Deploying Your First Cloud App – WIN an MSDN Premium Subscription

Once you have downloaded the Azure SDK getting your first app into the cloud is very easy. The Azure SDK provides you with the essential tools to make packing your projects for deployment a simple step. There are several ways to deploy projects, in this post we will start off with a fresh cloud project…


Create Your Hosting Account on Windows Azure

Once you have activated your account it is very easy to setup your hosting service to deploy your cloud application. 1. Select a New Service and select Hosting 2. Give your service a name 3. Create a unique name that defines its URL location. You can check if the name is available.   4. Your…


Activate Your Azure Account Now – Win An MSDN Premium Subscription

Before you can set up an account you need an Azure token, email and request a token from the Azure NZ Team. Set up your account and deploy a cloud service by the end of December and go in the draw to win an MSDN Premium Subscription. Competition open to NZ residents only. 1….


First Steps to Downloading the Azure SDK

What is Windows Azure? Windows Azure is a cloud computing platform. It allows the deployment of cloud based applications that are managed at Microsoft datacenters. How do I get Azure? In order to start building Azure applications, you need to have Visual Studio 2008 or higher to install the SDK and tools. Windows Azure SDK…