After completing this chapter, you will be able to
Install and use the SDKs appropriate for the Windows Azure platform.
Use the Web Role Project template.
Build a Windows Azure Project.
Deploy a project to Windows Azure.
Configure and upgrade a deployed project.
The preceding chapters showed how Windows Azure provides a scalable and fault-tolerant environment that lets you create powerful applications without purchasing and configuring hardware and operating systems. Instead, you can rent what you need, following the Platform as a Service (PaaS) model.
This chapter translates PaaS into practice. You start by installing the SDK with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010, review some APIs and local development tools to help ...