April Updates to the Azure Toolkit for Eclipse– Azure SDK 2.3, Tomcat 8, New Zulu versions, and more!

Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc., has now published the Azure Toolkit for Eclipse (by Microsoft Open Technologies) – April 2014 release. This update accompanies the release of Azure SDK 2.3, which is a pre-requisite. You will be offered the option to install it automatically when you create the first project after installing the toolkit. This release…


Android and Java Developers: MS Open Tech has a SignalR SDK for You!

Today, Microsoft Open Technologies is releasing a SignalR software development kit for Android/Java developers. This SDK, available to the open source community on GitHub will give Java and Android developers the opportunity to add real-time functionality to their Java and Android client apps. To learn more, read MS Open Tech’s post.


Azul Systems Releases Zulu, an OpenJDK Build for Windows Azure, in Partnership with MS Open Tech

Today I’m happy to report the news that our Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc., (MS Open Tech) partner Azul Systems has released the technology preview for Zulu, an OpenJDK build for Windows Servers on the Windows Azure platform. Azul’s new OpenJDK-based offering has passed all Java certification tests and is free and open source. Azul’s new…


Microsoft Open Technologies and Azul Systems® to Partner on an OpenJDK™ Build for Windows Azure

New OpenJDK-based offering will be free and open source, with contributions back to the community O’Reilly OSCON, PORTLAND, Ore. – July 24, 2013 – Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc. (MS Open Tech), a subsidiary of Microsoft Corp. dedicated to bridging Microsoft and non-Microsoft technologies, and Azul Systems®, the award-winning leader in Java runtime scalability, announced today…


The Windows Azure Toolkit for Eclipse, July 2013 Preview is ready!

Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc., has released a new update to the Windows Azure Toolkit for Eclipse. The July 2013 Preview includes a number of enhancements that make it easier for Eclipse developers to work with Windows Azure. July 2013 Enhancements For the July release, we’ve added an auto option for the Windows Azure Storage account…


If you’re working with Java on Windows Azure, this update is for you!

From: Martin Sawicki – Principal Program Manager – MS Open Tech Brian Benz – Sr. Technical Evangelist – MS Open Tech Incorporating developer feedback and keeping pace with Windows Azure’s ongoing evolution, Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc., has released a new update to the Windows Azure Toolkit for Eclipse. This latest version – the May 2013…


Windows Azure Plugin for Eclipse with Java – November 2012 Preview

I’m pleased to announce the availability of a major update to our Eclipse tooling, the “Windows Azure Toolkit for Eclipse, November 2012 Preview (version 1.8.0)”. This release accompanies the release of the Windows Azure SDK v1.8, as well as the AMQP 1.0 messaging protocol support in Windows Azure Service Bus, and exposes a number of…


Windows Azure Plugin for Eclipse with Java – August 2012 Preview

Gearing up for back to school, the Microsoft Open Technologies Inc. team has been busy updating the Windows Azure Plugin for Eclipse with Java. This August 2012 Preview update includes some feedback-driven usability enhancements in existing features along with number additional bug fixes since the July 2012 Preview. The principal enhancements are the following: Inside…


New Interoperability Solutions for SQL Server 2012

I am excited to share some great news about how we are opening up the SQL Server data platform even further with expanded interoperability support through new tools that allow customers to modernize their infrastructure while maximizing existing investments and extending virtually any data anywhere. The SQL Server team today introduced several tools that enable…


Windows Azure Libraries for Java Available, including support for Service Bus

Good news for all you Java developers out there: I am happy to share with you the availability of Windows Azure libraries for Java that provide Java-based access to the functionality exposed via the REST API in Windows Azure Service Bus. You can download the Windows Azure libraries for Java from GitHub. This is an early…