Book “Introduction to Programming with C#” now in English!


“Dear readers,

After many months, even years of hard work of over 100 participants we are proud to announce that “Intro C# book” was officially published in English

Thanks to all who participated in this project: translators, editors, volunteers, authors, site’s supporters, QA engineers, specialists merketing and others. Our labor is not in vain, though we slowed a lot in this project. Thank you!

This is a great project, unique, not only for Bulgaria but in the world. Never before come out as good and free book about Programming + video tutorials + presentations + mind maps. This is a unique Bulgarian creation made in its large part in the software academy, which we can be proud of many years.

The book “Fundamentals of Computer Programming with C#” is the most recent edition of our favorite book about C# programming, updated for C# 5, Visual Studio 2012 and Windows 8 with many improvements, even partially rewritten several chapters. We recommend it up before the older versions of the Bulgarian language. Coming soon on paper version (under the scheme will be print-on-demand a very high price) .


Download the C# book in PDF (13,7 MB)

Read the C# book online


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Project Wikipedia: Contribution of our team “Vanadium”


The project is part of the Telerik’s courses – “Knowledge sharing” and all 350 participants who were enrolled for the project were divided into teams of 4-5 people. The task of the team was to write, edit and augment the information in new or existing articles on Bulgarian language at by the rules and standards for quality of Wikipedia.

Our team “Vanadium” consisted of 7 participants and themes were:


  • Martin Nikolov – (Flextry) – Software Engineering
  • Daniel T. – (Daniel Todorov) – ERP
  • Liudmil D. – (GaJleon) –  Software Engineering + ERP
  • Tsvetomir I. – (somann) –  Software Engineering
  • Nikola N. – (Themagicis) –  Software Engineering

Comparison – BEFORE / AFTER:

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My first Mind Map

This is my first Mind Map about “Classes and Objects” in .NET from the Telerik’s course “Knowledge sharing”. Actually I am in conflict with Mr. Drawing from young years, but one needed the other and so we had to back together again and it was as a result of our gathering.

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Оставете своя отпечатък! Помогнете ни да разширим Уикипедия

Телерик: Да подпомагаме образованието и да развиваме ИТ индустрията в България, тези цели са залегнали в основата на Академията на Телерик. Цели, които са неразривна част от убежденията, и същността както на екип ни, така и на всички наши курсисти. Защото какво по-вдъхновяващо и мотивиращо от това да споделиш своите знанияда създадеш полезно съдържание, достъпно за всички, и най-вече да предадеш нататък своя опит и умения.

Разбира се, всеки желаещ може да се присъедини, за да има нашето начинание още по-голямо въздействие. Участвайте с предложения за теми, по които курсистите да работят. Достатъчно е да споделите своите идеи във форума на Академията.  Вземете участие в най-мащабната до момента инициатива за създаване на съдържание за Уикипедия, включете се като доброволец.

Цялата статия можете да намерите на

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Кой език за програмиране да учим?

Светлин Наков: Наскоро ми попадна статистиката на колегата Мирослав Мирославов за търсенето на софтуерни инженери в българската софтуерна индустрия и не можах да се стърпя да направя коментар на тези данни и да посоча малко изводи, които можем да си направим от тях.


Ето я и класацията за езиците на програмиране в България на SofiaValley във вид на таблица (източник:

За какво се ползва JavaScript, PHP, Java и C#, с кой програмен език да започнем, какво се учи в Академията на Телерик и как да се запишем да учим в нея, можете да прочетете в блога на Светлин Наков

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Visual Studio – useful tools

1. Brace Completer

– Automatically adds closing braces after typing an opening brace and pressing Enter.

Brace Completer Screenshot

More information: Brace Completer does exactly what the name says. When you type an opening curly brace and press enter, it automatically fills in the closing brace for you.

Download site:

2. Indent Guides

– Adds vertical lines at each indent level.

Indent Guides Free






More information: Displays indent and page width guides in Visual Studio text editor windows.

Download site:

3. SelectionHighlight

– This extends the editor to highlight all occurrences of a selected word and place a glyph on the left margin.








Download site: (modified version that runs on newer Visual Studio’s versions)

4. AllMargins 2012

– This extension contains the OverviewMargin and several other extensions of that margin. This is a re-release of David Pugh’s original extension adding Visual Studio 2012 support.

AllMargins 2012 Screenshot

More information: AllMargins 2012 is a wonderfully new way to view your source code documents allowing you to quickly and easily move about (i.e. scroll) within them. AllMargins 2012 gives you an at-a-glance view of the structure of your document, highlighting source code document errors, warnings, breakpoints, and much, much more.

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5. CleanProject

– Clean Project is a utility that cleans Visual Studio project directories so you can quickly upload or email a zip file with your solution.













More information: How many times have you wanted to send a project to a friend or upload it to a web site like MSDN Code Gallery only to find that your zip file has lots of stuff that you don’t need to send in it making the file larger than it needs to be.

  • bin
  • folder
  • obj
  • folder
  • TestResults folder
  • Resharper folders

And then if you forget about removing Source Control bindings whoever gets your project will be prompted about that.

Download site:

You can find more extensions at

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The History of Programming Languages

In a world of increasing inter-connectivity, programming languages form the foundation. Did you know that the first programming language is over 100 years old and was written by a woman, Ada Lovelace? Join as us we delve into the history, evolution, and prevalence of programming languages over the years. In addition to outlining the history of languages and how each is traditionally used, you’ll find information on what type of vulnerabilities are most common in programs developed in each language and which flaws are most typically fixed once discovered.

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