IT Pros who are thinking about taking a look at Office 365 but are not sure where to begin can walk through key scenarios and get hands-on experience in this free course. Experts take you through initial sign-up for the free trial and then explore basic setup and configuration of Microsoft Exchange, Lync, and SharePoint. Finish the course with a complete Office 365 trial tenant, ready for further evaluation and experimentation.
Devs, if you are looking to easily create webpages that work cross-platform and that scale well to different screen sizes, join us to explore Bootstrap, the open source platform that makes it easy for all skill levels to create rich UIs for users, regardless of device.
If you are curious about open source software (OSS) and Microsoft's role in this pivotal trend, watch this on-demand course with host Richard Campbell, of .NET Rocks! fame. Richard interviews top open source experts and gets tons of helpful information! Learn about working the OSS way, explore the culture of OSS, and much more.
If you want to ramp up your game-development skills, join the entertaining Adam Tuliper (of DinoBurger fame) and a team of industry experts for an awesome, two-day journey using Unity. Learn how to develop Unity Games for Windows using C# and Unity, and see why Unity is the tool of choice for millions of game developers around the world.
Are you interested in becoming a game creator? Want to make the next Flappy Bird? Look no further than Construct 2, a cross-platform HTML5 game creator designed specifically for 2D games. Join experts James Quick and Shahed Chowdhuri for this half-day course, and learn to build a fun and engaging 2D game in just an hour, with no previous experience, using the popular "drag-and-drop" tool.
Get real-world guidance on developing universal Windows apps for Windows and Windows Phone devices, as Microsoft's experts build a working app using tools and techniques that can give you a dramatic advantage as a developer.
Devs, are you looking to level up your web dev skills? Are you a front-end coder who wants to learn how to build data-driven, server-side web applications? Maybe you know some Web Forms and want to make the jump to ASP.NET MVC?
Build apps with Kinect for Windows v2 with experts from the Kinect engineering team.
Free online Microsoft Virtual Academy course on BYOD, Windows 8.1 Update, Windows Server 2012 R2, SCCM, and Windows Phone.
Find out how you can deliver and control the new refined user interface.
In this IT Camp, explore how to manage more data without more hardware, protect data with off-site backups, and prepare for disaster recovery. Join these sessions, participate in the Q&A, and learn from the experts.
DevOps is one of the most written-about terms in the world of agile development and continuous delivery.
The second in a set of two, this Jump Start teaches you search engine marketing (SEM) best practices, the value of a proper keyword search, and more, all from SEO and SEM pros.
This first of two Bing Ads Jump Starts offers an overview of Bing Ads and details the advantages of using Bing for your SEM needs. It can also help prepare you for a Bing Ads Accredited Professional certification.
See how Windows 8.1 addresses security as a whole system, one layer at a time. Explore methods of developing a secure baseline and how to harden your Windows Enterprise architectures from pass-the-hash and other advanced attacks.
If you're an app developer who wants to design and build Windows Phone 8.1 apps using XAML and C#, check out this two-and-a-half day, on-demand course, taught by experts who have years of experience developing (and writing about the process).