Window Azure Platform Training Kit – September 2011 Release today includes the following updates:
- [New Hands-On Lab] Service Bus Messaging
- [Updated] Labs and Demos to leverage the new Window Azure SDK & Tools 1.5
- [Updated] Labs and Demos to leverage the new Windows Azure AppFabric SDK 1.5
- [Updated] Introduction to Windows Azure Marketplace for Data
- Applied several minor fixes in content
For those new, “Windows Azure Platform Training Kit includes a comprehensive set of technical content including hands-on labs, presentations, and demos that are designed to help you learn how to use the Windows Azure platform, including: Windows Azure, SQL Azure and the Windows Azure AppFabric.”
The updates for the Windows Azure SDK & Tools 1.5 and the Windows Azure AppFabric SDK 1.5 are really quite significant – it takes a lot of work to pull this off:
- 25 of the 30 hands-on labs were updated to use the Windows Azure SDK 1.5 and/or Windows Azure AppFabric SDK 1.5.
- 15 of the 25 demos were updated to use the Windows Azure SDK 1.5 and/or Windows Azure AppFabric SDK 1.5.
- Approximately 145 projects updated.
- 86 dependency checker files updated for 25 hands-on labs and 18 demos.
- 22 hands-on labs and 7 demos updated for changes to the Windows Azure Portal experience.