Books We Recommend
The books shown below are titles that we have found useful and ones that we often recommend. They are by some of the best authors in these areas (shamelessly, including us). Many of the titles are authored by people that make their living actually using the product - professional developers, rather than professional authors.
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Recommended For End-Users and Beginning Developers
The following books are excellent for end-users looking to learn how to get the most from these products. The Visual Basic Step-By-Step books are excellent for those who want to take the first step from end-user to developer. Many of the links highlight related books that may also be of interest. The "Using" series and the "Step-By-Step" series both provide excellent introductions to the subject software.
Recommended For Developers
As a developer, many of these books have been invaluable. Whether you are an experienced developer or an end-user wishing to learn more, these books should prove helpful.