October 17, 2012

Guglielmo Marconi began the first commercial transatlantic wireless service between Canada and Ireland on this day in 1907. So to celebrate the joys of powerful, unadorned technology, we’ve got three titles on sale with the same streamlined, no-nonsense philosophy. Use coupon code CommandLineFTW and save 40%.

The fine print:

  • valid until next Wednesday, October 24, 2012.
  • cannot be applied to existing orders
  • cannot be combined with any other coupon
  • you have to enter the coupon code CommandLineFTW when checking out. After you’ve entered all your information, in the Order Summary, click on Apply Coupon to enter the coupon code.

tmux

Your mouse is slowing you down. The time you spend context switching between your editor and your consoles eats away at your productivity. Take control of your environment with tmux, a terminal multiplexer that you can tailor to your workflow. Learn how to customize, script, and leverage tmux’s unique abilities and keep your fingers on your keyboard’s home row.

Now available from pragprog.com/book/bhtmux.

Practical Vim

Vim is a fast and efficient text editor that will make you a faster and more efficient developer. It’s available on almost every OS—if you master the techniques in this book, you’ll never need another text editor. In more than 100 Vim tips, you’ll quickly learn the editor’s core functionality and tackle your trickiest editing and writing tasks.

Now available from pragprog.com/book/dnvim.

Build Awesome Command-Line Applications

Speak directly to your system. With its simple commands, flags, and parameters, a well-formed command-line application is the quickest way to automate a backup, a build, or a deployment and simplify your life.

Now available from pragprog.com/book/dccar.

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Coming Soon:

  • iOS SDK Development in print
  • Outsource It! in print
  • Mac Kung Fu, 2nd Ed. in print
  • And some betas, and other fun stuff

Recently Released:

  • Core Data, 2nd Ed.: Data Storage and Management for iOS, OS X, and iCloud [in beta]
  • Outsource It! A No-Holds-Barred Look at the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Offshoring Tech Projects [in beta]
  • Practical Vim: Edit Text at the Speed of Thought [in print]
  • The Definitive ANTLR 4 Reference [in beta]
  • The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master [now available]
  • Thanks for your continued support,

    Andy & Dave

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