Cloud Computing


Skytap Automation Pack Brings Testing to the Cloud

The product combines on-premises TFS testing with the speed and agility of the hosted cloud.

Faster App Delivery Remains Top IT Need

Reducing application development costs, and moving applications to the cloud have become less of a priority for the coming year, according to the survey.

Microsoft Explains Lengthy Windows Azure Outage

The service disruption happened on Dec. 28, 2012 and affected 1.8 percent of Microsoft's total Windows Azure Storage accounts.

Microsoft Loses Top C # Developer

Eric Lippert was a key part of the Roslyn compiler-as-a-service project.

Guthrie To Keynote Windows Azure Conference

Microsoft's Windows Azure announcements this week are setting the stage for a Windows Azure Conference on Wednesday, Nov. 14, for app developers.

Azure Mobile Services, Part 3

In Part 3 of this series, Eric Vogel covers how to implement user-level authorization and push notifications using an Azure Mobile Service.

Microsoft's Big Product Year

We're almost at the end of 2012, and it's been an amazing year for Microsoft product releases.

Team Foundation Services Officially Available

The collaboration tool had been in preview mode for a year.

New Tool Integrates Cloud for Building Mobile Applications

Telerik Releases "Icenium", targeted at iOS/Android devs who don't want to run multiple development environments and SDKs.

Azure Mobile Services, Part 2

In Part 2 of this series, Eric Vogel covers how to implement authentication and basic authorization with an Azure Mobile Service-backed Windows Store application.

Azure Mobile Services, Part 1

Eric Vogel covers how to create an Azure Mobile Services-backed Windows Store application.

Apps for Office 2013: Software plus Services, Indeed

The new "Apps for Office" model allows developers to build add-ins for Office that are implemented with HTML5 and JavaScript.

Getting Started with Windows Azure Mobile Services

Set up and use create a simple Windows Phone program that connects to Azure Mobile Services.

Visual Studio 2012 Launch Highlights Tools for Modern Apps

With more than 600,000 downloads of Visual Studio 2012 in a less than 4 weeks, the new IDE has the fastest download rate in the product's history.

Microsoft Rolls Out Mobile Cloud Services for Windows 8 Developers

The first public preview of Windows Azure Mobile Services is designed to provide an on-ramp for Windows 8 developers who want to build connected applications--without the learning curve.

Developer-Friendly Windows Server 2012 Released

Initial hardware partners include Acer, Dell, Fujitsu, Hitachi, HP, IBM and NEC.

Stackify Aims to Put More 'Dev' in 'DevOps'

The Kansas City-based startup wants to make it easier for developers to examine the network stack and find problems in code.

Cashing In on the New Cloud App Model for Office

Microsoft launched a developer contest on Wednesday with a top prize of $10,000 for the winning Office or SharePoint 2013 app.

Microsoft Previews Authentication Library for Windows Azure AD

The company has added an Azure Authentication Library for .NET to the Developer Preview of its cloud-based identity management service.

TFS Heads to the Clouds

Team Foundation Service takes what's good about TFS and cloud-enables it.

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