Hacking Movable Type, the long awaited book by MT experts Jay Allen, Brad Choate, Ben Hammersley, David Raynes and Matt Haughey, is now in print, shipping, and available at Amazon.com.
From the book's back cover:
Ready to push Movable Type to the max?
Movable Type, that amazingly powerful personal publishing application, is the superhero of the Internet age. But when you push, poke, stretch, and otherwise coax it into producing even more, the possibilities for your Web content are simply superlative. Roll up your sleeves and get movingï¿½here's the first book to tell you how.
Discover how to do all this and more
1. Hack the perfect installation
2. Hack the database
3. Play with Atom, Perl, and XML-RPC APIs
4. Write advanced plug-ins
5. Master dynamic publishing
6. Hack a super-powered blog app
7. Ban comment spam
8. Build customized templates