How to get famous with the Windows Azure platform

You have probably already heard about cloud computing and very likely you have lots of questions. How do I get started, who can I talk to when I have questions, can you help me put my application in the market and reach millions of potential customers . That is why we have implemented the Your…


Updated Windows Azure SDK & Windows Azure HPC Scheduler SDK Available Today!

Today we are simplifying the development experience on Windows Azure with three updates—a new version of the Windows Azure SDK, a new Windows Azure HPC Scheduler SDK, and an updated Windows Azure Platform Training Kit. Whether you are already using Windows Azure or looking for the right moment to get started, these updates make it…


Increasing your revenue and decreasing costs? Learn how

Why should an independent software vendor (ISV) care about cloud computing? The answer is simple: using the cloud has the potential to increase your revenues and/or decrease your costs. Running code and storing data on computers in large Internet-accessible data centers owned and operated by another organization can offer compelling advantages. Don’t miss this opportunity…


Available : Windows Azure Platform Training Kit – October 2011 Update

The October release of the Windows Azure Platform Training Kit (WAPTK) is now available as a free download. The Windows Azure Platform Training Kit includes hands-on labs (HOLs), presentations, and samples to help you understand how to build applications that utilize Windows Azure, SQL Azure, and the Windows Azure AppFabric. Download the full training kit…


New Windows Azure SDK 1.5, Windows Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio 2010

  I am happy to announce the availability of the Windows Azure SDK 1.5 and Windows Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio 2010. You can download the tools here using the Web Platform Installer. All three of these releases are aimed at simplifying development, deployment, and management on the Windows Azure platform. The Windows Azure…


Windows Azure Toolkit for Windows Phone 7, iOS (iPhone & iPad) and Android.

I’m pleased to announce the release of the Windows Azure Toolkit for Windows Phone 7, Windows Azure Toolkit for Android and Windows Azure Toolkit for iOS (iPhone & iPad). The purpose of these toolkits is to make it easier for mobile device developers – across multiple device platforms – to build applications that use Windows…


Windows Azure Toolkits for iOS, Android, and WP7

We are extremely excited to announce the immediate availability of the Windows Azure Toolkit for iOS (v1.0.0).  This toolkit contains resources and services designed to make it easier for iOS developers to use Windows Azure.  This release pushes forward the momentum around Mobile + Cloud, and expands it such that we can make it easier…

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Are you Microsoft Platform Ready?

If you’re not yet familiar with the Microsoft Platform Ready (MPR) program; MPR provides free technical, marketing, and certification support for companies and individuals that are developing software applications on the Windows Platform. Whether you’re building simple add-ons, rich client applications, complex client and server solutions or planning for the future with cloud services, Microsoft…


Save the date for the ISV Discovery Day Spring Edition

The spring season is back which means there are some great local events coming up where you can see our latest tools and technologies and have the opportunity to network with speakers and other ISVs.  I’m happy to announce that on May 12th, we’re having our spring edition of the ISV Discovery Day, where we…