Gaming Engines for Windows 8, August 21: Got a great idea for a game, just waiting to be created? Take this Jump Start and learn how to take it from audience definition through product monetization. Discover the gaming engines that’ll ease the process, such as Construct2 by Scirra, GameMaker by YoYo Games, and Unity, as Microsoft Technical Evangelists Jeremy Foster, Michael Palermo and Adam Tuliper lead you through this this demo-rich live online training experience.

Windows Store Apps with HTML5 Refresh, August 22: Discover how to make your Windows Store apps for Windows 8 even better by taking advantage of the new features available in Windows 8.1. This refresh Jump Start builds on everything you learned about developing apps in the original all-day Jump Starts: Developing Windows Store Apps with HTML5 Jump Start and Advanced Windows Store App Development Using HTML5 and JavaScript Jump Start.

MVA Live Q&A: Windows Azure, August 27: Did you recently attend our Windows Azure for IT Professionals Jump Start and have some follow-up questions? Here’s your chance to get them answered! We’ve asked Microsoft Technical Evangelist and Azure expert David Tesar to host a 90-minute “MVA Live Q&A” session on the topic. If you’re interested in learning more about Windows Azure, please join us.