Continuing on with Expert Skills, I’ve now finished Session 1 and sent out a proof to my proofreaders. If you’re on of them, you should have it by now!
Session 1’s taken longer than I expected, but that’s mostly down to the amount of time I’ve spent working on the sample files for the new course. Being Expert Skills, the sample files need to make use of far more complex features than those used in Essential Skills.
So far I think the Expert Skills course does a great job of applying to real-world scenarios. Once it’s finished I’m confident that the two books will be the absolute best way to learn ASP.NET, C# and Visual Studio.
Now that the Excel 2010 Expert Skills video course is complete, I have begun work on the ASP.NET 4.0, C# and Visual Studio 2010 Expert Skills book.
If you’re a proofreader, you can expect to start receiving PDF versions of the first drafts in the coming weeks.
I have also revised the course outline, adding an entirely new session on compiler directives and advanced debugging techniques. The outline is likely to continue to change as I receive more suggestions from our readers.
If you have a suggestion for something you’d like to see in the Expert Skills course, get in touch and let me know!
You can now read the outline for the Expert Skills course by clicking here.
This outline isn’t absolutely final yet, so if you have any comments or suggestions for topics to be included, let me know.
Although it’s still better to view the free videos on the official website, you can now also view each of the complete courses as YouTube playlists. YouTube playlists group all of the video lessons together, making them much easier to find on YouTube.
Free ASP.NET, C# and Visual Studio Video Course:
Official Site YouTube Playlist
Free Excel 2010 Video Course: Official Site YouTube Playlist
Free Excel 2007 Video Course: Official Site YouTube Playlist
We’ve been working hard over the past few weeks and The Smart Method’s new Excel 2010 free video course is now available here.
Over the coming weeks we’ll be adding more Excel 2010 videos, and we hope to have the complete Essential Skills course available by the end of the month.
A program I wrote called “Life” is now available from the downloads page. You can also read a little more about it on the Cellular Automata page.
Life was written in C# using Visual Studio. The full source code for Life can also be downloaded from the downloads page.
As well as the 41 lessons in the free starter course, you can now view a selection of lessons from the later sessions.
You can find them on the free tutorials page.
The complete video course is now available for instant download.
You can download a copy for your country by clicking here.
You can now watch the first 41 lessons of the ASP.NET, C# and Visual Studio course for free here.