Posts Tagged ‘iPhone’

Wrox DRM-free ebooks in PDF and ePub AND Mobi

I’m happy to tell you that we have begun rolling out Wrox DRM-free ebooks on Wrox.com in both PDF and ePub. And, now, as of January 2012, these include mobi files as well. And for books where we offer all 3 versions versions, you’ll automatically get the PDF and the ePUB AND mobi in your download. Initially, […]

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Wrox DRM-Free ebooks now lower priced than print

If you’ve been following my blog since February, you know that we started then with 24 Wrox ebooks that we began selling as DRM-free PDFs (PDFs with no digital rights management). We’ve listened to a lot of feedback about our DRM-free PDF ebooks this year and are happy to announce two really big permanent steps […]

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Writing Motion Detecting Apps in Flash for Android and iOS

Android and iOS devices have built-in motion detectors that enable programmers to capture the motion that occurs on a three-dimensional axis. This capability enables you to detect all sorts of user motions — tilting the phone, shaking back and forth, and rotating it in a circular fashion. This chapter introduces you to the Accelerometer and […]

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Wrox ebooks available for purchase on oreilly.com

I’m very happy to acknowledge what several authors and readers have noticed: Wrox ebooks are now available for purchase from oreilly.com. O’Reilly has built a tremendous retail web site over the years selling many other publisher’s books that programmers would look for including Manning, Pragmatic, as well as their own books. We’re happy that our […]

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218 Wrox Books in Safari Books Online

As we announced recently, Wrox books are now in Safari. Already, the good folks at Safari have added 218 full Wrox books in Safari and they’re adding more constantly. For the month of May, Wrox marketing has passed along the good news from Safari that we’re authorized to offer you this great new offer to […]

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Wrox Books on Safari and 30% Safari Discount

This is an exciting day and exciting news to share. Wiley and Safari have announced that Wrox books are now available in Safari Books Online. We know many of you use Safari already and many more of you may join now that Wrox books are available there too. We know this, because as our marketing […]

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More than 60 Wrox DRM-free ebooks available

Today we’re thrilled to announce that Wrox has more than 60 first 24  DRM-free PDF ebooks are available for purchase from Wrox.com. Updated: We’ve been adding to this list of available DRM-free books for several months now. Please check back often for all the newest available books. Updated Dec 2010: Please see the news about […]

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Wrox Authors Discuss Why They Like Writing for Wrox

A great fun little video starring several of our star authors: Billy Hollis, Bill Sheldon, Brent Ozar, Reto Meier, Jeff Fried, and Chris Hardy They discuss why they like writing for Wrox and how they focus their writing to connect with their readers.

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Adding Value to Ebooks – color figures

There’s a big continuing discussion about how much ebooks should cost and we continue to listen and learn. Beyond the price question though, what’s more interesting to me is what ebooks can do that print books can’t. Of course, searchability, portability, many other ebook features are well known. But adding value to ebooks is an […]

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New DRM-Free ebook Bundle: 4 iPhone books for one value price

We’ve got another new ebook offering to share: iPhone and Mac Wrox e-Book Bundle: Safari WebKit for iPhone OS 3.0, iPhone SDK Objective-C, Mac OS X Snow Leopard Programming, Professional Xcode 3 This is an ebook "bundle" a collection of 4 ebooks packaged into 1 PDF for one value price. We found that our bundles […]

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