3 New ASP.NET Hands-on Virtual Labs

Here are three new hands-on Virtual Labs for ASP and AJAX. Virtual Labs provide an easy way to test drive Microsoft technologies, online, in a guided environment without having to download the software or install them on your computer. 1.    MSDN Virtual Labs: ASP AJAX 3.5 SP1 ·         Add history points to an ASP.NET AJAX…


Visual Studio & SQL Virtual Labs on Channel 9

We have given the Virtual Lab page on Channel 9 a long overdue update with fresh labs for Visual Studio 2008, SQL Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008. Most of the labs are the 30-minute Virtual Lab Express but we also have a few longer 90-minute labs up there as well.   Virtual Labs are a…


Take a Virtual SQL Server 2008 Test Drive

SQL Server 2008 will not be out until later this year but you can try out the new features in a virtual hands-on lab environment right now in SQL Server 2008 Test Drive. It’s virtual so there’s no need to download or install the server bits and it’s guided so you can learn about the…


Writing Secure Code — Microsoft’s "Hello Secure World"

Puzzled about how to write secure code? Check out Microsoft’s “Hello Secure World” site where you can learn about various security intrusions and how to make sure your code can handle them. Watch How To videos, hear how Microsoft developers code it and try out some examples in the Security Virtual Labs. Hello Secure World:…


Microsoft Office System Developer Virtual Labs

Check out the new Office System Virtual Labs for developers http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/virtuallabs/aa740390.aspx. New topics include Office Communications Server and Office Business Applications (OBA).  The Virtual Lab environment allows you to test drive Microsoft software in a guided Virtual Server session. Play with the live products in a hands-on virtual environment. MSDN Developer Virtual Lab Home:  http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/default.aspx…


Test Drive Windows Server 2008

Try out Windows Sever 2008 in a series of guided hands-on Virtual Labs in the new Heroes Happen Here (HHH) site: www.heroeshappenhere.com. From the HHH site you can also download trial software, register for the Windows Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 and Visual Studio 2008 Launch events and other learning resources. SQL and Visual Studio…


SQL Server 2008 Webcasts and Virtual Labs

Here is a list of upcoming SQL Server 2008 Webcasts for developers and new Virtual Labs:   SQL 2008 Webcasts MSDN Webcast: Creating Visualizations for SQL Server Data Mining (Level 300) Friday, November 30, 2007 11:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M. Pacific Time MSDN Webcast: New T-SQL Programmability Features in SQL Server 2008 (Level 300) Tuesday, December 4, 2007…


Windows Server 2008 Virtual Labs and Webcasts for IT Pros

Want to get your hands on Windows Server 2008? Test drive it today on Virtual Labs: Centralized Application Access with Windows Server 2008 Beta 3 Deployment Services (WDS) in Windows Server 2008 Beta 3 Fine Grained Password Settings in Windows Server 2008 Beta 3 Managing Network Security Using Windows Firewall with Advanced Security Beta 3…