Yes, it is audacious for a simple developer to try writing books! But we all have to start somewhere, right? I like writing, but live with fears of technically incorrect content. Here are few books/eBooks authored by your’s truly .. every person reading a book 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.

2 thoughts on “Books

  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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