Programming books and ebooks lineup

Here is the lineup of programming titles from Microsoft Press. We offer reference and training for core skills. Check out all programming titles or view them by topic below. C# C++ HTML, JavaScript and web development SQL Server Visual Basic Visual Studio and .NET Windows C#                  …


New book: Microsoft Visual Basic 2013 Step by Step

We’re happy to announce the availability of Microsoft Visual Basic 2013 Step by Step (ISBN: 9780735667044)! Purchase from these online retailers: The Microsoft Press Store Amazon.com Barnes & Noble Independent booksellers – Shop local Your hands-on guide to Visual Basic fundamentals Expand your expertise—and teach yourself the fundamentals of Microsoft Visual Basic 2013. If you…

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New book: Windows Runtime via C#

We’re very happy to announce that Windows Runtime via C# (9780735679276) by Jeffrey Richter and Maarten van de Bospoort is ready for purchase. Purchase from these online retailers: The Microsoft Press Store Amazon.com Barnes & Noble Independent booksellers – Shop local   Get a thorough grounding in the Windows Runtime Delve inside the Windows Runtime—and…


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…


New books: Start Here! Learn HTML5 and Start Here! Learn Microsoft Visual Basic 2012

We’re excited to announce the availability to two great beginner books for programmers – Start Here! Learn HTML5 and Start Here! Learn Microsoft Visual Basic 2012. Ready to learn HTML5 programming? Start Here! Purchase Here Learn the fundamentals of programming with HTML5—and begin building your first standards-based web pages from the ground up. If you…


Quick news: Bing Maps SDK for Windows Store apps available

Related information: “Bing Maps SDK for Windows Store apps combines the power of Windows 8 and Bing™ Maps to provide an enhanced mapping experience for modern-style apps. Developers can use this Bing Maps control to incorporate the latest road maps and aerial views into a Windows Store app. This SDK includes controls for apps built…

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Amazon coupon: Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 Developer’s Handbook

Save $6 on Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 Developer’s Handbook at Amazon.com by using this coupon at check-out. Good through the end of March, 2012. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0735627053/ref=vp_c_A2JU1SOSQDCZ73?ie=UTF8&m=ATVPDKIKX0DER

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New book: Developer’s Guide to Collections in Microsoft .NET

We’re pleased to announce that the new Microsoft Press book Developer’s Guide to Collections in Microsoft® .NET (ISBN 978-0-7356-5927-8, 646 pages), is now available for purchase! Written by Calvin (Lee) Janes, a data collection expert, this book is unique because a deep look inside .NET collections: what types of collections are available in the .NET…


New book: Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 Developer’s Handbook

We’re pleased to announce the availability of Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 Developer’s Handbook by Sarika Calla Purohit and Klaus Loffelmann. About the Authors Klaus Löffelmann is a Microsoft MVP for Visual Basic .NET, and has been a professional software developer for over 20 years. He has written several books about Visual Basic, and is the…

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New book: Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 Step by Step

We’re happy to announce that Michael Halvorson’s Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 Step by Step (ISBN: 9780735626690; 576 pages; ebook included) is now available. You can find the book’s chapter-level “Contents at a Glance” and Introduction here. In this post we share a stretch of sample text from Chapter 20, “Creating Web Sites and Web Pages…

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