Check out these Upcoming and On Demand Jump Starts for November!

November 13 (4am Australia Eastern Standard Time): Designing Your XAML UI with Blend 

Whether you’re a developer familiar with XAML, a designer without coding experience, or a developer preparing for your first XAML-based project, attend this one-day Jump Start and learn how to create a XAML-based application using Blend, which supports WPF, Silverlight, Windows Phone, and Windows Store development.

November 14 (4am Australia Eastern Standard Time): Developing Windows Azure and Web Services

Web developers, are you looking for ways to increase your reach and reduce your work? Do you want to find out how to build Web API or WCF services that can access data and are hosted in Windows Azure? If you want to build services that can be accessed by apps across multiple devices, then this is the Jump Start for you. You’ll get the end-to-end scenario for building the entire application. Plus, this Jump Start helps prepare you for Exam 70-487.

November 15 (4:30am Australia Eastern Standard Time): What’s New in Windows 8.1 for IT Professionals

Fast track your organization from Windows XP or Windows 7 to a more productive Windows 8.1 enterprise desktop environment. Attend this one-day event to learn what Windows 8.1 has to offer for mobile productivity, secure IT, and easy-to-manage infrastructure. It’s the fastest and most secure OS from Microsoft for desktop, laptop, or tablet.

November 15 (4am Australia Eastern Standard Time): Windows Store App Development with C# Refresh

Developers, find out how to develop Windows Store apps using C#. Attend this one-day live event and find out how to implement new Windows 8.1 features using Visual Studio 2013. Publish your first app to the Windows Store and start making money!

November 16 (4am Australia Eastern Standard Time): Advanced Windows Store App Development with C# Refresh

Developers, learn lots of new techniques for building Windows Store apps, such as the new windowing model, advanced contract scenarios, branding, monetization, and animations. Attend this one-day live event and find out how to differentiate your apps in the marketplace. You’ll also learn about the new Windows Live SDK and how to take advantage of SkyDrive from within your apps.

November 20-21 (4am Australia Eastern Standard Time): Server Virtualization w/ Windows Server Hyper-V & System Center

Add Hyper-V to your server virtualization skillset and improve your career options. You’ll get a voucher to take the new Microsoft virtualization certification for free! Attend this two-day event to get expert instruction on Microsoft Server Virtualization with Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V and System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager, including networking and storage services.

Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 - If you missed this live online Jump Start, watch it now on-demand. It features SQL Server instructors Richard Currey and George Squillace, providing live demos about administering SQL Server 2012. You’ll also get exam prep for the MCSA 70-463 certification exam.

Implementing a Data Warehouse with SQL Server - Watch this free online Jump Start course featuring SQL Server 2012 instructors Richard Currey and George Squillace, who will tell you what you need to know about implementing a data warehouse with SQL Server. Plus get exam prep for MCSA 70-462 certification exam.

System Centre 2012 R2 - Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA) announces two new online training courses on System Centre.  Get in-depth training on Service Manager in IT Service Management with System Centre 2012 R2. And get in-depth training on automation and self-service in the datacentre in Automation & Self-Service with System Centre 2012 R2.