Books on Programming and Finance

Dr. Xu's books emphasize practical usefulness for real-world applications and provide the depth of information and level of detail. Much of his books contains original work based on his own experience when he developed commercial CAD packages previously and works as a quant analyst/developer on Wall Street recently.

Dr. Xu's books include ready-to-run example programs that allow you to explore .NET programming techniques and algrithms behind the business applications. Some of the code examples are sophisticated packages for real-world applications. You can modify the code examples or add new features to them to form the basis of your own projects.

Dr. Xu's books cover several specialized areas, including chart and graphics, quantitative analysis and development for finacial market, numerical methods and math libraries, and database development. His upcoming books will emphasize more on applications for quantitative financial market. You can purchase Dr. Xu's books at Amazon, Barnes Noble, Borders, and other bookstores worldwide. He is always interested in hearing from you and would enjoy learning of your thoughts on his books. You can send him comments/feedbacks by email: jxu at DrXuDotNet.com .

  • Dr. Xu's .NET programming books for real-world business applications using C#, WPF, WinForms, SQL Database, LINQ, ADO.NET, Entity Framework...

  • Dr. Xu's books on MVVM-compatible charts, quantitative analysis, real-time trading system will be availabe soon...

  • 3D chart examples - you can use the chart packeges in your own .NET applications...

  • You can use the MVVM-compatible chart controls with data binding in XAML to create .NET applications...

Practical Quantitative Finance with R (just published in 2016 August)

This book provides a complete explanation of R programming in quantitative finance. It demonstrates how to prototype quant models and backtest trading strategies. It pays special attention to creating business applications and reusable R libraries that can be directly used to solve real-world problems in quantitative finance. Click here for more information. You can order the book from Amazon.

Practical .NET Chart Development and Applications (published in 2016 July)

This book is a perfect guide to learning all the basics for creating your advanced chart applications using C#, WPF, and MVVM pattern. The book clearly explains practical chart methods and their underlying algorithms. It covers WPF graphics capability, chart applications and chart controls, real-time charts, and stock charts, etc. Click here for more information. You can order the book from Amazon.

Practical WPF Charts and Graphics

This book presents a complete and comprehensive introduction to WPF chart and graphics capabilities, and explains in great detail and depth how to create a variety of WPF graphics and charts. It provides all the tools you need to add advanced graphics and charts to your WPF applications. Click here for more information. You can order the book from Amazon.

Practical Numerical Methods with C#

This book presents an in-depth exposition of the various numerical methods used in real-world scientific and engineering computations. It emphasizes the practical aspects of C# programming and numerical methods and mathematical functions. The book discusses in great detail various techniques that enable you to implement these numerical methods in your .NET applications. Click here for more information. You can order the book from Amazon.

Practical Silverlight Programming

This book provides all the information you need to create advanced graphics and user interfaces in your Web applications using Silverlight 2. The book uses code examples to clearly explain every step involved in building a variety of Silverlight applications, from simple user interfaces and 2D shapes to complex custom user controls and 3D graphics objects. Click here for more information. You can order the book from Amazon.

Practical WPF Graphics Programming

This book provides you with detailed instructions on how to add advanced graphics to your applications. From basic 2D shapes to complex interactive 3D models, this book uses code examples to clearly explain every step involved in building a variety of WPF graphics applications. You’ll learn how to use WPF to create impressive graphic effects and high-fidelity user interfaces. Click here for more information. You can order the book from Amazon.

Practical C# Charts and Graphics (WinForms)

This book presents a complete and comprehensive introduction to C# chart and graphics capabilities, and explains in great detail and depth how to create a variety of C# graphics and charts. It provides all the tools you need to add advanced graphics and charts to your C# applications. It provides 65 ready-to-run sample programs that allow you to explore C# chart and graphics techniques. Click here for more information. You can order the book from Amazon.