Books

Yes, I know .. it is audacious for simple developer like me to even have this tab! But hear me out, we all have to start somewhere, right? And having a Books section on my blog inspires me to write more. I really do love to pen my thoughts, but live with nightmares of writing technically incorrect content.

So, here are few humble eBook offerings from your’s truly. Most of these are available in PDF, ePub & MOBI formats to cater to your eReader of choice. Every book purchase brings a tear of happiness to the author ..

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Developer’s Guide to the new .NET | Co-authored with Michael Crump.

20 Burning Questions for ASP.NET Developers | FAQ looking ahead into ASP.NET vNext.


Real-World Windows 8 Development

Real World Windows 8 Development is a developer’s handbook with step-by-step instructions and practical advice – an essential guide to building complete, end-user ready elegant Windows 8 applications written to the highest of standards in XAML/C#.


Windows 8 Dev Tricks Book

I wrote an article series for SilverlightShow on Windows 8 App development – 8 Day series focusing on some common must-know tips & tricks. This eBook is a compilation of the article series; handy if you want to quickly get started towards adding some Windows 8 behavior to your Apps.





OData & Cloud Augmentation of Windows Phone Apps

I often write articles for SilverlightShow. This eBook is a compilation of some of my articles talking about OData & how to leverage Azure in augmenting Windows Phone applications.




31 Days of Mango

Jeff Blankenburg (@jeffblankenburg) put together a brilliant series for Windows Phone developers named “31 Days of Mango” and invited several of us to write articles, including 2 of mine. The whole series is now available as an eBook in your preferred format.


Windows 8 XAML Apps with OData

This eBook is a compilation of two articles I wrote for SilverlightShow on getting started with developing Windows 8 Metro Apps with XAML, C# & OData. We talk about how to consume/update OData catalog from a Windows 8 Metro App and how to make our App a well-behaved citizen in Windows 8.







Enjoy!

Comments
  1. Atul says:

    Hi Sam,
    I am currently a web-forms developer and would start learning MVC soon. I will appreciate if you can suggest a learning curve. Do you think I should directly target MVC 6? Thanks in advance!

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