Tag: learning

  • sushi, software and success

    Just finished watching¬†Jiro Dreams of Sushi ¬†– a film about Jiro Ono, a 85 year-old sushi master and owner of Michelin 3-Star restaurant Sukiyabashi Jiro, on his continuing quest to perfect the art of sushi. “Once you decide on your occupation,” says Jiro, “you must immerse yourself in your work. You have to fall in…

  • Free Foundations of Programming Book by Karl Seguin

    Came across this Foundations of Programming Book by Karl Seguin (ebook actually) when I looked into CodeBetter.com It contains articles that were previously posted on the site and I had the chance to scan/skim over it and wow, I’d have to say this is a must read for developers at any level (probably even the…

  • My Safari Online Subscription and The Pragmatic Programmer – From Journeyman to Master

    My Safari Online Subscription and The Pragmatic Programmer – From Journeyman to Master

    A few weeks earlier I decided that I should get my personal Oreilly Safari Books Online subscription so I did. Although it does cost something (what doesn’t) and something that might not be a good idea for others I’d have to say that I find it very useful and effective. Let me share my thoughts…

  • Wrox Blox – Professional ASP.NET 3.5 Upgrade

    I’ll hopefully (likely) be taking the ASP.NET 3.5 MCTS beta exam this week and though I’m quite aware that there are more than enough articles and videos in the web to review for the exam I just felt like treating myself to this wrox blox Professional ASP.NET 3.5 Upgrade. These are [more]selected chapters in their…

  • Six Head First Books in Oreilly Top Ten

    I just thought I’d share that as of today, six of the top ten books at safari.oreilly.com comes from the Head First Series. Namely: [more] Head First C# Head First HTML with CSS & XHTML Head First Design Patterns Head First JavaScript Head First Servlets and JSP Head First SQL For me, this says a…

  • Microsoft Connect is back up

    The new and improved Microsoft Connect v3.0 (a way to share and connect with Microsoft regarding their products) is up as of Saturday, March 22, 2008. [more] “You can participate in Microsoft Connect in several ways, such as downloading the latest software and written material, taking surveys, exchanging ideas in newsgroup forums, and, most importantly,…

  • My bookwormr Account

    Just came across this site for bookworms. There you will books I’ve read, reading and will read (hopefully) as well as reviews for those books if I have time and if I’m even good at it. I was thinking of [more] having my book list and reviews here in my site or my blog but…

  • My Picks at CodePlex

    Been up for around 24 hrs yesterday and guess what I’ve been doing? Browsing projects in CodePlex This is the first time I did this and for sure there are a lot of benefits you could think of but here’s my list: finding interesting starter kits some basis / base code for future projects getting…

  • Beginner Developer Learning Center

    While surfing around Developer Center links in msdn online I came across the interesting Beginner Developer Learning Center. a centralized learning environment specifically targeted to beginning programmers. Here you’ll find a rich array of learning content that starts with the very basics, and guides you through step-by-step to becoming a fully-fledged developer! No experience or…

  • Introduction to SQL Server 2008 Free eBook

    I belive all you need is a Windows Live ID. The book is not complete yet. Only chapter 1 (Declarative Management Framework) is currently viewable without signing up and signing up includes Chapter 11 (Transact-SQL Enhancement). But when the book is completed the whole content of the book will be available for free. The 1st…