New Windows Azure Platform Features Available Today

Building out an infrastructure that supports your web service or application can be expensive, complicated and time consuming. Whether you need to forecast the highest possible demand, build out the network to support your peak times, getting the right servers in place at the right time or managing and maintaining the systems, these actions require… Read more

Windows Azure SDK 1.3 and the new Windows Azure Management Portal Now Available

At PDC10 last month, we announced a host of enhancements for Windows Azure designed to make it easier for customers to run existing Windows applications on Windows Azure, enable more affordable platform access and improve the Windows Azure developer and IT Professional experience. Today, we’re happy to announce that several of these enhancements are either… Read more

Our team is looking for an ISV Developer Evangelist, maybe you?

Want to join a great team at Microsoft: DPE (Developer & Platform Evangelism) in Belgium & Luxembourg? You might want to check out this job description and who knows, you might be the one to join us! If you are strong in technology but also have a good feeling for business relations, it might be… Read more

Script Junkie – a resource on scripting, HTML and CSS

The tagline for this Microsoft resource says a lot, Script Junkie: “Essential cross-browser code, information and discussion”. With the beta launch of Internet Explorer 9 yesterday this site is even more a great resource for web scripting and HTML. The site contains articles organized into the following sections: HTML Script CSS Gallery (with mainly jQuery… Read more

Free Web Application Toolkits – Three extra toolkits released

Web Application Toolkits are a set of ready to use kits with samples and controls that help ASP.NET developers quickly work out common web scenarios. While you’ll find more reusable components if using ASP.NET on your site you can still take advantage of the samples and scripts to reuse these on non-ASP.NET sites as well…. Read more

Visual Studio 2010 Release Candidate is available

Yesterday on the availability of Visual Studio 2010 and .NET 4 Release Candidate was announced. It’s already available for MSDN Subscribers, later today it will also be made available to the general public through the MSDN site. The Release Candidate addresses feedback give by all of you who tested the beta release. Main areas include… Read more

New update of Windows Azure Platform Training Kit (December)

Just in time to make it for a Christmas present, the Windows Azure team has released a new version of the Windows Azure Platform Training Kit. This one merges the October and November kits and contains updated content. The 122MB download contains a wealth of training material: 14 Hands on labs (Windows Azure, SQL Azure,… Read more