It’s been a quiet week on the blog for Larry and me, but that is not to say we haven’t been busy! We’ve been delivering training on Windows Azure to colleagues, making sure to convey the importance support for OSS technologies. We have, however, found time to do a bit of reading between sessions…
- Now Available! Updated Windows Azure SDK & Windows Azure HPC Scheduler SDK: An updated Windows Azure SDK (and other stuff) is now available.
- Sync’ing OData to Local Storage in Windows Phone (Part 1): The first in a series of posts that address how to best create and maintain a local cache of OData entities on a Windows Phone client.
- Ten Basic Troubleshooting Tips for Windows Azure: Some good tips in this post.
- Multiple domains with HTTP and HTTPS endpoint and UCC SSL Certificate in Windows Azure Web Role: What is a Multiple Domain (UCC) SSL certificate and how to use one in Windows Azure.
- New Windows Azure SDK and Tools with Scott Guthrie (VIDEO): Scott Guthrie—Corporate Vice President at Microsoft—walks through some recent updates to the Windows Azure SDK & Tools.
- jQuery Mobile Open Source Framework Support for Windows Phone: News about improved support of jQuery Mobile on Windows Phone 7.5.
- Testing node.js modules with Travis CI: Using Travis CI to perform testing for Node.js modules.
- https://github.com/kilianc/node-fnqueue: A utility for chaining functions in Node.js.
- Understanding Concurrent Programming With Ruby’s Goliath: Excellent post about concurrent programming with Goliath.
- http://jejacks0n.github.com/mercury/ - Really cool editor for Rails. Be sure to click the "Test it out" button.
- Windows Azure Toolkit for Social Games v1.1: "The biggest change we have made in this release is to separate the core toolkit from the Tankster game. After we released the Tankster sample game we received a lot of feedback asking for a simpler game that developers could use to learn. To meet this need we developed two simple games, Tic-Tac-Toe and Four in a Row, and included in the toolkit. The Tankster game is now available separately as a sample built on top of the toolkit."
- Calling the Windows Azure Service Management API with the New .publishsettings File: Tired of all the certificate uploads and copy/pasting of info that is necessary to use the Service Management API? Then check out this post.
Have a great weekend!