Framework Design Guidelines, highly recommended

I’m glad to see that Brad and Krzysztof’s Framework Design Guidelines book is finally now in stock on Amazon! Not coincidentally, I just received my own copy of it in the mail yesterday and I know it’s going to be one of the books that’s not going to make it to the shelf because I’ll be referring to it all the time… It’s a great resource for anyone who designing .NET libraries that other people have to use (i.e. most of us at one time or another) because it distills thousands and thousands of man-hours worth of experience writing .NET libraries at Microsoft into a single, straightforward book. And I’m not just saying this because I have some annotations in there…

And, you know, their book:


will make a great bookend with this other book:

Just a thought…

3 thoughts on “Framework Design Guidelines, highly recommended

  1. Geoff Appleby

    Hey Paul – been meaning to ask actually: Is your book going to have a new edition released with updates for VB8? As much as I’d like you to get massive amounts of royalties, i’m not going to buy it twice 🙂

  2. Paul

    I got it from Barnes and Noble since Amazon couldn’t give me an estimated shipment date. It shipped the same day and was cheaper than Amazon.


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