You can download the kit from Windows Azure Platform Training Kit – April Update.
The April 2011 update of the Windows Azure Platform Training Kit has been updated for Windows Azure SDK 1.4, Visual Studio 2010 SP1, includes three new hands on labs, and updated hands on labs and demos for the new Windows Azure AppFabric portal.
Some of the specific changes with the April update of the training kit includes:
- [New] Authenticating Users in a Windows Phone 7 App via ACS, OData Services and Windows Azure lab
- [New] Windows Azure Traffic Manager lab
- [New] Introduction to SQL Azure Reporting Services lab
- [Updated] Connecting Apps with Windows Azure Connect lab updated for Connect refresh
- [Updated] Windows Azure CDN lab updated for CDN refresh
- [Updated] Introduction to the AppFabric ACS 2.0 lab updated to the production release of ACS 2.0
- [Updated] Use ACS to Federate with Multiple Business Identity Providers lab updated to the production release of ACS 2.0
- [Updated] Introduction to Service Bus lab updated to latest AppFabric portal experience
- [Updated] Eventing on the Service Bus lab updated to latest AppFabric portal experience
- [Updated] Service Remoting lab updated to latest AppFabric portal experience
- [Updated] Rafiki demo updated to latest AppFabric portal experience
- [Updated] Service Bus demos updated to latest AppFabric portal
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