Thursday, October 4, 2007

My book (Ruby in Practice) now in MEAP/Early Access/beta edition/whatever

Lots I need to blog about, and so little time and energy to do so! For this entry, though, I'll just mention that my book Ruby in Practice is now in the MEAP (Manning Early Access Program). So that means you can grab a PDF copy of the 2/3 of the book we have done (1/3 is posted now; next 1/3 should coming any day now) and help me edit it, work out bugs, insult me, and/or, hopefully, get something out of the content.


Now that you've heard me beg for you to buy it, go do it!

9 comments:

Species: Cheekius_Geekus said...

Congrats on your new book! I am partway through your Humble Ruby Book and enjoy your writing immensely. I think you strike a fine balance between being precise, concise, and entertaining. The size of the book is also quite unintimidating (a big book of information which is never read is useless).

I'm looking for your Ruby on Rails book ("relevant ramblings"?) and getting a "Rails application couldn't start message" on the rubyonrailsbook.com site (which is not exactly a ringing endorsement for either) but HEY, stuff happens.

Thought you'd want to know. If you can point to whereever your sample chapter is now, I'd be grateful. Thanks!

Hernan Baranda said...

Really good. I didn't finish it yet, but I'm on my way to do that. It's my first approach to Ruby.
And I loved the entertaiment part, really funny.
Ahh, by the way, I'm not going to buy my paper book, so I already donate. Not that you are interested in this little item, but I wanted to mention it.

Anonymous said...

You are looking so happy and very motivated because of you able to complete one more book. I read your previous book and you did a great job but custom rushessay writing service provides authentic info. Now I will download your new book and want to read it. I am sure you nailed it this time.

Unknown said...

I love you. I never got to buy any of your books, even though I read all the preview (or whatever they are called) pieces. Probably I'll get to it as soon as finish with AcadWrite.

Sophie Grace said...

Great thanks to discover Water Wizards through this post, Keep sharing such ideas in the future as well. This was actually what I was looking for, and I am glad to net worth list

jeni said...

thanks for good post aboutalljobs

Lilla Wilkinson said...

Good evening people! You can hire a qualified human editor from https://expertpaperwriter.com/payforessay-net-review/ to perfect your work. A seasoned professional who can polish your paper, get rid of mistakes, fix logical inconsistencies, and improve the overall quality of the text. The final result is a sure A+.

whome2249 said...

In the modern world, everyone values ​​their time very much, so it’s easier to find what you need on this site https://www.selfgrowth.com/articles/common-mistakes-in-resume-writing, because employers don’t want to waste their time clarifying information and meeting unpromising candidates.

igorlavecchia said...

Additionally, for American roulette, there may be} the five-number wager which covers “0,00,1,2,3” and pays 6-to-1, and the row 00 wager which covers 0 and 00 that pays 17-to-1. We do not intervene with games in any way, shape or kind. Events in 먹튀검증 abc-1111 our games proceed to happen on a completely random foundation.