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Introducing the new ramp-up guide for developers, Azure Skills Navigator

A skilling guide in 4 tech stacks, C#, Java, Python and JavaScript, from 0 to Cloud.

We are excited to introduce the new Azure Skills Navigator, our very own guide to help developers get started on Azure.

We have a large collection of resources to help developers new to the cloud, and this guide will gather all our best-in-class content in one place, making it easier to find and navigate.


Why this guide

It is very important to stay ahead of the tech curve and continue to learn new skills in today’s competitive market, especially with the recent surge in demand for professionals skills in cloud technologies.

We hear you, and we are here to help. Our Azure Skills Navigator guide ensures that you have a solid foundation as you begin to explore Azure.

What's in the guide?

Azure Skills Navigator will provide a unique learning journey designed for developers building apps with low-code techniques to simplify, automate, and transform business tasks and processes. This guide maps out your itinerary for deepening your knowledge, drawing on a wide array of Microsoft resources, divided into three phases:

How to read the guide

The guide contains three phases, so start your learning journey where you are, either with a programming language, an app framework or the cloud.

  • Ramp up – Discover core skills and language fundamentals.
  • App development – Learn how to build cloud-native apps with various cloud architectures, frameworks for web, mobile apps, and relevant Azure services.
  • In production – Explore services for monitoring, logging, instrumentation, and authorization.

Choose your tech adventure, .NET, Java, Node.js or Python

Our guide provides an overview of key concepts across Java, .NET, Node.js, and Python, crucial topics to establishing a strong foundation on Microsoft Azure.

Multi modal, text and videos

The learning journey is comprised of a variety of formats – virtual trainings, learning courses, self-paced modules, videos, documentations, certifications, and more – that allow you to learn at your own time. After you have built a solid foundation, we will help you navigate our intermediate and advanced level content for continued learning.

Download the guide and start learning today

Learn more

To learn more about these guides check out the OnDemand Intro to Tech session at Microsoft Build: The New Developer’s Guide to the Cloud hosted by Christoffer Noring, Nitya Narasimhan, and Someleze Diko.

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Randy Knight

This is an excellent resource for getting started as a developer.