Free e-book collection

Hello, one of my colleauges shared the following blog post which provides a list for free e-books for different technologies including web and mobile development. Definetly it is worth to check: Huge collection of Free Microsoft eBooks for you, including: Office, Office 365, SharePoint, SQL Server, System Center, Visual Studio, Web Development, Windows, Windows Azure,…

Free ebook: Programming Windows 8 Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

Microsoft Press has published a new book for Windows 8 application programming with HTML, CSS and JavaScript. You can download the PDF version of the book free of charge. For the details please see Microsoft Press blog: Free ebook: Programming Windows 8 Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript –AMB  

Free ebooks from Microsoft Press

Here you can find very valuable resource from Microsoft Press, including Programming Windows Phone 7, by Charles Petzold. Free ebooks: Great content from Microsoft Press that won’t cost you a penny Enjoy 🙂 –AMB


Free IIS 8.0 Express Beta is released

We have just released IIS 8.0 Express Beta. Internet Information Services (IIS) 8.0 Express Beta is a free, simple and self-contained version of IIS that is optimized for developers. IIS Express makes it easy to use the most current version of IIS to develop and test websites in development tools like Visual Studio and WebMatrix….


Debug Diagnostic Tool (DebugDiag) 1.2 is released

Debug Diagnostic Tool (a.k.a. “Debug Diag” or “DebugDiag”) version 1.1 is one of the most popular debugging tools which helps us to collect/analyze crash or hang dumps. However most of the features of the v1.1 is not working on Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 / R2. Today, we have released Debug Diagnostic 1.2 which works on Windows…


Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Training Kit is available for download

The Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Training Kit includes presentations, hands-on labs, and demos. This content is designed to help you learn how to utilize the Visual Studio 2010 features and a variety of framework technologies including: C# 4 Visual Basic 10 F# Parallel Extensions Windows Communication Foundation Windows Workflow Windows Presentation Foundation…

Decompiler tools for .NET Framework

A .NET application is compiled into IL (intermediate language) during compile time and it is compiled into platform specific binary code during runtime by JIT (Just in time) Compiler. You can decompile IL code to get the source code of the assembly. This is achieved by System.Reflection namespaces and classes. So you can write your own de-compiler….


.NET Reflector version 6 will be kept free for existing users

As I mentioned in one of my previous posts (, Red Gate has decided to charge $35 for .NET Reflector. However, based on the community feedback and the success of the version 7, RedGate has now decided to release a version of the Reflector 6 for the existing users. Here is a part of the…


Read online for free – Parallel Programming with Microsoft .NET

“Parallel Programming with Microsoft .NET” from O’Reilly is a cool book if you are interested in parallel programming in .NET. Although the e-book version is not free and you need to purchase it, it is free if you would like to read it from MSDN web site: Read free here – Parallel Programming with Microsoft…