Posts Tagged ‘Visual Basic’

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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Wrox 24-Hour Trainer Videos Now in Safari

In addition to the 247 Wrox books that Safari now has in the Safari Online Books subscription, Safari has also now added the videos to go with 12 of our 24-Hour Trainer books. So, if you have a Safari library subscription, you should now be able to read these books as well as watch the […]

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Wrox DRM-Free ebooks now lower priced than print

If you’ve been following my blog since February, you know that we started then with 24 Wrox ebooks that we began selling as DRM-free PDFs (PDFs with no digital rights management). We’ve listened to a lot of feedback about our DRM-free PDF ebooks this year and are happy to announce two really big permanent steps […]

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218 Wrox Books in Safari Books Online

As we announced recently, Wrox books are now in Safari. Already, the good folks at Safari have added 218 full Wrox books in Safari and they’re adding more constantly. For the month of May, Wrox marketing has passed along the good news from Safari that we’re authorized to offer you this great new offer to […]

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More than 60 Wrox DRM-free ebooks available

Today we’re thrilled to announce that Wrox has more than 60 first 24  DRM-free PDF ebooks are available for purchase from Wrox.com. Updated: We’ve been adding to this list of available DRM-free books for several months now. Please check back often for all the newest available books. Updated Dec 2010: Please see the news about […]

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Wrox Authors Discuss Why They Like Writing for Wrox

A great fun little video starring several of our star authors: Billy Hollis, Bill Sheldon, Brent Ozar, Reto Meier, Jeff Fried, and Chris Hardy They discuss why they like writing for Wrox and how they focus their writing to connect with their readers.

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Wrox on the Road – Wrox authors coming to a conference near you

As usual, when there’s a big list of conference announcements, there’s a big list of Wrox authors speaking at them. We’re lucky to get to work with such busy and active authors, here are a few of the highlights on the speaking schedule in 2010: SharePoint Saturday NYC: July 31, NYC: Paul Galvin, Chris Geier, […]

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7 Refactoring Methods in Visual Studio 2010

7 Refactoring Methods in Visual Studio 2010 The following sections describe each of the Visual Studio 2010 refactoring options and provide examples of how to use built-in support for both C# and CodeRush Xpress for VB. Extract Method One of the best ways to start refactoring a long method is to break it up into […]

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Visual Studio 2010 User Group Offer.

In celebration of the release of Visual Studio 2010, we are thrilled to offer user group members 40% off of the following Visual Studio books, including available DRM-free ebooks. Title ISBN List Price Your Price Professional ASP.NET 4 in C# and VB 9780470502204 $59.99 $35.99 Professional ASP.NET 4 in C# and VB (ebook) 9780470645765 $59.99 $35.99 […]

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C# 4, ASP.NET 4, WPF 4, and VB 2010 Sample Preview Chapters

Visual Studio 2010 and .NET 4 are coming soon and the Wrox editors and authors have been busy working on a big wave of books for this important new release. Many of the books are available now (with more on the way) and we’ve got some sample chapters ready for you to preview. Professional C# […]

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