Weekly East Region Roundup: Vol. 4

Here are some resources and blog posts from my fellow Technical Evangelists here in East Region: Developer Lots of activity from my developer-focused peers…read the whole list…you won’t regret it.

Weekly East Region Roundup: Vol. 3

Here are some resources and blog posts from my fellow Technical Evangelists here in East Region: Developer Brian Hitney and I both wrote about moving a blog to Windows Azure Websites last week. This week, Steve Maier adds a unique perspective…helping a non-techie relative with a small business get their website set up on the … Continue reading Weekly East Region Roundup: Vol. 3

My Site’s Fallen, and it Can’t Get Up!

TL:DR Short version…some extra traffic crashed my blog last week, thanks to my decision to use cheap shared hosting. In response, I moved my blog to Windows Azure Web Sites, where I can easily scale to meet any traffic spikes. Read on for the background, or skip to “Making the Move” for the technical details. … Continue reading My Site’s Fallen, and it Can’t Get Up!

East Region Roundup

Wanted to share a few posts from my fellow Microsoft Technical evangelists here in East Region, hopefully you’ll find them as interesting and useful as I did: New Digs, Windows Azure and Orchard – Michael Cummings talks about the reasons he chose Windows Azure and Orchard CMS for his new blog. Given that I run … Continue reading East Region Roundup

Microsoft DevRadio: (Part 7) Using Windows Azure to Build Back-End Services for Windows 8 Apps – Authentication Tips and Tricks

Wrapping up their “Using Windows Azure to Build Back-End Services for Windows 8 apps” series Brian Hitney , Andrew Duthie  and Peter Laudati, as they showoff some useful tips and tricks around authentication for your Windows Azure Mobile Server based apps.

Building Back-end Data and Services for Windows 8 Apps: Authentication Tips and Tricks

In previous installments of this series, I’ve shown how you can quickly create REST-based services accessible via HTTP that allow you to easily store and retrieve data in a Windows Store app, using several different approaches including WCF Data Services, ASP.NET Web API, and the new Windows Azure Mobile Services. You can read all of … Continue reading Building Back-end Data and Services for Windows 8 Apps: Authentication Tips and Tricks