For many years you have asked the same question about our books and videos: “Will raywenderlich.com ever include books and videos together in a subscription?”:
will the subscription include all books in the stores?
– qntbkk (@qntbkk) March 14, 2020
@rwenderlich: can I read all the books you publish with a subscription? Are all Swift tutorials (being) updated to Swift 3? Thanks.
– Paul (@InsidePerimeter) November 2, 2016
@rwenderlich any plans to add more subscription types? Do you like a higher monthly price that includes the books besides videos?
̵1; Lucian Boboc (@lucianboboc) June 18, 2015
Therefore, we are pleased to announce our brand new subscription that combines videos and books in one package, and which also includes a brand new online reading experience: our new Ultimate Subscription!
Read on to see how you can check out the new online reading experience for yourself, see what’s included in the Ultimate Beginner and Ultimate Pro subscriptions, learn how to claim your upgrade discount as a current subscriber – and how you and a friend can win big in our Ultimate Subscription Gift!
What is raywenderlich.com Ultimate Subscription?
Raywenderlich.com Ultimate Subscription combines the best of what you know and love about our site: our video courses and our books, in a single subscription.
Ever since the original raywenderlich.com Video Tutorial subscription was launched waaaay back in 2014, you’ve had access to our entire range of video courses – but books have never been a part of these subscriptions. You wanted to buy a book, to solve one problem – and when another problem came up, you had to buy another book.
But there’s a better way to do things – and that’s by bringing you books and videos together in raywenderlich.com Ultimate Subscription!
With an Ultimate Subscription, you can access books anywhere, anytime, without having to download anything. We’ve built a whole new reading experience for books on raywenderlich.com. It works directly in your browser, both on your desktop and on your mobile.
Wondering how the online reading experience works? Well, the easiest way to do that is to try it for yourself!
You can check out all of our books right now, including these bestsellers:
This takes you straight into the book, where you can start reading right away. Some chapters in each book are available for free, so you can check them out in detail even if you do not own the book.
Other chapters that are not free have some of the text obscured, but you can still look through the book to check the headings, code examples, and illustrations in the book to see what’s inside.
Do you want to browse all the books available on our site? You can check them out here:
How does the ultimate subscription work?
As an Ultimate subscriber, you get unlimited access to the largest library of development videos of the highest quality, as well as our extensive library of mobile development books. You can watch the videos as often as you want, and read the books as much as you want, as long as your subscription is active.
There are two levels of Ultimate Subscription, depending on what you need:
- Ultimate Beginner: Includes our books and videos at beginner level, as your best choice to get started with mobile development.
- Ultimate Pro: Includes access to every single book and video on our site, including all books and videos we publish in the future!
This is how the two subscription levels compare with each other:
|Ultimate Pro||Ultimate Beginner|
|Access over 60 beginner-level video courses||✅||✅|
|Get access to 7+ books at beginner level||✅||✅|
|Access iOS and Android learning paths||✅||✅|
|Stream video content in our official app||✅||✅|
|Download the source code for projects||✅||✅|
|Access to all 4000+ videos on the site||✅|
|Access to all 40+ books on the site||✅|
|Access exclusive Pro video content||✅|
|Access to all future video courses on the site||✅|
|Access to all future books on the site||✅|
|Download and watch video course offline||✅|
Whether you choose a beginner or pro subscription, you have access to every single book and video included in your subscription, as long as your subscription remains active, and you will also automatically receive future updates of the books in your collection.
Books and videos included in Ultimate Beginner
The Ultimate Beginner subscription gives you access to the seven basic programming books:
It also includes access to over 60+ of our best beginner courses, for iOS, Swift, Android, Kotlin, Flutter, Darts and other content designed for the beginner developer:
If you are new to mobile development, or just starting out as a programmer, the Beginner subscription is designed just for you!
But – to go even further and access every single book and video we offer on our site, you will need the Ultimate Pro subscription!
Books and videos included in Ultimate Pro
The Ultimate Pro subscription gives you access to every single book we have on the site, plus future books we publish on the site. And again, you will receive automatic updates of the books in your collection to help you stay up to date as languages, platforms and frameworks evolve.
The Ultimate Pro subscription also gives you access to all screen broadcasts and video courses in our catalog (there are over 4000+ videos!), As well as every single video course that we publish in the future. Here are just a few of our recent popular video courses (and we’re constantly adding new ones):
And in addition, the Ultimate Pro subscription also lets you download video courses and take them offline with our official raywenderlich.com app, available for both iOS and Android. This means you do not have to burn mobile data while watching the latest videos on your daily commute, and you can continue working through your video courses in areas where coverage is spotty.
