Windows Azure Community News Roundup (Edition #61)

Posted on 6 April, 2013

Editor's Note: This post comes from Mark Brown, Windows Azure Community Manager.

Welcome to the newest edition of our weekly roundup of the latest community-driven news, content and conversations about cloud computing and Windows Azure.

Here is what we pulled together for the past week based on your feedback:

Articles, Videos and Blog Posts

  • Bending the Azure Media Services – clip or trim your media files (posted Apr. 5)
  • Windows Azure SQL Database Backups (posted Apr. 4)
  • Presentations from VS Live Las Vegas (posted Apr. 4)
  • Ruby + Sinatra + Azure (posted Apr. 4)
  • Identity Federation and Sign-Out (posted Apr. 4)
  • A journey with Windows Azure Media Services–Smooth Streaming, HLS (posted Apr. 3)
  • How I saved the day with Windows Azure Websites (posted Apr. 2)
  • Website Authentication with Social Identity Providers and ACS Part 3 - Deploying the Relying Party Application to Windows Azure Websites (posted Apr. 1)
  • CloudDevelop Call for Speakers (posted Apr. 1)
  • Windows Azure Mobile Services "Rent a Home" Sample, Part 2: UI and Data (posted Mar. 31)
  • Talking about Windows Azure Mobile Services at CodeDammit (posted Mar. 30)
  • Windows Azure Mobile Services "Rent a Home" Sample, Part 1: Introduction (posted Mar. 29)
  • Recap: Node.js & Windows Azure Mobile Services Workshop and Hackathon (posted Mar. 28)

Upcoming Events and User Group Meetings

North America

  • October - June, 2013: Windows Azure Developer Camp – Various (50+ cities)
  • April 8-11, 2013: SQL Intersection - Las Vegas, NV
  • Aril 27, 2013: Twin Cities Code Camp - Minneapolis, MN

Europe

  • April 9, 2013: Stacked 2013 - Liverpool, England
  • April 10, 2013: Windows Azure Spring Summit - Lisbon, Portugal
  • April 10, 2013: UKWAUG April Meeting - London, England
  • April 10-11, 2013: Microsoft Synopsis 2013 - Darmstadt, Germany
  • April 13-14, 2013: Big Data Hackathon - London, England
  • April 17-19, 2013: Database Days 2013 - Baden, Switzerland
  • April 24-25, 2013: Events and Workshops - Brussels, Belgium

Rest of World/Virtual

  • April 16-19, 2013: Tech Ed Africa - Durban, South Africa
  • April 22, 2013: SharePoint 2013 Developer Boot Camp - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • April 27, 2013: Global Windows Azure Bootcamp - Various Locations
  • Ongoing:  Windows Azure Virtual Labs – On-demand

Code on GitHub

Interesting Recent Windows Azure Discussions on Stack Overflow

Mark