Category Archives: books

Adventures in Technical Editing – Three Recent Packt Book Review Projects

2019 was a busy year for me, as evidenced by the relative inactivity on my other blogs: WPF Tips UWP Tips MS Teams Tips WinUI Tips One of the activities that limited my 2019 blogging time was serving as a technical reviewer for three different .NET related books from Packt Publishing. All three of these […]

Take Your Xamarin Skills to the Next Level with Ed Snider’s ‘Mastering Xamarin.Forms’

There aren’t a lot of great Xamarin books available, but you can add this one to the shortlist. Packt Publishing’s Mastering Xamarin.Forms (3rd Edition) by Ed Snider is a fantastic reference for mobile developers. If you’re a .NET developer with at least some exposure to Xamarin development, this book will give you the knowledge you […]

The Dew Review – C# 8.0 and .NET Core 3.0 – Modern Cross-Platform Development (Packt) by Mark J. Price

I received a preview copy of this new book, C# 8.0 and .NET Core 3.0 – Modern Cross-Platform Development, by Mark Price and wanted to provide some of my initial thoughts. I have reviewed the topics covered by the book and read several sections in detail to get a sense of who could benefit from reading it and how well it was written. So far, I have been very impressed by the quality, breadth, and depth of this book.