This just has to be said: Steve Ciarcia is a god.
Circuit Cellar certainly appeals to my heart for the above reason.
There was recently an article on QNX Neutrino in Circuit Cellar
(Jan 2002) by Duane Mattern. I’d love to see some QNX momentum
there with additional articles or projects.
Rob, did you know that he referred to your book in the article?
“…With linux or Windows you can find literally hundreds of books of
information. But, you’ll find only one book about QNX and it was
written by Robert Krten. Krten’s books (sic) is good, but it isn’t a
beginner’s books (sic) nor an introduction. So, be prepared to
dig into the provided help files…” (yadda yadda)
He listed your book info in the references section of the
article (and your URL). The article lists his email address as
That said, if you didn’t see any surge in web page hits or sales
of your book after the January article, maybe the circuit cellar
audience isn’t the one to advertise to. If you’re really interested,
circuit cellar publishes their ad rates on their website.
“Patrick J, (Pat) Hogan” <email@example.com> wrote in message
“Robert Krten” <> firstname.lastname@example.org> > wrote in message
news:a65e23$cus$> email@example.com> …
Since QNX News is dead, and there doesn’t appear to be any plans for
a way for 3rd parties to market their products, I was wondering if you
wouldn’t mind filling me in on where you all find out about QNX
thinking of taking some ads out for the video training courses and the
and I’m wondering where my advertising dollar would be best spent…
How about Circuit Cellar? Embedded Systems Journal? Doctor Dobb’s?
Well, I read them all. But I read Circuit Cellar first. I’m often a
month or two behind on the others. It would be my pick of the three. A
lot of the CCI readers are folks who would find QNX pretty useful, if they
knew about it.
Why not think up a project, that would show off QNX capabilities, and
write an article (or series) on it. Get paid while getting name
recognition and follow up with a small, back of magazine ad. … They
it the “Idea Box” (just dug a Circuit Cellar out from under a pile of