Somewhere around a year ago I started working on a Kotlin programming book, but then I had to get away from it to work on other things. When I got back to it recently I looked around and felt like the world didn’t need another “Introduction to Kotlin” book — there are a couple of good ones out there, including Kotlin in Action, and the kotlinlang.org documentation is excellent — so I decided to ditch the project completely.
For Cyber Monday I reduced the price of the PDF version of “Functional Programming, Simplified” to $22.50. (Price good on November 25 and 26, 2018 only.) Click here to buy the book!
I’m pleased to announce that my book, Hello, Scala, is now available in three formats:
As the subtitle of the book shows, the purpose of this book is to help you learn the Scala programming language with small, easy lessons. The book consists of a little over 50 lessons, and it’s 258 pages long.
The PDF version of Hello, Scala is now available here on Gumroad.com. The regular price will be $20, but it’s currently on sale for just $10.
If you like free things, here’s a link to a free preview of the new version of my book, “Hello, Scala.” The book is 257 pages long, and the free preview contains the first 120 pages of it, so I hope it’s a significant preview.
The new version of the book isn’t currently available for sale, but I hope to release print, PDF, and Kindle versions of it in the next few weeks.
I just learned that Warren Buffett’s shareholder letters can be found here in PDF format.
As a brief note to self, when you need to control spacing at the top of the title page (titlepage) in a LaTeX document, use the
\vspace command, as shown in this example:
If you or someone you know has a mast cell disease — a type of autoimmune disease — the tmsforacure.com website has several great infographics. I printed them out so I can take them to new doctors who don’t know me, when I have to go to emergency departments, and for things like my upcoming surgery.