Posts Tagged “books”

  • A look back at 2015: The Rest of the Best

    Here's the final installment of my favorite stuff from 2015, the very late edition. This covers the "everything else" category, but be sure to check out my lists for Mac and iOS.…

  • The Painless tmux/Vim winners

    Thanks to everybody who entered in the Painless tmux giveaway! And congratulations to the lucky winners. If you didn't get an email from the Giveaway robot, please contact me!…

  • Painless Tmux + Painless Vim giveaway

    You may or may not be familiar with tmux, a powerful terminal multiplexer that lets you switch between multiple terminal emulators with configurable panes and windows, as well as detach processes and keep them running in the background. Whether you're new to the idea of multiplexing, or switching from something like screen, Nate Dickson has an e-book to help you out: Painless Tmux.…

  • Living the Remote Dream

    Darren Murph, whom I had the pleasure of working with at Engadget for a few years, has published Living the Remote Dream: A Guide to Seeing the World, Setting Records, and Advancing Your Career, a book on the topic of working remotely.…

  • A Sublime deal from Wes Bos

    Wes Bos knows his Sublime Text. He authored Sublime Productivity, Sublime Text Power User, Writing Sublime Plugins, and a bunch of power user video courses. I don't know him personally, but I've been followig his work and buying his stuff for a while.…

  • 'Delight is in the Details' winners (and discount!)

    Big news for everyone who entered the Delight is in the Details giveaway: Shawn has upped the number of available giveaways from three to five! So, out of the hundreds of hopefuls, here are the lucky few:…

  • 'Delight is in the Details' giveaway!

    I mentioned a bit ago that Shawn Blanc's book, 'Delight is in the Details' has recently received a big update. I'm happy to announce that Shawn is giving away 3 copies of "The Complete Kit" to BrettTerpstra.com readers. That's the eBook, the audiobook, interviews, videos, and more ($45 US value).…

  • A big update to Shawn Blanc's 'Delight is in the Details'

    Shawn Blanc's multimedia book, 'Delight is in the Details,' has received a major update today. Shawn describes the book as:…

  • The Painless Vim giveaway winners

    Thanks to everyone who entered, and best of luck honing your Vim skills. If you didn't win a copy of Painless Vim, go buy one. It's an excellent way to get acquainted with a very powerful editor. It also now includes a very well-designed and quick-to-scan cheat sheet. It's one of the most helpful I've seen.…

  • Giveaway: 5 copies of "Painless Vim"

    If you're a text editing, Terminal surfing kind of computer user, you probably find the venerable text editor Vim to be fascinating. Either because you're a whiz at it and fully understand it, or because you're like me and have spent years listening to the cool kids talk about it.…

  • The winners of the Cognitive Productivity giveaway

    There was a pretty huge response to the Cognitive Productivity giveaway, and I'd like to thank everyone who entered. The winners of a free copy (and all subsequent updates) are:…

  • Giveaway! Five Copies of "Cognitive Productivity"

    If you're interested in putting more of your brain into your productivity pursuits, Luc P. Beaudoin's book Cognitive Productivity is one you'll want to read.…

  • Federico Viticci wrote the book on Editorial for iPad

    Federico Viticci, editor of Macstories, has published his first book on the iBookstore, and the topic is one he's proven passionate about: Editorial for iPad. The book is an expansion of the already-expansive review he published when Editorial first came out.…

  • Going #iPadOnly

    Over the years, Michael Sliwinski has constantly impressed me with the thoughtful genius he puts into the multi-platform GTD app, Nozbe. Now he's put out a book called #iPadOnly.…

  • Web Excursions for July 08, 2013
  • Markdown, the book

    In case you haven't heard, my friends David Sparks and Eddie Smith have released another book in David's Field Guide series: Markdown.…

  • Had Enough?

    I'm not a minimalist. By no stretch of the imagination is anything about my personality minimal, nor have I lived a life that indicates any of the discipline required to say "enough." Take my workspace as a micro-example of my entire life.…