Creating a Facebook app using ASP.NET MVC Facebook Templates and hosting them for free on Windows Azure Websites

Introduction If you haven’t checked out the ASP.net and Web Tools 2012.12 release, you should! It is a tooling refresh of Visual Studio 2012 and Visual Studio 2012 Express for Web, that extends the existing ASP.net runtime with a lot of exciting new features including: New Web API functionality (OData endpoints, tracing and automatically generated…

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Hosting an Express Node.js website on Azure

I’m writing this post from Kenya, where I’m presenting Windows Azure this week at the #MSKenCamp. Be sure to follow the hashtag and @AfricaApps for updates on our whereabouts. Introduction In this post, we are going to deploy an Express Node.js on Windows Azure websites using GIT, and we’re going to do that using Windows Azure…

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