Windows Azure Platform. Links, more links… and a Twitter account.

  A colleague (you know who you are) collected some links related to Azure. Put these in your RSS reader and never miss anything again. The AzureMagic Twitter account (https://twitter.com/AzureMagic)  is one of those Azure aggregators that captures it all too! http://www.azure.com http://www.davidchappell.com/writing/white_papers.php http://blogs.msdn.com/b/windowsazure/ http://blog.smarx.com/ http://blogs.msdn.com/b/jnak/ http://blogs.msdn.com/b/windowsazurestorage/ http://blogs.msdn.com/b/sqlazure/ http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windowsazure/dd439432.aspx http://msdn.microsoft.com/nl-be/windowsazure/ff798080(en-us).aspx http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/windowsazure/threads http://azurestorageexplorer.codeplex.com/ https://channel9.msdn.com/shows/Cloud+Cover/ http://www.davidaiken.com/ http://oakleafblog.blogspot.com/…

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10 reasons to move your application to the cloud

The Cloud is happening now. I see ISV’s and web agencies rapidly adopting cloud technologies for a variety of reasons. This is my current top 10: 1. You are an ISV and your customers are changing buying behavior. They want to pay per use and a Cloud platform matches such buying pattern most closely. You…

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10 reasons to move your application to the cloud

The Cloud is happening now. I see ISV’s and web agencies rapidly adopting cloud technologies for a variety of reasons. This is my current top 10: 1. You are an ISV and your customers are changing buying behavior. They want to pay per use and a Cloud platform matches such buying pattern most closely. You…

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The Cloud at WPC10

Some really interesting stuff has been announced here. You can read today’s full story here: http://blogs.technet.com/b/microsoft_blog/archive/2010/07/12/realizing-the-promise-of-cloud-with-microsoft.aspx These are some of the highlights for me: – Azure in your datacenter with the Windows Azure Appliance: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsazure/appliance/ – Small Business Server Aurore will allow you to manage your hybrid on-premise/cloud(BPOS) environment – Check out the Windows Azure…

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Start to Azure – Belgian ISV’s

We have recently launched a program in Belgium called Start To Azure. The program is designed to help our Belgian ISV’s to put their applications on the Windows Azure platform. Basically we will help ISV’s assess the opportunity Windows Azure presents them after which we will invest in technical/architectural consultancy to get the ISV on…

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The Microsoft Innovation Center has a Call for Multi-Touch Projects

If you are planning an interesting Multi Touch project (for instance with Microsoft Surface, Windows 7…) then check out this call for projects from the Microsoft Innovation Center (http://www.mic-belgique.be/default.aspx) in Mons. Contact me if you want more info and I will put you in contact with the organizers at the MIC.   Qui est un…

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Develop Touch applications for Windows using Microsoft Surface controls

Microsoft Surface Toolkit for Windows Touch Beta (NEW) This beta package includes the advanced Microsoft Surface controls, templates, and samples to easily create applications that are optimized for multi-touch interaction and that run on Windows Touch PCs. With the .NET Framework 4.0, Windows Presentation Framework 4.0 (WPF), and this toolkit, Windows Touch developers can quickly…

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