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What to do with Windows Developer Power Tools

Published to Blog on 10 Jan 2007

Now that you have Windows Developer Power Tools I bet you’re wondering what the heck you’re going to do with the thing!

Never fear, faithful companion - I have answers for all your questions!

  1. Read it. It’s a damn good book. You might even learn a thing or two.
  2. If you’re vertically challenged you can use it as a booster seat in the car to enable you to see over the steering wheel, Grandma! At over 6 inches thick it is a great big book (I use a graduated scale - 6 inches for me means 3 inches for most people).
  3. If you’re horizontally challenged I have nothing for you. Perhaps reading the book will provide more brain power, giving you more self confidence to improve your performance in those areas.
  4. Keep it around for security purposes - use it as a weapon. The thing weighs about 20 pounds. You could probably use it to mug somebody to get your $40.00 back.
  5. Loan it to a buddy. Don’t expect to ever get it back, though. If you loan it to me you won’t get it back.
  6. Bring it with you to CodeMash - both authors and lots of the contributing writers will be there! I’m sure each and every one will be more than happy to sign it for you. I’m taking mine - I’m going to get all kinds of autographs! It’ll be just like high-school yearbook signing day!! Except I didn’t have anyone sign my high-school yearbook. I sat in a corner of the school gym making my TI-xx say funny things like 01134. He, he he, that still slays me!
  7. Read it! Read it! Read it!
  8. After you read it blog about what a good book it is. Tell all your friends about it. Go to Amazon and write a glowing review about it. Climb to the top of the highest mountain (in your area) and yell as loud as you can how great it is. Become a monk and spend your days making gooseberry wine and fruitcake. Whew, don’t know where that one came from. Sorry.
  9. Buy a copy for friends and family. Share the wealth.

Seriously, I hope you enjoy it. I know there were a lot of people who put a lot of work into it, especially James Avery and Jim Holmes. Enjoy.

Dan Hounshell
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