Pre-order is up. Authors site
I love their choice of the cover picture.
I just want to say that I love all the books I purchased from No Starch. They are a great publisher and I’m looking forward to buying this book as well.
I was in my late twenties before I got the “No Starch Press” joke.
I am not a clever man.
For those still in that boat, care to elaborate?
“Press” can mean “printing press” or “trouser press” for ironing pants. When you iron clothes you can specify how much “starch” you want to have used; the more starch (which is literally vegetable starch), the stiffer the clothes. “No starch press” is a request you might give to a laundry service, meaning to have your pants ironed with no starch.
It might be a fine book, but wow $60 feels an eye-watering amount of money to pay for a tech book, especially one about what is likely the most well-covered programming language already.
And yet if you paid the going rates for the time spent it reading and understanding it, you would be looking at 1k or more.
$60 seems pretty normal for most tech books.
there is a 30% discount coupon there, if that helps
This topic is right up my alley but looking at the ToC it seems kind of basic.