Roderick A. Anderson
raanders at acm.org
Wed Feb 1 07:23:45 PST 2006
Kris Bosland wrote:
> not satisfied with the references I have found on the web. What are
> peoples favorite references? Is there a clearly useful book? I like the
> anyone recommend that?
C. Zakas, WROX - Wiley Publishing, but after the second edition comes
out. The first edition ( 2005 ) is chock full of typos. Everything
from bad grammer ( a few that caused me to pause while reading and loose
the train of thought ) to just too many copy and paste code examples
that were not corrected for the context.
Mr. Zakas knows his stuff but WROX should have had a _real_ proof reader
go over it. After the fifth or sixth time I went to the web site and
printed the errata ( which missed some I'd found ) it was four and a
half pages -- 41 items.
If you can get past the pile of errata then it is great and has good
examples of useful code and applications. The second edition should be
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