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Press Release: March 10, 2009

New O'Reilly Training, Master Classes in San Francisco--O'Reilly Media Alert: Learn Directly from the Experts

O'Reilly Media, known for spreading the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, magazines, and conferences, has launched O'Reilly Training.

"In-person training is the obvious extension from our books, course, and conferences. We've launched O'Reilly Training to expand in the way we engage with our community," said O'Reilly Media Vice President Allen Noren. "And in this increasingly competitive job market, having top-of-the-line technical skills is essential."

These affordable, in-person classes with O'Reilly Media experts are designed to help participants improve their skills and learn important new techniques. The first three one-day Master Classes on JavaScript, Creating High Performance Web Sites, and Project Management are scheduled for March 30 in San Francisco.

O'Reilly Master Class: Douglas Crockford, March 30, 2009, San Francisco, CA
JavaScript: The Good Parts

Like most languages, JavaScript contains both good and bad parts. The bad parts keep it from becoming an elegant, lightweight, and highly expressive language. In this class, you'll discover good JavaScript you can use to create truly extensible code. The author of JavaScript: The Good Parts, (O'Reilly Media), Crockford is a regular speaker at conferences on advanced JavaScript topics. He serves on the JavaScript 2.0 committee at ECMA.

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O'Reilly Master Class: Scott Berkun, March 30, 2009, San Francisco, CA
Leading and Managing Breakthrough Projects

Scott Berkun, author of the bestselling The Myths of Innovation (O'Reilly Media) uses valuable insights from the past as well as challenging in-class exercises to help you develop the leadership skills and knowledge you need to manage innovative people and projects.

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O'Reilly Master Class: Steve Souders, March 30, 2009, San Francisco, CA
Creating High Performance Web Sites

While working at Google and Yahoo!, Steve Souders developed rules that cut up to 25% off response time for page requests. In this class, Souders, the author of the bestselling O’Reilly book, High Performance Web Sites (O'Reilly Media), explains those rules and shows you how you can greatly improve the performance of your existing web pages.

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