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Don Box on His Books

April 6, 2003 Written by Charles Cook

Don Box compares the three books for which he was the primary or lone author. Essential XML is his favourite, yet:

Essential XML is hands-down my favorite, yet it got blasted on Amazon

I've already commented here that I liked this book. Too many technical books just describe the surface of their subjects, not much more than glorified how-to manuals. I prefer books which explore the concepts behind the subject. Essential XML is one of those books.

Two questions come to mind: why the big delay in publishing Essential .NET, and what is the next book going to be about?