Targeting Modern C++ and Windows Store apps samples for Windows 8.1 – Part 1 of n

I have previously mentioned that I will not be updating “Modern C++ and Windows Store apps” to have an edition exclusively for Windows 8.1. My reason behind the decision is simple: The concepts and technologies I have introduced in the book continue to be relevant in Windows 8.1 and all of the samples will work…

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Will there be an update for “Modern C++ and Windows Store apps” for Windows 8.1?

With Windows 8.1 now released as a Consumer Preview enabling developers to try out and begin building apps for the new Operating System, I wanted to let folks know if there is an updated version of my book, “Modern C++ and Windows Store apps” under development. When I began contemplating writing a book about Windows…

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Announcing the winners of the //BUILD contest book giveaway

I am happy to announce the winners of the //BUILD contest I announced a few weeks ago. Matt Larson, Chris Wolf, Subramanyam S, Kim Perry, Carsten Jorgensen, Raúl Guerrero Deschamps, Sai Jagannath, Pheeraphong Sucharee and Raj Rao. Congratulations and enjoy the book! -Sridhar

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The Windows Store opportunity for C++ developers

One of my colleagues sent this statement my way and I quote him “The advent of Windows Store combines a great app-development infrastructure with a reach of 250 million people and counting. This is a great opportunity for seasoned and new app developers alike. While Microsoft has published great examples, tutorials, and help, a more…

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Two copies remaining

With less than two weeks to go for //BUILD 2013, I still have two copies of my book “Modern C++ and Windows Store apps” waiting to be given away. Follow the rules listed here and send me a mail. -Sridhar

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Modern C++ and Windows Store apps giveaway – An update

I wanted to provide a quick update on the winning responses so far to book contest I have announced a few weeks back. I am humbled by the responses I have received so far. The winning responses, from the mails I have received until now are: “I am excited to apply modern C++ to code…

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Modern C++ and Windows Store apps giveaway

BUILD 2013 is 9 weeks away. In anticipation of BUILD 2013, I am listing a giveaway for my book, “Modern C++ and Windows Store apps”. Every week leading to the BUILD 2013 conference, I will give out a copy of my book. Sounds interesting? Want a copy? Getting a copy is easy. All you have…

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Purchase Modern C++ and Windows Store apps in India

Hi, Wanted to provide a quick update on the availability of my book, “Modern C++ and Windows Store apps”, in India. Get the eBook in Adobe PDF: http://www.infibeam.com/eBooks/modern-c-windows-store-apps-sridhar-poduri-pdf-ebook-download/9780989020800-BEPDF.html Get the paperback edition: http://www.junglee.com/Modern-C-Windows-Store-Apps/dp/0989020800/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1364203192&sr=8-1 Thanks, Sridhar

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Where can I purchase “Modern C++ and Windows Store apps” book

There are a few avenues by which you can purchase a copy of my book, “Modern C++ and Windows Store apps”. Obtaining a paperback edition You can purchase a copy directly from my Createspace eStore here. Use discount code 5C56GCKN to get 20% off MRP. Please note that all orders placed via this site are…

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