Windows Azure: Using Silverlight in a Cloud Service to Play a Video stored in Blob Storage

Jim walks through adding a Silverlight control to a Windows Azure Cloud Service by showing a Silverlight MediaElement stream a video from the Windows Azure Blob Storage Service. There are two things that I want to show in this post: That you can use Silverlight in a Windows Azure Cloud Service That you can stream […]

Jim walks through adding a Silverlight control to a Windows Azure Cloud Service by showing a Silverlight MediaElement stream a video from the Windows Azure Blob Storage Service.

There are two things that I want to show in this post:

  1. That you can use Silverlight in a Windows Azure Cloud Service
  2. That you can stream a movie progressively via http (more about that here) from Windows Azure Blob storage

The code is attached to this blog post.  Note that you will have to add and reference the Common and StorageClient projects that come as samples in the Windows Azure SDK.

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