Larry Franks and Brian Swan on Open Source and Device Development in the Cloud
Oops, I didn't get these posted on Friday, so today will have to do. Friday was super busy and the weekend passed in a blur. I just remembered I hadn't posted these a moment ago. Better late than never I suppose. Here's some links for your Monday morning:
Announcing: Great Improvements to Windows Azure Web Sites: Scott Guthrie's overview of the weekend's update to Windows Azure Web Sites covers most of the new features. See some of the links below for others.
Publishing to an Azure Web Site from a Github repo (VIDEO): This 2 minute video shows you how to publish to an Azure Web Site from a GitHub repository.
Publishing a custom git branch to an Azure Web Site (VIDEO): Another short video (< 2 minutes) that shows you how to publish a branch other than master to an Azure Web Site.
Continuous Deployment from GitHub to Windows Azure: Vishal Joshi walks you through how to do continuous deployment to Windows Azure Web Sites from GitHub .
Mobile Geolocation Apps with Windows Azure Websites Part 1: The PHP Code: Chris Risner kicks off a 3-part series on building a PHP application that leverages Windows Azure for mobile geolocation. He follows it up with parts 2 and 3 in the series:
Mobile Geolocation Apps with Windows Azure Websites Part 2: Displaying Points of Interest in iOS
Mobile Geolocation Apps with Windows Azure Websites Part 3: Adding New Points of Interest in iOS
Node.js and MongoDB on Window Azure (VIDEO): In this 14-minute video, Doug Mahugh talks with 10gen software engineer Aaron Heckman about running Node.js and MongoDB on Windows Azure. Cool demos too.
Enabling PHP 5.4 in Windows Azure Web Sites: The steps that Cory Fowler shows you in this post can be applied to enabling any custom PHP runtime (not just 5.4) in Windows Azure Web Sites.
Azure plugin for Eclipse with Java: A short overview of some new features in the Azure plugin for Eclipse with Java.
Announcing Updates to Windows Azure SQL Database: If you are using Windows Azure SQL Database (or are considering it), you might find some of the recent updates to be interesting.
Thanks - Larry