How to write a Windows 8 app that consumes Windows Azure Service Management REST APIs.
This walkthrough explains how to create a C#/XAML WASDB instance for a todo application, add a table to persist todo items, and generate and use a sample oakleaf-todo Win8 front-end app.
Recently, one of my .NET developers who was involved in a Windows Azure Project came and asked me two questions . . .
In these exercises, we'll learn how to modify Windows 8 Metro Grid apps in order to consume JSON data across http.
How to automate user automation in your Windows 8 app.
It's Friday again, I hope you're all enjoying the last few weeks of summer before we head into the cooler fall weather (at least here in the northern hemisphere.) It's still relatively hot here in North Carolina, though the nights are getting cooler. Here's a collection of links Brian and I discovered this week for your weekend reading:
Google Cloud Messaging (GCM) is a free push notification service for Android handsets. Let’s consider non-collapsible messages with payload.
The cloud is changing the face of enterprise IT and the world is really starting to take note. Enterprise cloud companies are the subject of countless front-and-center conversations at industry events.
Even if the Java EE 7 EG decided to postpone the PaaS features to EE 8, Oracle itself is actively working on a Java EE driven public PaaS offering.
I sit to talk with clients about cloud and one of the first questions I always get is, "What is the SLA?" And I hate it.
Aaron, Brian, Nick Weaver (@lynxbat) and Colin McNamara (@colinmcnamara) hold the 1st Annual The Cloudcast (.net) Fantasy Cloud Draft. They pick from the broad ecosystem of companies and technologies to try and build a set of cloud services for particular markets.
Since pricing for both of these services are changing quite frequently and depended upon a number of factors, it was not possible for me to pinpoint exactly which service is cheaper. I created a simple calculator where you can input appropriate values and compare the cost of both of these services to you.
When you migrate to the cloud, how do you safely encrypt your data? And how do you manage your encrypt/decrypt keys?
According to this writer, Cloud Native PaaS run-time environments and Cloud aware applications should significantly exhibit essential Cloud characteristics.
Now that the US event is over, I wanted to jot down some thoughts before they burn away like the San Francisco fog that greeted us each morning.
My (@rogerjenn) live OakLeaf Systems Azure Table Services Sample Project demo runs two small Windows Azure Web role instances from Microsoft’s South Central US (San Antonio, TX) data center.
Every discussion you MUST see; Apache Cloudstack included. Here are the links you will need, enjoy!
I’ll be hosting a Google+ hangout on the topic on Wednesday, September 12 at 11am Pacific Time. This format is something I’ve borrowed from my friend Krishnan Subramanian’s model of Open Conversations.
The new PREVIEW feature provides a “backend-as-a-service” for common tasks related to mobile applications.
The news came out yesterday. Java EE 7 is going to be realigned and the PaaS enablement and multi-tenancy support will be moved to Java EE 8.
I recently had an excellent forum for showing curious passers-by all the new fun ways to deploy Drupal in Windows Azure (Windows Azure Web Sites and Linux VMs).
As PaaS continues to generate ever-increasing levels of attention, the velocity of innovation in the space ramps up.
I’m excited to share that the Windows Azure Mobile Services public preview is now available.
A step by step, all inclusive post showing you how to take photographs from Windows 8 applications and automatically upload them to the cloud.
Did you know that Windows Server 2012 is available for Windows Azure Virtual Machines?