24 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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By Obie Fernandez of Obie Fernandez 15 days ago.
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Glad to announce that my latest book, The Lean Enterprise, is now widely available in print and Kindle editions on Amazon. Getting lots of great reviews already!

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 2 months ago.
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…which anyone can take and put on a mobile device. Amazon has done just that with their Kindle devices.

GMS, Google Mobile Services, which provides "a wealth of APIs and system services", including Google Maps, location, in-app purchasing, as well as a lot of the standard apps on Android devices, including Search, Gmail, Chrome, Maps, and so on. You can't fork this, your device must pass Google approval to use GMS, and it costs an estimated $ 0.75 per device. …

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 4 months ago.
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…saves it on Instapaper's cloud servers (or, optionally, sends it straight to your Kindle reading device).

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I love the iPhone version of the app and I use it a lot when I'm standing in line at the grocery store or killing time in between other activities. I use the iPad version for longer, more intense reading sessions at home. My favorite feature: tilt-scrolling, which uses the accelerometer in the iPhone/iPad to scroll the text up or down, depending on which way you tilt the …

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By Giles Bowkett of Giles Bowkett 6 months ago.
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…longer. I'm going to release both this book and Rails As She Is Spoke in Kindle format for sure, but epub format remains a maybe, and I'm not sure how many of my other books will also get converted. Anyway, Software As A Disservice is 122 pages long, it's aimed for newbie to intermediate Rails devs, and it's $ 23 only $ 17 for a limited time (launch price).

To buy Software As A Disservice: Fixing A Broken Rails App for its launch sale price of $ …

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On igvita.com 7 months ago.
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With all that said, ultimately you'll have to be the judge on whether the book actually delivers - hope you learn a useful thing or two as well! Speaking of which, do check it out, and if you do, please leave a review!

HPBN on Amazon

HPBN on O'Reilly ( Kindle, PDF)

HPBN on Google Play Store

HPBN on Atlas ( Free online version)

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By elliot of townx - tech 7 months ago.
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…it, so a user can return to the same point they reached earlier. (The way Netflix and Kindle do for movies and books respectively.) On top of this, I also wanted a music player that showed me the full title and album for a track without truncating it or scrolling it leisurely into view; group by album as the default (as the album for a podcast or radio series tends to be the important thing, rather than the artist). Other desirables features: a slider for scrubbing through a track, while being …

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By 37signals of Signal vs. Noise 1 year ago.
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…& Noble

"REMOTE: Office Not Required" at 800-CEO-READ

The book is planned for release on October 29th, 2013. eBook versions ( Kindle, Nook, iBook, etc.) will be available for pre-order shortly, too. It's up to the book stores to decide when these go live.

If you want to know more about some of the topics covered in REMOTE , here's a recent interview I did with Quartz .

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By John Resig of John Resig 1 year ago.
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You can get an ePub or Kindle version of the book at Manning.com .

I've written about the writing process for this book previously (and why it's taken so long to get out). I especially want to thank my co-author Bear Bibeault who worked hard to get this book out the door.

One question that I've been asked recently: "How relevant is this book to writing JavaScript in 2012?" I think it's still exceedingly relevant. This book has two major …

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By Giles Bowkett of Giles Bowkett over 1 year ago.
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PayPal, which means a lot of people might not have been able to buy it. I haven't made the Kindle version available yet; it's PDF only right now.

The book's made $ 11,009.30 so far. I sold 309 copies.

Yesterday I downloaded some sales history from PayPal, and tonight I plugged my sales numbers into a quick Ruby script to produce a bar chart of daily sales.

Here's what it looks like from a distance:

Check out the gist to zoom in and see the chart in detail. …

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By Mike of Positive Incline over 1 year ago.
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…up

Top of my list for next year (already purchased and downloaded onto my Kindle) is The Culture Game: Tools for the Agile Manager (2012) by Daniel Mezick . Do you confront culture and mindset head-on, or regard them as something emergent? That has been a favourite conversation topic on Twitter and in conference bars and I'm really looking forward to reading Dan's take on this.

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