Here’s an infuriating short story. One of my books has a one-star review on Amazon, and it literally starts with the phrase “I have not read the book”.
Best Books of 2022
Here’s the list of books I read and enjoyed in 2022. Just like two weeks ago, there’s a little bit of everything, from poetry to programming to business to philosophy.
Best Books of 2021
Here’s the list of books I read and enjoyed in 2021. There’s a little bit of everything, from poetry to programming to business to philosophy.
One day, on a rainy Saturday evening in the autumn of 1989, I taught myself derivatives and integrals. Yes, I know, I didn’t have many friends back then, talk about peak nerd stuff.
Best Books of 2014 to 2019
In 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013 I published lists of books I enjoyed every year. Starting in 2014 I stopped publishing them every year, but that doesn’t mean I didn’t keep track of the books I read.
The Book I Never Wrote
I’ve written and published a few books. But if you look carefully online, you’ll find one book with my name on it, even though I haven’t written it. This is the story.
In this post you will find a collection of interesting book quotes about meetings, and how to make them suck less.
Sustainable Ebook Strategy
I love reading, and I love books; and in the 21st century, reading books means, to a large degree, electronic books.
Notes About Cloud Without Compromise
I’ve been reading “Cloud Without Compromise: Hybrid Cloud for the Enterprise” by Paul Zikopoulos and Christopher Bienko.
How to Write a Programming Book
Writing a programming book is not very complicated, to be honest: it just consists of putting one word after another.
Rogelio Suárez y La Vida Peligrosa
Acabo de publicar mi primer novela en castellano, titulada “Rogelio Suárez y La Vida Peligrosa”. Esta disponible en Leanpub. El arte de tapa y las ilustraciones dentro del libro son obra de la increíble y talentosa Yohanna Etchemendy.
Android for iOS Developers
Just published my new book: “Android for iOS Developers”. The world of mobile development is a ground in constant motion.
Being A Developer After 40
This is the talk I gave at App Builders Switzerland on April 25th, 2016.
Best Books of 2013
It is that time of the year again, just like in 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008 and 2007.
Praise for "Sencha Touch 2 Up and Running"
jasonou: A very good book on Sencha Touch. This book covers various important topics.
Announcing my second book: "Sencha Touch 2 Up and Running"
This is the official announcement of my second book, “Sencha Touch 2 Up and Running”, available for sale in print and in DRM-free electronic formats (PDF, ePub, Kindle, etc.
Best Books of 2012
Ahhh… it is that time of the year again, just like in 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008 and 2007.
Si Dunn, at Books, Books & More (New) Books: His book is divided into seven well-written chapters.
Best Books of 2011
Just like in 2010, 2009, 2008 and 2007, here goes the traditional book of the year post for 2011!
Best Books of 2010
It is that time of the year again, just like in previous years.
Best Books of 2009
Every year I’m doing the same post (well, in 2006 I completely forgot to do it) that starts more or less with the same phrase: “every year I like to read at least 6 new tech books, and to learn a new programming language”.
Epic Interview: A New Literary Genre in the Tech Section?
Here’s a simple recipe: Contact the most important people in some field.
Best Books of 2008
You might remember my beloved mantras: learning a new programming language and reading at least 6 relevant books every year.
Best Books of 2007
I have several mantras in my life. One of them is to learn a new programming language every year.
The Old New Thing
Je viens de finir de lire The Old New Thing. L’auteur, Raymond Chen, a bosse dans l’equipe de developpement de Windows depuis 1995 (au moins) et il raconte les raisons de certaines decisions prises pendant le design de differentes versions de Windows, depuis 1985 jusqu’a Vista.
Craving to Read, Back to Commuting?
I’ve got a couple of books on my desk that I’m craving to read!
A Couple of Free Books
Just for the record: Producing Open Source Software Become an Xcoder Happy reading!
My Bookshelf Part III
This is the third and last part of the article “My Bookshelf”, with the list of the books that I recommend anyone in the software engineering field to read.
My Bookshelf Part II
This is the second part of the article “My Bookshelf”, with the list of the books that I recommend anyone in the software engineering field to read.
My Bookshelf Part I
Working in the IT industry means learning continuously, and keeping lots of information in your brain at once; this, in turn, means subscribing to key newsletters, reading online forums and blogs, and last but not least, reading a bunch of books and PDF papers every year.