New CQRS Book! Starts With Some Heavy Drinking with Greg Young

Saturday, September 14th, 2013

What happens when you go to an ALT.NET open conference in Vancouver with Bob and go drinking with Greg Young? The obvious outcome is that on Saturday night you find yourself in a bar with Greg and some others drinking way more that is really advisable. Turns out that ...

The Adventures of a Manager

Sunday, May 29th, 2011

Need something to go with that $4 latte? For 99c you can have the collected wisdom of one of the best, if not the best manager I’ve ever worked with. That’s with, not for. If your manager is really any good you feel like you’re working with them not for ...

Parallel Programming Interview

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

Softtalk in the UK interviewed me about the parallel programming books we wrote at p&p. You can read the interview here: Interview with Ade Miller Ade Miller is one of the co-authors of the books ‘Parallel Programming with Microsoft .NET’ and ‘Parallel Programming ...

Microsoft Press Top 25 of 2010

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

A whole bunch of p&p books are on the MSPress top 25 for 2010. Pick them up for cheap tomorrow with the discount code on O’Reilly’s top 25 page.

Further Down the Rabbit Hole

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

"The time has come," the Walrus said, "To talk of many things: Of shoes--and ships--and sealing-wax-- Of cabbages--and kings-- ...

Get patterns & practices Books Cheap!

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

In honor of the patterns & practices Symposium happening this week in Redmond. Today a whole bunch of patterns & practices titles are the O’Reilly’s Ebook Deal of the Day today (Tuesday 18th October). Pick up the some EBooks for less than the price of a pound of ...

Parallel Programming with Microsoft .Net Now Available!

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

It’s been about eight months in the making but I’m very happy to announce that Parallel Programming with Microsoft .NET: Design patterns for Decomposition, and Coordination on Multicore Architectures is now available! The book uses design patterns to help developers use the .NET 4 Task Parallel Library (TPL) ...

F# Samples for Parallel Programming with Microsoft .NET

Monday, August 30th, 2010

We’ve been working with the F# Team to get the samples for Parallel Programming with Microsoft .NET ported to F#. I’m happy to say these are going live today, just in time for the book launch. You can download them from the Parallel Patterns CodePlex site direct from ...

p&p Symposium Keynote Speakers Announced

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

A week or two back I blogged about this year’s p&p Symposium. The keynote speakers have now been announced as well as more details of the event. ...

Announcing the patterns & practices Symposium 2010

Friday, July 30th, 2010

It’s that time of year when everyone at patterns & practices starts to think about this year’s p&p Summit. Our regular get together with users and community members from around the World. We’re changing things around a bit this year and the first big difference is the name. This ...