I'm pleased to announce a new (e)book my mine that may be of interest to Racket programmers. It's called *Server: Racket—Practical Web Programming with the Racket HTTP Server*.
I wrote the book to help those who are interested in doing web programming in Racket. (If you've already done lots of web programming in Racket, there's likely very little in the book for you.) It's a suite of tutorials on a variety of bread-and-butter topics in web programming. It assumes some knowledge of Racket (it's not really an introduction to the language), but not much. My ultimate goal is to to make Racket more widely used in web programming. Racket is, in my view, advanced technology and deserves more attention, in general, and I believe that an investment in Racket can pay dividends on the web, in particular. Web devel is a big umbrella; many things fall under it in one way or another, and one has to set boundaries to keep the discussion from becoming unwieldy. *Server: Racket* is largely devoted to the task of laying out what it takes to build HTTP APIs in Racket, though it does also discuss traditional topics such as HTML form processing and generating HTML, too. The book does not (in its current form, anyway) exploit a central feature of Racket, namely, the ease of crafting languages to solve problems. Most of the book is, in other words, "racket racket"; it belongs more in the "batteries included" part of the Racket picture, and not so much in the "make a language" part. You can learn more at http://serverracket.com, where you can find the table of contents to get a sense of the scope of the book, as well as a sample chapter to get a sense of the style and approach. Jesse -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Racket Users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to racket-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.