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Working with a Publisher

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How time passes! It seems only yesterday I was publishing my first book, after starting it in a completely unplanned manner. Yet that was 2016, and we’re in 2019 now. 3 years later, I published my third book, “Hands-on Functional Programming with C++”, and my first book written with a publisher. Once again, I feel compelled to write about the process, for one simple reason: I...

What I’ve Learned From Publishing My First Book

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I had a wish starting from 5th grade: to publish a book. A wish finally fulfilled this year¬†when my first book, “Usable Software Design” became available on leanpub. But this is not a blog post about the book per se. It’s not even meant to convince¬†you to buy it (although you should). It’s more about convincing you that you have to publish your own book. It’s fun, it...

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A new home for merging ideas about design

It is my strong belief that software design can learn a lot from other design disciplines. I wrote blog posts, a book and did talks on this topic, and it was time to group them all together. These ideas have now a new home: https://codedesigner.eu. My plan is to add more blog posts there, and to involve other people doing work in this area.