Windows Azure code samples collection

J.D. Meier has just posted a great article that lists all of the best Windows Azure code samples from MSDN, codeplex, etc.

They have been categorised into sections for easy reference. This is a great way to quickly skim over and see which topics you need to brush up on. Great work J.D!

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/jmeier/archive/2010/10/31/windows-azure-code-samples-collection.aspx

By David Burela

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Using Windows Azure to scale your Silverlight Application

When deploying your Silverlight application out to your customers, there are a number of points that could become bottlenecks. Looking at it at a high level there are 3 main ones

  1. Getting your files to the client (.xap + other media)
  2. Processing requests
  3. Retrieving data

Lets tackle these in order

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Windows Azure “How do I” videos now available

A bunch of new videos have been uploaded to MSDN to help demonstrate a lot of the fundamentals of Windows Azure.

10 videos have been released to the front page so far:

  • 6 on core Windows Azure
  • 2 on .Net services
  • 2 on Live services

 

At the time of writing there is also an additional video you can get by going directly to the RSS feed.

All videos can be found on the front page http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/dd439432.aspx
but i recommend subscribing to the RSS feed so that you can access them as soon as they are released http://www.microsoft.com/feeds/msdn/en-us/videos/azure.xml

Hope you all learn something new!

By David Burela