New book: Developing Microsoft SharePoint Applications Using Windows Azure

We’re pleased to announce that Developing Microsoft SharePoint Applications Using Windows Azure (ISBN: 978-0-7356-5662-8, 336 pages) by Steve Fox is available for purchase. Your expert guide to building Microsoft® SharePoint® applications in the cloud Deliver custom, cloud-based business solutions using SharePoint 2010 and Windows Azure™ together. By applying hands-on techniques from Microsoft cloud development expert…


Tap the Cloud for Your ASP.NET Apps

Say you need more horsepower today, less tomorrow. Hear how Brian Prince focuses on the app, not the infrastructure. Then try Azure at no cost CODE webcastpass, and deploy your 1st app in as little as 30 mins. MSDN Webcast: Cloud Power Event Series: Adding Scale Easily to ASP.NET Apps Adding Scale Easily to Microsoft…


New book: Windows Azure Step by Step

We’re very pleased to announce that Roberto Brunetti’s new book Windows Azure Step by Step (344 pages; Print ISBN: 978-0-7356-4972-9) is now available. Windows Azure offers developers the chance to extend their application development experience to the cloud. Teach yourself how to build and host scalable applications using Windows Azure—one step at a time. This…


Author news: Azure deep dives with Jeffrey Richter

Wintellect is teaming up with Microsoft to present four free, in-person Azure training events with Jeffrey Richter. You won’t want to miss out on the opportunity to enjoy a full day of in-depth, live learning as Jeffrey teaches you—architects and developers—how to leverage Azure’s data storage and compute services. This is a great opportunity to…


Free Jump Start Course on Windows Azure Development next week – December 15-17, 2010

    What is a Jump Start? Jump Start training classes are specifically designed for developers and product leaders who need to know how to best leverage a new Microsoft technology. Typically, they assume a certain level of development expertise and domain knowledge, so they move quickly and cover topics in a fashion that enables…

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Author news: Vittorio Bertocci talks about Identity and how it relates to Windows Azure and AppFabric ACS

Check out MSDN Channel 9 for a 40-minute video of Programming Windows Identity Foundation author VIttorio Bertocci talking about Identity on Windows Azure. Cloud Cover Episode 22 – Identity in Windows Azure In this episode:   Vittorio Bertocci (@vibronet), author of Programming Windows Identity Foundation, joins us to talk about Identity and how it relates to…