Pie in the Sky (April 4th, 2014)

It’s the weekend I wanted to go see a movie, so of course I now have a cold. Well at least there’s lots of //build videos to watch. Here’s a list of some of the more interesting links I found this week. Client/Mobile Extending platform commonality through universal Windows apps: Looks like Microsoft is attempting…

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Pie in the Sky (March 8, 2013)

It’s almost the weekend, so here’s some links for your Friday reading: Cloud Windows Azure Mobile Services adds Android support and extends availability to East Asia: There’s a new Mobile Services SDK for Android developers, and the service is available in new regions now. Node and JavaScript Node.js v0.8.22 released: Another week, another Node.js release….

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Azure Vault Storage in HDInsight: A Robust and Low Cost Storage Solution

UPDATE: Windows Azure HDInsight has shipped. Azure Storage Vault (ASV) is now just blob storage. Note the following changes in the syntax used to access data in blob storage: The asv:// syntax is being deprecated for wasb:// (WASB = Windows Azure Storage – BLOB service) Both the asv:// and wasb:// syntax will work for now,…

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