Archive for January, 2006

Frans Bouma’s review of my book

January 26, 2006

I couldn’t have asked for a better review! It’s an honor to have someone of his ability read and recommend it.

My first book now on

January 26, 2006

Today I start on a new adventure in my life. I’m self-publishing a book about programming. The title of the book is Rapid C# Windows Development: Visual Studio 2005, SQL Server 2005, and LLBLGen Pro. Hopefully, it will fill a void in good documentation. Many developers use tools like code generators to reduce the amount of time it takes to code a project. Many of these tools have steep learning curves, and especially as a beginner, it’s hard to get started.

This is also an experiment to see if technical writing is a viable side business for me. I have more graphic design experience than programming experience, so being able to design the cover, create the infographics, and layout the text is fun for me. I have no idea what to expect! In future posts I’ll talk about why I went with Lulu, and go into more detail about each step in the process.