Free Microsoft Developer Training Kits (Updated: 02/10/2014)


SQL Server 2014 Developer Training Kit

The SQL Server 2014 Developer Training Kit includes technical content designed to help you learn how to develop SQL Server 2014 databases, BI Solutions, and gain insights into the new cloud capabilities to simplify cloud adoption for your SQL databases and help you unlock new hybrid scenarios.

Release date: 2/7/2014

Enterprise DevCamps Training Kit

The Enterprise DevCamps Training Kit shows enterprise developers how to modernize existing .NET client line of business apps to target back-end services running on Windows Azure.

This training kit shows how to modernize your existing .NET client line of business (LOB) applications for multiple devices. You will learn how to move .NET client LOB applications forward without having to start from scratch with new technologies. You will learn about Microsoft’s devices and services strategy, what it means for you and how your existing applications fit in. You will review best practices for using a services architecture. You will see how and why to move your LOB applications to Windows Azure, how to use 3rd party controls to add a modern look and feel and how to provide your users the ability to use LOB apps on a variety of devices, including Windows 8 and Windows Phone. And you will do all of this using Visual Studio 2013 and your existing XAML skills!

Release date: 1/16/2014

Windows Azure Training Kit – December 2013 

The Windows Azure Training Kit includes a comprehensive set of technical content including hands-on labs and presentations that are designed to help you learn how to use the latest Windows Azure features and services.

    Release date: 12/18/2013

    Windows Phone 8 Training Kit

    Windows Phone 8 Training Kit includes a comprehensive set of technical content to help you learn how to build applications for Windows Phone.

    Release date: 04/24/2013

    Web Camps Training Kit – December 2012

    The kit includes all the content presented around the world at the recent Web Camps events; presentations, demos, labs and more. Inside the new kit you’ll find content that covers the following technologies:

    • ASP.NET 4.5
    • ASP.NET MVC 4
    • ASP.NET Web API
    • jQuery
    • SignalR
    • Entity Framework
    • Visual Studio 2012
    • Internet Explorer 10 and HTML5
    • Building apps for Office with HTML5
    • Cloud application services

    Release Date: 1/11/2013

    Windows 8 Camp in a Box

    This download includes the hands-on-labs, presentations, samples and resources from the Windows 8 camps.
    The Windows 8 camps are free training events for developers ramping up on Windows Store app development.

    Release Date: 01/03/2013

    Hands-on labs for Windows 8

    A series of eight hands-on lab modules that guide you through development of Contoso Cookbook, a realistic Windows Store app that incorporates many of the key new features available in Windows 8. You’ll learn to work with Windows 8 controls, view states, contracts, tiles and notifications, the Windows Store APIs, and other Windows 8 features. Choose the version of the lab series for the programming language you prefer: JavaScript and HTML, or C# and Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML).

    Release Date: 9/10/2012

    Internet Explorer 10 Training Kit

    This training kit covers development specifics for developers who will be targeting Internet Explorer 10 in their development experience. This kit contains documentation and details on things pertinent to developing applications that target features of the Internet Explorer 10 browser.

    Release Date: 8/8/2012

    SQL Server 2012 Developer Training Kit

    The SQL Server 2012 Developer Training Kit includes technical content designed to help you learn how to develop SQL Server 2012 database and BI solutions.

    Release date: 7/16/2012

    Identity Developer Training Kit

    The Identity Developer Training Kit contains hands-on labs, presentations and pointers to training videos. This page contains three versions of the Identity Developer Training Kit :

    • Identity Developer Training Kit (July 2012) for Visual Studio 2012 RC
    • Identity Developer Training Kit (April 2011) for Visual Studio 2010 RTM
    • Identity Developer Training Kit (March 2010) for Visual Studio 2008 SP1

    Release Date: 7/5/2012

    Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Training Kit

    Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Training Kit December 2011 Release

    Release date: 12/30/2011

    Windows Phone 7.5 Training Kit

    Hands on Labs for the Windows Phone 7.5 Application Platform

    Release date: 12/19/2011

    Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview Training Kit

    Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview Training Kit December 2011 Release

    Release date: 12/15/2011

    Dynamics CRM 2011 Developer Training Kit

    This training kit is for .NET developers to learn the development features of Dynamics CRM and help them build applications using Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 and CRM Online.

