Learn how to build your solution on Windows Azure (and you donâ€™t need to use any .Net if you donâ€™t want to ) with free workshops from Microsoft , coding time with your peers and a chance to Win XBOX+Kinect bundle!
During the month of May we are throwing a Windows Azure app challenge in NYC. . . Join us over 3 weeks to build your Azure app!
Workshop Goals and Agenda
The workshops are led by local Windows Azure specialists and BizSpark champs and are designed to help you get your solution to market faster.
1. Learn about what makes the Windows Azure platform different
2. Get a technical deep dive into important Windows Azure concepts
3. Get hands-on coding experience on Windows Azure with guidance from experts
Meet your hosts:
Sumit Shukla, Developer Evangelist
Gunther Lenz, Sr. Developer Evangelist-Azure
May 2nd (Week 1)
Â· Review the information on this page: http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/develop/overview/
Â· Bring a Windows PC, or a Mac with Windows under virtualization.
Â· Install the Azure tools for Windows from here: http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/develop/net/
Get started on Windows Azure!
Date: May 2, 2012
Session 1. Getting Started with Windows Azure
(food and drinks provided)
Â· Introduction to Cloud and 30 to Launch
Â· Overview of the Azure Platform
Â· Azure Platform Core Services
Â· Azure Roles
Â· Azure Storage
Â· Azure Setup and Tools
Â· Supported Development Languages
Â· Azure Scale
Session2: Get Coding!
Set up your Azure account and get started.
Speaker: Sumit Shukla, Gunther Lenz