Hosting WP7 Deep Zoom Content in Azure Blob Storage

One of the most awesome capabilities exposed in Windows Phone 7 is the ability to host Deep Zoom images within your application.  This is the same technology that powers such awesome Deep Zoom web experiences as the Hard Rock Memorabilia and Michael Jordan Jump Man 23 Mosaic web sites. Here’s a few screenshots of the…

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Build Your Own SKYNET with the Windows Azure Auto-Scaling Application Block (WASABi)–Part 2

Welcome back – this blog post is Part 2 to my previous post to help provide a functional walk-thru of how to install and get up-and-running quickly with the Windows Azure Auto-Scaling Block – also known as “WASABI”. This walk-through will demonstrate how much time, effort, headaches, and money you can save with this fantastic…

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Build Your Own SKYNET with the Windows Azure Auto-Scaling Application Block (WASABi)–Part 1

    The Windows Azure Auto- Scaling Application Block (WASABi) is now available as a beta release and it allows developers and IT professionals to add and manage *Automatic* Auto-Scaling capabilities for Windows Azure hosted services and applications.  The block is a part of the Windows Azure Integration Pack which is still in beta –…

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Academy of Information Technology Presentation – "Current Trends in Software Development"

A big thanks to all the local AOIT High School students who came to my presentation today at the 5th Annual Student Industry Conference presented by the Academy of Information Technology and Miami-Dade County Public Schools.  I’d also like to thank our hosts for the event, Miami-Dade College, for the use of the Wolfson Campus…

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