Why "even faster" matters in the web performance and optimization world.
Steve Souders on the state of web performance, optimization and velocity.
A deep look at the market for books on programming languages.
In this fourth post of "State of the Computer Book Market," we look at programming languages and drill in on each language area.
A comparison of computer book publishers and imprints.
In this third installment of "State of the Computer Book Market," we look at how publishers fared in 2011 versus 2010.
Charting computer book sales across categories.
In this second installment of "State of the Computer Book Market" we look at computer book sales in specific technology categories.
Top-level views of the overall book market and the computer book market.
The tech book market has been going through some major changes, but none more profound than the closing of Borders. Much of what you will see in the 2012 trends are directly related to Border's demise, though the faint signals that the book market provides to other industries are still evident.
In this final post, I provide a summary of the first four posts, provide some insight into a view of top authors, and include some data on electronic books and how parts of the digital world are surpassing the print world.
The book of the future requires collaboration, so let's start the change before we have to.
During lunch at TOC last week, we had a roundtable discussion that centered on the future of the book. The conversation touched on many different areas as you would expect: from distribution and inventory, to pricing and formats, to audience ownership and engagement.
In the fourth post in this series, we look at programming languages and drill in a little on each language area.
In this third installment we will look at how publishers fared in 2010, as compared to 2009.