Author news: Software requirements expert Karl Wiegers launches a blog

Greetings. Just a quick note to share that Karl Wiegers, author of Software Requirements, Second Edition (Microsoft Press, 2003), Practical Project Initiation: A Handbook with Tools (Microsoft Press, 2007), and More About Software Requirements: Thorny Issues and Practical Advice (Microsoft Press, 2009), has launched a blog called, simply, Consulting Tips and Tricks from Karl Wiegers….

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Free videos: Excel 2010 Step by Step

Check out 15 free videos based on the Excel 2010 Step by Step book. The Microsoft Press Step by Step video series teaches Microsoft software and technologies visually, in an easy-to-follow visual format. Each video in the series is based on a specific book in the highly successful Step by Step print book series, and…

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New book: Using Microsoft InfoPath 2010 with Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Step by Step

We’re excited to announce that Darvish Shadravan and Laura Rogers’ Using Microsoft InfoPath 2010 with Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Step by Step (ISBN 9780735662063; 512 pages) is now available for purchase!   You can find the book’s introduction in this previous post. In today’s post, please enjoy reading excerpts from Chapter 5, “Adding Logic and Rules to…

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Sneak peek: The Microsoft Manual of Style, 4th Edition

The 4th edition of The Microsoft Manual of Style is coming in December. Here’s a sneak peek at chapters 2 & 5 – Content for the Web and The User Interface. Pre-order your copy: At Amazon At Barnes & Noble

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Announcing the Exam Ref series from Microsoft Press

                        Ken Jones here. Last week we announced the first book in a new certification series from Microsoft Press – the MCPD 70-519 Exam Ref: Designing and Developing Web Applications Using Microsoft .NET Framework 4. Today, we’d like to talk more about the new series – what it is and why it was…

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RTM’d today: MCPD 70-519 Exam Ref: Designing and Developing Web Applications Using Microsoft .NET Framework 4

We’re happy to announce that MCPD 70-519 Exam Ref: Designing and Developing Web Applications Using Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (ISBN 9780735657267; 304 pages) shipped to the printer this week! This book is the first entry in the brand new Microsoft Press Exam Ref certification series. Designed for experienced, MCTS-certified professionals ready to advance their status—this…

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Available now: Training Kit 3-Pack and 4-Pack for Windows Server 2008 2nd Editions

  MCITP Windows Server® 2008 Enterprise Administrator: Training Kit 4-Pack: Exams 70-640, 70-642, 70-643, 70-647, Second Edition Available from: Amazon.com & Barnes & Noble or your favorite online reseller. Dan Holme, Nelson Ruest, Danielle Ruest, Tony Northrup, J.C. Mackin, Anil Desai, Orin Thomas, John Policelli, Ian L. McLean, Paul Mancuso, David R. Miller, Jason Kellington Get…

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RTM’d today: Programming Microsoft ASP.NET MVC, Second Edition

Greetings. We’re happy to share that we’ve completed our work on Dino Esposito’s second edition of Programming Microsoft ASP.MVC (ISBN: 9780735662841; 464 pages), which fully updates Dino’s first edition for ASP.NET MVC 3. The book is currently available for pre-order, and it will be fully available later this month. When the book is available, we’ll…

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New book: Coding Faster: Getting More Productive with Microsoft Visual Studio

We’re pleased to announce the availability of Coding Faster: Getting More Productive with Microsoft Visual Studio by Zain Naboulsi and Sara Ford. Expert advice to help you work smarter and increase your productivity with Visual Studio. Take a detailed look into Visual Studio—and learn practical techniques to help you work more efficiently. This fully revised…

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