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365 Days in the Computer & Technology Top 100: Jon Duckett’s HTML & CSS

 Today marks a major milestone for a favorite new book of mine, Jon Duckett’s HTML & CSS. According to Amazon’s rankings of bestsellers in their "Computers & Technology" category, this book has now been in the top 100 for 365 days or a full year. Most of that year the book has been fairly planted […]

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Free .NET and Workflow chapter “The Workflow Programming Language”

With SharePoint 2013, there is added emphasis on understanding Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) 4.0. And for you Wrox reader, we’re sharing a great FREE WF 4.0 chapter written by Regional Director Vishwas Lele from our book Real World .NET, C#, and Silverlight: Indispensible Experiences from 15 MVPs. Windows Workflow Foundation 4.0 (WF 4) is a programming language […]

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Wrox Authors Speaking at SharePoint Conference 2013

The Wrox SharePoint author crew is invading Las Vegas in November. They’re all over the speaker list: Shane Young and Todd Klindt – Post Conference Training: SharePoint 2013 Deployment and Administration End-to-End Steve Fox – I Want to be a SharePoint Developer, But Don’t Know Where to Get Started Post conference Training: Building SharePoint 2013 […]

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Jon Galloway, Phil Haack, and Brad Wilson talk about their book Professional ASP.NET MVC 4

I’ve always considered myself lucky to work with some of the brightest stars in the computing galaxy. Professional ASP.NET MVC 4 authors Jon Galloway, Phil Haack, Brad Wilson, and K. Scott Allen certainly would be on anyone’s programmer A-list. With the MVC 4 edition of the of the book now everywhere, I’m thrilled that Jon […]

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New Visual Studio 2012 Books Arrive and Lower Ebook Prices on Visual Studio 2010

The Wrox editors and authors have had a busy summer preparing a great list of new Visual Studio 2012 book editions for you. As the books are starting to arrive in your stores and on our site, I wanted to highlight a few of them for you plus let you know about some exciting price […]

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All Wrox.com Wrox e-books DRM-free in 3 formats: PDF, Mobi, ePub

We have been gradually making improvements to the Wrox.com ebook selection over the last 1-2 years. Today, we’re announcing that all Wrox ebooks purchased at Wrox.com are now DRM-free AND available for download in the 3 major formats –  PDF, Mobi, EPub. So, when you complete a purchase of a "PDF" at Wrox.com, you’ll instead be […]

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Wrox DRM-free ebooks in PDF and ePub AND Mobi

I’m happy to tell you that we have begun rolling out Wrox DRM-free ebooks on Wrox.com in both PDF and ePub. And, now, as of January 2012, these include mobi files as well. And for books where we offer all 3 versions versions, you’ll automatically get the PDF and the ePUB AND mobi in your download. Initially, […]

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Updated Wrox Code Reuse Policy

We’ve updated the Wrox Code reuse policy in our code FAQs page to make it clearer that we really do want you to be able to use the code examples from our books in your applications with as few restrictions as possible. Please see the FAQ for the full policy. We’ve also made it easier […]

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Having a successful new author is fun

One of things I get the most satisfaction from in my job is finding a good new author and having their book be a success. I’ve had the good fortune this year to work with two of the best new authors I’ve worked with in a long time. I’ll write about the other one in […]

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A NOT Wrox HTML & CSS book

Last fall we published a new HTML and CSS book. Ordinarily, that wouldn’t be news. But this is a very different book for the Wrox team, so different in fact that we chose not to call it Wrox but simply let people know it’s "from the publishers of Wrox." The book has gradually generated tremendous […]

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