Webcast: 8+ features you will love to use in Windows 8

 Wednesday, October 31, 2012 10AM PT, San Francisco 5pm – London | 1pm – New York | Thu, Nov 1st at 4am – Sydney | Thu, Nov 1st at 2am – Tokyo | Thu, Nov 1st at 1am – Beijing | 10:30pm – Mumbai   Presented by: Ciprian Adrian Rusen Duration: Approximately 60 minutes. Cost:…

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Windows Phone 8 Development Internals (Preview 1) available now

To celebrate Windows Phone 8 and //build/, Microsoft Press is making Windows Phone 8 Development Internals available in two preview digital editions—plus the final ebook, when ready—at special promotional pricing. Purchase between October 30 and November 5, 2012, and your cost is just $10 for the two preview editions and the final ebook! (This is…

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From the MVPs: Windows Server 2012’s human-friendly core

Here’s the 19th post in our series of guest posts by Microsoft Most Valued Professionals (MVPs). (Click the “MVPs” tag in the right column to see the rest.) Since the early 1990s, Microsoft has recognized technology champions around the world with the MVP Award. MVPs freely share their knowledge, real-world experience, and impartial and objective…

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Free ebook: Programming Windows 8 Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

Added April 10, 2014: The second edition of this ebook, updated for Visual Studio 2013 and Windows 8.1, is posted here!   Hello, Kraig Brockschmidt here. To help celebrate //build/, I’m delighted to announce the completion of Programming Windows 8 Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript! You can download the ebook in PDF format here:…

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Get ready for Windows Phone 8 Development Internals!

Perhaps you’re familiar with our unique approach to publishing Charles Petzold’s Programming Windows, Sixth Edition. Via this approach you’re able to purchase two preview ebooks and the final ebook at one time at special pricing. This is a quick post to tell you that we’re using a similar approach for the upcoming Windows Phone 8…

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New book: Inside Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

NOTE: This book has been updated for R3. You can buy it here from The Microsoft Press Store. Hold on to your hat as you run to buy the great new release from Microsoft Press, Inside Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012, by the Microsoft Dynamics AX Team! If you didn’t see the RTM post a couple…

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Where’s my Training Kit for Windows?

There’s been a lot of talk about the changes to the Microsoft certification tracks for Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 on the Born to Learn blog.  There are changes afoot with the Microsoft Press portfolio of certification books as well. In order to get you more information earlier in the exam release cycle, we’re…

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Free ebook: Introducing Windows 8: An Overview for IT Professionals (Preview Edition)

Update: Nov 13, 2012 The final version is now available! See our announcement here: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/microsoft_press/archive/2012/11/13/free-ebook-introducing-windows-8-an-overview-for-it-professionals-final-edition.aspx The Windows 8 operating system is the newest member of the Microsoft Windows family. It differs from earlier Windows releases as much for what it does not change as for what it does change. That is, the features that IT…

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From the MVPs: Windows Server 2012’s Data Deduplication feature

Here’s the 18th post in our series of guest posts by Microsoft Most Valued Professionals (MVPs). (Click the “MVPs” tag in the right column to see the rest.) Since the early 1990s, Microsoft has recognized technology champions around the world with the MVP Award. MVPs freely share their knowledge, real-world experience, and impartial and objective…

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