How do I send Email with WordPress hosted on Azure Websites?

  Via…   Overview Recently I moved my old MSDN Blog to the new url running hosted WordPress on Azure WebSites.  Setting up the new blog couldn’t have been more simple (hint – Click New – Compute – WebSites – Gallery – WordPress in the Azure Dashboard) and only took about five minutes….


My Slides and demos available for Designing Windows Store Apps, Windows Store for HTML Developers and Azure Mobile Services from #NewEraOfWork

Microsoft’s New Era of Work came to Philadelphia and Pittsburgh this past two weeks giving developers a chance to jump first hand into Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 and all things Windows Azure.  There was a ton of content to experience including simultaneous dev tracks throughout the day, keynotes, Surface hardware, and partners showcasing some…


Learn The Cloud. Make A Difference. @home with Windows Azure

Via my teammate Peter Laudati… How does learning about cloud computing while contributing to scientific research sound to you? Join us for @home with Windows Azure to get a solid understanding of the Windows Azure platform while giving back to a very deserving cause. What is @home with Windows Azure? Microsoft provides a 90-day free…


MSDN Mid-Atlantic Roadshow Winter 2010 Tour. Cloud Computing and Azure coming to a town near you!

  MSDN Events presents: Take Your Applications Sky High with Cloud Computing and the Windows Azure Platform Andrew, Dani, Rachel and I will be taking a deep dive into cloud computing and the Windows Azure Platform. We’ll start with a developer-focused overview of this new platform and the cloud computing services that can be used…


Clarification on Developer and Trial Azure Account Pricing

During my recent presentation at Lehigh Valley.NET a really great question was asked about Azure pricing. What does a computing hour mean?  If I run multiple instances at the same time do they both count or only the entire time used? Not wanting to see any of developers friends get hit with large, unexpected, cloud…


How much will I REALLY save on Cloud Computing?

At the Philly Cloud Computing usergroup last night Chris Rolon, a local Azure wiz, showed off a new application from Neudesic called Azure ROI.  This freely available application takes the currently announced Azure pricing and allows you to play with numbers around what your usage would be.  Want to see what it would be like…


Interested in Cloud Computing and local to the Philly area? Check out the Windows Azure Firestarter this Saturday in Malvern, PA

AGENDA: 9:00 AM–10:30 AM Introduction to Azure Hear about key problems that cloud computing is solving and how these services fit into the Microsoft cloud computing initiatives. Learn about the pillars of the platform, its service lifecycle, and see how they fit with both Microsoft and non-Microsoft technologies. 10:45 AM –12:15 PM Azure Storage Modern…


Microsoft Enterprise Developer and Solutions Conference (EntDevCon) Live Streaming today!

Tired of hearing from Microsoft about their Solutions?  Want to hear real stories from real customers and partners?  It’s time to Go Beyond Hello World – it’s time for the EntDevCon. Doug Hauger, GM of Windows Azure, will be kicking of the Keynote at the sold-out EntDevCon this morning at 9AM EST.  Can’t make it…


Exciting new stuff from Microsoft! The MIX09 Announcements.

Lots of exciting announcements were made recently at the MIX09 conference.  I didn’t get to attend in person this year but I tweeted throughout the keynote and event.  Yes that is my tweet highlighted in the above screenshot while “The Gu” is talking on stage.  Got to love the convergence of social media on the…