UK Windows Azure Dev Camps

Who is this camp for? You’ve probably heard of Windows Azure but not done anything with it. Maybe you’ve seen a few demos at an event or an online video. Maybe you’ve even got as far as trying the introductory lab in the freely downloadable training kit. But now you are at the stage of…


Event: Don’t forget the free UK Windows Azure Camp for the IT Pro, 27th Sept.

  This camp is aimed at the IT Pro. On it you will build and deploy an entire SharePoint infrastructure with a dual-machine server-farm, Active Directory Domain Controller and SQL Server. On the road to that infrastructure you will create a dual-server, load-balanced IIS website, a WIndows Azure Virtual Network in to which you will…


WIndows Azure Camp for the IT Pro – UK

Yes – we’re now looking after the IT Pro with Azure! If you just want to register – go here: If you want more info – have a read of the text below, or go to for the same. Here is a video to give you a feel for what a camp is like….


Event: Free UK Windows Azure Developer Camps

  Just a reminder that the first of the latest round of free UK Windows Azure Developer Camps kicks off next week in our London Office in Victoria. The Windows Azure Developer Camp will take you from knowing nothing about the cloud to actually having deployed a simple application to the cloud and made it…


Event: Free UK Windows Azure Bootcamp: Online

We’re going to be running an online version of the popular Windows Azure Bootcamp on the 21st May. We’re very aware that the London and Liverpool bootcamps due to run in Early May are now full so we thought by running a similar, slightly shortened version of the bootcamp through Lync, anybody who didn’t manage…


Advanced Windows Azure Workshop UK

In today’s TechDays Online Windows Azure conference, Andy Cross and Richard Conway, both founders of the UK Windows Azure User Group, mentioned the possibility of running an advanced one-day Windows Azure workshop in April 2012. If you are interested in such a workshop – could you leave a comment. We’re trying to establish if there’d…


Video: Phone developers should use the cloud

When you think about the monetization (awful word!) of apps for the phone, you can narrow it down to either: The app is free – it was fun building it, I don’t want to be rich. The app is paid for and entirely standalone. It doesn’t rely on any service that is firmly rooted in…


Quick Report on last Friday’s Windows Azure Camp in London

The really nice thing about the venue, One Drummond Gate, is the breakfast. Not a huge traditional English fry-up; just fruit, yoghurt, pastries, croissant and my favourite, porridge (with no sugar or honey!). …and that’s how the day started for pretty much everybody who wasn’t delayed by the inevitable problems of the Underground network… As…


Windows Azure Bootcamp: Complete run-through

I’ve created a complete run through of everything in the UK bootcamp, all in order. Click the first video, watch, click the second video, watch etc etc from beginning to end. Click the image to go to the complete Bootcamp run-through. Planky – GBR-257


UK Windows Azure Bootcamp: SQL Azure – Session 2

The second session of the bootcamp was SQL Azure. Watch this video before you attempt any of the labs. Windows Azure Bootcamp Session 2: SQL Azure from Steve Plank on Vimeo. Have fun Planky – GBR-257