Category Archives: Books

Pro Windows 8.1 Development w/XAML and C#

I’m pleased and proud to say my latest (and last!) book has been published: Pro Windows 8.1 Development with XAML and C# Here’s the hype: Understanding Windows 8.1 and how it ties in to the proven C# language and the … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #85–Fritz Onion of pluralsight

Fritz Onion, one of the founding members of pluralsight, joins me to discuss on-line learning, pluralsight’s business model, where the opportunities are for instructors and students and much more.  Fritz is Editor in Chief at pluralsight, and the author of … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #79–HTML5 for .NET Programmers

Jim Jackson and Ian Gilman, authors of HTML5 for .NET Developers join Jon Galloway and myself to discuss HTML5, JavaScript and related topics.  Their book is targeted right at C#/.NET programmers who want to learn about HTML5 and JavaScript for … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #77–Charles Petzold on Windows 8

Talking with Charles Petzold and Jon Galloway about Charles’ newest edition of his iconic  book Programming Windows (6th Edition).    Charles Petzold may be one of the best known writers in the .NET industry because of his book Programming Windows.  … Continue reading

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XAML For Windows 8: Read Me First

I’m pleased and proud to announce my newest book, from Apress, named either XAML For Windows 8: Read Me First or XAML Primer (we’re still discussing! Which name do you prefer?)  If you are interested in learning Windows 8 programming … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #55–David Plat on Why Software Sucks

Talking with David Platt, author of Why Software Sucks about software design, both good and bad David’s Web Site   Listen | Yet Another Podcast Call in comments: 1-347-YAP-CAST

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Cost vs. Size of Books

My newest book, Programming Reactive Extensions and LINQ, is released. I’m very  excited about this book, and believe that it provides high-quality information that would otherwise be hard to find, clear explanations, and useful examples. Paul Betts and I worked … Continue reading

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