Microsoft Learning hosted the second new and exclusive “Jump Start”
virtual training event on December 15-17, 2010. The course was titled “Building
Cloud Applications using the Windows Azure Platform” and included 12 hours
of expert-led training tailored for application architects and developers
interested in leveraging the Cloud.
We are now pleased to announce that the professional videos recorded during
the online class are available on Channel 9.
Who is the target audience for this training?
What’s the high-level overview?
Once completed you can start building your application on Windows Azure in 3
simple and easy to do steps:
1. Download the Tools:
Get Visual Studio Express and the Windows Azure Tools for Visual Studio to
start building and debugging applications for the Windows Azure Platform http://tinyurl.com/learnaboutazure.
If you have already Visual Studio installed you can download the tools directly
2. Setup an Account:
Set up an account and obtain a free subscription for
accessing the online portals for Windows Azure, SQL Azure and Windows Azure
AppFabric. You can learn more about the accounts http://tinyurl.com/getazureaccount
or you can sign up directly http://tinyurl.com/signupazureaccount.
3. Create your First application and Deploy it on the Windows
First learn how to create a simple ASP.NET application in Visual Studio for
Windows Azure on your local machine http://tinyurl.com/localazureapplication.
Once successfully created, learn how to deploy this application on the Windows
Azure Platform http://tinyurl.com/deployazureapplication.
When all steps are executed successfully you should have running your first
application on the Windows Azure Platform!