Succinctly Series Reaches 50th E-book

Machine Learning Using C# Succinctly marks the 50th e-book in the Succinctly series! We’ve shared some high-fives in the office to celebrate this milestone, and though we aren’t able to high-five you, dear reader, we do hope you will download the e-book. We’ll consider the two... [More]

Calling All Hobbyists

Hobbyists, moonlighters, rogues—call them what you will, but developers who code in their free time are an important segment of the developer population. Their motives are many. Some build tools for their own use, while others seek to hone or broaden their skills. Of course, many also spend countles... [More]

The Internet of Things

The Internet of Things is a term nearing ubiquity in press releases, tech talks, and industry forecasts. Equal parts futurism and pragmatism, the Internet of Things is the presence of sensors in virtually any setting (or “thing”) to monitor physical information in real time. These sensor... [More]

Welcoming Satya Nadella

On February 4, Satya Nadella was named the new chief executive officer at Microsoft after a nearly six month search. He immediately went to work.   Nadella has been a familiar face at Microsoft conferences and industry events for years now. Before rising to the position of CEO, he served as... [More]

A Succinctly Series Update: Assembly, SSAS, and You

When Syncfusion started the Succinctly series of free e-books, we aimed to fill a developer education gap between expensive, encyclopedic texts and overwhelming, free-for-all online resources. Having reached more than half a million downloads, it seems we may be doing it right. In December, we adde... [More]

Goodbye, Ballmer

Steve Ballmer is leaving his post as the CEO of Microsoft within the next year. For more than a decade, Ballmer has guided the corporation through a gamut of software and hardware development, including the world-dominating Windows XP operating system, the Xbox video game console that continues to r... [More]