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a kind of a coffee table computer nerd book.
Yes it is and very enjoyable too — after reading the web-page I went straight out and bought the book. Which proves that online self-publishing and dead trees can coexist.
But in that context not enough of a coffee table book in my opinion. The text is available on-line, and in any case the content is to be valued for more timeless qualities that a technical reference; so what I am paying for is the pleasure of holding a well made book in the hand.The cover is too thin and the pages are ‘perfect’ bound. A real coffee table book would be cloth bound at least. Even if Morgan-Kaufman can't be persuaded to do that the paper binding could be better. (it dosn't make a significant difference to the production cost, its a marketing problem; the public think the paperback should be cheaper.) For an example consider Photoshop 6 for Photographers (Martin Evening, Focal Press, 2001) s...