Updates to the Azure Platform April 2011

Last week at Mix11 we announced several updates to the services and offers for the Windows Azure Platform. To support these announcements, the Windows Azure Platform team also released several new content resources.   Windows Azure Platform Training Kit April 2011 Update The April 2011 Update of the Windows Azure Platform Training Kit is now available….


Photosynth App for Mobile Devices

Microsoft are happy to announce the release of the new Photosynth app for mobile panorama creation and sharing.  The Photosynth app is a significant step forward in mobile imaging technology. The Photosynth app allows you to capture 360° panoramas in all directions (up, down, left, and right) and create spectacular images that our competition simply…


The Windows Azure Toolkit for Windows Phone 7

The Windows Azure Toolkit for Windows Phone 7 is designed to make it easier for you to build mobile applications that leverage cloud services running in Windows Azure. The toolkit includes Visual Studio project templates for Windows Phone 7 and Windows Azure, class libraries optimized for use on the phone, sample applications, and documentation. For…


Learn more about Azure and how to build and deploy applications onto the Windows Azure Platform for cloud computing

UK Tech Days 2011 are running for the following Building and deploying applications onto the Windows Azure Platform for cloud computing, 23rd May, repeated on 24th May, London This day is about getting you up to speed on why you should be looking at the Windows Azure Platform, what tools and services it offers and…


Windows Azure Round-up and Cloud Scenarios

Below is a collection of a number of white papers on cloud-related to the Windows Azure Services: A Developer’s Guide to Service Bus for the Windows Azure Platform AppFabric Alinean TCO Case Study – Whitepaper An Introduction to Windows Azure Platform AppFabric for Developers Cloud Economics Cloud Optimization – Expanding Capabilities, while Aligning Computing and…


Ever downloaded a product and thought ok what now?

Have you heard of Channel 9… https://channel9.msdn.com/ Channel 9 is all about the conversation. Channel 9 should inspire Microsoft and our customers to talk in an honest and human voice. Channel 9 is not a marketing tool, not a PR tool, not a lead generation tool. Be a human being. Channel 9 is a place…


Microsoft IT Academy Resources for UK Academia

What is IT Academy. The Microsoft IT Academy Programme is a comprehensive subscription based program that helps support ongoing technology education for a wide range of students, teachers, and faculty. The program features access to software licenses, E-Learning, official Microsoft course materials, and certifications. E-Learning and course materials range from computer basics to high-level programming,…


How Microsoft is helping to support Students and their Careers

Brandon Foy who created the viral Ad referenced below is currently an studying at a US .edu University. Brandon has been involved in the Microsoft community previously as a Microsoft internship student. Brandon has developed it’s an exciting Ad and is a real Windows Phone fan.  Brandon Ad has really inspired the Windows Phone community…