Category Archives: Languages

5th Pluralsight Course: C# From Scratch

Incredibly proud to say I’ve released my 5th Pluralsight course: C# From Scratch. C# is one of the most popular languages on the planet and with good reason. It is the language of choice for .NET and for Windows 8 … Continue reading

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4th Pluralsight Course: JavaScript From Scratch

Incredibly proud to say I’ve released my 4th Pluralsight course: JavaScript From Scratch.  JavaScript is one of the most popular languages on the planet. In this course, you will learn all you need to know to get started programming with … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #84–Chris Eargle Discussing Advanced C# and LINQ

Chris Eargle, Technical Evangelist for Telerik, joins me in a discussion of C#, advanced LINQ and some of the esoteric corners of C# and functional coding.    Chris’ Blog Chris on Twitter Chris’ Profile INETA Listen | Yet Another Podcast … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #80–Miguel de Icaza & Mono

Miguel joins Jon and me to discuss Mono and Xamarin and the future of open source C# coding for iOS and Android.  Related links: Core Mono: http://github.com/mono The Mono organization on GitHub http://mono-project.com The Mono web site. http://xamarin.com Miguel’s company … 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 #75–Jon Galloway on ASP.NET/ MVC/ Azure

Talking with Jon Galloway – Microsoft Evangelist – about ASP.NET/ MVC/ Windows 8 and Azure Listen | Yet Another Podcast  

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Is XAML Part of the Future?

In recent months I’ve had a number of folks on my podcast talking about Windows 8.  Whether they prefer to program W8 in XAML/C#  or in HTML/Javascript, I always ask the same question: does XAML have a real future or … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #74–Adam Kinney–Windows 8 and JavaScript and HTML5

Talking with Adam Kinney, Independent Design Developer and former Microsoft Evangelist and Jon Galloway, Microsoft Technical Evangelist, about programming for Windows 8 using JavaScript, CSS3 and HTML5.   Adam’s Blog Adam on Twitter Jon’s Blog Jon on Twitter Win 8 … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #72–Chris Bowen On Windows 8 Programming

Talking with Chris Bowen, Microsoft Technical Evangelist, on Windows 8 Programming and resources for programmers. 30 Days To Launch Chris’ Blog Top 10 Windows 8 Secrets of App Success Building Windows Blog Windows Team Blog Windows Store Blog VS 2012 … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #69–Ward Bell

Talking with Ward Bell about data, web services, Windows 8, XAML, Javascript and much more. Ward is a Microsoft MVP and a founder and VP of IdeaBlade.  Ward’s Blog – Never In Doubt Listen | Yet Another Podcast  

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C# 5–Making INotifyPropertyChanged Easier

There are times when I think my friends in the C# team are just listening to me gripe before adding a cool new feature that solves the problem.  (I have never quite outgrown the assumption that the world revolves around … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #60–Knockout.js

Talking with Steve Sanderson, John Papa and Jon Galloway about Knockout.js and client side JavaScript programming. KnockoutJS Home Steve Sanderson’s Home Page John Papa’s Home Page Jon Galloway’s Home Page Knockout Tutorials Pluralsight Course on Knockout Single Page Applications Listen … Continue reading

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