On to step 3! We created a Ubuntu VM. We configured it to be LAMP ready. And now…YAWIP (Yet Another WordPress Installation Post). Yes, I am sorry. Another post about how to install WordPress. It is quite alright. WordPress is super popular and it goes nice with this series.
WordPress is available via the Azure Websites but sometimes you want more control over the features or server and these tutorials are meant for that.
Microsoft BizSpark is a global program that provides free software, support and visibility to help startups succeed. The three-year program is free of charge and gives startups software, support and visibility.
Drupal on Azure or Intro to MS SQL 2014, the site has plenty to choose from. Download content for Azure, ASP.NET, Office, SQL Server, SharePoint Server and other Microsoft technologies in e-book formats. Reference, guide, and step-by-step information are all available. All the e-books are free. New books will be posted as they become available.
When you publish a Windows / Windows Phone app, you are a publisher. Software publishers are entrepreneurs; you are investing time and sometimes money to create software and get it in front of users. Entrepreneurs are startups – new companies, even if it’s only you as the sole proprietor. And for software startups, Microsoft has BizSpark.
Are you a HTML5 Developer? Are you a Web Developer? Are you just a developer? Come down to the DevCon 5 conference on July 9th and 10th and join in on the fun with other developers and designers, thinkers and creators in breaking though in the mobile world!
Join me and fellow evangelist Jason Walters as we take on the topic of cloud enabling your web application. We will look at Microsoft Azure and its services to deliver solutions to the mobile world. We will also touch on Visual Studio app templates to get you started.
Download Visual Studio Professional 2013 FOR FREE and enter a chance to win an Xbox One Titanfall Edition!
By using Visual Studio Professional 2013, you can deliver quality applications on Windows, Office, Windows Phone, the web, or the cloud. When you combine it with Windows 8.1, you’ll be able to build Windows Store apps. It’s a great way to be prepared for that summer internship, or for your new job after graduation. Best of all, it’s FREE to download as a DreamSpark member.
Go here to learn how you can earn a chance to win 1 of 20 Xbox One Titanfall editions. Act fast – the offer ends June 15th!
Microsoft announced a lot of new updates and features during Day 1 of the //build conference. From new hardware to Windows 8.1 Update 1 to Cortana, there is a lot to be excited about.
The Windows 8.1 Update deliversa collection of refinements designed to give people a more familiar and convenient experience across touch, keyboard and mouse inputs. It also brings improvements for business customers, really accelerates opportunity for developers, and enables device makers to offer lower cost devices.
The Microsoft Training and Certification Guide provides a quick, comprehensive view of our training and certification landscape, and covers all of the training requisites and upgrade paths that lead to modern Microsoft Certifications. Microsoft training helps to improve your technical skills while certification helps further your career by proving your technical knowledge. Use this guide to help you achieve your IT goals.
Microsoft Official Courseware mapped directly to Microsoft Certification exams
Interactive subway map of technical training and exams
Deeper information regarding technical training and certifications via weblinks
Guidance to map keywords directly to the appropriate certifications
The New York City Techstravaganza is a free one-day grassroots technical conference for IT Pros that is brought to you by a few of the local community groups in cooperation with Microsoft. The 2014 Techstravaganza on March 21st will be the fourth year putting this together. We highly recommend that you subscribe to the RSS feed, WordPress subscription, or Twitter to ensure that you receive updates as they come through.
This is a completely free event that you will not want to miss.
I will be running the IT Camp Track, along with fellow Technical Evangelist Jesus Aguilar!
Here is a brief of what to expect.
Step-By-Step to building a business for Technology Professionals and Students Ever thought about trying your hand at writing an application in an attempt to start making some side cash? Even if you have not touched any code since college more than a decade ago, this class is for you!!! This event is designed by IT professionals for IT Professionals and students. Come to learn how you can get started building your very own development business on free tools and resources from Microsoft. We will dive into how you (an IT Professional or Student) can get started in building your first Windows Store application. No prior development experience required. Special Thanks to Microsoft for sponsoring this session!!!!