Feeds

Microsoft touts free cloud skills workshop for web and mobile devs

Check your lunchtime plans

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

Next gen security for virtualised datacentres

Promo You can join Microsoft for a free Cloud Camp workshop on May 23rd to learn how to build and deploy web apps and mobile services in the cloud. Developers of any platform are invited to bring their laptops and get started building with free Microsoft Azure services.

The camp runs from 8:30 to 5:00 UK time (BST), during which Microsoft technical experts, Steve Plank and Martin Beeby, will show you how to get started building with cloud for any app, whether your website or app is on .NET, PHP, Java, NodeJS, Python, Windows, Android, iOS.

The cloud skills camp offers an opportunity to learn...

  • How to create servers that live in the cloud.
  • How to create websites in the cloud.
  • How to build and deploy scalable websites with the new version of ASP.NET and Web Tools in Visual Studio.
  • How to create mobile services and a cloud backend for any mobile app.
  • How to create and manage cloud services.

As part of this web camp you will also be shown how to start your free Microsoft Azure trial. Startups will have an opportunity to sign up for free developer tools with Microsoft’s BizSpark programme.

If you need to get up to speed on this, then this should be just the fillip. You can click this link for the registration landing page.

The essential guide to IT transformation

More from The Register

next story
The Return of BSOD: Does ANYONE trust Microsoft patches?
Sysadmins, you're either fighting fires or seen as incompetents now
Microsoft: Azure isn't ready for biz-critical apps … yet
Microsoft will move its own IT to the cloud to avoid $200m server bill
Oracle reveals 32-core, 10 BEEELLION-transistor SPARC M7
New chip scales to 1024 cores, 8192 threads 64 TB RAM, at speeds over 3.6GHz
US regulators OK sale of IBM's x86 server biz to Lenovo
Now all that remains is for gov't offices to ban the boxes
Object storage bods Exablox: RAID is dead, baby. RAID is dead
Bring your own disks to its object appliances
Nimble's latest mutants GORGE themselves on unlucky forerunners
Crossing Sandy Bridges without stopping for breath
prev story

Whitepapers

Implementing global e-invoicing with guaranteed legal certainty
Explaining the role local tax compliance plays in successful supply chain management and e-business and how leading global brands are addressing this.
7 Elements of Radically Simple OS Migration
Avoid the typical headaches of OS migration during your next project by learning about 7 elements of radically simple OS migration.
BYOD's dark side: Data protection
An endpoint data protection solution that adds value to the user and the organization so it can protect itself from data loss as well as leverage corporate data.
Consolidation: The Foundation for IT Business Transformation
In this whitepaper learn how effective consolidation of IT and business resources can enable multiple, meaningful business benefits.
High Performance for All
While HPC is not new, it has traditionally been seen as a specialist area – is it now geared up to meet more mainstream requirements?