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(s)
Control Templates 01:13:01 XAML
Animation 01:17:06 XAML
Vector Graphics 01:14:44 XAML
Data Visualization and MVVM 01:12:11 XAML
Matrix Transforms 01:07:56 XAML
Elements, Controls, and Layout 01:09:19 XAML
XAML Fundamentals 00:55:26 XAML