by Venkat Subramaniam
With this issue we launch a new series on the Scala programming language by Venkat Subramaniam.
by Brian Tarbox
Brian shares one reason to consider Scala even if you are not interested in functional programming.
by Jeff Langr, Tim Ottinger
The very first value of agile emphasizes “individuals and interactions over processes and tools.” But that doesn’t mean “don’t use tools.”
by Dan Wohlbruck
Dan takes us back in time again, to the birth of the ATM. That was in this month in 1969.
by Michael Swaine
This month kicks off a new series on the Scala language and a series of Pragmatic Bookshelf staff profiles.
Horror author HP Lovecraft was not cancelled in August, but you can be forgiven for thinking he was.
Meet Miles Forrest, Pragmatic Bookshelf’s Screencast Development Editor.
by John Shade
Why Steve Jobs will be missed and Tim Cook will be fine.
Author sightings, upcoming conferences, and other events of note.
Coming attractions and where to go from here.