Apress is offering free books for download.  They want you to subscribe to an Apress newsletter, but all you have to do is uncheck the box and click the “Download the book” button.  My look at the page shows the following titles

  • A Programmer’s Introduction to PHP 4.0
  • Writing Perl Modules for CPAN
  • Programming VB.NET: A Guide For Experienced Programmers
  • COM and .NET Interoperability
  • XML Programming: Web Applications and Web Services With JSP and ASP
  • Google, Amazon, and Beyond: Creating and Consuming Web Services
  • Practical Common Lisp
  • Dissecting a C# Application: Inside SharpDevelop