BUILD 2012 – Day 2

יום חמישי, נובמבר 1, 2012

uild is starting to pick up and today was actually packed with Windows Azure actions. The keynote had a couple of cool announcements and a couple of extremely cool hidden jams. The keynote was led by Satya Nadella. The first thing that caught my eye was a slid showing strategic Windows Azure based operations. One logo belonged to my good friends PlayMyTone and it's a good opportunity to congratulate Ohad and the gang for the great job they have been doing.                   Satya Nadella (Photography by Bnaya Eshet) The next couple of cool staff that ware kind of hidden in Scott Hansellman's demo: EF 6 Alpha bitsNew Windows...

BUILD 2012 – Day 1

This year's BUILD opening gave me a great opportunity to put aside the need to deal with our travel arrangements affected by hurricane Sandy. Steve Ballmer gave what is in my mind his best keynote ever. I am not a client guy and the new Windows 8 user experience will not affect most of my day-to-day use of command-line but in the time passed from last year's BUILD windows 8 really matured and it feels nice to meet windows at both ends of this journey.  Steve Ballmer (Photography by Bnaya Eshet)Getting a new Surface tablet and a Nokia Lumia 920 helped keeping me excited throughout the day. Another...

Upcoming events: Øredev, SDP and the Windows Azure/Web Developers Communities Holidays special

יום ראשון, ספטמבר 16, 2012

As always, September is a very special time for me. This year, in addition to my b-day and the Jewish high holidays September marks the beginning of a very intensive period, packed with both public events and very special projects. So without farther ado here are the events that have been keeping me busy lately:   The first thing in my very busy calendar is the Windows Azure/Web Developers Communities Holidays special which is going to take place in the Microsoft R&D center in Herzliyya. The meeting is taking place thanks to the great...

Slides and Demos from my REST via ASP.NET Web API @ WDCIL

יום שני, אפריל 2, 2012

I had a very good time today talking at the Israeli Web Developers Community meeting held at Microsoft Raanana. I Want to thank everyone for participating for a great discussion about REST, Hypermedia and ASP.NET Web API. I would like to take this chance to share my demo code (available here) and slide deck: Thank you all for a fun evening. Yaniv

MSDN Israel Windows Azure and SQL Azure forum

יום חמישי, ינואר 19, 2012

I am very happy to announce the opening of a new Windows Azure and SQL Azure forum in Hebrew. The new forum is managed by Shay Friedman and myself. If you are new to Windows Azure, I would like to use this opportunity to invite you to experience cloud development with our support and guidance. If you are already experienced with Windows Azure development I would like to assure you that you can find in our forum help from highly experienced professionals. With your participation I am sure we can create an awesome and...