Format: Paperback, 150 pages
Publisher: Pragmatic Bookshelf; 1st edition (November 22, 2010)
Good questions. But can Porteneuve's book provide the answers?
Often, my favorite part of a book such as this is the Who is this book for section. Here is where you'll find the "official" mission of the book and sometimes where you'll find the inconsistency between the book's stated purpose and how it's actually written. Here's the first sentence:
So who really should buy this book?
Every book has a website, and this one is no exception. The book's official site is http://pragprog.com/titles/pg_js, where you can access the sample code, review the errata, and participate in forum conversations about the book's contents (though, there are only three threads, the most recent being November 2010 as of this writing).