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Thank You from InformIT #17DaysofGiveaways

The 17 Days of Giveaways ran each weekday July 9-31. We gave our fans eBooks, Amazon gift cards, and more. Thank you to our fans, old and new, for participating. We hope that you had fun. Thanks for all the retweets, blog posts, and Facebook likes. We’re so sad we couldn’t give everyone a prize! Please sign up for our newsletter to stay updated on our latest news and product offerings, and maybe some upcoming contests with more opportunities to win!

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Day 17 of #17DaysofGiveaways - Microsoft Week

This is it – Day 17 of the 17 Days of Giveaways. For our final giveaway, three winners will each receive a System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (SCCM) Unleashed eBook by Kerrie Meyler, Byron Holt, Marcus Oh, Jason Sandys, and Greg Ramsey. This team of experts offers step-by-step coverage of related topics in every feature area, organized to help IT professionals rapidly optimize Configuration Manager 2012 for their requirements, and then deploy and use it successfully. The authors begin by introducing Configuration Manager 2012 and its goals, and explaining how it fits into the broader System Center product suite. Next, they fully address planning, design, and implementation. Finally, they systematically cover each of Configuration Manager 2012's most important feature sets, addressing issues ranging from configuration management to software distribution. Readers will learn how to use Configuration Manager 2012's user-centric capabilities to provide anytime/anywhere services and software, and to strengthen both control and compliance. The first book on Configuration Manager 2012, System Center Configuration Manager 2012 Unleashed joins Sams' market-leading series of books on Microsoft's System Center product suite: books that have achieved go-to status amongst IT implementers and administrators worldwide.

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Day 16 of #17DaysofGiveaways - Microsoft Week

Welcome to InformIT’s Microsoft week. Today three winners will receive an ASP.NET Dynamic Data Unleashed eBook by Oleg Sych and Randy Patterson. Using Dynamic Data, ASP.NET developers can create powerful, datadriven sites with amazing speed and efficiency, eliminating massive amounts of manual coding. ASP.NET Dynamic Data Unleashed is the first complete, practical guide to Dynamic Data for every experienced ASP.NET developer.

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Day 15 of #17DaysofGiveaways - Mobile Programming Week

We have reached the end of yet another week of InformIT giveaways. We're wrapping up Mobile Programming week with a $25 Amazon gift card, which three lucky winners will receive! For our winners who missed out on this week's other giveaways, you might want to use that gift card for:

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Day 14 of #17DaysofGiveaways - Mobile Programming Week

Sams Teach Yourself Windows Phone 7 Application Development in 24 Hours by Scott Dorman, Kevin Wolf, Nikita Polyakov, Joe Healy is today’s eBook giveaway. With a straightforward, step-by-step approach, the authors will teach you how to develop Windows Phone 7 Applications in 24 one-hour lessons. A quiz is included at the end of each chapter as a checkpoint. There are also notes, tips, and cautions throughout the book to optimize your quick learning experience. You’ll learn the fundamentals of Windows Phone 7 app development, how to leverage Silverlight or the XNA Framework, and how to get your apps into the Windows Marketplace. One step at a time, you’ll master new features ranging from the new sensors to using launchers and choosers. Each lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, helping you get the job done fast—and get it done right!

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Day 13 of #17DaysofGiveaways Mobile Programming Week

Today is Day 13 of InformIT’s 17 Days of Giveaways. Three winners today will receive an Android Wireless Application Development Volume I: Android Essentials, Third Edition eBook by Lauren Darcey and Shane Conder.

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Day 12 of #17DaysofGiveaways - Mobile Programming Week

For the twelfth day of giveaways, we are giving three winners an eBook copy of iOS Prgramming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide, 3E by Joe Conway and Aaron Hillegass. These two instructors from the Big Nerd Ranch lead you through the essential concepts, tools, and techniques for developing iOS applications in this version updated and expanded to cover iOS 5 and Xcode 4.3.

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Day 11 of #17DaysofGiveaways - Mobile Programming Week

Welcome to Week Three of 17 Days of Giveaways. Our three winners today will each receive an eBook of PhoneGap Essentials: Building Cross-Platform Mobile Apps written by John M. Wargo.

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Day 10 of #17DaysofGiveaways - Software Engineering Week

We’ve reached the end of another week of giveaways. Today InformIT is giving three winners each an eBook of Elemental Design Patterns by Jason McC. Smith. In this book Jason addresses the difficulty that even experienced software professionals face in applying patterns. He helps developers, designers, architects, and analysts bring substantial value to their organizations by teaching to use patterns in a variety of languages, environments, and domains. The book is rich with examples in addition to being a helpful tutorial. He helps developers harness the true power of patterns, map them to real software implementations more cleanly and directly, and achieve far better results.

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Day 9 of #17DaysofGiveaways - Software Engineering Week

The Day 9 giveaway will add a nice touch to your bookshelf. We’re giving away sets of “GEEK” bookends from Etsy seller Knob Creek Metal Arts. They are perfect for keeping your software engineering books together!

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Day 8 of #17DaysofGiveaways - Software Engineering Week

For Day 3 of Software Engineering Week, we are giving three winners an eBook copy of Disciplined Agile Delivery: A Practitioner’s Guide to Agile Software Delivery in the Enterprise by Scott W. Ambler and Mark Lines. Mark (@Mark_Lines) concentrates on speeding execution and increasing quality in IT organizations by using agile and lean techniques in his career. Scott (@scottwambler) works as a software process improvement consultant. Together they teach the reader to supplement Scrum with agile and lean strategies for a competitive advantage over traditional approaches to building software. The goal of this book is to be an indispensable resource for every enterprise software leader and practitioner, whether they are seeking to optimize their existing agile/Scrum process or improve the agility of an iterative process.

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Day 7 of #17DaysofGiveaways - Software Engineering Week

Java Application Architecture: Modularity Patterns with Examples Using OSGi by Kirk Knoernschild is today’s eBook giveaway. Knoernschild brings a one-of-a-kind perspective to Java application architecture, focusing on the way modularity will change the development of Java applications.

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