About Me

Stanislav Gornako

Stanislav Gornakov

Good whatever time of day it is where you are! Welcome to my website!

I am a writer, author, and experienced professional programmer. I hold degree in Military Underwater Acoustics as well. I was honored to receive Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Award four years in a row starting with 2008. This award is an annual award given to outstanding members of Microsoft’s technical communities based on contributions made during the previous 12 months to offline and online Microsoft-related technical communities . A lot of my books and articles on programming were published in Russia and neighboring countries. I am a scientific and technical editor of several magazines. In 2008 I established Stangor Publishing House and have been its CEO since that time till present. I can proudly say that I am the founder and CEO of: the first Russian magazine on Xbox 360 Video Game Console – Xbox 360 X-CONSOLE.COM Magazine; official Web-site of Xbox-360 Microsoft Russia users; MacBANG! Magazine; Travel Magazine; Startup Magazine; MSDevelopr.RU Magazine; MacovoePole.RU Magazine; Web-Analitik.info Magazine; Stangor.net Web-studio.

Interests

My main spheres of interest are: books and articles writing; publishing activity; management; SaaS, Software, Hardware, .NET web-technologies; Internet programming; mobile technology; system programming; Windows, Unix, Linux & Mac OS desktop programming; Windows Phone, iPhone, Android, Symbian OS mobile platforms programming; system administration.

Technologies

Applied knowledge base in:

— operating systems: Unix, Linux, Windows, Windows Server, Mac OS & iOS;

— programming language: С, C++, C#, Java & Objective-C;

— web-technologies: .NET, ASP.NET, C#, WPF, Silverlight, HTML/CSS, XML & MySQL;

— mobile technologies: Windows Phone, iPhone, Android, Symbian OS & Java 2 ME;

— video game technologies: XNA & DirectX.

I am an advanced PC user since 1990 (more than 20 years).

Current Positions

— Writer and author.

— Stangor Publishing House founder and CEO. Stangor Publishing House publishes electronic magazines;

— Founder and CEO of MacBANG! Magazine.

— Founder and CEO of MacovoePole.RU Magazine.

— Founder and CEO of Stangor.Net web-studio. The web-studio develops web-sites on CMS 1С-bitrix;

Awards

I was honored to receive Microsoft MVP (Microsoft Most Valuable Professional) Award four years in a row starting with 2008. This award is an annual award given to outstanding members of Microsoft’s technical communities based on contributions made during the previous 12 months to offline and online Microsoft-related technical communities. Only 4 000 people all over the world have received this award.

Career

  • 2004 — 2014 – Writing activity. I wrote and published 16 books during these years. Some of those books are still in the list of bestsellers. Besides writing books, I published numerous technical papers and articles in well-known Russian magazines.
  • 2012 – 2014 – Founder and CEO of MacBANG! Magazine. First Russian Magazine on Apple.
  • 2013 — 2014 – Founder and CEO of Travel Magazine.
  • 2008 – 2012 – Founder and CEO of Stangor Publishing House.
  • 2008 – 2012 – Founder and CEO of Stangor.Net web-studio.
  • 2008 – 2011 — Founder of the first Russian magazine on Xbox 360 Video Game Console – Xbox 360 X-CONSOLE.COM Magazine. The magazine web-site was honored the title “Official Webciety of Xbox-360 Microsoft Russia Users”.
  • 2010 — 2011 – Founder and CE of Web-Analitik.INFO Magazine.
  • 2010 — 2012 – Founder and CEO of MSDeveloper.RU Magazine.
  • 2010 — 2012 – Founder and CEO of MacovoePole.RU Magazine.

Books Published in Russia

  1. 2004 — DirectX 9. Programming lessons on С ++ (Publisher BHV, ISBN 5-94157-482-7)
  2. 2005 — Programming of mobile phones on Java 2 ME (DMK Press, ISBN 5-94074-279-3)
  3. 2005 — Tools of programming and debugging shaders in DirectX and OpenGL (Publisher BHV, ISBN 5-94157-611-0)
  4. 2005 — Symbian OS. Programming of mobile phones on С ++ (DMK Press, ISBN 5-94074-030-8)
  5. 2006 — PPC Windows Mobile, Communicator Operation (DMK Press ISBN 5-9706-0030-Х, Piter Press ISBN 978-5-91180-498-5)
  6. 2007 — Teach yourself Symbian Smartphones and Communicators (DMK Press, ISBN 5-94074-353-6)
  7. 2007 — Programming of mobile phones on Java 2 ME. The second edition (DMK Press, ISBN 5-94074-409-5)
  8. 2007 — Computer Games Development for Windows in XNA Game Studio Express (DMK Press, ISBN 5-94074-382-Х)
  9. 2007 — Programming of mobile phones on Java 2 ME. The third edition (DMK Press, ISBN 5-94074-409-5)
  10. 2008 — Games Development for Xbox 360 in XNA Game Studio Express (DMK Press, ISBN 5-94074-386-2)
  11. 2008 — Secrets of Xbox 360 Video Game Consoles (Publisher BHV, ISBN 978-5-9775-0291-7, DMK Press, ISBN 978-5-94074-417-7)
  12. 2008 — Secrets of Nintendo DS & Wii Video Game Consoles (Publisher BHV ISBN 978-5-94074-412-2, DMK Press ISBN 978-5-94074-412-2)
  13. 2009 — Popular Content Management Systems Guide (DMK Press, ISBN 978-5-94074-469-6)
  14. 2009 — Create games and applications for mobile phones on C+ and Java 2 ME(DMK Press, ISBN 978-5-94074-556-3)
  15. 2009 — Sites creation with UMI.CMS (Publisher Eksmo, ISBN 978-5-699-34987-6)
  16. 2009 – Secrets of site management (DMK Press, ISBN 978-5-94074-656-0)
  17. 2010 – Xbox 360. Game Programming (DMK Press, ISBN 978-5-94074-636-2)
  18. 2011 — Joomla, WordPress, 1С Bitrix and other CMS (DMK Press, ISВN 978-5-94074-699-7)
  19. 2012 — Nintendo DS and Wil. Work with game consoles (DMK Press, ISВN 978-5-94074-826-7)
  20. 2012 — Xbox 360. Work with game consoles (DMK Press, ISВN 978-5-94074-825-0)

Magazine Articles Published in Russia

  • 2007 — series of numerous thematic articles on programming was published in Game Land Magazine.
  • 2008 — 2009 — series of numerous thematic articles was published in X-CONSOLE.COM Magazine.
  • 2010 — series of thematic articles was published in Web-Analitik.INFO Magazine.
  • 2010 — 2012 series of thematic articles was published in MSDeveloper.RU Magazine.
  • 2012 — 2013 — series of thematic articles was published in MacBANG! Magazine.
  • 2013 – series of thematic articles was published in Travel Magazine.

Technical Editing

  • 2007 – Technical and scientific editing of the book “Nokia Smartphones and Communicators: Efficient Operating: Recommendations and Methods” (published by DMK Publishing House).»