The Author Online Book Forums are Moving

The Author Online Book Forums will soon redirect to Manning's liveBook and liveVideo. All book forum content will migrate to liveBook's discussion forum and all video forum content will migrate to liveVideo. Log in to liveBook or liveVideo with your Manning credentials to join the discussion!

Thank you for your engagement in the AoF over the years! We look forward to offering you a more enhanced forum experience.

Dylan Wreggelsworth (1) [Avatar] Offline
I know this is kind of silly, but it's plain to see, and even stated so in the intro to the book that the cover is not of a ninja, but that of an actor portraying a samurai. I love both versions of this book FYI, but this has always irritated me. Perhaps if this were a book on freelancing as a javascript dev it would be appropriate (Secrets of the Javascript Ronin)?

In the spirit of progress a more suitable alternative may be: ? Either way, I enjoy the books, and keep up the good work!

Full res PNG of the print scan:
Alboz (3) [Avatar] Offline
I Agree with you. The picture should portray a NINJA.
I wouldn't change the title itself because Javascript it's more related to Ninjas than Ronin.
Josip Maras (30) [Avatar] Offline
We get this suggestion a lot smilie

I'll bring it up with the publisher, and we'll see how things go from there.

Alboz (3) [Avatar] Offline
Josip there is also a "one star" review on of the first version JUST because of the Samurai on the cover smilie