Getting started with Azure demo

In this Azure demo, you’ll take the first steps to working with Azure. See how to work from the Azure portal, Visual Studio, and the command line. You’ll also learn how to keep track of your free credits and understand Azure billing.

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Getting started videos and other resources

Take the first steps to learning about Azure. Try out these short tutorials on how to use Azure and start building projects right away.

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The Developer’s Guide to Microsoft Azure

With our developer guide, you'll see how our comprehensive set of app platform services fit your needs, helping you navigate the architectural approaches and most common design patterns you face when building modern applications.

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Getting started guide for Azure IT operators

Take the first steps to learning about Azure. Try out these short tutorials on how to use Azure and start building projects right away.

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Azure Command-Line Interface tool downloads

Quickly install the Azure Command-Line Interface (Azure CLI 1.0) to use a set of open-source shell-based commands for creating and managing resources in Microsoft Azure.

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Sign up for an Azure free account and get $200 free credit for 30 days, 12 months of popular free services, and more than 25 always-free services.