Check out the free events below from September 2010 through December 2010. To register, click here.

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ASP.NET Web Platform Firestarter

Join your Microsoft Developer Evangelists for this free, all-day event that will get you up to speed with ASP.NET web development, going from zero to sixty in one day.

Whether you're just starting out or are already on the web and looking for the latest developments, join us for this full day of technical content as we take you through a progression of sessions, all focused on developing with the Microsoft Web Platform. By the end of the day, you'll be familiar with latest advances and have a solid understanding of ASP.NET web development options.

Microsoft TechNet SharePoint 2010 Firestarter

Join us for this free, full-day event and learn about SharePoint 2010's new features, upgrade path, deployment options, Office Web Apps, and maintenance and virtualization.

SharePoint 2010 delivers a powerful, easy-to-deploy infrastructure that can help you make your company more productive. Flexible deployment options let you customize the system so that people can do their jobs effectively in a secure environment. Plus, with centralized administration and management features, you can be confident knowing that you maintain control over a system that is ready to respond to any business need.

Windows Phone 7 Firestarter

The power to build smart, visually stunning games and applications is right in your hands with Windows Phone 7. Want to see what's under the hood?

This full-day series of learning events for developers will take you behind the scenes with an inside look at the philosophy, design language, and the fundamentals of Silverlight and XNA coding for Windows Phone 7. You'll also see how the Windows Marketplace provides exciting new distribution and monetization opportunities for developers and application publishers.

Windows 7 Deployment Firestarter

Windows® 7 gives IT professionals more tools to streamline deployment and reduce or eliminate impact to users. Join your Microsoft IT Evangelists for this free, full-day Firestarter Event and hear firsthand how to upgrade from Windows XP and solve your application compatibility issues. After lunch (included), learn about Finding, Testing, and Fixing Applications on Windows 7 with the Application Compatibility Toolkit 5.6 and end the day with some Advanced Deployment Scenarios Using the MDT 2010.