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    Default Sitepoint Offer - 5 books for the price of one! Don't Miss Out! 10 Feb 2009 @ 17.01

    Sitepoint are giving away 5 BOOKS FOR THE PRICE OF ONE! Yes, you read right. To help victims of the terrible fires in Australia, they are offering 5 of any of their books in PDF format for the price of one - that's $29.95 for 5 BOOKS! And, all the cash goes towards the charities, every single penny! So why not help out those in need, and get 5 super books as well? (Saving $120).

    SitePoint : The Bushfire Relief Sale

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    To support the victims of the Australian bushfires we’ve created our best book deal ever. For the next 3 days, you can pick any 5 books (in PDF format) and pay for only 1. That’s about $150 worth of books for just $29.95! 100% of the proceeds from this sale will be donated to the Australian Red Cross Victorian Bushfire Appeal..
    Yes, we’re serious: 100%. If you buy 5 PDFs for $29.95, then $29.95 is donated. Our ambitious target is to raise more than $50,000 to help the families and communities affected by this tragedy.
    We’re offering our entire range of books — from PHP to Project Management — for the sale; designers, developers, freelancers, managers, and business owners alike will all be able to choose a selection of professional books to enjoy.
    You have just 3 days to treat yourself to this amazing deal, courtesy of SitePoint, and know that you’re helping Australian families in need. What are you waiting for?
    Buy 5 books for the price of 1 now!
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    Default 10 Feb 2009 @ 17.11

    thanks jack.. I have picked up

    The Photoshop Anthology: 101 Web Design Tips, Tricks & Techniques
    The Flash Anthology: Cool Effects & Practical ActionScript
    The Principles of Beautiful Web Design
    The PHP Anthology: 101 Essential Tips, Tricks & Hacks, 2nd Edition
    Everything You Know About CSS Is Wrong!

    cant wait to get stuck in
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    Default 10 Feb 2009 @ 17.15

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    thanks jack.. I have picked up

    The Photoshop Anthology: 101 Web Design Tips, Tricks & Techniques
    The Flash Anthology: Cool Effects & Practical ActionScript
    The Principles of Beautiful Web Design
    The PHP Anthology: 101 Essential Tips, Tricks & Hacks, 2nd Edition
    Everything You Know About CSS Is Wrong!

    cant wait to get stuck in
    Originally Posted by saltedm8 View Post
    Sitepoint gave the Ps Antholgoy a while back so picked that one up already. Own a hard copy of the PHP Anthology and THe Principles of Beautiful Web Design :D

    I went for some different ones, decided to take advantage of the offer and pick some books I would never usually go for - I really want to learn AJAX and Ruby - and the XML book takes you through devleoping an XML/PHP CMS thingy :D

    Build Your Own AJAX Web Applications

    No Nonsense XML Web Development With PHP


    Simply Rails 2

    Everything You Know About CSS Is Wrong!

    Simply SQL
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    Default 10 Feb 2009 @ 18.47

    well.. I followed a couple of things in the photoshop one and attached was the result.. have I learnt anything ?
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    Default 10 Feb 2009 @ 19.47

    Like most of it apart from the M and shadow text looks awesome :D
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    Default 10 Feb 2009 @ 21.00

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    well.. I followed a couple of things in the photoshop one and attached was the result.. have I learnt anything ?
    Originally Posted by saltedm8 View Post
    If you are interested, I did a interview with the author of that book Corrie Haffly a couple of months ago, posted it today

    http://www.jackfranklin.co.uk/single.php?contentid=108
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    Default 10 Feb 2009 @ 21.48

    cool. thanks i will check it out later
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    Default 11 Feb 2009 @ 22.46

    If anyone is interested, update from Sitepoint is that they have so far raised 89 THOUSAND DOLLARS!
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    Default 12 Feb 2009 @ 22.57

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    Sitepoint gave the Ps Antholgoy a while back so picked that one up already. Own a hard copy of the PHP Anthology and THe Principles of Beautiful Web Design :D

    I went for some different ones, decided to take advantage of the offer and pick some books I would never usually go for - I really want to learn AJAX and Ruby - and the XML book takes you through devleoping an XML/PHP CMS thingy :D

    Build Your Own AJAX Web Applications

    No Nonsense XML Web Development With PHP


    Simply Rails 2

    Everything You Know About CSS Is Wrong!

    Simply SQL
    Originally Posted by Jack Franklin View Post
    I was wanting the "simply sql" ebook but didn't see it on the free list.

    Got
    The Photoshop Anthology: 101 Web Design Tips, Tricks & Techniques
    The Flash Anthology: Cool Effects & Practical ActionScript
    The Principles of Beautiful Web Design
    The PHP Anthology: 101 Essential Tips, Tricks & Hacks, 2nd Edition
    Build Your Own Database Driven Website Using PHP & MySQL

    Fancy a swap? :unsure:
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    Default 24 Feb 2009 @ 12.47

    Jack email and PM sent.
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