A look on Database [SQL Azure] option of new Windows Azure portal

Windows Azure Development portal has been moved to new Silverlight based portal. It has all new look and many new features. SQL Azure can be explored by selecting Database option from the left panel. New SQL Azure portal is having very nice Silverlight based user interactive UI and many more operations can be performed through…… Continue reading A look on Database [SQL Azure] option of new Windows Azure portal

Windows Azure for Developers Task 10: Creating Storage Account in new Silverlight based Windows Azure Portal

1. Login to Windows Azure Development portal. 2. After login at left panel you can see number of storage and service account in your subscription. 3. Select subscription and storage account option to create new Storage Account. At top left, you will get New Storage Account option. To create new storage account click on new…… Continue reading Windows Azure for Developers Task 10: Creating Storage Account in new Silverlight based Windows Azure Portal

Windows Azure for Developers Task 9: Hosting WCF Service Role in Windows Azure Hosted Service

In Previous Article We saw How to work with WCF Service Web Role I am going to extend previous article to publish in hosted service. Hosting WCF Service Role in hosted service is exactly the same as we host  ASP.Net Web Role. 1. Login to Azure Development portal. 2. Create a new hosted service. If…… Continue reading Windows Azure for Developers Task 9: Hosting WCF Service Role in Windows Azure Hosted Service

Windows Azure for Developers Task 8: Working with WCF Service Web Role

WCF Service Role enables us to create WCF service and host in Windows Azure. In this article, we will create a WCF Service Role and host on local development fabric and consume in a console application. In second part of this article we will move WCF Service to Azure portal.   To start with, 1.…… Continue reading Windows Azure for Developers Task 8: Working with WCF Service Web Role

Windows Azure for Developers Task 7: Creating Hosted Service in new Silverlight based Windows Azure Portal

Windows Azure Development portal is in new look now.  It is Silverlight based and all operation can be performed from one page. New portal is having Ribbon at top, left panel and right panel. From configuring guest Operating system to stopping or restarting service can be performed from one page using new portal. In this…… Continue reading Windows Azure for Developers Task 7: Creating Hosted Service in new Silverlight based Windows Azure Portal

Windows Azure for Developers Task 6: Hosting ASP.Net Application in New Silverlight based Azure Portal

Windows Azure Portal is now all new. It is made in Silverlight. Almost all information is on one page and almost all operation can be performed from same page. Properties Windows for Deployment, Role Instances, and Hosting Service provide extensive operation. Configuring OS to SWAP VIP can be performed from top ribbon controls. Left panel…… Continue reading Windows Azure for Developers Task 6: Hosting ASP.Net Application in New Silverlight based Azure Portal

Reading files asynchronously using WebClient class in Silverlight

WebClient class is used in Silverlight to asynchronously download or read a file from a particular URI. 1. WebClient class is under System.Net namespace. 2. This can retrieve data from any format of service. This can retrieve data in JSON, POX, and REST etc. format. 3. WebClient makes the entire request asynchronously. So it does…… Continue reading Reading files asynchronously using WebClient class in Silverlight