We’re thrilled to announce the availability of Charles Petzold’s Programming Windows, Sixth Edition (ISBN: 9780735671768)! You can order the book here , here , here , or here . This earlier post contains the book's Table of Contents and Charles’s Introduction, which shares a lot of information about the book’s focus and coverage, audience, history, and so on. You can get a PDF with two complete sample chapters here . Here’s a short excerpt from Chapter 2, which is included in the sample chapters PDF: CHAPTER 2 XAML Syntax A Windows 8 application is divided into code and markup because each has its own strength. Despite the limitations of markup in performing complex logic or computational tasks, it’s good to get as much of a program ...read more