Great recent reviews: Microsoft PowerPivot for Excel 2010: Give Your Data Meaning

  We’re excited to see the great reviews for Marco Russo and Alberto Ferrari’s Microsoft PowerPivot for Excel® 2010: Give Your Data Meaning (ISBN 99780735640580; 416 pages) pouring in! Check out these reviews: Prologika Forums: “Book Review – Microsoft PowerPivot for Excel 2010” Boyan Penev on Microsoft BI: “PowerPivot Books” amazon.com: Customer Reviews For more…


Podcast: Solving Microsoft Windows Problems

  Mike Halsey, author of Troubleshooting Windows 7 Inside Out, was a guest on Computer America radio show on November 19, 2010. During the interview, Mike offers advice and suggestions for solving Windows problems. He also answers questions from call-in listeners. You can listen to the interview at www.thelongclimb.com/audio-video/Computer_America_20_11_2010.wma. You can also find the podcast…

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SharePoint 2010: Great books!

So which SharePoint 2010 books are getting solid 5 star reviews? Check these out: SharePoint 2010 Administrator’s Pocket Consultant by Ben Curry                                           “If you are a SharePoint person, pick this wonderful guide up, it will help you in so many ways.” SharePoint 2010 Administrator’s Companion by Bill English, Brian Alderman, and Mark Ferraz                                                               …

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RTM’d today: Windows Server 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Services Resource Kit

We’re very happy to report that Windows Server 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Service Resource Kit, by Christa Anderson and Kristin L. Griffin with the Microsoft Remote Desktop Services Team (ISBN 9780735627376; 720 pages) has shipped to the printer. In-depth and comprehensive, this official Microsoft Resource Kit delivers the information you need to plan, deploy, and…

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RTM’d today: MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-515): Web Applications Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4

MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-515): Web Applications Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4, by Tony Northrup and Mike Snell, is on its way to the printer. It will be available in book stores in mid December and is now available for pre-order through online book sellers. Maximize your performance on the exam by learning…


Rough Cuts: Microsoft Excel 2010: Data Analysis and Business Modeling, Third Edition

Check out the Safari Books Online Rough Cuts chapters for this upcoming book by Wayne Winston. Chapters available are: Chapter 17. Sensitivity Analysis with Data Tables Chapter 28. An Introduction to Optimization with Excel Solver Chapter 45. Summarizing Data with Database Statistical Functions Not sure what Rough Cuts are? Rough Cuts provides you with early…

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Special Event: Future of Silverlight–December 2, 2010

You’re invited to a very special event on December 2nd, 2010 Learn about the future of Silverlight from Corporate Vice President, Scott Guthrie and other experts, direct from Microsoft’s HQ. Hear about our plans for the next version of Silverlight, the latest developments as well as in-depth sessions on building applications with Silverlight. Registration is…

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New book: Windows Phone 7 Plain & Simple

We’re excited to announce that Michael Stroh’s Windows Phone 7 Plain & Simple is available! You can find the book’s chapter-level table of contents and some colorful examples of this easy-to-use, beginner-focused guide to Windows Phone 7 in this previous post. In today’s post, please enjoy a closer look at Section 11, “Finding Places and…

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