December 2011 Windows Azure Developer Toolkit and Developer Tools Now Available!

December 2011 Windows Azure tools and training kit now includes a comprehensive set of technical content to help you learn how to use Windows Azure. The kits support multiple languages and environments such as .Net, Node.js, Java, PHP, and others."The hands-on labs and demos in this kit requires you to have developer accounts for the […]

Windows Azure Developer December 2011 Toolkit and ToolsDecember 2011 Windows Azure tools and training kit now includes a comprehensive set of technical content to help you learn how to use Windows Azure. The kits support multiple languages and environments such as .Net, Node.js, Java, PHP, and others.

"The hands-on labs and demos in this kit requires you to have developer accounts for the Windows Azure services and SQL Azure," notes Microsoft.

To register for an account, please visit the Windows Azure site.

The developer training labs include:

  • Introduction to Windows Azure
  • Building ASP.NET Applications with Windows Azure
  • Exploring Windows Azure Storage
  • Deploying Applications in Windows Azure
  • Windows Azure CDN
  • Worker Role Communication
  • Debugging Applications in Windows Azure
  • Federated Authentication in a Windows Azure Web Role Application
  • Web Services and Identity in Windows Azure
  • Windows Azure Native Code
  • Advanced Web and Worker Roles
  • Connecting Apps with Windows Azure Connect
  • Virtual Machine Role
  • Windows Phone 7 And The Cloud
  • Windows Azure Traffic Manager

The December 2011 update of the training kit includes the following demos and presentations:

  • [New Presentations] 33 updated/new PowerPoint presentations
  • [New Hands-On lab] Running a parametric sweep application with the Windows Azure HPC Scheduler
  • [New Hands-On lab] Running SOA Services with the Windows Azure HPC Scheduler
  • [New Hands-On lab] Running MPI Applications with the Windows Azure HPC Scheduler
  • [New Demo] Node.js On Windows Azure
  • [New Demo] Image Rendering Parametric Sweep Application with the Windows Azure HPC Scheduler
  • [New Demo] BLAST Parametric Sweep Application with the Windows Azure HPC Scheduler
  • [Renamed Lab] Connecting Applications through Windows Azure Service Bus (formerly Introduction to Service Bus Part 1)
  • [Renamed Lab] Windows Azure Service Bus Advanced Configurations (formerly Introduction to Service Bus Part 2

Get Windows Azure developer tools here, and Windows Azure Developer December Toolkit here.