[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Michael Leworthy from Windows Server Marketing]

Want to get a quick start on development for SBS 2011 Essentials?  We have just released 2 ISV training modules for SBS 2011 Essentials which cover topics such as

· Development requirements, SDK Installation and Template import
· Dashboard Templates
· Health and Alerts Templates
· Creating a Dashboard Add-in
· Creating an installation package
· Extending features
· Dashboard & Launchpad Provider
· List Templates and Samples

You can access the Modules directly at

· SBS 2011 Essentials SDK Training Module 1
· SBS 2011 Essentials SDK Training Module 2

The third module set to launch shortly will cover the provider model to integrate cloud based services into SBS 2011 Essentials and extend the admin functionality of the dashboard.