The Book about IntelliJ IDEA [Crosposted from IDEA Community]

Hi!

I think it will be interesting for Russian-speaking people more than for others, but anyway...

A week ago we (me and Alex Efimov) have startted writning a book about IntelliJ IDEA. It should be a Total IntelliJ IDEA Reference book for Java developers.
And it's a first book about IntelliJ IDEA in Russian.

Writing procces is blogged with LJ community: http://www.livejournal.com/community/ideabook/

We'll very happy for any interest from your side and for some comments or suggestions may be...

Thanks :)

Best regards,
Stanislav Davydov

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Congratulations for your effort -- the Java community needs a book like this. Now I just hope that someday we'll see the English equivalent (which I would gladly translate to Portuguese ^^)

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It is long overdue that somebody writes an IDEA Book ;)

Will it be a commercial book or a free one?
I can try to translate some chapters into english,
if you are interested - I have some experience using PROMT translator ;)

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well, having read the posts in eap community I'm sure
there will be a commercial print version.
So may I ask: do you plan a free online version?
Consider that well - it could help spreading IDEA further ;)

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From the LiveJournal (translated via Babelfish)

David grifit (David Griffit) - the author of the majority of inspections - with its Inspection Gadgets is simple monster.

--Dave "Simple Monster" Griffith

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The publisher would not care about spreading IDEA. They sell books to
make $$$, cdn, rubles, etc. My guess is that there will NOT be a free
version of it, etc. unless it is underwritten by JetBrains. Haven't you
noticed that more and more technical books do not come with a CD version
of the book. The market has been hit hard.

Norris Shelton
Sun Certified Java Programmer




Michael Damberger wrote:

>well, having read the posts in eap community I'm sure
>there will be a commercial print version.
>So may I ask: do you plan a free online version?
>Consider that well - it could help spreading IDEA further ;)
>

>

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publisher probably does not care about IDEA, yes...
I thought the book is an effort from Jetbrains, but I
might be wrong ;)

btw. for russian translation I recommend http://translation.paralink.com/
together with
http://dictionary.paralink.com/

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Thank you! Will hope that it'll be in English too :)

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Yes, you're right. It is a commercial book for publishing house BHV-Petersburg http://www.bhv.ru
And as I can see it will not be published online for free. It's not the thing that I can decide, unfortunately.

PROMT Oh no! :)) babelfish is better (see my original post: http://www.intellij.net/forums/thread.jsp?forum=27&thread=113130&tstart=0&trange=15 )

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I wonder if the Simple Monster can illicit such a response in EAP as in the Community forum... ;)

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maybe you can post some sample chapters online ;)

is babelfish better for both directions russian->english and english->russian? I'll give it a try.

for diretion english->russian I very much like the "back translation" feature of translation.paralink.com
and the dictionary is helpful for russian->english where the automatic translation chooses the wrong meanings.

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I can't post a chapters, but I published the book Contents on http://www.livejournal.com/community/ideabook/3775.html

babelfish is funny, not better :)

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