bloglogo[1]Windows Azure Training Kit includes a comprehensive set of technical content to help you learn how to use Windows Azure. In this release of the training kit we have delivered 41 Hands on Labs covering a wide variety of bug fixes and screen shot updates for Visual Studio 2012.

The August 2012 update of the Windows Azure Training Kit includes 41 hands-on labs and 35 presentations. Some of the updates in this version include:

  • Added 7 presentations specifically designed for the Windows Azure DevCamps
  • Added 4 presentations for Windows Azure SQL Database, SQL Federation, Reporting, and Data Sync
  • Added presentation on Security & Identity
  • Added presentation on Building Scalable, Global, and Highly Available Web Apps
  • Several hands-on lab bug fixes
  • Added the Windows Azure DevCamp 1-day event agenda
  • Updated Windows Azure Foundation Training Workshop 3-day event agenda

We now have 35 Presentations with new content surrounding Windows Azure SQL Database, SQL Federation, Reporting and Data Sync (4) as well as Security & Identity (1); and Building Scalable, Global, and Highly Available Web Apps (1).

How To Get The Azure Training Kit

Download the training kit from: 

There are three version to choose from:

  • The full package enables you to download all of the hands-on labs and presentations to your local machine.
  • The Web Installer allows you to select and download just the specific hands-on labs and presentations that you need.
  • Or you can also browse through the content, report any issues with the content, and make your own contributions on GitHub. You can find the training kit content on GitHub at

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Bruce D. Kyle
Technical Evangelist | Microsoft Corporation