Elixir Book Sales / Discounts / Coupons Thread

Manning 2016 Halloween weekend sale via Deal of the Day

  • Friday, October 28 - Half off all MEAPs - code WM102816LT
  • Saturday, October 29 - Half off all eBooks - code WM102916LT
  • Sunday, October 30 - Half off all pBooks - code WM103016LT
  • Monday, October 31 - Half off entire purchase - code WM103116LT

Elixir in Action
The Little Elixir & OTP Guidebook
Erlang and OTP in Action

Elm in Action (MEAP)


Thursday 2016-11-10 via Informit Deal of the Day
eBook (epub, mobi, and pdf) US$14.99 instead of List US$35.99 (or US$28.79)

The Clean Coder: A Code of Conduct for Professional Programmers (2011-05-13) by Robert C. Martin

amazon.com reviews
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FYI: apress.com

CYBER MONDAY SALE starts November 25, 2016.*
Every Apress and Springer eBook in Computer Science, just $9.99. And, for the first time ever, Apress print books only $12.50! Don’t forget to log in before placing items in your cart.

*This offer is valid for individual customers only and redeemable only on apress.com and springer.com. Institutions such as libraries and corporations are excluded. For institutional sales please visit Apress Corporate Sales. This promotion does not work in combination with other discounts or gift cards.

I’m not aware of any Elixir/Erlang specific content (other than the upcoming Erlang and Elixir for Imperative Programmers) but there may be some Springer titles of interest for the more academically inclined and there is Peter Seibel’s‡ Coders at Work (2009) with interviews featuring:

  • 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.

‡ and Peter Seibel’s Practical Common Lisp (2011) (online version).

There is also Expert F# 4.0 (2015).


Not relating to Elixir - but there’s a free weekend at CodeSchool starting now:

https://www.codeschool.com :023:


FYI: informit.com (Pearson)

Buy 2+, Save 55% or Buy 1, Save 35% during our Black Friday Sale! Now through November 26, enter discount code BF2016 during checkout to save on most books, eBooks, and video training.

Again nothing Elixir/Erlang specific - so here is just an excerpt from my eBook library for some examples (in no particular order):


FYI: manning.com

Up to half off all eBooks! Green Tuesday is back
40% off all eBook purchases under $50—Use code gt112216alt
50% off all eBook purchases over $50—Use code gt112216blt
The discount applies to all eBooks, including MEAPs. Expires November 30.

Elixir in Action
The Little Elixir & OTP Guidebook
Erlang and OTP in Action

Elm in Action (MEAP)

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Pragprog Good Friday Sale 40% off with turkeysale2016 coupon :023:


oreilly.com: (Our Cyber Monday Sale starts now!)

Cyber Monday Sale

Save 50% on All Ebooks & Videos

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Ebooks and video training from shop.oreilly.com are DRM-free. You get free lifetime access, multiple file formats, and free updates. Sync with Dropbox and Google Drive—your files, anywhere.
Use discount code CYBER16 – Deal expires November 29, 2016 at 5:00am PT, and cannot be combined with other offers. Offer does not apply to Print or “Print & Ebook” bundle pricing.


FYI: manning.com
Deal of the day 2016-Dec-12

All eBooks half price
Use code DOTD121216 at checkout before this deal expires.
Phone or Android. Kindle or Nook. Mac or PC. Whatever gadget you prefer, now’s the perfect time to fill it with Manning eBooks. All eBooks are half off today only, including MEAPs. All available formats PDF, Kindle, and ePub are included with every eBook. Better still, you can get immediate access to your Manning library, including updates, source code, and more, in your Manning account. This is our best eBook sale of the year, and it expires at midnight, only at manning.com.

MEGADEAL 2016-Dec-12

All eBooks half price—Today Only Enter wm121216lt in the Promotional Code box when you check out.
Offer applies to all eBooks, including MEAP. Your purchase includes all available eBook formats—PDF, Kindle, and ePub. Only at manning.com.

Elixir in Action
The Little Elixir & OTP Guidebook
Erlang and OTP in Action

Elm in Action (MEAP)

FYI: manning.com 2016-Dec-30

MEGADEAL! Half off all 2016 books - MEAP, eBooks, and pBooks

This Weekend Only! Half off all 2016 eBooks, pBooks, and MEAPs. Enter wm123016lt in the Promotional Code box when you check out. Offer ends at midnight US Eastern Time on January 1. Only at manning.com.

2016 has been a terrific year at Manning. We launched 50 new books in the Manning Early Access Program and shipped 42 pBooks. This is the perfect opportunity to pick up any 2016 releases you may have missed along the way. They’re half off this weekend, only at manning.com.


The Little Elixir & OTP Guidebook (pBook Oct-2016)

Elm in Action (MEAP Jul-2016)

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Packt Publishing have a $5 sale on all of their books and videos (it seems to be a short-term yearly sale).

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Introducing Erlang $12.99 with code DEAL



Celebrate DeveloperWeek 2017 with us!
Save 40% on all Apress eBooks. This promotion is valid through February 20, 2017.

Erlang and Elixir for Imperative Programmers US$17.99 (instead of US$29.99)


Kotlin in Action promo at manning.com

Until Tuesday, March 7 half off with code pbjemerovlt on these titles:

  • Kotlin in Action
  • Java 8 in Action
  • Functional Programming in Java
  • Elixir in Action
  • The Little Elixir & OTP Guidebook
  • Type-Driven Development with Idris
  • Learn Haskell
  • Groovy in Action, Second Edition
  • The Quick Python Book, Third Edition
  • Functional Programming in Scala
  • The Joy of Clojure, Second Edition
  • Functional Programming in JavaScript
  • C# in Depth, Third Edition

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Save half off all eBooks this weekend! Just enter wm031717lt in the Promotional Code box when you check out. Applies to all eBooks, including MEAPs. Expires Monday, March 20. Only at manning.com.


Use it while it still works (probably not for long)… Twitter 2017-Mar-29

Today only! Save 40% on ebooks, audiobooks at http://pragprog.com with code: randy_lives_31415 Please RT

Functional Web Development with Elixir, OTP, and Phoenix
Programming Phoenix
Programming Elixir 1.3
Metaprogramming Elixir

Maybe it’s time to follow pragprog.com’s Renegade Randy the Coupon Gerbil! :grinning:


Just thought you might be interested in a 40% discount code for any book in the Pragmatic Bookshelf. I just completed my Elixir book collection with Functional Web Development with Elixir, OTP, and Phoenix.

The code is randy_lives_31415 found from this tweet. It says it only lasts for a day but I just used it successfully.


Works 31.03.2017 :slight_smile:

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apress.com Happy April Fool’s Day 2017

Enjoy 41% off all eBooks. Promotion ends April 7th, 2017!*

*This offer is valid for individual customers only and redeemable only on apress.com for available titles. This promotion does not work in combination with other discounts or gift cards. If discount is not applied automatically, please use this code: FODA17E.

Erlang and Elixir for Imperative Programmers


Save 40% on your entire purchase—eBook, pBook, or MEAP. Just enter wm033017lt in the Promotional Code box when you check out. Expires Thursday, April 6. Only at manning.com.