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Picture this – it’s time to sit down and start architecting your new application. You’re going to use the latest and the greatest – you’re going to go Cloud. Cloud – as in Windows Azure – just to make sure! What’s the first thing you think of? Design Patterns, of course.
To start, you’ll need patterns for:
That’s where Windows Azure MVP David Pallmann’s Azure Design Patterns site comes in handy – it covers them all (and it’s made with Silverlight). Why scour the abyss of information online when you can go to one place and see it all, neatly organized in a way that’s easy to navigate? Make sure you bookmark it and refer back to it whenever you sit down to architect an application.
There are also two posts on David’s blog that I think you should read (in the following order):
As you start using design patterns for cloud computing and Windows Azure, don’t forget to share your experience with us of what works and what doesn’t.
That’s it for now. Go! Explore! Then share!
This post also appears in Dev Pulse.