Programming C# 5.0 – Excellent how-to guide for experienced developers ready to learn C# – #bookreview

Programming C# 5.0 Ian Griffiths (O’Reilly, paperback – Kindle) Ian Griffiths’ new book is for “experienced developers,” not for beginners hoping to learn the basics of programming while also learning C#. The focus is “Building Windows 8, Web, and Desktop Applications for the .NET 4.5 Framework.” Earlier editions in the Programming C# series have “explained some … Continue reading Programming C# 5.0 – Excellent how-to guide for experienced developers ready to learn C# – #bookreview

Think Like a Programmer: An Introduction to Creative Problem Solving – #programming #bookreview

Think Like a Programmer: An Introduction to Creative Problem Solving V. Anton Spraul (No Starch Press, paperback – Kindle) Often, we “solve” problems by avoiding them. For example, if we have a clunker car, we trade it in and get a new one. Problem “solved” simply by putting a shiny new sedan in the driveway. … Continue reading Think Like a Programmer: An Introduction to Creative Problem Solving – #programming #bookreview

Introducing Regular Expressions – Finding your perfect match…in strings – #bookreview

Introducing Regular Expressions Michael Fitzgerald (O’Reilly, paperback – Kindle) “Regular expressions are specially encoded text strings used as patterns for matching sets of strings,” Michael Fitzgerald writes in this example-rich new book that focuses on learning by doing. Veteran programmers who work with Perl, Java, JavaScript, C# and a number of Unix utilities often consider … Continue reading Introducing Regular Expressions – Finding your perfect match…in strings – #bookreview

Oh, Say Can You C#? – C# 5.0 in a Nutshell & C# 5.0 Pocket Reference -#programming #bookreview

O’Reilly recently has released two handy and helpful books for practitioners and students of the C# object-oriented programming language. One is a hefty, 1042-page “definitive reference” that (in paperback format) can double as a handy weight for physical exercise. The other is a compact, 215-page reference that really does fit in a coat pocket or pants … Continue reading Oh, Say Can You C#? – C# 5.0 in a Nutshell & C# 5.0 Pocket Reference -#programming #bookreview

Inside Windows Debugging: Practical Debugging and Tracing Strategies – #bookreview #in #programming

Inside Windows Debugging: Practical Debugging and Tracing Strategies Tarik Soulami (Microsoft Press, paperback, list price $39.99; Kindle edition, list price $31.99) Debugging and tracing tools — and the willingness and strategies to use them — should be key aspects of any software development and testing process. Inside Windows Debugging is intended for software engineers who … Continue reading Inside Windows Debugging: Practical Debugging and Tracing Strategies – #bookreview #in #programming

Learn Microsoft Visual C# 2010 with ‘Start Here!’ Book for Beginners – #programming #bookreview

Learn Microsoft Visual C# 2010 By John Paul Mueller (Microsoft Press, paperback, list price $34.99; Kindle edition, list price $27.99) I like the “Start Here!” series from Microsoft Press. The books, in my view, provide a convenient, affordable and approachable way to develop some new skills in a hurry, without having to take classes. There is nothing wrong with … Continue reading Learn Microsoft Visual C# 2010 with ‘Start Here!’ Book for Beginners – #programming #bookreview