Friday, September 10, 2010

Book update

I've just handed over the final set of edits to the manuscript. These are edits to the laid-out pages. Some are those last few grammatical errors you only catch after reading a sentence twenty times. Others are tweaks to the figures. There's still a fair amount of production work to do, but my final input will be a review of the indexing - probably next week.

So it's probably a good time to talk about the cover. This is a picture that my wife took last year. It's a picture of the globe at the cliff tops at Durlston Head near Swanage in England. It's 40 tonnes and over 100 years old. It's also surrounded by stone tablets some containing contemporary educational information, and a couple of blank ones that are there just so people can draw on them.


  1. Thank you, Darryl. I look forward to studying the book.

    Can you give us some comments on your previous book, The Developer's Edge (TDE)? The hardcopy is no longer available from Amazon or Vervante. Can you point me to where else I can get it? Perhaps we can buy PDF copies? Is the material covered in TDE included in Multicore Application Programming?

  2. Hi,

    It's frustrating. I'm trying to get TDE available again, it got lost in the merger :(

    The material in TDE is stuff from blog posts and developer portal articles. I don't think there's much overlap with MAP.