The great thing is, you can create a log-in that will subscribe you to their notifications for new issues. The notifications you get will list the table of contents for each new issue. This gives you the opportunity to review the main topics before committing to a purchase.
From the issues I’ve seen, there have been some nice links and articles featured, so worth checking out.
CancelBubble is a web design news site curated by Matt Hickerson. Yes, there are way too many “design news” sites. But I always find Matt’s stuff on CancelBubble (as well as on his Twitter account) are unique and usually geared towards the type of stuff front-end engineers would be interested in.
Currently, CancelBubble is one of the default tabs that opens each time I load Chrome — because I always like to see what’s newly posted without having to check my RSS feed.
It’s slated for release in March of 2012 and you can review the first chapter free on the Manning Publications Inc. page for the book.
I just hope the word “ninja” is as hip in 6 months as it seems to be now.
Stack Overflow has a number of these lengthy, everybody-and-their-dog-contributes type of posts, and this is one worth checking out.