Ramp yourself up with Ramp Up

I know, getting training budget is hard at the moment, but you really want to make yourself as employable as possible. Help is at hand (in fact, it’s only a mouse click away). There are, of course, a whole bunch of Virtual Labs you can do (for developers and for infrastructure people). There’s also a…

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New Visual Studio 2008 Virtual Labs

Back in June and July, I did a series of posts about the great Virtual Labs that are available for you to jump right into with no download and no configuration requirements. I posted about labs for: Business Intelligence Microsoft Search Solutions for the Enterprise Security SQL Server 2005 Upgrade VSTS2005 Soup to Nuts ASP.NET…

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VSTO Resources

This came through on an internal list today. The author, Asli Bilgin, warns that this is “BY NO MEANS a comprehensive list“, so if you’ve got more, leave them in the comments here. VSTO Resources bits & bytes Get Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Tools for the 2007 Microsoft Office System Visit the Visual Studio Tools…

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Learning Online with Virtual Labs – Microsoft Office Virtual Labs

Today, a great series of labs for developing Office solutions, including a bunch of brand-new labs on Visual Studio Tools for Office. Microsoft Office Virtual Labs (from the MSDN Suite of Virtual Labs). The 2007 Microsoft Office System delivers an entirely new level of programmability and extensibility to Office client applications and new scenarios via…

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Learning Online with Virtual Labs – ASP.NET Virtual Labs

Celebrate the new Financial Year with another great set of labs. ASP.NET Virtual Labs (from the MSDN Suite of Virtual Labs) With ASP.NET you create richer Web applications with fewer lines of code. These virtual labs teach you about the innovations that debuted with ASP.NET 1.x and introduces you to the major improvements introduced with ASP.NET…

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Learning Online with Virtual Labs – Soup to Nuts Virtual Labs

Today, a great set of labs to finish the Financial Year – Soup to Nuts Virtual Labs (from the MSDN Suite of Virtual Labs) Learn how to build Microsoft Windows Forms applications and Smart Clients in Microsoft .NET. We will cover object oriented concepts and delve deep into .NET. During this series of labs, you will…

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Learning Online with Virtual Labs – Microsoft Visual Studio Team System Virtual Labs

Today, Microsoft Visual Studio Team System Virtual Labs (from the MSDN Suite of Virtual Labs) What’s new in Visual Studio Team SystemVirtual Lab Express is the fastest and easiest way to test drive Microsoft products and the Virtual Lab environment. These are 30-minute hands-on overviews of some of your favorite Microsoft products and developer tools. Try…

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Learning Online with Virtual Labs – .NET Framework 3.0 Virtual Labs

Today, .NET Framework 3.0 Virtual Labs (this time from the MSDN Suite of Virtual Labs) Windows CardSpace Virtual Labs Core Features of Windows CardSpace Windows Presentation Foundation Virtual Labs Building Windows Presentation Foundation Applications C# Part 1 Building Windows Presentation Foundation Applications C# Part 2 Building Windows Presentation Foundation Applications VB Part 1 Building Windows…

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Learning Online with Virtual Labs – SQL Server 2005 Upgrade

Today, SQL Server 2005 Upgrade (from the suite of Virtual Labs) Step into a New SQL Server 2005 Upgrade Virtual Lab for Free It’s simple-no complex setup or installation is required to try out Microsoft SQL Server 2005. In these labs, you will increase your confidence and reduce your upgrade risks by performing detach and…

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Learning Online with Virtual Labs – Security

Today, Security (from the suite of Virtual Labs) Step into the Security Virtual Lab for Free It’s simple! No complex setup or installation is required to try out the security features of products and security tools running in the full-featured TechNet Virtual Lab. You get a downloadable manual and a 90-minute block of time for…

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