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Pragmatic Bookshelf Surprise Sale: 40% Off this week only (

Save 40% off list price on all ebooks, audio books, and screencasts. Use coupon code SpringCleaning2017 at checkout.


The little Elixir and OTP book 50% off
Valid also for Elixir in action and Erlang and OTP in action




Today (2017-05-25) Peter Seibel’s Coders at Work (2009) is the Apress Daily Deal for US$ 9.99

It contains interviews with :

  • Jamie Zawinski: Author of XEmacs and early Netscape/Mozilla hacker
  • Brad Fitzpatrick: Writer of LiveJournal, OpenID, memcached, and Perlbal
  • Douglas Crockford: JSON founder, JavaScript architect at Yahoo!
  • Brendan Eich: Inventor of JavaScript, CTO of the Mozilla Corporation
  • Joshua Bloch: Author of the Java collections framework, now at Google
  • Simon Peyton Jones: Coinventor of Haskell and lead designer of Glasgow Haskell Compiler
  • Peter Norvig: Director of Research at Google and author of the standard text on AI
  • Guy Steele: Coinventor of Scheme and part of the Common Lisp Gang of Five, currently working on Fortress
  • Dan Ingalls: Smalltalk implementor and designer
  • L. Peter Deutsch: Author of Ghostscript, implementer of Smalltalk-80 at Xerox PARC and Lisp 1.5 on PDP-1
  • Ken Thompson: Inventor of UNIX
  • Frances Allen: Pioneer in optimizing compilers, first woman to win the Turing Award (2006) and first female IBM fellow
  • Bernie Cosell: One of the main software guys behind the original ARPANET IMPs and a master debugger
  • Donald Knuth: Author of The Art of Computer Programming and creator of TeX

and of course

  • Joe Armstrong: Inventor of Erlang

which contains the (in)famous quote:

I think the lack of reusability comes in object-oriented languages, not in functional languages. Because the problem with object-oriented languages is they’ve got all this implicit environment that they carry around with them. You wanted a banana but what you got was a gorilla holding the banana and the entire jungle.


Joe cracks me up :lol:


Not sure if it interests anyone:

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FYI: Some forum members expressed an interest in Vue,js - so here it goes:

Manning has launched a new MEAP

Save half on Vue.js in Action and these other selected books**. Just enter mlhanchettlt in the Promotional Code box when you check out. Expires Tuesday, June 20. Only at

Authors: Erik Hanchett with Benjamin Listwon.

The first three chapters are available now. The source code uses Vue.js v2.2.0.

Erik Hanchett is also the author of the Ember.js Cookbook (goodreads,

There actually is a Phoenix tangent here and here.

**other selected books:

  • ES6 in Motion
  • SPA Design and Architecture
  • Single Page Web Applications
  • React Quickly
  • Reactive Application Development
  • Reactive Design Patterns
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  • Angular in Action
  • Angular 2 Development with TypeScript
  • Testing Angular Applications
  • Secrets of the JavaScript Ninja, Second Edition
  • Get Programming with JavaScript
  • Get Programming with JavaScript Next
  • Functional Programming in JavaScript
  • HTML5 in Action
  • Aurelia in Action


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Today 2017-07-03 Erlang and Elixir for Imperative Programmers is the Daily Deal at for US$ 9.99


Manning Deal of the Day 2017-07-04

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I just picked up Learn You Some Erlang for Great Good! and The Rust Programming Language.

If you want to brush up on your ES2015 Nicholas C. Zakas’: Understanding ECMAScript 6 is also a good choice.

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###InformIT: The Pragmatic Programmer - Save 50%

The Pragmatic Programmer—US $19.99

Deal Price: $19.99 (List Price: $39.99)
EPUB, MOBI, and PDF formats available

Note: This is the one book which is not eligible for any sales, coupons, or other discounts over at

The eBook Deal of the Day offer featured here is valid through 11:59 p.m. PDT Saturday, July 22, 2017. Add product to shopping cart to see deal price. Deal of the Day may not be combined with any other offer and is not redeemable for cash. Offer subject to change.

Straight from the programming trenches, The Pragmatic Programmer cuts through the increasing specialization and technicalities of modern software development to examine the core process—taking a requirement and producing working, maintainable code that delights its users. Andrew Hunt and Dave Thomas cover topics ranging from personal responsibility and career development to architectural techniques for keeping your code flexible and easy to adapt and reuse.

Whether you’re a new coder or an experienced programmer, you’ll quickly see improvements in personal productivity, accuracy, and job satisfaction.

  • Write flexible, dynamic, and adaptable code
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Manning Deal of the Day 2017-10-31

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