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Ajax and REST Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach by Christian Gross
Ajax Patterns and Best Practices by Christian Gross
Beginning CakePHP: From Novice to Professional by David Golding
Beginning CSS Web Development: From Novice to Professional by Simon Collison
Beginning Google Maps Applications with PHP and Ajax: From Novice to Professional by Michael Purvis
Beginning JavaScript with DOM Scripting and Ajax: From Novice to Professional by Christian Heilmann
Beginning Joomla!: From Novice to Professional by Dan Rahmel
Beginning PHP and MySQL: From Novice to Professional by W. Jason Gilmore
Beginning PHP and Oracle: From Novice to Professional by W. Jason Gilmore
Beginning XML with DOM and Ajax: From Novice to Professional by Sas Jacobs
The Definitive Guide to Django: Web Development Done Right by Adrian Holovaty
Foundations of Ajax by Ryan Asleson
Foundations of Atlas: Rapid Ajax Development with ASP.NET 2.0 by Laurence Moroney
Foundations of Microsoft Expression Web: The Basics and Beyond by Cheryl D. Wise
jQuery Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach by B.M. Harwani
Practical CakePHP Projects by Kai Chan
Practical Django Projects by James Bennett
Practical JavaScript, DOM Scripting and Ajax Projects by Frank Zammetti
Practical Prototype and script.aculo.us by Andrew Dupont
Practical Rails Projects by Eldon Alameda
Practical Rails Social Networking Sites by Alan Bradburne
Practical REST on Rails 2 Projects by Ben Scofield
Practical Web 2.0 Applications with PHP by Quentin Zervaas
Pro Ajax and Java Frameworks by Nathaniel T. Schutta
Pro Ajax and the .NET 2.0 Platform by Daniel Woolston
Pro CSS and HTML Design Patterns by Michael Bowers
Pro CSS Techniques by Jeff Croft
Pro Django by Marty Alchin
Pro Flex on Spring by Chris Giametta
Pro HTML5 and CSS3 Design Patterns by Michael Bowers
Pro HTML5 Programming: Powerful APIs for Richer Internet Application Development by Peter Lubbers
Pro JavaScript Design Patterns by Ross Harmes
Pro JavaScript Techniques by John Resig
Pro Silverlight 2 in C# 2008 by Matthew MacDonald
Pro Silverlight 2 in VB 2008 by Matthew MacDonald
Pro Web 2.0 Application Development with GWT by Jeff Dwyer
Pro Web 2.0 Mashups: Remixing Data and Web Services by Raymond Yee

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To create a series or add a work to it, go to a "work" page. The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it.

Works can belong to more than one series. In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series.

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What isn't a series?

Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification (eg., avoid lumping Jane Austen with her continuators).

Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.

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