Tag Archives: Azure SDK

Different ways to trim a string in Corona SDK.


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Here are the different ways to trim a string in Corona SDK.

Announcing the Azure SDK 2.7.1 for .NET


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Today, we’re excited to announce Azure SDK 2.7.1 for Visual Studio 2013 and Visual Studio 2015. This release includes some improvements to the Visual Studio Tools for Azure and enhance the customer experience who are enrolled in either the DreamSpark or Cloud Solution Provider programs. This post summarizes the updates and how the new tools will improve your Azure development experience.

Azure SDK 2.7.1 for .NET [download for VS 2015 | VS 2013]

  • Improved support for Visual Studio 2013: Azure SDK 2.7.1 brings Visual Studio 2013 on par with the capabilities available in the Azure SDK 2.7 release for Visual Studio 2015. Visual Studio 2013 now supports DreamSpark and Cloud Solution Provider customer accounts. The new Cloud Explorer tool window is now also available in Visual Studio 2013.
  • Improvements to the HDInsight tools for Visual Studio: Big data developers will benefit from improvements to the Hive Job Operator view, the Hive Error Marker, and the Storm Topology Graph. We’ve also made some improvements to IntelliSense suggestions for HDInsight.
  • The Azure Resource Manager Tools have been updated to include better IntelliSense and to automate deployment of virtual machines with in-guest customization easier.
  • AZCopy 3.2.0 RTM: This update includes the support for new storage blob type Append Blob and FIPS compliant MD5 setting. You can find more details on the Azure Storage blog.

Using the Windows Azure SDK for NodeJS to create a Table Service Explorer


via Using the Windows Azure SDK for Node.js to create a Table Service Explorer – Jeff Wilcox.

It has been way too long since I’ve shared some of the awesome work that we’re doing throughout Windows Azure. I wanted to share an application that I built up a few nights ago that really highlights how things can come together easily using the open source Windows Azure SDKs that my team works on.

In this post I’m going to create both a client and cloud application that is glued together by JSON. The whole thing is written in JavaScript. I’m calling the app my “Windows Azure Table Explorer” – it is used for dynamically browsing through tabular data stored in the cloud.

Announcing the Azure SDK 2.7 for .NET


via Announcing the Azure SDK 2.7 for .NET | Microsoft Azure Blog.

Today, we’re excited to announce Azure SDK 2.7 for Visual Studio 2013 and Visual Studio 2015. We are also excited to announce the final release of Visual Studio 2015. Azure SDK 2.7 is the first supported Azure SDK for the final release of Visual Studio 2015. This post summarizes the updates and how the new tools will improve your Azure development experience.

Azure SDK 2.7 for .NET [download for VS 2015 | VS 2013]

Azure Diagnostic Improvements


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In this episode Haishi Bai is joined by Boris Scholl and Saurabh Bhatia, both Program Managers on the Azure Tools team.  Boris and Saurabh join us to discuss diagnostics improvements with the Azure SDK.  Saurabh starts by showing the new IaaS configuration page in Visual Studio which enables viewing endpoints, installing extensions, altering logging levels, and much more.  He then goes on to show how to create custom Event Sources in your code to better facilitate logging information from your applications and how to configure those event sources for your roles.  Also shown is being able to view the debug locally and see the debug information, something that will continue to be enhanced and made easier.

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Authoring Integration Modules for Azure Automation


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If you’re familiar with Azure Automation, you’re probably aware that PowerShell is the fundamental technology that makes Azure Automation great. But PowerShell itself is great due to its extensibility through PowerShell modules. Since Azure Automation is built on PowerShell, PowerShell modules are of course key to the Azure Automation extensibility story as well. This blog post will guide you through the specifics of Azure Automation’s “spin” on PowerShell modules – “Integration Modules” – and best practices for creating your own PowerShell modules to make sure they work great as Integration Modules within Azure Automation.

Azure Backup – Announcing Support for Windows Client Operating System


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Azure Team excited to announce the support for backing up data to Azure from Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 machines, using Azure Backup. You can find more details on the supported client operating system versions, SKUs in KB3015072. By downloading this update, you automatically get all the capabilities released in the last few months,