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Coding Faster: Getting More Productive with Microsoft Visual Studio

Coding Faster: Getting More Productive with Microsoft Visual Studio

Covers Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005, 2008, and 2010

Matthew's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On Sep 21, 2011 Matthew Cuba wrote: Coding Faster: Getting More Productive with MS Visual Studio
(Disclaimer:  I received a free copy of this book as part of the O'Reilly Blogger Review Program.) While I'm not David Allen, I like to get things done and I like to be particularly productive on the job.  Nothing is more painful than muddling around in an application and being… Full Review >

MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-516): Accessing Data with Microsoft .NET Framework 4

MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-516): Accessing Data with Microsoft .NET Framework 4

Matthew's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On Sep 7, 2011 Matthew Cuba wrote: Packed with information
Good for preparation for the 70-516 MCTS exam. Easily digestible chunks and quite a bit of information packed in to 600 or so pages. Full Review >

Microsoft® Silverlight® Edition: Programming Windows® Phone 7

Microsoft® Silverlight® Edition: Programming Windows® Phone 7

Matthew's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On Jun 23, 2011 Matthew Cuba wrote: Windows Phone 7 Silverlight Edition by Petzold: A brief review
I just like Charles Petzold - he's such a smart guy.  But I must admit I didn't know what to expect from his book.  I received a copy through the O'Reilly Blogger program and proceeded to dig into the book.  What I found was a book which touches on… Full Review >

Cooking for Geeks

Cooking for Geeks

Real Science, Great Hacks, and Good Food

Matthew's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 5.0

On Jan 11, 2011 Matthew Cuba wrote: A Review of Cooking for Geeks by Jeff Potter
I jumped at the chance to participate in the O'Reilly Blogger Review Program when it was offered this past fall.  I fully intended to pick a technology book - maybe about a new language or framework but Cooking for Geeks caught my eye.  Most of the cooking books I've… Full Review >

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