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Pragmatic Bookshelf News

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  Here’s what’s new and what’s hot from the Pragmatic Bookshelf.  

What’s New

Now you can go beyond throwing angry pigs at birds (or vice-versa) and build your own awesome mobile game or sophisticated multi-media mobile app. For cross-platform development (iOS and Android) using Corona, grab a copy of Create Mobile Games with Corona. For Android development using Processing, have a look at Rapid Android Development: Build Rich, Sensor-Based Applications with Processing. Think of it as one less excuse to get started on the mobile application you’ve always wanted to build.  

What’s Hot

Top-Ten lists are passé—ours goes to 11. These are the top titles that folks are interested in currently, along with their rank from last month. This is based solely on direct sales from our online store.

1^NEWProgramming Erlang
2^3Programming Ruby 1.9 & 2.0
3^6Test iOS Apps with UI Automation
44Agile Web Development with Rails
5^9The Definitive ANTLR 4 Reference
6v5Modern C++ Programming with Test-Driven Development
7v2Functional Programming Patterns in Scala and Clojure
8^NEWThe Cucumber Book
9v1Practical Programming
10^NEWThe RSpec Book
11v8Practical Vim

What’s Happening

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