Compute

Websites

Tutorial: Configure Python with Azure Websites

Learn how to author and configure a basic Web Server Gateway Interface (WSGI) compliant Python application on Azure Websites. The Websites platform includes Python 2.7 and the generic wfastcgi.py FastCGI handler for Python. All you have to do is configure your website to use the Python handler.

Tutorial: Creating Django applications with Python Tools for Visual Studio 2.0

Implement a Python Django app in Visual Studio, connect to a SQL Database or MySQL database and deploy it to Azure. You will learn how to leverage Visual Studio productivity features including debugging and Azure publishing.

Tutorial: Create and deploy a Django web site

Learn how to create a website written in the Django Python web framework and deploy the website to Azure. You will learn the basics of packaging the Python runtime, required libraries including Django, and your application, and then host the website on Azure.

How to: Configure a custom domain name for an Azure web site

When you create a website, Azure provides a friendly subdomain on the azurewebsites.net domain so your users can access your website using a URL like http://<mysite>.azurewebsites.net. However, if you configure your website for Standard mode, you can map your website to your own domain name, such as contoso.com.

How to: Configure SSL for an Azure Web Site

Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption is the most commonly used method of securing data sent across the internet. This common task discusses how to specify an HTTPS endpoint for a website and how to upload an SSL certificate to secure your application.

Cloud Services

Tutorial: Creating Django applications with Python Tools for Visual Studio 2.0

Implement a Python Django app in Visual Studio, connect to a SQL Database or MySQL database and deploy it to Azure. You will learn how to leverage Visual Studio productivity features including debugging and Azure publishing.

How to: Configure a custom domain name for an Azure cloud service or storage account

By default, Azure applications and storage accounts can be accessed through friendly subdomains, for example, http://<myapp>.cloudapp.net and https://<mydata>.blob.core.windows.net. This article shows you you can explose your application and data on yoru own custom domain, such as http://<myapp>.com.

Feature guide: Service Management

This guide shows you how to programmatically perform common service management tasks from Python by using the ServiceManagementService class in the Widows Azure SDK for Python.

Virtual Machines

Tutorial: Django Hello World web application on a Linux virtual machine

Implement a simple Hello World application written in the Django Python web framework and deploy the application to Azure. You will learn the basics of working with the Azure compute emulator and deploying a Python application to Azure.

Tutorial: Django Hello World web application on a Windows virtual machine

Learn how to host a Django-based website on Azure using a Windows Server virtual machine. You will learn how to setup an Azure virtual machine to host Django and how to create a new Django application from Windows.

Tutorial: iPython Notebook on Azure

The IPython project provides a collection of tools for scientific computing, including an interactive web-based environment called the IPython Notebook. This tutorial shows how to deploy the IPython Notebook on Azure using Linux or Windows virtual machines.

Tools

Feature guide: Develop and deploy with Command-Line Tools for Mac and Linux

The Azure Command-Line Tools for Mac and Linux are a set of command-line tools for deploying and managing Azure services. Use the command-line tools to create and manage websites and virtual machines in Azure.

Feature guide: Develop and deploy with PowerShell for Azure

PowerShell for Azure provides a command-line environment for developing and deploying applications for Azure through a Windows PowerShell cmdlets. This guide describes how to use Windows PowerShell cmdlets to create, test, deploy, and manage Azure Services.