Top 7 Concerns of Migrating an ASP.NET Application to Windows Azure

This post is part of a series called “Windows Azure for the ASP.NET Developer” written by Rachel Appel, Adam Hoffman, and Peter Laudati.  You can see the complete list of posts in the series at the US DPE Azure Connection site. In the previous post of this series, I covered how to prepare your development…

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Modern Web Development Series from Shawn Wildermuth

As a cloud guy focused on Windows Azure, I haven’t done much client-side coding in a while.  But, I’ve been getting my hands dirty lately working on an Azure-related web project I’ll be talking about soon.  Web programming has always been fun to me because it’s relatively easy to learn bit by bit.  The ability…

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IMPORTANT: ASP.NET Security Update Now Available

Last week, I posted about a security vulnerability in ASP.NET.  I shared links to blog posts by Scott Guthrie & the Microsoft Security Response team featuring workarounds.  Dmitry Lyalin and I recently discussed the vulnerability on Episode #37 of the Connected Show. A security update patch has been made available (as of 9/28/2010) to address…

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IMPORTANT: ASP.NET Security Issue – Workaround & FAQ Available

Via Andrew Duthie… (and so important that I’m re-posting in its entirety.) Late last week, Scott Guthrie posted a notice of a vulnerability that was discovered in ASP.NET that can lead to any ASP.NET-based application being compromised. The vulnerability in question is a form of padded oracle relating to cryptographic implementation. Attackers may be able…

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Microsoft Web Platform Firestarter Series

Firestarter events have been growing quite popular over the past year or two. These are all free training events that focus on a single topic from intro to 300-level in a day. Feedback from past Firestarter attendees have been universally positive.  Here in the tri-state area we’ve seen multiple Firestarter events on Silverlight, ASP.NET MVC,…

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Jrzyshr Dev Guy Going Dark for a bit…

Via David Anson… Going dark [MSDN blogging platform being upgraded – NO new posts or comments next week] The administrators of the MSDN blogging platform are performing a software upgrade and will be putting all blogs into read-only mode on Sunday, May 16th. New posts and new comments will not be possible for this blog…

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Microsoft WebCamp NYC – June 25-26th, 2010

I’m excited to announce that the Microsoft Web Platform team is bringing MS WebCamp to NYC on June 25th & 26th. This traveling event is coming to only 12 cities world wide. Of course, being THE best city in the world, you just KNEW New York would have to be on that list!  Join myself,…

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Connected Show #20 – Whose Exception Is It?!

In this episode guest Milan Negovan talks about health monitoring in ASP.NET and what to do when things go wrong! (Starts at 24:47).  We cover different options on exception handling & instrumentation in web applications. Peter and Dmitry talk about Eclipse support for Windows 7, the Windows Azure Content Delivery Network, and other news stories….

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Connected Show #15 – C# 4, It Ain’t THAT Complex!

In this episode, guest Jon Skeet joins Peter to discuss C# 4 in Depth.  Jon takes us deep into the guts of C# 4, including how the new dynamic features work. Guest host Glen Gordon joins Peter to discuss the Windows 7 API Code Pack, LINQ to Bing!, Unit Testing, and .NET Denial of Sleep…

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MSDN “Suburban” Roadshow Comes to East Windsor on Thursday

Many of the live events that go on in the Microsoft community happen frequently in New York City or down in Philly.  But if you live or work out in the ‘burbs, it’s not always easy to make it into the city. The traffic, the trains, or the buses.  One extra hassle can keep you…

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