Jesse Liberty


Jesse Liberty

Jesse Liberty (born July 10, 1955 in Brooklyn, New York), [ [http://blogs.delphiforums.com/n/blogs/blog.aspx?webtag=QueerPolitics Liberty's blog - see About Me section] ] now living in Massachusetts, [ [http://blogs.delphiforums.com/n/blogs/blog.aspx?webtag=QueerPolitics Liberty's blog - see About Me section] ] is a best-selling author [ [http://www.amazon.com/s/qid=1222186873/ref=sr_st?rs=1000&page=1&rh=i%3Astripbooks%2Cp_27%3AJesse+Liberty&sort=salesrank Amazon lists numerous best-sellers within category] ] who has written extensively about programming [ [http://www.amazon.com/s/qid=1222186873/ref=sr_st?rs=1000&page=1&rh=i%3Astripbooks%2Cp_27%3AJesse+Liberty&sort=salesrank Amazon lists over 2 dozen books programming books] ] and especially about Microsoft .NET. [ [http://http://www.amazon.com/s/qid=1222187097/ref=sr_pg_1?ie=UTF8&rs=1000&keywords=jesse%20liberty%20.net&rh=i%3Astripbooks%2Ck%3Ajesse%20liberty%20.net Amazon search finds over 1 dozen books by Liberty on .NET topics] ] He is the author of nearly two dozen books [ [http://www.amazon.com/s/qid=1222186873/ref=sr_st?rs=1000&page=1&rh=i%3Astripbooks%2Cp_27%3AJesse+Liberty&sort=salesrank Amazon lists over 2 dozen books programming books] ] and dozens of articles for computer journals, [ [http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/cc301077.aspx MSDN Magazine bio] ] newspapers and web sites [ [http://softwarecommunity.intel.com/articles/eng/2137.htm Intel Column from 2003] ] , [ [http://71.248.178.27/LA//MyArticles.htm reprints of articles from numerous sources] ] and has written on both technical and non-technical topics. [ [http://www.simple-talk.com/author/jesse-liberty/ Simple-Talk column on politics and programming] ] [ [http://71.248.178.27/LA//MyArticles.htm note technical journals and mainstream non-technical articles] ]

Currently: Senior Program Manager Microsoft Corporation, Silverlight Development Team (working title: "Silverlight Geek") [ [http://http://silverlight.net/blogs/jesseliberty/about.aspx Silverlight Blog about page explaining role on team] ] . Responsibilities include creating resources for developers who are learning or using Silverlight [ [http://http://silverlight.net/Learn/ Learn page with Liberty's videos and tutorials, etc.] ] . Liberty spends his time creating videos, tutorials, showcase applications, and speaking at industry events [ [http://vslive.com/2008/dallas/speakers.aspx typical industry event listing] ]

Liberty's CV includes: VP of Technical Development at Citibank [ [http://www.http://www.informit.com/authors/bio.aspx?a=1CE93B60-CD45-4B08-8933-0F89D072C4FA reference to position at Citibank] ] , Distinguished Software Engineer at AT&T [ [http://www.http://www.informit.com/authors/bio.aspx?a=1CE93B60-CD45-4B08-8933-0F89D072C4FA reference to position at AT&T] ] and PBS/Learning Link [ [http://www.http://www.cti.sba.uwm.edu/WorkshopDetail.aspx?Event=34 University of Wisconsin validation of position at Learning Link] ] and President of Liberty Associates, Inc, [ [http://www.libertyassociates.com Corporate site] ] and is on the faculty at Brandeis University where he periodically teaches in the Raab School of Continuing Studies (Graduate Division). [ [http://sys.brandeis.edu/directory/choose_user?uid=jliberty current faculty listing page] ] Liberty, an out bisexual [ [http://www.hrc.org/issues/3752.htm coming out story] ] , has been active in gay rights since 1971; former member of the Gay Activists Alliance, and is active in the Human Rights Campaign and the Massachusetts rights organization MassEquality. His coming out story was featured on the Human Rights Campaign Coming Out Page [ [http://www.hrc.org/issues/3752.htm Awarded coming out story of 2004] ] and his blog records his political comments.

Quotes

* "Each time you miss a deadline, you make the next deadline easier to miss." [Clouds to Code Wrox Chapter 1]
* "Far more programs die from not shipping than from shipping with not enough features." [Clouds to Code, Wrox, Chapter 1]
* "Write like you won't be in the room when your book is read, because you won't." [Quoted in Scott Meyer's [http://www.aristeia.com/authorAdvice.html Advice to Prospective Book Authors] ]
* "Monogamy is what you choose, bisexual is what you are." [Acton Beacon May 2006]
* "If the gay community can't embrace bisexuals, how can we expect the straight community to embrace queers? [Private conversation] "

elected books

* "Programming Silverlight" (Winter 2007)
* "Learning ASP.NET with AJAX" (ISBN 0-596-51397-6)
* "Programming .NET 3.5" (ISBN 0-596-52756-X)
* "Getting Started with .NET 3" (PDF published by O'Reilly)
* "Programming C#, 4th Edition" (ISBN 0-596-00699-3)
* "Learning C# 2005" (ISBN 0-596-10209-7)
* "Programming Visual Basic 2005" (ISBN 0-596-00949-6)
* "Visual C#: A Developer's Notebook" (ISBN 0-596-00799-X)
* "Programming ASP.NET, 3rd Edition" (ISBN 0-596-00916-X)
* "Programming .Net Windows Applications" (ISBN 0-596-00321-8)
* "Introduction to Computer Science Using Java" (ISBN 0-07-822593-0)
* "Teach Yourself C++ In 1 Hour A Day 5th Edition" (ISBN 0-672-32941-7)
* "Teach Yourself C++ In 21 Days 5th Edition" (ISBN 0-672-32711-2)
* "Teach Yourself C++ For Linux In 21 Days" (ISBN 0-672-31895-4)
* "Teach Yourself C++ In 24 Hours 4th Edition" (ISBN 0-672-32681-7)
* "Teach Yourself C++ In 10 Minutes" (ISBN 0-672-32425-3)
* "XML Web Documents From Scratch " (ISBN 0-7897-2316-6)
* "Clouds to Code" (ISBN 1-86100-095-2)
* "Beginning Object Oriented Analysis and Design" (ISBN 1-86100-133-9)
* "Idiot's Guide to a Career In Programming" (ISBN 0-7897-1995-9)

External links

* [http://Silverlight.net Silverlight ]
* [http://Silverlight.net/blogs/JesseLiberty Silverlight web log]
* [http://www.JesseLiberty.com Portal ]
* [http://www.hrc.org/index.html Human Rights Campaign]
* [http://www.hrc.org/issues/coming_out/3752.htm Human Rights Campaign - Jesse Liberty's " Coming Out as a Happily Married Bisexual "]

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