Instead of fixing up the yet-to-be-revised Bastards Book of Ruby, I decided to do one on Photography, not least because I have plenty of photos to use as fodder.
It was a nice change of pace; I realized as soon as I released the Ruby book that it needed to be radically reorganized and tightened. So I went into the Photography book with a goal of keeping things short (including making the font-size a bit too large).
More importantly, I got more acquainted with the awesome Octopress platform…which will most definitely replace the moronic rake script I use to compile the Ruby book. I can’t say enough how essential Octopress was to making it possible for the Photography book to be put together in two weeks.
So check it out: a beginner’s guide to photography