"The book is very well written and nicely typeset. ... It is obvious that the authors have a lot of knowledge and experience ..." "This book has proven to be a very good OSM introduction. Getting up to speed with OpenStreetMap is much easier if you have read this book." "This book is a must-have for OSM newcomers. The basics are presented well and are easy to understand, and you do not need to be an IT specialist to contribute your first data to OSM after a short time."
About the Author
Frederik Ramm and Jochen Topf both joined the OpenStreetMap project in 2006 when they were freelance developers. Since then they have made their hobby their profession -- by founding Geofabrik, a company that provides services relating to OpenStreetMap and open geodata.