Addison-Wesley Publishing Co.
One of several
Publishing company that specializes in educational and technical books.
Some AWL books we have liked include (in no particular order):
, by the
They also publish the
Some have noticed a contrast between
's focus on "application-oriented technology textbooks" and
's focus on "theory-oriented science textbooks."
Although Addison-Wesley does not publish
titles (leave that to IDG
), some of their more popular titles are subtly promoted as bibles by providing a ribbon bookmark in the binding. ;-> The
which has two
) are examples. There may be others as well. One could say that religious fervor has developed around design patterns (witness
s) and refactoring (popular among
s). I'm going to guess, though, that the beribboned editions appeared
the religious fervor started. --
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