Join us LIVE from the Microsoft Redmond Campus next Tuesday, December 13, 2011 for “Learn Windows Azure”, a FREE event for developers to learn how to get started building applications for the cloud with Windows Azure. At this event you will learn how to get started building applications for the cloud from Scott Guthrie, Dave Campbell, and Mark Russinovich and several others. The entire event will broadcast live from Microsoft’s Redmond Campus so you can watch online from anywhere in the world.

Learn Windows Azure will start at 9 a.m. and will conclude at 5 p.m. Pacific Standard Time. A limited number of seats are also available to attend the event in-person at the Microsoft Redmond Campus. Registration is required to reserve your seat for the in-person event. Register now to reserve your seat for the in-person event or receive a reminder for the online event.

We will cover the following topics during the event:

9:00 – 10:30 a.m. – Getting Started with Windows Azure: Learn how to get started building applications for Windows Azure with the Windows Azure SDK & Tools from Microsoft Corporate VP Scott Guthrie.

10:45 – 12 p.m. – Cloud Data & Storage: Join Microsoft Technical Fellow Dave Campbell and learn how to use SQL Azure and Windows Azure storage services in your cloud applications.

12:15 – 1:15 p.m. – Channel9 Cloud Cover Show Live: Join Steve Marx and Wade Wegner for this special live edition of the Cloud Cover Live Show to see some fresh Windows Azure demos and hear answers to common Windows Azure questions.

1:30 – 2:30 p.m. – Developing Windows Azure Applications with Visual Studio: In this session, Jay Schmelzer will show you how to use Visual Studio to its full potential to develop, debug, and deploy cloud applications.

2:45 – 3:45 p.m. – Building Scalable Cloud Applications: Do you want to build applications that are highly scalable, loosely coupled, and highly available? Then tune in for this session to learn about key Windows Azure services and patterns from David Aiken.

4:00 – 5:00 p.m. – Expert Panel Q&A featuring Scott Guthrie, Dave Campbell, and Mark Russinovich:

For additional information, read Scott Guthrie's blog post.

Submit your questions over Twitter with the #WindowsAzure hashtag and our engineering leaders will answer them live during the event.

Register Now!