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Description

Since 1984, Microsoft Press has been helping IT professionals, developers, and home office and office users advance their technical skills and knowledge with books and other resources. Our Microsoft Press Guided Tours app provides insightful tours by Microsoft Press authors of new and evolving Microsoft technologies. Use the app to explore technical topics in powerful new ways, including multiple ways to mark up content so it’s more useful to you. Included are guided tours to building cloud apps with Microsoft Azure (best practices for DevOps, data storage, high availability, and more), by Scott Guthrie, Mark Simms, Tom Dykstra, Rick Anderson, and Mike Wasson; programming Windows Store apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, by author Kraig Brockschmidt; and using Microsoft Azure HDInsight, by Avkash Chauhan, Valentine Fontama, Michele Hart, Wee Hyong Tok, and Buck Woody. Look for additional tours in the near future.

Available on

PC

PC

Features

  • Enjoy free content—in fact, all of the app’s content is free—created by the experts at Microsoft Press.
  • Share text, code, illustrations, videos, and links with your peers and friends.
  • Create and manage Highlights & Notes, and navigate through the content via your highlights and notes.
  • See all linked-to external documentation and samples in a complete Resources view, and navigate through the content via this view.
  • Sort those resources by your own input: Favorites, Read Later, and Noted.
  • Watch explanatory videos in the app, including at full screen size.
  • Copy complete code listings and scripts for entry into other programs.
  • Download linked-to samples without having to exit the tour or the app.

System Requirements

Minimum
OS Windows 10, Windows 8.1
Architecture x86, x64, ARM
Recommended
OS Windows 10, Windows 8.1
Architecture x86, x64, ARM

Additional info

Published by
Microsoft Corporation
2015 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.


Approximate download size
5.54 MB


Category
Books & reference


Permissions
Access your Internet connection


Installation
Install on up to ten Windows 10 devices.


Language supported
English (United States)


Publisher Info
Publisher Website
Publisher Support




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Rating:5/5

8/13/2015

Danny

Platform: PC

Great

The tours are the best! Easy to use, download and read the books with one click.

2 out of 2 people found this helpful.

Rating:5/5

7/21/2015

Matthew

Platform: PC

Love it.

Perfectly attuned reference with IT folks in mind. Lots of good stuff.

One person found this helpful.

Rating:5/5

4/21/2015

Regis

Platform: PC

Great content in an awesome presentation for free!

Perfectly designed app. Navigation is intuitive and easy, content is great.

4 out of 4 people found this helpful.

Rating:4/5

3/22/2015

AndrTs

Platform: PC

Perfect. Dynamic. Interactive. Love it.

Early feedback: The app is a joy to use, non-linear, with the ability to annotate, external references, the contents is extremely well formatted etc etc. Just one thing: Please add a Font Size option. It is very hard to on the device I plan to use it most: A 7-inch tablet with very high dpi. Look at the Bing Wikipedia app, implements the font size wonderfully. Thanks for such useful and gorgeous app. Let the content keep flowing!

2 out of 3 people found this helpful.

Rating:5/5

10/27/2015

Mark

Platform: PC

Excellent!

This is a awesome way to read Microsoft press books!

Rating:2/5

9/20/2015

Mike

Platform: PC

Won't download any content!

Tried to download two different titles. Downloading appears, but nothing happens. Tried restarting PC and going back to MSGT app to download again, but no change. Can't comment on the app since I can't download any content. Using Surface 3 with Win 10. Tried on a desktop PC with Win 10 in virtual machine and title downloaded immediately. What's up with the Surface 3?

Rating:3/5

4/21/2015

Robert

Platform: PC

What, no universal app?

I have a Lumia 1520 WP and this app should be available on it also.

One person found this helpful.

Rating:2/5

4/21/2015

Itrel

Platform: PC

Video Links Broken

Scott Guthrie's talk Scott Guthrie starts at Step 0 - What is the Azure Cloud OS? Websites Architecture - with Stefan Schackow

Rating:5/5

8/12/2014

ROBERT

Platform: PC

Very Nice

Just scrolling through this and trying some of features, very impressed. It would be nice if you add any MS Press e-book into here, it just seems to function better than any of the readers I have so far.

15 out of 16 people found this helpful.

Rating:1/5

8/9/2014

Adrian

Platform: PC

Crashes on WinRT

Loads for 1min and then it crashes. Good MS quality as normal

4 out of 13 people found this helpful.

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