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Free Training Trial – Windows 8 App Development with C# & XAML from InnerWorkings

Update April 14, 2014: Unfortunately, the InnerWorkings product, trial, and bundles with Wrox books are no longer available as described here. I recently showed you my fun going through a lesson of the InnerWorkings Windows 8 training complete with the InnerWorkings Code Judging engine pointing out my errors in Visual Studio and me trying over […]

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Wrox InnerWorkings Windows 8 Application Development Training Walkthrough

Update April 14, 2014: Unfortunately, the InnerWorkings product, trial, and bundles with Wrox books are no longer available as described here. I’m excited to tell you about a new training offering from Wrox and InnerWorkings. InnerWorkings has developed a hands-on training tool for developers that presents a set of challenges to write code for and […]

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Select Wiley Ebooks on Wrox.com – Security, UX/UI, and More

Because Wrox is part of Wiley, we have access to a wealth of great books outside of Wrox. Thanks to that, we’ve now added a handful of Wiley ebooks to Wrox.com. These are carefully handpicked classics – or soon to be classics, that we think have specific relevence to Wrox programmers. The books are all […]

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Wrox in Español, Italiano, Chinese, Hebrew, Serbian, and more

I mentioned a few weeks back (Wrox Branches Out in Germany and in Deutsch)  that I’d try to point out some of the great partners who translate our books. These are the twelve languages and seventeen translation partners I have websites for. As I find the sites for a few others and as we add new […]

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Wrox Branches Out in Germany and in Deutsch

I’m very excited about a new batch of Wrox books coming from Germany written natively in German. Thanks to Wrox being part of Wiley and Wiley’s global reach, Wrox now has an original presence in Germany. While we have (any will continue to have) many translastions of our books in many languages other than English, […]

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Free Xamarin Studio and Free Chapters 1-4 Professional Android Programming with Mono for Android and .NET/C#

Last week Xamarin announced a new version of MonoDevelop called Xamarin Studio. We’ve been big fans of Xamarin and Miguel de Icaza’s work all the way back to the inception of the Mono project so we’re especially amped to see Xamarin release a Free Starter Xamarin Studio to bring this great mobile development tool to an […]

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Wrox Video Walktrhough: Creating An ASP.NET Web Site – Beginning ASP.NET 4.5

 In this Wrox video walkthrough, I show you the steps to install Visual Studio 2012 Express for Web and create your first ASP.NET web site. I follow the example from Wrox’s Beginning ASP.NET 4.5. The video is about 10 minutes long and when you’re done, you’ll have Visual Studio Express for Web, IIS Express, and […]

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Wrox Video Walktrhough: Creating a Windows 8 Application – Beginning Windows 8 Application Development

 In this Wrox video walkthrough, I show you the steps to create a basic Windows 8 application in Visual Studio 2012 Express for Windows 8. We use the example from chapter 4 of the Wrox book Beginning Windows 8 Application Development. The video is 6 minutes long and when you’re done, you’ll have a Windows […]

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Free Wrox Ebook Professional WPF with C# and .NET 4.5

We’re happy to provide you with this new free Wrox e-book “Professional WPF with C# and .NET 4.5.” This e-book contains more than 120 pages on Core WPF, Business Applications with WPF, and Creating Documents with WPF. And because you’re getting it from Wrox.com, all 3 major ebook formats (PDF, ePub, Kindle) are included in […]

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Free Wrox ebook Getting Started with the new Visual Studio 2012

We’re happy to provide you with the free Wrox ebook "Getting Started with the new Visual Studio 2012." This is about 70 pages that will get you started with Visual Studio 2012 if you’re new to it and show you the basics of the Solution Explorer, Toolbox, Properties, Options, Customizations, Workspace, Find/Replace, and Help. And because you’re getting […]

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