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Press Release: December 9, 2009

Snow Leopard, Photoshop Elements 8, Cyber Warfare, and Joomla--New Books from O'Reilly

We have four new titles to offer you for review this week. See below for details on David Pogue's Snow Leopard edition of Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, a new One-on-One book from Deke McClelland and Colleen Wheeler, a security title on cyber warfare and a book about Joomla, an award-winning content management system for web developers. Please email your requests to

We look forward to hearing from you,
—Sara Peyton, Kathryn Barrett, and Mary Rotman

New Releases from O'Reilly

Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Snow Leopard Edition
By David Pogue
Ready to make the leap to Snow Leopard? There has never been a better time to switch from Windows to Mac, and this incomparable guide will help you make a smooth transition. New York Times columnist and Missing Manuals creator David Pogue gets you past three challenges: transferring your stuff, assembling Mac programs so you can do what you did with Windows, and learning your way around Mac OS X.

Adobe Photoshop Elements 8 One-on-One
By Deke McClelland, Colleen Wheeler
Master the fundamentals of Photoshop Elements 8 with Deke McClelland's unique and effective learning system. Adobe Photoshop Elements 8 One-on-One includes step-by-step tutorials, hours of DVD-video demonstrations, and hands-on projects to help you improve your knowledge and hone your skills. Once you read about a particular technique, you can see how it's done first-hand in the video. Learn to use Elements faster, more creatively, and more efficiently than you thought possible.

Inside Cyber Warfare
By Jeffrey Carr
Maybe you've heard about "cyber warfare" in the news, but do you really know what it is? This book provides fascinating and disturbing details on how nations, groups, and individuals throughout the world are using the Internet as an attack platform to gain military, political, and economic advantage against their adversaries. You'll learn how sophisticated hackers working on behalf of states or organized crime patiently play a high stakes game that could target anyone, regardless of political affiliation or nationality.

Using Joomla
By Ron Severdia, Kenneth Crowder
If you're new to building websites, or just new to web content management systems, with this book you'll quickly learn how to create powerful web applications and effective websites with Joomla. Using Joomla provides hands-on instruction for newcomers who want to learn the basics, and models best practices for experienced Joomla developers looking to build more sophisticated websites.

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