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Microsoft Press series

At Microsoft Press, we create books and references for Microsoft customers at every skill level—and across the range of Microsoft technologies. Microsoft Press series are designed for the different ways you learn. See which series best meets your needs.

Admin Companion

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  • Experienced IT implementers primarily in medium and large organizations.
  • Comprehensive coverage of product capabilities and administration.

Best Practices — Developer

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  • Software engineers, development managers, and others.
  • Proven software engineering practices from leading industry practitioners.

Best Practices — IT Pro

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  • Experienced IT professionals, including administrators, engineers, architects, and support professionals.
  • Pragmatic solutions and real-world advice from expert practitioners.

Business Skills

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  • Experienced users who want to sharpen their professional skills using Microsoft technologies to solve a content/data problem or business problem.
  • Intermediate to advanced users, not people new to using Microsoft applications or technologies.

Developer Reference

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  • Intermediate- to advanced-level developers responsible for writing, debugging, testing, deploying, and maintaining code.
  • Core topics and essential techniques for professional developers.

Exam Ref

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  • IT professionals and developers preparing for Microsoft Certification exams.
  • Official Microsoft exam reference focusing on the critical skills and knowledge as measured by Microsoft certification exams.

Inside Out

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  • Microsoft Office and Windows customers and IT professionals who want to take their expertise to the next level.
  • Ultimate in-depth reference, supremely organized, and packed with time-saving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and expert advice.

MOS Study Guide

Is this book right for you?

  • Help readers practice and prepare for the skills and knowledge measured by the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification exams.
  • In-depth exam prep, practice, and review to help advance proficiency with Microsoft Office—and earn MOS certification credentials.

Plain & Simple

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  • Ideal for beginners and others seeking an easy, visual approach to everyday tasks.
  • Concise, full-color references for home and business users who prefer a highly visual approach to learning.

Pocket Consultant

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  • Beginner to intermediate-level skills and experience.
  • Concise, easy-to-use reference for looking up quick, specific information needed to accomplish a task.

Step by Step

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  • Beginner and intermediate-level home and business users who like to learn through lessons and exercises.
  • You set the pace—building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them!

Step by Step for Developers

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  • Experienced programmers new to a particular technology, language, or topic. Not for beginners.
  • Teaches via step-by-step instructions and exercises.

Training Guide

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  • Experienced IT professionals and developers.
  • Comprehensive hands-on training to develop real-world, job-specific skills.

Training Kit

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  • Experienced technology professionals preparing for a Microsoft certification exam.
  • Focuses on the skills and knowledge measured by the certification exams—and required on the job.