Microsoft Free Books Full Versions

Eric Ligman from Micrsoft has shared new free eBooks collection.  There are several books covers Share point, SQL Server , Windows and Visual Studio. These are available in pdf and mobile formats.

Here is the books list.

Free Microsoft eBooks

Office & Office 365

  1. Deployment guide for Office 2013
  2. Microsoft Office 365 for professionals and small businesses: Help and How To


  1. Explore SharePoint 2013
  2. Deployment guide for SharePoint 2013
  3. Test Lab Guide: eBook for SharePoint Server 2013 Intranet and Team Sites
  4. Create a Balanced Scorecard (SharePoint Server 2010)
  5. SharePoint Server for Business Intelligence

SQL Server

  1. 5 Tips for a Smooth SSIS Upgrade to SQL Server 2012
  2. A Hitchiker’s Guide to Microsoft StreamInsight Queries
  3. Data Mining Extensions (DMX) Reference
  4. Data Quality Services
  5. High Availability Solutions
  6. Master Data Services
  7. Monitor and Tune for Performance
  8. Multidimensional Expressions (MDX) Reference
  9. SQL Server Distributed Replay
  10. Transact-SQL Data Definition Language (DDL) Reference
  11. XQuery Language Reference
  12. Extracting and Loading SharePoint Data in SQL Server Integration Services
  13. Integration Services: Extending Packages with Scripting
  14. Multidimensional Model Programming
  15. Optimized Bulk Loading of Data into Oracle
  16. Planning Disaster Recovery for Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services in SharePoint Integrated Mode
  17. SQL Server 2012 Tutorials: Reporting Services
  18. SQL Server 2012 Tutorials: Writing Transact-SQL Statements
  19. SQL Server Community FAQs Manual

System Center

  1. Cmdlet Reference for App Controller in System Center 2012 SP1
  2. Technical Documentation for System Center 2012 – Virtual Machine Manager

Visual Studio

  1. Better Unit Testing with Microsoft Fakes
  2. Dependency Injection with Unity
  3. Developer’s Guide to Microsoft Enterprise Library (Second Edition)
  4. Testing for Continuous Delivery with Visual Studio 2012
  5. Upgrade Team Foundation Server 2012: the ultimate upgrade guide

Web Development

  1. ASP.NET Multi-Tier Windows Azure Application Using Storage Tables, Queues, and Blobs
  2. ASP.NET Web Deployment using Visual Studio
  3. Developing Modern le Web Apps
  4. The Entity Framework 4.0 and ASP.NET Web Forms – Getting Started
  5. Getting Started with the Entity Framework 4.1 using ASP.NET MVC
  6. Project Silk: Client-Side Web Development for Modern Browsers


  1. Administrator’s Guide for Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) 5.0
  2. Administrator’s Guide for Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring 1.0
  3. Administrator’s Guide for Microsoft Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset (DaRT) 7
  4. Administrator’s Guide for Microsoft Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset (DaRT) 8.0
  5. Administrator’s Guide for Microsoft User Experience Virtualization (UE-V) 1.0
  6. Developing an end-to-end Windows Store app using C++ and XAML: Hilo
  7. Developing an end-to-end Windows Store app using JavaScript: Hilo
  8. Prism for the Windows Runtime: Developing a Windows Store business app using C#, XAML, and Prism
  9. Programming Windows 8 Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

 Windows Azure

  1. Autoscaling Application Block and Transient Fault Handling Application Block Reference
  2. Create Your First Application: Node.js and Windows Azure
  3. Developing Multi-tenant Applications for the Cloud on Windows Azure (3rd Edition)
  4. Drupal on Windows Azure
  5. Exploring CQRS and Event Sourcing: A journey into high scalability, availability, and maintainability with Windows Azure
  6. Migrating Data-Centric Applications to Windows Azure
  7. Moving Applications to the Cloud on Windows Azure (3rd Edition)
  8. Using Windows Azure le Services to Cloud-Enable your iOS Apps
  9. Using Windows Azure le Services to Cloud-Enable Your Windows Phone 8 Apps
  10. Using Windows Azure le Services to Cloud-Enable your Windows Store Apps in C#
  11. Using Windows Azure le Services to Cloud-Enable Your Windows Store Apps in JavaScript
  12. Windows Azure and SQL Database Tutorials

Windows Server

  1. A Guide to Claims-Based Identity and Access Control, Second Edition
  2. Introducing Windows Server 2012
  3. TCP/IP Fundamentals for Microsoft Windows

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