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The book is currently available on Amazon.com and can be used with the Kindle software or Kindle devices. I also plan to release an ePub version as well for those that don’t use the Kindle software (more details to come). Here’s an overview of what the book covers:
Key concepts covered in this jumpstart guide include:
- Function spaghetti code and why it’s bad
- The role of closures
- Namespaces and the global scope
- Different techniques for defining variables
- Techniques for dealing with the "this" keyword
- How to extend and override functions
- The Prototype Pattern
- The Revealing Module Pattern
- The Revealing Prototype Pattern
I’m also working on an AngularJS JumpStart Guide that I hope to release in the near future as well.
The next video in a series that I filmed at Interface Technical Training covering C# fundamentals has been released. In the previous video I talked about getting started with interfaces and discussed how you can define interfaces and implement them. In this video I discuss how interfaces can be used to add polymorphic behavior into applications.
Thanks to everyone who attended my sessions at DevConnections Orlando. I say it every conference, but it really is a lot of fun to talk with people and hear about what they’re working on. The download below contains the code for my “Getting Started with Silverlight” and “Building Architecturally Sound Silverlight Applications with MVVM” sessions.
If you’re interested in getting started with Silverlight development or enhancing your existing skills check out the upcoming Silverlight Firestarter event running December 2, 2010. The event can be attended live in Redmond, WA or viewed online (both for free). Sign-up for the event here. I’m excited about the opportunity to speak at the event along with Scott Guthrie, John Papa, Tim Heuer, Jesse Liberty, Jaime Rodriguez, Yavor Georgiev and others.
I had the opportunity to give a 1-day workshop covering new Silverlight 4 features at the TechReady conference on Microsoft’s Redmond campus this weekend and wanted to post some of the sample code shown for the people who attended and anyone else who’s interested. The workshop was based on the free Silverlight LOB course Microsoft put together which has a lot of detailed lab exercises and videos available if you haven’t seen them. The demo code covers many of the topics detailed in the What’s New in Silverlight 4 whitepaper that John Papa put together.
There's rarely a boring day working in the world of software development. Part of the fun associated with being a developer is that change is guaranteed and the more you learn about a particular technology the more you realize there's always a different or better way to perform a task.
I had the chance to go on a live episode of Channel 9 while at DevConnections and had a lot of fun chatting about various Silverlight topics and answering some fairly unique questions posted on Twitter. Here’s more info on the episode from John Papa’s blog: