Python 101 Screencast Kickstarter is now live!!!
I just wanted to let you know that my newest Kickstarter project is now live. It can be found here:https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/34257246/the-python-101-screencast
As an original backer, you will automatically receive... Read more
It's been a year!
Kickstarter helpfully reminded me that it's been one year since my Python 101 book project was officially funded. I just wanted to say thanks to all my backers once... Read more
A Quick Update
A week or so ago I pushed out an update that fixed a bunch of small errors in Python 101. Hopefully everyone has gotten a new copy. I am... Read more
Code is now available!
I just wanted to let everyone know that I have put together code examples for the vast majority of the chapters in Python 101. A few chapters don't have... Read more
Bug Update + A4!
I hope this email find you well. Recently, I have received a couple of bug reports regarding Part I that I have documented on the book's website. I have... Read more
Python 101 Shipping Update and More!
I just wanted to let everyone know that shipping 200+ books takes a long time, especially after starting a new job. I shipped out approx. 77 books today. As... Read more
Spread the Word about Python 101
I forgot to mention this when I launched last week, but if you happened to enjoy the book, please spread the word by mentioning the launch on Twitter, Facebook,... Read more
Books are Shipping!
I just wanted to let everyone know that I received the paperback version of my books on Friday. Check out the boxes!
That's 11 medium size boxes weighing approximately... Read more
Book published today!
I just got done pushing my book to the world. You can now get the book on Amazon and you can get the paperback on Lulu.
I am still... Read more
When does the book come out?
Some people are asking me about when the softcover book is coming out because the $25 reward level says June 2015. That is a typo! The softcover book comes... Read more
Book Release Update
Happy Memorial Day to those of you in the USA and happy Monday to the rest! I've been working all day on the Python 101 project. I have fixed... Read more
I'm sorry I missed the usual Saturday update. I didn't want to update the book until I was able to add all the finishing touches to it. I am... Read more
Softcover Delay, eBook still on Track
I'm posting an update today as I recently received word from my artist that his computer crashed and he's going to miss my deadline for when I needed the... Read more
Book Writing Update (May 17)
I've been pretty busy this week. I've been squashing bugs in the book on and off all week. This week, I have had reports on two chapters with fairly... Read more
Python 101's Release is Coming Soon!
This is going to be a short update, but I think you'll find it interesting. This last week I did a bunch of typo squashing in the first part... Read more
Python 101 Book Update
I spent some time this week stamping out a few bugs with the book. I was alerted to some typos and did some other bits of editing. It was... Read more
Part IV Releases Today!
Today I am releasing Part IV of the book. You should receive an alert from Gumroad that your product has been updated and to go download a copy. The... Read more
We Made It!
We made it! I am now well funded to create the book and get all the artwork done. I think I may try to get additional illustrations too. While we... Read more
Writing Update #2
We have just under 2 days left in the campaign! I think that's pretty exciting. I hope you do too!
I've been busy writing the new Part 3... Read more
Python 101 Book Website Launched
Over the weekend, I finished setting up a website for my upcoming book, Python 101. I discovered that www.python101.com is owned by squatters, so I got www.python101.org instead. It will... Read more
It's time for a book sample!
We only have five more days before the end of the campaign, so I thought it would be nice to share a couple chapters from the book. You can download... Read more
We Hit Stretch Goal #1!
I just wanted to thank all my backers for getting us up to our first stretch goal! That means I'll be writing a 5th section of the book that's for... Read more
We're Halfway Through!
We made it halfway through the campaign and I think we're going to reach our first stretch goal! Speaking of stretch goals, I was thinking I should go ahead and... Read more
Writing update + news
It's time for another update! I want to apologize for not writing sooner, but I've been without internet for several days and I'm writing this from my phone. I just... Read more
Behind the Scenes - How the Cover Came About
I had a lot of ideas for the cover of Python 101. My first idea was to go to the zoo and take some photographs of Pythons there, then... Read more
We made it and our first stretch goal!
We made it! Actually, we blew right past the funding goal! Thank you so much for your support. I am humbled by your generosity and in your thirst for learning. ... Read more
Outlining the book in more detail
I'm sure some of you have been wondering if I had a more concrete outline of the book in mind. As a matter of fact, I do. Here's what I... Read more