8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
on 8 July 2011
Full disclosure; I obviously haven't read the book cover to cover yet (it's ~1000 pages!) but what I have read is very comprehensive, well written and clear.
The main point I wanted to bring some attention to was that there were some additional extras bundled into this book that I was unaware of when I purchased it. Certainly a nice surprise when I received it in the post.
Currently the publisher are running an e-book offer where if you purchase a hard copy of their book you can download e-book version from their website for free. What's particularly interesting about in the case of this book is that Manning give you access to both the first and second editions of this book! So it's definitely worth getting a hard copy of the Second Edition in my opinion. General details on the offer are here [...]