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Can Brands Be Social? Shel Israel says “No.”
Tuesday, Dec 18, 2007 | 7 Comments

Wiley author Shel Israel has started an interesting conversation with Jeremiah Owyang about wither or not “brands” can be social.  Jeremiah asked if brands should build their own networks, or use existing social nets.  Shel …

And For Our Next Trick - Introducing Wrox’s ASP3Wiki
Tuesday, Oct 9, 2007 | No Comment

Recently we launched Wrox Blox, our bite-sized e-content products for programmers.  Today we continue with new e-content initiatives and have announced our partnership with Near-Time to produce a new line of wiki-based products.
The first of …

The Changing Publishing Landscape - Introducing Wrox Blox
Monday, Oct 8, 2007 | 4 Comments
The Changing Publishing Landscape - Introducing Wrox Blox

I often write about the changes in publishing caused by disruptive technologies and the need for publishers to make their own changes in order to stay relevant. Today we have launched Wrox Blox, a …

Hanselman Releases Ultimate Tool List for 2007
Friday, Aug 24, 2007 | No Comment

Wrox author and Microsoft Senior Product Manager Scott Hanselman has updated his Ultimate Tools Collection for Windows for 2007 . This year’s list includes tons of new tools for Windows PowerUsers and Developers.
If you …

Tasty Book Covers
Tuesday, Aug 7, 2007 | 4 Comments

We spend a lot of time thinking and talking about book covers.  While you can’t judge a book by its cover, it certainly is part of the buying process.  This is especially important in trade …

Professional XNA Game Programming - Updated Code Posted
Thursday, May 3, 2007 | No Comment

Yesterday I received updated code from Ben for Professional XNA Game Programming, and it is now live on the book’s page at  This new code replaces all of the code previously available on the …

Telligent’s Jason Alexander on Wrox Professional Community Server
Thursday, Mar 22, 2007 | No Comment

“You guys wrote a great Community Server handbook that every one of our new, and existing, clients should have in their hands.”
Jason Alexander
CTO, Telligent
Creators of Community Server

Wrox Professional Community Server Book Now Shipping
Tuesday, Mar 13, 2007 | One Comment

Congratulations to Wyatt Preul, Jose Lema, Jim Martin, and Keyvan Nayyeri - their excellent guide to Telligent’s Community Server is now shipping from
From the back cover:
Built on the .NET 2.0 platform, Telligent’s Community Server …

Professional XNA Author Profiled in Official Xbox Magazine
Monday, Mar 5, 2007 | One Comment
Professional XNA Author Profiled in Official Xbox Magazine

Benjamin Nitschke, author of my upcoming Wrox title, Professional XNA Game Programming for Xbox 360 and Windows, is profiled in the April 2007 issue of Official Xbox Magazine. As part of their XNA:The First …