In this session the Randy will discuss core Windows Azure capabilities including: Virtual Machines, Cloud Services, Web Sites, Mobile Services, Storage, and the Building Block Services. A demo of Azure management portal through a simple ASP.NET web application will show the power of Windows Azure service deployment and operational model.
C++ 11 is a thoroughly modern and productive language, but it is often seen as long in the tooth when it comes to connecting to cloud. In particular, consuming and authoring REST services in C++ can be pretty hard, often hard enough to want to switch to another language such as Java or C# to meet development needs. That said, the problem lies not in the language itself, but in the lack of modern mainstream libraries that remove the headache from accessing the Web in C++.