Sep 16

Buy Our New Rockable Book: Theme Tumblr Like a Pro

Thu, 09/16/2010 - 12:03 — julie

Today Rockable Press released Jeffrey Way’s new book, “Theme Tumble Like a Pro”. Interested in learning to create cool Tumblr themes? This book is what you’re after.

Jeffrey’s goal is to “teach you how to be a Tumblr pro! Along the way, we’ll learn how to create customization options, work with the Tumblr API, allow for added functionality, and a plethora of other awesome things!” The book comes with companion screencasts for each chapter.

What’s Covered?

  • The basic structure of a Tumblr theme
  • The various post types
  • Creating an options “panel” to provide maximum flexibility for the users of your theme
  • Using the Tumblr API
  • Various Cookbook recipes
  • Displaying Tweets (while improving Tumblr’s provided JavaScript!)
  • Combining Tumblr with JavaScript
  • And so much more, over the course of this 135 page eBook + companion screencasts.

Tumblr’s streamlined approach has made it one of the web’s fastest growing blog platforms. In “Theme Tumblr Like a Pro,” Nettuts+ editor, Jeffrey Way, will teach you everything you need to start making powerful Tumblr themes, while maintaining the platform’s core principle: simplicity. As an added bonus, we’ve included a companion screencast for every chapter, for the visual learners out there! By the time you finish this book, you’ll be a Tumblr master!

About the Author

Jeffrey Way is part of the Envato team. He is the Editor of Nettuts+, a web development tutorials blog with over 70,000 daily readers, and he’s also the manager of the popular marketplace for web developers, CodeCanyon. He has been in the web industry for over 5 years, with expertise in HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript, jQuery, CodeIgniter, Tumblr, and WordPress.

Still undecided? Download the Sample Pages (18 pages). And remember the book comes with hours of video training for each chapter.

Purchase from the Tuts+ Marketplace – $20

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