Frequently Asked Questions

How can I benefit from discounts?

First of all you need to register on JavaBooks.org. Afterwards, if you go to the 'My Stuff' main menu, you'll see a My Coupons link on the page. On that page you'll have access to all discount coupons available at that moment. To use the coupon, simply click the 'BUY NOW' button on the publication detail page of your choice and follow the instructions.

How can I get free e-books?

The most effective way to receive free e-books is by writing reviews for our partners' publications. These include Manning, Packt Publishing, Apress, Prentice Hall and Addison-Wesley. We will select the best reviews every month and give their authors an e-book of their choice.

How can I get on the home page?

That's easy! We display the latest reviewers, so as soon as we accept your review, you'll appear in the rightmost column. Post reviews regularly and you'll be always on our home page!

How can I appear in the yearly almanac?

We will publish a yearly almanac with the publications released that year together with ratings, comments and reviews. If you post a review for any of those books, we'll mention your name in the almanac. We'll also make a top of most active users, so be sure to increase your rating by posting comments, reviews and contributing with ideas, missing books or bug reports.

I have an idea on top of JavaBooks! Is there an API?

We are very glad to support any ideas that complement our business case. At the moment we do not have a public API for you to use, but please contact us and we'll assist you in your idea.

Is there an iPhone or Android JavaBooks client?

No, not at the moment. However, we are investigating the idea of building such applications. If you want to get involved and help us with this, please contact us! We are always open to ideas and new collaborations.

We are a publishing company. How can we get our books on your home page?

We'd be delighted to promote your books or magazines! Simply write to us using the contact form or by email at office@javabooks.org and we'll get back to you shortly.

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