We show you how .NET Services within the Azure Services Platform makes it easy to bring workflow apps to the cloud.
MSDN Magazine April 2009
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In this article the authors provide an in-depth examination of the architecture of SharePoint products and technologies: WSS and SPS. WSS provides the foundation for creating collaborative Web sites that support customization and personalization and SPS complements WSS by playing the role of a content aggregator. This article explains how.
Jason Masterman and Ted Pattison
MSDN Magazine July 2004
The .NET Common Language Runtime (CLR) is Microsoft's next-generation component technology. The CLR is a replacement for COM, but not for COM+. COM+, now called .NET Enterprise Services, is the Microsoft object runtime environment for scalable system development. This article explains how to implement and deploy COM+ configured classes using the CLR, how to access object context and call context, and the rules for managing context-relative object references. Also discussed are ways to manage precious resources such as data connections and pooled objects, and the relationship between COM+ and the new .NET remoting architecture.
MSDN Magazine October 2001
Windows Azure is already helping many companies move their apps into the cloud. We'll share some of the tips and tricks that we discovered working with customers on real-world migrations.
George Huey, Wade Wegner
MSDN Magazine August 2010
Learn how to use the AtomPub protocol to pump up your blogs. Chris Sells includes a practical demonstration of mapping so you can expose a standard AtomPub service from a Web site and use Windows Live Writer to provide a rich editing experience against the service.
Smart client applications are responsive and promote interactivity with the user. In this article, we continue building a smart client application using NHibernate for data access and Rhino Service Bus for reliable communication with the server.
Smart client applications are responsive and promote interactivity with the user. In this article, we start the processes of planning and building a smart client application using NHibernate for data access and Rhino Service Bus for reliable communication with the server.
MSDN Magazine July 2010
Learn all about Microsoft's Windows Azure platform at the architectural level and how it addresses enterprise cloud computing concerns including economics, security, storage and more. Included are an Azure pricing table and a sample cost calculator.
MSDN Magazine February 2010
To better understand how SOA patterns can be applied to Windows Azure deployments, we walk you through a scenario in which a bank moves its services to the cloud.
Thomas Erl, Arman Kurtagic, HerbjÃÂ¶rn Wilhelmsen
MSDN Magazine January 2010
Many early adopters cloud platforms have questions about security. We review some of the cryptography services and providers in Windows Azure along with some security implications for applications in the cloud.
This article discusses the Project Linker tool and other techniques to create applications that target both WPF and Silverlight from a single code base.
Erwin van der Valk
MSDN Magazine August 2009
MSDN Magazine July 2009
.NET RIA Services provides a set of server components and ASP.NET extensions such as authentication, roles, and profile management. We'll show you how they work.
MSDN Magazine May 2009
Here we examine the typical cloud platform architecture and some common architectural patterns, along with their implementation on the Windows Azure offering from Microsoft.
In this article the author looks at two versions of the same application--one consuming an on-premise Data Service, and one consuming an Azure Table Data Service to illustrate data access in the cloud.