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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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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This Is My Story – Part 3

Posted by Filip Ekberg on July 22 2013 2 Comments

You just got your degree? You’re a junior developer. The demand from my employee were too damn high, after just a month or so I had to go to the emergency ward because I almost fainted. I’ve heard people say that there’s no such thing as hitting the wall; you should just push harder and […]

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This Is My Story – Part 2

Posted by Filip Ekberg on July 17 2013 3 Comments

Turn off the lights The last year in high school we had a course that focused on you creating a bigger project. You had to show a time plan, requirement specification and all that necessary to solve a project. I of course decided to do something in regards of programming. I didn’t know what though […]

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This Is My Story – Part 1

Posted by Filip Ekberg on July 15 2013 3 Comments

Stay a while and listen I was born in 1987 and I’m fairly certain that there’s something genetically programmed in my DNA that says whenever there’s something that is powered by electricity I need to play with it and understand it. I can somewhat recall my siblings playing with an old Commodore 64 but as […]

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It is time for a new challenge

Posted by Filip Ekberg on May 2 2013 4 Comments

This post is in a more personal manner than what you might be used to from this blog so if you’re just interested in lines of code you can stop reading now. In 2006 I had my eyes on working abroad and thus I figured that in order to do this I needed to at […]

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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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Congratulations 2013 Microsoft MVP!

Posted by Filip Ekberg on January 1 2013 3 Comments

2012 has been an amazing year, don’t worry there’s a summary post coming! One of my greatest achievements was finishing and publishing my book C# Smorgasbord. Between all the writing and marketing I’ve had the pleasure to do screencasts, user group presentations and of course a lot of fun blog posts! All these contributions has […]

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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 will soon be available!

Posted by Filip Ekberg on July 21 2012 1 Comment

UPDATE: C# Smorgasbord is now available! Since the fall 2011 I have been working on a book called C# Smorgasbord. The book is inspired by all the interesting topics that I’ve touched in this blog. I’m proud to announce that the book will soon be available for purchase on Amazon and CreateSpace! You will also […]

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