New video: Programming the Microsoft Bot Framework

We’re pleased to announce that we have a new video available for purchase! Programming the Microsoft Bot Framework, with Microsoft MVP Joe Mayo, offers more than five hours of instruction.


Free ebook: .NET Microservices: Architecture for Containerized .NET Applications

Here’s a new free ebook! This was written by Cesar de la Torre, Bill Wagner, and Mike Rousos, and was published by Microsoft Developer Division, .NET and Visual Studio product teams. Cesar has previously written for Microsoft Press, so we’re helping spread the word about his newest ebook. Happy reading!


New book: Windows Internals, Seventh Edition, Part 1

We’re happy to announce the availability of Windows Internals, 7th Edition, Part 1: System architecture, processes, threads, memory management, and more (ISBN 9780735684188), by Pavel Yosifovich, Alex Ionescu, Mark E. Russinovich, and David A. Solomon.


Autoruns in Windows

Learn about the fundamentals of Autoruns and how you can manage system permissions in this sample chapter from Troubleshooting with the Windows Sysinternals Tools, 2nd Edition.


Models, Views, and Controllers

In this sample chapter from ASP.NET Core Application Development: Building an application in four sprints, the author team recaps the basics of models, views, controllers, middleware, and dependency injection.


ebook deal of the week: ASP.NET Core Application Development

Save 50%! Buy here.  This offer expires on Sunday, February 12 at 7:00 AM GMT. Through four complete sprints, this book takes you through every step needed to build brand new cross-platform web apps with ASP.NET Core, and make them available on the Internet.