Authoring

I have authored three books and worked on a number of papers and articles.

Books



  • eXtreme .NET
    Introducing eXtreme Programming
    Techniques to .NET Developers
    eXtreme .NET shows developers and team leaders how to incorporate eXtreme programming (XP) practices with .NET-connected technologies to create high quality, low-cost code that will build better software. This practical, realistic guidebook systematically covers key elements of XP methodology in the specific context of the .NET Framework, Visual Studio .NET, Microsoft Visual C#, and related Microsoft .NET-enabled applications.



  • Getting Started with Smartphone Development
    This book contains a series of hands on exercises to help you get started with developing applications that run on the Microsoft Smartphone.



  • Getting Started with Tablet PC Development
    This book contains a series of hands on exercises to help you get started with developing applications that can take advantage of the Tablet PC features.

Magazines

  • Shiny New Tablets : Coming close to the papaer near you, published in the .NET Developers Journal . A developers review of the new features in Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005. Covering context, stylus input and web support.
  • Finding Your Way With MapPoint , published in the Australian Builder magazine. This article is a getting started guide to using MapPoint Web Services.
  • Aspect Oriented Programming, published in the Australian Developer magazine. AOP for the beginner with example exercises in Java and .NET.
  • A series of three articles on Test Driven Development, published in the Australian Developer magazine. Taking the reader through using NUnit to write code tests first, this series is aimed at introducing Test Driven Development practices to .NET developers with plenty of hands on exercises.
  • Recognising Ink, Tablet PC Development part three, an article published in the August edition of the Australian Developer magazine. This is the final article in this series and it explores how to recognise Digital Ink strokes and convert them to text or gestures.
  • Sharing Ink, Tablet PC Development part two, an article published in July’s edition of the Australian Developer magazine. This article guides the reader through methods of sharing Digital Ink between Tablet PC applications. Using files, the clipboard, and drag and drop.
  • Basic Tablet PC Development, an article published in June’s edition of the Australian Developer magazine. I introduce the Tablet PC SDK to .NET developers with a number of exercises for them to walk through.
  • Extreme Programming for .NET solutions, an article published in April’s edition of the Australian Developer magazine. I examine how teams I have worked with utilised extreme programming techniques to fast track their way to building solutions with the .NET framework.
  • eXtreme Programming and Culture Change An article for the Cutter IT Journal that explores the pain and enlightenment of a team adopting eXtreme Programming.

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