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Windows Essential Business Server 2008

Windows Essential Business Server is an extensible platform offering developers the opportunity to leverage existing Windows Server code and use Visual Studio templates to put together EBS integration components quickly and easily.

Getting Started

1. About Windows Essential Business Server 2008

2. Get Windows Essential Business Server 2008

3. Test and Certify Your Apps 

Featured Downloads

The EBS SDK provides a set of APIs for extending the functionality of the Windows Essential Business Server Administration Console.

Note: Requires a 64-bit edition of Windows Server 2008

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Videos and Webcasts

How to Write an Add-In for the EBS Admin Console

In the CH 9 Screencast, Rafael Dowling (a developer on the EBS Admin team) explains how concepts in the EBS Administration Console map into the EBS Console SDK and walks through how to develop an add-in, debug it on one’s development machine, and deploy it to an EBS installation.

Global ISV Tech Forum Webcast Series- EBS

This LiveMeeting session with audio will provide an overview of Essential Business Server and ways to extend your existing Server 08 codebase using the EBS SDK to simplify the deployment and management of other applications in a mid-market IT environment.

Essential Business Server (EBS) demo with Bjorn

(TechNet Edge) The first public preview and pricing was announced for SBS and EBS yesterday and I had an interview with one of the program managers for EBS.

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