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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

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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