Windows Azure CGI Web Role Template explained

Many of you may not even know this, but as part of the Windows Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio, a Role template called “CGI Web Role” ship. What is the purpose of the CGI Web Role? Even though Visual Studio doesn’t support languages like PHP, there’re reasons for you to be interested in using Visual […]
Many of you may not even know this, but as part of the Windows Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio, a Role template called “CGI Web Role” ship. What is the purpose of the CGI Web Role? Even though Visual Studio doesn’t support languages like PHP, there’re reasons for you to be interested in using Visual Studio when building a FastCGI application that runs on Windows Azure. Jim demystifies the CG Web Role project template that is shipped with the Windows Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio.