Windows Azure Storage Client Library for C++

The Windows Azure Storage team has announced the availability of a new Windows Azure Storage Client Library for C++. This is a preview release and they are looking for your feedback. This release includes support for blob, table, and queue storage abstractions and provides additional functionality such as retry logic, authentication, logging, and more. See… Read more

Using Windows Azure Mobile Services from C++ Windows Store apps

Most good apps these days provide some kind of connected experience whether it is the ability to connect to existing popular web services (like Facebook, Twitter, SkyDrive etc.) or building their own custom backend based somewhere in the cloud.  Visual Studio 2013 provides support for both these scenarios for C++ developers.  For the former, it… Read more

Casablanca at TechEd Australia

A few days ago, our friends and technology enthusiasts John Azariah and Mahesh Krishnan delivered a great presentation on Casablanca at the TechEd Australia. John and Mahesh go deep – PPL tasks, table and blob storage, Metro client, Azure deployment, and of course, lots of great demos. Enjoy: https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/Australia/2012/AZR331  In the meantime, the product team… Read more