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DITA 101 by Ann Rockley
DITA 101 by Ann Rockley
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Uninspiring, 20 April 2011
DITA is the hot new(ish) XML-based methodology for organising, managing and publishing information in multiple forms (web, PDF, eBook etc. ect.). When I read this book I was already a DITA enthusiast -- especially for its potential in education and training -- but I don't think it will really make many converts. It's good value for money and it covers the basics, but fails to generate much interest. Its oddly disjointed and repetitive style actually tells you something significant about DITA: namely, that it's great for delivering organised collections of topics but not much good for writing linear books (for that, there's DocBook). This is even more disappointing given that the… Read more
Object-Oriented JavaScript (From Technologies to S&hellip by Stoyan Stefanov
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Perfectly pitched, 20 April 2011
As a reasonably experienced programmer but a newcomer to JavaScript, I found this book perfectly pitched. It's well-written, clear, coherent, logically structured, thorough and complete. It serves as a pretty good introduction to object oriented programming in general as well as being the only book on JavaScript that you'd ever really need. One of the best books on programming I've read, and outstanding value for money.