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.
Developers, take this opportunity to cross the finish line and get your Windows Store apps to market. Plus, learn about a new pilot program that combines a free technical review from Microsoft Premier Field Engineering (PFE) with credit toward your MCSD: Windows Store Apps certification.
Are you considering a move to the cloud? If you want to learn from Microsoft partners who have already successfully transitioned, sign up for Cloud Profitability Fridays. Participate in live Q&A chats with experts on cloud topics from financial modeling and IT purchases to marketing and creating a business plan. Join us every Friday at 8:30am Pacific Time. You only need to register once for the entire series!
IT Pros, get ahead of Windows Server 2003 end of support with a demo-rich look at modernization and data center transformation options, storage, networking, and the cloud, with Windows Server 2012 R2 and Microsoft Azure. Plus, review the four major steps for planning a migration project. Find out what you need to update your data center to match your workloads.
Go beyond just reporting the numbers, with Azure Machine Learning (ML), the powerful predictive analytics offering from Microsoft. In this demo-rich course, get a real-world look at embedding predictive analytics in your big data solutions, and explore best practices for analyzing trends and patterns. [NOTE: To get the most out of this course, set up the Azure Microsoft Learning trial beforehand.]
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!
If you know about sprites and boss fights but not how to create them, and you'd like to get into the video game industry, grab this opportunity to jump in and get started. Learn what skills you need, and get a look at many available tools. Explore design, art, and sound, and find out how games actually make money. You even see demos and get tips on how to get a job in the industry.
Take a deep dive into in-memory databases, known as tabular models, supported by SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) tools in SQL Server 2012 and SQL Server 2014. Experts show exciting demos, including a step-by-step build of an actual tabular data model, plus some common pitfalls to avoid.