September, 2013

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  • Microsoft Press

    Microsoft Press announcement

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    Microsoft Press has recently decided to take back all English language editorial and publishing functions for the business. O’Reilly Media will no longer be producing titles on behalf of Microsoft Press. However, they remain our marketing, sales and distribution partner. If you are a Microsoft Press customer You will still be able to purchase books on oreilly.com as well as through all online bookstores and brick and mortar stores where you normally purchase Microsoft Press books. If you are a Microsoft Press author You will hear from your editor about the completion of your book. In some cases, your book will be completed by staff from Microsoft in Redmond. If you have special concerns, please contact your editor or contact the Microsoft Press team here .
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    Topic spotlight: Exchange Server 2013–new books available and upcoming Jump Start live event October 8, 2013

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    New Books: Jump Start: Core Solutions of Exchange Server 2013 Jump Start Are you planning an upgrade to Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, or do you just want to know more about what it would involve? Attend this fast-paced, demo-rich Jump Start about planning, deploying, and managing Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 on-premises. You’ll find out how to manage the messaging infrastructure and provide high availability and security through live demos geared to your business needs. This Jump Start is appropriate for anyone upgrading from earlier versions of Exchange as well as IT Pros new to Exchange but with prior networking experience. It will help you prepare for Exam 70-341 . Course Outline - Deployment of the new Exchange roles - Planning and managing the mailbox...
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    Topic spotlight: ASP.NET MVC 4

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    Microsoft Press just released Exam Ref 70-486: Developing ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications this month. If you like to read and watch videos to get the full learning experience, we recommend checking out the recently posted Jump Start called Developing ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications . The course is divided into 8 modules. The book is organized in 5 chapters that follow the exam objectives. Learn about what you should expect on the exam: http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en-us/exam-70-486.aspx Need a study group? Check out the Developer Study Group on Born to Learn: http://borntolearn.mslearn.net/certification/developer/default.aspx#fbid=VCOxKNiyz3Y
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    New book: Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Inside Out: Mailbox and High Availability

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    Conquer Exchange Server 2013—from the inside out! With a focus on mailbox and high availability features, this book delivers the ultimate, in-depth reference to IT professionals planning and managing an Exchange Server 2013 deployment. Guided by Tony Redmond, a Microsoft MVP and award-winning author, you will: •Understand major changes to Exchange Server architecture •Get inside insights for planning your upgrade or deployment •Examine the new web-based Exchange admin center (EAC) •Take a deep dive into configuring mailboxes, distribution groups, and contacts; planning and managing the Managed Store; database availability groups; mailbox replication service; compliance, data leakage, and data loss prevention; site mailboxes; modern public folders About the Author...
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    New book: Exam Ref 70-486: Developing ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications

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    We’re happy to announce that Exam Ref 70-486: Developing ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications (ISBN: 9780735677227) is available for purchase! If you like, you can purchase it from the Microsoft Press Store . Focused preparation for Exam 70-486 Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-486—and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of developing ASP.NET MVC-based solutions. Designed for experienced developers ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the Microsoft Specialist level. Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: •Design the application architecture •Design the user experience •Develop the user experience •Troubleshoot and debug web applications •Design and implement...
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    New book: MOS 2013 Study Guide for Microsoft Word Expert

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    The MOS 2013 Study Guide for Microsoft Word Expert (9780735669260) is ready for your purchase! Purchase at The Microsoft Press Store . Advance your expert-level skills with Word 2013. And earn the credential that proves it! Demonstrate your expertise with Microsoft Office! Designed to help you practice and prepare for the 2013 Word Expert Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exams, this all-in-one study guide features: •Full, objective-by-objective exam coverage •Easy-to-follow procedures and illustrations to review essential skills •Hands-on practice tasks to apply what you’ve learned; files included •Online pre-test to assess your readiness Author John Pierce was an editor and writer at Microsoft for twelve years. He is the author of Microsoft...
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    Quick news: Book plans for exams

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    Anne Hamilton wrote a great post today on Born to Learn about the Microsoft Press plans for Exam Refs and Training Guides to support upcoming exam preparation for IT Pros. Check it out here
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    New book: MOS 2013 Study Guide for Microsoft Excel Expert

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    We’re happy to announce that the MOS 2013 Study Guide for Microsoft Excel Expert (9780735669215) is available for purchase. Purchase at The Microsoft Press Store . The expert exam is made up of two exams now – 77-427 and 77-428. This book covers both exams. Demonstrate your expertise with Microsoft Office! Designed to help you practice and prepare for the 2013 Excel Expert Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exams, this all-in-one study guide features: Full, objective-by-objective exam coverage Easy-to-follow procedures and illustrations to review essential skills Hands-on practice tasks to apply what you’ve learned; files included Online pre-test to assess your readiness Use the in-depth exam prep, practice, and review to help advance your proficiency...
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    Free ebook: System Center: Designing Orchestrator Runbooks

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    We’re very excited to announce a free ebook offering from Microsoft Press: Microsoft System Center: Designing Orchestrator Runbooks (ISBN 9780735682986) by David Ziembicki, Aaron Cushner, Andreas Rynes and the System Center series editor, Mitch Tulloch. This is the first in a series of unique (and free) ebooks that bring System Center experts together to discuss designing, deploying, and troubleshooting some of the most complex and mission critical aspects of key System Center capabilities. Taken from the book’s Introduction, here is how the authors describe the content of this particular title. Introduction Welcome to Microsoft System Center: Designing Orchestrator Runbooks . We believe that orchestration and automation are becoming increasingly important in IT organizations...
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    Quick news: Imagine Cup 2014 registration open

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      Are you a student developer? Check out the Imagine Cup competition here Imagine Cup is Microsoft’s premier global student technology competition. You could win $50,000 and a trip to Seattle in July, 2014 for the world finals. Subscribe to the Insiders Newsletter to get the latest news and join the Imagine Cup team on Facebook and Twitter
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