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Microsoft Jump Start Series

Live Events
November 26, 2014 9am–5pm PST

If you want to know how to use the new ASP.NET Identity system to manage access to your web apps and services, check out this course. Explore the evolution of membership and identity in ASP.NET, and get real-world guidance and best practices on how to implement the newly architected system so you can easily define and manage users.

December 3, 2014 9am–5pm PST

Trying to get into web development? Or maybe you want to take your core Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) skills to the next level as you prep for Exam 70-480? Join leading experts, as they show you the CSS ropes, in this practical Web Wednesdays course. Look at media queries, CSS preprocessors (like LESS), and page layouts on different screen sizes. Plus, see cool demos on reflowing and transitions.

December 4, 2014 9am–1pm PST

If you want to write code and build games for Windows Phone and Windows Store, check out MonoGame, the "write once, play everywhere" popular choice for coders. In this first session of a two-part series, experts show you how to write gameplay logic, render graphics, process different forms of input, play sounds, and work with game content.

December 1–4, 2014 9am–1pm PST

Join Mark Russinovich, Microsoft Chief Technology Officer, Azure, as he kicks off a week of Azure training for IT Professionals. Dive deep into the technologies critical for IT Pro Implementers, like you, to help you better understand and build your foundational cloud skills and to prepare for Exam 70-533: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions

December 5, 2014 9am–5pm PST

If you're an open source developer and you want to store unstructured data, see why MongoDB, a scalable document-oriented database, is so popular in this arena, plus explore how to use it on Azure. Experts Steven Edouard and Rami Sayar show you how easy it is to get up and running.

December 8, 2014 9am–1pm PST

If you're struggling to implement or work within an enterprise "bring your own device" (BYOD) policy, join experts Kevin Remde and Simon May for an informative, high-level, and demo-focused look at new enterprise mobility capabilities that make recovery, security, and identity management easier and more flexible. They explore mobile device management (MDM) policies and they work with SCCM (System Center Configuration Manager) and Microsoft Intune.

December 10, 2014 9am–5pm PST

Whether you're a Developer working in agile or an IT Pro in a growing enterprise, don't miss this technical discussion around open source for DevOps practices. Join leading experts Ross Gardler and David Tesar, as they explore common open source tooling and show you what's possible, from a zero-process environment to a fully automated and deployed production environment. Join the conversation now, on Twitter, using #TalkDevOps.

December 10, 2014 9am–5pm PST

​If you're looking to extend your coding toolbox with a tried and true language, check out one of the most popular server side scripting languages, the easy-to-learn PHP, which is used in many blogging platforms. Plus, walk through deployment on Azure, with entertaining presenters Stacey Mulcahy and Jamie Kosoy.

December 11, 2014 9am–1pm PST

You don't need to be a programmer or an artist to create a cool 2D game. If you can drag and drop, you can use GameMaker from YoYo Games to build a game and then export it to mobile platforms, including Windows, iOS, Android, Kindle and more. Get the details from industry experts who created Dave in the Cave and worked on World of Warcraft.

December 11, 2014 9am–5pm PST

​If you are customizing SharePoint using farm solutions and feature framework, and you want to align with the product and service roadmap and to update your skills, check out this course. Learn to transform SharePoint customizations with the SharePoint app model. Leading SharePoint and Office 365 experts Vesa Juvonen and Steve Walker walk you through real-life scenarios with this cool alternative technology.

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