Windows Azure SDK for Windows 8

Windows Azure Storage

This client library optimizes Windows 8 working with the Windows Azure storage services.

This includes the blob service for storing binary and text data, the table service for storing structured non-relational data, and the queue service for storing messages that may be accessed by a client.

  1. Windows Azure Storage team's blog
  2. The library supports:
    • Tables
      • Create/Delete Tables
      • Query/Create/Read/Update/Delete Entities
    • BLOBs
      • Create/Read/Update/Delete BLOBs
    • Queues
      • Create/Delete Queues
      • Insert/Peek Queue Messages
      • Advanced Queue Operations
  3. If you are a Visual Studio 2012 developer, you can get these libraries via NuGet.
  4. To install Windows Azure Storage, run the following command in the Package Manager Console
    • In Visual Studio 2012, select VIEW/OTHER WINDOWS/PACKAGE MANAGER CONSOLE and type:
      • Install-Package WindowsAzure.Storage

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