Gaston C. Hillar

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Gaston C. Hillar is Italian and has been working with computers since he was 8 years old. Gaston has a Bachelor's degree in computer science (graduated with honors) and an MBA. Currently, Gaston is an independent IT consultant and a freelance author who is always looking for new adventures anywhere in the world. He was a senior contributing editor at Dr. Dobb's, and has written more than a hundred articles on software development topics. He has received the prestigious Intel Black Belt Software Developer award eight times. He has written many articles about Java for Oracle Java Magazine. Gaston was also a former Microsoft MVP in technical computing. He lives with his wife, Vanesa, and his two sons, Kevin and Brandon.

Books from Gaston C. Hillar

  1. Swift 3 Object-Oriented Programming - Second Edition
    Implement object-oriented programming paradigms with Swift 3.0 and mix them with modern functional programming techniques to build powerful real-world applications
  2. Object-Oriented Programming with Swift 2
    Get to grips with object-oriented programming in Swift to efficiently build powerful real-world applications
  3. MQTT Essentials - A Lightweight IoT Protocol
    Send and receive messages with the MQTT protocol for your IoT solutions.
  4. Microsoft Silverlight 4 and SharePoint 2010 Integration
    Techniques, practical tips, hints, and tricks for Microsoft Silverlight 4 interactions with SharePoint 2010 in this book and eBook
  5. Learning Object-Oriented Programming
    Explore and crack the OOP code in Python, JavaScript, and C#
  6. Javascript: Object Oriented Programming
    Build sophisticated web applications by mastering the art of Object-Oriented Javascript
  7. Java 9 with JShell
    Explore Java 9 with JShell and UML
  8. Internet of Things with Python
    Interact with the world and rapidly prototype IoT applications using Python
  9. Hands-On MQTT Programming with Python
    Explore the features included in the latest versions of MQTT for IoT and M2M communications and use them with modern Python 3.
  10. Guide to NoSQL with Azure Cosmos DB
    Create scalable applications by taking advantage of NoSQL document databases on the cloud with .NET Core
  11. Django RESTful Web Services
    Design, build and test RESTful web services with the Django framework and Python
  12. C# 2008 and 2005 Threaded Programming: Beginner's Guide
    Exploit the power of multiple processors for faster, more responsive software.
  13. Building RESTful Python Web Services
    Create web services that are lightweight, maintainable, scalable, and secure using the best tools and techniques designed for Python
  14. 3D Game Development with Microsoft Silverlight 3: Beginner's Guide
    A practical guide to creating real-time responsive online 3D games in Silverlight 3 using C#, XBAP WPF, XAML, Balder, and Farseer Physics Engine
  15. Building RESTful Python Web Services with Tornado [Video]
    Create lightweight, maintainable, scalable, and secure web apps using the best tools and techniques
  16. Building RESTful Python Web Services with Flask [Video]
    Create lightweight, maintainable, scalable, and secure web apps using the best tools and techniques
  17. Building RESTful Python Web Services with Django [Video]
    Create lightweight, maintainable, scalable, and secure web apps using the best tools and techniques
  18. Hands-On RESTful Python Web Services - Second Edition
    Explore the best tools and techniques to create lightweight, maintainable, and scalable Python web services
  19. Learn Web Development with Python
    A comprehensive guide to Python programming for web development using the most popular Python web framework - Django
  20. Managing Data and Media in Microsoft Silverlight 4: A mashup of chapters from Packt's bestselling Silverlight books
    Manage data in Silverlight, build and maintain rich dashboards, integrate SharePoint with Silverlight, and more
  21. Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Developer's Compendium: The Best of Packt for Extending SharePoint
    Build an engaging SharePoint site with Visual Studio, Silverlight, PowerShell and Windows 7 Phone with this book and e-book