Microsoft announced a new set of tools based on Eclipse and updated client libraries (SDK) for Windows Azure at PDC 10.
The announcement include:
- Windows Azure tools for Eclipse/Java, an open source project sponsored by Microsoft, and developed and released by partner Soyatec, an international software company and Eclipse solution provider.
- Soyatec is releasing version 2.0 of Windows Azure SDK for Java, that enables Java developers easily use Azure storage services in their web apps.
- The availability of Nov '2010 CTP of Windows Azure Tools for Eclipse/PHP as well as a new November 2010 CTP of Windows Azure Companion, a tool that aims to provide a seamless experience when installing and configuring PHP platform-elements and Web apps running on Azure.
- The launch of a new online technical/resource website dedicated to Windows Azure and PHP. This site will be a one stop shop for PHP developers to discover, learn and get expertise on Azure.
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