The API integrates many third-party tools and cloud-based services using standard Web technologies.
ASP.NET vNEXT, Apache Cordova tooling also announced.
Microsoft's Craig Kitterman demonstrated cloud-based load testing and monitoring for applications.
Cloudera and MongoDB also announce the MongoDB Connector for Hadoop.
The financial report shows Windows Azure and Office 365 with significant growth.
Microsoft yesterday announced its Database as a Service cloud offering is incorporating new Standard and Basic preview service tiers, along with new performance levels.
Memory support is expanded in the Standard edition, responding to feedback.
A 99.5 percent service level agreement is promised.
Community involvement is an often overlooked -- but increasingly important -- part of what it means to be a developer.
- By Ondrej Balas
The library is available via NuGet, and includes AdSense, Blogger and YouTube functionality.
The deadline was moved back from March 14 to May 7, at which time early adopters will be automatically enrolled as regular users.
The technology was developed by a company founded by two ex-Microsoft executives.
Windows Azure is Microsoft's stack of cloud computing resources that lets you build Web apps and services based on the Windows, Microsoft .NET Framework, Visual Studio and SQL Server tools with which you're already familiar. Here's a collection of tools and information that will get you writing apps for Windows Azure today.
- By Terrence Dorsey
TypeScript 1.0 is nearing reality.
The enhancements include integration with the ASP.NET Web API.
Microsoft needs fixing. Here's a list of the first things the new CEO should consider taking on.
- By Andrew J. Brust
Former head of the .NET platform is promoted in the wake of Satya Nadella's ascension to CEO.
Microsoft announced updates to several Big Data-related services on its Azure cloud platform with preview of Azure HDInsight, Storm on HDInsight, Azure Machine Learning.
The first release is an open source Chassis Manager software specification, which outlines power supply and fan details.
The cuts will be in the areas of block blob storage and disk/page blob storage pricing, and are scheduled to take effect on March 13.