👋, I am Mark J. Price. Author. Programmer. Teacher. 📖You can get my books from Amazon or my publisher Packt or any good book store. 🤔I’m currently working on the 8th edition of my best selling book, C# 12 and .NET 8 - Modern Cross-Platform Development Fundamentals, scheduled to publish on November 7, 2023, and the 2nd edition of my book, Apps and Services with .NET 8, scheduled to publish on November 14, 2023. 🌱You can read a Q&A with me. 💬Ask me about any issues that you might be having with the code in my books. 📫How to reach me: markjprice is also my Gmail account name. ⚡Michelle McNamara: "It’s chaos. Be kind." 🦣I am on Mastodon.
What you should know about me
An ex-Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) with more than 30 years’ experience in the IT industry, including two years working full-time for Microsoft’s Training and Certification group in Redmond, USA, I specialize in training that leads to developer certifications.
I am eager to lead programming students, both experienced and new, into the challenging worlds of web, cloud, and mobile computing using a rare combination of thirty years’ education experience coupled with real world consulting and developing production systems for enterprises worldwide.
- I live in Wiltshire, England.
- I'm experienced in the practical use of Microsoft developer tools and technologies.
- I'm dedicated to enthusiastic and dynamic training as a means of nurturing a lifelong love of programming.
- I design, write, and deliver standardized and custom programming courses.
- I'm adaptable and deal well with ambiguity in organizations of varying sizes and cultures.
- I hold an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science.
I have written a guided learning book about C# and .NET. The latest is the seventh edition, C# 11 and .NET 7 - Modern Cross-Platform Development Fundamentals, now available to pre-order on Amazon or Packt's website.
See all my books on Amazon or Packt's website.
Education and Certification
Highly qualified and experienced.
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Web Applications, Universal Windows Platform, Windows Store Apps Using C#, SharePoint Developer
Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)
1993 - 2017
Computer Science (BSc. Hons.)
University of Bristol, June 1993
Professional Scrum Master I
Since January 2016
Google App Engine Qualified Developer
One of less than one hundred worldwide.