Monday, December 20, 2010

Windows Azure Sample Applications

Try following to sample application to see how Windows Azure Platform various product and service we can use and how to build highly scalable application.

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  • BidNow
    BidNow is an online auction site designed to demonstrate how you can build highly scalable consumer applications running in the Windows Azure Platform.
    In addition to Windows Azure Web and Worker roles, BidNow uses SQL Azure for relational data storage, Access Control for authentication andauthorization, Caching to store reference and activity data, OData services to extend reach, and a Windows Phone 7 client to demonstrate how to use cloud services from a mobile device.
    Download BidNow from http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/BidNowSample

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  • FabrikamShipping SaaS
    FabrikamShipping SaaS is a full end to end sample scenario which demonstrates how to use the Windows Azure platform for exposing an application as a service. It features a number of advanced tasks such as developing long running processes, automated SQL Azure and Hosted Services provisioning, PayPal API integration, self-service federation and access control rules provisioning, account activation and social providers integration, Multi-tenancy, email notifications, MVC and Windows Identity Foundation integration, secure REST services via OAuth2, and much more.
    Visit the FabrikamShipping home page at http://www.fabrikamshipping.com: there you will be able to interact with a live instance of the demo and download the full source code of the solution.

Saturday, December 11, 2010

{Community} Technology Update 2010

Technical Updates for the community, by the community

The 7th iteration of CTU is back – Once again, the Singapore User Groups have come together to bring a full day of technical sharing ranging from topics for developers, IT professionals and database administrators. We’ve packed a full day of contents which is meant to get you up to date with the latest technologies in the Microsoft stack. If you’re one person who learns better only with practice, come on and sign up for our Hands-on Lab!

As an exclusive member of SGDN, you get invited to this event!

Date : 18th December 2010

Time : 0900 – 1730 hrs

Venue :Microsoft Singapore,  One Marina Boulevard

Registration Fees : $10 (Early-birds) - $15 (Walk-ins)

Why you should attend this event:

  • To learn about the latest changes in .NET, Microsoft virtualization technologies, Microsoft Lync, Microsoft Exchange
  • To participate in Hands-on-Lab: 1 covering Hyper-V and another to introduce Microsoft Azure

Who should attend this event:

  • IT Professionals
  • Developers
  • Database Administrators
  • Essentially you, as you’re one of our user group members!

PS. If you’re tired from all the listening and would like to chill out during CTU, we’ve prepared 2 sets of Kinect to help you to loosen up!

To register to this event, go to http://www.sgdotnet.org/events/CTU2010v2/SitePages/Register%20Now.aspx*.

To find out more about the event, go to http://www.sgdotnet.org/events/CTU2010v2

To find out why we’re charging for the event and other questions, go tohttp://www.sgdotnet.org/events/CTU2010v2/SitePages/FAQ.aspx

If you have any questions, please feel free to email to Alvin Lau (microlau@sgdotnet.org)

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