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December 14, 2010

Windows Server 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Services Resource Kit and MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-515): Web Applications Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4

Greetings,

We have two important new Microsoft Press titles available for review this week: MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-515): Web Applications Development with Microsoft® .NET Framework 4 and Windows Server® 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Services Resource Kit. Please contact me to receive review copies of those titles that interest you.

—Gretchen Giles, gretchen@oreilly.com

New Releases from Microsoft Press


Windows Server® 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Services Resource Kit
by Christa Anderson, Kristin Griffin, Microsoft Remote Desktop Virtualization Team
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In-depth and comprehensive, this official Microsoft® Resource Kit delivers the information you need to plan, deploy, and administer Remote Desktop Services in Windows Server 2008 R2. You get authoritative technical guidance from those who know the technology best-leading industry experts and members of the Microsoft Desktop Virtualization Team.

Coverage includes scenarios for Remote Desktop Services (formerly known as Terminal Services), virtualizing roles, setting up Remote Desktop Virtualization Host (RDVS), managing application compatibility, customizing and locking down the user experience, using Windows PowerShell™ for configuration and management, administering security features, deploying a farm, publishing resources, managing sessions, and other life cycle issues. In addition, the Resource Kit CD features a fully searchable electronic version of the book, along with sample scripts, white papers, links to tools and videocasts, and other essential resources.

MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-515): Web Applications Development with Microsoft® .NET Framework 4
by Tony Northrup, Mike Snell
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Ace your preparation for the skills measured by MCTS Exam 70-515—and on the job. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and reviews that fully cover each exam objective. Then, reinforce and apply what you've learned through real-world case scenarios and practice exercises. This official Microsoft study guide is designed to help you make the most of your study time.

Maximize your performance on the exam by learning to:

  • Program a new application; add and configure server controls
  • Manage data input, user state, and security
  • Implement data source controls and data-bound controls
  • Use AJAX-enabled forms and scripts
  • Create and consume XML Web services and WFC services
  • Design for accessibility, globalization, and mobility
  • Debug, deploy, monitor, and troubleshoot applications

For a review copy or more information please email gretchen@oreilly.com. Please include your delivery address and contact information.

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