Category Archives: azure

Windows Azure just got a lot friendlier to node.js developers

About 10 months ago I joined the Windows Azure SDK team to help bring node.js to the Azure cloud. In December we had our first release of the Windows Azure SDK which enabled developers to publish node.js applications to Windows … Continue reading 

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node.js in the cloud with Windows Azure activities in Oslo

After GOTO finishes, this week I am heading to Oslo for node.js and Azure action. On Friday eve 5/25, I’ll be delivering a talk on node.js in Windows Azure at nnug-Oslo. On Saturday 5/26, I’ll be giving a full day … Continue reading 

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Node.js and Azure on .NET Rocks!

Recently I had the privilege to talk to my good friends Richard and Carl about the work we’re doing enabling Node.js development with Windows Azure along with our friends in the node community. It was also a great opportunity for … Continue reading 

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I’ll be at GOTO CPH and QCON NYC spreading the node.js love

Conference season is coming again. I am excited this year that I’ll be finally speaking at goto AND that I’ll be speaking at the first QCon NYC. The topic, well you guessed it, node.js and Windows Azure. May 21-23 First … Continue reading 

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2/29/****: The case of the missing data point and the curious thing a Leap Year is

Recently, Microsoft Azure suffered a service outage that was related to the problem with date calculations when a leap year is involved. As developers, I’m sure many in our ranks have wondered how such an issue could have occurred. Instead … Continue reading 

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Service Bus support in azure npm 0.5.2

This just in: Andre (my team) just published the latest version of our node azure module – 0.5.2: Primary changes: Azure Service Bus support! Node.exe version requirement lowered to raise compatibility. This should enable using our SDK on Heroku and … Continue reading 

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A holiday.js gift for Azure Node.js developers

It’s been 10 days since we release our first preview of Windows Azure SDK for Node.js. So far the community reaction has been really good. Feedback is starting to trickle in with feature requests / bugs, etc. We are listening … Continue reading 

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Node.js in Windows Azure, to the cloud and beyond!

  Node.js is an exciting platform that has been increasing in popularity for the past two years. It offers a server side JavaScript programming model ideal for building highly scalable and performant network applications whether on premise or in the … Continue reading 

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Meffifying Windows Azure

Magnus has been off doing some interesting work around integrating MEF with Windows Azure. The first question you might be asking is Why? In his words, he set out to build a template for Windows Azure templates that: enables testability … Continue reading 

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