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It must be the year of the free ebook. That, or companies have figured out that by occasionally giving goodies away, they might lure you into eventually spending money with them. I'm assuming that's the point of this massive ebook free-fest from Microsoft.
Online is where it's at when it comes to learning resources for programming, especially for languages used primarily for web. Sometimes however, you just want a solid, consistent experience you can read without necessarily needing an IDE open in front of you and that's where eBooks reign supreme. Fortunately, O'Reilly has you covered with 36 free coding titles.
I love books. I can't leave a bookstore without at least one. But I also have a tendency to buy books and not actually read them. Somewhere along the way reading fell by the wayside in favour of other forms of entertainment. To get back on track, I made some simple changes that have helped me with my reading habits thus far -- no speed reading necessary.
Picking the right font for your Kindle or Nook can enhance your reading experience. Some fonts are easy on the eyes, some have a ton of personality and some tell stories of their own. Here are some fonts the experts suggest for your devices.
Getting your typeface right in an image is important to designers and non-designers alike. Once you've got a handle on the basics, this free ebook teaches the more advanced tricks of combining multiple typefaces.
Shelfie, formerly known as BitLit, already lets you take a photo of the physical books you own and get matching ebook copies. Now they're throwing audiobooks into the mix, so you can listen to the books on your bookshelf too.
IKEA Hackers is one of our favourite websites when it comes to clever DIY furniture tips. Unfortunately, the excess of user-generated content can make sorting the wheat from the chaff unduly difficult. It's just as well then that the website has launched an ebook that collects the cream of the crop. Best of all, it's free.