Charles Petzold

Charles Petzold has been writing about Windows programming for over a quarter century, and his most recent book, Programming Windows, 6th Edition (Microsoft Press, 2012) takes on Windows 8. He is currently writing the DirectX Factor column for MSDN Magazine.

Petzold is also the author of two unique books that explore the foundations of digital computing: Code: The Hidden Language of Hardware and Software (Microsoft Press, 1999) and The Annotated Turing: A Guided Tour through Alan Turing’s Historic Paper on Computability and the Turing Machine (Wiley, 2008).


Course Title Duration Topic Updated
Control Templates 01:13:01 XAML 03 Mar 2014
Animation 01:17:06 XAML 10 Feb 2014
Vector Graphics 01:14:44 XAML 20 Jan 2014
Data Visualization and MVVM 01:12:11 XAML 06 Jan 2014
Matrix Transforms 01:07:56 XAML 09 Dec 2013
Elements, Controls, and Layout 01:09:19 XAML 25 Nov 2013
XAML Fundamentals 00:55:26 XAML 08 Nov 2013