Wiley Announces Wrox-Blox -- Electronic Articles Covering Emerging Technologies & Applications

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Wrox Press, a division of Wiley Publishing, is now delivering short, informational works of code and instruction that are intended to keep programmers up-to-speed and up-to-date with the latest technologies and applications.

Wrox Press, a division of Wiley Publishing, the leader in technology book publishing, is now delivering short, informational works of code and instruction that are intended to keep programmers up-to-speed and up-to-date with the latest technologies and applications. Through the new Wrox Blox program, Wiley is changing the traditional publishing process with a brand new line of downloadable content that are typically longer than a magazine article but shorter than a book chapter. Distributed online through Wrox.com, a dozen titles are currently available and more are scheduled to be released in the coming months. Wrox Blox is the next step in the evolution of the computer book publishing industry as it provides readers with the information they need today from a trusted source.

All from Wiley's Wrox Press, the leading programming imprint in the industry, they focus on the development of the latest languages and tools. Like the Wrox books, the Wrox Blox titles are written by programmers for programmers, and the Wrox brand means authoritative solutions to real-world technology problems. Wrox's unique author-editorial process delivers the best and most useful information readers need in the timeliest manner. The new releases include:

  •     SOA and ESB Architecture with BizTalk
  •     Hands On ASP.NET AJAX Control Toolkit
  •     Dynamic Control Survivability in ASP.NET
  •     A Blogging Application in ASP.NET    
  •     Silverlight 1.0 Animation
  •     Leverage LINQ in ASP.NET 3.5 Projects
  •     iPhone and iPod Touch Programming
  •     Building a Photo Gallery with Adobe AIR
  •     Scripting SQL Management Objects in Windows PowerShell

For anyone that is excited about new technology, stumped on a problem, or trying to keep up with new software releases, Wrox Blox has the answers. All of the titles in the series are designed to help readers build the essential and specific knowledge they need quickly on a wide variety of topics. Availabe in DRM-free pdf files for less than $7.

With all of the new technologies available, both professional programmers and aspiring developers need reliable and authoritative references to not only get background info, but also to apply that information to specific situations. Wrox Blox is a collection of electronic articles that delivers the answers, and each title is written by programmers for programmers, offering the authoritative solutions professionals need.

Read more about Wrox Blox at the following link: http://www.wrox.com/go/blox

ABOUT WROX:
Written by actual programmers, Wrox books offer the benefits of real-world experience and road-tested examples that really work. "Beginning" books provide a complete working knowledge of the subject, using hands-on lessons and proven training techniques. "Professional" and "Expert One-On-One" books are loaded with practical, focused information from leading technology experts. "Programmer's Reference" books are invaluable for their detailed, on-the-job reference support. "Problem-Design-Solution" books analyze development problems programmers encounter and supply solutions that work. Wrox books help programmers get the job-then do the job better.    For more information, visit wrox.com. Wrox is an imprint of Wiley.

ABOUT WILEY PUBLISHING:
Founded in 1807, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. has been a valued source of information and understanding for 200 years, helping people around the world meet their needs and fulfill their aspirations. Since 1901, Wiley and its acquired companies have published the works of more than 350 Nobel laureates in all categories: Literature, Economics, Physiology or Medicine, Physics, Chemistry and Peace.

Our core businesses publish scientific, technical, medical and scholarly journals, encyclopedias, books, and online products and services; professional/trade books, subscription products, training materials, and online applications and websites; and educational materials for undergraduate and graduate students and lifelong learners. Wiley's global headquarters are located in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Canada, and Australia. The Company's Web site can be accessed at http://www.wiley.com. The Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbols JWa and JWb.

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