2013 was an amazing year, here’s a summary!

Posted by Filip Ekberg on January 1 2014 2 Comments

Another year has gone by and it’s the third yearly summary that I’m writing, hopefully not the last one! I began the previous one that I wrote in the end of 2012 by stating that “Saying that a lot happened in 2012 is probably an understatement.”, I’d like to start this summary similarly. However it […]

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Download C# Smorgasbord Chapter 1 For Free!

Posted by Filip Ekberg on December 6 2013 1 Comment

I’m happy to announce an early Christmas present for you all; I am giving away a free sample of my book, you can now download Chapter 1 completely free! The chapter is called Introduction to Parallel Extensions and it talks about parallel programming, LINQ/PLINQ and Egg Boiling. I really hope you enjoy this free sample […]

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One Year As A Self-Published Author

Posted by Filip Ekberg on July 30 2013 1 Comment

Wow — It has already been one year since C# Smorgasbord was released and I’ve since then written about the way to getting it published here and tried to market it as much as possible. As for marketing I had raffles, did more user-group meetings and sent away some free books; even did some online […]

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Everyone is a winner!

Posted by Filip Ekberg on June 27 2013 2 Comments

Congratulations everyone that participated Everyone that participated in the raffle got something! There was just one winner that got the one year Pluralsight Plus Subscription, but All of you got a 30 day coupon! As a bonus, everyone that participated got a digital copy of C# Smorgasbord and two lucky people got signed copies as […]

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Win a Pluralsight One Year Subscription and C# Smorgasbord

Posted by Filip Ekberg on June 17 2013 42 Comments

It’s truly a pleasure to announce that as of Friday last week I am a published Pluralsight Author! The course that I published is called MSIL for the C# Developer, read more about it at the end of this post. There’s been some radio silence on the blog lately, it’s mostly due to a lot […]

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C# Smorgasbord ebook limited-time offer now only €4.99!

Posted by Filip Ekberg on February 26 2013 11 Comments

About 7 months ago I self-published C# Smorgasbord which is a C# Programming book focusing on a lot of different and interesting things. I’ve had a couple of giveaways and a couple of sales so far to spread the word even more.It’s now time for an ebook limited-time offer, when the offer ends is not […]

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Congratulations to the winners of a free C# Smorgasbord copy!

Posted by Filip Ekberg on February 4 2013 2 Comments

Before I announce the winners, yes it’s plural because it was way too hard to decide one winner, I want to share some great news with all of you. Yesterday I summarized the amount of people that have my book based on the copies that I’ve sold/given away and this number is now above 500 […]

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Want a free copy of C# Smorgasbord?

Posted by Filip Ekberg on January 18 2013 32 Comments

C# Smorgasbord has been out for about 6 months and as you might have seen previously on this blog and on my twitter, the book has gotten great feedback!I’m very happy that so many people have decided to buy the book and that some of you have taken the time to review it.To give something […]

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2012 was an amazing year, here’s a summary!

Posted by Filip Ekberg on January 8 2013 1 Comment

Saying that a lot happened in 2012 is probably an understatement. At least both on this blog and in my personal life, a bunch of amazing things have happened. I really hope that your previous year was good and let’s hope for an even better 2013. To start this year off I want to summarize […]

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Questions for a Software Engineer

Posted by Filip Ekberg on November 30 2012 2 Comments

A couple of weeks ago I visited my old upper high school. This is where you take your last three years of high school in Sweden and focus on a certain area. I focused on IT and Programming and now a couple of weeks ago I was invited to come back and talk to the […]

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C# Smorgasbord Sale!

Posted by Filip Ekberg on November 20 2012 8 Comments

C# Smorgasbord has been out for 3 months and has already gotten a lot of positive feedback and great reviews(See below)! To thank you all for your support, I’m giving away a discount code for 35% discount on C# Smorgasbord!This offer is for a limited time only, the discount will be available from November 20, […]

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Self-publishing a book – Part 3 – Using a good typesetting system

Posted by Filip Ekberg on September 23 2012 8 Comments

This is the third part of the blog series “Self-publishing a book” if you haven’t already check out Part 1 & Part 2. Word was acting up, I spent too much time trying to work around it and less time on the content — this was not going to work. I decided to drop Word. […]

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Roslyn CTP 3 released — breaking changes

Posted by Filip Ekberg on September 17 2012 1 Comment

Microsoft has released yet another CTP version of Roslyn and this doesn’t come as a big surprise. Since the previous CTP (CTP2) does not work very well with Visul Studio 2012. Now with Roslyn CTP3, we have Visual Studio 2012 support! However, this upgrade does come with a price, there are some breaking changes in […]

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Self-publishing a book – Part 2 – Back at Square One

Posted by Filip Ekberg on September 2 2012 7 Comments

This is the second part of the blog series “Self-publishing a book” if you haven’t already check out Part 1. I was back to square one, with only my raw material. But the hope was not gone, I now had a goal; I am going to publish a book — but how? What now? At […]

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Self-publishing a book – Part 1 – Where it all began

Posted by Filip Ekberg on August 27 2012 11 Comments

What’s this blog series going to be about? It might not have been clear to everyone that my book C# Smorgasbord was self-published. In short self-publish means that I did not have a publisher that backed me up when writing this book. But if I don’t have a publisher how do I get my book […]

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Win a copy of C# Smorgasbord!

Posted by Filip Ekberg on August 14 2012 35 Comments

C# Smorgasbord is getting great reviews, specially on Amazon UK and to celebrate this I want to give a away a free copy of C# Smorgasbord! Best of all, it’s the printed copy (which also includes the ebook bundle)! What you need to do to participate: Leave a comment down below with the reason as […]

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C# Smorgasbord

Posted by Filip Ekberg on August 10 2012 1 Comment

As mentioned in my previous post “C# Smorgasbord will soon be available!” I have been working on a C# programming book. I am now happy to announce that this book is published and available on CreateSpace and Amazon.com! Grab a copy and let me know what you think! It is also available on the following […]

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