Books Giveaway: Winners


Over last weeks we have selected dozens of useful development and web design-related books. Not all of them were available which is why we’ve decided to give away at least the books which are available now and keep the rest for future giveaways. Consequently, we provided you with the opportunity to win 8 of them in our book giveaway1.

The response was literally overwhelming. Over 3800 readers have participated making the post probably the largest article ever published. And now, as the comments are closed, it is time to announce the winners of the giveaway which have been selected randomly.

So here are the winners: the number in the brackets in the last column stands for the comment number of the participant.

Books and Winners

# Cover Title

by Author

1 Screenshot Transcending CSS
by Andy Clarke
luca (3183)
2 Screenshot Designing the Obvious: A Common Sense Approach to Web Application Design

by Robert Hoekman

siubie (2667)
3 Screenshot Designing for the Social Web
by Joshua Porter
Greg (444)
4 Screenshot About Face 3: The Essentials of Interaction Design
by Alan Cooper
Adam (316)
5 Screenshot The Myths of Innovation
by Scott Berkun
Kai (2818)
6 Screenshot Designing Web Navigation: Optimizing the User Experience
by James Kalbach
jendrol (731)
7 1,000 Graphic Elements

Web Form Design: Filling in the Blanks
by Luke Wroblewski
Emanuel Felipe (1233)
8 The Designers Complete Index

The JavaScript Anthology: 101 Essential Tips, Tricks & Hacks
by Cameron Adams
Matthew VanTassel (2523)

Congratulations to the winners! We’ll contact each of you during the next 24 hours to get the shipping address for the book you’ve won.

Be prepared, we are going to smash you big next time, in our future giveaways. Therefore maybe it’s a good time to subscribe to our RSS-feed2 Subscribe to our RSS-feed3.


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    Ach … : ( long nose

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    ananda rizki ramdani

    June 16, 2008 12:58 am

    oowwhhh.. if i were in book #1 :(

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    nice sad i didnt win, but u guys still rock :P

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    Yeah! I can’t believe it!!!
    Thank you so much guys!
    Looking forward to read the book!

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    Valeriy Mishkorez

    June 16, 2008 1:27 am

    Congratulation, Friends!

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    Congratulations winners. Enjoy the books.

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    Congrats to the winners, and thanks Smashing for being so generous to the readers! Cheers!

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    Carlton Dickson

    June 16, 2008 1:38 am

    Congrats to the winners…I’ll be back for the next competition, love them!


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    Congrats Guys

    but why not me ?:((

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    3800, omg. That is so much!

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    Congratulations m8s !!

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    Congratulations to all the winning readers!

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    why can’t I?:)

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    Congrates fro the winnres
    sadly I’m not one of ‘em
    next time……………………………………. who knows :)

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    leszek pietrzak

    June 16, 2008 2:59 am

    Congrats :-)

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    Congratulation Adam !

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    I missed this time too :(
    Congrats to all winners

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    Congratulations to the winners!!

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    aiks … i m not in the list :(

    congrats to all the winners!

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    yes, congratulations ..

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    Jason Cockerham

    June 16, 2008 5:07 am

    congrats to everyone

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    Congrats to the winners!

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    congratulations for the winners!
    keep going smashing magazine!!!

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    Congrats to all the Winners! Enjoy!

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    Mohammad alshaikh

    June 16, 2008 7:32 am

    congra guyz…
    im sad that i didnt win.. why not me? :(
    go go smashingmagazine.. we are proud to be one of the readers..

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    Dang, maybe I’ll win next time….congrats to the winners!

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    I really wanted that book!!!

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    Brendon Kozlowski

    June 16, 2008 9:16 am

    Congratulations to the winners, and thanks again SM for running these contests, and your continued articles!

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    Congratulations to the winners!
    Smashing you are the best!

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    Cant believe I didnt win ! Damn ! :)

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    Congratulations to every one and the winners of corse!
    Hope see a nother book give away soon!
    Thanks Smashing Magazine!

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    Congratulations everyone! Enjoy it, coz next time, it’s me!!

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    Good for them!
    Of course, thanks to Smashing Magazine.

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    Guilherme Dupont

    June 16, 2008 3:58 pm

    contratulations to the winners!
    smashing magazine the best

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    Congrats! to all the winners
    And SM, You guys definitely rock! :)

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    Congratulations and better luck next time!

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    Congrats to all the winners!!! :)

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    congrats for the winner

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    Livingston Samuel

    June 16, 2008 8:52 pm

    Congrats guys!

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    go to sit and sulk in a corner… See! I never win anything…

    ;-) congrats to the winners and smashing for a great competition.

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    congrats to all winners, smashing people, u rocks !!!!!!
    only on sentence for guys, like me, who has not win,

    “Don’t tell me the sky is the limit, there are footprints on the moon”

    better luck next time!

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    Congratulations everyone!

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    congratulations for the winners and once again thanks to the editors for such a great website !

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    June 17, 2008 3:13 am

    This is the second time I HAVE SUCCESSFULLY LOST the book give away…

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    I’ll probably be struck by lightning first before I win anything…ah well, I’ll live…I hope…

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    Congrats to the winners!
    Sad about not winning, but this site rocks men!

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    Congrats to everyone who won!

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    Niiiice fela’s!

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    Congrats to the winners! I hope it will be my turn next time, haha.

    Yep, SM, I forgot how I got here but I certainly always remember this site for inspiration.

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    lucky :)

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    Congrats to the winners

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    Congratulations to all the winners!!!!

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    Congratulation to Winners!!

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    Congratulations to all the winners!

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    Cogratulations to the winners!

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    Must be nice to read your name in the list :D
    Congrats to the winners! :)

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    Congrats to all the winners!
    Hope there’ll be something more like this in the future. =D

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