My new book, Learning Functional Programming in Scala, is currently on sale as a PDF you can purchase for just $25 US. (The price will be increased to $30 on August 1st.) Details are listed below.Back to top
What’s new (June 25, 2017)
If you’ve been following along with me recently, the latest changes are:
If you ever want to write your own book as an Amazon Kindle book, here’s the Kindle “supported formats” page.
Leanpub is another way to publish books. From their website:
Leanpub is a powerful platform for serious authors. This platform is the combination of two things: a publishing workflow and a storefront. Leanpub is more than the sum of its parts, however – by combining a simple, elegant writing and publishing workflow with a store focused on selling in-progress ebooks, it’s something different. Leanpub is a magical typewriter for authors: just write in plain text, and to publish your ebook, just click a button.
I was looking for some information about the Pearson Correlation, and came across the onlinestatbook.com website. If you’re into that whole statistics and algorithms thing, it looks like a useful website.
I received an email from the O’Reilly folks stating that they’re having a sale on “Top 25 five-star” eBooks and videos (including the Scala Cookbook). Here’s a link to their sale.
Save 50% on “key” O’Reilly Functional Programming ebooks, including the Scala Cookbook: http://kbhr.co/keyfp
Update, August 12, 2013: The second version of Play Framework Recipes is now available as a free PDF. It contains new appendices on Play commands, a JSON reference, improved formatting, and over 80 pages of Play Framework content. Get it from the Download section below.
This is the cover for my book, How I Sold My Business: A Personal Diary. Just $2.99 as a Kindle eBook at Amazon.
I found a little bit of good news in the mailbox this morning, a little royalty check from the Amazon Kindle eBook publishing program:
The check wasn't for much, but hey, it's a start. If you're new to my website, the check is for my two Kindle eBooks, shown below:
I'm in the process of publishing my second eBook for the Amazon Kindle, and one thing that's currently hard to find on the Amazon website is what the eBook cover height and width size specifications are. You can currently only find this information when you get ready to publish your book.
So, as a brief public service, as of May, 2012, here are the Amazon Kindle eBook cover height and width specifications, courtesy of the Amazon KDP book publication website: