It’s time for the Microsoft Press round-up. Save up to 50% at the Microsoft Press Store now through the end of November! We also have four new books to share, as well as a free chapter about configuring Windows 10 devices and drivers. Happy reading!

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Save big! Now through November 30, 2017, save 40% on print books & 50% on ebooks with discount code SAVENOW. Find more details or start shopping here.

New books

Programming the Microsoft Bot Framework: A Multiplatform Approach to Building Chatbots

This authoritative guide to building bots (a.k.a. chatbots) with the Microsoft Bot Framework is written by Microsoft MVP Joe Mayo. In this book, he shows you how to leverage advanced artificial intelligence and natural language processing to make new and existing applications stunningly intuitive. Mayo’s practical code examples and clear explanations help you translate the “magic” of intelligent bots into real, production solutions.

  

Exam Ref 70-767 Implementing a SQL Data Warehouse

Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-767—and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of skills for managing data warehouses. This exam is intended for Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) data warehouse developers who create business intelligence (BI) solutions.

Microsoft Office 365 Administration Inside Out (Includes Current Book Service), 2nd Edition

Dive into Microsoft Office 365 Administration—and really put your Office 365 expertise to work. This supremely organized reference packs hundreds of timesaving solutions, tips, and workarounds—all you need to plan, implement, and operate Microsoft Office 365 in any environment. In this completely revamped Second Edition, a new author team thoroughly reviews the administration tools and capabilities available in the latest versions of Microsoft Office 365, and also adds extensive new coverage of Azure cloud services and SharePoint.

Exam Ref 70-745 Implementing a Software-Defined DataCenter

Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-745–and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of skills needed to build and manage software-defined infrastructure with Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager (SC VMM). Designed for experienced IT professionals ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSE level.

 

Free sample content

Configure devices and device drivers

In this sample chapter from Exam Ref 70-698 Installing and Configuring Windows 10, learn how Windows 10 installs drivers for new devices and hardware—and how you can maintain, upgrade, or resolve issues that might occur.

 

Books coming soon

Be sure to check out the list of "Coming Soon" books. You can pre-order any of these titles to ensure you get your copy hot off the press!