Welcome to the latest edition of our weekly roundup of the latest community-driven news, content and conversations about cloud computing and Windows Azure. Here are the highlights from last week.
Articles and Blog Posts
- Developing a Hello World Java Application and Deploying it in Windows Azure – Part 1 by JananiK, DotNetSlackers.com (posted Feb. 17.)
- Tutorial – Going Live with Your First Application on Windows Azure – Part 1 Cloud.Story.in (posted Feb. 17.)
- Combining Multiple Windows Azure Worker Roles into a Windows Azure Web Role blog post by Dina Berry (posted Feb. 16.)
- New Course: Building Windows Phone Applications with Windows Azure by Jason Salmond, the pluralsight blog (posted Feb. 15.)
- Think Big and Microsoft BizSpark Offer Startups $60,000 in Cloud Services on Windows Azure by Allison Way, Think Big blog (posted Feb. 15.)
- Deploying a Windows Azure & SQL Azure Solution with Visual Studio Team Build blog post by Michael Collier (posted Feb. 14.)
- (Windows) Azure Revolution blog post by Juha Harkonen (posted Feb. 14.)
Upcoming Events, User Group Meetings
- Feb. 22: Umbraco 5 and Windows Azure Workshop – Ghent, Belgium
- Feb. 23: NY Windows Azure Summit – New York City
- March 6: UK Windows Azure User Group Meeting – London
- March 8: Windows Azure: Focus on the Application, Not Your Infrastructure (live event)– Waltham, MA
- March 24: Detroit Day of Windows Azure – Detroit, MI
- Ongoing: Cloud Computing Soup to Nuts - Online
Recent Windows Azure Forums Discussion Threads
- Creating a secure session key – 243 views, 6 replies
- Reg Data-tier Applications Node in SQL Management Studio R2 – 205 views, 8 replies
- Blob URL address case sensitive – 332 views, 4 replies
- Store an array as an element in (Windows) Azure Table – 539 views, 5 replies
- Websockets vis Node.js/socket.io – 701 views, 7 replies
Please feel free to send us any articles you come across that you think we should highlight, or content of your own that you’d like to share. And let us know about any local events, groups or activities that you think we should tell the rest of the Windows Azure community about. You can use the comments section below, or talk to us on Twitter @WindowsAzure.
I look forward to hearing from you!