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.

Barry Pollard (24) [Avatar] Offline
#1
Hi all,

Chapter 4 has just been published in the MEAP and with that you may have noticed that there's been a bit of a reorganization in the Table of Contents with this, as I've decided to bring some of the more practical chapters forward a bit.

I've almost finished my first draft of Chapter 5 after which it will be reviewed by the Technical Editor before being published in the MEAP. And I've made a good start on Chapter 6 (writing isn't always a sequential thing!) so hope to have that out to you all not long after that.

After that, Manning will do a more thorough review process for Chapters 1-6 (which they also did for Chapters 1-3) and that might involve some more changes and improvements from what the initial MEAP versions.

Then it's on to the final third of the book, before more reviews and all the work needed to make it ready for printing (copy editing, tidying up some of the diagrams, adding and index...etc.). That's not going to be until much later this year though so don't want to get to ahead of myself as still a lot to do before then!

I hope you're enjoying the book and if you have any comments, questions or suggestions, then do please open a new topic or reply to this one.

Thanks,
Barry