Microsoft Small Basic puts the fun back into computer programming. With a friendly development environment that is very easy to master, a curriculum that you can use to learn Small Basic with separate lessons, and lots of sample code, Small Basic eases students of all ages into the world of programming.
Here, you’ll find a list of links that we’ve put together so you can easily get to up-to-date training material that will get you started learning how to program.
Getting started with Windows Store app developmentLearn how to develop Windows Store apps for using HTML5, JavaqScript, CSS3, XAML, C++, C#, VB, and more.
Learn how to develop for Windows desktopFind links to training about Hilo, C++, Win32/COM, books, videos, code samples, and more.
Start Developing with Windows 7Find top developer resources, watch videos, view online training, and develop your first applications.
Windows Phone development
Getting started with Windows Phone OS 7.1 Start developing games on the latest version of the Windows Phone development platform.
Windows Phone 7 Jump StartLearn about Silverlight, XNA, Expression Blend, and more by using these 19 self-paced sessions.
Getting started with ASP.NETLearn about the three approaches to building websites with ASP.NET: web pages, web forms, and MVC.
Web design and applicationsGo to the W3C website to learn about HTML, CSS, graphics, audio and video, and more.
Windows Azure development
Getting started with Windows AzureFind resources, get started, and learn how to plan, develop, store, migrate, control, monitor, manage, connect and fix services and data in Windows Azure and SQL Azure.
What is the Windows Azure?Watch a short video to learn about the Windows Azure.
Visual Studio Express
Microsoft Expression (trial)
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