Can existing subscribers upgrade to Ultimate?
If you are an existing subscriber and you are happy with your subscription just for videos, do not worry – there is absolutely nothing you need to do. You can continue to enjoy our catalog of video courses as part of your existing subscription, at the same price you pay now. Nothing needs to change.
But for those of you who want to wrap books with your existing video subscription, for a limited time, you can take advantage of an exclusive discount when you upgrade your subscription to Ultimate.
This means that you will lock in the best price we will offer throughout the year – and we will even credit the total remaining value of your subscription towards the upgrade.
To take advantage of this exclusive subscription discount, log in to your account and visit the following link for details on how to claim your Ultimate Upgrade Discount:
What other readers are saying
You have submitted some wonderful, kind reviews of our books and videos over the years. Here’s just a small selection of how the books and videos have helped people like you:
“It has been 2 years since I started reading / studying the concepts in the book – finally getting to the point where I am comfortable with many of the concepts. I feel that your book is extremely beneficial in the SwiftUI world, where architecture / patterns have not been fully standardized yet. “
The book to expand your knowledge of reactive programming with Rx. I have used the knowledge I have gained in my own projects … Also, the style of the book is good because you get the theory first, and then you get to use it in an Android setting to help solidify it. ”
“I can not recommend this book enough. It also helped a lot to get people with many years of experience in GCD to answer my questions and recommend literature on the subject. “
“This book is amazing! I always thought binary trees were very confusing, but this book does a very good job of simplifying them so that they are easy to understand. Combining the clear explanations with the Kotlin language also makes the algorithms much more readable than trying to learn them in Java. ”
And you also have a lot to say about our videos:
“You do a great job, and I’m so happy to have your books and videos as a good reference. Being a software engineer these days requires constant learning, and you make that task affordable and feasible. “
“Just started your ARKit tutorial on @rwenderlich, and I wanted to thank you for making it engaging. The professionalism of the videos and your manners hold my attention and provide a high quality course. ”
Your videos are engaging for someone like me with a long technical background and for someone who has just started. Seriously, your pedagogy is fantastic with just enough repetition and constant level of slightly increasing challenge. Kudos to you and your team. ”
And you can not beat the value in an Ultimate Subscription. If you were to buy every single book on our site right now, it would cost you well over $ 2000 – and that does not even include all previous books, or all the books we will publish next year!
For a small fraction of that price, you can enjoy every single book on our site, as well as every single video we offer, month after month. It is simply the best investment you can make in your mobile development career.
Enter the Ultimate Subscription Giveaway!
To celebrate the new Ultimate subscription and the launch of our online reading experience, we’re giving away ten, 3 month Ultimate Pro subscriptions to some lucky winners out there!
It’s pretty easy to enter:
- Follow @rwenderlich on Twitter
- Retweet the tweet below, and tag a friend you think will benefit from having an Ultimate Pro subscription:
🎉🎉🎉 Finally: books and videos, available together, in our new Ultimate Subscription – and a gift too!
Follow @rwenderlich, RT this and tag a friend who will participate to win one of ten 3-month Ultimate Pro subscriptions, on us!
Details here: https://t.co/ZYwDeaxrHJ
– raywenderlich.com (@rwenderlich) October 5, 2020
We choose five tweets at random, and if we choose your tweet, you and your friend will both win a free 3 month Ultimate Pro subscription with us!
We’re running this giveaway until October 8th at 23:59:59 Pacific Time, and we’re announcing the winners this Friday. Good luck – come in early and come in often!
We’ve updated our FAQ to give you the answers to your questions about our new Ultimate Beginner and Ultimate Pro subscriptions and our new online book experience:
If you do not see the answer to your question in Frequently Asked Questions, please contact our support team at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will do our best to help you!
Where should I go from here?
You’ve been requesting an all-in-one book and video subscription for some time now, and it’s so satisfying to finally be able to share our new all-in-one Ultimate subscriptions and our new online reading experience with all of you.
It’s been a crazy few months here, as we’ve rebuilt the book and subscription experience from scratch, but we could not have been happier to enter this new phase of subscriptions on raywenderlich.com to make it even easier for you, developer, to keep you on top of your professional game.
Here is a quick summary of what to do next:
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Again, I want to thank you for being a loyal member of the raywenderlich.com community. Support for the mobile development community is at the heart of everything we do, and your support makes everything we do possible!