December 29, 2011

Javascript Shorthand – a quick refresher

Legacy Javascript is great. It’s readable, functional, and normally intuitive to decent developer. On the flip side, with today’s emphasis on website performance, every byte of data you include in a Javascript file or function degrades the speed at which the browser will render the content. We can (and will,… Read More


December 27, 2011

Windows Azure Storage Screencasts 2

In a recent post I introduced a series of screencasts that help you learn about the Windows Azure Platform. The goal of each episode is to teach you just one thing about Azure in 15 minutes or less. The next three screencasts in the series focus on Windows Azure storage.… Read More


December 19, 2011

Windows Azure Role Screencasts 1

In a recent post I introduced a series of screencasts that help you learn about the Windows Azure Platform. The goal of each episode is to teach you just one thing about Azure in 15 minutes or less. The next four screencasts in the series focus on Windows Azure roles,… Read More



December 13, 2011

Windows Azure Tools FAQ

Over the past twelve months I’ve conducted a number of Windows Azure Boot Camps around the country with Microsoft’s Mike Benkovich. One of the biggest challenges we notice developers facing is simply getting all of the necessary components installed and configured so they can start developing for Azure. After the… Read More