Posted in Uncategorized on November 29th, 2008 7 Comments »
Michael Lesniak wrote to say that his copy of RWH from Amazon was shipped on Wednesday and arrived today in Germany!
If any other European readers (or other continents?) have had their books delivered, please let us know. It is very exciting to see Haskell all over the world.
Posted in Uncategorized on November 28th, 2008 3 Comments »
“Leimy” dropped us a note to say the Amazon orders are now arriving on the West Coast. Here, picking up Real World Haskell near Seattle, Washington. Other parts of the US should be next up, and then Canada and the UK!
Keep the photos coming!
Posted in Uncategorized on November 26th, 2008 7 Comments »
The first Amazon-shipped books seem to be arriving now — so keep an eye on your mailbox.
Brendan Kohler sent us the following from Boston, which I think is the first Amazon delivery:
On mobile devices, shepheb sent us the following photo of RWH on his Nokia N810.
Posted in Uncategorized on November 25th, 2008 8 Comments »
Just arrived, the first copy of RWH incarnate!
Order your copy now to ship before the holidays!
And yes, it even talks about the IO monad
More photos of the first copy.
Posted in Uncategorized on November 22nd, 2008 6 Comments »
Thanks to Dino for the following photo of the epub digital version of RWH, which has “shipped”.
We’d love to hear about reader experiences with the digital version!
Posted in Uncategorized on November 18th, 2008 7 Comments »
Our book went to the presses on schedule, on Friday. It should be in O’Reilly’s stockrooms by late November, and starting to appear in actual bookstores about two weeks later. At a guess, then, I’d be thinking about the week of December 8.
Posted in Uncategorized on November 15th, 2008 2 Comments »
Great news! Less than 24 hours after the final manuscript was sent to the printers, the electronic edition of Real World Haskell is now available for purchase and immediate delivery.
We are waiting for word on when the print edition will be available — we’ll let you know, but it should be soon.
Posted in Uncategorized on November 12th, 2008 2 Comments »
Don will be giving a talk SC’08 in Austin, Texas next week, as part of the Bridging Multicore’s Programmability Gap workshop, talking about programming mainstream multicore systems with Haskell, now. Here’s the abstract,
Haskell is a general purpose, purely functional programming language. If you want to program a parallel machine, a purely functional language such as [...]
Posted in Uncategorized on November 6th, 2008 5 Comments »
We’re about a month from publication now! We just finished reviewing the index, and our second and final QC pass is due back to O’Reilly by Friday morning.
It has been tremendously exciting to see a few early reviews for the book come in:
“The hardest problems in modern software lie in performance, modularity, reliability, and concurrency. [...]