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Pingback: Code Project post “Clipping Plane in WPF 3D”

The Code Project post Clipping Plane in WPF 3D by charles922 references a couple of my WPF 3D posts. His post explains several WPF 3D concepts including; Manger sponges (refers to my post Use a dictionary to draw a 3D … Continue reading

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Recommended Book on CD: “The Serpent of Venice” by Christopher Moore

This book continues the adventures of Pocket, the fool who is the title character in the previous Christopher Moore book Fool. The book begins with Pocket’s murder, or at least attempted murder. Hilarity then ensures as Pocket spends the rest … Continue reading

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Quarantine Reading Suggestions

Currently more than a billion people are locked down to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. If you’re a programmer, then you can hopefully work from home and remain productive. If you can’t, here are some suggestions for books … Continue reading

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Recommended Book on CD: “Fool” by Christopher Moore

Until recently my job required me to drive a lot. A whole lot. To avoid boredom I’ve been listening to books on CD. So far the best books I’ve listened to are those by Christopher Moore. Not only does Moore … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mission Python: Code a Space Adventure Game!

Mission Python: Code a Space Adventure Game! By Sean McManus 2018, No Starch Press, 280 pages, $20.36 This book explains how you can build a space-themed game in Python. The book’s description implies, but doesn’t actually come out and say, … Continue reading

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New Book: Essential Algorithms, Second Edition: A Practical Approach to Computer Algorithms Using Python and C#

I’m happy to announce my latest book, Essential Algorithms, Second Edition: A Practical Approach to Computer Algorithms Using Python and C#. This is a greatly revised and expanded version of the popular first edition. Here are some links that you … Continue reading

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“WPF 3d” is now available for Kindle

My book WPF 3d: Three-Dimensional Graphics with WPF and C# is now available in the Kindle Store. I’m not completely thrilled with the way it was converted for Kindle (there are some formatting errors), but it should be usable. Here … Continue reading

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New page: Favorite Books

I’ve started a favorite books page. Go there if you are curious to see the kinds of books I like to read for fun. This is only a small sample of my favorites, but it should give you some suggestions. … Continue reading

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WPF 3d: Three-Dimensional Graphics with WPF and C#

If you haven’t checked out my book, WPF 3d: Three-Dimensional Graphics with WPF and C#, please take a quick look either on my web page or on Amazon. If you have a copy of the book, please post a review! … Continue reading

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“WPF 3d” code is avialable on GitHub

I have posted the source code for my book WPF 3d, Three-Dimensional Graphics with WPF and C# on GitHub in this repository. Feel free to download the examples and experiment with them. If you make any particularly interesting new images, … Continue reading

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