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Web developers, do you want help navigating the modern world of web development? Join us for Web Wednesdays, an online web development training series, as we explore platforms, frameworks, and browsers to connect data and people. Entertaining and informative experts address scalability, design, and performance issues in each of these online web development courses. This training for web developers offers practical tips and explores real-world scenarios to help make your job easier. Don’t miss these opportunities to get the rest of the “web story”! Explore our listing of online web development courses and sign up for free today.
Check out what Microsoft has to offer the Java community, and get ready to be surprised! Explore the latest tools and technologies to help Java developers get in the cloud with Microsoft Azure, like plug-ins for Eclipse and IntelliJ, along with a look at options in Windows and Linux for authentication, security, and continuous integration.
Build on Introduction to Programming with Python and Introduction to Creating Websites Using Python and Flask, as you polish the look and feel of your website. Create, configure, and connect to SQL databases, check out advanced UI options, and level up your Python and Flask knowledge.
Learn how Entity Framework (EF), a must-have for developers, can simplify your work! See how EF 6 can create databases for you, and find out how to manage that creation. Plus, explore advanced topics, like managing transactions and integrating stored procedures. And get a look forward into the improvements coming in EF 7!
Get a good look at ASP.NET Web API technology, uses, and nuances, including token-based security features, route attributes, error handling, and versioning. See why it is the ideal way to surface APIs that target browsers and mobile devices. Whether you're brand new to the framework or you want to take your design to the next level, this course has practical information for you.
Trying to get into web development? Or maybe you want to take your core Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) skills to the next level as you prep for Exam 70-480? Join leading experts, as they show you the CSS ropes, in this fun and practical course. Look at media queries, CSS preprocessors (like LESS), and page layouts on different screen sizes. Plus, see some cool demos.
Devs, if you want to easily create webpages that work cross-platform and that scale well to different screen sizes, join the experts as they explore Bootstrap, the popular framework that makes it easy for all skill levels to create rich UIs for users, regardless of device.
You have heard that ASP.NET SignalR makes developing real-time web functionality easy and that you can use it for games, inventory apps, e-commerce, and more. Find out how, with entertaining experts from Microsoft, Jon Galloway and Brady Gaster, plus some special guests, and get started with SignalR basics. See why SignalR is the #1 most-watched .NET GitHub project!
Want to translate your MVC .NET skills to the web platform? Join popular presenters Stacey Mulcahy and Dave Voyles for an exploration of single page apps and a look at Visual Studio and Internet Explorer tools to add structure to your projects. Take advantage of jQuery and AngularJS, enable your content to work within a browser and within Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 apps, and deploy your apps to Azure.
If you want to play with node.js and to incorporate two-way communication into applications, join popular experts Stacey Mulcahy and Rami Sayar to see how to do just that. By the end of day, you know how to set up node.js on your Windows machine, develop a web front end with Express, deploy an Express app to Azure, use Socket.IO to add a real-time layer, and create a chatroom application.
Are you curious about "mobile first"? Trying to figure out how to deal with touch devices? If you want your web applications to work on tablets and phones and to be as friendly as possible, join Jeremy Foster and Christopher Harrison, for an entertaining journey through the process. You even create an app, from start to finish, geared toward mobile first.
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