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2. ProgWriter

Azat Mardan1 
San Francisco, CA, USA

So why write programming books when there are a lot of free online resources (portals, YouTube videos, slides, presentations, and podcasts) and other less competitive products like software itself? Or why write programming books and not vampire novels that have a bigger market?

In this chapter, I’ll cover the following topics:
  • Why write books?

  • Why write a programming book?

  • Traditional vs. self-publishing

Why Write Books?

Why bother with writing books? Why can’t we just keep writing software? I’m often ...

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