Wrapping up SDP Nov. 2012

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Wow, a conference that lasts 8 days, that a first. So here’s the gist of what I taught in 5 of these days: What’s new in WCF 4.5 In this 1-hour session I covered some of the important new features of WCF 4.5, such as Intellisense for configuration, UDP and WebSockets bindings, and improved support for streaming and compression. Debugging the Web with Fiddler In this 1-day tutorial we saw how to use Fiddler to debug, test, and...

BUILD 2012 – Day 4 Overview

Saturday, November 3, 2012

First session of Day 4 was about advanced cloud service development. I came in a bit late so I missed the introduction, but the part about diagnostics and IIS 8 was nice – IIS 8 and Windows Server 2012 offer new stuff such as .NET 4.5 on web/worker roles, SignalR, and Websocket support. CDN and traffic manager cover was shallow, but the Service Bus part was nice where he showed service bus topics. Session number 2 was about Windows Azure Storage. There are a couple of new things coming to Azure Storage, and new stuff that...

Slides and demo from my Azure UG session

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Early this week I had a session about building scalable, low-latency, secured web applications with Windows Azure. During the session, and despite all the network problems we had, I showed how to migrate an ASP.NET 4 MVC app to Windows Azure and incorporate the following features: Cloud services (compute) Storage CDNs Full IIS support Diagnostics ACS and claim-based identities with WIF SQL Azure Caching worker roles The demo code and the...
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