December, 2011

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  • Microsoft Press

    RTM’d today: MCPD 70-518 Exam Ref: Designing and Developing Windows Applications Using Microsoft .NET Framework 4

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    After launching the new Microsoft Press Exam Ref series in October, we’re happy to announce that the second Exam Ref -- MCPD 70-518 Exam Ref: Designing and Developing Windows® Applications Using Microsoft® .NET Framework 4 (ISBN 9780735657236; 336 pages) -- shipped to the printer this week. Congratulations to authors Tony Northrup and Matthew A. Stoecker! The Exam Ref series is designed for experienced, MCTS-certified professionals ready to advance their status. Each book focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCPD level. This title provides a comprehensive and concise way of preparing for the MCPD 70-518 exam, the Pro-level exam required for the MCPD: Windows Developer 4 certification. Each Exam Ref is organized by exam objectives...
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    RTM’d today: Software Change Management: Case Studies and Practical Advice

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    We’re very eager to announce that Software Change Management: Case Studies and Practical Advice (9780735664753, Page count 192), by Donald J. Reifer, has shipped to the printer. Why is it so difficult to change organizations? What does it really take to make “process improvement” yield measurable results? For more than 30 years, Donald Reifer has been guiding software teams through the technical, organizational, and people issues that must be managed in order to make meaningful process changes—and better products. This practical guide draws from his extensive experience, featuring 10 prototype case studies spanning the public and private sectors and even academia. Each case study illuminates the original conditions; describes options and recommendations; details reactions...
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    RTM’d today: Microsoft Excel 2010 Formulas & Functions Inside Out

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    We’re very pleased to announce that Egbert Jeschke, Helmut Reinke, Sara Unverhau, Eckehard Pfeifer, Bodo Fienitz, and Jens Bock’s new book, Microsoft Excel 2010 Formulas & Functions Inside Out , has shipped to the printer! Conquer Microsoft Excel formulas and functions—from the inside out! You’re beyond the basics, so dive right in and really put Excel formulas and functions to work! This supremely organized reference packs hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds. It’s all muscle and no fluff. Discover how the experts increase their data analysis capabilities using Excel 2003, 2007, or 2010—and challenge yourself to new levels of mastery. Customize Excel formulas using 350+ built-in functions; create reusable formulas...
  • Microsoft Press

    Webcast: Friday, Dec 9, 2011 by Stephanie Krieger on VBA and XML for Word, PowerPoint and Excel 2010

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    Take it to the next level: introducing VBA and Office Open XML for Word, PowerPoint, and Excel 2010 Friday, December 9, 2011            10 PT, San Francisco 6pm - London | 1pm - New York | Sat, Dec 10th at 5am - Sydney | Sat, Dec 10th at 3am - Tokyo | Sat, Dec 10th at 2am - Beijing | 11:30pm – Mumbai Presented by: Stephanie Krieger                                                                                                                                              ...
  • Microsoft Press

    New book: Developer's Guide to Collections in Microsoft .NET

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    We’re pleased to announce that the new Microsoft Press book Developer's Guide to Collections in Microsoft® .NET (ISBN 978-0-7356-5927-8, 646 pages), is now available for purchase! Written by Calvin (Lee) Janes, a data collection expert, this book is unique because a deep look inside .NET collections: what types of collections are available in the .NET Framework, which ones are most suitable for which types of tasks, working with collection events and interfaces, and managing issues with GUI data binding, threading, data querying, and storage. This book not only provides the most thorough explanation of collection classes in .NET, but also provides task-oriented guidance, exercises, and extensive code samples so you can solve common problems and improve application performance. All code appears...
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    Quick news: New and improved Microsoft Press page at Amazon.com

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    For the newest books and promotions, bookmark our page at Amazon.com – www.amazon.com/mspress
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