Professional Windows 8 Programming

Updated 10/24 with final book cover design. “Picking up a tablet PC with Windows 8 makes an iPad feel immediately out of date.” – Tom Warren /via @verge Windows 8 Review It is an exciting time to be a Windows developer.  The arrival of Windows 8 is a complete game changer.  The operating system and…

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Professional Windows 8 Programming with C# and XAML

It is an exciting time to be a Windows developer.  The arrival of Windows 8 is a complete game changer.  The operating system and its development platform offer you an entirely new way to create rich, full-featured Windows-based applications.  Along with my fellow authors we you on a journey through all of the new development…

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Windows Developer Event – Club Nokia, Los Angeles, CA

Windows Developer Event – Windows Reimagined Learn everything you need to start building Metro-style apps for Windows today at our free, full-day Windows Developer Event. We’ll show you how to use Visual Studio to code fast, fluid, immersive and beautiful Metro-style applications in HTML5/JavaScript, XAML/C# and C/C++. Your investments in these languages carry forward, making…

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KINECT for Windows – Coming to a PC near you February 1, 2012!

KINECT for Windows is coming to a PC near you beginning February 1, 2012! How will you change the world with KINECT on your PC? According to the KINECT for Windows blog, the KINECT for Windows hardware will be available in limited quantities at first, through a variety of resellers and suppliers at the suggested…

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A Day of Multicore Programming in the SF Bay Area

A Day of Multicore Programming on the .NET Platform Friday March 4th, 2011 8:00 am Welcome 8:30 – 5:00 pm Sessions   Microsoft San Francisco Office 835 Market StSuite 700 San Francisco California 94103 Cores, cores, cores — so much opportunity, so little guidance.  Until now.  Microsoft’s recently released parallel programming support in .NET Framework…

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Professional Parallel Programming with C# – Master Parallel Extensions with .NET 4.0

Gastón Hillar, a fellow Intel Black Belt Developer, without a doubt knows what he is talking about when it comes to parallel programming. Professional Parallel Programming with C# is an excellent book for anyone looking to optimize their code for the latest generation of multi-core and many-core systems. As I write this blog post there…

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StyleCop Compliant Visual Studio 2010 Code Snippets January 2011 Release

Visual Studio Snippets is an open source collection of code snippets for the C# programming language, providing StyleCop compliant versions of the 38 code snippets that ship within Visual Studio along with 44 additional StyleCop compliant snippets. You can download an Excel spreadsheet containing details of all 82 code snippets here. As mentioned in my…

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Programming WCF Services

If you are an architect or developer and are using the WCF today or considering the use of WCF on a future project I would highly suggest that you purchase a copy of Programming WCF Services by Juval Lowy. In the new edition of Programming WCF Services there is a new chapter on the Windows…

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StyleCop Compliant Visual Studio 2010 Code Snippets November Release

Visual Studio Snippets is an open source collection of code snippets for the C# programming language, providing StyleCop compliant versions of the 38 code snippets that ship within Visual Studio along with 40 additional StyleCop compliant snippets. You can download an Excel spreadsheet containing details of all 78 code snippets here. As mentioned in my…

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C# Programming Language (Covering C# 4.0), The (4th Edition)

I have been using the C# programming language since before its initial release and there have been a few books that have remained by my side almost that entire time, one such book is the the C# Programming Language, Fourth Edition by Anders Hejlsberg, Mads Torgersen, Scott Wiltamuth, and Peter Golde. While you can find…

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