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Happy Thanksgiving!
November 23, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving, and thanks to all of you for a very exciting year! It's time again for our annual sale. Now you can save 40% off all* ebooks, screencasts, and audio books until December 1, 2015 by using coupon code turkeysale2015.
In case you missed any, here is a list of the titles we published in 2015— everything from popular best-sellers to a few underappreciated gems. Did you miss anything? Come and get it now at 40% off!

  • The VimL Primer: Edit Like a Pro with Vim Plugins and Scripts
  • Arduino: A Quick-Start Guide, Second Edition
  • Metaprogramming Elixir: Write Less Code, Get More Done (and Have Fun!)
  • CoffeeScript: Accelerated JavaScript Development, Second Edition
  • The Nature of Software Development: Keep It Simple, Make It Valuable, Build It Piece by Piece
  • The Cucumber for Java Book: Behaviour-Driven Development for Testers and Developers
  • Pragmatic Unit Testing in Java 8 with JUnit
  • Your Code as a Crime Scene: Use Forensic Techniques to Arrest Defects, Bottlenecks, and Bad Design in Your Programs
  • Hello, Android, 4th Ed: Introducing Google's Mobile Development Platform
  • XSLT Jumpstarter: Level the Learning Curve and Put Your XML to Work
  • Real-World Kanban: Do Less, Accomplish More with Lean Thinking
  • Predicting the Unpredictable: Pragmatic Approaches to Estimating Project Schedule or Cost
  • Mazes for Programmers: Code Your Own Twisty Little Passages
  • Web Development Recipes, 2nd Edition
  • Beyond Legacy Code: Nine Practices to Extend the Life (and Value) of Your Software
  • Clojure Applied: From Practice to Practitioner
  • Customer Requirements
  • Exercises for Programmers: 57 Challenges to Develop Your Coding Skills
  • Learn Game Programming with Ruby: Bring Your Ideas to Life with Gosu
  • Pragmatic Scala: Create Expressive, Concise, and Scalable Applications
  • Text Processing with Ruby: Extract Value from the Data That Surrounds You
  • Deliver Audacious Web Apps with Ember 2
  • Modern Perl, Fourth Edition
  • Practical Vim, Second Edition: Edit Text at the Speed of Thought
  • Ruby Performance Optimization: Why Ruby Is Slow, and How to Fix It
  • Creating Great Teams: How Self-Selection Lets People Excel

* There are a few exceptions; e.g., The Pragmatic Programmer ebook is not eligible as we do not publish it.

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