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The Marriage of Cloud and Mobility

Bytes by MSDN Interview - Michael Collier

Anybody that follows me or my blog knows that I’m a huge proponent of using a cloud platforms such as Windows Azure to power new mobility applications.  Windows Azure offers so many great features that it seems silly to me

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Detroit Day of Azure – Presentations

On Saturday (3/24/2012) I was honored to be a speaker at Day of Azure in Detroit.  The community in the Heartland is amazing!  The event sold out!!  It is great to see 144 passionate people attend a daylong event to

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MSDN Webcast: Windows Azure Office Hours, featuring Mike Benkovich

Last Friday I had the pleasure of joining Mike Benkovich for his weekly Windows Azure Office Hours webcast.  Windows Azure Office Hours is a webcast where Mike interviews a Windows Azure expert and also answers questions posted to the site (before

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Your Apportunity: Windows Phone + Windows Azure

It’s the last few weeks of the year.  Hopefully those “death march” projects are finally over.  It’s time to lay off the Mt. Dew, at least a little, and spend some relaxing, learning, and finally do those fun side projects

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Go Mango!

It’s no secret, I love my Windows Phone 7 phone!  I dumped my (and my wife’s) iPhones about a year ago now in favor of the new Windows Phone 7 (Samsung Focus).  I haven’t regretted that decision once.  Now, with

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Many New Windows Azure Platform Features – Part 1

There have been quite a few recent updates to the Windows Azure Platform.  This post is partially to serve as a reminder to me of some of the new areas of the platform I need to dive into, and partially

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Accessing a Service on the Windows Azure Service Bus from Windows Phone 7

Recently I was working on putting together a sample of how to use the service relay feature of the Windows Azure Service Bus.  By using the Windows Azure Service Bus as a service relay, it is possible to expose on-premises

Posted in Windows Azure, Windows Phone 7
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