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9:00am–5:00pm September 30–October 1, 2014

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.

9:00am–5:00pm PDT October 8, 2014

Devs, want to translate your MVC .NET skills to the web platform? Join popular presenters Stacey Mulcahy and Dave Voyles for an exploration of single page apps and a look at Visual Studio and Internet Explorer tools to add structure to your projects. Take advantage of jQuery and AngularJS, enable your content to work within a browser and within Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 apps, and deploy your apps to Azure.

9:00am–1:00pm PDT October 9, 2014

Developers and IT Pros, do you want to make management of Azure resources more efficient? If you want faster and more repeatable application deployments across all of your Azure environments, add to your skill set and walk through Azure resource management. Join the experts to experience the new declarative model at work, complete with templates to define and deploy your infrastructure resources.

9:00am–1:00pm PDT October 2 & 9, 2014

Do you want to build up your game portfolio with help from the experts? Join AAA game maker Bryan Griffiths and indie game designer Mickey MacDonald for this Jump Start training with live Q&A, and see how easy it is to create universal HTML5 2D games and port them to multiple platforms, using Visual Studio and free open source technology. By the end of day 2, you have a fully playable RPG.

9:00am–5:00pm PDT October 15, 2014

Developers, if you want to play with node.js and to incorporate two-way communication into applications, join popular experts Stacey Mulcahy and Rami Sayar to see how to do just that. By the end of day, you know how to set up node.js on your Windows machine, develop a web front end with Express, deploy an Express app to Azure, use Socket.IO to add a real-time layer, and create a chatroom application.

9:00am–5:00pm PDT October 20, 2014

Devs, get a deep dive into the dev/test portion of DevOps and application lifecycle management (ALM). Join leading experts Bret Stateham, Cale Teeter, and Charles Sterling as they explore modern tools for unit testing, functional UI testing, load testing, and more. See helpful demos on debugging Azure workloads using Visual Studio, and learn about the fundamentals of source control in TFS. Don't miss it!

9:00am–5:00pm PDT October 22, 2014

Developers and designers, are you curious about "mobile first"? Trying to figure out how to deal with touch devices? If you want your web applications to work on tablets and phones and to be as friendly as possible, join Jeremy Foster and Christopher Harrison, in the fifth event in our Web Wednesdays series, for an entertaining journey through the process.

9:00am–1:00pm PDT October 16 & 23, 2014

If you have a great idea for a 3D game and you want to build it with the same open source framework used to create Assassin's Creed Pirates, don't miss this exciting event! Join the creators of Babylon.js, a free, open source gaming framework that streamlines WebGL functionality, for an entertaining deep dive into 3D game development.

8:00am–12:00pm PDT October 29, 2014

IT Pros, want to automate redundant tasks and do it right the first time? Learn how to turn your real-time management and automation scripts into useful reusable tools and cmdlets. Get help putting PowerShell to work to better create, query, update, delete, and manage your Active Directory. Get informative deep drills and coding one-liners, plus a fast and fun round of "Challenge the Master." Learn how to get PowerShell to work for you!


This course provides an overview of the new System Center 2012 Configuration Manager product.

After completing this course you will understand the features that enable System Center 2012 Configuration Manager to:-

  • Easily distribute applications to users, regardless of device or form factor.
  • Perform software updates.
  • Device management improvements.

The course will also cover how System Center 2012 Configuration Manager makes it easier to service the rapidly growing number of connected devices in your organization, such as smartphones, tablets, and virtual machines, through centralized global configuration management.

Course modules will also show you the changes that help simplify the configuration and management of the infrastructure, how to use System Center 2012 Configuration Manager to gain insight to and control IT systems through easier maintenance, improved security and simplified configuration, as well as a number of other new features and updates to self-service application delivery, integrated settings management, antivirus management, UNIX and Linux support, compliance improvements, security updates, the new GUI, and much more!

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Level 200
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