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Learn Enough Text Editor on Amazon.com

Oct 5, 2016 • posted by Michael Hartl

I'm pleased to announce that Learn Enough Text Editor to Be Dangerous is now available at Amazon.com, where it joins Learn Enough Command Line to Be Dangerous as part of the Learn Enough Developer Fundamentals series.

Learn Enough Text Editor to Be Dangerous is designed to help you learn to use what is arguably the most important item in the aspiring computer magician’s bag of tricks: a text editor.

Unlike other text editor tutorials, which are typically tied to a specific editor, Learn Enough Text Editor to Be Dangerous is designed to introduce the entire category of application. This includes Minimum Viable Vim, covering the ubiquitous Vim editor, and a thorough introduction to Atom, a powerful and easy-to-use editor from GitHub.

The price of Learn Enough Text Editor to Be Dangerous at Amazon will eventually be $9.99, but I'm offering a 30% launch discount for the first week, so it's only $6.99 if you buy now. In addition to the native Kindle format, each purchase includes a claim link for free copies of the PDF & EPUB formats as well.

If you previously read the free online version, it would also be much-appreciated if you could leave a review at Amazon.

As just noted above, Learn Enough Text Editor to Be Dangerous is available for free online, and for direct purchase as well, but having the ebook up at Amazon means even more people can find the Learn Enough tutorials and start learning technical sophistication.

P.S. Get 30% off Learn Enough Text Editor to Be Dangerous at Amazon.com through Wednesday 10/12.

P.P.S. If you could leave a review that would also be much-appreciated!

Michael Hartl

I’m Michael Hartl—author, educator, and entrepreneur. I’m probably best known as the creator of the Ruby on Rails Tutorial, a book and screencast series that together constitute one of the leading introductions to web development. Once called his “favorite book” by Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, the Ruby on Rails Tutorial currently has over 150 5-star reviews at Amazon. I’m also (in)famous for creating Tau Day and The Tau Manifesto, which have inspired an international movement dedicated to the proposition that “pi is wrong.” (For example, as a result of The Tau Manifesto, MIT releases their admissions decisions each year at “Tau Time” (6:28 p.m.), and typing tau/2 at Google yields 3.14159…) Finally, I’m a founder of Softcover, a publishing system and sales platform for technical authors, which among other things powers both The Tau Manifesto and the Ruby on Rails Tutorial.

I’m a graduate of Harvard College and have a Ph.D. in Physics from Caltech, where I studied black hole dynamics and was an award-winning instructor in theoretical and computational physics. I’m also an alumnus of Y Combinator, the entrepreneur program that has produced companies such as Dropbox and Airbnb. (Alas, my own Y Combinator startup was neither Dropbox nor Airbnb.)