Posted by Rubel Khan on April 12, 2013
Mitch Tulloch has updated his very popular free ebook on Windows Server 2012 based on the RTM version of the software.
A key feature of this book is the inclusion of sidebars written by members of the Windows Server team, Microsoft Support engineers, Microsoft Consulting Services staff, and others who work at Microsoft. These sidebars provide an insider’s perspective that includes both “under-the-hood” information concerning how features work, and strategies, tips, and best practices from experts who have been working with the platform during product development.
Please see the links below to download one or all of the available formats.
PDF – Introducing Windows Server 2012 RTM Edition – PDF ebook
EPUB – Introducing Windows Server 2012 RTM Edition – ePub format
MOBI – Introducing Windows Server 2012 RTM Edition – MOBI format (for Kindle)
If you prefer a hard copy of the book, you can order it here for $14.99 from our official distributor, O’Reilly Media.
Posted in Microsoft | Tagged: Free E-Book, Windwos Server 2102 | 1 Comment »
Posted by Rubel Khan on March 31, 2012
Own Your Future: Update Your Skills with Resources and Career Ideas from Microsoft by Katherine Murray
Chances are that you are like many students who are wondering what the marketplace will look like when you finally have that diploma. With so many candidates searching for jobs in IT right now, how can you increase your chances of being the chosen candidate for your dream job?
Take charge of your career by reading this free Microsoft Press e-book, which is filled with tips on training, certifications, career opportunities, and how to market yourself.
Posted in Certifications | Tagged: Career, Free E-Book | Leave a Comment »
Posted by Rubel Khan on May 1, 2011
Whether you’re using Windows 7 at home, working on a Windows 7 PC at work, or preparing to prove your skills with Microsoft Certification, Microsoft Press offers books to help you build your knowledge. Preview some of the most popular Microsoft Press books on Windows 7 with these free chapter downloads.
Windows 7 Step by Step
Quickly teach yourself the essentials of working with Windows 7.
Windows 7 Inside Out
Discover how the experts tackle Windows 7-and challenge yourself to new levels of mastery!
MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-680): Configuring Microsoft® Windows 7
Aid your preparation for this Microsoft Certification exam with two chapters from this training kit.
MCITP Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-685): Windows® 7 Enterprise Desktop Support Technician
Explore tools and features designed to help you prepare for this highly valued Microsoft Certification.
Enjoy and Happy Reading!
Posted in Microsoft Learning | Tagged: Certifications, Free E-Book, Microsoft, Windows 7 and 8.1 | Leave a Comment »
Posted by Rubel Khan on November 15, 2010
Windows Phone 7 became available at retailers on November 8—are you ready for programming opportunities? Download the new e-book Programming Windows Phone 7 by Charles Petzold. Learn more about the hardware as well as the basics of writing applications for Windows Phone 7 using the C# programming language with the Silverlight and XNA 2D frameworks.
Posted in Microsoft Learning | Tagged: C#, E-Book, Free E-Book, Programming, Silverlight, Windows Phone, XNA, XNA 2D Frameworks | Leave a Comment »
Posted by Rubel Khan on October 11, 2010
After the release of Moving to Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 in September, here’s an updated list of some of Microsoft’s free ebooks:
Free ebook: Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 (10 chapters by Ross Mistry and Stacia Misner)
Free ebook: Programming Windows Phone 7 Series (DRAFT Preview) (6 chapters by Charles Petzold)
Free ebook: Petzold’s Programming Windows Phone 7 (Special Excerpt 2) (newer than the ebook above; 11 chapters by Charles Petzold)
Free ebook: Own Your Future: Update Your Skills with Resources and Career Ideas from Microsoft (8 chapters by Katherine Murray)
Free ebook: Understanding Microsoft Virtualization Solutions (Second Edition) (6 chapters by Mitch Tulloch)
Free ebook: First Look Microsoft Office 2010 (14 chapters by Katherine Murray)
Free ebook: Windows 7 troubleshooting tips (short ebook by Mitch Tulloch)
Free ebook: Introducing Windows Server 2008 R2 (9 chapters by Charlie Russel and Craig Zacker)
Free ebook: Deploying Windows 7, Essential Guidance (10 chapters from the Windows 7 Resource Kit and 6 TechNet articles)
Microsoft Press hopes there’s something in this list for you to use and enjoy.
Posted in Microsoft Learning | Tagged: Free E-Book, Microsoft Press, Office 2010, SQL Server 2008 R2, Virtualization, Visual Studio 2010, Windows 7 and 8.1, Windows Phone, Windows Server 2008 R2 | 2 Comments »
Posted by Rubel Khan on September 26, 2010
Volume 1, Moving Applications to the Cloud on the Windows Azure Platform, provides an introduction to Windows Azure, discusses the cost model and application life cycle management for cloud-based applications, and describes how to migrate an existing ASP.NET application to the cloud.
Available now on MSDN: the second volume in our Windows Azure Patterns and Practices series. This new book demonstrates how you can create from scratch a multi-tenant, Software as a Service (SaaS) application to run in the cloud by using the latest versions of the Windows Azure tools and the latest features of the Windows Azure platform.
Posted in Microsoft Learning | Tagged: ASP .NET, Azure, Cloud, Free E-Book, Patterns & Practices Developer Center, SaaS, Software as a Service | 1 Comment »