A Couple of Free eBooks from Microsoft Press

Microsoft Press has provided access to a number of eBooks for free. These are posted to the Microsoft Virtual Academy site. The MVA site is worth a few minutes of time if you’ve never been there. In addition to the eBooks I list below, it also provides a number of educational courses on a variety of topics.MS Press eBook

Of course, if eBooks are what you want, there are several. Most are on IT, but there are a few on development topics. The two that were available at the time of this posting were:

  • Programming Windows Store Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, Second Edition (Second Preview) (download).
  • .NET Technology Guide for Business Applications (download)

A few of the other books that were on the page include:

  • Introducing Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Introducing Windows Azure for IT Professionals
  • Rethinking Enterprise Storage: A Hybrid Cloud Model
  • Introducing Windows 8.1 for IT Professionals

You can find links to the PDFs and source files (when appropriate) on the VMA site.

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