Building Windows Azure Service Part4: Web Role UI Handler

In this post, you will create the UI that enables the user to perform read, write operations on the GuestBookEntry table. You will update the web role project generated when you created the Windows Azure service. Specifically, you will perform the following tasks: Add a page to the project that contains the UI to display…


Building Windows Azure Service Part3: Table Storage

This post shows how to create a project that contains the classes to store guest entries in Windows Azure Table Storage. The Table Storage service offers semi-structured storage in the form of tables that contain collections of entities. Entities have a primary key and a set of properties, where a property is a (name, typed-value)…


Building Windows Azure Service Part2: Service Project

In this post, you will create a Windows Azure service project using Microsoft Visual Studio 2010. To create the Windows Azure service project From the start menu, select All Programs and right-click Microsoft Visual Studio 2010. Choose Run as Administrator.If the User Account Control dialog appears, click Continue. From the File menu, click New Project….

Building Windows Azure Service Part1: Introduction

This is the first of several posts of a walkthrough whose goal is to build a cloud guest book service while exploring Windows Azure basic elements . I wrote these posts to share my experience in learning Microsoft implementation of cloud computing. If you are new to the technology, my posts can help you to…