25. July 2007 21:45
This past Friday, the books were being completed at the printers and shipping out to the warehouses. There were 'normal production delays' at the printers. I later found out that the book was being printed at the same printer that printed the Harry Potter book. What? My XNA Unleashed title is held up due to a book with only 10 million back orders being printed? What's up with that?! :)
The publisher got a small shipment in yesterday and overnighted me a copy. So I am looking at the book now. Hopefully Amazon will receive their copy soon and for the 10 million that have back ordered the book -- oh wait, wrong book -- well for the people who have pre-ordered this book, they should get their copy soon.
Shawn Hargreaves of the XNA Development team has posted a nice blurb about the book on his blog. Thanks Shawn!
Shawn did a fantastic job in being the technical editor of this book. Basically, if it is good - then it is because of Shawn. If it is bad, then it is because I ignored his advice! :)
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