The types of Role projects available have recently grown. See Gus’s posts on the newly available F# Worker Role and the Windows Live Web Role project templates. Nothing but goodness.
Gus has posted a list of sessions from the PDC that covered Windows Azure along with links to each of their video streams that anyone can watch. Head over to his blog post here to see the list.
Does ASP.Net MVC work on Windows Azure? Have a look at Jim’s post: http://blogs.msdn.com/jnak/archive/2008/10/28/asp-net-mvc-projects-running-on-windows-azure.aspx
Want to try Windows Azure right now? Install the following: Windows Azure SDK Windows Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio This will give you a local version of the Fabric and Storage services (called the Development Fabric and Development Storage) that will allow you to build, run and debug your Cloud Services just as they…
Have a look at Jim’s video walkthrough.
Jim posted a walkthrough on how to use the Windows Azure table storage service: http://blogs.msdn.com/jnak/archive/2008/10/28/walkthrough-simple-table-storage.aspx
Jim’s just posted about how to submit a bug against the Windows Azure Tools and SDK.
Jim has posted a couple of posts on troubleshooting some issues you may run into when trying the Windows Azure SDK samples or when creating your first Cloud Service. Known Issues Using the Windows Azure SDK Samples in Visual Studio Cloud Service Templates vs Role Project Templates
Please note: These links will be coming online through the course of the day on October 27th. We apologize for any broken links in the meantime. Here’s a set of bookmarks that you’ll find useful as you ramp up and use Windows Azure. Windows Azure Cloud Computing Tools Technology Page Windows Azure Technology Page Windows Azure…
Windows Azure is the development, hosting, and management environment of the Azure Services Platform, which enables you to run applications at Internet scale while leveraging the skills and tools you use today. Windows Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio extend Visual Studio to enable the creation, building, debugging, running, and packaging of scalable services on…