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O’Reilly Media Wish list sweepstakes

February 13th, 2011

You’ve all heard me promote the O’Reilly Media Wish list sweepstakes. Go read the rules but the basics are you generate a wish list of O’Reilly titles including books, ebooks and videos that total up to $500, and then you get an entry for the random selection. Slimming down a wish list to $500 is very much the hard part, but here is my selection.

(Disclaimer: All prices are O’Reilly prices with no discounts)

bash CookbookPrint$49.99
Beautiful CodePrint + Ebook$44.49
Being GeekPrint$24.99
CSS Cookbook, Third EditionPrint$49.99
HTML & CSS: The Good PartsPrint$34.99
Linux Server HacksPrint$24.95
Linux Server Hacks, Volume TwoPrint$39.99
Open Source for the EnterprisePrint$22.95
RESTful Web ServicesPrint$39.99
RESTful Web Services CookbookPrint$39.99
Ruby CookbookPrint$49.99
Windows PowerShell Cookbook, Second EditionPrint$54.99

That’s right, a total of $499.29. I’m sure it’s possible to get closer to the $500 limit, but my goal was books I want and I will read. I’m happy with this list. Go read the rules an get your own entry in and best of luck.

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