It’s Free – A Massive eBook Offering From Microsoft

It’s Free – A Massive eBook Offering From Microsoft

A special thanks to Chuck Annis of New Haven Moving Equipment for this incredible tip:

Need to read up on some IT topics but don’t want to plunk down cash for a book? Microsoft offers as many as 130 free ebooks that offer everything from broad overviews to dissected information on hundreds of technical topics.

These ebooks are ready to download in PDF, EPUB and/or Mobi for Kindle formats.

One example is “Introducing Windows 8.1 for IT Professionals” by Ed Bott. IT professionals who are looking to roll out Windows 8.1 can bone up on the system with this guide that describes features and capabilities while giving a practical overview of the product.

To name just a few, other free downloads include:

  • “Microsoft System Center: Integrated Cloud Platform: by David Ziembicki and Mitch Tulloch (discusses Cloud solutions in great detail)
  • “Microsoft System Center: Building a Virtualized Network Solution by Mitch Tulloch (written for private and hybrid cloud architects designing a network solution based on Windows Server 2012 and System Center 2012)
  • “.NET Technology Guide for Business Applications” by “Cesar de la Torre and David Carmona (a guide to help select the right Microsoft development technologies for custom .NET app development).

These and a plethora of other helpful titles can be downloaded for free from Microsoft's Virtual Academy.


About Dyan James

Dyan has been researching, writing, copyediting, and proofreading articles across a variety of industries since 1998. She further developed her interest and talent for covering technology while working with the guys at DCG Technical Solutions, Inc. Whether writing from scratch, copyediting or simply polishing, Dyan has mastered the art of turning rough copy or a plain idea into an eloquently written piece.