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Kotlin in Action – Book Review

Kotlin in Action, by Dmitry Jemerov and Svetlana Isakova covers the language basics of Kotlin. Kotlin is a wonderful language that borrows from many languages, including Java, C#, and functional languages to make a very interesting, terse and highly productive language. Currently it supports compiling to the JVM, Javascript and native on several systems. The […]

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Hidden WPF – Book Review

Hidden WPF: Secrets for Creating Great Applications in WPF by Alessandro Del Sole covers some less know things in WPF. While there are a few non-obvious items, if you read something like WPF 4.5 Unleashed you are unlikely to learn something now. Might be worth checking out in Safari, as it is quite short. Most examples […]

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WPF 4.5 Unleashed – Book Review

WPF 4.5 Unleashed – by Adam Nathan – covers WPF, the desktop system that was preferred by Microsoft till Windows Store Apps/UWP. Unfortunately, while these are close the apps have several annoying limitations compared to WPF. I really enjoyed reading the book and learning about WPF, which has some fantastic features. It is sad that […]