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Encyclopedia > Microsoft Press

Microsoft Press is the publishing arm of Microsoft, usually releasing books dealing with various current Microsoft technologies. Microsoft Press' first introduced books were The Apple Macintosh Book by Cary Lu and Exploring the IBM PC by Peter Norton in 1984 at the West Coast Computer Faire. The publisher went on to release books by other recognizable authors such as Charles Petzold, Steve McConnell, Mark Russinovich and Jeffrey Richter. Microsoft Press distributes its titles through the Safari Books Online e-reference service. “Publisher” redirects here. ... Microsoft Corporation, (NASDAQ: MSFT, HKSE: 4338) is a multinational computer technology corporation with global annual revenue of US$44. ... Cary Lu (born on December 4, 1945, in Qingdao, China, died on September 23, 1997), was a writer specialising on the Apple Macintosh platform. ... Peter Norton Peter Norton (born November 14, 1943) is an American software publisher and philanthropist. ... This article is about the year. ... The West Coast Computer Faire was an annual computer industry conference and exposition most often associated with San Francisco, its first and most frequent venue. ... Charles Petzold is a technical author on Microsoft Windows applications. ... Steven Steve C. McConnell is a well-known author of many software engineering textbooks including Code Complete, Rapid Development, and Software Estimation. ... Mark Russinovich is a software engineer and author who works for Microsoft as a Technical fellow. ... Jeffrey Richter is a co-founder of Wintellect, a training, debugging, and consulting firm dedicated to helping companies build better software, faster. ... Safari Books Online LLC is an electronic book service founded in July 2001 and headquartered in Sebastopol, CA with offices in Boston, MA and San Francisco, CA. Safari is a joint venture between OReilly Media and the Pearson Technology Group, a division of Pearson PLC. Safaris main product...


References

  • "Microsoft's history from the history of computing project".

External links

  • Microsoft Press - Main website

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Microsoft Press Books Overview – Microsoft Computer Books (193 words)
Find books from Microsoft Press that will enable you to get the most from Microsoft tools, technologies, and programs.
Get the latest information about new titles from Microsoft Press before they are officially released, and catch up on titles that have been released in the last few months.
Microsoft Press products are available from booksellers, through large account resellers, and directly from Microsoft.
Information for Developers about Changes to Internet Explorer (327 words)
Microsoft announced in October ( http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2003/oct03/10-06EOLASpr.asp) that it was considering minor changes that would allow Web developers and others who use Internet Explorer technology to avoid infringing with the patent.
Microsoft also indicated that these steps would be implemented in new versions of Windows that were shipping this year.
Given these circumstances, and after consulting industry colleagues and developers, Microsoft, for now, will not be releasing an update to IE and does not plan on making the changes it announced in October to Service Pack 2 of Windows XP.
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