Free ebook: Creating Mobile Apps with Xamarin.Forms

Microsoft Press, in cooperation with Xamarin, is pleased to publish a new ebook by legendary author Charles Petzold: Creating Mobile Apps with Xamarin.Forms: Cross-platform C# programming for iOS, Android, and Windows.

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Free ebook: Creating Mobile Apps with Xamarin.Forms, Preview Edition 2

The final version of this ebook is now available; download the final version here. The second preview edition of Charles Petzold’s Creating Mobile Apps with Xamarin.Forms: Cross-platform C# programming for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone is now available for download! Below you’ll find the download link and the ebook’s full Introduction. Enjoy! Introduction This is…

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Free ebook: Creating Mobile Apps with Xamarin.Forms, Preview Edition

The final version of this ebook is now available; download the final version here. Greetings! To help celebrate the Xamarin Evolve conference, we’re happy to release a free ebook today: Creating Mobile Apps with Xamarin.Forms, Preview Edition: Cross-platform C# programming for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone, by Charles Petzold. This ebook was created jointly by…

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Windows Dev Center: New HTML and XAML controls in Windows 8.1

Kristi Rasmussen here from the Windows Developer Content team. As you likely know, we released Windows 8.1 for general availability last month, and I want to tell you about some exciting new features for developers. Over the course of a few posts, I’ll dive in a little deeper from what was started here about the…

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Quick news: New Jumpstarts from the Microsoft Virtual Academy

XAML Deep Dive for Windows & Windows Phone Apps Jump Start July 12, 2013 9:00am – 5:00pm (PDT) https://aka.ms/XAMLJS Deepen your XAML development skills to Windows and Windows Phone apps that can help you stand out in the marketplace. Join your peers for this accelerated and live, online training, led by Microsoft Principal Technical Evangelist…

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We need your questions for a Q&A session with Charles Petzold

Greetings! We’re happy to announce an upcoming event with programming legend and renowned author Charles Petzold (whose Programming Windows, Sixth Edition, was recently published): a live questions and answers session on April 30 (register here). The subject of the Q&A session will be the same as that in Programming Windows, Sixth Edition: writing Windows Store apps…

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New book: Build Windows 8 Apps with Microsoft Visual C# and Visual Basic Step by Step

Teach yourself how to build Windows 8 applications using Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 with Microsoft Visual C# 2012 or Visual Basic 2012—one step at a time. Build Windows 8 Apps with Microsoft Visual C# and Visual Basic Step by Step, by Luca Regnicoli, Paolo Pialorsi, and Roberto Brunetti, is available now. Here, at the chapter…

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New book: Programming Windows, Sixth Edition

We’re thrilled to announce the availability of Charles Petzold’s Programming Windows, Sixth Edition (ISBN: 9780735671768)! You can order the book here, here, here, or here. This earlier post contains the book’s Table of Contents and Charles’s Introduction, which shares a lot of information about the book’s focus and coverage, audience, history, and so on. You can get…

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Quick news: Update on sample code for Programming Windows, Sixth Edition

UPDATE: The sample code is now available via the book’s companion content page. The size of the ZIP is 30.7 MB. ORIGINAL POST: Greetings! We’ve received the final C# and C++ sample code from Charles Petzold for Programming Windows, Sixth Edition. We’re doing some final checks and working on getting it posted to the book’s…

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RTM’d today: Programming Windows, Sixth Edition

Hello, programmers! We’re happy to announce that Charles Petzold’s newest update to his classic book, Programming Windows, has shipped to the printer! The book contains 1136 pages—we were simply silly to originally estimate the book’s length at 800 pages—and its ISBN is 9780735671768. You can also download a PDF with two complete chapters and the…

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