Check out these Upcoming and On Demand Jump Starts!

January 21: Windows 8.1 Developer Training: Geek Edition

HTML and XAML developers, tune in on January 21 for this engaging, live online Jump Start. We’ll dive deep into gadgets and devices, and you’ll find out about some awesome new features in both HTML and XAML. And we’ll look at some early versions of great toolkits. It’s going to be fun!

January 23: Windows Performance

Join MVA for a deep dive on the free Windows Performance Toolkit (WPT). Download the toolkit, and get ready to tackle real-world Windows performance issues that ca n impact organizations of all sizes running Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8. We'll show you real-time event tracing and live troubleshooting demos, starting with the basics and getting more advanced throughout the day.

January 27-31: Windows Azure Week

Join Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA) for Windows Azure Week January 27-31. It’s a free, one-week, real-time intensive virtual conference. Get answers to your questions in a live Q&A from the people who are building Windows Azure. You’ll learn what you need to start moving your existing applications to the cloud today. See all the available sessions, and register for any or all that interest you!

System Center Courses

Manage your IT environments more easily and efficiently with System Center. View all the free System Center 2013 courses that are available on-demand from MVA on our System Center topic page.

What’s New in Visual Studio 2013

Developers, looking to find what Visual Studio 2013 has to offer you? Whether you develop for the web, Windows, or Windows Phone, and whether you are using C#, XAML, HTML, or Visual Basic, this free, on-demand course is for you.

Developing SharePoint Server Advanced Solutions

SharePoint Server developers, watch this free, on-demand Jump Start to learn how to help your users work more collaboratively by incorporating new capabilities, such as enhancements to the social networking and Business Connectivity Services (BCS) features, into your application.