Valuable things I have learned while writing three books for @PacktPub

I recently had a friend of mine ask me about the viability of writing a book for his open source project. He had questions about how to submit a proposal as well as the money involved. I wrote him a detailed response, but decided to post some of my lessons learned here. Don’t write a bookRead More

Announcing #LearningSpringBoot contest! /cc @PacktPub @SpringCentral

Greetings Spring Boot lovers! Packt Publishing and I are announcing a contest! Please visit https://github.com/learning-spring-boot/contest to see the official rules, criteria, and deadline to win. We are looking for cool, pithy apps that show of the elegance and power of Spring Boot while also granting you a chance to show off your wild/creative side. The deadlineRead More

“Learning #SpringBoot” is now signed, sealed, and delivered /cc @PacktPub @JavaMUG

I finally wrapped up edits and proofing the pre-finals. Learning Spring Boot is officially completed. The only lingering thing on my plate is migrating the code base into my newly minted github repo. I hope you have already pre-ordered your copy. According to my editor, they are uploading it to the printers tomorrow. I can’t wait toRead More