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Feb. '14 Issue:

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  • Node Command Line, PowerShell, and Visual Studio integration for Azure VMs

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Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Administration Inside Out Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Administration Inside Out


Introducing Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Introducing Microsoft System Center 2012 R2


Windows Server 2012 R2 Pocket Consultant: Storage, Security, & Networking Windows Server 2012 R2 Pocket Consultant: Storage, Security, & Networking


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Microsoft Excel 2013: Data Analysis and Business Modeling Microsoft Excel 2013: Data Analysis and Business Modeling


Windows Server 2012 R2 Inside Out: Configuration, Storage, & Essentials Windows Server 2012 R2 Inside Out: Configuration, Storage, & Essentials


CISSP Training Kit CISSP Training Kit


Windows PowerShell Best Practices Windows PowerShell Best Practices


Microsoft System Center: Optimizing Service Manager Microsoft System Center: Optimizing Service Manager


Inside Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Inside Microsoft SharePoint 2013


Microsoft Visual Basic 2013 Step by Step Microsoft Visual Basic 2013 Step by Step


Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Internals Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Internals


Windows Runtime via C# Windows Runtime via C#


Windows 8.1 Plain & Simple Windows 8.1 Plain & Simple


Windows 8.1 Inside Out Windows 8.1 Inside Out


Microsoft System Center: Configuration Manager Field Experience Microsoft System Center: Configuration Manager Field Experience


Training Guide: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services Training Guide: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services


Exam Ref 70-487: Developing Windows Azure and Web Services Exam Ref 70-487: Developing Windows Azure and Web Services


Microsoft System Center: Cloud Management with App Controller Microsoft System Center: Cloud Management with App Controller


Windows 8.1 Step by Step Windows 8.1 Step by Step


Introducing Windows Server 2012 R2 Introducing Windows Server 2012 R2



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News & Commentary

Diagnostics and logging in Windows Azure Web Sites
Jan. 29, 2014. Posted by Robin Shahan - Windows Azure MVP

Robin Shahan Nowadays, there's the new quick-deployment handy dandy Windows Azure Web Sites. I wanted to know how the diagnostics correlate between PAAS and WAWS – can you get the same diagnostics for WAWS that you can get through PAAS? How do you view the diagnostics? How do you enable and configure them? Read More >


Videos for programmers from Wintellect
Jan. 28, 2014. Posted by Kim Spilker
Wintellect

Wintellect is offering some of their courses free of charge for a limited time. Even if you're not a subscriber, you can view some great courses from experts like Jeffrey Richter and Jeff Prosise. Read More >


Two Microsoft Press books reviewed in PMWorld Journal for January 2014
Jan. 21, 2014. Posted by Kim Spilker

Congratulations to Joy Beatty and her co-authors. Two of her books were reviewed by the PMWorld Journal this month. These are thorough and helpful reviews for anyone thinking about purchasing these books. Read More >


Microsoft Press picks up six awards at last night's STC ceremony
Jan. 22, 2014. Posted by Kim Spilker

Six Awards

January is award season. Although this ceremony wasn't as glamorous as the Golden Globes or the Oscars, it meant a lot to the authors and editors who were recognized for their outstanding contributions to technical communications. The Puget Sound chapter of the Society for Technical Communication hosted its annual dinner and awards ceremony last night. Read More >


Microsoft Press is hiring
Jan. 13, 2014. Posted by Devon Musgrave

We are looking for a passionate and results-driven content developer to provide book planning and acquisitions, project management, and editorial development for Microsoft Press titles. This is a rare opportunity for an experienced editor who understands Microsoft technology, book acquisitions, and manuscript development. Read More >


Free Online Training Opportunities – Jump Start Courses

Jump Start Courses Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA has lots of free online training opportunities for you. Check out the live Jump Start courses coming up:

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Copying a virtual machine from one Windows Azure subscription to another with PowerShell
Jan. 29, 2014. Posted by Ido Flatow - ASP.Net MVP

Ido Flatow During the early stages of development and proof-of-concept (POC) steps, it is common to find developers and IT Pros using their own Windows Azure trial subscription to "experiment" with Windows Azure Virtual Machines (VMs). These experiments include creating a VM, installing your environment on it, and testing it out to conclude how easy it will be to start off a new project or migrate your existing application to Windows Azure. Read More >




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Node Command Line, PowerShell, and Visual Studio integration for Azure VMs

Scott and Corey fight about what's the best way to control virtual machines…the node sdk, the powershell sdk, Visual Studio, or the REST endpoint itself.

Node Command Line, PowerShell, and Visual Studio integration for Azure VMs

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