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Create games and lush 3D worlds with Kodu, the visual programming platform for kids and everyone else.
Programmers: get up and running with C#, the language at the heart of many Windows applications, including Windows Phone and Windows Store apps.
Explore ASP.NET, including the structure behind robust ASP.NET applications and the tools you need to manage data, construct APIs, and establish real-time web connections.
Learn how to query data from SQL Server tables.
Find out what Windows Store developers need to know to start developing apps with Visual Studio 2013.
Find out what web developers need to know to start developing projects with Visual Studio 2013.
Make sure your network's SQL Servers are secure, using best practices for physical, instance, network, and file system security.
Learn how to install, secure, and maintain SQL Server 2012.
Get started working with Windows Azure, the complete Microsoft cloud offering for data storage, website development, mobile authentication and messaging, and more.
Explore the RESTful APIs of several popular cloud storage services, including Amazon S3 and Dropbox, and examples of what can be built with them.
Get started programming with Visual Basic using Visual Studio 2012 Express for Windows Desktop.
Discover how to build professional apps that encompass the 17 major feature areas of Windows Phone and uncover the capabilities of the Windows Phone operating system.
Get comfortable in Visual Studio, the full-featured app development environment from Microsoft, and learn how to create a variety of projects, from websites to rich Internet applications.
Provides an introduction to the Windows Phone 8 platform and the basic tenets of the Modern UI design style, through the development of a basic tip calculator application.
Get started selling and or distributing your apps through the Windows Store.
Shows how to pair XAML with Visual Basic to build a simple data-driven application.
Shows how to pair XAML with C# to build a simple data-driven application.
Learn to build and deploy a dynamic website using ASP.NET.
Discover how a database can benefit both you and your architecture, whatever the programming language, operating system, or application type you use.
Teaches developers how to build a variety of applications in Silverlight, with particular focus on building compelling business applications and delivering premium video and audio content.
Shows how to create a dynamic web site that integrates HTML, CSS, and ASP.NET using WebMatrix.
Offers a detailed tour of the foundational programming language for several Microsoft platforms, including Windows, ASP.NET, Silverlight, SharePoint, and Windows Phone.
Explores all the major features of SQL Server 2008, beginning with core concepts.
Shows programmers how to create dynamic, interactive, rich Internet applications that run on Silverlight 3.