Introducing the Windows Azure Store; we’ve loved it for years!

My fellow developer evangelist in California, Bret Stateham, wrote a great article on how Windows Azure developers can now more-easily leverage the Windows Azure Data Marketplace. Check it out. Did you know that Windows Azure has it’s own store?  It’s been around for some time as the Windows Azure Marketplace.  Well, today an update to…

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Android developers can use Azure Mobile Services, too!

My handsome colleague, Bruno Terkaly, is up all night in California with a brand new baby – and he is using that time to help show Android developers how they can use Windows Azure Mobile Services as the backend data store for their mobile applications. In this 4 part series, Bruno goes step-by-step to show…

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Windows 8: Moving Metro Around

So many people didn’t enjoy the love that the Windows key gave in Windows 7. To them, the Windows key was a useless key. To them, they simply didn’t know. Now with Windows 8 there is even more love! Will you make the most of it or are you “one of those users”? My mom,…

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Drupal and Microsoft? Yes!

In March, DrupalCon is coming to Denver. I am excited to attend. The speaker and session list is rich, and I am happy Microsoft continues its dedication to part of this community. Web Matrix Microsoft WebMatrix makes it easy for anyone to create a Drupal site. Acquia Drupal or Drupal 7 available from the Web…

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Hey .Net, Happy Valentine’s Day!

My colleague Developer Evangelist in Arizona, Michael Palermo, has found his true love – sort of. Read his left-brain poetry as he pines for, you guessed it, Microsoft .Net Framework. And, frankly, who can blame him? I have a managed heap of memories regarding you – none of which are IDisposable. Therefore I am compiling…

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WP7 REST without Sleeping

My colleague Developer Evangelist for Windows Phone in California, Daniel Egan, has posted a helpful article on the step-by-step implementation for consuming REST data in a Windows Phone application. Over and over again, I see developers that have this great idea for an application that pulls cool data from a  great services BUT get tied…

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