Kat’s finally feeling better after a week of illness… which is why it took so long to post the notice about her graduation and update the text related to her.
Archive: May 2000
Kat graduated from her midwifery program today. She is now officially a midwife!
CSS:TDG will be entering a second print run soon, thanks to strong sales. It’s had an Amazon.com sales ranking as high as 113, and there are rumors that it went higher when we weren’t looking. On a related note, the recently published Amazon.com editorial review of CSS:TDG is very kind indeed. Here are a few quotes: “…enthusiasm for [CSS] spills out of the pages, making a strong case for even the most skeptical reader to give CSS a whirl and count on its future… attention to both detail and architecture helps readers build a well-rounded knowledge of CSS… This fine guide delivers on its promise as an indispensable tool for CSS coders.”
We’re back from Europe. Our time there was both wonderful and productive, but the actual travels to and from Europe were not wonderful, nor even vaguely pleasant. We’re starting to suspect that we carry some kind of combined travel and weather curse. (But we’re still not Rain Gods.)
Eric says: Cascading Style Sheets: The Definitive Guide has been published and is available. I have held a copy in my hands (I got two last night via Federal Express); somehow I expected it to be bigger. I suppose that’s probably an effect of the book’s psychological significance. Preorders, as of the end of April, totaled 6,307. …wow.