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Can anyone make any recommendations?



Here's a few recent buys:

  - Javascript: The Good Parts (http://oreilly.com/catalog/9780596517748/)
  - High Performance Javascript (http://oreilly.com/catalog/9780596802806/)
It's always a good time to buy a few classics:

  - Information Architecture for the WWW (http://oreilly.com/catalog/9780596527341/)
  - Javascript: The definitive guide (http://oreilly.com/catalog/9780596101992/)
  - Beautiful Code (http://oreilly.com/catalog/9780596510046/)


> Javascript: The definitive guide

I'm waiting for the 6th edition:

http://oreilly.com/catalog/9780596805531


You get free updates on eBooks, eh


Do you get free updates across editions? Seems unlikely to me.


You get 50% off future ebook editions.


My book 'Programming Windows Azure' just came out today. :) I feel bad about plugging it here but hey, I put heart & soul into it for the last one year so I feel justified :).

Obligatory O'Reilly and Amazon links

http://oreilly.com/catalog/9780596801984 http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0596801971

If it helps, I need to point out that my book is chock-full of Star Trek, BSG and Monty Python references and the surprising backstory of how Windows Azure's orginal code name came to be. :)


"Programming Collective Intelligence" by Toby Segaran.


Thanks! I appreciate the support!


Thanks for writing such a great book. One of the treasures in my (ever growing) collection and I am even citing it in one of my papers I currently write :)


Thanks for the fantastic book. :-)


Great recommendation. I personally enjoyed that book tremendously.


I just got a copy of this, meaning to read this for a long time.


Their server seems to be swamped. There's nothing like a unresponsive server to sober you up from a whimsical book purchase on a FRiday.

I was trying to buy:

* Making Things Talk (great into to networking with low-level HW)

* The Best of Instructables (excellent selection of mostly simple projects, includes IKEA hacking)


Nice choices.

I guess 70% savings is always enough to get everyone to take down their server.


I'm buying 'R in a Nutshell' and 'The Art of Debugging with GDB and DDD'.


I grabbed Hadoop: The Definitive Guide Tomcat: The definitive Guide 2nd ed (this one I have access to via ACM membership but those rotate out potentially so eh) Head first Statistics (my math skills are beyond rusty, and the head first books tend to be good.

However either due to overload or something, while I was able to place my order, the books are not showing up in my available list yet. Figure I'll give them until tomorrow then throw an email at them asking what's wrong.


Yep, same here. My order went through but the books haven't showed up yet.


97 Things Every Programmer Should Know (ed. Kevlin Henney) is sort of nice reading. All pretty smart ideas so far, imho. Though I haven't finished reading it.

(Like a lot of O'Reilly books these days, it's available in a free (legal) form on the internet too http://programmer.97things.oreilly.com/wiki/index.php/Contri... )


I'm getting Confessions of a Public Speaker, I was long interested in this book.




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