July 03, 2019
This July, between all the barbeques and backpacking, spend quality time with the latest issue of PragPub magazine or discover a functional approach to front-end web development with Programming Elm, now in print from pragprog.com/book/jfelm/.
Programming Elm: Build Safe and Maintainable Front-End Applications
Your web UIs will be faster, safer, and easier to develop with Elm and this tutorial.
Now available from pragprog.com/book/jfelm.
July PragPub Magazine
It’s the 10th Anniversary of
and to celebrate, we’re reprising some memorable articles from the magazine’s ten-year history.
Of course there’s new stuff as well, from Antonio Cangiano and Marcus Blankenship and me, Mike Swaine. But we think you’ll enjoy these classic articles by Andy Hunt, Mark Chu-Carroll, Woody Zuill, and Venkat Subramaniam.
Andy, of course, needs no introduction, but his article, “All Your Context,” does. It’s not explicitly about programming. It does something that Andy does particularly well, stepping back and taking a look at the context of your decisions. It will definitely give you something to think about.
Mark Chu-Carroll’s article, “P-adic Math,” appears, let’s be honest, because I love this kind of stuff. But I suspect you will also enjoy having your assumptions challenged and your mind twisted by this bizarre flavor of math. And it’s not just playing with numbers: P-adic math has real-world applications.
Woody Zuill introduced most of us to mob programming, and this month’s article is as good an explanation of the practice as we’ve seen. If you’re not already hooked, you may find yourself mobbing after reading Woody.
Venkat Subramaniam is my favorite explainer of programming concepts. And functional programming is a topic I’ve been promoting for literally decades. As a programming dilettante, I had the luxury of being able to beat the drum for the paradigm before it was really practical for mainstream software development. But today functional programming is mainstream, to the point where venerable languages like Java are providing the tools to develop functionally. This article by Venkat talks about how to actually start thinking in functional terms while using Java.
And of course Antonio Cangiano has all the new tech books, John Shade weighs in on what’s annoying him, and there’s a puzzle! We hope you enjoy this 10th Anniversary issue of
Now available from theprosegarden.com.
Upcoming Author Appearances
OSCon 2019 – Portland, OR
OSCON 2019 – Portland, OR
5th International Conference on Computational Social Science, Amsterdam
Agile 2019 – Washington, D.C.
Agile2019 – Washington DC
Agile2019 in Washington, D.C.
Agile2019 in Washington, D.C.
THAT Conference, Wisconsin Dells, WI
Did You Know?
Please note our ebooks do not contain any Digital Restrictions Management and have always been DRM-free. For us, "DRM-free" means "freedom." You should own the books you've paid for and read them on whatever device is handy—your laptop, iThingy, BlueBerry, you name it. We think ideas should outlast any device you put them on.
And you can always come back and redownload your books when needed, using your account on pragprog.com. We're here to make your life easier.
Don't Get Left Out
Are your friends jealous that you get these spiffy email newsletters and they don't? Clue them in that all they need to do is create an account on pragprog.com (email address and password is all it takes) and select the checkbox to receive newsletters.
Are you following us on Twitter and/or Facebook? Here's where you can find us and keep up with the latest news and commentary, and occasional discounts:
Tell your friends! Tweet this
Follow us on Twitter:
pragprog</a>, <a href="http://twitter.com/pragpub">pragpub, Andy Hunt @PragmaticAndy.
- Programming Flutter, in beta
- Fixing Your Scrum, in beta
- A Scrum Book, in print
- Design and Build Great Web APIs, in beta
- Practical Microservices, in beta
- Technical Blogging, Second Edition
- Build Chatbot Interactions
- Web Development with Clojure, Third Edition
Thanks for your continued support,
Publisher, Pragmatic Bookshelf
Books • eBooks • PragPub Magazine • Audiobooks and Screencasts