- Meet the New Windows Azure – Scott Guthrie reveals the new features for Windows Azure announced yesterday, taking Azure to the next level with a new and improved admin portal, support for durable Virtual Machines, Websites with git and TFS based deployment, improved caching services, and an updated SDK
- Visual Studio 2012 and the Windows Azure SDK for .NET – Somasegar announces the Windows Azure SDK for .NET, discussing the release at a high level, and highlighting that the June 2012 release works correctly with Visual Studio 2012 RC.
- Announcing the June 2012 Release of Windows Azure SDK for .NET – Now with Support for Visual Studio 2012 RC – Jason Zander delves a little deeper into the updated Azure SDK for .NET, sharing a look at some of the new and improved features.
- Now Available: New Services and Enhancements to Windows Azure – Bob Kelly also shares a good overview of the update and release over on the Windows Azure Team blog.
- Windows Azure – No Kidding – Scott Hanselman shares his opinions on the new improved Windows Azure, discussing some of the things he disliked about it previously, and looking at the good stuff in the new release.
- Windows Azure just got a lot friendlier to node.js developers – Glenn Block discusses the Windows Azure update and how it helps provide a better experience for Node.JS Developers running applications on Azure.
- Windows Azure Command-Line Tool for Mac and Linux – Doug Mahugh highlights the new command line tooling available for Windows Azure as of this release
- Announcing Continuous Deployment to Azure with Team Foundation Service – Brian Harry discusses the things he’s been working on in TFS to help support the TFS Windows Azure deployment story.
- 10x Price Reduction for Windows Azure Storage Transactions – The Windows Azure Storage Team highlight the improved pricing of Windows Azure Storage transactions which received a significant reduction yesterday.
- Who needs all that Azure news when there’s a Process Explorer update! – Greg Duncan highlights an update to the very useful Process Explorer TestLimit and Pkill diagnostic tools.
- C#/.NET Little Wonders: Use Cast() and TypeOf() to Change Sequence Type – James Michael Hare continues his series of posts looking at the little wonders of C# and .NET, currently setting about exploring the various Linq Extension Methods, taking a look at the TypeOf and Cast methods which allow you to test and convert items in collections.
- Look Ma! No GAC! Razor IntelliSense without GACing – Andrew Nurse discusses an unsupported method of running Razor and its intellisense without having it installed into the GAC
- Differences Between NHibernate and Entity Framework – Ricardo Peres reviews the similarities and differences between Microsoft’s Entity Framework and the open source NHibernate ORM products
- The HIGH cost of ConcurrentBag in .NET 4.0 – Ayende takes a look at the performance of the ConcurrentBag collection type in .NET 4.0, and highlights that these issues have been resolved in .NET 4.5