Microsoft Press Guided Tours App Updated With More Content

Microsoft Press Guided Tours Windows Store

Microsoft Press Guided Tours app provides insightful tours by Microsoft Press authors of new and evolving Microsoft technologies. Use the app to explore technical topics in powerful new ways, including multiple ways to mark up content so it’s more useful to you.

Now included are guided tours to building cloud apps with Microsoft Azure (including best practices for DevOps, data storage, high availability, and more), by Scott Guthrie, Mark Simms, Tom Dykstra, Rick Anderson, and Mike Wasson; to programming Windows Store apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, by author Kraig Brockschmidt; and to using Microsoft Azure HDInsight, by Avkash Chauhan, Valentine Fontama, Michele Hart, Wee Hyong Tok, and Buck Woody. Look for additional tours in the near future.


  • Enjoy free content—in fact, all of the app’s content is free—created by the experts at Microsoft Press.
  • Share text, code, illustrations, videos, and links with your peers and friends.
  • Create and manage Highlights & Notes, and navigate through the content via your highlights and notes.
  • See all linked-to external documentation and samples in a complete Resources view, and navigate through the content via this view.
  • Sort those resources by your own input: Favorites, Read Later, and Noted.
  • Watch explanatory videos in the app, including at full screen size.
  • Copy complete code listings and scripts for entry into other programs.
  • Download linked-to samples without having to exit the tour or the app.

Download it here from Windows Store.