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Programming Windows, 6th Edition

Programming Windows®, 6th Edition

Get an excerpt from Programming Windows®, 6th Edition by author Charles Petzold.
Excerpt Chapter 1 – "Markup and Code"
Excerpt Chapter 6 – "XAML Syntax"

Download the Sample Chapters (PDF only) or purchase a copy.

Windows Server 2012 Inside Out

Windows Server 2012 Inside Out

Get an excerpt from Windows Server 2012 Inside Out by author William Stanek.
Excerpt Chapter 1 – "Introducing Windows Server 2012"
Excerpt Chapter 6 – "Configuring roles, role services, and features"

Download the Sample Chapters (PDF only) or purchase a copy.

Training Guide: Configuring Windows 8

Training Guide: Configuring Windows 8

Get an excerpt from Training Guide: Configuring Windows 8 by authors Scott Lowe, Derek Schauland, and Rick W. Vanover.

Excerpt Chapter 1 – "Evaluating Windows 8"
Excerpt Chapter 2 – "Installing and migrating to Windows 8"

Download the Sample Chapters (PDF only) or purchase a copy.

Microsoft?? Word 2013 Step by Step

Microsoft Word 2013 Step by Step

Get an excerpt from Training Guide: Configuring Windows 8 by authors Joan Lambert and Joyce Cox.

Excerpt Chapter 5 – "Add simple graphic elements"
Excerpt Chapter 15 – "Collaborate on document"

Download the Sample Chapters (PDF only) or purchase a copy.

Office Apps

Installing Office Web Apps

Posted by Alan Richards, a SharePoint Server MVP

New for SharePoint 2013 is the introduction of Office Web Apps as a separate server system that can’t coexist with a SharePoint 2013 installation. This post isn’t going to go into the installation of SharePoint 2013 farm, but, to lay the background, the development farm that all this is based on consists of three SharePoint 2013 servers, one central admin and two web front ends, and then one SQL 2012 server for all the databases.  Read More

Programming Windows, 6th Edition

Update on sample code for Programming Windows, Sixth Edition

UPDATE: The sample code is now available via the book’s companion content page. The size of the ZIP is 30.7 MB.

ORIGINAL POST: Greetings! We’ve received the final C# and C++ sample code from Charles Petzold for Programming Windows, Sixth Edition. We’re doing some final checks and working on getting it posted to the book’s companion content page. Get the sample code

Charles Petzold

Charles Petzold begins a new column

By Charles Petzold

I am thrilled to announce that beginning in the January 2013 issue of MSDN Magazine, I will be writing a new column called DirectX Factor focusing on using DirectX in Windows 8 (and Windows Phone 8) applications. Read more

 

Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Added to the MCSD Portfolio

We are delighted to announce the latest offering in our Microsoft Certification Program, the Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD): Application Lifecycle Management certification.

Today’s software development organizations are looking for a more productive and predictable environment in which to produce tomorrow’s apps.  Read more

Free Sampler

Free Book Samplers

Check out our free PDF book samplers:

· Microsoft SharePoint 2013 App Development
· Build Windows 8 Apps with Microsoft Visual C# and Visual Basic Step by Step
· Microsoft Office Professional 2013 Plain & Simple
· Windows PowerShell 3.0 Step by Step

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Windows Azure Backup

Windows Azure Backup

David Tesar met with Mark Weiner, Senior Product Marketing Manager for Windows Azure Backup / StorSimple, to discuss new storage enhancements, how StorSimple + Windows Azure helps out with your overall storage strategy.

In this interview we cover:
· Configuring the StorSimple System
· Connecting up a Windows Server to StorSimple cloud storage
· Copying data to mounted drive from iSCSI storage
· Creating a volume group and specifying policy to backup the data in Azure or local via the StorSimple MMC

How do you effectively deal with the tax of your bandwidth to back up potentially TBs of data over the internet to the cloud?

 

Cheers,
SEA MVP Team

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