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Microsoft Certification Exam – 10% discount voucher

Great news – Microsoft is offering self-paced, eLearning collections to you when you sign up for the Certification Campaign using the code HKEBA99B. You will enjoy a eLearning collection at US$35 for a 90-days use. This is a great resource for those who prefers self-paced learning option. To sign-up, go to www.learnANDcertify.com by March 31, 2009 and key in HKEBA99B (this exam voucher code is valid in Hong Kong only) to obtain a 10% discount on your next Microsoft Certification Exam plus free retake if you fail plus the US$35 offer on eLearning. You will receive an email with the exam voucher code and a eLearning Promotion Code. Both offers will be valid till June 30, 2009. Happy Certifying…

 

Offer Details:

The certification promotion code ( HKEBA99B ) can only be used in Hong Kong.

The Offer is valid for a Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist (MCTS), Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) or Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD) exams. Not valid for Academic Exams.

Refer to the following links for applicable exams :
http://www.microsoft.com/learning/mcp/mcts/default.mspx
http://www.microsoft.com/learning/mcp/mcitp/default.mspx
http://www.microsoft.com/learning/mcp/mcpd/default.mspx

Exam candidates must request an Exam Offer Voucher Code using the unique MVP Certification Promotion Code by March 31, 2009 via www.learnandcertify.com.

To receive a 10% discount on the cost of an applicable Microsoft Certification exam, exam candidates must use the Exam Offer Voucher Code provided by an MVP when they register for an exam and sit for an exam by May 31, 2009.

Limited to one (1) exam at 10% discount with a free retake (if necessary) per individual. Both exams must be taken by May 31, 2009.

The Exam Offer Voucher Code may not be combined with other vouchers or discounts and are void if altered or revised in any way.

Refer to http://learnandcertify.com/Terms.aspx for complete Terms & Conditions of Exam Voucher usage.

Upgrade and migration to SQL Server 2008 webcast

SQL Server 2008 is released, and you are invited to join this webcast that highlights the tools and procedures to make your move to SQL Server 2008 easy and troublefree.

*** For more information

~ Upgrade and migration to SQL Server 2008 webcast

http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032384669&EventCategory=3&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

~ SQL Server 2008 is available for download for MSDN subscribers

https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/subscriptions

Create a Game in Microsoft Silverlight 2… and win an Xbox 360!

Silverlight gives a lot of love to .NET coders, especially those versed with Microsoft development tools like Visual Studio 2008 and the new Microsoft Expression Studio. PHP developers have a lot to benefit from Silverlight as well. Using the Silverlight runtime, XAML, PHP code, and a touch of JavaScript, you can add a lot of splash to your PHP apps. Now, your mission–should you choose to accept: Take your shot at gaming stardom if you think you have what it takes to build a cool RIA game and you could win an Xbox 360 or other fabulous prizes. Hurry! You only have until May 15, 2008 to enter your game!


Note: No purchase necessary to enter or win. Open only to residents of the 50 United States (includes D. of C.) who are 17+. Game ends May 15, 2008


=== For more information ===


~ RIA Run Registration


http://www.devx.com/RIA/Door/37507

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 { JumpStart }… your data, any time, any place

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 { JumpStart } @ http://sqlserver2008jumpstart.microsofttraining.com 


This site contains presentations, recordings, hands-on labs and demonstrations for the SQL Server 2008 JumpStart technical training event, while there are 5 tracks in this event: <!– Overview Sessions, Database Infrastructure and Scalability, Business Intelligence Part I & II, Developer & Software + Services, and Application Compatibility & Upgrade. –>Overview Sessions, Database Infrastructure and Scalability, Business Intelligence Part I & II, Developer & Software + Services, and Application Compatibility & Upgrade

Installing Components… Full Installation of Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition

Just got the *full* installation of Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition done on an Vista Ultimate box (x64), and, here is the …long… list of components that are installed!


- Runtime Pre-requisites
- Microsoft .NET Framework v3.5 (x64)
- Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 64bit Prerequisites (x64)
- Microsoft Document Explorer 2008
- Microsoft Visual Studio Web Authoring Component
- Microsoft Visual Studio 2008
- Microsoft .NET Compact Framework 2.0 SP2
- Microsoft .NET Compact Framework 3.5
- Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for the Microsoft Office system (version 3.0 Runtime)
- Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Tools for the 2007 Microsoft Office System Runtime
- Microsoft SQL Server Compact 3.5
- Microsoft SQL Server Compact 3.5 Design Tools
- Microsoft SQL Server Compact 3.5 For Devices
- Windows Mobile 5.0 SDK R2 for Pocket PC
- Windows Mobile 5.0 SDK R2 for Smartphone
- Microsoft Device Emulator version 3.0 (x64)
- Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition
- Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Remote Debugger (x64)
- Crystal Reports Basic for Visual Studio 2008
- Crystal Reports Basic 64-Bit Runtime for Visual Studio 2008
- Microsoft Windows SDK for Visual Studio 2008 Tools (x64)
- Microsoft Windows SDK for Visual Studio 2008 Headers and Libraries (x64)
- Microsoft Windows SDK for Visual Studio 2008 Win32 Tools (x64)
- Microsoft Windows SDK for Visual Studio 2008 .NET Framework Tools (x64)
- Microsoft Windows SDK for Visual Studio 2008 SDK Reference Assemblies and IntelliSense (x64)
- Microsoft SQL Publishing Wizard

SQL Server 2008 CTP 6 (February 2008) is available for { evaluation }

This build should be { feature complete }, and is available in the following languages.


>> Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, and Spanish


=== For more information ===


~ Evaluate Microsoft SQL Server 2008 today


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=749BD760-F404-4D45-9AC0-D7F1B3ED1053&displaylang=en