Windows Azure Gets Additional Open Source (OSS) Tools & Support

Yesterday some new great tools were just released that enable every developer to fully embrace and leverage the power of the Windows Azure Platform. What was released is a new set of Developer Tools and Software Development Kits (SDKs) for PHP developers who want to build modern cloud applications targeting Windows Azure Platform: Windows Azure…


DOLOTO for Web 2.0 Apps is available

Is your AJAX application loading-up too slowly? Do you have lots of code in your AJAX sites? Then check out DOLOTO project, that was just released on MSDN DevLabs. Doloto is basically a Download Time Optimizer for AJAX applications that automatically performs code splitting of large Web 2.0 applications thus speeding up the initial download…


What’s new in PHP engine 5.3?

If you are interested how the PHP engine is evolving for the Windows Server platform, I would recommend to look at this article. I must admit that there have been major improvements in the PHP engine and I do believe running PHP in IIS is the way to go. Just to copy some improvements listed:…


Interested in Interoperability – check out InteroperabilityBridges.com

If you have more technologies from different vendors in your IT environments the InteroperabilityBridges site is the right address for you. A quick description of the portal: The portal is dedicated to technical collaborative work to improve interoperability between Microsoft and non-Microsoft technologies. In this site, you will find a live directory of freely downloadable…


PHP SDK for Windows Azure

Azure cloud platform is getting more and more functionality and one of really interesting things is also PHP hosting support on Windows Azure. A few days ago a PHP SDK for Windows Azure was released as a CTP 1.0. on the Codeplex portal, so if you are into PHP development this is definitely something worth…