Packt makes ebooks friendlier

I've blogged before about inconveniences with Packt ebooks. The company's draconian DRM measures annoyed me so much, that I stopped buying ebooks from them. That's why I was very happy to see an announcement in my inbox this morning, stating that Packt ebooks now allow copy and paste. They also let me re-download the ebooks […]

The ebook experience: Packt versus Manning

Last Friday, I bought two new programming books: Expert Python Programming from Packt Publishing, and IronPython in Action from Manning. Although I bought the PDF version of IronPython in Action, I bought the dead-tree version of Expert Python Programming. The reason is because Packt's DRM measures make the PDF version a lot less convenient. Here's […]