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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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List strings with a particular style in a Microsoft Word document in C#

I’m writing a new book and the development editor wants me to make a list of key terms that I specifically want included in the index. I want to include all of the words marked with the style KeyTerm, so … Continue reading

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Solve Geometric Problems with C#

[This is a promo piece by Packt, the publisher of my book The Modern C# Challenge. It includes two of the 100 example problems and solutions in the book.] Solve Geometric Problems with C# Learn how to solve C# geometric … Continue reading

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Pingback: Code Project post “Orbital Mechanics Introduction, Part 2”

The Code Project post Orbital Mechanics Introduction, Part 2 by charles922 uses some code from my WPF 3D posts. His program lets you experiment with the following orbital parameters: Eccentricity – the eccentricity of the orbit’s ellipse. Inclination – the … Continue reading

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Winners of the book drawing

Congratulations to the following winners of the book drawing for copies of The Modern C# Challenge. Josh Williams Tony Ropson Richard Moss Mark Williamson William Cruz Stephen Igor Kuzmishov Paolo Mike Griffiths Francisco Javier L√≥pez Manzano If you didn’t win, … Continue reading

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