eBook-MSPress-BuildingCloudAppsMSAzureThe “Building Cloud Apps with Microsoft Azure” book written by Scott Guthrie, Mark Simms, Tom Dykstra, Rick Anderson and Mike Wasson has been made a free eBook by Microsoft Press. This books goes through a pattern-based approach to building real-world solutions with Microsoft Azure. Among these practices covered include topics coving both Architecture and coding practices. The content of this book is based off the presentation Scott Guthrie gave at the Norwegian Developers Conference (NDC) in June, 2013, as well as Microsoft Tech Ed Australia in September, 2013.


This eBook is available from the Microsoft Virtual Academy website, but I have included the below direct download links for your convenience:

PDF (6.35 MB)

EPUB (22.7 MB)

Mobi for Kindle (12.3 MB)

This eBook is also available Free for Amazon Kindle as well!

Posted by Chris Pietschmann

Chris is a Microsoft MVP and has nearly 20 years of experience building enterprise systems both in the cloud and on-premises. He is also a Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect and developer, a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), and Cloud Advocate. He has a passion for technology and sharing what he learns with others to help enable them to learn faster and be more productive.


  1. […] Free eBook: Building Cloud Apps with Microsoft Azure (DevOps, Availability, Storage, more) (Chris Pietschmann) […]


  2. Thanks for sharing this ebook, regards…


  3. Just curious, this books was published in 2014, a lot has changed since then. Do you guys think that book is still helpful?


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