Microsoft Virtual Academy
Upcoming MVA Live Events
Don’t miss out on this Jump Start! Learn how Windows 8.1 Update, along with Windows Server 2012 R2, and Windows Phone, can simplify the migration, deployment, and management of tomorrow's IT environments, while tangibly improving today's end-user experience. Join MVA for the “Windows 8.1 Update for Enterprise” Jump start, on June 17, 18, and 19 (from 9‒11:30 PDT). Get the latest tips from TechEd and //Build, and even prepare for MCSE: Desktop Infrastructure and MCSA: Windows 8.1 certifications.
Kinect for Windows v2, launching this summer, opens up countless possibilities for developers, from 3D modeling and new virtual environments to Face Tracking and accessibility. In the “Programming for Kinect for Windows” Jump Start, on July 15, skill up on the platform and explore the brand new SDK. Experts from the Kinect engineering team even show you how to start building an app without a sensor!
Courses Available On-Demand
Want to design and build Windows Phone 8.1 apps using XAML and C#? Watch “Building Apps for Windows Phone 8.1,” a course focusing on how to create universal app projects in Visual Studio that share a high percentage of code and that target both Windows and Windows Phone. No prior experience with developing Windows Phone 8 apps is required.
· SQL Server in Azure Virtual Machines - Developer Jump Start
SQL Server developers, are you wondering how Microsoft Azure can help you prepare for your organization’s deployment to the cloud? Do you want to find out how to simplify the process and optimize performance? Watch this on-demand course and learn how to build and deploy apps running SQL Server in Azure Virtual Machines. Or find out how to move existing on-premises databases and applications to the cloud as-is. If you’re a DBA or solution architect with some SQL Server experience and you want to know more about Azure, this demo-filled session is also for you!
· Microsoft Corporate BI and SAP BI Integration Jump Start on-demand
Wondering how to successfully deliver BI in your organization? Whether you approach self-service BI from the IT side or from Corporate, the new SAP BI add-in for Excel can help you light it up. Watch as Microsoft’s popular experts deliver this course which explores fascinating real-world case studies and helps you go beyond the same old reports, build visual models, and collaborate with your users.
Web professionals, cloud developers, online marketers, and anyone interested in SEO and SEM can use the Bing Ads platform to drive brand awareness and online and in-store traffic. Learn how, in these two on-demand Jump Starts: “Bing Ads”, and “Bing Search Engine Optimization”. Industry experts from Cardinal Path, a leader in online marketing training, explore proper keyword search, link strategies, and much more.