    Release Date:9/6/2011

    Introduction to Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010 Training Kit

    Introduction to Team Foundation Server 2010

    Release Date:8/22/2011

    BizTalk Server 2010 Administrator Training Kit

    This training kit contains a complete set of materials that will enable you to learn the core administrator capabilities in BizTalk Server 2010. This kit includes lab manuals, PowerPoint presentations and videos, all designed to help you learn…

    Release Date:8/21/2011

    BizTalk Server 2010 ESB Training Kit

    This training kit contains a complete set of materials that will enable you to learn about the ESB Toolkit in BizTalk Server 2010. This kit includes lab manuals, PowerPoint presentations and videos, all designed to help you learn about the ESB…

    Release Date:8/20/2011

    Visual Studio LightSwitch Training Kit

    Visual Studio LightSwitch Training Kit

    Release Date:7/28/2011

    SharePoint 2010 and Windows Phone 7 Training Kit

    Provides developers with advanced guidance on how to develop Windows Phone 7 Applications for SharePoint.

    Release Date:7/22/2011

    BizTalk Server 2010 Developer Training Kit

    This training kit contains a complete set of materials that will…developer capabilities in BizTalk Server 2010. This kit includes lab manuals, PowerPoint presentations…Virtual Machine that is ready for you to use with the training kit.

    Release Date:7/18/2011

    SharePoint and Windows Azure Development Kit

    The July 2011 release of the SharePoint and Azure Development Kit is a training course to help developers integrate SharePoint and Windows Azure.

    Release Date:7/15/2011

    Office 365 Developer Training Kit – June 2011 Update

    Guidance that provides developers with advanced guidance on how to develop for Office 365 including SharePoint Online, Exchange Online and Lync Online

    Release Date:6/28/2011

    Office 2010 Developer Training Kit – June 2011

    Training kit that provides developers with collateral to get started quickly developing for Office 2010.

    Release Date:6/7/2011

    PHP on Windows and SQL Server Training Kit (March 2011 Update)

    The PHP on Windows and SQL Server Training Kit includes a comprehensive set of technical content including demos and hands-on labs to help you understand how to build PHP applications using Windows, IIS 7.5 and SQL Server 2008 R2.

    Release Date:6/6/2011

    SQL Server 2008 R2 Update for Developers Training Kit (May 2011 Update)

    This training kit is a great resource for developers, trainers, consultants and evangelists who need to understand…hands-on labs and videos that are perfect for self-paced learning or for conducting your own training.

    Release Date:6/2/2011

    SharePoint and Silverlight Training Kit

    Provides developers with advanced guidance on how to develop Silverlight Applications for SharePoint.

    Release Date:4/7/2011

    Web Camps Training Kit

    February 2011 release of the Web Camps Training Kit

    Release Date:2/21/2011

    Windows Phone 7 Training Kit for Developers – RTM Refresh

    This Windows Phone 7 Training Kit for developers will give you a jumpstart into the new Windows Phone world by providing you with a step-by-step explanation of the tools to use and some key concepts for programming Windows Phones.

    Release Date:2/3/2011

    Silverlight 4 Training

    Silverlight 4 Training

    Release Date:12/20/2010

    UC “14″ Developer Training Kit

    This training kit provides deep technical training on all aspects of the Lync Server 2010 and Exchange Server 2010 SDKs to give developers the skills they need to be productive developing communications driven business processes.

    Release Date:12/10/2010

    Windows Server AppFabric Training Kit

    This training kit contains a complete set of materials that will…capabilities in Windows Server AppFabric. The kit has two main sections, one for the AppFabric Hosting…Virtual Machine that is ready for you to use with the training kit.

    Release Date:10/26/2010

    What’s New in BizTalk Server 2010 Training Kit

    Learn about the new features of BizTalk Server 2010

    Release Date:9/23/2010

    SharePoint 2010 Developer Training Kit

    Guidance that provides developers with advanced guidance on how to develop for SharePoint.

    Release Date:5/8/2010

    Windows 7 Training Kit For Developers

    The Windows 7 Training Kit for Developers includes presentations, hands-on labs, and demos designed to help you learn how to build applications that are compatible with and shine on Windows 7

    Release Date:10/22/2009

    Windows Server 2008 R2 Developer Training Kit – July 2009

    A collection of presentations, demos, and hands-on-labs for Windows Server solution developers.

    Release Date:7/20/2009

    ASP.NET MVC Training Kit

    ASP.NET MVC Training Kit containing: hands-on-labs, demos, decks, FAQs, etc.

    Release Date:3/27/2009

    Business Activity Monitoring (BAM) Training Kit

    This training kit provides learning information for Business Activity Monitoring (BAM).

    Release Date:8/21/2008

    .NET Framework 3.5 Enhancements Training Kit

    .NET Framework 3.5 Enhancements Training Kit containing Labs, Demos and PPTs

    Release Date:8/11/2008

    Visual Studio 2008 and .NET Framework 3.5 Training Kit

    Visual Studio 2008 and .NET Framework 3.5 Training Kit containing Labs, Demos and PPTs

    Release Date:11/30/2007

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