Have you ever needed to take control of your Windows Azure services but found some of the higher-level tooling just didn't quite fit your needs? While there are many ways to manage your Windows Azure services (PowerShell, Visual Studio, web portal, etc.), it is the Windows Azure Service Management API that ultimately affords us the greatest power and flexibility. By using this API we can automate many common or necessary tasks – potentially creating our own custom tools or processes. In this session we'll see how to get started with the Service Management API, explore features such as working with storage accounts, creating and scaling Cloud Services, and working with Virtual Machines.
Finally! NuGet package management-long reserved for managed developers-is finally here for C/C++ developers! Discover the simplicity of finding and consuming native library packages in NuGet, along with the simplicity of building and sharing your own libraries with others. Regardless if you work in a closed environment, or want to take advantage of the growing number of Open Source libraries available, you’ll want to see how NuGet for Native Libraries is going to change the way you work.
Windows Azure Web Sites provide a simple and economical means of deploying your Web applications to Windows Azure, with the ability to upgrade to Azure Cloud Services when and if you’re ready. In this video, we will walk through how to get started building and hosting Windows Azure Web Sites with Visual Studio 2013.