Windows Azure Storage team has released preview version of the SDK which supports Windows Phone 8
If you or your company has MSDN subscription which Windows Azure benefits haven’t yet been activated, now is your chance! http://bit.ly/140w2i7
Sometimes you have existing SQL database where you would like to expose some custom queries results
I created Twitter reader for Logitech G15 Keyboard.
You can now easily create twitter reader using Windows Azure Mobile Services features custom API, Git support and NPM (Node Package Manager) support
Sometimes you might need special permissions right from start on your web application. Default MVC 4 OAuth clients only ask basic permissions and you can’t change that behavior unless you create your own OAuth client. I did that for Facebook and later on will continue with other providers when needed
Ever wanted to use private repository for GitHub? If you are a student you can get it for free at https://github.com/edu
Many people started using ClearDB MySQL database on Windows Azure before it was offered through Windows Azure Store which enables easy management of the service. You can still manage those but you need to do few steps before you are able to do that.
Generating JSON from your .net classes is very easy. Here’s simple sample how to do it.