Posts Tagged ‘JavaScript’

How Node and Javascript Make Writing Asynchronous Applications Easier

Ryan Dahl, the author of Node, began his project building a C platform, but maintaining the context between function calls was too complicated and led to complex code. He then turned to Lua, but Lua already had several blocking I/O libraries. This mix of blocking and non-blocking could confuse developers and prevent many of them […]

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All Wrox.com Wrox e-books DRM-free in 3 formats: PDF, Mobi, ePub

We have been gradually making improvements to the Wrox.com ebook selection over the last 1-2 years. Today, we’re announcing that all Wrox ebooks purchased at Wrox.com are now DRM-free AND available for download in the 3 major formats –  PDF, Mobi, EPub. So, when you complete a purchase of a "PDF" at Wrox.com, you’ll instead be […]

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Wrox 24-Hour Trainer Videos Now in Safari

In addition to the 247 Wrox books that Safari now has in the Safari Online Books subscription, Safari has also now added the videos to go with 12 of our 24-Hour Trainer books. So, if you have a Safari library subscription, you should now be able to read these books as well as watch the […]

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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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Internationalizing WordPress Plugins

Internationalization is the act of preparing your plugin for use in any number of languages. WordPress uses U.S. English as its default language, but it has a large community of users who don’t read and write in English. This community pulls together to create translations of WordPress in languages used all around the world. One […]

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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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Microsoft Mix10 Day 2 Keynote – Internet Explorer 9, HTML5, Hardware Acceleration, jQuery, and oData

HTML5 is still an early unfinished specification but Microsoft is pushing the boundaries in announcing coming feature support in Internet Explorer 9. Microsoft has announced that developers will be able to see IE9 code refreshes about every 8 weeks leading up to the beta release. The IE9 platform preview including samples is available now at […]

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Wrox PDF Ebooks DRM-free

  I’ve mentioned a couple of times in response to questions on the p2p.wrox.com forums and twitter that 2010 would be a big year for ebook changes for Wrox. Today I’m happy to announce the first of those: selling Wrox PDF ebooks DRM-free from Wrox.com (and Wrox’s parent Wiley.com). [Updated Feb 4: Here’s our announcement […]

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Ebookpie.com launches with Wrox Chapters and ebooks

Ebookpie.com launched today and as part of their announcement, they mention both Wrox ebooks and chapters. We’re happy to add ebookpie.com to the growing list of retail partners who sell our ebooks. And I’m especially happy to have them selling our ebooks by the chapter. They’ve picked up Wrox’s "Chapters on Demand" idea as part […]

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