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October 8: Core Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Jump Start

Do you want to find out what the latest version of Microsoft Exchange Server has to offer businesses? Attend this fast-paced, demo-rich Jump Start about planning, deploying, and managing Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 on-premises.  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 also help you prepare for Exam 70-341.Register here.

Jump Start July 15: What’s New in System Center 2012 R2 & Windows Server 2012 R2

Understand how the next version of System Center delivers an end-to-end cloud management stack through advanced integration with Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Azure. Don’t miss this live, interactive online training. Register now!


Jump Start July 10-11: What’s New in Windows Server 2012 R2

Get ahead of the knowledge-curve on the latest and greatest in Windows Server 2012 R2. Join your peers for this live and lively online training. Register here!

Big Data Jump Start on-demand


Big data is a big buzzword. Learn how to get started via this Jump Start session, now available on-demand. Microsoft Technical Evangelist Saptak Sen and Vice President of Consulting Services, Advaiya Inc Bill Ramos will start with setting up and loading data into Windows Azure storage and a Windows Azure HDInsight cluster. Topics also include HDInsight and Hive.

Windows 8 UX Design Jump Start

Windows 8 is a new digital canvas where you can showcase your creativity and flair with apps that reach hundreds of millions of people. The platform provides unique features like Live Tiles, Contracts and Cloud services, so you can engage your audience more deeply in new and creative ways. Get ready for Microsoft Sr. Technical Evangelist  Chris Mayo, and Big Nerd Ranch, Director Of Design Brandy Porter to show you the ins and outs of designing a better UX for Windows 8!

Course Outline

01 |  The Microsoft Design Language
07 |  Charms, Contracts and Extensions

02 |  Less is More
08 |  Tiles and Notifications

03 |  Navigation
09 |  Touch

04 |  Layout
10 |  Animation

05 |  UI Elements
11 |  Accessibility

06 |  Snap and Scale Beautifully
12 |  Globalization

13 |  The Windows Store

Instructor Team

Chris Mayo | Senior Technical Evangelist | @chrisdmayo

Chris is a designer and developer focusing the design of Windows Store apps.  Chris has been with Microsoft for 12 years. Prior to joining Microsoft, he served as a designer, developer and architect in the IT departments of Fortune 500 companies in the retail and finance industries. Keep up with Mayo at his blog.

Brandy Porter | Director of Design and Instructor | @bignerdranch

Brandy has spent much of her career creating award-winning solutions for top consumer brands across all manner of media and has created results-driven interactive experiences on multiple platforms and devices, and has also taught interaction design at corporate and collegiate levels with a focus on user behavior, intuitive design and critical thinking. She leads the Design team at Big Nerd Ranch, a company known for its immersive bootcamps, corporate training and elegantly designed mobile apps. The Nerds are fluent in multiple operating systems and languages, including Windows 8, Android, iOS and HTML5. Brandy and her team also teach holistic design practices for major mobile operating systems. They have delivered courses to designers, developers and content strategists from Fortune 100 companies in multiple countries.

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