New role and magazine articles

Just a quick update to say that I changed roles at the end of January… I’m now a Technical Evangelist for Azure. In other news, the first two articles in my series on Azure API Management for justazure.com are now live: Part 1: An Introduction Part 2: Safeguarding Your API More to follow – watch…

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Importing Windows Azure Cloud Services into Remote Desktop Connection Manager (RDC Man)

This is the third article in what has somehow turned into a mini-series. Previous posts are: Using Remote Desktop Connection Manager (RDC Man) with Windows Azure Virtual Machines Importing Windows Azure Virtual Machines into Remote Desktop Connection Manager (RDC Man) The first post showed how to manually add Azure VMs into RDC Man, and the…

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Importing Windows Azure Virtual Machines into Remote Desktop Connection Manager (RDC Man)

UPDATE: See here for an updated version for RDC Man 2.7 that adds support for PaaS instances. After my last post I started thinking about the fact that you could use PowerShell to retrieve the server name and port information. From there it was a short step to automatically creating a configuration file for Remote…

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ASP.NET Identity and Windows Azure Table Storage

In case you haven’t heard, ASP.NET Identity is the new kid on the block for handling user identity, and replaces ASP.NET Membership, Simple Membership and Universal Membership. It is built on top of OWIN which positions it well for the future of ASP.NET. If you’re not familiar with ASP.NET Identity then check out Introduction to…

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Using Remote Desktop Connection Manager (RDC Man) with Windows Azure Virtual Machines

UPDATE: I’ve posted a follow-up with a PowerShell script to automate this 🙂 UPDATE2: See here for an updated version for RDC Man 2.7 that adds support for PaaS instances. If you find yourself using Remote Desktop to a number of machines then it is well worth checking out Remote Desktop Connection Manager. We’ve been…

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