As just announced on the AppFabric Team Blog, the Windows Azure AppFabric June CTP is now available. This CTP includes capabilities that make it easy for developers to build, deploy, manage and monitor multi-tier applications across web, business logic and database tiers as a single logical entity on the Windows Azure Platform.
This CTP release includes:
- AppFabric Developer Tools
- AppFabric Application Manager
- The Composition Model – a set of .NET Framework extensions for composing applications on the Windows Azure platform
- Formal support for executing Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) on Windows Azure and the composition of Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) and WF services, as well as custom code, into a composite application
You can get more details in the blog post, “Introducing Windows Azure AppFabric Applications” and the Channel 9 announcement video.
There is limited space available to try out the AppFabric Application Manager CTP so be sure to sign-up as early as possible. Sign in to the AppFabric Management Portal to request access to the CTP.
This release is live in our LABS/Previews environment here.