On February 1st Windows Azure team updated the Windows Azure Training Course formulated as Windows Azure Platform Training Course January 2011 Update.

The January update provides new and updated demo scripts and a new Windows Phone 7 hands-on labs for the Windows Azure Platform.  These new demo scripts demonstrate how to use Windows Azure Connect, Web and Worker Role Enhancements, Windows Azure Virtual Machine Roles, and the "Rafiki" application (a keynote demo at PDC10).  Additionally, this kit includes an improved mechanism for installing Visual Studio code snippets.

Some of the specific changes with the January update of the training kit includes:

  • [New demo script] Windows Azure Connect
  • [New demo script] Web and Worker Role Enhancements
  • [New demo script] Windows Azure Virtual Machine Roles
  • [New demo script] "Rafiki" Application
  • [New lab] Windows Phone 7 and The Cloud
  • [New lab] Use Access Control Service to Federate with Multiple Business Identity Providers
  • [Updated] All Identity HOLs have been refreshed
  • [Improved] Visual Studio code snippets installation
  • [Fixes] Several bug fixes in demos and labs


Online Version of Windows Azure Platform Training Course January 2011 Update:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windowsazure/wazplatformtrainingcourse.aspx


Windows Azure Platform Training Course January 2011 Update Link:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=413E88F8-5966-4A83-B309-53B7B77EDF78&displaylang=en