Gastón C. Hillar

Gastón C. Hillar

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Gastón C. Hillar is Italian and has been working with computers since he was eight. He began programming with the legendary Texas TI-99/4A and Commodore 64 home computers in the early 80s. He has a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from which he graduated with honors, and an MBA from which he graduated with an outstanding thesis. At present, Gastón is an independent IT consultant and freelance author who is always looking for new adventures around the world.

He has been a senior contributing editor at Dr. Dobb’s and has written more than a hundred articles on software development topics. Gaston was also a former Microsoft MVP in technical computing. He has received the prestigious Intel® Black Belt Software Developer award eight times.

He is a guest blogger at Intel® Software Network ( You can reach him at and follow him on Twitter at Gastón's blog is

He lives with his wife, Vanesa, and his two sons, Kevin and Brandon.

Books from Gastón C. Hillar

C# 2008 and 2005 Threaded Programming: Beginner's Guide
$ 23.99
Managing Data and Media in Microsoft Silverlight 4: A mashup of chapters from Packt's bestselling Silverlight books
$ 19.99
Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Developer’s Compendium: The Best of Packt for Extending SharePoint
$ 24.99
Learning Object-Oriented Programming
$ 39.99
Internet of Things with Python
$ 39.99
Javascript: Object Oriented Programming
$ 69.99