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The Windows Phone Apps Magazine – Get started with developing apps for WP7

The Windows Phone UK blog has made available for download the Windows Phone Apps Magazine. The magazine is a digital guide for the Windows Phone 7 consumers which primarily focuses on developing applications for Windows Phone 7. Continue reading

Refresh: Get these 8 free e-books from Microsoft Press

Below is a list of free e-books from Microsoft Press. Continue reading

Microsoft WP7 Team: Free EBook ‘Programming Windows Phone 7’ now Available!

Are you the Windows Phone 7 developer or want to know how to create WP7 apps? Then this book is meant for you. Continue reading

Free E-book: Windows 7 Guide, From Newbies To Pros by Matt Smith

If you have just made the switch to Windows 7, or bought a new PC that shipped with Microsoft’s latest operating system, then you may want to have Continue reading

Download: Free Code Samples on Parallel Programming with Microsoft .NET

Parallel Programming with Microsoft .NET: Design Patterns for Decomposition and Coordination on Multicore Architectures is a book on Continue reading

Free ebook: Moving to Microsoft Visual Studio 2010

Microsoft Press announces another free offering: Moving to Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 (Microsoft Press, 2011; 336 pages), written by Patrice Pelland, Pascal Paré, and Ken Haines.

Moving to Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 was written Continue reading

Free: ExamForce Windows 7 Practice Test (70-680: Configuring)

Are you interested in obtaining Windows 7 certification, Continue reading

Free Book: Programming Windows Phone 7 Series

This “draft preview” book helps get you started in writing great programs for the Windows Phone 7 Series. Its much longer ebook will be completed and published later this year. Visit for information about this book and later editions. Continue reading

New Book: Microsoft Office Home and Student 2010 Step by Step

Microsoft Office Home and Student 2010 Step by Step (ISBN 978-07356-2721-5; 672 pages) is available for purchase.

Check out this post for the table of contents and an excerpt from the Introduction.