Category Archives: Azure

BizTalk with AppFabric

Awesome cast on “Microsoft application platform with BizTalk, Server AppFabric and Azure AppFabric”.  For BizTalkers and those familiar with Azure fast forward to 46:45 where Matt Talks about using BizTalk and AppFabric together with the .NET 4.0 WCF routing service.  … Continue reading

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Preview Azure Portal

Have to say I’m loving the new Azure portal we have in preview.  If I’m correct this is the third iteration of the portal and it just keeps getting better.  I really like the inductive UI approach Microsoft are going … Continue reading

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Windows Phone Push with Windows Azure

Sharing just for the cool factor.  Check out this demo from Wade Wagner using his Windows Azure Toolkit for Windows Phone to develop a push notification app in under 2 minutes!

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Windows Azure Must Have Tools

The tooling integrated into Visual Studio with the Azure SDK 1.7 release is pretty slick, however I still find the below are must haves. “Azure Storage Explorer is a useful GUI tool for inspecting and altering the data in your … Continue reading

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Azure Foundation Event

I’m fresh from two days training at the “Azure Foundation” event hosted up at Microsoft Sydney.  We started out with an introduction to Azure, then into cloud services, storage services, SQL Database, diagnostics and monitoring, web sites, IaaS, ACS, and … Continue reading

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Azure Service Bus EAI & EDI Hello World

Grab yourself a copy of the Azure Service Bus EAI & EDI April Release.  At a minimum you’ll want samples.zip and WindowsAzureServiceBusEAI-EDILabsSDK but also grab a copy of WindowsAzureServiceBusConnect while you’re there. First ensure Windows Server AppFabric is installed.  Then install the Windows … Continue reading

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Windows Azure SDK June Release…

The service bus components are packaged in the “Windows Azure Libraries for .NET” which you can grab here and see release notes here.  We can now have a template that allows us to quickly create worker roles that interact with service … Continue reading

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