Complete List of Windows Azure Platform Online Learning Resources

I’ve been seeing many people ask about where should they go if they want to learn more Windows Azure. Therefore, I try to compile a complete list of Windows Azure Learning Resource.

Windows Azure Platform Page

This is definitely a must-visited page for those who want to get started on Azure. It provides you tons of link to many resources

Frequently Asked Question

This is a list of official FAQ from Microsoft to explain some frequently-asked question and clarify any confusion

Windows Azure Whitepaper

Windows Azure Whitepaper is a good resource for who is looking for the conceptual and deep content with respect to the particular technologies. Although some of them are not written by Microsoft guy, but they are officially reviewed and published in Microsoft site. Thus, we can definitely trust them Smile

Windows Azure Platform Training Kit – Offline version

The Azure Services Training Kit includes a comprehensive set of technical content including hands-on labs, presentations, and demos that are designed to help you learn how to use the Windows Azure platform including: Windows Azure, SQL Azure and AppFabric.

Azure Training Kit – Online version at Channel 9

The same content with the above link, however it’s hosted online at Channel 9

Cloud Cover Show

This is indeed my favorite show that are hosted by Steve Marx and Ryan Dunn. Every week, they come up with very interesting talk which I found it very useful. Join Ryan and Steve as they cover the Windows Azure platform, digging into features, discussing the latest news and announcements, and sharing tips and tricks.

MSDev IT Mentors Azure Video

There’re indeed tons of great videos (actually not only Azure),produced by IT Mentor.

Windows Azure Platform Forum

A place for you to ask any related question about Windows Azure Platform. Make sure to ask your question in appropriate forum as categorized below:

Azure Support

Work with a Windows Azure platform specialist to help you overcome challenges you might have in the development of your solution.

Windows Azure Team Blog

Windows Azure Boot Camp

Windows Azure Boot Camp is a two day deep dive class to get you up to speed on developing for Windows Azure. The class includes a trainer with deep real world experience with Azure, as well as a series of labs so you can practice what you just learned.

6 weeks of Windows Azure Self-Paced Training

This is a free, interactive, self-paced, technical training course covering the Windows Azure Platform – Windows Azure, SQL Azure and the Windows Azure Platform AppFabric. The course takes place over a six week period, from May 10th to June 21st 2010 and is aimed primarily at technical folk based in the UK.

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If you find some good resource which are not listed here, feel free to put on the comment below Smile.

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