service) is Thursday 18 …
Register Books, 16 Dec 2008
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Geeks Guide2... Christmas - Part III

Geeks Guide 2 Christmas So we come to the third part of our trilogy of festive books, all at 40% OFF the list price. From Chocolate to WWII, Doctor Who to the Pentium, there’s something for everyone here and every order placed will be despatched same day, even the ones that qualify for free P&P. Cadbury's Purple Reign Cadbury …
Register Books, 11 Dec 2008
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A Geeks Guide2... Christmas - Part 1

GG2 Geeks Guide 2 Christmas Welcome to the first part of our trilogy of Christmas goodies. With St Nick expected to turn up in less than a month, those of you who have yet to get your act together for the holidays (much like us) are in for a treat. We’re offering up to 40 per cent off the list price on a host of books from …
Register Books, 26 Nov 2008
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How geeks helped win the war

Geeks Guide2 For the third edition of our Geeks Guide2 feature we go behind the scenes of World War II and tell the story of the infamous code breakers and the stealth-like role they played throughout the war. Voices of the Code Breakers by Michael Paterson delves into the world of covert war and reveals how much of World War II was in fact …
Register Books, 06 Nov 2008
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The secret history of the internet & its founders

Geeks Guide2 It’s time for the second edition of GG2 and this week we move from the (not so) wonderful world of Wikipedia to a biography of our beloved internet with On The Way To The Web. The World Wide Web has become the social backdrop for modern day living. You can buy the latest music, chat to friends, moan on El Reg or - for the really …
Register Books, 16 Oct 2008
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How Wikipedia Works

Geeks Guide2 It’s all new at The Register right now, and today Reg Books is launching its brand new feature - Geeks Guide2. Every issue we’ll place a book in the spotlight and provide you with a wealth of information that also includes full sample chapters. Best of all, the current GG2 featured title will be available at the Reg Books store …
Register Books, 07 Oct 2008
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Higher, Further, Faster with the Beijing Bonanza

Site Offer The Olympic Games are coming to a close this weekend, and so does our Beijing Bonanza sale at Register Books. However, there is no need to miss out as you still have ample time to get stuck into our knockout discount of 50 per cent off* on over 1,600 books. It has also been brought to our attention by one of you (in typical Reg …
Register Books, 22 Aug 2008
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The Beijing Bonanza

Site offer With the Olympic Games in Beijing starting this week we’ve racked our brains for the IT angle and we can’t find one. Instead we at Register Books have decided to hammer down prices and run with an inflation-beating 50 per cent off* a vast selection of titles across a range of topics. Our Beijing Bonanza is running throughout the …
Register Books, 08 Aug 2008
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Discover a new language with our programming books offer

Site offer It’s a familiar story for most computer programmers. You can write in C++ while you’re asleep and you could have a stab at creating a program using Java™ as well. However when it comes to Visual Basic you haven’t got a clue. Balancing which languages you specialise in and keeping a well-rounded knowledge of the hundreds of …
Register Books, 01 Jul 2008
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Visual Studio goodies right here

Site offer Microsoft has just released the first online learning courses covering the new Visual Studio 08 technologies, and we are offering these to you with a 20 per cent discount off the RRP* for a limited time only. Written and produced by Microsoft’s own product developers, these courses are ideal for anyone who wants to get started …
Register Books, 11 Jun 2008
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Virtualisation titles for virtually nothing

Virtualisation is the abstraction of resources such as servers and machines so that all detail is hidden from the end user but they still get the benefits of what can be offered. It is rapidly gaining prominence as a useful IT tool and we have a range of titles, both online learning and physical books, that cover various aspects …
Register Books, 03 Jun 2008

Register Books brings you Dorset House

Following our previous promotions (Programming Classics and Programming Classics – The Sequel) we heard that you, the user, wanted the reputable Dorset House titles – so we went and got them for you! You can now purchase from their extensive back catalogue right here on Register Books. But that's not all. We are also offering 40 …
Register Books, 21 May 2008