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  • Blog Post: Programming books and ebooks lineup

    Here is the lineup of programming titles from Microsoft Press. We offer reference and training for core skills. Check out all programming titles or view them by topic below. C# C++ HTML, JavaScript and web development SQL Server Visual Basic Visual Studio and .NET Windows C#        ...
  • Blog Post: New book: Microsoft Visual Basic 2013 Step by Step

    We’re happy to announce the availability of Microsoft Visual Basic 2013 Step by Step (ISBN: 9780735667044)! Purchase from these online retailers: The Microsoft Press Store Amazon.com Barnes & Noble Independent booksellers – Shop local Your hands-on guide to Visual Basic...
  • Blog Post: New book: Windows Runtime via C#

    We’re very happy to announce that Windows Runtime via C# (9780735679276) by Jeffrey Richter and Maarten van de Bospoort is ready for purchase. Purchase from these online retailers: The Microsoft Press Store Amazon.com Barnes & Noble Independent booksellers – Shop local...
  • Blog Post: New book: Build Windows 8 Apps with Microsoft Visual C# and Visual Basic Step by Step

    Teach yourself how to build Windows 8 applications using Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 with Microsoft Visual C# 2012 or Visual Basic 2012—one step at a time. Build Windows 8 Apps with Microsoft Visual C# and Visual Basic Step by Step , by Luca Regnicoli, Paolo Pialorsi, and Roberto Brunetti, is...
  • Blog Post: New books: Start Here! Learn HTML5 and Start Here! Learn Microsoft Visual Basic 2012

    We’re excited to announce the availability to two great beginner books for programmers – Start Here! Learn HTML5 and Start Here! Learn Microsoft Visual Basic 2012. Ready to learn HTML5 programming? Start Here! Purchase Here Learn the fundamentals of programming with...
  • Blog Post: Quick news: Bing Maps SDK for Windows Store apps available

    Related information: “ Bing Maps SDK for Windows Store apps combines the power of Windows 8 and Bing™ Maps to provide an enhanced mapping experience for modern-style apps. Developers can use this Bing Maps control to incorporate the latest road maps and aerial views into a Windows Store app. This SDK...
  • Blog Post: Amazon coupon: Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 Developer's Handbook

    Save $6 on Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 Developer’s Handbook at Amazon.com by using this coupon at check-out. Good through the end of March, 2012. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0735627053/ref=vp_c_A2JU1SOSQDCZ73?ie=UTF8&m=ATVPDKIKX0DER
  • Blog Post: New book: Developer's Guide to Collections in Microsoft .NET

    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...
  • Blog Post: New book: Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 Developer’s Handbook

    We’re pleased to announce the availability of Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 Developer’s Handbook by Sarika Calla Purohit and Klaus Loffelmann. About the Authors Klaus Löffelmann is a Microsoft MVP for Visual Basic .NET, and has been a professional software developer for over 20 years...
  • Blog Post: New book: Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 Step by Step

    We’re happy to announce that Michael Halvorson’s Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 Step by Step (ISBN: 9780735626690; 576 pages; ebook included) is now available. You can find the book’s chapter-level “Contents at a Glance” and Introduction here . In this post we share a stretch of sample text from Chapter...
  • Blog Post: RTM’d today: Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 Step by Step

    Another book updated for Visual Studio 2010, Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 Step by Step , by Michael Halvorson, has shipped to the printer! The title will be available via online retailers later this month.  When it is, we’ll post longer excerpts.  In the meantime, here’s a bit of information...
  • Blog Post: Update on upcoming books: Visual Studio 2010, SQL Server 2008 R2, and ASP.NET MVC

    A couple of weeks ago we gave you a snapshot of upcoming titles . Here’s a quick update on those titles: First up is William Stanek’s Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Administrator's Pocket Consultant, Second Edition , which we’ll be shipping at the end of March. It updates this book for R2. William rocks on...
  • Blog Post: Upcoming: Visual Studio 2010 and SQL Server 2008 R2

    You might have seen our post yesterday, saying that we shipped John Sharp’s Microsoft Visual C# 2010 Step by Step . That post immediately received a comment saying “Great! I was looking for this new version of this book.” In case any of you are looking for other new versions of our books, today we’d...
  • Blog Post: Save 40% on Microsoft Press’s Developer E-Reference Library

    That’s $60 off. And you can try out the library for free for ten days.  Here’s information about the library: The Microsoft Press E-Reference Library for developers is a powerful search tool that provides instant access to more than 100 Microsoft Press books on developer topics, including latest...
  • Blog Post: Two free e-books available in April

    If you have visited us before, you’ve probably noticed our news in the left column: 2009 is the 25th anniversary of Microsoft Press! The press's first book was published on March 22, 1984: The Apple Macintosh Book , by Cary Lu ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cary_Lu ). For 25 years, Microsoft Press...
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